‘’Law’’ is one of the most essential parts of our constitution for the justice. Besides this, law education is the only legal education in India which grants rules and regulation on which the country runs. Law courses are persuaded by many youngsters and those who seek to clear this degree are designated with the post of a “Lawyer” and that has to be done before practice and entry in the court.
Law education in India is been offered by numerous colleges and universities at graduation, post graduation and at diploma level. After the completion of any law course, one can practice under its experts and in courts also by gaining the experience of 1 to 2 years and can get remuneration package ranges from Rs 50K to 1 lakhs according to one’s skills and expertise.
In the year 1987 law education was commenced in India, which is a three-year degree programme granted under the Advocate Act, 1961. Bar Council of India (BCI) is said to be the regulatory body which supervises and monitor law education in India. Apart from this in the year 1985, the “Law Commission of India” has established a University for Law Education to elevate the academic standard of the legal profession in India. Soon after it, the first law University was established in Bangalore named as “National Law School of India University” popularly known as the “NLS”.
Candidates must keep one thing in mind that if they want to become a lawyer, then prepare their minds to work hard to climb the ladder of success. First, they have to go through many years of rigorous study schedule, then training in the law firm to refine and polish their skills which is very important and require dedication. There are several benefits of Choosing a Law as a career.
The vital advantage of becoming a lawyer is that candidates have a wide range of career selection options. They can apply on many posts announced in public and private sector. Apart from the criminal defence side of the law, candidates can choose numerous other career options, such as divorce attorney, real estate lawyer, working compensation or travelling compensation lawyer etc.
Being a lawyer is no less than a gratification because a lawyer can earn both financial and emotional rewards at the same time. Moreover, emotional awards are even more than financial rewards and make the lawyer feel more satisfied and contented.
When a lawyer starts working in any law firm or even open his own business organization, he practices law by dealing with various cases on daily basis. While dealing with the client's lawyer is required to switch from one law to another to find the best possible way to get his client out of trouble.
Whatever the career candidates choose in his life, is mostly concerned with how much comfortable working environment is after joining that organization. The working environment of lawyers is very comfortable and satisfactory. Unlike other professions, a lawyer cannot afford to have a cubical type of office rather they need a proper four-walled office in which they can manage their work and files.
The profession of lawyer is very unpredictable, in several ways and due to which most of them do not like this profession. If in any case lawyer is stuck in some other case, then he may assign the other cases to his employees who will handle the clients, their complaints, and register the new cases.
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Aforementioned BAR Council of India is the apex body of Law Courses in India. Law Courses can be divided into 3 years and 5 years. The eligibility criteria for undergraduate and postgraduate courses is different.
To be eligible to apply for Law UG course aspirants should have cleared their Class 10+2 exam from a recognised board with at least 50% aggregate marks or passing marks. Candidate from any stream can apply for Law courses.
For admission in PG courses, the eligibility criteria which is set by the universities are aspirants should possess graduation degree with minimum 50% of marks from recognized university/college.
Admission in law courses can be done through two processes. Many colleges grant admission on the basis of candidates 12th marks whereas some conducts entrance exam on national, state and university level for the same. Applicants can appear in the entrance exam as per their convenience. Here we have listed some common entrance for Law courses candidates.
➢All India Bar Exam (AIBE)
➢All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
➢Army Institute of Law Entrance Test (AIL)
➢Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
➢Delhi University Law Entrance Exam (DU)
➢Bharati Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test (BVP CET)
Students, who want to get admission in law, have to give Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019. CLAT gets organized for giving admission to the National Law Universities (NLUs) and a variety of other institutions. Through this test, scholars are admitted in Integrated L.L.B and L.L.M courses.
Scholars who wish to pursue law courses from foreign Universities/institutions can apply for Law School Admission Test (LAST) 2019. The admission in the Jindal Law Global School is done through the LSAT conducted by the Law School Admission Council, USA.
The undergraduate program in law is of three-year that comprises of six semesters. Scholars after completing 10+2 (from any stream) with at least 50% marks are eligible to opt for this course. For gaining admission to an undergraduate degree in law from any University or Institute, a candidate should be 17 years of age at the time of admission. Few Bachelor degree program is:
The duration of masters degree in Law is for two years. The course equips the student with not just one stream but with a holistic knowledge of all the different mediums in law. Some Masters degree programs are:
Masters of Laws is a postgraduate course which lasts up to two years of the academic degree. Law scholars and professionals pursue LLM to gain expertise in a specialized field of law, for example in the area of tax law or international law.
The LLM course can be pursued only by those, who have successfully completed their graduation in law i.e. LLB/B.L. Degree/5 Year LLB. Candidates should have 10+2+5 pattern or an equivalent Degree from a recognized University. Minimum criteria of marks is 55% for general category and 50% S.C./S.T./Persons with Disability.
Admission in LLM course is done through an entrance exam which is conducted by various universities on their own.
Bachelor of Law is an undergraduate academic course under law stream. The minimum requirement to join the 3 year LLB course is a Graduation from any course/ stream. This course aims to make the balance between the three pillars of the constitutions i.e. Legislation, the Executive, and the Judiciary.
The basic LLB course eligibility criteria for candidates is that they should have completed graduation from any stream i.e should hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized college/university.
Admission in LLB is preceded by both entrance exam and a graduation degree with minimum 50% of aggregate marks.
BBA LLB is a five-year integrated course which imbibes both experience and study of Business administration and Law which in turn can make a company or organization ethically strong. It is an undergraduate Administrative Law professional integrated course. It is a combination of the study of Business administration and Law.
The eligibility criteria to take admission in BBA LLB course is a candidate must pass his 12th with minimum 50% of aggregate marks from the recognized educational board.
Several universities conduct entrance exam for selecting the meritorious applicants. Whereas direct admission are also granted by numerous colleges.
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law is an undergraduate administrative Law professional integrated course. The BA LLB course duration is 5 years divided into 10 semesters. The degree course provides integrated expertise of the inter-relationship of Management Studies and Law in their entirety than in specified areas.
The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a BA LLB course is to pass 12th with not less than 50% of the total marks or an equivalent examination from a recognized educational board.
Admission is rendered to the applicants is based on entrance exam and merit list which is prepared by the university.
As we all know, Law is the vastly reputed field which is choose by youngsters as a career prospectus. It is a reliable and sincere field. A fresher may have to work under the reputed legal firm or lawyer for the initial starting of his career. In India, the demand skilled lawyer is increasing as per the survey was done by the Bar Council of India. Out of 100%, only 20% have the ability to work in court and rest just dream to work and become a Lawyer.
A law aspirants can be a public prosecutor, solicitor general or a part of private legal firms after gaining experience. He may also appear for the exams which are conducted by the Public Service Commissions for the position of Judge. An excellent lawyer can work in ministry, government departments and various legal advice organizations.
➢ In every profession salary is very fruitful parts. If the aspirant is an excellent lawyer and practising individually then he may earn according to that.
➢ After the completion, of course, one started working under the experts and can earn around Rs. 5000 to Rs. 20000 per month in the form of nominal wages.
➢ If you want to work individually in court, then you earn around Rs. 20000 to 50000 per month (approx)
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