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LLB Placements in India

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeeUpdated On: July 28, 2022 02:00 am IST | CLAT

LL.B has become one of the most popular degrees in the past few years. The course offers several job opportunities to those who wish to pursue the field of law. Check out the details of LLB placements in India.

LLB Placements in India

Over the last decade, the course of Bachelor of Law (LL.B) has become increasingly popular among students. A massive number of students opt to pursue higher education in the field of law and seek admission in the best law colleges of India. LLB is one of the few law courses that are in great demand. A major reason for this is that the LL.B programme provides lucrative job opportunities to candidates across many sectors.

LLB is a professional law degree geared toward the legal industry. Graduates and undergraduates can pursue LLB programs for either three or five years, respectively. The course concentrates on fundamental LLB topics such as labor law, family law, criminal law, the law of torts & consumer protection act, constitutional law, conciliation, alternative dispute resolution system, legal writing, arbitration, etc.

National Law University, New Delhi, Delhi University, BHU, Symbiosis Law School, etc. are a few of the well-known institutes in India that provide the LLB degree. LLB programs typically cost between INR 4 and 6 lakhs to complete.

The minimum requirement for studying for a law degree is to have a 10+2 grade point average of at least 45% from any recognized board. Entrance exams are used to determine who gets into the program at independent universities and institutes. Scores from national-level exams like CLAT, LSAT India, TS LAWCET, etc. are accepted by some of the best law institutions in India.

Law companies, MNCs, government agencies, judicial bodies, banks, and litigation are just a few of the many industries where people with LLB degrees might find employment. By obtaining positions such as law officer, advocate, litigator, corporate lawyer, etc., these degree graduates can explore the aforementioned industries.

The typical pay for these graduates is from INR 4 to 6 Lakh, and some of the well-known employers in this profession include Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., Trilegal India, Khaitan & Co., DSK Legal, Anand & Anand, Desai & Diwanji, etc.

Passionate students who aspire to make a career in the field of law take the various law entrance exams in India in order to secure a seat in a leading law college, so that after completing the degree of LLB, they are able to get multiple job options and career opportunities to pursue.

Law Colleges Offering Best LLB Placements in India

There are undoubtedly some leading law institutes in India that have carved a niche as the best with respect to placements and quality education. These colleges are in the top priority of all law aspirants while seeking admission. The table given below provides a list of some of these institutes that have gained nation-wide recognition for their LLB placements in India. These colleges usually offer an integrated LLB course of 5 years.

Name of the CollegeLocationUG Course Fee (approx)Average PackageMaximum Package
National Law School of India University (NLSIU)Bangalore, KarnatakaRs. 2,62,000 per annumRs. 15 lacs per annumRs. 25 lacs per annum
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR)Hyderabad, TelanganaRs. 2,42,000 per annumRs. 12 lacs per annumRs. 25 lacs per annum
National Law University (NLU)New DelhiRs. 1,86,000 per annumRs. 15 lacs per annumRs. 20 lacs per annum
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS)Kolkata, West BengalRs. 1,45,000 per annumRs. 15 lacs per annumRs. 20 lacs per annum
National Law Institute University (NLIU)Bhopal, Madhya PradeshRs. 2,35,000 per annumRs. 14 lacs per annumRs. 19 lacs per annum
National Law University (NLU)Jodhpur, RajasthanRs. 1,42,000 per annumRs. 16 lacs per annumRs. 27 lacs per annum
Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)Raipur, ChhattisgarhRs. 1,75,000 per annumRs. 11 lacs per annumRs. 18 lacs per annum
Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)Gandhinagar, GujaratRs. 2,37,000 per annumRs. 15 lacs per annumRs. 19 lacs per annum
Chanakya National Law University (CNLU)Patna, BiharRs. 1,94,000 per annumRs. 10 lacs per annumRs. 14 lacs per annum
National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA)Guwahati, AssamRs. 2,19,000 per annumRs. 7 lacs per annumRs. 12 lacs per annum

Note: All NLUs do not publish their placement details every year. The figures given above are based on the information shared by students. In fact, some students of the National Law Universities (NLUs) do not get a job through campus placements and are then recruited via the individual application process.

Job Sectors After LL.B

After completing LLB, candidates can venture into any sector in order to get a job of their choice. However, there are some sectors which are more popular than others. Some of the most sought-after sectors in which LLB graduates look for a job after completing their course have been listed below.

  • Law Firms
  • Corporate Organisations 
  • Public Sector Undertakings
  • Foreign Law Firms and Companies
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Courts & Judiciary
  • Telecom
  • MNCs
  • Legal Consultancies
  • News Channels
  • Sales tax and Excise Departments
  • Bank (Legal Department)
  • Corporate Houses

Top Recruiters for LL.B Placements in India

Every aspirant who enters the field of law sets the target of bagging a job at his/ her most desired company or firm. Over the years, some law firms and recruiters have established an upper hand in the job market and are on the priority list of almost all LLB degree holders. A few of them have been listed below.

