Corporate and Commercial Law Course Guide

By Sanjeet Nayak

Corporate and Commercial Law is the study of legal procedures, jurisprudence, and philosophy of law. This course deals with diverse legal disputes and matters arising out of tax-related laws, policies, and principles. These matters require an expert on the path of a legal mediator to handle the legal matters. The Corporate and Commercial Law course aims to equip students with specialized knowledge of various legal aspects and its practical application. Law is a subject that involves both the philosophical study of theories as well as the practical study of legal models that are operating across the globe. After completion of the course, one can work for any private organization with lucrative pay scales or else private practice can also offer a bright future. Read the full article to get details of the course.

What the course focuses on?

  • Studying diverse cases of taxation.
  • Case studies related to the corporate sector.
  • Practical application of technical legal aspects
  • Law and guidelines for a particular corporate body
  • Different types of Legal restrictions and provisions


Course Name  Corporate and Commercial Law
Course Level


Duration 2 Years
Examination Type Semester
  • Students should have completed graduation from any college/university
  • The minimum marks should be above or equal to 45% marks (relaxable for reserved category candidates).
Admission Process Merit and Entrance based admission 
Top Recruiters Legal Consultancy, Corporate Firms, Corporate Law Firms, Enforcement agencies, Judiciary, Tribunals, etc.
Top Career Scopes Legal counsel, Corporate lawyer, Associate advocate, Civil judge, Legal researcher, Enforcement officer, etc

Top Colleges:


Course Name     Duration Eligibility Entrance
L.L.M in Corporate and Commercial Law 2 Years
  • Students should have completed graduation from any college/university
  • The minimum marks should be above or equal to 45% marks (relaxable for reserved category candidates).

Skills Required:

  • The clarity of speech
  • Good at written communication
  • Good at research
  • Knowledge of the substantive law and legal procedure
  • Goof at convincing power
  • Hard Working
  • Intellectual
  • Good time management skills
  • Good Organisational skills
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • High Confidence level


Semester I Semester II
Company Law International Trust law
Derivatives in Legal Context Corporate social responsibility
International financial laws Procurement laws
Banking and Finance Law Competition laws
Commercial Banking Insurance laws
Semester III Semester IV
Capital market laws European procurement law
Economic tribunals Free trade agreements
Corporate legal framework Foreign trade policies
Philosophy of law Research work
Jurisprudence Dissertation and Viva-voce

Admission Process:

The admission procedure generally varies from college to college. Many institutions offer Corporate and Commercial Law on the basis of marks secured in a particular entrance exam. However, various colleges conduct their own entrance examinations. Some colleges also have merit-based selection procedures where applicants are selected on the basis of marks secured in their last academic period. It's very important for the student to understand the admission process of a particular college before applying for the course.

Top Entrances

Some of the top entrances for a degree in Corporate and Commercial Law are mentioned below:

1. Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT)

  • Exam Mode: Offline mode (Pen & paper-based test)
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours
  • Total Marks: 200

2. All India Law Entrance Test  (AILET)

  • Total Number of Questions: 150
  • Duration of Exam: 90 minutes
  • Eligibility: Aspirants should complete LL.B. or an equivalent degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disability). Candidates appearing in the final year exam of LL.B are also eligible to register for AILET 2018 exam.

3. Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

  • LSAT 2020 is replaced as LSAT-Flex
  • Exam Mode: Online (Digitally) 
  • Type of Questions: MCQ (Multiple Choice)

Career Scope:

Career/Job Profiles Average Salary per Year
Legal Counselor Rs 2.7- Rs 4 Lakhs
Corporate Lawyer Rs 2.5 - Rs 3.5 Lakhs
Civil Judge Rs 6 - Rs 7 Lakhs
Legal Researcher Rs 2 - Rs 3.5 Lakhs
Enforcement Officer Rs 5.5 - Rs 6.5 Lakhs

Top Recruiters

  • Legal Consultancy
  • Courts/Judiciary
  • Corporate Firms
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Tata Steel Ltd.
  • Appejay Finance
  • Ernst & Young Private Ltd.
  • Godrej Consumer Products Limited
  • Corporate Law Firms

Top Hiring Cities:

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkatta


Q: What is Corporate and Commercial Law?
A: Corporate and Commercial Law is the study of legal procedures, Jurisprudence, and philosophy of law in the world of Commercial firms. This course deals with a good number of legal disputes and matters arising out of tax-related laws, policies, and principles. 

Q: What are the top colleges offering a degree in Corporate and Commercial Law?
A: Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:

Q: What is the examination system?
A: The examination system is Semester wise.

Q: What is the duration of the course?
A: The duration of the course is 2 years

Q: What are the top job profiles associated with this field?
A: Some of the top career/job profiles are mentioned below:

  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Legal Researcher
  • Civil Judge

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for a degree in Corporate and Commercial Law?
A: The minimum qualification is, the student should have completed his/her graduation from a recognised college or university.



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