Government Law College Ernakulam

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The history of Govt.Law College ,Ernakulam (His Highness Maharaja's Govt. Law College ) goes back to 1874 when legal education set its root in Kerala by the Maharajah of Travancore sanctioning the Organisation of a Law Class in connection with His Highness College Thiruvanathapuram .


In the heart of the rising metro Kochi, Kerala


The College Council consist of the Principal and all other members of the faculty.

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The college enrolls over 700 students for the LL.B course and 30 students for the LL.M course. In 2006, the government declared the campus a heritage site and offered Rs. 50,00,000 for its renovation which is still in progress. The library building includes the computer laboratory. All classrooms are equipped with microphones and speakers for better audibility. Wifi is available for the students use.


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Library and Reading Room[edit]

The Government Law College , Ernakulam has a full fledged library which has more than 33,000 Volumes and 22 periodicals and is the oldest Law Library in the state. It has got access to online legal sites including manupatra, SCC online and heinonline.

IT Infrastructure[edit]

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Extra Curricular Activities[edit]


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Academia and faculty[edit]

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Subjects available[edit]

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Notable alumni[edit]

Actor Mammootty Former Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan Justice C.K. Abdul Rahim ,Justice A.M. Shaffique Justice P. V. Asha ,Jusice Anu Shivaraman , Justice Sunil Thomas ,Justice A K Jayashankaran Nambiar, Justice C N Ramachandran Nair , Justice B.Sudheendra Kumar , Justice Babu Mathew P Joseph ,Justice P.N. Ravindran ,

Simon Britto ,A K Antony ,Thomas Kallampally ,P. C. George  ,
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Anto Antony MP,

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