KLE Society Law College Admission 2017

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KLE Society Law College Admission 2017 

KLE Society Law College invites applications for admission to BA LLB, BBA LLB and LLB programs for the academic year 2017 – 2018.

KLE Society Law College Admission 2017 Eligibility

BA LLB and BBA LLB 

Candidate should have completed PUC / 10+2 or equivalent with 45% marks and 40% marks for SC / ST Candidates only.

Age Limit : The age limit for GM is 20 years and SC / ST / OBC Candidates is 22 years.

Three Year LLB

Any degree or equivalent with 45% marks in aggregate and 40% marks for SC / ST  candidates only.

Age Limit : The age limit for GM is 30 years and SC / ST / OBC Candidates is 35 years.

KLE Society Law College Admission 2017 Application Form

How to Apply 

Log on to college website to apply online and wait for selection. candidate may also download soft copy of the prospectus and syllabus at www.klelawcollege.org

Documents and testimonials required for KLE Society Law College admission

  • B.B.A.LL.B, B.A.LL.B : SSLC / 10th and PUC / 12th Original marks statements along with 4 sets of photocopies, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate and 4 Passport size Photos.
  • LL.B (3 Year) : SSLC / 10th , PUC / 12th and all Degree Original marks statements along with 4 sets of photocopies, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate, 4 Passport size Photos, Provisional Degree Certificate / Convocation Certificate.

KLE Society Law College Fees

KLE Society Law College Admission Procedure 2017

Preferred mode of admission is through LSAT India Entrance Test. Candidates selected through LSAT shall be admitted before 30th June, 2017.

Candidates of high score ( above 80% ) may walk-in for personal interview for direct admission.

KLE Society Law College Applications are also invited from merit candidates.

KLE Society Law College Selection Lists are published as per the below schedule :

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KLE Law Syllabus 2017

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KLE LLB Syllabus 2017

Semester I : Course I : General Principles of Contracts

Unit – I : History – Formation of Contract – Agreement and Contract – Definitions – Classification – Offer and Acceptance – Communication – Revocation – Essential elements – Invitation to Offer – Tenders. Consideration – Nudum Pactum – Essential elements – Privity of Contract and of Consideration – Exceptions – Unlawful Consideration and its effect. Contractual Ability – Electronic Documents as Web Pages – Digital Certificates as Entry Passes – Time and Place of Contract – Secured Custody of Electronic Records.

Unit – II : Capacity to Contract – Minor’s Agreements and its effects – Persons of unsound mind – Persons disqualified by Law. Free Consent – Coercion - Undue influence – Misrepresentation – Fraud – Mistake – Legality of Object – Void Agreements – Agreements against Public Policy – Wagering Agreements – Its exceptions – Contingent Contracts.

Unit – III : Discharge of Contracts and its various Modes – by performance – Time and place of performance – Performance of reciprocal promises – Appropriation of Payments – Discharge by Agreement – By operation of Law – By frustration ( Impossibility of Performance ) – By Breach ( Anticipatory and Actual ).

Unit – IV : Remedies for Breach of Contracts – Damages – Remoteness of damages – Ascertainment of damages – Injunction – When granted and when refused– Restitution – Specific performance when granted – Quasi Contracts.

Unit – V : The Specific Relief Act : Nature of Specific Relief – Recovery of Possession of movable and immovable Property – Specific performance when granted and not granted – Who may obtain and against whom – Discretionary remedy – Power of Court to grant relief – Rectification of instruments – Cancellation – Declaratory decrees – Preventive relief – Temporary injunctions – Perpetual and Mandatory Injunctions.

Government as a contracting party : Constitutional provisions – Government powers to contract – Procedural requirements – Kinds of Government Contracts, their usual clauses, performance of such contract, settlement of disputes and remedies.

Course II : Constitution

Unit – I : Salient Features of the Indian Constitution, Preamble, Citizenship, Fundamental Rights.

Unit II : Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, Parliamentary Government, Bicameralism, Legislative Process, Privileges, Council of Ministers, President of India, Governor.

Unit III : Judicial process under the Constitution, Nature of Judicial Review, Judicial Review – Arts.32, 226 and 227, Court system in India, Judges – Appointments, conditions of service, etc., Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, Public Interest Litigation, Activism v. Restraint.

Unit IV :  Federalism, Center – State Relations, Freedom of Inter State Trade, Methods of Constitutional Amendment, Limitation on Constitutional Amendment.

Unit V : Emergency provisions, Services under the State, State Liability.

Course III : Law of Torts

Unit – I : Evolution of law of torts – Nature and scope of law of torts – Meaning – Torts distinguished from Contract – Crime Development of Ubi jus ibi Remedium – Mental elements Intention, Motive, Malice in Law and in Fact.

Unit II : General Defences, Vicarious Liability.

Unit III : Negligence; Nuisance; Absolute and Strict liability. Legal Remedies – Awards – Remoteness of damage.

Unit IV : Torts against person : Torts affecting body – Assault, Battery, Mayhem and False Imprisonment; Torts affecting reputation Libel and Slander, Torts affecting freedom – Malicious Prosecution, Malicious Civil Action and Abuse of Legal Process; Torts affecting domestic and other rights – Marital Rights, Parental Rights, Rights to Service, Contractual Rights, Intimidation and Conspiracy; Torts against property.

Unit V : Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Course IV : Family Law – I : Hindu Law

Unit I : Introduction – Concept of Dharma – Sources of Hindu Law – Modern and Ancient – Importance of Dharma Shastra on Legislation – Two Principal Schools of Hindu Law – Application of Hindu Law.

Unit – II : Marriage and Kinship – Evolution of the Institution of Marriage and Family – Law Prior to Hindu Marriage Act – A detailed study of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 – Matrimonial Remedies – Maintenance and Alimony; Customary Practices and legislative provisions relating to dowry prohibition.

Unit – III : Hindu undivided family – Mitakshara Joint Family – Formation and Incidents – Property under both Schools – Kartha : His Position, Powers, Privileges and Obligations – Debts – Doctrine of Pious Obligation – Partition and Reunion –Religious and Charitable Endowment.

Unit – IV : Inheritance and Succession – Historical perspective of traditional Hindu Law relating to Inheritance – A detailed study of Hindu Succession Act, 1956. Stridhana – Woman’s Property – Recent State and Central Amendments to Hindu Succession Act; Gifts and Testamentary Succession – Wills.

Unit – V : Law relating to Hindu Minority and Guardianship : Kinds of Guardians; Duties & Powers of Guardians; A detailed study of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956; Maintenance : Traditional Rights and Rights under Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act 1956.

Course V : Criminal Law – I : Indian Penal Code

Unit I : General Principles of Crime; Conceptions of Crime; Distinction between Crime and other wrongs under common Law – Crime and morality distinction – Circumstances when morality amounts to crime – State’s responsibility to detect, control and punish crime.

Principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and mens rea ( also statutory offences ) and other maxims; Variations in liability – Mistake, intoxication, compulsion, legally abnormal persons; Possible parties to the crime : Principal in the I degree; Principal in the II degree; Accessories before the fact; Accessories after the fact.

Indian Penal Code : General Explanation, Sections 6 – 33 and 39 – 52A; Punishment, Sections 53 – 75 – social relevance of Capital Punishment – Alternatives to Capital Punishment – Discretion in awarding punishment and minimum punishment in respect of certain offences with relevance to precedents ( judgments ).

