BB. A LL. B - Overview

BB.A.LL.B. (Full-time; Five years Integrated Program; Affiliated to KSLU and approved by BCI) 

At IFIM School of Law we have painstakingly created a curriculum that will educate students not only in law but prepare them for their legal careers. We believe in nurturing holistic, socially responsible, and continuously employable legal professionals. The specially designed program will help students to develop a deep understanding of the corporate world and equip them to navigate the labyrinth of law. This amalgamation of distinct areas of study offers students a unique competitive advantage over their peers. Integrated courses are also hailed by recruiters and academicians alike for their ability to make students ‘industry ready.’ In keeping with IFIM’s unwavering focus on holistic development, the BB.A.LL.B. program will encompass relevant co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to enhance the overall development of every student. 

A BB.A.LL.B. program gives the students a unique understanding of businesses and their requirements. We have the best faculty members of the Management School who will provide the students with management perspectives of a company through subjects like Business Environment Financial Accounting and so on. Combined with law they will understand the inner working of a company and form a bridge between the legal and corporate world. Students will have great career prospects in segments like banking and finance along with the conventional corporate jobs.

Program Structure

Duration: 5 years
Credits: 225 (Minimum)

Program Highlights

Who is this for?

Any candidate who has cleared 10+2 (in any stream) & wants to pursue Law.

Job Opportunities

A law graduate has ample options to make a career such as…

Practicing Advocate

Judicial Services

Legal Researcher

Legal Journalist

Associate at Law Firm


In-house Counsel in Companies

working with NGOs, and International Organizations

Practice Courses


Dr. Sunil George

Principal | PhD, LLM

Prof. Shagufta Anjum

Associate Professor & Vice Principal | LLM

Dr. Asha P Soman

Assistant Professor | PhD, LLM

Prof. Apoorvi Shrivastava

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean (Academics) | LLM


Where is IFIM School of Law located?

We are in the knowledge hub of Electronic City, Bengaluru, equipped with well-planned infrastructure and resources.

How do I get scholarships for this programme?

IFIM School of Law offers merit-based scholarships and scholarships for economically disadvantaged students. For more details, please refer to admissions page.

What are the timings/schedules for the classes?

We begin our classes at 9 am and finish by 5pm.

Prof. (Dr.) Sunil George

He is a professional with around 25 years of rich and varied experience in Academics and Administration and is currently heading IFIM Law School, Bangalore. Prior to joining IFIM Law School, he was heading Amity Law School, Kolkata. He was associated with the corporate world for 14 years in the Administration and Legal departments and then went on to pursue his passion and has been associated with academia for the past 11 years and has extensive teaching and research experience. His areas of specialization include Business Law, Company Law, Criminal Law, and Human Rights.

He is also a guide for doctoral research work in Law. He is also a member of the Board of Studies for designing of law curriculum and a subject expert on the panel interview for the recruitment of faculty members at various law colleges. He has also been invited as a resource person to deliver Guest lectures and as a judge for various Debate and Moot Court competitions. He is also actively involved with initiatives for protecting the environment including rivers, water bodies, mangroves, and natural habitat in Charkop area of Mumbai. He was also the recipient of the ‘Best Faculty Award’ for outstanding contribution in Academics and contribution to the corporate life of NMIMS Kirit P Mehta School of Law for the academic year 2018-19.


  • Ph.D. (Law)
  • LLM (Criminal Law & Human Rights)
  • LLB
  • A. (Economics)

Prof. Shagufta Anjum

Prof. Shagufta Anjum has completed her BA (Law), LLB from Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore followed by her LLM, Business Laws from University Law School, Bangalore. She has also pursued PG Program in Corporate Laws; PG Diploma in Cyber Laws from Asian School of Cyber Laws, Pune.

She has maintained a first-class percentage record all throughout. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Surrogacy from Alliance University, Bangalore. She has 13 years of experience in teaching and has taught a wide variety of subjects from the branches of Business Laws, Human Rights Law, Cyber Laws, Constitutional & Administrative Law, Law of Contracts, Interpretation of Statutes, Practical Clinical Courses, Research Methodology, Environmental Laws, and Right to Information. Etc.

She has been honoured with “Best Presentation Award” at the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Legal Field organized by JSS (Autonomous) Law University, Mysuru in April 2016.

She has also been honoured with “Certificate of Excellence” for her excellent contribution in the field of Legal Education by Women Entrepreneurs Foundation (, New Delhi on 28th September 2018.

She is currently heading the Law School as Principal (Acting), Faculty Co-ordinator of Centre of Excellence for Women, Child and the Law (CEWCL), Corporate Affairs Outreach and Placement Committee (CAOPC) and Legal -Aid Cell.

She has several publications to her credit and has attended and presented papers in National and International level seminars and conferences. Apart from her academic achievements, she has been invited to teach aspiring judicial officers on Mohammedan Law subject and invited as Chief Guest on Republic Day celebration.

