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What Is The Highest Degree In Law?

Degree in Law

Degree Courses in law are gaining popularity worldwide owing to the numerous success stories of students who have done LLB or LLM courses from some of the best law colleges of the world. In India, aspiring law students can pursue a law course after finishing their 10+2 or even after completing an undergraduate course in any discipline of their liking.

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The Common Law Admission Test

If you seek admission into LLB and LLM courses, most of the autonomous law schools will take you based on your performance in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

Academic Degrees That You Can Get From The Best Law Colleges In Haryana

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) – You can opt for the LL.B course which is the most common law degree offered in the country. It is conferred by several Indian universities with a duration of 3 years. Almost all law universities provide a standard LL.B. curriculum. Here, students are exposed to the required bar subjects and the most relevant law disciplines.

Integrated undergraduate degrees such as the B.A-LL.B., B.Sc- LL.B., BBA-LLB., and also B.Com- LL.B. are also very popular across the country. These degrees can be easily found in the autonomous law schools and have a duration of 5 years.

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – The LL.M. is a very highly preferred and sought after postgraduate law degree and has a duration of one/two years.

Master of Business Law

Generally speaking, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Integrated MBL-LLM/ MBA-LLM are considered the highest degrees in the field of law. This is because they offer a higher degree of specialization in subjects such as business or any other field of your choice such as labour law, criminal law and taxation law and the like (in the case of the former).

There are no dearth of opportunities and job prospects for law students; one can choose to build their career in Judiciary, Civil Services or government Organizations. Envious job profiles are also available in MNCs, insurance companies, legal firms, immigration and study abroad consultancies, NGOs, academics and research institutions etc.

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But it’s important to choose a top law college to do your degree course if you wish to get practical exposure and training in the related field. The Department of Law of Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University) is the first choice of youth who wish to shine in the field of law. The Department of Law of MMDU is well-reckoned for its quality education and comprehensive courses like B.A-LL.B, 5years (Integrated Course), B.B.A-LL.B. (Honours) 5years Integrated Course, B.Com-LL.B. (Honours) 5 years Integrated Course and LL.M. (One Year) Course etc.

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