School of Law

School of Law

The School of law of Sister Nivedita University is entirely focused on imparting legal education to the students covering all branches of law. This school deserves its strength and ethos from the qualified and dedicated faculty. The institution has the unique and proud privilege of intimate association with prominent legal professionals as Visiting Faculties. Lectures, workshops and discussions are part of the activities of the School of law along with simulation exercises such as moot court exercises, debates, research writing, mentored seminars and drafting workshops which help in strengthening the confidence of the students and make them industry-ready. This school of law fulfills its objectives of training not just with the assistance of the finest of the legal practitioners but also by nurturing professionals and thinkers in every sphere of society.

VISION :
To turn out of its portals legally competent human resource excelling both in academics and values.
To produce students who would become true legal professionals and who would contribute to the profession, community and the nation as first class citizens.
To make the students leaders in their chosen profession with a sense of commitment, social responsibility, and high moral values.

MISSION :
To provide the youth with the best opportunities and environment for higher education and enable them to attain the highest levels of academic excellence.
To enable students to develop themselves as intellectually alive, morally upright, socially responsible citizens with a positive attitude, ever ready for continuous personal and professional growth.
To inculcate a sense of true professionalism among the students and make them self-reliant.
To foster a close working relationship between the academia, judiciary, legal professionals and the Government for the betterment of the society.

ACADEMICS:
Teaching method : Teaching - learning process ensures that students acquire knowledge in the respective fields thoroughly. The Faculty Members not only keep the students abreast of the recent developments in the legal world but also involve them in research based learning.
Problem solving, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Research Writing, Case study, Active and Experimental learning, Court Visit and innovative mechanisms using the latest technological tools are used in the teaching learning process.
The School of Law at SNU strives to inculcate in every student a sense of responsibility towards society and respect for human life besides developing in them the highest standard of professional behaviour and personal integrity.

CoursesYearsSemesterEligibility CriteriaMarks Required
B.Com LLB (Hons)510Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Stream: Any Stream)50%
BA LLB (Hons.)510Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Stream: Any Stream)As per BCI norms
BBA LLB (Hons.)510Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Stream: Any Stream)As per BCI norms
LL.M (with Specialization in Business and Corporate Laws, International Law and Criminal Laws)24Passed LLB or equivalentAs per BCI norms
LLB36Passed/Appeared in any 3 Years UG courseAs per BCI norms
Ph.D in Law (Full Time)
Ph.D in Law (Part Time)
DR. DEBASHREE MUKHERJEE

Head of Department

B.Sc.(H), LL.M., Ph. D. (Law)

Email: debashree.m@snuniv.ac.in


Experience:
Teaching experience: over 18 yrs.; Practicing experience: over 6 yrs. (Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta and State Administrative Tribunal) Debashree Mukherjee has completed her Ph.D. in Law from the University of Burdwan. She has been awarded Gold Medals at both PG and UG levels. and is the recipient of the Saroj Mazumdar Medal by the University for her consistent academic performance. She has over eighteen years of teaching experience at both UG and PG levels and six years of experience in practicing at the Hon’ble High Court at Kolkata and at the West Bengal State Administrative Tribunal. She has published over twenty articles in edited volumes and various Law Journals and edited books on various aspects of Law. Her research interest areas include Environmental Law, Human Rights, International Law and International Relations.

ANANYA CHATTERJEE

Assistant Professor

Email: ananya.c@snuniv.ac.in


LL.M from Calcutta University (Hazra Campus) with 1ST class B.A LL.B (Hons.) from S.K Acharya Institute of law (University of Kalyani) with 1st class Six years of teaching experience as an Assistant Prof. of Law at different colleges/universities. From past 1 year working as an academic counsellor of admission team (Dept. of Law) at Sister Nivedita University. 1 year experience in court practice Presented paper in various International and national seminars, conferences etc. 3 publications in recognized journals on labour law, environmental law, & Constitution of India Engaged with an NGO called ‘Karmakutir’ for the development of women and underprivileged children.

SOMANJANA DUTTA CHATTAKHANDI

Assistant Professor

Email: somanjana.dc@snuniv.ac.in


Qualified State Eligibility Test LL.M from Department of LAW (Hazra Campus) University of Calcutta with 1st Class. 1st Class 1st in B.A LL.B (Hons.) from S.K Acharya Institute of Law, University of Kalyani 6 years of teaching experience and 1 year working experience in LPO 3 Publications in recognized Journals

RINA S. KUMAR

Assistant Professor

Email: rina.sk@snuniv.ac.in


LLM, Pune University.

P.G. Dip in PM&IR, Annamalai University.

LLB, Mumbai University.

B Com. Mumbai University.

Practiced as Advocate for 7 years in Jharkhand High Court,

Served as a Lecturer (fulltime) for 3 years at Department of Commerce, SIES College of Arts,

Science and Commerce, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. Also worked at the department of Management

Studies and Financial Marketing as visiting lecturer in the same institution.

