Students will be able to enter the three-year interdisciplinary course from next year and classes will start in 2022.
The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has implemented a three-year law degree program. Unlike the LLM, which is only open to applicants with a law degree, the three-year LLB program will be open to graduates from all disciplines.
NLSIU Vice Chancellor Sudhir Krishnaswamy launched the program during the 29th annual academic appeal. He said: “In 1988 the university was launched on the basis of a daring curriculum experiment: the integrated five-year diploma. LL.B Program (Hons). Three decades later, a new three-year interdisciplinary LLB is launched integrated into an experiential learning pedagogy. “Three decades later, a new three-year interdisciplinary LLB is launched integrated into an experiential learning pedagogy. “
The university has obtained the necessary regulatory approvals from regulatory authorities as well as governing bodies to launch this program. “The first batch will begin its training in July 2022 and will help revitalize and transform postgraduate legal education in India in the years to come,” he added.
The three-year LLB study programs are designed to appeal to those who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree in any field and wish to pursue legal specialization studies. Currently, the institute offers a five-year integrated BA.LLB (Hons) course other than the one-year LLM (Master) program and other distance education courses.