B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course

The University offers the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Course where under Social Sciences subjects like Economics, History, Political Science and Sociology and an English language subject are integrated with the Law subjects in the first two years of study. However, from the third year, the Course Curriculum primarily comprises of Law subjects. All subjects are compulsory in the first three years of study. However, in the fourth and fifth years, the students are offered optional subjects in the form of five different streams, namely, Business and Intellectual Property Law; Constitutional Law and Administrative Law; Consumer Protection and Environmental Law; Criminal Law and Criminology; and International Law and Human Rights.

The NLUJA follows the Semester System. The entire Five-Year Course is divided into ten semesters, that is, there are two semesters in each academic year. The teaching methodology includes extensive and intensive class room teaching. Emphasis is laid on participative and interactive method of teaching and learning. The Course includes classroom assignments, seminars and project work relating to each subject. The University follows a multi-disciplinary and a wholesome approach to teaching and research. Each student is given individual attention thereby enabling them as well as facilitating them to choose the subjects/options of their choice that could later help them in planning for their future career.

Programme objectives

  • To train the students to learn the art of the laws and policies at the national and international level
  • To impart knowledge to the students about legal system, rule of law and administration of justice
  • To prepare students to access justice for the marginalised and weaker section of society
  • To impart training for excellent judges, judicial officers, law reformers, researchers, law teachers etc.
  • To impart skills of legal reasoning, problem solving, research, legal writing, communication and team work
  • To inculcate professional ethics among students
  • To promote inter-disciplinary approach to all kinds of laws and legal profession

Programme specific outcome

At the end of the programme the students will be able to:

  • Practice as an advocate in to Magistrate Courts to Supreme Court of India
  • Undertake advance legal research
  • Understand the art of application and interpret the law in the contemporary situations
  • Appraise interpret and compare domestic and international law efficiently
  • Apply legal provisions in different facts and circumstance of the case
  • Become a social lawyer to discharge social responsibilities
  • Design and formulate case theory and strategy
  • Pursue further courses of law