Law Profession seems have caught the attention of many youngsters nowadays. BA LLB, which is the most popular route to professional law degree, is seeing a rise across the country. It is an integrated Bachelor of Law course at undergraduate level, with a length of five years and the eligibility, 10+2 schooling pattern.
Many reputed colleges and institutions provide BA LLB course in India. In Bangalore, REVA University is been chosen by aspiring law professionals as the University offers students the opportunity to study law from an extensive catalogue of related subjects and optional subjects, covering vast range of legal knowledge. The students are also provided with internship under NGOs, Trial and Appellate Advocates, Judiciary, Legal Regulatory Authorities, other Legal Functionaries, Market institutions, Law Firms, Companies, and Local Self Government. They are also facilitated with practical training through participation in Moot Court exercises, Legal Aid Clinic, and Lok Adalat.
Admission to the Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Law (B.A. LL.B. ) program at any University could be based on merit. A Pass in PUC or Senior Secondary School course (‘+2’) or equivalent (such as 11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving certificate course) from a recognized Senior Secondary Board or equivalent securing in the aggregate, marks not less than 45% (40% in case of SC/ST) of the total marks is the prevailing norm.
Besides this, one should have typically scored a high score in CLAT or LSAT or in the respective college conducted entrance exams. For example, REVA UNIVERSITY conducts REVA CLAT – REVA University Common Law Aptitude Test for their law students and a good score in it could pave way for the admission in the university.
To qualify these entrance exams to enter BA LLB course, one must thoroughly prepare them for logical and reasoning questions. If one is sharp in the general knowledge, current affairs with a little bit of legal knowledge it would be an added advantage. Your school based subjective knowledge including English, Science and Math could also come handy while clearing these common entrance exams.
It is to be noted that in India, the entire system of legal education is governed by the Bar Council of India. Once students complete the course, i.e typically 10 semesters in a period of 5 years, the opportunities are plenty. They can immediately start as a legal practitioner or opt for a master’s degree in law called LLM.
Once in the profession, one must quickly spruce up their speaking skills and the ability to communicate candidly. A great orator can put forth his thoughts more convincingly and clearly. Patience, wittiness and keeping ahead of things are some common traits seen amongst established lawyers.