Law Courses after 12th

Law Courses after 12th In India || Admission in Law, Career In Law, Study Materials

Law is one of the courses after 12th. In India, a student can pursue a legal degree after completion of graduation in any discipline. India has low degrees of legal education.

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

LLB is a common degree of law education. The LLB takes 3 years as the duration of the course.

Integrated UG degrees – B.A. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B., LLB, BBA, B.Com LL.B – 5 years

Those who wish to do integrated courses can take admission in 5-year integrated program after completion of 10 + 2 examinations.

Master of Business Law

MBL is a master’s degree in legal education with a specialization in business law with a duration of one or two years.

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

The LLM is a master’s degree in legal education with a duration of one or two years. It has been launched in India before 2012.

Doctor of Philosophy

There is a good possibility of PhD after legal education. Most highly reputed autonomous institutes Ph.D. program.


Those who want to do integrated courses with business specialization can go for MBL-LLM or MBA-LLM. It is a 3-year degree program after completion of LLB.

Admission in Law

Students seeking admission in law have to appear in the CLAT 2020 (Common Law Admission Test). The CLAT is organized for admission to National Law Universities (NLUs) and various other institutions. Through the CLAT, students are admitted to integrated L.L.B and L.L.M courses.

Students can go for Law course with any stream (Science stream / Commerce stream / Arts stream) on 12th.

The BCI offers candidates a “Certificate of Practice” after completing LLB. In order to practice in the profession of law and obtain a certificate, candidates are required to pass the All India Bar Examination (AIBE 2020).

Career in Law

Law is a very prestigious filed to choose from as a career. This is a hard-working and honest field. A fresher may have to work under a reputed law firm or lawyer for an early start to his career.

According to a survey conducted by the Bar Council of India, there is a great demand for skilled lawyers in India. Only 20% of Indian law students are eligible to work in court.

A law student, after gaining experience, can be a government lawyer, solicitor general or part of private law firms. Law students can appear in the examination conducted by the Public Service Commissions and obtain the rank of Judge.

A good lawyer can work in the ministry, government departments and various legal advice organizations.

Study Materials

Different law books are available in the market separately for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level law courses. There is also a facility of online resources for studying law. Know some popular law books from here:

1.Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D. Basu || Buy Click Here
2.Public Administration by M Laxmikanth || Buy Click Here
3.Criminal Law – Incorporating the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 by P.S.A. Pillai || Buy Click Here
4.Private Security And The Law by Charles Nameth || Buy Click Here

5.Development of the concept of Human Rights Under International Law by Dr. Vijay Chitnis || Click Here
6.Manual of Labour Laws by Waseem Ahmad Qureshi || Click Here
7.Indian Constitutional Law by M.P. Jain || Buy Click Here

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