LLM - Programme
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, offers Post Graduate Programme (LL.M.). It offers LL.M. programme in:
- Criminal Law
- Business Law
- Human Rights Law
Candidates must have passed the LL.B. Degree exam from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law. Or from any other university which is recognized by RGNUL, with at least 50 % marks in aggregate.
Candidates who are appearing in qualifying exam or awaiting result of the qualifying exam can also appear for the admission test. Nonetheless, their admission will be provisional and subject to produce the required documents as a proof of having passed qualifying exam. They need to produce all the documents at the time of counseling/interview.
Candidates who do not clear the qualifying exam with prescribed marks and fail to produce results at the time of interview/counseling will have their admission cancelled. It should be noted that the candidates who get compartment/re-appear in any of the subjects in the qualifying exam his/her admission will be cancelled and consequential obtained marks in the qualifying exam shall not be taken into consideration.
Candidates who fall under the SC/ST category need to submit certificate from the competent authority at the time of counseling. Candidates who fall under Person with Disability category and claim for the reservation, need to submit at least 35 % disability certificate from Medical Authority of Govt. Hospital.
Reservation and Intake Capacity
The total number of seats for admission to LL.M. course will be 20. The break up of seats is as mentioned below.
- General Category - 11 seats
- Scheduled Caste - 4 seats
- Scheduled Tribe - 2 seats
- Person with Disability - 1 seat
- Foreign Nationals - 2 seats
Candidates who fall under Foreign Nationals category should apply for the admission directly to Registrar, RGNUL, Mohihdra Kothi, The Mall, Patiala in the CLAT application form with required documents before the prescribed date. Such candidates' admission will be purely made only on the basis of merit of qualifying exam. These candidates must be good at English Language and they need to appear for interview before taking the admission.
If the seats offered to reserved category candidates remained vacant after admitting all qualified and eligible candidates from all respective categories, then these seats will be offered to general category candidates only on the basis of merit.