Corporate Law

Master of Law in Corporate Law is a postgraduate 2- year course, which is designed to educate students about how the interaction between shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and other stakeholders such as consumers, the community, and the environment takes place in the corporate world.

The basic criterion of eligibility for application to the course is an L.L.B (Bachelor of Law) or equivalent degree from a recognized university. In India, the course is offered at an average fee lying between INR 2 and 5 Lacs, varying across institutes.

Successful postgraduates of the course are lucratively employed in industries such as corporate firms, courts/judiciary, law enforcement agencies, etc. with an average initial salary ranging between INR 3 and 10 Lacs, increasing gradually with the candidate’s expertise in the field.

Eligibility

The minimum requirement of eligibility for the course is an L.L.B (Bachelor of Law) or another equivalent degree, completed with a minimum aggregate score of 45% for general category and 40% for SC/ST, from a recognized university.

Candidates are advised to possess work experience of a minimum of 1 year, as many reputed institutes prefer candidates with professional knowledge.

Admission Process

In India, there are various colleges and universities which offer law courses in a plethora of specializations. Some college offers admission to students on the basis of the merit list of the qualifying exam.

While some other colleges give admissions on the basis of entrance exams. The entrance tests are organized at the national, state or university level. Here we are providing you a list of top law entrance exams of the country:

  • Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
  • All India Law Entrance Test (AILET 2019)
  • All India Bar Examination (AIBE 2019)
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT 2019)
  • Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET 2019)
  • Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test (TS LAWCET 2019)

Entrance Exam

  • CLAT PG (Common Law Admission Test for L.L.M. course)
  • AILET PG (All India Law Entrance Test for L.L.M. course)
  • ILI CAT (Indian Law Institute Common Admission Test)
  • IPU CET(IP University L.L.M. Entrance Exam)
  • All India Bar Examination (AIBE 2019)
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT 2019)
  • Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test (AP LAWCET 2019)
  • Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test (TS LAWCET 2019)

Jobs and Career Opportunities

There are ample of job opportunities are available in government as well as private sectors. After pursuing a degree in corporate law, you can get job placements in law firms, insurers, banks, asset managers, etc.

Some top job profiles are:

  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Assistant Manager
  • Corporate Events Associate
  • Professor
  • Associate Advocate
  • Legal Counsel/Officer

Employment Areas:

  • Corporate Firms
  • Law Institutions
  • Legal Consultancy
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Courts or Judiciary

Salary

After completing the course in corporate law, you can be hired by a business firm or a large MNC at a good salary package. The starting salary depends on your skills and from which college you have completed your course. In general, you may get anywhere between Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month. After some experience, you can easily make Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 60,000 per month.

Salary packages shall vary on different factors like the company, education, candidate’s skills, work experience, etc.