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LLB

LLB is Known as Bachelor of Legislative Law. It is undergraduate program. Duration of the course is 3 year. It is essential for anyone who wants to enter the field of judiciary and law.

LLB course includes study of subjects such as Criminal Law, Family Law, International Law, etc. Apart from theory studies, seminars, moot court sessions, and internships are also a major part of the course curriculum. It will develop the student skills of problem-solving, communication, and judgment.

Eligibility

Candidate must complete their Bachelor with any stream.

According to some institutes, students must score at least 50% marks.

In some institutes, student must clear the entrance exam to be eligible for admission.

Some students want to go for LLB just after completing their 12th. Then they can opt from BA LLB, B.Com LLB, B.Sc. LLB, BBA LLB. These are integrated course. Duration of these courses is 5 year. In these courses student learn core subjects of Bachelor program and the subjects of law course together. To pursue one of these courses, the student must clear their 12th. They can belong to any stream from recognized board. Some institutes have minimum marks criteria of 50%. They also have to qualify Entrance exam to get admission. Even some institutes give admission on the merit-base.

Admission Process

There are various institutes in India who offer LLB course. It includes top national universities like Delhi University, Symbiosis etc. These universities give admission on both criteria – entrance exam and merit-base. So there are two processes used to offer admission for LLB course.

Merit- Based:

Some colleges give admission on the base of marks obtained in 12th class. The students who score marks above the minimum criteria or the same will be eligible for admission. For example SRM University gives admission on the basis of merit.  

Entrance-Based:

 All the top colleges give admission on the basis of entrance exam. In other words, the students who qualify the entrance exam are eligible for admission.

Entrance Exams

Some important entrance exams held in India to offer admission into LLB. Which are as follows:

  • CLAT
  • MHT CET
  • SET SLAT
  • DU LLB
  • AP LAWCET
  • TS LAWCET

Top Colleges

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore
  • National Law University, New Delhi.
  • Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad
  • Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur
  • Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
  • West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Fees

Average LLB Course fees range from 1 to 2 lakhs per annum. Fees vary from college to college.

Career Options

After completing this course , candidate can go for both government and private jobs. Not only he can become a lawyer or an advocate.  But also he can go for lecturer, Legal Administrator or many more.

The following list shows some of the common job profiles this course offers.

  • Government Lawyer
  • Legal Associate
  • Law Officer
  • Legal Expert
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Legal analyst
  • Lecturer
  • Legal Administrator
  • Attorney General
  • Legal Advisor
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Legal Counsel

Average Salary

Starting salary could be 3 lakhs per annum. But after some year of experience and capability the person can earn an handsome package of 10 lakhs or higher per annum.

Top Recruiters

  1. AZB & Partners
  2. J Sagar Associates
  3. Khaitan & Co
  4. Luthra & LuthraTrilegal
  5. Economic Laws Practice
  6. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
  7. Desai & Diwanji

Main Job Areas

  1. Courts & Judiciary
  2. Legal Consultancies
  3. Business House
  4. Law Firms
  5. MNCs
  6. Bank
  7. Business House
  8. News Channels
  9. Sales tax and Excise Departments

Higher Studies

  • Master of Law (LLM)
  • Phil. Law
  • D. Law
  • A. Human Rights
  • G Diploma in Women’s Rights and Human Rights and Many others.

If the student go for further studies he can apply for the position of judge or magistrate. As to do so, the students will be required to have the required number of years of experience.