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Top 10 Law Universities through CLAT (accepting CLAT Scores)

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Top 10 Law Schools/Universities through CLAT

If you are looking for a career in law, check out the  overview of top law entrance exam in India. Listed below are the list of  top 10 Law Universities / Law Schools among the Best Law  Colleges of India . which carry out admissions through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), is an all India entrance examination, conducted on rotation by 17 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to their Under-Graduate (LLB) and Post-Graduate(LLM)  degree programmes.

As you aspire to become a professional law graduate, it’s important for you to pursue legal education from one of the best law schools/universities of India.

It is important for the eligible students to know about the top list of law schools/universities which give admission through CLAT.

Here is the List of Top 10 Law Schools/Universities (CLAT) in India:-



National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore.

The National Law School of India University came into existence through a Notification under the National Law School of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of the University.

    National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad.

    The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice.

    National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal

    National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a law school and centre for research located in Bhopal, India. Established in 1997 by the State of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the first three law schools to have been established under the National Law School system.

    West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata.

    The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 (West Bengal Act IX of 1999) adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July, 1999. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of NUJS and is also the Chairman of the General Council, the supreme policy-making body of the University.

    Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur.

    HNLU is a Residential University and is sixth in the series of National Law Schools in India. HNLU has been included in the list of the Universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956

      National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU).

      National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated at the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India

      Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar.

      Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is the statutory university established by the Govt. of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. The University is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) (2f & 12b)

      Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow.

      Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, was established by an Act of Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 2005, U.P. Act No.28 of 2005 and came into being on 4th of January 2006 to meet up the new challenges in legal field and to strengthen the vision that was given by the establishment of first National Law School of the country.

      Rajiv Gandhi National Law University (RGNUL), Patiala.

      Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The University acquired approval of the Bar Council of India (BCI) in July 2006

      Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna.

      CNLU was established under the Chanakya National Law University Act, 2006 (Bihar Act No. 24 of 2006) and included in section 2(f) &12(B) of the U.G.C. Act, 1956. Number of retired Judges of the Supreme Court,High Courts and lower Judiciary as well as Senior Advocates & Educationalist have offered to assist the CNLU in its teaching and research programmes

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