LAW SCHOOL REVIEW: AMITY LAW SCHOOL, KOLKATA
Updated: Jun 9
· Brief introduction:-
The Amity Group's presence in Kolkata began at the end of 2009 with Amity Global Business School (Salt Lake, Sector V), which offered management degrees under Amity University. In 2015, the state legislature of West Bengal passed the Amity University Act, 2014 (West Bengal Act, XXIV of 2014) to enable the establishment of the university in Kadampukur, Action Area - III of New Town. The university was established on 6 January and classes commenced on 31 August 2015. It is the eighth university to be established by the Amity Education Group, which also established Amity University, Mumbai in 2014.
· Location :-
The college is located at Newtown, Kolkata
· Official website:-
The university is widely known for having one of the world's most expensive campuses. It has many classrooms that are centrally air-conditioned and has many laboratories for conducting experiments. The Central Building (known as the Leaf Structure) is centrally air-conditioned and has hi-tech security. It consists of a library block (the second-largest library in Kolkata after the National Library of India),an auditorium block, a cafeteria block and an atrium that is used for many events.
The Academic Block which consists of three wings comprises more than 100 classrooms spread across its institutes. It has the university's common seminar hall and is next to the sports field and basketball court. A new 22 Storey Tower is coming up which will be an addition to the academic building and will feature more than 200 classrooms, research labs and other amenities room. It will be ready by 2020.An All New Sport Complex is also coming up which will feature a Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts and Indoor Sport Room. It will also be ready by 2020.The University also possess a 13 Storey Hostel Block which provide Residential Living to Boys and Girls separately.
· Academics and Faculties :-
The entire academics are controlled by separate Amity Board which is a private board under Amity Group of Education. There are around 50+ faculties at our Law Department.
· Administration and fee structure:-
Over here fees are really high and it increases as we progress to new semester. The administration over here is very strict and around 200+ security people are there who look after the entire campus day and night.
We have around 3 cafeteria and Cafe Coffee Day store. Around 50+ food items are there and all are pure- veg. No non- veg food is allowed.
· Student culture and activities :-
Most of the students over here come from outside Kolkata and some even come from outside India so as to complete their degree. We have a scholarship system in which students scoring high percentage at their board exams attain scholarships. We have inter department games and also college fests every year in the month of March.
Since this college was formed in the year 2015, no placements have taken place till now.
· Best thing :-
The best thing about our college is that all students over here are really friendly and faculties are really helpful. Also we have great infrastructure along with many facilities which makes our college life quite enjoyable.
· Worst thing :-
The worst part is fees is really high and also duration of the classes is really long ( 9.15 am-5.30 pm).
AMITY UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA