I welcome you to all to the official website of Mayurbhanj Law College, Baripada. It is a premier institute for Law education in Northern Orissa. The college was established on 22nd Octobers 1978 to provide legal education in this tribal and backward region of Orissa. The college has been permanently affiliated to the North Orissa University since 2002. The student strength has grown to 480 in 2010-11.
There are six semesters with around nine papers in each semester and 69 papers in total.
Library, Book Bank, allow students to lend books. NSS creates awareness among students for social causes. Legal Aid Society provides legal advice and assistance to the oppressed people especially to woman. Prizes and Awards create a competitive spirit among the students of the institution.
Legal education assumes importance both from a professional and non professional perspective for the success of Constitutional Government in a pluralist democracy like India It is necessary to have widest participation of the people in the process of law making law enforcement and legal adjudication knowledge of law and the legal process by the people is a SINE OUA NON for responsible Government and for the preservation of human rights and freedoms. Along with the proliferation of laws, there has been a steady increase in Governmental Institutions and adjudicator agencies. The growth of legal profession in the last three decades has also been phenomenal. In contrast to the traditional role in dispute settlement lawyers have come to assume a wide variety of function in policy formulation legislation administration business planning, social welfare international relations and diplomacy.
Viewed in this perspective the Mayurbhanj Law College, was established on 22nd Octobers 1978 to provide legal education in this tribal and backward region of Orissa.
The Mayurbhanj Law College is located at a distance of 5kms. from Baripada town in an area of 5 acres at Takhatpur with the I.T.I. College-on the east, Mayurbhanj Ayurvedic College and the B.Ed. College on the West, a beautiful mango groove and the new North OrissaUniversity on the North and vast paddy field on the south the college has all the basic infrastructure of its own. The college building was inaugurated by Sri B:N .Pande the then honourable Governor of Orissa on 13th April, 1987 The college has adequate land in its name for development of its play ground, construction of hostel and other infrastructure.