About the University
O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is a non-profit global university established by the Government of Haryana and recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). JGU was established as a philanthropic initiative of its Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal in memory of his father, Mr. O.P. Jindal.
About the Jindal Global Law School [JGLS]
Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), India’s first global law school is situated on a 80-acre state of the art residential JGU campus. The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and global interaction through a global faculty.
About JGLS BA Legal Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Legal studies is a three-year undergraduate degree programme offered by the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). This UG programme, leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies is separate and independent from the existing BA LL.B. (Hons.) and BBA LL.B. (Hons.) programmes offered by JGLS. The programme aims to prepare students to pursue careers in law and allied legal services and for further studies in law or in liberal disciplines.
This degree will not enable its holder to enrol as an advocate to practice law. However, the degree offers numerous employment opportunities in law-related and allied fields e.g., paralegals, legal assistants, and policy professionals. In addition, the programme qualifies its graduates to pursue a three year LL.B. programme, certain Master’s programmes in law that do not require a Bachelor’s degree in law (e.g., M.B.L. degree of certain universities), PostGraduate diploma in law, and all other PG programmes.
The programme also serves as a springboard for pursuing further studies in law outside India, such as Juris Doctor programmes in the United States. In that sense, BA (Hons) in Legal Studies is like any other UG programme but it is particularly meant for students who have a stronger inclination to pursue the study of law but may not be willing to enrol in a full-fledged law programme in India
Course Fee (Yearly)
Rs. 3.5 Lacs
Careers for JGLS BA Legal Studies
JGLS has entered into multiple MoUs and collaborations to facilitate internships and placements for JGLS students and graduates. JGLS also has extensive ties within government, businesses, and civil society, which are used to assist in placing our students and graduates. Our graduating students have opted for diverse careers in organizations ranging from law firms, corporates, senior counsels, think-tanks, start-ups, and public policy organizations, among others.
The school also has a Committee of International Lawyers (J-CIL), a New York-based association of practising lawyers from leading law firms worldwide, who are committed to helping JGLS provide advice and career counselling for students and graduates.
For full details of the JGLS BA Legal Studies Programme, click here.
For the brochure of the JGLS BA Legal Studies Programmes, click here.
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