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India needs more judges, and you can be one of them

I’ll come straight to the point, one that we all know: India does not have enough judges. Currently, more than 4.7 crore cases are pending across different courts owing to a shortage of judges. Think about this. India has about 21 judges per 10 lakh people as on December 31, 2021, while the sanctioned strength …

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How difficult is the journey to the bench really?

I thought I’d go crazy while preparing, I forgot the difference between day and night.  ~ Anupriya Sanga, Judicial Magistrate, First Class Unlike a lot of students who begin preparing for the judiciary during their law school days, Anupriya, who now holds a position as Judicial Magistrate (First Class) in a Jharkhand court, decided to …

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Busting the myth of the vast Judiciary exam syllabus

What is the fundamental requirement to clear any competitive examination?  Knowing the nature and pattern of the examination, wouldn’t you say? Because without understanding what questions will be asked and how, you can’t expect to crack the paper.  But when it comes to organising examinations for the lower judiciary, almost every Indian state has its …

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Life changes once you clear the Indian Judiciary exam

I want to begin by discussing the reasons why you should pursue a career in the Judiciary despite the challenges. Think about what motivates us to opt for a career, any career. While our passion might play some part in it, a large part of our motivation is based on the benefits associated with the …

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Here is why there will be a lot of lower judiciary vacancies in the coming years

This article has been written by Yajnaseni Chakraborty. Addressing a seminar in New Delhi in February 2022, then Chief Justice of India, N.V. Ramana, said there was a need to both increase the number of judges in India, and to fill existing vacancies urgently. Of course, he was speaking from his position as the ultimate …

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LawSikho announces 500 scholarships for persons with disability

Gurugram-based legal edtech company LawSikho has announced 100 percent scholarships for 500 persons with disabilities (PWD). The candidates who complete the courses successfully will be co-certified by National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC). Law graduates and law students will take an online admission test to decide who is eligible for the scholarships, which will cover LawSikho’s test …

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What are the different kinds of internships available in LawSikho?

First, here are some general things about interning at LawSikho: 1. Always paid, but of course proportionate to what kind of work you do. 2. Its real work. Clear objectives have to be met or you will be asked to leave. You will be held accountable if you do not work. So do not apply …

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Announcement : LawSikho and ASAP Kerala collaborate to upskill students and professionals in Kerala

LawSikho and Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala have recently joined hands to offer legal courses to the students and professionals of the State of Kerala. Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala is a Government of Kerala company that focuses on imparting skills to students and the general population, to enhance their employability. The company …

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How to use Twitter as a lawyer and get clients

Find your first 3 clients on Twitter in 7 steps Most people do not like to use twitter because when they start out they do not have any followers and if they tweet something they get no engagement or responses. This is because unlike Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin, where people who know you in real …

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Is it worth writing CLAT LLM 2022

A lot of lawyers, law grads and even your friends will tell you that doing a masters in law from India is a waste of time, effort and money. You may come to believe it also because that is what you have always heard. Some lawyers will even tell you that they are above you …