SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

 

 

&

 

 

DETAILED SYLLABUS

for

 

 

 

BACHELOR OF LAW

[LL.B. (H)]

Five Year Integrated Course

 (w.e.f. 2005-2006)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GURU GOBIND SIGNH

INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY

KASHMERE GATE, DELHI

FIVE-YEAR LAW COURSE

LL.B. (H) PROGRAMME

 

FIRST YEAR

 

 

 

 

First Semester

 

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

101

Legal Method

4

1

5

103

History-I

4

1

5

105

Political Science-I

4

1

5

107

Law of Contract – I

4

1

5

109

Economics-I

4

1

5

111

English and Legal Language

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semester

 

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

102

History – II

4

1

5

104

Political Science – II

4

1

5

106

Sociology

4

1

5

108

Economics – II

4

1

5

110

Law of Contract – II

4

1

5

112

 

Techniques of Communication, Client Interviewing and Counselling

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 101                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Legal Method                                                                             4             1             5

 

1.      This paper focuses on orientation of students to legal studies from the point of view of basic concepts of law and legal system.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                         Meaning and Classification of Laws

a.       What is law?

b.      Meaning and definition

c.       How is law made?

d.      What are the uses and functions of law?

e.       Classification of laws:

       i.   Public and Private Law

ii.    Substantive and Procedural Law

iii.   Municipal and International Law                                    (Number of hours - 10)

 

II.        Sources of Law

a.       Custom

b.      Precedent

c.       Legislation                                                                          (Number of hours – 09)

 

III.       Basic Concepts of Indian Legal System

a.             Common Law

b.            Constitution as the Basic Law

c.             Rule of Law

d.            Separation of Powers

e.             Judicial system in India                                                     (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Legal Writing and Research

a.             Legal materials – Case law

b.            Statutes, Reports, Journals, Manuals, Digests etc.

c.             Importance of legal research

d.            Techniques of Legal Research

e.             Legal writings and citations                                               (Number of hours – 10)

 
Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):
  1. Glanville Willains – Learning the law
  2. Nomita Aggarwal – Jurisprudence (Legal Theory)
  3. B.N.M. Tripathi – An Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal theory

 

Further Readings:

  1. Benjamin N. Cardozo, The Nature of Judicial Process
  2. I.L.I. Publication – Indian  Legal System
  3. ILI Publication in Legal Research and Methodology

Essential Case Law:

1.            Raj Kishore Jha v. State of Bihar, AIR 2003 S.C. 4664

2.            Commissioner of Income Tax, Hyderabad v. PJ. Chemicals, 1994 Suppl. (3) S.C.C. 535

3.            Air India v. Nargesh Mirza, AIR 1981 SC 1829

4.            Geeta Hariharan v. Reserve Bank of India, AIR 1999 S.C. 1149

5.            Neera Mathur v. L.I.C. 1992 (1) S.C.C. 286

6.            D.K. Basu v. State of W.B., 1997 (1) SCC 417

7.            Dwrka Prasad Aggarwal v. B.D. Aggarwal, AIR 2003 S.C. 2686

8.            Commissioner of Wealth Tax, Meerut v. Sharvan Kumar Swarup & Sons, 1994 (6) S.C.C. 623

9.            Shikhar Chand Falodia v.S.K. Sanganeria, AIR 2004 Gau. 19.

10.        Grandphone Company v. B.B. Pandey, AIR 1984 S.C. 667

11.        Peoples Union for Civil Liberties v. Union of India 1997 (1) S.C.C. 301

12.        Lachman v. Nand Lal, AIR 1914 Oudh. 123

13.        R.K. Tangkhul v. R. Simirei, AIR 1961 Manipur 1

14.        Balusami v. Balkrishna, AIR 1957 Mad. 97

15.        Tekaha A.O. v. Sakumeeran A.O. AIR 2004 S.C. 3674

16.        Superintendent and Remembrancer of Legal Affairs West Bengal v. Corporation of Calcutta AIR 1967 S.C. 997

17.        Nath Bros. Exim. International Ltd. v. Best Roadways Ltd. 2000 (4) S.C.C. 553

18.        State of Bihar v. Sonawati AIR 1961 S.C. 221, 231

19.        Samta Vedike v. State of Kar2003 CR.L. J. 1003 Kar H.C.

20.        Ram Jawaya Kapur v. State of Punjab, AIR 1955 S.C. 549, 556


Paper Code: LL.B. 103                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: History –I                                                                                    4             1             5

 

1.      This paper focuses on broad features of legal institutions and administration in ancient, medieval and modern India.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Introduction

a.       History – Meaning and Methodology

b.      Relationship between Law and History              (Number of hours – 08)

 

II.          Polity, State and Administration

a.       Ancient India

–        Vedic Polity

–        Mauryan State

–        Gupta Polity

b.      Medieval India

–        Chola Village

–        Administration

–        Delhi Sultanat

–        Mughal State  (Mansabdari System and Administrative Apparatus)

c.       Theory of Kingship and nature of State in Ancient and Medieval India

–        Brahmani

–        Buddhist

–        Kautilyan

–        Balban

–        Alauddin Khilji

–        Turko Afgan - Concept

d.      Political movements of Gandhi – Non-Cooperative Civil Disobedience, and Quit India                                                   (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.             Society and Economy

a.       Social Institutions

–        Varna

–        Jati

–        Gotra

–        Pravara

–        Family

–        Slavery

–        Position of Woman

–        Changes in Medieval period

b.      Reformation in Medieval and modern times

–        Nanak

–        Kabir

–        Raja Ram Mohan Roy

–        Aligarh movement and Backward Caste Movement (B.R. Ambedkar Jotiba Phule and Naicker)

–        Economic Structure

–        Feudalism

–        Post- Maoryan Economy

–        Gupta economy

–        Iqtadari system

–        Agrarian Reforms of Alauddin Khalji and Mohammed-bin Tughlaq

–        Market reforms of Alauddin Khalji

–        Drain of Wealth and Stages of Colonialism  (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.              Legal Systems and Institutions Ancient India and Medieval India

 

a.             Sources: Vedic Texts, Brahmanas, Sutras (Kalpa and Dharma), Dharma Shastra, Asthashastra, custom

b.            Thinkers – Manu, Brihaspati, Yajnavaltya Narada, Katyayan

c.             Judicial System

–        Types of court: Pratishita, Apratishta, Mudrita, Sasita, Guilds, Panchayats, Kantakasodhana, Dharmasthiyaa

–        Procedures : Appointment of judges, Trail, witness, Pleaders, secret agents, werdeit and punishment, role of judges and investigation

d.            Sources of Islamic Law : Sharia and Hadis

e.             Salient features of Islamic Criminal Law

f.              Judicial organization : King, Chief Qazi, Judicial Officers, Investigative process and punishments

g.             Law with regard to non-Muslims

h.             Evolution of judicial setup – changes introduced by Akbar        

(Number of hours – 10)

 

Text Books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

  1. H.V. Sreeniwasmurthy – History (for law students)
  2. Habib & Nizami – Comprehensive History of India, Vol. V and VI

 

Further Readings:

1.      Bipan Chandra – India’s Struggle for Independence (Pengieon)

2.      A.S.Tripathi – Jurisprudence

3.      T.Rama Jois – Ancient Legal thought

4.      A.L. Basham – Wonder that was India, Part-I

5.      S.A.A. Rizvi – Wonder that was India, Part –II

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 105                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Political Science – I                                                                     4             1             5

1.             This paper focuses on understanding the basic concepts, theories and functioning of state.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Introduction and theories

 

A.        Introduction

    1. What is Political Science- definition, aims and scope
    2. Relationship between Political Science and Law                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

B.        Theories of State

    1. Divine and Force theory
    2. Organic theory
    3. Idealist theory
    4. Individualist theory
    5. Theory of social Contract                                             

 

C.        Indian Context

a.       Santiparva and Kautilaya’s Saptang theory

b.      Development of concept of Hindu State

c.       Islamic concept of state                                                

 

II.              Liberalism and Totalitarianism

a.       Liberalism

-         Liberalism meaning and features

-         Merits and demerits

b.      Totalitarianism

-         Totalitarian state – meaning and features

-         Merits & demerits of Totalitarian state

-         Fascism & Nazism                                      (Number of hours – 08)

 

III.          Socialism and Marxism

a.       Socialism

-         Socialism- meaning and features

-         Schools of Socialism

(ii)    Fabianism

(iii)   Syndicalism

(iv)  Guild socialism

b.         Marxism

-         Concept of Marxism

-         Historical and dialectical materialism

-         Concept of class and class struggle

-         Merit and demerits of Marxism                               (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.          Political Thinkers

 

a.      Western Political Thinkers- Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, St. Aquinas, J.S. Mills and T.H. Green

b.      Indian Political thinkers – Gokhale, M.N. Roy, Jay Prakash Narayan, Gandhi and Nehru                                                                 (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

  1. Eddy Asirvatham & K.K. Misra, Political Theory, S. Chand & Company Ltd., Delhi
  2. A.C. Kapur, Principles of Political Science, S.Chand & Company Ltd., Delhi

 

Further Readings:

 

  1. Myneni, Political Science for Law Students, Allahabad Law Agency
  2. R.L. Gupta, Political Theory
  3. Vishoo Bhagwan, Indian Political thinker
  4. Amal Ray & Bhattacharya, Political Theory: Ideas and Institution

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 107                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Contract - I                                                                      4             1             5

 

