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Why this Ko-Law-very ??

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                                       Why This Ko-Law-Very ??

 

 

The moment you enter an elite Law school campus,you will be tired of answering this question to everyone, from your Orientation day to Farewell.One simple question -"Why law?"

Few oversmart kids would try to impress the first class by saying "Because I couldn't make it to IITs", few Boston Legal fans would say "Because Its cool", girls will just surrender with a confused smile, assuming it to be cute. But before anyone else, you need to ask yourself this question.

For answering this question, lets tackle it by rule of Elimination. The present generation in India, by default was running after Engineering, after 10 + 2. Not that they loved the profession (infact,most of them hate it) but simply because everyone else is doing that. As Chetan Bhagat in his last novel, truly puts in "We are from a simple Indian family.We dont ask these questions. we want to make a living. Engineering gives us that. and filling your stomach, never goes old fashioned". But  the over mushrooming of the Technical institutes in last few years, has spoiled it all. As per a recent article in Hindustan times,many institutes are directed to be shut down, because there is no connection between the input and output of students and jobs. Law on the other hand, is the safest profession one can choose. No matter how many colleges come up, law is always "IN". No recession can affect the people in this profession, on the contrary, it supplements the litigation.

 “Times, they are changing”. With the upcoming of these NLU's in India and several other prestigious law schools, with their brand value attached, is not only attracting students of all class and streams, but also promises financial security (and that too quite luxuriously), intellectual satisfaction ( you get to deal with real life social situations,rather than hypothetical equations), and the amount of exposure like never before. Especially if you posses oratory skills in ur school days, you will fall in love with law schools. Even if you dont, you will easily turn into one within no time.

The Image of a Tobacco chewing lawyer outside civil courts with a chair and an umbrella has drastically been replaced by a linen robed professional, getting down from his BMW, fiddling with his iphone. When you will go for your internship, during your semester break, and get to see the courts, right from the SUV's in the parking lot, to the dignity maintained inside courtrooms, trust me you will find the answer to this query.

The above mentioned factors are for most of freshers, just out of school life. But as you grow with legal profession, you will realize how much opportunity it gives you to be the change in the society,that you always wanted.How it feels to fight for people's right. How it feels to understand , interpret and modify  the system as best as per your satisfaction.

Thanks to the awareness and informations about the legal education, in last few years, people have really understood the importance and value of the same.Still a novice,CLAT is gaining more or less same prestige in the eyes of Indian parents as JEE,although technically CLAT has better prospects. And once you have made up your mind and choose to enter into it, you have plethora of committees and groups all over the social networking sites, monitored and administered by the professionals and totally dedicated to promote guidance and assistance to all.Such an environment makes it much easier for students to know anything about law and Law Schools.

"Good chances for the young no longer exist as formerly in this crowded competition, "complained a youthful law student to Daniel Webster. "You are mistaken, "replied the great statesman and jurist, "there is always room at the top."

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