Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies was inaugurated on 2nd August, 1993 by Sri B V Acharya, the then Advocate General, Government of Karnataka. Dr. V.B. Coutinho, the then Dean and Principal of University Law College, Bangalore presided over the function. The college was started in a very humble manner comprising of a modest library, with a few students. Little did the college realize that the college would scale such heights.
Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies has been obtained approval by the Government of Karnataka, affiliation to Bangalore University and is also recognized by the Bar Council of India, New Delhi.