Programme Details

LLM (Intellectual Property and Trade Law)(One year)

  • Delhi NCR Campus
  • Open From : 01-Jan-1970
  • Open Until : 15-Apr-2024


CHRIST(Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus offers a specialized LLM program in Intellectual Property and Trade Law, representing a distinctive addition to its post-graduate offerings. This program transcends the conventional boundaries of intellectual property rights, encompassing various legal facets that complement intellectual property, creating a learning experience that is dynamic rather than linear. The unique amalgamation of Intellectual Property and trade law imparts a global dimension to the course, rendering its applicability not only within India but on an international scale. This quality makes it especially advantageous for students aspiring to explore opportunities beyond national borders.

Throughout the academic year, the university orchestrates a diverse array of events, spanning both academic and cultural domains. These events not only deepen students' understanding of key concepts but also provide platforms to cultivate talents in diverse areas. This approach aligns seamlessly with Christ University's overarching mission of fostering holistic development.

The School of Law, in particular, extends its commitment to holistic development by organizing legal aid camps, providing LLM students with unique opportunities to actively engage with and address legal issues at the grassroots level. CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus offers an LLM program aligned with the stringent guidelines set by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university's vibrant and diverse environment contributes significantly to fostering networking opportunities and exposure to a spectrum of ideas and ideologies. Upon completion of the course, LLM students find themselves equipped with a plethora of career paths to explore. The integrated teaching practice in the curriculum opens doors to academia, while other potential career opportunities span roles such as corporate lawyer, legal consultant, patent or trademarks agent, among others. Pursuing the LLM program in Intellectual Property and Trade Law at Christ University proves to be a rewarding and fulfilling experience, eagerly anticipated by every LLM aspirant.


The course is designed with sufficient emphasis on the practical nuances that emerge out of the theoretical underpinnings of both international trade and intellectual property laws. This specialization is devised to serve the interests of students who seek to practice an international career that addresses the real time issues relating to intellectual property and international trade.







No. of Hrs / Week



Foundation Course




Research Methods and Legal Writing




Comparative Public Law




International Trade Law




Competition Law




Law of E-Commerce




Law of Copyright











No. of Hrs / Week



Globalization, Law and Justice 




Investment Laws




Law of Patents and Designs




Law of Trademarks and GI




Seminar on Contemporary Issues




Practical - (Teaching Practice) 











Key Expertise Offered

  • Analyze IP-trade links in socio-economic context
  • Understand global impacts on human rights, environment
  • Specialized in innovation, technology
  • Research-oriented curriculum
  • Networking opportunities
  • Emphasizes interdisciplinary approach

Selection process results will be available on according to the Important Dates section. Selected candidates will receive an E-Offer of admission that will be valid up to the date mentioned in the Offer of admission.  

All selected candidates must note that admission is provisional and subject to University rules.

Selected candidates must download the offer of admission on the ‘Application Status’ link on the University website.

To process admission

  • Candidates must choose the preferred date and time from available options to facilitate a smooth admission process.
  • Admission must be processed at the campus where the programme is offered as published in the offer of admission.
  • As per UGC guidelines, fee payment has to be made through online mode.
  • Payment options and details will be available in the Offer of admission.
  • Fees for the first year including Admission Registration fee must be paid in full as part of the admission process.

All original marks cards and one set of photocopies must be submitted for verification at the time of admission as mentioned below

  • Class 10 Marks Statement and Class 11/12 Marks Statement (Mandatory).
  • Transfer Certificate (TC) of Class 12 from the last qualified institution must be submitted by 15 July 2024 (Mandatory).
  • Migration Certificate of Class 12 (applicable for all candidates except Karnataka state board applicants) must be submitted by 15 July 2024 (Mandatory).
  • One Stamp size and one passport size photograph formal dress with a white background (Mandatory).
  • Two Copies of the Online Payment Receipt (Mandatory).
  • Copy of valid ID proof (Aadhar Card / Aadhar Enrolment Receipt / PAN Card / Voter ID Card).
  • Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) have to submit:
  1. Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
  2. PIO / OCI have to produce a copy of the PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
  3. Medical Fitness Certificate (MFC) from any recognized medical practitioner certified by the Medical Council of India and
  4. Resident Permit (RP) (If available while applying)

All mandatory documents must be submitted for verification during the admission process.

An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently [applicable only for candidates writing/passing their exam in March – June - 2024], must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. These documents must be submitted on or before 15 July 2024.

  • Failure to submit the pending documents will be treated as unsuccessful in the qualifying examination or considered “Not Eligible”, and admission will be terminated from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) without any claim.
  • All admitted students must open an account at South Indian Bank, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Branch as part of the admission process and must carry relevant ID proof (Aadhar Card and Pan Card).
  • The University ID card is a smart card, which is both an ID cum ATM card with a chip containing the student personal details. All transactions within the University campus after the commencement of classes, including fee payment, will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.
  • Selected candidates who fall under International student category (ISC) should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Ghaziabad, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Ghaziabad.

