Initially there was no separate Department of its own for imparting Post –Graduate education in Law. However, the LL.M. Programme was carried on in M.P. Law College, one of the affiliated Law institutions functioning within the Jurisdiction of Aurangabad. In the year 2004, the University the took initiative to establish its own Department and in this direction appointed Dr. Sadhana Pande as a Reader and Founder Head of the Department along with Dr. V.S. Chowbe as a Lecturer. For the first half of the academic year 2004-2005 the Department functioned from M.P. Law College. On 15th January 2005 by organising inauguration function under the able Guidance of Shri K.B. Bhoge, the then Divisional Commissioner and Vice-Chancellor, of the University, of the Department was finally shifted to the University Campus and made to share the Pre-IAS Coaching Centre building. Later, first floor on the same building was constructed and was handed over for exclusive use to the Department of Post – Graduate Studies in Law.
In the first Academic year the Department offered only “Labour Capital and Law” Specialisation and in the next academic year two more Specialisations i.e., “Criminal Law” and “ Constitutional and Legal Order were added Further, from the academic year 2008-2009 ” “Business Law” is also being offered as one more Specialization.