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The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS or NUJS) is a National Law School located in Kolkata, India. It is commonly known as NLU Kolkata. NUJS admission 2023 will begin soon after the declaration of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2023 results. The CLAT 2023 exam will be held on Dec 18, 2022.
NLU Kolkata was established under the WBNUJS Act 1999 and is affiliated with the Bar Council of India. NUJS is considered one of the best elite national law schools offering various courses at the UG and PG levels. NUJS UG courses include a five-year integrated BA/B.Sc LLB (Hons.) programme and NUJS PG courses include LLM and M.Sc. The university also offers certificate and research programmes. NUJS admission to LLB Integrated and LLM programmes are based on CLAT. Whereas admission to other NUJS courses is based on eligibility criteria, entrance tests and personal interviews conducted by the university itself. NUJS Kolkata has been ranked 5th under the law category with a score of 70.72 by the NIRF India ranking 2022.
The main campus of the university is located in Salt lake, Kolkata. Spread over five acres of land, the NUJS campus infrastructure includes an auditorium, gym, library, conference rooms, lecture rooms, hostel and many other facilities. NUJS has divided itself into various centres of study that you can go through below.
|Centre for Regulatory Studies, Governance and Public Policy (CRSGPP)|
|Centre for Child Rights (CCR)|
|Justice Radha Binod Pal Centre for Critical Legal Studies (JRBPCCLS)|
|Centre for Law, Literature and Popular Culture (CLLPC)|
|Centre for Labour Laws and Livelihood (CLLL)|
|Centre for Entertainment and Media Laws (CEML)|
|Centre for Research and Studies in Land, Mining and Real Estate Laws (CRSLMR)|
|Centre for Law and Technology (CLT)|
|Centre for Competition Laws (CCL)|
|Centre for Sports Law and Policy (CSLP)|
|Centre for Politics, Law and International Relations (CPLI)|
|Centre for Financial and Regulatory Governance Studies (CFRGS)|
|Centre for Aviation and Space Laws (CASL)|
|THE WBNUJS Centre for Arbitration (WBNUJSCA)|
|Centre for Disability Rights and Equal Opportunities (CDREO)|
|Centre For Health Laws & Policy|
|Centre for Studies in Legal History|
|Centre for Criminal Law, Criminology and Victimology (CCLCV)|
|Centre for Law and Social Justice|
|Centre for Studies & Research in Forensic Science (CSRFS)|
|Establishment year | Ownership Type||1999 | Public|
|Campus size||500 acres|
|No. of departments||20|
|NIRF ranking (2022)||5 (Law)|
|No. of courses offered||300+ courses across 18 streams|
|Entrance exam||CLAT, NUJS Entrance Test|
|Types of scholarships||Merit-based|
NUJS courses include 6 UG, PG, Certificate, PhD and LLD programmes related to juridical science. These programmes are offered with various specialisations and electives. NUJS PG courses include LLM and M.Sc programmes. The duration of the LLM programme is one year and M.Sc is two years. NUJS Silchar UG courses include two five-year integrated programmes, BA LLB and B.Sc LLB. NUJS Courses are recognised by UGC and accredited by relevant authorities. You can check the NUJS fees and courses along with the eligibility criteria required for admission in the table below.
The table below shows the course list, eligibility criteria and NUJS Kolkata fees
|Course||Total Fees||Eligibility Criteria|
|BA LLB||Rs 1,9 Lakh (1st Sem)||Class 12|
|M.Sc in Forensic Science||Rs 2,81,000||B.Sc (pass/Hons./integrated) with chemistry/biochemistry/biotechnology/microbiology/computer science or any equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST candidate).|
|PhD||Rs 50,000 (annually)||LLM or any master's degree with at least 55% marks. (50% for reserved category)|
|LLD||Rs 50,000 (annually)||PhD degree in Law|
|Certificate||Rs 10,000||Graduation (candidates in the last year of graduation are also eligible).|
NUJS offers admission to LLB (integrated) and LLM programmes through CLAT. NUJS admission to these courses will begin in 2023 after the declaration of CLAT 2023 results. The Consortium of National Law Universities has released the exam date of CLAT 2023 that you can find in the table below.
NUJS Admission 2023: Important Dates
|CLAT 2023 exam date||Dec 18, 2022|
NUJS admission to other programmes such as M.Sc, PhD and LLD are based on the eligibility criteria set by the university and the entrance examination. The university conducts its own entrance exam for these programmes that includes a written test and a personal interview. NUJS admission dates 2023 for these courses will be updated soon.
