Legal profession is one of the growing and lucrative professions all over the world. It is one of the most adventurous as well as exciting career. Lawyers are held in high esteem in our society, and there remains the faith that when all else fails, one can still take recourse to the legal system. Success in this profession is not based on marks one obtains in the exam, but it is very much related to personal attributes. One must have good oral and written communication skills, logical reasoning, power of concentration, patience, good memory to relate and quote past cases to prove your point, ability to argue and discuss matters with a variety of people, self confidence, courage to deal with threats especially in criminal cases etc. He should have up-to-date information on any changes in law. A good library and a fair amount of reading are also important.There are various branches of specialization in law like civil law, criminal law, corporate law, property law, income tax law, marine law, public international law, family law, labour law, press law, excise law, constitutional law, administration law, sale of goods law, trade mark, copyright and patent law etc. one can choose. Students who pursue law has a career not only have opportunity in litigation but also in government sector, International organization like WTO, Corporate, legal firms & consultancy.It is very important to step into a reputed Law School for proper grooming. In India there are two types of LL.B - 3 years course and 5 years course. One can join the 3 years LL.B. course after graduation whereas it is 5 years after 12th standard.The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is an all India entrance examination conducted by one of the National Law Universities for admissions to their under-graduate and post graduate degree programmes (LL.B & LL.M). There are 17 participating NLUs
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The LSAT - India is a standardized test designed by the USA based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India. The LSAT - India will be administered across 16 Pearson VUE test center locations in India for which dates will be announced soon. The test will be administered in a paper and pencil format.
Symbosis Entrance Test
The Symbiosis Law School conducts the SET, a common written test, for admission to its undergraduate institutes of Symbiosis International University. Each Symbiosis institute (including Symbiosis Law School) has its independent selection process.
CLAT @ Home
The CLAT@ Home is a distance learning program that offers aspirants all the important books and material for preparation of the CLAT and other law entrance exams.
LAW Crash Course
This short term program, specially designed for students of Class XII students offers comprehensive preparation for the CLAT, NLU Delhi and other law school entrance exams at a very strategic time – after the Board examinations in the month of April, before the CLAT.
One Year Law Program
Our one year program, specially designed for students of Class XII, offers comprehensive preparation for the CLAT, NLU Delhi and other major law exams. Classes in flexi hours so that students can maintain a mature balance between their school syllabus and preparing for law entrance exams.
2 Years program
Our 2 year flagship program offers students comprehensive preparation for the CLAT and other major law exams. This program is design for the students who are in class XI, or for those who have just passed Class X.
To be eligible to appear for CLAT :
A candidate should have passed his/her Higher Secondary School/Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC and persons with Disability). Candidates who have appeared in the 10+2 examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear in the test.
The 17 participating NLUs are: 1)National Law School of India University, Bangalore 2)NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad 3)National Law Institute University, Bhopal 4)WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata 5)Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur 6)National Law University and Judicial Academy, Guwahati 7)Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow 8)Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala 9)Chanakya National Law University, Patna 10)National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi 11)Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 12)National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi 13)National Law University, Cuttack 14)Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli 15)Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam 16)Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai 17)National Law University, Jodhpur.
Pattern of CLAT paper for the entry to the under-graduate Programme
Total marks 200
Total Number of Questions 200
Duration of Examination 120 Min.
Subject areas with weightage
English (including Comprehension) 40 Marks
General Aptitude / Current Affairs 50 Marks
Legal Aptitude / Legal Reasoning 50 Marks
Logical Reasoning 40 Marks
Mathematics 20 Marks
Other Exams :
- AILET, NLU Delhi
- Symbiosis entrance Test
- Christ University Bangalore
- NMAT Mumbai