Regulations

Regulation Governing three years LL.B course with Semester System of examination of Ranchi University

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    1. Title and commencement

    (a)    These regulations shall be called the regulation governing the three year Bachelor degree in law (LL.B) with Semester System of examination.

    (b)   These regulations shall come into force from the academic session 2001-2002 of the LL.B. Part-I.

    1. Eligibility for admission and pattern of selection

    A graduate of a University or who possess such academic qualifications which are considered equivalent to graduate degree  of a University by the Bar Council of India who has obtained minimum 40% marks in Bachelor degree in any faculty is eligible to appear in the Entrance Test for admission in LL.B. Part-I. Relaxation of 5% of marks may be granted in favour of scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes students in qualifying examination for entrance examination. The programme for the admission test be published by 15th of April, the Entrance Test be conducted by 3rd Sunday of May and the result of Entrance Test be published by the end of 31st  May every year and the classes will be commence from 1st July.

    1. Duration of the Programme

    The duration of course, shall be of three academic years divided into Six Semesters and styled as LL.B Part-Ist, IInd & IIIrd and also Ist, IInd, IIIrd, IVth, Vth and VIth semester. To clear Part_I student has to pass University exam of Ist and IInd Semester, to clear Part-II student has to pass University exam of IIIrd and IVth semester and to clear LL.B. Part-IIIrd student has to pass Vth and VIth semesters including aggregate of pass marks in all the previous semesters. However a student is not prohibited to take admission in LL.B. Part-IInd or IIIrd without passing the University exam of Ist and IInd semester and/or without passing IIIrd and IVth semester.

    1. Medium

    The medium of instruction and examination shall be English/Hindi.

    1. Subjects of Study

    (Each paper shall carry 50 Marks including internal assessment of 10 Marks)
    (LL.B. Part-I)
    Semester-I

    1. Jurisprudence
    2. Contract – I
    3. Contract –II
    4. Family Law – I (Hindu Law)
    5. Family Law – II (Mohmmaden Law)
    6. Law of Crimes
    7. Constitutional Law
    8. Legal Writing (Including General English)
    9. Human Rights & International Law

    (LL.B. Part-I)

    Semester – II

    1. Jurisprudence
    2. Contract – I
    3. Contract –II
    4. Family Law – I (Hindu Law)
    5. Family Law – II (Mohmmaden Law)
    6. Law of Crimes
    7. Constitutional Law
    8. Legal Writing (Including General English)
    9. Human Rights & International Law


     

    (LL.B. Part –II)

    Semester – III

    Each theory paper shall carry 50 marks including 10 marks of internal assessment. The practical paper shall carry 100 marks.

    1. Theory Papers:
      1. Environmental Law
      2. Land Laws (including Ceiling & Local Laws)
      3. Criminal Procedure Code (including Juvenile Justice Act & Probation of Offenders Act.)
      4. Property Law (including Transfer of Property Act & Easement Act)
      5. Administrative Law.
      6. Company Law.
      7. Legal History
    1. Practical Paper:
    1. Practical Training – I (Professional Ethics, Accountancy for lawyers and Bar Bench relations)

(a)    Written Examination                                 –                       50 – marks

(b)   Practical Training & Field Work               –                       30 – marks

(c)    Viva-Voce                                                 –                       20 – marks

(LL.B. Part –II)

Semester – IV

Each theory paper shall carry 50 marks including 10 marks of internal assessment. The practical paper shall carry 100 marks.

  1. Theory Papers:
    1. Environmental Law
    2. Land Laws (including Ceiling & Local Laws)
    3. Criminal Procedure Code (including Juvenile Justice Act & Probation of Offenders Act.)
    4. Property Law (including Transfer of Property Act & Easement Act)
    5. Administrative Law.
    6. Company Law.
    7. Legal History
  2. Practical Paper:
    1. Practical Training – II (Public interest lawyering Legal Aid and Para Legal Services)

(a)    Written Examination                                 –                       50 – marks

(b)   Practical Training & Field Work               –                       30 – marks

(c)    Viva-Voce                                                 –                       20 – marks

(LL.B. Part –III)

Semester – V

  1. Theory Papers:
    1. Law of Evidence.
    2. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws.
    3. Civil Procedure Code & Limitation Act.
    4. Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems.
    5. Labour Law.
    6. Interpretation of Statutes.
    7.  OPTIONAL PAPERS

(Any two of the Following & that will be treated as paper 7th and 8th)Taxation Law, Law & Medicine, Conflict of Laws, Criminology & Penology.

  1. Practical Paper:
    1. Practical Training – I (Moot Court Pretrial Preparations and Participation in Trial Proceedings)

(a)    Written Examination                                 –                       45 – marks

(b)   Practical Training & Field Work               –                       45 – marks

(c)    Viva-Voce                                                 –                       10 – marks

(LL.B. Part –III)

Semester – VI

  1. A.    Theory Papers:
    1. Law of Evidence.
    2. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws.
    3. Civil Procedure Code & Limitation Act.
    4. Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems.
    5. Labour Law.
    6. Interpretation of Statutes.

7.      OPTIONAL PAPERS

(Any two of the Following & that will be treated as paper 7th and 8th) Taxation Law, Law & Medicine, Conflict of Laws, Criminology & Penology.

