Environmental Law Career, Top Colleges and Recruiters

Environmental law allows the candidates to learn and build a career on legal studies that deal with humans’ interaction with their environment.  The course is available for both undergraduate & graduates. Interested in legal studies on our Environment? Check out the full article to know more about Environmental Law.

Top Colleges:

The top colleges for the course study for Environmental Law are:

  • NLU
  • Amity University
  • Lovely Professional University
  • KIIT School of Law
  • Galgotias University
  • University of Mumbai


Type Exam
Semester System
LLB or BA LLB with minimum 45% or 50% marks in aggregate.
Admission Process
Merit/Entrance and/or Personal Interview
Recruiting Areas
Government organizations, Law firms, Courts, Environmental agencies and Academia
Job Profiles
Legal Advisor, Advocate, Legal Counsel, Associate (Legal), Assistant Manager (Legal) and Law Officer

Courses and Eligibility:

Bachelor degree (LL.B.)3 years10+2 completed in any stream with minimum 45% aggregate marksAILET, CLAT, AP LAWSET, MH CET, CEE Kerala, etc
Master degree (LL.M.)1 or 2 yearscompleted LL.B.  with minimum 45% of aggregate marksCLAT, Delhi University entrance, CEE Kerala, etc

Top Recruiters:

The top recruiters for the course based for the Environmental Law are:

  • Government organizations
  • Law firms
  • Courts
  • Environmental agencies
  • Academia

Admission Process:

The admission process generally varies across the colleges. The admission process for the students is based on the performance in the relevant entrance examination. There are institutes where there is direct admission which is based over the candidate's performance at the last qualifying exam. 

Syllabus Course:

  • Nature and Scope of Environmental Law
  • International Law and Environmental Protection
  • History and Development of Environmental Law in India
  • Protection of Environment under the Indian Constitution
  • Environmental Protection and General Civil and Criminal Laws
  • Protection of Water, Air and Environment in India
  • Protection of Forest, Wild Life and Biodiversity
  • Emerging Issues in Environmental Law

Skills Required:

The skills required for the course study for Environmental Law are:

  • Good communication skills
  • Numerical ability
  • Business awareness
  • Responsibility
  • Analytical thinking
  • Researching skills
  • Confidentiality

Top Entrances:

The top entrances for the course study of Environmental Law here are:

  • CLAT
  • LSAT
  • DU LLB

Career and Job Prospects:

 Job PostJob descriptionSalary

Legal Advisor

 providing legal assistance, organizing various legal activities, completing them, creating legal documents and advising the clients or the organization on all the relevant legal issues
3 lacs to 8.5 lacs


legal advisers and representatives of a person or a group, work with civil cases where they read contracts or disputes from another group which is also represented by another advocate.
1.5 lacs to 9.5 lacs

Legal Counsel

 represents the organization in legal disputes, advise executives and/or the Board of Directors about legal issues related to the organization's business activities
up to 30 lacs

Associate (Legal)

involved in understanding the client's legal requirements and crafting solutions, Provides support in offering legal solutions to clients.
2.5 lacs to 12 lacs

Assistant Manager (Legal)

Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests.
3.5 lacs to 5.5 lacs

Law Officer

responsible for monitoring all legal affairs within their organization, handle both internal and external legal concerns, and are tasked with doing everything in their power to keep their organization out of legal trouble.
5 lacs to 10.5 lacs


Q: Which is the good college to pursue UG & PG in Environmental Law?
A: Some of the best colleges are, 

  • NLU
  • Amity University
  • Lovely Professional University
  • KIIT School of Law

Check the “Top Colleges” section to know more.

Q: What is the minimum qualification required to pursue a career in Environmental Law?
A: A qualification in 10+2 is a must for the candidates pursuing an integrated course of 5 years of Environmental Law. For more detailed information check the eligibility criteria above.

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