Govt. Mizoram Law College is a lone Legal Institution in the state of Mizoram. It plays a vital role in absorbing the aspiring local youths in the line of legal education. It is serving as an avenue for continuing education for the youths and provider/facilitator of employments as is Professional course and then to achieve justice in the society.

1. Brief History

Govt. Mizoram Law College was established in 1983 with a humble beginning, having the name of Aizawl Law College with the initiatives of some prominent citizens, academic and politicians. First Law Class was held in the Govt. J.L. High School (now Govt. J.L. Higher Secondary School) on the 25th August, 1983 and was formally inaugurated by Brig. T. Sailo, the then Chief Minister of Mizoram on the 7th September, 1983. Thereafter, Liandingpuia Law College was established in 1996. Ultimately, Mizoram Government amalgamated the two law colleges in July, 2004 and hence, the college is named as Mizoram Law College w.e.f. October, 2004.

The College at first was affiliated to the North Eastern Hills University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya. Then, with the establishment of Mizoram University in 2001, the College become affiliated to the Mizoram University. At the same time, the College is also affiliated to the Bar Council of India.

Mizoram Law College was upgraded to deficit Grant-in-Aid status w.e.f. 25.08.2006 and provincialized w.e.f. the 19th September, 2013.

2. Location

Government Mizoram Law College is located in the western part of the Aizawl City, at the adjacent of Govt. Ch. Chhunga High School, Luangmual, near the YHAI Hostel. It is on the side of the main road leading to Mizoram University.

3. Main Objectives

The College is to provide avenue to the youths and young graduates for continuing education in the line of legal education as well as to enlighten the general public as a legal luminary. As such, it is not an exaggeration to say that Mizoram without Govt. Mizoram Law College is unthinkable. It enriches legal knowlegde to the people by holding National/Regional/State level and even local level Seminars, Workshop, Legal Awareness Campaigns etc. on contemporary legal issues and also participates in similar programme organised by other organisations.

Therefore, promotion of legal education and legal literacy in the state are the main objectives and at the same time bring graduation in the discipline of law to the youths at their doorstep so that local students need not go outside the state as earlier. Now, it is no doubt that the college serves its purposes.

4. MZU Affiliations

Govt. Mizoram Law college is having permanent affiliation to the Mizoram University w.e.f. May, 2008

5. UGC Recognition

Govt. Mizoram Law College is recognised by University Grant Commission, under section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956. w.e.f. May, 2009

6. BCI Affiliations

The College is also having affiliation of the Bar Council of India (BCI)

6. Accreditation

The college was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore, Grading ‘C’ Grade with SGPA 1.97, with effect from the 8th February, 2019.

7. Course Offered

The College offers Three Year Unitary Course of Law i.e. LL.B. As such, the college is a single Faculty Institution.

8. Students Enrolment

Academic Session

Boys

Girls

Total Enrolment

2010-2011

165

89

254

2011-2012

114

120

234

2012-2013

146

108

254

2013-2014

166

128

294

2014-2015 152 119 271
2015-2016 142 126 268
2016-2017 130 96 226
2017-2018 81 79 160
2018-2019 69 73 142
2019-2020 74 93 167

9. Programmes and Co-curricular Activities

(i) Conducting LL.B. Course, which is the main programme of Govt. Mizoram Law College. 268 students enrolled in this current Academic Session i.e. 2015 - 2016

(ii) Organising State and Local Level Seminar on legal matters.

(iii) Running both Legal Aid Clinic in the College and 4 different Police Station in Aizawl City.

(iv) Red Ribbon Club of GMLC organised Voluntary Blood Donation Camp once in a year, usually this programme is fell on the Foundation Day of the College i.e. 25th August.

(v) Under National Service Scheme (NSS), the College has an adopted village, such villages are given a special care in the field of cleanliness and legal awareness.

(vi) The College introduced Semester System since 2009-2010 Session.

(vii) The Govt. Mizoram Law College follows the required norms of BCI especially in the field of Admission Age Barred, Compulsory and Optional Subjects in Syllabus.

(viii) For the smooth functioning of the College, the following Cells and Committees have been constituted:

10. Committee/Cells Established

For the smooth functioning of the College, the following Cells and Committees have constituted:

(i) Student Bar Council

(ii) Allumni Cell

(iii) Placement Cell

(iv) Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

(v) Legal Aid Clinic

(vi) Building Committee

(vii) Planning Board, Mizoram Law College

(viii) Remedial Coaching for SC/ST (excluding creamy layer)

(ix) Advisory Committee

(x) Purchase Committee

(xi) Library Committee

(xii) Career Counseling Cell

(xiii) Implementation of Development Grants

(xiv) Anti Ragging Cell

(xv) Staff Welfare Committee

(xvi) UGC Network Resource Centre