L.J.D. Law College

By Shri Gopal Das, Chairman
Shri Gopal Das,Chairman Situated on the banks of River Hooghly (traditionally called River Ganges), Falta, South 24 Parganas district, is a beautiful town about 50 km away from the city of joy, Kolkata. Being called a 'true river town', where few kilometers to the south of Falta, River Damodar meets River Hooghly and few kilometers to the north, River Rupnarayan meets River Hooghly, Falta also plays host to business visitors as it falls underneath SEZ (unique monetary region). Nested in the heart of this scenic town and designed strategically untouched by the hustle and bustle of city life, the campus of L.J.D. Law College is a perfect landscape for the aspiring lawyers to obtain their degrees while embracing a fruitful campus experience. The campus is spread over 20 acres decorated with finest facilities such as Central Library, well-ventilated classrooms, spacious hostels, canteen and so on.

"Believing ardently in student-centered approach, we are determined to offer our students with exceptional educational opportunities through fostering a positive and conducive environment in the campus," says Shri Gopal Das, Chairman, L.J.D. Law College. A self-financed law college, the institute is affiliated to the University of Calcutta and is duly approved by Bar Council of India. Upholding its objective to provide students an education, which will be an amalgamation of valued tradition and modern outlook, the institute, conducts a five-year full-time B.A. LL.B. course that is covered in ten semesters. As the institute receives numerous applications for admission, the management ensures to select students only on the merit basis, keeping the criteria of applicants having H.S. or equivalent from the recognized Board/ Council with a minimum of 45 percent marks in aggregate and 40 percent marks in case of SC/ST/P.H. candidates.

Comprehending faculty members play a very significant role in molding the lives of the students and showing them the right path to success, the institute has been backed by a proficient bracket of faculty members. "The students are imparted education by eminent and reputed faculty members who possess explicit knowledge in law education and holds highest degrees. Each one of them is passionate about delivering the best quality education to the students and guides them in every step," pinpoints Das.
The faculty members make sure that students are versed in the theories and are able to apply those in practice, emphasizing both the theoretical and practical capabilities of the students. Further, to provide individual attention and assistance on academic and personal problems, the institute has implemented the mentorship system, where mentors are assigned to the students for an hour each appointment. "In fact, our senior students are rendered an exciting opportunity to earn, by becoming a member of this mentoring scheme," shares Das.

Get Firsthand Exposure

"In addition to academic achievements, the recruiters also look for the practical experience of their candidates. Hence, to assure our students are imbibed with necessary skills, we encourage them to gain optimum hands-on training before embarking on their respective careers," opines Das. Enabling the students to stand out among their peers, the institute organizes moot court sessions, debates, and workshops along with boosting the students to undergo industrial training and internship. Das adds, "In the moot court session, the faculty members develop a real-life scenario where the students are motivated to act like real lawyers and learn the different facets of the law profession." Through such activities, the students get a clear idea of where they are heading to and what are the qualities that they have to acquire in order to sustain in the competitive legal job market.

"Enabling the students to stand out among their peers, L.J.D. Law College organizes moot court sessions, debates, and workshops along with boosting the students to undergo industrial training and internship" - Gopal Das

As the Institute assures for a well-rounded development of the students, rather than confining them in the classrooms, students are given room to realize and discover their individual passions. "We understand the value of that five years time that the students spend in our campus. In parallel to education, they are rendered space to devote their time to learning music, sports, concentrate on physical fitness and so on," claims Das. Counted as one of the highly ranked legal undergraduate college in West Bengal, L.J.D. Law College leaves no stone unturned to generate the most skilled law graduates who will be able to fill the manpower crunch that the country is facing today.

"Our ultimate goal is to focus on developing global competencies by inculcating essential values in the students and allowing them to think innovative. This will let them contribute effectively to the society at large and eventually evolve as responsible global citizens," shares Das. Raising the standard of legal education in the country, L.J.D. Law College in a very short span of time
has been able to create a niche for itself through adopting modern teaching techniques, maintaining quality and handing over robust training to the future lawyers.

Hostel Facility

Giving a 'home away from home' experience to the students, the institute offers suitable accommodation facility. A secure and well-located space, the hostel of the institute is a significant highlight for students who aspire to study in a safe, decent and lively environment. Students can choose their room among the double and triple sharing option along with getting access to the strategically designed cafeteria. Categorized into Boys and Girls zone, the institute has taken ample safety measures through allotting 24 hours network security staffs and CCTV surveillance. The premise of the institute is also kept secure by not allowing any strangers except the students and staff members.

Shri Gopal Das, Chairman

Having vast experience in the field of education, Shri Gopal Das is the founder member of the L.J.D. Educational Group and currently holding the position of Chairman at L.J.D. Law College-Falta. He is also the Chairman of Maritime Education Training & Research Institute (METRI) under the Management of METRI Educational Trust, where he conducts various type of Maritime based training programmes. Under his guidance, METRI has reached sky highs during the 11 years of its existence.