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B.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice

Start Date

1 August 2023
End Date
31 July 2026

Programme Fee (Yearly)

3.5 Lacs

B.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice

Introduction to B.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is now offering the 3 years Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice) programme. The programme is designed in complaince with the latest University Grants Commission prescriptions and aims at fostering a culture of scholarship and academic excellence amongst the students. Criminology as a branch of knowledge is built on certain foundations which include a thorough understanding of criminal justice system, elementary knowledge of criminal law, and an appreciation of rule of law. Criminology improves the criminal justice system by contributing to the effective enforcement of criminal law. Through the programme, the School aims to build criminal justice professionals who can contribute to the administration of the justice by upholding the values of rule of law.

Why Study B.A. Criminology & Criminal Justice at Jindal Global Law School?

This specialised course provides a holistic understanding of Criminology as a branch of knowledge within the Criminal Justice System through a multidisciplinary approach. This approach equips the students to understand the different roles that can be played by a Criminologist, and make an informed decision about their future career pathway.

  • The students study foundational courses and get an opportunity to explore their interests via elective courses and independent research projects.
  • They can explore various career options through mandatory internships with regulatory authorities, think tanks, law offices, psychology clinics, prisons, police academies, forensic laboratories, etc.  
  • The internships and Jindal Global Law School curriculum give them a broader understanding of the Criminal Justice System and allow them to envisage diverse career paths (including higher studies).
  • At the end of the programme, a student of B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice will learn the means and methods to examine crime, criminal, and the causes and effects of crime from every possible perspective.