|Status Of College:||Bar Council Approved|
|College Management:||Not Available|
|College Facilities:||One seminar hall with working library facility, Lecture Hall for Specialization Subjects, Research Scholars Hall, Student Common Room, Departmental Office, Student Seminar, Office of the Head, Five Faculty Rooms and System Room.|
The Post Graduate studies in Law, LL.M. Course at Berhampur University commenced in the year 1985. The distinction in LL.M. studies lies in it’s being a fulltime research oriented PostGraduate course. The LL.M. course with considerations to U.G.C. model curriculum2000 is updated and the course envisages fulltime intensive studies involving learning, research and adaptation to lawteaching/imparting legaleducation in class rooms and field situations. The syllabus and the course structure are being updated from time to time to meet the requirements of time and fulfilling the student interest in course choice.In recent past, in considerations to the developments and requirements of special legal skills and techniques at the UNHRC, the NHRC & SHRC(s) and with the support from UGC, the PGDL, BU focused its attention to “Human Rights Law", and achieved some success and expertise. PGDL has produced more than 80 students have successfully completed their LL.M course with specialization in Human Rights Law, over the years 200307. The passing out students during the said period have developed expertise in teaching law as well as to gainfully contribute to taking up human rights issues at research as well as field level, the students developed the expertise to assist and associate with NHRC and other SHRCs in the Country. Considering the faculty strength, the PGDL, BU with the sanctions from the Academic Council of the University is all set to offer specialization in Criminal Law and Administration, Business Law and Governance, Human Rights Laws from the academic session 20072008. Currently, the annual enrolment of the student is Twenty Four.At the research level, under the expertise of individual members of faculty and in consonance with the BerhampurUniversity ResearchRegulations, the PGDL have produced more than 50 PhD researchers and three Postdoctoral scholars (D.Litt & LL.D) during the years 19902007. All the members of the faculty are seriously engaged in legal research activity. With the changing times the legal research programme is becoming the important component of the PGDL programmes. Currently, more than 20 researchers are working for their PhD and five professors are working for their postdoctoral thesis at the department.