Over 140 years of excellence



The Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram formed in 1875 is one of the oldest institution imparting legal education in India. Affiliated to the Faculty of Law of University of Kerala, the college is supervised and controlled by the Government of Kerala and was ranked as the 23rd best law college in India in 2007  by INDIA TODAY.

The college conduct courses in LLM Degree of 2 years duration in 4 semesters with specialisation in Constitutional Law & International Law. And LLB Degree course 3 years duration in 6 semesters and LLB Degree course 5 years duration in 10 semesters. The admission to each courses is made through its common entrance examination conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examination, Govt. of Kerala.

With a well experienced and eminent team of faculty, the college produces top scorers of the University every year. The College has a well maintained Library and reading room to facilitate students and has hostel facility for male students.
In pursuance of the decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court an Anti-Ragging Committee and an Anti-Ragging Squad have been constituted with the Principal as the head, to curb ragging. And there is also a Women Grievance Cell to look into the general welfare of women in the college.


Serve the law, teach it, study it, practice it, and work to humanise and instill an ethic of service to clients and community.