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How to Secure an Admission in Top LLB Colleges in India?

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Top Colleges for LLB colleges in India offer either 5 years integrated or 3 years LLB Courses. In India, there are a total of 988 colleges that provides LLB courses to aspirants. Of these, 252 are government law colleges, and 723 are private law colleges. 

Some of the top law colleges in India according to the NIRF 2021 ranking are- National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore, National Law University, Delhi (NLUD), Nalsar University of Law, NLU Kolkata, to name a few. 

The colleges offer admission in BA LLB is based on the candidate’s performance in entrance exam. They can appear for MH CET Law, LSAT, CLAT, AP LAW CET and other state and university entrance tests. The mode of application to apply for the entrance exam is online. The registration for CLAT 2022 closed on May 9 however intersted aspirants can appear for other state level entrance exams. CLAT 2022 is scheduled for June 19, 2022.

Top Law Colleges in India as per NIRF Ranking 2021:

According to NIRF 2021 Ranking, the top LLB Colleges in India are mentioned below:

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore

NLSIU Bangalore is one of the top law colleges in India that provides LLB, LLM, and PhD courses. NLSIU Bangalore has been ranked 1st position by NIRF in 2021. The institute provides BA LLB Honors Course at the Undergraduate level. It is the first integrated course for legal studies offered in India. 

Mode of admission: The mode to apply for admission to NLSIU is online. Admission to NLSIU Bangalore is done on the basis of CLAT. 

Fees: The average per year fees in NLSIU Bangalore ranges from INR 22,000 to 2.2 lakhs depending upon the course. 

Placement: In 2021 placement, NLSIU Bangalore offers the highest placement package of 18 LPA whereas the average package offered is 15 to 16 LPA. 

Top Recruiters: Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, L&L Partners, ICICI Bank, Trilegal.

National Law University (NLU), Delhi

NLU Delhi is one of the popular colleges in India that offers 5 years law degree offered by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The university has been ranked 2nd position by NIRF 2021. 

Mode of Admission: NLU Delhi admits students based on All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) scores. 

Fees: The average annual fees of NLU Delhi will come to around 1,38,000 lakhs. 

Placement: The university provides a 100% placement record to its students with the highest salary package of 15 LPA. 

Top Recruiters: AZB and Partners, Khaitan and Co, KPMG, OYO, L and L Partners, Trilegal, S and R Associates, P and A Law Offices.

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NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

NALSAR University is another top law college in India that has been ranked 3rd position by NIRF 2021. 

Admission Process: Admission to NALSAR University is based on the marks obtained in the 10+2 exam and also on the scores obtained in CLAT.

Fees: The average annual fee is around INR 2,42,000 lakhs.

Placement: The university provides a 100% placement record to its students with an average salary package of 15 lakh per annum. 

Top Recruiters: ICICI Bank, Fox Mandal and Associates, Talwar Thakore and Associates, Linklaters LLP.

West Bengal National University of Judicial Science (WBNUJS) Kolkata

WBNUJS is another top law college in India that has been ranked 4th position by NIRF 2021 among the top law colleges in India. 

Admission Criteria: Admission to WBNUJS is done on the basis of performance in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The university also offers 5 years of integrated courses in BA or BSc with an LLB. 

Fees: The average annual fee in WBNUJS is around 1,46,000 lakhs.

Placement: WBNUJS provides a 100% placement record for its students. In 2021, WBNUJS offers the highest placement package of 22 LPA. 

Top Companies: GAIL, Tata AIG, ITC.

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL), IIT Kharagpur

RGSOIPL is another top law college in India that has been ranked 5th position by NIRF 2021. Admission Process: The process to apply for admission is online. Admission to this institute is done on the basis of candidate’s performance followed by a PI. 

Fees: The average annual fees of the institute will be around 3,55,000 lakhs. The placement was quite good in RGSOIPL. 

