India is one of the largest producers of law graduates in the world. The number has increased over the years and there is wide range of professional opportunities available for students, creating the future direction of legal education immense in India. Legal education since the economic liberalization in 1991 has expanded the utility and scope of legal services in India's economy, corporate sector and public policy. Now the opportunities or career options are vast for trained lawyers and the method of teaching is significantly improved from the past years, making it a promising career option then earlier.
Ultimately, the result of legal education is lawyer. With the pace of time, career options have also increased. From the traditional practicing advocate in court now there are various scopes in legal field which includes Corporate Counselors with increasing number of corporate firms, civil and judicial services for those who want to serve the country, Paralegal services, Legal Analyst, Document Drafting Lawyer who specializes in drafting various documents.
In this second edition of the Higher Education Review, our expert panel consisting of top HR managers and dignified educationalists has identified '10 Most Promising Law Colleges.' The institutes have been selected based on how well they prepare the students for the industry, educational collaborations, placements, research and the quality of performance they deliver, all of which implies their performance to bring in quality to the education system. These are the institutions with capability of producing next-gen legal professionals. We have also tried to come up with some of the untold stories of institutions, which are listed here and included their secrets to success. We sincerely hope that our efforts will help the student community who are aspiring to choose the right course and institute for pursing their dream of becoming a legal professional. In the next few pages, we will bring you some of the top colleges across the country selected by our expert panel as '10 Most Promising Law Colleges - 2017.'