Our college has strong connections with its former students and keeps their contacts periodically updated, which is circulated among all students. Our former students include many District judges, nearly 25% of the present strength of the Subordinate Judicial Officers at the level of Sub-judges and District Munsiff, Members of Parliament [M.P], Members of Legislative Assembly [M.L.A], I.P.S and I.A.S officers and distinguished legal practitioners right from district courts to the Supreme Court. It is also a great matter of pride to us that in the 183 judicial centres of Tamil Nadu nearly 25 to 45% of the regularly practicing advocates are alumni of The Central Law College, Salem.
This is the best college for studying Law in Tamil Nadu. I am a product of this college graduated in 1997 and back then I did not even go through my text book because the lectures were so good that I just have to take some notes for the examination that is what I did for the five years I studied there. These days education has become more commercial even for a kinder garden study you need to pay several lakhs for admission.
The Central Law College has kept education reachable for that the masses thanks to Prof. R.V. Dhanapalan and The Central Law College and I am sure Mr. D. Saravanan, Secretary under whose leadership they are going to take this to next level. This is one of the best place to study Law in Tamil Nadu. This college has equipped me well with the confidence with which I am able to handle things because of the base this Law College has given me. Lots of career is available in Law, Law is not just going to court and just practicing, it has several areas of branch of Law which one can specialize in and I am sure to go the base that one get from this college will make sure that they will shine in any branch.
The motto of the institution is discipline and the discipline has been imbibed into every student who passed out in The Central Law College, Salem and the credit goes to Prof. R.V. Dhanapalan who has been chairing the institution and followed by Mr. D. Saravanan who is also a practicing Advocate in Madras High Court in fact today we are proud to announce that more than 1/3rd of the subordinate judiciary is manned by the students who passed out from The Central Law College they are presiding almost in every district and every courts as on date.
I would not been an advocate unless I got an opportunity to study in The Central Law College, Salem. If I am in this position today is only because of my education and discipline that I learnt from this College. The teachings were so good in this College.
When I entered the college I never realized that this college would be the mentor of my life. I am happy and grateful that I had been given an opportunity to thank my Alma Mater
My legal qualification was one of the basic reasons to be a Member of Parliament and it is because of this college I became a law graduate, I always have a special affinity for this college the special feature of this college is that it attracted students from all parts of Tamilnadu.
I feel proud to be the alumni of The Central Law College, Salem and one more advantage is that I was the first batch of The Central Law College and I studied under the auspicious Principal Prof R.V. Dhanapalan and we learnt beyond the law, the discipline and the endurance in withstanding any situation. Now I am sitting as IPS officer is an achievement and lessons which were inculcated in the minds of all the students of Law by The Central Law College and whoever studied in The Central Law College during my batch were elevated and were well placed in the society. I wish The Central Law College to go long further and create so many eminence from The Central Law College, Salem.
The name The Central Law College very aptly fits to this College as the students joined here were from all parts of Tamil Nadu. I got an opportunity to learn different cultures of people who studied here. It was a cultural fusion. I learnt the real lessons of life during my period of study which will always be useful for my professional career. I have professional contacts all over Tamil Nadu it's only because of this The Central Law College
The college is situated in a residential area at the foothill of Yercaud. It is not necessary that one should have studied in one of the Law Universities or Colleges of Excellence in other states. This college equips its students with all the tricks of the trade and shapes its students as qualified and efficient lawyers. Many of the leading advocates in all the parts of this state are from this college only. The students of this college have been trained to professionally. Lawyer is the only person who is competent to cure the various ills afflicting the society and the team of efficient lecturers had produced many advocates of high eminence. The future generation should also benefit by this college as this college provides good prospects for them.
It is a golden opportunity to introduce the pride of The Central Law College Salem. Our Principal Prof. R.V. Dhanapalan who taught me Constitutional Law said that 'a Criminal Practitioner should know 4 important Laws (i.e.) 1. Indian Penal Code 2. Constitutional Law 3. Criminal Procedure Code 4. Evidence Act', which I have been following consistently. As one of the Inspection Committee Member and I happened to visit The Central Law College and I was able to note that the entire college has got well equipped hi-tech facilities to the Law Students.
This college provided the students with a good opportunity and they made proper use of it. My life would have taken a different turn if I had he not joined this college. Legal qualification commands respect among the officials and society. This college has paved the way for becoming a lawyer, which has assured my enviable social status. Prof. R.V Dhanapalan took personal interest in all the students and they taught to lead our life in the proper way. This college offers good education at very nominal fees and thus it is a gift to the society and the student community.