The Post Graduate Department of Law, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati was started in 1976 with M.L. (Research) Degree Course with specialization in constitutional Law and International Law and Research Programs leading to Ph.D. Degree. The Founder Professor of the department is Prof. P. Koteswara Rao and the successors are Prof. V. Hemalatha Devi, Prof. V.R.C. Krishnaiah and Dr. G. Adinarayana. Thrust areas of the Department are Legal Aid Services, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Human Rights, Women & Law, Consumer Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, Bio-Diversity & Law, Bio-Technology & Law. The Department started Free Legal Aid Cell and through this cell the faculty, Research scholars and students are extending service in Legal Aid and Legal Literacy as extension Programs, giving scope for the students to participate in Community development. The main purpose of establishing the department is to cater the needs of the students in Rayalaseema region in providing them Legal Education & Research Orientation. The Department aims to equip students to address the needs of the contemporary society. The main focus of the department is to develop professional skills among students with a humanitarian touch.
A Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate course designed to enhance academic legal knowledge, allowing student to focus on specific areas of interest. With the Master of Law one can enjoy maximum flexibility in choice of modules and dissertation topic. The course has been purposely designed to be an innovative, adaptable programme for law and non-law graduates to customize their studies to suit their preferred areas of practice interest.
The Department had conducted LAWCET for the Year 1988-89, 2009-2011, 2013-205. This department has the privilege of first in introducing in Research Methodology at LLM level in whole of South India and first in introducing curriculum of CDC of UGC at UG and PG level in the whole of India. The staff member of this department are life members of the prestigious institutions like ILI, Kerala Law Academy, Indian Institut10 of Public Administration, Indian National Science Congress Association, the environmental and consumer Protection foundation.
• To promote value based legal education
• To impart training and produce potential lawyers and judicial officers
• To develop legal skills and professionalism
• To build up the capacity in achieving leadership in law
• To carry out the mission of the BCI, APSCHE and SVU
• To mould the students to the present requirement of the society
• To impart industrial oriented legal training and research
• To promote value based legal education
• Encourage innovative and effective teaching practices in law
• Encourage innovative and effective practice in law
• Create, disseminating and apply knowledge in law
• Contribute to just society with committed lawyers
• Foster inclusiveness and respect for the constitution.
• Improve the legal education and allied system.
• Build and maintain strong connections with the legal community
• Promote productive involvement with the University and the society
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES OFFERED
B.A. LL. B: 5 Years Integrated Degree Programme under CBCS pattern
PG. Department of law started offering BA.LLB. 5 Years integrated Degree Programme from the academic year 2013-14 with due statutory permission from the Bar Council of India. New Delhi. The annual intake of 66 students is and it is proposed to increase in due course. This programme is running under the Semester system following Choice Based Credit System. The Department is implementing revised curriculum of UGC- CDC. The curriculum is updated periodically.
LL.M: 2 Years Degree Programme under CBCS pattern
At present PG Department is offering LL.M. (Research) Degree (Which is equivalent to M.Phil.) with an annual intake of 13 students and also the Ph.D programme . The LL.M. (Research) Degree is running under Semester system following Choice Based Credit System. The Department is implementing revised curriculum of UGC- CDEC.
PG Department of law is offering Ph.D. programme on full time and part time basis. The admission to Ph.D. is through RESET and also through NET conducted by UGC.
Dr. G. Adinarayana is presently working as Assistant Professor in the P.G. department of Law, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. His specialisations are Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Research Methodology, and Environmental Law. Prior to this, he served as different administrative positions in this University as Deputy Warden, Incharge Warden of SVU College of Arts Hostels, Co-Ordinator as 5 Years B.A., L.L.B. Integrated Course, BOS Chairmen Incharge Combined U.G. and P.G., Incharge Head. He appointed as a Assistant Professor in Sri Venkateswara University at 22-11-2007. He received his Ph.D. degree from Sri Krishnadevaraya University in the year of 2012. He has published more than 20 articles on different aspects in reputed National and International Journals. He participated in number of Seminars/Conferences/Webinars and Orientation Programme and Refreshers Courses and authored four books entitled Right to Consumer Education in India Right to Consumer Education in India, Juvenile Justice in India-A Legal Study, White Collar Crimes in 21st Century in India-A Critical Analysis, Crime Against Women and Gender Justice in South India and Right to Education for Children Legal Response and Policies. He served as examiner and paper setters for various Universities. Under his supervision, One Ph.D. Degree from Sri Krishnadevaraya University Degree awareded and 50 L.L.M. dissertations Regular and DDE mode of in Sri Venkateswara University Degrees were awarded. He is a a member in ‘Extension Services Wing’ of SVU College of Arts, Tirupati during July, 2010 to June, 2011, Appointed as Extension Services Committee ‘of SVU College of Arts, Tirupati during July, 2011 to June, 2012, Served as Executive member in Arts of SVU Teachers’ Association on 2010-2012, Served as Executive Member in SC & ST Teacher’s Association, S.V. University, Tirupati, Appointed as Vice-president of Weaker Section Teacher’s Association, SV University, Tirupati, and Founder president of Schedule Tribe Employees Welfare Association Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He is actively participating law professional activities.
As Teacher of Law, I have taught both undergraduate i.e, LL.B and Post graduate i.e., LL.M. for about 31 years; The Courses taught by me include, General Principles of Law contract, Company Law, Principles of Taxation, Criminal Procedure Code , Criminology and Penology, General Principles of Criminal Law, Legal Theory and Jurisprudence. I have taught courses like “Introduction to Major Legal Systems of the World”, Constitutional Law II that consists of Parliamentary Institutions at National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Banglore during 2002-2003.
I have also taught Ethiopian Constitution, Commercial Laws and Principles of Public Finance in Haramaya and Dire Dawa Universities of Ethiopea. I have served as Guest faculty at Police Training College and District Training Centre Anantapuramu. I am also a resource person for the Training Classes conducted to the Judicial Officers at Anantapuramu and Kurnool.
- Special Lectures for Law Students at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Law, Kakinada on 22nd -23rd February’2011.
- First Round Table Colloquium on “Should State Enforce Morality” on 1st April,2016 Sponsored by Centre For Legal Theory, Jodhpur.
Qualifications : LL.M., Ph.D
Experience : 31 Years
Faculty Type : Regular
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Qualifications : MA, ML, PHD
Experience : 14 years
Faculty Type : Regular
Specializations : Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Research Methodology, and Environmental Law.
Research Interests : Constitutional Law, Environmental Laws, Human Rights, Women and Laws and Also Other Related Law Aspects
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