B.A. LL.B. (Five-Year Course)

ELIGIBILITY

Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with 45% marks.

There shall be relaxation of 5% marks in case of SC/ST students.

Bar Council rules for Eligibility of B.A. LL.B. (5 Year Law Course) as per Bar Council of India Legal Education Rules 2008, BCI Circular No. BCI: D: 1823/2010 dated 30-11-2010 and Circular No. 02/2010 dated 20-12-2010.

Sec 5 (b) and explanation:-
Applicants who have obtained 10+2 higher secondary pass certificate or first degree certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method are eligible for admission in the integrated five year course.

Applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation/post graduation through open universities system, directly without having any basic qualification for prosecuting such studies are NOT ELIGIBLE for admission in law course.

COURSE STRUCTURE

First Year

Semester I (June-October) Semester II (November-April)
  1. General English - I
  2. History
  3. Economics
  1. General English - II
  2. Political Science - I (Political Theory and Political Oragnization)
  3. Sociology

Second Year
Semester III (June-October) Semester IV (November-April)
  1. Political Science - II (Foundation of Political Obligations)
  2. Political Science - III (International Relations and Organization)
  3. Law of Contract - I
  1. Legal Language
  2. Legal History (History of Courts, Legislature and Legal Profession in India)
  3. Law of Contract - II

Third Year
Semester V (June-October) Semester VI (November-April)
  1. Law of Crimes
  2. Family Law - I
  3. Labour Laws
  4. Optional Paper (Any One)
    1. Trust, Equity and Fiduciary Relationships
    2. International Economic Law
    3. Woman and Law & Laws Relating to Child
    4. Criminology & Penology
  1. Law of Torts & Consumer Protection Act
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Family Law - II
  4. Practical Training - III

    (Professional Ethics, Accountancy for Lawyers and Bar Bench Relations)

Fourth Year
Semester VII (June-October) Semester VIII (November-April)
  1. Law of Evidence
  2. Environmental Law
    (including Laws for Protection of Wild Life and Other Living Creatures including Animal Welfare)
  3. Human Rights and International Law
  4. Arbitration, Conciliation and Alternative Disputes Resolution System
  1. Jurisprudence
  2. Property Law (including Transfer of Property Act and Easement Act)
  3. Practical Training - II (Public Interest Lawyering, Legal Aid and Para Legal Services)
  4. Optional Paper (Any One)
    1. Comparative Law
    2. Law of Insurance
    3. Conflict of Law
    4. Intellectual Property Law

Fifth Year
Semester IX (June-October) Semester X (November-April)
  1. Code of Civil Procedure and the Limitation Act
  2. Administrative Law
  3. Interpretation of Statute
  4. Land Laws
  1. Code of Criminal Procedure, Juvenile Justice Act and Probation of Offenders Act
  2. Company Law
  3. Practical Training - I
    Moot Courts, Pre Trial Preparations and Participation in Trial Proceedings – (To be conducted throughout the academic year, viva will be held at the conclusion of academic year).
  4. Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing
  5. Optional Paper (Any One)
    1. Taxation Laws
    2. Banking Laws including Negotiable Instruments Act
    3. Co-operative Law
    4. Investment and Securities Laws
Note:The course structure is subject to change as per the directions and guidelines of the Bar Council of India / Savitribai Phule Pune University.