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Top Law Colleges in India

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The following is a comprehensive guide to the top ten law colleges for law education in India. Before anyone directly jumps on to know, what is the list of top colleges in India?, one must first understand, the attitude of students opting law as a career has changed over the period of time with the emergence of very good institutions across India. The concept of opting law career as the last option has changed over the years and this field has gained a lot of importance. Also, the emergence of National Law Schools and their combined entrance test called CLAT has made everything much easier. National Law Schools have enhanced the importance of law field as a preferred career into various arenas. It has now become important to look at the infrastructure, faculty, courses, fees, student awareness programmes, achievements, campus placements about any law institute in India, repute of any law institute to chose law as a career option adds to the edge of a student, which helps them to get into top law firms, top companies, top chambers etc,.


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Official websites of these institutions give a clear picture of all the current happenings, events at state and national levels, anti-ragging guidelines, upcoming admissions, seminars, photo gallery of various events, which are regularly updated, persons to be contacted are open to get connected and answer all the queries related to that particular course, diploma offered by that specific institution during working hours, which ultimately helps in forming a decision and to know what is the best amongst the top institutes.

Law schools of India gain top priority in this regard, they have enhanced their level to IITs, IIMs etc. All the Indian Law Schools conduct all India entrance called CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) for after 12th (Five Year Course) offering B.A., LL.B or BB.A., LL.B courses and other Post graduation courses in law. This test is being conducted  and provides a list of applicants on the parameters of ‘merit-cum-preference’ to the Universities for the purpose of admission to their Under-Graduate(UG)/Post-Graduate(PG) programmes, as per the ranking, score, eligibility, reservation and other criteria laid down under the respective statutes of the participating Universities and there are 18 universities listed under CLAT which are as follows:

  1. NALSAR (National Academy of Legal Study and Research University of Law Hyderabad)
  2. NLSIU (National Law School of India University Bengaluru)
  3. GNLU (Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar)
  4. NLIU (National Law Institute University, Bhopal)
  5. NUJS (West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata)
  6. RGNLU (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab)
  7. NLU (National Law University, Jodhpur)
  8. HNLU (Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur)
  9. RMLNLU (Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow)
  10. NLUO (National Law University Odisha, Cuttack)
  11. CNLU (Chanakya National Law University, Patna)
  12. NLUJA (National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam)
  13. NUALS (National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi)
  14. NUSRL (National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi)
  15. MNLU (Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai)
  16. MNLU (Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur)
  17. DSNLU (Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam)
  18. TNNLS (Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli)

A candidate can give his/her priorities and opt for any of the top law schools, standards have already been laid down for these law schools which are a common factor amongst all the law schools. The process of CLAT starts in the beginning of a year and CLAT is conducted in April/May of any given year. For detailed information on CLAT please visit

Also Read: A Detailed information about each National Law School. 

Apart from the National Law Schools, there are other reputed colleges from where law courses can be undertaken, they have facilities and infrastructure like National Law Schools, and have established themselves over the period of time as reputed colleges, delivering the quality of education.

  1. Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
  2. Indian Law School, Pune
  3. Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  4. Army Institute of Law, Mohali
  5. Government Law College, Mumbai
  6. Christ University, Bengaluru
  7. Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat
  8. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Etc,

After going through all the available law schools and other universities it would be advisable to consult well-known counselling institutions, well-known lawyers, students presently studying or alumni of a particular institution to get the reality check done and to make best decisions possible about a career in law.

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