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Top Eight law colleges in India

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Knowledge counts. Therefore, it gets very important to seek education from a good institution, no matter what you want to learn. Law is one of the widest, complicated and difficult subjects. One who knows the techniques to study the subject conquers it. For a law student to become a good lawyer or advocate in the future, it is essential that he seeks his education from one of the top law colleges.

Here, we bring for you the list of eight of the top law colleges in India.

1. National Law School, Banglore (NLS, Banglore)

Established in 1986 NLS, Banglore is one of the most reputed and first National Law University (NLU) of India.[1]

It also became the first law institution to offer five-year integrated B.A. LLB. Course. A candidate can apply for the undergraduate and graduate levels. The admission to NLS, Banglore can only be done by qualifying the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) which is conducted every year in the month of May.

2. National Law University, Delhi

Situated in the capital city, NLU, Delhi is one of the top law colleges in India.[2]It provides exceptional legal guidance to the students. Candidates can apply for admission through All India Law Entrance Test (AILET). This makes NLU, Delhi the only NLU to conduct its own entrance exam.

It was established in 2008 and offers both undergraduate and graduate courses. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 NLU, Delhi is regarded as one of the topmost law colleges in India.[3]

3. NALSAR, University of Law, Hyderabad

Third on our list stand the NALSAR, University of Law, Hyderabad. It was set-up in 1999 and is affiliated to the Bar Council of India. Aspirants who want to seek admission in NALSAR should qualify the CLAT which is held yearly to admit students to respective NLU’s.

It is one of the best NLU that offer almost 100% placement and good salary packages. Most reputed companies of the nation like Tata Group is one of the mass recruiters.

4. West Bengal National University Of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata

It is one of the most autonomous law school affiliated with the Bar Council of India. WB National University Of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata was established in 1999 and offered both graduate and undergraduate course. Like all the other NLS’s admission to WB National University of Judicial Science, Kolkata is also done through CLAT. It is one of the best pedagogic systems among all the other NLUs. The placement is 90% with all the students able to obtain a decent job.

5. Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi

Established in 1924 and approved by Bar Council Of India the Faculty of Law, University Of Delhi, Delhi is one of the most reputed institutions that offer law course. Although it does not provide a five-year B.A. LL.B. course. The faculty of law is affiliated by the Delhi University. The admission is done through a DU LL.B. Entrance exam conducted every year. This institution of law is one of the law institutions that charge the lowest fees of that is approximately Rs. 7500 per annum.[4]

6. National Law Institute University, Bhopal

It was established in 1997 and is the third National Law University to be set-up in India. NLU, Bhopal offers B.A. LL.B. five-year integrated course and runs on a trimester basis. The intake of the five-year course is 100. Apart from this the University also offers LL.M. courses and PhD course. The placement done by the institution is also decent.

7.Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune

Symbiosis Society’s Law College is one of the most reputed private law institutions. It ranks first when we talk about the top private law colleges in India. The college provides excellent legal guidance and offers students a wide range of internships for their development. Students in this college excel in co-curriculum like mooting, debates, and writings. Aspirants need to pass an entrance exam and then an interview in order to obtain admission in the Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune.

The college provides a five-year integrated B.A. LL.B. course, LL.M. and some diploma courses.

8. Government Law College, Mumbai

Government Law College was established in 1855, which makes it the oldest law university to be set-up in India. Therefore, the college holds great significance and imparts wide knowledge. The college offers undergraduate law degree, graduate courses, postgraduate courses and some of the diploma course. The fees charged by the institution is as low as nearly Rs. 7000. The Placement provided is also very good, and students are able to get placements in the most reputed firms like Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB, etc.

Conclusion

Law Schools plays a very vital role in a lawyers professional life. Therefore, admission in one of the best law college becomes of great significance. NLUs are always a good beginning, but there are other institutions also which are considered as best, like, GLC, Mumbai, Symbiosis Law School, Pune. Also, one of the most important thing that remains in place is the hard work and learning that a student needs to adopt in his legal career no matter where he is studying.

We would also like to state that kindly do not consider it as an official ranking. We have only tried to list some of the top colleges in India, and the order in which they are appearing is not their ranking from Legodesk.

[3] National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019

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