Dr. Susmita Dhar

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. degree from Burdwan University and LL.M from University of Calcutta.

Email: susmita.d@snuniv.ac.in


Dr. Susmita Dhar has been awarded her Ph.D. degree from Burdwan University and her LL.M from University of Calcutta. Graduating from Hooghly Mohsin College, she has an experience of 6 Years in teaching and 8 years of Practicing experience at the Calcutta High Court in Criminal and Writ jurisdiction. She has been a State Funded Research Fellow of Burdwan University. She has Published 17 Articles in various journal and edited books. She Participated in 27 National and International seminars and conferences as paper presenter. Her research interest areas include IPR, environmental law, Corporate governance, Company Law.

SURJA KANTA BALADHIKARI

Assistant Professor

B.A. LL.B (Hons), LL.M, PGDHR Human Rights, Diploma Cyber Law, Ph.D.(pursuing)

Email: surja.kb@snuniv.ac.in


After completing B.A. LLB (H) in 2013 from University of Calcutta, he joined litigation in the High Court of Calcutta and the District courts in West Bengal. Thereafter while doing LL.M from WBNUJS, Kolkata he was engaged as a 'field investigator' in a project titled ‘assessment of the juvenile justice system in West Bengal’ to assess the implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act. After completing LL.M in 2015 he joined as a ‘research assistant’ in a project titled 'judicial trends in cyber law with special reference to West Bengal' involving implementation of the Information Technology Act in the State of West Bengal. Subsequently he joined a research Centre established by Govt. of West Bengal at WBNUJS, Kolkata in 2016 dealing with various research areas on public policy such as Right to Information, Executive Magistrate, Bengal Excise.

He also published several articles, book chapters in national journals and books of repute including UGC Care, presented papers in national and international seminars and have also participated in several workshops, training programs and seminars.

He has also taught as Guest Lecturer in Law at Surendranath Law College in 2017, Assistant Professor of Law at Amity University, Kolkata in 2018-19 and as Guest Faculty at WBNUJS, Kolkata.

At present he is an Assistant Professor of Law at Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata and is pursuing his Ph.D. in Law from NLSIU, Bengaluru on the topic 'Access to justice with special reference to victims of crime in the Indian legal system’ – an empirical study.

Ms. Ankita Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

graduation from Calcutta University & post graduation from Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law, IIT Kharagpur with academic distinction.

Email: ankita.c@snuniv.ac.in


Ms. Ankita Chakraborty is pursuing her PhD on “Enforcement of Sex Trafficking Laws in India-Towards Justice for Victims” from the Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law, IIT Kharagpur (India). She has successfully completed her graduation from Calcutta University & post graduation from Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law, IIT Kharagpur with academic distinction. Prior to this, she has worked as an Assistant Professor in Haldia Law College and as a social activist & researcher in SANLAAP, India (a non-governmental organization). She is a passionate researcher and has worked with the victims of sexual violence & trafficking for a considerable period of time. She has enhanced her research skills by taking part in diverse National and International conferences, seminars & workshops. She holds a good number of National & International publications in her field of expertise. She has been quoted by the National Geographic Magazine in their story on Stolen Lives: The Harrowing Story of Two Girls Sold into Sexual Slavery for her doctoral work on 29 th September, 2020.

Dr. Ishraz Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Law from Sikkim Central University. (A recipient of UGC fellowship)

Email: ishraz.a@snuniv.ac.in


She is Ph.D. in Law from Sikkim Central University. (A recipient of UGC fellowship).
She cleared her UGC NET and West Bengal SET in 2020.
She did her LL.M. from the WB National University of Juridical Sciences with specialization in International and Comparative law and passed in first class.
She did her B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) from Department of Law, University of Calcutta and passed in first class.
She has published one book and many research papers in national and international journals.
She has participated and presented papers in numerous national and international seminars and conferences.
She has worked as Research Associate in the Project Team of State of Sikkim as part of a National level Research Project on ‘Police System in India’ undertaken by Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy and Training (MILAT) and Thomson Reuters in 2020-2021.
Her areas of interest include human rights, international law, jurisprudence and family laws.

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CoursesFee During Admission (Including 1st Semester Fee / 1st installment for annual scheme)Fee 2nd semester / 2nd installment onwardsProgram Fees Total
B.Com LLB (Hons)7240036400400000
BA LLB (Hons.)7240036400400000
BBA LLB (Hons.)7240036400400000
LL.M (with Specialization in Business and Corporate Laws, International Law and Criminal Laws)7700041000200000
LLB6820032200229200
Ph.D in Law (Full Time)7500055000350000
Ph.D in Law (Part Time)5500035000230000

 

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School of Law

The University has an effective and interactive Placement and Internship Cell composed of experienced and trained professionals who assist the School to liaison with the corporate world and train the students to make them industry ready confident aspirants. Assistance in obtaining internship opportunities at organizations of repute is also one of the key areas of concern.