Courses and Curriculum

From the year 2008, admission to the Undergraduate Course and Maters programme of HNLU will be strictly based on the Common Law Admission Test, as per the Supreme Court of India's directives.[8] HNLU currently offers following courses :  

B.A., LL.B (Hons.) - Under Graduate Integrated Law Degree LL.M - Master of Laws Ph.D.

[edit] Integrated Law Course Design
Total number of semesters: 10 Total number of courses: 50 (Five in each Semester) (excluding the internship and court room exercises). Normally students are required to work 40– 45 hours in a week. Unless otherwise instructed by the Faculty all courses other than Honours courses in the first three years are taught courses having a self-learning and small research project/paper writing and presentation component in it. In a taught course one credit shall mean one class hour and ½ to 1 hour self learning per week in normal condition. As such a 6-credit course means 6 ½ to 7 hours work per week. Optional and compulsory law courses are first-grade mixed courses requiring 1-hour class with 1-hour selfstudy. As such, each such course with 6 credits would require 6 class hours and 6 class hours of self-study, i.e., 12 hours of work per week. Honours course is a mixed course of research and teaching. Teaching in honours course is not expected to be more than 25% to 33% of the entire teaching learning system. In Honours course one credit shall mean one class hour and 2 to 3 research hours per week in normal condition. Therefore 10-credit honours course may mean 3 class hours and 7 research hours or as instructed by the faculty per week. Each semester programme is for 15–18 weeks programme. Core Courses: 6 each with 8 credit points: Political Science (2 courses distributed in Political theory; Political Obligations and International Relations); Economics (1 Course in Economics and law); Legal History (1 Course in History of Law and Institutions,); Psychology (1 Course) and Sociology (1 Course).

English: 2 courses, each course to have 6 credits. Long Law Courses: Four courses on Constitutional Law (2 courses) and Crime and Punishment (2 courses) each equal to 9 credits. Law courses: 26 courses

Environmental Law. Property Law. Torts. Law and Tribes 3. Civil Procedure. Corporate Legal System 1. Media and Law 7. Law of Insolvency 11. Criminology 12. Energy Law 17. Jurisprudence-I : Interpretation of Statutes. Socio-economic Offences 6. Medicine and Law 8.Compulsory Operational/Functional courses = 8 courses with 8 credit each in Moot court. Equity. Law of Taxation (Direct) 20. Law of Contract. Intellectual Property Rights 1. International Investment Law 3. Compulsory Substantive law Courses = 18 courses with 8 credit each in Legal Method. International Criminal Law 15. Federalism 2. Company Law I and II. Private International Law. Women and Law 4. Natural Resource Management 2. Law of Taxation (Indirect) Honours Courses i. Law of Insurance 10. Consumer Protection Law. Patents v. Copyright 2. Commercial Transactions. Judicial Review ii. Constitutional Governance 1. Trademarks 3. Public International Law. Criminal Procedure. Jurisprudence II. Corporate Reconstruction 3. National Regulation of International Trade and Investment iv. Biotechnology and Law 19. Legal Aid and Rules of Courts (continuous process). Administrative Law. Family Law I and II. Internship. International Trade Law 2. Law of Mines and Industries 2. WTO Studies 5. Competition Law 18. Trade and Investment Law 1. Drafting and Pleading. Law of Evidence. Environmental Law 1. International Environmental Law [edit] Infrastructure [edit] Hostels . Protective Discrimination 3. Law and Agriculture. Optional Courses : Four Courses with 9 credit points each: 1. Trust and Specific Relief. Maritime Law 16. Cyber Law 9. Labour Law I and II. Corporate Finance 2. Law of Infrastructure 14. International Space Law 13. Biotechnology and Law 3. Corporate Regulations iii. Professional Ethics and Law relating to Legal Profession.

case law reports and journals. Photocopying and printing facilities are available in the library. Every floor has a water cooler.There are 4 washrooms on each floor having 16 cubicles in total. To assist the students and research scholars in locating their desired legal literature and other information.HALLS OF RESIDENCE HNLU provides two separate hostels for girls and boys. Students are allotted single rooms with quality furniture including a study table. a chair. [edit] Library and Reading Room HNLU LIBRARY The HNLU has a three-storied library with an air conditioned reading hall. It also has a gym. There is a canteen within the hostel premises catering to the needs of indoor badminton court and a TT table inside the hostel premises. a personal drawer and a cot. The hostels have a common room for TV and other creative activities.A new canteen has also opened up near the college gate which offers the students a wide range of fast food and where the students can buy their daily supplies. The library has a large collection of law books. an efficient library automation system has been installed. The HNLU Library has adopted an open access system so as to make it easier for the readers to access to the library resources thereby saving precious time. Each hostel has two blocks which are connected to the mess. The hostel premises and rooms are cleaned everyday by cleaning staff.[1] .

