Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Unitedworld School of Law

One Year LL.M. Programme

Centre of Post-Graduate Legal Studies (CPGLS) for One-Year LL.M. Program:

Unitedworld School of Law has established a Centre of Post-Graduate Legal Studies to offer One-Year LL.M. Degree Program. CPGLS has highly experienced and qualified faculty with suitable specializations to conduct Masters and PhD programs. The Center has well-equipped library with sufficient print as well as online resources with ICT enabled facilities. It has state of the art infrastructure and student support services with facilities for teleconferencing and technologically advanced equipments for teaching and research. CPGLS has constituted a Committee comprising of senior Professors and  Associate Professors which has designed the LL.M. program and its curriculum in the light of UGC guidelines.

The LL.M. program is organized around two semesters spread over an academic year. Total of 40 students are admitted to the LLM Program. This Program aims to offer an advanced and an interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research opportunity in law for post-graduate students. It is committed to provide an intellectually stimulating academic environment with highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty members to deliver an excellent and world-class legal education. The postgraduate program incorporates both transnational and comparative approaches to learning and research.

Duration: One Year (Full Time)
Medium : English
Pattern : Semester Pattern:
2 Semesters (Total)


Three or Five Year LL.B Degree from any Indian or Foreign University recognized by the UGC with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade [45% for SC/ST Candidates]. Candidates who have appeared for the final year LL.B examination may also apply.


The one year LL.M. program is divided in two semesters. In each semester five papers are offered. First semester comprises of three foundation papers and two elective papers. The second semester comprises of four specialization papers and a dissertation.

Unitedworld School of Law, Uvarsad, Gandhinagar offers a one year LL.M programme with the following specializations:

  • 1. Corporate Law
  • 2. Intellectual Property Law
  • 3. Criminal Law
  • 4. Constitutional Law
  • 5. Human Rights Law

*Note: The offering of specializations is subject to minimum 10 students enrolling in the same.

Semester I ( 3 Foundation Papers of each 3 credits + 2 Specialization Papers of each 2 credits )

Foundation Papers
  1. Research Methods and Legal Writing
  2. Comparative Public Law/Systems of Governance
  3. Law and Justice in a Globalizing World
  4. Specialization Paper 1
  5. Specialization paper 2
Specialization papers
  1. Specialization Paper 1
  2. Specialization paper 2

Semester II ( 4 Specialization Papers of each 2 credits + Dissertation of 3 credits )

Specialization papers
  1. Specialization Paper 3
  2. Specialization Paper 4
  3. Specialization Paper 5
  4. Specialization paper 6
  5. Dissertation
Foundation Papers
  1. Research Methods and Legal Writing
  2. Comparative Public Law/Systems of Governance
  3. Law and Justice in a Globalizing World
Specialization papers

    Constitutional and Administrative Law

  1. Centre-State Relations and Constitutional Governance
  2. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles

    Corporate and Commercial Law

  1. Bankruptcy Law
  2. Laws on Securities and Financial Market

    Human Rights Law

  1. International Humanitarian Law
  2. International Refugee Law

    Criminal Law

  1. Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration
  2. Victimology

    Intellectual Property Law

  1. IP and Economics
  2. IP and International Law

    General LL.M

  1. Law and Development
  2. Ideas of Justice and Justice Education
Constitutional and Administrative Law
  1. Local Self-Government & Federal Governance
  2. Public Policy Development
  3. Administrative Law
  4. Media Law
Corporate and Commercial Law
  1. Banking and Insurance Law
  2. International Trade and investment Law
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility
  4. International Commercial Arbitration
Human Rights Law
  1. Sexuality,Gender equality and International Law
  2. International Disaster Law and Human Rights
  3. Environmental Crimes and Human rights
  4. Business and Human Rights
Criminal Law
  1. International Criminal Law
  2. Police Law and Administration
  3. Sentences and Sentencing
  4. Corporate and White Collar Crimes
Intellectual Property Law
  1. Data Protection and Intellectual Property
  2. Intellectual Property and the Creative Industries
  3. Trade, Environment and IPRs
  4. Intellectual Property and Fashion: Business and Law
General LL.M
  1. Science, Technology and Law
  2. Legal Profession and Social Justice
  3. Educational Law
  4. Law, Religion and Culture


Admission will be based on merit prepared on the basis of entrance examination (CLAT/ LSAT/ KU- LAT) and personal interview.

  1. Candidates who have not appeared in CLAT or LSAT have to appear in Karnavati University – Law Aptitude Test (KU-LAT). KU-LAT would be an objective type test, comprising of 100 questions to assess the Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Research Methodology, Legal Reasoning, Legal Aptitude, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Human Rights, Corporate Law (Contract Act, Companies Act), Intellectual Property Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Environmental Law and basic legal knowledge. Duration of the examination is two hours.
  2. Before appearing for the interview, candidates are supposed to submit Statement of purpose and Curriculum Vitae.

Serial No. Admission Process Weightage
1. CLAT/ LSAT/ KU- LAT 70%
2. Personal Interview 30%


Disclaimer : UWSL reserves the right to make any changes at any time to comply with UGC, BCI and KU guidelines


  • Last date for the submission of application: June 15, 2022
  • KU-LAT 2022 Examination: Will be announced soon.
  • Tentative Class Commencement Date: August 1, 2022

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