AU launches 5-yr law course
Dr B R Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam launched a five-year LLB course from the academic year 2013-14. The course caters...
Dr B R Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam launched a five-year LLB course from the academic year 2013-14. The course caters to the students who want to take up law course after 10+2 and cannot afford to study in other law universities or private law colleges.
Announcing the course details, Andhra University Vice Chancellor Prof G S N Raju, flanked by Law College Principal Prof A Subrahmanyam said it’s a self-financing course and admissions would be through convenor, LAWCET-13 of Andhra Pradesh. Stating that there are 60 seats are available, he said the college is going to admit foreign students also into the new course, many students from overseas had already applied and the AU has granted permission . The course is consisting 10 semesters with a coverage of 46 subjects of which 24 compulsory law subjects, six optional subjects and 16 non-law subjects.
Law College Principal Prof Subrahmanyam said the fee structure for the new course has been fixed at Rs 20,000 per year and the five-year integrated law course would be in addition to the present courses of LLB, two-year LLM with five branches and PhD in law. ‘The Bar Council had mandated that all law colleges offer five-year LLB course, the Andhra University is introducing the course which would help improve its ranking among the law colleges in the country’, he added.