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LLB - Course Overview

The LLB (Hons) 3 year program offered by UPES School of Law provides students with a comprehensive and rigorous education in the field of law. The program is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in various legal professions. Throughout the three-year duration, students are exposed to a wide range of subjects, including constitutional law, criminal law, corporate law, international law, and legal research and writing. The curriculum is carefully crafted to balance theoretical understanding and practical application, ensuring that students develop a strong foundation in legal principles while gaining hands-on experience through moot court competitions, internships, and legal clinics.

UPES School of Law places great emphasises on experiential learning, and the LLB 3 years program reflects this commitment. Students have the opportunity to participate in various legal research projects, seminars, and workshops conducted by leading legal experts and practitioners. The faculty consists of experienced and renowned professors who bring their expertise and real-world insights into the classroom, fostering a dynamic learning environment. Additionally, the school has strong ties with the legal industry, providing students with networking opportunities and access to internships and placements in top law firms, corporate legal departments, and public sector organisations. By the end of the program, graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the legal profession and contribute meaningfully to the justice system.

Course Fee Structure

Students must pay the fees within the stipulated time frame to secure their admission into the course. The fee can be paid online or offline through various modes of payment such as credit/debit card, net banking, or demand draft.

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Eligibility Criteria

Selection Criteria: Personal Interview

  • Minimum 50% Marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (X, XII) and Graduation in any stream
Scope and Highlights

The LLB program offered by UPES School of Law encompasses a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum designed to equip students with a strong foundation in the field of law. The program's scope extends across various legal domains, including constitutional law, criminal law, corporate law, and intellectual property rights. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical exposure, students gain a deep understanding of legal principles, processes, and practices. The program's highlights lie in its emphasis on experiential learning, with moot court competitions, internships, and industry interactions enabling students to develop essential legal skills and gain real-world insights. Additionally, the program promotes interdisciplinary learning, fostering critical thinking, research capabilities, and ethical decision-making. Graduates of the LLB program from UPES School of Law are well-prepared to embark on successful careers in the legal profession, equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate complex legal challenges and contribute meaningfully to society.

Career Opportunities

B.Com.LL.B.(Hons.) is a professional integrated degree that opens up many career opportunities for graduates. Graduates of this program are equipped with a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of law, including constitutional law, criminal law, corporate law, and more. They are trained to analyse complex legal issues, provide sound legal advice, and effectively advocate for their clients. With UPES's emphasis on practical learning and experiential training, students gain valuable skills through moot court competitions, internships, and legal clinics, preparing them for a successful career in law. Graduates can pursue diverse career paths such as litigation, corporate law, legal consulting, public service, academia, and judicial services in India and internationally. The strong industry connections and placement support offered by UPES further enhance the career prospects of LLB graduates, making them sought-after legal professionals in the ever-evolving legal landscape.

Why study the LLB Program at UPES School of Law?

The programs offered by the university have a range of features that set it apart from other law programs. The university has received numerous accolades, including a QS 5-star rating for Employability, University of the Year (North India) awarded by ASSOCHAM, and an Accredited Grade 'A' by NAAC.

As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022, the Ministry of Education, India, School of Law, UPES has been ranked 21 in Law and among the Top 10 Private Law colleges in India by India Today.

We have a vision to provide quality legal education in this new age of digital transformation. The institute is committed to exploring and implementing an outcome-based education. We focus on applying the new-age learning technologies to competency-based, adaptive and collaborative education. This will help us create a learning space that meets every student's unique needs.

In the coming years, we aim to focus on digital learning through a balanced combination of technology, digital content, live instruction and experiential learning. Our partnerships with global institutions would provide our students with the much needed ‘international exposure at home’. We have the privilege of becoming the first Indian university to partner with the UK-based University of Law. School of Law, UPES, and UK-based The University of Law (ULaw), one of the most reputed universities for legal studies globally, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to provide opportunities to students such as –

  • Scholarships for postgraduate programs
  • Faculty and student exchange
  • Online modules
  • Summer school program
  • Research collaboration
  • Collaborative seminars, moot courts, conferences and student competitions.

We also have MoUs with renowned institutions such as Maurer School of Law and Nottingham Trent University to provide progression opportunities for higher education. The School of Law, UPES has taken another step towards bridging the gap between industry and academia. In line with the guidelines released by the University Grants Commission, we have appointed top legal practitioners as Professors of Practice to inculcate practical skills among students through their vast industry experience. Finally, the program offers unmatched global opportunities, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the international legal market.

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Specialisation

The programs offer students the opportunity to specialise in ten diverse subjects, each designed to equip them with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in specific fields of law. The rigorous and comprehensive program provides students with a deep understanding of the law and its role in shaping society. Faculty members are highly qualified and committed to providing students with a stimulating learning environment, allowing them to acquire the necessary skills to excel in their chosen fields.

Overall, the LL.B. (Hons.) program offers students a unique opportunity to specialise in their area of interest, equipping them with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the legal profession.

Constitution Law
Criminal Law
Corporate Law
Taxation Law
Intellectual Property Rights
Energy & Environment Law
Banking & Insolvency Law
Investment and Trade Law
Disruptive Technologies Law
Industrial Relations and Constitution Law

Curriculum

The LLB program offered by UPES School of Law provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip students with a strong foundation in legal knowledge and skills. The program covers a wide range of subjects, including constitutional law, criminal law, contract law, administrative law, and international law. Students gain a deep understanding of the Indian legal system and global legal principles. The curriculum incorporates theoretical learning with practical applications through moot court sessions, internships, and case studies, enabling students to develop critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and effective communication skills. With a focus on experiential learning, the LLB program at UPES School of Law prepares students to navigate the complexities of the legal profession and make meaningful contributions to society.

