West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) LLB and LLM Admissions 2020: Courses, Application Process, Placement

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), established in 1999, is an autonomous law university offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is in Salt Lake City of Kolkata. It has permanent affiliation from the Bar Council of India. In Its relatively short existence, NUJS has firmly established itself as one of the premier National Law Schools and top-ranking centres of legal education in India.

In 2009 Outlook ranked NUJS as the 2nd best law school in India. In 2008, in a ranking conducted jointly by the Wall Street Journal and Mint, NUJS was rated as the 3rd best law school in India, with the best "pedagogic systems and process" amongst all law schools in the country. The students of NUJS have excelled in almost every field. They have proven their mettle in various areas such as Moot Courts, Debates, and Essay Writing.

The University invites applications for admission to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate law programmes for the academic year. The programmes offered are BA/B.Sc. LLB Programme which will be for a duration of 5 years, and the LLM Programme which will be for a duration of one year. Check NUJS Admission

The admission to both the programmes will be based on the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes respectively, both to be held in May.

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How To Apply

For both courses:

For Registration to CLAT

Step 1: You should register yourself on the CLAT official website.

Step 2: You must then fill your personal, academics and other details as mentioned in the form.

Step 3: You are required to upload the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • recent passport size photograph (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) in JPG format
  • signature of JPG format within 100kb of size
  • Latest Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
  • Certificate of impairment for Specially Abled Persons (SAP) and Declaration by the Scribe in the prescribed format
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

Step 4: CLAT Application fees: You must make the payment of application form fees of Rs. 4000 for General Category and Rs. 3500 for Reserved Category online through Debit/ Credit Card.

Step 5: You should then finally “Submit” your Application Form online only. This completes your registration process.


You should have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (10+2) system or an examination equivalent thereto securing in the first attempt, at minimum of 45% marks in aggregate for general category and 40% marks in the case of SC / ST category and persons with disability.

Age: You should be less than 21 years of age.


For LLB :

CategoryQuota (All India)Domicile (WB)
General Category744
Scheduled Caste132
Scheduled Tribe71
Foreign Nationals40

For LLM:

General Category31
Scheduled Caste6
Scheduled Tribe3
Foreign Nationals2

Admission Process

You will be selected on merit, based on the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT).

The Test will be consisting of objective type questions of a standard expected of 10+2 students and will be of 2 hours’ duration. The test will have 200 questions of one mark each, and hence, will carry a maximum of 200 marks. There will be negative marking, with 0.25 marks being deducted for every incorrect answer. The test will cover the following subjects with their respective distribution of marks:

English including Comprehension40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs50
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)20
Legal Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning40

If more than one candidate gets the same rank in the merit list, the order of priority for the selection of the candidate against the available vacancies will be strictly based on the percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying examination.

*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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