upGrad, India’s largest online higher education company, wraps admissions for the first cohort of LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Law, blended learning in partnership with Jindal Global Law School. It is ranked as India’s No.1 Law School by the prestigious QS Ranking 2021. upGrad is now the only edtech major to introduce a firstof-its-kind LL.M program in India through blended learning for tomorrow’s legal professionals. The program has secured enrolments from over 360 learners for the first cohort, thereby booking revenue of ₹ 11 crore without having to offer any special scheme during the admission cycle.
Learners on-board carry strong profiles with an average of 4 years of work experience in top corporate law firms, in-house counsel, independent practitioners, and litigators in high court & Supreme Court who are looking forward to climbing up the ladder in their professional career through the dynamic law program. Learners from across 85 law schools have enrolled under this program from across the country including tier I, II, and III cities/regions.
Commenting on the announcement Phalgun Kompalli, Co-founder, upGrad said: “This is a breakthrough moment for us. We are delighted to partner with Jindal Global Law School to aid towards upskilling and help seasoned professionals to navigate through the ever-changing business environment. Our program structure will enable learners to continuously evolve and develop accurate subject knowledge to attain a desired professional outcome. As COVID-19 has already fast-tracked the edtech sector, the introduction of such a blended online learning program will now help professionals/individuals convert the parked upskilling programs.”
From being a Data dominated company, upGrad has massively diversified its portfolio of online programs with strong additions on Tech & MBAs in the past few months and the introduction of Law is another milestone achieved.