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Department of Law Mumbai University


Department of Law, University of Mumbai was established in November 1959 for purpose of imparting post-graduate legal education and encouraging Legal research in the country. The department has been ranked one of the top 25 law schools in the country owing to its academic excellence. The department only offers postgraduate program i.e. LLM. and two other postgraduate diploma programs.

Course and Eligibility

Program: LLM

Duration: 2 years

Pattern: Semester System (The academic year which consists of two terms beings in July and ends in May)

Eligibility: LLB. from any recognized university

Program: Ph.D. in Law

Duration: Minimum 2 Years after LL.M. 3 Years after LL.B.

Note: Ph.D. admission will generally be restricted to the students who have obtained the LL.M. degree of this University or of any other University recognised by this University as equivalent thereto with minimum of fifty-five percent marks and fifty percent marks in the case of Reserve Category.  A student who has obtained the LL.B. degree may be admitted to the Ph.D. degree if – he has to clear an aptitude test conducted by the concerned Department of the University.

A candidate for Ph.D. Degree must have worked for a minimum period of two years (24 months) from the date of registration. A student with LL.B. degree is required to work for a minimum period of three academic or calendar years. For the Ph.D. Student is required to be in residence in Mumbai for the full period during which he is keeping terms and to meet his guiding teacher from time to time. 

Other programs available:

  • Post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law (IPR) – Duration: 8 weeks
  • Post-graduate certificate course in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Duration –8 weeks

Note: For details about these PG Diploma Courses and admissions you may contact to the Office, Department of Law, Fort, Mumbai (India) – 400032 during office hours i.e. 11.00 am to 6.30 p.m. (1.00 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. Lunch Time.)


Department of Law, Mumbai University
Room No.126, 1st floor,
Fort, Mumbai- 400 032 India
Phone No: 22652819 or 22652825 Ext. 126
Direct: 22676002

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