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B.A. Legal Studies

3 Year, Residential, Bachelor Degree Programme

Admissions open for 2024-25

Programme Introduction

This B.A  Legal Studies programme aims to nurture legal imagination among young students and build a strong foundation to study law and social sciences in the future or be absorbed into legal and allied fields. This programme was the first-ever multi-disciplinary undergraduate degree in legal studies which was launched in 2020-21 academic year.

Programme Objectives

  • Provide students with an understanding of the context in which legal work is performed.
  • Create the legal imagination that is needed for shaping the framework within which legal work is performed
  • Provide students with a comprehensive exposure to the Indian legal system through experiential learning by way of internships
  • Impart skills essential of the performance pre-legal and paralegal work
  • Provide students with a sound understanding of the history and organization of legal systems from national, international and comparative perspectives
  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the substance of relevant laws in India
  • Familiarise students with the major legal and political discourses in India and worldwide

WHY study B.A  Legal Studies

Learn about the world-class legal education offered at JGLS.

Programme Brochure

  • Fees and Scholarship Details
  • Programme Modalities, Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Global Faculty and International Advisors
  • Career and Employment Opportunities
  • Semester Abroad and Dual Degree Opportunities
  • Amenities and Facilities
  • Student Societies and Extra-Curricular Activities
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Core and Elective Courses

Core Courses

Key:CC = Core Course (4 credits of teaching + 2 credits of debate/advocacy tutorial); AECC = Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course; SEC = Skill Enhancement Course; DSE = Elective: Discipline Specific; GE = Elective: Generic (compulsory)

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Logic [AECC 4 credits]
  • Legal English [AECC 4 credits]
  • Introduction to World’s Legal Systems [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Political and Legal Thought [CC 4 +2 credits]

Semester 2

  • History of Courts, Legislature and Legal Profession in India [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Legal Research and Methodology [CC 4 +2 credits]
  • Economic Theory [AECC 4 credits]
  • Theory & Practice of Contracts in India [GE 4 credits]
  • Introduction to the Constitution of India [CC 4+2 credits]

Semester 3

  • Criminal Justice System in India [CC 4+2 credits]
  • International Law and Relations [CC 4 credits]
  • Gender and Society [SEC 4 credits]
  • Commercial Transactions [CC 4+2 credits]

Semester 4

  • Constitutional Theory [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Foundations of Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Corporate Governance in India [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Administrative Framework in India  [SEC 4 credits]
  • Legal Protection of Environment [GE 4+2 credits]

Semester 5

  • Cross Border Trade and Investment [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Financial Market Regulation [CC 4+2 credits]
  • JGLS Elective I [DSE 4+2 credits]
  • JGLS Elective II [DSE 4+2 credits]

Semester 6

  • Advanced Legal Writing [GE 4+2 credits]
  • Regulation of Technology and the Cyber Space [CC 4+2 credits]
  • JGLS Elective III [DSE 4+2 credits]

Careers for BA  in Legal Studies Students

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.

Our Recruiters

Level

Bachelor


Course Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs


School

Jindal Global Law School


Duration

3 Years


Programme Start

1st August 2024


Last Date to Apply

31 July 2024


Contact Us 

For B.COM. /B.B.A./B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

Mr. Abhay Ojha

Additional Director Admissions & Outreach

 aojha@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Shesh N Shukla

Deputy General Manager

 74196 13569
 sheshn.shukla@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Aditya Anand

Senior Manager

 74197 48954
 aanand@jgu.edu.in

Mrs. Pooja kaur

Assistant manager

 74198 65748
 pooja.kaur@jgu.edu.in

Ms. Heena Batra

Assistant manager

 74198 65743
 heena.batra@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Harshvardhan Singh Gaur

Assistant manager

 74198 42422
 harshvardhans.gaur@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Siddharth Baskar

Assistant manager

 74195 95102
 siddharth.baskar@jgu.edu.in

Ms. Parvi Dang

Assistant Manager

 74198 65747 
 parvi.dang@jgu.edu.in 

Ms. Devyani Khare

Assistant Manager

 893 0110 676 
 devyani.khare@jgu.edu.in 

Mr. Yashashvi Shukla

Junior Manager

 89301 10214 
 yashasvi.shukla@jgu.edu.in 

For B.A. Legal Studies [3 year]

Mr. Vashudev Parashar

Junior manager

 74196 13587
 vashudev.parashar@jgu.edu.in

For B.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice [3 year]

Mrs. Devika Rana

Manager

 74197 48942
 drana@jgu.edu.in

For LL.B. [3 year]

Mr. Vinod Madaan

Senior Deputy General Manager

 89301 10998
 vinod.madaan@jgu.edu.in

Mrs. Mandira Dwivedi

Senior Manager

 74195 95103
 mandira.dwivedi@jgu.edu.in

For LL.M. [1 year]

Mr. Ravi Raj

Deputy Manager

 74196 13557
 ravi.raj@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Ishan Sodhani

Assistant Manager

 74195 95115
 ishan.sodhani@jgu.edu.in

BA in Legal Studies (3 Year)