Unit II : General Exceptions : Sections 76 – 106; Criminal act by several persons or group : Sections 34 – 38; Abetment : Sections 107 – 120; Criminal Conspiracy : Sections 120A & 120B; Offences against State : Sections 121 – 130; Offences against the public tranquility : Sections 141 – 160; Offences relating to election : Sections 171A – 171; Contempt of lawful authority and public servants : Sections 172 – 190; False evidence and offences against public trust : Sections 172 – 229; Offences relating to coins and Government Stamps : Sections 230 – 263A; Offences relating to weights and measures : Sections 260 – 294A; Offences relating to religion : Section 295 – 298.

Unit III : Offences affecting human life, causing miscarriage, injuries to unborn children – Exposure of infants, concealment of birth – Hurt, Grievous Hurt – Wrongful restraint – Wrong confinement – Criminal force and Assault ( Sections 299 – 358 ).

Unit IV : Kidnapping, Abduction – Slavery and forced labour – Rape : custodial rape, marital rape – Prevention of immoral traffic – Prevention of sati – Prohibition of indecent representation of women – Unnatural offences, theft, robbery and dacoity – Criminal Misappropriation of property – Criminal breach of trust – Receiving of stolen property –Cheating – Fraudulent deeds and disposition of property ( Sections 378 – 424 ).

Unit V : Mischief ( Sections 425 – 440 ) – Criminal Trespass ( Sections 441 – 462 ) – Offences relating to document and property marks ( Sections 463 – 480 ) – Offences relating to marriage ( Sections 493 – 498 A ) – Defamation ( Sections 499 – 502 ); Criminal intimidation and annoyance and attempt to commit such offences ( Sections 506 – 511 ).

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Semester II : Contract II 

Unit I : Contract of Indemnity – Documents / Agreements of Indemnity – Definition, Nature and Scope – Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability – Contract of Guarantee – Definition, Nature and Scope – Difference between contract of indemnity and Guarantee – Rights of surety – Discharge of Surety – Extent of Surety’s liability – Co – surety. Contract of Bailment – Definition – Kinds – Duties of Bailer and Bailee – Rights of Finder of goods as Bailee – Liability towards true owner – Rights to dispose off the goods. Contract of pledge – Definition – Comparison with Bailment – Rights and duties of Pawnor and Pawnee.

Unit II : Agency – Definition – Creation of Agency – Kinds of Agents – Distinction between Agent and Servant – Rights and Duties of Agent – Relation of Principal with third parties – Delegation – Duties and Rights of Agent – Extent of Agents authority – Personal liability of Agent – Termination of Agency.

Unit III : Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature, Mode of determining the existence of Partnership – Relation of Partner to one another – Rights and duties of partner – Relation of partners with third parties – Types of partners – Admission of partners – Retirement – Expulsion – Dissolution of Firm – Registration of Firms.

Unit IV : Sale of Goods Act – The Contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Passing of property – Transfer of title – Performance of the Contract – Rights of Unpaid Seller against goods – Remedies for Breach of Contract.

Unit V : Hire Purchase Act 1972 – Rights and Obligation of the Hirer and Owner, Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements, Warranties and Conditions – Standard Form of Contracts : Nature, Advantages – Unilateral Character, Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contracts – Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts.

Course II : Company Law

Unit I : The Companies Act, 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters – Registration and Incorporation–M O A.

Unit II : AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary – Dividends; Brief analysis of corporate ethics.

Unit III : Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures – Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement – Different modes of winding up of companies.

Unit IV : SEBI Act, 1992; Securities Contracts ( Regulation ) Act, 1956 and Rules.

Unit V : FEMA Act, 1999; Competition Act, 2002; Brief introduction to BPO & LPO.

Course III : Property Law

Unit I : General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties intervivos – Concept and meaning of immovable property Transferable Immovable Property – Persons Competent to transfer – Operation of Transfer – Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest create drule against perpetuity and exceptions – Direction for accumulation – Vested and Contingent interest.

Unit II : Doctrine of election – transfer by ostensible and co – owner Apportionment – Priority of rights – Rent paid to holder under defective title – Improvements made by bonafide holder Doctrine of Lis pendens – Fraudulent transfer and part performance.

Unit III : Mortgages of Immovable property : Definition – Kinds of mortgages and their features – Rights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee – Priority of securities – Marshalling and contribution – Charges.

Unit IV : Sale of immovable property : Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale – Difference between sale and contract for sale; Leases of immovable property : Definition – Scope – creation of lease – rights and liabilities of lessor and lessee – Determination and holding over; Exchange : Definition and mode – Actionable Claims; Gifts : Scope – meaning mode of transfer – universal gifts – onerous gifts.

Unit V : Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations : Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt, Ownership, Bailment, Agency and Contract; Kinds of Trusts – Creation of Trust – Appointment of Trustees – Duties and Liabilities of Trustees – Rights and Powers of Trustees – Disabilities of Trustee Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary – Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts.

Course IV : Administrative Law

Unit I : Evolution- Nature and Scope of Administrative Law- Relation with Constitutional Law- Separation of powers and concepts Rule of law- Counsil d’ Etate, (French system) -Classification of Administration Action- functions- Administrative direction and discretion.

Unit II : Legislative power of the administration- Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation- Sub-delegation Judicial- Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation.

Unit III : Judicial power of Administration- Nature of procedure Principles of Natural justice- Effect of non-compliance with principles of Natural Justice- Exception to principles of Natural Justice.

Unit IV : Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs, Principles and Procedure – Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action- Liability of State – Torts, Contract Promissory Estoppel-Government Privileges Right of information- Doctrine of Legitimate expectation- Doctrine of Accountability Waiver- Doctrine of Proportionality.

Unit V : Corporations and Public undertaking- Commission of Enquiry- Ombudsman in India (Lokpal and Lokayuktha) – Central Vigilance Commission Parliamentary Committees Civil services in India Accountability and responsibility- Problems and Prospectives- Administrative deviance- Corruption- Maladministration- Control mechanism of Accountability.

Course V : Family Law – II : Mohammedan Law and Indian Law Succession Act

Unit I : Development of Islamic Law: Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law, Schools of Islamic Law, the Shariat Act, 1937; Concept of Marriage: Definition, object, nature, essential requirements of a Muslim marriage, classification of marriage – Legal effects of valid, void and irregular marriage – Muta marriage; Sources of Islamic law; Customary practices and State regulation: Polygamy; Child marriage; Pre-emption; Wakf; Dower.

Unit II : Conversion and its consequences on family: Marriage, Guardianship, Succession; Child and Family: Legitimacy, Custody, maintenance and education, Guardianship and parental rights.

Unit III : Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act, 1869(Amended Act) – Nullity of marriage – Bar to matrimonial relief; Alimony and Maintenance: Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy- A review under Muslim law, Indian Divorce Act,1869, provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973; Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986.

Unit IV : Will and Inheritance: Will-Meaning, difference between will and gift, Will made in death bed or during illness; Muslim law of Inheritance- Shia and Sunni schools; Distribution of property under Indian Succession Act of 1925(Of Christians, Parsis and Jews)- Domicile – Parsis Intestate succession and Non Parsis Intestate succession, Succession certificate, Probate and letters of administration, powers and duties of executor.

Unit V : Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills – Construction of Wills in brief – Void bequests, void wills, kinds of legacies – Protection of property of the deceased; Family Courts Act, 1984- Constitution, powers, and its functions; Need for Uniform Civil Code- Article 44 of Indian Constitution.

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Semester III : Course I : Environmental Law

Unit I : The Idea of Environment : Ancient and Medieval Writings, Traditions, Natural and Biological Sciences – Perspectives : Modern concept, Conflicting dimensions, recent issues – Environment and sustainable development – National and International Perspectives – Population and Development.

