Course Details to Become A Lawyer

COURSE DETAILS TO BECOME A LAWYER

Courses in Law:

In India, top law universities and institutions offer the best courses to prepare candidates for a career in law. Some of the popular law courses are:

  • Bachelor of Law (LL. B)
  • Integrated Bachelor of Law (B.A – LL. B, BBA – LL. B, B. Com – LL. B, B. Sc – LL. B)
  • Masters of Law (LL. M)
  • Master of Business Law
  • Ph. D in Law
  • Integrated MBL-LLM/MBA – LLM

Apart from these courses, candidates can specialise themselves in a specific field of law by taking up Diploma courses like:

  • Diploma in Civil Law
  • Diploma in Criminal Law
  • Diploma in Corporate Law
  • Diploma in Cyber Law
  • Diploma in Labor Law
  • Diploma in International Economic Law

PG diploma courses are such specialisations and certificate courses are also offered in India.

Eligibility and Admission Procedure:

In the case of integrated B. Sc – LL. B or other integrated 5-year course, candidates must have completed their higher secondary from a recognised board. In the case of LL. B course admission, applicants must have completed their degree in any discipline. When it comes to admission procedure, most colleges accept CLAT score in India. However, some universities also conduct their own entrance examinations for admission of students to the legal courses. Apart from CLAT, here is the list of other common examinations for the law:

  • AIBE or All India Bar Examination
  • AIL or Army Institute of Law B.A. LL.B Entrance Test
  • Law School Admission Test or LSAT
  • AILET or All India Law Entrance Test
  • Delhi University Law Entrance Test
  • Aligarh Muslim University Law Entrance Test
  • Banaras Hindu University UG Entrance Test
  • BVP CET Law

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