1.             The objective of this paper is to make students familiar with various principles of contract formation enunciated in the Indian Contract Act, 1872.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Formation of Contract

a.        Meaning and nature of contract

b.       Offer / Proposal

–              Definition

–              Communication

–              Revocation

–              General/ Specific offer

–              Invitation to treat

 

c.       Acceptance

–              Definition

–              Communication

–              Revocation

–              Provisional Acceptance

–              Tenders / Auctions                                                     (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Consideration and Capacity

         a.   Consideration

–              Definition

–              Essentials

–              Privity of contract

–              Consideration

–              Exceptions Sections 2(d), 25

    1. Capacity to enter into a contract

–              Minor’s position

–              Nature / effect of minor’s agreements                         (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Validity, Discharge and Performance of Contract

a.      Free Consent

b.      Coercion, undue influence, Misrepresentation, Fraud, Mistake

c.             Unlawful consideration and object

d.            Effect of void, voidable, valid, illegal, unlawful and uncertain agreements / contracts

e.             Discharge of Contracts

f.              Performance

g.             Time and Place of performance

h.             Agreement

i.               Impossibility of performance and frustration

j.              Breach – Anticipatory & Present                                         (Number of hours – 10)

IV.       Remedies and Quasi Contracts

a.       Remedies

1.            Damages

2.            Kinds

3.            Remoteness etc.

4.            Injunction

5.            Specific performance

6.            Quantum Meruit

b.  Quasi Contracts (Sections 68-72)                                           (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

  1. Avtar Singh – Law of Contract and Specific Relief
  2. Mulla - Law of Contract and Specific Relief

 

Further Readings:

  1. Anson’s - Law of Contract

2.   Bangia - Law of Contract and Specific Relief

  1. Cheshire and Fifoot - Law of Contract

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 109                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Economics – I                                                                              4             1             5

 

1.                   The objective of this paper is to provide broad understanding of basic concepts of economics and understanding of relationship between economics and law.

2.   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Introduction to Economics

  1. Definition, methodology and scope of Economics and its relationship with other sciences.
  2. Micro and Macro Economics, and Positive and Normative Economics
  3. Economic offences and economic legislation
  4. Demand, Supply, Price, Market, Firm and Industry, Cost and Revenue, Employment and Unemployment, Factors of Production- land, labour, Capital and Entrepreneurship, Utility, Money and Income, Poverty, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Elasticity.
  5. Relation between Economics and Law                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Demand and Supply

  1. Law of demand and supply
  2. Elasticity of demand and supply
  3. Law of diminishing marginal utility and equi- marginal utility
  4. Law of consumer surplus
  5. Consumer Protection laws and courts                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Market Structure

  1. Classification of markets
  2. Pure and perfect competition
  3. Monopolistic and imperfect competition
  4. Monopoly, oligopoly and duopoly
  5. Cartels and Dumping
  6. Anti- monopoly laws                                                                 (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Factor Pricing

  1. Theory of wages
  2. Exploitation of labour
  3. Rent Laws
  4. Land Reforms
  5. Laws governing interests
  6. Laws governing profits                                                  (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Alfred W. Stonier & Doughlas C. Hague, A Text Book of Economic theory, Longman Group Ltd., London

 

Further Readings:

1.         Lipsey, Principles of Positive Economy

2.         K.K. Dewett, Modern Economic Theory

Paper Code: LL.B. 111                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: English and Legal Language                                                      4             1             5

1.      The objective of this course is to develop a students capability to write and speak in English correctly.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Grammar and Usage

a.      Tense and Composition

a.             Basic Transformations

-         Active / Passive

-         Negatives

-         Questions

b.            Simple, Complex and Compound Sentences

c.             Reported Speech

d.            Some Common errors                                                     (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Comprehension and Composition

a.             Reading comprehension

b.            Comprehension of legal texts

c.             Paragraph and precis writing

d.            Formal Correspondence

e.             Note taking

f.              Drafting of reports and projects

g.             Abstracts and Precis                                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Legal Language

a.                   Legal maxims

b.                  Foreign words

c.                   Drafting of moot memorials                                           (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.       a.         Common Hindi and Urdu words used in courts

b.         Translation from Hindi to English and vice versa (Number of hours – 06)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Legal Language and Legal Writing – P.K. Mishra

2.            English Grammar – Wren and Martin

 

Further Readings:

1.         Legal Language, writing and General English – J.S. Singh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 102                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: History – II                                                                                  4             1             5

 

1.      The course is to develop understanding of evolution of modern legal system in India.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Early Developments (1600- 1836)

b.      Charters of the East India Company: 1600, 1661, 1726 and 1753

c.       Settlements: Surat, Madras, Bombay and Calcutta

d.      Courts: Mayor’s Court of 1726 and Supreme Court of 1774

e.       Statutes: Regulating Act, 1773; Pitts India Act, 1784; The Act of Settlement 1781

f.        Conflict: Raja Nanad Kumar, Kamaluddin, Patna Case, and Cossijurah

g.       Warren Hastings: Judicial Plans of 1772, 1774 and 1780

h.       Lord Cornwallis: Judicial Plans of 1787, 1790 and 1793

i.         Lord William Bentinck (With special focus on Appraisal of Criminal law)

(Number of hours – 10)

II.        Evolution of law and legal Institutions

a.   Development of Personal Laws

b.      Development of Law in Presidency Towns

c.       Development of Civil law in Mufassil: Special Emphasis on Justice, Equity and Good Conscience

d.      Codification of Laws: Charter of 1833, The First Law Commission, the Charter of 1853, The Second Law Commission

e.       Establishment of High Courts, 1861

f.        Privy Council and Federal Court: Appeals and working of Privy Council, Appraisal of Privy Council, Features of Federal Court

g.       Evaluation: Special Reference to Racial Discrimination, Merit and Demerits

(Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Legal Profession and Education

a.       Early Developments though Major’s Court, Supreme Court, Company’s Adalat, High Court, Legal Practitioners Act of 1879, The Chamier and Indian Bar Committer of 1951

b.      The Advocates Act of 1961: Provisions and Disciplinary powers

c.       Law Reporting: Theory of Precedents, Features of Law reporting from 1773 to 1950

d.      Legal Education: History and Basic Aims of Legal Education

(Number of hours – 10)

IV.       Constitutional History

a.       The Indian Councils Act, 1861

b.      The Indian Councils Act, 1892

c.       The Indian Councils Act, 1909

d.      The Government of India Act 1919

e.       The Government of India Act, 1935

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            M.P. Jain – Outlines of Indian Legal History

2.            V.D. Kulshrehtha – Landmarks of Indian Legal and Constitutional History

 

Further Readings:

 

1.                  M.P. Singh – Outlines of Indian Legal History

2.                  Abdul Hamid – Constitutional History of India


Paper Code: LL.B. 104                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Political Science – II                                                                   4             1             5

 

1.                  This paper focuses on understanding of theories of state and basic concepts and functioning of state & government.

2.                  Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.      Concept of Government and its organs

a.       Concept of state and its elements

b.      Concept of government and its relation with state

c.       Constitution – features and classification

d.      Legislature – Concept, types and functions

e.       Executive: Concept and functions

f.        Judiciary- functions, judicial review and independence of judiciary

g.       Separation of power                                                     (Number of hours – 10)

 

  1. Unitary and Federal Form of Government
    1. Unitary form of Government – features and merits and demerits

- Illustrations

    1. Federal form of Government –features and merits and demerits

- Illustrations

    1. Co-federal and Quasi federal Government                     (Number of hours – 09)

 

  1. Parliamentary and Presidential form of Government
    1. Parliamentary form - features, and merits and demerits
    2. Nominal and Real Head; Cabinet; Council of minister

- Illustrations

    1. Presidential form- features, merits and demerits

- Illustrations

    1. One party democracy and military rule              (Number of hours – 09)

 

  1. Sovereignty, Rights and Duties
    1. Sovereignty –definition and types (political, popular and legal)
    2. Rights – concept and types of rights
    3. Fundamental rights
    4. Duties- concept, and important duties of a citizen           (Number of hours – 10)

 

Compulsory Readings:

 

1.                                                                              Eddy Asirvatham & K.K. Misra ‘Political Theory’; S.Chand & Company Ltd., Delhi

2.                                                                              A.C. kapur ‘Principles of Political Science’; S.Chand & Company Ltd., Delhi

Further Readings:

 

  1. Myneni ‘Political Science for Law Students’; Allahabad Law Agency
  2. R.L. Gupta ‘Political Theory’
  3. Vishoo Bhagwan ‘Indian Political thinker’;
  4. Amal Ray & Bhattacharya ‘Political Theory: Ideas and Institution

Paper Code: LL.B. 106                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Sociology                                                                                     4             1             5

1.                                           Objective is this paper is to focus on basic concepts of sociology relevant for understanding law and bring out the relationship between law and society.

2.                                           Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Introduction

    1. Sociology – definition, aims and scope
    2. Important Sociologists - Saint Simon, August Comte, Emile Durkheim, Herbert Spencer, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Talcott Parsons
    3. Sociology and Law – Inter-relationship             (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Basic concepts and Institutions

a.            Basic concepts- society, community, social groups, association, institution, social stratification, status and role.

b.Institutions – family, marriage, kinship, religion, education.         