Unit II : Environmental Policy and Law : Environmental Policy : Pre & Post Independence Period; From Stockholm to Johannesburg Declaration ( Rio ) and Role of Government – Five year Plans – Forest Policy – Conservation strategy – Water Policy; Conservation of Natural Resources and its Management; Constitution and Environment : Right to Environment – Constitutional provisions on Environment and its Protection – Role of Judiciary on Environmental issues – Evolving of new Principles – Polluter pays principle – Precautionary principle – Public trust doctrine.

Unit III : International Law and Environmental Protection : International conventions in the development of Environmental Laws and its Policy – From Stockholm to recent conventions ( Special Emphasis on Major conventions & Protocols ) – Control on Marine Pollution; Common Law aspects of Environmental Protection; Remedies under other Laws ( I.P.C., Cr.P.C, C.P.C. ) – Riparian rights and prior – appropriation.

Unit IV : Prevention and Control of Pollution : Pollution of Water, Sources, Legal Control, The Water Act, 1974 – Pollution of Air, Modalities of control, The Air Act, 1981 – Noise Pollution and its control, Noise Pollution control order – Disposal of Waste, laws on waste, disposal and its control – Transboundary Pollution hazards & Regulation; Biological Diversity and Legal Order : Bio – diversity and Legal regulation – Utilization of flora and fauna – Experimentation on animals – Legal and Ethical issues – Genetic Engineering – Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 – Forest Conservation Act, 1980 – Prevention of Cruelty against animals – Problems in Legal regulation of medicinal plants – The plant varieties Act – Wetland Conservation.

Unit V : Environment Protection Act, 1986 including, Environment Protection Rules, Coastal Zone Regulation, ECO – Mark, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Audit, Public Participation in Environmental decision making, Environment information, public hearing, Regulation on Bio – Medical Waste.

Course II : Labour Law

Unit I : Introduction to Law of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 : Historical Aspects – Master and slave relationship – Industrial revolutionLaissez – faire state – Impact of Constitution on Labour provision; Definition and law relating to Appropriate Government – Award and settlement – Industry – Industrial Dispute – Workman. Strikes and Lock – out

Unit II : Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 : Lay – off –Retrenchment – Closure – Unfair Labour Practices and Role of Government; Authorities under the Act ( Chapter II ) to be read with chapters II B, III and IV Adjudication and Arbitration; Restrictions on the right of the employer – Chapter IIA – Notice of change, section 11 – A and sections 33,33A; Recovery of money due from an employer. Industrial Employment ( Standing Orders ) Act, 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry.

Unit III : Trade Unions Act, 1926 : Salient features of the enactment and important definitions – Registration of Unions, Amalgamation of Unions, Cancellation and Registration of Trade Unions, Funds of the Union, Immunity enjoyed by the Union. Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 : Emergence of the legislation – Total and partial disablement –Dependent Workman – Wages – Liability of the employer to pay compensation and right of the workman to receive compensation – Accident “Arising out of and in the course of employment” – Occupational disease – Doctrine of ‘Added peril’

Unit IV : Labour Welfare Legislation : The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 : Corporation, Standing Committee and Medical Benefit Council; Contributions; Benefits; Adjudication of disputes and Claims; Penalties. The Employees Provident Fund Act, 1952 : Employees Provident Fund Scheme and Authorities; Miscellaneous. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 – Its object and its scope.

Unit V : The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 – Fixation of minimum rates of wages – working hours and determination of wages and claims The Factories Act – its essential features, Safety, Health and Welfare measures. The Contract Labour ( Regulation and Abolition ) Act, 1970 – Its object and its essential features.

Course III : Criminal Law

Unit I : Introductory and Pre – trail Process : Meaning of procedure; The organization of the functionaries under the Code; their duties, functions and powers; First Information Report, complaint; Arrest; Types of trial and Features of a fair trial.

Unit II : Trial Process I :

1. Magisterial Powers to take cognizance.
2. Commencement of proceedings.
3. Dismissal of complaints.
4. Charge.
5. Processes to compel appearance and production of things.
6. Bail.
7. Preliminary pleas to bar trial

Unit III : Trial Process II :

1. Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials.
2. Judgment.
3. Appeals, Revision and Reference.
4. Security for keeping peace and good behaviour.
5. Maintenance.

Unit IV : Miscellaneous III :

1. Transfer of cases.
2. Execution, suspension, remission and commutation of sentences.
3. Disposal of property.
4. Preventive action of the police.
5. Irregular proceedings.
6. Limitation of taking cognizance.
7. Compounding of offences and plea bargaining.
8. Criminal Rules and Practice.

Unit – V :

1. Salient features of the Juvenile Justice ( Care & Protection of Children ) Act, 2000.
2. Salient features of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958.

Course IV : Jurisprudence

Unit I : Meaning and nature of ‘Jurisprudence’ – Purpose and value of Jurisprudence – Schools of Jurisprudence : Natural law, Imperative Theory, Legal Realism, Historical School, Sociological School.

Unit II : Functions and purpose of law, questions of law, fact and discretion – Justice and its kinds – Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice – Theories of Punishment and Secondary functions of the Court.

Unit III : Sources of Law : Legislation, Precedent and Custom – A Comparative study.

Unit IV : Legal Concepts : Right and Duty, Kinds, Meaning of Right in its wider sense; Possession : Idea of Ownership, kinds of Ownership, Difference between Possession and Ownership; Nature of Personality, Status of the Unborn, Minor, Lunatic, Drunken and Dead Persons.

Unit V : Liability : Conditions for imposing liability – Wrongful act : Damnum Sine Injuria, causation, mens rea, intention, malice, negligence and recklessness, strict liability, vicarious liability, obligation.

Course -V : Clinical Course-I: Professional Ethics And Professional Accounting System

Unit – I : The legal profession and its responsibilities; The equipment of the lawyer; Conduct in court; Professional conduct in general; Privileges of a lawyer; Salient features of the Advocates Act, 1961.

Unit – II : Duty to the court; Duty to the profession; Duty to the opponent; Duty to the client; Duty to the self; Duty to the public and the state;

Unit – III : Contempt of Court Act, 1972

Selected major judgments of the Supreme Court :

Unit – IV : Selected opinions of the Bar council of India

Unit – V : Accountancy for lawyers :

Need for maintenance of accounts- Books of accounts that need to be maintained- Cash Book, journal and ledger

Elementary aspects of bookkeeping: Meaning, object, journal, double entry system, closing of accounts

The cash and bulk transaction- The Cash book- Journal proper especially with reference to client’s accounts- Ledger, Trial balance and final accountsCommercial mathematics

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Semester IV : Course I : Public International Law :

Unit I : Nature, definition, origin and basis of International Law; Sources of International Law; Relationship between Municipal and International Law; Subjects of International Law.

Unit II : States as subjects of International Law : States in general; Recognition; State territorial sovereignty.

Unit III : State Jurisdiction : Law of the sea; State Responsibility; Succession to rights and obligations.

Unit IV : State and Individual – Extradition, Asylum and Nationality; the agents of international business; diplomatic envoys, consuls and other representatives; the law and practice as to treaties.

Unit V : The United Nations Organisation – Principal organs and their functions; World Trade Organisation – Main features; International Labour Organisation.

Course II : Optional I : Human Rights Law and Practice :

Unit I : Jurisprudence of Human Rights; Nature, definition, origin and theories of human rights.

