Law as a profession offers a plethora of career avenues for students to explore and conquer. This is the reason why students are applying to law these days.
For every person with proficiency in communication, keen and logical reasoning, analytical skills and capacity to read and imbibe – the legal sphere is the place to be.
Legal education trains individuals on principles, philosophies, ethics, history, and ideologies. An individual should be aware of the society he is intending to start practice in.
As you are pursuing law it is a must to have good communication skills. A lawyer should be able to convince and assure the client regarding the case with confidence and communication skills. It is imperative that you have a strong listening ability. It will help you to gather proof and analyze the facts to come up with theories that can move the case forward.
There are various areas of specialization in this field:
Law Entrance Exams:
Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT)
LSAT India has now gained recognition as a standard entrance test for law aspirants. Some well-known private law colleges use LSAT India for admitting students.
SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test) is the doorway to Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis, Noida or Symbiosis, Hyderabad.
Eligibility for CLAT
A minimum of 50% in 10+2 and age below 20 years. 14 law colleges in India accept students on the basis of CLAT scores. CLAT tests the students on mathematics, logical reasoning, general awareness, and aptitude.
What is CLAT
CLAT is a two-hour test and the paper is objective and MCQ based.
The structure of the test includes –
- English: 40 marks;
- Logical Reasoning: 40 marks;
- Legal Aptitude (legal reasoning and legal GK): 50 marks;
- General Knowledge: 50 marks
- Mathematics: 20 marks.
After acquiring a law degree, an internship is mandatory. An internship under an experienced lawyer helps students in gaining practical knowledge. Learning ropes under a senior and professional lawyer can give a clear picture of how the trade works.
Where can you work
You can assist any senior lawyer and gain some fruitful experience
You can join a corporate or an institution and work as their official lawyer