UTKAL UNIVERSITY 3 YEARS LLB SYLLABUS

COURSE STRUCTURE

LL.B (Hons.) Degree shall be awarded to candidates on successful completion of six semesters. In six semesters, there shall be 36 papers with 6 papers in each semester carrying 100 murks. The course structure of the programme will have courses of 216 credits in six semesters.

               Number given at the right side is for credit

Semester – I

Papers Subjects                                     Credits

Paper -I Constitutional Law of India-I   6
Paper-II Law of Contracts                         6
Paper-III Law of Crimes-I (IPC)               6
Paper-IV Property Law                             6
Paper – V Jurisprudence                           6
Paper-VI Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting 6

Semester – II

Paper -I Constitutional Law of India-II 6
Paper-II Special Contract 6
Paper-III Law of Crimes-II (CrPC) 6
Paper-IV Law of Evidence 6
Paper – V Law of Torts 6
Paper-VI Alternative Dispute Resolution 6

Semester – III

Paper -I CPC – I 6
Paper-II Family Law-I (Hindu Law) 6
Paper-III Administrative Law 6
Paper-IV Company Law 6
Paper – V Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing 6
Paper-VI Electives
1. Competition Law 6
2. Law of Carriage 6
3. Public International Law 6
Note: A student has to offer one course from the above three electives as Paper-VI in  Semester III

Semester – IV

Paper -I CPC – II 6
Paper-II Family Law-II (Muslim Law) 6
Paper-III Labour and Industrial Laws 6
Paper-IV Principles of Taxation Laws 6
Paper – V Moot Court 6
Paper-VI Electives
1. Insurance Law 6
2. Health Law 6
3. Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 6
Note: A student has to offer one course from the above three electives as Paper-VI in Semester IV

Semester – V Honours Courses

Papers Subjects Credit
Paper -I Land Laws 6
Paper-II Law of Patent 6
Paper-III Banking Law 6
Paper-IV Dispute Resolution and Legal Aid 6
Paper – V Electives
Group-A
1. Women and Criminal Law 6
2. Farmers and Breeder’s Right 6
3. Criminal Sociology 6
Paper-VI Electives
Group-B
1. Criminology and Penology 6
2. Offences against Child & Juvenile Justice 6
3. Right to Information 6
Note: A student has to offer one course from the above Group A & B as Paper-V & VI in Semester V

Semester – VI Honours Courses

Papers Subjects Credit
Paper -I Copy Right Law 6
Paper-II Environmental Law 6
Paper-III Interpretation of Statutes 6
Paper-IV Information Technology Law 6
Paper – V Electives
Group-A
1. Local Self Government 6
2. Prison Administration 6
3. White Collar Crimes 6
Paper-VI Electives
Group-B
1. Victimology 6
2. Trade Mark and Design 6
3. Media Law 6
Note: A student has to offer one course from the above Group A & B as Paper-V & VI in Semester VI

N.B. : Besides core and elective credit courses the colleges may offer Audit Courses. The Audit Courses shall not be taken into account for calculation of credit or ranks etc. The Teacher‟s Council of respective colleges shall work out the details.

  1. DURATION OF SEMESTER
    Each Semester shall not be less than 15 weeks duration with not less than 30 class hours per week including tutorials, moot room exercise and seminars provided there shall be at least 24 lecture hours per week.
  2. ATTENDANCE
    a. A candidate in order to qualify him/her self to appear the Semester Examination shall have to secure at least 75% of classroom attendance in each paper of that Semester.
    b. A candidate who represents the Institution in any International/National/State level Academic or Sports Competition with prior permission of the Principal shall be awarded with 15% class room attendance during that Semester.
    c. A candidate, who has secured 60% to 74% of classroom attendance due to illness, may submit
    a Medical Certificate from a Regd. Medical Practitioner for adjustment of deficit attendance.
    d. The Prinipal shall enjoy the prerogative to award 10% of classroom attendance to a candidate.

