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BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Legislative Law) is a five-year integrated LLB course that candidates are eligible to pursue after completing Class 12. The Law course is an amalgamation of Humanities and Law streams, which allows candidates to study subjects such as History, Sociology, Administrative Law, Criminology, Family Law and so on.

The majority of Law schools run a semester system in which the five-year duration course is divided into 10 semesters. The BA LLB course fee in the top law colleges in India ranges from Rs 1.5-2.8 lakh per annum.

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Table of Contents
  1. BA LLB Eligibility & Skills 
    • 1.1 BA LLB Skills
  2. Top BA LLB Entrance Exams & Specialisations
    • 2.1 Popular Law Specialisations
  3. BA LLB Subjects and Syllabus
    • 3.1 BA LLB Syllabus First Year
    • 3.2 BA LLB Syllabus Second Year
    • 3.3 BA LLB Syllabus Third Year
    • 3.4 BA LLB Syllabus Fourth Year
    • 3.5 BA LLB Syllabus Fifth Year
  4. BA LLB Job Profiles & Top Recruiters
    • 4.1 BA LLB Top Recruiters
  5. FAQs regarding BA LLB

BA LLB Eligibility & Skills 

Candidates seeking admission to the BA LLB course should fulfil the criteria mentioned below:

  • Candidates should clear Class 12 in any stream from a recognised school
  • Candidates should clear Class 12 with a minimum 45-50 per cent aggregate
  • There is no age bar to pursue the course

Note: Given above is the basic BA LLB eligibility that might vary depending on the college in which a candidate is applying.

BA LLB Skills

Students planning to pursue BA LLB should possess a skill set in order to perform well in the course and later have a prosperous career. Some skills that candidates should have for the course include:

  • Confidence
  • Research skills
  • Convincing skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Good judgement skills
  • Integrity
  • Presentation skills
  • Objectivity
  • Ability to work for long hours
  • Time management skills

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Top BA LLB Entrance Exams & Specialisations

For admission to the BA LLB course, aspirants need to appear in the law entrance exams. Listed below are the popular law entrance exams in India for BA LLB course:

BA LLB Entrance Exams
CLAT LSAT India
MH CET Law  AILET
TS LAWCET AP LAWCET

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Popular Law Specialisations

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BA LLB Subjects and Syllabus

In the five-year BA LLB course, students are taught theoretical subjects as well as given practical exposure that is helpful in succeeding in the field. Practical exposure is given to students in the form of projects, internships, moot courts and much more.

Check out the semester-wise BA LLB syllabus that is typically taught across different Law schools below:

BA LLB Syllabus First Year

Semester

BA LLB Subjects

Semester-I

Semester-II

  • History-II
  • Sociology-II
  • Political Science-II
  • Economics-II
  • General English-II
  • Law of Contract-I
  • Law of Tort-I
  • Jurisprudence

BA LLB Syllabus Second Year

Semester

BA LLB Subjects

Semester-III

Semester-IV

BA LLB Syllabus Third Year

Semester

BA LLB Subjects

Semester-V

  • Criminal Law-I
  • Corporate Law-I
  • Administrative Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Public International Law
  • Law of Evidence

Semester-VI

BA LLB Syllabus Fourth Year

Semester

BA LLB Subjects

Semester-VII

  • Taxation-I
  • Labour Law-II
  • Environmental Law-II
  • Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing
  • Optional Paper-I
  • Optional Paper-II

Semester-VIII

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Taxation-II
  • Professional Ethics
  • Optional Paper-III
  • Optional Paper-IV

BA LLB Syllabus Fifth Year

Semester

BA LLB Subjects

Semester-IX

  • Private International Law
  • Merger, Acquisition and Competition Laws
  • Optional Paper-V
  • Optional Paper-VI

Semester-X

  • Law of Equity, Trusts, Suit Evaluation and Registration
  • International Trade Law
  • Moot Courts
  • Internships
  • Seminar Paper
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BA LLB Job Profiles & Top Recruiters

After completing the BA LLB course, candidates can secure jobs in different profiles mentioned below:

