Program Structure Batch 2008 - 2013

Third Semester Course Code Course Title Economics II Sociology II Legal Method Family Law I Law of Crimes I Communication Skills ,Client Interviewing & Counseling Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5

TOTAL Fourth Semester Course Code Course Title Law of Crimes II Family Law II Land Laws Law of Tort (Motor Vehicle Act & Consumer Protection Act ) Property Law Communication & Advocacy Skills Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) -


Total Credits 5 5 5 5

4 4

1 1


5 5 30

Fifth Semester Course Code Course Title Constitutional Law I Code of Civil Procedure Code of Criminal Procedure Administrative Law Corporate Law Public International Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) TOTAL Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Sixth Semester Course Code Course Title Constitutional Law II Intellectual Property Rights Law of Evidence Business Law Investment & Competition Law Human Rights Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 TOTAL Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Seventh Semester Course Code Course Title Jurisprudence I Labour Law I Criminology Law, Poverty & Development Taxation Law International Trade Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) TOTAL Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Eighth Semester Course Code Course Title Jurisprudence II Labour Law II Arbitration & Alternate Dispute Resolution Environmental Law Interpretation of Statutes Cyber Laws Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 1 1 1 TOTAL Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 30

Ninth Semester Course Code Course Title Drafting. Pleading & Conveyancing Professional Ethics Election Law Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 4 4 4 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) 1 1 1 Practical (P)(Hours per week) Total Credits 5 5 5 Private International Law International Humanitarian & Refugee Law 4 4 1 1 TOTAL 5 5 25 Tenth Semester Course Code Course Title Internship (Including Viva and Diary) Research paper (Including Viva) Lectures (L)(Hours per week) 2 2 Tutorials (T)(Hours per week) Practical (P)(Hours per week) 13 8 TOTAL Total Credits 15 10 25 .

Banking and International Trade. GDP growth. K. Social Accounting: Meaning and various concepts of National Income. . interest rates and exchange rates.P. Money. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . principle of maximum social advantages. Modern Economic Theory: S. classifications. Fisher. Money market and capital market.L. K. New Delhi. S. Text & References • • • • • • • Ahuja H. Module III : PUBLIC FINANCE Public Finance: Nature and scope of public finance. Graw Hill. Difficulties in measurement. private finance. The coverage includes determination of and linkages between major macro economic variables. Aggregate consumption and investment functions. Chand &Co. Course Contents: Module I : OVERVIEW OF MICROECONOMICS Development of macroeconomics schools of thought: classical. Tata Mc. Commercial Banking functions and credit creation. Tax: Meaning. Macroeconomics. value of money. Macro Economics. K. New Delhi Shapiro Edward. Interdependence of micro and macro economics. Methods of measuring National Income. Macro Economic Analysis.Third Semester ECONOMICS II Course Objective: This course also deals with principles of macroeconomics. Agra. Module IV : BUSINESS CYCLES & SOCIAL ACCOUNTING Features of Business cycles. The principle of effective demand: Aggregate demand and aggregate supply. unemployment. quantity theory of money. Mankiw. Chand &Co. Poverty and unemployment. Macro Economics. S. Tata Mc. classification. Dornbusch & S. canons. Module II : MONEY AND BANKING Money: Function. Seth M. Difficulties in measurement. R. Central Banking: Functions and credit control. inflation.L. Thomson Publication. the level of output and prices. Agarwal Publications. Monetary policy. Methods of measuring National Income.M. Poverty and unemployment. New Delhi Dewett. Principles of Macro Economics. Keynesian and post Keynesian. Nominal & real GNP. Inflation and deflation. Graw Hill. Chand &Co. Sundharam. public v.

ethnic and religious. D. Polity Press. Organized crime . V. Popular Prakashan. Blackie and Sons India Ltd. Oxford University Press. Sociology: Themes and Perspectives.Introduction to Social Anthropology • Bhushan. racial. New Delhi. White Collar Crime. Kitab Mahal.G. Terrorism . A. Law as a subsystem of society. T. Mumbai. types and rules of marriage. • Mandelbaum. 1999 • Beteille. 1992 • Ember & Ember. 1984.meaning and difference. and D. A. McGrew. degree and forms Module III : Basics: Society and Law Meaning and types of Legitimacy. Introduction to Sociology.SOCIOLOGY II Course Objective: The Objective of this paper is to focus on basic concepts of sociology relevant for understanding Indian Society and Social Issues . 1993 • Shankar Rao.Concept of social organization. Dowry. Module IV: Social Problems and Legislative measures Communalism . • Giddens. Sachdeva An Introduction to Sociology. Volume I and Volume II. Sociology.definition. Kinship . 1971 • Horton. features.Theories of Deviant behavior with special reference to Sutherland’s theory of differential association Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • Harlambos.linguistic. Module V: Social Deviance Meaning and Factors facilitating deviance. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature. Singapore. Module II : Marriage. M. Scheduled caste and scheduled tribes . Society in India.Social Anthropology • Lucy Mair. Hindu Philosophy – Basic Tenets of Hinduism. Allahabad. Oxford University Press. UK. Caste. 1980 • Bottomore. universality of family. and C. The Ashramas and The Purusharthas.L. Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.Concept of social disorganization. forms of family: nuclear and joint.B.b.Family : definition.Diversity. 2002 . Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village. Corruption.Forms of crime :Juvenile Delinquency. family and kinship Marriage : definition. functions of family.R.Hill book Company. P. Hunt Sociology. Course Contents: Module I : Features of Indian Society Caste and Varna .

har-Anand Publications Pvt. Orient Longman Ltd. 1980 • Vir. M. • Ram Ahuja.• Singh. Family and Marriage: Changing Perspectives (Edited).N. New Delhi. Social Change in Modern India. Dharam Kinship. Ltd. 2006. Y. Social Problems . New Delhi. New Academic Pub. Social Change in India : Crisis and Resilience. 1993 • Srinivas.

Substantive and Procedural Law.. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text Books & References • • • • • • Glanville Willains – Learning the law Avtar Singh – Jurisprudence (Legal Theory) B. Functions: Justice. Techniques of Legal Research : Doctrinal. Stability and Peaceful Change. Manuals. Legislation. Judicial system in India. Municipal and International Law. Tripathi – An Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal theory Benjamin N. The Nature of Judicial Process LI Publication – Indian Legal System ILI Publication in Legal Research and Methodology . Journals.LEGAL METHOD Course Objective: This paper focuses on orientation of students to legal studies from the point of view of basic concepts of law and legal system. Course Contents: Module I: Meaning and Classification of Laws Meaning. . Empirical Research. Cardozo. Digests etc. Module III: Basic Concepts of Indian Legal System Common Law. Module II : Sources of Law Custom. Precedent.N. Rule of Law. Reports. Constitution as the Basic Law. Ratio. Statutes.M. Classification of laws: Public and Private Law. Essentials of a Valid Law. Legal writings and citations. Obiter. Importance of legal research . Module IV: Legal Writing and Research Legal materials: Case law. Definition. Separation of Powers.

Nullity of marriage. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act. In view of the conflicts of the interpersonal laws. Schools of Hindu Law: Mitakshara and Dayabhag Schools. Essential conditions of a valid marriage. Precedent and Legislation. Dower: Definition and nature. Module II: Marriage Hindu Marriage:Nature and concept of Hindu Marriage. and good conscience. Modern sources: Equity. Module IV: Alimony. A Critical review. Justice and good conscience.Maintenance of Divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women Protection of Right on Divorce Act. Cousrse Contents: Module I: Sources and Schools of Law Sources of Hindu Law: Ancient sources : Shruti.Judicial separation. Justice. Essential conditions of a Hindu Marriage.Alimony and maintenance as ancillary relief. and Customs.Alimony and maintenance as an independent remedy. endorsement of dower including widow’s right of retention. consequences for violating these conditions and ceremonies of marriage . It strives to give an overview of some of the current problems arising out of the foundational inequalities in the various family concepts. How conversion affects the family and whether it is compatible with the concept of secularism and to what extent such problem would stand resolved with the enactment of a uniform civil code.. Module III: Matrimonial Remedies Non – judicial resolution of marital conflict problems: Customary dissolution of marriage unilateral divorce. Sources of Muslim Law: Ancient Sources: The Koran. prohibitions / disabilities.. alimony Pendente Lite and permanent maintenance . 1986. Ijma (Consensus of opinion) and Qyias (Analogical deduction). 127 of Code of Criminal Procedure. 1956. divorce by mutual consent and other modes of dissolution. Muslim Marriage:Nature and concepts of Muslim Marriage. Sub – schools of Mitakshara. disabled children and parents who are unable to support themselves vide sections 125. it is aspired to develop insights amongst the students to ensure protection of constitutional rights of women and children in family law administration. therefore.FAMILY LAW I Course Objective: This Course aims at providing adequate Sociological perspective so that the basic concepts relating to family are expounded in their social setting. are some of the basics that needs to be examined. 1973. divorced wives. . irregular. classification of dower. classification of marriage and effects of valid. Judicial resolution of marital conflict problems. void marriage. Shia School of Muslim Law. Grounds for divorce under Muslim Law.Restitution of conjugal rights . Divorce under Muslim personal Law – Talaq and Talaq-e-Tafweez . Modern sources – Equity. Option of puberty . minor children. a general perspective of matrimonial fault theory and principle of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. The Sunna (Practice of Prophet). maintenance and Adoption Maintenance of neglected wives. Bars to matrimonial relief under Hindu Law. conversion is causing problems. . Women and children have special family relations and. Grounds for Divorce under Indian Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act 1939. a review under different personal laws . Schools of Muslim Law: Sunni School of Muslim Law. Digest & Commentaries. Another objective of the course is to view family law not merely as a separate system of personal laws based upon religions but as the one cutting across the religious lines and eventually enabling us to fulfill the constitutional directive of uniform civil code at least jurisprudentially at the academic study by identifying the core concepts in marriage laws of all communities to evolve a uniform civil code devoid of political nest. Smriti. Precedent and Legislation.

obligations and disqualification of guardian. 1956: Meaning of Guardianship. Universal . Constitutional Mandate.A. Uniform Civil Code.Module V: Guardianship Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act. Outlines of Mohammadan Law Mahmood. Entitlement to guardianship. Adoption. T. A.. Establishment. Powers and functions. obligations and disqualification of a guardian.. Kinds of Guardianship. Role of the State. Principal of Mohammadan Law Fyzee. Rights. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • Mulla. Law of Intestate and Testamentary Succession (1998).A.F. D.. Guardianship succession.F. Rights. Module VI: Emerging Trends in Family Law Family Courts. Principles of Hindu Law Paras Diwan. Impediments to the formulation of the Uniform Civil Code. Conversions and its effects on family. Modern Hindu Law Mulla. D.. Guardianship under Muslim Law. Marriage. Muslim Law of India Paras Diwan.