The date of commencement of the academic Year 2024 will be intimated during the admission process.

Please Note:

  • The University does not collect any capitation/donation other than the fees mentioned on the website.
  • All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost if required by the department.
  • Admitted students who wish to avail bank loan will be provided with a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.
  • The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.

For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID:

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR Campus

Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,

Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003




Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

(Office remains closed on Sundays, government holidays, and any special events)

Applications are available online.

Applications for each programme will close approximately a week before the scheduled selection process.

All applicants must visit the page: and register by entering NAME (as printed on Class 10 Marks Card), EMAIL-ID and set a password (the email id and mobile number provided will be used for sending confirmation and application status-update messages). An applicant can apply for as many programmes using the same ID as long as the prescribed eligibility criteria for the specific programme is fulfilled.

Applicants must have the following documents before filling the application online:

  • Copy of statement of marks of Class 10, Class 11/ 12 and Degree Marks Cards (Mandatory).
  • Fill in all the details in the “detailed application” page. Scan and upload a recent passport size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms formal dress with white background) and click “Submit”. On clicking Submit, a viewable and editable page will appear on the screen. In case you need to make any corrections; you may edit the data/details and then click “Confirm Submission”.
  • Make payment using a card and after successful payment, click on submit.  A 9 (nine) digit application number will be generated. If unable to print the application form due to system/power/internet failure, logon to under the “Application Status” page enter the registered Email-ID and password to view and print the application form (after the payment if you do not receive the 9 (nine) digit application number, then your application process is incomplete, and the payment will go in for refund process. The refund will take about 15 days and must be checked with your bank).


Candidates falling under any of these categories (PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) must send the required supporting documents (copy of passport, copy of PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable and copy of class 10 & class 11/12 marks card) in an A4 size envelope ONLY through registered post/courier to “The Co-ordinator, Office of International Affairs, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, India, Phone: +91 80 4012 9439”.

  • All other candidates will have to carry the application printout, original documents and a set of photocopies to the selection process on the allotted date, time and venue mentioned on the selection process admit card.
  • All applicants must make a note of the username and password, the application number, programme applied for, selection process date and city for all further purposes.
  • All travel arrangements, if necessary, have to be made in advance.
  • The "Important Dates" section must be referred to before filling the application, or candidates can choose the selection process dates while filling the application online.
  • No request for change of date/city will be entertained.
  • Applicants applying while in their final year of schooling must carry the marks card up to the previous year when they report to the selection process venue. Documents to be carried are application printout along with the original class X, and class XI / XII marks cards and a set of photocopies.
  • Original marks cards and ID proof will be verified during the selection process.

Office of Admissions will communicate with the applicant only through university website under the link “Application Status” or click the link:

Candidates falling under any of the below mentioned categories must apply under the International Student Category:

  1. Foreign citizens,   
  2. PIO card holders and   
  3. OCI (Dual Citizens)

International students coming from Non-English speaking countries should:

  • produce evidence of passing the qualifying examination in English medium or   
  • have IELTS 6.0 with no sub-score below 5.5 or TOEFL (paper) 550, TOEFL (computer) of 213 or TOEFL (IBT) of 79 scores

Candidates without the above pre-qualifications will have to enroll either for

  • Intensive Certificate course in English Language (Full Time) conducted from March to May each year or   
  • One Semester Certificate course in English Language (Part Time) conducted after regular class hours from June to December.

Note: The International Student category fee structure is binding for the full duration of the programme and cannot be transferred /changed in between.

Candidates from the above listed categories having pursued Indian Educational qualification and who may have applied under the Indian States Category will have to pay the International Student Category Fee. The decision of the Admission committee is final.

Candidates seeking admission through International Student category (Foreign Nationals/PIO/OCI) will have a separate application process, with the following options to apply for any programme at Christ University.

  • Direct mode Application    
  • Online Application form

Email ID for any clarifications:
  • The University does not collect any type of Capitation / Donation other than the fee mentioned in the website.
  • If the application is incomplete or incorrect, the University Management has the right to reject it.
  • Kindly do not send any original marks cards through post or courier.
  • The online application form will be processed by the Office of Admissions only on receipt of the online payment acknowledgment slip copy and all supporting documents.
  • The institution is not responsible for any application reaching after the stipulated date / time and such applications will not be processed.
  • Ignorance of the Terms, Conditions and Guidelines will not be considered as an excuse for non-fulfilment of any stipulated process.
  • It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for 2 years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
  • Fees should be paid within the stipulated date for the first year and before the commencement of final examinations of 2nd semester for the second year.
  • All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost.
  • Admitted student who wish to avail Bank Loan will be provided a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.
  • The decision of the Admission Committee is final and binding.

