Labour Law

Labour Law

Degrees offered: Diploma, L.L.M, M.Phil., M.S.W., MLM, P.G.D, Ph.D

What is Labour Law

Labour law is also referred to as employment law which moderates the relationships between the workers and their employers. Labour law is a subject that deals with how employees are treated appropriately in workplaces, and their rights are protected as an employee. This law ensures that employers are treated well, and also, they are valued for their work.

The course focuses on teaching the students how labour law works in the organization and also how it helps the employees work in the workplace. The course’s main aim is to teach the students how to use the laws in the organization and also how it is used.

The course focuses on imparting basic knowledge about the labour law system. It focuses on proper management and grievances of the labours. The course consists of theoretical and also practical knowledge.

Once the labour law course is completed, the individual is hired as Consultant, Lawyer, or Provident Fund Manager.

The candidate has to make sure that he/she focuses on studying the subject correctly so that it enhances their chance of getting hired in organizations. 

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Labour Law

The candidate needs to fit the eligibility criteria to get admission in the desired college or university.

For Undergraduates

  • The minimum eligibility criteria for an Undergraduate is he/she should have qualified class 12th examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% to 60% marks. 

  • If the college or university conducts entrance examination, then the candidate has to appear for the entrance examination and has to qualify the examination. 


For Postgraduates

  • The minimum eligibility criteria for a candidate is to be qualified with a bachelor's degree with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent. 

  • The candidates also have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by the college or the university and qualify the examination to procure admission. Qualifying the examination is very important for the candidate to get admission. 


Entrance Exams for Labour Law  

Some courses have entrance examinations to get admission at a particular college or university. Similarly, for a labour law course, the candidates need to appear for the entrance examination to get admission to decided college.

Below mentioned are some of the entrance examinations: 

  • CLAT - Common Law Admission Test is an entrance examination that is conducted at a national level for admission in twenty-two national law universities in India. 

  • SLAT - Symbiosis Law Admission Test is an entrance examination that is conducted to grant admission to offer admission to the law courses to the candidates. 

  • LSAT - Law School Admission Test is an entrance examination that is conducted to procure admission to law schools in the United States, Canada and other countries.  The candidate needs to appear for the examination as it tests the skills of the candidate.

  • AILET - All India Law Entrance Test is an entrance examination that is conducted by the National Law University Delhi to procure admission to eligible candidates.

Scope of Labour Law in India and Abroad

Labour law is a subject that focuses more on how the laws are used in the organization and help employees. The law’s main focus is to study the problems of the workers if they have faced any.

The labour law was established to look after the working condition of labourers in the workplace. India is a nation that has a wide number of labour communities. Labour class has emerged as one of the most powerful sectors of society.

The scope of labour law course is emerging because the labour community keeps growing day-by-day with the need for professionals in this course. As there is advancement in technology, and the number of labourers is also increasing, the need for professionals in this field is also in demand.

Pursuing a course in labour law gives the students various career opportunities in this field. The scope of this field keeps expanding, giving a wide range of career opportunities.

After the successful completion of this course, the candidates are hired as Legal Experts, Consultants, Human Resource Manager, or Judge.

Therefore, the scope of this field keeps expanding tremendously not only in India but in other countries as well. 

Course Fees Labour Law

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
UG
1.53 Lakhs
B.B.A in Labour Law at RIMT University, Gobindgarh
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Data not available
14.76 Lakhs
B.A. L.L.B in Labour Law at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
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Data not available
PG
9.50 K
P.G.D in Labour Law at MSS Law College, Jalna
5.00 K
P.G.D in Labour Law at Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota
81.00 K
L.L.M in Labour Law at Kalinga University, Raipur
67.20 K
L.L.M in Labour Law at The Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University, Chennai
DIPLOMA
5.21 K
Diploma in Labour Law at KCE Societys SS Maniyar Law College, Jalgaon
12.26 K
Diploma in Labour Law at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
84.00 K
Diploma in Labour Law at NIMS University, Jaipur
12.26 K
Diploma in Labour Law at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Course Subjects

Mentioned below are the subjects covered in labour law: 

  • Law related to Industrial Relations

  • Principles of Administrative Law

  • Administrative Tribunal Law

  • Law related to Social Security

  • Law related to Wages and Monetary Benefits 

Careers in Labour Law

After the completion of the labour law course, many opportunities open for the individual. However, it is completely the candidate's call to opt which opportunity. There is a wide scope of this course now as well as in future looking at the current scenario.

Some of the careers in this course are mentioned below:

  • Legal Analyst

  • Lawyer

  • Judge

  • NGO Worker

  • EPF Officer

  • Employee Manager

  • Consultant

Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

On the successful completion of a labour law course, the candidate gets hired for various job profiles based on their overall performance and skills.

Some of the job profiles are:  

Job Profile

Job Description

Employee Manager

The main job of the Employee Manager is to look after the smooth functioning of the organization. They have to manage, process, coordinate and also provide solutions to the problems that are faced by the employees. They have to ensure that the employees are safe in the office environment.

