B.A.,LL.B. Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Legislative Law

Seedling School of Law and Governance

The University has evolved a student-centric learning approach. The methodology of imparting education adopted by the Seedling School of Law & Governance, JNU encourages the students to develop strong knowledge and skills. The school lays emphasis on Mock trials, Debate competitions, Moot court competitions, Model United Nations Conferences and many more for the students to develop all the requisite skills.

Students enrolling in these five-year integrated law courses, receive full-time classroom instruction, which helps them learn and consolidate their understanding of the subjects. Teaching and Research lessons are provided through presentations, lectures, group discussions, case studies, moot court, seminars and project work. Reading, Writing and Research skills also get developed through class presentations and research-based project assignments.

Key Information


5 Years


10+2 any stream or valid score in CLAT.

Selection Procedure

Entrance Test + PI


As per University norms

Tuition Fee


Caution Money



*Lab & Library fee will be charged separately


  • Integrating Theory with Practice
  • The University provides reference books, textbooks and other related books designed for independent study in the library.
  • The University updates the program structure from time to time to keep pace with the requirements of society and prospective employers in business and industry.
  • Assignments, moots and projects will require the students to spend significant time in the computer lab. All students will have access to a well-equipped computer lab for their practical work. The students also have access to Lexis Nexis for research.
  • Moot Court Competitions: Intra and Inter Semester
  • Mock Trials: Intra and Inter Semester
  • Mediation & Arbitration (Med-Arb Competitions)
  • Internship enables the students to experience the rigors of a business environment and apply the concepts learned in the classroom in real-life situations in organizations.
  • Students are encouraged to pursue projects and subject moots to enhance their learning by applying theoretical concepts to real-life situations in the corporate world or at any other workplace.

Programme Structure

  • Legal English-I (Grammar, Legal Terms & Latin Maxims)
  • Political Governance (Concepts and Organisations)
  • Computer Application
  • Legal nd Constitutional History of India
  • Legal Methods
  • Law of Tort (M.V. Accident & Consumer Protection law)
  • Legal English –II (communication and writing skills)
  • Law of Contract-I
  • Economics-I
  • Indian History
  • Jurisprudence
  • Political Theories and Debates
  • Economics-II
  • International Relations
  • World History
  • Constitutional Law-I
  • Law of Crimes-I (Penal Code)
  • Law of Contract-II
  • Economics-III
  • Hindi/ Foreign Language
  • India’s Foreign Policy
  • Law of Crimes-II (Criminal Procedure Code)
  • Constitutional Law-II
  • Sociology and Law
  • Public Administration
  • Criminology, Penology and Victimology
  • Administrative Law
  • Family Law-I
  • Civil Procedure and Limitation Act
  • Law of Evidence
  • Forensic Science and Law
  • Law of Insurance
  • Family Law-II
  • Company Law
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Public Policy and Local Administration in India
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Law ofTransfer of Property
  • Principles of Taxation Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Public International Law
  • Human Rights
  • Banking Law
  • Labour Law-I
  • Private International Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Special Crimes
  • Law of Land and Real Estates
  • Labour Law-II
  • Public Interest Litigation and Legal Aid
  • Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Internship and Diary (Internship with Judiciary /Legislatures/Legal Functionaries/Law firms Companies/Local Self Government/Legal Regulatory Authorities) (January)
  • Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System
  • Law of the Sea
  • Cyber Law /International Criminal Law
  • International Humanitarian Law

Career Prospects

  • Lawyers, legal advisers in firms of industries
  • Academicians in universities and colleges
  • Outsourcing of legal services has opened up manifold opportunities for law graduates
  • Legal Consultation as legal experts
  • Writers/ Editors of Law Books/ Journals/ Reports