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NLSIU, widely cited as the country's top law school, is absent from the NIRF rankings
NLSIU, widely cited as the country's top law school, is absent from the NIRF rankings
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Careers360’s top law schools in India – NLSIU on top, IIT Kharagpur second; JGLS best private college

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Careers360, a website that deals with information on higher education in India, has come out with their list of the top law colleges in the country.

The site has released separate lists for public and private law colleges. In the public list, National Law School of India University, Bangalore is on top followed, quite surprisingly, by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur. The National Law University of Delhi does not find a mention in this list.

NALSAR University, Hyderabad is ranked five in the list of public law colleges.
NALSAR University, Hyderabad is ranked five in the list of public law colleges.

The NLU Jodhpur, NUJS Kolkata and NALSAR University, Hyderabad occupy the next three positions.

Faculty of Law, Delhi University and Indian Law Institute are in 6th and 7th place respectively.

Completing the top 10 are NLIU Bhopal, GNLU Gandhinagar and University Law School, Banaras Hindu University.

List of top public law colleges:

RankLaw CollegePlaceBar & Bench 
2Rajiv Gandhi School Of Intellectual Property Law , IIT KharagpurKharagpur
3NLU, JodhpurJodhpurDarshan
6Faculty of Law, Delhi UniversityDelhi
7Indian Law InstituteDelhi
10University of Law, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi

The next twenty include the likes of Government Law College, Mumbai, RMLNLU Lucknow, and CNLU Patna.

18NLU Odisha CuttackDarshan
19University School of Law & Legal Studies, GGSIPUDelhi
20CNLUPatna2015 Recruitment stats 
22Department of Law, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarh
24School of Legal Studies, CUSATKochi
25Faculty of Law, Osmania UniversityHyderabad
26Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhi
27Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law UniversityChennai
28Faculty of Law, University of CalcuttaKolkata
29Faculty of Law, Kurukshetra UniversityKurukshetra
30Faculty of Law, University of AllahabadAllahabad
Jindal Global Law School
Jindal Global Law School

In the list of the top private colleges, Jindal Global Law School took the top spot.

JGLS Was followed by Symbiosis Law School, the Institute of Law at Nirma University, Amity Law School and School of Law, Christ University.

The list of top private law colleges:

RankLaw CollegePlaceBar & Bench 
1Jindal Global Law SchoolSonipatDarshan
2Symbiosis Law SchoolPune
3Institute of Law, Nirma UniversityAhmedabadDarshan
4Amity Law SchoolDelhi
5School of Law, Christ UniversityBangalore
6ICFAI Law SchoolHyderabadDean’s interview
7New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed UniversityPune
8MS Ramaiah College of LawBangalore
9School of Law, KIIT UniversityBhubaneswarDarshan
10KLE Society’s Law CollegeBangalore

According to the College 360 website, a nation-wide survey was conducted for the purpose of compiling the list. The parameters used in arriving at these results include faculty quality, accessibility, and research output.

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