About Department

With the sole motto of providing Law Graduates of Jharkhand an opportunity to have Post Graduate Degree in Law, LL.M. (4 Semester) Course has been introduced at Ranchi College, Ranchi in year 2004. Since its inception the LL. M. Department never looked back and always achieve a new height. In its 14 years of journey it has produced not only hundreds of Post Graduates but given number of Law Scholars to the Judiciary.
Ranchi College, Ranchi has been upgraded as a Unitary State University and now it is known as Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University. With this new beginning LL.M. Department is now incarnated as University Department of Law with an aim to provide some other specialised Courses such as Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal and Customary Law etc.

Faculty Details




The Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University, Ranchi may confer Post-Graduate Degree in Law (LL.M.) on such candidates, who are eligible for admission to the LL.M. Degree Course, have received regular instructions in the Prescribed Courses of Study, passed relevant examinations and being otherwise suitable by virtue of their character, have fulfilled such other conditions as may be laid down from time to time by the appropriate authorities.

  1. Degree:  LL. M. Degree of Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University, Ranchi.
  2. Duration & Curriculum of the Course – Two (02) Years comprises 4 (four) Semester.
  3. Mode of Admission: On the basis of merit list of Entrance Test.

Note : Having same marks in the entrance test applicant with earlier date of birth will be selected.

  1. Admission Form : Online (Website : www.dspmuranchi.ac.in) : Download Admission form from the website fill it up and submit along with prescribed fee  take print out of admission form and fee receipt and submit to the office of the department of Law along with required documents i.e.

Self attested copies of i) LL.B. Mark Sheet, ii) CLC/TC iii) Caste and Income Certificates  iv) Migration Certificate

  1. Total Number of Seats : 40+04

Open :  20 (Twenty)          ST:  10(Ten)                         SC:  04(Four)

                                                BC I:  03(Three),     BC II: 02(Two)

                                                Physically Challenged: 01(One)

Payment:      04 (Four)

  1. Reservation :

As per Government of Jharkhand Directive at present: ST- 26% (10 Seats) SC- 10% (04 Seats), BC-I, 8% (03 Seats), BC-II 06% (02 Seats) One (01) Seat for Physically Challenged Applicants.

8.       The Curriculum and Duration of Studies:

  1. The curriculum of the LL.M. Degree shall comprise of the courses set out in schedule "A"
  2. The Board of Studies in Law shall prescribe changes in Paper and/or contents of various papers as per requirement of the time and report the matter to the Academic Council of the DSPM University for its consideration.
  3. The Curriculum of Study for the LL.M. Degree shall be spread over to two Academic Years divided in to Four Semesters.
  4. The Academic Year shall extend from the day of the reopening of University after Summer Vacation to the last working day of the concerned academic years.




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