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12, LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700098

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Mahesh Menon

Added on: Aug 08, 2019

One of the top law schools in India

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS or NUJS) is an autonomous law university established in 1999, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is in Salt Lake City of Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

The university offers a five-year integrated B.A./BSc. LLB (Hons.) degree programme at the undergraduate level and a Master of Laws (LLM) programme at the postgraduate level. Admission to the former programme is through the Common Law Admission Test, a highly competitive, nationwide common entrance examination, held jointly by fourteen of the seventeen national law schools. NUJS also offers MPhil, PhD and diploma in business laws and other programs. It also offers a number of online courses that attract students from 17 countries across the world so far.


Mahesh Menon

I completed my undergraduate law degree from Cochin and for about two and a half years I practiced constitutional and administrative law at the High Court of Kerala. Following my post-graduate education in human rights law at NLSIU Bangalore, I worked at the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization and was also visiting faculty at NLSIU Bangalore. Currently I teach research methods, procedure and human rights courses at WBNUJS Kolkata. My research interests are in human rights, in particular the rights of vulnerable groups