Welcome to Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University    NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY ASPECTS OF DIRECT TAX      NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CIVIL TRIAL ADVOCACY FROM 1st to 3rd MARCH 2019      National-Seminar-on-Law & Mental-Health on 7th March at DSNLU.

Diploma courses

Prof.(Dr.) P. Sri Devi, B.Sc, M.L, Ph.D
Professor in Law

Dean, Head Academic Affairs & Research She has graduated B.Sc., B.L. and Post Graduate Degree in Law with specialization in “Civil Wrongs and Remedies” from Andhra University. She was awarded Ph.D. degree for her thesis on “Medical Neglige

Mr. R. Bharat Kumar, M.A., LL.M.
Assistant Professor

He has completed his B.S.L.,LL.B. from ILS Law College, Pune, LL.M. in Corporate & Security Laws and M.A. in Economics from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur. He had attended Private International Law summer course of “The Hague Academy of

Ms. Soma Battacharjya, M.A., LL.M.
Assistant Professor

She has completed her B.A. with Distinction and M.A. in Indian History & Culture. She has completed her Law graduation in first class and a gold medalist. She has post graduation in law with criminal law specilisation with distinction and gold medal.

Ms. Namballa Bhagyalakshmi, LL.M
Teaching Associate

She has completed her LL.M. with Criminal Law Specialization from Andhra University. She has a Gold Medal in undergraduate law in Law of Torts. She had practiced as an advocate for about four years at District Court, Visakhapatnam. Her interest area

Mr. Abhishek Sinha, M.A.

He has completed his Masters in Economics from University of Lucknow and has been awarded two Gold Medals. His specialization is Econometrics and Mathematics for Economic Analysis. He has passed UGC NET-JRF Exam. He has done LL.B. from University of

Arvindnath Tripathi, LL.M.
Research Assistant

He completed his LL.M. in 2011 from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. He has done his B.A., LL.B. (Honours) from University of Kalyani (Kolkata). He has more than five international publications to his credit. He has participat

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.


The university offers one year LL.M. The academic year is divided into two semesters: the Monsoon Semester (July-November) and the Spring Semester (January May).

One Year LL.M. (Constitutional Law / – 24 seats Commercial Laws / Criminal Law)



Compulsory Papers Specialization Papers
Constitutional Law Commercial Law Criminal Law
I Research Methods and

Legal Writing

IV Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy Legal Aspects of the Commercial Transactions General Principles of Criminal Law
II Comparative Public Law  / Systems of Governance V Centre-State Relations and Constitutional Governance Corporate Securities Laws Comparative Criminology Theory and approaches including Mental Health
III Law and Justice in a Globalizing World VI Administrative Law Bankruptcy Law Global Criminal Law
  VII Comparative Constitution Law IT & Commercial  Law Corporate & White Collar Crimes
VIII Minorities Law Investment & Trade Law Police & Prison Administration
ix Educational Law Infrastructure Law Criminal Law & Human Rights

Subject will be allotted by the University.

B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)

The University offers Five Year Integrated B.A., LL.B. (Hons.).Students are required to complete 220 credits before they become eligible to graduate. Each credit course involves 60 hours of classroom teaching.


   (I) DSNLU is governed by CLAT 2019 notification as regards eligibility criteria.

  (ii) Intake: 5 Year Integrated B.A, LL.B., (Hons.) – 120 seats




First Semester   Second Semester
1.1 English 2.1 Legal Language and Legal Writing
1.2 Political Science – I 2.2 Political Science – II
1.3 Sociology – I 2.3 Sociology – II
1.4 History – 1 2.4 Legal and Constitutional History
1.5 Law of Torts, Motor Vehicle Act and Consumer Protection Act 2.5 Economics – I
1.6 Legal Methods 2.6 Law of Contracts – I and Specific Relief Act
Third Semester Fourth Semester
3.1 Criminal Law I (IPC – I) 4.1 Criminal Law – II (IPC – II)
3.2 Family Law – I 4.2 Family Law – II
3.3 Constitutional Law – I 4.3 Constitutional Law – II
3.4 Economics – II 4.4 Code of Criminal Procedure
3.5 Jurisprudence 4.5 Law and Poverty
3.6 Specific Contracts (Contracts  – II) 4.6 Transfer of Property
Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
5.1 Labour Law – I 6.1 Labour Law – II
5.2 Law of Evidence 6.2 Administrative Law
5.3 Code of Civil Procedure 6.3 Interpretation of Statutes
5.4 Environmental Law 6.4 Tax Law – I
5.5 Intellectual Property Rights 6.5 Law of Banking and Negotiable Instruments
5.6 Public International Law 6.6 Clinical Paper – I – ADR
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
7.1 Tax Law II 8.1 Corporate Law – II
7.2 Clinical Paper II – Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing & Moot Court 8.2 Competition Law
7.3 Corporate Law –I 8.3 Private International Law
7.4 Elective – I : International Trade Law / Natural Resources and Energy Laws 8.4 Elective – IV : International Humanitarian Law / Forensic Science and Law
7.5 Elective – II : International Organizations / Air and Space Laws 8.5 Elective – V : Criminology, Penology & Victimology / Investment Law
7.6 Elective – III : Maritime Law / International Dispute Settlement 8.6 Elective VI : Insurance Laws / Biotechnology Law
Ninth Semester Tenth Semester
9.1 Land Laws 10.1 Legal and Professional Ethics
9.2 Elective – VII : Health Laws / Citizenship and Immigration Laws 10.2 Elective – X : International Environmental Law / International E- Commerce Law
9.3 Elective – VIII : Disaster Management / Corporate Governance 10.3 Elective – XI : Insolvency  Laws / International Criminal Law
9.4 Elective – IX : Women and Child Law / Information Technology Law 10.4 Elective – XII : Sports Laws / Infrastructure Laws
9.5 Seminar – I : Media Laws / Election Laws / Affirmative Action and Discriminative Justice 10.5 Seminar – III : War Crimes, Terrorism and National Security Laws / Comparative Constitution / Right To Information / Heritage Laws
9.6 Seminar Paper II : Refugee Laws / Drug Control Laws  / Law of Carriage 10.6 Seminar Paper IV : Military Law / Mining Laws / Comparative Criminal Procedure & Offences