NIRF Law School Rankings 2020 Out: NLS Tops List; NLUD Second and NALSAR Ranks Third

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The National Institutional Ranking Framework is a methodology adopted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in India. The Framework was approved by the MHRD and launched by Minister of Human Resource Development on 29 September 2015.

Every year the NIRF launches its ranking of Indian Universities in the following categories.

  • Overall
  • University
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Law
  • College
  • Architecture
  • Dental

The Criteria for ranking is as follows

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)
  • Research and Professional Practice (RP)
  • Graduation Outcomes (GO)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
  • Peer Perception

This year’s law rankings of the top 4

Rank 1: NLS Bangalore

Rank 2: NLU Delhi

Rank 3: NALSAR Hyderabad

Rank 4: IIT Kharagpur

NLU Jodhpur has overtaken WBNUJS for the fifth spot on the rankings.

The full ranking is as follows:

nirf law rankings 2020

There are some interesting changes when we compare the 2020 rankings with the 2019 rankings.

Here’s the list from 2019

nirf law rankings 2019

In 2019 a total of 80 colleges participated as compared to 2020 when 97 colleges participated.

List of participants 2020

List of Participants 2019

Read more law school news here.

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