Five Year Law Course (B.S.L. LL.B.)

Overview Of The Program

In India, legal education has been traditionally —offered as a three-year graduate degree conferring the title of LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) or B.L. (Bachelor of Law). However the legal education system was revised by the Bar Council of India, the governing body of legal education in India in 1984. Pursuant thereto, various autonomous law schools were established that administer a five-year (5 year) undergraduate degree program and confer an integrated honours degree, such as “B.LS, LL.B Both the types of degrees (i.e., three-year and five-year integrated honours) are recognized and are also qualifying degrees for practice of legal profession in India. A holder of either type of degree may approach a Bar Council of any States of India and get upon compliance with the necessary standards, be enrolled on the rolls of the said Bar Council. The process of enrollment confers a licence to the holder to practise before any court in India and give legal advice. The entire procedure of enrollment and post-enrollment professional conduct is regulated and supervised by the Bar Council of India.

Eligibility

General Academic Regulation

1.Admission for 5 year degree course in Law can be taken after passing HSC board examination or equivalent from any discipline
2.Admission for three years degree course in Law can be taken after completion of graduation from any discipline (Passing requirement is
Minimum 45 % and above
3.Eligibility criteria is subject to Mumbai University Guidelines and Bar Council of India.

Subjects Covered

First Year
Semester I
1. English I

2. Logic I

3. Economics

Semester II
1. History

2. Political Science I

3. Legal Writing and Legal Language
Second Year
Semester – III
1. Political Science II

2. Sociology

3. History of Courts

Semester – IV
1. English II

2. Logic II

3. Political Science III
Third Year
Semester – V
1. Labour Laws

2. Contract I

3. Tort and Consumer Protection Laws

4. Legal Language including Legal writing and General English

Semester – VI
1. Law of Crimes

2. Constitutional Laws

3. Family Law I

4. Environmental Laws

5. Practical Training I
Fourth Year
Semester – VII
1. Administrative Law

2. Family Law II

3. Transfer of Property Act and Easement Act

4. Company Law

Semester – VIII
1. Jurisprudence

2. Contract II

3. Land Laws

4. Any One from the following:
a. Criminology and Correctional Administration
b. Taxation Laws
c. Bankruptcy Laws

5. Practical Training – II
Fifth Year
Semester – IX
1. Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act.

2. Criminal Procedure Code, Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 & Probation of Offenders Act

3. Interpretation of Statutes

4. Public International Law and Human Rights

Semester – X
1. Alternate Dispute Resolution System

2. Law of Evidence

3. & 4. Optional Papers:
(Any Two from the following)
a) Banking Laws and Negotiable instruments Act.
b) Law of Insurance
c) Intellectual Property Law
d) Conflict of Laws
e) Law Relating to Women and Children
f) Law and Medicine

5. Practical Training III

6. Practical Training IV