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Top 10 Private Law Colleges in India: Entrance Exams, Affiliation & Fees

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: July 27, 2022 09:00 pm IST

Top 10 law colleges mentioned in this article will help all the law aspirants to choose the best law college for themselves. Entrance exam, affiliation, and fees of these law colleges are also mentioned below. 

Top 10 Private Law Colleges in India:

Law is one of the most popular recession-free fields as the legal work never stops regardless of the economic paradigm of the country. Law, being a versatile stream, opens a lot of career opportunities. A law degree from one of the top Indian institutes can not only lead to good placement opportunities but can also help a candidate grow intellectually.

These days, law and related legal courses are quite well-liked in India. Along with the courses, there has been a significant increase in the number of students applying for these related legal courses. Students who want to enroll in law school can learn in-depth details about the best private law schools in India. The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) have released the NIRF Ranking 2022, and the Symbiosis Law School, Pune, with Rank 1 is among the top-ranked private law colleges in India. Additionally, India today also publishes a list of the best private law schools in the country. Read this article to learn more about the NIRF Rankings 2022 of the best private law colleges in India, their fee structure, entrance exams, and more.

If you are seeking admission in any of the law programmes then National Law Universities are definitely the first choice. However, they are not the only choice. Due to fixed seats and cut throat competition in the NLUs, it is often difficult to get admission in them. Law education does not stop with government institutes, there are various reputed private law colleges in India that you can consider to prove your mettle in the field of law.

Want to pursue law from one of the best colleges of all times? Scan through rest of the article to shortlist the university of your choice.

Top 10 Private Law Colleges in India

Check out the top 10 private law colleges you can consider for law admission. Also, find out the fees, entrance exams and university affiliation before applying for admission to any of the college.

S.No.Name of the InstituteUniversity AffiliationLocationEntrance ExamsTotal Course Fees (approx.)
1.Shyam School of LawShyam UniversityRajasthanUniversity Level Entrance ExamRs. 50,000- Rs. 1,00,000

Army Institute of Law

Army Welfare Education SocietyPunjabAll India Law Entrance TestRs. 4,00,000
3.Institute of Law, Nirma UniversityNirma UniversityGujaratCLATRs. 10,00,000

Apex School of Law

Apex University (AU)JaipurACETRs. 30,000- Rs. 60,000
5.Shoolini Institute of LawShoolini University (SU)Himachal PradeshNARs. 80,800- Rs. 1,01,000

CT School of Law

CT UniversityPunjabCTSETRs. 36,000- Rs. 50,500

ILS Law College (ILSLC )

Savitribai Phule UniversityMaharashtraMH CET LawRs. 37,300- Rs. 55,300
8.Amity UniversityGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityJaipurIPU CET LawRs. 3,35,800

KIIT School of Law

KIIT UniversityOdishaKLSATRs. 15,45,000

MS Ramaiah College of Law

Karnataka State Law UniversityKarnatakaNARs. 68,225

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

Other Private Law Colleges in India

A few other top private law colleges in India that you can opt for include Symbiosis Law College, Pune, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, School of Law (UPES), Dehradun, etc. Find the entire list below:

College Name


             Entrance Exam

New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Pune, Maharashtra

CLAT UG Entrance Exam

Jindal Global Law School

Sonipat, Haryana

CLAT UG Entrance Exam

Indore Institute of Law

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  Indore Institute of Law Entrance Exam (IILET)

M.S. Ramaiah College of Law (MSRCL)

Bangalore, Karnataka

CLAT UG Entrance Exam

School of Law Christ University 

Bangalore, Karnataka


University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

Dehradun, Uttarakhand


Amity Law School, Amity University



Symbiosis Law School

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Symbiosis Law School Admission Test (SLAT)

ICFAI Law School

Hyderabad, Telangana

ICFAI Law School Admission test (ILSAT)

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Jalandhar, Punjab


Manipal University


Merit-Based Admission

SASTRA University 



Presidency University


LSAT or PULAT (Presidency University Law Admission Test)

IFIM Law School


CLAT, LSAT India or ILAT (IFIM’s Law Admission Test)

Top Private Law Colleges in India: NIRF Ranking 2022

In India, there are more than 80 private law schools. According to the NIRF Ranking, the following institutes are among the top private law colleges mentioned in the table below. The table below has all the top private law colleges according to the NIRF rankings 2022 along with NIRF Rankings 2021 for a good side by side comparison.

Name of Law Colleges

NIRF Ranking 2022

NIRF Ranking 2021

Symbiosis Law School, Pune



Shiksha'O' Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)


KIIT School of Law (KSOL)



Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science



School of Law, SASTRA



School of Law, Christ University



LPU - Lovely Professional University



School of Law, UPES



ICFAI Law School



Army Institute of Law, Mohali



Amity University, Gurugam, Haryana 



In the NIRF Law Ranking 2022, SLS Pune has moved up from ninth place to displace NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, which had been ranked third. There are two new entries of the private law institutes in the NIRF Law Rankings 2022 namely Amity University, Haryana, and Shiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan which is a private deemed university in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.

Getting a good college is very important regardless of the programme you are looking forward to pursuing. The private law colleges mentioned above are some of the best institutes in the country and offer you great career opportunities after graduation or postgraduation. Some of the advantages of studying at private colleges are good corporate internship opportunities, close association with legal internships and campus placements. You will get better exposure at these colleges through industrial tours and interaction with experts.

Top Law Colleges: Zone-Wise

Click the links given below to know the best law colleges in India.

Top Law Colleges in North IndiaTop Law Colleges in South India
Top Law Colleges in West India

Also Read: Career Options After Law in India - All You Need to Know

Since most of these universities have their ownlaw entrance exams, it is better to select your best preference and prepare for the entrance tests of these colleges. Target the colleges that suit your requirements the best. Keep in mind the fee structure and curriculum before applying for admission to any of these colleges. To apply for admission, you can either click on the links mentioned above, fill the Common Application Form or dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877.

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