BMS College of Law was established in the year 1963 by Sri. B S Narayan, Donor Trustee, BMSET, under the ageis of BMS Education Trust. The Trust is named after Dharmaprakasha Rajakaryaprasaktha Sri. B. M. Srinivasaiah, whose vision brought about the foundation of the first private Engineering College in the State of Karnataka. The College is affiliated to Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) and is approved by the Bar Council of India, New Delhi.
The BMS College of Law situated in the heart of the city, offers;
B.A. LL.B., (5 Year Degree Course)
B.Com. LL.B., (5 Year Degree Course)
L.L.B., (3 Year Degree Course)
With an aim of imparting quality legal education, BMS College of Law has a strong foundation and infrastructure with highly qualified and dedicated team of faculty committed to providing world class learning experience. Eminent Alumni of the institution form a strong professional network and work tirelessly to contribute back to the Institution.
The institution boasts a spacious library with a collection of 18000 books and journals which are updated periodically. The Moot Court training persuaded by the college, effectively equips the students in enhancing their litigating skills.
The training and placement cell of college assists the students in obtaining timely allotment for the mandatory internships in leading NGOs, Corporate and Law firms of the country. The cell also takes initiative in conducting placement related activities such as training programs, mock interviews, general aptitude and group discussion with special emphasis on soft skills, ethics and professionalism to promote rate of employability.
BMS Educational Trust presently runs exceptionally reputed Institutions providing education to a large section of students in domains covering Engineering, Law, Science, Commerce, Information Technology and Architecture.
B M S College of Engineering
B M S College of Architecture
B M S College of Law
B M S College for Women
B M S Evening College of Engineering
B M S Institute of Technology
B M S School of Architecture
B M S Evening College of Arts & Commerce
B M S Training & Research Institute
B M S College of Commerce and Management
The Institution takes pride in mentioning the association of eminent personalities such as:
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rama Jois, former Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, former Governor, State of Bihar.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice H. G. Balakrishna, former Judge, High Court of Karnataka.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice S R Nayak, former Judge, High Court of Karnataka and former Chief Justice, High Court of Chhattisgarh, former Chairman K S HRC
Prof. Lakshmi Sagar, former Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Karnataka.
Hon’ble Mr.A G Ramachandra Rao, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.
Hon’ble Mr.Y Ramachandra, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice C N Aswathanarayana Rao, former Judge, High Court of Karnataka.
Hon'ble Mr. Justice R. Gururajan, former Judge, High Court of Karnataka
Hon'ble Mr. Justice S R Bannurmath, former Cheif Judge, High Court of Kerala.
Dr. B V Acharya, Senior Advocate, former Member, Law Commission of India, New Delhi and former Advocate General, Govt. of Karnataka
To impart quality legal education.
To set up new standards by inculcating a sense of professionalism.
Creating a sense of Rule of Law and responsibility towards society.
Providing globalized legal education
To provide excellent, affordable and distinctive education.
To promote legal knowledge and service to enrich the legal profession and the communities we serve.
To capitalize on unique environment we are located.
To evolve and impart comprehensive legal education at all levels to achieve excellence.
To provide knowledge of Academic excellence with integrity and accountability.
To foster a strong sense of individual responsibility, integrity, ethics and self confidence.
To develop critical thinking skills.
To disseminate legal knowledge by organizing Moot Courts, Seminars and Workshops on contemporary legal issues.
To cherish the hope that the graduates passing out from this institution will be the best in the bar and the bench.
To promote legal awareness in the community for achieving social and economic justice.
“The teaching and learning at BMS College of Law is holistic and meaningful to challenges of legal education. One of the oldest Law Colleges that has created numerous legal luminaries and political figures. The main challenges of the legal education today are not only contextual underpinnings of law but also to develop legal skills of the students so that they become analytical, problem solver by strategising the legal requirements and effectively communicate within the legal context. We are constantly innovating to ensure that our students are competent to confront emerging legal challenges. I am hopeful, the brochure will serve handy information to the students about their career programmes.”
“BMS College of Law with rich legacy and time tested traditions in imparting quality legal education continue to inspire one and all. Affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, the College has well defined educational regime with focus on ethical standards and academic excellence. The teaching-learning experience in the campus is endowed with spacious class rooms, well equipped computer centre and excellent library apart from top-class Moot Court. In addition to class room sessions, the able and committed faculty facilitate the students with seminars, exposure field visits, debates, sports and cultural activities. The very fact that eminent personalities and legal luminaries are associated with this Institution, in one way or other, reflect the uniqueness and strength of the College. I am sure the Brochure provides requisite information to students in steering clear in the path legal education and also in their pursuit for successful career. Education is an enlightening process through which a person acquire a strength of character, a spirit of social service, courage to face challenges of life and I hope all the students raise to the occasion and fine-tune their talents with the culture and values relevant for our country and the society”