Established in 2002, Government Law College, Chengalpattu is one of seven government law colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu and it is administered by Tamil Nadu's Department of Legal Studies.
It was the sixth law college in Tamil Nadu, joining existing government law colleges at Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, and Tirunelveli and it is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University.
The main aim of the college is to provide quality legal education to large segments of the population and in particular to the groups such as those living in remote and rural areas in Kanchipuram and other neighboring districts
The this Law College establishment was approved and incorporated in the Policy note vide, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Law Department 2003 – 2004, demand No. 32 – Law.
The Government of Tamil Nadu has graciously allotted 10 Acres of land in a peaceful place at Chengalpattu. The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University constituent Law College, Chengalpattu started functioning from 17th September 2003 in a rental building at No. 37/148 GST Road, Chengalpattu.
From 15th September 2004 onwards the college is functioning in the site allotted by the Government at NGGO Nagar, Thirumani Road, and Chengalpattu. And it was converted as Government Law College through G.O. MS No. 299 Law (LS) Department dated 5th December 2006. From the academic year 2007-2008 onwards our Government Law College, Chengalpattu is affiliated to The TamilNadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University.
The college offers 5 years Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Law, 3 years Bachelor of Law and also offers two postgraduate courses in Masters of Law.
|Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law (Honors)||Full Time||5 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Law (Legislative Law)||Full Time||3 / 5 Years||Bachelor's degree|
|Master of Laws||Full Time||2 Years||LLB / As Per CLAT Rule|