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    Company Law

    About Company Law

    Company Law is a popular law specialisation in India that is offered under various degrees. It is also known as Corporate Law, Enterprise Law or Business Law in some colleges but varies from these three specialisations in terms of the syllabus. Company Law is legislation that is concerned with the creation, governance and operation of companies and the related rules, regulations, laws and practices.

    In simple terms, Company Law addresses all the legal issues that are faced by an organisation or a company. Someone who practices Company Law is the official legal face of the organisations and looks after all the cases and suits someone files against the company or those that the company needs to file against others.

    Company Law helps the companies in complying with various regulations in the business environment and in ideal cases, increases the profitability of a company by following the right taxation procedures, availing the tax benefits, and maintaining the reputation of the company.

    Highlights of Company Law Courses

    All the important highlights of Company Law have been mentioned in the table given below.

    Course Name

    Company Law

    Course Stream


    Levels of Programme Offered

    Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate

    Course Mode

    Regular, Full-Time

    Course Duration

    10 Months - 5 Years

    Exam Type


    Eligibility Criteria

    Depends on the Course

    Admission Process

    Entrance Exam Based or Merit Based

    Skills Required

    Confidence, Fluency in Speech, Clarity in Speech, Persuasion, Unbiasedness, Communication, Interest in Technology, Research, Observation, Eye to Details

    Fee Range

    Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 4,08,000/-

    Company Law Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria of Company Law courses depend entirely on the programme in which the candidate seeks admission. Mentioned below are the basic eligibility criteria that need to be satisfied for pursuing a Company Law course.

    • In order to pursue a certificate or a diploma level programme in Company Law, candidates will have to complete class 12 from a recognised board of education.

    • Many students opt for an integrated undergraduate degree in law to study Company Law. For this, it is of utmost importance for the candidate to have qualified class 12 or it's equivalent from a recognised board of education with at least 45-50% marks in aggregate.

    • If a candidate aspires to enroll in a postgraduate law course to get a specialisation in Company Law, he/ she must have completed a three or five-year LL.B from a recognised law university or institute. The aggregate marks scored in the UG degree must be at least 50-55%. 

    Company Law Admission Process

    The admission process of Company Law depends upon several factors, two of them being the programme in which the candidate seeks admission and the college he/ she desires. Different colleges adopt different methods to shortlist applicants for their Company Law programmes. The most common modes of admission have been listed below.

    • Many colleges and universities conduct separate entrance exams to check the aptitude and skills of the aspirants. Students are shortlisted based on the institute level exam.

    • There are several la colleges that accept the scores of national-level or state-level law entrance exams to offer admission.

    • Students are also offered seats for admission based on merit in the qualifying examination. Applicants with a higher score have more chances of getting admission in the desired course.

    Company Law Syllabus

    The syllabus of Company Law varies from college to college and depends entirely upon the degree which the candidate is pursuing. The general topics covered in a Company Law course have been listed below.

    The Companies Act, 1956 Industries Development and Regulation Act, 1951
    The Emblems & Names (prevention of improper use) Act, 1950 The Securities Contract Regulation Act, 1956
    Depositories Act, 1996 Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992
    Formation and Structure of Companies Company Transactions
    Corporate Governance Corporate Finance
    Powers of the Company and its Stakeholders Laws Governing Securities and Security Holders
    Corporate Restructuring Accounting and Auditing
    Mergers and Acquisition Company Meetings, Resolutions and Transactions
    Liquidating the Company Board of Directors - Structure, Qualification and Disqualification, Duties of the Director

    Career Options and Job Prospects After Company Law

    Company Law is a specialisation that is relevant as well as important in almost all the sectors of the industry. The job prospects available after completing a degree in Company Law are innumerable. Some of the most popular and sought after career options after Company Law have been listed below.

    • Company Secretary
    • Legal Compliance
    • Corporate Governance Jobs
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Associate Advocate
    • Legal Counsel
    • Legal Advisor
    • Accounts and Finance Head
    • Corporate Lawyer
    • Professor

    FAQs about Company Law

    What is the fees of a Company Law course?

    The fees of a Company Law course depends upon the college and degree which you pursue. It ranges between Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 5 lacs for the whole degree.

    Can I become a Corporate Lawyer after pursuing Company Law?

    Yes, Corporate Lawyer is one of the most sought after career options of candidates who study Company Law.

    Can I pursue a diploma in Company Law?

    Yes, diploma programmes in Company Law are offered by many reputed law colleges. You can secure admission to the programme if you meet the eligibility criteria?

    What is the duration of a Company Law course?

    The duration of a Company Law course depends upon the degree in which you seek admission. The UG degrees are 3-5 years long whereas the PG degree is of 2 years.

    Which entrance exams are conducted for Company Law admissions?

    The top law colleges in India accept several national/ state/ institute level entrance exams for shortlisting candidates for Company Law. The most popular entrance exams include CLAT, SLAT, LSAT India, AP LAWCET, AP PGLCET, etc.
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    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    Hi, I can share the admission criteria at LPU. You have to fulfill the eligibility criteria for the respective program to take admission at LPU.. I recommend you kindly visit the LPU website for more details of programs and their eligibility as per your interest. Let me guide you. In certain courses LPUNEST is mandatory, like if you are seeking admission in B.Tech, or MBA courses then LPUNEST is madatory, without LPUNEST you are not eligible for admission, However in certain courses like BA, BBA etc LPUNEST is not mandatory, you can get admission based on your previous qualification. The application process for LPU is completely online. The LPU admission process includes filling in the application form, appearing for the LPUNEST entrance test, result declaration and fee payment. Given below is the admission process of Lovely Professional University. Step 1: LPU Application Process 2023 Candidates are required to follow the below-mentioned steps to fill out the LPU application form: Step 1.1: Visit the official website of LPU and click on the ' Apply Now' tab at the top of the web page. Step 1.2: Register on the official admission portal of LPU i.e. LPUADMIT ( with basic details such as name, email-id, mobile no., state, gender and password). The email id used during registration will act as the username for the portal and the password needs to be set by the candidate while registering. Step 1.3: Candidates can continue to apply for LPUNEST (for scholarship purposes). Step 1.4 Pay the application fee and hit on the submit button to complete the application process.

    Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear student,

    There are many leading LL.B colleges in India in which you can take admission. If you wish to get enrolled in Hari College of Law (HCL), Saharanpur for the course of Bachelor of Law (LL.B), you must first check the eligibility criteria and admission process of the college.

    To be eligible for the programme, you must have completed any undergraduate degree in any stream from a recognised university/ college. Your aggregate score must not be less than 45%.

    In order to know more details of the college and its admissions fill our Common Application Form (CAF) and apply for admission through it. You will also get the assistance of our admissions experts who will guide you throughout the process. For any admission related queries, you can call on the helpline number of CollegeDekho - 1800-572-9877.

    Thank you.


    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    LPU offers an integrated Law program, and LPU offers BBA-LLB and BA-LLB. The fee structure of the programme is Rs. 120000 per semester without any scholarship for the 2023 session. However, LPU provides very good scholarships to bright students based on good academic records, sports, or extracurricular activities achievement, etc. I recommend you visit the LPU website for more details of scholarships. The online application has already been started for this programme for the 2023 session. You can visit for an online application. Thanks

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