LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law) Courses, Admissions, Eligibility, Syllabus, Career

LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law) Courses, Admissions, Eligibility, Syllabus, Career

LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law): LLB is known to be after graduation degree in law, namely Bachelor of Legislative Law. LLB is the foundation course for any career enthusiasm in the field of Law, which can only be acquainted after graduation and 10+2 in any stream of education from recognised school and college. It is meant to provide the initial push toward legal industry that later followed by practice and training of case scenarios, whether it may any prospect of human existence.
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Why to Pursue LLB?

LLB’s form is known to represent the word Legume Baccalaureus derived from early Latin. Legal studies in LLB covers business, environment, politics, human rights, economics, trade and international relations, etc. are part of normal human existence that one or another human face once in their life.
LLB Degree offers various advantages whether personal or professional including, financial stability, career options, Personal skill and knowledge enhancement, unexceptional leading strength, etc.

Financial Stability-

Opting a Law degree after graduation will open the gates of various opportunities, it may not guarantee a prominent income right after your degree but will studying law will help you use the circumstances and opportunities in your favour and help you make money more than any other field.

Multiple Career Options-

A law degree pass out will have multiple career options to opt, whether choose to be a lawyer practice with a firm or individual or under the govt., and in some cases A law student ends up being a magistrate, teacher or even a parliament member or politician.

Personal Skill and Knowledge enhancement-

Knowing Law of one country or more will not only help financially but also gives knowledge and problem-solving skills, as some of the law students become consultants and councillors too, and considered as highly graded and respected.

Leading Strength-

As a law student you will learn many types of laws, functioning in the country and scenarios to counter the defect and to help you reach a solution of the disfunction. Knowledge will be your power, knowing the written will surely make things in your favour and give you the unexceptional strength of change in society and system. Many Jurists are known for their fair judgement regardless of cast, creed, gender, financial status or appearances.

Types of LLB Degree

LLB Degree is known to be of 3 types, majorly opted as 3-year Bachelor of Law. In India many colleges and law institutions offer 3-year LLB course that can only be pursued after a successful completion of 3–4-year bachelor degree in any stream whether science, commerce or arts.
In some of the college a 5-year integrated course is also offered, in recent times it is gaining popularity as it provides more understanding of Law and Practices.
In other countries like UK and USA a 4-year LLB programme also exist and like the 3-y and 5-y LLB Programme students study law and their prospects in their degree. The 4-y programme is not a part of Indian education system as of now, for opting this option students are advised to study their law degree in abroad.

Eligibility Criteria

There are multiple restrictions and criterias to get a law degree as LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law) starting with minimum and max. age limit, prerequisite degrees, qualifying entrance exam and special cases, some of the details are given below.


Age Criteria


Qualifying Exam

LLB (Bachelor in Legislative Law)

Must be more than 17 years, there is no maximum age limit for opting a degree in Law

Must have a bachelors degree after 10+2 (Min. 50-60 % aggregate)

LSAT/ AIBE/State- entrance/ CUCET/ UET

LLB Admissions

If we talk about the 3-year bachelor in legislative law programme the admissions take place under both entrance and merit base, In some Universities and colleges they have their own entrance exams and central university exams like DUET, AMUET or CUCET, and in some colleges or institutions there are also an option for getting an admission based on merit of previous exam i.e. the other graduation degree result.
4-year LLB System is not yet a part of Bar Council of India hence admissions take place in abroad only.
Other than that National Law Universities only offer 5-year LLB programmes and no other. The integrated programme at under-graduation level is strictly done under entrance basis

Top LLB Exams

To pursue LLB in India one must clear the entrance exam and eligibility criteria for some universities and colleges the entrance exams are different. In some colleges exams are conducted college wise, in others state or Central wise. Some of the Top 3-year LLB entrance exams for their universities are mentioned below for the reference.

Entrance Exams

Conducting Authority


NTA (National Testing Agency) – for University of Delhi (Faculty of Law)


Banaras Hindu University


NTA (national testing Agency) – for all Central Universities


Allahabad University


Lovely Professional University


Dr. Ambedkar College of Law


Bharti Vidyapeeth Law College


LLB does not have any specializations in the course syllabus but after the completion of Bachelor of Legislative Law degree one get to choose to specialise in any of the laws and human matters, such as;

  1. Taxation Law
  2. Labour Law
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Law of human Rights
  5. Constitution Law
  6. Family Law
  7. Divorce/ Marriage Law
  8. Intellectual Property Law
  9. Corporate Law & Governance
  10. Environmental Law
  11. Insurance Law

And many more can be the specializations for students who wish to make career in Law and study further for Master in Law (LLM).

LLB Syllabus

In the undergraduate degree of Law, one covers Constitutional/ Administrative law, Equity & Trust Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Contract Law, and European law.
The syllabus for the entrance varies for every university/ state, but known to have 4 common subjects.
1. English Language Comprehension
2. Analytical Abilities
3. Legal Awareness and Aptitude
4. General Knowledge

LLB Career Opportunities

After the successful completion of LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law), it is up to the student whether he/she want to continue with the career in law, as an advocate or they can study further and become more of a bureaucrat. LLB is chosen by many students as a safe choice for their career and the history and present tells us all, that many known personalities had done LLB and made their own way through.
Some of the possible career Opportunities after LLB are mentioned below-

  1. Advocate
  2. Judge
  3. Public Prosecutor
  4. Legal Advisor
  5. Legal Manager
  6. Corporate Lawyer
  7. Specialised Lawyer
  8. Consultant etc.

We hope this article helped you and guided you to make right choice toward your career.