                                                                           (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.    Social Organisation in India

-         Unity and diversity

-         Rural urban continuum

-         Caste (and varna), class and tribes                                (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.       Social Control and Social Change

(a)  Agencies of social control: custom, folkway, mores, law, religion, education, mass media

(b)  Social Change

-               Sanskrization

-               Parochilization

-               Westernization

-               Universalization

-               Modernization                                         (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

  1. MacIver & Page ‘Society: An Introductory Analysis’; MacMillon India Ltd.; N.Delhi
  2. M. Haralambos ‘Sociology: Themes and perspectives’; Oxford University Press; N. Delhi

 

Further Readings:

  1. T.B. Bottomore ‘ Sociology: A Guide to problems and Literature’; Blackie & Son (India) Ltd;
  2. David G. Mandelbaum ‘Society in India’; Popular Prakashan, Mumbai

3.   Kingsley Davis ‘Human Society’; Surjeet Publications, Delhi


Paper Code: LL.B. 108                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Economics – II                                                                            4             1             5

1.       Objective of this paper is to provide broad understanding of economic activities and policies in relation to economic laws.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Money and Banking 

  1. Aggregate demand and aggregate supply- Keynes Economics
  2. Concept and functions of money
  3. Inflation, depression/ deflation and recession
  4. Banking system- functions of bank; RBI, Commercial banks and other financial institutions
  5. Money market and capital market
  6. GNP, GDP, GNI                                                                     (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Macroeconomic Policies

  1. Monetary and fiscal policies
  2. Public versus private sector
  3. Central budget
  4. Infra- structure and other policies
  5. Direct and indirect taxes
  6. Tax system- its meaning and classification
  7. Poverty, unemployment and development
  8. Laws relating to the macroeconomic policies                             (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       International Trade

  1. Free trade and protection
  2. Fixed and flexible exchange rates
  3. Balance of trade and balance of payment
  4. International institutions- IMF, WTO and WB
  5. Exports and imports
  6. International trade law                                                   (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Economic Reforms

  1. Economic reforms with special reference to money market, banking and international trade, with special reference to India
  2. Five Year Plans
  3. Liberalization and globalization of Indian Economy                     (Number of hours – 08)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

  1. Alfred W. Stonier & Doughlas C. Hague, A Text Book of Economic Theory, Longman Group Ltd., London.
  2. Lipsey, Principles of Positive Economy.
  3. K.K. Dewett, Modern Economic Theory.

Further Readings:

 

1.      H.L. Bhatia, ‘Public Finance’

2.      M.L. Seth ‘Money, Banking, International Trade & Public Finance’

3.      S.R. Myneni ‘Principles of Economics’; Allahabad Law Agency, Delhi

4.      S.R. Myneni ‘Indian Economics’; Allahabad Law Agency, Delhi.

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 110                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Contract – II                                                                   4             1             5

 

1.                  This paper is to impart knowledge various special contract, law of agency and partnership and specific reliefs.

2.                  Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.       Indemnity and Guarantee / Bailment and Pledge

a.             Meaning, Distinction between Indemnity and Guarantee

b.            Right / Duties of Indemnifier, Indemnified and Surety

c.             Discharge of Surety

d.            Kinds of Guarantee

e.             Bailment and Pledge

                                                               i.      Meaning and Distinction

                                                             ii.      Rights and Duties of Bailor / Bailee, Pawnor / Pawnee

                                                            iii.      Lien

                                                           iv.      Termination of Bailment                                    (Number of hours – 08)

 

II.     Agency

a.             Definitions of Agent and Principal

b.            Essentials of relationship of agency

c.             Creation of agency: by agreement, ratification and law.

d.            Relation of principal / agent, subagent and substituted agent

e.             Termination of agency                                                         (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.    Specific Relief Act, 1963

a.             Recovery of property

b.            Specific performance of contracts

c.             Injunctions – Temporary and Perpetual, Mandatory             (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.    The Indian Partnership Act, 1932

a.             Nature of partnership firm

b.            Relations of partners to one another and outsiders

-               Rights /Duties of partners interse

-               Partnership Property

-               Relations of Partners to third parties

-               Liability for holding out

-               Minor as a partner

c.             Incoming and outgoing partners

d.            Dissolution

-               By consent, by agreement, compulsory dissolution, contingent dissolution, by notice, by Court.

e.             Consequences of dissolution

f.              Registration of firms and effects of non registration   (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Avtar Singh, Law of Contract and Specific Relief

2.            R.K. Bangia, Law of Contracts

 

Further Readings:

 

  1. Pullock & Mulla, Indian Contract and Specific Relief Acts
  2. Avtar Singh - Law of Partnership
  3. K. Sukumaran, Pollock & Mulls - The Indian Partnership Act

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 112                                                                                            L        T       Credit

Paper: Communication, Client Interviewing and Counselling Techniques            2        1            3

           

1.                  This paper is to develop in the students art of communication, client interviewing and counseling advocacy skill in them.

2.                  Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                                                                                                           

1.                  Communication

a.             Meaning

b.            Types and Directions to Communication

c.             Approaches to Communication

d.            Barriers to Communication

e.             Communication Process

f.              Channels of Communication                                                (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Client Interviewing

a.       Meaning and significance

b.      Different Components: listening, types of questions asked, Information gathering, Report formation, Ethical consideration                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Legal Counselling

a.       Definition and its differentiation from general counseling

b.      Different types of counselling

c.       Approaches to Counseling

d.      Training Skills: Simulated exercises                                            (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Legal Reasoning

a.       Legal Reasoning: Definition, Components of Legal Reasoning, Deductive and Inductive Reasoning, Levi’s and Bodenheimer’s Model of Legal Reasoning

b.      Law and Logic: Aristotelian Logic and Syllogism

c.       Significance of mooting to law students                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.      N.R. Madhava Menon, Clinical Legal Education

 

Further Readings:

 

1.      Jenny Chapman, Client Interviewing and Counselling

2.      Stephens P. Robbins, Organizational Behaviour

3.      Morgan, Introduction to Psychology           

 

 

 

 

FIVE-YEAR LAW COURSE

LL.B. (H) PROGRAMME

 

SECOND YEAR

 

 

Third Semester

 

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

201

Business Law

4

1

5

203

Family Law – I

4

1

5

205

Constitutional Law – I

4

1

5

207

Law of Crime – I

4

1

5

209

Communication and Advocacy Skill – II

4

1

5

211

French / German

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

202

Law of Torts and Consumer Protection

4

1

5

204

Family Law – II

4

1

5

206

Constitutional Law – II

4

1

5

208

Law of Crime – II

4

1

5

210

Administrative Law

4

1

5

212

French / German

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 201                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Business Law                                                                              4             1             5

1.                   This paper is to provide understanding about the important statutes governing transfer of property in goods and negotiable instruments.

2.                   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.       Sale of Goods: Definition, Conditions and Performance

a.             Definition of ‘goods’ and ‘sale’

b.            Essentials of sale

c.             Conditions and Warranties

d.            Passing of property

e.             Nemo Dat quod non habet

f.              Performance of Contract                                                     (Number of hours – 08)

 

II.     Sale of Goods Act: Right of parties and remedies

g.             Rights of unpaid seller: Right of lien, Right of Stoppage in Transit, Right of Resale

h.             Remedies for beach of contract                                           (Number of hours – 07)

 

III.    Negotiable Instruments

a.             Definition, essential kinds of negotiable instruments

b.            Holder and holder in due course

c.             Negotiation and assignment                                     (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.    Negotiable Instruments: Presentation and Liability

a.             Presentation of Negotiable Instruments

b.            Crossing of cheques

c.             Discharge from Liability

d.            Noting and Protest

e.             Dishonour of negotiable instruments                         (Number of hours – 07)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Avtar Singh – Sale of Goods

2.            Bhashyam and Adiga – Law of Negotiable Instruments

 

Further Readings:

1.                  Chalmers – Sale of Goods

2.                  Benjamin, Sale of Goods

3.                  Khergamwala - Law of Negotiable Instruments

4.         Aithayah  - Sale of Goods

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 203                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Family Law – I                                                                            4             1             5

 

1.                   The objective of the paper is to apprise the students with the laws relating to family matters applicable to different communities in India.

2.                   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                   Marriage Laws

 

a. Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

-               Evolution of the institution of marriage

-               Concept of marriage

-               Forms, validity, voidability

 

b.Nikah (Muslim Marriage)

-               Definition, objects and nature

-               Essentials and validity

-               Obligations arising out of marriage – Mahr, Maintenance etc.

c. Laws governing Christian and Parsi marriages

d.Civil Marriages                                                             (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.                Dissolution of Marriage

 

a.             Theories of Divorce

b.            Dissolution of Marriage under Hindu Law

-               Judicial separation

-               Grounds of Divorce

-               Divorce by mutual consent

-               Jurisdiction and procedure

c.      Dissolution of Marriage under Muslim Law

-               By death

-               By Act of either party

-               By mutual consent

-               By court

  1. Indian Divorce Act and Parsi Marriage Act                               (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.             Adoption and Maintenance

 

a. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

-                Who may take in adoption

-               Who may give in adoption

-               Who may be taken in adoption- ceremonies – effect and relationship of the adopted child

b.Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986

c. Maintenance under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973        (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.              Guardianship

 

a. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956

-               Guardianship – Meaning

-               Kinds of Guardianship

-               Guardianship by Affinity

-               Defacto Guardian

 

b.Guardianship under Muslim Law

-               Entitlement to guardianship

-               Rights, obligations and disqualification of a guardian   

(Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Hindu Law - Paras Diwan

2.            Muslim Law of India - Tahir Mahmood

3.            Paras Diwan – Family Laws


Paper Code: LL.B. 205                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Constitutional Law – I                                                                4             1             5

 

1.       Objective of this paper is to provide understanding of basic concepts of Indian Constitution and various organs created by the constitution including their functions.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.       Constitution

a.             Definition and Classification

b.            Sources of Constitution

c.             Constitutional Conventions

d.            Salient features of Indian Constitution

e.             Rule of Law

f.              Separation of powers                                                              (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.     Distribution of Powers between Center and States.

