B.A. L.L.B. (Hons) or Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law Honours is an undergraduate Administrative Law professional integrated course. During the course main focus of study is given on Law with specialization in any one subject, along with Arts being the secondary study course. B.A. provides a course of study in general knowledge and intellectual skills. As of Law, it is a set of categorized rules and regulations under which any society or country is governed. By Honours, it is meant that it is a Higher Academic Standard Course as it requires in-depth study of any of the subjects matter. It is ranked above the Simple, Pass, General or Ordinary Bachelors course. B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) is five years course. It is called an Integrated Course because its course curriculum covers the study of Arts subjects like History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, etc along with the in-depth study of law and legislature. It is also referred as BA (LLB) (Hons.). The integrated degree course covers the study of various specialized fields of law namely Administrative Law, International Law, Labour Laws, Tax Laws, Corporate Laws, Civil law, Criminal law, Patent law, etc. The B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) course study is not restricted to the conventional class-room teaching only but it also includes case studies, mock court drills etc. to make the study more practical and interesting. The legal education apex body in India is the Bar Council of India. This Bar Council monitors and regulates the system of legal education in India. All fresh law graduates or those who have already cleared their law graduation but have not yet enrolled with the bar council must clear a bar examination (All India Bar Examination) to be entitled to practice before courts or tribunals in India. The process of enrolment confers a license to the holder to practice before any court in India and give legal advice. The entire procedure of enrolment and post-enrolment professional conduct is regulated and supervised by the Bar Council of India.

B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) Eligibility

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a B.A. L.L.B. Honours Course is Pass in the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an equivalent examination aggregate not less than 50% of the total marks. The Eligibility condition for admission of students under the Foreign Nationals Category shall be 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination of (10+2) system or an equivalent examination. This criterion may from one institute to another.
  • Admission to the First Year of the 5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Program is made strictly on merit, based on the All India Entrance Examination.
  • Candidates need to secure minimum of 40% (30% for SC and ST candidates) of the total marks in the All India Entrance Test to become eligible for the admission. The University has a right to keep the seats vacant if there are no candidates who secured minimum cut off marks.
  • Age should not be less than 21 years of age on the first day of July of the year of admission. However, in cases of SC or ST candidates the maximum age limit shall be 23 years. Age limit is subject to change and could be varied as per an institute’s rules and regulations.
  • Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also appear for the test on condition that they produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination with the prescribed marks at the time of interview.
  • Candidates whose statement of marks of the qualifying examination is not available at the time of the interview are not eligible for admission.
  • Candidates who get compartment in any subject in the qualifying examination are not eligible for admission in that year.
  • The admission of foreign nationals however, shall be made based on satisfying the prescribed academic qualifications. They are exempted from taking the admission test. The other rules regarding the eligibility for admission will be applicable as applicable to other candidates.
  • Most of the institutes reserve a certain number of seats for foreign candidates.
  • Certain number of seats is also reserved for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, along with reservation for Persons with Disability.

Some of B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) Entrance Tests

  • National Law School LLB (Hons.) Entrance Test
  • NALSAR B.A. LLB Entrance Test
  • CNLU B.A. LLB Entrance Test

B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) Course Suitability

  • Those who want to go for jobs in Central Services such as Indian Legal Services through Union Public service Commission (UPSC) on grounds of their experience in the field and also in State Legal Services through State Public service Commission (SPSC) exams also are good match for the course.
  • Sharp minded people with flair for speaking are the most suitable for pursuing this course.
  • Some of us are curious about the laws that govern us and we want to have the power an advocate yields; nobody messes with a legal professional also can go for the course.
  • Candidates who want to have Master degree and then for research studies ahead also are suitable for the course.

How is B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) Course Beneficial?

  • The course changes a person’s outlook towards life, society and more importantly one’s role in administration of justice.
  • It equips the students with the knowledge to meet the challenges of the emerging global paradigms and empowers us with methods and discipline which prepare you for the Bar or for any corporate position.
  • It prepares candidates for the burgeoning needs of the legal world, with broad perspectives and finer details.
  • Acquiring an integrated degree of arts & law provides weapons to the degree holder to fight against all types of social inequalities and crimes.


The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a B.A. L.L.B. Honours Course is Pass in the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an equivalent examination aggregate not less than 50% of the total marks. The Eligibility condition for admission of students under the Foreign Nationals Category shall be 65% marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination of (10+2) system or an equivalent examination. This criterion may from one institute to another.
  • B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) Syllabus

    Syllabus of B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.) as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

      Year I (Sem. I)

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    Legal Method


    Law of Torts I


    History of Legal & Constitutional Development


    Political Science I


    English I


      Sem. II


    Law of Contracts I


    Law of Torts II


    Criminal Law I


    Political Science II


    English II


      Year II (Sem. III)


    Law of Contracts II


    Family Law I


    Criminal Law II


    Economics & Law I


    Sociology I


      Sem. IV


    Law of Property


    Family Law II


    Law and Poverty


    Economics & Law II


    Sociology II


      Year III (Sem. V)


    Jurisprudence I


    Constitutional Law I


    Administrative Law


    CPC & Law of Limitation


    Law of Evidence


      Sem. VI


    Jurisprudence II


    Constitutional Law II


    Clinic I (ADR)


    International Law


    Labour Laws


      Year IV (Sem. VII)


    Corporate Law I


    Environmental Law


    Intellectual Property Rights Law


    Banking Law and Negotiable Instruments


    Seminar Course I


      Sem. VIII


    Corporate Law II


    Taxation Laws


    Cyber Laws


    Clinic II


    Seminar Course II


      Year V (Sem. IX)


    International Trade Law


    Judicial Process & Interpretation of Statutes


    Clinic III


    Seminar Course III


    Seminar Course IV


      Sem. X


    Law of Insurance


    Human Rights, International Humanitarian & Refugee Law


    Clinic IV (Court Management & Practical Training)


    Seminar Course V


    Seminar Course VI


    Optional Seminar Courses

    1. Women and the Law

    29.  Investment Laws

    2. Child and the Law

    30. WTO

    3. International Human Rights Law

    31. Communications Policy & the Laws

    4. Refugee Law

    32. Air and Space Law

    5. International Humanitarian Law

    33. International Taxation

    6. Displaced and the Law

    34. European Union Laws

    7. Disabilities Law

    35. Customs Central Excise & Service Tax Laws

    8. Minorities Law

    36. Service Laws

    9. National Security Laws

    37. Maritime Insurance

    10. Terrorism and the Laws

    38. Energy Laws

    11. Social Exclusion Laws

    39. Transport Laws

    12. Natural Resources Law

    40. Air Sea & Surface Transportation

    13. Education Laws

    41. Comparative Jurisprudence

    14. Health Laws

    42. Comparative Constitution (Federation)

    15. Law of Elections

    43. Law & Forensic Science

    16. Climate Change

    44. Money Laundering

    17. Disaster Management & Law

    45. Anti Dumping

    18. Right to Information Laws

    46. Competition Law & Policy

    19. Media & Law

    47. Infrastructure Contracts

    20. Biotechnology & Law

    48. Agrarian Law and Reforms

    21. International Commercial Arbitration

    49. Critical Legal Studies

    22. Criminology & Penology

    50. International Institutions

    23. Bankruptcy Policy and Law

    51. Disarmament and Peace Law

    24. Real Estate Laws

    52. International Negotiation

    25. Mergers & Acquisitions

    53. Juvenile Justice

    26. Securities Regulation

    54. Legislative Drafting

    27. Corporate Finance

    55. Cyber Law

    28. International Business Transactions


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Jaipur, Rajasthan

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