Top Law Colleges

The law colleges in the country offer LLB and LLM courses. A registration with the bar council of India is also necessary to practice law in India. Listed below are the best colleges to pursue higher studies in Law in India

The study of law and acquiring a legal degree in India is governed by the Advocates Act of 1961. The Bar Council of India is the supreme legal body that regulates professional legal courses taught in institutes spread across the country and maintains the standards of the legal profession in India. Though traditionally law was a three years degree course in India, the law colleges in India today impart graduate and postgraduate courses in legal studies. The study of law is gradually emerging as one of the chosen fields of professional studies in the country today.

Name of College Date of Establishment Parameters of Ranking Courses Offered Location
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University 1998 NALSAR is a name which national and international students identify with. Reputation is where NALSAR scores the highest points. The placement records and infrastructure of this law institute is also commendable. LLM, MBLA, Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Certificate Course Hyderabad
National Law School of India University 1986 The faculty of this law institute comprises retired judges from the Supreme Court and the High Courts of India. Therefore it is the academic input where this college scores the highest. LLB, LLM, M.Phil, Ph.D, LL.D Bangalore
National Law Institute University 1997 The University is known for the extensive workshops, training courses and seminars which are arranged as part of the degree and diploma study programs. Therefore students become familiar with the practical face of law. LLB, LLM, Ph.D, Diploma Courses Bhopal
Campus Law Centre, Delhi University 1924 Located in New Delhi, this institute is very popular among aspiring law students in the country. It is the reputation and the student care facilities which help this law institute to tower above others. LLB, LLM New Delhi
Symbiosis Society’s Law College 1971 The Symbiosis group of institutes has always been known to impart the best education in India. This institute receives national and international students every year. The infrastructure in Symbiosis is also technologically equipped and sound. LLB Pune
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences 1999 Though it is not the most favored name in the world of legal studies, this law institute of Kolkata is known for its great placement records which often inspire students. LLB, LLM, M.Phil, Ph.D, LL.D Kolkata
ILS Law College 1923 The administration and the placement records are what make this institute very popular among students. LLB, Diploma Programs, Distance Learning Courses Pune
Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University 1923 It is one of the oldest law schools in India and is hence recognized not only in the country but also internationally. BHU has very good hostel facilities and it is the student care programs that attract law studies aspirants. LLB, LLM Varanasi
Amity Law School 1999 Though a comparatively new institute in the field of law, the Amity Law School has made very quick progress in terms of student enrollment and placement. LLB Delhi
National Law Institute University 1999 The course structure in NLIU, Jodhpur incorporates several training programs and seminars which prepare the students to face the practical world of courtrooms. LLB (BA and B.Sc) Jodhpur