If you have a passion for debate and a basic belief in justice, you could opt for a legal career AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to WhatsApp Share to Email Share to More The prerequisites for becoming a lawyer vary depending on the country you plan to practice in. In both India and the UK — the British judicial system closely resembles the Indian one — besides English, there are no mandatory subjects in secondary school for law. Law is an instrument which can be applied differently in numerous situations and yet retain its unchallengeable nature. For me, that was one of its relatable features. Additionally, I have a passion for debating and law serves as the perfect way to utilise such nurtured skills of polemics. The profession also allows you to mediate justice for people who have been wronged and that is a gratifying social reward.

The prerequisites for becoming a lawyer vary depending on the country you plan to practice in. In both India and the UK — the British judicial system closely resembles the Indian one — besides English, there are no mandatory subjects in secondary school for law. Of course, essay-writing subjects such as history and analytical subjects such as maths help acquire skill sets that may be useful in future. As a student of humanities, I have found that classes in political science and economics — subjects that regulate almost all aspects of society — have increased my interest in wanting to know the law.

If you want to pursue a law degree in India after Class XII, you will have to sit for one of the entrance exams. CLAT or the Common Law Admission Test is indisputably the most popular choice with the maximum number of takers and the largest number of institutions mandating it for admission, including the National Law Universities. The degree top law schools such as the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (Nalsar), Hyderabad, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Calcutta, National […]

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