Legum Baccalaureus or Bachelor in Laws is an undergraduate 3 or 5-year professional degree course that allows a person to practice law. The degree is offered for 3 years for graduates and 5-year for students who wish to pursue law after the senior secondary examination.
Bar Council of India (BCI) is the regulatory body of Legal Education in India. Both, holders of 3 and 5-year degrees are eligible for enrolment with the Bar Council of India upon fulfillment of eligibility criteria.
In the early days, the career in Law was confined only to legislative executives and judicial services. But now the opportunities are diversified and ample opportunities are available in the fields like media, intellectual property rights, information technology, data protection. Apart from this, Law students find a career in corporate firms and banks.