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LAW

Overview 

A law degree is designed to instil serious advocacy abilities in students, allowing them to advocate for any cause. At both the private and public levels, lawyers advise clients and give answers to legal difficulties. They write legal documents and interpret laws, rules, and regulations. They discuss and debate in the courts, and they make legal decisions. People who work in the legal area work in a variety of settings, including corporations, law firms, litigation, and administrative services, among others. Civil law, corporate law, patent law, corporate management, legal services, and administrative services are all options in the field of law.

- Career Scope in Law

  • Law Firms

The most sought-after location for law graduates is leading law firms. Clients are advised about their legal rights and remedies, as well as other legal concerns, as part of a law firm. Careers in the top law firms are known for their large pay packages and rapid advancement. Graduates can work in a variety of legal fields or specialise in fast-growing areas such as intellectual property, cyber law, and so on.

  • Corporate Counsel

Law graduates serve as in-house legal counsel for a corporation or corporate entity, advising on legal issues relating to the company's business. In-house counsel is responsible for creating, vetting, and negotiating contracts, as well as assuring and monitoring compliance with regulations and laws and dealing with legal disputes.

  • Litigation

Litigation offers a diverse range of career opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Appellate work, trial-level practise, civil litigation, and criminal cases are the focus here. Litigators may start with lesser starting wages than their corporate counterparts, but they can advance considerably more quickly.

  • Judicial Services/Civil Services

Law Graduates interested in joining the esteemed civil service can prepare for the Union Public Service Commission's Civil Services Examination. Graduates who want to help shape the country's future might take advantage of exciting chances.

  • Social Work

If you're interested in social-legal issues, there's a viable career path in law with NGOs and Civil Society Organizations. Graduates of law schools may be able to work for international organisations such as the United Nations and international tribunals such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

  • Legal Processing Outsourcing

Legal Processing Outsourcing (LPO) is the practise of delegating fundamental legal duties to an outside counsel, such as drafting first draughts of cases, compliance work, legal research, and so on. The assigned task is accomplished according to predetermined criteria and deadlines. Pursuing a career in LPO allows one to work for reputable MNCs.

  • Judicial Clerkship

For students interested in litigation or transactional work, a judicial clerkship is an excellent experience that provides invaluable insights into the legal system. Law clerks are legal assistants whose responsibilities differ from one court to the next and from one judge to the next.

  • Media and Law

Both journalism and law are connected as professions since they both involve outstanding research and writing abilities as well as a critical understanding of the government and legal system. Legal journalism is concerned with public dissemination of legal proceedings in courts, arbitration events, criminal matters, and so forth. It entails legal publishing as well as legal reporting.

 

- How to Opt for a Career in  Law

   Options        Stream       Graduation    After Graduation
          1 Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue BA.LLB/ BBA.LLB/ B.Com. LLB for 5 years Pursue LLM in Multiple Specialization for 1-2 years
          2 Clear Class XII in Science stream Pursue B.Sc. LLB for 5 years Pursue LLM in Multiple Specialization for 1-2 years
          3 Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue Graduation in any Discipline for 3-4 years Pursue LLB for 3 years

 

Quick Facts - 

  • Most of the colleges have eligibility criteria of minimum 50% aggregate marks in Class XII
  • Some colleges/ universities also have an age limit
  • Some colleges also have eligibility criteria of minimum 45% aggregate marks in Class XII for general category and 40% aggregate marks in Class XII for SC & ST category candidates.
  • B.Sc. LLB, BBA.LLB. and B.Com. LLB. are available as courses only in selected colleges.
  • No mandatory subject in Class XII.
  • Entry to top level colleges requires a high score in entrance tests like CLAT/LSAT/AILET amongst others.

 

- Top Law College in India 

College Location
National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore, Bhopal, and 17 other locations
Faculty of Law, University of Delhi New Delhi
National Law University New Delhi
Nalsar University of Law Hyderabad
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata
Symbiosis Law School Pune
Indian Law Society Law College Pune
Gujarat National Law University Gandhi Nagar
indal Global Law School Sonepat
Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi
National Law Institute University Bhopal
Sinhgad Law College Pune
Amity Law School Noida
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow
Government Law College Mumbai
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Patiala
Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi
Sharda University Noida
Cochin University of Science & Technology Kochi

 

- Top Law College in the World 

College Location
Harvard University United States
University of Oxford United Kingdom
University of Cambridge United Kingdom
Yale University United States
New York University United States
Stanford University United States
London School of Economics & Political Science United Kingdom
University of Melbourne Australia
University of California, Berkeley United States
Columbia University United States
The University of Sydney Australia
University of Toronto Canada

 

- Important Entrance Exams

  • Undergraduate
Institution Tentative Date Important Elements
Common Law Admission Exam (CLAT) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Law School Admission Test (LSAT) May Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension
Maharashtra Common Entrance for Law (MH CET Law) June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Alliance University Common Admission Test (ACLAT) June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET LLB) April General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Banaras Hindu University BA LLB Admission Test (BLAT) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Delhi University Law Entrance Exam (DU LLB) June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Jamia Millia Islamia Law Entrance Exam May/June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Allahabad University LLB Admission Test (LFAT) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Panjab University BA LLB/LLB Entrance Exam April/June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Aligarh Muslim University Law Entrance Exam (AMU) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Cochin University of Science & Technology Common Admission Test (CUSAT) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
The IFCAI Test for Law Admissions (ITLA) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Symbiosis Law Entrance Test (SET) May General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning

 

  • Postgraduate
Institution Tentative Date Important Elements
All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) May General Knowledge, English, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Numerical Ability
Alliance University Common Admission Test (ACLAT) June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning
Panjab University BA LLB/LLB Entrance Exam April/June General Knowledge, English, Current Affairs, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning

- Job Description

  • Meet with clients and advise with them to better understand and manage their legal matters.
  • Prepare formal documents, letters, and agreements that are tailored to the needs of the client.
  • Provide legal and legal advice to clients based on their specific situation.
  • To design a defence strategy, gather evidence by interviewing clients and witnesses to determine the facts.
  • Individuals and corporations can use this service to interpret laws, judgements, and regulations.
  • Using legal theory and precedents, analyse possible scenarios in instances.
  • To attain the desired goal, negotiate and bargain with clients and other connected network partners.
  • Manage and supervise the execution and drafting of contracts Correspond with clients and conflicting advocates
  • Represent clients in Court during disputes

 

- Pros & Cons of a Career in Law

Pros - 

  • Once you've mastered the subject, it's a well-paying career.
  • Provides opportunity for people to help one another.
  • Lawyers are in high demand all of the time.

Cons - 

  • A lot of knowledge must be learned.
  • Most trials require difficult judgments, which can be stressful. Moral and ethical issues.