Nearly half of cabinet ministers have law degree

May 27th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Having a degree in law can apparently improve one’s chances of getting a ministerial berth as nearly half of the cabinet members have studied the subject.
Of the 33 cabinet ministers named by Wednesday, 15 hold a degree in law.

Eleven cabinet ministers are postgraduates while 16 have completed their graduation.

There are four cabinet ministers including the prime minister who hold a Ph.D., one has an M.Phil. degree and one is a doctor.

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