The Faculty of Law offers Undergraduate programmes in law as per the guidelines of the Bar Council of India and the University Grants Commission. The university has devised a pragmatic curriculum which is beneficial for the students to take up practice after the completion of the degree. Bar Council of India Ref No :D:272/2019/(LEF/std.26-04-2019 dated 15-05-2019).

The programmes offered at the Faculty of Law comprises of internships, case review, moot court, drafting & conveyancing and writing orders. In order to promote interaction between students and legal professionals, seminars, guest lectures and workshops are conducted on various subjects of law at regular intervals. In addition to the mandatory courses the program also comprises of value-added courses for the benefit of students.

Programmes offered

The Programmes offered by Faculty of Law of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute are designed as per the latest norms of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The Faculty of Law, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute offers the following courses:

  • LLB (Hons)- 3 Years Course.
  • BA LLB (Hons)- 5 Years Course.
  • BCom LLB (Hons)- 5 Years Course.
  • BBA LLB (Hons)- 5 Years Course.


Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute has the following accreditations:

  • BCI Approval
  • NACC 'A' Grade Accreditation
  • ISO 21001:2018 Certification
  • Collaboration with International Universities.

Message from the Director

Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute has been established in the honour and memory of our beloved leader Makkal Thilakam Hon'ble Late Dr. M.G.Ramachandran, whose outstanding and invaluable services to the people of Tamil Nadu continue be fresh, esteemed and cherished.

Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, has been founded by our beloved Chairman Hon'ble A. C. Shanmugam, with the Vision of creating a holistic environment of academic excellence through the process of knowledge creation, knowledge delivery and knowledge application. The Mission of Dr. MGR University is to render outstanding educational services that are harmonious with institutional, industrial, and social needs and requirements.

I deem it a privilege and honour to take up this prestigious and challenging assignment, in this esteemed institution of learning, the Dr. MRG University, as the Director of the Faculty of Law.


The Faculty of Law is privileged to have Prof. Dr. N. Murugavel as its Director. Prof. Murugavel is a distinguished alumnus of Madras University in Chennai. He has been a Graduate and Post Graduate student and then a research scholar, all the Madras University. Prof. Murugavel has rendered a range of legal professional services in various Courts in Chennai, including the High Court. Also, Prof. Murugavel has rendered legal educational and administrative services in various government law colleges in Coimbatore, Madurai, Chengalpattu, and Chennai. Prof. Murugavel was appointed as the first Vice Chancellor of The Tamil Nadu National law University in Trichy in 2013, by Puratchi Thalaivi Dr. Hon'ble J. Jayalalitha. Transparency, honesty, and sincerity are the hallmarks of Prof. Murugavel's academic and administrative services.


The Faculty of Law is a team of over 20 legal professionals, with a wide range of academic and legal exposure, expertise, and experience. The Faculty of Law is honoured to have on its team distinguished, motivated professionals who have rendered esteemed services in various capacities and diverse fields, as:

  • Academic teaching
  • Presenting papers in national and international conferences
  • Publication of papers in academic and legal journals
  • Publication of books
  • Research guides
  • Organizing workshops, seminars, and conferences
  • Resource Persons in legal events
  • Legal services and consultancy
  • Services to International law firms
  • Social services


The Faculty of Law provides an excellent academic environment for holistic teaching of the theory and practice of law. The Faculty of Law takes academic efforts in teaching the theory and practice of law, far beyond the confines of classrooms, and curriculum, and right into real life, and the real world. Besides academics, the Faculty of Law endeavours to equip students to keep pace with the ever changing and evolving world. Research, exploration and discovery are integral to legal education and academic experience here.

Academic and Infrastructural Highlights

  • Fully Equipped Law Library (Access to online and offline journals and resources)
  • WIFI- Campus
  • Online Teaching Facilities and Smart Classrooms
  • Semester System
  • Choice based credit system
  • Mandatory Moot -Courts
  • Mandatory Internships and Court Visits
  • Legal Clinics
  • Paralegal Services
  • Seminars, Workshops, Webinars
  • Research Facilities
  • Alumni Network
  • Placement Cell
  • Interdisciplinary Environment
  • Sports and Gym Facilities
  • Separate Hostels for Girls and Boys


  • University located in the heart of Chennai city.
  • High Court of Madras and Metropolitan Courts located within a radius of 15 Km.
  • Easy access via City Bus and Metro Rail.
  • University provides transportation services.

Programs Offered


Undergraduate Courses

  • PhD (Research)

Contact Us

Faculty of Law,
Dr.MGR Educational and Research Institute,
Chennai – 600095

Ph. No: 9791039731, 9884117641
Mail id: dean-law[at]drmgrdu[dot]ac[dot]in

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