LLB Admission 2017 - Latest News and Updates

Devanshi Sharma updated on : 27 Jun 2017
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LLB Admisison 2017 is one of the hottest topics among the students of India. Get all the latest news and updates here.

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LLB Admission 2017: LLB or Legislative Law is a graduate law degree, taken up by the people who want to learn and practise Indian judiciary. It is one of the most popular streams in India that students choose to study after their graduation. This year, as many as 51,000 candidates applied for CLAT to take admissions at the reputed Indian colleges to pursue LLB. The Bar Council of India (BCI) is the main regulatory body of the Law education in India. Currently, there are 17 National Law Universities in India, including hundred other Law schools.

There are two ways to pursuing LLB degree in India. One is a three years course, which requires graduation and another is a five years course for 10+2 pass students. In most of the Law Universities, the curriculum is divided into six semesters.

How to Get Admission in LLB 2017?

The process to get into a Law school is not very complicated. Primarily, there are two ways, either you can choose to get direct admission or can take your chances by giving entrance tests. Aspirants who are in the final year of their graduation can also apply for entrance tests. Almost, all the Law schools in India admit students on the basis of their performance in CLAT (Common Law Admission Test).

Other Entrance Exams for Law School/ Universities

  • LSAT – Law School Admission test is a globalized entrance test, accepted by many universities in India and abroad
  • AILET – All India Law Entrance Test is conducted by National Law University Delhi
  • LAWCET – Law Common Entrance Test in conducted by Colleges and Universities in Andhra Pradesh
  • SET – Symbiosis Entrance Test is a university level entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Technology

There are a few other state level entrance exams that you can attempt if you want to take admission in a particular state like UL-SAT, BLAT-BHU, CET-BVP, etc.

LLB Admission 2017 – Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants applying for LLB should have completed their graduation. Minimum marks requirement may vary from institute to institute. Usually, 50 per cent marks in graduation are required for General category and 40 per cent to 45 percent is required for reserved candidates. As such, there’s no age limit set for taking admission in this course.

As stated above, admission are done either on the basis of marks in qualifying degree or through an entrance test.

Some Subjects in LLB

  • Legal Methods
  • Contracts
  • Jurisprudence
  • Litigation Advocacy  
  • Political Science
  • Code of Civil Procedure

LLB Course Structure

A 3 years LLB Course is divided into six semesters. During this course of action, students who successfully complete 4 semesters (2 years) get LLB General and the students who complete 6 semesters (3 years) get LLB degree. Most Indian universities have a basic course structure, which includes:

  • Seminars
  • Tutorial Work
  • Moot Courts
  • Practical Training Programs

LLB Syllabus (Tentative)

Here's the tentative LLB syllabus as prescribed by various colleges and universities.

1st Year of LLB

(a)

Semester I (June/October)

(b)

Semester II (November/April)

1)

Labor Law

1)

Family Laws II

2)

Family Law 1

2)

Law of Tort and Consumer Protection Act

3)

Crime

3)

Constitutional Law

4)

Optional Papers (Any One)

4)

Professional Ethics

 

i.  Contract

 

 

 

ii. Trust

 

 

 

iii. Women & Law

 

 

 

iv. Criminology

 

 

 

v. International Economics Law

 

 

 

2nd Year of LLB

(a)

Semester III (June/October)

(b)

Semester IV (November/April)

1)

Law of Evidence

1)

Property Law including transfer of Property Act

2)

Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative

2)

Jurisprudence

3)

Human Rights and International Law

3)

Practical Training – Legal Aid

4)

Environmental Law

4)

Optional Papers

 

 

 

i. Comparative Law

 

 

 

ii. Law of Insurance

 

 

 

iii. Conflict Laws

 

 

 

iv. Intellectual Property Law

 

 

5)

Law of Contract II

 

3rd Year of LLB

(a)

Semester V (June/October)

(b)

Semester VI (November/April)

1)

Civil Prudence Code (CPC)

1)

Code of Criminal Procedure

2)

Interpretation of Statutes

2)

Company Law

3)

Legal Writing

3)

Practical Training – Moot Court

4)

Land Laws including ceiling and other local laws

4)

Practical Training II – Drafting

5)

Administrative Law

5)

Optional Papers (Any One)

 

 

 

ii. Investment & Securities Law

 

 

 

iii. Law of Taxation

 

 

 

iv. Co-operative Law

 

 

 

v. Banking Law including Negotiable Instruments Act

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