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School of Law

Programme Overview

The Integrated five-year B.A.,LL.B.[Hons.] Bachelor Degree Honors Program provides a good foundation and insight into political factors influencing policies culminating into law and the intricate relationship between legislations and social problems.This Program aims at creating socially sensitive sentinels of justice. The Program integrates courses in Political Science, Sociology and Economics with the courses in Law for students who prefer to build their careers as Lawyers, Judges and Advocates in the State and Central Judicial Institutions of the country.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

INTERNSHIPS

Internships are mandatory according to the BCI norms. To get into a Corporate Law Firm, a student needs guided internship experience. Internships are to be planned and pursued keeping in mind the skills which can be sharpened for a high-paying job with the focussed guidance provided by the experienced faculty. This way, students are exposed to experiential learning and skill-enhancement techniques.

CLINICAL COURSES

Clinical Courses are an important segment of the curriculum where students learn by ‘doing’. BCI-mandated Clinical Courses are further split and allocated into different semesters with greater focus on content. The thrust is on skills associated with Moot Court, Mediation, Trial, Drafting, etc.

LEGAL AID CLINIC

Legal Aid Clinic [LAC] at PUSoL is an important facet in the life and learning of law students. The LAC offers the students an opportunity to interact with the general public and provide deserving members of the community legal guidance to their problems. Students become responsible citizens and feel empowered as lawyers which, in turn, will drive him/her towards the passionate learning of Law. Generating awareness among the community regarding various laws and sensitising the society towards better compliance of laws is also a key objective of LAC.

Programme Structure

PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF LAW

Five Year Integrated B.A.+LL.B. (Hons.)

Core Papers (Bachelor of Laws) Liberal Discipline Papers (Bachelor of Arts)
Jurisprudence Political Science
Law of Contract State and Political Obligation
Special Contract Public Administration: Core Concepts
Law of Tort including MV Act and Consumer Protection Laws Western and Eastern Political Thought
Family Law International Politics
Indian Penal Code International Institutions and Foreign Policies
Criminal Procedure Code Micro Economics
Constitutional Law Macro Economics
Property Law Indian Economy
Law of Evidence Legal History
Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act Constitutional History
Administrative Law World History
Company Law Sociology
Public International Law Indian Society and Law
Principles of Taxation Law
Environmental Law Honours Papers (Bachelor of Laws)
Labour and Industrial Law Private International Law
Logic & Critical Legal Reasoning Interpretation of Statutes and Principles of Legislation
Dissertation Law of Corporate Governance
Indirect taxation
Clinical Papers International Economic Law
Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance Energy Law
Professional Ethics & Professional Accounting system Investment Law
Alternate Dispute Resolution Competition Law
Moot court exercise and Internship
General Electives (Any 6) Seminar Papers (Any 4)
Banking Law Right to Information & Service
Insurance Law Right to education
Intellectual Property Law Law relating to women and children
Human Rights Law Sports Law
Capital Market Regulation Disability law
Maritime Law E-Commerce Law
space law Real estate law
Telecommunication Law Media & Entertainment Law
Information Technology & Cyber Law Martial Law
Aviation Law Infrastructure law

 

Career Opportunities

These degree programmes offer a wide scope of employability starting from Self practice, employment in Legal firms ( Indian & Foreign). MNCs, Legal Departments of Organisations, Global audit and Compliance Firms, Consulting Firms, enrolment on Bar Councils, appointment as-Public Prosecutors , Legal Advisors, Writers in Law Journals , Defense Servicemen, etc. One can also pursue LL.M as a post graduate degree and emerge as specialists in specific areas of legal expertise.

  • Arbitrator
  • Court Room
  • Legal consulting
  • Documents coder
  • Practice support coordinator
  • Support Analyst
  • Court Reporting
  • Litigation support
  • NGO
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