(a). LL.B. Five Years Degree Course (Day Time).


(b). Post Graduation in Law- LL.M. in Six Specializations (I. Jurisprudence; II. Constitutional Law;

       III. International Law; IV. Corporate Law; V. Labour Law; and VI. Crimes and Torts). (Evening)


(c). Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR) (Evening)






(a). LL.B. Five Years Degree Course (Day Time):

The legal education has a great role to play and has an obligation to meet the requirement of society. The society is growing more and more complex. Judiciary is facing new challenges because of emergence of new technologies and Globalization. A well taught and trained lawyer, a law student with sound knowledge and adequate training will only be able to help the society by providing solutions to such challenges.


The Quality of legal education is bound to effect the quality of Judicial system and the administration of law at all levels. The Bar Council of India in the year 1982 adopted a regulation for the introduction of LL.B Five 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. Narsimha Reddy, Dean, Faculty of Law and Judge High Court of Andhra Pradesh has noted the above developments and decided to introduce LL.B Five Years Degree Course at Post Graduate College of Law, Basheerbagh from academic year 2006-2007. The course is being offered on self-finance basis and the intake of course is sixty – (60).The Admissions to this course are made on the basis of the merit in the LAWCET.


(b). LL.M. Under Regular & Private Appearance:


(i) Regular course: on the basis of merit in PGLCET

(ii) Private Appearance: 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.

(B). LL.M (Evening):

In 1942, LLM. 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 fulfilment of 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 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 students.

From 1942 to 1958 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 law branch was added. In 1966, Mercantile Law Specialization was also introduced.

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.


(a). 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. At present the college is offering six Specializations

I. Jurisprudence; II. Constitutional Law; III. International Law; IV. Corporate       Law; V. Labour Law; and VI. Crimes  & Torts (Evening).The admissions are made through LL.M entrance examination conducted by the Directorate of admissions, Osmania University, Hyderabad.Br-IV Mercantile Law was renamed as corporate Law from the Academic Year 2008-2009.



 (c). Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)(Evening)


              The college has been offering one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from academic year 2000-2001 in evening sessions. The eligibility is any graduation in Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering or any other degree recognized as equivalent therto, by the Osmania University. The Admissions to this course are made through an Entrance test conducted by Department of Law, Osmania University.



(d).(D). Ph.D. Programme (FULL -TIME) (PART-TIME):

The Department of law offers Ph.D. Programme in two streams viz., Full Time and Part Time. Candidates who are registered for Ph.D. are classified into two categories. Viz (I) FULL-TIME and (ii) PART-TIME research scholars. Normally, the duration of the FULL -TIME research scholar shall be four years and for a PART-TIME research scholar it shall be five years from the date of joining *. So far the Department has produced about 83 Ph.Ds. At present there are 116 research scholars on rolls.


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