Bachelor of Law (LLB) Course

If one has a dream of becoming a lawyer then Bachelor of Law is a perfect course for him to climb the ladder of success. LLB is a 3-years undergraduate academic course under Law. aspirants can opt this course in two ways one is 3-year LLB course and second is 5 years integrated course i.e. BBA +LLB and BA+LLB. Under this course, candidates learn to make the balance between the three pillars of constitutions i.e. legislation, executive and judiciary.

Securing an LLB degree can lead the member to enrol as a member of the Legal fraternity and practice law in India. LLB course is also referred to as LB (Bachelor of Law) in numerous colleges/institutes. Under LLB course scholars learn about Constitutional Laws, Indian Penal Code (IPC), Civil Procedure Code, Criminal Procedure Code as there syllabus curriculum. After completion course, one can go for higher studies and can pursue a Masters of Law (LLM).

Required Skillsets for LLB Aspirants:

LLB is one of the most voguish courses among youngsters in modern time. Not everyone wants to become a doctor, engineer apart from this the demand for a lawyer is also increasing. To opt for LLB course the main thing that is to keep in mind is skill sets to become a skilled lawyer.

  • Fluency and clarity of speech
  • Confidence
  • Knowledge about Laws
  • Integrity
  • Ability to assimilate as well as analyse facts
  • Persuasiveness
  • Convincing power
  • Good judgement of situation/people
  • Good presentation skills
  • Interest in Research

Reason to Choose LLB course?

LLB course gives the aspirants solid expertise of law as well as critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills that are mandatory in the field of law. LLB course renders the candidates with a better understanding to handle litigation (the process of handling a legal action). LLB course degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as Bachelor of Law (LLM), Ph.D., and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.).

Eligibility Criteria-

Age:

The minimum age to opt for Bachelor of Law (LLB) course is 18 years and the maximum age to pursue LLB course is 23 years.

Qualification:

  • To take admission in LLB course aspirants should complete his 12th with a minimum of 45% of aggregate marks from a recognized educational board.
  • There is 5% of relaxation in marks for those candidates who belong to SC, ST, OBC/PWD category.
  • Various universities also demand applicants who are securing 50%-55% in there 12th mainly this criteria depends on the college's norms and can differ from college to college.

Admission Procedure-
  • Admission to LLB course is granted through 12th marks and several universities also conduct entrance tests on there own rules and regulations. After admission test group discussion round and Personal Interviews round is conducted for the selection of meritorious applicants.
  • Generally, entrance exams are conducted in the month of June and July.
  • List of following documents with applicants during the Admission process.
  • Passport size photograph according to the requirement of the college.
  • Education qualification i.e 10thand 12th board certificates
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Extra-curriculum Certificates
  • Domicile Certificate (House Proof)
  • Candidates with Certificate of Caste i.e. SC/ST can apply. Even those from OBC category can apply.
  • Physical Disability certificate authorized by the Medical Officer.
Some of the entrance exams for the LLB course are:

Most renowned entrance test which is conducted for the admission of aspirants in LLB course is listed below.

  • Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
  • Law School Admission Test (LAST)
  • All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
  • TS LAWCET (Telangana State Law Entrance Test)
Syllabus and Subjects

LLB course syllabus varies from universities to universities. It is a 3 years course for graduates and 5 years course for undergraduates. LLB can be pursued through both the part time, full time and correspondence.

The various 3 year LLB course syllabus include Labour law, Family law, Constitutional law, Human Rights and International law, Civil procedure code and many other.

Some optional LLB course subjects that can also be opted by the scholars like Intellectual property law, Criminology, Women & law, Conflict of laws etc.

1 Year

Semester I

Semester II

Labor Law

Family Law II

Family Law I

Law of Tort & Consumer Protection Act

Crime

Constitutional Law

Optional Paper (Any One)

Professional Ethics

a) Contrast

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b) Trust

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c) Women & Law

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d) Criminology

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e) International Economics Law

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2 Year

Semester III

Semester IV

Law of Evidence

Property Law Including transfer of Property Act

Arbitration, Conciliation and Alternative

Jurispendence

Human Rights & International Law

Practical training

 

 

 

Environmental Law

Optional Paper (Any One)

Comparative Law

Law of Insurance

Intellectual Property Law

Conflicts of Law

Law of Contracts I

Law of Contracts II

3 Year

Semester V

Semester VI

Civil Procedure Code (CPC)

Code of Criminal Procedure

Interpretation of Statutes

Company Law

Legal Writing

Practical Training- Moot Court

Land Laws including ceiling and other Laws

Practical Training II- Drafting  

 

 

 

Administrative Law

Optional Papers (Anyone)

Law of Taxation

Co-operative Law

Investment & Securities Law

Banking Law including Negotiable Instruments Act


Renowned Colleges offering LLB course:
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune
  • Amity Law School, New Delhi
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  • Chandigarh University, Chandigarh
  • Rai University, Ahmedabad
  • Lovely Professional University, Punjab
  • Galgotia University, Greater Noida
  • NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
  • West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
Career Prospectus

After completing LLB course aspirants have ample of job opportunities. He has the chance to work with experts and practice law. If one doesn't want to work under anyone then hr may start his own consultancy services and become an entrepreneur. LLB course has a bag full of lucrative job and has flexibility in work. After LLB a person gets a tag of ‘’Lawyer’’ and earn a handsome salary. One who wishes to study further can pursue a Masters of Law (LLM). An excellent lawyer can work in ministry, government departments and various legal advice organizations.

Employment Areas for Bachelors of Law Aspirants:
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Judiciary
  • Sales tax and Excise Departments
  • Courts & Judiciary
  • Law Firms
  • MNCs
  • Bank (Legal Dept.)
  • Business House
  • Legal Consultancies
  • News Channels
Job Roles for LLB degree holders:
  • Attorney General
  • District & Sessions Judge
  • Legal Advisor
  • Trustee
  • Lawyer
  • Magistrate/Judge
  • Notary
  • Law Reporter
  • Magistrate
  • Legal Expert
  • Munsifs (Sub-Magistrate)
  • Advocate
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Solicitor
  • Oath Commissioner
  • Professor
Recruiting Companies:
  • AZB & Partners
  • J Sagar Associates
  • Khaitan & Co
  • Vaish & Associates
  • Luthra & Luthra
  • Trilegal
  • Titus & Co
  • Wadia Ghandy & Co
  • Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan
  • Economic Laws Practice
Remuneration Package

Salary of LLB graduates varies upon the industry in which he is working and the job profile. A legal service chief can earn four times in a comparison of legal support officer and legal advisor. The corporate legal manager is another higher paying job profile for LLB graduates.

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