Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University

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Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University
Motto Lex Supremus
Type Public
Established 1997
Chancellor Konijeti Rosaiah
Vice-Chancellor Dr.P.Vanangamudi
Academic staff
50
Students 3499
Undergraduates 2765
Postgraduates 734
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
13°0′59.92″N 80°15′50.33″E / 13.0166444°N 80.2639806°E / 13.0166444; 80.2639806Coordinates: 13°0′59.92″N 80°15′50.33″E / 13.0166444°N 80.2639806°E / 13.0166444; 80.2639806
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, AIU, ACU and IIPA
Website www.tndalu.ac.in
The Tamil Nadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University logo.jpg

Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University is a public state university established in 1997 at Chennai, India by the Government of Tamil Nadu under the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Act, 1996, which also brought all law colleges in Tamil Nadu under the control of the university. It was named after Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, an Indian jurist and member of the committee which drafted the Constitution of India. The university was inaugurated on 20 September 1997 by K. R. Narayanan, former President of India. The university started a law school on its own campus in 2002 as the School of Excellence in Law, Chennai (SOEL).[1]

Academics[edit]

At the Undergraduate level, SOEL has five-years integrated B.A.,LL.B.,(Hon's), B.Com.,LL.B., (Hon's), B.B.A.,LL.B.,(Hon's), B.C.A.,LL.B.,(Hon's) and three-years LL.B (Hons) degree courses. The Postgraduate Department provides LL.M Master's degrees across nine different branches.

Campus[edit]

Chief minister J Jayalalithaa in February 2016 unveiled a state-of-the-art campus for the TN Dr Ambedkar Law University at Perungudi next to Taramani MRTS station. The new campus has separate blocks for administration and classes, besides a library at a cost of 59.27 crore. The CM opened the facility through video conferencing from her chamber at the Secretariat. The campus also has hostel facilities for girls and a play ground with gallery.  [2]

Constituent colleges[edit]

Government Law Colleges[edit]

List of Tamil Nadu Government's Law Colleges

No. College Name Location District Established Affiliation Website
1 Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai Chennai Chennai 1891 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://draglc.ac.in
2 Government Law College, Madurai Madurai Madurai district 1974-1975 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.glcmadurai.ac.in/
3 Government Law College, Coimbatore Coimbatore Coimbatore district 1978-1980 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://glccbe.ac.in
4 Government Law College, Tiruchirapalli Tiruchirapalli Tiruchirappalli District 1978-1980 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.glctry.ac.in/
5 Government Law College, Tirunelveli Tirunelveli Tirunelveli district 1996-1997 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.glctvl.ac.in/
6 Government Law College, Chengalpattu Chengalpattu Chennai 2006-2007 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.glccgl.ac.in/
7 Government Law College, Vellore Katpadi Vellore district 2008-2009 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.glcvellore.ac.in/

Private Law colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Established Affiliation Website
1 The Central Law College Salem Salem district 1984 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University http://www.centrallawcollege.com/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us - TNDALU". www.tndalu.ac.in. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  2. ^ "Ambedkar law varsity gets new address in Perungudi - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 

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