8.      Practical Paper:

  1. Practical Training – II (Drafting Pleading and Conveyancing)

(a)    Written Examination                                 –                       45 – marks

(b)   Practical Training & Field Work               –                       45 – marks

(c)    Viva-Voce                                                 –                       10 – marks

6.      Hours of classes per week

Forty hours lectures shall be allotted for each paper. Each lecture shall be of one hour duration. At least 3 hours lectures per week will be devoted for each paper. Classes of Ist, IIIrd and Vth Semester shall starts from 1st July and IInd, IVth and VIth semester shall start from the next day of Ist, IIIrd and Vth semester examinations repectively.

7.      Attendance

A candidate shall be required to attend at least 66% of the classes actually held to be eligible to fill up the form for the examination.

8.      Scheme of Examination

The examination of Ist, IIIrd and Vth semester shall commence in the first week of December each year and the examination of IInd, IV the VIth semester shall commence in the 1st week of May every year. Internal assessment shall be based on mid term; internal examination, attendance and home work etc. The scheme of internal assessment will come into force for the students admitted in LL.B. 2002-2003 and also for the students admitted in IIIrd Semester in the session 2002-2003.

9.      Results of Examination

Results of each semester examination shall be declared within six weeks of conclusion of the respective semester examination. The students waiting their results shall be allowed to attend classes on provisional basis in the next ensuing semesters.

10.  Minimum Pass Marks

(a)    No candidate shall be declared to have passed the LL.B. Examination, unless he/she obtains minimum 33% marks in each theory paper separately. In practical papers also only those students shall be declare to have passed who obtains 33% marks in fieldwork including written portion. Student has to pass Viva-Voce examination separately. The candidate shall be required to obtain at least 45% marks in aggregate taking theory and practical practical papers together in each semester for being declared to have passd the examination. A candidate securing 5 marks less than pass marks either in theory paper or practical paper or aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination under regulation. This regulation will be availed by a candidate only once in all six semester examination.

(b)   No candidate shall be admitted to examination of IIIrd Semester (LL.B. IInd year) unless he/she has completed the course of IIIrd Semester and passed at least 50% of the subjects of Ist & IInd Semester. Similarly, no candidate shall be admitted to Vth semester examination unless he/she has completed the course of Vth semester and passed 50% of the subjects of IIIrd & IVth semester examination put together.

(c)    The maximum period of completing the three year LL.B. Programme shall be double the duration stipulated for the programme reckoned from the year of admission. The term completing the programme means passing all the prescribed examination of the programme to become eligible for the degree. No candidate shall be permitted to appear for the examination after the expiry of maximum period prescribed for completing the programme.

A student who has failed in any semester examination shall be exempted from appearing in the subjects in which he/she has obtained at least 45% marks.

(d)   Scheme of the Examination

Ist Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva-Voce
1. Jurisprudence 3 40 10 50
2. Contract – I
3. Contract – II
4. Family Law – I
5. Family Law – II
6. Law of Crimes
7. Constitutional Law
8. Legal Writing (Including General English)
9. Human Rights & International Law

 

IInd Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva-Voce
1. Jurisprudence 3 40 10 50
2. Contract – I
3. Contract – II
4. Family Law – I
5. Family Law – II
6. Law of Crimes
7. Constitutional Law
8. Legal Writing (Including General English)
9. Human Rights & International Law

IIIrd Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva- Voce
1. Environmental Law 3 40 10 50
2. Land Law
3. Criminal Procedure Code
4. Property Law
5. Administrative Law
6. Company Law
7. Legal History
8. Practical Training – I 2 50 30 20

 

IVth Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva-Voce
1. Environmental Law 3 40 10 50
2. Land Law
3. Criminal Procedure Code
4. Property Law
5. Administrative Law
6. Company Law
7. Legal History
8. Practical Training – II 2 50 30 20



Vth Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva-Voce
1. Law of Evidence 3 40 10 50
2. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws
3. Civil Procedure Code & Limitation Act.
4. Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative Dispute Resolution System
5. Labour Law
6. Interpretation of Statutes.
Optional Paper any Two of the Following
7. Law of Taxation, Criminology & Penology, Law & Medicine, Conflicts of Laws.
8. Practical Training – I 2 45 45 10

VIth Semester

Papers Subjects Hours Written Exam Internal Assessment Viva-Voce
1. Law of Evidence 3 40 10 50
2. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws
3. Civil Procedure Code & Limitation Act.
4. Arbitration, Conciliation & Alternative Dispute Resolution System
5. Labour Law
6. Interpretation of Statutes.
Optional Paper any Two of the Following
7. Law of Taxation, Criminology & Penology, Law & Medicine, Conflicts of Laws.
8. Practical Training – II 2 45 45 10

(e) Classification of Candidates

Second Class: the candidate who obtained at least 45% marks and less than 60% marks in aggregate.

First Class: The Candidate who has passed the whole examination obtaining 60% marks in aggregate but less than 75% marks.

First Class with Distinction: The Candidate who has passed the whole examination at a single sitting and obtained 75% marks in aggregate or above.

Ranks: Ranks shall be declared only after passing VIth semester taking together the marks of all the six semester.