This exam is tailor made for lawyers. The General Studies papers test your knowledge of the country, its polity and its socio-legal institutions. Who else is better than a lawyer to comment and critique these?
UPSC prefers concise, crisp and to the point answers that get to the core of the issue-something that lawyers excel in (but do not usually practice).
The Ethics paper demands that you take nuanced positions on complex questions of morality-issues that lawyers grapple with on a daily basis.
Law as an optional too is extremely rewarding-a large part of it is actually covered in your GS prep too.Read More