LLB Course | Eligibility, Admission, Syllabus, Fee Structure

Hello guys, today in this article I’m going to tell you about various facts of LLB better known as bachelor of law. By the end of this article, you will be able to get the answers to all of your obvious questions like what exactly the LLB course is? what are the required eligibility conditions to join the LLB course? what are the skills required to do the LLB course? what is the course curriculum or syllabus of the LLB course? how to join the LLB course? What is the fee structure for this course? what are the career prospects and job opportunities after completion of the LLB course? what is the expected salary or pay package after doing an LLB degree? which are the top recruiters of LLB degree holders and much more. 

What Is LLB Course?

A Bachelor’s of legislative law course is a three-year undergraduate law degree that candidates from any stream can pursue after their graduation. The LLB course mainly focuses on various fields of law such as labor law, criminal law, contractual law, family law, legal writing, and many other laws. After doing this course and getting the necessary certification candidates can pursue legal practice in courts. 

Eligibility Conditions To Join LLB Course:

As far as educational qualification is concerned the aspiring candidates must have completed their graduation in any stream from a recognized institution. Some institutes may also demand a certain minimum percentage of marks at the ug level which can be between 50% to 70% depending upon the law school you are looking to join. Along with fulfilling these eligibility conditions, you must have a certain set of required skills to be able to do three years LLB course. Like you should have fluency and clarity of speech, you must have fine judgment skills of situations and people, you must acquire traits like good presentation skills, mental and physical stamina,  convincing power, and confidence to fight for justice in an adverse situation.

Admission Process:

Admission to the LLB course is provided in two ways and the one way of providing admission to three years LLB courses is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying exams. Most government and top law colleges provide admission based on law entrance exams conducted at the institute, university, state, or national level. 

LLB Syllabus:

The LLB degree course in law is a three years course comprising of six semesters. The semester-wise distribution is given below.

Semester 01 Subjects:

  • Labor law
  • Family law 1 
  • Crime
  • Law of contract 1
  • Women in law 
  • Criminology
  • International economics law

Semester 02 Subjects:

  • Family laws 2 
  • Law of Consumer
  • Protection Act
  • Constitutional law
  • Professional ethics

Semester 03 Subjects:

  • Law of evidence 
  • Arbitration 
  • Consolation
  • Alternative human rights
  • International law
  • Environment law 

Semester 04 Subjects:

  • Property law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Practical training 
  • legal aid 
  • law of contract 2 a
  • Comparative law 
  • law of insurance
  • Conflict of laws 
  • Intellectual property law

Semester 05 Subjects:

  • Civil procedure code 
  • Interpretation of statutes
  • Legal writing
  • Land laws 
  • Administrative law

Semester 06 Subjects:

  • Code of criminal procedure 
  • Company law
  • Practical training 
  • Court practical training 2
  • Drafting
  • Investment
  • Securities law
  • Law of taxation
  • Cooperative law
  • Banking law 

Fee Structure Of LLB Course:

The fee for the LLB course may vary from institute to institute it can be anywhere between rupees RS.100,000 to RS.120,000 per year in government law institutes and the course fee for the same course in a private institute can be anywhere between RS.300,000 to RS.500,000 per year. 

Top law Institutes In Pakistan:

If you are looking for some of the best government constitutes then you can go for: 

  • University Of The Punjab, Lahore
  • Government College University, Faisalabad
  • The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur, Bahawal Pur
  • National University Of Science & Technology, Islamabad
  • University Of Sindh, Jamshoro
  • University Of Malakand, Chakdara
  • Gomal University, D.I. Khan
  • University Of Karachi, Karachi
  • University Of Kotli, Kotli

Career Prospects And Job Opportunities:

After three year LLB course, there are ample career prospects and job opportunities. After doing the LLB course and the most common career option is to go for legal practice after getting the necessary license from all respective bar councils. The legal practice may seem somewhat tough in the initial years but after getting some exposure and expertise you can earn a name and fame based on hard work and dedication in the field. Central and state governments also nominate advocates to represent them in district courts, high courts, supreme courts, and other tribunals. You can also work as an employee in private companies or as a partner or employee in a legal consulting firm. Another obvious option is joining judicial services. You can do that by clearing judicial services exams taken for civil judges by the state. Advocates also have an opportunity of being directly appointed as a judge in high courts and the supreme court. Becoming a law officer is another option for LLB degree holders. If you want to make your career in the field of education then you can go for higher studies in the law field. Thereafter a doctorate one may Qualify for assistant professor jobs in universities and colleges. As a graduate, you can compete for all jobs requiring graduate qualifications. Besides these options, you can also work as a legal expert, law reporter, law professor, legal counselor, legal consultant, and sub magistrate. 

Salary After Doing LLB Course:

The salary or pay package of law graduates varies greatly depending upon the type of job that the candidate has taken up and also based on the seniority skill set and experience of an individual. However french law graduates can expect to get anywhere between RS.350,000 to RS.400,000 working with a law firm and it can increase many times after some expertise and experience in the field. In government sector organizations like banks and the judiciary, the salary and pay package depends upon the prevailing pay scale in the particular state or central government. If you do private practice then there is no upper limit for experts in the field.