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B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies

Start Date

16 August 2021
End Date
31 July 2024
Duration
3 Years
Last Date to Apply
31-Oct-2021

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies

Introduction to B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies

The three-year B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies programme at Jindal Global Law school aims to nurture legal imagination among young students and build a strong foundation to study law and social sciences in the future or be absorbed into legal and allied fields. This B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies  programme will be the first ever multi-disciplinary undergraduate degree in legal studies to be launched in 2020-21 academic year.

Why study B.A. (Hons.) Legal Studies

Objectives of the Programme

  • A. (Hons.) Legal Studies students will build an understanding of the context in which legal work is performed.
  • Create the legal imagination that is needed for shaping the framework within which legal work is performed.
  • Provide students with a comprehensive exposure to the Indian legal system through experiential learning by way of internships.
  • Impart skills essential of the performance pre-legal and paralegal work.
  • Provide students with a sound understanding of the history and organisation of legal systems from national, international and comparative perspectives.
  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the substance of relevant laws in India.
  • Familiarise students with the major legal and political discourses in India and worldwide.

Distinctive Features

  • Offered by Jindal Global Law School faculty: arguably the best in the field to provide a strong legal and social sciences research foundation.
  • Only social science programme in the country focused on creating legal imagination and understanding of the legal context for the future.
  • Imparting skills essential for the performance of pre-legal and paralegal works as well as preparing students for careers in legal practice, judiciary, academia and public service.
  • Teaching and training which enable students to express opinions on legal issues concisely and clearly; to identify, analyse and address legal problems; assessment of the social impact of the legal issues.
  • Provision of excellent organisational and communication skills training alongside the opportunity to learn foreign languages and other interdisciplinary courses across the various schools of Jindal Global University.

Blog Articles

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