20 Top Law Institutes in India Ranked by MHRD, NLSIU Bangalore Ranked 1 followed by NLU Delhi and NALSAR Hyderabad: NIRF Ranking 2020 for law Colleges
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15 Top Law Colleges in India, NLSIU Ranked 1: NIRF Ranking 2019

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bengaluru has retained the top position for two consecutive years as the top Law Colleges in India list as per the government ranking system- National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings were announced by the President of India Mr Ramnath Kovind at an event on Monday, April 08, at New Delhi.

NIRF Ranking 2019 is announced to rank the Indian Educational Institutes in 9 categories which included OverallUniversitiesEngineering, CollegesManagement, PharmacyMedicalArchitecture, and LawIITs dominated major categories like Overall Higher Institute, Engineering and Architecture. In the Overall category of Higher Institutes, IIT Madras ranked first followed by IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi.

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As per NIRF ranking 2019, under the Law category, National Law School of India University Bengaluru, National Law University Delhi and National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad are top 3 institutes for law programs.

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IIT Kharagpur and NUJS Kolkata have been ranked 4th and 5th respectively, completing the top five law schools as per NIRF 2019 for India’s top law Universities.

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15 Top Law Colleges in India: NIRF 2019 Ranking

  1. National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU Bangalore), Karnataka
  2. National Law University (NLU), New Delhi, Delhi
  3. NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Telangana
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKG), West Bengal
  5. The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, West Bengal
  6. National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur), Rajasthan
  7. Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Maharashtra
  8. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Delhi
  9. Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  10. The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab
  11. National Law Institute University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  12. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  13. Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
  14. RMLNLU (Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  15. Dr BR Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

The top four institutes were listed among the top law institutes in the country are the same as the last year 2018. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, an autonomous law university, has jumped from 7th position last year to 5th position this year 2019. NLU Jodhpur stepped down 1 position in lastest NIRF Ranking compare to NIRF Rankings 2018.

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Among other colleges are Jamia Millia Islamia and Symbiosis Law School Pune along with Two National Law Universities – GNLU Gandhinagar and RGNUL Patiala, new entrants complete the top ten Law School.

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Among the new entrants in this year’s NIRF Rankings are NLIU Bhopal at eleventh, School of Law KIIT University at twelfth, and Indian Law Institute at thirteenth.

RMLNLU Lucknow, which ranked eighth last year, has dropped to fourteenth. BR Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam completes the top fifteen, down from tenth last year.

NIRF 2019 Ranking Parameters

The NIRF Ranking 2019 methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a core committee set up by MHRD.  The NIRF rankings access Education Institutes for different categories on below parameters –

S.No. Parameter Marks Weightage
1 Teaching, Learning & Resources 100 0.30
2 Research and Professional Practice 100 0.30
3 Graduation Outcomes 100 0.20
4 Outreach and Inclusivity 100 0.10
5 Perception 100 0.10

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched on 29th September 2015.

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