SDM Law College & Centre for Post Graduate Studies in Law was established in the year 1974 and it is affiliated to Mangalore University. The college is approved by Bar Council of India (BCI), Government of India, New Delhi. The College is 2 K.M. away from Mangalore Railway Station, ½ k.m. away from KSRTC Bus stand. The college have provided opportunities to the students to enroll themselves for internship training with various law firms, advocates office have greatly helped them to mould their career. The students are also exposed to basic knowledge of computers to enable to them cope up with the technological developments related to law. The college provides the most modern legal education through improved methods of teaching and training of newer skills needed for the profession with well stocked Library, Computer and Internet, Moot court hall, Auditorium, Extra curricular activities and Hostel accommodation. The college offers three years undergraduate level Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and five years postgraduate level Master of Laws (LLM).