D.Private defence. .N. Gaur – A Text Book on Indian Penal Code S. The young law students are the would be lawyers and as such they must have an acquaintance with such knowledge to make criminal justice system serve the goals of social defense as well as social justice. Retributive. Capital Punishment .S. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction to Substantive Criminal Law Extent and operation of the Indian Penal Code. Imprisonment. Module III: Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy Module IV: Punishment Theories: Deterrent. P. Lucknow.Fundamental elements of crime. Indian Penal Code (1996). Preventive. Punishment under the IPC: Fine. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code K.Definition of Crime.Constructive joint liability.. Module II: General Explanations and Exceptions Definitions . There has been a progressive as well as regressive change in the Indian society since Independence.Intoxication.Judicial and Executive acts. Preparation.M.Necessity.Infancy. Therefore. Gandhi.Stages in commission of a crime. if young law students are to use their knowledge and skills to build a just and humane society.Insanity.Accident. Criminal Law (1995) Eastern. Attempt. Expiatory and Reformative Theory. Eastern. Achutan Pillai.Good faith. a study of the basic concepts of specific offences under the Indian Penal Code is imperative. Indian Penal Code B. Misra. Nagpur.Intention. A proper understanding of crimes and the causal factors for the occurrence of crime is extremely important in the larger context of India’s development.Consent.Mistake.LAW OF CRIMES I Course Objective : Course on Law of Crimes aims at introducing students to the basic principles of criminal law.

CLIENT INTERVIEWING & COUNSELING Course Objective : This paper is to develop in the student art of communication. Types and Directions to Communication. Robbins. Deductive and Inductive Reasoning. Introduction to Psychology . Levi’s and Bodenheimer’s Model of Legal Reasoning: Law and Logic: Aristotelian Logic and Syllogism. Components of Legal Reasoning. Training Skills: Simulated exercises. Significance of mooting to law students. Report formation. Approaches to Communication. Approaches to Counseling. Barriers to Communication.COMMUNICATION SKILLS. Organizational Behaviour • Morgan. Ethical consideration. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text Books & References: • N. Different types of counseling. types of questions asked. Madhava Menon. Channels of Communication. Module II: Client Interviewing Meaning and significance. Module III: Legal Counseling Definition and its differentiation from general counseling. Clinical Legal Education • Jenny Chapman. Different Components: listening.R. Information gathering. Module I: Communication Meaning. Communication Process. Client Interviewing and Counselling • Stephens P. Module IV: Legal Reasoning Legal Reasoning: Definition. client interviewing and counseling advocacy skill in them.

Nagpur.S.Forgery . Criminal trespass . Counterfeiting .Offences relating to marriage. Extortion. Achutan Pillai. P.. D.M. Indian Penal Code B. if young law students are to use their knowledge and skills to build a just and humane society. Course Contents: Module I : Offences affecting the Human body Offences affecting life. causing miscarriage. Gaur – A Text Book on Indian Penal Code S. Outraging the modesty of women . Gandhi. A proper understanding of crimes and the causal factors for the occurrence of crime is extremely important in the larger context of India’s development. Criminal Law (1995) Eastern. Indian Penal Code (1996). There has been a progressive as well as regressive change in the Indian society since Independence.N. Criminal misappropriation and criminal breach of trust . Cruelty by husband or relatives of husband . a study of the basic concepts of specific offences under the Indian Penal Code is imperative. offences of kidnapping and Abduction. Module III: Offences against Property Theft. Mischief . Module IV: Defamation and offences relating to documents and property marks Defamation . Therefore. of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement. Cheating .Fourth Semester LAW OF CRIMES II Course Objective : It aims at introducing students to the basic principles of criminal law. robbery and dacoity . or injuries to unborn children. . Lucknow.Rape. Offences of criminal force and Assault. Offences of hurt. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal – The Indian Penal Code K. Eastern. Misra. Module II: Offences against Women Obscene acts and songs . The young law students are the would be lawyers and as such they must have an acquaintance with such knowledge to make criminal justice system serve the goals of social defense as well as social justice.

Distinction between Hiba. Rights and Characteristics. Definition. Module IV: Law of Succession and inheritance among Muslims General rules of succession. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . Formalities of a Will. Joint Hindu Family as a social security institution and impact of Hindu Gains of Learning Act and Various Tax Laws on it . The legal incidence of joint family and the laws of succession – testamentary and intestate – according to the personal laws of Hindus and Muslims shall be discussed in depth to create insights amongst the students who develop visions and perceptions that may promote loud thinking on a Uniform Civil Code and equality among sexes in property relations within the family. Testamentary Disposition (Will): Definition and basis. Module V : Waqf Meaning. Who can make gift. Objects and purpose.Pre-emption – Origin. Requistes. privileges and obligation . Module II: Dispositions under Muslim Law A. Kinds of Waqf. Advantages and disadvantages . Musha. Hiba-bil-Sharituliwad. Revocation of the Will . Subject matter. 1956. Alienation of property: Separate and coparcenaries . Classification of heirs under Hanafi and Ithma Asharia School and their shares and distribution of property. Partition and Re-union . Succession to property of Hindu female dying intestate under the Hindu Succession Act. Debts : Doctrine of Pious Obligation and Antecedent debt . to whom gift can be made. constitutional validity.FAMILY LAW II Course Objective : Family Law II Course is mainly devoted to the study of property relations in the familial relationship. Classification. Methods of creation of waqf . classification and essentials of gift. Disqualifications relating to succession. formalities. Gift during death illness (Marsul Mawt). Course Contents : Module I: Joint Hindu Family Mitakshara Joint Family : Mitakshara coparcenaries formation and incidents.Property under Dayabhaga Law . 1956. Disposition inter vivos (Gift): Gift (Hiba) its definition. powers. Module III: Law of Succession and inheritance among Hindus Devolution of interest in Mitakshara Coparcenaries. Revocation of Gifts. Capacity of the Legatee. Sadaqa & Wakf. Karta of the Joint Family : His position. subject matter of Will . Property under Mitakshara Law : separate property and coparcenaries property . effects. Ariya. Dayabhaga coparcenaries : formation and incidents . Restrictions on testamentary power of disposition. interpretation of the Will. the property which can be subject of Gift. Delivery of possession. inclusion and exclusion of inheritors to the property. Coparcenaries with reference to the provisions of Hindu Succession Act.

Modern Hindu Law Mulla.F. Outlines of Mohammadan Law Mahmood.A.Text & References • • • • • • Mulla. Universal . D.F.. T. Law of Intestate and Testamentary Succession (1998). A. Principles of Hindu Law Paras Diwan.. Principal of Mohammadan Law Fyzee. Muslim Law of India Paras Diwan.. D..A.

Forest Laws in India. The Union. Beotra. Frankel. Krishnan. Asia Law House Padala Rami Reddy. Role of law and Legal Profession in implementation. Prof. India’s Political Economy. Legislative Powers. “Nehru and Agrarian reform” in Rajeev Dhavan and Thomas Paul (eds. 1989. Vol. 1998. 1947-77 (1988) L. Role of Law. Agriculture reform . Upendra Baxi. Manual of Jurisprudence for Forests Officers (1982) Anil Agarwal. Upadhayay.LAND LAWS Course Objective: The legislative power to make laws relating to land and land ceiling is in the state list. poverty and development . Module III: Evaluation of land Reforms Lack of Political will as an impediment to land reforms. A. The provisions in the Constitution in Part III. Property as Legal Right. 25-65 (1986) Atul Kohli. IASSI quarterly 1992. Towards a Sociology of Indian Law. Different States have enacted their own laws on this subject. Module IV: Land Management in Uttar Pradesh: Relevant Land laws to be specified Module V: Houses and Shops Rent Control Legislation in Uttar Pradesh Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Law. Rudolph. The State. Land Reforms in India: a Review. Asia Law House Srivastava.R. 1998. The Law Book Company.H. Forest Laws. Local bodies. Neale. Developing Rural India Policies and Progress (1990) Allied Alice. The Political Economy of Lakshmi (1987) Mohammad Ghouse. Course Contents: Module I: Constitutional Perspectives Fundamental rights. The state and Poverty in India (1987) Francine R.H. Position of Bars to the jurisdiction of Civil Courts . Voluntary Surrenders. Tenancy Reforms. Land Reform and Rural Change 6-19 (1992). Personal Cultivation.) “The State of India’s Environment: The Second Citizen’s Report” (1985) • . (ed. Module II: Post-Independence Reforms Abolition of Zamindaries. B.L. Asia Law House Baden Powel. Land to the tiller. IV and XII as well as those in Schedule VII relating to distribution of legislative powers over land are essentially to be taught with emphasis. Law of Forests (Central and State) 6th Edition 1999. Abolition of Intermediaries.) Nehru and the Constitution (1992). Encyclopedia on forest. Thripathi Walter C. M. X. The Constitutional perspectives relating to this subject have to be taught as an essential part of this course. Numbers 3 and 4. Role of administrative agencies. pp. Rudolph and S. Jacob.

145 ft.• • • • • • Chhatrapati Singh. (1983) Uttar Pradesh State relevant Laws Houses and Shops Rent Control Legislation of Uttar Pradesh . In Rhenisce Zeitung werke 113-16. Vol (1956) Ramchandra Guha. “Forestry in Pre-British India”. Common Property and Common Poverty (1985) Chhatrapati Singh. “Forestryand the law in India” in 29 Journal of India Law Institute (1987) Karl Marx. “The laws on the Theft of Woods”. in 18 Economic and Political weekly 45.

