Course : Integrated BA LLB Programme
Institute/university : University of Calcutta
The Court of Directors of the East India Company sent a despatch in July, 1854 to the Governor-General of India in Council, suggesting the establishment of the Universities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay. In pursuance of that despatch, the University of Calcutta was founded on JANUARY 24, 1857. The University adopted in the first instance, the pattern of the University of London and gradually introduced modifications in its constitution.
Integrated BA LLB Programme
The Faculty/Department has six affiliated Law Colleges imparting 5 Years B. A. LL. B. Course. The Department including two other affiliated Law Colleges (Jogesh Chandra Chaudhury Law College and South Calcutta Law College) also imparts B. A. LL. B (Honours) Course. Besides, the Department imparts 2 Years LL. M. Course as well as Ph. D. Programme. The Department also provides Post-Doctoral research (LL.D.) facilities in appropriate cases. The Department of Law, University of Calcutta is in present position since 1983. Following are the existing academic faculty of the Faculty of Law/ Department of Law, University of Calcutta: Prior to 1983, the Department of Law was known as the University College of Law which was established in January 1909. The first step towards the establishment of what Asutosh Mookerjee described in his Convocation Address of 1914 as “the new University of Calcutta”, was taken when under his leadership the Senate of the University decided to establish the University College of Law. The services of the University College of Law to the University and the country are not always realized. It is estimated that it contributed in diverse ways, to the University.
- Passed 10+2 or its equivalent from the Board recognized by the University of Calcutta in the year 2016-2018 (for General); 2014-2018 (for SC/ST) and 2011-2018 (for PWD) only.
- 10+2 Level Marks obtained from the Board recognized by the University of Calcutta.
- General: At least 45% marks in best four subjects (Excluding Environmental Studies of WBCHSE) SC/ST/Person with Disability (Disability 40% or more): At least 40% marks in best four subjects (Excluding Environmental Studies of WBCHSE)
- Candidate passed 10+2 from the Board other than WBCHSE, ISC, CBSE and Rabindra Mukto Vidyalay must be obtained “EQUIVALANCE CERTIFICATE” from the office of the Registrar, (Equivalence Section) University of Calcutta, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073 by a written application in plain paper with relevant photo copy of 10+2 Mark Sheet.
- Certificate will be required at the time of Admission. It will be safe to obtain the certificate before online application submission.
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