Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College of law (SJR College of Law) was the first ever private law college established in Bangalore. It was established under the aegis of the Mysore University in the year 1963. It was founded by the eminent legal educationalist Prof. P. Shivashankar. The college initially offered a 3 year LL.B. degree, however, in 1999 the college introduced the 5 year B.A. LL.B degree. After the exclusive Law University, Karnataka State Law University (KSLU), came in to existence SJR College of Law is affiliated with it. We are also recognized by the Bar Council of India, in the acaedmic year 1999-2000.
This 54-year-old institution has a history of producing some of the stalwarts in the Judicial, Litigation and Corporate sectors. The institution however does not rest on the laurels of the past. The new is not only encouraged but embraced. Classrooms here are equipped with all the modern facilities, and the faculty applies modern and innovative methodologies to teach the students.
Apart from the facilities that are inherent to the college, the location also plays a key role. The college is in the heart of the city. It is close to the High Court, the Legislative Assembly and is the transport hub of Bengaluru. This makes it convenient for the students to apply for internship positions which the college encourages the students to undertake.