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Government College of Law, Mumbai

 

From 2016, admission to GLC Mumbai’s LLB course has been changed from Merit based to Entrance Based. Admissions will be through Online Common Entrance Test(CET) to be conducted on 20th May 2017. First CET was held on 22nd May 2016.

The Primary Requisite for admission in the Five Year Law Course will be the CET score. Minimum CET score required by students in the open category for admission is 50 out of 150 marks.

 

Total seats available for 1st Year of B.L.S.L.L.B (Five Year Law Course):

 2 divisions aided - 160

1 division unaided - 80

 

CET PATTERN:

  1. Total Marks: 150
  2. Number of Multiple Choice Questions: 150
  3. Duration of Examination: 2 hours
  4. No Negative Marking

 

CET Subjects:

S.NO.

SUBJECT

WEIGHTAGE OF MARKS

  1

  Legal Reasoning

  40

  2

  General Knowledge including Current Affairs

  30

  3

  Logical Reasoning

  40

  4

  English

  30

  4

  Basic Mathematics

  10

 

  Total

  150

 

Syllabus:

  • Legal Aptitude - This subject will test the interest of candidates towards the subject of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions will be the help of legal propositions and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be true in the real sense, candidates will have to assume truth of these propositions and answer the questions drawing well-supported conclusions.
  • General Knowledge with Current Affairs - The topics such as History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern Period), Geography, Civics, General Science, Economics, Current Affairs of the past one year. The subject is to assess the knowledge of the recent happening and awareness of the world.
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning -
    • Logical Reasoning - The subject is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, completing arguments, drawing well supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, applying principles or rules.
    • Analytical Reasoning - The subject is to measure the ability of students to understand the structure of relationship and to draw logical conclusions about the structures. It includes reasoning deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describes the relationship among persons, things or events.
  • English - Vocabulary (synonyms, antonyms, analogies etc.) proficiency (idioms and phrases, one word substitution, sentence rearrangement, fill in the blanks etc.) English usages errors (common errors)
  • Basic Mathematics - This section is to test the numerical ability of candidates. The mathematics question will be set from the 10th level, of various topics including Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Venn Diagram.

 

Fee Structure:

Approx. Rs 6890 per year

 

Course Curriculum:

Five Year Law Course, leading to B. L. S. LL. B. is a ten semester full-time course. The first and the second Year of the five year course, i.e. 1st to 4th semester is a “ Pre- Law” course. The students of the five Year degree course are awarded B. L. S. (Bachelor of Legal Science) degree at the end of the third Year, (i.e. 6th semester) and on completion of five Years, (10th semester) LL.B. degree is awarded.

First Semester

  • English-I
  • Logic-I
  • Economics

Second Semester

  • History
  • Political Science-I
  • Legal Language

Third Semester

  • Political Science-II
  • Sociology
  • History of Courts

Fourth Semester

  • English –II
  • Logic-II
  • Political Science-III
  • Fifth Semester

    • LABOUR LAWS Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 Collective Bargaining Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act,1946
    • Workmen’s Compensation Act,1923 MRTU and PULP Act, 1971
    • CONTRACT-I
    • General Principles of Contract Sec.1-75 &
    • Specific Relief Act 1963
    • TORTS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS Law of Torts & Consumer Protection Act,1986
    • LEGAL LANGUAGE INCLUDING LEGAL WRITING & GENERAL ENGLISH

    Sixth Semester

    • LAW OF CRIMES
    • Criminal Jurisprudence I.P.C. 1860
    • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Indian Constitutional Law Protection of Civil Rights Acts 1955
    • FAMILY LAW-I
    • Mohammaden Law
    • The Divorce Act 1869 & Christian Marriage Act 1872 Indian Succession Act 1925
    • Parsi Marriage & Divorce Act 1936
    • ENVIRONEMNTAL LAW
    • 5. PRACTICAL TRAINING-I (Professional ethics, advocacy for lawyers & Bar Bench relations)

    Seventh Semester

    • ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
    • FAMILY LAW-II
    • PROPERTY LAW
    • (Transfer of Property Act 1882 and Indian Easements Act, 1882)
    • COMPANY LAW

    Eighth Semester

    • LEGAL THEORY (Jurisprudence)
    • CONTRACT-II
    • Indian Contract Act 1872, Sec.124 - 238
    • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
    • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
    • LAND LAW Central Legislations
    • State Legislations (80 Marks)

    OPTIONAL PAPER

    • Any One of the following:-
    • CRIMINOLOGY & CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION
    • LAW OF TAXATION
    • Income Tax Act, 1961 (55 Marks) Wealth Tax Act, 1957
    • Value Added Tax Act, Central Sales Tax Act, iii. LAW OF INSOLVENCY
    • PRACTICAL TRAINING-II

    Ninth Semester

    • CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE Civil Procedure Code 1903 Limitation Act
    • CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE Criminal Procedure Code 1973 Juvenile Justice Act 2000
    • Probation of Offenders Act
    • INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES
    • PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW &
    • HUMAN RIGHTS
    • Human Rights
    • Public International Law
    • Human Rights and International Law

    Tenth Semester

    • ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
    • LAW OF EVIDENCE
    • OPTIONAL PAPERS:
    • Any Two from the following Six subjects:
    • I BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT
    • II LAW OF INSURANCE
    • III INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
    • IV CONFLICT OF LAWS
    • V LAW RELATING TO WOMEN & CHILDREN VI LAW AND MEDICINE
    • PRACTICAL TRAINING –III
    • PRACTIAL TRAINING –IV