Legal Analyst

The Legal Analyst is responsible for looking after all the legal work of the organization.

They have to research the laws and how they are useful while working in an organization. They are also responsible for looking after the court records and contracts.

NGO Worker

The NGO Worker has diverse roles to play. They need to file petitions, create awareness, and look after the management.

He/ she is the one who is responsible for the management and is answerable to the head.

Judge

Judge is the one who reviews the briefs, looks after the evidence and deliver their judgement.

They also assist the juries and then direct them in some cases.

 

Top Recruiters in Labour Law

  • Khaitan & Co.

  • Singhania & Partners

  • Desai & Diwanji

  • Labour Law Consultancy

  • Government Departments 

Required Skillset for Labour Law

Every profession needs certain skill sets to get better at the workplace. The candidate must possess certain skills to enhance themselves.

Some of the skill sets are as follows: 

  • Communication Skills - Having excellent communication skills is one of the most important skills that the candidate should possess. The way you communicate with people is very important in the organization. 

  • Teamwork - The individual needs to have this skill as it is very important for the individual to work in a team and make sure that the work is done efficiently. 

  • Commercial Awareness - The candidate should have commercial awareness of know-how industries and businesses work. They should know about everything that is going on and their impact on the work. 

  • Problem-solving Skills - The candidate should be able to solve the problems faced by the team members or any other person while working. They should be able to find a solution and solve the problem accordingly. 

  • Judgement - The candidate working in this field should be very judgmental. He/she should make sure that they make the judgement accordingly.

Course Curriculum for Labour Law

The curriculum includes topics that help the students to get a better understanding of the labour law course. It helps the students to get a better understanding of the course.

The labour law course Curriculum is mentioned below: 

  • Welfare

  • Administration of Labour Law

  • Wages and Remuneration

  • Social Security

  • Trade Unions 

Questions related to Labour Law

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PG DIPLOMA IN LABOUR LAW is benificial for civil engineers ??

harshita sharan Student Expert 17th Jan, 2021

Hello Dear,

Diploma in Labour Laws is a diploma course of 1-year which offers advanced- level lessons in the relationship and interplay between existing labour-related legislation and the changing industrial scenario. Minimum qualification for admission to the P.G. Diploma Courses for Labour Law is a graduate degree from a recognized University.

Being a civil engineers it may be beneficial for you to do PG diploma.You can change your career (or start your career) as a professional in this field. You can increase your practical knowledge in this field that you are interested in.

Good Luck

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after completion of BE-CIVIL ,I am taking admission in LLB .So particularly which course of LLB should i prefer. (for eg. should i prefer BA LLB /Diploma in labour law and welfare /LLB/diploma in taxation law etc.)

Shakti Swarupa Bhanja 26th Nov, 2020

Hello Yogesh!

You have already completed BE Civil Engineering, so go for LLB directly. LLB is a three year course and is more preferable other than the diploma courses, as you would grab more internship opportunities in law firms and get self employed easily. You do not need to go for BA LLB as it is an integrated course and is of five year duration.

I would suggest you to go for LLB in Construction Law. Because it would be the most suitable course according to your civil engineering background. I suggested this specialization because most of the construction companies and real estate firms have civil cases nowadays. They have many disputed lands issues and many other issues also.

Get a list of LLB colleges in India:-

https://law.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-law-colleges-in-india

Hope this helps!

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I have competed my graduation in 2017 and recently I competed my diploma in labour law and labour welfare and simultaneously I have 2years of work experience in MNC.currently m planning to go for Masters in human resource management...What would be the scope and will that help me to build my career?

Esita Sau 9th Oct, 2020
Hello there,
With a specific Human Resources masters degree, you would land yourself in a HR role which is more or less generic irrespective of the industry you join.
It is one of the highly sought after profession for people who wish to get into the industry or corporation managing the interpersonal relationship of employees.
The salary of a person employed in the field after completing Masters in Human Resource Management ranges around 2 lakhs to 8 lakhs depending upon the persons exact designation, professional skills and experience.
Career options:-
Human Resource Manager
Human Resource Recruiter
Employee Relations Manager
Training and Development Manager
Human Resource Generalist
Human Resource Specialist
Technical Recruiter
To know further details please go through the link below,
https://www.careers360.com/courses/m-a-in-human-resource-management
Hope this helps!
Good luck!
Thank you.
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I need kslu Labour law 1&2 question papers can anybody help

bhallaaamna 5th Aug, 2020

Hey,

Please refer to the links below for the question papers of KSLU Labour Law 1 and 2.

1. https://law.careers360.com/articles/kslu-question-paper

2. http://www.previousyearpapers.in/KSLU/

3. https://www.studocu.com/in/institution/karnataka-state-law-university/4128

Hope this helps you. All the very best for the future!

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labour law question paper june July and December 2019

Pankhuri Kumari 30th Mar, 2020

Hii Ramesh!

You need to mention the name of the University for which you asked the question. And for the previous year LLB cyber law or labour law question papers, you can refer to the university's website. You can also refer to the University library if you have the access to it and the question papers from there.

Hope this helps.

Good luck!

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