Insistence on ML degree, advocate enrolment for appointment as Asst Professor for pre-law courses in Govt Law Colleges illegal: Madras High Court

The Court commented that it was perplexed and at a loss to understand how a candidate's enrolment as an advocate would be of any use to the duties of an Assistant Professor.
Madras high court
Madras high court

The Madras High Court on Thursday held that notifications mandating that candidates must have enrolled as advocate and possess a master's degree in law (ML degree) to be qualified for appointment as Assistant Professors for pre-Law courses in Government law colleges are irrational and illegal (V Lekha v. The Chairman, UGC).

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