Prof. (Dr.) S. Surya Prakash, has assumed office as Vice-Chancellor of Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University on 24th December, 2018.
With growing importance for quality legal education, various national law schools acquired lot of importance. To meet the requirements of students of this State, 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.
DSNLU has successfully met all of the HLACT’s accreditation requirements and as a result has been awarded Full Accreditation by HLACT. The university has been awarded Full Accreditation after evaluating it on HLACT standards of the global best practices in Organizational Management,