This article is written by Unnat Akhouri.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.
- At least two years’ experience as an Advocate or as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a large bank/financial institution /statutory corporation /company and/or legal associate /legal consultant in an Advocate’s or Solicitor’s office or in the Legal Department of Central/State Government or as a teacher in law in a Law College /University.
- Paper 1 on General Knowledge of Law. This will have both objective (30 marks) and subjective questions (150 marks), which has a total time limit of three hours.
- Paper 2 on English, which will completely be descriptive in nature. This will be of 100 marks, with a time limit of three hours.
Paper I – General Knowledge of Law (Objective and Descriptive Type): (i) Constitutional Law (ii) Administrative Law (iii) Principles of Statutory Interpretation (iv) Law of Evidence (v) Contract Act,1872 (vi) Transfer of Property Act,1882 (vii) Negotiable Instruments Act,1881 (viii) Registration Act,1908 (ix) Code of Civil Procedure,1908 (x) Legal Drafting, etc. The above syllabus is only indicative and not exhaustive.
Paper-II – (English): Essay, Precise writing, Comprehension, and Business/Office Correspondence.
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