The Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi has given a approval to TMV to start its law college and introduce a three-year Undergraduate courses in law from this academic year 2012-13.
The TMV asked the permission for open up new law college in pune from BCI in February 2012. The permission has been granted for two divisions, with 60 students in each division. The admissions were finalised in August, said Harshad Nimbalkar, who is appointed as the dean of board of law studies of the college between 2012-2015.
"The BCI officials, during their visit to pune last month has surveyed the facility of their library, moot court hall, legal aid education and so on and conveyed about the sanction recently", said Nimbalkar.
The TMV has appointed the a principal and four member of faculties for teaching law subjects to students. Also staff has being appointed for administrative work.
The state government has appointed Harshad Nimbalkar a will known criminal lawyer as a dean of Board of Law Studies. He has been practising before various courts in the state and the Bombay High Court for over 28 years.