Unit II : Universal protection of human rights – United Nations and Human Rights – Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948; International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966; International Covenant Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966.

Unit III : Regional Protection of Human rights – European system – Inter American System – African System

Unit IV : Protection of Human Rights at national level; Human rights and the Constitution; The Protection of Human rights Act, 1993.

Unit V : Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups : Rights of Women, Children, Disabled, Tribals, Aged and Minorities – National and International Legal Developments.

Course II : Optional I : Right to Information

Unit I : Right to Information before Right to Information Act, 2005; Significance in democracy; Constitutional basis; Supreme Court on right to information.

Unit II : RTI Act – definitions; Right to information and obligations of public authorities.

Unit III : Central information commission; State information commission; Powers and functions of information commissions; Appeals and penalties.

Unit IV : Other related laws – The Official Secrets Act, 1923; The Public Records Act, 1993; The Public Records Rules, 1997; The Freedom of Information Act, 2002; The Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952; The Commission of Inquiry ( Central ) Rules, 1972.

Unit V : Best practices – A study of decisions rendered by state commissions and central Commission in the following areas of – Police, Revenue, PWD, Irrigation, Secretariat, BSNL, Posts and Telegraphs, Scheduled Banks, CPWD, Income Tax Department, Central Excise Department, Local Authorities.

Course III : Optional II : Banking Law :

Unit I : Indian Banking Structure – Origin – Evolution of Banking Institutions – Types and functions of banks – Commercial banks – Functions – Banking Companies in India – RBI – Constitution, Management and Functions – Banking Regulation Act, 1949 – State Bank of India – UTI, IDBI, RRBs’ – Local banks.

Unit II : Employment of funds – Loans and Advances – Guarantees – Advances secured by Collateral securities – Agency Services – Financing of Exports – Special Banking Services –Advances to Priority Sectors and Credit Guarantee schemes – Securitisation Act, 2002.

Unit III : Law relating to Negotiable Instruments, 1881 Act ( Read with the amended Act of 2002 ) – Negotiable Instruments – Kinds – Holder and holder in due course – Parties – Negotiation – Assignment – Presentment – Endorsement – Liability of parties – Payment in due course – Special rules of evidence – Material alteration – Noting and protest – Paying banker and collecting banker – Bills in sets – Penal provisions under NI Act – Banker’s book evidence Act.

Unit IV : Banker and customer Relationship – Definition of banker and customer – General relationship – Special relationship – Banker’s duty of secrecy, banker’s duty to honour cheques, banker’s lien, and banker’s right to set off – Appropriation of payments – Garnishee order – Customer’s duties towards his banker.

Opening of New Accounts – Special types of customers – Minor’s A/C, Joint A/C, Partnership A/C, Company’s A/C, Married women’s A/C, Trust A/C, Joint Hindu family A/C – Illiterate persons, lunatics, executors – Precautions required in case of administrators, clubs, societies and charitable institutions to open an account.

Unit V : Ancillary Services and E – Banking : Remittances – General, DD, MT, TT, Traveler’s cheques, bank orders, credit card, debit/smart cards, safe deposit vaults, gift cheques, stock invest. E – Banking – Definition – E – Banking includes – Internet banking, mobile banking, ATM banking, computerized banking –Ebanking services – retail services – wholesale services – ECheque – authentication – Cyber Evidence – Banking Ombudsman.

Course III : Optional II : Insurance Law : 

Unit I : Introduction : Nature – Definition – History of Insurance – History and development of Insurance in India – Insurance Act, 1938 – ( main sections ) Insurance Regulatory Authority Act, 1999 : Its role and functions.

Unit II : Contract of Insurance : Classification of contract of Insurance – Nature of various Insurance Contracts – Parties there to – Principles of good faith – non disclosure – Misrepresentation in Insurance Contract – Insurable Interest – Premium : Definition method of payment, days of grace, forfeiture, return of premium, Mortality; The risk – Meaning and scope of risk, Causa Proxima, Assignment of the subject matter.

Unit III : Life Insurance : Nature and scope of Life Insurance – Kinds of Life Insurance. The policy and formation of a life insurance contract – Event insured against Life Insurance contract – Circumstance affecting the risk – Amount recoverable under the Life Policy – Persons entitles to payment – Settlement of claim and payment of money – Life Insurance Act, 1956 – Insurance against third party rights – General Insurance Act, 1972 – The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Sec. ( 140 – 176 ), Nature and scope – Absolute or no fault liabilities, Third party or compulsory insurance of motors vehicles – Claims Tribunal – Public Liability Insurance – Legal aspects of Motor Insurance –Claims – Own Damages Claims – Third Party Liability Claims.

Unit IV : Fire Insurance : Nature and scope of Fire Insurance – Basic Principles – Conditions & Warranties – Right & Duties of Parties – Claims – Some Legal Aspects. Introduction to Agriculture Insurance – History of Crop Insurance in India – Crop Insurance Underwriting, Claims, Problems associated with Crop Insurance – Cattle Insurance in India.

Unit V : Marine Insurance : Nature and Scope – Classification of Marine policies – Insurable interest – Insurable values – Marine insurance and policy – Conditions and express warranties – Voyage deviation – Perils of sea – Loss – Kinds of Loss – The Marine Insurance Act, 1963 ( Sections 1 to 91 ).

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Course IV : Clinical Course II : Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems

Unit I : General; Different methods of dispute resolution; Inquisitorial method; Adversarial method; Other methods – both formal and informal – like Arbitration, Conciliation, Negotiation, Mediation, etc.; Advantages and disadvantages of above methods; Need for ADRs; International commitments; Domestic needs; Suitability of ADRs to particular types of disputes; Civil Procedure Code and ADRs

Unit II : Arbitration : Meaning of arbitration; Attributes of arbitration; General principles of arbitration; Different kinds of arbitration; Qualities and qualifications of an arbitrator; Arbitration agreement and its drafting; Appointment of arbitrator; Principal steps in arbitration; Arbitral award; Arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Unit III : Conciliation : Meaning; Different kinds of conciliation facilitative, evaluative, court – annexed, voluntary and compulsory; Qualities of a conciliator; Duties of a conciliator; Role of a conciliator; Stages of conciliation; Procedure; Conciliation under statutes – Industrial Disputes Act, 1947; Family Courts Act, 1984; Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Unit IV : Negotiation : Meaning; Different styles of negotiation; Different approaches to negotiation; Phases of negotiation; Qualities of a negotiator; Power to negotiate.

Unit V : Mediation : Meaning; Qualities of mediator; Role of mediator; Essential characteristics of the mediation process – voluntary, collaborative, controlled, confidential, informal, impartial & neutral, self – responsible; Different models of mediation; Code of conduct for mediators.

Semester V : Course I : Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act

Unit I : Civil Procedure Code Introduction; Distinction between procedural law and substantive law – History of the code, extent and its application, definition; Suits : Jurisdiction of the civil courts – Kinds of jurisdiction – Bar on suits – Suits of civil nature ( Sec.9 ); Doctrine of Res sub judice and Res judicata ( Sec. 10, 11 and 12 ); Foreign Judgment ( Sec. 13, 14 ); Place of Suits ( Ss. 15 to 20 ); Transfer of Cases ( Ss. 22 to 25 ).

Unit II : Institution of suits and summons : ( Sec. 26, 0.4 and Sec. 27, 28, 31 and O.5 ); Interest and Costs ( Sec. 34, 35, 35A, B ); Pleading : Fundamental rules of pleadings – Plaint and Written Statement – Return and rejection of plaint – Defences – Set off – Counter claim; Parties to the suit ( O. 1 ) : Joinder, misjoinder and non – joinder of parties – Misjoinder of causes of action – Multifariousness.

