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Best Law Schools and Colleges in India 2021

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: January 18, 2021

With the increasing branches of Law Stream, the demand for Law as a career is also increasing. This article enlists the best Law schools and colleges in India along with the courses offered, fees, entrance exams, and admission & selection process.

Best Law Schools and Colleges in India

With the advancement of time, the demand for Law as a career is also increasing. In recent times, the study of Law has proliferated into several new branches including Admiralty Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc.

With the increasing branches of Law, the need for more and more Lawyers is also increasing to meet the demand for the future law market. Thus, it has now become evident for students to go for a highly ranked Law school/college in order to outshine their career as a Lawyer.

This article will enlist some of the best Law schools and colleges in India to pursue a Law degree including other important details such as courses offered, fee structure, entrance exam accepted, and the admission & selection process.

List of Best Law Schools and Colleges in India

The section will include all the details pertaining to Law schools and colleges including courses offered, fees, and the Law entrance exam accepted for these colleges.

Name of the College

Courses Offered

Fee Structure

Entrance Exam Accepted

The ICFAI University, Dehradun

LL.M.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B

LL.B

INR 1 LPA

ILSAT

GITAM (Deemed To Be University), Hyderabad

BBA.LLB

B.Com LL.B

LL.M.

PhD.

B.A. LL.B.

INR 1-2 LPA

NA

University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata

B.B.A. LL.B.

B.Sc LL.B

B.A. LL.B.

LL.B.

INR 1 LPA

Institute-level test


Aurora's Legal Sciences Academy, Hyderabad (ALSA )

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

INR 50,000 PA

LSAT India, TS LAWCET, CLAT

The Neotia University (TNU), Kolkata

B.B.A. LL.B.

INR 80,000 PA

Institute-level test

Seacom Skills University (SSU), Birbhum

LL.B

INR 52,000 PA

NA

Quantum University, Roorkee

B.A. LL.B.

B.B.A LL.B

INR 75,500 PA

NA

Amity University, Jaipur

B.A. LL.B.

B.B.ALL.B

B.Com LL.B

LL.M.

INR 84,000 PA

Institute-level test

Geeta Institute of Law (GIL), Panipat

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

LL.M.

INR 1,05,000 LPA

GLAT

IIMT University (IIMTU), Meerut

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

LL.M.

INR 49,000 PA

NA

SAGE University, Indore

B.A. LL.B.

B.B.ALL.B

LL.B

LL.M.

INR 45,000 PA

Institute-level test

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

B.A. LL.B.

B.Com. LL.B.

LL.M.

PhD.

INR 70,000-80,000 PA

CLAT

Mansarovar Global University (MGU), Sehore

B.A. LL.B.

B.B.ALL.B

B.ComLL.B

LL.M

INR 75,000 PA

NA

Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

INR 2.5-3.2 LPA

Lloyd Entrance Test

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS), Delhi

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

LL.M.

INR 70,000-90,000 PA

CLAT

CMR University (CMRU), Bangalore

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

B.Com. LL.B.

LL.M.

PhD.

INR 2-3 LPA

CLAT

Indore Institute of Law, Indore

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

LL.M.

INR 30,000-40,000 PA

Indore Institute of Law Entrance Test (IILET)

K.L.E. Society’s Law College, Bangalore

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

B.Com. LL.B.

INR 75,000-1 Lakh PA

LSAT

Amity University, Lucknow

LL.B.

B.A. LL.B.

BBA LL.B.

B.Com. LL.B.

LL.M.

INR 60,000-70,000 PA

CLAT

NOTE - The fee structure mentioned above is subject to change.

Also Read:Private Law Colleges in India Accepting CLAT Scores

Admission Process of Law Schools/Colleges in India

The admission and selection process for various Law school/colleges in India are:

National Law School of India (NLSIU)

Admission into NLSIU is done on the basis of the score obtained by the student in CLAT, followed by a personal interview.

