Due to various personal circumstances, I was unable to finish my graduation after 12th and only now after a gap of 15 year I started my studies again to gain a degree through distance education. I wish to pursue a career in Law but I am not sure I would be eligible for admission into LLB course. My question is two-fold
1.Whether upper age limit of 30 years applies to students seeking admission into 3 year LLB course
2. Whether a first degree, pursued through distance education, is acceptable for entry into 3 year LLB course.
I quote the following from the eligibilty rules of legal education of Bar council Of India
" The applicants who have obtained 10 + 2 or graduation / post
graduation through open Universities system directly without having any basic
qualification for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in the
If someone can provide clarity on the above two points and also the rules of BCI , a copy of which (in pdf format) is attached with this post .
Thanking you in advance.