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    LLB Honours

    About LL.B. Honours

    A law degree is a great starting point for a whole spectrum of careers. The legal industry gives exposure to a good amount of diversity; from barrister and solicitor to paralegal or judge. Outside of the legal industry, a law degree can take one to careers in politics,  journalism, finance, HR, and many more.

    Whether a candidate is considering a career in law or the wider legal world, LLB is a prominent place to start the journey. Bachelor of Legislative Law Honours or LLB Honours is an undergraduate degree in law which is a three-year programme. The Bar Council of India has been the governing body of legal education in the country since 1984. The course is divided into ten semesters. A lot of legal jobs can be taken up after completing the LLB (Hons) course.

    Candidates often confuse LLB with LLB Honours. While both the courses have the same subjects, the latter gives an in-depth knowledge of the subjects. LLB Honours degree holders can find both public and private jobs including departments such as public prosecutor, tax and labour department, and defence.

    LL.B. Honours Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates who seek admission to LLB Honours course should fulfil the following criteria:

    • He/she should have not less than 50 per cent marks in aggregate in graduation from a recognised university although this would depend on the university. 
    • He/she should qualify the entrance exam that is accepted by the chosen university. 

    LL.B Honours Admission Process 

    Usually, the biggest Law institutes in India hold entrance exams for the admission process. It is followed by a round of Personal Interview and Group discussion. The admission procedure counts a total of 100 marks for an interview as well as GD separately, which may be different for different law institutes. In the personal interview, the applicant’s abilities and skills in communication, presentation, and observation are assessed along with the way they can debate and argue in front of an audience. 

    LL.B. Honours Entrance Exams

    Following are a few entrance tests that are organised by some of the LLB Hons. colleges in India:

    • Kerala Law Entrance Examination
    • NALSAR Entrance Test
    • Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT)
    • National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Entrance Test
    • Law School Admission Test—India (LSAT)
    • NUALS BA LLB Entrance Exam
    • NLU Delhi Exam Notification
    • GGSIPU-CET 2011 BA LLB Entrance Exam
    • Rajasthan University LLB Entrance Test or RULET exam

    LL.B. Honours Syllabus

    First Year:

    History I

    English and Legal Language

    Law of Contract


    History II

    Political Science I

    Political Science II

    Torts and Consumer Protection Law

    Legal Reasoning and Communication Skills (Theories and Methods of Moot Court and Communication Skills)

    Business Laws and Negotiable Instruments Act

    Legal Reasoning and Communication Skills (Client Interviewing and Counselling and Moot Court)

    Legal Method

    Law of Crimes I

    Administrative Law

    Family Law I

    Family Law II

    Second Year:


    Law of CrimesII

    Constitutional LawI

    Constitutional LawII

    Land Laws

    Environmental Law

    Legal Reasoning and Communication Skills (Moot Court and ADR)

    Legal Reasoning and Communication Skills (Legal Aid, Lok Adalat, and Moot Court)

    Corporate Law I

    Corporate Law II

    Civil Procedure Code I

    Civil Procedure Code II

    Criminal Procedure I

    Criminal Procedure II

    Intellectual Property Law

    Law and Emerging Technology

    Third Year:

    Human Rights and International Law

    Legal Reasoning and Communication (Moot Court or Public Interest Litigation)


    Rent Law

    Labour Law I

    Law of Arbitration and Conciliation

    Election Law

    Drafting, Conveyancing II, Pleading

    Taxation Law

    International Trade Law

    Drafting, Conveyancing I, Pleading

    Private International Law

    Development, Law and Poverty

    Poverty, Law and Development

    Labour Law II

    Registration, Limitation, Supreme Court Rules, Delhi High Court Rules and Banking and Insurance Laws

    Court Craft and Legal Ethics

    Internship (Lawyers/Law firms) and Research

    LL.B. Honours Career Options and Job Prospects

    As an attorney or lawyer, candidates can be able to work in the private sector and government sector. Many LL.B Honours candidates prefer to practice law as a profession. For that, they require a license from State or local as well as the Central Bar Council. In the Government sector, the job openings for a lawyer are in departments such as public prosecutor, tax and labour department, and defence. Some of the profiles are Solicitor General, Attorney, etc.

    Students can also work as legal advisor of an organization, firm, company, and family.  Candidates can find employment in various teaching professions, law schools, consultancy firms, and universities. Most lawyers prefer to work with international agencies, NGOs, etc. in the outside world.

    FAQs about LL.B Hons

    What are the top colleges offering LL.B. Honours courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Law courses : Symbiosis Law School (Noida) , Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (Patiala) , National Law University (Jodhpur) , NALSAR University of Law (Hyderabad) , ILS Law College (Pune). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer LL.B. Honours or not.

    I want admission in LL.B. Honours. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Law School Admission Test - India , Calcutta University Entrance Exam , Central Universities Common Entrance Test , Delhi University Science , Andhra Pradesh Law Common Entrance Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in LL.B. Honours courses.

    What is the average fee for the course LL.B. Honours ?

    The average fee for LL.B. Honours is INR 60,00,000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to LL.B. Honours ?

    Some of the popular specializations for LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) are : International Trade & Economic Law , Tax Law , Humanities and Social Sciences , International Organization.

    What is the duration of the course LL.B. Honours ?

    LL.B. Honours is a 3 year course.
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