Admission Procedure


Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Application for admission to 5 years integrated BA LLB Course

Applications are to be submitted by the  male and female candidate from a recognized Board/Council qualifying H.S. or equivalent (10+2) examination for admission

Eligibility :

The admission to the Bachelor of Laws (B. A. LL. B.) course is done, following strictly the merit list prepared on the basis of the Entrance Examination. Any person passed H.S. (10 + 2 Level) examination with minimum 45% (40% in case of SC, ST and PH) marks in aggregate (taking into consideration best of 4 papers excluding WBCHSE Environmental Science) will be eligible for admission to the B. A. LL. B. Course; the person appearing in the (10 + 2 Level) examination will be allowed to sit for the Entrance Test. But their admission to B. A. LL. B. Course will be subject to the condition of successful completion of (10 + 2 Level) examination at the time of Counselling of the admission.

Application to be made only after inviting application by the Secretary,  FACULTY OF LAW, DEPARTMENT OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
HAZRA CAMPUS 51/1, Hazra Road Kolkata-700019, India

Phone : (+91) (033) 266 4711/12Extn : 551,552 (Office), 560 (Head) FAX : 2461-4849

For any kind of assistance regarding Online application to the University portal, please feel free to contact us to our admission team 9073125443 or email us to

Submission of application Form: Before submission of application form read the instruction carefully and accordingly submit the application form .

Please note Anti Ragging Proforma to be downloaded from the website and  to be submitted to the College office at the time of admission duly filled and signature by the student and parents.

Method of Selection

Selection to be done by the authority of the University of Calcutta on the basis of “CET” Common Entrance Test merit list.

Reservation Policy : Reservation for Sc/ST and physically challenged student as per rule

Cancellation of Studentship

After taking the  admission in the course of study, if any student remain absent from the classes continuously for seven days at a stretch or for a total of Fifteen days (intermittent) during the first one month of her admission to the course of studies without assigning reasons acceptable to the College authority, his / her studentship will be terminated and her name will be automatically struck off the rolls.

B A LLB Admission 2021

June 2024

B.A.LL.B Integrated 5 years Course
Career scope in Law

Law is one of the popular career choices by the in our country for a long time. According to an estimate of the Bar Council, around 1,200 to 1,500 lawyers enroll every year.

Another progressive point to be taken into consideration is that it is yet another male dominated field that has been stormed by women, although it is true that not many practice it.

This is due to several reasons, ranging from working conditions being poor in many district courts to prevailing social conditions. Many women prefer to join legal firms or corporate houses as legal officers, rather than take up practice.

However, the scenario is noticeably changing and more and more women are now proudly occupying seats and proving their worth in the courts.

Moreover there has been Quite a plenty of opportunists after the completion of  LLB. LLB graduates can perform both in State and central government. The aspiring individuals can work as attorney generals, judges, public, prosecutor etc.  They can also grab opportunities at the fields of defence, tax and labour departments. There are also scope in working as legal advisers for various organizations, An LLB graduate can work as legal publisher, law reporter, and litigator details are mentioned hereunder :-

Legal Practitioner / Advocate / Legal Advisor

Lawyers can work as legal counsel and legal advisors for corporate sector, firms, organizations, legal persons, individuals and families. They can work as trustees of various trusts, as teachers, law reporters, company secretaries and so on.  Additional law qualification along with other degrees offers scope for a wide range of employment opportunities. One who desires to become an advocate and practice law as a profession in India must have obtained basic law degree. He/ she should get himself/herself enrolled  with  State Central Bar Council as per provisions contained in the Advocates Act, 1961. Besides, he/she is also required to qualify in the entry test recently introduced by Bar Council of India failing which no one shall be enrolled as an advocate. An application for admission as an advocate shall be made in the prescribed form to the State Bar Council within whose jurisdiction the applicant proposes to practice.

Government Service

Persons possessing requisite qualifications are recruited for Indian legal service against various posts– Legal advisors in Department of Legal Affairs and Legislative Counsel in Legislative Department. These officers can reach the level of Secretary to the Government of India with the passage of time according to their suitability. Likewise, Legislative Counsels are also appointed in official languages Wing of the Legislative Department for Hindi and Regional languages-(Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada ,Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu). At the state  level, too, officers with legal qualifications and professional qualifications are also appointed against similar posts. However, designations may vary from state to state. Besides, Law officers/ Legal advisors are appointed in almost all the ministries/departments/ undertakings of the Govt. of India and State Governments. All these posts are generally filled up by recruitment through UPSC and State Public Service Commissions on regular/ deputation basis. Basic qualification for all these posts is a degree in law, besides a degree in Arts/Science/Commerce etc. and professional experience as per the requirements of each post. In addition to that members of Law Commission, Govt. Advocates, public prosecutors, solicitors, Attorney General, Advocate general, Notaries and Oath Commissioners as also legal secretaries  in assemblies ,staff in higher/lower judiciary/Quasi-Judicial institutions, Judicial members in CAT, Income tax, Sales tax, Excise and other tribunals are also appointed as per rules as and when the vacancies occur. However, fresh Law Graduates are appointed against non-gazetted posts generally equivalent to the post of Assistant in the Secretariat, such as Legal Assistants, Legal/Judicial Translators etc..
They are also recruited as commissioned officers in the legal branches of the Indian Army, Navy and Air force. They conduct courts of enquiry and court martial of erring service personnel as per law.


In the Judiciary, the lowest judicial cadre posts of Magistrate/Munsif or Sub-Judge are filled up by recruitment through public service commissions or otherwise under the supervision of the High Court. Basic qualification for all these posts is  a degree in law(professional) , besides a degree in Arts / Science / Commerce etc. and the age limit  for all these posts is generally 35 years which is relaxable for special categories as per rules. A Magistrate presides over criminal court and a Munsif/Sub-judge deals with civil cases. These officers can become  District and Sessions  Judge  by promotion and can also be elevated to the office of a Judge of the High Court and the Supreme Court subject to their seniority and suitability. Earlier District and Sessions Judges were promoted from those in service/ selected from  amongst the practicing lawyers but now in most of the states they are being recruited through competitive examination conducted by State commissions / High Courts.


Those with good academic record, particularly holding LL.M, Ph.D degrees or published work of a high standard, can take up jobs in any University or Institute offering law courses to students. There is wide scope for visiting professors as private universities are coming up in large number and they prefer such persons because of their eminence and acumen.

Writing/Editing Law Books/Journals/Reports

If one is familiar with the complexities of law and the procedure and is in a position to understand the intricacies of case law and has a flair for writing he/she is fit to be an author of law books / legal commentaries and a proper person to bring out law reports, produce law journals, take up all other journalistic assignments and compile law lexicons.

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