School of Law

About School

The School of Law is one of the emerging departments of the Pondicherry University which came into existence in the year 2014-2015. The School focuses on quality teaching and research in law through the On-Campus One Year Master of Law (LL.M) programme. Besides the traditional classroom lectures, the school also uses diverse modes of teaching, like tutorials, group discussions, seminars, case study methods. The course also includes a scrupulous internship programme, in order to equip the students with the practical experiences in the relevant field. Currently, there are three branches of specializations offered on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).


Programmes Offered

  • LLM (Corporate and Securities Laws)
  • LLM (Intellectual Property Laws)
  • LLM (International Commercial Laws)
  • P.G. Diploma in Criminology and Forensic science
  • P.G. Diploma In Intellectual Property Rights



LLM Programme Revised Regulations and Course structure

Syllabus PG Diploma in Criminology & Forensic Science

Syllabus PGDIPR

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School of Law
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Entrance Exam

LLM - Admission to the course will be based on National level entrance test. The procedure consists of two stages. Stage I- Entrance Exam, Stage II- Group Discussion, Presentation, and Personal Interview. Based on the marks obtained in the entrance test candidates shall be shortlisted for the stage –II.
P.G.Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science:Admission to the course will be based on National level entrance test. The main objective of this course is to impact knowledge about concept of crime and its impact on the society, the behavioral aspects of crime, law relating to crime and the scientific collection and analysis of evidence at the scene of crime to establish a theory of crime.

This course would cover the following subjects:

  1. Criminology
  2. Penology
  3. Criminal Jurisprudence
  4. Forensic Science

    P.G. Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights-
    This Programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in IPR, which opens opportunities in the fields of IP Analysts, IP Attorneys, IP Consultants, IP Managers and the like.


Infrastructure Facilities

The School of Law is housed in the spacious Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), DDE building of Pondicherry University on the second floor. The School has also a good number of computers with Wi-Fi facilities to facilitate the teaching learning activities..


Dr. Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai,
Dean (i/c)


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Guest Faculty



School Address

Dr. Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai, Professor & Dean (I/C), School of Law 2nd Floor DDE Building Pondicherry University, R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014

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