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Law courses have gained popularity since the last few decades. Several law courses have also been introduced in Distance and Correspondance mode that an aspirant can consider if he/ she wants to avoid going to classrooms or has a shortage of time. These courses also grant liberty to attain legal education from anywhere and anytime.
There are several universities in India which offer LL.B (Bachelor of Law) course in the correspondence or distance mode. If you wish to enrol yourself in one of these universities to pursue a distance course or correspondence course in law, then you will find many universities that open their admission gates for the deserving candidates.
Many students who are unable to get a score in CLAT that is good enough to fetch them admission in most of the top law schools of the country seek admission in correspondence and distance universities instead. Some students pursue two degrees at the same time, one of them being LL.B. from distance and correspondence universities. Scroll through the page to learn everything about the Correspondence and Distance LL.B.
Eligibility Criteria for Correspondence and Distance LL.B
Most universities do not have strict eligibility criteria for selecting students for correspondence and distance LLB. However, the basic requirements that are set by the universities are provided below.
The student must have completed higher secondary (or 10 + 2) education from any school which belongs to a recognised board like ISC, CBSE, any State Board, etc.
- It is important for the student to have cleared all the subjects in the board examinations of class 12th.
- No specifications are made regarding the stream or discipline of the student and applications are accepted from all academic backgrounds and streams.
- Apart from these general eligibility criteria, some universities or colleges might have another set of rules and regulations for selecting students for their distance and correspondence law course. The details of all those conditions can be found on the official website of that particular college or university.
How to Apply for Correspondence and Distance LL.B
The general steps that have to be followed for getting admission in a university’s correspondence or distance law course are given below.
- Go to the official website of the university you wish to take admission in
- Find the link of the application form which will most probably be provided in either the ‘Notifications’ or the ‘Admissions’ section
- Go through the brochure or general instructions that are officially declared on the website for that particular course before proceeding with the application process
- If the form is to be filled online, fill and submit it and make the payment of the application fee through net banking or a debit/ credit card
- If the form submission is done in the offline mode, make sure you know the correct address where it has to be posted and the correct mode in which the payment needs to be done. Most universities accept the application fee in the form of a Demand Draft if the submission is done offline. In this case, you have to ensure that you draw the Demand Draft in favour of the correct authority.
- Fill in your personal and academic details with precision
- Attach copies or upload scanned copies of the documents that are asked for in the form
- Your photograph and signature are also required to be there in the form
- Check all the entries carefully before you finally submit the form
- Keep a copy of the form and its receipt for future use
Universities Offering Correspondence and Distance LL.B
Here are some of the universities in India that provide the course of law (LL.B) in the correspondence or distance mode.
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
Mahatma Gandhi University
Warangal, Andhra Pradesh
Bangalore Law University
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Directorate of Distance Education
Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu
Alagappa University, Directorate of Distance Education
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Indira Gandhi National Open University
New Delhi, Delhi
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi, Delhi
New Delhi, Delhi
Kurukshetra University, Department of Distance Education
University of Kashmir
To explore more Top Universities Offering LL.B through Correspondence/ Distance Mode, you can either fill the Common Application Form or dial the toll-free helpline number 1800-572-9877. Our admission experts will be glad to assist you. If you have any queries related to distance education and courses, feel free to leave them in the QnA zone.
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