For a legal career, a person needs a law degree first New Delhi:
With several boards releasing board exam results, students’ lives have shifted to the choice of stream for higher education. Choosing a stream after class 10 or 12 is crucial to a student’s future career. While making this decision, interest matters as much as the options available in terms of courses and job opportunities. A peek into the academic and career aspect can help students make an informed decision.
We spoke to Ms. Mehak Rohilla and Mr. Keshav Dutta from Litigation In Practice , a venture where they simplify legal terms and topics in laymen terms and also provide counselling to students who wish to pursue law as a career.
Courses that students can opt for after 12th if they want to pursue a course in law?
There are two ways to obtain a Law degree. One is the five year course, which a student can opt for after class 12th. Second is the three year course, which can be taken up after graduation.
The five year course has a lot of variations. Till a few years ago the only option was BA (LLB), where apart from the Laws (criminal, civil, corporate etc.), one would also study Humanities subjects like History, Sociology and Economics. But now a lot of colleges are offering BBA (LLB), B.Com (LLB), B.Sc. LL.B., with focus on subjects of Business Administration, Commerce and Science respectively. Through these courses, students get exposure to other subjects while studying various Acts like Indian Penal Code, Indian Contract Act etc.
What is the difference between LLB and BA LLB? Which one should a student prefer?
There are two ways to obtain a Law degree. One is the five year course – BA LLB, which a student can opt for after class 12.Second is the three year course – LLB, which a student can take up after graduation. Like I said earlier, BA (LLB) apart from the Laws (criminal, civil, corporate etc.), one also studies other subjects like History, Sociology and Economics. While in LLB, one only studies the Laws […]