Need to dispel notion that basic academic qualification not required to become Lawyer: Bombay HC

Omkar Gokhale November 22 2019
MAT Chairman Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court recently dismissed pleas filed by two LL.B aspirants who sought to be allowed to apply for law admission, although their pre-law degree scores had fallen short of recently introduced academic eligibility criteria by a small margin. The Bench of Justices SC Dharmadikari and RI Chagla held,

"The student must accept the Rule and there is no fundamental or vested right in a rounding off. A candidate who has failed or has not fulfilled the minimum . . .

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