Legislative Powers – Administrative Powers – Financial powers   (Number of hours – 10)

 

Doctrine of Territorial Nexus – Doctrine of Harmonious Construction – Doctrine of Pith and Substance – Doctrine of Repugnancy

 

III.    Constitutional Organs

a.             Parliament

b.            Parliamentary Sovereignty

c.             Parliamentary Privileges

d.            Anti Defection Law

e.             Executive Power

f.              Collective Responsibility of Cabinet

g.             Judiciary - Jurisdiction of Supreme Court and High Courts

h.             Independence of Judiciary

i.               Public Interest Litigation

j.              Power of Judicial Review

k.            Doctrine of Political Question                                              (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Emergency Provisions.

Amendment of Constitution

Doctrine of Basic Structure                                                   (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books/ Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            V.N. Shukla, Constitution of India

2.            M.P. Jain – Indian Constitutional Law.

3.            Nutshells – Constitutional and Administrative Law.
Essential Case Law:

1.            R.K. Dalmia v. Justice Tendulkar AIR 1958 S.C. 538

2.            In Re Article 143, Constitutional of India AIR 1951 S.C. 332

3.            Ram Jawaya Kapur v. State of Punjab AIR 1955 S.C. 549

4.            Indira Gandhi v. Raj Narain AIR 1975 S.C. 2299

5.            Scora v. U.O.I. 1993 (4) S.C.C. 441

6.            State of H.P. v. Umed Ram Sharma AIR 1986 S.C. 847

7.            S.R. Bommai v. Union of India, 1994(3) S.C.C. 1

8.            A.D.M. Jabalpur v. Shiv Shankar Shukla, 1976 Suppl. S.C.R. 172

9.            India Cements Ltd & Anr v. State of Tamil Nadu, 1990 (1) S.C.C. 12

10.        A.P. Sampoorna Madhya Nished Samithi & Ors. v. State of A.P., AIR 1997 A.P. 312

11.        U.N. Rao v. Indira Gandhi, AIR 1971 S.C. 1002

12.        Keshavanad Bharati v. State of Kerala, 1976(2) S.C.R. 347, 523

13.        National Human Rights Commission v. State of Arunachal Pradesh, AIR 1996 S.C. 1234

14.        Minerla Mills v. Union of India AIR 1980 S.C. 1804

15.        Samta Vedike v. State of Karnataka 2003 CR.L.J. 1003 Kar N.C.

16.        Tikaramji v. State of U.P. AIR 1968 S.C. 1286

17.        Calcutta Gas Co. v. State of W.B. AIR 1962 S.C. 1044

18.        Gujarat University v. Sri Krishna AIR 1963 SC 702

19.        DAV College v. State of Punjab AIR 1971 SC 1737

20.        Prafulla Kumar v. Pramil of Commerce AIR 1947 P.C. 60

21.        State of Rajasthan v. G.Chawla AIR 1959 SC 544

22.        Union of India & Ors. V. Shah Govardhan Lal Kabra 2000 (7) Scale 435

23.        Zayerbhai v. State of Bombay AIR 1954 SC 752

24.        Union of India v. V.H.S. Dhillon AIR 1972 SC 1061

25.        Jayanti Lal Amrit Lal Rana v. F.N. Rana AIR 1964 S.C. 648

26.        State of Haryana  v. Ram Kishan AIR 1988 SC 1301

27.        K. Nagraj v. State of A.P. 1985 (1) SCC 527

28.        K.T. Plantantion v. State of Karnataka, AIR 2002 (Oct) Kar 365

29.        Gunupati v. Nafisul Hasan AIR 1954 SC 636

30.        Pandit MSM Sharma v. Sri Krishna Sinha AIR 1959 SC 395

31.        In powers, privileges and Immunities of State Legislature Re: AIR 1965 SC 745

32.        P.V. Narsimha Rao v. State 1998 (94) SCC 626

33.        Tej Kiran v. Sanjiva Reddy AIR 1970 SC 1573

34.        Roop Ashok Hurrah v. Ashok Hurrah 2002 (3) SCC 406

35.        Tirupathi Balaji Developers (P) Ltd. v. State of Bihar AIR 2004 SC 2351

36.        A.K.  Roy V. UOI 1982 (2) SCR 272

37.        State of Maharashtra v. A. Lakshmirutty AIR 1987 SC 331

38.        Kihoto Hollohah v. Zachillu 1992 Suppl (2) SCC 651

39.        Ravi Naik v. UOI AIR 1994 SC 1558

40.        G. Vishwanathan v. Speaker T.N. Assembly 1996 (2) SCC 353

41.        M. Kashinath Jalmi v. Speasker Legislative Assembly Goa 1993 (2) SCC 703

42.        D.C. Wadhwa v. State of Bihar 1987 (1) SCC 379

43.        Krishan Kumar v. State of Bihar 1998 (5) SCC 643

44.        Makhan Singh v. State of Punjab AIR 1964 SC 381

45.        A.D.M. Jabalpur v. Shivshankar Shukla AIR 1976 SC 1207

46.        Raghvnath Ganpat Rao v. UOI AIR 1993 SC 1267

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 207                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Crimes – I                                                                       4             1             5

1.                   This paper is to deal with the basic principles of criminal law determining criminal liability and punishment.

2.                   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.       Introduction to Substantive Criminal Law

a.             Extent and operation of the Indian Penal Code

b.            Definition of Crime

c.             Fundamental elements of crime

d.            Stages in commission of a crime

-               Intention, Preparation, Attempt: (i)     Essentials of the attempt, Impossible attempt, attempt and preparation distinguished                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.     General Explanations and Exceptions

a. Definitions

b.Constructive joint liability

c. Mistake

d.Judicial and Executive acts

e. Accident

f.  Necessity

g. Infancy

h. Insanity

i.   Intoxication

j.  Consent

k.Good faith

l.   Private defence                                                             (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.    Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy                                         (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.    Punishment

a. Theories:  Deterrent, Retributive, Preventive, Expiatory and Reformative Theory

b. Punishment under the IPC: Fine, Life Imprisonment, Death Sentence

(Number of hours – 08)

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

  1. Ratanlal & Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code
  2. H.S. Gaur – Penal Law of India

 

Further Readings:

 

1.      Glanville Williams – Textbook of criminal law

2.      Russel on Crime

 

Essential Case Law:

  1. Barendra Kumar Ghosh v. King Emperor – AIR 1925 PC
  2. Moti Singh v. State of U.P. – AIR 1964 SC 900
  3. Joginder Singh v. State of Punjab – AIR 1979 SC 1876
  4. Basdev v. Stat of Pepsu – AIR 1956 SC 488
  5. State of Gujrat v. Kousara Monilal – AIR 1964 SC 1893
  6. State of Maharasthra v. M H George – AIR 1965 SC 722
  7. Sarjoo Prasad v. State of U.P. – AIR 1961 SCC 631
  8. State of West Bengal v. Shew Mangal Singh – AIR 1981 SC 1917
  9. Sheo Narain v. State of rajasthan – 199(2) Crimes 169 (Raj)
  10. Delhi Judicial Service Association, Tis Hazari Court v. State of Gujrat AIR 1991 SC 2176
  11. M Naughton’s Case – (1843) 4St Tr (NS) 847
  12. Paras Ram v. State of Punjab – (1981) 2 SCC 508
  13. Puran Singh v. State of Punjab – AIR 1975 SC 1674
  14. Wassan Singh v. State of Punjab – 1996 Cr LJ 878 SC
  15. Sukaroo Kabiraj v. Express – 1877 ILR (14) Cal 566
  16. Rupan Deol Bajaj v. KPS Gill – AIR 1996 SC 309
  17. Kanwar Singh v. Delhi Administration – AIR 1965 SC 871
  18. Jaidev v. State of Punjab – AIR 1963 SC 612 (617)
  19. Abyanand Misra v. State of Bihar – AIR 1961 SC 1698
  20. Sudhir Kumar Mukherjee v. State of W.B. – AIR 1973 SC 2655
  21. State of Maharashtra v. Mohd. Yahub
  22. R v. shivpuri – 1986 2 All El 334
  23. Mahaboob Shah v. King Emperor – AIR 1945 pc 118
  24. B.N. Shreekantiah v. Mysore State AIR 1958 SC 672
  25. Pandurang Tukia v. State of Hyberabad – AIR 1955 SC 216
  26. Shreekantiah Ramayya v. State of Bombay - AIR 1955 SC 287
  27. Haradhan Chakrabarty v. Union of India – AIR 1990 SC 1210
  28. Bimbadhar Pradhan v. State of Orissa - AIR 1956 SC 469
  29. Kehar Singh v. State (Delhi Administrator) – AIR 1988 SC 1883
  30. State of T. N v. Nalini – AIR 1999 SC 2640
  31. C.B.I. v. V.C. Shukla – AIR 1998 SC 1406

 

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 209                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Communication and Advocacy Skills – II                                  4             1             5

1.                   The paper seeks to develop personality aspects with special emphasis on attitude.

2.                   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Personality: Meaning and Definition

Determinants of personality

Heredity, Environment and Situational Factors

Theories of personality : Trait Theory, Type Theory, Psycho Analytic Theory, Meemastic Theory and Learning Theory

                                                                        (Number of hours – 10)

                      

Attitude

Meaning and Definition

Types of Attitude

Formation of Attitude

Negative Attitude and objective

Building positive attitude

Situational Analysis of Attitude

Perception

Biases, Prejudices and blind Spots                    (Number of hours – 10)

 

Motivation

Theories of Motivation

Various motives : Biological and social Motives

Motives to know and Be effective

Frustration and conflict of Mtives                      (Number of hours – 10)

 

Leadership and Team- Building

Definition

Theories

Characteristics of headership

Team Building                                       (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

Introduction to Psychology – Morgan’s

Social Psychology – R.A. Baron

Psychology /: An Introduction – J.R. Gnow

Organizational behaviouar – Stephens P. Ronnins


Paper Code: LL.B. 211                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: French                                                                                          2             1             3

1.                   The objective of this paper is to make students understand the French language so that they can easily understand the French legal system and the French terms generally used in law.

