What needs to be studied after 12th to become a Lawyer?

How to become a lawyer in india

Are you a student who wishes to become a Lawyer in your future? If yes, then do you know what entrance examinations are available for you to take it forward?  If you are an Indian, then the entrance examination you should attend is known as CLAT. This is also known as Common Law Admission Test.

There are major 11 universities in India in the stream of Law which considers the CLAT Scores of the candidates. Graduate and Post-Graduate Law courses are provided for the students in these universities. But to enter these Law Universities, you need to pass the CLAT Examination.

What is the Admissibility Criteria to become a Lawyer?

If you are planning to write the CLAT Exam, then you should be a student with 50 % marks in your 12th Boards. The students who are waiting to appear for the board exam can also apply for CLAT. Moreover, the student’s age should not exceed 20 years. These are the eligibility criteria for the 5-year course.

For 3 year course, the candidate should hold a degree with 50% marks. Consideration will be given to candidates from SC/ST category in the percentage of marks for both the courses.

After passing the CLAT Examination, the candidate will be eligible for the admission in any of the top Law Universities in India. There are a number of books that can help you to score high in the CLAT Entrance Test. Work hard and you will see the benefits of it when you enter the University of Law.

What to do after passing LLB?

The students can choose to do a post-graduation in law which is known as LLM. Various branches of law are available for you to specialize. Civil, Criminal, Corporate, Tax etc. are the branches of Law. There are many other vacancies for Lawyers in every country other than taking cases.  A number of Banks, MNC’s, private and public companies require Lawyers as their Legal Advisors. So keep in mind that there are a lot of opportunities for Advocates/Lawyers in our country.


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