Dharmashastra National Law University offers B.A., LL.B(Hons.), LL.M. and PhD degree programme

LL.M. One Year Post-Graduation Course

The University offers LL.M One Year Post Graduation Course with specialisation in the area of Business Law and Criminal Law. Admissions to Post Graduate Programme are through the Common Law Admission Test conducted under the aegis of the CLAT Consortium.

  • Intake and Reservation for LL.M. (Business Law & Criminal Law) One Year Course: 50 Seats

Category Number of Seats
General 25*
Scheduled Tribe (20%) 10*
Scheduled Caste (16%) 08*
Other Backward Classes# (14%) 07*
Supernumerary Quota (J&K) 02**
Supernumerary Quota (EWS) 10% 05***


# Only those OBC candidates can claim reservations under this category whose parental income is less than the prescribed sum for the creamy layer. Such candidates have to produce a requisite certificate from a competent authority to the effect that their parents at present do not come under the creamy layer category.

* 50% of Seats are horizontally reserved for candidates having domicile certificates of the State of Madhya Pradesh in the respective categories including the General Category. In the category of Other Backward Classes, 4 out of 7 seats shall be reserved for the candidates having domicile certificates of State of Madhya Pradesh. In General Category 13 out of 25 seats shall be reserved for the candidates having domicile certificate of State of Madhya Pradesh.

**Reserved for candidates having the domicile certificate of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

***Reserved for candidates from the Economically Backward Section. 03 seats under the EWS category are reserved for candidates having the domicile certificate of the State of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Horizontal Reservation

  1. (a) 30% seats are horizontally reserved for women candidates.
  2. (b) 5% seats are horizontally reserved for especially abled persons (Person with Disability)
  3. (c) 5% seats are horizontally reserved for the candidates of M.P. domicile under the category son/grandson/daughter/granddaughter of Freedom Fighter, and wards of War Martyr of Defence Personnel and permanently Disabled Personnel of the Indian forces/dependent children of the Ex-Servicemen of CRPF/Indian Army.
  • Seat Conversion

If the seats of the reserved category (SC, ST, OBC) lie vacant due to the non-availability of suitable candidates/students, then they shall be filled up from candidates/students from the unreserved General Category.

  • Fees Structure (Academic Session 2022-23)

Particulars LL.M.
Admission fee (One Time) Rs. 10,000/-
Tuition fee Rs. 1,10,000/-
Examination & Facilities Fee
Reading material fee Rs. 5,500/-
IT/computer fee Rs. 16,500/-
Examination fee Rs. 5,500/-
Moot court fee Rs. 5,500/-
Extra-curricular/ candidate welfare fee Rs. 5,500/-
Campus development fee Rs. 22,000/-
Sports fee Rs. 5,500/-
Library fee Rs. 5,500/-
Maintenance charges Rs. 5,500/-
Electricity Charges Rs. 5,500/-
Hostel Charges
Hostel Room Rent Rs. 33,000/-
Hostel Amenities Charges Rs. 5,500/-
Total Fee Rs. 2,41,000/-
Mess Charges
Mess Charges As per actuals to be paid to the outsourced catering agency
Refundable Charges (One Time)
Caution Money Rs. 15,000/-
Library Deposit Rs. 10,000/-
Hostel Deposit Rs. 15,000/-
Total Rs. 40,000/-

Total amount to be deposited is Rs.2,41,000 + Rs. 40,000 = Rs. 2,81,000


There shall be 10% increase in the fees and charges every year, other than the Tuition Fee.


The current faculty-student ratio is 1:26. The University intends to have a faculty-student ratio of 1:20 by the beginning of the next academic year.
The University aims to focus on law in practice and provide practical training to the students to ensure that they have adequate skills developed when they venture out into professional life.
Overall development in learners' personalities is the sine qua non of the vibrant culture of DNLU and also provides ample opportunities to take part in academic and extra-curricular activities across the globe. We adopt learner centred-approach and believe in collaborative teaching and learning. Our aim is not only to educate but also to inculcate values, honesty, integrity, and the ethical pool of human resources. At DNLU, our effort is to help our students to realise their dreams and to turn them into an achievable reality. Besides these, our teaching-learning ambience is remarkable because; through a plethora of events, we provide reasonable access to sports and recreation facilities, avenues for literary, aesthetic and other extra-curricular pursuits;
The University provide the best academic resources and assist our students to prepare for competitive examinations; judicial, administrative, civil services, etc. to realise the intricacies and practicality of classroom learning, we conduct workshops, seminars, conferences, guest lectures, training sessions, field visits, live projects, etc.
The University promotes our students to participate in national and international activities and to cherish wonderful experiences and learnings. For the holistic development of learners, DNLU has established various circles of interest among the students along with teachers to promote better interpersonal skills and a teaching-learning ambience.


Candidates can avail of various scholarships provided by the M.P. State, Other States and Central Government of India. Under the M.P. State Government, there are various scholarships such as Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Yoyna, Mukhya Mantri Jankalyan Yojna, Pratibha Yojna, Goan Ki Beti Yojna, Pratibha Kiran Yojna and schemes for OBC, SC and ST candidate that can be availed by the candidates belonging to Madhya Pradesh. Candidates belonging to other states can also avail themselves of the scholarships as per the rules and regulations of their respective states. Besides these, candidates can also avail themselves the scholarships sponsored by the Central Government of India.


The University is mindful of the students who may not meet the requisite criteria for availing of scholarships offered by the Government. Hence, the University offers merit cum mean financial aid to the needy students of DNLU.