Placement: The average package offered to its candidates was around 4 to 7 lakhs per annum, whereas the highest package offered was around 8 to 14 lakhs per annum. 

Top Recruiters: Some of the law firms that come for the placement are Nishith Desai Associates, Anand, and Anand, IUS Juris, Amarchand & Mangaldas, Remfry, Sagar.

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar

GNLU is one of the most prestigious and top law universities In India. The university has been ranked 6th position by NIRF 2021. The university offers various courses in the field of law at the UG and PG levels. 

Admission Criteria: Based on the entrance exam. The mode to apply for the law courses is online. 

Fees: It is around INR 2,04,000. 

Placement: The university has a determined and dedicated placement cell that conducts all the interview processes. The highest salary package offered was around 14 LPA and the average package offered was 7 LPA.

Top Recruiters: are KPMG, HDFC Bank, SEBI, Union Bank of India, Gujarat Mineral Development, and Singhi Advisors. 

Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia

Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia is ranked 7th position in NIRF 2021. The university offers various law courses at UG, PG, and PhD levels. 

Fees: The average annual fees of the college will come to around 52000 rupees. Admission to the BA LLB course is based on the marks obtained in 10+2 and also on the scores obtained in the JMI BA LLB entrance exam followed by a personal interview. The mode to apply for law courses is online. 

Placement: The college has a dedicated placement cell for placement and law internships. In 2021, around 70% of students got recruited by law firms. The highest salary package offered was around 10 to 12 LPA. 

Top Recruiters: ICICI Bank Limited, OYO, L and L Partners, Pinsent Masons.

National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur

National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur has been ranked 8th position in India by NIRF 2021 out of 30 Law colleges. The university offers various courses like BBA LLB, BA LLB, LLM, PhD/ LLD. Admission to NLU Jodhpur for the BA LLB is based on marks obtained in CLAT. 

Fees: The average annual fees is around INR 2,59,000 lakhs. 

Placement: NLU Placement and Training cell help candidates in getting a position in financial institutions, senior counsels, national and international law firms, and national regulators. The offers by the international law firms can go up to 30 LPA and the national law firms can go up to 8 LPA to 16 LPA. 

Top Recruiters: Some of the international and national firms come for the placement drive are Zeus Law Associates, Allen, and Overy, LLP, UK, Ernst & Young, Indian Oil Corporation, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Birla Sunlife Insurance, National Thermal Power Corporation, Tata Investment Co.

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Symbiosis Law School is another top law college in India that has been ranked 9th position in India among the Best Law Schools in NIRF 2021. The Law school provided 15 courses at UG, PG, certificate, diploma, and Doctorate degree courses across four streams. 

Admission Process: The mode to apply to Symbiosis Law School is online. Scores obtained in the Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), PI rounds followed by counselling. 

Entrance Exams: The university conducts SLAT, PhD PET and SET, and AIAT, for seeking admission to the law school. 

Fees: The total fees in SLS for LLB course are around INR 7.30 lakhs. 

Placement: SLS Pune provides good Placements for its students in Law firms. Some of the top recruiters who participated in the SLS placement are Nomura, ONGC, IFL Mumbai, L & T Finance, New Galaxy.

KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar

KIIT School of Law is a private law school that has been accredited “A” grade by NAAC and 10th position by NIRF 2021. It is the only law college that provides specialization in honours courses. 

Admission Process: Aspirants need to qualify for the KIITEE, the university exam. 

Fees: The average annual fees is around INR 3,09,000 lakhs. 

Placement: Every year, around 85-88% of candidates are placed in the placement. The average salary package offered is 5 LPA, whereas the highest salary package offered is around 12 to 14 LPA. 

Top Recruiters of KIIT School of Law are Khaitan, Mandal, HDFC, Axis Bank.

It should be noted that all these institutes do not provide admission on the basis of CLAT entrance exam. There are several other state level exams, university exams and national exams for admisison to BA LLB course. Check the official website of colleges to apply for the admission. 

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