Best Law Colleges in India


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List of Top 10 Law Colleges in India

We examined the most prestigious Law colleges in India to find the best of the best.

1. National Law School of India University(NLSIU) Bangalore

NLSIU

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Bangalore
ESTABLISHED: 1986
WEBSITE: www.nls.ac.in
CONTACT: 080 – 23213160
E-MAIL: registrar@nls.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • National Law School of India University (NLS), Bangalore established in 1986 by a statute passed by Karnataka Legislature, is the first Indian Law University.
    • It became functional in 1988. It is the only Law School sponsored by the Bar Council of India with a view to raising the standard of legal education in India.
    • Leading lawyers, judges and academicians have been associating with the law school from the very beginning and in this way; the NLSIU represents the unique partnership among the Bar, the Bench and the Academia.
    • The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University. The Chairman, Bar Council of India, is the Chairman of the General Council.
    • These connections lend a stature and prestige to the School which is unparalleled in the history of legal education in India.
    • The Karnataka Act confers complete administrative and academic autonomy which facilitates innovation and experimentation in the pursuit of excellence in legal education.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Computer Center
    • Canteen
    • Health Center
    • Banking
    • Gymnasium
    • Hostels
    • IT Services
    • Sports & Games

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • The National Law School of India University is located in Nagarbhavi, approximately 10 kms from the Bangalore City railway station.
    • The Law School is spread over an 18 acre campus at the entrance to the Jnana Bharati Campus from the Nagarbhavi end.

COLLLEGE FACULTIES:

    • Vice Chancellor & Professor of Law
    • Registrar
    • Professor of Law
    • Chair Professor
    • Professor of Law &
    • Chair Professor (Consumer Law and Protection) Co-ordinator, Centre for Child and the Law
    • Professor of Sociology-cum-Director, CSSE
    • Professor
    • Associate Professor of Law & Chair Professor (Ministry of Commerce Chair on International Trade Laws)
    • Associate Professors of Law
    • Associate Professor of Law & Coordinator for CEERA and the Environmental Law Clinic
    • Associate Professor of Economics
    • Assistant Professors of Law

IT Services:

    • The National Law School strives to provide for a high quality, efficient and secure infrastructure that would enhance the productivity of all its users. To ensure this, the IT infrastructure and services is being constantly reviewed, maintained and updated by a separate IT Committee consisting of a few faculty members and technical staff. The technical staff is encouraged to constantly update their knowledge through periodic training programs.
    • The IT infrastructure has grown tremendously over the past few years. The bandwidth for Internet Services has been increased almost tenfold and is now 12 Mbps. This caters to the wireless network in the classrooms, academic block, library, hostels and faculty blocks. A relatively new computer lab is located at the library. The infrastructure has been recently overhauled to improve the quality of the internet facility.
    • All classrooms are equipped with computers and projectors. To further enhance the quality of classroom experience “E-Class” equipments are installed in a few classrooms. This will soon be extended to other classrooms.
    • A good video conferencing facility is also provided to enable students to benefit from faculty located in other places within and outside India.
    • A user policy has been formulated in order to encourage problem-free access to resources and minimise negative externalities.

2. National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University (NALSAR) Hyderabad

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COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Hyderabad
ESTABLISHED: 1998
WEBSITE: www.nalsar.ac.in
CONTACT: 040 – 23498200
E-MAIL: admissions@nalsar.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad was established in 1998 under the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University Act of the Andhra Pradesh State Legislature.
    • It is formerly known as National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University. It is a residential university and an institution of national eminence in the field of legal education and research.
    • The university provides an opportunity to explore limitless options in legal profession and is setting new standards in legal education.
    • NALSAR is committed to the creation of an ethical legal culture, which protects and promotes the rule of law.
    • The social justice agenda is no laughing matter but the University believes that the cause of building a rule of law society is a continuous enterprise, which is sustainable if it is undertaken with optimism and good cheer.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Computer Center
    • Classrooms
    • Auditorium
    • Guest House
    • Hostels
    • Sports & Games
    • Transport
    • Health Centre
    • Bank