Module V : Motor Vehicles Motor Vehicles Claims and compensation : Relevant provisions of the relating Motor Vehicles Act relating to the liability and assessment of compensation : Liability without fault in certain cases : voidance of contracts restrictive of liability : Special provisions and scheme of compensation in case of hit and run motor accidents : offences penalties and procedure : Insurance of Motor Vehicles against third party risks(Sec. Liability of State. Battery. Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity. Inevitable accidents. The State Commission. In India this realm is on the verge of a lot of litigational activity. Judicial and Quasi – Judicial Acts. Parental and quasi-parental authority. Union of India . Maxims: Ubijus ibi remedium. etc. Shift from Caveat Emptor to Caveat Venditor. Module IV : Consumer Protection The concept of a Consumer and Consumer Dispute. Slander including defenses in an action for defamation. Redressal mechanism under the Consumer Protection Act. Module II : Actions in Tort Assault. Quasi-Contract. Mehta v. Res ipsa loquitor. 1986: The Aims and Objectives of the Consumer Protection Act. Private defences. Malicious Prosecution . Act of God..C. Principles for the application of the rule and defenses. Nuisance. Plaintiff’s default. Necessity. Remoteness of damages.LAW OF TORT (MOTOR VEHICLES ACT & CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT) Course Objective : This course aims to introduce the student to the specialized discipline of tort law that is one of the most litigated areas of law in west. 145 – 152) : Claims tribunals : Sec. Why a consumer may institute proceedings. Tort distinguished from Contract. Course Contents : Module I : Introduction to Tort Nature and Definition of Torts . Consumer Protection Councils under the Consumer Protection Act 1986. Enterprises engaged in hazardous activities – M. Vicarious Liability. . Rules in Ryland v. The National Commission. Module III : Negligence Negligence including contributory negligence and other defenses: Absolute liability/Strict liability. The course covers Consumer Protection Act as well as Motor Vehicle Act which are carved out from the general principles of tort. definition of ‘consumer’ under the consumer Protection Act. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance . Justification in Tort . 1986. injuria sine damnum . Crime : Conditions of liability including damnum sine injuria.Volenti non-fit Injuria. The District Forum. Fletcher . 1986. Defamation-Libel. Trespass. False Imprisonment. 165-176 : Special provisions as to payment of compensation on structured formula basis : Claims on non structured basis : Method of calculating compensation evolved by the courts( study with reference to relevant judgments) : Defences : Changing parameters of negligence and burden of proof.

S. Dr. Avtar Singh. Dr. Gurjeet Singh. Singh The Law of Torts: Ratanlal & Dhirajlal.N. Law of Consumer Protection in India. Universal law Publishing Company. Law of Consumer Protection in India.P. Tort Law of Torts .Text & References: • • • • • • • Winfield and Jolowicz. . Motor Vehicle Laws. Dr. Universal Law Publishing Company. Dr. Winfield. Law of Torts. The law of Consumer Protection in India. D. Saraf.

Module V: Easements Creation of Easements (Secs. Module IV: Leases Leases (Secs. 105 – 117) : Definition.N.PROPERTY LAW Course Objective: The subject imparts to the student an understanding of the law in India relating to transfer of immovable property and the norms and doctrines that aid in carrying out secure transactions in this regard. Redemption (Secs. J. Contract of Sale. 53 . Fraudulent Transfer Sec. D. 100 – 104). 91 – 96). Tripathi. Extinction.. S. Charges (Section.M. Jain. 52 – 64). Module III: Specific Transfers Mortgages of immovable Property: Secs. Marshalling and Contribution (Secs.. Lectures on Indian Easement Act. 4 – 7) . Nature and characteristics of Easements. (Sale. Transfer of Property Act. Module II: Sale of Immovable Property Doctrine of Election Sec.F.. tangible and intangible property.D. Rights and Liabilities of buyer and seller). Transfer of Property Act. and Revival of Easements (Secs. Course Contents: Module I: Jurisprudential Basis (Sections 5-21) Concept and meaning of property – New property. Suspension Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • Mulla. Sale of immovable property ( Secs. Rights and Liabilities of the mortgagor and mortgagee. Transfer of Property Act.. Licenses (Secs. 54 – 55). Rights and Liabilites of lesser and lessee . Shah. Kinds of property – movable and immovable property. . 35. Contract to sell. 81 – 82). 58 – 77 (Kinds of mortgage. S. Leases how made. Riparian Rights. Indian Easement Act. 37–51). Shukla.

Module II : Attitude Meaning and Definition. Theories. Building positive attitude. Team Building. Module IV: Leadership and Team. Situational analysis of Attitude.A. Biases. Types of Attitude. Prejudices and blind spots. attitude and leadership temperament for effective advocacy. Psycho Analytic Theory. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References : • • • • Introduction to Psychology – Morgan’s Social Psychology – R. Ronnins . Baron Psychology /: An Introduction – J. Gnow Organizational Behaviour – Stephens P. Theories of personality : Trait Theory. Environment and Situational Factors. Course Contents: Module I: Personality: Meaning and Definition Determinants of personality. Perception.R. Frustration and conflict of motives. Characteristics of leadership. Module III: Motivation Theories of Motivation.Building Definition. Negative Attitude and objective.COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SKILLS Course Objective : This course helps in developing the personality. Motives to know and Be effective. Various motives: Biological and social Motives. Formation of Attitude. Heredity. Type Theory. Meemastic Theory and Learning Theory.

removal . emergency . State cabinet dismissal . Art. conditions of service . Module IV : Amendment of the Constitution Amendment of Constitution.Composition . Doctrine of basic Structure. Principle of separation of powers . Dissolution of . State legislature : functioning .Harmonious construction . Assessment of relevance of presidential office on governance . Powers . impeachment . 243). advisory . Subordinate judiciary. President: Appointment . (Arts. Assessment of independence of judiciary. jurisdiction of Supreme court : Original . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 . writs . Module II : Distribution of powers between Centre and States – ( Arts. Course Contents: Module I : Introduction to Constitution Concept. appellate . Effect . (Art 79-122). collective responsibility . membership. functioning . 226 . (Arts. Anti defection law and its impact. legislature and Judiciary Union Executive. Constitutionalism. Privileges of legislature . qualifications and disqualifications . Powers of president : focus on ordinance . functioning . Removal . Union Judiciary: Supreme Court Judges: Appointment .functions . Lok Sabha . Emphasis on Federal structure . Removal . Council of ministers and Prime minister: Appointment .FIFTH SEMESTER CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I Course Objective: The course aims at analyzing constitutional institutions. Bills : Procedure for the passage. Conditions . 245-281) Legislative Powers . dismissal of cabinet minister. Evolution of Constitutional scheme in India : Focus on developments from 1935 to 1950. limitations and interrelationships with one another and seeks to mould a frame of mind in the student to appreciate and assess constitutional policy and changes for the future.Appointment . Rule of law. Office of Attorney General : Significance . transfer . Pith and substance .removal . 168-212). High Court jurisdiction . governors role in the context of centre state relations.Conditions . pardon . Module III : Union and State Executive. State executive . Union Legislature. Administrative Powers . its powers. Relevant Doctrines : Territorial nexus . Salient features of Indian Constitution . 124 -147) (Arts. Sources of Constitution. Financial Powers . Repugnancy : Overview of Panchayati Raj Provisions(Art. Relevance. State judiciary : High Court Judges :Appointment . Court of Record .promotion . Governor : Appointment . Freedom of Trade and Commerce.Election . dissolution . 214 to 237).

Jain – Indian Constitutional Law. Pandey – Constitution of India.N.P..N. Constitution of India M. Durga Das Basu – Shorter Constitution.M.M. Shukla. Bakshi – Constitution of India. H.Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • V. P. J. . Seervai – Constitutional Law of India.

P. .First hearing : Meaning. universal.Appearance and non-appearance of parties. Interlocutory orders. Module IV: Suits in Particular Cases Suits by or against Government. Suits by Indigent persons.Security of costs. Module III: Interim Orders Commissions. object. Inherent powers of courts. Course Contents: Module I: Initial steps in a suit Jurisdiction and place of suing. cause of action. ex-parte proceedings. omission to frame issues.Discovery. joinder. set off and counter claim . Resjudicata. Caveat. Receiver. Summary Procedure. adjournment.Admission return and rejection. Inspection and production of documents . R. . non-joinder and mis-joinder of parties. object. Plaint. Judgement. Delhi. Written Statement.Pleadings: Meaning. Profits. Module II : Significant Terms and Definitions Definitions: Decree. and Kataria.K. Arrest before judgement. Institution of suit. Restitution. General rules. Suit. Temporary Injunctions. 1908. Summons. summons to produce documents. hearing of suit. Commentary on the Code of Civil Procedure. Universal.Plaint and written statement : Particulars. disposal of suit in the first hearing . Foreign Judgement. Order. . Suits relating to public nuisance. Thakkar’s (Takwani)Code of Civil Procedure Majumdar. Attachment before judgement. framing of issues. Delhi C. Affidavit.Trial: Summoning and attendance of witnesses. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text and References: • • • Mulla’s Code of Civil Procedure. Amendment of pleadings . Interpleader Suit.CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE Course Objective : This paper is to help a law student to acquire a thorough knowledge of procedural aspects of working of civil courts and other machineries.K. P.. Foreign Court. Mesne. Suit of civil nature .Important Concepts: Res Sub-Judice.

(2000) Universal. Disputes as regarding immovable property: Sections 145 to 147. 395. Search and seizure Power of police to investigate FIR and its evidentiary value: Sections 154 to 169. Search and seizure – Search Warrants and searches without warrants (Secs. Eastern. Criminal Procedure Code. Lectures on Criminal Procedure Code Ratanlal and Dhiraj Lal: Criminal Procedure Code. Constitutional overtones. 94. 83. 2 vol. Form of charge and joinder of charges: Sections 211 to 224. 389. 2 Vol. general principles of search (Sec. The organization of Police. anticipatory bail. Basu. 97. . Woodroffe: Commentaries on Code of Criminal Procedure. Module II: Pre – Trial processes – Arrest. Review and & Revisions Appeal. Process to compel appearances: Summons: Sections 61 to 69. Summary Trial: Sections 160 to 265. (1999) Universal. Lucknow. functions and powers. Bail: Concept. 1973 Rattan Lal and Dheeraj Lal. Warrants of arrest: Sections 70 to 81. 397 to 402.) Kelkar’s Outlines of Criminal Procedure (2001). 98 and 103). Security for keeping peace and for good behavior: Sections 107 to 117. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • Nand Lal. Delhi. 436. rights and duties of those proceeded against and the powers. Module III: Trial Processes and Charge Commencement of Criminal proceedings and conception of fair trial (Secs. cancellation of Bail. 102). 200 – 204). Power of arrest without warrants: Sections 41 to 43. Trial of Summons Case: Sections 251 to 265. Bail & Bonds: Sections 436 to 439. 20. 441 – 450) . Police search during investigations. Criminal Procedure Code R.constitutional perspectives of fair trial: Articles 14.V. bailable and nonbailable offences. Proclamation and attachment: Sections 82 to 85. (2000) Universal. 439. duties and restraints on those administering the criminal justice system. Criminal Trials: Trial before Courts of Sessions: 225 to 237. Prosecutor. FIR. Chandrasekharan Pillai (ed. appellate Bail powers and general principles concerning Bond (Secs. Principal’s Commentaries on the Code of Criminal Procedure. 21. 100). Kelkar. seizure and constitutional aspects of validity of search and seizure proceedings (Sec.CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Course Objective: The course material focuses on critical pre judicial and judicial procedures. Review and & Revisions: Sections 374 to 381. Criminal Procedure Code D. classes of Criminal Courts: Sections 6 to 12. Purpose. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Importance of fair trial . Section – 2: Definitions. 438. Defense Counsel and Prison Authorities and their duties. Trial of warrant case by magistrate: Sections 238 to 247.D. 437. Module IV: Appeal.

