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Lawyer
Law aspirants not only figure themselves in courts but mark their presence in various corporate houses, law agencies, law firms, litigation, administrative services and many more sectors.
Career Path
Post 12th Grade
Any Stream
10+2 or equivalent with min 45% marks (General/OBC/PW
40% marks (SC/ST)

Post under graduation dress
With a B.A. or B.Com. or B.Sc. degree with minimum 40% marks (35% for SC/ST)
Courses
LL.B. (Integrated) (Bachelor of Legislative Law -Maximum age is 20 years (22 for SC/ST candidates)
LL.B (Hons)
All states require would-be lawyers to pass their respective bar exams prior to beginning practice. Most states also mandate lawyers to take an ethics exam.
Top Colleges
Most universities have a law department. Some of the best law schools in India include

National Law School of India University, Bangalore
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, Hyderabad
Gujarat National Law University
Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia
Faculty of Law, Amity University
Opportunities for Further Studies
LL. M (Master of Legislative Law)
LL.M (Business Law)
LL.M (Corporate and Financial Law)
LL.M. (Family Law)

L.L.M (Hons)
M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy in Law)

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Law)
PhD (International Legal Studies)
Duration
Bachelors 5 years
Scholarship
Aditya Birla Scholarship : To economically underprivileged students

Asha-Shree Endowment Scholarship: To meritorious students from IITs, BITS (Pilani), IIMs, XLRI and law campuses
Course Fees
Ranging from INR 8,000/- to INR 23,000/- per year
Entrance Exams
Most universities/colleges have their own entrance examination. Some of the examinations are listed below:

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
Delhi University Law Entrance Exam
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
Role Models
Ram Jethmalani : Indian lawyer

Arun Jaitley : Indian politician and lawyer
Skills/Competencies
Good Memory
Quick responsiveness
Good orator
Keen listener
Flexible and attentive mind
Out of the box thinking ability
Logical reasoning capability
Patience
Presentable communication skills
Career Prospects
Corporate law
Public Prosecutor
Judicial Service
Intellectual Property law firms
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
NGOs and Think Tanks
Legal process outsourcing (LPO)
Taxation Lawyer
Judge Advocate General (JAG)
Scope/Recruiting Industries
Law agencies
Law firms
Litigation
Administrative Service
Legal Journalism
Tentative Starting Salary Range
An entry level lawyer earns somewhere around INR 72,000 to 1,80,000 per annum. Experienced lawyers earn anywhere above INR 10,00,000/- pa
Referred links/Resources
lawfaculty.du.ac.in/
https://www.gnlu.ac.in/

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