Top Law Colleges in India 2024 Fees, Placements, Courses, Ranking

Over the past few years, there has been a significant surge in the number of students who want to take admission in law courses, as they are in-demand and provide the students with a diverse range of opportunities. There are two ways through which a student can get admission into these law courses, i.e. either by pursuing integrated law courses or by pursuing LLB. Law graduates can get a specialization in several areas, such as Criminal law, International law, Constitutional law, Intellectual Property law etc.

There are over 1200 law institutions in India. As per the NIRF Rankings, NLSIU Bangalore is the highest ranking law college in India. These law institutions are both privately and publicly owned but the majority of them have private ownership. The law courses provided by these top institutions, namely, LLB, PhD and LLM, span between 3 to 5 years. These courses have received recognition and authorization from the Bar Council of India (BCI). If a candidate wishes to get admission in these top colleges, then they are required to clear certain law entrance exams, such as DU LLB, CLAT, LSAT, etc. The fees charged by the best law colleges in India ranges from 10000 10 18,00,000. These colleges also provide their students with top-notch placement opportunities. They are often placed in top tier law firms with an average salary of 10 LPA. 

  • IIT Kharagpur, NLU Jodhpur, NALSAR Hyderabad, NUJS Kolkata, and NLSIU Bangalore are ranked amongst the best law schools in India.
  • Top private law colleges in India include KIIT Bhubaneswar, Parul University, SLS Pune etc.
  • The CLAT exams date have been declared. Students can check the dates on the official website.
  • The results of MH CET will be released on 4th June 2024.
  • The LAWCET exam is scheduled to be conducted on 9th June.

Highlights of Top Law Colleges In India

There are several top law colleges in India that offer various law programs to the students such as LLB, LLM and PhD programs. These colleges are spread across the country and students often find it difficult to get a general understanding of them. To get an overview of these law institutions, students can check the table provided below.

Parameters

Statistics

No. of Colleges

27 Colleges

Fee

INR 1-2 lakh: 2 colleges

INR 3-5 lakh: 3 colleges

> INR 5 lakh: 15 colleges

Top Specializations

Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc.

Entrance Based

CLAT, CUET, LSAT India, AILET, etc.

NIRF Rankings 2023 Of Top Law Colleges In India

India is home to over 1200+ law colleges. The best law colleges are always the desired destination for a candidate. The table presented below provides the students with various details such as whether the college is public or private, its NIRF Rankings, location, city, state, etc. which will assist them in filtering out the right college.

Name of Law School

Type

City

State

Ranking

NIRF Points

National Law School of India University

Government

Bengaluru

Karnataka

1

80.52

National Law University

Government

New Delhi

Delhi

2

73.91

NALSAR University of Law

Government

Hyderabad

Telangana

3

73.76

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Government

Kolkata

West Bengal

4

69.34

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Government

New Delhi

Delhi

5

68.3

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Private

Pune

Maharashtra

6

66.67

Gujarat National Law University

Government

Gandhinagar

Gujarat

7

65.69

Siksha `O` Anusandhan

Private

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

8

64.04

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Government

Kharagpur

West Bengal

9

62.2

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

Government

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

10

61.05

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences

Private

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

11

59.37

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

Private

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

12

59.2

Christ University

Private

Bengaluru

Karnataka

13

57.78

Aligarh Muslim University

Government

Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh

14

56.51

Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy

Private

Thanjavur

Tamil Nadu

15

56.37

Lovely Professional University

Private

Phagwara

Punjab

16

55.41

Indian Law Institute

Private

New Delhi

Delhi

17

55.34

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Government

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

18

54.68

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Government

New Delhi

Delhi

19

54.13

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

Government

Patiala

Punjab

20

51.53

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow

Government

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

21

50.9

Banaras Hindu University

Government

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

22

50.18

Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon

Private

Gurugram

Haryana

23

49.55

National University of Study & Research in Law

Government

Ranchi

Jharkhand

24

48.2

Alliance University

Private

Bengaluru

Karnataka

25

48.13

Army Institute of Law, Sector-68

Private

Mohali

Punjab

26

47.65

Nirma University

Private

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

27

47.57

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Government

Kamrup

Assam

28

46.6

Manipal University Jaipur

Private

Jaipur

Rajasthan

29

46.54

National Law University

Government

Cuttack

Odisha

30

46.02

Top 17 Government Law Colleges in India - NIRF Rankings 2023

Public colleges generally offer their students with great career and placement opportunities. To get a NIRF Rankings of these top government Law colleges in India, students can refer to the table mentioned below:

