The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, (TNDALU), Chennai, India was established in the year 1997, (Act No. 43 of 1997) by the Government of Tamil Nadu and it was inaugurated by His Excellency Shri K. R. Narayanan, the then Indian President. The Law University is offering legal education on its campus and through its affiliated law colleges - seven Government and one private, at present in the State of Tamil Nadu. The University is located in the heart of the city of Chennai, and it is well connected by roadways, railways and airways.
The School of Excellence in Law in short (SOEL), the soul of the Law University is situated within its campus at No. 5, Poompozhil, Dr. D. G. S. Dinakaran Salai. Under the broad canopy of SOEL, the Law University is offering Five Years integrated B.A. B.L, (Hons), B.Com. B.L., (Hons) and Three Years B.L. (Hons) as part of its Under Graduate Courses and M.L., Degrees in 8 branches as part of its Post Graduate Courses. The Research wing is offering Ph. D., in Law and Inter – Disciplinary studies both Full time and Part-time. The Department of Distance Education (DDE) is presently offering 11 P.G. Diplomas and a Certificate Course. At present, there are 10 departments in SOEL having 34 well qualified and experienced faculty members catering to the academic needs of the students pursuing different courses that are offered. The Univesity is striving to offer quality legal education under the guidance and stewardship of our Hon'ble Vice- Chancellor,Prof. Dr. P. Vanangamudi.