  • Lawyer: A lawyer represents his/her clients in various civil and criminal court proceedings and is responsible for tasks such as initiating a lawsuit, documenting legal papers, attending meetings, assessing cases and coming up with possible solutions.
  • Solicitor: A solicitor usually specialises in one area of law such as family law, property law or taxation and gives legal advices to clients, which may be individuals or corporates.
  • Legal Advisor: A legal advisor is usually recruited by large companies and organisations in which the professional is responsible for counselling his/her client on various legal issues and decisions. Sometimes, the professional is also involved in resolving legal conflicts of their client with other organisations.
  • Public Prosecutor: A public prosecutor is a professional who undertakes and carries out criminal proceedings in the court of law by finding and presenting the facts of a case. The professional also helps the Judge in administering the justice in a particular case.
  • Lecturer: After completing a BA LLB degree, one can also choose to become a lecturer in a university. However, for the same, candidates first need to complete their post-graduation in Law.      

BA LLB Top Recruiters

The top legal firms that are known to hire law graduates are listed below:

  • Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co.
  • AZB & Partners
  • Khaitan & CO
  • J Sagar Associates
  • Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
  • Trilegal
  • S&R Associates
  • Economic Laws Practice
  • Desai & Diwanji
  • Talwar Thakore & Associates

FAQs regarding BA LLB

Q. What is BA LLB?

A. BA LLB or Bachelor of Legislative Law is an undergraduate degree, which focuses on integrating knowledge regarding law and other subjects to the candidates. Students are also introduced to law case studies, which will help them practice for their career in the law field.

Q. Is BA LLB better or LLB?

A. BA LLB is an integrated 5-year programme, where the student has to study LLB along with other Arts subjects. However, LLB is a 3-year programme that focuses solely on the study of law.

Q. I have a Science background in 12th standard. Can I apply for BA LLB?

A. Yes. Students of any stream can apply for BA LLB  provided that they meet the basic eligibility criteria.

Q. Is BA LLB merit or entrance based?

A. For BA LLB admissions, the students will have to attempt the respective entrance examination of the institute that they wish to apply for admissions.

Q. What are the entrance exams for BA LLB?

A. Some of the national level entrance examinations for BA LLB are CLAT and LSAT. There are many state-level entrance examinations too which the candidates can apply for based on their eligibility.

Q. What is the scope of BA LLB?

A. Students who graduate with a BA LLB degree can start working in the law field. They can work as a lawyer, advocates, solicitors and more. They can also pursue higher education such as LLM or even MBA.

Q. What is the salary of BA LLB graduates?

A. The salary of BA LLB graduates will differ as per the field they are working in or the company or organization that they are working at. However, the average salary falls between INR 3 to 6 Lakhs per annum.

Q. Is CLAT necessary for BA LLB?

A. Yes. CLAT is necessary for BA LLB admissions.

Q. Who are the top recruiters for BA LLB graduates?

A. There are many companies that recruit BA LLB graduates; however, some of the top recruiters are Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co., J Sagar Associates, Trilegal and more.

Q. Do I need to study Political Science in BA LLB?

A. Yes. Students will also be required to study Political Science along with some other Arts subjects in BA LLB.

Q. Which is the best college for BA LLB?

A. According to India Today Rankings, the National Law School of India University is the top-ranked college for BA LLB.

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.A. LL.B. at Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai.

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Faculty of Law.

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Pankaj

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5 days ago

Are the forms out for B.A. LL.B. of the colleges in Allahabad and Lucknow?

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Note: Jamia Millia Islamia, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) and National Law University, Delhi (NLUD), offer a five-year, BA LLB (H) integrated programme, which is a popular trend among students for the last few years.

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a week ago

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2 weeks ago

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2 weeks ago

The Candidates have to secure at least minimum marks in the examination of law to get admission in the BHU BA LLB course.
BHU BA LLB Cut Off.
Category - Cutoff Marks - Closing Rank
General- 313-164
OBC-296-61
SC-233-48
ST-178-25

What are the salary prospects after BA LLB in India?

