Bachelor of Law- LLB (Hons)

Programme Overview

Duration: 3 Years | Programme Code: 060201

This course familiarizes students intimately with the teaching methodologies and legal research of both national and international characters keeping in view the different types of legal systems, especially in Common Law traditions as well as Civil Law system as practiced in India. It enables students capable of analyzing and examining the economic, cultural and political impact of enacted laws. The course fosters study and research into legal theory and values; examines the relationship between theory and practice; and enhance opportunities for scholarly research, writing, and publication.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To provide the best education, training and knowledge resources for the preparation of the legal minds and professionals of tomorrow.
  • To develop talented individuals with fully developed theoretical and practical knowledge of the law as well as excellent leadership capabilities to provide quality service to all, in all spheres of endeavor and in all circumstances.
  • To provide students breadth, expertise and a foundation for professional practice.
  • To develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of: the principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the Indian legal system and core areas of business law.
  • To provide our graduates with self-confidence, knowledge, understanding and skills that will provide added benefit to them as individuals, to the legal profession and to society as a whole.

Programme Outcome

  • Develop a deepened understanding of law in a variety of contexts.
  • Critically engage with the role of law in managerial practice.
  • Display the ability to deal with different types of legal issues and laws.
  • Apply critical and contextual approaches across a wide variety of subject matter.
  • Develop the ability to analyze, articulate and write on the subject

Programme Highlights

The objectives of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program at GDGU are to enable students to gain an understanding of basic legal concepts and legal institutions and of the historical, social, political and economic factors influencing their development. Upon completion of the LLB, students will be able to identify, use and evaluate the concepts, principles, rules and methods used in legal argument and will have developed oral and written skills, especially of legal argument, legal research and critical analysis. Students will have gained an understanding of concepts of justice, a concern to promote justice and an appreciation of their professional responsibilities.

Career Avenues

Central/State Government jobs are open to Lawyers. They can be appointed as Judges of various courts, as Attorney and Solicitor General, as Public Prosecutor and also in Defense, Tax and Labour departments. Lawyer can also work as legal counsel and legal advisers for international firms, organizations and families. They also can work with legal consultancy firms dealing with tax, excise, patent, labour and environmental laws.

Entry Requirements

Graduation in any field from a UGC recognized university. In addition, candidates will also have to successfully complete Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and a personal interview.

Course Structure

LLB (Hons) :

All Modules in this Semester are core and compulsory

Codes Pre-Requisite LTP Per Week Credits
LAW 1701 Law of Contract-I 3 0 0 3
LAW 1702 Constitutional Law-I 3 0 0 3
LAW 1703 Family Law-I 3 0 0 3
LAW 1704 Criminal Law-I (Substantive) 3 0 0 3
LAW 1705 Law of Torts 3 0 0 3
LAW 1706 Environmental Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 1501 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 2
IPT101_14 Inter Disciplinary Project   3
Total Credits     23

LLB (Hons) :

All Modules in this Semester are core and compulsory

Codes Paper Title LTP Per Week Credits
LAW1801 Law of Contract-II 3 0 0 3
LAW1802 Constitutional Law-II 3 0 0 3
LAW1803 Family Law-II 3 0 0 3
LAW1804 Criminal Law-II (Procedural) 4 0 0 4
LAW1805 International Law & Human Rights 3 0 0 3
LAW1806 Law of Property 3 0 0 3
LAW1502 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 2
LAW1601 Legal Internship (4-6 weeks)   3
Total Credits     24

LLB (Hons) :

5 Modules are core and compulsory to earn 15 credits. Rest 6 credits can be earned choosing either of the given 4 specializations of law. Once chosen, the same specialization shall be carried till the last semester

Codes Paper Title LTP Per Week Credits
LAW 2701 Civil Procedural Law and Limitation 4 0 0 4
LAW 2702 Intellectual Property Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 2703 Labour Laws-I 3 0 0 3
LAW 2704 Jurisprudence 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW    
LAW 2711 Judicial Process And Independence Of Judiciary 3 0 0 3
LAW 2712 Education And The Law 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CRIMINAL LAW    
LAW 2721 Criminology And Penology 3 0 0 3
LAW 2722 Socio-Economic Offences 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CORPORATE LAW    
LAW 2731 Law Of Corporate Governance 3 0 0 3
LAW 2732 Law Of Corporate Finance And Security 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW    
LAW 2741 Law and Practice relating to Copyright and Design 3 0 0 3
LAW 2742 Law and Practice relating to Trademark & Passing Off 3 0 0 3
LAW 2501 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 2
IPT101_15 Inter Disciplinary Project   3
Total Credits     24

LLB (Hons) :

5 Modules are core and compulsory to earn 15 credits. Rest 6 credits can be earned through the specialization chosen in Semester 3

Codes Paper Title LTP Per Week Credits
LAW 2801 Law of Evidence 4 0 0 4
LAW 2802 Company Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 2803 Labour Laws-II 3 0 0 3
LAW 2804 Law Relating to Motor Vehicles and Consumer Protection 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW    
LAW 2811 Media Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 2812 Medicine and the Law 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CRIMINAL LAW    
LAW 2821 Administration of Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
LAW 2822 Cyber Crimes 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CORPORATE LAW    
LAW 2831 Law of Mergers And Acquisitions 3 0 0 3
LAW 2832 Law On Infrastructure Development 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW    
LAW 2841 Law And Practice Relating To Patents And Geographical Indications 3 0 0 3
LAW 2842 Intellectual Property Law In The E-Age 3 0 0 3
LAW 2502 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 2
LAW 2601 Legal Internship (4-6 weeks)   3
Total Credits     24

LLB (Hons) :

3 Modules are core and compulsory to earn 9 credits. Rest 9 credits can be earned through the specialization chosen in Semester 3

Codes Paper Title LTP Per Week Credits
LAW 3001 Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing 1 0 2 2
LAW 3702 Administrative Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 3703 Alternate Dispute Resolution 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW    
LAW 3711 Law Of Writs 3 0 0 3
LAW 3712 Right To Information Law 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CRIMINAL LAW    
LAW 3721 Crime Investigation Through Forensic Science 3 0 0 3
LAW 3722 Juvenile Justice And Probation of Offenders Law 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CORPORATE LAW    
LAW 3731 Law of Bankruptcy And Insolvency 3 0 0 3
LAW 3732 Legal Regulation of Economic Enterprises 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW    
LAW 3741 Law Relating To Biodiversity And Biotechnology 3 0 0 3
LAW 3742 Intellectual Property Law In Pharmacy 3 0 0 3
LAW 3501 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 3
IPT101_16 Inter Disciplinary Project   3
Total Credits     20

LLB (Hons) :

3 Modules are core and compulsory to earn 9 credits. Rest 9 credits can be earned through the specialization chosen in Semester 3

Codes Paper Title LTP Per Week Credits
LAW 3801 Legislative Process And Interpretation 3 0 0 3
LAW 3802 Professional Ethics, Contempt Law & Practice 3 0 0 3
LAW 3501 Professional Internship   4
  ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW    
LAW 3811 Immigration Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 3812 Comparative Constitution 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CRIMINAL LAW    
LAW 3821 International Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 3822 Comparative Criminal Procedure and Evidence 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED CORPORATE LAW    
LAW 3831 International Trade Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 3832 Investment and Competition Laws 3 0 0 3
  ADVANCED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW    
LAW 3841 International Intellectual Property Law 3 0 0 3
LAW 3842 Law of Trade Secret And Technology Transfer 3 0 0 3
LAW 3502 Moot Court/ Seminar 0 0 4 3
Total Credits     19
Grand Total     134