2.                   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          (1)        Introduction in French

A)        Verb:    S’appeler

                  Κtre

                  Avoir

                  Habiter

 

B)        Article / Prιposition:     ΰ,  en,   au

C)          Name of some common Countries and Nationality

D)        To talk about different professions

 

(2)        How to talk about one’s liking and disliking

A)                Verb:   Aimer

Adorer

Prιfιrer

Detester

 

B)                 Some common vocabularies like music, cinema, theatre  ……. etc.

C)        Article: un,   une,   des / le, la, les ………                     (Number of hours – 12)

 

II.        (1)        How to talk about the activities of week- end and vacations…. etc.

            A)        Verb:    Aller

                                    Venir

                                    Rester

                                    Se reposer

                                    Regarder

 

            B)        Preposition / Article :    au,   ΰ la, ……../ du,  de la ………..etc.

 

(2)        How to talk about the activities of the day:

            A)        Pronominal verb:           Se rιveiller

                                                            Se lever ……… etc.

 

            (3)        To know about time and seasons:

            A)        Verb:    Faire

                                    Κtre                                                                  (Number of hours – 10)


III.       (1)        How to take permission / express one’s wishes:

            A)        Verb:    vouloir

                                     Pouvoir

                                     Voir

            B)        Pronoun:           moi,  toi,   ………  etc.

 

(2)        How to locate some thing / some place or some person

            A)        Prιposition:      ΰ cτtι de ,  ΰ gauche de , sur  ………. etc.

 

 

(3)        How to ask questions / Different form of questions:

A)                Qu’est-ce que c’est?

B)                 Qui est-ce?

C)                Comment,  pourquoi, Oω, Combien ………… etc.                   (Number of hours – 10)

 

 

IV.       (1)        How to describe a person:

            A)        Adjective:         tall / short

                                                Fat / thin

 

(2)        How to write Informal letter                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

 

Text: Nouveau Sans Frontiθres-1 (Only concerned lessons which cover the syllabus)

 

Reference book: 

    1. Le Francais du Droit – J. L. Penfornis
    2. Campus – Jacky Girardet & Jacques Pecheur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 202                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Torts and Consumer Protection                                     4             1             5

 

1.   This paper is to make students understand the nature of tort and conditions of liability with reference to established case law. Further, it covers the Consumer Protection Act, 1986..

2.   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                         Introduction and Principles of Liability in Tort

a.             Definition of Tort

b.            Development of Tort actions in England and India – Tort distinguished from contract, Quasi-contract and crime

c.             Constituents of Tort – Wrongful Act, Damage and Remedy

d.            Strict Liability and Absolute Liability – Rule in Rylands v. Fletcher and M.C. Mehta v. Union of India

e.             Vicarious Liability – Scope and Justification

f.              Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity                                    (Number of hours – 12)

 

II.                      Justification in Tort

a.       Volenti non-fit Injuria

b.      Necessity, Plaintiff’s default

c.       Act of God

d.      Inevitable accidents

e.       Private defences

f.        Judicial and Quasi – Judicial Acts

g.       Parental and quasi-parental authority                             (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.                   Specific Torts

a.       Defamation

b.      Negligence, Nuisance

c.       Assault, battery, mayhem, false imprisonment    (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.                    Consumer Protection Laws                                                (Number of hours – 06)

 

Consumer Protection Act, 1986

-               Definitions [Consumer, Service, Goods]

-               Authorities under the Act

-               Consumer Protection Redressal Agencies

-               Remedies     

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Tort: Winfield and Jolowicz

2.            The Law of Torts: Ratanlal & Dhirajlal

 


Essential Case Law:

 

1.            Bhim Singh v. State of J & K and Others

2.            Rudul Sah v. State of Bihar

3.            Rylands v. Fletcher 1868 LR HL 330

4.            M.C. Mehta v. Union of India 1987 1 SCC 395

5.            Union Carbide Corporation v. Union of India AIR 1989 SC 248

6.            Donoghue v. Stevenson 1932 SC 31

7.            State of Rajasthan v. Mst. Vidyawati & Others AIR 1962 SC 1039

8.            M/s Kasturilal RaliaRam Jain v. State of U.P. AIR 1965 SC 1039

9.            Cassidy v. Daily Mirror Newspapers Ltd.

10.        Bird v. Jones 1845 7 QB 742

11.        Lucknow Development Authority v. M.K.Gupta, (19494) ISCC 243.

12.        A.C. Modagi v. cCrosswell Tailor, (1991) II CPJ 586

13.        Indian Medical Assn. v. V.P. Shantha (1995) 6 SCC 651

14.        Consumer Unity and Trust society v. St. of Rajasthan (1991) II CPJ 56 Raj.

15.        Poonam Verma v. Ashwin Patel (1996) 4SCC 332

16.        Laxmi Engg. Works v. P.S.G. Indutrial Institute, AIR (1995) SC 1428

17.        Spring Meadows Hospital v. Harjol Ahluwalia, AIR (1998) SC 1801

18.    Morgan Stanley Mutual Fund v. Kartick Das (1994) 4SCC 225

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 204                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Family Law – II                                                                           4             1             5

 

1.   The objective of the paper is to apprise the students with the laws relating to family matters governing succession, partition and religious endowments.

2.   Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.      Joint Hindu Family

a.             Mitakshara and Dayabhaga

b.            Formation and Incident under the coparcenary property under Dayabhaga and Mitakshara

c.             Karta of Joint Family: Position, Powers and privileges; Alienation of property by Karta

d.            Debts – Doctrine of pious obligation and antecedent debts  (Number of hours – 12)

 

2.      Partition

a.             Meaning, Division of right and division of property

b.            Persons entitled to demand partition

c.             Partition how effected; Suit for partition

d.            Re-opening of partition; Re-union

e.             Points of similarity and distinction between the Mitakshara and the Dayabhaga Laws

(Number of hours – 08)

3.      Principles of Inheritance

a.             The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 General rules of succession of a Hindu male and female dying intestate under the Hindu Succession Act

b.            Stridhan and Women’s estate

c.             Principles of inheritance under Muslim Law (Sunni Law)  (Number of hours – 10)

 

4.      Religious and Charitable Endowments

a.             Endowments

-         Meaning, kinds and essentials.

-         Math – Kinds, Powers and obligations of Mahant and Shefait

-         Removal and replacement of Idol

b.            Waqf

(i)   Meaning, Kinds, Rights and Characteristics,

(ii)  Advantages and disadvantages

-         Objects and purpose

(iii) Mosques – objects, kind, requisites

(iv) Methods of creation of waqf

c.             Pre-emption – Origin, Definition, Classification, Subject matter, formalities, effects, constitutional validity                                                            (Number of hours – 10)

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

4.            Modern Hindu Law – Paras Diwan

5.            Outlines of Mohammadan Law – AAA Fyzee

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 206                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Constitutional Law – II                                                               4             1             5

 

1.      This paper is to orient students with constitutional rights and duties: perspective as well as remedies.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Fundamental Rights

a. Definition of ‘State’ for enforcement of fundamental rights – Justiciability of fundamental rights – Doctrine of eclipse, severability, waiver.  Distinction between pre-constitutional law and post-constitutional law

b.Right to equality – Doctrine of Reasonable classification and the principle of absence of arbitrariness

c. Fundamental freedom:  Freedom of speech and expression, freedom of association, freedom of movement, freedom to reside and settle, freedom of trade, business and profession – expansion by judicial interpretation – reasonable restrictions

(Number of hours – 10)

Fundamental Rights

a.             Right to life and personal liberty – scope and content – (expensive interpretation)

b.            Preventive detention under the Constitution – Policy and safeguards – Judicial review

c.             Right against exploitation – Forced labour and child employment

d.            Freedom of religion                                                             (Number of hours – 10)

 

Right to Constitutional Remedies

a.             Right to Constitutional Remedies – Judicial Review – Writs – Hebeas Corpus, Mandamus, Certiorari, Prohibition and Quo-warranto – Art 32 and 226

(Number of hours – 10)

 

Directive Principles, Fundamental Duties and Social Justice

a.             Directive Principles of State Policy – Nature and justiciability of the Directive Principles – Inter-relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties

b.            Social justice under the Indian Constitution – Compensatory discrimination for backward classes – Mandal Commission’s case and other cases – Protective discrimination doctrine                                           (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            M.P. Jain – Indian Constitutional Law

2.            V.N. Shukla – Constitution of India

3.            D.D. Basu – Constitutional Law of India

 

Essential Case Law:

