India’s 10 best Law Colleges – 2020

Today, Law is viewed not merely as an instrument of social control, but also as an instrument of social change. Lawyers have been characterized as social engineers. As liberal education, legal education may serve the society by imparting law students general and cultural education making them good law-abiding citizens. Such education will instil into the students the significance and relevance of democratic culture.

The Law, legal education and development have become interrelated concepts in modern developing societies, which are struggling to develop into social welfare states and are seeking to ameliorate the socio-economic condition of the people by peaceful means. As professional education, legal education equips law students for filling different roles in society and discharging various law jobs, the range and scope of which is always expanding in the modern democratic society, e.g.—Policymakers, administrators, lawyers, law teachers, etc. Accordingly, In India, a student can pursue a legal course only after completing an undergraduate course in any discipline. However, following the national law school model, one can study law as an integrated course of five years after passing the senior secondary examination.

  • (LL.B.) – The LL.B. is the most common law degree offered and conferred by Indian universities which has a duration of three years. Almost all law universities follow a standard LL.B. curriculum, wherein students are exposed to the required bar subjects.
  • Integrated undergraduate degrees – B.A. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B., BBA. LLB., B.Com. LL.B. These degrees are mostly offered in the autonomous law schools having a duration of five years.
  • (LL.M.) – The LL.M. is the most common postgraduate law degree which has a duration of one/two years.
  • Masters of business law 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Integrated MBL-LLM/ MBA-LLM. -Generally a three years double degree integrated course with specialisation in business law.

Catering to all the needs of a law professional of today, various colleges across the country have started on their journey of imparting the best law-related education to the masses. But this results in students stuck in a dilemma in the process of choosing the best college for their law-related endeavours. Hence, in order to ease this process of selecting the appropriate and ideal law college/institute, we at the Academic Insights have curated a list of best law colleges across our country and put them together in a title we would like to call – “India’s Best law colleges 2020”. 

In this edition, each featured institute has been carefully chosen by our panel of experts who have put explicit stress on selecting only the best and second to none law institutes of the country. Before the final selection, the panel has spent sizeable time in researching and analyzing each institute precisely, basically following four parameters, viz. Academic Excellence, Infrastructure-Facilities, Industry-Interface, and Placements. We ardently believe that going through the institutes that we have featured here, will help the students in finding their true call and achieve a productive and blissful future. Whether they envision starting their own entrepreneurial journey or get a foot into the professional life, the institutes that have been listed here promise to provide everything a budding law aspirant of the 21st century dreams of.

S No College Name City
1 ICFAI Law School Hyderabad,TS
2 IMS Law School Noida, UP
3 Institute of Law, Nirma University Ahmedabad, GJ
4 Jindal Global Law School Sonipat,HR
5 KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar, OR
6 Reva University, School of Legal Studies Bengaluru, KA
7 School of Law, UPES Dehradun,UK
8 Symbiosis Law School Pune,MH
9 SDM Law College Mangalore, KA
10 The Oxford College of Law Bengaluru, KA