The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bengaluru has retained the top position for three consecutive years as the top Law Institutes in India list as per the MHRD ranking system- National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). The NIRF rankings 2020 for educational institutes were announced by Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in a virtual address on Thursday.
The first NIRF ranking were released in 2016. The annual rankings are usually announced in April month but due to the COVID-19 pandemic this had been postponed. NIRF Ranking 2020 is announced to rank the Indian Educational Institutes in 10 categories which included Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, Dental and Law.
As per NIRF ranking 2020, 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, Telengana are top 3 institutes for law programs.
IIT Kharagpur and NLU Jodhpur Rajasthan have been ranked 4th and 5th respectively, completing the top five law schools as per NIRF 2020 for India’s top law Universities.
20 Top Law Institutes in India: NIRF 2020 Ranking
Rank 1: National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU Bangalore), Karnataka
Rank 2: National Law University (NLU), New Delhi, Delhi
Rank 3: NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Telangana
Rank 4: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKG), West Bengal
Rank 5: National Law University Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur), Rajasthan
Rank 6: The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, West Bengal
Rank 7: Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Rank 8: Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Maharashtra
Rank 9: Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Delhi
Rank 10: The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab
Rank 11: RMLNLU (Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Rank 12: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Rank 13: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Rank 14: National Law University, Cuttack, Odisha
Rank 15: Panjab University, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
Rank 16: National Law University and Judicial Academy, Kamrup, Assam
Rank 17: National Law Institute University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Rank 18: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
Rank 19: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Rank 20: Christ University, Bengaluru, Karnataka
The top four institutes were listed among the top law institutes in the country are the same as the last year 2019. NLU Jodhpur stepped up by 1 position in lastest NIRF Ranking compare to NIRF Rankings 2019.
NIRF 2020 Ranking Parameters
The NIRF Ranking 2020 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 –
|1||Teaching, Learning & Resources||100||0.30|
|2||Research and Professional Practice||100||0.30|
|4||Outreach and Inclusivity||100||0.10|
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched on 29th September 2015.
The objective behind this NIRF ranking system is to encourage institutes to compete against each other and simultaneously work towards their growth. In addition, these rankings also attract foreign students, providing a solid base for the ‘Study in India’ programme.
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