Unit III : Appearance and examination of parties ( O.9, O.18 ) – Discovery, inspection and production of documents ( O.11 & O.13 ) – First hearing and framing of issues ( O.10 and O.14 ) – Admission and affidavit ( O.12 and O.19 ) – Adjournment ( O.17 ) – Death, marriage – Insolvency of the parties ( O.22 ) – Withdrawal and compromise of suits ( O.23 ) – Judgment and Decree ( O.20 ); Execution ( Sec. 30 to 74, O.21 ) : General principal of execution – Power of executing court – Transfer of decrees for execution – Mode of execution – A ) Arrest and detention, B ) Attachment, C ) Sale.

Unit IV : Suits in particular cases; Suits by or against Governments ( Sec. 79 to 82, O.27 ); Suits by aliens and by or against foreign rulers, ambassadors ( Sec. 85 to 87 ); Suits relating to public matters ( Sec. 91 to 93 ); Suits by or against firms ( O.30 ); Suits by or against minors and unsound persons ( O.32 ); Suits by indigent persons ( O.33 ); Inter – pleader suits ( Sec. 88, O.35 ); Interim Orders; Commissions ( Sec. 75, O.26 ); Arrest before judgment and attachments before judgment ( O.38 ); Temporary injunctions ( O.39 ); Appointment of receivers ( O.40 ); Appeals ( Ss. 90 to 109, O.41, 42, 43, 45 ); Reference – Review and Revision ( Ss. 113, 114, 115, O.46, O.46 ); Caveat ( Sec. 144.A ) – Inherent powers of the court ( Ss. 148, 149, 151 ).

Unit V : Limitation Act.

Course II : Optional III : Intellectual Property Rights I :

Unit I : Introductory Aspects : Overview of the concept of property; Industrial property and non – industrial property; Historical background of IPR; Importance of human creativity in present scenario; Different forms of IP and its conceptual analysis.

Patents : Introduction and overview of patent protection; History of Patent protections; What is patent and definition of patent; Object of patent; Scope and salient features of patent; How to obtain patent; Product patent and Process patent; Specification – Provisional and complete specification; Procedure for patent applications; Register of patents and Patent Office; Rights and obligations of patentee; Transfer of Patent Rights; Government use of inventions; Biotech patents and patentability of life forms; Infringement of Patents; Offences and Penalties.

Unit II : Trade Marks : Introduction and overview of trade mark; Evolution of trade mark law; Object of trade mark; Features of good trade mark; Different forms of trade mark; Trade mark registry and register of trade marks; Property in a trade mark; Registrable and non – registrable marks; Basic principles of registration of trade mark; Deceptive similarity; Assignment and transmission; Rectification of register; Infringement of trade mark; Passing off; Domain name protection and registration; Offences and penalties.

Unit III : Introduction and overview of Cyber Intellectual Property; Intellectual property and cyberspace; Emergence of cyber crime ; Grant in software patent and Copyright in software; Software piracy; Trade marks issues related to Internet ( Domain name ); Data protection in cyberspace; E – commerce and E – contract; Salient features of Information Technology Act; IPR provisions in IT Act; Internet policy of Government of India.

Unit IV : Geographical Indications : Introduction and overview of geographical indications; Meaning and scope of geographical indications; Important geographical indications of India and their features; Salient features of the Protection of Geographical Indications Act; Protection of geographical indications; Misleading use of geographical indications; Registration of geographical indications; Right to use geographical indications; Infringement; Remedies against infringement; Role and functions of Registrar of Geographical indication; Conflict between Trade mark and geographical indications.

Unit V : International Convention and Treaties : Paris Convention : Background; Salient features of Paris Convention; Governing rules of Paris Convention; Patent Cooperation Treaty : Background; Objectives of PCT; Salient features of PCT; Madrid Convention : Salient features; International registration of marks; World Intellectual Property Organisation : Background; Salient features WIPO; Organisation of WIPO.

Course II : Optional III : Penology & Victimology

Unit I : Introduction : Notion of punishment in law; Difference between crime prevention and control; Theories of punishments.

Unit II : Kinds of punishment; Sentencing policies and processes; the riddle of capital punishment.

Unit III : Prison reforms; Alternatives to imprisonment; Victimology – Introduction, history and philosophy.

Unit IV : Victimology – European experience; American experience; Victim witness assistance programmes; Restitution.

Unit V : Victimology – Indian experience; Legal framework; Role of Courts; Role of NHRC.

Course III : Optional IV : Interpretation of Statutes & Principles of Legislation

Unit I : Basic Principles; Guiding rules; Internal aids to construction.

Unit II : External aids to construction.

Unit III : Subsidiary rules; Operation of statutes; Expiry and repeal of statutes.

Unit IV : Statutes affecting the state; Statutes affecting the jurisdiction of courts. Construction of taxing statutes and evasion of statutes; Remedial and penal statutes.

Unit V : Principles of Legislation.

Course III : Optional IV : Competition Law :

Unit I : Constitutional provisions regulating trade; Salient features of MRTP Act, 1986; Salient features of Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Unit II : Sherman Antitrust Act, 1890; Relevant provisions of Clayton Act, 1914; Relevant provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act; Salient features of U.K. Competition Act, 1998.

Unit III : The Competition Act, 2002; Preliminary; Prohibition of certain agreements, abuse of dominant position and regulation
of combinations.

Unit IV : Competition Commission of India; Duties, powers and functions.

Unit V : Duties of Director general; Penalties; Competition advocacy; Important judgments of the Supreme Court.

Course IV : Clinical Course III : Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance

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Semester VI : Course I : Law of Evidence

Unit I : Introduction : Distinction between substantive and procedural law – Conceptions of evidence in classical Hindu and Islamic Jurisprudence – Evidence in customary law systems ( Non – state law ) – Introduction to the British ‘Principles of Evidence’ – Legislations dealing with evidence ( other than Indian Evidence Act ) with special reference to CPC, Cr.P.C., Bankers Book Evidence Act, Commercial Document Evidence Act, Fiscal and revenue Laws – Salient features of the Indian Evidence Act, 1861, Applicability of the Indian Evidence Act. Central Conceptions in Law of Evidence – Facts – Facts in issue and relevant facts – Evidence – Circumstantial and direct evidence – Presumptions, proved, disproved, not proved – Witness – Appreciation of evidence. Relevancy of Facts – Facts connected with facts in issue – Doctrine of Res gestae; Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Evidence Act – Evidence of Common Intention – Section10, Relevancy or otherwise irrelevant facts – Facts to prove right or custom ( Section13 ) – Facts concerning state of mind/state of body or bodily feelings ( Sections 14 and 15 ) – Relevancy and admissibility of admissions, privileged admissions – evidentiary value of admissions ( Sections 17 to 23 ).

Unit II : Relevancy and admissibility of confessions – Admissibility of information received from an accused person in custody – Confession of co – accused ( Sections 24 to 30 ) – Admitted facts need not be proved ( Section 58 ); Dying declaration – Justification for relevance – Judicial standards for appreciation of evidentiary value – Section 32 ( 1 ) with reference to English Law – Other statements by persons who cannot be called as witnesses – ( Sections 32( 2 ) to ( 8 ), 33 ) – Statement under special, circumstances ( Sections 34 to 39 ); Relevance of judgments – General principles – Fraud and collusion ( Sections 40 to Sec. 44 ); Expert testimony : General principles ( Sections 45 – 50 ) – Who is an expert – Types of expert evidence – Problems of judicial defence to expert testimony.

