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How to answer precis-writing questions 

Precis-writing carries 30 marks in SEBI Grade A, Paper 1 of Phase 2.  This paper is very important as you must score maximum marks possible to get a good rank.  Many candidates who are good in legal knowledge and skills are unable to clear the paper because of poor marks in Paper 1 of Phase …

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How to answer essay writing questions 

Paper 1 of Phase 2 has a 30 marks question on “Essay Writing”. You can get topics which pertain to socio-economic issues, technology or finance. In addition to this, they might provide you with an abstract or statement on which you might be expected to write an essay. You will get one question from each …

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How to reach out to partners and principal associates of boutique law firms as a law student or a young law graduate

I will teach you how to reach out to partners of boutique law firms so you can land your first internship with them. One of my students was not getting any internships. He was not listening to us in the beginning.  But during the pandemic, after failing to get any job for about a year, …

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7.5k candidates for 25-30 seats: YOLO or no-no? 

This is a decisive question based on which you can take a call on attempting the SEBI Grade A Exam, or not.   Most of the times, approx. 25-30 seats are released for SEBI Grade A Exam vacancies.  Do I still have a good shot if I prepare for this exam? How is it any different from …

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Grow or low? – SEBI law officer vacancy

One of my students recently approached me for advice. He was very worried about the crazy competition for UPSC and judiciary exams in India. He wanted an alternative from the fierce competition.   Chances of an average student to clear some of these exams can be relatively thin. Even good candidates have to struggle very much …

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Is Canada no longer ideal for Indians? The truth

One of my students, an Indian lawyer, approached me for advice recently with a lot of sadness and anxiety.  He has been preparing to move to Canada for the past 12 months and was very close to D day.  Last month, he secured PR.  He already has a job offer from a Canadian legal tech …

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NCA Exam: Question Types & Answer Strategy Decoded

I was recently speaking to a litigator who was unable to clear his constitutional law NCA Exam by a small margin. He was disappointed after this failure. This was the first NCA Exam that he had attempted, and he had no clue what had gone wrong.  There were 4 more NCA Exams to write before …

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30 Indian lawyers who moved to Canada in last 12 months

There was an Indian litigator who joined LawSikho courses in 2021. She was working under a senior in Chandigarh for the past 4 years. At that time, we had recently started our remote work courses. She was highly ambitious. Her goal was to start earning 3x more without sacrificing a decade working under her seniors.  …

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NCA exam syllabus and strategy – is it a cakewalk for Indian lawyers

I was speaking to a litigator who was considering planning her move to Canada. Some of her friends, mostly engineers, moved there, and she thought it might be a good idea based on what she heard from her friends. She had understood that she would have to clear the NCA exam as a first step …

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How to go to Canada without PR 

I was speaking to an Indian lawyer who had more than 10 years of experience – she was very sad because her Canadian PR application was rejected.  She was very eager to move to Canada, but this rejection dealt a heavy blow to her dreams.  She was not sure what to do next.  Can she …