Basic course description:
Law drives and controls our life in many discreet and obvious ways. From traffic lights control to divorce and child rights, by virtue of being citizens, our each breath is bound to be governed by law. A degree in law will allow you to comprehend the supposed important of this control. You will study business, economics, politics, environment, human rights, international relations and trade in new light. This course will equip you with tools to read, understand and legally deal with social, political, and economic conflicts in the society.
Studying law is also about the nuanced use of language and words. Hence, a good grip on language is a must. The wittier you are, the better your prospects in this devil’s advocacy business.
- For admission in Indian Universities, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks (or equivalent grades) from a recognized university in any discipline.
- Applicant with undergraduate degree in any subject shall be considered. However those with a background in social science or humanities subject would have an advantage.
At the time of admission, you will require the following self-attested documents along with their originals. These documents are especially asked for by Indian Universities:
- Class X Board Examination Certificate
- Class X Marksheet
- Class XII Marksheet
- Class XII Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate
- Character Certificate (recent)
- SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the candidate) issued by the competent authority
- OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Candidate) issued by the competent authority
- Transfer Certificate from school/college
- Migration Certificate from Board /University are required from those students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi
- Self-attested passport-size photographs.
While applying in foreign Universities, you shall be required to give a Statement of Purpose mentioning why you want to join this course and why you must be chosen for the same. In this highly competitive time, your SoP must be of high-class quality with impeccable English.
You can choose studying law in various fields and specialise in them, like:
- Family law
- Environmental law
- Commercial law
- Intellectual property law
- Property law
- Criminal law
Studying law also implies reading a number of past cases that have gone through trial in court. This helps in expanding one’s creative horizon which is utterly important to be able to look at the same law from various angles and be able to apply it in order to defend one’s client, to claim justice.
The course may stretch from two to four years.
- In India: The fee may range from a lack a year to one-and-a half lack
- Outside India: The fee may range from $60,000 to $90,000
- The Law Foundation of British Columbia:
- The HM Hubbard Law Scholarship:
LL.M Scholarships for International Students at UNICRI in Italy, 2017:
- The University of Law, UK:
Job prospects, future and industry overview:
Legal studies can help you build a career in the following fields:
- Private or a government lawyer
- Chartered or company secretary
- Apply for civil services examination
- Tax consultant
- Professional Counselling
- Government and politics