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Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University

Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University is committed to design and deliver legal education, promote academic achievement and excellence in legal research. With growing importance for quality legal education, various national law schools acquired lot of importance. To meet the requirements of students of this State, the Government of Andhra Pradesh decided to establish a new Law University and as per the decision of the Council of Ministers meeting held on 30-06-2008 the Governor of Andhra Pradesh promulgated the Andhra Pradesh University of Law Ordinance, 2008 on 8th July 2008. Subsequently the cabinet on 04-08-2008 approved Andhra Pradesh University of Law Bill, 2008, replacing the Ordinance and this Bill was passed by the State Legislature on 28th August 2008 and became an Act after the same was assented to by the Governor on 23rd September 2008.

Further Andhra Pradesh University of Law” name changed as “Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University” vide Andhra Pradesh University of Law (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. 15 of 2012) published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette Extraordinary dated 14th May 2012.


5 Year Integrated 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
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)


Library is the live nerve of any academic institution of higher learning. Its importance increases in many fold in law institutions as it plays a significant role in pursuit of academic excellence.  Keeping this in view, a constant effort is being made to enrich the library with collection of a wide variety of books and journals from the point of law students and scholars.  Facilities of Internet through LAN & Wi-Fi and E-resources with Remotexs is also added to law library.  Open access system is adopted for an easy access to literature and other information.


Academic block is fully air conditioned and disabled friendly with fire & safety equipment. The infrastructure consists of 11 class rooms, 400 seater seminar hall, 2 conference halls, moot court hall and library. The academic block is fully connected with wifi & lan facility provided by 1gbps nkn-mhrd all the class rooms and seminars halls are provided with public address systems and lcd projectors.
Boys and Girls Hostels

Hostels for Boys and Girls have 160 rooms each on twin sharing basis and amenities including solar powered Hot water/ R.O. for drinking water / WI-FI and LAN. Two Badminton courts and table Tennis Boards and Gym with Latest equipment are available in both the Hostels


DSNLU Canteen has two mess halls managed by student committee providing north and south cuisines


Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
Phone :8924-248216
FAX :8924-248212

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