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NLSIU Bengaluru Ranked India’s Best Law Institute; Check Top Law Colleges in India: NIRF Ranking 2022

The Union Education Ministry released the top law colleges in India as per NIRF Ranking 2022. The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bengaluru has retained for the fourth consecutive year as the top Law Institute in the country according to MHRD ranking system- National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). The NIRF rankings 2022 for educational institutes were announced by Union HRD minister Dharmendra Pradhan on July 15, 2022.

NIRF Ranking 2022 is announced to rank the Indian Educational Institutes for 11 categories which included OverallUniversities, Research Institutes, Engineering, CollegesManagement, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, Dental, and Law.


As per NIRF ranking 2022, National Law School of India University Bengaluru, National Law University Delhi and Symbiosis Law School, Pune are the top 3 institutes for law programs. NALSAR Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata have been ranked 4th and 5th respectively under the Law category, completing the top five law schools as per NIRF 2022 ranking for India’s top 30 law Universities.


The third position was taken by Symbiosis Law School which significantly improved its position of ninth place last year. Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad has slipped one position from third last year to fourth this year.

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Top Law Colleges in India: NIRF 2022 Ranking

Rank 1: National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU Bangalore), Karnataka

Rank 2: National Law University (NLU), New Delhi, Delhi

Rank 3: Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Maharashtra

Rank 4: NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Telangana

Rank 5: The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, West Bengal

Rank 6: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKG), West Bengal

Rank 7: Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Delhi

Rank 8: Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Rank 9: Siksha `O` Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Rank 10: National Law University Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur), Rajasthan

Rank 11: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Rank 12: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

Rank 13: Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab

Rank 14: Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Rank 15: National Law Institute University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Rank 16: Christ University, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Rank 17: RMLNLU (Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Rank 18: The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, Punjab

Rank 19: Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Rank 20: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Rank 21: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Rank 22: National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi, Jharkhand

Rank 23: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, Delhi

Rank 24: National Law University and Judicial Academy, Kamrup, Assam

Rank 25: National Law University, Cuttack, Odisha

Rank 26: Army Institute of Law, Mohali, Punjab

Rank 27: Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon, Haryana

Rank 28: Sikkim Government Law College, Burtuk, Gangtok, Sikkim

Rank 29: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, Delhi

Rank 30: Panjab University, Chandigarh, Chandigarh

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Top Law Colleges in India: NIRF 2021 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: The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, West Bengal

Rank 5: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKG), West Bengal

Rank 6: Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Rank 7: Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Delhi

Rank 8: National Law University Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur), Rajasthan

Rank 9: Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Maharashtra

Rank 10: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

NIRF 2022 Ranking Parameters

The NIRF Ranking 2022 methodology draws from the overall recommendations and broad understanding arrived at by a core committee set up by MHRD.  The NIRF rankings access Law Education Institutes on the below parameters –

S.No. Parameter Marks Weightage
1 Teaching, Learning & Resources 100 0.40
2 Research and Professional Practice 100 0.15
3 Graduation Outcomes 100 0.25
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. 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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