Faculty of Law University of Calcutta

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Faculty of Law University of Calcutta :

Faculty of Law, University of Kolkata, Kolkata was established in 1909 and in 1983 it was granted the status as the Department of Law of the University of Calcutta ( now University of Kolkata ). It has been ranked 21st amongst the Top – 25 law schools in the country according to latest survey conducted by India Today. The Department of Law of the University of Calcutta is situated at the Hazra campus of the university. Being the law department of the university, it has five other law colleges under its aegis other than its own campus for imparting legal education.

Faculty of Law University of Calcutta Affiliated Colleges :

  • Surendranath Law College
  • South Calcutta Law College
  • Jogesh Chandra Choudhury Law College
  • Kingston George Law College
  • Bikash Bharati Law College

Examinations are held annually during the month of June or July by the university. All the students of the colleges are under its aegis and the direct students of the department itself has to appear for the examination to get promoted to the next level of their studies.

Faculty of Law University of Calcutta Facilities :

Calcutta University provides a number of hostels to accommodate students studying in the University Colleges and also the undergraduate students of the colleges as well as men research scholars / fellows of the University. The Library of the University has the collection of more than ten lakh books as well as volumes of bound Journals, M.Phil. and Ph.D. dissertations, proceedings of conferences, reports, maps, standards, patents, newspapers, manuscripts, microfilms, CD – ROM’s. The University has also established a BCW Cell for providing facilities to the S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. candidates.

Faculty of Law University of Calcutta Courses :

1. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law ( BA LLB )

  • Category : Law
  • Degree : LLB
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 5 Years

Basic Eligibility : XII

2. Master of Law ( LL.M. )

  • Category : Masters in Law
  • Degree : LLM
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

LLM stands for Masters of Law. It is a 2 year course. The minimum eligibility is Bachelor degree preferably in Law. The course covers subjects like Law and Social Transformation in India, Indian Constitutional Law – The New Challenges, Judicial Process, Research Methodology, Dissertation etc.

Basic Eligibility : L.L.B.

3. Doctor of Philosophy in law

  • Category : Doctorate Of Philosophy In Law
  • Degree : Ph.D.
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

Basic Eligibility : Masters Degree

4. Doctor of Law ( LL.D )

  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

Basic Eligibility : PhD

Faculty of Law University of Calcutta Contact Details :

Faculty of Law, University of Kolkata, Kolkata,
51 / 1, Hazra Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India,
Phone No. : 033 – 2475 5801 / 3680 / 81 / 82.
Website : www.caluniv.ac.in/academic/law.htm.

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