Name of Law School

City

State

Ranking

NIRF Points

National Law School of India University

Bengaluru

Karnataka

1

80.52

National Law University

New Delhi

Delhi

2

73.91

NALSAR University of Law

Hyderabad

Telangana

3

73.76

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Kolkata

West Bengal

4

69.34

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

New Delhi

Delhi

5

68.3

Gujarat National Law University

Gandhinagar

Gujarat

7

65.69

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Kharagpur

West Bengal

9

62.2

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

10

61.05

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh

14

56.51

National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

18

54.68

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

New Delhi

Delhi

19

54.13

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

Patiala

Punjab

20

51.53

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

21

50.9

Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

22

50.18

National University of Study & Research in Law

Ranchi

Jharkhand

24

48.2

National Law University and Judicial Academy

Kamrup

Assam

28

46.6

National Law University

Cuttack

Odisha

30

46.02

 

Top Private Law Colleges in India - NIRF Rankings 2023 

Most of the Top private law colleges in India are privately owned. These colleges provide their students with world-class infrastructure, great career opportunities, and academic growth. To get NIRF Rankings of these private colleges, students can refer to the table mentioned below:

Name of Law School

City

State

Ranking

NIRF Points

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Pune

Maharashtra

6

66.67

Siksha `O` Anusandhan

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

8

64.04

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

11

59.37

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

12

59.2

Christ University

Bengaluru

Karnataka

13

57.78

Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy

Thanjavur

Tamil Nadu

15

56.37

Lovely Professional University

Phagwara

Punjab

16

55.41

Indian Law Institute

New Delhi

Delhi

17

55.34

Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon

Gurugram

Haryana

23

49.55

Alliance University

Bengaluru

Karnataka

25

48.13

Army Institute of Law, Sector-68

Mohali

Punjab

26

47.65

Nirma University

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

27

47.57

Manipal University Jaipur

Jaipur

Rajasthan

29

46.54

Placements Offered By Top Law Colleges in India 

Students can check the following table for placement opportunities along with the top recruiters that come for campus placements to the mentioned best law colleges in India. 

Name of the College

Average Package (INR)

Top Recruiters

NLSIU, Bengaluru

16 LPA

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB and Partners, Khaitan and Co., Trilegal, Argus Partners

NLU, New Delhi

19 LPA

S&B Partners, Trilegal, Khaitan and Co.

Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad

16 LPA

J Sagar Associates, Trilegal, Khaitan & Co., Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB and Partners

WBNUJS, Kolkata

16 LPA

Trilegal, Khaitan & Co., Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Herbert Smith Freehills

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

5.50 LPA

Fox and Mandal, Khaitan & Co., Mindcrest, J Sagar Associates

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

10 LPA

Khaitan & Co., Mindcrest, J Sagar Associates, Amarchand Mangaldas

GNLU, Gandhinagar

15.40 LPA

J Sagar Associates, Trilegal, Khaitan & Co., Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB and Partners

Christ University, Bangalore

21.46 LPA

Khaitan & Co., Mindcrest, J Sagar Associates, Amarchand Mangaldas

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

12.30 LPA

J Sagar Associates, Trilegal, Khaitan & Co.

IIT, Kharagpur

10 LPA

J Sagar Associates, Trilegal, Khaitan & Co., Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB and Partners

ROI Of Top Law Colleges in India

Students can refer to the following table which discusses in detail the ROI of top law colleges in India.

Name of the College

Average Annual Course Fees (INR)

Average Salary (INR)

ROI

NLSIU, Bengaluru

2,69,000

16 LPA

594.8%

NL U, New Delhi

2,25,000

19 LPA

844.4%

Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad

2,66,666

16 LPA

600%

WBNUJS, Kolkata

1,22,000

16 LPA

1,311.4%

JMI, New Delhi

66,666

5.50 LPA

825%

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

3,32,000

10 LPA

301.2%

GNLU, Gandhinagar

2,00,000

15.40 LPA

770%

Siksha ‘O' Anusandhan, Bhubaneshwar

1,20,000

21.46 LPA

1,788.3%

Indian IT, Kharagpur

3,55,100

12.30 LPA

346.38%

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow

1,70,000

10 LPA

588.2%

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