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Top Law Colleges in AssamåÊBased on 2023 Ranking

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| Updated On - Dec 31, 2022

The top law colleges in Assam include popular names like Mangaldai Law College, Tezpur Law College, etc. These colleges are ranked by some of the good ranking agencies in India.

  • There are 10 public and 9 private law colleges in Assam. These colleges offer legal education in 7 specializations apart from the general stream.
  • These colleges are approved by multiple bodies and authorities like the Bar Council of India (BCI), UGC, NAAC, AIU, and MHRD.
  • The law courses offered by the top law colleges in Assam include LLB, LLM and PhD in Law.

Check  Dispur Law College Guwahati Admissions

Top Law Colleges in Assam: Rankings

Various ranking agencies release the list of top law colleges in India on the basis of different parameters every year. These rankings are based on parameters like Perception of the University, Teacher-Student Ratio, Placement Reports, Faculty Quality and many more. Many ranking agencies release separate ranking lists for Private Law colleges and Government Law colleges.

Ranking agencies like NIRF, Indiatoday, SuccessCDs, The Week and Outlook also release rankings in different categories including state-wise and city-wise. Given below are some of these ranking lists released for top law colleges in Assam.

Top Law Colleges in Assam: NIRF Ranking

NIRF or the National Institutional Ranking Framework is the ranking agency supported by the government of India. The agency hasn’t named any law college from Assam in its list of top law colleges in India. However some of the top law colleges in Assam are mentioned in the overall university list released by NIRF. These are mentioned below.

College Name NIRF All India Rank 2019 NIRF All India Rank 2018 Change Average Annual Fee
Tezpur University 48 46 -2 INR 32,500
Gauhati University 65 61 -4 INR 17,000

  • Tezpur University ranks as the best college in Assam. It has, however, seen a drop of 2 positions in its rank this year.
  • The list of top colleges in India also included IIT Guwahati, but it doesn’t offer any law courses.

The top law colleges in Assam have not managed to feature in any other popular list for the top law colleges in India.

Top Law Colleges in Assam: Cutoff

Many top LLB and LLM colleges in Assam accept the score of CLAT exam. Dibrugarh University conducts Dibrugarh University Entrance Exam for admissions. The cut off scores accepted by these colleges vary from institute to institute.

  • The CLAT cutoff for BA LLB (Hons) course at National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJAA), Guwahati was 41,958 in 2018. This one was far more when compared to that released in 2017.
  • For LLM, the cutoff was 947.

The chart below compares some of these cutoffs.

CLAT Cutoff at NLUJAA Guwahati (2018)

Source: Official Website

Top Law Colleges in Assam: Fee Structure

The following table shows the fee structure of some of the best law colleges in Assam. These fees are mentioned for the BA LLB course.

College Name Average Annual Fee
Tezpur University INR 32,000
NEF Law College INR 55,000
NLUJAA Guwahati INR 1,84,000
JB Law College, Guwahati INR 13,5000

Best Government Law Colleges In Assam 

The Best Government law colleges offer the best infrastructural facilities such as libraries, computer laboratory  support for research purposes, cafeteria, communication centre and many more. The following are the list of best government law colleges in Assam.

College Names Courses offered Average Fees
National Law University And Judicial Academy - [NLUJAA], Guwahati BA LLB (Hons.) INR 590,000
LLM INR 190,000
BRM Government Law College, Guwahati LLB INR 37,270
LLM INR 26,340
Dispur Law College, Guwahati LLB -
Tezpur Law College, Tezpur BA LLB INR 185,000
LLB INR 105,000
Jorhat Law College, Jorhat LLB -
Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh BA LLB INR 158,000
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management, Sivasagar LLM Constituent and Legal Order INR 55,000
Deshbandhu Chittaranjan School of Legal Studies, Silchar BA LLB -
Tezpur University, Tezpur LLM INR 71,672
Dhubri Law College, Dhubri BA LLB  INR 23,500

Top Law Colleges in Guwahati 

Guwahati, the capital of Assam houses a number of Law colleges that offer a variety of Law courses across various educational levels such as diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. The following are the list of Top  law colleges in Guwahati along with their fees structure.

