• The WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

    Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan 12, LB Block, Sector III,
    P.O. Bidhan Nagar Sai Complex, Salt Lake City (T),
    North 24 Parganas (Dist.), West Bengal - 700 098, India

Type of College

Public - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition





The WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

About The WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Established in July 1999, WB National University of Juridical Sciences is also known as WBNUJS or NUJS, Kolkata. It was established under the West Bengal Act IX of 1999 (WBNUJS Act, 1999) which was adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July 1999. With the government of West Bengal, the Bar Council of India established WB National University of Juridical Sciences. WBNUJS is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956.

In the early days, in the year 2000, classes were conducted at Aranya Bhavan. This is where the Environment Ministry of the government of West Bengal is situated. The students of the first batch lived in government flats.

In August 2004, the University was notified under Clause (f) of Section 2 of the UGC Act, 1956. In July 2005, the Bar Council of India granted permanent affiliation to WBNUJS.

The WB National University of Juridical Sciences, the Gujarat National Law University, and the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, are the only law schools that have the Chief Justice of India as the law school's Chancellor. India Today has ranked WB National University of Juridical Sciences third amongst all the law colleges in the country.

WB National University of Juridical Sciences offers an LL.M. degree (1 year), B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degree (5 years) and an LL.B. programme (3 years). The law school also conducts diploma, postgraduate diploma, Ph.D., M.Phil. and add-on certificate courses. Online courses are also conducted and students from seventeen countries across the world are pursuing these courses.

For getting admission to the WB National University of Juridical Sciences, students have to register with the university. Eligibility is based on the admission criteria and the percentage marks specified by the university. After meeting these standards, students have to clear the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), held at the national level.


  • WB National University of Juridical Sciences aims at advancing and spreading knowledge and learning of legal processes and law and their duty in the nation's progress; make them productive devices of social development; enhance the qualities of a research scholar and make him aware of his responsibilities so that he can become skilful when it comes to law reforms, legal service, legislation, advocacy, etc.; and to encourage the interdisciplinary study of law with reference to technology, development, management and international cooperation
  • The University has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The University has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The University has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The University has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The University has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The University has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The University has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The University has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law (Honors) Full Time 5 Years 10+2
Master of Laws Full Time 1 Year LLB / As Per CLAT Rule
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Law Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Arts in Business Law Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy Full Time 1 Year / 2 Years Bachelor's degree
Additional Courses
Streams Duration Eligibility
Professional Courses:    
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)    
Diploma & PGD Courses:    
Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws 1 Year 10+2
Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, International Law and Strategic Studies (PGDIRILSS) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law (PGDIPRL) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Laws (PGDBL) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Air and Space Law (PGDASL) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Consumer Law (PGDCL) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Healthcare and Medical Laws (PGDPHML) 1 Year Graduaton
Post Graduate Diploma in Nuclear Law (PGDNL) 1 Year Graduaton
Certificate Programs:    
Certificate Course in Securities Law (An NUJS-NISM Collaboration)    
Certificate Course in Consumer Law    
Executive Program in Sexual Harassment Prevention and Workplace Diversity    
Rights-Based Campaigning Developing Strategy, Forging Solidarity    
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Moot Court
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • Suggestion Box
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training





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