Law as a career has gone through very dynamic changes over the last decade. It has clearly shown a shift from the conservative mindset of people to sitting in the court rooms or arguing before a judge of elite and classy corporate professionals. This has been made possible because of high demand in corporate sectors and organized law training with excellent institutes across the country. The popularity of law course could be very well seen by the emergence of CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) a national level entrance test for admissions into National Law Schools. Since the emergence of CLAT in 2008 from 11 National Law Schools now there are 17 National Law Schools.
Not only CLAT but there are other colleges which provide great academics, placement and exposure to law students across the country. Majorly Law as a career has become very diversified offering excellent placements in Law firms offering advisory role to students or in top notch MNC’s and corporate of the country. Not only confined to private sector but even PSU’s these days demand fresh lawyers with excellent pay packages. Even numerous government examinations have gained popularity like PCS J, IAS, JAG (Judge Advocate General) Army or Banking Services also provide law perfect career path to law students.
As a Law students major colleges which a students should target are CLAT for National Law Schools, National Law University, Delhi which conducts its separate entrance named as AILET, Symbiosis(SET), Indraprasta University (IP), Christ College, Jamia Millia Islamia, UPES Dehradun.