College Names  Course  Average Fees
NEF Law College, Guwahati LLB INR 55,000 
BA LLB (Hons) INR 65,000 
BBA LLB (Hons) INR 65,000 
LLM INR 75,000
Royal Global University - [RGU], Guwahati LLB INR 164,000
JB Law College, Guwahati LLB INR 13,000 
BA LLB (Hons) INR 13,500 
LLB (Hons.) INR 13,000 
LLM INR 22,000 
Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati  LLM INR 16,945
MPhil/PhD in Law  INR 22,400
Nerim Group Of Institutions, Guwahati BA LLB (Hons.) INR 65,200 
LLM INR 75,000
National Law University And Judicial Academy - [NLUJAA], Guwahati LLM INR 190,000
BA LLB (Hons.) INR 590,000

Top Law Colleges in Assam: Admission Process

The total of 18 colleges is made up of 13 private and 5 government law colleges in Assam, and their ratio is shown in the chart below. These colleges also offer degree courses, diplomas as well as certificate courses in law.

List of public/privatre law colleges in assam

Source: Official Survey

Admissions are conducted mainly through CLAT and on merit-basis, apart from DUEE mentioned above in the cut off section. These colleges are affiliated by different bodies, the details of which are given in the table below.

Approving Body No. of Colleges Affiliated/Approved

Tezpur University, Tezpur

Tezpur University, Tezpur is the best law college in Assam and is ranked 48th among all the top colleges in India for the various courses it offers.

  • The institute has also been ranked as the best college in Assam for the learning experience.
  • Established in 1994, it is a Central University and is one of the best law colleges in North East India.
  • Tezpur University has established the Department of Law in the 2016-17 session with the objective of making it a vibrant centre of legal education.
  • Currently, only LLM course is offered at Tezpur University, Tezpur.
  • The university has proposed to start subsequently the 5-year BA LLB (Hons), PG Diploma in Law and PhD programmes.

Gauhati University, Guwahati

Gauhati University, Guwahati is the most popular Law college in Assam with one of the most efficient teaching faculty.

  • It is the oldest university in North-East India and was established in 1948.
  • The Department of Law established in the year 1976 is the premier centre for advanced legal studies and research in North-east India.
  • The institute offers quality legal education from LLM degree to PhD.
  • Admissions in Gauhati University are done through different entrance tests conducted by the university.


Top Law Colleges in Assam: Entrance Exam Wise

Admissions in Assam Law colleges are done mainly through entrance exams like CLAT and on the basis of merit.

  • Dibrugarh University conducts its own entrance test called Dibrugarh University Entrance Test (DUEE).
  • This exam is organized for both UG and postgraduate law courses in Assam.
  • Top universities like Tezpur University and Gauhati University admit students mainly on the basis of merit in their past education only.

Check  NEF Law College Guwahati Fee Structure

The specialization you choose matters very much in the case of law education also. Click on the links below to check the top law colleges in Assam specialization wise.

Top Law Colleges in Assam: FAQs

Ques. Which college is best for Law in Assam?

Ans. Some of the top law colleges in Assam are:

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Tezpur University, Tezpur
  • Gauhati University, Guwahati
  • NEF Law College, Guwahati
  • Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh

Ques. How many law colleges are there offering UG in Assam?

Ans. There are 12 top law colleges in Assam for LLB. These include:

  • Mangaldai Law College, Marigaon
  • Tezpur Law College, Sonitpur
  • Jorhat Law College, Jorhat
  • NEF Law College, Guwahati

Ques. What is the cost of doing a law course in Assam?

Ans. The cost of a law education differs from institute to institute. The average cost of studying in the top LLB colleges in Assam is INR 30,000-2,00,000.

Ques. Is there LLB in Gauhati University, Guwahati?

Ans. It offers only Postgraduate Law courses.

Ques. Which private law college in Assam is best?

Ans. Tezpur University, Tezpur is the best private college for law in Assam.

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