DEPARTMENT OF LAW
Legal education offered by the department is designed to give professional orientation, besides promoting skills of advocacy and drafting of legal documents. The law graduates have the opportunity to practice as advocates, legal advisors and consultants in corporate sector or serve as law teachers in various institutions. The syllabus of all Law Courses has been thoroughly revised and updated as per the directions of The Bar Council of India, regulating body of Law Courses.
Master's Programme in Law (LL.M)
Eligibility : Pass in 3/5 years Degree Course in Law of any recognized University with 40% on the aggregate.
No. of Branches : Two (2)
Core Subjects (Common to all branches) : Law and Social Transformation, Indian Constitutional Law; Judicial Process; Research Methodology, Practical Training, Dissertation and Viva.
Branch – 1 : Labour, Capital and Law:
Electives : The New Challenges of Collective Bargaining, Industrial Adjudication, Law Relating to Civil Servants, Agricultural Labour, Wages and Social Security Law.
Branch -2 : Business Laws:
Electives : Law of Industrial and Intellectual Property, Legal Regulation of Economic Enterprises, Law of Export and Import, Banking Law, Insurance Law and Corporate Finance.
Three Year Degree Course In Law(LL.B. 3YDC)
Eligibility : Graduate of any recognized University with 45% on the aggregate and qualified in Common Entrance Test, i.e., LAWCET conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Centralised Admission will be made by the Convener, on the basis of rank obtained in the Entrance Test.
Theory : Contracts-I (General Principles of Contracts (Sections 1-75) including Specific Relief Act), Family Law-I, Torts and Consumer Protections Laws, Constitutional Law I, Human Rights Law and Practice, Constitutional Law II Contracts – II, (Special Contracts including Indian Partnership Act, Sale of Goods Act, Family Law II, Insurance Law, Law of Crimes, Jurisprudence Property Laws including Easements, Labour Law I , Environmental Law, Interpretation of Statues, Labour Law II, International Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Company Law, Land Laws including Land Ceiling & other Local Laws, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure Code including Limitation Act, Criminal Procedure Code including Juvenile Justice Act & Probation of Offenders Act, Law of Evidence, Penology and Victimology, Taxation Laws
Practical training I : Moot Court, Pre-Trial Preparations and Participation in trial proceeding
Practical training II : Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing
Practical trainingIII : Professional Ethics-Accountancy for lawyers and Bar Bench Relations
Practical training IV : Arbitration, Conciliation and Alternate Dispute Resolution SystemsCore Subjects: Computer Applications & Communication skills, Gender Studies as additional papers.
Five Year Degree Programme in Law (LL.B. 5YDC)
Eligibility : 10+2 or Intermediate with 45% on the aggregate and is qualified in the 5 Year Common Entrance Test, i.e., LAWCET conducted by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Centralised Admissions will be made by the Convener,on the basis of rank obtained in the Entrance Test
Programme Content : In the first four semesters General English –I, Political Science –I, Sociology-I, Economics-I and History, Sociology-II, General English-II, Political Science-II, History of Courts, Legislature and Legal Profession in India-I, Political Science-III, History of Courts, Legislature and Legal Profession in India-II, and Economics –II.
From V Semester onwards syllabus is common for both LL.B 3 Years and 5 Five Years.
Core Subjects : Communicative English, Computer Applications, Gender StudiesAnd Environmental Studies as additional common core papers.
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