• A degree in Law from any University or Institution affiliated to any University recognized by the State Government or the Central Government;

  • Enrollment as an advocate in the roll of Bar Council of any State or Union Territory in India on the date of advertisement for the examination;

  • Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali).

Age Limit

  • Not less than 23 years and not more than 35 years on the date of advertisement for the examination.

  • Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST candidates of West Bengal, by 3 years for BC (Non Creamy Layer) candidates of West Bengal and up to 45 years of age for Persons with Disabilities having physical disability of 40% and above and by 2 years for candidates who have been in Government service for at least two years.