The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 (West Bengal Act IX of 1999) adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July, 1999.The University was notified under Clause (f) of Section 2 of the UGC Act, 1956 in August 2004 and has been granted permanent affiliation by the Bar Council of India in July 2005.
The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor of NUJS and is also the Chairman of the General Council, the supreme policy-making body of the University. Professor Dr. P. Ishwara Bhat is the Vice Chancellor of the University. NUJS has also attracted leading academicians, as visiting faculties, from top universities such as University of Sydney, University of London, National University of Singapore, Freiburg University and others. NUJS faculty has been trained in top universities in India and abroad and has been constantly involved in delivering quality teaching and research.
It is an autonomous law university offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is located in the salt lake city of Kolkata. It is considered to be one of the best amongst elite national law schools. The university offers the students a five-year Integrated B.A./B.Sc. LLB(Hons.) degree programme at the undergraduate level and a master of laws at postgraduate level.
Research centres at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata:
Schools in NUJS:
Extra-curricular Activities at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata:
Student Judicial Association (SJA)- It is the students body of the college The SJA has an Executive Council which is constituted by representatives from the various Student Committees of the SJA and an elected Class Representative from each of the five batches of students
SJA Societies at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata:
Legal Aid Society atThe West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata:
Address: The WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Dr Ambedkar Bhavan, 12, LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700098
Telephone: (+91)33-2335 7379/ 0765/ 2806/ 2809/ 2811/ 2812
Fax: (+91)33-2335 7422/ 0511 GRAM: JURAVARSITY
Web Site: http://www.nujs.edu/