Jindal Global Law School has recently launched its first online LL.M (Masters of Law) degree in financial and corporate law with collaboration with online edtech giant upGrad.

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is India's First Global Law School and was established in 2009. The Institute is affirmed by Bar Council of India (BCI) and is partnered to O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). Courses offered by the Institute are BA LLB, BBA LLB, LLB and LLM.

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 (LAW), JGLS of O.P. Jindal Global University is India's first ranked law school and has also been given the title “Institute of Eminence”, by the UGC.

Collaboration with upGrad for the online courses in LLM has now become one of the major steps taken by the University and is expected to provide teaching and research of financial and corporate law and its challenges in the global economy.

Admission Highlights for online LLM program

Name of the Institute  Jindal Global Law School
Online Course Partner  upGrad
Approved by UGC, BCI
Course Name  LLM in Corporate and Financial Law
Admission Link Click Here
Program Duration 12 Months

JGLS Online LLM Course: Admission Procedure

The Admission procedure for the online course has been mentioned below:

  1. Application: Complete and Submit the online application form.
  2. Entrance Test: Candidates need to appear for JSAT 2020, LSAT 2020, DU-LLM 2020, CLAT PG 2020 or LSAT International 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  3. Shortlist through SoP, Resume and Telephonic Interview
  4. Joining Offer Letter will be extended to the selected candidates.

JGLS Online LLM Course: Selection Criteria

To pursue an online course on LLM in Corporate and Financial Law from JGLS, candidates must qualify minimum eligibility:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Law(LLB) from any of the recognized colleges. 
  • 3/5 Year Graduates and Final Year Students are eligible to apply for this course.
  • Must have qualified JSAT 2020, LSAT 2020, DU-LLM 2020, CLAT PG, 2020 or LSAT International.

Course Fees: 3,00,000 INR/Year.

Who is this Program For?

JGLS and upGrad have furnished this course especially for the working professionals who are working in the legal fields, like:

  • Legal Professionals working in Law Firms
  • Litigation Professionals
  • Fresh Law Graduates
  • Legal Professionals working in legal department in corporate
  • Legal Professionals in Government roles
  • Academic and Research Professional

JGLS Online LLM Course: Top Subject Specializations

This online course is being expected to provide a great help to the students. This course has been structured in such a way that it will help learners to gain a better understanding of the perspective of law and regulation governing corporations.

Learners will be able to gain knowledge of different subjects with different approaches to create a meaningful impact on the legal field.

The subjects which will be covered in this course are:

  • Banking and Financial Law
  • Advanced Company Law
  • Practitioner’s Approach to Competition Law
  • M&A Transactions
  • Commercial Contract Drafting
  • Private Equity
  • Corporate Insolvency Law

This Online Course promises live classes from leading law faculty members of JGLS and worldwide industrial professionals with 24/7 access to the online recorded lectures . 

Along with this, the course also offers industry case studies and projects.

JGLS Online LLM Course: Job Opportunities

With this first of its kind course, the online LLM course promises job opportunities in aspirational profiles in top Corporate Law Firms or within the legal departments of the major MNCs and Indian Conglomerates. 

After the completion of the course, students will be provided with:

  • Proper Career Guidance: Personalised career counselling from the industry experts
  • Resume Feedback: Evaluation of the candidate’s resume by the industry professionals
  • Interview Preparation: Mock Interviews will be conducted with detailed review.
  • Job Placement: Opportunity to get placed in top legal firms.

How to Apply for JGLS Online LLM Course?

Candidates can apply for the online LLM course from the official website of upGrad. Candidates can follow below mentioned steps to apply for the online course:

  1. Visit the official website of upGrad,(upGrad.com)
  2. Scroll down to search for the ‘LAW’ tab in the ‘Explore our Programs’ section.
  3. Click on the featured course that appears on the screen.
  4. Then click on the Apply Now button to proceed with the application.

Click Here for the Direct Application Link.

JGLS Online LLM Course: Important Dates

Events Dates Link
Registration Process Starts June 8, 2020 Apply Now
Registration Deadline July 26, 2020 -
Registration Deadline for JSAT 2020 July 8, 2020 Apply Now
Commencement of Online Classes Aug 3, 2020 -


Ques. What is the Eligibility of the JGLS Online LLM course?

Ans. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Law(LL.B) from a recognised university. 3/5 years graduates as well as final year students can apply. Candidates need to qualify any of the Entrance Exams(JSAT 2020, LSAT 2020, CLAT 2020, DU-LLM 2020, LSAT International 2017-2020).

Ques. What is the Fees of the JGLS Online LLM Course?

Ans. The online course provided by JGLS is a 1 year course. The course fee is 3,00,000 INR/Year.

Ques. What are the key features of the JGLS Online LLM Course?

Ans. Candidates will get to learn from the top faculty members of JGLS and some of the top Industrial professionals. Candidates will have 24/7 access to the recorded contents with doubt clearing facilities and mentor support. Candidates will also experience industrial case studies and projects.

Ques. What are the key outcomes of the JGLS Online LLM course?

Ans. The course promises to provide critical analysis of the business opportunities, legal statutes and cases, knowledge of corporate legal environmental procedures, review of foreign investment law, commercial contracts etc.

Ques. What kind of Certification degree will a candidate get after completing the Online course successfully.

Ans. After successfully completing the course, candidates will get an LL.M Degree from Jindal Global Law School.