Dr. T.M.A. Pai Foundation, Manipal

History

Vaikunta Baliga college of Law named after late Sri.B. Vaikunta Baliga former Law Minister, Government of Mysore, formerly known as Udupi Law College, a unit of Dr.T.M.A.Pai Foundation which was established in 1957 with an avowed objective of imparting quality legal education in the mofussil area crossing the frontiers to emerge as one of the premier institutions in the horizon of legal education. It is attracting students not only from India but also abroad bears testimony to the sagacity and visionary zeal of our beloved founder, the Late Dr.T.M.A.Pai to whom we are beholden forever.

Ever since its inception the college has made a very fast stride to emerge as a hub of academic and cultural activities. In its meaningful and continous existence, the college has witnessed the Silver Jubilee Celebrations in 1982-83 followed by the golden Jubilee Celebration in 2006-2007. The college is marching towards its diamond jubilee with confidence built on the edifice of its pristine glory. It has carved a niche for itself by rendering yeoman service in the sphere of legal education. Law graduates who have left its portals have adorned coveted positions in bench, bar, government and corporate sectors.