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What are the best colleges to pursue law in Mumbai?

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CLAT is an entrance exam taken by students from whole India to take admission in National Law Universities. There are currently 17 NLUs, which give admission to students on the basis of CLAT scores. But not all colleges accept CLAT scores for admission. So here is a list of colleges in Mumbai where you can take admission.

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  1. Government Law College:

 This college takes only on basis of the marks obtained in student’s 12th standard. They don’t have any entrance exam for admissions. They have five year integrated course of BALLB, LLM & Ph.D.  They have great placement records. Since this is one of the oldest colleges for law in India, they have a huge & a glorious history backing them up. Students from this college have achieved so much in every field. With its glorious history, this college still stands strong in these times. Being a government college they have really low fee structure. They also offer logical deduction in their course.


  1. Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai

This is a newly established Law School. Admissions in MNLU were earlier by their own entrance exam, now they are joined with the CLAT to the students by class scores. Although this is a new NLU but due to its name I.e being a NLU & along with its locational advantage, this college is coming up of the preference list of the students. They had a criteria as minimum 50% marks in 10+2 for admission. Now, since they have joined with CLAT, they have same eligibility criteria as that of CLAT. Right now, MNLU Mumbai shares its campus with Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.  But the campus is going to be shifted to CETTM-MTNL Powai. Due to the edge of locational advantage, this new NLU is leaving behind RMNLU, HNLU & even RGNLU.


  1. Narsee Monjee College of Law, Mumbai

They have 60 seats per batch. They only provide for BALLB. They take students on the basis of CLAT scores. But to pass their eligibility criteria student should have at least 50 % marks in 12th standard. The school must also be a recognized by State or Central Board. Here in this university they also teach selective foreign language to provide an edge to the students of Narsee Monji College over students of other Universities. They also have one of the best faculties in Law Schools all over India.

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  1. Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mithibai College

 Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai is located in the Mithibai College Campus. University of Mumbai affiliates this college. They also provide both kinds of law degree, 5 years integrated course aw well as 3 years law degree. They also provide LLM & Ph.D. There also have placements cell which works at its best. They also have a location advantage. Mumbai is hub for IPR firms because of Bollywood, its entertainment industry. Apart from IPR firms, they also have office of every big firm of India, thus making placements much easier.

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  1. Department of Law University of Mumbai, Mumbai:

Only law school to provide BBALLB. Total number of seat is 60 per batch. School of Law offers a five-year integrated B.B.A.-LL.B.(Hons.) Program. They also have three-year graduation law degree. MHCET is conducted by Maharashtra law school to provide admission in colleges of Maharashtra. But they also accept CLAT scores, so it is not necessary to give MHCET if you have already given CLAT. Course School of Law is a University administered Institution. Many big firms come here for placement.


  1. Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai:

This college was established in the year 1934. They provide B.S.L LLB, which is same as BALLB or BScLLB or BBALLB. This course is also of 5 years. Admission is through counseling based on the rank obtained in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law (MH CET Law).  Merit list is prepared on the basis of which admission is given to the students. They have total of 120 seats. They have really low fee structure. It will cost you 12,000- 13,000 per year to study here. This is considered as one of the best colleges for law in Mumbai.

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