School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University, was established in 1989 to impart an integrated legal education with unique programmes for Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Research levels. One of the major objectives of the School is to undertake systematic research and study of law with a dynamic curriculum that is constantly evolving and by engaging in innovative interdisciplinary research.
The School promotes clinical and experiential learning where theory is put to practice. An excellent community of academicians, professionals, industry experts and research scholars supports the School and its students. True to the vision of Justice V.R Krishna Iyer, Prof.(Dr.)U.R Ananthamoorthi, Prof.(Dr.)V.D.Sebastian and Prof (Dr.)Vikraman Nair School of Indian Legal Thought has remained a leader in the field of legal education for over 30 years.
School of Indian Legal Thought is the premier university department in the state to launch BBA.LL.B (Hons.) programme. Also besides imparting legal education at the first-degree level, the school offers postgraduate and research programmes.
The LL.B Courses, as provided by the School, had been accorded permanent affiliation of recognition by the Bar Council of India (BCI) in 1992. (Vide letter No. 1992[LE/Mtg] dtd. 9th July 1992 of Bar Council of India).
Excellence in professional legal education & access to justice for all.
To provide young, dynamic legal professionals and law teachers to serve the cause of justice
To foster the spirit of justice by providing legal awareness, free legal service especially to the poor and downtrodden in society.
To promote legal research
To contribute actively to law reforms
To mould socially committed leaders