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LLM (Criminal Law)

LLM (Criminal Law)

Sharda School of Law (SOL)

  • Programme Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    1 Year

About the Programme

LLM. Criminal Law is a one-year postgraduate programme designed to develop an understanding of legal principles and enhance knowledge in academics & criminal law research. The programme enlightens students with the study of contemporary debates in both criminal law and criminal justice at an advanced level.
This programme prepares students to be a socially alert human being with a global outlook. The objective of the programme is training students to bridge the gap between law & society.
The coursework encompasses an advanced study of key policies and laws related to areas such as roles and legitimate interests of victims policing and crime prevention sentencing and other judicial decisions. In addition, the programme also includes the use of custodial and non-custodial punishments among others.
Under this programme, students gain an analytical mindset which helps them in answering hypothetical legal questions involving criminal offences. The programme is also based on experiential learning of criminal laws by means of writing legal essays research papers and paper presentation in seminar and conferences. 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1:To provide the students higher learning in law in specialized legal areas.
  • PEO2:To promote research in Social Legal areas.
  • PEO3:To inculcate values of lifelong learning and being a responsible citizen to uphold spirit of the constitution with global outlook
  • PEO4: To Develop Entrepreneurship Skills

Methods of Forming PEO’s

  • STEP 1 : The needs of the Nation and society are identified through scientific publications, industry interaction and media.
  • STEP 2: Taking the above into consideration, the PEOs are established by the Coordination Committee of the department.
  • STEP 3: The PEOs are communicated to the student, employer and their suggestions are obtained.
  • STEP 4: The PEOs are communicated to all the faculty members of the department and their feedback is obtained.
  • STEP 5: The PEOs are then put to the Board of Studies of the department for final approval.               

This course is for individuals who...

sharp-witted and understand the value of their words. It is for aspirants who can effectively oversee complex cases and can give an unbiased decision.

Students who are looking for...

a career devoted to the interest and welfare of the society. The programme is for candidates who seek a career by upholding respect for justice and are passionate to make the law an instrument of social change.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 150000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 3200
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • LL.B from University/Colleges/Institutions recognized by UGC as eligible for enrolment as an advocate in India with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English communication
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Law Officer
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Managing Partner
  • Special Protection Security Manager
  • Law Professor
  • Research Scholar
  • Litigation Specialist
  • Advocate & Legal Consultant

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 3.20 LPA to 4.50 LPA

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