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Every CLAT 2020 aspirant trying to get admission into a law college must have a basic understanding of CLAT and once they have formed a rubric about the most prestigious law entrance examination, they must look for the best colleges that accept CLAT scores. Since all the law colleges hold different reputations, have different fee structures, and a placement cell, it is important to look for the best CLAT accepting law colleges’ along with considering their placements and ranking.
Scoring good marks in CLAT 2020 is not an easy task and sometimes getting admission into a premier law campus becomes quite challenging. Last year, almost 40,000 candidates registered for the CLAT exam and competed to fill 2252 seats. This year, there are higher chances that the figures might go up which in turn will make it tougher to get admission into the law colleges of India.
Students are highly apprehensive about the road next to CLAT, as to which college has good placement opportunities, what NIRF rank does it carry, and what shape can the institute give to the career ahead. Read the article to get answers to all such queries.
Beneath mentioned is the list of some of the finest law institutes of the nation that grant admission on the basis of CLAT scores. The institutes will also be participating in CLAT 2020.
The table given below will offer a deeper insight about the top-most CLAT accepting law colleges, their rankings, placements, etc
|Colleges||NIRF 2020 Ranking||Courses Offered||Median salary of placed graduates(Amount in Rs.)||No. of students graduating in minimum stipulated time||Total Course fees|
|National Law School of India University, Bengaluru||1||UG [5 Years Program(s)] PG [1 Years Program(s)]||For UG Courses- 1520000(Fifteen Lakh Twenty Thousand only) For graduate programs- 600000 (Six Lakh only)||82 (UG Course) 49 (graduate course)||INR 2,01,000 for BA.LLB|
|National Law University, New Delhi||2||UG [5 Years Program(s)] PG [1 Years Program(s)]||For UG Courses- 1380000(Thirteen Lakh Eighty Thousand Only) For graduate programs- 600000(Six Lakh Only||81 (UG Course) 23 (graduate course)||-|
|Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad||3||UG [5 Years Program(s)] PG [1 Years Program(s)]||For UG Courses- 1500000(Rupees fifteen lakhs only) For graduate programs- 850000(Rupees eight lakhs fifty thousand only)||74 (UG Course) 63 (graduate course)||BA.LLB (HONS)- INR 7,29,000/-|
|Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur||4||UG [5 Years Program(s)] PG [1 Years Program(s)]||For UG Courses- 740000(Seven Lakh Forty Thousand) For graduate programs- 600000(Six Lakh)||29 (UG Course) 8 (graduate course)||Almost INR 4.5 Lakhs (LLB course)|
|The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata||6||UG [5 Years Program(s)] PG [1 Years Program(s)]||For UG Courses- 1500000(Fifteen lacs only) For graduate programs- 600000(Six lacs only)||114 (UG Course) 35 (graduate course)||INR 241,800 (for Bachelor program)|
Besides the above-mentioned top law colleges, there are many others law colleges that accept CLAT and their placement and rankings are mentioned below:
1. National Law University, Jodhpur
2. Symbiosis Law School
3. Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat
4. The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala
5. National Law Institute University, Bhopal
The National Institute of Ranking Framework which is popularly known as NIRF; is a government-run institution working under MHRD, Government of India. NIRF offers the most unbiased and accurate ranking of colleges in India under different categories.
The NIRF ranking of other top law colleges in India is mentioned below:
|College Name||2020 - NIRF Ranking||2019 - NIRF Ranking||2018- NIRF Ranking||Variation|
|Nalsar University of Law||3||3||3||0|
|West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences||6||5||7||+2|
|Symbiosis Law School||8||7||9||+2|
|Jamia Millia Islamia||9||8||6||-2|
|Gujarat National Law University||7||9||Not participated||-|
|National Law University- Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya||11||14||8||6 (negative)|
Placements are an important factor that tells about the worth of a particular course from a particular college. The following tabular data offers a comparison of the average placement package of top law colleges in India and the corresponding Return on Investment.
|Name of the College||Average Annual Fee||Average Placement Package||ROI|
|Faculty of Law, University of Delhi||INR 6,630||INR 6,00,000||1|
|NLIU Bhopal||INR 183,500||INR 18,00,000||2|
|NLSIU Bangalore||INR 197,125||INR 18,00,000||3|
|NUJS West Bengal||INR 2,42,600||INR 18,00,000||4|
|University of Law- NALSAR||INR 2,42,000||INR 14,50,000||5|
The CLAT aspirants are more focused on the quality of placements offered by each law college as it helps them in getting a prestigious job post completing their course. Various leading law firms and corporate houses take part in the placement drive to appoint the most eligible law graduates. Each year, the scenario looks different and the placement varies from one campus to another for NLUs across the country.
It is a government-run institution that is the top law college with the highest rating. It offers admission for its 5-year B.A LL.B (Hons) course through the CLAT exam and the fees for the course is INR 8.7 lac. The college has 100% placement records with average salary packages that vary from INR 12-15 LPA.
This law college is ranked fourth in the list of premier law colleges in the country. NUL takes almost 120 students for the undergraduate law course program based on their performance in the CLAT exam. The university offers 100% placement with salary packages starting from INR 4.5-9 LPA. Companies like Tata Group is one of the recruiters that hires various law graduates.
This law university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses for a duration of five years and charges INR 10.8 lakhs as fees. The admission is granted based on the candidates’ performance in the CLAT exam, it offers 100% placements to the students. Companies like Balmer Lawrie, SREI & Infosys offer six digit figure salaries to the qualifying graduates.
This university offers a five-year full-time integrated Honours course in law and the admission is granted based on the CLAT score. The university offers more than 85% placements to all the deserving graduates.
Established in 2008, NLU is a renowned government-run professional institution that holds the second position in the list of top-ranking colleges according to the 2018 updates. The university offers admission to 80 students for its UG course and charges INR 8 lakhs as fees for the five-year course. The university offers 100% placements.
To appear in CLAT 2020, the candidates must meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses.