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
  • 1. English I
  • 2. Logic I
  • 3. Economics
Semester – II
  • 1. History
  • 2.Political Science I
  • 3.Legal writing & Legal Language
Second year B.L.S (100 Marks Each)
Semester – III
  • 1. Political Science II
  • 2. Sociology
  • 3. History of Courts
Semester – IV
  • 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 & I
  • 1. Labour Laws
  • 2. Contract – I
  • 3. Tort & Consumer Protection Laws
  • 4.Legal Language including Legal –Writing & General English
Semester VI & II
  • 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 & III
  • 1. Administrative Laws
  • 2. Family Law – II
  • 3. Transfer of Property and Easement Act
  • 4. Company Law
Semester VIII & IV
  • 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 & V
  • 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 & VI
  • 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 :

3 July 2017 to 16 December 2017 both days inclusive


SECOND TERM :

2 January 2018 to 26 May 2018 both days inclusive


There will be a break for Mid Term from 25 August 2017 to 29 August 2017 both days inclusive

There will be break for winter from 16 October 2017 to 28 October 2017 both days inclusive








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 n the morning from 09.00 am. to 02.30 pm.

{The working hours for the college office are from 08.00 am. to 03.00 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.









ASSOCIATION
  • Students Council: It is constituted every year as per Section 40 of the Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994 in accordance with the directions issued by the University.

  • Gymkhana: The college has state - of - the art Gymkhana facility for the students and faculty. The collage has ten classrooms, a Moot Court Hall, a Library, a Ladies Common Room a Gymkhana, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Conference Hall, Seminar Hall etc.