General Law: College

Bachelor of General Law is a undergraduate course offered by various prestigious and reputed institutions in India. It is a course that deals with different laws, rules and regulations that are obeyed and implemented by people in the society. This law course is originated to provide justice for the people by a common law. There are various types of laws that are useful for protection of the society. This is course is also provided in distance mode for the convenience of the aspiring candidates who look forward to purse this degree with a full time job. There are various specializations in Law courses viz. Business Laws, Administrative Laws, Criminal Laws, Constitutional Laws etc. and the students have the availability to select and pursue their desired course. 


Top colleges

There are many Law colleges and Universities that provide a full time course on General Law. Some of the colleges and Universities that provide General law as  a full time course are mentioned below:

1. NLSIU, Bangalore

2. NALSAR, Hyderabad

3. NLIU, Bhopal

4. NUJS, Kolkata

5. NLU, Jodhpur

6. HNLU, Raipur

7. GNLU, Gandhinagar

8. Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Delhi

9. Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune  

10. ILS Law College, Pune

11. Government Law College, Mumbai

12. Amity Law School, Delhi   

13. Faculty of Law, AMU

14. University Law College, Bangalore University

15. Faculty of Law, Mumbai University


Highlights

Course LevelUnder Graduate
Course Name Bachelor in General Law
Duration 2 Years
Admission ProcessEntrance and Counselling
Examination TypeSemester
Course FeesRs 25000 - Rs 35000 per year
Top RecruitersAllen and Overy, Linklaters, Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates etc


Eligibility

CourseDurationEligibilityEntrances
B.G.L( Bachelor in General Law)2 YearsMinimum 50% - 55% in Graduation LAWCET,CLAT,LSAT,AILET


Top Recruiters

1. Jyothisagar and Associates
2. Kaithan And Co.
3. Trilegal
4. Allen and Overy 
5. Linklaters
6. Amarchand Mangaldas
7. AZB & Partners
8. J Sagar Associates
9. Khaitan & Co
10. Luthra & Luthra

Admission Process

The students can apply for this course by registering themselves on the college or University website during the application period. But there is no merit based selection under this course. The students have to make themselves eligible by appearing and scoring good marks in the LAW entrance examinations. A good Cut-off mark can ensure good placement in a good college or university. The students who are on their last year of graduation can also apply for the same

Syllabus:

First Year
Second Year
Legal Theory (Jurisprudence) & Comparative Law
Law of Property with Easements
Law of Contracts – 1 ( General Principles with Specific Relief Act)
Law of Evidence with Drafting & Conveyancing
Law of Contracts – 2 ( Special Contracts)
Mohammedan Law & Christian Law
Constitutional Law
Law relating to Taxation
Law of Crimes
Labour Laws
Law of Torts
Hindu Law


Skills Required

1. Good at collecting information/ data

2. Good at analysing public policies impacting criminal justice

3. Ability to work in a team

4. Good at reading charts & graphs

5. Critical Thinking

6. Ability to debate

7. Good decision making skills

8. Leadership skills

9. Ability to manage stress

10. Good observational skills



Top Entrances

1. LAWCET – LAW Common Entrance Test
2. AILET – All India Law Entrance Test
3. LSAT – Law School Admission Test
4. CLAT – Common Law Entrance Test


Career

Job profilesSalaryJob Description
Government Advocate
3 Lakhs - 6 Lakhs
Government lawyers advise government members on a variety of legal issues including legislation on tax, environment, discrimination, employment and justice
Government Pleader
4 lakhs - 8 lakhs
A Pleader shall be responsible for seeing that receipts are furnished to a client for all sums of money received by himself or by his clerk on his behalf. Courts in which a pleader can practice. Notice to be given on taking up employment or engaging in trade or business
Civil Lawyer

4 lakhs - 5 lakhs

( Depends on the significance of the case )

Civil lawyer handle cases involving contracts and property between individuals, government and businesses
Professor - Law
3 lakhs - 5 lakhs
Teaches courses in the discipline area of law. Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework







 

Faq's

Q: What is the duration of the course?

A: The duration of the course is 2 years

Q: What are the job profile associated in this filed?

A: The job profiles associated with this field are as follows:

1.Professor

2.Govt. Pleader

3.Advocate, etc

Q: Do we have a merit based selection in this stream?

A: NO, unlike other law courses this stream selects through entrance examinations.

Q: Who are the top recruiters in this field?

A: Some of the top recruiters in this field are as follows:

1. Jyothisagar and Associates
2. Kaithan And Co.
3. Trilegal
4. Allen and Overy 
5. Linklaters

Q: What is the minimum qualification for this stream?

A: The minimum qualification for this stream is graduation. with 50% -55%

Q: What are the  skills required in this field?

A: Some of the skills are mentioned below:

1. Good at collecting information/ data

2. Good at analysing public policies impacting criminal justice

3. Ability to work in a team

4. Good at reading charts & graphs

5. Critical Thinking

Q: What are the top colleges in this stream?

A: Some of the top colleges are :

1. NLSIU, Bangalore

2. NALSAR, Hyderabad

3. NLIU, Bhopal

4. NUJS, Kolkata

5. NLU, Jodhpu

Q: Does this course have semester exams or yearly exams?

A: This stream has semester exams

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