L.L.B. or Bachelor of Legislative Law is an undergraduate law course offered by various Indian universities. There are two options to pursue LLB course. One is the 3-year course for which the minimum eligibility criterion is graduation and the other is integrated course of 5-year duration for undergraduate students.The course is divided into six semesters in most of the law universities and admission to the same is based on entrance exams like CLAT, LAWCET to name a few.
LLB course is one of the most prestigious courses having various career options for the same are available in both private and public sectors. Although, most of the lawyers prefer to become advocate and practice law as profession.
Law education in India was started in 1987. The BCI (Bar Council of India) is the main regulatory body of Law education in India. The first law university in India was established in Bangalore named as “National Law School of India University”. Currently there are 16 National Law Universities in India. Apart from these, there are about 100 other law schools in India.
|Duration||3 to 5 year|
|Eligibility||Graduation in any discipline|
|Admission Process||Based on entrance exam|
LLB Eligibility Criteria
The minimum eligibility criteria for L.L.B. course is listed below:
- Successful completion of graduation in any discipline.
- Minimum 45% marks in graduation are required for general category and 40% for reserved categories.
- There is also a criterion for minimum marks required in graduation which may vary from institute to institute.
- There is no age limit for taking admission in this course.