Overview

NUJS campus is located in the Salt Lake city of Kolkata overlooking the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass. The campus is well connected to the railway stations in Kolkata, the Kolkata airport and other well-known destinations in Kolkata such as Park Street and Victoria Memorial. The NUJS campus is spread over an area of five acres of land comprising of an academic block, the halls of residence and a few flats for the faculties. The campus also has a guest house and a gymnasium for the students and the staff and faculties of NUJS. The latest addition to the NUJS infrastructure is its own auditorium. NUJS has built its own auditorium, on campus, with all modern facilities. The last convocation of NUJS was held in the new auditorium in February 2009. The academic block of the campus has the NUJS library; two fully air conditioned conference rooms; two huge lecture theatres; offices of the Vice Chancellor and the Registrar; offices of the faculty members and staff; LL.B and LL.M classrooms; and a canteen. NUJS provides several facilities to its students and faculties and is continuously striving to improve upon many of the existing facilities and add new facilities. NUJS students have access to computer and internet services in the library along with photocopying and printing services. Students and faculties have access to major legal databases such as HeinOnline, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, Manupatra and other databases. The University is working towards getting other databases as well to boost its research infrastructure. Each faculty member of NUJS has an independent desk/work station, access to a personal computer/laptop and internet facilities in their respective offices. The faculty members also have adequate storage space and access to other desk services such as printing and intercom services in their offices. These facilities would get a major boost once the entire networking of the campus is completed, a process which is already underway with the help of ERNET.


Hostels

NUJS provides separate halls of residence for boys and girls. Both the halls of residence, put together, can accommodate up to 500 students. The halls of residence have mess facilities as well, which is managed by a mess committee comprising of students. The halls of residence also have a common dining area with a television and other sporting facilities. The Registrar of the University is the Chief Warden of the Halls of Residence followed by a resident Warden in charge. Apart from this, the boy’s hall of residence has two resident Wardens and the girl’s hall of residence has one resident Warden. The Wardens are responsible for the day to day matters related to discipline in the hostel along with other issues such as room allocation. All the housekeeping, construction and building/room maintenance work in the Halls of Residence is managed by the Campus Supervisor of NUJS.


Library

The University Central Library occupies a central location commanding a spectacular view of the quadrangle and hostels. The reading room is spread over 758 sq. metres of floorspace, providing 400 seats. As of 2009, the Library has a collection of over 14000 titles and more than 5000 volumes of bound periodicals as well a sizeable collection of electronic materials in CD-ROMs and legal databases providing online access via major legal platforms including SCC, Grand Jurix, Heinonline, Westalw, Lexis Nexis, and Manupatra online. The NUJS library has also acquired complete sets of Public Law, Law Quarterly Review, yearbook of Commercial Arbitration, Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal and Antitrust Law Journal. As an integral component of the academic programs, the Library supports the University's teaching and research. From the humble initiatives on 1 June, 2000, there has been rapid growth in the collection at par with the giant strides the university took in the last nine years of its existence. Currently the library subscribes to 124 journals including top-notch international publications - Journal of World Trade, American Journal of International Law, International Legal Materials, Economist & Time to name a few. The library archives hold the complete set of All England Law Reports from 1558 to date, All India Reports 1920 onwards, Fleet Street Reports, US Supreme Court Reports and other equally noteworthy collections. It has also been enriched by donations from renowned personalities and organizations, the most significant being the invaluable manuscripts and commentary on the Constitution of India of Late Justice Durgadas Basu. Internet access is available in the library on 21 machines and the library is wi-fi enabled allowing students and faculties to access the net and online databases subscribed to by the University from their own laptops. In addition to the central library, there are specialized collections held at the various schools and Centres of studies open to access by students. The library holds institutional membership with the British Council and the American Information Resource Center, enabling students to access their collections and databases. Tertiary facilities like photocopying, printing and internet facilities are available within the library. Read More on the Library.


IT Services

INSTITUTION FREQUENTLY UPDATES ITS IT FACILITIES INCLUDING WIFI.

IT Facilities

The Campus Wide Network of WBNUJS, Kolkata is a state-of-the-art network connecting its Academic Building Zone 1, Academic Building zone 2 , Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel and Staff Quarter thorough single mode Optical Fiber Cable with 9-micron core and 125 micron cladding. OFC Across the campus is tested OK over 1310 nm laser with OTDR. The network is on three tier architecture of Core- Distribution-Access level with a star topology. All distribution levels are connected with core through OFC and all access levels are connected with distribution through 23/24 AWG UTP. UTP across the campus are tested OK for 250-500 MHz, with the Network analyzer. The Core switch and 4 nos. distribution switches are modular chassis based switch and 43 nos. Access switches are stand alone 24 port managed switch with 2 additional gig ports. The L3 operation will be implemented on Core and Distribution level and L2 operation are on access level switches.

Regarding Server side implementation, there are implementation of NMS Server, AV Server, DNS server, Local Proxy Server and Cache server.