COURSES OFFERED:

    • B.A., LL.B.(Hons.)
    • Master of Bussiness Administration in Business Laws and Administration
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Managemnet in Aviation Law and Air Transport Management
    • Bachelor Of Law With Honours
    • Post Graduate Diploma In Patents Law

CENTRES:

    • Centre For Air And Space Law
    • Centre For Constitutional Law, Public Policy And Good Governance
    • Centre For Corporate Governance
    • Centre For Disability Studies
    • Centre For Family Laws
    • Centre For Legal Philosophy And Justice Education

ACADEMICS:

    • The Academic community at NALSAR is formed by the core faculty who are working full time at the University, drive the University’s academic policy, lead research and transact courses.
    • In addition, we have eminent scholars who have agreed to be associated with the university as adjunct professors.
    • These eminent scholars operate as outsider-insiders who provide critical insights on the academic programs of the University along with constructive suggestions on future plans.
    • The elective program of the University is greatly indebted to the visiting faculty who are drawn from grassroot advocates; corporate officials, practicing lawyers, and inter-disciplinary scholars.

3. Campus Law Center, Delhi University New Delhi

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COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: New Delhi
ESTABLISHED: 1924
WEBSITE: www.du.ac.in
CONTACT: 011 – 27667483
E-MAIL: lawfaculty@vsnl.net

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Campus Law Center, Delhi University established in 1924, is known as one of the best Law schools in India.
    • It was established as part of the Delhi University under the Faculty of Law. The strong infrastructure, qualitative teaching, revised case materials; regular conferences are some of the features which have established the faculty as a center of excellence.
    • The center has been rated as the best law faculty in the country having three year LLB courses.
    • Ever since its inception, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research has made the University of Delhi a role-model and path-setter for other universities in the country.
    • Its rich academic tradition has always attracted the most talented students who later on went on to make important contributions to their society.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Laboratories
    • Lecture Hall
    • Seminar Hall
    • Health Center
    • Computer Center
    • Guest House

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Master of Laws

ADMINISTRATION:

    • Vice Chancellor
    • Pro Vice Chancellor
    • Director South Campus
    • Dean of Colleges
    • Director, Campus of Open Learning
    • Treasurer
    • Proctor
    • Registrar
    • Finance Officer
    • Librarian
    • Deans

ALUMNI:

    • Since the 750 pioneer FirstBatchers of 1923 , our University has produced over 3.6 million degree – diploma holders in a 5 – generational 2 – century span , possibly the world’s largest alumni – resource in Higher Education , whose local , regional and diasporic dissemination is as diverse as it is brilliant.
    • We are delighted to welcome newbies ’n wannabes to the nascent L’ affaire Alumni and to warmly invite fellow – alumni to Return – to – DU Roots to engage with your parent University in an ever – evolving meaningful , fulfilling DU – Alumni Dynamic.

4. The WB National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Kolkata

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COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Kolkata, West Bengal
ESTABLISHED: 1999
WEBSITE: www.nujs.edu
CONTACT: 033-2335 7379
E-MAIL: nujs@vsnl.com

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • The WB National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata was established in 1999.
    • It is one of the premiere national law schools of India. It has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools of India.
    • It aims to promote legal knowledge and to make law and the legal process efficient instruments of social development.
    • NUJS has organized itself into a number of schools and centers of study, each independent in conception and operation, yet integrated through programs of teaching, research and extension activities.
    • Students that have passed out from NUJS are working in top law firms in India and abroad, some are practicing in courts and some have entered the field of legal academics and are teaching in India and abroad.
    • Many of the NUJS students have been awarded prestigious scholarships such as Rhodes, Felix and Chevening for higher studies in the United Kingdom and also in the United States and other leading universities.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Auditorium
    • Classrooms
    • Academic Block
    • Gymnasium
    • Canteen

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • NUJS campus is located in the Salt Lake city of Kolkata overlooking the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass.
    • NUJS campus is spread over an area of five acres of land.
    • It is well connected to the railway stations in Kolkata, the Kolkata airport and other well-known destinations in Kolkata such as Park Street and Victoria Memorial.
    • The campus also has a guest house and a gymnasium for the students and the staff and faculties of NUJS.
    • The latest addition to the NUJS infrastructure is its own auditorium. NUJS has built its own auditorium, on campus, with all modern facilities.
    • The last convocation of NUJS was held in the new auditorium in February 2009.

