Examination Question Paper Pattern LL.B. Marking Scheme Three years and Five Years Degree Course
Total 60(UA) + 40(CA) = 100 Marks
- No.1 Ten/ Six short Answers in not more than two sentences - 2 marks each equivalent to 20/12 marks.
- No.2 Short Explanatory / Definitional Analytical notes on any four/ two out of six/ four, 5/6 marks each totalling 20 marks.
- No.3 Situational/ Application Questions (Problems) on any two out of three, 6 marks each totalling 12 marks.
- No.4 Essay type questions four/two out of six/four - 12 marks each totalling 48/24 marks.
Answers to questions on the answer sheets for the subjects Legal Language and Legal Writing and English are to be written only in English. Answers written in any other language other than English will not be considered for this paper.
Standard for passing Exam
STANDARD FOR PASSING THE B.L.S. / LL. B. EXAMINATION
Students of F.Y.B.L. S & F.Y.LL. B, in order to pass a course shall have to obtain a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate of Internal Assessment & Semester End Examination taken together; however, the learners shall have to obtain minimum of 30% marks in the Internal Assessment (i.e., 12 out of 40) and 30% marks in Semester End Examination (i.e., 18 Out of 60) separately, to pass the course and minimum of Grade E in each course, to pass a particular semester
STANDARD FOR PASSING EXAMINATION
To pass the examination the candidates must obtain 45% marks in each theory paper/s and Practical/s separately. Those candidates who obtain less than 60% marks at the same sitting will be placed in Second Class. Those of the successful candidates who obtain 60% marks and more than 60% marks in all paper/s at one and the same sitting will be placed in the First Class.
A candidate shall be declared “Passed” in the subjects/papers of Practical-l Training and subject/ papers if he/she has secured minimum 45% of the total marks in the respective papers of Practical Training and subject/papers. The candidates shall also be entitled to the benefit of allocable grace marks as per the University Regulations.
A candidate who obtains 45% marks in Theory paper/s and Practical/s may, at his option be exempted from appearing in the paper/s and Practical/s as the case may be.
No candidate will be admitted to, and allowed to appear at, the yearend semester examinations unless he/she has successfully passed the Examination in the Practical Training papers for the respective semester to be conducted by the respective colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai, on behalf of the University.
The Course leading to either degree in law, unitary or on integrated double degree, shall be conducted in semester system in not less than 15 weeks for unitary degree course or not less than 18 weeks in double degree integrated course with not less than 30 class-hours per week including tutorials, moot room exercise and seminars provided there shall be at least 24 lecture hours per week.
The LL.B. Degree will not be conferred upon a candidate unless the candidate has passed in, or cleared, all the papers prescribed for each Semester Examination in accordance with the provisions relating to each Semester Examination. The performance of the students will be evaluated by the examination to be conducted at the end of every Semester and also by his/her performance in the Practical Training Papers as per the guidelines issued from time to time by the Bar Council of India and University of Mumbai.
In accordance with the University of Mumbai, Circular No. Exam/KMK/1844/2018 dated 17th May, 2018, examination from Semester I to IV (Three Year Law Course) and Semester I to VIII (Five Year Law Course) will be conducted by the respective affiliated colleges on behalf of the University of Mumbai. The remaining examinations i.e., Semester V- & VI of Three-Year Law Course and Semester IX & X of Five-Year Law Course will be conducted by the University of Mumbai.
