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The BCom-LLB (Hons.) Program

The BCom-LLB (Hons.) Program



Faculty of Law offers 5 years full time BCom-LLB (Hons.) Programs which are approved by Bar Council of India (BCI).

Duration
The program is planned in a semester mode. There will be ten semesters spread over five years. Every semester will be of 18 weeks in which 2 weeks are allotted for conducting mid-semesters and end-semester tests.

Eligibility
Students should secure 45% aggregate and above (40% in case of SC/ST/ OBC) in 12th Class examinations or its equivalent. The scores of CLAT and any other national/state level law entrance test will also be considered, subject to securing minimum of 45% marks inthe respective exam, on submission of the respective score card.
Applicants should not be more than 20 years of age as on the day of commencement of the program. However, the changes if any made to age limitation by the BCI from time to time will be followed.

Program Structure
The curriculum is most contemporary and innovatively designed and developed in association with academicians and professional experts, and as per the guidelines of Bar Council of India.

Electives

E-Commerce, Computer Graphics, Mobile Computing & Wireless Markup Language, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Compiler Design, Structured Query Language and Database Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Java Programming, Multimedia Systems, Intranet Administration, Network Programming, Theory of Computations, Management Information Systems, Software Testing and Quality Management, IT Project.

Program Structure for 3-years BCA Program
Year I
Semester-I Semester-I
English Language Skills Business communications
Dynamics of Social Change Business Statistics
Principles of Management Introductory Psychology
Introduction to Computers Business Economics
Law of General Contracts Law of Special Contracts
Orientation to Law & Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes Law of Torts and Consumer Law
Clinical – I (Moot Court)
Legal Internship (4 weeks)
Year II
Semester-III Semester-IV
Business Environment Financial Management
Marketing Management Management Accounting
Financial Accounting I Financial Accounting II (Company Accounts)
Constitutional Law – I Constitutional Law – II
Family Law – I Law of Evidence
Clinical – II ( Drafting, pleading etc) Clinical – III (Professional ethics etc)
Legal Internship (4 weeks)
Year III
Semester-V Semester-VI
IT and 'e' Commerce Money, Banking & Financial System
Auditing 'e' Banking
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics Intellectual Property Rights
Property and Easement Law Criminal Procedure Code
Company Law Environmental Law
Civil Procedure code Labour Laws – I
Elective – I Elective – II
Clinical – IV (ADR)
Legal Internship (4 weeks)
Year IV
Semester-V Semester-VI
Forensic Accounting Management Information Systems
Land Laws Alternate Dispute Resolution
Public International Law Law of Poverty, Society and Rural Development
Law of Medicine and Health Labour Laws – II
Elective – III Elective – IV
Honors Paper – I Honors Paper – III
Honors Paper –II Honors Paper – IV
Legal Internship (4 weeks)
Year V
Semester-IX Semester-X
Securities & Investment Law Banking and Insurance Law (including MV Act)
International Trade Law Administrative Law
Elective – V Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Seminar Cyber Laws
Honors Course – V Elective – VI
Honors Course – VI Honors Course – VII
Honors Course – VI Honors Course – VIII
Elective Courses

Elective – I (Constitutional Law)
  • Citizenship & Emigration Law
  • Principles of Legislation and Interpretation of Statutes
  • Media Law
Elective - II (Business Law)
  • Competition Law
  • Law of Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Law of Infrastructural Development and Real Estate
Elective – III (International Trade Law)
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Economic Development, IMF & WTO
  • International Banking & Finance

Elective – IV (Crimes & Criminology)
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Comparative Criminal Law
Elective – V (International Law)
  • Private International Law
  • International Criminal Law and International Criminal Court of Justice
  • International Business Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Elective – VI (Law and Agriculture)
  • Farmers and Breeders Rights
  • Agricultural Lending and Rural Infrastructure Development
  • Law on Micro-finance and Micro-insurance in India - Institutions and Regulatory Framework
Honor’s Courses
Constitutional Law
  • Legal and Constitutional History of India
  • Comparative Constitution – US, India and UK
  • Local Self-Governments, Gram Panchayat and Municipal Administration
  • Law on Education and Religion
  • Right to Information
  • Legislative Drafting
  • Indian Federalism and Judicial Independence
  • Freedom of Press and Expression
Business Law Group
  • Law and Economics
  • Law of Carriage, Transportation and Insurance
  • Law of Mergers and Governance
  • International Contracts Law
  • White Collar Crimes and Money Laundering
  • Law of Foreign Trade and Exchange
  • E-Commerce / Contracts and Law
  • International Banking and Law
International Law
  • Law relating to Regional Trade Agreements
  • Transboundary Exports, Imports and Anti-dumping Law
  • WTO and GATS
  • Law of the Sea/Maritime Law
  • Law of the Aviation
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Labor Organization and Labor Law
  • International Criminal Law and Criminal Court
Intellectual Property Rights
  • Evolution IPR Treaties and Convention
  • Copyright Law
  • Law of Patents
  • Law of Trademarks and Service Marks
  • Traditional Knowledge, GI and Farmer Rights
  • Other Intellectual Property
  • IPR Valuation and Management
  • IPR Protection and Technology