Studying law has become a top priority among students. Various government and private colleges and universities offer a variety of law courses. In a rough estimate, there are over 400 government colleges in India and a total of around 780 institutes offering about 2000 law courses. These courses include traditional law courses as well as contemporary ones. Therefore, this year’s aspirant of law needs to find out about the best government law colleges in India 2021 and take note of different aspects like fees, infrastructure, placement, etc. from the list of law colleges in India before they take a decision. 

To bring about a reform in the education of law the government established NLSIU-Bangalore. Though other such institutions like the NALSAR-Hyderabad, WBNUJS-Kolkata, etc. have been established, NLSIU has the reputation of being the best in the field and has maintained Rank no. 1. The other top government law colleges in India include National Law University-Delhi, Dr. Ambedkar Law College-Chennai, and the likes.

The top 30 law colleges in India which are evaluated almost every year by several ranking agencies have impressive records on different parameters. The various parameters of evaluation are: TLR – Teaching, Learning, and Resources; RPP – Research and Professional Practice; GO – Graduation Outcome; OI – Outreach and Inclusivity; PP – Peer Perception. Aspirants are advised to take the help of law colleges ranking in India 2021 made by the authentic ranking agencies like the IIRF.

RankName of Govt. collegeCityState
1National Law School of India UniversityBengaluruKarnataka
2National Law UniversityNew DelhiDelhi
3NALSAR University of LawHyderabadTelangana
4The WB National University of Juridical SciencesKolkataWest Bengal
5Dr. Ambedkar Govt. Law CollegeChennaiTamil Nadu
6Faculty of Law University of DelhiDelhiDelhi
7ILS Law CollegePuneMaharashtra
8Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT KharagpurKharagpurWest Bengal
9Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhUttar Pradesh
10Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of LawBengaluruKarnataka
11Maharashtra National Law UniversityMumbaiMaharashtra
12Gujarat National Law UniversityGandhinagarGujarat
13Dr. B R Ambedkar National Law UniversitySonipatHaryana
14University School of law and Legal StudiesNew DelhiDelhi
15National Law University and Judicial AcademyGuwahatiAssam
16National Law UniversityCuttackOdisha
17Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasaiUttar Pradesh
18National Law UniversityJodhpurRajasthan
19Faculty Of Law, Jamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiDelhi
20Rajiv Gandhi National University of LawPatialaPunjab
21National University of Advanced Legal StudiesKochiKerala
22The Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law UniversityChennaiTamilnadu
23Government Law CollegeMumbaiMaharashtra
24University College of Law, Osmania UniversityHyderabadTelangana
25karnataka State Law UniversityHubliKarnataka
26University of Mumbai Law AcademyMumbaiMaharashtra
27New Campus University of Lucknow, Faculty of LawLucknowUttar Pradesh
28National Law Institute UniversityBhopalMadhya Pradesh
29Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law UniversityLucknowUttar Pradesh
30Hidayatullah National Law UniversityNaya RaipurChhattisgarh
31Indian Law InstituteNew DelhiDelhi
32Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law UniversityVisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
33National University of Study and Research in LawRanchiJharkhand
34Chanakya National Law UniversityPatnaBihar
35Department of Law, University of CalcuttaKolkataWest Bengal
36SNDT Women's UniversityMumbaiMaharashtra