LLB Admission in India
LLB Admission in India is governed by the admission council of the individual colleges. However, the colleges set the admission criteria as per the rules laid down by the Bar Council of India. By getting admission in any of the law LLB colleges of India, the students learn law as a norm of conduct for the citizens of the nation. Legal education provided amidst the four walls of the classroom helps the students in serving the society and generates them as good law-abiding citizens. The course structure is planned in such a way that students get attracted to the significance and relevance of democratic culture.
The course structure planned by the colleges in India ensures the following aspects:
- To render law / legal education and development as mutually proportional and interrelated concepts.
- To help the modern developing societies to improve their social status and skyrocket their socio-economic condition of the its pupil.
- To impart top class legal education with a motto of producing proficient lawyers with a social vision.
- To equip the legal learners with an effective interpersonal skills and moral values.
The Bachelor’s degree in Legislative Law is rendered by the colleges in India either as a traditional LLB course or as an Integrated Law Program.
Eligibility Criteria for LLB Program (3 years):
- Candidates willing to pursue 3 years traditional LLB Course in India should have completed their 10 + 2 level education from any recognized University or Board.
- The candidates must have pursued a Bachelor’s Degree (3 years) in any of the specializations of Science, Commerce, Arts or Technology.
- The 3 years LLB course is regarded as a professional undergraduate program but not as a post-graduation program.
- The candidates seeking admission for merit seats are expected to write the entrance cum eligibility test and get a decent score in the same.
- However, students can also get direct admissions through management quota or distance learning programs.
Eligibility Criteria for Integrated LLB Program (5 years)
Interested candidates can enter into an undergraduate program that offers legal education immediately after their 10 + 2 level education. However, they should fulfil the following eligibility norms to get admission for the integrated LLB courses such as BA LLB. B. Com LLB, B. Sc LLB, B. Tech LLB, BBA LLB etc.
- The candidate must have passed 10 + 2 / 12th Standard / 2 PUC or any other equivalent examination from a recognized college / university / board from India.
- The student must have secured at least 40% of the total marks in the above-mentioned qualifying examination. (The percentage of eligibility may slightly vary from one college to the other and also there may be special relaxation based on several parameters)
- The applicant must clear the Law Entrance Exams in India conducted by the college or the university to which the college is affiliated to.
- Nonresident Indian (NRI) and foreign candidates should have a certificate of eligibility recognized by their government to provide as a proof against completion of 10 + 2 level education.
LLB Entrance Examinations in India:
- CLAT is one of the most popular law entrance exams conducted by the consortium of National law universities. 21 NLUs and 53 private colleges all over India checks for the CLAT score of the applicant to grant admission in LLB or LLM courses.
- TS Law CET is an entrance test conducted by Osmania University for students seeking admission in law colleges across Telangana.
- AP Law CET is the eligibility test conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University for the students to get admission in Andhra Pradesh Law Colleges.
- SET SLAT is the entrance test conducted by Symbiosis University for national and nonresident Indians seeking admission to law courses.
- Delhi University conducts DU LLB Entrance Exam for screening the candidates to the department of Law.
- The Maharashtra State Government prefers the scores of students in MHT CET for the admission in any of the undergraduate and post graduate law courses.