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22 September 2017

One of Link Legal India Law Services’ most senior partners, Anand Srivastava, has been sponsored by the firm to take a sabbatical for a year from partnership duties to pursue an LLM in the US, in a bid to specialise in disputes.

10 September 2015

NLU CuttackNLUO Cuttack is opaque about its examination rules despite requests for clarity, alleged three NLUO LLM who had been debarred from taking their end of semester examinations for apparent shortage of attendance.

07 August 2014

One-year LLM scrapped in one year?The one-year LLM degree is here to stay, according to a new University Grants Commission (UGC) note published on Tuesday, to clarify its earlier 5 July notification that raised eyebrows.

31 July 2014

fzrj10tmQuestion marks surround the  5 July University Grants Commission (UGC) notification that appeared to raise a death knell for the new one-year LLM degree and the five-year integrated LLB degree.

31 May 2013

2gl2khemLLM aspirants were yesterday allowed to freshly submit their university preferences online to the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2013 core committee.

26 February 2013

5vceeoenBreaking: Nalsar Hyderabad yesterday agreed on the final course structure for the first one-year LLM degree in India, which was in principle approved by the University Grants Commission in September 2012 after long delays.

15 October 2012

Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) disallows LLM degree-holders from colleges not affiliated with it, from being appointed as law teachers in the university, if they have obtained their LLM degree after year 2011.

Local community president alleges that KSLU is itself not recognised by the BCI and the UGC.

The circular affects hundreds of post-graduates from the Bangalore University, Gulbarga and Mysore [Deccan Herald]

10 October 2012

LLM: So long The duration of the LLM degree course in India will be halved to one year after the University Grants Commission (UGC) agreed with amended regulations last month but said it did not get around to discussing the actual guidelines to implement the new course.

10 September 2012

Exclusive: NLUO Cuttack did away with its recently launched LLM-and-PhD integrated-degree offering, before the two students who enrolled in it could be awarded the qualification. The students, who enrolled in September 2011 and had completed only one semester of the course, were transferred to the two year LLM degree instead.

20 January 2012

Aunty and Uncle are taking a break this week, but Legally India editor Kian Ganz shares his opinion in today’s Mint on whether there is any point for an Indian lawyer to do an LLM abroad. Also covered is Gap Yah, pathology and how a Harvard LLM can make you more attractive to the opposite sex.

Click through to read the rest.

20 January 2012

Exclusive: A few years ago, Indian lawyers who took a top LLM in the US were inundated with job offers from prestigious US and international law firms. Many accepted. But in 2011 only five out of 60 students got such a ticket. Have $70,000 US LLMs just become a way for colleges to cash in on Indian students? Find out why the Brazilians seem to fare better than the Indians.

31 October 2011

mortarboards Exclusive: Almost none of the 2010-11 graduates with LLM masters’ degrees from India’s top three national law schools have secured jobs in top tier law firms, with most of the 118 going for academic careers, as law firms actively avoid recruiting from outgoing Indian post-graduate batches.

21 April 2010

Veerappa MoilyThe Union Government has announced a 'National Consultation' to radically overhaul Indian legal education, which will include the introduction of a common admission test for all Indian law schools, three new super-specialised LLBs focusing on transactional, litigation or public law as well as shortening LLM courses to one year.

09 February 2010

Jindal-Global-Law-School_Professor_Raj_KumarJindal Global Law School (JGLS) has launched its LLM programme a year ahead of schedule, hoping to attract professionals who want to gain the qualification in two years while working.

10 December 2009

Monopoly2_car-by_Mark_StrozierDelhi based boutique competition practice firm Dhall Law Chambers has hired two Indian qualified LLM degree holders from King's College London.

01 October 2009

delhi_gate_thTitus & Co has hired two associates and re-hired an associate after completing an LLM degree abroad.

16 September 2009

Prof_Menon_thProfessor Madhava Menon has said that a master’s degree in law does not add much value if a student gets a quality LLB education, as the Legally India forum has attracted over 20 comments on the topic.

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