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This LL.B. or That LL.B.?

This LL.B. or That LL.B.?

This LL.B. or That LL.B.?

By Admin / Jan 30, 2021


Law is a career stream that candidates can pursue at various levels after completing high school. Be it at undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) or doctorate (PhD) level, each individual has the opportunity to practice the legal profession in India. Law as a career is one of the most popular career choices among students in India. Nelson Mandela, Abraham

Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama are few names that come to mind when we think of lawyers. The impact they made to the world we live in doesn’t need to be said, it speaks for itself.

 What are the different career options after completing a law course?

 Law Courses are specifically meant for students who wish to study judiciary and law. These courses help the students to develop skills like judgment, communication and problem-solving ability. Law courses can be pursued right after high school. There are various career options available:

  • Judiciary

  • Practice of Law

  • Government Jobs and Armed Forces

  • Private Sector

What are the different types of law courses available in India?

 Most commonly known law course is LL.B. But there’s a lot more in this field and many of these courses are less-known but are equally respectable. Also, these give an extra edge to the candidate as they help in specialisation or provide in-depth knowledge. Some of these courses also provide dual degree to the candidates.

 The following are the various UG law courses available in India:

 1. Bachelor of Law (LL.B.)

Legum Baccalaureus or LL.B. is a three-year Bachelor of Law degree that is offered by many Law Schools. This three-year course is regulated and supervised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). After completing the course, the law aspirant has multiple career choices after completing this course: Advocate, Government Services, Legal Advisor and many more. As a part of the curriculum, candidates need to take part in regular theory classes, moot

courts, internships as well as tutorial work. The law graduate can always take up LL.M. to get their Master’s Degree as well. 

However, in case you wish to do something different, keep on reading!

2. Bachelor of Law in Intellectual Property Rights

 LL.B. in Intellectual Property Rights is an undergraduate course that involves specialisation in legal studies for developing, implementing and enforcing different intellectual property rights like copyrights, patents, trademarks and licences. Such graduates are hired in capacities such as Attorney and  Solicitor General, as Public Prosecutor and as Legal Advisors, etc. Individuals with good presentation and analytical skills are ideally suited for the course.

 This is a great choice if copyrights and patents interest you, if not, keep reading!

3. Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Legislative Law (BBA LL.B.) 

This is a five-year professional course wherein aspirants are taught subjects related to both Business Administration and Law. Most popular law colleges/universities in India consider the scores of an entrance exam like CLAT, LSAT, SLAT, etc. to shortlist aspirants for admission in BBA LL.B. course offered by them. Prospects of this course vary from being a Lawyer, Solicitor to Legal Advisor and a Lecturer. Specialised subjects of this course are: Financial Management, Business Environment, Business Policy & Strategic Management, etc.

In case you’re science student then you can definitely get into B.Sc. LL.B. mentioned below.  

4. Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Legislative of Law (Honours)

BBA LL.B. (Hons) course is an integrated professional course with a duration of 5 years. After completion, aspirants are awarded a professional degree as they have dual specialisation. The curriculum involves getting education through various methods such as classroom teaching, case studies and moot courts. As per this course, aspirants are taught Business Administration & Management as well as law subjects. The course provides employment opportunities in both the Law Sector and the Business Sector as it broadens one’s area of expertise.

This is a course that is offered by Private Universities and Colleges. But you dreamt of going into a Government Institute? Keep on reading for more options then!

5. Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Legislative of Law (Honours)

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law (BA LL.B.) Honours is a professional course that can be pursued right after high school. The duration of the course is five years and aspirants are taught Arts as well as Law subjects. Similar to BBA LL.B. (Hons), students get to learn not only through classroom teaching methods but also through case studies and moot courts. This is also a dual specialisation integrated course because its course curriculum covers the study of Arts subjects like History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, etc. along with the in-depth study of law and legislature.

Wish to stay in touch with the commerce background along with law, then there’s a course for you too!

6. Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Legislative of Law

B.Com + LL.B. is a five-year undergraduate program that is a combines law and commerce studies. The course is designed with the main objective to provide students with knowledge related to both the subjects: commerce and business background along with different laws which are vital in a professional world. This course is a great opportunity to get two degrees within five years. This is a great career choice for all those aspirants who are looking forward to working as a corporate lawyer, attorney general or as a law reporter.  This course assists the students interested in unravelling the complex world of Commercial and Corporate Law with subjects like Financial & Cost Accounting, Macro Economics, Fundamentals of Investment, etc. 

There’s always an upgraded course than this. Know more!

7. Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Legislative of Law (Honours)

B.Com LL.B. (Hons) is a professional law programme which can be completed within five years. Similar to the B.Com LL.B. course, aspirants are taught both commerce and law subjects. However, B.Com LL.B. (Hons) allows the candidates to clear all the papers within eight years. Mode of teaching includes classroom teaching, case studies and moot courts. The career options are similar but give an edge over the B.Com + LL.B. students. Unlike BA LLB, students learn subjects from Commerce discipline along with the law subjects such as Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and Taxation.

Wish to do something different? There’s always another choice!

8. Bachelor of Socio-Legal Sciences & Bachelor of Law

BLS LL.B. is another five-year integrated course in law which can be pursued after class 12th. This is relatively new addition. Candidates receive two separate degrees on completion of the course. The additional feature of this course is that the aspirants are taught all the topics from a legal point of view right from the beginning, unlike BA LL.B. or BBA LL.B. course. 

9. Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Legislative of Law

B.Sc. LL.B.is an integrated undergraduate course with a minimum duration of 5 years and a maximum of 8 years. The course is divided into ten semesters. Aspirants get to understand the principle of science and law in detail after pursuing this course. This is a perfect choice for aspirants who are looking forward to working as a Session Judge, District Judge, Law Reporter or as a Notary. Since the background of this course is Science based, therefore, students come across Law of Contract, English and Legal Language, Techniques of Communication, Introductory Biotechnology and Cell Biology, Concepts of Chemistry, Electronic Devices, Circuits and IC Technology, etc.

Want to know about the Honours version of the same course? Read ahead.

10. Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Legislative of Law (Honours)

B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.) is an undergraduate course which is a combination of the study of Law and Science with Honours. It provides an integrated understanding of the Principles of Science and Law in their entirety than in specified areas. During the course, each registered student has to complete a minimum of 20 weeks internship during the entire period of legal studies. 

This is a list of ten law courses that passionate aspirants can join to get more knowledge about Law. Some of these are commonly known while others are less known, though equally reputable.

Keep reading more blogs from Industry Experts to remain updated and never feel like there’s no one to guide you. We’re here for you!


Best of luck!

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