Top Universities/Colleges for Law Course Admission After CUET(UG) 2024

29 Mar 2024  Read 1573 Views

Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) is one of the biggest undergraduate entrance exams, with over 14 lakh registrations in 2023, offering 300+ universities and 100+ courses. 

When considering admissions to law courses at any level, aspirants' minds often turn to major law exams such as CLAT, AILET, LSAT, and others. However, starting in 2022, the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) has also earned its place among India's top law entrance exams.

Candidates can take CUET (UG) to apply for law admissions at various participating universities. Notably, CUET (UG) scores are accepted by top-notch universities for admission to law courses.

This blog takes you through some of the best universities and colleges you can aim for after taking the CUET(UG) Law Entrance Exam.

Law Courses after CUET (UG) 

After successfully clearing the CUET(UG), some of the popular law courses that candidates can pursue:

  • BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws): This 5-year integrated program combines arts subjects with law. This course is popular amongst students who want to appear for judiciary exams. 
  • BBA LLB (Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Laws): Similar to BA LLB, this 5-year integrated program integrates business administration subjects with law studies. It is ideal for students interested in the intersection of law and business.
  • BCom LLB (Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Laws): This program combines commerce subjects with law studies, providing students with a strong foundation in both fields. It is suitable for those interested in corporate law and finance.
  • BSc LLB (Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Laws): This unique program combines science subjects with law, which is best suited for students interested in areas like environmental law, intellectual property, or technology law.

Subjects of CUET(UG) 2024 for Law Courses

Candidates applying for CUET 2024 must choose a specific set of subjects that universities require for admission to law courses. The subject combinations available for applying to law courses at different universities are:

CUET 2024 for Law Admissions: Eligibility Criteria, Universities, and other details. 

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET BA LLB) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) once a year. Here is the list of participating colleges in the Common University Entrance Test LLB, which includes Central Universities, State Universities, Deemed Universities, and Private Universities.

A. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

The Faculty of Law at Banaras Hindu University has a rich 100-year old history that stands out among other institutions in India. They provide professional diplomas, undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of legal studies.

Degree

B.A. LL.B

Exam Syllabus

1. Language Test - English or Hindi

2. Subject Test – Legal Studies 

3. General Test

Eligibility

  • Completed class 12 or equivalent or 11+1, “A” level in Senior School Leaving Certificate course from a national or state-recognised school or university. 

  • If completed class 12 from the open examination system, are not eligible for BHU BA LLB admission 

  • No age limit for admission to the BA LLB course

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B. University of Allahabad, Prayagraj

As per the NIRF report of 2023 for Allahabad University, the average salary package offered for placements in the Faculty of Law was INR 6.2 LPA for the 5-year UG program and INR 4.8 LPA for the 3-year UG program in 2022.

Degree

B.A. LL.B (Hons.)

Exam Syllabus

Section IA (Language) English or Hindi Section II (Domain subjects) Legal Studies Section III (General Test)

Eligibility

  • Candidates passed an exam in 10+2 or 11+1 course of schooling or possess such academic qualifications which are considered equivalent to 10+2 or 11+1 courses 

  • Secured 45%- General category, 42%- OBC category, 40%- SC/ST

C. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

DAVV's School of Law is a top-rated institution in Madhya Pradesh, holding an NAAC A+ Grade and approval from the Bar Council of India (BCI). It was founded in 1998 as a state university.

Degree

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)

Exam Syllabus

Section 1A(English) + Section – III (General Test)

Eligibility

10 +2 in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks.

D. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

Founded in 2001, the University School Of Law And Legal Studies at GGSIPU, holds the distinction of being the first university law school situated near prominent legal institutions such as the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, various lower courts, commissions, tribunals, and national and international voluntary organizations' monitoring offices.

Degree

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), B.B.A.LL.B (Hons.)

Exam Syllabus

Section IA: English

Section II: Legal Studies 

Section III: General Test

Eligibility

Pass in 12th class of 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate* and must also have passed English (core or elective or functional) as a subject.

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E. Central University of South Bihar, Gaya

CUSB, established under the Central Universities Act of 2009, offers a multidisciplinary approach with specializations in Corporate, Criminal, Constitutional, and International Trade, etc. also in Medical & Forensic Law.

Degree

B.A. LL.B.

Exam Syllabus

Section IA: English

Section II: Legal Studies 

Section III: General Test

Eligibility

10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from any recognised Board/ University with at least 45% marks for General /OBC/EWS and 40% for SC / ST / PWD candidates.

F. Assam University, Silchar

Founded in 2004 and and currently operating under the esteemed Deshbandhu Chittaranjan School of Legal Studies at the main campus of Assam University, Silchar, this department provides a holistic 5-year integrated B.A.LLB (H) program.

Degree

B.A. LLB (Hons.)

Exam Syllabus

1. English 

2. General Test and 

3. Any two domain-specific subjects

Eligibility

50% of marks in the qualifying examination (10+2) and 45% in English subject, separately in the qualifying examination

G. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow

Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Law College, affiliated with the University of Lucknow, operates under a self-finance scheme and is officially approved by the Bar Council of India. It has been accredited with an 'A++' Grade by NAAC in 2023.

Degree

BBA LLB (Hons.)

Exam Syllabus

Section IA Languages (Any of the listed languages may be chosen.) 

Section II - Legal Studies/ Computer Science/ Economics/ Geography/ History/ Political Science(Any Three)

Eligibility

Candidate should have passed the Intermediate Examination or equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PWD) from a recognised board

H. Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

Established in 1983, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (GGU) is a Central University. The Department of Law, which is one of the newer departments established in 2012, provides two integrated 5-year programs: BA LLB and B.Com LLB.

Degree

BA-LLB, BCom-LLB

Exam Syllabus

General Test

Eligibility

  • Minimum 45% aggregate for General category, 42% of total marks for OBC & 40% of total marks for SC/ST candidates at 10+2 level from any recognised Board or equivalent. 

  • No age limit.

I. Other Universities/ Colleges:

Dr Harsingh Gaur Vishwavidyalaya

Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar

RNB Global University

Barkatullah University

Central University of Kashmir

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

North-Eastern Hill University

Bennett University, Noida

Jagan Nath University Bahadurgarh Haryana

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Does the Candidate need to have studied Legal Studies in Class 12th to apply for CUET?

Candidates do not need to have studied Legal Studies in Class 12th to apply for CUET 2024. It is one subject that candidates must select in the application form to apply for BA LLB/BCom LLB courses offered at participating universities during the counselling process. 

The question paper will include legal studies as one of the sections, and upon qualifying for that section, candidates will be eligible for admission to law courses. Class 12 students from any stream, even without legal studies, can apply.

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