Have you passed 12th standard or completed graduation? Do you want to pursue law education after 12th or graduation? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best law colleges in South India.
South India is home to some of the best law colleges and Universities in India. South Indian states have different types of law colleges such as – Government colleges, private colleges and Deemed Universities.
In this post, you will find the names of popular law colleges in South India. Apart from the names of colleges, you will also find additional details such as – law courses, their duration, eligibility, admission process and more.
South India consists of the following states and Union Territories – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.
These states and UTs have some of the best law colleges and Universities in India. In this post, you will find the state-wise list of law colleges. Here it is –
List of law colleges in South India 2021
The state-wise list of colleges has been provided below. Just click on the desired state and you will be taken to a new page. The new page will have the names of popular law institutes in that particular state.
Here’s the list –
The list consists of both Government and private law colleges. Both students and parents may use this guide to find the right college.
Types of law colleges
There exists two main types of law colleges in South India –
- Government law colleges
- Private law colleges
Government colleges, as the name suggests, are managed by the State or Central Government. Private colleges are managed by private charitable and educational trusts and organizations.
Government institutes charge very low tuition fees. Private colleges, on the other hand, charge relatively higher tuition fees.
Popular law courses
Here are some of the popular law courses in South India –
Integrated law courses: These are undergraduate level academic programs. Students who have passed 12th class are eligible to apply for admission. BA LL.B., BBA LL.B., BSW LL.B. – these are examples of integrated law courses.
LL.B.: It stands for Bachelor of Law. It is a Master’s Degree course. Students who have completed Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to pursue this course.
LL.M.: It stands for Master of Law. Candidates who have completed LL.B. or Integrated law course are eligible to pursue this course. LL.M. course can help you specialize in different disciplines within the domain of law.
Based on the academic level, these courses can be classified into the following types –
- Doctoral Degree
Based on course format, these courses can be classified into the following types –
- Integrated (Dual Degree) programs
- Bachelor’s Degree programs
- Master’s Degree programs
- M.Phil. programs
- PhD programs
Law entrance exams are conducted to facilitate law admission process. These exams are conducted for LL.B. and LL.M. admission process. Law entrance exams are conducted at State, National and College levels. Seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their rank and position in merit list.