L.L.B. or Bachelor of Legislative Law is the graduate law degree offered by Indian universities. The course duration for L.L.B. is generally three years. However there are two options to pursue an undergraduate law degree. One is 3 years course whose eligibility is graduation and the other is integrated which is five year duration course for 10+2 pass students. Graduates from any field can opt for the LLB course. The course is divided into six semesters in most of the law universities.
How to Get Admission in Bachelor of Laws [L.L.B.]
There are two modes of admission in law schools. You can get direct admission or you can take entrance test. There are various entrance tests conducted for LLB admission in India. Most of the law schools of India offer admission on the basis of performance in Common Law Admission Test.
Entrance Tests for Law Schools/Universities
CLAT– Common Law Entrance Test is conducted by National Law Universities for admissions to LLB courses.
LSAT– Law School Admission Test is a globalized entrance test and many Indian universities consider its score for LLB admission.
AILET– All India Law Entrance Test is conducted by National Law University Delhi
LAWCET– Law Common Entrance Test is conducted by Colleges and Universities in Andhra Pradesh for admission to LLB programs
The LL.M. (Master of Laws) is an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree. It is usually obtained by completing a one-year full-time program. Law students and professionals frequently pursue the LL.M. to gain expertise in a specialized field of law, for example in the area of tax law or international law. Many law firms prefer job candidates with an LL.M. degree because it indicates that a lawyer has acquired advanced, specialized legal training, and is qualified to work in a multinational legal environment.
Some of the LLM in India programs focus on the specialized topics of economics, European law, international law, and commercial law, among others. Student pursuing an LLM in India will experience a multidisciplinary approach through a curriculum of coursework, research, and internships. Graduates generally go on to careers in consultancy firms, international law firms, or public organizations.
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