LL.B. (3 Years) Degree Program

Program Overview

The degree is suited to students who wish to pursue a career in which knowledge of law and legal system is of major importance. A student passing his LL.B. Examination is deemed to be a graduate in law. It is a 3 years course comprising of six semesters.


All About LLB

LLB is a popular course amongst graduates who wish to enter into the field of litigation or legal education. Candidates learn the nuances of public and private law which is applicable across various matters such as Criminal matters, Civil Disputes, Tax and Commercial Disputes. After completing this course, one can get enrolled in Bar Council and practise in Indian Courts.

What is LLB degree?

Legum Baccalaureus or LLB is a three-year Bachelor of Laws degree that is offered to aspirants by many renowned colleges in India. However, candidates can pursue this law course only if they possess a graduate degree. The three-year LLB course offered at most of the law colleges of India is regulated and closely supervised by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The three-year law course is structured in such a way that the curriculum is divided into six semesters. Candidates are awarded the degree only when they complete all the semesters of this three-year LLB course.

Why LLB?

LLB is a three-year graduate level course which deals with the various laws of the country such as civil laws, commercial laws, criminal laws, procedural laws etc. Anyone who wishes to make a career in the field of law can take up LLB after completing graduation in any field.

Who can pursue LLB?

LLB can be pursued by candidates who have completed graduation in any relevant discipline. They can also pursue it after post-graduation since the relevant qualification is only a graduation degree. Furthermore, the candidate must have the inclination towards establishing a career as an advocate or solicitor or law officer in renowned public organisations.

What is the scope of LLB?

After pursuing LLB, one can either pursue higher studies by doing LLM and PhD. This will open doors to the academia and research profile. One may start practising as an advocate by enrolling in the local state bar and also appearing in All India Bar Examination. Candidates can also appear for various judicial and civil services examinations or other government and banking examinations.

Eligibility for LLB

Candidates who want to pursue the LLB course should fulfil certain requirements in order to be eligible. Below are the eligibility criteria for three-year LLB courses as mentioned by BCI :

    • Candidates need to be graduates i.e. either they should have passed a bachelor's degree of three years or four-years duration in any subject/ discipline in order to pursue an LLB course.

    • Apart from this, some colleges also fix a minimum percentage requirement that candidates need to fulfil in order to secure admission in the three-year LLB course offered by them. The (minimum) percentage requirement for General category candidates ranges from 45% to 55% and that for SC/ST category candidates ranges between 35% to 45%.