If you are still wondering if law after engineering is a good choice? Then it is the best idea to stick to the field you are in. You are confused. Drop the idea right now.
If you are desperate to change your field, do not use law as a second career option to just explore. It is not easy, it involves tremendous amount of hardwork, tons of books, and even if you are prepared for it, most importantly you should have a passion for it. Otherwise, you will end up a frustrated lawyer hidden behind tons of files, in a shabby office in one corner of the city. After all it is going to be your second Bachelor’s degree, so it better be a choice of your liking.
DO NOT get fooled by the hype of an IPR Lawyer or Patent Lawyer that you saw the other day, in a shiny black suit, you will need to be the best at the game to reach there. There is tons of hardwork required, there is absolutely no short cut!
So I guess, all I am saying is, take a step back, and think before you plunge into a completely new field.
Better, rather best, is to consult someone who has been in the field of law for a few years.
Ask about the current trends. Discuss about what exactly you want out of this career in law.
Only, if you are genuinely interested in LAW, crazily passionate about law to such an extent that you are ready to start from scratch after a 4 year intensive engineering degree, then go ahead and apply for a law course. You will not repent. Your profile will be in demand in law firms, private / public research centers, IPR firms, Patent Advisor, Patent Officer, Private companies, IT companies, R&D centers. There are plenty of roles for a smart, successful Lawyer, because you will be the rare breed who know both, technology as well as law.
Take a look at the various law courses on offer in India and abroad.
TOP RANKED LAW UNIVERSITIES IN INDIA OFFERING A 3 YEAR LLB COURSE
ILS LAW COLLEGE, PUNE, INDIA
see website – www.ilslaw.edu/
GOVERNMENT LAW COLLEGE, MUMBAI, INDIA
Documents required -
Original + 1 certified copy of marks card
Certified copy of Date of Birth
School leaving Certificate
download application form from below website
see website – www.glcmumbai.com
NEW LAW ACADEMY, PUNE, INDIA
Documents required -
Original Marks sheet
School leaving certificate
Original migration certificate
4 copies of latest passport size photograhs
Note – DETAILS CAN BE FILLED ONLINE, see website
see website – www.nlapune.org
DES LAW COLLEGE, PUNE, INDIA
see website – www.deslawcollege.org/
JINDAL GLOBAL LAW SCHOOL
Note - LSAT exam compulsary.
see website – www.jgls.org/
BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
Note - AIE required.
Deadline - May
see website – www.bhu.ac.in
UNSURE LIST – JUST MIGHT HAVE A 3 year LLB PROGRAM
FACULTY OF LAW, DELHI, INDIA
WB NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES, KOLKATA, INDIA
Documents Required -
Xerox copies of the following
Statement of Marks
Date of Birth proof
1 passport size photograph
DD of Rs. 5000/-
see website - www.nujs.edu/
THE FOLLOWING COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES DO NOT OFFER A 3 year LLB PROGRAM
FACULTY OF LAW BHU, VARANASI, INDIA
DEPTT OF LAWS, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH, INDIA
BANGALORE INSTITUTE OF LEGAL STUDIES, BANGALORE, INDIA
SCHOOL OF LAW, GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD, INDIA
ARMY INSTITUTE OF LAW, MOHALI, INDIA
GUJARAT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, GANDHINAGAR, INDIA
NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE, INDIA
NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD, INDIA
NATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY, BHOPAL, INDIA
NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, JODHPUR, INDIA
CAMPUS LAW CENTER, DELHI UNIVERSITY, DELHI, INDIA
AMITY LAW SCHOOL, DELHI, INDIA
UNIVERSITY LAW COLLEGE, BANGALORE UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE, INDIA
FACULTY OF LAW MUMBAI UNIVERSITY, MUMBAI, INDIA
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