Rourkela Law College is the Oldest Private Law College of Odisha established in the year 1974, situated in the vibrant smart city of Rourkela. It is an intellectual society which is imparting legal education and nurturing the student’s learning process, creative activity and is producing services to the large community especially to the tribal community. The Rourkela Law College is located at a distance of 2 kms from Rourkela Bus Stand and 1.5 kms from Rourkela Railway Station and about 7kms from air strip.
The college building exactly situated in Nayabazar, Rourkela-10 inaugurated by Sri B.N .Pande the then Hon’ble Governor of Odisha on 04th March 1986. The college has its own spacious land of 5.00 acre with a proper built infrastructure having Seminar Hall equipped with standard audio, video aids with advance presentation tools, Computer Lab, Moot Court Hall and well ventilated classrooms and an adequate Library facility as well as e-library with numerous numbers of books, journals, magazines etc.
The college has been permanently affiliated to the Sambalpur University as well as Bar Council of India since 1974. The College is being managed by the Governing Body (Rourkela Law College, Rourkela) which is duly approved by D.H.E.Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
Besides the Principal, the college has 5 full time Asst. Professor’s (as per UGC norm) who are specialized in different fields of Law. Senior members of local Bar Association are appointed as the part time faculties. The college provides ample scope for the realization of the academic pursuit of the students and teachers. The outgoing students of the college have distinguished themselves in different bench, bar and in various academics and corporate field.
Since 2004-05 the college has been selected by U.G.C. to receive financial assistance under 2(f) and 12 (B) of UGC Act, 1956 for its development. The College provides ample facilities for development of an integrated personality, cultural and sport activities. These are conducted with other functions by the student’s under the active guidance of the Principal and direct supervision of the teaching staff.
In order to provide free Legal Aid and Advice to the weaker section of the community as to create a legal consciousness among the people, a Legal Aid Society has been formed and functioning for the purpose. The Legal Aid Society has taken up the programs such as promoting legal literacy and creating legal awareness amongst the poor, the deprived and exploited sections of the community by organizing legal aid camps in the rural and semi urban area.
The college has its N.S.S and Youth Red Cross Unit. This unit concentrates its work mostly in the field of mass literacy environmental projects, different awareness programs, national integration programs and blood donation camps as well.
An Alumni association has been formed and the representatives selected unanimously to perform their official duties. The object of the association, endeavors to contribute its might towards its progress and all round development of the college.The college awards each year a number of prizes to the students for their outstanding achievements in academic and other cultural activities.
The present Governing Body of the Rourkela Law College with a dynamic spirit is trying its best to provide all the new possible facilities to the students which will help them in their upcoming careers.

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