Prof. (Dr.) Asha Soman

Dr. Asha P Soman is a member of the Study Group 5.20 of the IAA Commission 5 on Space Policy, Law and Economy, International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), France. She has more than a decade of experience in academia and industry. She obtained a Ph.D. in Air and Space Law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India on the topic Evolving International Humanitarian Legal Regime for Sustainable Use of Outer Space and its Application to India. She was the University topper and gold medalist for LLM (Commercial Law and Human Rights) from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala; and completed BA LLB (Hons) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

She has supervised Doctoral thesis, LLM and LLB dissertations and taught PG and UG classes. She worked with top law schools in India including Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Christ University, Bangalore. She also worked as an Advocate and Assistant Director – Knowledge Management at IndusLaw, Bangalore.

She cleared UGC NET in 2013 and was a part of the UGC Sponsored Major Research Project with the NLSIU, Bangalore. She has initiated the Air and Space Law Committee at her previous institution. She also has international and national publications of book chapters, articles in journals, a handbook, and Scopus/Web of Science indexing. She has presented papers at numerous international and national conferences and has done certification courses in various fields.

Dr. Asha has framed the syllabus for Aviation Law and Technology Law and also revised syllabuses in her previous institutions. Subjects she taught include Environmental Law, Public International Law, Company Law, Property Law, Criminal Law, Space Law, Aviation Law, Research Methodology, Nuclear Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Competition Law, Investment Laws, Consumer Protection and Motor Vehicles Act, Insurance Law, Service Laws, Law of Torts, Jurisprudence, Case Studies – Hyperlinking and Interlinking, Philosophy of Life and Lifestyle, Law and Economics, and Law and Political Society. Her research interests are Environmental Law, Climate Change, Air and Space Law, International Law, Technology Law, Jurisprudence, and Law and Society.


  • Ph.D. in Air and Space Law | LLM (Commercial Law & Human Rights) | BA LLB (Hons) | UGC-NET


  1. Scopus & Web of Science
    • Scopus – Authored a Chapter titled “Legal Framework of Liability in Space Tourism” in the edited book titled “Space Tourism Legal and Policy Aspects”, 1st Edn., Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (2024), ISBN – 9781032617954.
    • Scopus and Web of Science – Authored a Chapter titled Religious, Societal Reflection and Rights of Transgender in India, edited book “Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology”, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (2019), ISBN – 9780429320118.
  2. International and National Publications
    • Authored a Chapter titled “Indian Practice of International Space and Remote Sensing Laws”, edited book titled “Indian Practice of International Law Global Norms and their Domestic Enforcement”, 1st Edn., Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (2024), ISBN -9781032432380.
    • Authored a Chapter titled “Space Crew Insurance: Feasibility of Life Insurance for Astronauts at the National Level” in the edited book “Fundamentals of National Space Laws”, Thomson Reuters (2022), ISBN – 978-93-93702-83-8
    • Women Friendly Pune, Handbook, published in 2014 by Janwani, a joint venture of Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Janwani and Pune Police. Role: Content creation.
    • Article titled: “Gender Justice for Men: Analysis of International Conventions and Legal Perspectives in India and Other Countries” in Lexigentia Law Journal, Vol.7 (2021) l Issue 2, published by Thomson Reuters, ISSN 2454 – 1613.
    • Extended abstract – Paper titled “Penal Laws and Rights of Transgender: International Perspective with Special Reference to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860” in the conference proceedings (p. 276) at the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), 2013. Published by SASCV & Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tamil Nadu, India. ISBN: 978-81- 906687-5-0
    • Extended abstract – Paper titled “Corruption in Local Level Administration: Impediment for Eliminating Poverty in India” published in Anthology of Abstracts of International Conference on Democratic Decentralization and People’s Participation conducted from 20-23 December 2012 at Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Kerala. The conference by KILA in association with the International Sociological Association (ISA) and the Government of India, the Government of Kerala, UNDP, and UNICEF (p. 34).
    • Forthcoming – Book Chapter selected for publication by BRILL.

