Dr. R. K. Barua Law College, Dibrugarh

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COLLEGE NAME: Dr. R. K. Barua Law College, Dibrugarh


The Rohini Kanta Barua Law College was established in the year 1976 as an outcome of a public meeting of the citizens of Dibrugarh held on 20/06/1976 with Shri Pramode Kumar Das, B.L. in the chair as 'Dibrugarh Law College' with the objective 'to create a new avenue at Dibrugarh for imparting legal education'. The College is situated in the heart of the Dibrugarh town and is permanently affiliated to Dibrugarh University and approved by the Bar Council of India , New Delhi. The College has permanent affiliation of the Dibrugarh University and approval from the Bar council of India, New Delhi. On 04/02/1994, the Dibrugarh Law College was renamed as 'Dr.Rohini Kanta Barua Law College' as late Muktalata Barua wife of Dr. Rohini Kanta Barua, a well known name in scientific research of high order and academic excellence donated the land and building (present administrative wing) to the College to commemorate the illustrious name of her husband. Since then, Dr.Rohini Kanta Barua Law College has not looked back and has developed the facilities for students one after another as per requirement of the Bar Council of India. Dr. R.K.B. Law College offers a rich environment for studying law and prepares students to enter into legal profession. The result of the college in LL.B Examinations conducted by the Dibrugarh University have been uniformly good. Quite a good number of students passing out of this College are doing well in different Bars of the state, Judiciary and also in other fields.





Admission to LL.B 1st semester class is open to the candidates who have a bachelor degree from the Dibrugarh University, or any other university, institution, recognized by the Dibrugarh University to be equivalent, with at least 45% marks in major or aggregate. Relaxations up to 5% of total marks in respect of SC/ST candidates and up to 3% in case of OBC/MOBC candidates are allowed as per norms of the Bar Council of India. However the applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation/ post graduation through open universities system directly without having any basic qualifications for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in law courses. Moreover, the minimum qualifying marks as mentioned above, shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into the college, but only shall entitle the candidates if fulfill other institutional criteria notified by the college at the time of the admission.

Age limit for admission

The Bar Council of India has not imposed any age restriction for pursuing the LL.B degree.

Admission Procedure

Admission to the LL.B course is based on merit at the qualifying examination. Intending students are required to submit the filled up application form along with the requisite documents on or before the date as notified by the College from time to time. After verification of documents and payment of fees on the account of the College at State Bank of India, Dibrugarh Branch located at Thana Charali, their provisional admission will be confirmed. The student is required to deposit the counterfoil of deposit slip in the College Office to get Admission Receipt from the College. The admission confirmed by the institution are subject to approval of the Dibrugarh University.

To promote cashless economy the College accepts admission and other fee through electronic modes only. The fee for admission is inclusive of admission fee, tuition fee, library fee etc. payable in single installment per anuum at the time of admission.

Reservation Seats

Schedule Caste: 7%

Schedule Tribes (Plains): 10%

Schedule Tribes (Hills): 5%

OBC & MOBC: 15%

Cancellation of Seats

A Student may forfeit his seat under the following circumstance:

  • A student shall forfeit the seat if she/he fails to attend classes without valid ground and permission of the authority for consecutive 15 days from the date of commencement of the classes.
  • The name of the student shall also be struck of the rolls if she/ he is admitted to an equivalent course under any other college/institution affiliated to Dibrugarh University during the Academic session in which she/he is admitted to this College.

Admission into Next Year

Students will be required to enroll themselves in the next year classes within 15 days after the completion of their end-semester examination.

Examination and evaluation

The scheme of examination shall be of two parts. There will be written End Semester examinations of 80 marks of 3 hour duration out of total 100 marks, as per the Academic Calendar of the University or as notified by the University from time to time. Remaining 20 marks will be for Internal Assessment to be conducted as follows :

  • First Sessional Examination = 5 marks
  • Second Sessional Examination = 5 marks
  • Group Discussion/ Seminar/Home Assignment = 5 marks.
  • Viva-Voce Examination = 5 marks

There shall be no provision for repeat/betterment in the sessional examination. However, if a student misses any sessional examination for unavoidable reasons, then the concerned teacher may conduct a special examination of his/her subject at her/his own discretion considering the genuineness for absence.

Students shall have to compulsorily attend internal assessments, otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear in the End-Semester examination.

Eligibility for end semester examination

A student shall be allowed to appear in the End Semester Examination if he/she has attended minimum of 75% of the classes held in the semester concerned including the tutorials, moot court exercises, practical training etc. The attendance status of a student in a particular semester shall be calculated on average basis. They should also have to appear all the components of internal assessments.