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One-year LL.M (Law Pedagogy & Research)

The intake of students is restricted to (10) Ten students. Additional (2) Two seats will be considered for admissions to NRI / NRI Sponsored Foreign Nationals. The LL.M students admitted in appropriate cases will also be designated ‘Teaching Assistants’ and if possible be paid a small stipend in consonance to the service output.

The admissions will have to be in accordance to Maharashtra Reservation in the following scheme:
Number of Seats LL.M: 10 (Ten) + 2 for Foreign Nationals and/or NRI / NRI Sponsored.

Category Percentage of Reservation Number of Seats
General/ Open category 04 seats
Scheduled Castes 13.00% 01 Seats
Scheduled Tribes 7.00% 01 Seats
Nomadic Tribes (A) 3.00%

02 Seats on rotation basis.
Nomadic Tribes (B) 2.25%
Nomadic Tribes(C) 3.50%
Nomadic Tribes (D) 2.00%
Other Backward Classes 19.00% 02 Seats
F N / NRI 02 Seats

The other rules of reservation to Physically Handicapped, Ex-service Personnel and Women will be followed as per the State Government GO from time to time. The university reserves the right not to fill the seats in case ‘no student found suitable’, during counselling.

Specialization- Legal Pedagogy and Research

The course is basically aimed to develop in campus quality legal education and research for the purpose of creating a team of dedicated, focused law teachers to fulfil the special academic needs of the MNLU Mumbai in particular and national law universities and other lead law centers of the country. The idea is to muster serious academics by preparing prospective teachers and researchers in law. The course is loaded with curriculum planning, pedagogy, law library accession, legal editing, e-learning and teleconferencing, team building in project studies, creative knowledge tests, skill quizzing, examination, evaluation, admission and law school administration.

This course is exclusively in accordance with the mandates of UGC guidelines 2012. The Center for Post-Graduate Legal Studies (CGPLS) of the MNLU Mumbai will garner a team of dedicated senior teachers from across the country to guide the post-graduate and law researchers.

The course will be imparted under a semester system with minimum of 18weeks of teaching/ research /practical exercises/ seminar and research in and outside the classroom. Each week will have at the least 30contact hours. The one-year LL.M Programme is 24 credit based with three mandatory courses of three credit each and six optional courses with two credits each plus a dissertation of three credits.MNLU Mumbai for the year 2015-16 offers a specialized LL.M Programme in Legal Pedagogy and Research.

Foundation Course
Sr.No. Course Name Credits
1 Research Method and Legal Writing 3 Credits
2 Comparative Public Law / Systems of Governance 3 Credits
3 Law and Justice in Globalizing World 3 Credits
Specialization : (Any Six)
Sr.No. Course Name Credits
1 Law and Development 2 Credits
2 Idea of Justice and Justice Education 2 Credits
3 Educational Psychology and Adult learning 2 Credits
4 Curriculum Planning and Teaching Plan Development 2 Credits
5 Legal Clinics and Clinical Methodology 2 Credits
6 Supervision and Evaluation of Student Performances 2 Credits
7 Co-curricular Programme & Law School Management 2 Credits
8 Legal Research and Writing 2 Credits
9 Copyright Law and Promotion of Scholarship 2 Credits
10 Science, Technology and Law 2 Credits
11 Law, Religion and Culture 2 Credits
12 Legal Profession and Social Justice 2 Credits
13 Education Law 2 Credits
14 Law Reporting and Legal Editing 2 Credits
15 Use of Information Technology in Legal Scholarship 2 Credits

Each of these courses will have a practical training and research component for students to perform on which evaluation for grades is determined.

Particulars One Year LL.M (Rs.) per annum
Tuition Fees 33,000.00 [USD 09,000/- for additional 2 seats for NRI / Foreign nationals]
Admission Fees 03,000.00
Academic Support Services ---
Student Welfare Fund ---
Examination Fees 12,000.00
Reading Material Fees ---
Library Fees 06,000.00
Journal Fees 06,000.00
SBA, Moot Court, Seminar & Co-Curricular Activities Fund ---
Outsourced Services 18,000.00
University Development Fees 09,000.00
Internet Charges 03,000.00
Refundable Deposits
Library 05,000.00
Mess Deposits 05,000.00
Total 1,00,000.00

1.   Residential arrangements will be facilitated by MNLU, to the students in groups, in the nearby vicinity. The system followed by TISS Mumbai will be followed. The students will have to bear the cost of accommodation on their own. The accommodation charges will be approximately between Rs.8,000/- to Rs.10,000/- per month.
2.    There shall be an increase of Rs.5.000.00 per annum in the Tuition fees for Indian National every academic year of the five-year B.B.A.,LL.B (Hons.)/B.Com ,LL.B (Hons.)Degree Programme.
3.   Payment towards Mess shall be made separately by the students themselves as per TISS dining hall rules. TISS Canteen facilities are being arranged on understanding of good gesture.
4.   The fees / charges are provisional and are subject to revision as per the decision of the University Bodies.