Pragathi Vidya Samsthe ® was established in the year 1984-85 and registered under Karnataka State Society Act under the name and style of Indira Priyadarshini College of Law by our Founder Secretary Sri Halli Hanumanthappa, B.Sc., BAL., LL.B., LL.M.(Labour & Capital law), M.Phil.(Intellectual Property Rights), M.A.(Eco).
In the beginning, Government of Karnataka sanctioned permission to start 3 years Law Course (Day College) in the year 1994-95.The College was granted affiliation by Bangalore University and approved by Bar Council of India, New Delhi. During the year 1997-98, 5 years Integrated Law Course (Day College) was granted affiliation by Bangalore University and approved by Bar Council of India, New Delhi. During the year 2008-09, 3 years Law Course and 5 years Integrated Law Course was granted affiliation by Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi and approved by Bar Council of India, New Delhi. The College also gives preference admission to SC/ST and BC's minorities and economically backward students.
The College is situated at a distance of 12 kms from City Railway Station/City Bus Stand. The College is located amidst calm atmosphere and serenial environment making it an ideal place for learning with accesibility to both public and private transport system. Good coaching and instructions by qualified teachers are made available to the students.
Till now 18 batches of Students have passed out from the College and have entered various careers in Legal Profession namely as Judges, Magistrates, Govt. Pleaders, Public Prosecuters, legal advisors to financial & non-financial institutions.