5.3 CREDIT BASED EVALUATION SYSTEM
5.3.1. Scheme of Examination for Undergraduate 3 Years LL.B. and 5 Years B.L.S., LL.B. programme shall be as mentioned below:
performance shall be assessed by Internal Assessment with 25% marks in the first component by conducting the Semester End Examinations with 75% marks in the second
The performance of the learners shall be evaluated into two components. The learner's component. The allocation of marks for the Internal Assessment and Semester End Examinations are as shown below-
5.3 CREDIT BASED EVALUATION SYSTEM
5.3.1. Scheme of Examination for Undergraduate 3 Years LL.B. and B.L.S., LL.B. programme shall be as mentioned below:
The performance of the learners shall be evaluated into two components. The learner's performance shall be assessed by Internal Assessment with 40% marks in the first component by conducting the Semester End Examinations with 60% marks in the second component. The allocation of marks for the Internal Assessment Semester End Examinations are as shown below:
a). Internal Assessment -25% - (25 Marks)
1). One Periodical class test held in the given semeste (10 Marks)
2). Subject specific Term Work Module / Assessment modes 15 Marks as decided by the college in the beginning of the semester (like Extension/field or experimental work. Objective test open book etc. And written assignments Case study Judgment Analysis, Projects, Papers and Exhibits etc as shall be designed by the respective colleges for which the assessment is to be based on class room presentations if so found desirable by the college) to be selflessly assessed by the teacher's concerned (15 Marks)
b) Semester End Examinations -75%
i. Duration - These examinations shall be of 2 hours & 30 minutes duration.
ii. Theory Question Paper Pattern:-
1) There shall be four questions as mentioned herein below.
2) All questions shall be compulsory with internal choice within the questions
3) Question may be subdivided into sub-questions a,b,c... and the allocation of marks depends on the weightage of the topic.
Duration : 150 mins (2.5 hrs)
Questions to be attempted:
i. Long Answers - 3 out of 5 - 13 marks each (Total 39)
ii. Short Notes - 2 out of 4 - 6 marks each (Total 12)
iii. Situational Problems - 2 out of 4 - 6 marks each (Total 12)
iv.2 Sentences Answers - 6 out of 8 - 2 marks each (Total 39)
Total Marks 75
For the Semesters to IV of the 5 years BLS. LLB programme the assessment of 'Part Ae Internal Assessment and Part Bie Semester End Examination shall be processed by the Colleges/Institutions of their learners on behalf of the University and declare their results as per the procedure laid down by the University The Colleges/Institutions shall accordingly issue the grade cards to them after conversion of marks into the grades as per the procedure mentioned in this manual The format of the grade card is given hereinbelow to maintain the uniformity across the all colleges for the examinations conducted by the colleges on behalf of the University.
For the Semesters to IV of the 3 Years LL. B. programme and Semesters V to Vill of the 5 Years BLS. LLB programmes the assessment of Part A e Internal Assessment and Part B i.e. Semester End Examination shall be processed by the Colleges/institutions of their leamers on behalf of the University and declare their results as per the procedure laid down by the University. The Colleges/Institutions shall accordingly issue the grade cards to them after conversion of marks into grade as per the procedure mentioned in this manual. The format of the grade is given hereinbelow to maintain the uniformity across all colleges for the examinations conducted by the colleges on behalf of the University
For the Semesters V & VI of the 3 Years LL.B. programme and Semesters IX and X of the 5 Years B.L.S., LL.B. programme, the assessment of 'Part Ale. Internal Assessment shall be processed by the Colleges/institutions on behalf of the University of the earners admitted for the programme while the University shall conduct the assessment of Part B L.e. Semester End Examination. The Intemal Assessment marks of learners appearing for these Semesters shall be submitted to the University by the respective colleges/Institutions before commencement of respective Semester End Examinations. The Semester End Examinations for Semesters V & VI of the 3 Years LL.B. programme and Semesters IX and X of the 5 Years BLS, LLB programme shall be conducted by the University and the results shall be declared after processing the Internal assessment and the marks awarded to the learners. The grade cards shall be issued by the University after converting the marks into grades.
c) Conducting Applied Component Courses Examinations:
The Examinations for the Applied Component Group Courses/Papers of the 3 years LLB programme and of the 6 years BLS, LLB programme respectively shall be conducted by the respective college/institution of their learners on behalf of the University and finalize their results as per the rules and regulations laid down by the University from time to time. The marks of the Applied Component Courses of learners appearing shall be submitted to the University by the respective colleges/Institutions before commencement of the next ensuing Semester End Examinations.