Unit III : Character evidence – Meaning – Evidence in Civil Criminal cases; English Law ( Sectionzs 52 – 55 ) – Oral and documentary Evidence – Introduction on Proof of facts – General principles concerning oral; Evidence ( Sections 59 – 60 ) – General principles concerning documentary; Evidence ( Sections 61 – 90 ) – General principles regarding exclusion by evidence ( Sections 91 – 100 ).

Unit IV : Burden of Proof – The general conception of onus probandi ( Section 101 ) – General and special exception to onus probandi ( Sections102 – 106 ) – The justification of presumption and burden of proof ( Sections 107 to 114 ) with special reference to presumption to legitimacy of child and presumption as to dowry death – Doctrine of judicial notice and presumptions. Estoppel : Scope of Estoppel – Introduction as to its rationale ( Section 115 ) – Estoppel distinguished from Res judicata – Waiver and Presumption – Kinds of Estoppel – Equitable and Promissory Estoppel – Tenancy Estoppel ( Section 116 ).

Unit V : Witness, Examination and Cross Examination : Competence to testify ( Sections 118 to 120 ) – Privileged communications ( Sections 121 to 128 ) – General principles of examination and cross examination ( Sections 135 to 166 ) – Leading questions ( Sections 141 – 145 ) – Approver’s testimony ( Section 133 ) – Hostile witnesses ( Section 154 ) – Compulsion to answer questions ( Sections 147, 153 ) – Questions of corroboration( Sections 156 – 157 ) – Improper admission of evidence.

Course II : Taxation 

Unit I : Concept of Tax – Nature and characteristics of taxes – Distinction between tax and fee, tax and cess – Direct and Indirect taxes – Tax evasion and tax avoidance – Scope of taxing powers of Parliament, State Legislatures and Local bodies. The Income Tax Act : Basis of taxation of Income – Incomes exempted from tax – Income from salaries – Income from house property – Income from business or profession and vocation – Income from other sources – Taxation of individuals, HUF, firms, association of persons, Co – operative Societies and Non – Residents.

Unit II : Income Tax Authorities – Their appointment – Jurisdiction – Powers and functions – Provisions relating to collection and recovery of tax – Refund of tax, appeal and revision provisions, offences and penalties. Wealth Tax : Charge of Wealth tax, assets, deemed assets, and assets exempted from tax – Wealth tax Authorities – Offences and penalties.

Unit III : Central Excise Laws : Nature, scope and basis of levy of Central Excise duty – Meaning of goods – Manufacture and manufacturer – Classification and valuation of goods – Duty payment and exemption provisions – Provisions and procedure dealing with registration and clearance of goods – An overview of set – off of duty scheme.

Unit IV : Customs Laws : Legislative background of the levy – Appointment of Customs officers – Ports – warehouses – Nature and restrictions on exports and imports – Levy, exemption and collection of customs duties, and overview of law and procedure – Clearance of goods from the port, including baggage – Goods imported or exported by post, and stores and goods in transit – Duty drawback provisions.

Unit V : Central Sales Tax Laws : Evolution and scope of levy of Central Sales tax – Inter – State sale outside a State and sale in the course of import and export – Basic principles – Registration of dealers and determination of taxable turnover; Service Tax – Main features of Service Tax; VAT – Introduction to Value Added Tax.

Course III : Optional V : Intellectual Property Rights II :

Unit I : Indian Copyright Law : Introduction and overview of copyright : History of the concept of copyright and related rights; Nature of copyright : Salient features of Copyright Act; Subject matter of copyright; Literary work; Dramatic work; Musical works; Artistic works; Cinematographic films; Sound recordings; Term of copyright; Computer software and copyright protection; Author and ownership of copyright; Rights conferred by copyright; Assignment, transmission and relinquishment of copyright; Infringement of copyright; Remedies against infringement of copyright.

Unit II : Biological Diversity Law : Introduction and overview of Biological Diversity; Meaning and scope of Biological Diversity; Biological resources and traditional knowledge; Salient features of Biological Diversity Act; Biological Diversity concerns and issues; Bio piracy; Regulation of access to Biological Diversity; National Biodiversity Authority; Functions and powers of Biodiversity Authority; State Biodiversity Board; Biodiversity Management Committee and its functions.

Unit III : Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Law : Legal concepts relating to the protection of plant varieties rights; Legal concepts relating to the protection of plant breeders rights; IPR in new plant varieties; Policy and objectives of protection of plant varieties and farmers rights act; Plant varieties and Farmers rights protection authority; National register of plant varieties; Procedure for registration; Rights and privileges; Benefit sharing; Compensation to communities; Compulsory licence; Relief against infringement; National Gene Fund.

Unit IV : Designs Law : Introduction and overview of Designs Law; Salient features of Designs Law; Procedure for registration; Rights conferred by registration; Copyright in registered designs; Infringement ; Powers and duties and Controller; Distinction between design, trade mark, copyright & patent.

Unit V : International Treaties / Conventions on IPR : TRIPS Agreement : Background; Salient Features of TRIPS; TRIPS and Indian IPR; Berne Convention : Background; Salient features of Paris Convention; Convention of Bio – Diversity : Objectives of CBD;Salient features of CBD; International IPR agreements affecting protection of plant varieties : The WTO Doha round of trade negotiations; International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources ( “ITPGR” ).

Course III : Optional V : White Collar Crimes ( Privileged Class Deviance )

Unit I : Introduction – Concept of white collar crime – Indian approaches to socio – economic offences – forms of privileged class deviance – official deviance ( Legislators, judges and bureaucrats ), professional deviance, trade union deviants, land law deviance, upper class deviance, police deviance, gender based deviance, deviance by religious leaders and organisations.

Unit II : Official deviance; Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

Unit III : Police and politicians’ deviance; N.N.Vorha Committee Report; Lokpal and Lokayukta institutions.

Unit IV : Professional deviance; Medical profession – The Lentin Commission Report; Legal profession – Opinions of Disciplinary Committee of Bar Council of India.

Unit V : Gender based deviance – sexual harassment; Offences against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.

Course IV : Optional – VI : Women and Criminal Law & Law Relating to Child :

Unit I : Women in Pre – Constitution Period : Social and Legal Inequality; Social Reform Movement in India; Legislative response in India. Women & children in Post – Constitution Period. Provisions of Constitution of India Preamble, Art.14, 15, 23, and Part IV Legal Measures in relating to Child Labour Women and Political Representation.

Unit II : Different Personal Laws – Unequal Position of Indian Women – Uniform Civil Code; Sex Inequality in Inheritance Rights : Right of Inheritance by birth for Sons and not for Daughters; Inheritance under Christian Law; Inheritance under Muslim Law; Matrimonial Property Law; Right of Women to be Guardian of her minor sons and daughters.

Unit III : Law of Divorce – Christian Law – Discriminatory Provision; Muslim Law – Inheritance divorce. Women and Social Legislation : Dowry Prohibition Law; Sex Determination Test, Law relating to Prevention of Immoral Trafficking in Women Act.

Unit IV : Women and Criminal Law : Adultery; Rape; Outraging the Modesty of Women; Kidnapping; Sati Prohibition Law; Law relating to Domestic Violence; Law relating Eve – Teasing; Indecent Representation of Women Act.

Unit V : Women and Employment : Factories Act – Provisions relating to women; Maternity Benefit Act; Equal Remuneration Act; Law Relating to Sexual Harassment at Working Place; N.C.W – Aims, Functions and Performance.