Nalsar University of Law (NLU)

The admission for NALSAR is based on the CLAT score. After the score evaluation, the students will have to clear the group discussion and personal interview round.

Symbiosis Law School

For admission into law courses, students will have to apply online for Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT). Further, they have to appear for the test and based on the score obtained by the students in SET, admissions will be done.

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

For admission into BHU law courses, the students will have to qualify the BHU PET and BHU UET test conducted by the university. After qualifying the test, students will attend group discussion and personal interview round, followed by the counselling.

ILS Law College

For UG law courses, the admission is done on the basis of MH CET test counselling. For PG courses, the admission is done on the basis of a personal interview conducted by the university.

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU)

Admissions into HNLU law UG and PG courses is done on the basis of counselling for the CLAT score of the student.

Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU)

Admission into UG courses of Law is done on the basis of score obtained by the student in CLAT. Admissions into PG law courses is done on the basis of personal interview performance.

Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia

For admission into UG and PG law courses, the students will have to fill the application process through online or offline mode. Further, the students will have to attend the entrance test conducted by the Jamia Millia Islamia university. The admission will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance exam as well as graduation.

Also Read: Law from NLU Vs Non-NLU - Pros and Cons

New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Students will have to appear for the entrance test conducted by the university. Based on the score obtained, the admissions into law degrees will be done.

Christ University

For admission into Law programs, the student will have to appear for the group discussion and micro presentation round. Based on the score obtained by the student in these rounds, a written test will be conducted based on which, the student will be eligible for the admissions.

Army Institute of Law

Admission into the Army Institute of Law is done on the basis of the AIL LET entrance test score and counseling.

Institute of Law, Nirma University

After the online application, admission into the law degree of the university is based on the CLAT score of the student.

M.S. Ramaiah College of Law

Students will have to fill the application form through online or offline mode. The admission for Law programs of the university will be based on the score obtained by the student in CLAT and 10+2.

Lloyd Law College

After the online application for admission, the student needs to appear for the Lloyd ENtrance test. Based on the score obtained by the student in the entrance test, the final interview round will be conducted for admission.

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS)

The admission into law courses of VIPS is done on the basis of merit obtained by the student in the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (GGSIPU CET) test.

CMR University (CMRU)

The admission into the university is done on the basis of CLAT score of the student. If the student has not obtained a valid score in CLAT, he/she will have to appear for the entrance test conducted by the university based on which, the admissions will be done.

Indore Institute of Law

After the online application, admission into the law course for the Indore Institute of Law will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the IILET.

K.L.E. Society’s Law College

The admission for the law courses will be done on the basis of LSAT score followed by a personal interview.

Amity University- Lucknow Campus

Students need to apply through online or offline mode by filling a form. The student will have to appear for the written test conducted by the college. Based on the score obtained by the student in the test, a final interview will be conducted for the admissions.

Also Read:Private Law Colleges in India Accepting AILET Scores

Other Top Colleges in India

Few other top-notch colleges in India that are known for their Law courses are as follows:

College Name

College Location

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE Hyderabad)

Hyderabad, Telangana

Sanskriti University

Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 

SEA Group Of Institutions (SEA College)

Bangalore, Karnataka

GN Group of Educational Institutes

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES)

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Universal Group of Institutions (UGI)

Mohali, Punjab

Kingston Educational Institute (KEI)

West Bengal, Kolkata

Lingaya's Vidyapeeth (LV)

Faridabad, Haryana

Ajeenkya DY Patil University - ADYPU

Pune, Maharashtra

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education

Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu

Before opting for a college, one must research well about the courses and the faculty offered. You can also read our article on Tips to Avoid Choosing a Wrong College to make sure you choose the correct law college for your studies. Going through Key Features to Be Considered Before Taking Admission in a Law School will help you with the factors you should keep in mind while shortlisting a college.

If are still confused about which college is the most suitable for you, you can dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) and talk to our admission expert. Not only this, but you are also free to fill up the Common Application Form of CollegeDekho for admission purposes. In case of any queries, write to us on the QnA zone.

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