On top of these it is proposed to have Deployment and Configuration of Radius Server, UMS (University Management System) software, Mail Server and Internal Web Server in running network.

IT Service Management

The IT services are managed through Central Server Room established in the University , the following IT services are managed:
i. Network Security Firewall.
ii. Juniper router by NKN
iii. CCTV Surveillance System for different area/departments of the university.
iv. IBM and HP Servers for camps wide network.
v. Polycom Video Conferencing System for virtual classes and other conferencing events of the university.

Information Security

For information security the University is using Juniper Firewall at its premises. To avoid outside threat all the necessary modules such as Anti Malware, Anti-Spam, Web and Application Filter and Intrusion Prevention System are installed at Gateway level.

Risk Management

All IT equipment’s have power backup and the University has installed both online & offline UPS. The University has also installed Anti-Virus at server level and all the user (staff computers) update the anti-virus from the server. All the software are regularly updated to the latest version. All the servers installed in the university are secured with the password.

WIFI Facility

There are 42 nos. 802.11b/g wireless radio zone across Academic building, especially at Conference room, class room, auditorium, library, corridors, and at dining halls at hostels. These access points are centrally controlled by a controller. This entire network carefully designed with the options in mind of redundancy, up gradation, flexibility, scalability, and ease of user.

Digital Projection System

The University has successfully implemented the celling mounted digital projection systems for 12 nos. of class rooms, completed on 24.03.2017.

1 no. of projector for the university auditorium & 1 no. of wall mounted fully interactive projector for seminar hall, completed on 31.03.2017.

Composite Digital Lectern System

The university has implemented composite digital lecterns for enhancing the smart class room facility equipped with High end CPU, Collar Microphone, Cordless Microphone, Goose Neck Microphone, Document Visualizer, Wireless media pad, External Speaker, Amplifier, Mixer and Content (excl. audio) recording in P.C for 12 nos. of class rooms and 1no. for the seminar hall, completed on 31.03.2017.

CCTV Surveillance System

Implementation of CCTV surveillance systems has successfully completed for all the class rooms and 3 nos. of seminar halls integrated with 32 nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera and connected with a 32 channel 4K NVR centralized controlled from vice chancellor Office. Completed on. 31.03.2017. And for implementation of surveillance system for registrar office and front office integrated with 9 Nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera, connected with a 16 channel NVR centralized controlled from registrar’s Office. Respectively Completed on 31.03.2017 and 31.05.2017 The University also having existing CCTV surveillance system for campus, integrated with 8 Nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera, connected with a 8 channel NVR centralized controlled from security helpdesk.

Software Asset Management System

To meet future challenges the university is implementing ERP solution and file tracking system for e-governance, Document management, work flow management, University Management System, Personnel Advance Management System, Examination System Automation System including end-to-end solution for all examination related activities' such as, generation of hall tickets, examination scheduling and management, fee management, result preparation, publishing of results on Internet, and degree printing will be included. In addition the placement process, hostel management and alumni interface will be adopted.

STUDENT – COMPUTER RATIO

Number of Students : Number of Computers
Desktop Computers 3:34 [81 plus computers for 850 students]
Laptop /Tab 1:1 (Each student is required to have a own Laptop/Tab).

AVAILALE BANDWIDTH OF INTERNET CONNECTION IN THE INSTITUTION

( 1 GBPS Leased Line )

The University is having 1 GBPS Internet connectivity for entire campus through BSNL under NMEICT project. With the implementation of this mission, the WBNUJS has become a part of National Knowledge Network (NKN). The complete University area is equipped to offer Internet connectivity through a wireless network for students and staff, who bring their own portable computers with wireless capability. To reduce the paper work, the University is also providing Intranet Facilities for the students through which they can see the latest notices and read online e-books on their computer even when they are sitting in the hostels. 24x7 internet connectivity with 1GBPS (1:1) from NKN through BSNL is provided using optical fiber backbone covering departments, student hostels and residential areas. Wired & wireless internet connectivity is available in the campus.

Facilities for E-content development such as Media Centre, Recording facility, Lecture Capturing System

Names of the e-content development facilities:
A) Composite digital lecterns having exclusive audio recording facility for capturing lectures.
B) University video conferencing system uses for various types of virtual classes and campus recruitments.
C) University some time hires third party video recording systems to record the lectures & events.
D) University uses own YouTube channel for upload videos, for various type of lectures & university events.

Medical Services

The University has the provision for on-campus medical consultation. A Doctor is available for consultation on Campus thrice a week. In addition, the University has an arrangement with Columbia Asia Hospital, a hospital situated within a distance of one kilometre from the Campus, for special ambulance facility and discount for University students.

Timings:
Counseling The University has instituted steps for providing psychological counseling and psychiatric services to students to help them cope with personal problems so that they can successfully achieve their educational goals. License Professional is available on campus for consultation for students.

Other Facilities

The NUJS campus also includes a bank, a canteen, state-of the-art kitchens at the hostels, laundromat, health care, sports facilities including a gym and various other recreational facilities.