SDM Law college

About The College

SDM Law college



SDM Law college , established in 1974  set a bench mark for quality legal education in southern India. The objective of the institution focused on imparting legal education to all sects of the society. The institution was built on strong foundation and has maintained its reputation as a fine institution for legal education over a period of time.

Initially the college affiliated to the University of Mysore and functioned under the leadership of a eminent lawyer Prof. N J Kadamba, with a passionate commitment to education. During his tenure, the institution grew and this is revealed in its alumni. The alumni have done the nation proud with their erudition and services.






The college offered 3 year LL.B Programme in its inception. After shifting to Mangalore University the college was the first institution to start 5 Year LL.B Course in India. New Courses and other innovations san substantial growth in the progress of the college. This led to a series of far-reaching curricular changes including enrolment growth to the highest level. The LL.M programme  subsequently introduced in business and trade laws. A significant academic record created and wherein the majority of ranks  bagged by our students.






Learner centred education of excellence

Strong community interaction

Professionalism in education and service

Efficiency, quality, continuous improvement and innovation in all the processes of our system

Develop adaptability skills to meet the challenges of changing times









The main objective of the SDM Law College Library is to serve the information needs of the faculty and students of the college. The aim of the library is to develop a comprehensive collection and hold the print and digital resources in an organized manner to fulfill the needs of the users


Print resources


Digital resources


A. E-journals
i. Ebsco journals-1900+
ii. N-List journals -2100+
iii. E-books 30,00,000+

B. Legal databases-
Legal Eagle(CD-Rom)

C. Question papers(pdf files)
Mangalore university Exams: 2005 to 2014 April
KSLU- Exams: 2009 to Jan 2018





Affiliated to the University of Mysore

Location / Contacts

Working Hours

Now Closed UTC + 5.5
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday Day Off

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