3 Year Law OR 5 Year Law?

Q: What is the difference between BA/BBA LLB and LLB?

A: BA/BBA LLB is of five years duration and can be pursued right after passing Class 12. On the other hand, LLB course is of three years duration, which can pursued after passing graduation.

Q: Which one is better - BA LLB or LLB?

A: Both BA LLB and LLB are equally good, wherein both the courses offer almost equal career opportunities. The only major difference is in their eligibility - Class 12 for BA LLB  and graduation for LLB.

Q: In how many years can I complete my LLB?

A: If you pursue an integrated LLB course, you will take five years to obtain the LLB degree. If you pursue an LLB course, you will take total six years (three years in graduation and another three years in LLB) to obtain the LLB degree.   

Q: Is three-year LLB a postgraduate Law degree?

A: No, the three-year LLB is an undergraduate Law degree, the eligibility for which is graduation in any stream. The postgraduate degree in Law is called LLM.

Q: Do NLUs offer three-year LLB?

A: Most of the NLUs do not offer three-year LLB degree. The Law courses that are mostly offered by them include integrated LLB and LLM.

Q: Can I complete LLB in two years?

A: No, the duration of an LLB course in India is three years. 

Q: Can I pursue LLB at the age of 40 or 50?

A: Yes, candidates belonging to any age group can pursue LLB, provided they posses the required eligibility criteria of Class 12 or graduation.

Q: What is the duration of BA LLB course?

A: The BA LLB course is of five years duration. 

Q: Is CLAT compulsory for LLB?

A: CLAT is compulsory for admission to integrated LLB courses. However, one does not need to appear for CLAT if they wish to pursue LLB after graduation. 

Q: How can I become a judge after completing LLB in India? 

A: You need to appear for the Judiciary exam after obtaining an LLB degree in order to become a judge.

Q: Is studying LLB difficult?

A: LLB, whether three year or five year, is not a very difficult course to pursue as compared to other professional courses such as BTech and MBBS.