Andhra Pradesh University of Law, Vizag

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Established In : 2008


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Address: Location : Palace Layout, Pedawaltair, Visakhapatnam - 530017, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA. Phones: 0891 - 2529952 Fax: 0891 - 3040170

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The Government of Andhra Pradesh decided to establish a new Law University and as per the decision of the Council of Ministers meeting held on 30-06-2008 the Governor of Andhra Pradesh promulgated the Andhra Pradesh University of Law Ordinance, 2008 on 8th July 2008. Subsequently the cabinet on 04-08-2008 approved Andhra Pradesh University of Law Bill, 2008, replacing the Ordinance and this Bill was passed by the State Legislature on 28th August 2008 and became an Act after the same was assented to by the Governor on 23rd September 2008. Thus A.P. University of Law came into existence with Visakhapatnam as Main Campus and two branches at Kadapa and Nizamabad. The college  imparting quality legal education and organize advanced studies and research in all branches of law. To provide quality multi-disciplinary education in legal studies, keeping in view the demands of the global economy and the needs of the domestic society


  • B.A LL.B

    B.A., LL. B. (Hons.) course is a 10 semester courses and are purely residential on the lines of any national law school in the country. The courses are designed on the base of credit system with seminars, moot courts, placement sessions and practical exposures. The courses are basically intended to sharpen the analytical and interpretation skills rather than informative traditional examination orientation.

    The curriculum is primarily designed in accordance with the guidelines of Bar Council of India and UGC's Curriculum Development Council recommendations from time to time.

    Duration:- 5 years


    • Admissions will be made from the candidates qualified in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) – 2010 conducted by The National Law Institute University, Bhopal on 9th May, 2010. Candidates qualified in CLAT should apply with their CLAT Rank in the application provided in this website.
    • In addition , to be eligible for admission, a candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary School/Intermediate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent recognised by the University, secured 45% marks in the aggregate.
    • Age: Candidates should not be above 20 years of age as on 1st July, 2010 (22 years in case of SC / ST / BC Candidates).
    • All candidates seeking admission should note that 5 Year Integrated B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Course is purely residential.

    - The University admits 60 students in each of the Campuses (i.e. Visakhapatnam Main Campus: 60; Kadapa: 60 and Nizamabad: 60) with reservations as per A.P. Government Rules. Candidates from other states and foreign nationals will also be admitted as per the existing rules.


  • LL.D

    Post Doctoral Programme is intended for those who wish to do advanced legal research in furtherance of their academic excellence. LL. D. is done on a topic on which further in-depth probe is desired and is usually permitted to be pursued only by those who have established their track record and on the basis of the synopsis submitted for scrutiny by the Doctoral Research Committee.

    Eligibility:- LL.D. may be awarded / conferred upon a person for exceptional academic achievements in the field of law or inter-disciplinary subjects having interface with law. However, it is open to a person with Ph.D. Degree in Law to register for LL.D. The dissertation/thesis submitted may be considered for the award of LL.D. Degree provided it is recommended by the competent authorities constituted for this purpose as an original and outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the filed of law and other allied disciplines.

    Admission Procedure :-
    Eligible candidates, may apply to ‘The Registrar, A.P. University of Law’, Visakhapatnam in the prescribed form which can be downloaded from this website along with a fee of Rs. 2000/- (Rupees two thousand only) by Demand draft drawn on any nationalized bank, in Favour of “Registrar A.P. University of Law” payable at Visakhapatnam and submit the same duly filled in within the stipulated time ( 30-07-09 ) to the University Office either in person or by post to ‘The Registrar, Andhra Pradesh University of Law’, Visakhapatnam (Main Campus), Swamy Gnanananda Guest House, Palace Layout, Peda Waltair, Visakhapatnam, 530017

  • Ph.D - Law

    Ph. D. is offered both as a full time and part time programme. 55% marks at the ML / LL. M. level is compulsary for the candidates seeking admission as full time scholars. A. P. University of Law encourages persons from all quarters like Bar / Bench & other officers / personnel concerned with law or other subjects and law to do research in law. This has been introduced to promote multi-disciplinary legal research.


    Minimum Period Maximum Period

    Full Time Students
    2 (two) years 3 (Three) years
    Part time students 3 (three) years 5 (five) years


    Full time Ph.D -  A Master’s Degree in Law from any recognised University having scored a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate

    Part time Ph.D -  Have minimum of 10 years active practice in case of persons holding LL.B. degree and 5 years in case of persons holding LL.M. degree as an Advocate or experience as Judicial Officer or Law Officer in Government or semi Government undertaking or reputed Law Firm etc. for a similar period with aptitude for research demonstrated by research work.


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