Judicial control of delegated legislation : Doctrine of ultra vires.ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Course objective: Administrative law is as old as the administration itself. Legislative control of delegated legislation : Laying procedures and their efficacy. Administrative Tribunals in India – Constitution and jurisdiction. functions and effectiveness. the form in which we find it today. expertise etc. Module III: Judicial functions of Administration Reasons for growth of administrative adjudication : Administrative adjudication and Tribunals. is the rights of individual wis a wis the public interest. Classification of Tribunals: Constitution. The courts in India and abroad in the course of time have developed various doctrines and methods to deal with such p[problems. state as provider of services and other functions of modern state relief and welfare.Lokayuktha – Composition . scope of administrative law: Effect of privatization on its scope. Classification of functions of administration. as usual as in cases of the study of other branches of public law. procedures and rules of evidence. Rules of Fair Hearing. Committees on delegated legislation their constitution. Course contents: Module I: Evolution. . Definitions of administrative law. The field is still open for new changes. powers. this necessitated a new set of laws to check the possible abuses of such extraordinary powers on the part of administration. In order to ensure that such functions are performed effectively and further due to certain other factors namely contingency. Relationship between constitutional law and administrative law. The focus or the centre point of this study. Separation of powers to what extent relevant to administrative functions. there is no end to this journey. The reason for this development can only be attributed to a change of philosophy as regards the role and function of the State. Reasoned decisions . Administrative is described a most outstanding legal development of the twentieth century. The main thrust of administrative law has been to study the nature of functions and powers exercised by the authorities on whom they have been conferred on and the study of remedies available to common man in case the limits of exercising power are transferred by such an authority. Obviously. Focus on Constitutional safeguards and pr for civil servants in service of state and state undertakings – Articles 309 to Art. Nature and scope of Administrative Law From laissez-faire to a social welfare state. state as regulator of private interest. administrative agencies are given extraordinary powers and functions such as to make rules and deciding disputes apart from its wide discretionary powers. necessity for delegation of powers on administration. The change in the concept of State from ‘laissez faire’ to a ‘welfare state’ has led to emergence of state activities in almost all spheres of human life. Rule of law and administrative law. However.Evolution of Administration as the fourth branch of government. Procedural control. the State was bound to take over a number of functions which were earlier left to private enterprise. One who hears must decide and institutional decisions. 311 of the Constitution. With the phenomenal increase in the area of state operation. Constitutionality of delegated legislation. Classification o delegated legislation and its requirement. Office of the Ombudsman – Lokpal . Principles of Natural Justice : Rule against Bias. However. Module II: Legislative Functions of Administration Necessity for delegation of legislative power.functions jurisdiction.

Wade: Administrative Law S. Constitutional objections and discretion.W.R. Module V: Judicial Control of Administrative Action Courts as the final authority to determine the legality of administrative action. H.P. C. Laches. Civil suits for compensation.P. De Smith: Judicial Review of Administrative Action. Declaratory judgments and injunctions. Massey: Administrative Law. Exhaustion of administrative remedies.N. Public interest or social action litigation and principle of locus standi. Methods of Judicial Review : Statutory appeals. Grounds of judicial review : Abuse of discretion. Writs. Talewani : Lectures on Administrative law. Legality of discretion: Doctrine of ultra vires. Sathe: Administrative Law . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • M. Judicial review: Scope and extent.P.Module IV: Administrative Discretion Discretion and its need.K. Res judicata. I. Doctrine of proportionality : Legitimate expectation. Jain and S. Failure to exercise discretion . Jain: Principles of Administrative Law.

exceptions. relation with memorandum of association. Share capital. The nature and classification of company securities. Accounts and Audits. Module II: Capital Formation Prospectus: Issues.CORPORATE LAW Course Objective: The paper aims to provide insight into Formation and Winding up of companies besides Corporate Administration. Module IV: Amalgamation and Winding up of Companies Reconstruction and amalgamation. Registration and Incorporation of a Company. Payment of liabilities. Memorandum of Association. criminal. binding nature. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • Avtar Singh : Company Law Shah S.civil. Kinds. Registration and Incorporation of company Nature and kinds of company. Meetings kinds and procedure. lifting of corporate veil. alteration. legal liability of company . Liability of past members. Course Contents: Module I: Formation. Uses and abuses of the corporate form.Company Law Ramiaya: Guide to Companies Act Gower: Principles of Modern Company Law . liability for misstatements and its Remedies. Role of the court. kinds. alteration and the doctrine of ultra vires. powers and duties. kinds. statement in lieu of prospectus. Dividends. Kinds. reduction of share capital. Module III: Corporate Administration Directors – Appointment. contents. Shares and general principles of allotment. Duties of court to protect interests of creditors and shareholders. its objects and effects. Transfer of shares. Statutory share certificate. consequences and reasons of winding up. M : Lectures on Company Law Further Readings: • • • Palmer . Debentures. doctrine of constructive notice and indoor management. Prevention of oppression and mismanagement. Emerging trends in Corporate social responsibility. remedies of debenture holders. Articles of association. tortuous and environmental.

Juristic Works. Exclusive Economic Zone . Contiguous Zone. Aggarwal. State Jurisdiction and Law of the Sea State Recognition : Recognition of states. International Law. Maritime Zones : Territorial Waters. S. Vol. Principles of Jurisdiction. Continental Shelf. Verma. Course Contents : Module I : Introduction Definition and Basis of International Law. Law of the Sea : First and Second Law of the Sea Conventions :Third Law of the Sea Convention {UNCLOS III (United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea) . State Jurisdiction : Basics of Jurisdiction. General Assembly Resolutions . . De facto and De jure Recognition. H. International Law. Module III : State Recognition. Grieg . – 1. Module II : Sources of International Law Custom. Module IV : Conflict Resolution. General Principles of law. Withdrawal of Recognition.O. Coercive means . Recognition of governments. The legal effects of recognition . Subjects of International Law.G. War and Neutrality of States Modes of Settlement of Disputes : Peaceful means. Armed Forces.K. Other sources. Introduction to International Law. High Seas : Sea Bed Authority. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • • Oppenheim. Kapoor.. Bowell. Public Ships . Collective Recognition . Types of Recognition : Implied Recognition. and Hingorani. Exemption from Jurisdiction : Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges. The Law of Internationals Institution.PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to provide knowledge to the students regarding the Public International Law to enable them to deal with the transnational legal order. S. War :Laws of War. Treaties. International Law.International Law. R. J. Strake. Modem International Law. Deep Sea Bed Mining and International Sea – Bed Area. Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law .K. Humanitarian Laws: Rules of neutrality. Conditional Recognition. An Introduction of Public International Law.C.

Scope : Arts. Art. Schedule IX and Reservation Policy. judicial policy towards Directive principles from Champakam to Minerva Mills and thereafter. Religion and State in India. 21. prohibited grounds of discrimination: Arts. Public Interest Litigation. 227. conflict of interests and dilemmas in a pulsating democracy with changing dynamic priorities in a developing country like India. Is Right to Information inclusive in Freedom of Speech and Expression? Freedom of Assembly. Indian Constitutional provisions. 15. Art. 15(1). Nature and reasons for incorporation. Art. Women and children Art. preventive detention and constitutional safeguards: Art. Maneka Gandhi and thereafter. 226. . constitutional provisions Arts 14. Judges: Appointments. Module IV: Secularism Concept of Secularism. and Fundamental Duties Idea of Fundamental Rights and their importance. Right to education Art. Directive Principles. Module II: Freedom and Personal Liberty Freedom of speech and expression and of press. Minority rights : Why? Scope : Meaning and Minority. 29 (2) . etc. Self-incrimination and retrospective punishment. (3). Before Maneka Gandhi. 16. 22. etc. 325 : Total conspectus. 18. Module V: Judicial Process under the constitution Judicial Review : Nature of Judicial Review. Module III: Equality and Protective Discrimination Equality before Law and equal protection of Laws.SIXTH SEMESTER CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II Course Objective: The course material seeks to introduce the student to the relevance of inalienable fundamental rights and restrictions in the Constitution of India and the principles that ought to guide policy making in India. (2). 141. interrelationship between fundamental rights and directive principles. 25. 26. Indian concept of Secularism. Protective Discrimination in favour of SC / ST and other backward classes and recent trends eg. 15(5) Abolition of titles – Arts. Supreme Courts Original and Advisory Jurisdiction. Art. 15(4). Freedom of Association. meaning. State Control and noninterference with religion . Minority right to educational institutions and judicial attitude. Right to life and personal liberty: Meaning of personal liberty. juristic opinion and vibrant classroom discussions as the subject raises issues . 16 (2). conditions of service. Course Contents: Module I: Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles. 21-A. Limits of Freedom. (3). 13. Procedure established by Law. 136. 29 (2). 19: Are these freedoms absolute? Rights of an accused: Double Jeopardy. 15(3). against whom the Fundamental rights are available? Definition of ‘State’? Law in Art. 20. Arts. Classification for differential treatment. 17. Freedom of Movement. 51-A (K) and its correlation with Art. 15. Freedom of religion. Freedom to reside and settle. 21-A. 32. The student is expected to appreciate the text and the juristic discourse by reference to landmark case laws. Freedom of profession/Business.

H.M. Constitution of India M. Durga Das Basu – Shorter Constitution. Bakshi – Constitution of India. Seervai – Constitutional Law of India. Jain – Indian Constitutional Law. Pandey – Constitution of India.N.M. Shukla. J. P.P.. .Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • V.N.

