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Bachelor of Laws

Overview

LLB (Bachelor of Law) is an under Graduate degree in Law. This degree allows a person to become a "Lawyer". It is a 3-Year course. LLB course fee varies from institute to institute.

There are 2 types of patterns for LLB:

  • National Law Schools follow the 5-year pattern under which a student is awarded a BA or BSc Degree at the end of 3 years and after 5 years, an LLB degree.
  • The 3-year LLB programme is open only to those with an undergraduate degree with 6 semesters.

LLB includes:

  • Seminars
  • Tutorial Work
  • Moot Courts
  • Practical Training Programs

Courses & Eligibility

The minimum eligibility criteria for LLB (Bachelor of Law) course is given below:

  • A student who has passed 12th can apply for admission in LLB.
  • Minimum 45% marks in graduation are required for General category and 40% for Reserved categories.
  • There is no age limit.

Course Curriculum

The course curriculum for the course of LLB (Bachelor of Law) are as follows:


Semester-I

Labour Law
Family Law I
Crime
Optional Papers (Any One):
Contract
Trust
Women & Law
International Economics Law
Criminology


Semester-II

Family Laws II
Law of Tort & Consumer Protection Act
Constitutional Law
Professional Ethics

Semester-III

Law of Evidence
Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative
Human Rights & International Law
Environmental Law


Semester-IV

Property Law including the transfer of Property Act
Jurisprudence
Practical Training - Legal Aid

Law of Contract II
Optional Papers (Any One):
Comparative Law
Law of Insurance
Conflicts of Law
Intellectual Property Law


Semester-V

Interpretation of Statutes
Civil Procedure Code (CPC)
Land Laws including ceiling and other local laws
Legal Writing
Administrative Law

Semester-VI

Practical Training - Moot Court
Company Law
Practical Training II - Drafting
Code of Criminal Procedure
Optional Papers (Any One):
Law of Taxation
Investment & Securities Law
Banking Law including the Negotiable Instruments Act
Co-operative Law



Career Prospect

After Completion of LLB, a person can get the following designations:

  • Attorney General
  • District Judge
  • Magistrate
  • Sub-Magistrate
  • Advocate
  • Notary
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Legal Advisor
  • Trustee
  • Law Reporter
  • Teacher & Lecturer
  • Legal Expert

Pay & Remuneration

Graduates in this field can expect a salary of about Rs. 25,000 - 40,000/- per month. The earnings in this career may also depend on your skills and experience and position of the company you are working with.

Famous Personalities

Famous personalitites in the field of Law are as follows:

  • Soli Sorabjee (9 March 1930)
  • Fali Sam Nariman (10 January 1929)
  • Ram Jethmalani (14 September 1923)
  • Mukul Rohtagi
  • Ashok Desai (24 June 1942)
  • Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer (14 May 1883 - 3 October 1953)
  • Amrit Singh (1969)
  • Azizul Huque (27 November 1892 - 23 March 1947)

Top Colleges in India

There are various colleges available for the course of Law across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:


Top Colleges for LLB
National Law University, Delhi
National Law School of India University, Bangalore
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
National Law School of India University, Karnataka
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
Gujarat National Law University
Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Faculty of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi
Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
University of Lucknow, Lucknow
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala
University of Delhi
Gautam University, Vishakhapatnam
Rajasthan University, Jaipur
Government Law College, Mumbai
Christ University, Bangalore
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram


Other Details

LLB Entrance Exams:

  • CLAT- Common Law Entrance Test is conducted by National Law Universities for admissions to LLB courses
  • LSAT- Law School Admission Test is a globalized entrance test and many Indian universities consider its score for LLB admission.
  • AILET- All India Law Entrance Test is conducted by National Law University, Delhi
  • LAWCET- Law Common Entrance Test is conducted by colleges and universities in Andhra Pradesh for admission to LLB programs

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Benefits of LLB course:

  • LLB provides a person with an instrument to fight against inequality.
  • Lawyers can get employment in Public as well as Private Sectors.

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