B.B.A.LL.B. (Hons)March 17, 2023 2023-12-15 9:29
5 YEARS INTEGRATED PROGRAMME
About The Programme
Since 2013, Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) has been providing the 5-year integrated Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Laws (BBA LL.B. (Hons.)) Programme. The Programme adheres to the latest Bar Council of India regulations and University Grants Commission guidelines, and is aimed at cultivating a scholarly environment and promoting academic excellence among the students.
What Makes It Different at JGU
The BBA LL.B. (Hons.) programme at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) offers a comprehensive understanding of the legal field by integrating business, management, and law. This interdisciplinary approach equips students with the ability to apply legal principles to real-world scenarios. The programme includes foundational courses and allows students to explore their interests through elective courses and independent research projects.
Internships provide students with opportunities to gain practical experience in a range of industries, including corporate, law firms, small businesses, start-ups, advisory and legal consultancies, CAs, CSs, CFAs firms, contract law-related opportunities, international law firms, and international organizations.
By the end of the programme, BBA LL.B. students will have developed the skills to communicate effectively in a legal setting, interpret and apply laws, specialize in legal subjects of their interest, explore niche options in the legal industry, and succeed in legal employment. The programme provides a solid foundation for students who wish to pursue higher studies in the field of law.
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10+2 or equivalent with a minimum of 45% marks (CBSE, ISC, State Boards, IB, Cambridge and other Govt. Recognised Boards) and LSAT-India Exam. Jindal Global Law School does not accept any other law school admissions test.
LSAT—India is an entrance test designed by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), USA, LSAC’s affiliate in India. The test will be in a multiple choice format and covers logical reasoning, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.
JGLS offers a BBA LL.B (Hons) Curriculum comprising both compulsory and elective courses, each of a maximum one-semester duration. Compulsory courses aim to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental branches of law and fulfill requirements for admission to practice, while elective courses offer students the opportunity to explore specific interests and deepen their understanding.
Full-semester courses are worth 4 credits, except for electives worth 4 to 1 credits, with a minimum full-time load of 40 credits per year. The standard full-time load is 20 credits per semester, but students can opt for a higher load with prior consent from the Office of Academic Affairs, subject to a maximum of 28 credits per semester.
To receive a BBA LL.B (Hons) degree, students must earn at least 208 credits, allocated as follows:
- Two English language courses, totaling 8 credits
- At least 12 compulsory courses in business, management, commerce, and social sciences subjects, totaling 48 credits
- At least 20 compulsory law courses, totaling 80 credits
- At least 14 elective courses (including 8 courses for an honors degree), totaling 56 credits
- 4 compulsory clinical courses, totaling 16 credits.
Students may also earn credits for participating in co-curricular activities that enhance their legal reasoning skills and understanding of the law, which can count towards the total 208 credits required for the BBA LL.B (Hons) degree.
JGLS’s Office of Career Services (OCS) provides students with career mentoring and counseling through JGLS faculty members from various areas of practice to help students explore different career paths and choose the right one. OCS offers a range of programmes, training, and resources to prepare students for success in their careers, including internships and placement opportunities facilitated through multiple collaborations and MoUs.
The OCS conducts workshops, guest lectures, industry talks, and field visits throughout the year to help students sharpen their skills, gain industry intelligence, and access career opportunities. These programmes are available to students at every stage of their law school journey, including training and career opportunities for JGLS alumni.
JGLS’s placements are a result of various career development activities undertaken during a law student’s time at the school. These activities begin in the penultimate year with the ‘Zero Day Placement Event’, organized for top corporate law firms, foreign law firms, and selected corporates. The larger recruitment drive takes place in the final year, with on and off-campus hiring by corporate firms, NGOs, and law firms, totaling around 40-50 organizations engaging with the Office of Career Services (OCS) for hiring.
Jindal Global Law School offers a range of scholarships to support exceptional students pursuing various law programmes.
The O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship is awarded to the top five LSAT-India test scorers who enroll in the three-year LL.B. programme, five-year B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme, or one-year LL.M. programme. Each recipient is awarded Rs. 1 lakh per year based solely on their performance in the LSAT-India admission test.
The Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarships aim to encourage and support young global leaders. One student from the five-year B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme, one student from the three-year LL.B. programme, and one student from the one-year LL.M. programme are selected through an independent process and awarded the scholarship, which covers the one-year programme fee for B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) and LL.B. programmes, and 50% of the programme fee for the LL.M. programme.
The Shallu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarships support outstanding women pursuing law degrees. Two students from the three-year LL.B. programme, two students from the five-year B.A./B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) programme, and two students from the one-year LL.M. programme are selected through an independent process and awarded 50% of the one-year programme fee each.
In addition, a substantial number of selected students are awarded studentships ranging from 10% to 50% of tuition fees on a merit-cum-means basis, as per university rules.
JGLS believes that an international experience is essential for students to recognize and embrace different cultural and community perspectives, creating new career opportunities and broadening their worldview. To facilitate this, JGLS offers a range of geographically diverse and academically enriching Student Exchange programmes for one semester. These programmes offer students the opportunity to study abroad at one of JGLS’s partner institutions, spread across varying legal systems, and bring back a unique learning experience. The exchanges not only enrich students’ academic and professional lives, but also enhance language learning, intercultural skills, self-reliance, and self-awareness, making them citizens of the world.
The programme is open to students pursuing the five-year B.Com. / B.B.A. LL.B / B.A. LL.B, three-year LL.B., and one-year LL.M. programmes. Eligible students from JGLS spend a semester at one of our partner institutions across the globe, and the programme is revenue-neutral with respect to tuition fees.
Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) provides an academic support programme called the ‘LIFE in Law’ programme for students who face academic challenges. This programme is designed to assist students who need additional support in passing their re-sit examinations. The ‘LIFE in Law’ programme is a teaching-oriented programme, with a focus on preparing students for re-sit examinations.
The programme is designed to cater to the needs of students who require assistance in academics. It provides a support system to help students overcome academic challenges and succeed in their studies. The entire programme is designed to be teaching-oriented, with a focus on preparing students for re-sit examinations.
Overall, the ‘LIFE in Law’ programme at JGLS is a valuable resource for students who require academic support, providing them with the necessary tools to overcome academic challenges and succeed in their studies.