Module II : Patent Development of patent law . Revocation . Appeals . trademarks. The importance of this branch of the law is to be sufficiently realized in the Indian legal education. Advantages and Disadvantages of IPR. Universal Copyright Convention . Extent of rights. electronic music and scientific research. intellectual property refers to regimes of legal recognition of. Restoration. Copy Right Law (1957) and Designs Act of 2000 which invariably form the part of Intellectual Property Law and shall comprise of the following. Compulsory Licenses . internet.Copyright board and office. Patent in pharmaceutical industry . Assignment and licensing. Types of .TRIPS with respect to Copyright and Neighbouring rights. Limited monopoly provides incentive for greater inventive and innovative efforts in society. The subject matter of property relations is here preeminently based on mental labour. the law relating to copyright is named intellectual property. Bio patents and software patents . Patent cooperation treaty . the products of the mind or imagination. These areas are now internationally conceptualized as representing intellectual property. Non-patentable inventions. While both these terms could be suitably invoked. Rights of patentee . Conditions for grant of copyright . Surrender . An important aspect of the exploration in this course would be ways in which the laws strike a fair balance between the interests and rights of the intellectual labourers on the one hand and organized industrial enterprises on the other. Fair use provision. Patentable subject matter . The law confers rights of proprietary nature on relative intellectual labour primarily on the basis that it is in the interests of society and state to promote creativeness and inventiveness. Penalties and remedies . Moral rights . community property in national cultures. The law relating to intellectual property protects the right to mental labour. primarily. Nature and definition . Unlike other forms of property. design and patent law here relate basically to the law of unfair competition and constitute an aspect of consumer protection and welfare not only in the context of national perspectives but also in view of the waves of globalization already set in. Transfer of patent rights. Grounds for opposition . Infringement . As concerns ‘modernization’ crucial questions arise in the field of copyright protection in computer software and hardware. It is often the case that while the law of patents and trademarks is referred to as industrial property. Rationale for patent protection . Compulsory licensing and statutory licensing . Patentability criteria. Procedure for granting a patent . Need for. Acquisition . Private Rights versus Public Interests . WIPO Phonograms and Performances treaty . Neighboring rights .INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Course Objective: The course is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge to the students regarding Indian position of the Patent Law (1970). Collective administration . Powers and functions . Course Contents: Module I : Introduction Intellectual Property : Concept and Philosophy. Module III: Copyright History : Concept of copyright. . Controller . Powers and Functions. or favours.WIPO Copyright Treaty . Another dimension is a study of the ways in which this regime of laws militates against. Berne Convention . we here speak of intellectual property as signifying all the three bodies of the law as well as the law on industrial designs.Official Machinery . Paris convention. modernization and justice it is important that the law students get sufficient insights in Intellectual Property Law. Exception to copyright protection. Patent infringement and remedies . Both copyright. Both from the standpoint of human resources development.

Passing off . Wadera. Cornish (Universal Publication). offences and penalties. Infringement . Registrar . Madrid Agreement for the International Registration of Marks. TRIPS on Trademarks . Appellate tribunal . Madrid Agreement for The Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods.K. Nagarjan. transmission and licensing of Trademarks . Definition . Intellectual Property Law Ganguli (Tata Megraw). P. Difference between Trade Mark and Geographical Indications . Exceptions . Appeal . Intellectual Property Law W. Farmers rights . Procedure for registration. Copyright in Registered Designs . Kinds of Marks . Registration Procedure . Powers and duties of Controller. Community Rights . Ambit of Protection .L. Registration . Geographical indications of Goods (Registration and Protection Act. Relative and absolute grounds of refusal.Module IV: Designs Protection : Historical development . Registration of Designs. opposition and its grounds . Passing off . Definition . Withdrawal of protection . Intellectual Property Rights • . Official machinery . compulsory license. Rights conferred . 2001 Objectives . Offences . Assignment. Intellectual Property Law R. Exclusions . Mittal (Taxman Publication). Designs Act of 2000 . Functions . Registry . Rationale . penalties and Procedure. copyright. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • D. Official Machinery . Objective . Concurrent registration . Module VI: Plant Varieties Protection Act. Redressal Machinery . Redressal fora .1891 . Module V : Trademarks Evolution . Enforcement . Patents. Registration . Narayanan (Eastern Law House). 1999 : History . Infringement. Conditions for grant of protection . Official machinery for regulation administration and Redressal . Rationale . Penalties and Remedies . Designs and Geographical Judications.P. 1891 and protocol relating to that agreement 1989. Criteria of fulfillment . trademarks. Meaning of Design . Benefit sharing . Functioning . Registry . Rationale . Infringement and remedies . Cancellation . Domain names . Indian Patents Law and Procedure B.

oral and documentary evidence . Module III : Documentary Evidence Primary and Secondary Evidence .Definitions : Facts.Estoppels (Section 115).Doctrine of res gestae . confessions and statements by person who cannot be called as witnesses Definition of admission. (Section 17-23.LAW OF EVIDENCE Course Objective: This paper is to orient students with importance of evidence for establishment of claims and the related rules and principles. relevance and consideration of confessions (section 24-30). evidence proved. Module IV : Production and Effect of Evidence Burden of proof (Sections 101-114).Proof and verification of documents. Refreshing memory. Re-examination. relevant. Dying declaration (Section 32 and section 33). . Judge’s power to put questions or order production. Module II : Admissions.31) .Definition.Relevancy and admissibility . Hostile witnesses.Competence of witnesses (Sections 118120). not proved. Course Contents: Module I : Definitions and Relevancy of Facts Evidence and its relationship with the substantive and procedural laws . Leading questions. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • Ratanlal and Dheerajlal : Law of Evidence Monir Field : Law of Evidence Batuklal : Law of Evidence Avtar Singh : Evidence Law Bare Act : Indian Evidence Act. disproved. Public documents and presumption as to documents. 1872 . facts in issue. Module : V : Examination of Witnesses (Sections 135-166) and Rejection of evidence (Section 167) Examination – in-chief : Cross Examination. who can make admissions by or on their behalf. proof of admission against the persons making them and admissions in civil cases.Conspiracy.

Sukumaran. Law of Contracts and Partnership sale of good Act R. T.K. i. Dishonour of negotiable instruments. Partnership Property. Course Contents : Module I: Sale of Goods Act Definition and essentials of Contracts of Sale of Goods. Crossing of cheques. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • Mulla.BUSINESS LAW Course Objective : The course aims at acquainting the students with the various legal functions involved in a business transactions including The Sale of Goods Act. K. 1932 Nature of partnership firm. Holder and holder in due course.. Indian Partnership Act. Transfer of Title.. Rights of unpaid sales under Sales of Goods Act. Noting and Protest.e. Module IV : The Indian Partnership Act. Module III: Negotiable Instruments: Presentation and Liability Presentation of Negotiable Instruments. Incoming and outgoing partners. Conditions and warranties. caveat venditor. F. The rule of Caveat emptor and changing Concept of Caveat emptor.The Indian Partnership Act . Indian Partnership Act Desai. Discharge from Liability . Modes of Dissolution. D. Module III: Negotiable Instruments Definition. Pollock & Mulls .. 1930 Avtar Singh. Sales of Goods Act. Bangia. Registration of firms and effects of non registration. essential kinds of negotiable instruments.R. Sales of Good Act Avtar Singh. Negotiation and assignment.Minor as a partner . Relations of partners to one another and outsiders: Rights /Duties of partners inter se. Negotiable Instruments Act and The Indian Partnership Act. Consequences of dissolution. Relations of Partners to third parties . Transfer of property between seller and buyer. Dissolution of Partnership Firm. Liability for holding out .

UNCTAD Draft Model on Trans – national Corporations. 2002. multinational companies Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992. Module II: Corporate Finance and regulatory framework Security Contract (Regulation) Act 1956. The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and enforcement of security Interest Act.INVESTMENT & COMPETITION LAW Course Objective : This paper focuses on the investment and competition laws of India inn the contest of new economic order. 1999 Taxman’s Student’s Guide to Economic Laws . Competition Commission of India. Prohibitions. Foreign collaborations and joint ventures. Depositories Act 1996. SEBI Act 1992. Policies. Module IV: Foreign Exchange Management Background. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • Competition Act 2002 Security Contract (Regulation ) Act 1956 SEBI Act 1992 Depositories Act 1996 Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992. Authorities. Module III: Regulatory framework for foreign trade. Foreign Exchange Management Act. Control and regulation of foreign companies in India. Course Contents : Module I: Competition Law Background.

Bhatia. Human Rights and United Nations. 1986. Human Rights and Vulnerable Sections: Children. Concept of Human Rights in Ancient India. Human rights in Ancient India. Women. 1969. UDHR (Universal Declaration of Human Rights). Robertson (Ed. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References • • • • • • • • • • • • Rama Jois. U. 1968. 1997. E. 1985. etc. J. 1950 . 1986. International Covenants: Civil and Political Rights. Human Rights and Fundamental Freedom. Social and Cultural Rights. Menon (Ed. Environment.American Convention on Human Rights. Kazmi. S. 1987. National Institutions: NHRC . Disabled Persons. 2000. Economic. A. 1973. Sohn Lavis & Burgenthal. Sawrup. Module V Human Rights Enforcement in India Constitution of India: Fundamental Rights . 1969. Evolution.C.Africa Charter on Human Rights and People’s Rights. Human Rights in International Law.HUMAN RIGHTS LAW Course Objective: The main thrust of this course shall be to acquaint the students on the developments of Human Rights Law and the working of the different Human Rights Institutions. . Module II United Nations and Human Rights United Nations Charter.). Module III Collective Rights Right to Development. 1975.B. L.NCW. K. Baxi.Directive Principles. Role of Judiciary. Growth. Khare. Course Contents: Module I : Origin and Development of Human Rights History. Lauterpacht. Kalaish. Human Rights. Nagendra Singh. Human Rights in National and International Law.). Racial Minorities. Peace and Security. Punjab University Law review. Enforcement Mechanism under Human Rights Treaties: Human Rights Council. Mechanisms under Human Rights Treaties. The Right to be Humane. International Protection of Human Rights. International Law and Human Rights. Human Rights and International Cooperation. A. Human Right in International Law.B. F. 1981 . Module IV Regional Approaches to Human Rights European Convention on Human Rights.

