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Postgraduate Programme

ONE YEAR LL.M PROGRAMME
Programme Overview
TNNLS currently offers One Year LL.M. degree programme in three streams namely,
i) LL.M.( Corporate and Securities Laws)
ii) LL.M.(Intellectual Property Laws)
iii) LL.M. (Natural Resources Laws)
The one year Post Graduate programme is a regular, full time intensive programme based on semester pattern. As per UGC guidelines, a candidate admitted into the programme shall complete an overall nine courses and a dissertation for the award of the degree.
Eligibility
 The admission shall be based on the marks attained through the Common Law Admission Test(CLAT) only.
 Three or five year LL.B./or its equivalent with not less than 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST students).
Intake
LL. M. PROGRAMME – SEAT ALLOTMENT AND RESERVATION
Category and Reservation of Seats Seat share Seats Allotted Total Seats
TAMIL NADU UNRESERVED 31% 2.79 3 9
ST 1% 0.09 1*
SC(A) 3% 0.27 1*
SC(O) 15% 1.35 1
MBC 20% 1.8 2
BC(M) 3.5% 0.315 1*
ALL INDIA UNRESERVED 77.5% 6.975 7 9
SC 15% 1.35 1
ST 75% 0.675 1
Total 18 18
COURSE STRUCTURE - LL. M. PROGRAMME
Corporate and Securities Laws Intellectual Property Laws Natural Resources Law
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World*
Comparative Public Law* Research Methods and Legal Writing*
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World*
Comparative Public Law*
Research Methods and Legal Writing*
Law and Justice in a Globalizing World*
Comparative Public Law*
Research Methods and Legal Writing*
Corporate Finance Law**
Law and Practice of Patents**
Rights relating to Natural Resources**
Law of Securities and Derivatives Contracts** International IP Law and Policy** Property Rights over Land**
II SEMESTER II SEMESTER II SEMESTER
Corporate Governance** Intellectual Property Rights and Litigation** Law relating to Water**
Corporate Restructuring (Mergers,Acquisition etc.)** Copyrights and Access to Knowledge**
Legal Regulation of Forests and Wildlife**
***ELECTIVE COURSES
Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy General Principles of Intellectual Mines and Mineral Laws
Law including Revival of Sick Property Laws Companies
Corporate Taxation Law (Direct Taxation) Pharma Patents and Access to Medicines Energy Law and Regulation
Law and Practice of Shareholder’s Agreements Law of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Bio-Diversity and Biological Resources
Corporate Compliance, Investigation of Corporate Matters and Adjudicatory Mechanism Law of Trademarks and Geographical Indications
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
DISSERTATION DISSERTATION DISSERTATION
Students are required to select 2 courses as Elective Courses from the list of courses approved
* Mandatory Courses - 03, ** Specialization Courses - 04, ***Elective Courses - 02 and a dissertation.
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