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POSTGRADUATE (LL.M.) COURSE

Considering the demands of the students, the University of Gauhati has allowed the college authority to open post-graduate (LL.M.) Course in the college from the session 2010-2011 with intake capacity of 40 seats, Accordingly LL.M. course has been started with admission into the 1st Semester. The duration of the course shall be of four semesters covering two academic years.


The schedules of semesters shall be as shown below:

First and Third Semesters

January 1st to June 30th (including examinations)

Second and Fourth Semester

August 1st to December 31st (including examinations)

Semesters Break

July 1st to July 31st.

Eligibility for Admission:

  1. Any graduate in law with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from the Gauhati University or any other University or institution recognized by the Gauhati University shall be eligible to apply for admission into the First Semester of the LL.M. Course.
  2. Relaxation of 5% of marks will be given to SC.ST.OBC & MOBC candidates who are permanent residents of Assam.      

Pattern of Examination for admission:                            
Every eligible candidate shall have to appear in a written test consisting of one paper of four hour duration carrying 200 marks.In this written test, question shall be set on the following pattern:

  1. One question carrying 50 marks on an essay on a topic of current Legal problem.
  2. Two questions on constitutional Law of India carrying 50 marks.                   
  3. Two questions on Jurisprudence carrying 50 marks.                        
  4. Two questions from Indian Panel Code Carrying 50 marks.

Reservation of seats will be as per Government rules.                  

LL.M. COURSE STRUCTURE
There will be 5 compulsory/core papers in each of the 1st and 2nd semesters. The 3rd and 4th semester will have elective groups. Each group will have 4 papers. Each students will have to opt for one of the groups from each of the 3rd and 4th semesters. Each of papers of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th semester will carry 100 marks – 20 marks for internal evaluation during the semester and 80 marks for external evaluation through and semester examination. There will be a Dissertation spread over 3rd and 4th semesters which will carry 200 marks.

Semester wise distribution of papers, marks and credits:

Semester I

5 Papers

500 marks

30credits

Semester II

5 Papers

500 marks

30 credits

Semester III

4 Papers

400 marks

24 credits

Semester IV

4 Papers

400 marks

24 credits

Semester III&IV

1 Dissertation

200 marks

12 credits

Total 2000 marks & 120 credits

                

The code number and name assigned to each course/paper of 1st and 2nd semester are as follows::
                                 

 

Semester I      

 

  Semester II

1.001

Basics of Constitutional Law of India

2.001

Civil Liberties and Judicial Process

1.002

Federalism under the Constitution of India

2.002

Law and Justice

1.003

Modern Theories of Law and State

2.003

Method of Interpretation of Statutes

1.004

Theory of Legislation

2.004

Hindu Law II

1.005

Hindu Law I

2.005

Legal Research Methodology


 

Semester III                     

 

Semester IV

3.001

Constitutional Law

4.001

Administrative Law

3.002

Criminal Law I

4.002

Criminal Law

3.003

Commercial Law I

4.003

Constitutional Law II

3.004

Corporate Law I

4.004

Corporate Law II

3.005

Human Rights I

4.005

Human Rights II

3.006

International Law I

4.006

International Law II

3.007

Intellectual Property Rights

4.007

Environmental Law

3.008

Alternative Dispute Resolution

4.008

Family Law

3.009

Cyber Law

4.009

Tribal Law

 

Note on the Code Numbers: The first digit indicate the semester, the next two digits the group number and the fourth the paper/course number.
Note on the Elective Groups: The elective groups will be offered to the students subject to availability of teachers and other infrastructural support.


 





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