What are law courses?

What are law courses?

With an objective to promote and conduct legal research, law courses train students to become effective and ethical lawyers. Majorly, these courses help students understand the operation of the legal system in India. Also, these majorly cover the sources of our laws along with their reach and scope. Moreover, law students learn to interpret and apply legal concepts.

Read on to learn more about law courses in India:

Job Prospects at UG Level

There is a plethora of options available to a law graduate. After clearing the Bar Exam, law graduates can practice in courts. Those who have pursued Corporate Law can serve corporate houses and MNCs. Also, law graduates can serve the society by working with NGOs.

Job Prospects at PG Level

In order to teach law students, it is essential that one possesses at least a Master’s degree in law. Also, pass outs of LLM are in great demand in think tanks, research bodies and NGOs too. If one wants to move up further in one’s current position, an M Phil and a PhD will definitely help, especially for teaching and research purposes.

Skill Sets Required

You need to either have the following attributes before enrolling into or be ready to acquire the same while pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate law courses:

  • Interest in the chosen field
  • Critical thinking
  • Researching Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Logical reasoning
  • Attention to detail

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE COURSE

B.A.LL.B. (5 YEAR LAW COURSE)

Academic qualification – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with 45% marks. There shall be relaxation of 5% marks in case of SC/ST students.

Age Limit- Applicant should not be more than 20 years in case of General/OBC candidates and 22 years in case of SC/ST and person belonging to other backward community on the date of admission. As per Bar Council of India Legal Education Rules 2008, BCI: D: 2010 dated 30.11.2010 and circular No. 02/2010 dated 20.12.2010. Sec 5(b) and explanation:

“Applicants who have obtained 10+2 higher secondary pass certificate or first degree certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method are eligible for admission in the integrated five year course.

Applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation / post graduation through open universities system, directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are NOT ELIGIBLE for admission in law course.”

LL.B. (3 YEAR LAW COURSE)

Academic qualification – A student passing Bachelor’s degree examination with Minimum 45% Marks in any faculty of this University or any other Recognised University shall be eligible for admission to First year LL.B. Course (three-year degree course). There shall be relaxation of 5% marks in case of SC/ST students.

Age Limit- Applicant should not be more than 30 years in case of General / OBC candidates and 35 years in case of SC/ST on the date of admission.

Top Law Colleges in India , is the comprehensive list of best Law Colleges in India , prepared by Careers360 annual ranking and rating exercise. The ranking/rating is based on factors like quality of students, research output, industry interface, refereed publications and academic productivity.

Over 2000 RTIs are filed to gather this data as well as publication record from Scopus and Web of Science, patents, NAAC rating score and information from various other trusted sources is collected every year by Careers360 team to publish the list of top Law Colleges in India .

Have a look at this comprehensive list of top Law Colleges in India

 

College NameRankOverall ScoreRatingOwnershipIntake Exams
National Law School of India University, Bangalore1424.66AAAAAGovernment

User Rating: 4.6 / 5

CLAT
National Law University, New Delhi2393.68AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4.7 / 5

AILET
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur3384.75AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad4381.61AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4.6 / 5

CLAT
National Law University, Jodhpur4381.38AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4 / 5

CLAT
WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata6374.51AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4.4 / 5

CLAT
Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat 1371.51AAAA+Private

User Rating: 4.1 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar7354.87AAAA+Government

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

CLAT
Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi8349.21AAAA+Government

User Rating: 4 / 5

DU LLB
National Law Institute University, Bhopal9335.78AAAA+Government

User Rating: 3.3 / 5

CLAT
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala10330.56AAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.4 / 5

CLAT PG
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi11319.79AAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

CLAT
Symbiosis Law School, Pune2318.11AAA+Private

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

SET Law
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh12317.83AAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

NA
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi12317.27AAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.8 / 5

BLAT
Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow14316.67AAA+Government

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

CLAT
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur15315.55AAA+Government

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

CLAT
Army Institute of Law, Mohali3312.49AAAAPrivate

User Rating: 4 / 5

Panjab University B.A. LL.B
Indian Law Society Law College, Pune16312.36AAA+Government

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

MH CET Law
Nirma University, Ahmedabad4307.45AAA+Private

User Rating: 3.9 / 5

CLAT PG
Government Law College, Mumbai17302.74AAA+Government

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

MH CET Law
National Law University, Cuttack18299.7AAA+Government

User Rating: 3 / 5

CLAT
Indian Law Institute, New Delhi19299.66AAA+Government

User Rating: 4.5 / 5

ILI CAT
National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi20299.38AAA+Government

User Rating: 3 / 5

CLAT
Chanakya National Law University, Patna21295.39AAA+Government

User Rating: 3.3 / 5

CLAT
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi22288.2AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

JMI Law Entrance Exam
MS Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore5284.71AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.4 / 5

CLAT
The Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University, Chennai23283.97AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.6 / 5

NA
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati24280.87AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.1 / 5

CLAT
University School of Law and Legal Studies, New Delhi24280.14AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.9 / 5

IPU CET LLB
University College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad26278.68AAAGovernment

User Rating: 4 / 5

AP LAWCET
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College, Pune6276.04AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.8 / 5

AILET PG
ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad7273.06AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.3 / 5

