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Mar 13, 2023 19:31PM IST

About Master of Business Law (M.B.L)

Masters of Business Law (M.B.L) is a post-graduate civil law program that offers knowledge about the commercial elements of law and along with essential business skills. The main aim of the program is to familiarise students with the various aspects of civil law.

MBL course comprises business knowledge, business skills, legal matters, regulatory wisdom etc. The duration of the program is two years and is a very career-oriented course as many lucrative opportunities are available both in the public and private sector after its completion. Candidates who have a keen interest and in-depth knowledge of corporate and business law, and can manage legal matters in an efficient manner can pursue the specialised course.

Masters of Business Law is also a highly recommended course for accountants, lawyers, business professionals and entrepreneurs who want to enhance their skills in the field of law. 

Master of Business Law (M.B.L) Highlights

Check all the important details about the Master of Business Law from the table given below.

Short Name


Full Name

Master of Business Law 




2 Years

Exam Type


Minimum Qualification Requirement

Bachelor Degree with at least 40%- 50% marks

Selection Process

Merit or Entrance Exam based

Average Initial Salary (Annual)

INR 3,00,000 to INR 9,00,000

Employment Opportunities

Industries Manufacturing Firms, Law Firms, Corporate Firms, Business Houses, Law Consultancies

Top Profiles

Legal Advisor, Legal Consultant, Tax Expert, Contract Law Expert and Corporate Lawyer

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Master of Business Law (M.B.L) Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are applying for admission in the Master of Business Law are advised to check the admission process of the college before applying. They can also check the difference between Business Law and Corporate Law here. The eligibility criteria for the Master of Business Law is as follows:

Minimum Qualification

Graduate degree (in law or other fields) from a recognized university


A degree certificate or its equivalent from any competent body

Minimum Aggregate

50%- 60%

Age Limit

No age limit

Master of Business Law(M.B.L) Admission Process:

Students are either offered admission to the MBL course strictly based on merit acquired in the qualifying exam or as per their performance in an entrance exam conducted by the institute.

If you want to know more about the admission process and eligibility criteria of Master of Business Law(M.B.L), you can ask questions at Collegedekho QnA zone.

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Master of Business Law (M.B.L) Syllabus

Check out the year-wise important topics that are often part of the syllabus of Master of Business Law (M.B.L):

First Year:

Introduction to Legal Systems & Legal Concepts

Commercial Contracts and Negotiations


Business Structuring

Accounting and Law

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility 

Litigation Strategy

Business Centric Dispute Resolution

Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation

Second Year:

Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Law

Employment Labour Laws - Compliance Strategy

Import-Export and Customs Laws

Government Procurement and Tendering Process

Government Contracts

Corporate Finance, Investment Laws and Compliances

Legal Risk Management

Merger & Acquisitions

Competition Law

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Master of Business Law (M.B.L) Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing a master's of business law course, candidates can get a variety of job opportunities in the private and public sectors. The candidates after the completion of MBL are considered at par with other law graduates. Following are the suitable job roles for business law degree holders:

The annual starting salary of a fresher may range from INR 3,00,000 to INR 9,00,000. The salary differs from individual to individual. With adequate professional and educational experience, candidates are offered great salary packages. An MBL degree holder can find suitable job opportunities in the following areas:

  • Banks
  • Railways
  • Commerce and Trade Departments of Government
  • Central or State Government Offices
  • Industrial Houses
  • Statutory Bodies of the Central and State Government
  • Financial and Law Firms

If you are interested in admission to the Master of Business Law program then you can fill our Common Application Form(CAF) or you can call on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. 

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FAQs about M.B.L

Can I pursue MBA in Law?

Yes, some colleges have started offering MBA programme with a special focus on Law . MBA Law is a master degree where students can learn all about Business Administration and get a fundamental understanding of law. There is a growing need for colleges that offer this degree to prepare business leaders and managers who have good knowledge of law.

What is the average fee for the course Master of Business Law (M.B.L) ?

The average fee for Master of Business Law (M.B.L) is INR 40,000 per year.

I want admission in Master of Business Law (M.B.L). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Delhi University Science , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Master of Business Law (M.B.L) courses.

What are the top colleges offering Master of Business Law (M.B.L) courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Law courses : Hidayatullah National Law university (Raipur) , NALSAR University of Law (Hyderabad) , Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi) , Faculty of Law, University of Calcutta (Kolkata) , Post Graduate College of Law, Osmania University (Hyderabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Master of Business Law (M.B.L) or not.

What is the duration of the course Master of Business Law (M.B.L) ?

Master of Business Law (M.B.L) is a 2 year course.
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Related Questions


Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

-Answered on June-12-2021

Dear Student,

Brainware University, Kolkata does not offer a Masters of Business Law, however, it does provide admission in LLM programme. Some of the best Business Law colleges are Invertis University, Bareilly, NLSIU Bangalore, SAGE University, Indore, Sandip University, Nashik etc. Check the entire list here.

To take admission in any law college, reach out to our admission experts by simply dialling 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or filling the Common Application Form. For more queries, write back in the QnA zone.

Thank You


Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

-Answered on Sept-01-2020

Dear student,

The course of Master of Business Law (MBL) is among the most popular law programmes in the country. The admission process of many law colleges of India has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country. Therefore, the dates of admission have been extended and some colleges have not commenced their application process yet.

In order to know the exact date of admission, please specify the colleges in which you desire admission. The admission dates vary from college to college and hence, it is necessary to know the names of colleges for finding their admission schedule. You can check out the law colleges in Kolkata to find the institute of your choice. A huge number of colleges are switching to online classes in order to continue their curriculum without compromising on the safety of students.

An easy way to find the ideal law college for yourself is by filling the Common Application Form (CAF). It will give you several options to go through and you will be able to apply at multiple colleges. An admissions expert will contact you shortly after you submit the form and they will guide you throughout the process. They will also help you in finding the best law college as per your requirements. You can also call on the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 and speak to our counsellors for admission related queries.

Thank you.


Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

-Answered on Aug-17-2020

Dear student,

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is considered to be one of the topmost NLUs and offers the programme of LL.M (Master of Law) at the postgraduate level. Under the degree of LLM, NLSIU offers the specialisation of Business Law and Human Rights Law.

The total seats available at NLU Bangalore for LLM in Business Law is 30 while that of Human Rights Law is 20. Therefore, 30 students enrol in the course of LLM in Business Law at NLSIU every year.

Please write back to us in case you have any other queries or doubts. You can also call on the toll-free student helpline number of CollegeDekho - 1800-572-9877.

Thank you.