Benefits of Pursuing an Integrated LLB Course

Benefits of Pursuing an Integrated LLB Course

April 13, 2023

Law and order help maintain stability in society as it defines and governs behaviour and ensures justice. Meant to be enforced by the authorities, the legal practitioners strive to drive the system through interpretations and advocacy in accordance with various sections and statutes to ensure the protection of rights whilst upholding the sanctity and ideals of the society. Lawyers and judges therefore work hand-in-hand and ensure the protection of our rights with the harmonious functioning of society. Also, with the advent of science and technology, the ambits of the legal profession have expanded manifolds and several other prospering fields such as IPR, copyrights, trademark, competition law and environmental law have cropped up. Therefore, the need for well-knowledgeable and expert lawyers has been on a constant rise, and well there are a plethora of opportunities that await such skilled professionals.

And so to empower the up-and-coming new-gen with absolute intelligence, the five-year Bachelor’s in Law tends to be an advanced programme specifically focusing on intelligent approaches and practices for impactful advocacy and enforcement of laws. Prepared in consultation with legal luminaries and specialists, the curriculum for LLB at K.R. Mangalam University entails a series of modules aimed at imparting holistic education to all our nascent, young legal minds by ensuring that they are exposed to the actual ginormous world of law. Our curriculum of unparalleled breadth is meticulously designed to address the challenges posed by globalization, social and political concerns and e-commerce, transnational issues. The curriculum promotes an interdisciplinary approach with actual on-field legal education as an integral component of our teaching.

To practise before the courts in India, one has to enrol in a three-year LLB course only after completion of the bachelor’s degree, that too, requires three years in all after completion of grade 12. The LLB course is therefore designed for those who already hold a bachelor’s degree in some field and they subsequently decide to pursue a career in law, but if you are one of those who is quite well determined and firm about his career plans, and if you dream of becoming a great attorney or perhaps a judge at the bench, then there’s a better option in store for you that wouldn’t just help save your precious academic years of study, but would further open an eclectic gamut of opportunities for you to avail.

The five-year integrated LLB course is approved by the UGC and it is divided into ten semesters. It is apt for the high school pass students who are firm about their career choices and rest assured, the integrated law course helps students acquire an in-depth understanding of the various legal subjects. This in turn gives the students an edge over those who have pursued the three-year course. This however isn’t all as there are various other benefits of pursuing a BBA LLB, BA LLB or a BCom LLB course and mentioned below is a succinct overview of those.


Comprehensive Knowledge of Law

Well, lawyers get paid in accordance with the level of expertise that they hold over their subject. The five-year integrated LLB course after finishing 12th commerce/ science/ humanities is apt for those who wish to acquire comprehensive legal knowledge. The course thoroughly covers various crucial domains of law and gives the students ample time to imbibe the nitty gritty of subjects such as criminal law, civil law, business laws, labour laws, constitutional law and international law.


Enhanced Career Opportunities :

A five-year integrated law course offers a plethora of career opportunities. The various career opportunities for BCom LLB, BA LLB or BBA LLB range from becoming a great attorney or pursuing a career as a Judge or perhaps working as a legal consultant or an advisor in the corporate world. Also, it is important to mention herein that besides the judiciary exams, there are innumerable other vacancies in the government sector for those who hold a law degree, but there’s a very basic age criterion that ought to be fulfilled. So those who have successfully completed an integrated LLB course right after their 12th grade stand a better chance of succeeding at these exams, particularly considering their age factor.


Holistic Development of Students :

The Integrated LLB course doesn’t just impart interdisciplinary education but also ensures the holistic development of students by exposing them to various courtroom exercises and soliciting their mandatory participation. The course helps students get more time at hand and this in turn is fundamental to developing their analytical thinking, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. Furthermore, students are even able to hone their communication skills and this, therefore, helps them excel in all walks of their personal and professional lives.


Professional Networking & Personal Growth Opportunities :

A five-year integrated LLB course can help students work on their personal growth and development by taking up various internships, working in legal aid clinics, participating in moots, and thereby exploring and witnessing the actual world of law. This can in turn help them build upon their network circle. Networking is indeed one of the most essential aspects of becoming an eminent lawyer, and so pursuing an integrated law course can offer students better opportunities to do so.


Holding a Specialization :

The length and breadth of the integrated LLB course do not just cover all the crucial law subjects to a tee but also offer students an opportunity to select and work upon their interested area of specialization and to thus hold a competitive advantage over those with a plain 3 year LLB degree who are yet to select their area of specialization. So be it criminal or corporate law or IPRs or international or constitutional law, students pursuing the five-year integrated LLB course could handpick the area of their choice and gain thorough expertise over the same.

If you’re still baffled and are wondering about the career opportunities after the integrated LLB course, then read below the top recruiters for BCom. LLB, BBA LLB and BA LLB:


Eminent Recruiters & Firms for Those with BCom. LLB, BBA LLB and BA LLB

Renowned and top-notch law firms such as Amarchand & Mangaldas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, AZB & Partners, Suresh A. Shroff & Co, Khaitan & Co, and Luthra and Luthra prefer taking young advocates who hold a five year integrated law degree. These firms offer excellent career growth opportunities and help young lawyers build successful careers in the diverse field of law.

Several corporate houses including the likes of Reliance Industries, Tata Group, Aditya Birla Group and Infosys prefer recruiting those who hold a five-year integrated law course degree. These organizations not just offer the most competitive remuneration but also provide vast opportunities for lawyers to practise in challenging areas of law.

There are also innumerable government vacancies and opportunities that the integrated LLB course graduates could take up and succeed at, say for instance, there’s the State Judiciary Service Exam other than the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the State Public Service Commission (SPSC). Furthermore, there are also opportunities available in various government departments and ministries such as the Ministry of Law and Justice, and the Attorney General’s Office, with state governments and also as a legal researcher under an eminent Judge of the Supreme Court. Also, if teaching is something that you’re inclined towards, then you could pursue your LLM and thereafter attempt and succeed at the UGC NET and apply for the JRF.

Now if you’re considering applying for the five-year integrated LLB (Hons.) course and pursuing a BA LLB (Hons.) or BCom LLB (Hons.) or BBA LLB (Hons.) then rest assured, KR Mangalam is the ultimate destination for you, should you wish to embark on your legal voyage. Our University is the ultimate world of education and holds a rich legacy, we have been constantly shaping scholars and erudite who are excelling both at the Bar and Bench.

With our state-of-the-art infrastructure and world-class faculty, we ensure to leave no stone unturned and offer the finest legal education with a multitude of opportunities to all our young budding lawyers. Also, in addition to this, we regularly invite both the sitting and retired judges from the Supreme Court and various High Courts along with eminent lawyers, judicial officers and academicians for lectures, seminars and discussions and we, therefore, ensure that all our students are exposed to a wide range of holistic and memorable experiences that are crucial for them to understand their occupational role in the society as we endeavour to offer a holistic development to our budding lawyers, thereby creating doyens with knowledge and skills par excellence.

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