The Concepts of Law (1970) Oxford.L. Seeds of Modern Public Law in Ancient Indian Jurisprudence Justice Rama Jois. Rawls. Course Contents : Module I: Introduction Nature and scope of Jurisprudence. Power of the Supreme Court of India to do complete justice in a case: Article 142. Verma. Module IV: Indian Perspectives in Jurisprudence Classical and Medieval Influences .) Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence. Jurisprudence: Jurisprudence and Indian Legal theory Dhyani S. Dimensions of Justice. Adithya Books. Universal Justice J. Hart. Lectures in Jurisprudence. Universal Justice Rama Jois. Legal Realism. development of law and working of a legal system in different dimensions with reference to popular legal theorists.) Salmond on Jurisprudence (1999) Tripathi. Sweet & Maxwell Paton G. (1994). Delhi. ELBS Roscoe Pond.W. Module III: Schools of Jurisprudence – II Sociological Jurisprudence. New Delhi Dhyani S.N. Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (1998 Re-print) Universal. Legal Theory (1999) Universal. Sovereignty and Law. Friedmann.A. Historical Jurisprudence. Modern Trends.SEVENTH SEMESTER JURISPRUDENCE I Course Objective : The course aims at developing an analytical approach to understand the nature of law.. Analytical positivism. S. Universal.. (ed. Lucknow M. Eastern. Distributive Justice in India. Economic Approach. Butterworths Justice Markandey Katju. Fundamentals of Jurisprudence Jayakumar N. Theories of Justice : Aristotle. ELBS H. Delhi V. Pure Theory. Module II: Schools of Jurisprudence – I Natural Law. K.D. Fitzgerald.A. Mahajan. Law in the Scientific Era. Bombay W. N.D. Eternal Values in Ancient . Jurisprudence and Legal theory (1996 re-print). Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Bodenheimer. State. Jurisprudence (1972) Oxford. Jurisprudence – The Philosophy and Method of Law (1996).. Freeman (ed. Delhi Dias. Jurisprudence (1994 First Indian re-print).

Course Objective:
The course aims at imparting to the students an indepth understanding of Labour Laws in India by recourse to relevant judicial pronouncements in this regard.

Course Contents:
Module I: Regulation of Trade Union & Unfair Labour Practices: History of Trade Union Movement in India and need to form Trade Union. , Workers Right to form Union vis-à-vis Indian Constitution; the Membership of Trade Union, Closed shop and Union shop, Registration of Trade Union, Remedies in case of non-registration and cancellation of registration of union, Privileges and Protection of registered Trade Union form certain acts and omissions, Unfair labour practices and victimization. Module II: Collective Bargaining: Concept and importance of collective bargaining, Pre-requisites for collective bargaining, Process of administering collective agreement (Negotiation, Mediation, & Voluntary arbitration & Compulsory Arbitration.) , Duration and enforcement of bipartite Agreement (Secs. 18, 19, Industrial Disputes Act, 1947), Pressurization: Strike, Go-Slow, wok to rule, Gherao and Lockout. Module III: Regulation of Industrial Disputes Define the concept of Industry, Industrial Dispute and workman, Power of Government to refer Industrial Disputes for adjudication: The Adjudicatory Machinery, Award and its binding nature, Judicial review of Awards , The concept of lay-off, retrenchment and procedure and compensation relating to lay-off and retrenchment. Module IV: Standing Orders Concept, Nature and scope of standing orders under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946, Formulation of Standing Orders and its Certification process, Modification: Modification and temporary application of Model Standing Order, Interpretation and Legal status of Standing Orders. Module V: Discipline in Industries Doctrine of hire and fire in the context of social welfare, Fairness in disciplinary process: Meaning of misconduct, Right to know: The Charge Sheet, Right to defend; Domestic enquiry notice, evidence, cross examination, unbiased enquiry officer and reasoned decision, Punishment of misconduct, Prenatal (permission) and Postnatal (Approach) control during pendency of proceeding (Sec. 33 of industries and Disputes Act).

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References
• • • • • • • O.P. Malhotra, Law of Industrial Disputes. Indian Law Institute, Labour Law and Labour Relations. K.D. Srivastava , Commentary of Industrial Employment (S.C.) Act., 1946. S.C. Srivastava, Industrial Relation and Labour Law. Report of National Commission on Labour, 1969. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. R.B. Sethi & R.N. Dwivedi, Law of Trade Union

Course Objective:
The course is intended to introduce students to the broad study of criminology. It is to give a broad overview to the scope of criminology, to the ideas which have influenced the area of the subject and to the practical uses and impact to which these have been, or might be put.

Course Contents : Module I: An introduction to Crime & Criminology:
Definition and Scope, Criminology & other Social -Science; Legal, Social and Psychological aspects of crime, Traditional crimes; Organized Crimes, Socio Economic Crimes, Modern Crimes; Corruption, Cyber Crimes Environmental Crimes Terrorism and insurgency ; Specific theories: Classical School and Neoclassical School; Positive School; Cartographic School; Sociological theories- Social Structural Theories and Social Process Theories; Economic Theories of Crime.

Module II: Juvenile Delinquency
Concept & Causes, Pre delinquency stages: Truancy and Vagrancy , Main features of juvenile Justice Act, (New & Old), Institutional Services like Observation homes, Juvenile Homes, Special Homes & Juvenile Aftercare Services.

Module III : Punishment
History & Theories of Punishment, Capital Punishment, Historical Development from Punishment to Correction and Reformation, Prison System In India; Correctional Programs in jail; Alter care services, Probation & Parole.

Module IV : Impact on Society
Social Disorganization and Social Problems, Victimless Crimes : Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Beggary, Commercial Sex, Suicide ; Crimes related to Family :Dowry death, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse.

Module V : Victimology
Concept, origin & Development, Need to study victims, U.N. Declaration on the basic principles of justice for victims of crimes and abuse of power, Victim’s rights in India Fair Access to Justice, Restitution, Compensation and assistance to victims, Human Rights Protection.

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References:
• • • Sutherland and Crssey – Criminology Ahmed Siddique – Criminology Mrs. Vedkumari – Juvenile Justice

Course Objective :
The objective of this paper is to provide an understanding of basic concepts of poverty and development and their relationship with law.

Course Contents : Module I: Understanding Poverty and Development
Poverty : Meaning and Concept, Relative Dimensions , Measurement and Determinants, Issues related to Poverty in India ; Development : Perspectives, Developmental index.

Module II: Constitutional Guarantees for the Poor
Equality and Protective Discrimination, Right to Basic Needs and Welfare, Abolition of Untouchability and Protection of Civil Rights, Right to Development.

Module III: Criminal Justice System and the Poor
Treatment of the poor by Police, Inability to get Bail, Problems of Poor Under trials, Working of free legal aid schemes. .

Module IV: Impoverishment of Women, Children and Disabled Persons
Deprivations of women under family laws, Problems of women workers in organized and unorganized sectors, Child labour, Approaches to disability and rights of the disabled persons, Right to education and dignity.

Evaluation Scheme:
Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70

Note : 5 marks for Attendance Text & References:
• • • • Law, Poverty and Development – Upendra Baxi State and Poverty in India – Atul Kohli The Poverty Question (Search for Solution) – Yogesh Atal Poverty, Rural Development and Public Policy - Amarendra

Tax planning. the taxing power should be conferred on the State? The power to tax shall not go unregulated. Obviously. Assesee and Total Income. an analysis of the different laws enacted in exercise of these powers with their safeguards and remedies sheds light on the mechanics of the taxation by the Union and the States. Offences and Penalities. This idea is being floated often whenever the State introduces a new tax. Previous Year. Is this true? Is it not necessary that in order to raise revenue and place the economy on solid foundation. Income from Business or Profession. Distinction between : Tax. Heads of Income. Offences and Penal Sanctions . Tax avoidance and Tax evasion . Deductions under the Income Tax Act. Clubbing of Income. Meaning and importance of Service Tax. Valuation of Taxable Service. 1961 . . assessment Year. West Bengal Value Added Tax Act. Income from House Property. Person. Course Contents : Module I : General Principles of Taxation Laws History and Development of Tax Laws in India . Income not included in the Total Income. Fee and Cess . Income from Other sources. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. a study of the Constitutional framework on taxation becomes important. Difference between VAT and Sales Tax. Filing of returns and procedure for assessment. Criticisms and limitations of Vat system. Capital Gains. Fundamental Principles relating to Tax Laws. Along with this. Income Tax Authorities: Power and Functions . Module IV : Service Tax Taxable Service. 2003. Module III : Value Added Tax Meaning and importance of VAT. Taxing power and constitutional limitations. In this context of a federal structure the distribution of the taxing powers assumes added significance. Module II : Basic concepts of Income Tax Income. Salaries.TAXATION LAW Course Objective : Power to tax has been described as the power to destroy. Residential status. Rate of Income Tax.

Jain. Supreme Court on Direct Taxes. Law of Income Tax new Delhi. N. Power of Taxation under the Constitution.Text & References : • • • • • • Iyengar. (1987) . Bharath Law House. Nagpur : Wadha Publication. • Singh S. Aiyar’s Indian Tax Laws. Book Corporation. Sampath (1998) . Sharma. K. V. Eastern Book Company. (1999) . New Delhi : Bharath Law House. Narayan (2004) How to Handel Income Tax Problems .A. The Law & Practice of Income Tax .N. . Palkivala.D. A. Eastern Book Company. Ramakrishnan (eds. Ltd. Chennai: Company Law Institute of India Pvt. Remesh (1998) . Ramachandran & T. Parameswaran . Principles of Law of Sales Tax. (1973).A.) (2000).

Escape Clause. Regional Trade Agreements. General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). Unit V : WTO and Multilateral Agreements Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIMS). H. K. Exceptions to MFN : Tariff Bindings. (1970) The GATT Law and International Economic Organisations. Quantitative Restrictions . Trade Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). John. Dam. Module II : Payment for International Sales Letters of Credit. W. Satayam Publication. Internet Sources Bills of Exchange. C & F Contract. Text of the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act. (2001) World Trade Organisation. Enforcement of Arbitral Awards. Anti-dumping and counter-vailing duties. Unit VI : Dispute Settlement Mechanism Under WTO Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. John. www. (1997) World Trade and Law of GATT. The MIT Press.CIF. Jackson. Unit IV : World Trade organization ( WTO) and General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Basic Principles : MFN. H. including the WTO and it’s different principles and Agreements. Treatment. (1997) Law of International Trading System. A. • • • . Types of Sale Contract . 1996.uncitral. Chicago University Press Koul. Safeguard Measures. Jackson. National Treatment and Non-Discrimination. The MIT Press. Module III : Settlement of Disputes Arbitration. Text & References: • • • • Basic Texts of GATT and WTO.INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW Course Objective : To acquaint the Students about the basic aspects of International Trade Law.wto. Course Contents : Module I : Contract of Sale Uniform Rules on Contract of Sale.K.

