General Rules

Ordinances and General Rules of LL.B Three year(Six- Semester) Degree Course

Where, it is essential to adopt and implement the revised curriculum and rules formulated and approved by the Bar council of india ; Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi has, now therefore , decided to introduce LL.B Three year (Six Semester) Degree course of study and frames these ordinances for the implementation form the academic year 2013-2014.

The Degree of Bachelor of laws

The mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith may confer the Degree of Bachelor of laws on such candidates who, being eligible for the admission in the LL.B Degree course, have received regular instruction in the prescribed courses of study, undergone required practical training. Passed relevant examination and being otherwise suitable by virtue of their character, have fulfilled such other conditions as may be laid down from time to time.

General Rules Regarding Admission
  • The admission to LL.B Three year (Six- Semester) Degree shall be regulated either on merit basis or through an Entrance test conducted by the University.
  • To study Twenty compulsory theory papers, Six optional theory papers and one paper of General English and Legal Language carrying 100 marks for each paper through written examination conducted by the University.
  • To study four compulsory clinical papers as prescribed in IV to VI semesters carrying 100 marks for each paper through written examination conducted by the University and practical work/Viva-Voice as prescribed by the Bar Council of India.
  • Each institution of law shall establish and run a legal Aid Clinic with the help of final year students and in co-operation with the Legal Aid Authorities.
Course of Study
  • To study five papers in each semester including clinical papers and must pass in all papers with minimum of 36% marks in each paper and 45% marks in aggregate in each semester in order to qualify for LL.B Degree.
  • To study Twenty compulsory theory papers, Six optional theory papers and one paper of General English and Legal Language carrying 100 marks for each paper through written examination conducted by the University.
  • To study four compulsory clinical papers as prescribed in IV to VI semesters carrying 100 marks for each paper through written examination conducted by the University and practical work/Viva-Voice as prescribed by the Bar Council of India.
  • Each institution of law shall establish and run a legal Aid Clinic with the help of final year students and in co-operation with the Legal Aid Authorities.
Rules of Promotion, Back Papers and Improvement
  • No student shall be promoted to the next semester if he/she has been detained in the examination for shortage of attendance.
  • A student of first and second semester shall be promoted in third semester if he/she has secured 36% marks in and 45% marks in aggregate in each semester.
  • Similarly a student of third and Fourth semester shall be promoted in fifth semester if he/she has secured 36% marks in each paper and 45% marks in aggregate in each semester.
  • A student enrolled in first semester shall be promoted in second semester and student enrolled in third semester shall be promoted in fourth semester. Similarly student of fifth semester shall be promoted in sixth semester.
  • A student who has secured pass mark of 36% in each paper, but failed to secure aggregate of 45% will be allowed to appear in back paper examination held in the next year.
  • A student will be allowed to appear in only two papers in each year (1st & IInd semester ),(IIIrd & IVth semester), (vth & Vi th semester) as back paper.
  • A student who has secured more than 36% marks in each paper but not secured 45% aggregate, he shall be eligible to appear in one back paper if he/she has obtained 42% marks in aggregate.
  • A student who has not appeared or failed either in two papers in each year including both the semesters or one paper in each semester and has got 42% marks as an aggregate shall be eligible to appear in back paper.
  • Improvement examination of LL.B (Ist to VIth Semester ) will be held as per University rules.

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