Semester 1
SubjectCredits
Law of Contract I4
Law of Tort and Consumer Protection Laws4
Legal Methods and Legal Reasoning3
Constitutional Law I4
Jurisprudence3
Environmental Studies & Law4
Fundamentals of Moot Court1
Total23
Semester 2
SubjectCredits
Law of Contract II4
Law of Crimes I: IPC4
Constitutional Law II4
Labour Law I3
Company Law I4
Hons 14
Family Law I4
Total27
Semester 3
SubjectCredits
Law of Crimes II: CrPC4
Company Law II4
Code of Civil Procedure & Limitation Act4
Labour Law II3
Law of Evidence4
Family Law II4
Hons 24
Hons 34
Total31
Semester 4
SubjectCredits
Mediation (with Conciliation)3
Public International Law4
Transfer of Property and Easement Law4
Interpretation of Statutes4
Administrative Law4
Hons 44
Hons 54
Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance4
Total31
Semester 5
SubjectCredits
Taxation Law4
Intellectual Property Law4
Hons 64
Hons.-7 (PBL)4
Program Elective- 1 (Any One)4
Health Laws 
Insurance Law 
Aviation, Air and Space Law 
Law relating to Human Rights 
Laws of Land Acquisition & Land Reforms 
Program Elective 2 (Any one)4
Private International Law 
Competition Law 
Banking and Negotiable Instruments Law 
Law of Defense Studies 
Total24
Semester 6
SubjectCredits
Information Technology Law4
Hons.-8 (PBL)4
Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System4
Moot Court II and Internship4
Alternate Dispute Resolution4
Total20

Placements

With a placement record of 80% (approx.), we assure exceptional career opportunities for our students. School of Law, UPES, allures renowned law firms/ corporate houses, ensuring a promising future in law.

Amarchand
Atos Syntel
Chadha & Chadha
EY
FIS
HCL
Hinduja
IC University
Jio
Lakshmi
Link/Legal
Mercados
mindcrest
More Global
NPCL
Pioneer
pwc
Quislex
Remfry Sagar
Samsung Research
Spice Route
Tata Power
tcs
Vibrant
Wadiya Gandhi

Internships are crucial stepping stones toward a thriving legal career for any law graduate. At the School of Law, UPES, we go the extra mile to connect our students with the best internship opportunities available. This enables them to gain practical exposure, hone of their skills, and establish valued alliances in their interned organisations.

At the School of Law, UPES, we believe in nurturing well-rounded individuals, and to boost further chances of securing a dream job, we provide a comprehensive pre-placement boot camp. This specialized training program prepares for Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI), ensuring students shine during placement. Our expert faculty and industry professionals will equip students with the necessary skills and techniques to ace any interview. We are committed to shaping students into confident and accomplished professionals.

Join the School of Law, UPES, today and embark on a transformative journey that propels you toward legal excellence. Immerse yourself in a supportive community, state-of-the-art facilities, and limitless opportunities to excel in the legal profession.

FAQs

Does UPES provide scholarships for LLB?

The link presents a diverse selection of scholarships, encompassing academic scholarships for deserving students. Furthermore, there are exclusive domicile scholarships specifically for genuine residents of Uttarakhand. Students experiencing financial constraints can avail the freeships offered under Project 'Jyoti'. Lastly, Project 'Vijay' extends sports scholarships. https://www.upes.ac.in/admissions/scholarships

What are the career opportunities after doing the LLB program?

Completing the LLB program offered by UPES School of Law opens up a wide range of promising career opportunities for graduates. With a strong foundation in legal principles and practical skills, graduates can pursue a rewarding career in various fields. Many graduates choose to practise law as advocates, solicitors, or legal consultants, representing clients and providing expert advice. Others explore opportunities in the corporate sector, working as legal advisors or compliance officers for companies. Additionally, opportunities abound in the government sector, where graduates can work as public prosecutors and legal officers or join the judiciary. Furthermore, careers in academia, legal research, and legal journalism also offer avenues for those passionate about contributing to the legal profession through teaching, scholarship, or media. The comprehensive LLB program from UPES School of Law equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in these diverse career paths and significantly impact the legal arena.

What is the average salary after the LLB program?

The average salary after completing an LLB program can vary based on several factors, such as location, industry, experience, and individual capabilities.

Are there hostel facilities for boys and girls getting admission to the program?

The University provides on-campus housing within its premises through hostels. These hostels have separate blocks for male and female students, and each block is exclusively designated for this purpose. Three individuals share each room in the hostels. Students must pay the specified fee in advance to secure a place in the on-campus hostel. The fee mentioned below is applicable to triple sharing accommodation in regular hostels for both male and female students at Bidholi and Kandoli campuses during the 2022-23 academic session.

Additionally, a refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be collected for the hostel during registration. It is important to note that this fee does not earn any interest.

Students wishing to use the campus hostel facility must submit the following documents and the required hostel fee. It is mandatory to comply with this requirement, and no exceptions will be made.

Medical Certificate*

Police Verification Report* (from their respective city/town)

*The format for these documents can be found in a separate registration letter sent exclusively to admitted students.

Furthermore, any hostel refunds will be made according to the norms established by the University Grants Commission (UGC).