. Unit-IV: Concepts of Law-II Liability and Negligence. Legislation. (1994).) Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence. Text & References: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Bodenheimer. Jurisprudence – The Philosophy and Method of Law (1996). Fundamentals of Jurisprudence Jayakumar N. Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (1998 Re-print) Universal. Immunity.) Salmond on Jurisprudence (1999) Tripathi. Friedmann. (ed. Bombay W. Universal Justice J. Property. and Liability which are basic to the study of law. Types. Universal . Precedent. ELBS Roscoe Pond. Jurisprudence and Legal theory (1996 re-print). N. Absolute Liability.N. Delhi Dias. Dimensions of Justice. Freeman (ed. Rights. Possession . Sweet & Maxwell Paton G. Lucknow M.. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Mahajan.A. Lectures in Jurisprudence. Butterworths Justice Markandey Katju. Hart.Contemporary issues in Rights. Jurisprudence: Jurisprudence and Indian Legal theory Dhyani S. Fitzgerald. Adithya Books. The Concepts of Law (1970) Oxford. ELBS H. Jurisprudence (1972) Oxford. Course Contents: Module I: Sources of Law Custom. Equity and Professional Opinion Module II: Concepts of Rights and Duties Rights and Duties.D. Delhi V. Sovereignty. Possession.L. S. Delhi. New Delhi Dhyani S.EIGHTH SEMESTER JURISPRUDENCE II Course Objective: The objective of the course is to create an understanding of basic legal concepts like State. Critique of Rights and Duties . Eastern.A. K. Intellectual Property. Ownership. Module III: Concepts of Law-I Personality. Theories . Jurisprudence (1994 First Indian re-print).W.D.. Universal. Ownership. Law in the Scientific Era. Verma. Legal Theory (1999) Universal.

Constitutional validity of the Minimum wages Act. Course Contents : Module I: Minimum Wages Act . Procedure for fixation and revision of minimum wages. Annual leave with wages. Concept and scope of social security : Origin of Social Security in India. compensation for learn caused during the course of employment and working conditions of employees. “manufacturing process” “worker” and “occupier” : General duties of occupier. 1948. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Employer’s liability for compensation : Scope of arising out of and in the course of employment. Maximum amount of deduction. 1936 Object. 1923 Definition of dependant. Deductions which may be made from wages. Fixation of minimum rates of wage by time rate or by piece rate. Employment of young person and children . Fixation of wage period. Definition of wage.L. Measures to be taken in factories for health. workman. living wage and need based minimum wage. Responsibility for payment of wages. Classification and Importance. Procedure in proceedings before Commissioner. safety and welfare of workers. Eternal Values in Ancient Law LABOUR LAW II Course Objective : The paper is to focus on wage policies. . Workmen’s Compensation Act. Universal Law Publishing House. Social Security of Workmen . Additional provisions regulating employment of women in factory. Seeds of Modern Public Law in Ancient Indian Jurisprudence Justice Rama Jois. 1923. Commentaries on factories Act. Kumar. Appeals. 1948 Concept of Labour Welfare. Employer’s Liability when contract or is engaged. Labour welfare activities . Delhi H. scope and application of the Act.• • Justice Rama Jois. Procedure for hearing and deciding claims. partial disablement and total disablement. Module II: Payment of Wages Act. Claim and Adjudication of Disputes under Employee’s State Insurance Act. Text Books: • • S. Working hours of adults. 1948. Concept of minimum wage. Distribution of Compensation. Time of payment of wage. Doctrine of notional extension. Amount of compensation. 1948. When employer is not liable.C. Module III: Workmen’s Compensation Act. Srivastava. Module IV: Factories Act. 1948 & Social Security Concept of “factory”. fair wage.

Deposits. Interim measures by court. Jurisdiction. termination of proceedings. Lok Adalats-nature. UNCITRAL. Mediation. Definitions. Arbitration agreement not to be discharged by death of party thereof. limitation. extent of Judicial Intervention. Provisions in case of insolvency. Module III: Recourse against Arbitral Award Application for setting aside Arbitral Award. Limitations. form and contents of arbitral award. 1987. additional award. Statutory Material Arbitration and Conciliation Act.Arbitration agreement. scope. It focuses on an analytical study of arbitration law and practice in India and the relevant institutions monitoring the same. correction and interpretation of awards. Module II: Composition of Arbitral Tribunal Composition. Jurisdiction. receipt of written communications. waiver of right to object. procedure and functioning. appealable orders. Administration Assistance . Scope and Methods. Lien on Arbitral Award and Deposits as to costs. 1996. 1996 General Provisions. Good offices. Enforcement of certain Foreign Awards. Conciliation: Nature. The paper also focuses on other alternate dispute resolving mechanisms through State mediatory services under the supervision of the courts . Legal Services Authority Act. Finality and enforcement of Arbitral Award. Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings: Settlement. Legal Services: Meaning and scope in Legal Aid and Advice. power to refer parties to arbitration where there is an arbitration agreement. IIC. Miscellaneous. Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Concept and Need and International and National initiatives in India. . UNCITRAL Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance.ARBITRATION & ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Course Objective: The course material imparts to the students an understanding of the concept of alternate methods of resolving disputes in addition to the traditional court oriented processes. Module IV: Techniques of ADR Negotiation / Consultation. KSID.

G.Text & References • • • • • Rao.. Kawatra.K..C. Pvt. M. Law relating to Arbitration and conciliation.. P.. Eastern Book Saharay H.. Law of Arbitration Conciliation. & Sheffield William. 1996..A. (1997) Rao P. The New Law of Arbitration and conciliation Chaudhary. Universal Law Book Co. 4th Ed.K. Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Roy. Alternative Dispute Resolution Sujan. Law of Arbitration (197) (Revised Print) • .C. Ltd. S.K.

1980. Protected and Village Forests. Module II: Prevention and Control of Water and Air Pollution The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. International Norms :Sustainable Development :Precautionary Principle. Restraint order. 1997 .The National Environment Tribunal Act. Withdrawal. Hunting of Wild Animals . Central and State Pollution Control Boards : Constitution.Remedies under various other laws. Restraint order. Water Pollution Control Areas .Protection of Specified Plants. Consent Requirement : Procedure. Protected Area. Consent requirement : Procedure. Powers and Functions. Its prohibition. animal articles and trophies. Grant/Refusal. Air Pollution Control Areas . Sample of effluents – Procedure.constitutional Perspective :Right to Evolution and Application . Course Contents: Module I: Environmental Law: International and National Perspective Introduction: Environment and Environment Pollution : Problem and prospects .Co relation between : Directive Principles of State Policies and Fundamental Degrees. Public Trust Doctrine. Powers and functions . Trade or Commerce in wild animals. 1991 . Module IV: Special Environmental Legislations Environmental (Protection) Act. The Forest (Conservation) Act. Principle of no fault liability : Absolute Liability. Module III: Protection of Forests and Wild Life Indian Forest Act.Public Liability Insurance Act. Environment Protection through Public Interest Litigation . Citizen Suit Provision. Withdrawal. 1974:Water Pollution : Definition. 1995 . 1986 .The National Appellate Environmental Authority Act. 1981: Air Pollution : Definition.Sample of effluents : Procedure. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy. Polluter Pays Principle.ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Course Objective: This paper provides the study of environmental laws covering legislations related to it and protection of forest and wild life. Inter generational equity. Agenda 21. Central and State Pollution Control Boards : Constitution. . The Wild Life (Protection) Act. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. Grant/Refusal. Reserved. 1972: Authorities to be appointed and constituted under the Act. 1927: Kinds of forest : Private.

1974 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act.Text & References • • • • • • Environmental Law & Policy in India – Shyam Diwan. 1927 . 1981 The Indian Forest Act. Leelakrishnan PIL and Environmental Protection-Geetanjali Chandra The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. Armin Rosencranz Environmental Law in India – P.

courts used to develop certain rules. Contemporanea Espositio Est Optima Et Protissima Lege.P. rule. Mens rea in statutory offences. Singh. Course Contents: Module I: Rules of Interpretation Commencement. Principles of Statutory Interpretation. Text & References • • • • • Maxwell. Bindra. . Rules of interpretation : Liberal. Strict construction of taxing statues and its limitations. The course material seeks to impart to the students. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. mischief rule and golden rules. doctrines and principles of interpretation. Harmonious construction. Principles to be applied in interpreting the Constitution.INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES Course Objective: Judicial interpretation involves construction of words. the necessary skills to interpret the statutes with judicial mind set.P. UI Res Magis Valent Quam Pereat. Expressio Unius Est exclusion Alterius . Interpretation of Statutes. phrases and expressions. . Module III: Internal Aids to Interpretation Module IV: External Aids to Interpretation Module V Construction of Penal Statutes. Sarathi. Noscitur – A Socius. Reddendo Singula Singlis. The Interpretation of Statutes. repeal and revival of a statute . Module II: Principles of interpretation : Ejusdem of Generis . In their attempt to make the old and existing statutes contextually relevant. Interpretation Statues. V. G. . Interpretation of Statutes Sarup.

2000. 2000. Digital signatures. Impact of Telecommunication and broadcasting law on internet regulation. Disclaimer. Cyber Crimes . Course Contents: Module I : Introduction Need and role of Law in cyber world. Berne convention. Evidence & security. Offences and penalties under Act . Related issues under International law Jurisdiction. Licensing and regulatory requirements. Applications of patents to computer technology. Appellate Tribunal. . Implications on intellectual property Rights : International & National legal preparedness. Certifying authority and its role. Authority and scope of governments to regulate Internet. Module II : Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace Concept of property in Cyberspace. Appointment functions and Powers of Controller. are understanding the legal recognition and procedure. Besides. legal implications of new varieties of offences and penalties under the Information Technology Act. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Competition Law Establishing and maintaining brand identity. 2005 and its grey areas. WIPO copyright convention. Therefore. Application of copyright Act 1957. There is a need that Law students must also be acquainted with these new developments if a law student has to find a comfortable berth in the competitive legal market as a Law Professional as well as legal manager. Controller of certifying authority. issues of enforcement. Module III : Electronic Commerce Introduction to electronic commerce. Cyber. TRIPS agreement . Issues. Objectives of this course. Legal recognition of electronic records and procedure. . therefore. A student of law should also be given the understanding of copy right issues. work in UNCITRAL. application of patents to computer technology. legal recognition of cyber authorities and Cyber appellate tribunal. TRIPS agreements. Objectives. Nature of Intellectual property rights and copyrights issues. new strides and strategies in legal justice education have come up. Spamming. Module IV : Information Technology Act Information Technology Act. Historical background. there seems to be an impending need to generate e-Legal Justice Education that exposes the students to have deep insights into the complexities of information technology and right to information.CYBER LAWS Course Objective: With the advent of information technology law and Right to Information Law. Online contracts. the course also aims at developing insights into the Right to Information Act. etc. Taxation issues. privacy issues and access rights. WTO & WIPO regarding commerce. E – banking Electronic funds transfer. Legal recognition of digital Signatures. Free speech and expression on Internet. Scope of protection of computer program.

