For the academic year 2023-2024, the University of Calcutta has released admission details for its 5-year B.A.LL.B. program. Explore the comprehensive information provided below.
University of Calcutta B.A.LL.B. Admission Process 2023:
The University of Calcutta is pleased to announce the admission notice for the 2023-2024 academic session for its prestigious 5-year B.A.LL.B. program. This program is offered in collaboration with several esteemed institutions, providing aspiring law students with a comprehensive legal education. The admission process for these institutions is now open, and interested candidates can apply online through the official website www.caluniv.ac.in.
Steps for Filling University of Calcutta B.A.LL.B. Online Application 2023:
- Register on the official website www.caluniv.ac.in.
- Fill in personal information, including family details and academic history.
- Select your preferred colleges.
- Upload a recent passport-sized photograph and signature.
- Verify and submit your application.
- Please note that no hard copy of the application form needs to be submitted.
List of Institutions Offering B.A.LL.B. Program with Number of Seats:
- Department of Law, University of Calcutta (Hazra Campus) – Number of seats: 120
- Surendranath Law College, Sealdah (https://snlawcollege.ac.in/) – Number of seats: 180
- Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College (www.jcclawcollege.in) – Number of seats: 120
- South Calcutta Law College (www.southcalcuttalawcollege.com) – Number of seats: 120
- Bikash Bharati Law College (Self-financed), Aamtala, Jayrampur, N.D.Road, South-24 Parganas (www.bblc.co.in) – Number of seats: 120
- Rabindra Siksha Sammilani Law College (Self-financed), Petua, Subhasgram, South-24 Parganas (www.r3scollege.org) – Number of seats: 120
- Jyotirmoy School of Law (Self-financed), Sonarpur, South-24 Parganas (www.jsl.org.in) – Number of seats: 120
- Shyambazar Law College (Self-financed) (www.shyambazarlawcollege.com) – Number of seats: 120
- George School of Law (Self-financed), Konnagar, Hooghly (www.georgecollege.org) – Number of seats: 120
- Sureswar Dutta Law College (Self-financed), Mourigram, Howrah (www.sdlawcollege.com) – Number of seats: 120
- Heritage Law College (Self-financed), Anandapur, Chowbaga Road, Kolkata (www.hlc.edu.in) – Number of seats: 180
- Kolkata Police Law Institute (Self-financed), Alipore Body Guard Lines, Kolkata (http://kplawinstitute.edu.in/) – Number of seats: 60 (80% of seats reserved for eligible wards of Kolkata Police/Ex Kolkata Police/WB Police/Ex WB Police)
- L. J. D. Law College (Self-financed), Falta Nainan Road, PO – Sahararhat, Vill Punnya, PS-Falta 24 Parganas (South) (http://ljdlawcollege.org/) and Nepalgunge – Number of seats: 240
- A.R. Law College (Self-financed), Knowledge City, Hayat Nagar, Rajarhat Diamond Harbour Road, 24 Parganas (South) (https://arlawcollege.in) – Number of seats: 120
To be eligible for admission to the 5-year B.A.LL.B. program, candidates must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent from a board recognized by the University of Calcutta. The minimum marks required for eligibility are as follows:
- General Category: At least 45% marks in the best four subjects (excluding Environmental Studies of WBCHSE).
- SC/ST/OBC/Person with Disability (Disability 40% or more): At least 40% marks in the best four subjects (excluding Environmental Studies of WBCHSE).
Candidates who have passed 10+2 from a board other than WBCHSE, ISC, CBSE, Rabindra Mukto Vidyalaya, and NIOS must obtain an “Equivalence Certificate” from the office of the Registrar, Equivalence Section, University of Calcutta, Kolkata-700073, by submitting a written application along with a relevant photocopy of the 10+2 Mark Sheet. This certificate will be required at the time of admission, so it is advisable to obtain it before submitting the online application.
Foreign nationals with the last qualification eligibility degree from a foreign board must apply in writing, mentioning all previous degrees, mark sheets, certificates, and syllabus of the last qualifying examination eligibility degree. After preliminary verification, they may be called for an interview. If they qualify for the interview, the equivalence certificate will be issued. Foreign nationals with the last qualifying eligibility degree from Indian universities/boards can also apply in the same manner as other Indian candidates.
- General Category: Rs. 500/-
- SC/ST/PWD/OBC-A/OBC-B/Person with Disability: Rs. 250/-
Marks and application fee relaxations, as well as seat reservations, are applicable for SC/ST/OBC/Person with Disability applicants who have a valid certificate from the competent authority of the Government of West Bengal. Similarly, marks and fee relaxations, as well as seat reservations, apply to PWD applicants with a valid certificate showing a disability of 40% or more from the competent authority.
Important Dates For University of Calcutta B.A.LL.B. Admission 2023:
- Online Form Submission: July 5, 2023, to July 26, 2023
- Application Fees Payment (Through Bill Desk): July 5, 2023, to July 26, 2023
- Form Correction/College Option Change, if any: July 31, 2023, to August 3, 2023
- Online Admit Card Download: July 15, 2023, to July 29, 2023
- Entrance Test (Last week of July 2023): The date will be notified later
- Entrance Test Overall Merit List and Category-wise Seat Capacity: Will be notified later
- E-Counselling: 1st Phase, 2nd Phase, 3rd Phase – Will be notified later
- Offline Counselling and Mop-up Phase / 4th Phase: The date and venue will be notified later
- Online Admission Slip Download: After each phase of E-Counselling
- Admission: Dates will be notified later (except holidays)
- Any changes regarding the dates of E-Counselling and admission will be notified only on the official website.
In conclusion, the University of Calcutta’s B.A.LL.B. program for the academic session 2023-2024 offers aspiring law students a chance to embark on a rewarding legal education journey. With a range of institutions collaborating with the University, candidates have the opportunity to choose the best fit for their legal studies. Make sure to adhere to the eligibility criteria and key dates mentioned above and submit your online application to secure your place in this prestigious program. For more details, visit the official website of the university that is “https://www.caluniv.ac.in/“.