Admission Procedure

B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Degree - Admission Procedure

B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Degree - Admission Procedure


A candidate for admission to the B.A.LL.B.(Honours) must have –

(a) Passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) or an equivalent examinations securing in aggregate not less than 45% (General Category) or 40% (SC/ST and OBC Category) of the total marks. Those who will be passing their Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examinations this year can go through the selection process and seek provisional admission.

(b) Not completed 20 years of age as on 1st July or as shall be prescribed by the Bar Council Of India for that academic session. In case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category a relaxation of two years in age shall be admissible as per the Bar Council of India rules, 2008. In exceptional and deserving cases the upper age limit may be relaxed by the Director at Kolkata.

Number of Seats and Reservation

The total number of seats available for B.A.LL.B.(Honours) degree programme shall ordinarily be 120 (One Hundred Twenty) divided into two sections. The number of seats available under management quota shall not be more than 10% of the total available seats.

Prospectus and Application Forms

Prospectus and Application Forms can be obtained by hand on payment of Rs. 350 (Rupees Three Hundred fifty only) in cash or by a demand draft drawn in favour of S. K. Acharya Institute of Law payable at Kalyani, from -


SKAIL Admission Cell,
S. K. Acharya Institute of Law,
Kalyani University Campus,
Kalyani, Nadia District, West Bengal, Pin – 741235

Phones : 08902 674310 – 95644 33322 – 091635 76060 – 033 25809895

E-mail :

Application form can be downloaded from the SKAIL website : and the same can be submitted along with a demand draft of Rs.350 (Rupees Three Hundred Fifty only) to be drawn in favour of S. K. Acharya Institute of Law payable at Kalyani.

Submission of Application Form

Duly filled in Application Form along with enclosures should be personally delivered or sent to -

The Teacher-in-Charge,

S. K. Acharya Institute of Law,
Kalyani University Campus,
Kalyani, Nadia District, West Bengal, Pin -741 235.

Attested Photostat copies of the following documents should be enclosed with the Application Form -

  • 1. Mark sheet of the Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination. Candidates who have appeared at the above examination and who are awaiting their results by current year can submit their Application Form. However, they must state the fact in the prescribed column in the Application Form.
  • 2. Proof of Age – Birth Certificate or Admit Card/School Certificate mentioning the date of Birth.
  • 3. SC/ST/OBC Certificate – In case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category.
  • 4. Recent Passport size colour photographs – One pasted on the Application Form and two extra copies along with the Application Form.

Admission Procedure

Admissions to the B.A.LL.B.(Honours) Degree Programme shall be on the basis of marks as obtained in the preceding examination i.e. 10 + 2 examination as held under the State Board or Central Board or internationally recognized 12th standard examination. However since seats are limited to 120 only divided into two sections, therefore, admission shall be strictly according to marks on first cum basis. The candidates after being selected shall be informed personally by telephone / letter / fax / e-mail. The selected candidates shall be required to present themselves for counseling at SKAIL campus, Kalyani on the date to be informed. The object of counselling is to enable the faculty to assess and evaluate the candidates’ suitability for the programme. The candidates are required to bring all certificates in original at the time of counseling for verification. Thereafter, the students will then be given admission on their payment of the course fees and other fees. However, counseling can also be conducted at our administrative head office located in 2, church lane, 1st floor, Room No. 101A, Oswal Chambers, Kolkata – 700001 (beside Indian Overseas Bank), where Administrative head shall be available to meet all queries on prior appointment. For appointment mail at or call on +91 9564433322.

Admission can also be taken on provisional basis just after the completion of 12th standard examination which shall be confirmed on production of the final mark sheet as obtained from the State or Central Board. If there are any vacant seats after completion of the admission process, the candidates in the waiting list shall be informed about it, strictly in order of their position in the waiting list, to present themselves for counseling on a subsequent date.


The fees for the B.A.LL.B (Honors) degree programme for each academic year shall be Rs. 30,000.00 (Rupees Thirty Thousand) only i.e. Rs. 15,000.00 per semester excluding examination fees and other fees payable to the University. Additionally security deposit of Rs.10,000 (Rupees ten thousand) shall be paid, out of which Rs.5000 will be refunded at the end of the course.

However an additional 10% of the total course fees for 5 years shall be payable to the university by the students at the time of admission as university registration fee with effect from academic session 2010 – 11. Further, an examination fees of Rupees one thousand (Rs. 1000/-) per semester shall be payable to SKAIL before filling up of examination forms, without which students may be debarred from appearing the University Semester examinations. This shall be effected from academic session 2014-2015.

The fee shall be paid at a time at the beginning of each academic session. However, the students with the permission of the registrar, SKAIL on furnishing reasonable ground may pay the fees in three installments within 90 days from the date of payment of 1st installment, the 1st Installment is payable at the beginning of each semester. If the fee is not paid within a week after the commencement of the semester, it shall be collected with late fee Rs. 10 per day from the beginning of the semester. This shall be applicable till the end of 30 days from the beginning of the semester. If a student fails to pay fee within the prescribed period of 30 days from commencement of the semester, his name shall be removed from the rolls and he/she be re-admitted only on payment of re-admission fee of Rs. 1000 and a satisfactory report of progress and conduct from the Faculty Committee.

Assistance in availing Educational/Study Loan

SKAIL will provide assistance to students, who need educational/study loans for pursuing their studies at SKAIL, in availing educational/study loans from HDFC Bank or any other bank or financial institution. The educational/study loan will be provided by the bank/financial institution to the students as per the terms and conditions of the concerned banks.

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