SCHOOLS AT NUJS:

    • Criminal Justice & Administration
    • Economic &Business Laws
    • Legal Practice & Development
    • Private Laws & Comparative Jurisprudence
    • Public Law & Governance
    • Social Sciences
    • Technology, Law & Development

CENTERS:

    • Consumer Protection and Welfare
    • Human Rights and Citizenship Studies
    • Studies in WTO Laws
    • Women and Law

FACULTY:

    • The faculty members of NUJS have educational qualifications from leading international and national universities including Columbia University, Oxford University, Vanderbilt University, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – University of London, University of Nottingham, University of Essex, Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Delhi, National Law School of India University, NALSAR University of Law, National University of Juridical Sciences, University of Calcutta, Banaras Hindu University, Jadavpur University, University of Mysore and others.
    • NUJS faculties have also been awarded prestigious scholarships and fellowships such as Rhodes, Fulbright, Commonwealth, Chevening and Felix to name a few.

ADMINISTRATION:

    • Vice Chancellor
    • Registrar
    • Administration
    • Accounts
    • Academics & Examination
    • Library

5. National Law Institute University- Bhopal

National Law Institute University- Bhopal

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
ESTABLISHED: 1997
WEBSITE: www.nliu.com
CONTACT: 0755 – 2696965
E-MAIL: nliu@nliu.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • The National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal was established in 1997 to fill the gap and providing most modern legal education through multidisciplinary teaching and training of newer skills needed for the profession.
    • The University launched its first academic program in 1998 and teaching for five year B.A., LL.B. course commenced from September of that year.
    • It has been successful in instilling a sense of broad perspective along with scholastic and reflexive capabilities bearing in mind larger national and humanitarian goals in its students Legal education never received the attention it deserved in this country.
    • It was increasingly realized by the professionals and academicians that the system of law teaching was thoroughly inadequate, unimaginative and divorced from the major public issues of the day but attempts to change have that have been few and far between.
    • The main mission of NLIU is to develop and nurture the intellects for the betterment of the nation and humanity through law and justice.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • NLIU, Bhopal is situated in verdant eco-friendly surroundings on Bhadbhada Road at the outskirts of Bhopal near the Kerwan Dam.
    • The campus is surrounded with hills and lush greenery and the city is easily accessible.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Internet facility
    • Gymnasium
    • Hostel
    • Academic Block
    • Cafeteria
    • Health care
    • Sports
    • Banking Facilities
    • Transportation

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor of Arts in Bachelor Of Law
    • Master of Law

6. National Law University-Jodhpur

NationalLawUniversity-Jodhpur

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Mandore, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
ESTABLISHED: 1999
WEBSITE: www.nlujodhpur.ac.in
CONTACT: 0291 – 2577530
E-MAIL: nlu-jod-rj@nic.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) was established in 1999.
    • It is one of India’s leading national law university based in the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
    • NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India. NLUJ has endeavored to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholarship aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge.
    • NLUJ attracts top quality students coming from diverse social, cultural and religious backgrounds from all corners of India.
    • NLUJ boasts of a dynamic faculty having both experienced and young academicians coming from diverse backgrounds and drawn from almost all corners of India.
    • NLUJ is committed to the advancement of knowledge and learning and is striving to become a center for excellence in legal studies.
    • The main mission of the university is to be a premier Law, Management and Technology institution, breed students focusing on research and community work besides fulfilling their respective ambitions.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Classrooms
    • Laboratories
    • Gym
    • Health Center
    • Guest House
    • Bank
    • Auditorium
    • Computer Center
    • Internet
    • Library
    • Transportation

