A career in law is the best option for those who are very much lean and interested towards the world of law and fascinated with the judicial system and find them capable to contribute in it. The unprecedented pace of legal profession makes it one of the most tempting and the most respected careers among all the streams in India. To make a successful career in law, one have to to pursue a professional law courses affiliated by a statuary body or bar council. Today, a significant number of institutes and universities in India are offering courses in law where one could choose a specialization, as per the interest and into one of the myriad streams of law such as: corporation law, civil law, criminal law, and international law, labor law, patent law, tax law and many more. These Law courses are available in both under-graduate as well as post-graduate level including LLB and LLM in various affiliated institutes and universities. Currently, some diploma courses and patent agent examination are also being offered by these universities in some specialization.
The duration of these courses relies according to the specialization you choose and the time duration for practice or the internship you opt. The minimum qualification that one requires to have for pursuing any course in Law is 10+2 from a recognized state or central board. This is the eligibility after which you will be spending your 3-5 years in pursuing a LLB degree, whereas, a PG program in law, i.e. LLM, you requite to pass a LLB degree from a recognized state or central university. The minimum duration for any category student is to complete LLM in two years. Once you have a degree, diploma, or postgraduate in law, you can access a significant number of opportunities to opt for employment such as courts of law, in government offices, a teacher of law, or as a legal advisor for a company or a corporate office, etc. One can also opt for private practice to deliver as a legal advisors advocate, solicitor, or any other profession.
For those who are starting phase of their law course or who have already started practicing over legal terms and activities but want to add some other skills through a law course or want some addition to their job profile or to increase their job prospects, many of the law institutes and universities many open learning courses. These open or distance learning courses are the optimal option for those who do not devote regular time to dedicate to the institute. An added advantage of distance learning is that it comes in budget in comparison of regular courses as well as take less time compared to regular courses, and offers both bachelors and masters level courses in Law i.e. LLB as well as LLM. So if we want give your career a new direction and you think you make some change in favor in society, pursuing career in law is the best option.