About Mahatma Jyotirao Phule College of Law (MJP College of Law)

About the MJP College of Law:

At first, the ‘Department of Law’ has started its journey in the year 1989 in the than Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Post Graduate Centre, Srikakulam affiliated to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. In 2008, the A.U.P.G. Centre was upgraded as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam. Subsequently in 2016, the ‘Department of Law’ was converted into the ‘Mahatma Jyotirao Phule College of Law’ (MJP College of Law) as per Bar Council of India (BCI) norms. The vision of the MJP College of Law is to create a global legal institution which will compete with the best within and outside India and to prepare lawyers for a legal career that introduces them to wide range of opportunities in legal profession across the globe. Since its inception, produced more than 2500 Law Graduates and a number of Post Graduates in law, many of the students are practicing as advocates at various Courts throughout the Nation. Some of them were selected as Judges, Magistrates, and Assistant Public Prosecutors in Government Services and Law Officers in State Financial Corporations, reputed Multinationals Companies and Banks. The legal profession not only about knowledge of the law and oratory skills but also about ethics, Justice and humanity. Institutions are not market places and education is not a commodity traded on demand and supply. Institutions are knowledge spaces and education is a value in itself to distinguish between fair and unfair, just and unjust, it has to inculcate values like sacrifice, sensitivity to sufferings, Courage to fight for justice and fairness to stand up for the dispossessed and marginalized, determination to stand against the odds for the sake of justice. Prospective lawyers have to be exposed and sensitized to all these issues in order to ensure that they serve the profession with commitment, integrity and excellence.

Vision:

  1. To be a centre of excellence in legal education and research
  2. To create a global legal institution which will compete with the best within and outside India and to prepare Lawyers for a legal career that introduces them to wide range of opportunities in legal profession across the globe.

Mission:

To impart quality higher education and to undertake research and extension with emphasis on application and innovation that cater to the emerging societal needs through all-round development of students of all sections enabling them to be globally competitive and socially responsible citizens with intrinsic value.

Programs Offered

  1. Department of LLB
  2. Department of LLM

Faculty:

The MJP College of Law has well qualified and experienced faculty with Doctorates from diversified specializations like Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Family Law. Labour Law and Law of Torts.

Names of the existing Faculty with Specialization:

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation Area of the Specialization
1 Dr. K. Krishna Murty Assistant Professor & Head/Course Coordinator Labour Law
2 Sri. Y. Rajendra Prasad Assistant Professor Criminal Law
3 Dr. G. Jayalakshmi Assistant Professor Family Law
4 Dr. J.K.L. Sujatha Assistant Professor Constitutional Law
5 Sri. G. Manmadha Rao Subject Contract Teacher Law of Torts
6 Dr. T. Balakrishna Subject Contract Teacher Criminal Law

Courses offered:

Special Features:

  • Lectures by eminent Judges, Senior Lawyers and Jurists:
  • Opportunities for students to participate in National Seminars and Workshops
  • Group discussions on various latest case laws
  • Regular Moot Courts, Court observations and Jail visits
  • Pleading and Drafting practices
  • Legal Awareness Campaigns

Distinguished Activity:

  • Extension Activity: As a Part of extension activity basing on the principle “Class Room to Common Man”, the MJP College of Law has been organizing “A Free Legal Aid Clinic” for the benefit of the needy people, sensitizing the general public and also resolving various legal issues by going to nearby rural villages of the University Campus on every Saturday

Course Coordinator

Dr.K,KRISHNA MURTHY


Special Features:

  • Well furnished Class Rooms.
  • A well equipped library with Computer Lab consists of all facilities for best of learning and research. It consists of more than 3500 standard law books including the latest additions and reputed law Journals like: All India Reporter, Andhra Law Times, Supreme Court Journals & Cases, Criminal Law Journal, Labor and Industrial Law Journal, & Cases and Journal of Indian law Institute etc.
  • 24X7 Wifi Internet facilities are available in the University Library.
  • The MJP College of Law has Separate Hostel Facility for Boys and Girls.

S.No Name of the Course No. of Seats
1 LL.B (3 Years) 80
2 Business Law 10
3 Constitutional Law & Legal Order 15
4 Labour, Capital & Law 15
FACULTY NAME DESIGNATION VIEW PROFILE
Dr. Krishna Murty, K Asst. Professor on Contract View
Y.Rajendra Prasad Asst. Professor on Contract View
Dr. Jayalakshmi, G Asst. Professor on Contract View
J.K.L. Sujata Asst. Professor on Contract View