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    Energy Law

    About Energy Law

    Energy law is a specialisation of law that speaks about the taxation and use of renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy. The aim of the course is to create, enforce and challenge laws that govern the use of energy. The specialisation in Energy law exists so that creation and harvesting of energy can be understood by the aspirants. It has the ability to make energy regulation easy in areas such as the development of clean energy, nuclear power, regulation of oil and gas etc. 

    Topics included in the energy law course are regulations, case law, statutes, norms and edicts pertaining to energy. The course is available in the certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels across the nation. To pursue the course in the undergraduate level, students have to go for an integrated law course which has a specialisation in Energy Law. In postgraduate level, aspirants can straight away pursue LLM in Energy Law.

    Energy Law Highlights

    Mentioned below are the key features of the Energy Law course. Go through the table to check out the highlights of energy law.

    Course Name

    Energy Law

    Course Stream


    Levels of Programme Offered

    Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate

    Course Mode


    Course Duration

    3 Months - 5 Years

    Exam Type


    Eligibility Criteria

    Depends on the Course

    Admission Process

    Entrance 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. 20,000/- to Rs. 2,08,000/-

    Energy Law Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria adopted by energy law completely depends on the course and the institute. Mentioned below are the basic eligibility criteria that need to be satisfied.

    • In order to pursue a certificate or an integrated undergraduate degree in law, it is of utmost importance to have qualified class 12th or its equivalent from a recognized board of education.

    • To enrol in a postgraduate law course with a specialisation in Energy Law, it is crucial to have completed LLB or its equivalent degree from a recognised law university or institutes. 

    Energy Law Admission Process

    Enlisted below are the admission process that a candidate is likely to encounter after applying for an Energy Law course.

    • Certain 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.

    • Some colleges accept the score of the national-level law 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.

    Energy Law Syllabus

    While pursuing the course, the following syllabus of energy law is taught to the students.

    For Undergraduate Programme:

    Air & Space Law

    Human Rights & International Law

    Labour Law I

    Mining Law Relating to Coal (Hons-1)

    Law of Evidence

    Drafting Conveyance

    Mid & Downstream Oil & Gas Law (Hons-4)

    Taxation Law

    Elective: Banking & Negotiable Instruments Law/ Insurance Law/ Maritime Law/ Criminal Drafting

    Drafting, Pleading  & Conveyance- (Clinical-II)

    Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations in International Energy Sector (Hons-6)

    Labour Law II

    Private International Law

    Energy Transaction (Hons-7)

    Upstream Oil & Gas Law (Hons-3)

    Taxation Law

    Law Relating to Power Sector (Hons-5)

    International Economic Law

    Nuclear Energy Law (Hons-2)

    Energy Litigation (Hons-8)

    Drafting of Writs & Conveyance

    Environmental Law

    Right to Information

    Competition Law

    Disposal of Energy Waste

    Shale Gas Development

    Law Relating to New and Renewable Energy

    Arbitration and Conciliation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism

    Energy Efficiency & Law

    Comparative Energy Law

    Professional Ethics, Accountancy for Lawyers & Bar Bench Relation

    LNG Terminals & Law

    Energy Innovation and Law

    Energy Production & Sustainable Development

     For Postgraduate Programme:

    Commercial Contracts, Drafting & Negotiation

    Research Methods & Legal Writing

    Mining Laws

    Power, Energy Sector Laws & Regulations

    Health, Safety & Environmental Laws in Energy Sector

    Intellectual Property, IT Law and Management

    Business Centric Dispute Resolution

    Comparative Public Law/ System of Governance

    Dissertation & Advanced RM

    Oil & Gas Law Policy

    Oil & Gas

    Law & Justice in Globalising World

    Energy Sources & Energy Conservation

    Corporate Governance and CSR

    Carbon Credits an Analysis

    Regulatory Framework of Power Energy Sector

    Mining & Natural Resources Law

    Comparative Analysis of the Energy Laws in US & UK

    Energy Law Career Options and Job Prospects

    Energy law is a specialisation that offers plenty of employment opportunities to the aspirants. After pursuing a course in energy law the following career options can be considered.

    • Lawyer 

    • Energy Policy Advisory

    • Legal Advisors

    • Solicitors

    • Legal Executives

    • Oath Commissioners

    • Notary Public

    FAQs about Energy Law

    What are the top colleges and universities in India offering Energy Engineering courses?

    Some of the top institutes in India offering Energy Engineering courses are listed below.

    • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
    • Delhi Technological University
    • Chandigarh University
    • National Institute of Technology Trichy
    • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
    • Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
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    Related Questions


    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

    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student, 

    BA LLB at Government Law College, Kolar is a five years long integrated law course. The faculty teaching the programme is highly qualified and knowledgeable. The BA LLB fee information is not available in the official website of Government Law College, Kolar and we are trying to extract the same for you. Meanwhile, you can go through the Fee Structure of Top BA LLB Colleges in India.

    In case you require any admission related assistance, you can simply dial the toll-free student helpline number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form. Our admission experts will be glad to help you out. For any more queries, feel free to write back in the QnA zone.

    Thank You

    Does MMH College Ghaziabad offer BA+LL.B programme?
    -soumya -Updated on Nov-22-20226 Answers

    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    LPU's Law programme is duly affiliated by Bar Council of India (BCI) which is one of the Best in India in terms of quality education & creating excellent career aspect. There is specific Aim of the programme - Targeting students with an interest to pursue legal education with social sciences to benefit society. Creation of well trained and dedicated professionals in legal framework. Some unique features / highlights worth mentioning about the School of Law, LPU : 1. Programs are approved by Bar Council of India (BCI). 2. School of Law has MOU with the NLSIU Bangalore (India's Top Law School) for student-faculty exchange, research, seminar, conference, curriculum development etc. 3. School of Law has MOU with the Lawyered, Legal services online platform 4. Associated with the Punjab State Legal Service Authority, Jalandhar and Kapurthala District Legal Service Authority, Punjab Police etc. 5. Curriculum benchmarked against premier law schools. The curriculum is one of the best among the premier law schools. 6. Equal importance is given to practical training along with theory papers to boost the confidence of students as and when they enter into Bar. 7. Honours degree in respective law in specific arena of the choice of student. Practical training with Lawyers as part of the curriculum. 8. Regular interactions with eminent Jurists and well known Academicians in the field of law. 9. Innovative pedagogy- Case studies, Moot Courts, Seminars, Workshops and Mock Trials (Civil and Criminal). 10. Access to Online (National and International) as well as traditional book resources. 11. Compulsory Internships. 12. Multicultural environment in the school of law (Unity in Diversity) as students from more than 16 Indian States and International students are studying here. 13. Moot Court sessions are given preferences right from the first semester to the final semester. Placement Success Stories: 1)Arness Attorneys, New Delhi, 3 students are placed at the package of 3-5 Lacs per annum during initial training period 2)Sanatan Group, 2 students are placed at the package of 3-5 Lacs per annum during initial training period 3)MAP Legal Corporation, Stipend during training: Rs. 7000 during training post confirmation at package of 5 Lacs per annum during initial training period 4)Manupatra & Co, Stipend during training: Rs. 6000/- post confirmation at 3-6 Lacs per annum

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