Government jobs after LLM


A person with a Master of Laws (LLM) degree has several opportunities in various undertakings in the Government Sector. There are various specializations that can be pursued through an LLM course. The work profiles may vary according to the chosen specialization. They have various roles to play in several courts through out the country where they use their talents to handle legal issues happening every now and then.  

There are various job profiles being enjoyed by an LLM graduate in Public Sector Undertakings which include the following.

  • Advocates
  • Attorney General
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Solicitor
  • Oath Commissioner
  • Notary
  • Sub-Magistrate
  • Magistrate
  • District and Sessions Judge
  • Legal advisor
  • Trustees
  • Law Teacher
  • Law Reporters
  • Legal Experts
  • Process Flow Analysts
  • Legal Manager
  • Law Officer
  • Legal Head
  • Legal Counsel
  • Legal Reporter
  • Legal Assistants

Law graduates enjoy attractive salary packages along with being in reputed positions in various Public Sector Organizations.

Jobs in Government Sector

In order to get placed in various Public sector Undertakings the LLM graduates have to appear for various exams being conducted by UPSC, Public sector banks, PSC, SSC etc where they have to compete with a large number of candidates. After clearing such exams they will be called for a face to face interview which will be the final stage of screening to get placed in Government Organizations. Some of the employment areas in the Government Sector where LLM graduates are recruited include the following.

  • Judiciary
  • Banks
  • Educational Institutes
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Legal Consultancies
  • Newspapers
  • News channels
  • Sales Tax and Excise Departments
  • Life Insurance Firms
  • Indian Railways
  • Defense
  • Labour Departments

Apart from all these they have a large number of opportunities in NGOs and international organizations like UNO, ILO, and also in ICJ.

Public Sector Banking Jobs after LLM

There are various job opportunities for LLM graduates in Public sector Banks. They can work as clerks and also as officers there and an LLM graduate with good academic background can also join Banks as Law Officers. The Banks will conduct various tests and also group discussion and interviews in order to filter eligible candidates to these posts.

Jobs in Indian Railways after LLM

In Indian railways also there is a huge demand for Legal experts were they will be offered very good salary packages. They also conduct tests and interviews to recruit eligible candidates to various positions.

How to prepare for all these exams?

The candidate should be keen enough to observe the pattern of questions of the corresponding exam they are going to attend. They should go through the previous question papers and collect important and repeated questions and should give more importance to those questions while setting the study plan. They should have thorough knowledge in the fundamental subjects and they can prepare notes while studying which can be referred at the time of revision. They can approach various coaching centers which provide assistance to get prepared for the test.

Coaching Centers for Competitive Exams for Government Jobs

There are various coaching centers available which provide guidance for successfully clearing the competitive exams. The most rated centers include TIME, Brilliance, IMS, and Success Point etc. The candidate can choose the most affordable centre and start preparation for the test well in advance.



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3 Responses to “Government jobs after LLM”

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    Mamta Patil:

    i have completed my LL.M 2011 in Indian Constitutional Law. I want to know recently how many opportunities in government sector or private sector?

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    shravan dubey:

    i have completed my LLM 2008 i am working with Bajaj as a legal manager , i want to know recently how many opportunities i have now in goverment sector.

  3. 1

    I have completed LLM(Environment law) from mumbai university… I have experience of 2 years in civil and criminal matters…Now, how many opportunities i have in my future?