Paper Presentations

  1. Authored and presented a paper titled “Artemis Accords and the Relevance of Moon Agreement and Registration Convention” in the Global Conference on ‘Resource Mining in the Outer Space: Artemis Accords and Beyond’ jointly organised by the University of Mississippi, West Bengal National University of Juridical Science and Maharashtra National Law University on October 14, 2023.
  2. Paper titled “Legal Framework of Liability in Space Tourism: Issues and Perspectives” at the International Conference on Space Tourism: Legal Dimensions organised by NUJS, Kolkata, 29 January 2022.
  3. Paper titled “Quandary of Children after Release from Juvenile Justice Homes in India: Need for Continuous and Effective Rehabilitation” at the Fourth International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, Gujarat, 30- 31st January 2020.
  4. Paper titled “Impact of Space Technologies over Ozone Layer and Marine Life: An Enviro – Legal Analysis” at the International Humboldt Kolleg on Management of Water, Energy and Bioresources in Changing Climate Regime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges conducted by Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation, Germany and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 8 – 9 February 2013.
  5. Paper titled “Penal Laws and Rights of Transgender” at the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) at Tamil Nadu, 11 – 13 January 2013.
  6. Paper titled “Corruption in Local Level Administration: Impediment for Eliminating Poverty in India” at the International Conference on Democratic Decentralisation and People’s Participation conducted by Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), along with the International Sociological Association, Government of India, UNDP, UNICEF, from 20 – 23 December 2012.
  7. Paper titled “Patentable Standards: Need for Preserving Public Domain” at National Workshop on Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights, conducted by Inter-Disciplinary Centre for Intellectual Property Rights at Cochin University of Science and Technology, 12 – 14 January 2012.
  8. Paper titled “Safe Drinking Water: A Prerequisite for Food Safety”, at National Seminar on Food Safety: Emerging Trends in India conducted by School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology and Kerala State Legal Services Authority, 16 – 17 December 2011.
  9. Paper titled “Corruption in the Indian Judiciary and its Impact: An Analysis” at Legal Awareness Programme organised by National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi along with Kerala State Legal Services Authority, 2nd October 2011.
  10. Paper titled “Informed Consent and Genetic Privacy: National and International Perspective” at National Seminar on New Genetic Technologies and Human Rights conducted by Department of Law, University of Kerala, 25 – 27 August 2011.
  11. Presented paper titled “Good Governance vis-a-vis Human Rights Dimensions: Issues and Perspectives” at the National Seminar on Good Governance: Human Rights Dimensions, conducted by Department of Law, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 11 – 12 August 2011.

Administrative Roles

  1. Editor – IFIM Law Review
  2. Chair – Centre for Environmental Law and Research
  3. Member, NAAC Committee

Prof. Apoorvi Shrivastava

She is an ADR Enthusiast, Accredited Associate Arbitrator of Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb, UK) and member of Young International Arbitration Group of The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Mumbai Centre of International Arbitration (MCIA)

Being a certified arbitrator and mediator; she is empanelled with SAMA & Settlement Table and deals with the commercial matters.
She also has a teaching experience of more than 8 years and has taught in the premier institutes like Hidayatullah National Law University and NALSAR University of Law. She runs a Centre of Alternative Dispute Resolution at IFIM Law School and is an avid supporter of green arbitration.

She conducts various mediation and negotiation trainings for researchers, students, corporates to equip them to resolve disputes and crack deals in amicable manner. Her research interest includes corporate sustainability, international commercial arbitration and role of public policy in the societal norms.


  • Ph.D (Pursuing), National Law University, Jodhpur
  • Master’s in Law (Corporate & Commercial Law), NALSAR University of Law
  • Bachelor in Arts & Law, DAVV University


  • Contributed a Chapter in the Book Name- “Alternative Dispute Resolution: Prospects and Challenges” Published in Jan 2020- Publisher Bharti Publisher- Edited by Prof. (Dr.) Vijendra Kumar, V.C MNLU, Nagpur, ISBN-  978-93-89657-17-3
  • Published “Hague Rules- Embarking on the age of Business and Human Rights Arbitration’, on Manupatra
  • “A Quagmire of Public-Private Arbitration” in Volume 12 of Oeconomia Copernicana, publisher Institute of Economic Research (Poland).
  • Presented Paper “SYNERGY OF SMART CONTRACTS, LAW AND ARBITRATION IN THIS TECHNOLOGICAL ERA” in the International Conference – “Law, Technology and Diversity in Asia”, organised by Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia.
  • “Defining the New Normal for the Post-Pandemic Tourism Economy” in the International Conference on Asia’s Role in Changing Legal and Social Order Post COVID-19 organized by Asian Association of Law Professors.
  • Presented Paper titled- “A Quagmire of Public- Private Arbitration” in the International Conference on The Future of Dispute Resolution in Infrastructure Sector 2021 (ICDRIS-2021) organized by Adani Institute of Infrastructure, Ahmedabad.
  • Paper presentation titled “Public Policy Issue in International Labour Dispute” at 17th Asian Law Institute International Conference organized by NUS Singapore at NLU Delhi.
  • Paper Presented- Public Policy Steeplechase in enforcement of Trans-national matrimonial and custody award, in the International Seminar on Challenges and Prospects of ADR, organized by ILI Delhi, RGNUL Patiala, MNLU Nagpur, HPNLU Shimla.
  • “Public Policy intertwined with Morality and Its Impact on Arbitration Award” Paper Presented at Law and Morality Seminar, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India.
  • ‘Confidentiality- A Feature of International Commercial Arbitration: A reality or Myth’ Paper Published in International Commercial Law Review.

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