Future Prospects of LL.M Course


Candidates who have completed Master of Law can start their career as Legal Advisors/ Assistants in various organizations. Apart from this, they can pursue higher study options like Doctor of Law. National Law School of Indian University, Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune and NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad are some of the top institutes that offer such courses. Those who have completed LL.M can seek higher job positions such as Legal Advisors in Department of Legal Affairs, Senior Legal Research Fellow in High Court, and Assistant Professor in a Law University/College.

Higher Study options after LL.M programme

Candidates who have completed Master of Law can pursue higher studies so as to obtain a better career. Some of courses which can be pursued after LL.M are listed below.

  • Doctor of Law (LLD)
  • P.hD in Law
  • M. Phil. Law

Apart from this, candidates can do Post Graduate Diploma in specialized areas such as Women’s Rights and Human Rights, Family law, constitutional law and Taxation Law etc. Foreign Universities offer Master of Business Administration in Corporate Law.

Colleges offering Higher Study Courses in Law

  • National Law School of Indian University
  • NALSAR University of Law – Hyderabad
  • National Law Institute University, Bhopal
  • Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • Job opportunities after Master of Law

Candidates who have completed Master of Law can work as Senior Legal Research Fellow with pay scale of Rs. 20,000/- per month in High Court of Kerala. Those who have specialization in Maritime Law can work as Special Faculty in Indian Maritime University.  They can also apply for the post of Teaching Assistant in Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Dibrugarh University and Gujarat National Law University with starting salary of Rs. 10,000/- to Rs.15,000/- per month. University of North Bengal recruits LLM graduates as Assistant Professor with starting salary of about Rs. 27,000/- per month. Experienced lawyers can start private practice, or work as solicitors in private industry. Apart from this, they can work as legal advisors in private sector companies. Banks such as Federal Bank Ltd and South Indian Bank recruit LLM graduates as legal officers.

Post Graduates in Law can have better job opportunities in Government sector. Law professionals are recruited in various positions in Judiciary, State Police and Revenue Department. Selection will be done through exams conducted by UPSC and State Public Service Commissions. They can apply for the post of Legal advisors in Department of Legal Affairs and Legislative Counsel. Such officials who have gained relevant work experience will be promoted up to the level of Secretary to the Government of India. Aspirants who work in public sector organizations can earn up to Rs. 20,000/- and above per month as per their designation.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

One Response to “Future Prospects of LL.M Course”

  1. 1
    safikul mandal:

    I have 70.5% marks in madhyamik(W.B.Board), 48.5% marks in H.S(W.B.Board), 43.78% marks in B.A.LL.B(5yrs) under calcutta university and 58% marks in LL.M (constitutional law)under kakatiya university and also done P.G Diploma in environmental management and regulation from jadavpur university with 67.75% marks and i am very much interest to pursuing higher studies or want a good job in govt.department,can i eligible with this marks .please give me some suggestion.