Course IV : Optional VI : Law Relating to International Trade :

Unit I : Historical perspectives of International Trade, Institutions – UNCTAD, UNCITRAL, GATT ( 1947 – 1994 ); World Trade Organization – Objectives, Structure, Power; Most Favored Nation Treatment and National Treatment; Tariffs and Safeguard measures.

Unit II : Technical Barriers to Trade; Sanitary and Phyto – sanitary measures; Trade Related Investment Measures( TRIMs ); Anti – Dumping, Subsidies and Countervailing Measures; Dispute Settlement Process.

Unit III : International Sales of Goods Formation and Performance of International Contracts, Various Forms and Standardization of Terms; Acceptance and Rejection of Goods, Frustration of Contract, Invoices and packing, Product liability.

Unit IV : Exports – Insurance of Goods in Transit; Marine Insurance and kinds; Law on Carriage of goods by sea, land and air, Container transport, Pre – Shipment Inspection; Licensing of Export and Imports.

Unit V : Laws Governing Finance and Investments; Foreign Collaboration and Investment Policy; Foreign Direct Investment in Industries and Governing Policies; Foreign Institutional Investors ( FIIs ) : Investment by Non – resident Indians ( NRIs ) and Overseas Corporate Bodies ( OCBs ); Foreign Collaboration Agreement – Foreign Technology Agreement; Foreign Companies and Foreign Nationals in India.

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KLE BA LLB Syllabus 2017

Semester I : Course I : Special English

Unit I : Advise to a young man. – Felix Frankfurt In the court – Anton Chekhar Grammar : Parts of speech ( Same word used as different parts of speech ), sentence linkers, Models.

Unit II : The five functions of the Lawyer – Arthur Vanderbitt Grammar : Synonyms and antonyms, homonyms and homophones.

Unit III : A plea for severest penalty – M.K.Gandhi Composition, Paragraph writing, Report writing.

Unit IV : On the Entirely reasonable Murder of a Police constable – G.B Shaw Composition : dialogue Writing, refutation of arguments.

Unit V : The law as a Jealous Mistress – Joseph Planck Composition : Interpretation of Notices.

Course II : Sociology I

Unit I : Sociology as a Science A ) Data, concepts and theory B ) The Comparative method – Sociology and other Social Sciences :

Unit II : Basic concepts in Sociology A ) Structure and Social system B ) Status and Role c. Norms and Values D ) Institutions, Community and Association

Unit III : Social Institutions – A ) Marriage, Family and Kinship B ) Economic Institutions c. Political Institutions D ) Religious Institutions e. Educational Institutions.

Unit IV : Social Stratification : Caste and Class Coercion, Conflict and Change Social control, Order and Stability

Unit V : Sociology as a discipline : Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Law and Social Change, Sociology of Legal Profession.

Course III : Political Science I : Political Thought and Organisation

Unit I : Political Science – Definition, nature and scope; relations with other Social Sciences; geography and psychology. Conception of State and governmentA ) State ( defineD ); nature of the state; elements of the state ( in detail ) State – Society; state – association; state government; B ) Sovereignty – meaning, aspects, attributes Kinds ( with special reference to political and legal sovereignty ).

Unit II : Main currents of western Political thought ( Ancient & Medieval ) A ) Aristotle B ) Roman Legal system C ) Natural Law and Natural rights – Cicero, St.Thomas Acquinas D ) Machiavelli. Modern Western Political Thought Liberalism – A ) in the West – features, merits and limitations; liberalist thinkers – Herbert Spencer, Bentham and J.S.Mills ( a brief sketch ). Socialism – meaning and features – Evolutionary, revolutionary, democratic. Marxism and Communism : Marxian and modern communism ( a comparison )

Unit III : Indian political Thought – Ancient& Medieval A ) Hindu – concept of state : 7 elements of the state; Government and administration : justice and law; function and duties of a ruler ( Vedic, Classic, Kautilyan ) B ) Islamic thought & concept of the state; The Shariat as the basis of law : administration – Finance, welfare, Crime Punishment and justice. Modern Political Thought – Western and Indian Gandhian thought A ) Liberalism Vs Marxist thought in the east B ) Totalitarianism – features, merits, demerits, Fascism & Nazism ( a note ) C ) Democracy – Meaning, Essentials, merits, demerits, conditions for success D ) Satya, Ahimsa and Sarvodaya : Basic principles of his philosophy : influences on him and his thoughts.

Unit IV : Political Organisation A ) Constitution – meaning, classification, condition of a good constitution. B ) Conventions – in unwritten and written Constitutions – ex UK, USA ), IndiA ) C ) Unitary and federal Governments – features, relative merits and demerits – eg. U.K., USA, India, Switzerland ) D ) Indian federation – features; how federal is India Organs of government : A ) Legislature – meaning, functions; role Unicameralismarguments for and against Bicameralism – Organisation, arguments for and against; Direct legislation B ) Executive – meaning, kinds, functions, Parliamentary vs. Non – parliamentary executive. C ) Judiciary – Organisation, functions, Independence; judicial activism.

Unit V : Representation – Electorate; Constituencies Single member vs. multi member; universal adult franchise; right to vote for women; Minority representation. Public opinion – meaning, nature, media Public relations – meaning, principles & role.

Course IV : Elements of Research

Unit I : Various types of Law : civil law, criminal law, etc. Case Law Technique.

Unit II : Legal materials – Enactments, notifications, judgments, reports of commissions, etc. Where to find and how to find these materials, how to check their validity.

Unit III : Methods of study. Technical Terms. Interpretation of statutes.

Unit IV : Elements of Legal Research : Research problem, hypothesis, experimentation, analysis and interpretation of data, report writing.

Unit V : Tools of research : Use of Library, observation, questionnaire, interview, sampling, case study, participation.

Semester II : Course I : English

Unit I : The Shaping of my Character – Dr.S.Radhakrishnan What I Cherish Most – Rt. Hon. Shrinivas Shastry Grammar : Kinds of sentence – simple, compound and complex sentences and use of conjunctives; Basic transformations.

Unit II : Eating for Health – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur T.V.Should never be held out as a carrot – the week. Grammar : Active and passive voice; Direct and indirect speech ( Reported speech )

Unit III : Indian crowds – Neeraj Choudhary Our rising population : Causes and consequences – Dr.R.B.Sahay Grammar : Propositions, determiners, question tags.

Unit IV : A dispassionate analysis of the Quit India Movement – V.M.Tarkunde Federalism in India : Theory and Practice – Prof. S.C.Gangal Grammar : Some common errors, vocabulary, legal terms, Idiomatic expressions.

Unit V : The development of Indian Literature – C.Rajagopalachari Headache – R.K.Narayan Composition skills : Paragraph writing, Note taking, formal correspondence.

Course II : Sociology

Unit I : The development of Indian society A ) Unity and Diversity B ) Continuity and Change, Ancient, Medieval and Modern India as a pluralistic society. India as a pluralistic society A ) Varieties of cultural diversities B ) Linguistic, Religious, Political, Economic and Cultural Communities.

Unit II : Major institutions of Indian Society A ) Family B ) Caste C ) Village

Unit III : Tribe and Caste in the traditional order – Caste and Class in the contemporary India – The Backward Classes.

Unit IV : Trends of change in Indian Society : Rural and Urban, Problems and development programs.

Unit V : Indian cultural values and development – Impact of Muslim and British cultures.

