Hi readers! In this post, I’ve listed down some of the best law colleges in Himachal Pradesh, India. Both students and parents may use this guide to find the right college.
Law education is a popular choice among students from HP. 12th pass students, Graduates, PG Degree holders – candidates hailing from different walks of academic life have access to different types of law courses.
In this post, you will find the list of popular law courses, their duration, eligibility criteria, scope etc. Apart from that, you will also find the names of popular law colleges in HP and their admission process.
In short – colleges, courses, admission and career prospects – everything that truly matters to law education aspirants has been covered in this post. Come, let us check out the list of law colleges now. Here it is –
List of law colleges in Himachal Pradesh 2020
Here are some of the popular law colleges in HP –
- Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
- Bahra University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Maharaja Agrasen University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- LR Institute of Legal Studies, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Manav Bharti University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
- Ap Goyal Shimla University, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
- Himalayan Group of Professional Institutions, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh
- Career Point University, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
- IEC University, Baddi, Himachal Pradesh
The above list consists of both Government and private law colleges. Here is everything you need to know about the admission process –
If you want to secure admission into a good college, you must crack relevant entrance exam. These exams are conducted at College, State and National levels. The main aim of such an exam is to facilitate merit based admission process.
Under merit based admission process, seats are distributed among candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to conduct direct or donation based admission process.
List of popular law courses
Integrated law courses: These are undergraduate level academic programs. Students who have passed 12th class are eligible to apply for admission. BA LL.B., BBA LL.B., BSW LL.B. – these are examples of integrated law courses.
LL.B.: It stands for Bachelor of Law. It is a Master’s Degree course. Students who have completed Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to pursue this course.
LL.M.: It stands for Master of Law. Candidates who have completed LL.B. or Integrated law course are eligible to pursue this course. LL.M. course can help you specialize in different disciplines within the domain of law.
Types of law colleges
There exists two main types of law colleges in HP – Government law colleges and private law colleges. Government institutes are managed and owned by the State or Central Government. Private institutes (also known as self-financing colleges) are owned and funded by private charitable trusts and organizations.
In order to become a lawyer in India, one must possess at least LL.B. Degree. One must also be registered with the relevant chapter of BCI.
Indian Lawyers have access to different types of job profiles and opportunities. They have access to Government jobs, private sector jobs and self-employment opportunities.
Lawyers are usually hired by – law firms/agencies/consultancies, Government departments, NGOs, industries, business firms, MNCs etc. They may even start their own law firm/consultancy.