BA LLB

  • Passed 10+2 or its equivalent from the Board recognized by the University of Calcutta in the year 2015 - 2017 (for General); 2013 - 2017 (for SC/ST) and 2010 - 2017(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.

First Semester

  • Paper I : English –I
  • Paper II : Political Science-I
  • Paper III : Sociology-I
  • Paper IV : General Principles of Contract
  • Paper V : Family Law- I

Second Semester

  • Paper I : English –II
  • Paper II : Political Science-II
  • Paper III : Sociology-II
  • Paper IV : Special Contract
  • Paper V : Family Law- II

Third Semester

  • Paper I : Political Science-III
  • Paper II : Sociology-III
  • Paper III : Economics-I
  • Paper IV : Legal Method
  • Paper V : Law of Torts including Motor Vehicles Accident & Consumer Protection Laws

Fourth Semester

  • Paper I : Political Science-IV
  • Paper II : Economics-II
  • Paper III : Constitutional Law -I
  • Paper IV : Law of Crimes-I (The Indian Penal Code)
  • Paper V : Land Laws including Ceiling and other Local Laws

Fifth Semester

  • Paper I : Political Science- V
  • Paper II : Economics-III
  • Paper III : Constitutional Law -II
  • Paper IV : Administrative Law
  • Paper V : Property Law

Sixth Semester

  • Paper I : Political Science- VI
  • Paper II : Law of Crimes- II (The Criminal Procedure Code)
  • Paper III : Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act
  • Paper IV : Law of Copyright
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Seventh Semester

  • Paper I : Jurisprudence
  • Paper II : Public International Law
  • Paper III : Banking Law
  • Paper IV : Law of Evidence

Eighth Semester

  • Paper I : Human Rights Law and Practice
  • Paper II : Interpretation of Statutes and Principles of Legislation
  • Paper III : Environmental Law
  • Paper IV : Labour and Industrial Laws-I

Ninth Semester

  • Paper I : Company Law
  • Paper II : Information Technology Law
  • Paper III : Labour and Industrial Laws-II
  • Paper IV : Taxation Law

Tenth Semester

  • Paper I : Practical Training-I
  • Paper II : Practical Training-II
  • Paper III : Practical Training-III
  • Paper IV : Practical Training-IV

Yours Position as a Legal Professional - An Overview

The B.A.LL.B. Course will make you a law graduate but not a lawyer. Law College teaches some fundamental basics but in no way it can introduce you to the diversity in the legal profession. A law degree is only presumptive evidence of a person’s fitness for the practice of law. Legal practice herein used indicates practice in the professional realm of law, as envisaged in the Indian Advocates Act, 1961

B.A.LL.B (5 Years) IN THE REALM OF LEGAL PRACTICE ADVOCATES The Indian Advocates Act, 1961, recognises only one generic term ‘Advocate’ – authoritative legal professionals in the country. Advocates are the only recognized class of persons entitled to practice Law Judicial services The department of Legal Affairs in the Union Ministry of Law and justice has provided for the Indian Legal Service (see lawmin.nic.in) for its internal convenience. This is an All India Service, with candidates being recruited through UPSC on the grounds of their experience in the legal profession. The posts covered under the Indian Legal Service are Law Officers, Legal Assistants, Deputy Legal Advisors and Legal Advisors.
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LPO legal process outsourcing
SOLICITORS A solicitor generally advises the Government on legal matters and submits a statement of important cases to the Attorney General of India for his opinion or appearance in the Supreme Court, as necessary
LEGAL PROFESSIONALS PRIVATE SECTORS Most large companies need in house legal counsels, and require professionals to advice on important decisions, besides the drafting of agreements and undertaking. The eligibility criteria, working conditions and pay scales vary from company to company but most do require a fair degree of experience in this profession.
COMPANY SECRETARY LEGAL In addition to basic qualifications a company secretary might ordinarily possess a Law degree, companies do prefer Law graduates.
PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS (PSUs) The public sector undertaking (PRO) or state owned corporations require very dynamic legal professionals to handle their day to day legal matters including tackling of the in house affairs and court cases.
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS The Government departments, corporate bodies, etc., have their in house legal sections. The Law Officers, Law Assistants in these departments or institutions perform the duty of drafting, representing in Courts, etc.
LEGAL EDITORS The Law books publishing companies, the publishers of Law Journals and Court Journals require the legal editors for editorial works etc.
LEGAL CONSULTANTS Legal consultants occupy very important position in the country. They help in consultancy on legal matters to individuals and companies, corporations or government agencies etc.
EXTERNAL TO THE REALM OF LEGAL PRACTICE ACADEMIA A master’s degree is a must to teacher in Law subjects in the realm of academics. Moments in academia can be quite demanding as a lot of study and academic preparedness is required.
CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN LAW Those with a flair for writing could well think of becoming legal correspondents. This writing could well mature into writing legal texts and research articles alternatively, it could mean a career in creative writing, ala John Grisham or a ‘desi’ Perry Mason (Stanley Gardner). Inserting head notes for law journals and books could be an alternative profession.
CIVIL SERVICES A background in Law would prove advantageous in tackling administrative and legal situations in the Civil Services. In addition to this, Law is a good option for both the preliminary as well as the main examinations. Alternatively, they could also attempt judicial services examination and be positioned as Magistrates.
LEAGAL MANAGEMENT GROUP (Previously was part of Personnel Management) The Public Sector Undertakings and Private Sector Undertakings and multinationals (MNCs) seek the experts who are qualified from IIM’s Legal Management Group. They help in various ways of legal matters of these organizations.
JUDGE - ADVOCATE GENERAL (An Army Official) The Military Departments appoint the Judge Advocate Generals. They deal with the cases within these departments.