Common-Law Admission Test (CLAT)

(5-year Program)

Average Package:- 16-20 lakhs per annum

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national-level entrance exam conducted to offer admission to candidates in undergraduate (UG) law courses offered at 22 NLUs and other colleges/universities accepting exam scores. This is a dual degree 5 years integrated program run by the HRD Ministry of India.

The CLAT question paper for UG courses comprises 150 comprehension-based multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from five subjects including English Language, Current Affairs including General KnowledgeLegal ReasoningLogical Reasoning, and Quantitative Techniques.

CLAT Eligibility for UG courses:

To appear for the CLAT exam for UG course admissions, candidates need to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

· Candidates should complete Class 12 or equivalent examination from national or state board of education
· Candidates should obtain a minimum 45 percent aggregate if belonging to General/Other Backward Class (OBC)/Specially-abled category and 40 percent aggregate if belonging to Scheduled Class (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) category
· There is no upper age limit to apply for CLAT 2021 as the Bar Council of India (BCI) has removed the upper or lower age limit criteria for admissions to law courses.

Career Options after law:

Law is globally a challenging career which is a system of rules and regulations. But as a profession, it encompasses various fields. Students could go through litigation but this concept has changed now. They can also make their career in patent laws and corporate laws, etc. A law degree not only opens the career as a lawyer but also gives the option in various sectors such as corporate management, administration services, and legal services. Only Law graduates can adorn the offices in all the three organs of the Government; namely the Legislature, Executive, and the Judiciary. Other graduates may occupy the high offices of Legislature and Executive, but not in the Judiciary.

Here are some career option for Law Graduates in the following manner:

Legal Advisor: Law-grads can work in MNCs and PSUs as Legal Advisors and Legal consultants.

Civil Services: Law graduates have an edge over other aspirants to crack UPSC and state PSCs like GPSC etc.

Corporate Lawyers: Law grads from NLU’s can work under Law firms, LPO’s. Also, they can work individually as Transactional lawyers, Patent & Copyright Lawyers, Mediators & Arbitrators, Intellectual property Lawyer, etc.

Associate in Law Firm: Law-grads from reputed National Law Schools are recruited directly by the Law firms on hefty pay packages.

Judiciary: Law-grads can write the Judicial Service Exams conducted by different states and can become Law-Connoisseurs like Judges in Sessions court & High Courts

Academia: Law-grads can join reputed universities and colleges as Assistant Professors upon the completion of their LLM.

Legal Journalism: Reputed media-houses and newspapers hire Law-grads to report noteworthy Supreme Court judgments.

Banks: Law-grads can work in banks as Legal Managers.

Other Top Colleges providing Integrated Law Courses – Symbiosis Law College, NLU Delhi, Jindal Law School, ILS Pune.

All the colleges have almost the same selection procedure for the above courses.

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