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AU introduces five-year LLB course

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Admissions to the self-financing course will be through LAWCET

Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University G. S. N. Raju and Principal of AU Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law addressing the media in Visakhapatnam on Monday.— photo: C. V. SUBRAHMANYAM
Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University G. S. N. Raju and Principal of AU Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law addressing the media in Visakhapatnam on Monday.— photo: C. V. SUBRAHMANYAM

The Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law of the Andhra University is offering a five-year integrated LLB course from academic year 2013-14, Vice-Chancellor G. S. N. Raju announced.

Addressing the media here on Monday, the Vice-Chancellor said that admissions into the self-financing course would be through LAWCET.

This year the college would be offering 60 seats and a number of students from overseas have expressed their interest in joining the course.

The course caters to students who intend to take up law after 10+2 and cannot afford to study in private colleges and law universities. The fee has been limited to Rs. 20,000 per year, he explained. The course would have 10 semesters in which 46 subjects would be covered comprising 24 compulsory law subjects and six optional subjects and 16 non-law subjects, Principal of the Law College A. Subrahmanyam said.

The Bar Council had mandated that all law colleges offer five-year LLB course, the AU is starting the course from this academic year, he added.

The five-year integrated LLB course would be apart from the three-year LLB, two-year LLM and PhD in Law being offered by the college. With the introduction of the five-year LLB course the college would be able to improve its ranking among the law colleges in the country, he explained.

Registrar K Rama Mohan Rao and Rector S. K. V. S. Raju were also present.

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