Master of Law (LL.M.)

Programme Title :

The programme is a Post Graduate in law leading to the award of Master Degree in law (LL.M)

Specialization in the Programme :

The programme is offered with a specialization and "Intellectual Property and Technology Law" is the specialization with which LL.M programme.

Programme Duration :

The duration of the programme is 'two academic years' from the year of admission to the program.

Medium of Instruction :

The medium of instruction for LL.M is English. The University supplies study material in English for the students in SLM pattern in addition to face to face counseling. The study material, guidelines will be in English. The contact classes will be conducted in English only. The examination would also be in English medium.

Eligibility for Admission:

Candidates who have passed LLB from a recognized university are eligible to seek admission to the course. There shall be direct admission to the eligible candidates to the LL.M programme.

Scheme of the Programme :

The program will be in semester scheme and there shall be four semesters in the duration of two years of the program. The LL.M program is a two years duration master degree pragramme. There shall be comprising of two semesters.

Programme Structure :

1st Semester
Paper Code
Name of Subject
Marks
 
IA
End
Total
Min. Marks
Credits
LLM – 1 Research Methodology 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 2 Introduction to Intellectual Property and Patent Law 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 3 Law of Plant Varieties and Farmer Rights 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 4 Law of Copy Right 10 90 100 40 4
IInd SEMESTER
Paper Code
Name of Subject
Marks
 
IA
End
Total
Min. Marks
Credits
LLM – 5 Law of Trademarks and Domain Names 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 6 Law of Design & Integrated Circuits 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 7 Law of Trade Secrets 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 8 Technology Law and Society 10 90 100 40 4
IIIrd SEMESTER
Paper Code
Name of Subject
Marks
 
IA
End
Total
Min. Marks
Credits
LLM – 9 Law on Geographical Indication and Traditional Knowledge 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 10 Law relating to Bio-Technology 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 11 Information Technology Law 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 12 Technology Transfer and IPR 10 90 100 40 4
IVth SEMESTER
Paper Code
Name of Subject
Marks
 
IA
End
Total
Min. Marks
Credits
LLM – 13 IP Audit and Management 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 14 IP and Competition Law 10 90 100 40 4
LLM – 15 Dissertation 20 180 200 80 8

Scheme of Examination and Marks :

  • Internal assessment (IA) through assignments with a weightageof 10%.
  • Term-end examination having a weightage of 90%
  • Each Paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Minimum for pass is each course is 40%[In Internal Assessment + Team End Examination]

Declaration of Results:

Declaration of results shall be as per the KSOU rules and regulations. The candidates should score and aggregate of 40% in all courses in both internal assessment (assignments) and the term end examinations.

Credit System:

The university follows credits system for the LL.M program. There shall be 64 credits for the course. Every subject in the course carries 4 credits excluding the dissertation which carries 8 credits. Every semester carries 16 credits each. Credit denotes number of study hours.