|LLB - Honors
Below are the salient features of our LL.B. (Hons.) Degree.
The duration of the LL.B. course is three years, each year consisting of three trimesters.
The courses are divided into Foundation and Upper Level Electives.
- Foundation Courses are offered in Year I, II, and III
- Upper Level Electives are offered in Year II and III
According to duration, the courses are divided into:
- Half courses, which cover a time duration of a trimester or two
- Full courses, which cover a time duration of three trimesters.
Details of the Foundation Courses and Upper Level Electives are as under:
- Jurisprudence in Year I
- Contract Law in Year I
- Islamic Jurisprudence and Law in Year I and II
- Law of Torts in Year I
- Criminal Law in Year I and III
- Constitutional and Administrative Law in Year I, II, and 111
- Equity in Year II
- Mercantile Law in Year II
- Property Laws in Year II
- International Law in Year II
- Land Laws in Year II
- Civil Law in Year III
- Law of Evidence in Year III
- Conveyance and Pleadings in Year III
- Labour Laws and Tax Laws in Year III
Upper Level Electives
The following Upper Level Electives are offered in Year I and II:
- E-Commerce/Cyber Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Conflict of Laws
- Intellectual Property Laws
- Media Laws
- International Trade Law
- Children and the Criminal Justice System
- Introduction to European Union Law
- Oil and Gas Law
- Sales Tax Law
- Banking Law
Student Evaluation & System of Examination
A year is divided into the following trimesters:
- Fall (October-December)
- Winter (January-March)
- Spring (April-June)
- Year I: 6 Foundation Courses
- Year II: 7 Foundation Courses + 2 Upper Level Electives
- Year III: 7 Foundation Courses + 3 Upper Level Electives
A subject is divided into credits depending on the teaching and study hours and importance to the LL.B (Honours) program. Upon obtaining a passing grade, the student receives the due credits allocated to the subject. A pass grade in all the subjects per academic year will earn the student approximately 120 credits.
Along with delivering lectures, the following methods and activities are also applied and conducted in order to enhance the skills of the students:
- Reading Groups
Distribution of grades is done in the following manner
||70% or above Distinction
||60% - 69% Credit
||40% - 49% Low Pass
70% of the trimester grade depends on the written examination and 30% on class participation, assignments, presentations, quizzes, class attendance, etc.
The class teacher and an outside evaluator evaluate the written exam.
Students receive grade sheets in each trimester and a final grade sheet at the end of each academic year.
A student must obtain a minimum of 80 credits per year to be considered for supplementary examination for making up a course in which he failed.