Know Why Your Child Wants to Become an Advocate!

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Who is an Advocate?

An advocate is a professional or a non-professional in the field of law. This is a person who has completed a law degree and eligible to stand in the court on behalf of his/her clients. An advocate is a person who can help you speak up so that your needs are heard, your rights are understood, and your problems are resolved. Advocates may be employed with an organization, volunteer with an agency, or community members who want to assist.

What can he do?

An advocate can play a variety of roles, including:

  • Speak for you and represent your views when you feel unable to do this by yourself.
  • Provide information and guidance to the client.
  • Prepare written communication or legal submissions to submit in court. Attend meetings, hearings, or appointments.
  • Clarify processes and procedures to the client.
  • Negotiate, mediate, or otherwise assist in alternative dispute resolution.
  • Gather and organize information and documentation.

Skills Required:

  • Helpfulness.
  • Communication.
  • Organization.
  • Problem-Solving.
  • Patience.

Job opportunities:

  • Barrister.
  • Company Secretary.
  • Coroner.
  • Court Clerk.
  • Court Reporter.
  • Judge.
  • Legal Executive.
  • Legal Secretary.


To become an advocate, a person must complete his bachelor's degree in law, i.e., L.L.B (Legum Baccalaureus). The bachelor degree of law can be either of 3 years after Graduation or 5 years after 10+12 in India.


Each year, the CLAT will be conducted in May at such center and on such date as the CLAT Committee may notify. The Test will be consisting of objective type questions of a standard

expected of 10+2 students and will be of 2 hours? duration. The test will carry a maximum of 200 marks.

  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU)
  • National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR)
  • The National Law Institute University, Bhopal(NLIU)
  • The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS)
  • National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ)
  • Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU)
  • Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU)
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL)
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU)
  • The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS)
  • National Law University Odisha, Cuttack (NLUO)
  • National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL)
  • National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA)
  • Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU)
  • Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli (TNNLS)
  • Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (MNLU)
  • Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla
  • Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur


The exam is conducted for admission to the 3 years LLB & 5 years Integrated LLB courses. It will be managed by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai. It is a state-level entrance test of Maharashtra. This exam is also called as Maharashtra Law CET. Based on the MH CET score, candidates will get admission to the law colleges situated in Maharashtra state.


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