Students will have to visit the official website of the Consortium of NLUs to apply for NUJS UG admission to LLB (integrated) programme and LLM programme. To apply for NUJS PG admission and admission to PhD, LLD and certificate programmes, they can follow the steps below.
Step 1: Visit the official website of NUJS Kolkata.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Admission - 2022-23’ button under the Admission menu.
Step 3: Now download the NUJS application form for the desired programme.
Step 4: Pay the NUJS application fees.
Step 5: Submit the hard copy of the application form with proof of payment in the office of Registrar of WBNUJS.
The Consortium of National Law Universities has released the NUJS CLAT cutoff 2022 through merit lists of seat allocation. NUJS cut-off is released in the form of opening and closing marks for different categories. Selection to NUJS LLB (integrated) and LLM programme is based on qualifying for the NLU Kolkata CLAT cut-off. Interested candidates can check NUJS Kolkata cut off for LLB (integrated) in the table below.
NUJS has maintained its ranking at the top throughout the years in NIRF India ranking. It is considered one of the most highly-ranked law colleges in India and has been ranked by many popular organisations such as India Today. You can check the NUJS ranking by various agencies in the table below.
NUJS placement cell is known as campus recruitment committee (CRC) that coordinates for internship and recruitment opportunities. CRC includes 9 elected student members that perform various functions from inviting recruiters to helping and training students. Overall it takes care of the NUJS placement process. CRC of 2019 has reported the highest number of placements across all the NLUs.
|No. of offers Made||119|
|No. of students placed||90|
NLU Kolkata offers various scholarship schemes to help its students financially. NUJS scholarships include schemes offered through government and private agencies. WBNUJS scholarship schemes are based on merit, category and other parameters. You can go through the NUJS scholarships below.
NUJS campus is located in the hub of Salt Lake City in Kolkata. The entire campus is wifi enabled and well-surrounded. NUJS facilities include a library, hostel, auditorium, canteen sports and medical facilities. NUJS sports facilities include a recreation room for indoor games such as table tennis, chess and carrom, a fully equipped gym and a playground for outdoor sports. You can go through the NUJS campus infrastructure and facilities in detail below.
Library - NUJS has a large central library with a seating capacity of 400 people. It has a collection of more than 30,000 books, journals, ebooks and archives. The NUJS library is a participating member of INFLIBNET’s UGC-INFONET consortium whereby it regularly contributes to SHODHGANGA and SHODHGANGOTRI. It is also a member of the national digital library of India (NDLI) since 2018.
Hostel - The university has two hostels: boys and girls. In addition to that, one two-storied residential flat has also been made available for the student. NUJS hostel facilities include security, dual elevators, room cleaning, hot and cold water for bathing, microwaves and water coolers on every floor, a television in the common area, medicare, courier and internet services.
Gym - The gymnasium is part of NUJS campus facilities. It is fully equipped with cables, pulleys benches, dumbbells, treadmills, punching bags and a music system.
Sports - WBNUJS sports facilities are numerous and diverse. The university has a fully equipped and air-conditioned recreation room for billiards, table tennis, table football chess and carrom. Since the Sports Authority of India (SAI) facilities are right next to the campus, the NUJS sports committee collaborates with SAI to avail its playgrounds and training centres, sometimes including the Salt Lake Stadium, for its students. Additionally, the lawn quadrangle in the academic block and a basketball setup in front of the hostel is available for play and casual sporting practice.
Canteen - The university has an extremely well-functioning mess managed by the student body. The servings include breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner.
Medicare - The in-house doctor is available for consultation on campus. Trained psychologists and student counsellors are also available for counselling sessions and consultations during the weekends.
Wifi - The entire NLU Kolkata campus has high-speed wifi connectivity for the ease of students and faculty.
IT Infrastructure - The university has an excellent IT Infrastructure facility for the students. WBNUJS campus is equipped with CCTV surveillance, IT service and, risk management systems. The university has facilities for e-content development such as a media centre, recording facility and lecture capturing system.
Below are the contact details of various offices of NUJS Kolkata.
|Particulars||Contact No. and Email|
|Vice Chancellor: Extn: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Registrar: Extn: email@example.com|
Controller Of Examination:
|Accounts Office: Extn: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Office: Extn: email@example.com|
|Hostel Office: Extn: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Information Officer: Extn: 1250||informationofficer @nujs.edu|
|Library: Extn: email@example.com|
|Enquiry: Extn: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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