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LL.M.: 2 Year Course

LL.M. Course Structure

There will be 5 compulsory/core papers in each of the 1st and 2nd semesters. The 3rd and 4th semesters 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 the 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 end 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 paper
500 marks
30 credits
Semester – II
5 paper
500 marks
30 credits
Semester – III
4 paper
400 marks
24 credits
Semester – IV
4 paper
400 marks
24 credits
Semester – III & IV
1 dissertation
200 marks
12 credits
Total
2000 marks
120 credits

Course Structure

Programme
Course, Course Code
Name of The Course
Course Contents
Masters in
Law(LL.M)
Semester – I
1001
Basics of
Constitutional
Law of India
1. Trace out the background and philosophy of the
Constitution of India
2. Describe the provisions of Citizenship and
Directive Principles of State policy
3. Explain the constitutional provisions
pertaining to Parliamentary Privileges and
Services under the Union and the States
1002
Federalism
Under the
Constitution
of India
1. Explain the concept of Federalism in the
context of Centre-State relationship

2. Illustrate the concept of Freedom of Trade and
Commerce with the help of case laws analysis

3. Compare the different types of Emergency Provisions

4. Elaborate on the provisions of Co-operative
Federalism.
1003
Modern
Theories of
Law and State
1. Describe the Theories of Natural law,
Positivism, Pure Theory and critically
examine them in the context of the Indian legal
system`

2. Illustrate the various aspects of law, such as
liberty, values, value- judgment

3. State the recent development of the legal theory
1004
Theory of
Legislation
1. Explain the drafting mechanism pertaining
to legalization, Civil Code , Penal Code and
Juducial legalisation

2 . Compare and Contrast the views on public
Opinion

3. Interpret the mandates of the Law
commission of India on Legislative
process
1005
Hindu Law– I
1. Trace out the sources and schools of Hindu Law

2. Explain and critically evaluate the personal
laws of Hindus pertaining to Marriage,
Adoption and Guardianship, Debt,
Coparecenary Property
Programme
Course, Course Code
Name of The Course
Course Contents
Masters in
Law(LL.M)
Semester – II
2001
Civil liberties
and Judicial
process

1. Critically evaluate the Fundamental
Rights enshrined under the Constitution
of India with the help of case laws

2. Explain the concept of Independence of
Judiciary, Judicial Review, and writ
Jurisdiction

3. Make comparative as well as
comprehensive analysis of Amendment
of the Constitution with the help of case
laws
2002
Law and
justice

1. Analyse the concept of Eight Legal
Materials and their practical implications

2. Explain the aspects of justice such as power

3. Critically evaluate the Marxian
Philosophy, Historical School of
Thought, Sociological Approaches in
the context of the Indian legal System

4. Enumerate Justice Law and order,
Distributive Justice and John Rawl’s
Philosophy on Justice

5. Explain the Realist Thought process
and critical Legal Studies Movement
2003
Methods of
Interpretation of
statutes
1. Explain and discuss the process of
judicial interpretation of the
Constitution to resolve ambiguity

2. Explain the dynamic interpretation in
the context of demands from the
society
2004
Hindu Law – II

1. Elaborate on the various provisions of
properties under the Hindu Law

2. Enumerate the various legal concepts,
such as wills, trust, gift, religion and
charitable endowments, partition,
domestic violence, Uniform Civil
Code, Family Court with the help of
case laws

3. Interpret the different amendments to
ameliorate the position of women under
Hindu Law
2005
Legal Research Methodology

1. Organize the steps in legal research

2. Identify the research problem and
formulate research questions,
hypothesis

3. Explain the importance of the social survey
methods to carry out Empirical research

4. Describe the methods of data
collection, analysis, and its interpretation.
Programme
Course, Course Code
Name of The Course
Course Contents
Masters in
Law(LL.M)
Semester – III

