Master of Laws with Major in Corporate Law [LL.M Major in Corporate Law]

Master of Laws with Major in Criminal Law [LL.M Major in Criminal Law]

  • First Division/class (60% or 6.5 CGPA on 10-point scale) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B/B.L (5 years) program from any recognised National or International University; OR
  • First Division/class (60% or 6.5 in 10-point scale) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B/B.L (3 years) program from any recognised National or International University along with Bachelors’ Degree (not less than 3 years) in Humanities / Science/ Commerce or equivalent.

If the degree awarding Institute/University does not explicitly mention “First Class”, then the eligibility will be a minimum of 60% marks or a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

Master of Science [Public Policy Analytics] / M.S [Public Policy Analytics]

First Division/class (60% or 6.5 CGPA on 10-point scale) in bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, Statistics, Mathematics, Science, or equivalent qualification with exposure to Mathematics and Programming from any recognised National or International University; The Undergraduate degree should be a four-year programme.

The CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks if the degree-awarding Institute/University provides marks in the CGPA system. Then, the admission will be based on the CGPA awarded in the transcript. If the CGPA is on a different scale other than 10, the eligibility of the candidate will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence.

Those appearing in the final examination of the last qualifying degree are eligible to apply. In such cases, they must attach proof of CGPA till the last semester.

  • Applicants are required to login at the portal and register [www.nlumeg.ac.in]. Once they receive the login ID and password, they are required to fill up the Online Application with all details.
  • Applicants must submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) indicating their career goals and reasons for opting for a master's degree. Such SoP should not exceed 500 words.
  • After completing their Application form, they are required to pay the requisite Application fee and click on the submit button after verifying the details. Please note that incomplete applications and/or applications without fee payment will not be processed.
  • All applications are to be submitted Online. There is no provision for hard copy submission.
  • The following documents are required to be filled through an Online Application Form:
    • Last available Degree Certificate.
    • Identification Card with Photograph (issued by the respective Govt.) [ e.g. Passport, Driving Licence, etc.]
    • Statement of Purpose (SoP) in minimum 500 words to cover the following:
      • Career goals
      • Interest in pursuing the specific programme

For all applicants, the Application Fee is Rs. 3,500/- [Rupees Three thousand five hundred only], except for Meghalaya state-domiciled Scheduled Tribes (ST) who are required to pay Rs. 2,000/- [Rupees Two thousand only]. Payment should be made at the time of Application Submission through the payment gateways.

On receipt of applications, the same will be scrutinised. For shortlisting of candidates, the following will be considered:

  • NLU Meg Postgraduate Admission Test [MEG PAT]
  • Personal Interview

The shortlisted candidates from [MEG PAT] will be intimated through email and are required to appear for Online Interviews.

(LL.M Major in Corporate Law & LL.M Major in Criminal Law)

Content Marks
Subject Knowledge in Law 70
Essays on Legal Issues 30
Total 100

(M.S [Public Policy Analytics])

Content Marks
Subject Knowledge in Public Policy and Analytics 70
Essays on Legal Issues 30
Total 100
  • On select dates, the shortlisted candidates are required to appear for the Personal Interview through Online Mode. The link to the Online Interview will be emailed to the student one day before the date of the interview. The personal interview assessment will be in two stages:
    • The final result in the last qualifying degree. Applicants selected for the personal interview must send a scanned copy of the last qualifying degree to the University through email latest by 16th April 2024 (5 PM) to the following email address: admission@nlumeg.ac.in
    • Appear Online for an interview before the Selection Board.
  • Students will be marked on the following criteria:
    • General Proficiency and Aptitude
    • Communication Abilities
    • Statement of Purpose (SoP)
    • Interest to pursue the field, knowledge of the subject (in case of LL.M and M.S)

The final list of candidates will be declared based on the performance in the final round and number of available seats.

  • It may be noted that candidates who are waiting for certificates of the final qualifying degree will be given an extended period of 15 days (not exceeding June 25, 2024) to submit/send their degree certificate to the University.

    The candidates will have to choose 3 Centres (in the order of preference) among the list of cities mentioned in the Application Portal:

    • Shillong, Meghalaya
      • Tura, Meghalaya
        • Guwahati, Assam
          • Dimapur, Nagaland
            • Aizawl, Mizoram
              • Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
                • Kolkata, West Bengal
                  • Delhi
                    • Bangalore, Karnataka
                      • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
                        • Mumbai, Maharashtra
                          • Jaipur, Rajasthan
                            • Kochi, Kerala
                              • Dhaka, Bangladesh
                                • Kathmandu, Nepal
                                  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
                                    • Bangkok, Thailand
                                      • Thimpu, Bhutan
                                        • Dubai, UAE

                                          The University reserves the right to notify any other city, based on the availability.

                                          S. No. Event Date Day
                                          1 Start of Online Applications February 1, 2024 Thursday
                                          2 Last date for submitting Online Applications March 25, 2024 Monday
                                          3
                                          National Admission Test Date [MEG UAT]
                                          National MEG UAT Results
                                          April 13, 2024
                                          April 20, 2024
                                          April 15, 2024
                                          Saturday
                                          Monday
                                          4 Personal Interview (Online)
                                          April 17, 2024
                                          April 18, 2024
                                          April 19, 2024
                                          Wednesday
                                          Thursday
                                          Friday

                                          For the list of selected candidates, please visit the University Website's Notice Board.

