UPDATED CBSE UGC NET SYLLABUS OF LAW
SUBJECT CODE – 58
The CBSE has revised the pattern and scheme of the exam from July 2018. The pattern of the exam has been changed from 3 papers (Paper I, II & III) to 2 papers (Paper I & II). There are no changes in the pattern of paper 1, but paper 2 & paper 3 has been merged into One paper.
ACCORDING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF CBSE UGC NET, ALL THE QUESTIONS OF PAPER – II WILL BE COMPULSORY, COVERING ENTIRE SYLLABI OF EARLIER PAPER II & PAPER – III (INCLUDING ALL ELECTIVES, WITHOUT OPTIONS).
Hence, there will be only one question paper in CBSE UGC NET Exam in Law, called Paper 2. Paper 2 (Paper II) will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with each question carrying two (2) marks i.e. 200 marks in total. All questions are compulsory in the papers. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type etc.
For CBSE UGC NET aspirants, we have merged the entire Syllabi of Paper II and Paper III of the subject of Law.
THE SYLLABUS OF PAPER II WILL BE AS MENTIONED BELOW:
Unit – 1. Constitutional Law of India
Fundamental Rights and Duties.
Directive Principles of State Policy.
Union State Legislative Relations.
Amendment of the Constitution.
Essential Features of Indian Constitution.
Distribution of Legislative Powers between Union and States.
Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles of State Policy.
Parliament and State Legislatures
Amending Process of the Constitution.
Role of Election Commission in Democratic Process.
Unit – 2. Legal Theory
Nature and Sources of Law.
Positivism, Natural. Law Theory, Sociological Jurisprudence.
Theories of Punishment.
Rights and Duties.
Concepts of Possession and Ownership.
Legal Concepts : Right, Duty, Ownership, Possession and Person Judicial. Process : Application of Doctrine of Precedent of India.
Judicial Contribution in Bringing Social Changes.
Law and Morality.
Unit – 3. Public International Law
Nature of International Law and its relationship with Municipal Law.
Sources of International Law.
Recognition of States and Governments.
Settlement of International Disputes.
Nature of International Law and its sources.
Concept of sovereignty and its relevance today.
Recognition of State and Governments.
Extradition, Asylum, Nationality and Status of Refugees.
International Court of Justice.
UNO and its organs.
Global Trade Regime under International Law.
Unit – 4. Family Law
Concepts in Family Law.
Sources of Family Law in India.
Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage.
Adoption and Guardianship
Uniform Civil Code
Unit – 5. Law of Contracts
Essentials of a valid contract.
Offer, acceptance and consideration.
Capacity to Contract : Minor’s contract.
Elements vitiating contract : Mistake, fraud, misrepresentation, public policy, coercion, undue influence, frustration of contract.
Remedies for breach of contract : Damages.
Partnership Act : Nature and essentials of partnership mutual rights and liabilities of partners, advantages of registration of firms.
Sales of Goods Act.
Negotiable Instruments Act.
Company Law: Role of Directors, Doctrines of Indoor Management and Ultra Vires.
Unit – 6. Law of Torts
Foundation of Tortuous Liability.
General Defences to an action of Torty.
Remoteness of Damages.
Absolute and Strict Liability.
Nature and definition of Tort.
General Principles of Tortuous Liability.
Specific Torts: Negligence, Nuisance and Defamation.
Absolute Liability: Emerging trends in India.
Consumer Protection: Evolution of Consumer Rights and Redressal of Consumer Grievances.
Unit – 7. Law of Crimes
Nature and Definition of Offence.
Common Intention and Common Object.
Criminal Attempt, Conspiracy and Abetment.
Offences against Women.
General Principles of Criminal Law-meaning, nature, essentials and stages of offence.
Joint Liability; Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy.
Offences against Human Body.
Offences against Property.
Unit – 8. Labour Law
Concepts: Industry, Industrial Dispute and Workman.
Trade Unions: Rights and Immunities of Registered Trade Union; Registration and its advantages.
Methods for Settlement of Industrial Disputes under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
Strike and Lockout as Instruments of Collective Bargaining.
Retrenchment, Lay – off and Closures.
Unit – 9
Nature, Scope and Importance of Administrative Law.
Principles of Natural Justice.
Administrative Discretion and its control.
Judicial Review of Administrative Action-Writ Jurisdiction.
Lokpal and Lokayukta.
Unit – 10
Environmental Pollution : Meaning of Environment and Environmental Pollution; Kinds of Pollution.
Legislative Measures for Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution in India – Air and Water Pollution and General Protection of Environment.
International Development for protection of Environmental Pollution.
Remedies for Environmental Protection : Civil, Criminal and Constitutional.
Importance of Forest and Wildlife in protecting environment.
Environmental impact assessment and control of Hazardous wastes.
Unit – 11
Concept and Development of Human Rights.
Contribution of United Nations in the development and implementation of Human Rights.
Implementation of Human Rights in India : Role of National Human Rights Commission.
Protection of Marginalised Groups : Women, Children, Minorities and Refugees.
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