The undergraduate degree in LLB lasts for three years and covers seven core modules, which are criminal law, constitutional or administrative law, equity and trusts, land law, tort law, and EU law, it also has other optional courses too. In some colleges, LLB courses are combined with other subjects and that takes one extra year to complete.
The three-year law course offered by all law colleges in India is regulated and supervised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). This three-year law course is divided into six semesters and the candidate is awarded the degree only after the completion of all semesters.
As a part of an LLB degree, the candidate needs to take part in regular theory classes, moot courts, internships as well as tutorial work.
LLB Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for three years LLB course are-
The student needs to be graduated that is they should have passed three years or four years duration course in any subject to pursue an LLB course.
Other than this, certain colleges set a minimum percentage to be secured so that they can be offered a three years LLB course. The minimum percentage requirement for the general category is between 45% to 55% and for SC/ST category candidate it ranges from 35% to 45%.
Top LLB Entrance exams
Ascertain colleges offer admission to candidates based on the merit, but some of the colleges or universities offer admission based on the national- level entrance exams or the entrance exams taken by them.
Some of the popular entrance exam for LLB course
DU LLB Entrance Exam
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law
Allahabad University LAT Exam
Panjab University LLB Entrance Exam
BHU Undergraduate Entrance Test
LLB is offered as a part of the law stream. Law as a career choice is demanding and requires thorough with their subject. Some of the skill set to be needed to join this field are-
Fluency and clarity of speech
Interest in Research
Interest in detail
Good judgment of the situation
Mental and physical stamina
Good presentation skills
Jobs and career opportunities
There are job opportunities that are available after you complete an LLB degree. Candidates are to be informed that they need to clear the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) that is conducted by BCI. AIBE exam lawyers are awarded a “Certificate of Practice” which is mandatory for practicing profession as an advocate.
Some of the popular job profiles that a candidate can pursue for
Lawyer- In this job, one needs to advise and represent clients in civil as well as criminal cases. They represent cases in the court of the law and take part in all proceedings and hearing.
Legal Advisor- The student opting for work in this job profile needs to have specific specialization in a specific field of law. They are usually hired by the governments as well as large organizations or companies. The main task of a legal advisor is to protect their clients from the case’s consequences.
Advocate- In such a job profile one needs to do a lot of research work to gather factual data and also physical evidence to support the client. Apart from this, other responsibilities involve scrutinizing and drafting contracts.
Solicitor- In such a job profile, the specific need to have specialization of law for taxes, litigation, family, or property. They mainly offer legal advice to private as well as commercial clients.
Teacher or lecturer- After completing the course in LLB degree, the candidate can also apply for teaching law at the college or university level.
Top recruiters after LLB degree
AZB and Partners
Amarchand and Mangaldas and Suresh A Shroff Co.
Khaitan and Co.
J Sagar Associates
Luthra and Luthra Law offices
Economics Law Practices
Desai & Diwanji
Talwar Thakore & Associates
After completion of the course, the candidate can stand as
Financial Stability- It gives immediate success or an exceedingly large amount of money. This qualification allows you to enjoy more job security and a high salary compared to those without.
Master critical thinking, strong reasoning, and analytical skills- The skills gained from studying law, makes the student expert in both analyze sides of complex situations and make the right conclusion which is based on strong reasoning and critical thinking.
The power to make a difference through law- You will counter a strong sense of justice and will analyze more deeply the studies offered at law course, which will result in significant changes.
Respect and prestige- Working in various industries and organizations, the lawyer can find a highly respected position.
This job is not easy, but if you uphold the justice you will be remarked as a respectful person.
“You will be pile up with enough tomorrow if you not consider today as a challenge and work hard till you bring a change.”