3.            Electricity Board Rajasthan v. Mohan Lal AIR 1967 SC 185

4.            Sukhdev v. Bhagat Roy AIR 1975 SC 1331

5.            R.D. Shetty v. International Airport Authority AIR 1979 SC 1628

6.            M.C. Mehta v. UOI 1987 (1) SCC 395

7.            Mysore Paper Mills v. Mysore Paper Mills Officers Association AIR 2002 SC 609

8.            Bhikaji Narain v. State of M.P. AIR 1955 SC 781

9.            Kailash Chand Sonkar v. Smt. Maya Devi AIR 1984 SC 600

10.        Sikkim Subba Associates v. State of Sikkim 2001 (5) SCC 629

11.        Olga Teelis v. Bombay Mumcp. Corp. 1985 (2) SCR 51

12.        State of W.B. v. Anwar Ali Sarkar AIR 1952 SC 75

13.        Deepak Sibbal v. Punjab University AIR 1989 SC 903

14.        Competroller and Auditor General v. K.V. Mehta 2003 (1) SCALE 351

15.        E.P. Royapra v. State of T.N. AIR 1974 SC 555

16.        Rattan Lal v. State of Haryana 1985 (4) SCC 43

17.        Narmada Bachao Andolan v. Union of India 1999 (8) SCC 308

18.        S. Rangarajan v. P. Jagjivan Ram 1989 (2) SCC 574

19.        Communist Party of India v. Bharat L. Pasricha AIR 1998 SC 184

20.        Union of India v. Motion Pictures 1999 (6) SCC 150

21.        Railway Board v. Niranjan Singh 1969 (1) SCC 502

22.        Himmat Lal K. Shah v. Commissioner of Police AIR 1973 SC 87

23.        OK Ghosh v. Ex. Joseph AIR 1963 SC 812

24.        Rupinder v. State AIR 1983 SC 65

25.        P.N. Kaushal v. UOI AIR 1978 SC 1456

26.        A.K. Gopalan v. State of Madras AIR 1950 SC 27

27.        Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India AIR 1978 SC 597

28.        Hussainara Khatoon v. State of Bihar AIR 1979 SC 1369

29.        M.H. Hoskot v. State of Maharashtra

30.        Sunil Batra v. Delhi Administration AIR 1978 SC 1675

31.        State of H.P. v. Umed Ram AIR 1986 SC 847

32.        Narmada Bachao Andolan v. Union of India 2001 (2) SCC 62

33.        N.S. Sahni v. Union of India 2002 (8) SCC 211

34.        M.P. Human Rights Commission v. State of M.P.

35.        L. Pochanna v. State of Maharashtra AIR 1985 SC 389

36.        Fatehchand v. State of Maharashtra AIR 1977 SC 1825

37.        Air India Statutory Corporation v. United Labour Union 1997 (9) SCC 377

38.        M.R. Balaji v. State of Mysore AIR 1963 SC 648

39.        Indira Sawnney v. Union of India AIR 199 SC 477

40.        Kihoto Hollohan v. ZACHILLU AIR 1993 SC 412

41.        State of Madras v. Champak Dorai Rajan AIR 1951 SC 226

42.        MRF Ltd. V. Inspector Kerala AIR 1999 SC 188

43.        Keshavnan Bharaji v. State of Kerala AIR 1973 SC 1461

44.        Minerva Mills v. UOI AIR 1980 SC 1784

45.        State of T.N. v. L. Abu Kavvr AIR 1984 SC 326

46.        A.I.I.M.S. Students Union v. AIIMS 2002 (1) SCC 428

47.        West Bengal Headmasters Association v. Union of India AIR 1987 CAL. 448

48.        Javed and Ors. V. State of Haryana 2003 (5) SCALE 602

49.        Dasrathi v. State AIR 1985 A.P. 136

50.        State of Gujrat v. Hon’ble High Court of Gujrat 1998(7) SCC 392

51.        Peoples Union for Democratic Rights v. Union of India AIR 1982 SC 1473

52.        University of Mysore v. Govind raio AIR 1965 SC 491

53.        State of Haryana v. Haryana Co-operative Transport Ltd. AIR 1977 SC 237

54.        B.R. Kapur v. State of T.N. AIR 2001 SC 3435

55.        S.I. Syndicate v. UOI AIR 1975 SC 460

56.        Union of India v. C. Krishna Reddy 2003 (10) SCALE 1050

57.        Ananda Mukti Sadguru Trust v. V.R. Rudani AIR 1989 SC 1607

58.        East India Commercial Co. v. Collector of Customs AIR 1962 SC 1893

59.        Syed Yakoob v. K.S. Rashakri AIR 1964 SC 477

60.        In Re Kerala Education Bill AIR 1958 SC 956

61.        Ahemdabas St. Xavier College Society v. State of Gujrat AIR 1974 SC 1389

62.        St. Stephens College v. university of Delhi AIR 1992 SC 1630

63.        T.M.A. Pai Foundation v. State of Karnataka AIR 1994 SC 13

64.        R.B. Rajbhar v. State of W.B. AIR 1975 SC 623

65.        A.K. Roy v. Union of India AIR 1982 SC 710

66.        S.R. Bommai v. Union of India 1994 (3) SCC 1

67.        ARUNA Roy v. Union of India AIR 2002 SC 3176

68.        M. Ismail Faruqui v. Union of India AIR 1995 SC 605

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 208                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Crimes– II                                                                       4             1             5

 

1.      This paper is to focus on the study of substanctive crimes under the Indian Penal Code

 

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                         Offences affecting the Human body

a.             offences affecting life, causing of miscarriage, or injuries to unborn children

b.            offences of hurt, of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement

c.             offences of criminal force and Assault, offences of kidnapping and Abduction

(Number of hours – 12)

II.        Offences against Women

a.             Obscene acts and songs

b.            Outraging the modesty of women

c.             Rape

d.            Cruelty by husband or relatives of husband

e.             Offences relating to marriage                                               (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.       Offences against Property

a.       Theft, Extortion, robbery and dacoity

b.      Criminal misappropriation and criminal breach of trust

c.       Cheating

d.      Mischief

e.       Criminal trespass                                                                (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       Defamation and offences relating to documents and property marks

a. Defamation

b.Forgery

c. Counterfeiting                                                                           (Number of hours – 08)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Ratanlal and Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code

2.            H.S. Gaur – Penal Law of India

 

Essential Case Law:

2.            Govinda’s Case – (1876), Bom 342

3.            State of A.P. v. R. Punnayya – 1977 Cr LJ 1(SC)

4.            K.M. Nanavati v. State of Moharashtra – 1962 (Bom) LR 488 (SC) - AIR 1962 SC 605

5.            Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab (1980) 2 SCC 684

6.            Shashi Nayar v. Union of India – 992 Cr LJ 514

7.            Virsa Singh v. State of Punjab – AIR 1958 SC 465

8.            Harjinder Singh v. Delhi Administration – AIR 1968 SC 867

9.            Mahesh Balmiki v. State of M.P. – 2000 (1) SCC 319

10.        Tukaram v. State of mahrashtra – AIR 1979 SC 185

11.        State of Punjab v. Gurmit Singh – AIR 1996 SC 1393

12.        Bodhisattwa Gautam v. Miss Subhra Chakrabarty – AIR 1996 SC 922

13.        Biswanath Mallick v. State of Orissa – 1995 Cr LJ 1416 (ori)

14.        State OF MADRASv. Vardarajan – AIR 1965 SC 942

15.        State of Haryana v. Raja Ram – AIR 1973 SC 819

16.        Vishwanath v. State of U.P. – AIR 1960 SC 67

17.        State of HP v. Nikku Ram – 1995 Cri LJ 4184 (SC)

18.        P. Rathinam v. Union of India – AIR 1994 SC 1844

19.        Gian Kaur v. State of Punjab – AIR 1996 SC 946

20.        State v. Lekhraj – 2000 (1) SCC 247

21.        Sikhar Behera v. State of Orissa – 1993 Cr LJ 3664

22.        Dhananjai v. State of U.P. – AIR 1996 SC 556

23.        Shanti v. State of Haryana

24.        State of Kerela v. Mathai Verghese – (1986) 4 SCC 746

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 210                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Administrative Law                                                                     4             1             5

 

1.                              The purpose of this paper is make students aware of various aspects of administrative law including quasi-legislative, quasi-judicial and other ministerial functions of administration and control thereof.

2.                              Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                         Evolution and Scope of Administrative Law

    1. Nature, Scope and Development of Administrative Law
    2. Rule of law and Administrative Law
    3. Separation of powers and its relevance
    4. Relationship between Constitutional law and Administrative Law
    5. Administrative Law vis-ΰ-vis privatisation
    6. Classification of functions of Administration                   (Number of hours – 08)

 

II.                      Legislative Functions of Administration

a.            Necessity and Constitutionality

         b.            Forms and requirements

c.                        Control

-               Legislative

-               Judicial

-               Procedural

d.      Sub-delegation                                                                   (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.                   Judicial Functions of Administration

a.             Need for devolution of adjudicatory authority on administration

b.            Nature of tribunals – Constitution, powers, procedures, rules of evidence

c.             Administrative Tribunals

d.            Principles of Natural Justice

-               Rule against bias

-               Audi Alteram Partem

i.         Essentials of hearing process

ii.       Cross examination

iii.       Legal representation

iv.     Pre and post - decisional hearing

-               Reasoned decisions

e.             Rules of evidence – no evidence, some evidence and substantial evidence

f.              Institutional Decisions                                                          (Number of hours – 10)


 

IV.       Administrative Discretion and Judicial Control of Administrative Action

 

A.        Administrative Discretion

b.            Need and its relationship with rule of law

c.             Constitutional imperatives and exercise of discretion

d.            Grounds of judicial review

-               Abuse of discretion

-               Failure to exercise discretion

e.       Doctrine of legitimate expectations

 

