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Faculty of Law – Banaras Hindu University

The Banaras Hindu University is the largest residential institution in Asia, spread across 1300 acres of land; it offers quality education all in one campus, in almost all the branches of learning. The Banaras Hindu University is spread over 4000 acres in two campuses have 4 institutes, 15 faculties, 140 teaching departments, 4 interdisciplinary schools teaches Technology, Ayurveda, Agriculture, Management, Languages, Mountaineering, Visual arts etc. The Banaras Hindu University is ranked among the best universities of India in the field of research. Today, the university is known for its state-of-art campus, environment, standard academic facilities, values and culture. In a survey conducted by India Today, BHU ranked No- 1 University in India.

Varanasi is easily accessible from all parts of the country very well connected by road, rail and air, the City offers convenient and comfortable travelling options to and from other cities of India.-

Academic Programmes


Bachelor of Law LL B (Hons)
For the purpose of LL.B. (Hons) (Three Year/ Six Semester ) Course admission, the Banaras Hindu University conducts Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET), during 3rd /4th week of May every year. Admissions are made according to merit in the UET, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats.

ELIGIBILITY: B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com./Shastri (at least 10+2+3 pattern) securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) mark sheet. OR any other Degree under at least 10+2+3 pattern recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of admission to LL.B. Course securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate considering all the subjects in the three years (aggregate being calculated as mentioned above).

Master of Law (LLM)
For the purpose of admissions in three different kinds of LL.M. Courses, Banaras Hindu University conducts one Postgraduate Entrance Tests (PET) during May / June in every year. Admissions are made according to merit of the PET subject to the choice given by candidates, and fulfilling the eligibility requirements and availability of seats in respective courses. Three kinds of LL.M. courses are as under:

This course is also known as LL.M. (General) because within the University this course comes under the category of ‘General Course’ and it is a non self financing course).

ELIGIBILITY: Applicant who has successfully completed 3-Year LL.B. / is appearing in Sixth Semester of 3-Year LL.B. after Graduation under at least 10+2+3 pattern or successfully completed 5 year LL.B / is appearing in Tenth Semester of 5 year LL.B. under 10+2+5 pattern recognised by the Bar Council of India securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in LL. B. Degree.
Doctorate in Law (Full Time)
Ph D

Banaras Hindu University conducts Common Research Entrance Tests (CRET) during March / July in every year. Admissions are made according to merit of the CRET, and fulfilling the eligibility requirements and availability of seats in the Faculty. Candidates qualified NET / JRF are exempted from CRET.
One Year Post Graduate Diploma Courses (Part- Time)
ELIGIBILITY: For all diploma courses running in the Faculty an applicant shall have Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University or equivalent degree from a Foreign University. Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.

Library


The Law School has a library rich in books and journals. It possesses more than eighty thousand (80000) books including more than 135 national and International Research Journals. Latest issues of the journals are regularly displayed on the display rack kept in the Reading Hall of the Library.

Contact


Faculty of Law,
Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi, (U.P.) -221005
Ph.: 91+0542+2307631, 2369018, 6701896
Email: dean.lawschool.bhu@gmail.com
Fax: 0542-2669018

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