A career in law is one of the most sought-after professional choices made by many students right after finishing school. There are many law colleges in India that offer various courses in legal studies at the undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level.
The following law colleges are well-known for their faculty, infrastructure and research facilities.
List of Law Colleges In India
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, Hyderabad
This premier law institute is one of the top-most names in the field of legal studies. The NALSAR University of Law is known for its distinguished faculty and world-class research centres. In addition to this, the university also has some valuable student exchange programs and it has international collaborations with some of the best institutions of Germany, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Israel, United Kingdom, USA and Switzerland. The University offers the 5 years integrated B.A.
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LL.B. (Hons.) degree and 2 years LL.M. Degree at the undergraduate and post-graduate level respectively. The University also provides for M. Phil. and Ph. D courses in law. There are also many diploma courses available in the university. These consist of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Media Laws, Post-Graduate Diploma in Patents Law, Post-Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Post-Graduate Diploma in International Humanitarian Law. All the diploma courses are of 1 year duration.
National Law School of India University, Bangalore
This leading law school is located in the state of Karnataka. At the undergraduate level, the college offers the B.A. LL.B course which is spread over 5 years. Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary or any equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% in aggregate are eligible to apply.
Admission is done through a Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The total student intake capacity for this course is 80. At the post-graduate level, students can apply for the LLM or Master of Laws degree. Candidates who have completed the LL.B. Degree with a minimum of 55% marks can apply for this course.
The total student intake is 50 and admission is again done on the basis of performance in CLAT. Apart from this, the college also offers higher studies in the field of law. Students who have completed their Masters Degree can opt for M. Phil., Ph. D., and LL. D., degrees.
The college also has a variety of distance education programs that include Master of Business Laws, Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law, Post-Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics, Post-Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law, Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law, Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Rights Law and Post-Graduate Diploma in Consumer Law and Practice.
National Law Institute University, Bhopal
This well-known university in Madhya Pradesh offers numerous courses in the field of law. The degree programs include the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Ph. D.
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The university also offers PG Diploma in Cyber Law and PG Diploma in Environmental Law. A variety of internships are available to students in both the National and International law firms. The university also holds a bright placement record and has been successful in placing students in reputed organisations.
Campus Law Centre, Delhi University, New Delhi
The Campus Law Centre situated inside University of Delhi offers the B.A. LL.B. and LL.M. degree.
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The LL.B. course is spread over 3 years whereas the LL.M. course is of 2 years duration. The University provides the students with attractive placements in leading companies.
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata
This renowned university offers B.A. / B. Sc. with LL.B. to students who have passed the 10+2 examination.
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At the post-graduate level, students can opt for the LL.M. or M. Phil degree. Candidates interested in pursuing further studies and research can opt for LL. D. and Ph. D. courses. The university also offers numerous PG Diploma and Certificate programs in law.