Top Law Colleges in Haryana
L.L.B. or Bachelor of Legislative Law is an undergraduate law course offered by various Haryana universities. There are two options to pursue LLB course. One is the 3-year course for which the minimum eligibility criterion is graduation and the other is integrated course of 5-year duration for undergraduate students. The course is divided into six semesters in most of the law universities and admission to the same is based on entrance exams like CLAT, LAWCET to name a few.
LLB course is considered to be one of the most prestigious courses and a various career options for the same are available in both private and public sectors. Although, most of the lawyers prefer to become advocate and practice law as profession.
Top Law Colleges in Haryana
- Institute of Law & Research
- Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat
- Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
- The NorthCap University, Gurgaon
- University Institute of Law & Management Studies – Gurgaon
*Data gathered from Internet Medias & individual observations.
Five-year LLB entrance exams: Any student who has passed Class 12 with 50% marks (less 5 % for reserved categories) or has appeared for the Class 12 is eligible to any law entrance exams and other law entrance exams. A applicant was needed to be below 20 years of age as on July 1 to be eligible for CLAT, however, the criteria has now been scrapped after a Supreme Court’s order in 2015. In many law colleges, no age bar is fixed whereas some law colleges in Haryana the age limit was 21 years applicants from reserved category were used to be given a relaxation of two years.
Salary Packages for L.L.B lawyer
Within the legal industry, pay scales vary widely. Those graduates who cracked their law course from any top Law Schools can expect a package that ranges from Rs. 3 to 15 lakhs per annum (fixed and variable inclusive) if they get employment at most Indian law firms or organisations. Those at top tier Indian law firms can expect a pay package between Rs. 12 and 15 lakhs per annum.
Those placed with top corporate houses can expect a pay package between Rs. 6 and 10 lakhs with an exception of few corporate houses which offer a pay package at par with top tier Indian law firms. At the upper end, a training contract with a UK or London law firm can be waged at amid Â£36,000 to Â£38,000 (approx. Rs. 30 – 32 lakhs per annum).
“It’s an undeniable and interesting fact that the top tax paying lawyers referred to above are all litigators – litigation is undeniably the most lucrative stream though it is equally undeniable that it takes a fair amount of time and effort to reach that level of practice,” says Rishabh Chopra of Legal Talent Management Pvt. Ltd.
Internship under a lawyer, litigation chamber or a litigation practice group of a full service law firm is an excellent step towards a career in litigation. The experience will help the student a lot in career options.
Even abroad, Indian lawyers are making a mark. So, wake up to the realities and prepare well to get a head start in this challenging profession.
Wish you all the best to all aspirants