This article has been written by Ms.Navratan Chaudhary,Senior Advocate and A Govt. Counsel.
A majority percentage of the girls in India when think of deciding their career ahead, banking and insurance are the priority sectors that come up in their mind, after that marketing and sales, doctors and corporate communication in private sectors.
Now the time has changed and with that the career opportunities too. Without any doubt today, we can firmly say that there is huge potential for girls in the legal sector too.
Today in the 21st century, more and more youngsters are choosing law as their ideal choice of career and with good reasons.
Law as a career offers a surplus of profession avenues for students to discover and triumph over. Anyone who has a good knack and hold in logical reasoning, command in communication and analytical skills, legal is the right place to be.
Those days are gone when legal sector was considered as an unwavering opinion for women to not practice law. Law as a career offers ample no. of choices for both women and men to choose from.
Many parents consider this field precarious for girls. They have a thinking that the legal has only criminals to deal with and their daughter’s life will always be at risk, but this does not stand true at all.
Legal as a career is not only confined to criminal law, there are many other options that this sector offers like Civil Proceedings, Corporate Sector, Law Firms, Academics and Judiciary.
Top Law Colleges in India
Let’s take a look at the list of top Law colleges in India:
- Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
- Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
- Symbiosis Society’s Law College (SSLC), Pune
- National Law University, Jodhpur
- National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
- National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal
- NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
- ILS Law College, Pune
- Gujarat National Law University (GNLU)
- Government Law College, Mumbai
- Amity Law School, Delhi
- Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Career Prospect in Law
Law as a career offers ample opportunities for Law Graduates. After completing the Bachelor Degree course in Law, one can practice as an advocate in a Court of Law or work with a corporate firm as business Lawyers.
After clearing the entrance exams, a law Graduate can even become a Judge that are conducted by Public Service Commissions. After gaining experience, job opportunities open to become a Solicitor General, Public Prosecutor, work in government departments and ministries. This profession also offers for students to work as a legal advisor for various private and public organizations.
Jobs To Offer
Students after completing their Degree Courses in Law can work as:
- Legal Journalist.
- Legal Analyst.
- Legal Advisor.
- Government Lawyer.
- Document Drafting Lawyer.
- Criminal Lawyer.
- Civil Litigation Lawyer.
Salary Offers in Law
As a beginner who wish to start their career by practicing in a court can be offered a stipend rangig from Rs.5, 000 to Rs.45, 000 per month, depending upon the level of advocate he is working with.
Those who chose to work with legal process outsourcing, the range starts from Rs.25,000 to Rs. 55,000 per month. Law is always considered as a well-paid profession, and sky is limit for the right candidate.