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The West Bengal Judicial Academy is temporarily running from Bijan Bhawan, HA-334, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata- 700097. The regular Academy Campus is located on about five (5) acres of land at Rajarhat, which is under construction.

The Academy became functional from December, 2005.

Location and Facilities

The Academy temporarily being run from Bijan Bhawan in Salt Lake, Kolkata, is presently using nine Flats in the said building out of which five are used for Hostels for Trainee Officers.  The Training Courses held in the Academy are residential, and the total number of Trainees' accommodation happens to be thirty.  The Academy Office is located on the Second Floor, while the Lecture Room / Class Room is situated on the Sixth Floor.  The Library is also situated in another Flat of the Sixth Floor.  The Mess and Dining Hall are located on the Fourth Floor.  In the Office Flat on Second Floor, there is also a Computer Room.

 This apart, there is a newly built Conference Hall situated on the Ground Floor in the Southern side.

Training Imparted

Academy has arranged for Induction Level Training for newly Recruited Judicial Officers since its inauguration.  The Induction Level Training is imparted not only to Junior Level Officers in the Grade of Civil Judge (Junior Division) / Judicial Magistrate but also to the Seniors in the rank of District Judge (Entry Level).  This apart, Orientation and Refresher Courses for in-service Officers at various levels are also held from time to time.  In addition, short term Module Specific Courses and Seminars are held in the Academy.  The services of some of the best and eminent Resource Persons including Hon’ble Judges and Experts in various Fields like Medicine, Forensic Sciences, Social Sciences, Management and Law have been utilized for Training the Officers.  The in-house Faculty / Directors also act as Resource Persons with special focus on Court Specific Practical Orientation as well as Order and Judgment Writing Exercises.  Training in Yoga for Physical fitness as well as Stress Management is also imparted on a daily basis through qualified Yoga Instructors. 


Source: Official Website of WBJA, Last Updated on 19-06-2017

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