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KIIT School of Law: An Innovator in Indian Legal Education

Located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, KIIT School of Law is an ambitious, forward-thinking and innovative institution, working with a mission to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession. Established in 2007, the school runs under the guidance of a National as well as International Advisory Body consisting of both academic as well as professional experts. A vocational education institution, begun with an investment of Rs. 5000 in a two room rented building in 1993, becomes one of the top-notch universities in the country with more than 27,000 students and 19 Schools, imparting globally recognised bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in 100 plus disciplines.The journey of KIIT University, located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, is nothing short of a...

10 Most Promising Law Colleges 2017
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10 Most Promising Law Colleges 2017

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.'

Institution Name

Location

Description

Asian Law College Noida, Uttar Pradesh The college follows an approach to legal education wherein learning experience is not only enlightening but also enriching and inspiring.
Global College of Law Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh The college intends to serve by way of contributing to the betterment of the legal system and the quality of its citizens' lives, and prepares its graduates for their roles as advisers, advocates, and leaders in private enterprise and public service.
ICFAI Law School Hyderabad, Telangana The institute provides law education that is designed to add significant value to the learner’s understanding in an integrated manner, covering relevant knowledge, practical skills and positive attitudes.
IFIM Law College Bengaluru, Karnataka With a contemporary and progressive curriculum, the institute emphasize on experiential learning delivered by accomplished faculty members.
KIIT School of Law, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, Odisha The institute encourages students to learn analytical, communication and research skills together with a sound understanding of legal ethics and professional responsibilities.
NEF Law College Guwahati, Assam Established on popular demand of the society, the institute is determined to sustain their status and academic structure in the field of legal education.
Nehru Academy of Law Lakkidi, Kerala Located in the midst of enchanting greenery landscape, the institute equips rural students in par with the national law school products.
School of Law, Lovely Professional University Jalandhar, Punjab The institute hosts students across the globe and grooms them for bright professional careers by providing wide range of exposure on theoretical as well as practical aspects of law.
Symbiosis Law School Pune, Maharashtra One of the premier law colleges in the country, the institute has a long history of having produced some of the best legal brains of our country.
Unitedworld School of Law Gandhinagar, Gujarat The institute prepares students to be the exceptional lawyers who will also be responsible citizens of the country and contribute substantially in nation building, development of the community at large and the legal profession.