Text & References • • • • Nandan Kamath . Dominant Publication : Cyber Law B. K.L.K. copyrights Ganguly ( LMH) : Intellectual Property Rights . Kumar. Wadhera : Patent. Universal Law Publishing Company and E –commerce : Law relating to computers Internet . trademarks .

Amendment of Pleadings. Application for Bail ( Section 436. Execution Petition . Text books and References: • • • • Conveyancing – N. Course Contents : Module I : Fundamentals Rules of Pleadings Meaning: Pleading and Conveyancing. Adoption deed . Maintenance suit by wife . Application under Order 6 Rule 17 of Code of Civil Procedure ( Amendment of Pleadings ) . Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Bindra Conveyancing – A. Gift deed . 437 of Code of Criminal Procedure ) . Plaint structure. Special power of Attorney. Appeal (First ) . Partnership deed . General power of attorney . Module IV : Conveyancing Notice and Reply to notice . Application for Anticipatory Bail (Section 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure Code) . Suit for recovery of rent or eviction of tenant . Module II: General Principles of Civil Pleadings Suit for Part-performance of the contract . Accused’s reply . PLEADING AND CONVEYANCING Course Objective: The course aims at acquainting the students about the various fundamentals of drafting to develop the skills of pleading and convenyancing. Module III : General Principles of Criminal Pleadings Complaint . Application under Section 13 Hindu Marriage Act (Divorce) . Suit for specific performance of the contract . Interpleader suit . Suit for malicious prosecution .NINTH SEMESTER DRAFTING. Object of verification. Written statement. Suit for recovery of money given on Interest (Money suit) . Suit for restitution of conjugal rights .S. Revision . Suit under Section 13 of Negotiable Instruments Act . Mandamus. Quo warranto . Criminal Appeal (Appeal against conviction ). Promissory note . Chaturvedi Mogha’s Law of Pleading Conveyancing – D’Souza . Lease deed/ Rent deed .N. Verification of pleading. Application for Temporary Injunction Order 39 Rule 2 of Code of Civil Procedure. Suit of damages . Certiorari. Writ petitions : Habeas Corpus . Affidavit . Sale deed . Affidavit and Conveyancing. Mortgage –deed. Will .

1971. 1961 The Advocate Act. Bar against soliciting work and advertisement. What is Contempt? Civil and criminal contempt. . Vakils. High Court Pleaders. Krishna Murthy Iyer’s Book on Advocacy. confidentiality between an Advocate to compromise. Principles for determining misconduct. Chapter – V : Sections 35 to 44. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Preparation of a case and fees of an Advocate. 1971. Advocates. Study of code of Ethics prepared by the Bar Council of India. Course Contents: Module I : Historical Introduction Historical introduction to legal profession in India : Barristers. Accountability and transparency are imperative to the profession. under – cutting. The Advocates Act 1961: Definitions Section 2. Admission and enrolment of Advocate : Senior and other Advocates. the course aims at developing insights of the students about the professional parameters. Power to make rules Sections 3 to 15 : Chapter –II. The Contempt of Courts Act. With this background cue. Professional and other misconduct. Punishment of advocates for misconduct. High Court Rules and the Supreme Court. etc. 1961 . Common role of Advocates. Besides. Constitution and function of State Bar Councils. Module IV : Contempt of Courts Act. punishment for contempt. Rights to Practice: Monopoly of representation. Bar Council of India. Chapter IV : Sections. 1971 Contempt of Courts Act. Chapter – III Section 16 to 28. Need for an Ethical Code of Rights: privileges and duties of Advocates. the conducive and cordial BarBench relations can send a good message concerning the richness of the Legal profession. 29 to 34. The All India Bar Committee. Terms of Office. On Legal Profession). M. Indian Legal History (Chap.P. Jain. accountability to the client. Disciplinary Committees of State Bar Council and the Bar Council of India. refusal of briefs. 1961 . Module III : Legal Profession Nature of Legal Profession. Bar against touting. Self representation by litigants. Exclusion of advocates from certain cases. Qualifications and Disqualifications for enrolment and procedure thereof. Rules to regulate contempt proceedings. various sub-committees including Disciplinary Committee and the qualification for their membership . 1971. Text & References: • • • • • Sanjeev Rao. Module II : The Advocate’s Act. Journal of Bar Council of India. Indian Advocates Act. Appeals to the Supreme Court. Procedures in contempt cases. 1951 and the passing of Indian Advocates Act.PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Course Objective: The Course has been designed to acquaint the student of Law about the Professional Ethics and Professional etiquettes that are essentially significant for an advocate to observe while at the Bar.

1951.S. Powers. Delimitation of Constituencies. Nomination and Candidature. The Representation of the People Act. The Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act.R. Voters Right to Information. 2002.N. Module III : Qualifications and Disqualifications of Candidates Constitutional and Statutory Provisions: Disqualifications of sitting members. • Statutory Reading : • • • • • • .C. 1950. Laws governing elections. Functions. Sunny How India Votes – Election Laws. The Delimitation Act. Mendiretta V. Preparation and Revision of Electoral Rolls.Singh.P. Course Contents: Module I: Introduction Election: Meaning and Process. Module IV: Corrupt Practices in the Election Law . 1991. Text Books & References: • • • • • Manual of Election Law in India – Dev Inder Chawla’s Elections Law & Practice .N. Election disputes.ELECTION LAW Course Objective : The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the lection laws governing the elections of the Houses of the Parliament and the State Legislatures as well as to the offices of President and Vice President. Module II: Election Commission Composition.P. Constitutional Mandate. Choudhry Corrupt Practices in Election Law – K. Jain & Kiran Jain Election Laws and Practice in India. 1952 The Election Commission (Condition of service of Election Commissioners and Transaction of Business) Act. Anti Defection Law (Tenth Schedule to the Constitution of India). . Relevant Provisions of the Constitution of India The Representation of the People Act. Practice and Procedure – V. Shukla’s The Constitution of India – M. Election to the Offices of the President and Vice President.K. Rama Devi & S.C. Electoral Offences Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance.

Characterization and theories of characterization. grounds of divorce. Contract.e. Adoption by foreign parents. Theories of foreign tort. Course Contents : Module I: Introduction Application and subject matter of Private International Law. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. Module II: Family Law and Adoptions Material and formal validity of marriage under Indian and English law. Failure. Domicile. decrees. Text & References: • Dr. Module IV : Indian Law relating to foreign judgment Basis of recognition. Module III: Civil and Commercial matters Tort. Finality. Property. Ascertaining the applicable law. Jurisdiction under Indian and English law. Jurisdiction of courts. Concept of Renvoi. civil and commercial matters i. recognition of foreign judgment. Application of foreign law. Theory of Proper Law of Contract. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. Direct execution of foreign judgments. increasing in frequency as a result of a globalized economic and social environment. Paras Diwan : Private International Law • • Cheshire : Private International Law Morris : Private International Law .PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW Course Objective : The course equips the student to deal with dispute involving a foreign element in personal. Distinction with Public International Law. restitution of conjugal rights. Recognition of foreign adoptions. Choice of law and jurisdiction of courts in matrimonial causes: dissolution of marriage.


Mass Refugee Influx and the Limits of Public International Law (The Hague : Nijhoff. Goodwin – The Refugee in International Law (Oxford. 1951. 1933. Character of International Humanitarian Law. Documents on the Laws of War (Oxford. 2000) Legality of the Threat or Use of nuclear weapons. The Law of War. Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.) International Humanitarian Law in South Asia (Genava: ICRC. Vibeke Eggli. ICJ Reports (1996) M. 2000) A. Advisory Opinion. 2003) Guy S. Convention on Status of Refugees. Module II : Geneva Conventions.) – International Humanitarian Law ICRC (1997) Ravindra Pratap. Additional Protocol I to Geneva Conventions. “India’s Attitude towards IHL”. Course Contents: Module I : Historical Development of International Humanitarian Law History and evolution. Cartegena Declaration 1984. .1949. Growth. 2000) A. Geneva Convention III and Geneva Convention IV. The AALCC Principles 1966.K. in Mani (ed. International Criminal Court (ICC). Geneva Convention II. Roberts and R. 1977. Module V : Implementation and Monitoring of the Rights of Refugees Status of the UNHCR 1950. Balachandran and Rose Verghese (eds. eds. Module VI : Treatment of Refugees under Indian Laws Draft SAARC Convention. . Additional Protocol II to Geneva Conventions II 1977. 2002). Guelff. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) P/S/V 10 CT 10 C 5 EE 70 Note : 5 marks for Attendance. The OAU Convention 1969. The 1967 Protocol . Text books & References: • • • • • • • Ingrid Detter. Module III : Enforcement Machinery War Crimes. Module IV : Refugees under International Law Who is a refugee?. Serious breaches of International Humanitarian Law. 1949 Geneva Convention I. (Cambridge.INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AND REFUGEE LAW Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to make students aware of the principles of International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws.

The report and diary to be certified and submitted for evaluation. etiquettes and essential exposure for the real job environment after completion of the course. Course Contents : Internship Specified period to be spent by the student with a law firm/court/Commissions/NGO’s and like institutions working with the realm of law or connected therewith.TENTH SEMESTER INTERNSHIP (INCLUDING VIVA AND DIARY) Course Objective : It intense tom provide the student with a hands on experience in order to fully prepare him with skills . 5 marks for Attendance. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) V 25 C 70 Note : ‘C’ stands for presentation of diary . .

.K. Afzal Vani. Text and References: • Legal research & Methodology: Indian Law Institute. Evaluation Scheme: Component Codes Weightage (%) V 25 TP 70 Note : ‘TP’ stands for project report prepared 5 marks for Attendance. Course Contents : Research Methodology: Doctrinal. S. Non-doctrinal Empirical methods of executing research project.RESEARCH PAPER (INCLUDING VIVA) Course Objective: The course material equips the student with skills in the methodology essential to execute a research assignment on topics related to law. Edited by Dr. Verma & M.

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