Calcutta University LLM Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Process, Result

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The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata, West Bengal, established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university. Within India it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the UGC and the NAAC.

There are seven Nobel laureates associated with this university including Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen.It has the highest number of students who have cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts. The university is recognized as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It was also ranked 2nd by the India Today Top India Universities of 2012, 2013 and 2014.

University of Calcutta offers LLM Programme through two colleges: Department of Law, C.U.  and Jogesh Chandra Chaudhury Law College. The duration of course is three years.

The University invites applications for admission to the programmes. Last date to fill out application form is November 22. The admission to the LLM Programme will be on the basis of the Entrance Test conducted by the University. The Applications for LLM Programme can be downloaded online or obtained from the website.

The entrance test will be conducted on November 24 (1 – 2:30 pm).

Check University of Calcutta Admission


You should have passed your B.A. L.L.B (Hons.) / B.A. L.L.B. / L.L.B (Hons.) / L.L.B. examination from this university or from other university recognized by the University of Calcutta.

Admission Process

Selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in the Entrance Test conducted by the University.

The written test will carry a total of 100 marks, 60 marks will be for MCQs and the remaining 40 marks will comprise of subjective questions.
The exam will be conducted at the Department of Law, 51/1, Hazra Road, Kolkata- 700019.

50% of seats in the First Year will be reserved for B.A. LL.B (Hons.) students of the Calcutta University.

Merit List and Final List will be published on the university’s website. Candidates will be called for counseling as per their rank on the merit list.

The candidates must produce the following documents at the time of counseling:

  • Original Admit Card of LL.M. Entrance Exam
  • Original admit cards and mark-sheets of B.A.LL.B/LL.B
  • Category certificate

Photocopies of all the above-mentioned documents.

INR 2000 will be collected as caution money from each candidate during the time of counseling, the amount will be adjusted by the institution at the time of admission.

How To Apply

One can download and print the Application Form from the University’s official website.

  • Mention the Roll No. of the previous qualifying examination.
  • One must fill the form with the required personal and educational details.
  • Affix a recent passport size colored photograph in the space provided.
  • Sign the declaration.

Application Fee: You must pay the Application Fee of INR 400 (Non-refundable) for General Category and INR 200 (Non-refundable) for SC / ST / Physically Challenged category.

You must then send the duly signed Application Form along with the required enclosures to the following address:

University Cash Counter
(Hazra Campus)
Calcutta University


50% of the total number of seats in the 1st year shall be reserved for B.A. L.L.B (Hons.). candidates of this university. Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates will be as per University rules.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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