LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law) is one of the most sought-after courses after class 12. It offers multiple avenues to an individual to work in the government regulated body as well as the corporate world. Those who are not interested in either of them can also choose to build a career in reputed organisations working towards the environment or Human rights like CSE, ICRC, UNHCR, etc.
Know further details about this course as below:
Law education was started in India since the year 1987. The BCI (Bar Council of India) is the main regulatory body of Law education in India. Earlier, the profession was limited to criminal and civil litigation but since the liberalization which was carried out in the year 1991, several avenues of opportunities have opened up for law graduates, both, in private and government sector. This has led to a drastic increase in law colleges in India. Currently, more than 100 law schools come under the UGC (University Grants Commission).
Advantages of pursuing LLB course:
- Wide range of career prospects: As per a general perception, LLB course is not just limited to the profession of a lawyer anymore. With time, it has evolved immensely and a number of professions have come into the picture. Some of these professions include corporate lawyer, criminal lawyer, legal advisor, attorney, legal journalist, judiciary, solicitor, etc.
- High pay: According to a recent report published by Pay scale, lawyers are being paid more than engineers and MBA graduates in India. On average, a corporate lawyer earns more than 7 lacs per annum and an attorney earns more than 5 lacs per annum against a system engineer who earns around 4.9 lacs per annum.
- Admission procedure and eligibility: The admission procedure for registering in LLB course has already begun. A general procedure consists of appearing for national level law entrance tests including CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) along with private entrance tests for specific universities. Your score in these entrance tests holds a decent amount of weight in the admission procedure. Some universities also consider the score of LSAT (Law School Admission Test) which is a standardized law test for law schools in the USA, Canada, etc. Also, an individual should have passed class 12 from any stream) in the first attempt. Further, the eligibility criteria vary as per the norms of respective institutions. There is a minimum percentage of marks required to be able to apply for this course. Moreover, there is no restriction on the stream you have pursued in class 12.
The law college of our Marwadi University is recognized by The Bar Council of India. Moreover, it has an academic collaboration with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. We offer a 5 year integrated B.A., LL.B (Hons.) and B.Com., LL.B (Hons.) with specialization in the field of Corporate Law, Intellectual Property rights law, Constitutional law, and Criminal law.
We also arrange summer exchange programs, Moot courts sessions, and professional internships for our students which contribute to their overall development so that when they graduate, they are completely ready for the outside world.
Remember, this year, MU-LAT (Marwadi University – Law Admission Test)
|forms will be available from||May 7, 2019|
|Last date for submitting application||May 22, 2019|
|Online entrance test-phase 1||May 27, 2019|
|Online entrance test- phase 2 (if vacant)||July 22, 2019|
|Beginning of academic year||August 6, 2019|