A career in the law field is very lucrative and has been in high demand since ages. Over the years, getting admission in the law colleges/institutes/universities have become highly competitive. Academic institutions are also offering several courses in the field of law – BBA LLB and BA LLB courses – being the most popular.
Since both – BBA LLB and BA LLB – are high demand courses, students often get confused about which one to choose.
BA LLB is an undergraduate course of 5 years. Students who have passed 10+2 can apply for this course. The admission to BA LLB course is conducted on merit list basis or through entrance exams like – Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), All India Law Entrance Test (AILET), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET) and All India Bar Exam (AIBE). Delhi University of Law and Banaras Hindu University also conducts separate entrance exams for admission to BA LLB Course. BA LLB students can choose specialisations such as – Business Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Corporate Law, Public Law, Patent and Intellectual Property Law, Civil Law, and Company Law.
BBA LLB is also an undergraduate course of 5 years. Students who have passed 10+2 can apply for this course. Admission of BBA LLB course is also conducted on merit basis and through entrance exams such as – CLAT, LSAT, MH CET and others. Students of BBA LLB can choose specialisations like – International Business, Finance, Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance, Marketing, Corporate Governance, Business Law, and Corporate Law.
Both BA LLB and BBA LLB are unique courses and offer similar career prospects. The decision of course selection should be based on the interest of the candidates. Those who wish to make a career purely in the law sector and want to become a lawyer in a court should opt for BA LLB course. It will open career opportunities in fields like taxation, accounting, business law, criminal law, etc.
Those who wish to make a career in the management and business fields should go for BBA LLB course. It will open doors for a career in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, finance, marketing etc.
Both BA LLB and BBA LLB offer lucrative and abundant career opportunities. Choose the course that interests you most.