|1 L-1.78 L INR annual|
BSW LLB is an integrated 5 years long programme that is a combination of both BSW and LLB degrees. The course deals with important social as well as legal topics such as public health, public policy, political science, economics, legal aid, legal procedures, company & labour law, social science, sociology etc. Candidates willing to set foot into socially charged fields can pursue BSW LLB.
BSW LLB is a blend of social work and legal studies. The course is offered through a regular mode. Candidates must have completed class 12th or its equivalent exam in order to apply for admission to BSW LLB. After completion of BSW LLB students can explore popular job profiles such as Human Rights Lawyer, Independent Litigator/ Lawyer, Solicitor, Advocate, Legal Advisor etc. and extract INR 6 Lakh-14 Lakh per annum.
Captured below are the highlights of BSW LLB course:
Bachelor of Social Work + Bachelor of Legislative Law
Integrated Degree Course
Average Course Fees (Annual)
INR 1,00,000 to INR 1,78,400
Minimum Qualification Required
12th pass or its equivalent qualification
Entrance Exam Based
Human Rights Lawyer, Independent Litigator/ Lawyer, Solicitor, Advocate, Legal Advisor
Initial Average Salary (Annual)
INR 6 Lakh-14 Lakh or over
The eligibility criteria for BSW LLB varies from college to college. Enlisted below are the basic eligibility criteria of BSW LLB:
Candidates must have cleared HSC/ intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent exam in any stream from a recognized board of education.
The minimum aggregate marks must be around 45% for General Category candidates while 40% for Reserved Category candidates.
Candidates are offered admission in BSW LLB based on their performance in an entrance exam conducted by the institute. Students with the best score in the entrance test are offered admission to the desired college. The most popular entrance test for BSW LLB is the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) and the top institute offering the programme is Gujarat National Law University (GNLU).
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Here is the detailed and year-wise syllabus of BSW LLB programme:
Social Work Profession - Theory and Profession
Social Entrepreneurship and Law
Research Methodology for Social Work
Gandhian Approach to Welfare and Development
Human Growth and Behaviour
Social Policy and Welfare Administration
Social Legislations in India
Labour Law I
Law of Taxation I
Corporate Law II
Optional Paper (WTO Law, Criminology and Penology, Biotechnology Law, Advanced Contracts, Evolving Jurisprudence in Contract Law)
Securities and Investment Law
Law of Taxation II
Labour Law II
Intellectual Property Rights
Optional Paper (Air and Space Law, Infrastructure Law, Service Law, Real Estate Law, Law Relating to International Financial Services Centre, Law, Religion, Spirituality and Justice)
Land and Agricultural Law
Clinical Paper I (Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing)
Clinical Paper-II (Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System)
Information Technology Law
International Trade and Business Laws
Private International Law
Seminar Papers I and II (Comparative Constitutional Law, Corporate Governance, Socio-Economic Offences (white Collar Crimes), Energy Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Media Law, International Taxation, Sports Law, Taxation on Goods and Services, Health Law, Animal Protection Law)
Seminar Papers- III and IV (Mergers and Acquisitions, Transportation Law, Limited Liability Partnership, Election Law, Economic Analysis of Law, Dispute Settlement in International Trade and Investment, Refugee Law, Insolvency Law, Regional Agreement and Regionalization, Law of the Sea, Law relating to Entrepreneurship, Legislative Drafting, Biomedical Law)
Clinical Paper- IV (Litigation Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Clinical Paper- III (Advanced Legal Drafting)
After graduating from BSW LLB, candidates can either choose to go for a postgraduate law programme- LLM or pursue a career in law. Candidates can pick up an internship to gain experience or they can pursue full-time jobs. Given the background in social sciences, most of the students pick up an internship or a job with NGOs or various government departments. They can also work with law firms, consultancies, or the legal department of an organisation as an advocate, legal advisor, or legal consultant.
Some of the most suitable job profiles that can be explored after BSW LLB are as follows:
Initial Base Salary (Annual)
Human Rights Lawyer
|INR 3,00,000 to INR 10,00,000|
Independent Litigator/ Lawyer/ Solicitor
Note: The Salary mentioned above varies from person to person and is subject to change.
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