Courses

A. COURSES :
The College admits students for the following courses of the University of Mumbai:

1. The Five Years Integrated Law Course
BACHELOR OF LEGAL SCIENCE (B. L. S) / BACHELOR OF LAWS (LL.B)
2. The Three Years Course
BACHELOR OF LAWS (LL.B)

B. ADMISSION

C. Common Entrance Test
Rules for Common Entrance Test to the first year of THREE YEARS (Regular)/FIVE YEARS Integrated Graduate Degree courses in Law.

Eligibility:
1. Eligibility for three year LL.B degree course (Regular)
1.1 (i) Nativity
The candidate should be an Indian citizen/Foreign Person of Indian Origin (PIO). The candidate should produce any one of the following documents along with the application, to prove citizenship
a) Certificate from the competent authority to show that the candidate is a native of any State or Union Territory of India
b) True copy of the Birth Certificate of the candidate issued by Government Authority.
c) True copy of SSC Leaving Certificate of the candidate.
d) True copy of the relevant passport page of the candidate issued by concern Government.
1.2 (ii) Academic
a) Candidate seeking admission to the course should be a graduate of any faculty or any university of Maharashtra or any university recognized by U.G.C.

2. Eligibility for Five Year LL.B degree course (Integrated)
2.1 (i) Nativity
The candidate should be an Indian Citizen/Foreign Person of Indian Origin (PIO). The candidate should produce any one of the following documents along with the application, to prove citizenship
a) Certificate from the competent authority to show that the candidate is a native of any State or Union Territory of India.
b) True copy of the Birth Certificate of the candidate issued by Government Authority.
c) True copy of SSC Leaving Certificate of the candidate.
d) True copy of the relevant passport page of the candidate issued by concern Government.
2.2 (ii) Academic
a) An applicant who have successfully completed senior secondary school course (+2) or equivalent (such as 11 +1 A level in senior secondary school leaving certificate course) from a recognized university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent.

D. ADMISSION PROCEDURE
Rules for Centralized Admission/Allotment process to First year of Three Year (regular)/Five Year Integrated Graduate Degree course in law.
The Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) for admission to the First year or Three year (Regular)/Five year Integrated LL.B courses will be carried out by the competent authority. Students who appeared for CET can register for CAP online through its website or from the link given by the competent authority after downloading their rank cards.

E. Academics

CURRICULUM
THE CURRICULAM AS PER THE UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
Subjects for the LL.B. Degree Course [Three Years (Semester - I to VI) with effect from the academic year 2004 - 05 for all the Semester:
N.B: No candidate shall be allowed to appear for the First LL.B. (Sem - II) / Second LL.B.(Semester - IV) and LL.B. Degree (Semester - VI) examinations unless he/she passes in Practical Training Paper.

First year B.L.S (100 Marks Each)
Semester – I BLS/LL.B
1. English I
2. Logic I
3. Economics

Semester – II BLS/LL.B
1. History
2.Political Science I
3.Legal writing & Legal Language

Second year B.L.S (100 Marks Each)
Semester – III BLS/LL.B
1. Political Science II
2. Sociology
3. History of Courts

Semester – IV BLS/LL.B
1. English II
2. Logic II
3. Political Science III

Third year B.L.S /LL.B & First year LL.B (100 Marks Each)
Semester V BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER I LL.B
1. Labour Laws
2. Contract – I
3. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws
4.Legal Language including Legal –Writing & General English

Semester VI BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER II LL.B
1. Law of Crimes
2.Constitutional Law
3. Family Law – I
4.Environmental Laws
5.Practical Training – I

Fourth year B.L.S /LL.B & Second year LL.B (100 Marks Each)
Semester VII BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER III LL.B
1. Administrative Laws
2. Family Law – II
3. Transfer of Property and Easement Act
4. Company Law

Semester VIII BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER IV LL.B
1. Jurisprudence
2. Contract – II
3. Land Laws
4. Any one from the following:
a)Criminology and Correctional Administration
b) Taxation Laws
c) Bankruptcy Laws
5. Practical Training – II

Fifth year B.L.S /LL.B & Third year LL.B (100 Marks Each)
Semester IX BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER V LL.B
1. Civil Procedure Code & Limitation Act
2. Criminal Procedure Code, Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 & Probation of Offenders Act
3. Interpretation of Statutes
4. Public International Law & Human Rights

Semester X BLS/LL.B & SEMESTER VI LL.B
1. Alternate Dispute Resolution System
2. Law of Evidence
3 & 4 Optional Papers: (any two from the following)
a) Banking Laws & Negotiable Instruments Act
b) Law of Insurance
c) Intellectual Property Law
d) Conflict of Laws
e) Law relating to Women & Children
f) Law & Medicine
5. Practical Training – III
6. Practical Training – IV

ACADEMIC TERMS:
The arrangement of terms for the Faculty of Law is as under:

FIRST TERM :
( DATES AWAITED FROM THE UNIVERSITY )

SECOND TERM :
( DATES AWAITED FROM THE UNIVERSITY )

CLASS TIMINGS:
The classes for LLB. (3 years) will be held in the morning from 08.00 am. to 1.30 pm. Practical training, tutorials and case study classes will be held after that.
The classes for B.LS /LL.B. (5 years) are held In the morning from 10.00 am. to 3.30 pm.
{The working hours for the college office are from 09.00 am. to 05.00 pm}

TEACHING METHODS
Teaching methods include class room lectures, interactive sessions & discussions, case studies, power point presentation & documentaries, seminar & workshops, mooting(debating points of law before a judge), guest lectures, practical training, project work, field visits etc.

EXAMINATION
QUESTION PAPER PATTERN:
Total 100 marks
Q. No. 1 Ten Short Question (Not more than two sentences)– 2 marks each - 20 Marks.
Q. No. 2 Short notes on any Four out of Six – 5 marks each - 20 marks
Q. No. 3 Situational Questions (Problems) any two out of three – 6 marks each - 12 marks.
Q. No. 4 Essay type questions, four out of six – 12 marks each- 48 marks.

Students can take the Examination in English/ Marathi/ Hindi. However, the paper in the subject of “Legal Language and Legal Writing and General English” is to be written only in English and no marks will be allotted to the answers written in any other language in the examinations to be held from second half of the year 2008 and onwards.

SEMESTER SYSTEM:
The LL.B. Degree will not be conferred upon a candidate unless the candidate has passed in, or cleared, all the papers prescribed for each Semester Examination in accordance with the provisions relating to each Semester Examination. The performance of the students will be evaluated by the Examination to be conducted at the end of the every Semester and also by his/her performance in the Practical Training Papers as per the guidelines issued from time to time by the Bar Council of India.

STANDARD FOR PASSING THE LL.B. EXAMINATION:
R. 4437: - To pass the examination the candidates must obtain 45% marks in each paper/s and Practical/s separately. Those candidates who obtain less than 60% of the same sitting will be placed in Second Class. Those of the successful candidates who obtain 60% marks and more than 60% marks in all paper/s at one and the same sitting will be placed in the First Class. A candidate who obtains 45% marks in Theory paper/s and Practical/s may, at his option be exempted from appearing in the paper/s and Practical/s as the case may be.