Top Law Firms for LL.B Placements in India

Khaitan & CoCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Juris CorpFox Mandal & Associates
P & A Law OfficesMajmudar & Co
AZB & PartnersLinklaters LLP
L & L PartnersArgus Partners
TrilegalWadia & Ghandy Associates
P H Parekh & Co.Udwadia Udeshi & Co.
Talwar Thakore &  AssociatesSkadden
S & R AssociatesDave & Girish
Universal LegalShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Societe GeneraleSeth Dua & Co.
J Sagar and AssociatesZeus Law Associates
Dua AssociatesICICI Bank
Economic Law PracticesLexindis

Top Corporate Organisations for LL.B Placements in India

WiproOYO
Deutsche BankErnst & Young
ICICI BankBajaj Finance Limited
Times of IndiaTata Croma
Essar Oil & GasCL Educated
Star IndiaTata Sons Ltd.
Birla Global FinanceEdelweiss Asset

Top PSUs and Government Organisations for LL.B Placements in India

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (RECL)
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDCL)
Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL)Minerals & Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC)
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCI)Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC Ltd.)Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)National Mineral Development Corporation (NDMC Ltd.)
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC)

Top Foreign Law Recruiters in India

DeloittePwC
EYKPMG
LGSamsung
AudiP&G

Top Job Roles After LL.B in India

A plethora of job opportunities is available for candidates once they complete an LLB degree. The diversity and range of job roles available are also attributed to the demand for law professionals across all sectors. Given below are some of the most popular job roles for which LLB degree holders are hired. The approximate average and highest salary given to these jobs at the starting level have also been provided.

Job RoleAverage SalaryHighest Salary
LawyerRs. 4 LPARs. 9 LPA
Civil LawyerRs. 3 LPARs. 8 LPA
Corporate LawyerRs. 3 LPARs. 13 LPA
Oath CommissionerRs. 2.5 LPARs. 6 LPA
NotaryRs. 2.2 LPARs. 8 LPA
Legal JournalistRs. 5.5 LPARs. 10 LPA
Legal AnalystRs. 5 LPARs. 12 LPA
Litigation LawyerRs. 4.5 LPARs. 8 LPA
Legal AdvisorRs. 5.8 LPARs. 12 LPA
Document Drafting LawyerRs. 5.5 LPARs. 13 LPA
Junior AttorneyRs. 3 LPARs. 7.5 LPA
Legal ManagerRs. 6.5 LPARs. 9.8 LPA
Legal AssistantRs. 4.5 LPARs. 9.4 LPA
Government LawyerRs. 3.6 LPARs. 10 LPA

Non-NLU Law Colleges Offering Good Placements After LL.B

Apart from the NLUs, there are many other private law colleges in India that have provided lucrative job offers to their students after LLB. Some of them are mentioned in the table below.

College NameLocation
Lovely Professional University (LPU)Jalandhar, Punjab
Amity UniversityMumbai, Maharashtra
Chandigarh UniversityChandigarh, Punjab
Sage UniversityBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Symbiosis Law School (SLS)Pune, Maharashtra
Ansal UniversityGurgaon, Haryana
Invertis UniversityBareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Campus Law Centre (CLC) - University of Delhi (DU)Delhi
Jindal Global Law SchoolSonipat, Haryana
New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed UniversityPune, Maharashtra
Indore Institute of LawIndore, Madhya Pradesh
M.S. Ramaiah College of Law (MSRCL)Bangalore, Karnataka
School of Law Christ UniversityBangalore, Karnataka

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LL.B Admissions in India: Selection Process, Eligibility Criteria, Colleges and Fees

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FAQs

After completing LLB, can I pursue higher studies instead of going for a job?

Yes, you can easily pursue LLM are completing LLB in India. This will open several new job opportunities for you.

Which law colleges in India provide the best placements?

All the leading law colleges of the country provide great placements. Some of the top institutes are the NLUs, Symbiosis Law School, Campus Law Centre - DU, ILS Law School, etc.

What are the top job roles available for candidates after LLB?

The top job roles which are sought after by LLB graduates in India are corporate lawyer, associate, legal assistant, legal analyst, etc.

Which are the best law firms in India?

Some of the best law firms in India that hire candidates after LLB are Khaitan and Co, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, J Sagar and Associates, Universal Legal, L & L Partners, etc.

What is the average package offered after LLB in India?

The average package offered to candidates who have completed LLB ranges from Rs. 3 LPA to Rs. 9 LPA.

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