B.A., LL.B (5-YEARS
INTEGRATED DEGREE COURSE):
The Legal Education has a great role to play and has to
meet the requirements of society. The society is
growing more and more complex. Globalization and New
Technologies have been posing new challenges in the
systems of Law and Justice. A well-taught and trained
Lawyer, a Law student with sound knowledge and adequate
training will only be able to help the society from such
The quality of Legal Education is bound to affect the
quality of Judicial System and the administration of Law
at all levels. The Bar Council of India in the year 1982
has adopted a regulation for the introduction of B.A.,
LL.B. 5 Years Course after 10+2 education with an object
to pick the students at their teen age and train them
professionally as a Lawyer.
The Department of Law, Osmania University, under able
leadership and guidance of Hon’ble Justice L. Narasimha
Reddy, former Dean, Faculty of Law and Judge, High Court
of Andhra Pradesh has noted the above developments and
decided to introduce B.A., LL.B. 5 Years Degree Course
at Post Graduate College of Law, Basheerbagh, from the
academic year 2006-2007. The Course is being offered on
self-finance basis and the intake of the course is sixty
- (60). The admissions to this course are made on the
basis of the merit in the LAWCET.
LL.M. Master Degree course is offered in Six
Specializations during evening hours. Mercantile Law was
renamed as Corporate Law from the Academic year
Labour Law, and
Crimes and Torts
In the year of 1942, LL.M. course was introduced with
Comparative Jurisprudence and Comparative Constitutional
Law as compulsory subjects with an option to choose
either International Law or Conflict of Laws and Muslim
Law or Hindu Law. Students of LL.M. had to submit a
Thesis on a subject studied by them in LL.B. or LL.M. in
partial fulfillment of the course.
In view of increased demand for admission to the Law
course, the Department at the Arts College has been
elevated into a full-fledged Law College in the year
1950 and the College was shifted to Saifabad Science
College premises in the city. The Law College used to
function in the evening and the medium of instruction
was changed from Urdu to English.
In 1954 the College was shifted from Saifabad Science
College to Chaderghat College building situated at Tilak
Road, Hyderabad. Due to lack of accommodation a morning
session in 1956 was started in the same building for the
convenience of the students.
From 1942 to 1958 the students of LL.M. had no choice of
subjects as all subjects were compulsory except the
choice between Hindu Law and Muslim Law. In 1958, LL.M.
syllabus was revised and another branch in
Constitutional Law and International Law was
introduced. Within few years Personal Laws branch was
added. In 1966, Mercantile Law Specialization was also
In 1958, University Grants Commission sanctioned Rs. 8
lakhs for constructing Law College building. The Law
College building was constructed in the campus and in
1960 morning session of the Law College was shifted to
the new building along with LL.M. course.
In 1968 the syllabus of LL.B. course was revised and new
subjects were added. The two years Law course was
changed to three years course and some new subjects like
Administrative Law, Taxation, Labour Law and Legal
Remedies were also introduced.
LL. M. Under Regular & Private Appearance:
On the basis of merit in PGLCET
Pass in PGLCET & with min 3 yrs. standing / service as
an Advocate/ Judicial Officer, as the case may be as on
the date of PGLCET.
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSE(Evening):
Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)
The college has been offering one year Post Graduate
Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from the
academic year 2000-2001, during evening hours. The
eligibility is any Graduation in Science, Commerce,
Arts, Engineering or any other Degree recognized as
equivalent thereto, by the Osmania University. The
admissions to this course are made through the entrance
test conducted by the Dept. of Law, Osmania University.
Research (Ph.D. Programmme)
The Department of Law offers Ph.D. Programme in two
streams viz., Full-Time and Part-Time at Post Graduate
College of Law & University College of Law. Candidates
who are registered for Ph.D. are classified into two
So far the Department has produced 80 Research scholars
with Ph.Ds. At present there are more than hundred
research scholars on rolls.