BA LLB
BA LLB integrated courses

BA LLB is an abbreviated version of the popular integrated Bachelor of Law course at undergraduate level. The length of this integrated course is five years and the eligibility to apply for this is 10+2.

There are numerous colleges and universities in India, which provide BA LLB integrated courses. They generally conduct their own entrance examination followed by a possible group discussion or interview.

Current Scenario of BA-LLB in India

Nowadays practicing law is one of the most popular and lucrative professions in India. The entire system of legal education in India is governed by the Bar Council of India. After the completion of this integrated course one is eligible to work as a legal practitioner. For all the irregularities and civil or corporate strife, legal professionals are called for legal advice and action. They also help you win the litigation.

 

Top University of LLB:

 

  • National Law School of India University
  • Lovely Professional University, Punjab
  • Nalsar University of Law
  • Jamia Millia Islamia
  • West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
  • Jindal Global Law School

Scope for LLB

LL.B is for those candidates who intended to become legal professionals. After receiving this degree, a person is titled as “Lawyer”.

There are a number of opportunities after completing LL.B. You can start working with Law firm/ NGOs/ Journalism and can also go for litigation. In case you are not interested in working then you can also appear for government exams.

Here are the following opportunities after completing LL.B.

  1. Law Firm (Associate)
  2. MNC (Legal Officer)
  3. Work as a legal adviser for an organisation
  4. Practice as an advocate in the court of law
  5. Government organisation
  6. Banks
  7. Judicial Examination
  8. Litigation
  9. LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing)

As a fresher one should go to a litigation or law firm to learn the basics and after gaining experience of two or three years you can start working with MNCs as a legal officer.

Here are the following courses that can be pursued after completing LL.B:

  • Certificate Course in Cyber Laws
  • Diploma in Co-operative Law
  • Diploma in Administrative Laws
  • Diploma in Corporate Laws and Management
  • Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution System
  • Diploma in Human Rights
  • Diploma in Environmental Laws
  • Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights
  • Diploma in Labor Laws (D.L.L)
  • Diploma in Labor Law and Personnel Management
  • Diploma in Labor Laws and Labor Welfare
  • Diploma in International Laws
  • Diploma in Taxation Laws
  • Diploma in Labor Laws and Industrial Relations
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D)
  • M.A. Human Rights
  • M.Phil. Law
  • M.A. Human Rights and Duties Education
  • Master of Comparative Laws (MCL)
  • P.G Diploma in Women’s Rights and Human Rights
  • Master of Law (LLM)
  • PhD in Law

Law graduates can work as attorney generals, judges, public prosecutor, legal publisher, law reporter, and litigator etc. They can also work in the fields of defense, tax and labor departments.

 

Source - Soniya Khanna

, Law Graduate working as a Legal Advisor at Enterslice

 

Here are 7 career options you can think about for a successful career after BA LLB

  1. Advocate

According to USLegal, An advocate is ‘a person, who assists, defends, pleads or prosecutes for the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court.’ To become an advocate you will have to do a compulsory internship under a practising advocate. After that, you have to become a member of the bar council to start independent practice.

  1. Legal Advisor

A legal adviser is a law professional who is capable of providing legal advice to his or her clients. He or she must be an expert in the field and are often consulted to avoid legal conflicts or litigation. They are hired by corporations, business organizations, and government institutions. The minimum qualification to become a legal advisor is to have an LLB degree.

  1. Judicial Services Exams

Magistrates and judges are the individuals who hold the highest authority in a court and are responsible for making decisions after the hearing of a case in the court. Now, How to become a judge in India? There are lower-level judicial services and higher-level judicial services to become a judge in India. judicial services exams are conducted by respective high courts of different states to fill the vacancies available. Once the candidate qualifies through the exams, he or she will be given magistrate roles.

  1. Join JAG corps in the Indian Armed forces

Indian army has a wing of law professionals known as the Judge Advocate General branch. This branch includes legally qualified army officers. JAG corps of officers take care of all law-related matters for the army. Their responsibilities include representing the army in certain matters as well as assisting the presiding officers in case of court-martials. Most officers of the JAG corps start as army lawyers.

  1. Corporate lawyers

A corporate lawyer ensures a company’s functions within the framework of general as well as corporate roles, act as a legal advisor in case of disputes, establish terms of agreements between the company and its stakeholders. One can become a corporate lawyer by completing the LLB course and also specializing in corporate law.

  1. Teaching

To become a professor in law colleges, just LLB won’t make you qualified. You will need to go for LLM and take a PhD in law. To get into reputed private law colleges as a lecturer, a few years of relevant experience as a law practitioner will be necessary.

  1. Higher studies: LLM after LLB

LLM is a two-year post-graduate program for law graduates in India. An LLB degree or an equivalent qualification is the minimum requirement to join LLM programs in most reputed law schools in the country. So, if you are done with your LLB and is not planning to take up a job, LLM is a good choice.

DBA

A database administrator (DBA) is a specialized computer systems administrator who maintains a successful database environment by directing or performing all related activities to keep the data secure. The top responsibility of a DBA professional is to maintain data integrity. This means the DBA will ensure that data is secure from unauthorized access but is available to users.

A database administrator will often have working knowledge and experience with a wide range of database management products such as Oracle-based software, SAP and SQL, in addition to having obtained a degree in Computer Science and practical field experience and additional, related IT certifications.

 

Source - Mehtab Samim

, studied at University of Peshawar

 

A DBA makes sure that databases have the following qualities:

  • data remains consistent across the database;
  • data is clearly defined;
  • users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs;
  • there is provision for data security and recovery control (all data is retrievable in an emergency).

DBA roles vary depending on the type of database, the processes they administer and the capabilities of the database management system (DBMS) in use.

 

Career Path

You need to have deep theoretical (books, blogs, etc) and practical knowledge.

  1. Choose the database you want to learn, install it and learn its language (usually SQL). Set tasks for yourself and try to solve them.
  2. Have couple interviews to understand better requirements to get DBA job.
  3. Improve your skills further.
  4. Get your first job.