Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University



Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Law (Integrated) BALLB


Pass with 50% (GEN)/ 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent.


BALLB is a dual degree professional course which integrates Arts with Law. It covers subjects related to Arts fields such as Economics, History, Sociology and Political Science etc. alongside specialized fields of law like Criminal Law, Corporate Law, Patent Law, Administrative Law, Tax Law, International Law and Labor Law. In the BA LLB course, the focus is on developing skills that will help the students to tackle any kind of legal problem they may face in the future. If you are passionate about Law and want to build a good career in this sector, then this course is perfect for you. The objective of this course is to equip the students with expert knowledge and a unique perspective on it. It enables the students to think critically in a creative way and come up with innovative ideas to tackle the aforesaid legal issues. The course is created for students who are suitable for concise writing, verbal questioning and complex information interpretation. The aspirants having a strong evaluation and analytical skills can be a good fit for this course. The students who dream of making a career in law and contribute towards society can take this course and fulfil their dream of BALLB. The course is designed not only with the objective of rendering knowledge of the law but also to teach subjects like English, Sociology, Economics, Political Science and History. These courses help to understand how central and state governments function and how legislations are enacted and enforced. Those who have good communication skills, can prove their stance/point, have confidence, are quick thinking, have good logical and reasoning skills will thrive in this field. Some other skills that will come handy are- street smartness, good memory, authoritative attitude etc.

Career Prospects

There is a huge demand for BALLB graduates in India. They can be employed in both state and central government agencies or they can work for a private law firm. Since it is one of the most lucrative career options all over the globe, the popular job areas for the graduates are banks, consultancies, Judiciary, MNCs, Sale Tax & Excise Departments, and others. They can also practice as a lawyer independently. After completing the course, BALLB graduates can take up the following jobs: -Lawyer -Solicitor -Advocate -Legal Advisor Average earnings of BALLB graduates ranges from 3 to 5 LPA. After completing the course, the graduates can further go in for higher education in the form of LLM (Mater’s of Law course). Other than that, students may also go for business oriented courses such as M.B.A., M.B.L. (Master of Business Laws) etc. The top legal firms that are known to hire law graduates are as follows: AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, J Sagar Associates, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, Trilegal, S&R Associates, Economic Laws Practice, Desai & Diwanji, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co. etc.

Duration: 5 years | Total Fees: 1,00,000 per year

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