FAQ

What is the criteria for admission to the 5 year Law Course? Is there any entrance test?

Admission to the LL.B. course is purely on the basis of Entrance Exams conducted by the Directorate of Higher Education, West Bengal.

What is the difference between the 5 Years (B.A. LL.B) & 3 Years Course (LL.B)?

The 5 Year Course is designed for students who have cleared their 12th Board examination and wish to pursue law as a profession. The 5 Years are divided into 2 years of Pre-Law, followed by 3 years LL.B. The course has a total of 10 semesters and the degree conferred at the end of 5 years is B.A. (Bachelor of Arts), LL.B.

The 3 Year Course is only for students who have completed their graduation (For eg. BA, BCom, BSc, etc.) from any recognized University. It is 6 semester LL.B. program.

Do the cut-off percentages for different streams (i.e. Science, Commerce, Arts) vary?

Yes. Since, the number of seats for each stream is fixed, the cut-off percentage for Science, Commerce & Arts streams vary on the basis of applications received.

When will the admission forms for the 5years Law Course be available?

The admission form for the five year law college will be available from the college website. However, the admission process will begin only after the declaration of (10+2) results(Tentatively towards the beginning of June).

What other activities does SDLC have apart from the regular course?

SDLC arranges various law seminars, moot courts, workshops, debates, elocution and guest
lectures by eminent personalities in the law field.

Can a person obtaining a degree from University of Calcutta practice all over India?

Yes, a person obtaining a law degree from University of Calcutta can practice all over India.