is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts. the Philippines. Iran. Turkey and the United States. the sciences. A. It also takes three years in Australia. academic institution. or both. or AB).The HNLU Library also conducts a library orientation programme for the fresh students to acquaint them with the library system. from the Latin artium baccalaureus. Azerbaijan.4 United States 2 See also 3 References [edit] Regional differences The Bachelor of Arts degree is usually attained in four years in Lebanon. Manupatra and offline legal resources like Grand Jurix. the Russian Federation.The library is Wi-Fi enabled and a few P IV workstations have also been placed in the library hall. weekly magazines and other periodicals[9] A Bachelor of Arts (B. Pakistan.. Individual institutions set the preferred abbreviation for their degrees. the type of degree conferred.. . BA. Canada. Bosnia and Herzegovina. The library automation software also helps the staff in maintaining inventory and house-keeping jobs. Tunisia. signatures of officials of the institution (generally the president or rector of the university as well as the secretary or dean of the component college).1 Australia. the Bachelor of Arts degree course generally lasts three years in nearly all of the European Union countries. it is ensured that the decorum in the library is maintained by the students at all times. services and resources so that they may exploit the available resources for their maximum benefit. Egypt. Thailand. Japan.A.B. South Africa o 1. South Korea.[2][3] In contrast.2 Netherlands / Europe o 1. Brazil and the rest of Latin America. Nigeria. Scotland. Bangladesh.The library also provides the students with various daily newspapers. Serbia.[1] Contents [hide]    1 Regional differences o 1. Bachelor of Arts degree programs generally last three to four years depending upon the country.3 United Kingdom and Ireland o 1. the conferring authority and the location at which the degree is conferred. New Zealand. and specific majors or minors. Diplomas generally give the name of the institution.With strict library rules and regulations. Canada. Students can browse online legal resources like West Law. Iraq. Degree diplomas generally are printed on high quality paper or parchment.

At some universities students may choose to pursue a second major. the Caribbean. South Africa. South Africa. to achieve an honours degree.A. Instead. or 4 yr honours B.B. the first degree course normally lasts 3 years. outside of Ontario. the situation once again differs: in Australia. This comprised the same course load as the Bachelor and Master programs combined. [edit] Netherlands / Europe In the Netherlands. New Zealand. New Zealand. in all four countries.A.A. including the M. (The title doctorandus was used in almost all fields of study. or to the MBA. is typically accepted (provided that the grade average is sufficient). alternatively. and in Ontario. In general. A similar practice has been introduced in other EU countries. in Canada.A." in front of their name). students have the option. a minimum grade average. the remainder of the degree is taken up with a minor area of study (in the first two years) and other individual or stream-based subjects make up the degree. of a further one year honours course. Canada. South Africa In universities in Australia. students do not receive an overall grade for their Bachelor of Arts degree with varying levels of honours. the general 3-year B.D degrees.A. those who have successfully completed the honours year may style themselves "H. students are permitted to append the post-nominal letters "B. At most universities a B. On graduation. Until then there was a single program which led to the doctorandus degree.A. [edit] United Kingdom and Ireland In the United Kingdom (excluding Scotland) and Republic of Ireland. an extra year must be completed. according to the Bologna Process. India. Switzerland. upon completing it. For entry to professional programs such as law." or "B. Norway. a four year B. and that subject is studied in all of the three years.)" depending on the style the granting university chooses. Singapore. and Ph.[4] Students must pursue at least one major area of study. Iceland.Croatia.A. Unlike in other countries.A. Canadian universities typically offer both a 3 yr B. the B." to their name. is required. depending on the University and region of the country. opt for the doctorandus degree (entitling them to use "Drs. (Hons. but nomenclature varies: 19th-century and later universities usually . degree can be taken over three years of full-time study. Israel. New Zealand and South Africa. the B. and a honours designation can be earned through various means such as additional course work. or could use the Master’s degree (post-nominal letters) in accordance with the new standard. the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees were introduced in 2002. New Zealand. program lasts 4 years.A. see Bachelor's degree: Honours Degrees and academic distinctions. and the Canadian province of Quebec.) Those who had already started the doctorandus program could. Thus.A.A. (Hons) degree (or its equivalent international degree) is the basic qualification required to pursue higher degrees by research. after their third year of study and provided they have achieved a minimum average grade in their major area. other titles were used for legal studies (meester) and engineering (ingenieur). [edit] Australia. the completion of a thesis or dissertation.

g.A. literature. However. the Bachelor of Arts (B. [edit] United States In the United States. Moderatorship (Dublin)) in most subjects including the sciences. can be claimed for a nominal administrative fee. Part II Tripos (Cambridge).A. or B. some older or ancient universities. for an ordinary/pass degree and B. Scottish Universities award a Master of Arts degree to humanities or arts graduates.including one year of study over two consecutive semesters of one foreign language. physical sciences. Final Honour Schools (Oxford). and social sciences. for example. and B.such as language.).Sc.) for an honours degree (but the latter is often abbreviated to simply B.B. A Bachelor of Arts is entitled to the designation B.s to undergraduates having completed the final examinations (e.S.A. The degree of M. The other is the Bachelor of Science.Sc. Cambridge[citation needed] and Dublin traditionally award B. . often require a certain minimum number of the total degree credits be drawn from coursework in topical areas historically associated with the liberal arts . history.A. At Eastern Michigan University.whatever the student may choose as a major or minor subject . to science graduates. 75 of the minimum 124 credits must be earned in these subject areas .A. but a B. however. mathematics. (Hons. This course takes 4 years for an honours degree and three for an ordinary (in Scotland it is possible to opt to take an ordinary degree rather than this simply ranking below a third class honours). At most institutions. the bachelor's degree was an intermediate step and was awarded for much of the work carried out in later times at secondary schools..the International Baccalaureate) come from this: le Baccalauréat and el Bachillerato. Curricula leading to the B. humanities. usually 21 terms after matriculation.distinguish between arts and sciences subjects by awarding either a B. respectively. degree. the B. have all but identical requirements of 120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours for a basic undergraduate degree. For many centuries.A. The names of the final secondary school exams in France and Spain (and increasingly in Britain . such as Oxford.) is one of two basic undergraduate degrees.A.A.A.) or Artium Baccalaureus (A.

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