An all-India level entrance examination CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is conducted to grant admission in National Law Institutes in India. The LLB entrance Test for DU is considered as the second most importance entrance exam for LLB. Many top level colleges conduct their own entrance exams. These exams are generally conducted during the months of May and June. Some colleges also require the qualifying candidate to clear group discussions and personal interview. The candidates who pass through all these stages is then selected for admission in the respective college.
Students who have cleared the High School Examination or equivalent diploma with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) are eligible to appear for CLAT and other law entrance examinations.
For the five-year LLB examination, candidate should be below 20 years of age on July 1 to apply for CLAT. While in some other top colleges (NLU Delhi, Jamia Milia Islamia, GGSIP University) the upper age limit is 21 years, in AMU Law Faculty it is 22 years.
For the three-year LLB examination, there is no restriction on the upper age limit, whereas the minimum age is required to be 17 years on the date of application.
The candidates who have opted for Open universities to obtain their XII or graduation or post-graduation degree without any basic qualifications, are not eligible for admission in Law Colleges.
Benefits of the Course
Students have many opportunities after successful completion of LLB. They can opt to become lawyers in State and Central Government. They can be placed in Defence, Tax and Labor Law departments as lawyers, and can rise to become public prosecutors, attorney generals, judges, etc. Candidates can also work as legal advisors in private companies, organizations, firms and families One can also go for higher education and pursue LLM, a post-graduate course.
Top Law Colleges in India
|1||National Law School of India University||Bangalore|
|2||NALSAR University of Law||Hyderabad|
|3||National Law Institute University||Bhopal|
|4||National Univ of Juridical Sciences||Kolkata|
|5||ILS Law College||Pune|
|6||National Law University||Jodhpur|
|7||Symbiosis Society's Law College||Pune|
|8||Gujrat National Law University||Gandhinagar|
|9||Amity Law School||Delhi|
|10||New Law College||BVDU|
|11||Campus Law Center||Delhi University|
|12||Government Law College||Mumbai|
|13||Faculty of Law||AMU, Aligarh|
|14||University Law College||Bangalore|
|15||Faculty of Law Mumbai University||Mumbai|
|16||Faculty of Law BHU||Varanasi|
|17||Deptt of Laws||Punjab|
|18||Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies||Bangalore|
|19||School of Law||Gujarat|
|20||Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law Univ||Chennai|
|21||Army Institute of Law||Mohali|
|22||DES Law College||Pune|
|23||Deptt of Law Calcutta University||Kolkata|
|24||Hidayatullah National Law University||Raipur|
|25||Govt Law College||Kerala|
Last Updated on : January 2, 2014