Law Courses in India
Law courses in India are increasingly gaining popularity among students both at the undergraduate and at the postgraduate level. With the Indian society getting more and more conscious about their rights and duties, law programs are now among the top ten programs in India. You can either enroll for a five-year B.A.LL.B course straight after your 10+2 or join a three year LLB course after graduation.
Undergraduate Law Courses
B.A LL.B (Undergraduate Law Course)
BA.LLB is an integrated five-year duration program. For admission to the above program, one must have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+ 2) or an examination equivalent thereof, securing in aggregate not less than 50% in all the core subjects and English put together.
LLB is an undergraduate degree 3 year programme that aims to impart education in the field of law. The course is intended for graduates.
Bachelor of General Law (BGL) / Bachelor of Academic Law (BAL)
Bachelor of General Law/Bachelor of Academic Law is an undergraduate distance learning course in the field of law. The course does not entitle you to practice in the court of law. But it does give you the basic knowledge of law and teaches you among other things constitutional law, labour law and Law of Evidence with Drafting.
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Postgraduate Law Courses
Master of Law (LLM)
While the undergraduate programme in Law teaches the basics of law many subjects, you can specialize in a field of your choice in LL.M. A candidate should have secured a LL.B. degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, having obtained not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.
Master of Business Law (MBL)
While MBL is not on an equal footing with an LL.M, Degree-wise, but content-wise it is more than LL.M. LL.M. has a narrow specialisation when compared with MBL. All Laws required to be known by a business law consultant / Advisor / Officer, are included in the curriculum. The course is theoretical as well as practical oriented.
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Top Law Institutes in India offering LLB and LLM
- NLSIU, Bangalore
- NALSAR, Hyderabad
- NLIU, Bhopal
- NUJS, Kolkata
- NLU, Jodhpur
- HNLU, Raipur
- GNLU, Gandhinagar
- Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Delhi
- Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune
- ILS Law College, Pune
- Government Law College, Mumbai
- Amity Law School, Delhi
- Faculty of Law, AMU
- University Law College, Bangalore University
- Faculty of Law, Mumbai University
- Faculty of Law, BHU, Varanasi
- Deptt. Of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh
- Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore
- School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
- Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai
- Army Institute of Law, Mohali
- DES Law College, Pune
- Deptt. Of Law, Calcutta University, Kolkata
- Govt. Law College, Kerala University, Thiruvananthpuram
- Faculty of Law, Allahabad University, Allahabad
- R.G. School of Intellectual Property Law – IIT Kharagpur
- CNLU, Patna
- RMLNLU, Lucknow
- NUALS, Kochi
- RGNUL, Patiala
The most preferred career choice after completing your law course is that of an advocate or legal consultant. You can work both in the public and private sector. Today, lawyers also work as legal counsel and legal advisers for firms, organizations and families.
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For the list of different law entrance exams for admission to various law colleges and institutes in India, Click Here.