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The precise definition of law is a system of rules formed and enforced by social or government structures to regulate behaviour.


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Who is a Lawyer?

Lawyers are those who provide legal advice and representation to clients in courts, government agencies, and private legal matters. They also conduct legal problem study and analysis.

What are the different career/profession/job options available in Law?

  • Lawyer

  • Paralegal

  • Legal Secretary

  • Compliance Specialist

  • Legal Recruiter

  • Court Messenger

  • Law Firm Administrator

  • Contract Administrator

What is the scope of Law in India?

You can work in a variety of sectors after graduating from law school, including litigation, legal firms, governmental entities, banks, and more. The legal industry is one of the highest-paid professions, with pay based entirely on a candidate's name, fame, experience, and work description.

Types of Law

  • Admiralty (Maritime) Law

  • Bankruptcy Law

  • Business (Corporate) Law

  • Civil Rights Law

  • Criminal Law

  • Entertainment Law

  • Environmental Law

  • Family Law

How many years will be required to study Law as well as basic qualification requirements?

An integrative LLB degree typically lasts five years, while a traditional LLB degree lasts three years. Candidates can take certificate law courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Post-graduate diploma legal studies normally last one to three years.

What are the top universities in India to study Law?

  1. NLSIU Bangalore

  2. NLU Hyderabad

  3. Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat

  4. NLU Delhi

  5. IIT Kharagpur Law

  6. NLU Jodhpur

  7. GNLU Gandhinagar

What are the top universities abroad to study Law?

  1. Yale University

  2. Stanford University

  3. University of Chicago

  4. Columbia University

  5. Harvard University

  6. University of Pennsylvania (Carey)

  7. New York University

  8. University of Virginia

What are the entrance exams for being Law?

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national exam administered on a rotating basis by 18 National Law Universities (NLUs).

What skills are required to be a Lawyer?

  • oral and written communication

  • advocacy

  • interviewing

  • drafting

  • negotiating

  • problem solving

  • managing work and time

  • resilience

Which type of personality is best for a Lawyer?

From a source online, according to a “1993 study conducted by Larry Richard, the most prevalent personality types for lawyers are” with the following personality types:

  • ISTJ

  • INTJ

  • ESTJ

  • ENTP

  • INTP

  • ENTJ

What are the pros & cons of working in Law?


  • Variety of career options

  • A rewarding profession

  • Flexibility with schedule

  • Adaptable skills

  • Ability to help others


  • Often involved in high-stress situations

  • Long hours of work

  • Expensive education

  • Threat of outsourced legal work


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