  3. SYSTEM OF EXAMINATION
    Each course shall be of 100 marks. For evaluation, the overall structure of the distribution of marks in a theory based course shall be such that 30 Marks shall be allotted to Internal Assessments during the semester, while 70 Marks shall be allotted for the End Semester Examination.

For Theory and Activity Based Courses, the examination system shall be different as per details given below:
I. Theory Course
The scheme of examination for theory course shall include:
A. Internal Assessment
I. The Internal Assessments in theory courses will comprise of written assignments (Project
Work), Oral presentation and regularity in each of the courses offered by them.
II. Such assignment in each course shall carry 30 Marks, of which 20 Marks will be For Written
Assignment (Project) & Oral presentation and 10 Marks for performativity, regularity and
alertness in the class pertaining to the concerned course.
Ill. The Written Assignment(s) & Oral presentation shall be submitted by the students to the
teachers concerned, by a date fixed by the Principal. The concerned teacher shall submit the
result of Internal Assessment to the Principal who shall forward the same to the Controller of
Examinations, Utkal University.
IV. Where a candidate fails to take examination in any one or more courses or having taken the
examination has failed to secure the minimum pass marks in any one or more courses or in the
aggregate, his Internal Assessment marks shall be carried forward to the subsequent
examination.
B. End Semester Examination and evaluation for 70 Marks
At the end of the each semester, there shall be a University Examination for 70 Marks.1st, 2nd and 5th Semesters will be held in the Month of December and 2nd, 4th and 6th Semesters will be held in the Month of June. The Controller of Examinations, Utkal University shall notify the examination schedule on completion of courses. The question papers shall be set by the question setters fixed by the Controller of Examinations.
Similarly the answer scripts shall be evaluated by the Board of Examiners appointed by the Controller of Examinations. The Controller of Examinations will publish the result taking into account both marks obtained in the Internal Assessment and marks obtained in End Semester Examination by the students.
II. Activity Based Courses
a) Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing
i. Written Exercises in Examination : 70 Marks
ii. Viva-Voce : 30 Marks
(The Viva -Voce examination shall be conducted by one internal and one external examiner appointed
by the Controller of Examinations)
b) Moot Court
I. The Moot Court (Civil & Criminal) work
of 15 marks each- : 30 Marks
II. Observance of Trial
(Report/ Diary shall be submitted in
writing for evaluation) : 20 Marks
III) Interview Techniques and Pre-Trial
Preparation : : 20 Marks
(Diary shall contain the proceedings of
interviewing sessions, documents and
procedures for the filling of the suit/petition.)
IV) Viva – Voce : 30 Marks
(The Viva -Voce examination shall be conducted by one internal and one external
examiner appointed by Controller of Examinations)
20. The Credit System
The credit specified for LL.B (Hons.) programme describe the weightages of various courses of the Programme. The number of credits along with grade points that the student has satisfactorily completed, measures the performance of the student. Satisfactory progress of a student is subject to his/her maintaining
a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), as well as minimum grades in different courses of the programme. A certain number of credits must be earned by the student to qualify for the degree.
Description of credit distribution for Core Courses. Activity Based Courses and Elective Courses has
already been shown.
21. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
A candidate will be eligible for award of LL.B (Hons.) degree if he/she satisfies the following:
1. Has Secured CGPA 5.0 or more.
2. Has cleared the credit requirements with pass grade or more in each subject.
3. Has at least a satisfactory conduct.
4 Has cleared all the theory, activity based and elective courses of all semesters.
5. Credit requirements for the Degree shall be 2 1 6.
6. The passed candidates may be awarded with the division according to the following criteria :
i) First Division with Distinction : CGPA 8.5 and above
ii) First Division : CGPA 6.5 and above, but below 8.5
iii) Second Division : CGPA 5.0 and above, but below 6.5
Note : The SGPA and CGPA shall be computed upto 2 places of decimals (truncated at the good place)
22. RANKING TO THE CANDIDATE
i. Ranking shall be given to only those candidates who pass all the courses of all programme in
one attempt.