B.           Judicial Control of Administrative Action

a.      Introduction

-               Court as the final authority to determine the legality of administrative action

-               Exhaustion of Administrative remedies

-               Locus standi

-               Laches

-               Res judicata

h.             Judicial review and its extent

i.               Methods of judicial review

-               Statutory appeals

-               Writs

-               Declaratory judgements and injunctions

-               Civil Suits for Compensation                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Principles of Administrative Law – M.P. Jain & S.N. Jain

2.            Administrative Law – I.P. Massey

 

Further Readings:

1.            Administrative Law – Wade

2.            Lectures on Administrative Law – C.K. Takwani

3.            Administrative Law – S.P. Sathe

 

Essential Case Law:

a.                   Ram Jawaya v. State of Punjab (AIR 1955 SC 549)

b.                  Asif Hameed v. State of J & K (AIR 1989 SC 1899)

c.                   A.N. Parasoraman v. State of Tamil Nadu AIR 1990 SC 40, (Administrative discretion)

d.                  State of Punjab v. V.K. Khanna, AIR 2001 SC 343 (Mala fide exercise of power)

e.                   State of Bombay v. K.P. Krishnan AIR 1960 SC 1322 (irrelevant considerations

f.                    Shrilekha Vidyarthi v. State of U.P. (AIR 1991 SC 537) (Reasonnablenes)

g.                   Delhi Laws Act case, AIR 1951 SC 332

h.                   Lachmi Narain v. Union of India AIR 1976 SC 714 (Modification)

i.                     A.V. Educational Society v. Govt. of A.P. Educational Department (AIR 2002 A.P. 348) (Judicial Control of delegated Legislation)

j.                    M/s Atlar Cycle Industry Ltd. v. State of Haryana  (Legislative Control)

k.                  Govind Lal Chaggan Lal Patel v. The Agriculture Produce Market Committee (AIR 1976 SC 236) (Procedural Control)

l.                     Kiran Gupta v. State of U.P. (AIR 2000 SC 3299) (Delegated Legislation)

m.                 Indian National Congress (1) v. Institute of Social Welfare (AIR 2002 SC 2158)     (Classification of Administrative Action)

n.                   A.K. Kraipak v. Union of India (AIR 1950 SC 150)

o.                  Hira Nath v. Rajendra Medical College (AIR 1973 SC 1260)

p.                  Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India (AIR 1978 SC 597)

q.                  S.N.Mukherjee v. Union of India (AIR 1990 SC1986)

r.                    Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. v. Girja Shankar Pant (AIR 2001 SC 24) (Natural Justice, Test of Bias)

s.                   State of U.P. v. Johrimal (AIR 2004 SC 3800) (Judicial Review) Johri Mal

t.                    Sayed Yakoob v. Radha Krishan (AIR 1974 SC 477) (Writ Jurisdiction)

u.                   Shri Anadi Mukta Sadguru Trust v. V.R. Rudani (AIR 1989 SC 1607) (Mondemus)

v.                   R.K. Singh v. Union of India (AIR 2001 Delhi 12) (Mandemm)

23.          Kanhaiya Lal Sethia v. Union of India (AIR 1998 SC 365) (Judicial review cannot be on policy matters)

 

 


 

Paper Code: LL.B. 212                                                                      L          T          Credit

Paper: French                                                                                    2           1             3

1.       This paper is to make students understand the French language so that they can easily understand the French legal system and the French terms generally used in the legal literature.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          (1)        Revision of Present Tens

                                                                                                  

(2)        How to narrate a story / past event:

            A)        Verb:    Passι Composι

                                    Imparfait                                                           (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        (1)        How to talk about future plan:

            A)        Verb:    Simple future                                                    (Number of hours – 10)

 

            (2)        How to talk about family members:

A)                Verb: Se presenter

 

III.       (1)        Letter writing:

A)                Formal / Informal                                                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.       (1)        Use of legal terms through simple sentences:

            Example: court, tribunal court, advocate, judge, crime etc.

            (Co-ordination among the teachers is necessary to teach this topic)        (Number of hours – 10)

 

(2)        Translation based on legal documents:

A)                English – French

B)                 French – English

 

Text: Nouveau Sans Frontiθres-1 (Only concerned lessons which cover the syllabus)

 

Reference book: 

  1. Le Francais du Droit – J. L. Penfornis
  2. Campus – Jacky Girardet & Jacques Pecheur

 

 

 

 

 

FIVE-YEAR LAW COURSE

LL.B. (H) PROGRAMME

 

THIRD YEAR

 

 

Fifth Semester

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

301

Code of Civil Procedure – I

4

1

5

303

Code of Criminal Procedure – I

4

1

5

305

Law of Evidence

4

1

5

307

Corporate Law

4

1

5

309

Jurisprudence – I

3

1

4

311

Human Rights Law

3

1

4

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth Semester

Code No.

SUBJECTS

L

T / P

Credit

302

Code of Civil Procedure – II

4

1

5

304

Code of Criminal Procedure – II

4

1

5

306

Public International Law

4

1

5

308

Investment and Competition Law

4

1

5

310

Property Law

3

1

4

312

Jurisprudence – II

3

1

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 301                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Code of Civil Procedure – I                                                        4             1             5

 

1.            This paper is to help a law student to acquire a thorough knowledge of procedural aspects of working of civil courts and other machineries.

2.            Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.      Introduction

a.             Definitions: Decree, Judgement, Order, Foreign Court, Foreign Judgement, Mesne, Profits, Affidavit, Suit, Plaint, Written Statement

b.            Important Concepts: Res Sub Judice, Resjudicata, Restitution, Caveat, Inherent powers of courts                                                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

2.      Initial steps in a suit

a.             Jurisdiction and place of suing

b.            Institution of suit

c.             Pleadings: Meaning, object, General rules, Amendment of pleadings

d.            Plaint and written statement

e.             Discovery, Inspection and production of documents

f.              Appearance and non-appearance of parties

g.             First hearing                                                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

3.      Interim Orders

a.             Commissions

b.            Arrest before judgement

c.             Attachment before judgement

d.            Temporary Injunctions

e.             Interlocutory orders

f.              Receiver

g.             Security of costs                                                                 (Number of hours – 10)

 

4.      Suits in Particular Cases

a.             Suits by or against Government

b.            Suits by Indigent persons

c.             Interpleader Suit

d.            Summary Procedure

e.             Suits relating to public nuisance                                           (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (Relevant Provisions)

2.            C.K. Takwani, Code of Civil Procedure

3.            Mulla – Code of Civil Procedure

4.            Sarkar’s Code of Civil Procedure

Further Readings:

 

1.                  Ganguly – Civil Court, Practice and Procedure

2.                  M.P. Tandon – Code of Civil Procedure

 

Essential Case Law:

 

1.      Topandas V/s Gorakhram, AIR 1964 SC 1348

2.      Dhulabhai V/s State of H.P., AIR 1969 SC 78

3.      Premier Automobile V/s Kamlakar, 1976 (1) SCC 496

4.      Rajasthan State Road Transport Corpn. V/s Krishna Kant – 1995 (5) SCC 75

5.      Pandurang V/s Shantibai, AIR 1989 SC 2240

6.      Workmen C.P. Trust V/s Board of Trustee, 1978 (3) SCC 119

7.      Razia Begum V/s Anwar Begum, AIR 1958 SC 886 (895)

8.      B.K.N. Pillai V/s P. Pillas, AIR 2000 SC 614

9.      Sangram Singh V/s Election Tribunal, AIR 1955 SC 425

10.  Martin Burn Ltd. V/s Banerjee, AIR 1958 SC 79

11.  Dalpat V/s Prahlad,. 1992 (1) SCC 719

12.  Gujrat Battling Co. Ltd. Coca Cola Co., 1995 (5) SCC 545

13.  Morgan Stanly V/s Kartick Das, 1994 (4) SCC 225

14.  Bihari Chordhary V/s State of Bihar, 1984 (2) SCC 627

15.  Raj Duggal V/s Ramesh Kumar, AIR 1990 SC 2218

 

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 303                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Code of Criminal Procedure – I                                                 4             1             5

 

1.            This paper is to give students thorough knowledge of procedural aspects of working of  criminal courts and other machineries.

