LL.M. General

Banaras Hindu University
In Varanasi

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  • Master
  • Varanasi

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Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

First Semester:


1. Indian Constitutional Law: 100 Marks
2. One Group from the optional Groups I to XVIII: Three Papers- 100 marks each paper

Second Semester:

1. Compulsory: Legal Education and Research Methodology: 100 marks
2. One Group other than the one offered and in I Semester from the optional Groups I to
Three Papers � 100 marks each paper.

Third Semester:

1. Compulsory: Law and Social Transformation in India: 100 Marks
2. One Optional Group other than the one offered and in First Semester and Second Semester from the optional Groups I to XVII. : Three Papers: 100 marks each Paper
3. Dissertation: -

Fourth Semester:

1. Compulsory: Judicial Process: 100 marks
2. Dissertation (continued): 200 marks
3. Viva Voce:


Group I: Constitutional Law:
Paper I: Constitutionalism and Constitutional Development in India and England
Paper II: Comparative and Cooperative Federalism
Paper III: Civil and Political Rights - Comparative Study of Select Constitutions
Group II: Family Law:
Paper I: Hindu Law including Hindu Jurisprudence
Paper II: Muslim Law including Muslim Jurisprudence
Paper III: Christian and Parsi Laws and Jews Laws

Group III: Torts:

Paper I: Development of Law of Torts and Tort actions generally
Paper II: Specific Torts I
Paper III: Specific Torts II

Group IV: Crimes:

Paper I: Criminology and Penology/ Drug Addiction Criminal Justice and Human Rights
Paper II: Criminal Law in India/ Privileged Class Deviance
Paper III: Crimes against Social and Economic Security and Problems of their Control/ Cyber Crimes/ Collective Violence and Criminal Justice System.

Group V: International Law:

Paper I: Law of Treaties/ Diplomatic and Consular Relations/ Law Relating to Outer Space
Paper II: International Court of Justice / Law of Seas/ International Arbitration
Paper III: India and International Law

Group VI: Contract and Insurance:

Paper I General Principles of Contract/ Law of Export & Import Regulation
Paper II: Specific Contracts/ Corporate Finance
Paper III: Insurance/ Banking Law

Group VII: Administrative Law:

Paper I: Administrative Law in India I
Paper II: Administrative Law in India II/ Local Self Government Law
Paper III: Comparative Administrative Law

Group VIII: Business Administration:

Paper I: Business Organization
Paper II: Business Management ( Companny Management and Administration )
Paper III: Law Relating to Multinational Corporation.

Group IX: Labour Management Relations:

Paper I: Regulation of Labour Management Relations/Comparative Study of the Law Relating to Trade Unions
Paper II: Law Relating to Employment and Non-Employment
Paper III: Law Relating to Terms of Employment and Conditions of Service

Group X: Taxation:

Paper I: Constitutional and Administrative Law Problems relating to Taxation
Paper II: Tax on Business and Industry
Paper III: Current Tax Problems/Tax Accountancy

Group XI: Regulated Economy:

Paper I: Legal Regulation of Economic Enterprise
Paper II: Regulation of Labour Management Relations
Paper III: Corporate Finance/Tax Accountancy

Group XII: Administration of Justice

Paper I: Law relating to Jurisdiction and Systems of Courts in India
Paper II: Law relating to Procedure and Proof
Paper III: Law relating to Relief

Group XIII Human Rights:

Paper I: International Law of Human Rights
Paper II: International Humanitarian Law/ Human Rights and the Refugees
Paper III: Human Rights in India

Group XIV: Environmental Law:

Paper I: International Environmental Law
Paper II: Natural Resources and the Law in India
Paper III: Pollution Control Law in India

Group: XV: Intellectual Property:

Paper I: Copy Right: National and International Perspective
Paper II: Trade Marks, Designs and Geographical Indications
Paper III: Patents and Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights