Law course


About the field:

Law as a career is prestigious and very famous among students in India. Students who want to become lawyers/judges can pursue any of the law programs. The scope of law as career is huge in India. Many big companies/organizations, law agencies, corporate houses, law firms, administrative services are hiring law graduates every year for their organization. In India, Legal education and profession is regulated and managed by the Bar Council of India (BCI). Many famous personalities like Nelson Mandela, Ram Jethmalani, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama are one of those people who were law practitioners.

If a student wants to pursue his/her career in the law field, he/she should first have his/her undergraduate (UG)/postgraduate (PG) degree from a reputed university/college/institute. During these programs, the students learn about various laws like labor law, company law, trade law, human rights law, family law, constitutional law etc.

If a student wants to make his/her career in law, he/she can study undergraduate courses like BA LLB, BBA LLB, BLS LLB, B.Sc. LLB or B.Com. LLB etc. These are five year integrated law courses. If the student has already completed his/her graduation then he/she can directly go for 3-year LLB program. Students can also go for LLM, PhD degree if they want to study further.

There are many law colleges/institutes available in India. They offer UG, PG, PhD programs in this field. These courses are offered in offline and online modes.

After completion of the degree, individuals can start their career as a judge, lawyer, legal journalist etc. Individuals can expect a salary of INR 3, 50,000 to INR 5, 00,000 annually in the beginning.

Top companies hiring law graduates:

  • Trilegal
  • S&R Associates
  • Economic Laws Practice
  • Talwar Thakore & Associates
  • Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
  • Khaitan & Co
  • J Sagar Associates
  • AZB & Partners
  • Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co.
  • Desai & Diwanji
  • DSK Legal
  • Anand & Anand
  • Vaish Associates
  • Phoenix Legal

Specialization : Law

Eligibilty & Entry Requirements

What is the eligiblity required for various law courses?

The eligibility criteria for each law program are different from others. Before going for admission, students should always check the eligibility criteria of the course to avoid cancellation of admission to the desired college. The general eligibility criteria for all the law/ programs are given below for students' use.

`For the UG law programs:

  • The candidate should have completed his/her class 12th examination from a recognized board.
  • The minimum marks in class 12th or its equivalent should not be less than 45% in aggregate.

For PG Law Programs:

  • For LLB program, the student must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/institute.
  • For LLM program, the student must have a LLB degree or its equivalent from a recognized college.

What are the top law entrance examinations?

Law is offered in various colleges/institutes. Law courses are available in various modes. One can study law as per their choice of study mode. Some colleges/institutes take direct admission while some colleges ask for merit in the entrance examination. Here is a list of the most common entrance exams which grant admission to students in law colleges/institutes.

  • CLAT- conducted by the Consortium of NLUs.
  • LSAT – conducted by the Law School of Admission Council (LSAC).
  • CUSAT CAT- conducted by the Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • TS LAWCET- conducted by the Osmania University
  • DU LLB Entrance Exam- conducted by the Delhi University’s Faculty of Law
  • SET SLAT- conducted by Symbiosis International University
  • MHT CET Law- conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra
  • RULET- conducted by Rajasthan University

Course Syllabus

What are the subjects in law courses?:

In law courses, some of the subjects are different and some are common. Here is a list of some of the common subjects in law field.

  • Labor Law
  • Company Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Writing
  • Family Law
  • IPR
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Trade Laws
  • Human rights law
  • Environmental Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Constitutional Law

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