In these days of liberalization and globalization, it is likely to get further momentum. Lawyers and Law Graduates are held in high respect in a civil society as they render valuable service to all areas of the society by getting their constitutional and legal rights enforced through courts-criminal or civil, at all levels of judiciary, that is, Supreme Court, High Court, Trial Court, or Quasi- Judicial Institutions. The legal profession in India has endured a tactical and significant change over the last few decades. The law applicants not only figure themselves in courts but mark the presence in several corporate houses, law agencies, law firms, litigation, and administrative services.
LLB course is now available in two layouts–
- 5 year integrated B.A. LL. B. course. Some universities also offer B.Com. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B. and BBA LL.B.
- 3 years LL.B. program after completing graduation.
The interested candidates who wish to take up law as career required to qualify any one of the entrance examinations like AILET (All India Law Entrance Test after 10+2), CET (Common Entrance Test), CLAT (Common Law Admission Test after 10+2), Jamia Milia Islamia (10+2 passed out), Delhi, University of Delhi (graduate passed out)
- Legal Practice- Law Graduates can either practice as an advocate in a court or work with corporate firms.
- Judiciary services- by clearing exams conducted by PSC, a law graduate can become a judge.
- After getting experience, a law graduate can hope to become Solicitor General, a Public Prosecutor.
- They can also work as a legal adviser for various institutions and with NGOs.
- Teaching in universities or colleges.
- Legal Process Outsourcing.
- Media worker- working as a reporter for television channels and newspapers are other attractive options.
The All India Bar Exam is an eligibility exam for any law graduate to be able to practice in law in India. Which is conducted by bar council of India. And once a candidate clears the test he/she will get the eligibility certificate to practice in courts. The minimum marks to be secured to become eligible to clear the exam are determined by BCI.