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LL.M Criminal Law & Criminal Justice Administration


To be a Centre of Excellence in imparting multi-disciplinary legal education by assimilating

teaching methods with latest technology in order to transform students into responsible

lawyers who are dedicated towards the profession and the society.


  • Imparting knowledge in various and novel aspects of law through means of innovative and diverse pedagogy.
  • Inculcating key advocacy skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Conducting high quality socio-legal research to formulate better policies and usher- in law reforms.
  • Jointly collaborating with institution of national and international repute to expand and broaden the horizons of career prospects for students.
  • Catering to the needs of the society by promoting democratic thoughts in the minds of the students.


The Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs) are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the programme is preparing its graduates to achieve in few years after receiving the degree. The PEOs of Master of Laws (LL.M.) programme are as follows:

PEO-1: Graduates will be able to demonstrate the essential critical thinking skills necessary for a successful job in their area of specialty.

PEO-2: Graduates will be able to advance towards pursuing doctoral studies and hone their research abilities.

PEO-3: Graduates will be able to serve society through their teaching and research skills.

PEO-4: Graduates will possess improved legal knowledge that will provide them with a competitive advantage over other law graduates in the field.

PEO-5: Graduates will possess strong leadership qualities and a high level of moral responsibility, as well as the capacity to work professionally and ethically both on their own and as members of diverse teams.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs) & Programme Specific Outcomes (Psos)


Programme Outcomes (POs) are the attributes of the graduates of the programme that areindicative of his / her ability and competency to work as a professional in their chosen after graduation. Program outcomes are the knowledge, skills, and abilities that students should possess when they graduate from a program. Upon graduation, an LL.M graduate will be able to:

PO-1: Carry out independent research by utilizing their knowledge of variety of sources over awide range of legal issues and concerns. (Legal Knowledge)

PO-2: Exhibit analytical abilities that are necessary to evaluate the decisions pronounced by the courts, as well as various provisions of law; and re-interpret the views and submissions of     jurists and academicians. (Analytical Skills)

PO-3: Provide solutions to various issues based on the knowledge and understanding of the  substantive and/or procedural components in their area of expertise. (Critical Thinking)

PO-4: Conduct independent research on a variety of subjects, especially in their area of specialization and author scholarly research papers. (Research Skills)

PO-5: Work on a variety of socio-legal concerns and cultivate a strong sense of duty andresponsibility towards society. (Social Responsibility)

PO-6: Gain a reputation as an accomplished legal expert in today’s demanding marketplace bymastering the most recent developments in the legal profession including using of modern   day technology. (Competitive Skills)

PO-7: Apply diverse knowledge to prepare for higher research degree while maintaining focuson the goals. (Higher Education)

PO-8: Capable of putting their thoughts into words and their words into action, thus being able to communicate effectively (Communication Skills).

PO-9: Able to work independently, identify appropriate resources required for a project, and manage project through to completion (Self-Directed Learning).

PO-10: Embrace moral/ethical values in conducting one’s life, avoiding unethical behavioursand adopting professional, objective, unbiased and truthful actions in all aspects of work     (Moral and Ethical Awareness).


Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs) describe what graduates are expected to learn andperform in a specialized area of discipline, upon graduation from a programme. The PSOs of LL.M in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Administration programme are as follows:

  • PSO-1: Graduates will be able to contribute effectively and substantially through practice the areas of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Administration.
  • PSO-2: Graduates will be able to demonstrate their research capabilities to provide solutions to various issues and contribute to the growth of such disciplines of law.
  • PSO-3: Graduates will be able to critically analyze existing laws, able to draft legislations and policies, thereby contributing to the nation’s progress and of the world at large.

Curriculum and Syllabus




CoreLegal Education and Research Methodology (Common Paper – I)4004
CoreLaw and Justice in a Globalizing World (Common Paper – II)4004
CoreCrime, Criminology and Crime Prevention (Specialization – I)4004
CoreContemporary Forms of Crime (Specialization – II)4004
GEHealth Law2002

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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Year)EligibilityCriteria for Merit
LL.M Criminal Law & Criminal Justice Administration2 Years (4 Semesters)Pass in LLB / 5 Years Integrated LLB degree from recognized UniversityMerit based on Vels Entrance Examination Score and Merit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination



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