B.A. LL.B. (Hons)

Course Start Date
01 August 2021

Course End Date
31 July 2026

Duration
5 Years

Last Date to Apply
31-07-2021

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 6 Lacs

Important Notice

NOTIFICATION RELATING TO ADMISSIONS 2021-22

In the light of the decision of the Government of India to cancel the XII Board Examination (CBSE) and similar decisions taken by other Boards, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) will admit students for the academic year 2021-22 on the basis of the performance in the relevant entrance examination. 

All students admitted to undergraduate programmes at JGU should have successfully completed their XII standard and should submit the Transcripts as and when it is provided to them by their respective Boards.

Course Information

Objective

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) offers the 5 year integrated Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (B.A. LL.B. (Hons) programme since its year of inception in 2009. Through a combination of courses in arts and law subjects, the programme is designed in keeping with the latest Bar Council of India rules and the University Grants Commission prescriptions and aims at fostering a culture of scholarship and academic excellence amongst the students.

Eligibility

Eligibility : 10+2 & LSAT—India examination or equivalent with not less than 45% aggregate marks.

Credit Structure

The B.A. LLB Honours programme. Curriculum at JGLS consists of compulsory and elective courses of maximum one semester’s strength. The compulsory courses are designed to ensure that every student gains a sufficient grounding in the fundamental branches of the law, as well as satisfying applicable requirements for admission to practice; the elective courses provide an opportunity to develop particular interests and to deepen understanding.

Each full semester course is worth 4 credits (with the exception of electives worth 4 to 1 credits), with 40 credits per year being the minimum full-time load adopted by the University. The normal full-time load in each semester is therefore 20 credits. Students may choose to take on a higher load subject with the prior consent of the Office of Academic Affairs. In no event shall the load for any semester be in excess of 28 credits.

In order to be awarded a B.A. LLB Honours programme. degree, students must be awarded no less than 208 credits in total, distributed as follows:

  • Two English language courses, worth 8 credits in aggregate;
  • At least 12 compulsory courses in arts and humanities subjects, worth 48 credits in aggregate;
  • At least 20 compulsory courses in law, worth 80 credits in aggregate;
  • At least 14 elective courses (including 8 courses undertaken in pursuance of an honours degree), worth 56 credits in aggregate; and
  • 4 compulsory clinical courses, worth 16 credits in aggregate.

Students may be awarded credits for undertaking co-curricular activities which allow them to develop legal reasoning skills and enhance their understanding of the law. Credits earned on account of permissible co-curricular activity will count towards the total 208 credits required to be awarded a  B.A. LLB Honours programme. degree.

Optional Credits

  • Teaching Assistantships:  Maximum of 8 credits
  • Independent Research: Maximum of 6 credits
  • Semester Exchange Programmes: Maximum of 24 elective credits
  • Summer/ Winter School: Maximum of 6 credits
  • Membership in the Law Review (Jindal International and Comparative Law Review): Maximum of 6 credits

Course Structure

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

5th Year

Semester 1

Semester 3

Semester 5

Semester 7

Semester 9

Legal Methods

Law of Contracts II

Constitutional Law II

Human Rights Law & Theory

Labour Law II

English I

Law of Crimes

Family Law II

Law of Taxation

Elective Course

Law of Torts and Consumer Protection

Economics I

Civil Procedure Code and Law of Limitation

Environmental Law

Elective Course

Sociology I

History II

Jurisprudence I

Intellectual Property Rights

Elective Course

Political Science I

Family Law I

Company Law I

Elective Course

Elective Course

  

1 Elective (LAW OR NON-LAW)

  

Semester 2

Semester 4

Semester 6

Semester 8

Semester 10

Law of Contracts I

Constitutional Law I

Public International Law

Labour Law I

Professional Ethics and Bar-Bench Relations

Political Science II

Criminal Procedure Code

Jurisprudence II

Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing

Elective Course

History I

Property Law

Administrative Law

International Trade Law

Elective Course

English II

Family Law II

Company Law II

Interpretation of Statutes

Elective Course

Sociology II

Economics II

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Elective Course

Elective Course

Writing Workshop

Gender & Society

 