Students are welcome to apply under the Non-Resident Indian category for the programmes offered by the University.

Students who fall under any of the following classifications can apply under NRI Student category and be liable to pay the fees applicable to the category for the entire duration of the programme.

1. NRI defined under the Indian Income Tax Law

2. Either of the parents is outside India (except Nepal) on Work Permit / Resident Permit

3. Indian citizen financed by any Institution / agency outside India, even if parents are residents of India

4. Indian citizen who has pursued studies for qualifying examination in any foreign / Indian syllabus outside India.

5. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the programme for candidates who;
   5.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
   5.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under NRI category


Admission to all programmes is based on academic achievement and CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Selection Process. Candidates should submit the final results of class 12 on or before July 15th of the admission year.

Applicants must read through the Selection process, Fee Structure and other details under the preferred programme given on our website before proceeding with the application process.

CHRIST(Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry for the LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Trade Law, offering robust placement opportunities for students. The program focuses on establishing a strong academia-industry connection to ensure that students are well-prepared and positioned for success in various sectors. Here are the key placement opportunities and strategies:

Industry Collaborations and Guest Lectures:

Foster collaborations with leading industry players, law firms, and multinational corporations. Invite professionals from the industry to conduct guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, providing students with insights into real-world challenges and opportunities.

Industry-Integrated Projects:

Collaborate with industry partners to design and implement industry-integrated projects as part of the curriculum. This hands-on experience will enhance students' practical skills and make them more appealing to potential employers.

Placement Cells and Career Counseling:

Establish a dedicated placement cell within the School of Law to facilitate connections between students and prospective employers. Offer career counseling services to help students identify their strengths and align them with suitable career paths.

Alumni Network:

Leverage the strong alumni network of Christ University to create mentorship programs and facilitate interactions between current students and alumni working in the field of intellectual property and trade law.

Networking Events and Conferences:

Organize networking events, legal conclaves, and conferences that bring together students, faculty, and industry professionals. These platforms will serve as opportunities for students to showcase their knowledge and interact with potential employers.

Candidates who have passed an Undergraduate degree LLB (3 or 5 year courses) with a minimum aggregate of 50% and above, from any recognised University in India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU, are eligible to apply.

Students appearing for their final degree examinations in March-June 2024 are also eligible to apply (Applicants who are in the last year of their studies in LLB (3 or 5 year courses) should have secured 50% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far).

Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/- (Non-Refundable)

Programme fee as per the below table


Indian States



Other Foreign Nationals

Time of Payment


   172,000 INR

  302,000 INR

  4,500 US $

  5,000 US $

Within seven days of the declaration of the Selection Process Result

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied a foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. 

(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category)

2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the program for candidates who;

2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.

2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.

3. To claim the Indian / Delhi NCR category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India / Delhi NCR (not applicable for OCI, PIO, and Foreign Nationals).

4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if applicable.

5. All candidates if “selected” after appearing for the final selection process, may pay the fee through the following options:

  • Payment can be made through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
  • Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.

1.Comprehensive Understanding of Intellectual Property (IP) Laws:

Develop a profound understanding of intellectual property laws, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, both at the national and international levels.

2.Integration of Trade Law with Intellectual Property:

Explore the intersection of intellectual property and trade law to provide students with a holistic perspective, enabling them to navigate the complex legal landscape in the global arena.

3.Multidisciplinary Legal Approach:

Encourage a multidisciplinary approach by integrating various legal facets that complement intellectual property, fostering a dynamic learning experience that goes beyond traditional boundaries.

4.Global Perspective and Applicability:

Equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to apply intellectual property and trade laws not only within the Indian legal context but also on an international scale, making them adept in dealing with global legal challenges




  1. Evince conceptual clarity in the area of specialization.
  2. Explain the concepts, doctrines, maxims and principles of law.
  3. Analyze and interpret the law and use it to further the client's interests or for furthering academic research.
  4. Critically evaluate Indian laws as against laws in different jurisdictions and appreciate the competing and the conflicting notions.
  5. Suggest amendments/ modifications to the existing laws to cover shortcomings in the law.

Critical Thinking, Legal Reasoning

and Research Skills

  1. Formulate research problems and identify research questions.
  2. Apply sound logical & legal reasoning skills and construct valid arguments towards resolving of legal issues
  3. Contribute to the existing body of knowledge and suggest improvements to the law.

Teaching Skills

  1. Articulate and communicate effectively while teaching.
  2. Engage students effectively in the teaching-learning process
  3. Raise a spirit of enquiry in the learner


Academic Integrity and Professional Ethics

  1. Exhibit academic integrity and ethical behavior in all academic endeavors.
  2. Evince professionalism in all academic and professional engagements.


Service Learning

  1. Employ learning effectively to the betterment of the society.
  2. Help the underprivileged with legal aid, awareness and literacy.


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