LLB 3 Year Program

For pursuing law, there are two options – 3 year course and integrated 5 year course. To enroll in the integrated 5 year course (B.A. LL.B. or B.B.A.LL.B.), a student need to clear entrance exams like CLAT, AILET etc. But the three year program can be availed only after graduation. The entrance exams held for the 3 year program is usually offered by NATIONAL EDUCATION COLLEGE is divided into six semesters. Generally, LLB application process begins around the beginning of the year, and the entrance exams are held during summer.

LLB Program Highlights:

LLB Full Form Bachelor of Law/Laws
(In Latin: Legum Baccalaureus)
Duration 3 to 5 year
Examination Type Semester/Yearly
Eligibility Graduation in any discipline
Admission Process Register and Pay the Fees

LLB Program Eligibility:
The minimum eligibility criteria for pursuing this course are listed below:
  • Successful completion of graduation in any discipline.
  • Minimum aggregate marks in graduation are required for general category and the marks are relax-able 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.

LLB Skillset

LLB is a popular course offered as part of the law stream. Law as a career choice is extremely demanding and requires aspirants to be thorough with their subject and be willing to work long hours. Thus, candidates wanting to join this field need to possess the below-mentioned skill set.
Fluency and clarity of speech Confidence
Objectivity Interest in Research
Intellect Integrity
Convincing power Ability to assimilate as well as analyse facts
Ability to argue on a topic Interest in detail
Persuasiveness Good judgement of situation/people
Mental and physical stamina Good presentation skills

Three-year LLB Subjects and Syllabus

The syllabus taught as part of an LLB course varies from college to college. Some common topics that are taught in an LLB course are listed below:
Labour Law Family Law
Criminal Law Professional Ethics
Law of Torts & Consumer Protection Act Constitutional Law
Law of Evidence Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative
Human Rights & International Law Environmental Law
Property Law Jurisprudence
Legal Aids Law of Contract
Civil Procedure Code Interpretation of Statutes
Legal Writing Administrative Law
Code of Criminal Procedure Company Law
Land Laws (including ceiling and other local laws) Investment & Securities Law/ Law of Taxation/ Co-operative Law/ Banking Law including the Negotiable Instruments Act
Optional Papers- Contract/ Trust/ Women & Law/ Criminology/ International Economics Law Comparative Law/ Law of Insurance/ Conflict of Laws/ Intellectual Property Law

Three-year LLB Jobs and Career Opportunities

There are a plethora of job opportunities available to candidates after they complete an LLB degree. Candidates are informed that if they want to practice law in India then they need to clear All India Bar Exam (AIBE) that is conducted by BCI. On clearing, AIBE exam lawyers are awarded a ‘Certificate of Practice’ which is mandatory for practicing the profession as an advocate in India. Some popular job profiles that candidates can pursue after securing an LLB degree are as mentioned below:
  • Lawyer: In this job profile, one needs to advise and represent clients in civil as well as criminal cases. Lawyers present cases in the court of law and take part in all proceedings and hearings.
  • Legal Advisor: Candidates opting to work in such a job profile are also lawyers who specialise in a specific field of law. Legal advisors are usually hired by governments as well as large organisations/ companies. The main task of a legal advisor is to protect their clients from any legal implication or consequence.
  • Advocate: In such a job profile one needs to do a lot of research work to gather factual data as well as physical evidence to support their claim. Apart from this, other responsibilities allocated to advocates include scrutinising and drafting contracts.
  • Solicitor: In such a job profile an individual usually specialises in a specific area of law like tax, litigation, family or property. Solicitors offer legal advice to private as well as commercial clients.
  • Teacher or Lecturer: After completing an LLB degree candidates can also teach law at the college or university level.

LLB Top Recruiters

The top legal firms that are known to hire law graduates are listed below:
  1. Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co.
  2. AZB & Partners
  3. Khaitan & CO
  4. J Sagar Associates
  5. Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
  6. Trilegal
  7. S&R Associates
  8. Economic Laws Practice
  9. Desai & Diwanji
  10. Talwar Thakore & Associates