Law Courses in India

Law courses in India are increasingly gaining popularity among students both at the undergraduate and at the postgraduate level. With the Indian society getting more and more conscious about their rights and duties, law programs are now among the top ten programs in India. You can either enroll for a five-year B.A.LL.B course straight after your 10+2 or join a three year LLB course after graduation.

Undergraduate Law Courses

B.A LL.B (Undergraduate Law Course)

BA.LLB is an integrated five-year duration program. For admission to the above program, one must have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+ 2) or an examination equivalent thereof, securing in aggregate not less than 50% in all the core subjects and English put together.


LLB is an undergraduate degree 3 year programme that aims to impart education in the field of law. The course is intended for graduates.

Bachelor of General Law (BGL) / Bachelor of Academic Law (BAL)

Bachelor of General Law/Bachelor of Academic Law is an undergraduate distance learning course in the field of law. The course does not entitle you to practice in the court of law. But it does give you the basic knowledge of law and teaches you among other things constitutional law, labour law and
Law of Evidence with Drafting.

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Postgraduate Law Courses

Master of Law (LLM)

While the undergraduate programme in Law teaches the basics of law many subjects, you can specialize in a field of your choice in LL.M. A candidate should have secured a LL.B. degree or its equivalent from a recognized University, having obtained not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.

Master of Business Law (MBL)

While MBL is not on an equal footing with an LL.M, Degree-wise, but content-wise it is more than LL.M. LL.M. has a narrow specialisation when compared with MBL. All Laws required to be known by a business law consultant / Advisor / Officer, are included in the curriculum. The course is theoretical as well as practical oriented.

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Top Law Institutes in India offering LLB and LLM

  1. NLSIU, Bangalore
  2. NALSAR, Hyderabad
  3. NLIU, Bhopal
  4. NUJS, Kolkata
  5. NLU, Jodhpur
  6. HNLU, Raipur
  7. GNLU, Gandhinagar
  8. Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Delhi
  9. Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune  
  10. ILS Law College, Pune
  11. Government Law College, Mumbai
  12. Amity Law School, Delhi   
  13. Faculty of Law, AMU
  14. University Law College, Bangalore University
  15. Faculty of Law, Mumbai University
  16. Faculty of Law, BHU, Varanasi
  17. Deptt. Of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh
  18. Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore
  19. School of Law, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
  20. Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai
  21. Army Institute of Law, Mohali
  22. DES Law College, Pune
  23. Deptt. Of Law, Calcutta University, Kolkata
  24. Govt. Law College, Kerala University, Thiruvananthpuram
  25. Faculty of Law, Allahabad University, Allahabad
  26. R.G. School of Intellectual Property Law – IIT Kharagpur
  27. CNLU, Patna
  28. RMLNLU, Lucknow
  29. NUALS, Kochi
  30. RGNUL, Patiala

The most preferred career choice after completing your law course is that of an advocate or legal consultant. You can work both in the public and private sector. Today, lawyers also work as legal counsel and legal advisers for firms, organizations and families.

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For the list of different law entrance exams for admission to various law colleges and institutes in India, Click Here.

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