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A BRIEF HISTORY

The Tamil Nadu National Law School is a University established to provide quality legal education by the Tamil Nadu National Law School Act, 2012. The School is located in a 25 acre campus in the Tiruchirppalli - Dindigul NH 45 and 9.6 k.m from Tiruchirappalli Railway Junction, at Navalurkuttappattu. The Tamil Nadu National Law School is a residential university established with the initial contribution of Rs.100 crores from the Government of Tamilnadu. 

The Noble Vision and the brain child of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr.Amma is realized with the establishment of the first Tamil Nadu National Law School with International Standard at Srirangam (TK) in Thiruchirappalli district. 


The foundation stone was laid by the former Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu  Dr. J Jayalalithaa on 13 February 2012. The school is the first national level institution in the state of Tamil Nadu to disseminate learning and knowledge of law, legal processes, advocacy and skill in judicial administration keeping pace with the changing global scenario and to meet the challenges brought about by globalization. 

The School is declared open for admission in the academic year 2013-2014 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa at a function held in Srirangam on 3 June 2013. Adequate infra structural facilities like Administrative, Academic, Amenities, Examination and Library Blocs, Halls of residence for boys and girls students, Games and Sports, Wi-Fi Facility, Health Care Centre, Bank, Moot Courts Halls, Mess, Gym, Examination Hall, Auditorium, Faculty and Staff Quarters as well as Guest House have been constructed with international standards. The University Grants Commission has included the Tamil Nadu National Law School in the approved list of Universities, and TNNLS has been granted Section 12-B Status 

To begin with the Tamil Nadu National Law School is offering a five year integrated B.A.,LL.B (Hons.), B.COM., LL.B (HONS.) Degree Course with an intake of 110 students. Efforts are being taken to expand the academic programmes and Research in the years to come.The Bar Council of India has recognized these courses and TNNLS is a recognized center for Legal Education.