Course III : Political Science II : Foundation of Political Obligations

Unit I : Law – meaning and nature; sources of law; kinds of law; laws and morality; rule of law; Administrative law; Delegated Legislation; the concept of justice. Rights – Meaning, nature, Kinds, Relationship between rights and duties, kinds of duties, Human rights in brief. Liberty – Meaning, importance, kinds. Equality – Meaning, importance, kinds Relationship between Liberty and Equality. Justice

Unit II : Legitimacy of Power – the Classical theory ( Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau ) – Modern approaches to the notion of political obligation ( Max Weber, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim ) – Theories of political legitimacy.

Unit III : The Problems of Civil Disobedience and Political Obligation, with particular reference to Gandhian and Neo – Gandhian thought, Thoreau, Martin Luther King ( in brief )

Unit IV : Utilitarianism as an approach to Political Obligation – Jeremy Bentham and J.S.Mill ( in brief ) Foundation of Promissory and Contractual liability. Idealism – its philosophy, merits and limitations – Kant, Hegel, T.H.Green ( in brief )

Unit V : The problem of Punishment – Use of force by State against the citizen – The basis of criminal sanction Theories of punishment. The contemporary crisis of legitimation. Power vs. Authority; authority and responsibility; legitimation. Legitimation of power – classical thought A ) Hobbes, Locks and Rousseau. B ) Max Weber – theory of bureaucracy and authority. C ) Durkheim – Policy obligation.

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KLE BBA LLB Syllabus 2017

Semester I : Course I : Special English

Unit I : Advise to a young man… – Felix Frankfurt In the court – Anton Chekhar Grammar : Parts of speech ( Same word used as different parts of speech ), sentence linkers, Models.

Unit II : The five functions of the Lawyer – Arthur Vanderbitt Grammar : Synonyms and antonyms, homonyms and homophones.

Unit III : A plea for severest penalty – M.K. Gandhi Composition, Paragraph writing, Report writing

Unit IV : On the Entirely reasonable Murder of a Police constable – G.B. Shaw Composition : dialogue Writing, refutation of arguments.

Unit V : The law as a Jealous Mistress – Joseph Planck Composition : Interpretation of Notices. Text : R.P.Bhatnagar and R.Bhatnagar, Law and Language, Mac Millan India Pub.

Course II : Business Environment

Unit I : Business – Meaning, Scope and objectives of Business, Business Environment – Micro and Macro Environment of Business, Environmental Analysis for Business Decision making.

Unit II : Forms of Business organizations – Proprietorship, Partnership and Company – features, merit and de – merits – Cooperatives, Public Enterprises – Features, merits & demerits.

Unit III : Indian Business Environment : Socio – Cultural, Economic, political, Natural and Legal Environment.

Unit IV : Social responsibility of Business, Business ethics and the concept of corporate governance, Factors influencing work ethics and work culture.

Unit V : Consumerism and Consumer Protection Act, 1986 – Consumer movement in India, Role of voluntary organizations.

Unit VI : Technology & Business – Features of technology, impact of technology, technology and society economic effects of technology, Business Process Outsourcing.

Course III : Managerial Economics

Unit I : Introduction to Managerial economics – Definition – Scope – Fundamental concepts of Managerial economics – Opportunity cost principle – Incremental cost and revenue principle – Time perspective – Equi – marginal principles – Discounting principle – ( with mathematical illustrations and problems for opportunity cost and incremental principle ).

Unit II : Demand analysis and demand forecasting : Meaning of demand – factors determining demand – laws of demand – Exception to the law of demand; Demand Forecasting – Survey and statistical methods : semi average, moving average and least square methods.

Unit III : Production and Cost Analysis : Concept of production function – laws of returns to scale – Economics of scale – Cost concepts of cost – Fixed and variable – Total, Marginal and average costs – Explicit and implicit costs.

Unit IV : Salient features of perfect competition – Monopoly and monopolistic competition; Price and output determination under oligopoly. Introduction to Game theory – Analysis and equilibrium Pricing policies and practices – Meaning and methods – Cost plus or make – up pricing – Marginal costing ( with problems ) – Multiple product pricing – Transfer pricing – Skimming and penetration price.

Unit V : Capital Budgeting : Meaning and significance – Technologies– Pay back period method and net present value method ( Theory only ).

Course IV : Elements of Research

Unit I : Various types of Law : civil law, criminal law, etc. Case Law Technique.

Unit II : Legal materials – Enactments, notifications, judgments, reports of commissions, etc. Where to find and how to find these materials, how to check their validity.

Unit III : Methods of study. Technical Terms. Interpretation of statutes.

Unit IV : Elements of Legal Research : Research problem, hypothesis, experimentation, analysis and interpretation of data, report writing.

Unit V : Tools of research : Use Library, observation, questionnaire, interview, sampling, case study, participation.

Semester II : Course I : English

Unit I : The Shaping of my Character – Dr.S.Radhakrishnan What I Cherish Most – Rt. Hon. Shrinivas Shastry Grammar : Kinds of sentence – simple, compound and complex sentences and use of conjunctives. Basic transformations.

Unit II : Eating for Health – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur T.V.Should never be held out as a carrot – The Week. Grammar : Active and passive voice. Direct and indirect speech ( Reported speech )

Unit III : Indian crowds – Neeraj Choudhary Our rising population : Causes and consequences – Dr. R.B. Sahay Grammar : Propositions, determiners, question tags.

Unit IV : A dispassionate analysis of the Quit India Movement – V.M.Tarkunde Federalism in India : Theory and Practice – Prof. S.C. Gangal Grammar : Some common errors, vocabulary, legal terms, Idiomatic expressions.

Unit V : The development of Indian Literature – C. Rajagopalachari Headache – R.K. Narayan Composition skills : Paragraph writing, Note taking, formal correspondence.

Course II : Financial Accounting

Unit I : Accounting : Meaning and Definition – Accounting Concepts and Conventions, Accounting Standards – Meaning – a brief study
of Indian Accounting standards only – Basic concepts of Double Entry Systems of Book – Keeping.

Unit II : Preparation of Journal – ledger – Subsidiary Books – ( Problems on Purchase Book, Sales Book, Three Column Cash Book only ), Trail Balance.

Unit III : Preparation of Final Accounts of Sole – Training Concerns ( Manufacturing, Trading, P & L A/C and Balance Sheet )

Unit IV : Bills of Exchange – Meaning – Characteristics – Kinds – Noting, Protest – Discounting, Endorsement, Dishonour – Rebate and Renewal of bills, Problems on Trade bills only.

Unit V : Preparation of Final Accounts of Non – Trading – concern Capital & Revenue items – Difference between Receipts and Payment A/c and Income and Expenditure Account, Preparation of Income and Expenditure Account and Balance Sheet from Receipt and Payment Account.

Course III : Business Communications

Unit I : Communication – meaning, history and importance communicators and subject matter of communication – models of communication – written, oral and body language – Benefit of communication.

Unit II : Business communication – need for business communication errors in communication namely wrong communication, partial communication and no communication – Pre – requisites of good business communication.

Unit III : Business Letters – enquiries, quotations, orders and complaints, response, Announcements – Characteristics of a good business letter.

Unit IV : Reports – Reports for publication, periodical reports – reports to shareholders, Board of Directors Reports – reports to Creditors – Auditors reports – Reports of investigations and enquiries.

Unit V : Press notes and speeches of the Chairperson in company meetings.

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KLE Society Law College Admission 2017 Important Dates

S.No Event Date
1 Selection based on LSAT 30th June, 2017
2 First Selection List 5th June, 2017
3 Second Selection List 26th June, 2017
4 Third Selection List 17th July, 2017

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