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Government Law College Kozhikode
MottoLegal Education For Social Justice
TypeGovernment College
Established1970; 54 years ago (1970)
Location, ,
Marikkunnu P.O, Kozhikode, 673012

11°17′34″N 75°49′09″E / 11.2928°N 75.8192°E / 11.2928; 75.8192
AffiliationsBar Council of India & University of Calicut

The Government Law College, Kozhikode or Kozhikode Law College situated on the outskirts of Kozhikode, India, is owned by the Government of Kerala and affiliated to the University of Calicut. The college caters to the needs of the north Malabar region of Kerala. Students are selected through a state level entrance test. The college offers LL.B and LL.M courses.


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The city has a court complex that is more than two centuries old. In 1970, the Government of Kerala started the third law college in the state in the city of Kozhikode in 1970. It was the first law college for the northern part of Kerala State. The college was started in the Government Training college buildings in the heart of the city.

The first principal was Prof M. Krishnan Nair and the first lecturer was Prof. Ramakrishnan. The first course started was LL.B and the first batch came out in 1973. In 1976, an LL.M Course was started with Law of Taxation as special subject.


In 1982, the college shifted to its own campus. The new campus has an academic block, research block and separate hostels for boys and girls. In the near future the college will have annexure for the academic block and library.

The college campus has the following blocks.


Academic programmes

In 1984, the five year LL.B course was started. At present, the college is holding LL.B five year and three year courses and the LL.M course. All the courses are held by the Government of Kerala and are affiliated to the University of Calicut.

The College offers 5 year integrated BBA, LLB ( Honours ), 3 year LLB and LLM courses. The course of study and syllabi is in accordance with that laid down by the University of Calicut. The 3-year LLB course is divided into 6 semesters and the 5-year course is divided into 10 semesters which is an integrated dual degree course of B.B.A.LL.B.

The college provides instructions to candidates preparing for the LL. M. Degree Examination of the University of Calicut in Taxation Law and Criminal Law. The course of study and syllabi are in accordance with those laid down by the university.

Notable alumni

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