Elective Course

 

 

Course Electives

Students are offered a number of elective courses from their third year of study. These courses are often interdisciplinary, involving elements of law as well as other disciplines in social science and management. Successful completion of electives will lead to the awarding of credits, which are ascertained per elective, based on the number of instructional hours. For example, a three credit course will have at least three hours of classroom lectures per week and one or more hours of tutorial instruction per week.

Further, a number of elective courses at the various schools of the University are open for cross-registration. For example, a student of the Jindal School of International Affairs may opt for a course on International Humanitarian Law offered by the Jindal Global Law School.

Scholarships

O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarships

The top five LSAT—India test scorers who enrol in the three year LLB Honours programme, five year  B.A. LL.B. (Hons)/ B.B.A. LLB Honours programme./ B.Com LL.B. (Hons) programme and a one year LL.M. programme will be awarded the O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship of Rs. 1 lakh per year. This will be based solely on their performance in the LSAT—India admission test.

Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarships
The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and support young global leaders. One student from the five year  B.A. LL.B. (Hons)/ B.B.A LL.B. (Hons)/ B.Com LL.B. (Hons) programme, one student from the three year LL.B. and another student from the one year LL.M. programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis of an independent selection process. An award of one year programme fee will be given to the student of  B.A. LL.B. (Hons)/ B.B.A LL.B. (Hons)/ B.Com LL.B. (Hons) and LL.B. programme and for LL.M. 50% of the programme fee will be awarded to the selected student of the LL.M. programme.

Shallu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarships
The aim of the scholarship is to nurture, encourage and support outstanding women to enter the field of law. Two students from the three year LLB Honours programme., two students from the five year

 B.A. LL.B. (Hons)/ B.B.A LL.B. (Hons)/ B.Com LLB Honours programme. and two students from the one year LL.M. programme will be awarded this scholarship on the basis of an independent selection process. An award of 50% of one year programme fee will be given to each student.

Studentships ranging from 10% to 75% of tuition fees are awarded on merit-cum-means basis to a substantial number of selected students as per university rules.

Students who qualify under Haryana domicile category may be eligible for full or partial fee concession.

Careers

JGLS has entered into multiple MoUs and collaborations  to facilitate internships and placements for JGLS students and graduates. JGLS also has extensive ties within government, businesses, and civil society, which are used to assist in placing our students and graduates. Our  graduating students have opted for diverse careers in organizations ranging from law firms, corporates, senior counsels, think-tanks, start-ups, and public policy organizations, among others.

A large number of students also chose to pursue higher studies abroad for which many partner universities of JGLS offered generous scholarships to the students. JGLS has MoUs and academic partnerships with International and top Indian law firms, including White & Case, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, FoxMandal Little, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, Nishith Desai Associates, Economic Laws Practice, Khaitan & Co., Vaish Associates and Trilegal to facilitate internships and placements for students.

The school also has a Committee of International Lawyers (J-CIL), a New York based association of practising lawyers from leading law firms worldwide, who are committed to helping JGLS provide advice and career counselling for students and graduates.

Office of Career Services [here]

Admissions Helpline

Mr. Anand Prakash Mishra

Director Law Admissions and Associate Professor of Legal Practice & Associate Dean (Admissions, Outreach & Institution Building)

Mr. Deepu Krishna
Joint Director, Admissions & Outreach
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Assistant Director, Admissions & Outreach
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Mr. Vinod Madaan

Assistant Director, Admissions & Outreach
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Ms. Suruchi Makkar
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: + 91-8930110817
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Assistant Manager, Admissions & Outreach
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 Mr. Harsh Vardhan     Tiwari
Assistant Manager- Admissions & Outreach
 

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