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LLB Full Form - Definition, Course Fees, Eligibility, Career, Scope

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: October 18, 2021

LLB is also known as Bachelors of Law. This article mentions the full form, fees, eligibility, career, and scope of LLB.

LLB Full Form - Definition, Course Fees, Eligibility, Career, Scope

LLB is one of the most opted courses by candidates seeking a career in law. The program is available for the candidates who have completed 12th from a recognised board. Every year thousands of students apply for law admissions at some of the top law schools of India. Admission to the program is done on the basis of candidates’ performance in 12th as well as on the basis of performance in the entrance exams such as AILET, LSAT, CLAT, DUET. The average fee of the LLB program is around 2 lakh per annum. In this article, we have covered LLB Full Form, syllabus, entrance exams, eligibility criteria, and other details regarding LLB admissions.

What is LLB Full Form?

The full form of LLB is Bachelor of Law. The proper abbreviation of the word “LLB” is Legum Baccalaureus which is a Latin word. Since the word is plural, the abbreviation is created by doubling the first letter and as a result, we have the two Ls in LLB. LLB Degree originated in England and now, it's been offered in many countries such as India.

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Types of LLB Courses

Candidates applying for the LLB program can either apply for the 3-years LLB program or for the 5-years LLB program. The 5-years LLB program is an integrated program that allows the students to complete two degrees related to law in five years. Provided below is the list of LLB courses that candidates can apply for.

Course

Duration

Average Fee

Bachelors of Law(LLB)

3 Years

INR 6,000 to INR 1.86 lakh

BBA LLB

5 Years

INR 86,000 to INR 3 lakh

BA LLB

5 Years

INR 1.32 lakh to INR 3 lakh

BSc LLB

5 Years

INR 66,000 to INR 2.8 lakh

B.Com LLB

5 Years

INR 50,000 to INR 2.7 lakh

BSW LLB

5 Years

INR 1.00 lakh to INR 1.78 lakh

Also Read: List of Law Specialisations Offered in India: Courses, Admission Process

Why Study LLB?

Some of the major advantages of pursuing LLB are provided below.

  • There are many career options available after completing LLB.

  • The salary after completing LLB is very good. Candidates can get an average salary of INR 4 lakh per annum in the initial stage of their career.

  • This program improves the reasoning skills of candidates.

  • LLB is a perfect choice for candidates who want to learn about the laws of the country and wish to improve the defects in the system.

LLB Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have completed 12th from any recognized board can apply for the LLB course.

  • He/ she must have scored at least 50% marks in 12th to get eligible for LLB admissions.

Also Read: Kurukshetra University LLB Admission 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form and Selection Process

What skills are Required to Pursue an LLB course?

Provided below are the skills required to pursue an LLB program.

Clarity of Thought

Articulate

Interest in Detail

Persuasiveness

Intellect

Perseverance

Legal Research Skills

Legal Drafting

Customer Service

Excellent Communication Skills

LLB Admission in India 2021

LLB admissions in India are done on the basis of merit as well as performance in law entrance exams. There are many law entrance exams that are conducted for law admissions in India such as CLAT, AILET, LSAT, MH CET Law, AP LAWCET, TS LAWCET, LFAT, DU LLB Entrance Exam, and ULSAT. Once the result of the Law entrance exams is out, candidates can participate in the counselling round. Final selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ scores in the entrance exam. Some colleges also offer direct admission on the basis of candidates’ performance in the 12th exam.

Check the links provided below to know more about counselling of various LLB entrance exams.

CLAT Counselling Process

AILET Counselling Process

LSAT India Counselling Process

MH CET Law Counselling Process

CULEE Counselling Process

AP LAWCET Counselling Process

TS LAWCET Counselling Process

DU LLB Entrance Exam Counselling Process

LLB Admission Important Dates

LLB admissions in India generally starts after the release of the 12th results. The application form for LLB admissions is released in the month of January-February and it closes in the month of July. Provided below are the important dates for LLB admissions in India.

Events

Dates

Application Form

February to June 

Admission Process

June to August

LLB Subjects and Topics

The syllabus of LLB covers many topics related to law such as types of law, legal aspects of government and legal writing. Provided below are the important topics that are covered in the syllabus of Law.

Labour Law

Constitutional Law

International Economics Law

Contractual Law

Law of Evidence

Law of Insurance

Intellectual Property Law

Company Law

Banking Law

Cooperative Law

Administrative Law

Civil Procedure Court

Human Rights and International Law

Law of Taxation

Also Read: Calcutta University BA LLB Admissions 2021: Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Result & Counselling

Colleges Offering LLB in India

There are many colleges in India that offer LLB admissions in India. Provided below are some of the well known LLB colleges in India.

College

Fee

Dr. M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute, Chennai

INR 1,50,000

NIMS University, Jaipur

INR 52,000

Seacom Skills University, Birbhum

INR 53,000

Amity University, Gwalior

INR 90,000

Mangalayatan University, Aligarh

INR 50,000

Bapu Gujarat Knowledge Village, Gandhinagar

INR 20,000

Vikrant Group of Institutions Gwalior, Gwalior

INR 25,000

OM Sterling Global University, Hisar

INR 75,000

Rama University, Kanpur

INR 25,000

Rayat Bahra University, Mohali

INR 85,000

Jobs and Career Opportunities after LLB course

There is a variety of career opportunities available after completing the LLB course. Some of the most popular jobs profiles available after LLB are listed below.

Candidates who have any doubts regarding LLB can ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone. Those who want admission related assistance can fill our Common Application Form

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