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor Of Law. (Hons)
    • Bachelor of Science in Technology, Bachelor Of Law. (Hons.)
    • Bachelor of Arts, Bachleor Of Law
    • Master of Law in Corporate Laws
    • Master of Business Administration in Insurance

FACULTY:

    • NLUJ is equipped with distinguished Professors of national repute with a good mix of highly qualified and experienced young associates.
    • A number of our Faculty members are alumnus from Universities of California, Oxford, Warwick, Sydney, King’s College, London; University College, London; with working experience in foreign Law schools and International Institutions.
    • The faculty also includes Scholars of Fulbright and other Institutions.
    • In addition NLUJ invites distinguished Professors as visiting faculty for lectures.
    • Under the NLUJ Alumni Visiting Faculty Program, some of our alumni who have acquired higher qualifications from prestigious Institutions and garnered varied experience share their learning on topics of Contemporary interest in law and practice for the benefit of the students.

VISION AND MISSION AND OBJECTIVE:
MISSION:

    • To be a premier Law institution, breed students focusing on research and community work besides fulfilling their respective ambitions.

VISION:

    • Achieve the pinnacle of perfection in Legal education. Provide an academic and conducive ethos to help students and faculty strive for and attain perfection.

OBJECTIVE:

    • To impart the rich heritage of legal thought and tradition, simultaneously providing breadth and depth of instruction.
    • The University’s motto “Knowledge is Empowerment” connotes the Institution’s search for excellence and goal achievement.

7. Gujarat National Law University- Gandhinagar

GujaratNationalLawUniversity-Gandhinagar

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Gandhinagar, Gujarat
ESTABLISHED: 2003
WEBSITE: www.gnlu.ac.in
CONTACT: 79 – 23276611
E-MAIL: contact@gnlu.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar was established by the Govt. of Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003.
    • The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and University Grants Commission (UGC).
    • The University is also member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the university is functioning as nodal agency to uplift the legal education in the state of Gujarat.
    • Gujarat National Law University aims at a homogenization of all trends and civilization patterns by inculcating in the students, an appreciation of other cultures and regions of the country in all its homogeneity.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Laboratories
    • ICT Facility
    • Halls of Residence
    • Health Care
    • Guest House

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Master of Law
    • Diploma in Environmental Law
    • Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Management
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme
    • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Law

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES:

    • Under Graduate Programme
    • Post Graduate Programme
    • Special Programme
    • Ph.D. Programme
    • Foreign Language Courses

CENTERS:

    • Distance Education
    • Food Security and Agro Economy
    • Foreign Policy and Security Studies
    • Sports Law
    • Private International Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Banking Investment and Taxation
    • Public International Law

8. ILS Law College – Pune

ILS Law College – Pune

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Pune, Maharashtra,
ESTABLISHED: 1923
WEBSITE: www.ilslaw.edu
CONTACT: 020 – 25656775
E-MAIL: ilslaw@vsnl.com

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • ILS Law College (ILS), Pune was established in 1923 by Indian Law Society a Public Charitable Trust.
    • The college is a model of cultural integration with over 1600 students from across the country and abroad on roll.
    • It is one of the renowned institutes for legal studies, which is accredited with ‘A+’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
    • It is ranked amongst the top ten law colleges in the country by the India-Today ORG MARG survey.
    • The institute was set up with the objective of providing facilities for the study of law on a scientific basis.
    • The campus of the college is set amidst a picturesque location, in the heart of Pune, with all the state-of-the-art facilities complemented with top class legal education imparted by the college.
    • ILS Law College was initially affiliated to the University of Bombay.
    • With the establishment of the University of Pune in 1949, the college got affiliated to it.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Conference Hall
    • Playground
    • Sports Facilities
    • Boys and Girls Hostel
    • Gymnasium
    • Banking
    • Extra-Curricular Activities
    • Hostel

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • The ILS Law College is situated in the Indian Law Society’s campus extending over 175 acres of land with a backdrop of a beautiful hill.

