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Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University is situated at THE TAMIL NADU Dr. AMBEDKAR LAW UNIVERSITY "Poompozhil", 5, Dr. D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai 600 028, Tamilnadu, India. in Chennai.

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Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University - TNDALU

The Government of Tamil Nadu by an Act of State Legislature [Act No.43 of 1997] established the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in learning, teaching and research in the field of law.  His Excellency Shri. K.R. Narayanan, former President of India inaugurated it on September 20, 1997, and the University started from October 3, 1997 onwards. The University was named after the architect of the Indian Constitution Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.  The University is recognized by the BCI and UGC The University is also a member of the AIU,Association of common wealth universities.U.K and IIT Delhi. This University functioning as nodal agency to uplift the legal education in the State of Tamil Nadu.  The University is the first full-fledged sui generis Law University in the country; it is unique among all the Law Universities in the Country. The University is the first full-fledged Law University that offers Legal Education only through this University and its affiliated colleges in the State and the University is the first of its kind not only in the country but also in South Asia.  The University offers legal education at its campus as well as through eight affiliated colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu located at Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Chengalpattu, Vellore and Salem. The School of Excellence in Law established by the University at its campus since 2002 has been modeled on the lines of other National Law Schools in the country and offers three year as well as five year integrated undergraduate courses in Law. The University has a Postgraduate and Research Centre, which offers Master of Law Degree Courses in eight different specializations, doctoral programme as well as organizing research in diverse areas of law. Apart from these, there is also a Distance Education Unit as well as a few evening college programmes for various postgraduate diploma courses.

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Why join Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University


The university has modern infrastructure, and is located on the banks of the Adyar River, Chennai.



21 Type Courses Available

  • 4 UG Courses
  • 14 PG Courses
  • 2 phd Courses
  • 1 Certificate Courses


  • Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University Chennai Rank 19 India's Best Law Colleges by India Today exclusive survey 2012.

Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Placements

The University has a Placement Cell in the School of Excellence in Law with an aim to help the young students secure jobs in good corporate (National and Multinational Corporations) and other important premier legal agencies through the cell.


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Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University

The main campus of the Law University has about 4.2 acres and is housed at No.5 “Poompozhil” Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran Salai, Raja Annamalaipuram, between the Music College and Iyappan Temple [MRC Nagar] on the banks of Adayar river. It is ideally located to facilitate and emerge as a breeding ground for innovation and creativity among the students and teachers of the University. The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University campus located in one of the prime localities of Chennai city is well connected by road, rail and air. The High Court Complex, District, Sessions and City Civil Courts are within 10 kilometers from the University campus and this facilitates easy and effective interaction between the Bench, Bar and the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University. The Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy and Anna Institute of Management are located just 0.5 Km from the University Campus. The jurisdiction of the University covers the entire State of Tamil Nadu. All the Law Colleges are affiliated to the University. As a full-fledged first affiliating Law University in the Country, the University has plans to expand its academic tenets to cover all parts of the Country in general and the State of Tamil Nadu in particular by increasing the enrolment for its various distance learning programmes in order to equip the people with legal knowledge.


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