2.            Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                   Introduction

a.             Definitions

b.            Constitution and powers of Criminal Courts and Offices                  (Number of hours – 06)

 

II.                Provisions for Investigations

a. Arrest and Bail provisions

b.Information to the Police and their powers to investigate            (Number of hours – 10)

 

III.             Process to Compel Appearance and Production of things

a. Summons for Appearance

b.Warrant of arrest

c. Proclamation and attachment

d.Other rules regarding processes

e. Summons to procedure

f.  Search Warrants

g. General provisions as to search

h. Miscellaneous                                                                           (Number of hours – 12)

 

IV.              Proceedings before Magistrate

a. Conditions requisite for initiation of proceedings

b.Complaints to Magistrates

c. Commencement of proceedings before Magistrates

d.Security Proceedings                                                                (Number of hours – 10)

 

Compulsory Readings

 

1.            Rattan Lal & Dhirajlal – Code of Criminal Procedure

2.            R.V. Kelkar – Code of Criminal Procedure

 

Further Readings:

 

1.         S.N. Mishra – Code of Criminal Procedure

2.         Ganguly – Criminal Court, Practice and Procedure

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 305                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Law of Evidence                                                                          4             1             5

 

1.       This paper is to orient students with importance of evidence for establishment of claims and the related rules and principles.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Introduction and Relevancy

b.            Evidence and its relationship with the substantive and procedural laws

c.             Definitions – Facts, facts in issue, relevant, evidence proved, disproved, not proved, oral and documentary evidence (sec. 3)

d.            Relevancy and admissibility

e.             Doctrine of res gestae (Sec. 6,7,8,9)

f.              Conspiracy (Sec. 10)                                                          (Number of hours – 10)

 

Statement – Admissions / Confessions and Dying Declarations

a.             Admissions (secs. 17-23)

b.            Confessions (secs. 24-30)

c.             Dying Declarations (sec. 32)                                               (Number of hours – 10)

 

Method of proof of facts

b.            Presumptions (secs. 4, 41, 79-90, 105, 107, 108, 112, 113A, 114 and 114A)

c.             Oral and documentary evidence (secs. 59-78)

d.            Rules relating to Burden of proof (secs. 101-105)

e.             Facts prohibited from proving

1.            Estoppel (secs. 115-117)

2.            Privileged Communications (secs. 122-129)   (Number of hours – 12)

 

Presumptions regarding discharge of burden of proof

a.             Evidence by accomplice (sec. 133 with 114 (b))

b.            Judicial notice (sec. 114)

c.             Dowry Death (sec. 113 B)

d.            Certain Offences (sec. 111 A)                                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Rattan Lal Dheeraj Lal – Evidence

2.            Avtar Singh – Evidence

3.            Monir – Evidence

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 307                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Corporate Law                                                                            4             1             5

 

1.       The paper aims to provide insight into formation and winding up of companies besides Corporate Administration.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                   Formation, Registration and Incorporation of company

a.             Nature and kinds of company

b.            Promoters: Position, duties and liabilities

c.             Mode and consequences of incorporation,

d.            Uses and abuses of the corporate form, lifting of corporate veil,

e.             Memorandum of Association, alteration and the doctrine of ultra vires,

f.       Articles of association, binding nature, alteration, relation with memorandum of association, doctrine of constructive notice and indoor management- exceptions.

                                                                        (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.                Capital Formation of Regulation

a.             Prospectus: Issues, contents, Kinds, liability for misstatements, statement in lieu of prospectus,

b.            The nature and classification of company securities,

c.             Shares and general principles of allotment,

d.            Statutory share certificate, its objects and effects,

e.             Transfer of shares, restriction of transfer, relationship between transferor and transferee, issue of share at premium, role of public finance institutions.

f.              Share capital, reduction of share capital,

g.             Conversion of loans debentures into capital,

h.             Duties of court to protect interests of creditors and shareholders.

i.              Debentures, kinds, shareholders and debenture holders, remedies of debenture holders.                                                                         (Number of hours – 08)

 

III.             Corporate Administrative

a.             Directors – kinds, powers and duties,

b.            Insider trading,

c.             Meetings kinds and procedure,

d.            The balance of powers within companies - Majority control and minority protection, Prevention of oppression, and powers of court and central government,

e.             Emerging trends in Corporate social responsibility, legal liability of company - civil, criminal, tortuous and environmental.                    (Number of hours – 10)

 

IV.              Winding up of Companies

a.             Kinds, consequences and reasons of winding up,

b.            Role of the court,

c.             Liability of past members,

d.            Payment of liabilities,

e.            Reconstruction and amalgamation.                           (Number of hours – 08)         

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

a.             Avtar Singh : Indian Company Law

b.            Shah S. M : Lectures on Company Law


Further Readings:


1.         Palmer - Company Law

2.         Ramiaya: Guide to Companies Act
3.         Gower: Principles of Modern Company Law

 

 

 

 


Paper Code: LL.B. 309                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Jurisprudence - I                                                                         3             1             4

 

1.             The course aims at developing an analytical approach to understand the nature of law, development law and working of a legal system in different dimensions with reference to popular legal theorists.

2.             Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.          Introduction

(a)          Nature and scope of Jurisprudence

(b)         Need for study of Jurisprudence

(c)          Linkage between Jurisprudence and other sciences           (Number of hours – 10)

 

II.        Schools of Jurisprudence – I

(a)          Natural Law

(b)         Analytical positivism, Pure Theory

(c)          Historical Jurisprudence                                                   (Number of hours – 09)

 

III.       Schools of Jurisprudence – II

(a)          Sociology Jurisprudence

(b)         Economic Approach

(c)          Legal Realism                                                                  (Number of hours – 08)

 

IV.       Indian Perspectives in Jurisprudence

(a)          Classical Approach

(b)         Medieval Influences

(c)          Modern Trends                                                               (Number of hours – 06)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            R.W.M. Dias, Jurisprudence

2.            Prof. (Mrs.) Nomita Aggarwal , Jurisprudence (Legal Theory)

3.            B.N. Maini Tripathi, Legal Theory

4.            Edger Bodenheimer, Jurisprudence

 


 


Paper Code: LL.B. 311                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Human Rights Law                                                                     4             1             5

1.            The objective of this course is to lay the foundation of the Human Rights law and acquaint the students with basic human rights institutions.

2.            Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit  asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Introduction

a.             History

b.            Evolution

c.             Growth                                                                               (Number of hours – 09)

 

UN Charter and Human Rights

a.             UDHR

b.            Covenants of 1966

c.             Optional Protocols                                                  (Number of hours – 09)

 

Human Rights and the Indian Constitution

a.             Fundamental Rights

b.            Directive Principles of State Policy                          (Number of hours – 10)

Protection of Human Rights under Protection of Human Rights Act 1993

c.             The Judiciary

d.            NHRC

e.             NGOs                                                                                (Number of hours – 09)

 

Group Rights

a.             Prisoners

b.            Women and Children

c.             Indigenous People

d.            Disabled                                                                             (Number of hours – 09)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

   i.                  UN Charter

 ii.                  Constitution of India

iii.                  Human Rights Act 1993

iv.                  Sinha, M.K. – Implementation of Non-Derogation Human Rights (Delhi 1999)

 

Further Readings:

1.            D.D. Basu – Human Rights

2.            Upender Baxi – Human Rights

3.            Thomas Buergenthal – Human Rights

4.            Henry Steiner & Philip Alston – International Human Rights Law

5.            B.G. Ramcharan – International Human Rights (Oxford, 1998)

6.            Y.K. Tyagi – British Yearbook (2001).

 

 

Paper Code: LL.B. 302                                                                          L             T         Credit

Paper: Code of Civil Procedure – II                                                      4             1             5

 

3.      This paper is to give to a law student a thorough knowledge of procedural aspects of working of civil courts and other machineries.

4.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.      Judgment and Decree

a.             Judgment : Definition, Essentials, Pronouncement, Contents, and Alteration

b.            Decree : Definition, Essentials, Types, Drawing up of a decree, Contents, and Decree in particular cases

c.             Interest

d.            Costs                                                                                 (Number of hours – 09)

 

2.      Execution

a.             Courts by which decree may be executed

b.            Payment under decree

c.             Application for Execution

d.            Mode of Execution

e.             Stay of Execution

f.              Questions to be determined by executing court                    (Number of hours – 09)

 

3.      Appeals

a.             Appeals from original decree

b.            Appeals from appellate decrees

c.             General provisions relating to appeals

d.            Appeals to the Supreme Court

e.             Appeals by Indigent persons                                               (Number of hours – 09)

 

4.      Reference, Review and Revision

a.             reference to High Court

b.            review

c.             revision                                                                               (Number of hours – 09)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

 

1.            Mulla – Code of Civil Procedure

2.            Sarkar’s Code of Civil Procedure

 

Further Readings :

 

1.            Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (Relevant Provision)

2.            M.p. Tandon – Code of Civil Procedure


Paper Code: LL.B. 304      L         T          Credit

Paper: Code of Criminal Procedure – II                                                4             1             5

 

1.      This paper focuses on procedures dealing with criminal cases.

2.      Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


I.                         Introduction to Trial Procedures

a.             The charge

-               Form of charges

-               Joinder of charges

b.            Evidence in inquiries and trials

c.             General provisions as to inquiries and trials

d.            Provisions as to accused persons of unsound mind.  (Number of hours – 09)

 

II.                      Trials and Execution Proceedings

a.                         Trial before a court of session

b.                        Trial of warrant cases by magistrates

c.                         Trial of summons – cases by Magistrates

d.                        Summary Trials

e.                         Judgement

f.                          Submission of death sentences for confirmation

g.                         Execution, suspension, remission and commutation of sentences

(Number of hours – 09)

 

III.                   Review Procedures

a.                                                             Appeals

b.                                                            Reference and Revisions                             (Number of hours – 09)

 

IV.                    Miscellaneous

a.       Maintenance of wives, children and parents

b.      Transfer of criminal cases

c.       Irregular proceedings

d.      Limitations for taking cognizance                             (Number of hours – 09)

 

Text books / Compulsory Readings (Latest editions only):

1.            Rattan Lal & Dhirajlal – Code of Criminal Procedure

2.            R.V. Kelkar – Code of Criminal Procedure

 

Further Readings:

1.      S.N. Mishra – Code of Criminal Procedure

2.      Ganguly – Criminal Court, Practice and Procedure


Paper Code: LL.B. 306      L         T          Credit

Paper: Public International Law                                                             4             1             5

 

1.       The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the basics of Public International Law and practice.

2.       Pattern of Question Paper: The question paper shall have Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’.  In part ‘A’ there shall be one compulsory question based on objective or short answer type questions carrying 25 marks and covering the entire course. In part ‘B’, two questions of 12.5 marks each shall be asked from every unit asking the candidates to attempt one question from each unit.

3.