Specialization in
Constitutional Law and
Administrative Law
3011

Principles of
Constitutional
Law-I

1. Explain the scope, types, and Forms
of Constitutions

2. Elaborate on the concept of philosophy
and the role of the preamble in a
written Constitution

3. Explain the Doctrines and
Interpretation of Constitutional law
3012

Principles of Constitutional Law- II

1. Enumerate the principles of Forms of
Governments, Civil Liberties

2. Illustrate the significance of
Independence of Judiciary with the
help of case laws analysis

3. Elaborate the provisions of
Amendment , Parliamentary
Privileges and emergency with the
help of case laws
3013

Indian Constitutinal Law- I

1. Comparative analysis of different
features, federal structures,
Separation of power, Trade and
Commerce activities predominant in
various liberal Constitutions with
that of India
3014

Indian Constitutinal Law- II

1. Comparative analysis of the
Judicial Review, Powers and
Functions of the President of the USA
with that of India

2. Compare and contrast the
Composition and jurisdiction of
the Supreme Court of USA and
India
Programme
Course, Course Code
Name of The Course
Course Contents
Masters in
Law(LL.M)
Semester – IV

Specialization in
Constitutional Law and
Administrative Law
4011

Principles of
Administrative Law- I

1. Analyse the scope and importance of
Administrative Law

2. Critically evaluate the Doctrines of
Rule of Law, Separation of Powers,
Delegated Legalisation, Natural Justice
in the growth of Administrative law
4012

Principles of
Administrative Law- II

1. Explain the process of
Administrative Adjudication,
Administrative Discretionary
Powers, Estoppel, and Waiver
with the help of case laws

2. Critically analyze the APA and
the Tribunals and Enquiries
act and its relevance
4013

Indian Administrative

1. Trace out the growth and
development of the
Administrative Law in India

2. Apply the Doctrines of Rule of
Law, Separation of Powers,
Delegated Legalisation, Natural
Justice in the Indian
Administrative Law
4014

Indian Administrative
Law II

1. Explain the doctrines of Ultra
vires Focussing on its
components

2. Critically evaluate the
Commissions of Inquiries Act
and the Right to Information
Act with relevant case laws

3. Analyse the States Liability,
Ombudsman and Lokpal

Writing of
Dissertation

Organize, elaborate, and compare on a
theme pertaining to the specialization
area strictly adhering to the legal
research methodology

Viva voce
examination

Justify the writings of the
Dissertation with the help of research
questions, case laws analysis and
comparative views on the topic

Programme
Course, Course Code
Name of The Course
Course Outcomes
Masters in
Law(LL.M)
Semester – III

Specialization in
Criminal Law
Course Contents
3021

Law of Crimes – I

1. State the concepts, such as Crime,
Criminal Law, Vicarious and Joint
Liability
3022

Law of Crimes – II

1. Elaborate the offenses against the
person, property, and public servants

2. Explain the concepts of cybercrime
with the help of case laws

3. State the mandates of the Law
Commission of India on criminal
Law
3023

Socio-Economic Crimes- I
1. Analyse the concept of white-collar
crimes with the help of case
laws and its remedial measures

2. Critically evaluate the Information
Technology Act, 2000 and its amendment
3024

Socio-Economic Crimes- II

1. Describe the various legislative
measures to control socio-
economic crimes

2. Explain the specific
recommendations of the Law
Commissions of India and its
significance
Semester – IV

Specialization in
Criminal Law
1.
4021

Criminal Jurisprudence – I

1. Trace out the development of
the Criminal Jurisprudence

2. Enumerate the public
conception of crime

3. Critically evaluate the trial by
media
4022

Criminal Jurisprudence – II

1. Illustrate the different
elements of crime and
the principle of criminal liability

2. Explain the recent trends in
Criminal Jurisprudence and
the role of the Judiciary
4023

Criminology

1. Elaborate on the different theories
of causes of Crime and
Schools of criminology

2. Explain the modern trends in
Criminology and the theories
of feminism and Gender sensitization

3. Critically evaluate Juvenile
delinquency, recidivism, and
terrorism
4024

Penology

1. Analyse the Criminal Justice
System and its Reform in the
present day context

2. Explain the concepts of
Victimology its growth and
applications in the Modern
Criminal Justice System

3. Illustrate the major
recommendation of the Law
Commission of India on
Criminal Law

Writing of
Dissertation

Organize, elaborate, and compare on a
theme pertaining to the specialization
area strictly adhering to the legal
research methodology
Viva-voce examination

Justify the writings of the
Dissertation with the help of research
questions, case laws analysis and
comparative views on the topic