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LEGAL STUDIES SAMPLE PAPER AND HIGHER STUDY OPTIONS

LEGAL STUDIES SAMPLE PAPER AND HIGHER STUDY OPTIONS

LEGAL STUDIES?

Legal studies was introduced as an Academic Elective subject by CBSE in 2013. The main objective of the course is to provide students a background of the evolution of the Indian legal system.

The curriculum of Legal Studies is designed to provide exposure on various systems of law such as Common Law, Civil Law, Hindu Law, Islamic Law as law is the one of the most fundamental part of our constitution.

LEGAL STUDIES SYLLABUS FOR CLASS 12

Sr. No.

Contents

Marks

1

Judiciary

10

2

Topics in Law

20

3

Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternate Dispute Resolution

10

4

Human Rights in India

10

5

Legal Profession in India

10

6

Legal Services

10

7

International Context

10

8

Project (Based on Syllabus)

20

 

Total

100

QUESTION-WISE BREAK-UP

Type of

Question

Mark per

Question

Total No. of

Questions

Total Marks

VSA

1

20

20

SA

2

8

16

LA I

4

5

20

LA II

6

4

24

Total

13

37

80

LEGAL STUDIES SAMPLE PAPER 20209

LEGAL EDUCATION IN INDIA

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The “Law Commission of India” decided to set up a University for Law Education to raise the academic standard of the legal profession in India in the year 1985. After that, the first law University in India got formed in Bangalore, which was named as the “National Law School of India University”.

The Law degree started in India in the year 1987 as a three-year programme granted under the Advocate Act, 1961. Note the BCI (Bar Council of India) is the chief regulatory body of our Law education.

HIGHER STUDY OPTIONS IN LEGAL STUDIES AFTER 10+2

UNDER GRADUATE COURSES

  1. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  2. Integrated degrees – B.A. LL.B.
  3. Integrated degrees – B.Sc. LL.B.
  4. Integrated degrees – BBA LLB.
  5. Integrated degrees – B.Com LL.B

POST GRADUATE COURSES

  1. Master of Laws (LL.M.) 
  2. Master of Business Law
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  4. Integrated MBL-LLM/ MBA-LLM 

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