A person wearing a white shirt and a black robe, arguing in the Court of Law! If this is your idea of a lawyer, you are one of the million Indians who does not know a lawyer beyond a litigator. The society, particularly law aspirants and even law students, has a set perception about the role of a lawyer, thanks to over-glamourisation by the media. This makes law seem like a unidimensional career, which does not offer opportunities to the vast number of young aspirants who have varying interests in pursuing law.
This interactive course consists of videos, exercises and quizzes making it engaging and enjoyable to learn. A subject-matter expert will moderate this course through the "Careers in Law: Bar and Beyond" community. Once you are a part of the community, you can enhance your learning by participating in the discussion threads, raise queries and get solutions from experts in quick time. You can also share your own ideas, access best practices shared by peers, get ideas about the next learning topics to complete your study. You are also encouraged to go through all the topics of the course in detail and post your queries in the applicable comments section of the community. The moderator of the community will get back to you within a short time. You may also participate in the ongoing discussion forums to raise and clear your doubts.
This course provides you with clear and unambiguous information on the available career paths in Law. From job description and a daily work schedule to remuneration and career trajectory, it discusses everything that you would like to know about the scope of the legal profession in India. Learners interested in pursuing higher education in Law will also find the course useful. With interview bites from young lawyers, this course is a must read for all aspirants who want to make a career in Law.
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate.
There are no prerequisites for taking this course.