NA
KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar7273.05AAA+Private

User Rating: 3.8 / 5

KIITEE Law
Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam27270.84AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.6 / 5

CLAT
Karnataka State Law University, Hubli27270.41AAAGovernmentNA
Amity Law School, Delhi9268.06AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.4 / 5

IPU CET LLB
Christ University, Bangalore10267.36AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

NA
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra 29266.84AAAGovernmentNA
University of Calcutta, Kolkata30264.97AAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.6 / 5

NA
IMS Law College, Noida11249.06AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

NA
School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun12244.9AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
KLE Society’s Law College, Bangalore13240.8AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
School of Law, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam14235.31AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3 / 5

CLAT
Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore14235.23AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3 / 5

NA
Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad16233.51AAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

MH CET Law
JSS Law College, Mysore17228.71AAAPrivate

User Rating: 4 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
Dr DY Patil Vidya Pratishthan Societys Dr DY Patil Law College, Pune18225.28AAAPrivate

User Rating: 4 / 5

MH CET Law
Indore Institute of Law, Indore19223.61AAAPrivate

User Rating: 2 / 5

NA
SDM Law College and Centre for Post Graduate Studies in Law, Mangalore20222.38AAAPrivate

User Rating: 5 / 5

NA
Maharashtra National Law University, MumbaiAAA+Government

User Rating: 3.6 / 5

CLAT
Alliance School of Law, BangaloreAAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

CLAT
Ansal University, GurgaonAAAPrivateCLAT
Apeejay Stya University, SohnaAAAPrivateNA
CMR University School of Legal Studies, BangaloreAAAPrivate

User Rating: 2 / 5

NA
Faculty of Law University of Allahabad, AllahabadAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3 / 5

LAT
Himachal Pradesh National Law University, ShimlaAAAGovernmentNA
ICFAI Law School, DehradunAAAPrivateCLAT
IFIM Law College, BangaloreAAAPrivate

User Rating: 4.1 / 5

CLAT
JLU School of Law, BhopalAAAPrivateCLAT
Maharashtra National Law University, AurangabadAAAGovernmentCLAT
Maharashtra National Law University, NagpurAAAGovernmentCLAT
Manav Rachna University, FaridabadAAAPrivateCLAT
Post Graduate College of Law, Osmania University, BasheerbaghAAAPrivateTS PGLCET
School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, KochiAAAGovernment

User Rating: 2.9 / 5

CUSAT CAT LLB
Seshadripuram Law College, BengaluruAAAPrivate

User Rating: 5 / 5

NA
Sharda University, Greater NoidaAAAPrivateLSAT-INDIA
Sinhgad Law College, PuneAAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

MH CET Law
SRM University, Delhi-NCR, SonepatAAAPrivate

User Rating: 4 / 5

CLAT PG
Tamil Nadu National Law School, TiruchirappalliAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.4 / 5

CLAT
The NorthCap University, GurgaonAAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

LSAT-INDIA
University Law College, Utkal University, BhubaneswarAAAGovernment

User Rating: 3.7 / 5

NA
Vaikunta Baliga College of Law, UdupiAAAPrivateNA
VIT Law School, ChennaiAAAPrivate

User Rating: 2 / 5

CLAT
Bishop Cotton Womens Christian Law College, BangaloreAA+Private

User Rating: 2.5 / 5

NA
BLDE Association’s Law College, JamkhandiAA+PrivateNA
Dayanand College Of Law, Latur AA+PrivateNA
GH Raisoni Law School, NagpurAA+PrivateLSAT-INDIA
Integral University, LucknowAA+PrivateNA
Janata Shikshana Samiti Sakri Law College, HubliAA+PrivateNA
Lovely Professional University, PhagwaraAA+Private

User Rating: 4.4 / 5

NA
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, MullanaAA+PrivateNA
MSP Mandal’s Law College, BeedAA+PrivateMH CET Law
NTVSS Law College, NandurbarAA+PrivateMH CET Law
SC Nandimath Law College, BagalkotAA+PrivateNA
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, BarabankiAA+Private

User Rating: 3.5 / 5

NA
Siddharth Law College GandhinagarAA+Private

User Rating: 2.5 / 5

NA
SOA National Institute of Law, BhubaneswarAA+Private

User Rating: 4 / 5

AP LAWCET
University Law College, Bangalore University, BangaloreAA+GovernmentNA
Vels University, ChennaiAA+PrivateNA
Adv Ramkrishnaji Rathi Law College, WashimAAPrivateNA
Ahmednagar Jilha Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samajs New Law College, AhmednagarAAPrivate

User Rating: 4 / 5

MH CET Law
Al Ameen College of Law, BangaloreAAPrivateNA
Altius Institute of Universal Studies, IndoreAAPrivateNA
Auro University, SuratAAPrivateLSAT-INDIA
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s New Law College, KolhapurAAPrivateNA
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s New Law College, SangliAAPrivate

User Rating: 3 / 5

MH CET Law
C Bheema Sena Rao National College of Law, ShimogaAAPrivateNA
Capital Law College, BhubaneswarAAPrivateNA
Chotanagpur Law College, RanchiAAPrivate

User Rating: 3.9 / 5

LSAT-INDIA

 

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