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor of Socio Legal Sciences Bachelor Of Law
    • Diploma in Taxation Laws
    • Diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare (DLL & LW)
    • Master in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare (MLL & LW)

COLLEGE FACULTY:

    • The ILS Law College faculty comprises scholars and professionals with extensive experience and expansive knowledge in their respective fields of interests.
    • The faculty divides its time among two complementary activities – teaching and research.
    • At ILS, we give high priority to interactive teaching and the faculty constantly innovates to engage students in activities that take learning beyond the classroom.
    • This provides a stimulating and comfortable study environment that enables students to excercise their best potential.

9. Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University – Aligarh

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COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
ESTABILSHED: 1894
WEBSITE: www.law.amu.ac.in
CONTACT: 0571-2902627

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Faculty of Law of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh established in 1894 as part of the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
    • It is one of the oldest law colleges in the country.
    • It was established as a non-profit student organization.
    • It has long traditional character which always uplifts the student’s participation and performance in relation to legal affairs in different arena.
    • The Aligarh Muslim University Law Society believe strongly in communication and creating a supportive environment in which students within the department of law can have their experience and discuss problems.
    • Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh is one of the leading universities in India, is an academic institution of transnational repute.
    • Also known as AMU Aligarh, it is a leading educational institution in India, drawing students from a number of countries, especially in Africa, West Asia and South East Asia.
    • Modeled on the University of Cambridge, it holds the distinction of being one of the first institutions of higher learning set up during the British Raj.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Class rooms
    • Health Services
    • Sports Centre
    • Guest House
    • Computer Centre
    • Accommodation

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • The college occupies over 467.6 hectares (1,155 acres) in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh,
    • The faculty of social science established a Social Science Cyber Library which was inaugurated by the President of India on 27 December 2013.

CENTERS:

    • The AMU has established centres at Malappuram, (Kerala) and Murshidabad, (West Bengal) while the Kishanganj, (Bihar) centre has been allotted land, and a site has been identified for Aurangabad, (Maharashtra) centre.[13]
    • The AMU Malappuram Campus began functioning in February 2011 with the commencement of MBA and BA LLB classes from rented premises.
    • The foundation stone of the Murshidabad Centre was laid on 20 November 2010.
    • Sonia Gandhi laid foundation of Aligarh Muslim University Kishanganj unit on 30 January 2014.

10. Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai

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COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Mumbai, Maharashtra
ESTABLISHED: 1855
WEBSITE: www.glcmumbai.com
CONTACT: 022 – 22041707

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai established in 1855, is the oldest law school in Asia dating even prior to the University of Mumbai, and enjoys a pre-eminent national and international reputation for excellence.
    • The fulcrum of the college has been its well qualified and dedicated visiting faculty who besides being successful professionals, make time to share their knowledge with the students, and the freedom enjoyed by students to work while in college.
    • The Government Law College offers two courses in law are three year and five year law degree course.
    • Each of these courses is independent of the other and is in accordance with the rules laid down by the University of Mumbai and the Bar Council of India.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Library
    • Class rooms
    • Computer Center
    • Hostel
    • Seminar Hall
    • Sports

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor’s Law Degree
    • Postgraduate Certificate Course In Human Rights
    • Postgraduate Diploma Course In Securities Law
    • Post Graduate Diploma In Intellectual Property Rights
    • Diploma In Cyber Law

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION:

    • The Alumni Association acts as a link between the illustrious alumni of GLC and the students and faculty of the college.
    • Tdevider1ough its various events, the Alumni Association endeavours to enable the alumni to play a pro-active role in the day to day functioning of college, its student initiatives and events.

STUDENTS COUNCIL:

    • The Students’ Council is the apex students’ body of GLC.
    • Apart from organizing specific events, it acts a link between the students and the college faculty and administration.
    • The Council addresses student grievances and co-ordinates guest lectures by visiting faculty, exchange programmes, seminars, conferences, scholarships, etc.
    • It also assists in maintenance of the GLC website, the Electronic Research Room, the Library, and augments smooth functioning of the other student bodies of GLC.