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2 weeks ago

Hi Labhanshi, It depends on college to college. It could be anywhere from 5 lac per annum to 45 lac per annum.

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L.L.B. 3 Years. B.A.L.L.B. AVG FEE 21,000/Yr. 5 Years
The fee structure of LLB is around 1 lakh 10 thousand which is quiet feasible as per the needs and demand of the course .

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What rank do I need to get admission for BA LLB in Rajiv Gandhi University?

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3 weeks ago

If you are asking about the Rajiv Gandhi National Law University Patiala, than you need CLAT rank below 300 for getting admission here in the course you asked if you belong to general category.

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It varies as per quota like EWS.
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University Institute of legal studies (UILS) at Chandigarh University offers a five year integrated degree programme in Bachelor of Arts as well as Bachelor of Law (B.A. LL.B) - Honours that give students professional and scholarly skill-set necessary for a general understanding of the law as wel...University Institute of legal studies (UILS) at Chandigarh University offers a five year integrated degree programme in Bachelor of Arts as well as Bachelor of Law (B.A. LL.B) - Honours that give students professional and scholarly skill-set necessary for a general understanding of the law as well as for law-related careers. The curriculum of UILS has been efficiently prepared with an intention to nurture dedicated professionals who are already trained in a legal framework. For getting admission the eligibility criteria is 10+2 with at least 60% marks or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council in the aggregate.

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University School of Legal Studies is one of the best Institute of Legal studies in Punjab and North India with a unique balance of tradition and modernity. Our mission is to furnish the students with the skills to understand and diagnose the complexities of various legal and other inter-discipli...University School of Legal Studies is one of the best Institute of Legal studies in Punjab and North India with a unique balance of tradition and modernity. Our mission is to furnish the students with the skills to understand and diagnose the complexities of various legal and other inter-disciplinary issues and contrive solutions to these problems through analysis and reasoning. Students of University School of Legal Studies are trained in spirit of the fundamental laws, procedures of procedural laws, techniques of client counseling and skills in legal and social sciences research. Chandigarh University (CU) Punjab has a fully effective Placement programs that acts as bridge between the legal profession and students. Our placement programs works regularly to generate placement and training opportunities for the students.

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Harshita Kumari

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3 weeks ago

The fee for the three years LLB course at Narhar Balwant Thakur law college is around Rs. 40,000/- per year.

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Dear Dibrugarh University was established in 1965 by the Assam Legislative Assembly. The University has an excellent connection with the industry and other global links that enable it to provide high-quality education and research programmes. Dibrugarh University has 177 affiliated colleges and i...Dear Dibrugarh University was established in 1965 by the Assam Legislative Assembly. The University has an excellent connection with the industry and other global links that enable it to provide high-quality education and research programmes. Dibrugarh University has 177 affiliated colleges and institutes that are spread over nine districts of Assam. Dibrugarh University is a member of the prestigious Association of Indian Universities and is recognised by all the universities in India and abroad. The University offers courses through various departments like Faculty of Humanities and Law, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Commerce and Management Science, and Faculty of Earth Sciences and Energy.

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Is it compulsory to appear for CLAT if I want admission in IP University for BA LLB? Can I give IPUCET for the same?

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4 weeks ago

IP University, Delhi, usually takes admission via IPU CET but nowadays they are giving admission on CLAT scores as well, so, if you are applying for CLAT you can simultaneously fill the IP UNIVERSITY forms as well and accordingly you will be allotted the college.

Is BA LLB course available in Vikramajit Singh Sanatan Dharma College?

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Harshita Kumari

Contributor-Level 9

4 weeks ago

Well, the college certainly does not offers B.A. LL.B. Course. Visit the below-mentioned link for knowing all the courses offered by this college:
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As I got selected in Pune for B.A. LL.B. wanted hostel details.

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Harshita Kumari

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hello Aryan, could you please elaborate a bit, specifically mentioning in which college you're looking for hostel details? There are multiple institutes both private as well as the government in Pune offering B.A. LL.B. So please be a bit more precise with your question.

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