The University Law College, established in the year 1948, is a constituent college of the Gauhati University and is the deemed Department of Law. The College is conveniently located at Jalukbari within the Gauhati University Campus.
The college has a glorious past and can now look back with pride that this college was headed by some of the distinguished legal luminaries such as J. Baruah who was the pioneer of legal education in Assam, Sarat K. Dutta who later became the Chief Justice and Vice-Chancellor, Jagadish Medhi, the then Advocate General of Assam, Mukunda Kam. Sharma, once a part-time Lecturer of this College, who was later the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, and recently elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India. Besides, many of the teachers of this college adorned both the Bench and the Bar. The College has thus been successful in making adequate provision for advancement and dissemination of legal knowledge, and producing teachers and scholars who went on to obtain national and international recognition.