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

BA LLB program in bangalore
5 years integrated program

Eligibility Criteria  

  • 10 + 2/ PUC/ HSC with minimum 45% marks (40 % marks for SC. ST. students)
  • Cleared the CLAT/LSAT or CUPP(Chanakya University Pravesh Pariksha)
  • Appeared for the Counselling Session at Chanakya University

Graduates will possess exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills, honed through their analytical approach to legal issues, making them adept at navigating complex challenges in various professions. Their strong ethical foundation guides decision-making, fostering unwavering legal and general professional integrity. Armed with a comprehensive legal education, they demonstrate legal versatility, offering insightful perspectives on diverse matters. Furthermore, their leadership and advocacy abilities extend beyond the courtroom, enabling them to drive positive change and emerge as influential leaders in politics, non-profit organizations, and corporate sectors

Programme Highlights

The interdisciplinary UG/PG program in law at Chanakya University provides early and in-depth exposure to research-based teaching and learning to all learners. The emphasis on formative assessment facilitates critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving skills, and competencies to enable future academic and professional pathways. The Undergraduate students will be supported with internships at the end of their even-semester. As part of the requirements for the Postgraduate degree, the students shall work on a dissertation based on their fieldwork or internship.

In this academic program, students must complete 220 credits distributed across various categories to ensure a well-rounded legal education. The core of the curriculum comprises 82 credits of essential law courses, providing a solid foundation in legal principles. Additionally, students delve into specialised areas through 64 credits of discipline courses and language studies. Practical experience is gained through 16 credits of clinical courses, offering hands-on training in real-world legal scenarios. To further enrich their knowledge, students can choose from 22 credits of elective law courses, tailoring their education to align with personal interests and career goals. The program also offers challenging opportunities for academic excellence, with 32 credits dedicated to honours courses, encouraging students to explore advanced legal concepts and theories.

Core Law Courses

  • Legal Methods
  • Legal Tort
  • Law of Contract – I
  • Family Law – I
  • Constitutional Law – I
  • Law of Crimes – I
  • Law of Contract – II
  • Family Law -II
  • Constitutional Law – II
  • Law of Crimes – II
  • Jurisprudence
  • Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC)
  • Criminal Procedure Code & Law of Limitation
  • Law of Evidence
  • Interpretation of Statutes & Principles of Legislation
  • Administrative Law
  • Company Law -1
  • Company Law – II
  • Labor & Industrial Law – I
  • Public International Law
  • Property Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor & Industrial Law – II
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property Rights Law (IPR)
  • Taxation Law
  • Private International Law


  • Legal English – I
  • Kannada/Hindi/Sanskrit/Tamil – I
  • Legal English – II
  • Kannada/Hindi/Sanskrit/Tamil – II

Discipline-specific courses

  • Political Science: Key Concepts and Theories
  • International relations and politics 
  • State and political obligation 
  • Law, society and gender 
  • Sociology: Key Concepts and Theories
  • Public administration: concepts and theories 
  • Microeconomics
  • Macro Economics

Clinical Courses 

  • PDC (Clinical Paper – I)
  • ADR (Clinical Paper – II)
  • Moot Court (Clinical Paper – III)

Honours Courses

  • Hons. Paper- I (Equity, Trust & Specific Relief)
  • Hons. Paper – II (Partnership, LLP, & Law of Limitation)
  • Hons. Paper – III (Penology & Victimology)
  • Hons. Paper –IV (Probation, Parole & Correctional Home)
  • Hons. Paper – V (Women & Criminal Law)
  • Hons. Paper – VI (Offences against Child & Juvenile Offence)
  • Hons. Paper VII (Forensic Science)
  • Hons. Paper VIII (Dispute Resolution & Legal Aid)

Dissertation/Seminar/Moot Court

  • Dissertation
  • Seminar on Contemporary Issues
  • Moot Court

Careers in the legal profession and other fields such as academia, policy-making, social work, Corporate, and business. Graduates of the program are well-equipped to become legal professionals who are knowledgeable about the law and have a broader understanding of its historical, social and cultural context. Following are some of the potential careers for law graduates: 

  • Opportunities in Judiciary as Judge 
  • Public prosecutor 
  • Legal officer 
  • Legal Associates or partners in law firms 
  • Consulting bodies 
  • International and regional governmental or non-governmental organisations
  • Banking and insurance sector 
  • NGOs and think-tanks