Smt. Velagapudi Durgamba Siddhartha Law College

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Institution Profile:

      Smt. Velagapudi Durgamba Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada was established in the year 1987. The Bar Council of India in their report dt.14.11.1998 observed that the College is ‘A MODEL LAW COLLEGE’ in the State.



      Bar Council of India and Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education have accorded permanent recognition to the Institution and Acharya Nagarjuna University granted permanent affiliation.



Courses Offered:

Course Intake
3-Year LL.B. Course 160
5-Year B.A., LL.B. Course 80



      Admissions are open for both boys & girls and are made on the basis of rank obtained at the State Level Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, separately for 3-year LL.B. and 5-year B.A., LL.B. Degree Courses. 

3-year LL.B.: A Graduate with 40% of marks in aggregate.

5-year B.A., LL.B.,: 10+2 or its equivalent with 40% of marks in aggregate. 

39.5% shall be treated as 40% for admission.



Management Seats:

      For admission to 15% of Management Quota Seats, 50% of marks are required in aggregate at the qualifying examination. Such candidates need not qualify in LAWCET.



Fee Structure:

      The approximate cost of education on an average is Rs.7,000/- or US $ 175 per annum apart from expenditure. Management Seats Admission Fee Rs.12,000/- per annum (about Rs.25,000/- or US $ 600 per annum) is not included.



Infrastructure Facilities:

      The College has an imposing building with a plinth area 25,000 sq.ft on a sprawling campus of 10.8 acres of land. The Building of the College has all the facilities such as six lecture halls, a Moot-court Hall, a big Seminar Hall, two staff rooms, ladies waiting hall, Library-cum-Reading Room, Principal and Management Rooms.




      There are seven full time lecturers, besides Principal, Librarian and Physical Director & Part-time Lecturer. There are also four clerical and six Class-IV Staff in the College.




      There is a well-stacked and well-furnished library with 6,552 volumes worth Rs.7,81,952 and furniture worth Rs.1,30,000/-. The Library is kept open for the benefit of staff and students from 09.00 a.m. to 09.00 p.m.



Extra Curricular and Co-curricular Activities:

      Since inception of the College a conscious endeavour is made to motivate students to participate in Moot-Courts, debating and quiz events to develop their communication and advocacy skills. Moot Courts are organized for all classes separately on diverse topics of legal importance in the Moot-Court hall designed and constructed as per needs and it has all the facilities and trappings of a court.



Seminars and Guest Lectures:

      The College has been organizing Seminars and guest lectures at regular intervals by inviting Justices and Senior Advocates from Andhra Pradesh High Court and distinguished academicians from different University Law faculties. The Hon’ble Chief Justice Sri Prabha Shankar Mishra, Hon’ble Sri Justice S. Parvatha Rao of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Prof. D. Vijaya Narayana Reddy, Dean, Faculty of Law, Acharya Nagarjuna University and Prof. A. Lakshminath, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University among other dignitaries had attended Seminars organised by the College.

Hon’ble Sri Justice Bilal Nazki of Andhra Pradesh High Court and Prof. R. Jaganmohana Rao, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University also participated in a Seminar on "HUMAN RIGHTS" held in February, 1999.

Hon’ble Justice Sri P.B. Sawant, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble Justices Sri Gogineni Radha Krishna Rao, Sri M.N. Rao, Sri J.Eswara Prasad, Sri S.R. Nayak and Sri D.S.R. Verma and Sri L. Narasimha Reddy of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Prof. M.V. Appala Naidu, Prof. R. Venkata Rao of Andhra University and Prof. Y.R. Haragopala Reddy, Dean Faculty of Law, Acharya Nagarjuna University are some of the eminent legal personalities, who delivered guest lectures on various socio legal aspects.



Games and Sports:

      In Games and Sports too the college has been producing University blues.




Academic Achievements:

      A number of students brought laurels to the institution by securing Gold Medals at the University Examinations.

A total of 1800 students have graduated in law from this institution so far.

We are getting information from several quarters that the alumni are doing pretty well in various fields.



Future Plans:

      The Management is also making efforts for starting Post Graduate Course in Law Shortly.


©2006 Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.