A Brief History
The law college of Utkal University, Vani Vihar, BBSR was founded in the Vani Vihar Campus in the year 1975-76 as an evening teaching deptt., having no building of its own. In course of time the Utkal University authorities & Govt. of Odisha were interested toenhance the legal education in Odisha& took steps to bring a glorious and attracting identification of the Law College. Besides L.L.B course, 5 years integrated B.A L.L.B (Hons) course was introduced and offered in the University Law college as per the idea to introduce specialized five year integrated Law course originated by the Govt. of India, ministry of Law Deptt. from the academic session, 1997-98. The guide line to monitor this specialized Law course was prescribed by a high power committee with a sitting Judge of the Hon’ble High court, Odisha as its Chairman along with the Vice-chancellor, Utkal University, Chairman of the State Bar Council, representative of Bar Council of India, Teachers and other officers of Utkal University as its members. The curriculum is designed by the Bar council of the India and the University grant commission, New Delhi. Now the college runs on its own building independently in Vani Vihar premises over the 2.5 Acers of the land having all study facilities in legal education with other facilities that is required for students. This Institution is also accredited by the N.A.C.E.. There is no comment over the highly educated teaching staffs. The college is now a Crown Jewel in legal education in the State of Odisha being guided by the rules and regulations framed by the authority.
Vision & Mission
The College produces Students with legal draftsmanship and legal exports who are fit for bench and Bar and to serve the nation. Besides legal education moral, cultural and ethical education is imparted to the students to promote the rule of Law in the society. The fundamental principles of law with critical evaluation thereof, is the primary legal education of the students. The students are made aware of the new areas of Law by organizing seminars, moot court and symposia and discussion on decisions of the Apex Court and its subordinates. The dreaming vision of this Institution is to produce quality students in legal education.