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LLB - Honors

Below are the salient features of our LL.B. (Hons.) Degree.

 

Course Design

Duration

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.

 

Curriculum

Details of the Foundation Courses and Upper Level Electives are as under:

Foundation Courses

  • 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

Trimester System

A year is divided into the following trimesters:

  • Fall (October-December)
  • Winter (January-March)
  • Spring (April-June)

Student Load

  • Year I: 6 Foundation Courses
  • Year II: 7 Foundation Courses + 2 Upper Level Electives
  • Year III: 7 Foundation Courses + 3 Upper Level Electives

Credits

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.

 

Teaching Methodology

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
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Moots
  • Workshops

Grading Policy

Distribution of grades is done in the following manner

Grade A
70% or above Distinction
Grade B 60% - 69% Credit
Grade C 50%-59% Pass
Grade D 40% - 49% Low Pass
Grade F 0%-39% Fail

Evaluation

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.