                                          The University reserves the right to modify or extend the dates based on exigencies.

                                          • Q.

                                            What are the PG courses offered and their eligibility criteria?

                                            A.

                                            Master of Laws with Major in Corporate Law [LL.M Major in Corporate Law] and Master of Laws with Major in Criminal Law [LL.M Major in Criminal Law]

                                            Eligibility:

                                            • First Division/class (60% or 6.5 CGPA on 10-point scale) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B/B.L (5 years) program from any recognised National or International University; OR
                                            • First Division/class (60% or 6.5 in 10-point scale) in Bachelor of Laws LL.B/B.L (3 years) program from any recognised National or International University along with Bachelors’ Degree (not less than 3 years) in Humanities / Science/ Commerce or equivalent. If the degree awarding Institute/University does not explicitly mention “First Division/Class”, then the eligibility will be a minimum of 60% marks or a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale.

                                            Master of Science [Public Policy Analytics] M.S [Public Policy Analytics]

                                            Eligibility:

                                            • First Division/class (60% or 6.5 CGPA on 10-point scale) in Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Technology, Statistics, Mathematics, Science, or equivalent qualification with exposure to Mathematics and Programming from any recognised National or International University; The Undergraduate program should have a minimum duration of four years OR a 3 year B.Sc. with 2-year M.Sc. with a minimum of First Division/class (60% or 6.5 CGPA on 10-point scale in both degrees) OR equivalent are eligible to apply.

                                            Any decision made by the University is final and binding.
                                          • Q.

                                            What documents are required for the Application Process?

                                            A.

                                            • Last available Degree Certificate.
                                            • Meghalaya Domicile Certificate and Meghalaya ST Certificate (if applicable).
                                            • Identification Card with Photograph (issued by the respective Govt.) *Passport, Driving Licence, etc.*
                                            • Statement of Purpose (SoP) in minimum 500 words to cover the following:
                                              • Career goals
                                              • Interest in pursuing the specific programme
                                          • Q.

                                            I am yet to appear in my final examinations for my UG degree. Can I apply?

                                            A.

                                            • Those appearing in the final examination of the last qualifying degree are eligible to apply. In such cases, they must attach proof of CGPA till the last Semester.
                                          • Q.

                                            Do I need work experience to apply?

                                            A.

                                            • Work experience may be recommended but is not always mandatory. Some programs may consider internships or relevant research experiences.
                                          • Q.

                                            Are there any standardized tests required?

                                            A.

                                            NLU Meg Postgraduate Admission Test [MEG PAT]

                                            Interview

                                            • On select dates, the shortlisted candidates are required to appear for the Personal Interview through Online Mode. The link to the Online Interview will be emailed to the student one day before the date of the interview. The Personal Interview Assessment will be in two stages:
                                              • The final result in the last qualifying degree. Applicants selected for the Personal Interview must send a scanned copy of the last qualifying degree to the University through email latest by 16th April 2024 (5 PM) to the following email address: admission@nlumeg.ac.in
                                              • Appear Online for an interview before the Selection Board.
                                            • Students will be marked on the following criteria:
                                              • General Proficiency and Aptitude
                                              • Communication Abilities
                                              • Statement of Purpose (SoP) - interest to pursue the field, knowledge of the subject (in case of LL.M and MS).

                                            The final list of candidates will be declared based on the performance in the final round and number of available seats.

                                            It may be noted that candidates who are waiting for certificates of the final qualifying degree will be given an extended period of 15 days (not exceeding June 25, 2024) to submit/send their degree certificate to the University.
                                          • Q.

                                            How important is the Statement of Purpose (SoP) in the Application Process?

                                            A.

                                            The SoP is crucial as it allows you to articulate your academic and professional goals, reasons for choosing the Program, and how it aligns with your career aspirations.
                                          • Q.

                                            What is the typical duration of the Programs?

                                            A.

                                            2 years for all Post Graduate Programs.
                                          • Q.

                                            Are scholarships or financial aid available?

                                            A.

                                            Many institutions offer scholarships, grants, or financial aid. It's important to research and apply for these opportunities separately from the regular Application Process.
                                          • Q.

                                            Can International Students apply?

                                            A.

                                            Yes, International Students can apply.
                                          • Q.

                                            How competitive is the Admissions Process?

                                            A.

                                            Admissions competitiveness varies, but generally, these Programs can be competitive. It's essential to have a strong academic record, relevant experience, and a compelling application.
                                          • Q.

                                            Are there opportunities for Research or Internships during the Program?

                                            A.

                                            Many Programs offer opportunities for Research, Internships, or Practical Experiences as part of the Curriculum.
                                          • Q.

                                            How can I prepare for the Interview Process, if applicable?

                                            A.

                                            If an interview is part of the Admissions Process, prepare by researching the Program, understanding your career goals, and being ready to discuss how the Program aligns with your aspirations.
                                          • Q.

                                            What career opportunities are available after completing these Programs?

                                            A.

                                            Graduates can pursue various career paths, including legal practice for LLM Graduates and roles in Policy Analysis, Advocacy, Research, or Consultancy for Master of Science in Public Policy Analytics Graduates.

                                          CONTACT US

                                          For any further query, candidates may contact as following:

                                          Email: admission@nlumeg.ac.in
                                          Contact: (Tel) + 91 364 2914005 (64)
                                          Mobile + 91 69093 72781