Getting into the best law schools
Getting into the best law school of repute not only helps you become more academically proficient in Law but it also helps in building your network (your future prof’s as well as peers) / increased exposure among other Law schools / makes your profile stronger and most importantly it gets you noticed by future employers.
Best Law schools for 2020
The best Law schools in the country have vibrant placement cells, extra curricular groups and they participate in loads of national and international events.
This information is based on our ex-students, currently studying in the best Law schools and we’ve laid emphasis on NLS / NUJS / NALSAR admits.
RankUniversities / CollegesLocationExamCourses OfferedDurationIntake
1National Law School of India UniversityBangaloreCLATB.A. LL.B.(Hons.)5 Years80
2National Academy of Legal Studies and ResearchHyderabadCLATB.A. LL.B.(Hons.)5 Years120
3West Bengal National University of Juridical SciencesKolkataCLATB.A./BSc. LLB (Hons.)5 Years133
4National Law University, JodhpurJodhpurCLATB.B.A., LL.B.(Hons.); B.A., LL.B.(Hons.); B.Sc.,LL.B.(Hons.).5 Years115
5National Law Institute UniversityBhopalCLATB.A. LL.B.(Hons.)5 Years128
6Gujarat National Law UniversityGandhinagarCLATBA/BCom/BBA/BSc/BSW LL.B. (Hons.)5 Years187
7National Law University – DelhiDelhiAILETB.A. LL.B.(Hons.)5 Years80
8National University of Advanced Legal StudiesKochiCLATB.A. LL.B.(Hons.)5 Years68
9Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law UniversityLucknowCLATB.A. LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Sc. LL.B. (Hons.),5 Years187
10GLC MumbaiMumbaiMHCETB.L.S. LL.B (5Years) / LLB (3years)5 years and 3 years (for Graduates)60
11National Law University, OdishaOdishaCLATB.A.LL.B / B.B.A LL.B. (Hons.)5 Years120
12National University of Study and ResearchRanchiCLATBA LLB5 Years120
13Hidayatullah National Law UniversityRaipurCLATBA LLB5 Years187
14Rajiv Gandhi National University Of LawPatialaCLATB A LLB (hons)5 Years197
15National Law University and Judicial AcademyGuwahatiCLATB A LLB (hons)5 Years60
16Chanakya National Law UniversityPatnaCLATB A LLB (hons)/ BBA LLB (hons) 140
17Indian Law Society's Law CollegePuneMHCETB.S.L. L.L.B/ L.L.B3 years60
18Tamil Nadu National Law SchoolTrichyCLATB A LLB (hons) / B Com LLB (hons)5 years180
19Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law UniversityVishakhapatnamCLATB A LLB (hons)5 years120
20KIITBhubaneshwarCLAT, Own ExamB.A. LL.B, B.Sc. LL.B , B.B.A. LL.B5 years-
21ICFAIDehradunOwn ExamBBA LLB (Hons)5 years240
22Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhEntrance TestB A LLB (hons)5 years220
23Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhiEntrance TestB A LLB (hons)5 years60

CLAT Exam Cutoff

Tabulated below is the expected cut off of CLAT 2018 by the experts:

NLUHighest RankLowest RankVacant seats after July 6 (Marks/Rank)
NLSIU Bangalore166Rarely happens
NALSAR Hyderabad11137Rarely happens
NLIU Bhopal44428Unpredictable
NLU Jodhpur129376Unpredictable
GNLU Gandhinagar142522Unpredictable
HNLU Raipur401657112/850
RMLNLU Lucknow354671112.75/800
RGNUL Patiala358924110.5/1050
MNLU Mumbai246503Maybe vacant
CNLU Patna7181186104.5/1600
NLU Odisha5641167104.5/1600
NUALS Kochi290928108/1200
NUSRL Ranchi705125597/2600
NLUJA Gauhati1060155692/3500
TNNLS Trichy459157192/3500
DSNLU Vizag223143292/3500
MNLU Nagpur520153290/4000
MNLU Aurangabad1254158890/4000
Narsee Monjee Mumbai(-)(-)85/6000
UPES Dehradun(-)(-)79/8000
KIIT Bhubaneswar(-)(-)79/8000
Other private law schools(-)(-)72-50/10000-25000
To judge a Law School we used the following parameters
Quality of Professors / Future Plans / Academic Repute / No. of graduates placed / No. of graduates who opted for further studies and the quality of institution they were admitted into / global recognition / quality of their infrastructure in terms of an updated library and resource centers / Participation of the schools in national inter college events / and finally the number of recruiters that hire from their respective campuses and the average salary paid.
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