In recent times, the field of Law is performing exceptionally well with tremendous scope with numerous specializations such as Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Family Disputes, Corporate Law and Taxation. There are sadly 2.8 billion pending cases at the district court all over India. So how does one become a lawyer to attend to all these cases?
After B.A.LL.B incase, if one wants to, study ahead one can opt for suitable post graduation courses like LLM (Criminal Law) and LLM (Constitutional Law), where there are 30 seats respectively. To enroll into anyone of these courses, one would have to appear for CLAT examination. Did you know that out of 45000 students who appeared for CLAT, 1700 got selected for BALLB and 350 for LLM.
In terms of specialization they often prefer Family matters, or Corporate Law Taxation as compared to the others. Being in the law profession is all a matter of experience and skill when dealing with courtroom legalities, salaries are also offered based on that and may vary greatly. A criminal lawyer may upto 25 lacs and a Judge can earn up to 34 lacs.
Once one has completed his law education he can explore into many avenues like being a legal professional, a legal counsel, or set up his own legal practice.