Overview of Department

Manipal Law School (MAHE) Bengaluru strives for a paradigm shift in the field of legal education. MLS focuses on enabling students to comprehend multi-dimensional legal systems with a clear objective of developing their abilities by persuasively enhancing their written and oral skills, anticipating outcomes, and using research and analytical skills in problem-solving. The curricula and pedagogy at MLS aim to be at par with leading law schools involving contemporary global issues and standard legal practices.

MLS fosters a holistic academic environment in a state-of-art infrastructure that gives students inclusive access to progressive, adaptive, and innovative legal education. The learning pedagogy consists of theoretical and practical involvement with neighborhood communities. MLS believes in producing lawyers who would excel in their profession and be humane with a strong sense of social justice.

A major thrust is given to the courses like professional ethics to make students more acclimatized to the practical nuances of the legal career. An excellent learning environment at MLS comprises an eco-sustainable green campus, a wide range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities, legal research centers, diverse departments with multidisciplinary expertise, and Legal Aid clinics to enhance the study of law. The students, under the guidance of our exemplary faculty, endeavor for an active engagement in the service to the local, regional, national, and international communities. Our goal is to create a holistic community of teachers and learners in a conducive and sustainable ecosystem.


• The classrooms at MLS are air-conditioned with modern audio-visual equipment to facilitate a conducive teaching-learning interface

• A well-furnished Moot Court Hall with modern amenities.

• The law library is equipped with prominent law books, journals, and online databases such as SCC Online, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Manupatra, etc.,

• A well-designed lounge with a cafeteria offering ambient surroundings adds to the social life at the campus.

Internships & Placement

There are dedicated internships of 8 weeks every academic year for each undergraduate Law Program of which 4 weeks of internships in an Academic Year is mandatory. A total of 20 weeks of internships in five Academic Years is compulsory.

The ninth and the tenth Semester is dedicated to Dissertation, Internships, or project work

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