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CUET PG LLM Syllabus 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

June 21, 2022

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With the UGC announcing CUET for admission to Central University, the facade of the academic examination procedure has become new. With 15 Universities accepting the CUET Score in LLM Program.

The syndicate of CUET has released the syllabi for the LLM PG program. which significantly has some changes in it however it will not particularly hinder your progress as long as you have strategic planning to work on. 

The syllabus of PG LLM comprises English, GS & General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, and Analytical Skills in Part A of the examination paper which has a weightage of 25%

While in Part B, you have to deal with the objective questions which will be taken from Constitution law & Other law subjects with the intent of testing your knowledge in the law domain and earmark 75% of the total score. 

The key to success in CUET LLM is closely related to your awareness of syllabi because it is the fundamental requirement that will help in your preparation accordingly & find yourself on one list of qualified candidates.

This post will take you through the detailed syllabus of CUET 2022 for the PG LLM Program, Divides into sections covering all the Major topics & list of books that will help you in preparation for CUET LLM.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for PG LLM (Important Topics)

  • Based on the previous year's question paper pattern, the difficulty level of the 2022 CLAT is expected to be moderate as it is conducted on a UG basis.
  • According to the LLM Syllabus exam Pattern, the questions are going to be in the form of comprehension which is going to be 400-500 words long leaving Mathematical Aptitude & Analytical Skills.
  • In the section dealing with maths, you have to solve the pictograph, data-based questions, and fact-related questions according to the question asked.
  • In the analytical skills, you have expected to solve the questions by using multi-dimensional Techniques of problem-solving.
  • For your convenience, we have prepared a detail of the PG LLM Syllabus which you can refer to in case of any confusion.

Have a look at the details of the syllabus provided below and refer to the same while preparing for the examination.

Subjects Topics to Cover
English Comprehension, Word Substitution, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar, Vocabulary
GK & GS Historical Events, Contemporary Indian & World events, International Happenings, History
Mathematics Advance level of Data Analysis, Probability, percentages, Statistics
Reasoning pattern, Series, sitting arrangement, direction, analogies
Legal Aptitude Constitution & its Article

*Details are provided in the section below.

CUET LLM English Syllabus

The English section of CUET is Intended to test you on various parameters of English which Include Vocab as well as grammar.

The English section includes reading passages with a maximum word of 600. This passage is particularly picked either from the classics or modern literature or at times from historical Events.

At the end of this passage, you will find a set of MCQs which will be based on the Comprehension and your understanding of the Comprehension. It is also going to have certain grammatical questions like synonyms- antonyms, and one-word substitution.

Scoring well in CUET LLM 2022 is not so hard until you are well prepared. Here we are providing some tips to improve your English Score in CLAT.

To score well in this section you have to be well versed with comprehension and hone English language skills in addition to that you have to develop:

  • Understanding of Solving Comprehension by identifying the theme and idea of the passage.
  • Bring out the underlying concept of Comprehension and Interpret the same.
  • Develop the ability to quickly brief the outline of passage in your mind.
  • To be able to understand and interpret the meaning of the words incorporated in the passage.

The core aim of the CLAT syllabus is to text your: proficiency, vocabulary & Grammar.

CUET LLM GK/GS Syllabus

Coming to the LLM CLAT GK/GS Syllabus. This portion tests your ability to grasp and retain the information properly which you acquire regularly regarding national and International affairs and whatever you have read about the historical events.

  • This LLM CUET GK/GS section will have similar Comprehension patterns however these passages will be sources, particularly from Politics or Geo Politics which might call for your legal understanding (given it is a pg program)
  • These passages could be sourced from news/Journals too.
  • These passages are more likely to emphasize the legal aspects involved in the passage and your answers should be based on the same.

Also, other sections which are covered in the GK/GS Questions include

  • Modern and Ancient history
  • Contemporary World and National Events
  • Historical Events which has an extended impact.

CUET LLM Mathematics Syllabus

A non-comprehension-based Quantitive and Logic-based Section. LLM CUET Mathematics has questions based on data mining, stats, pictograph, and data analysis.

  • You need to develop a quick-paced understanding of the data and stats provided to you and interpret the answers accordingly.
  • Implement the level 10th standard mathematical understanding to solve the question.
  • However, you require to develop a level of accuracy to solve these questions.

CUET LLM Logical reasoning Syllabus

If you are a believer in remembering and achieving them you have to put some extra time into this section as it calls for creativity and effort with some mental exercises. The LLM CUET Logical reasoning Syllabus entails.

Logical reasoning too has a set of comprehensions that need to be well-read and solved accordingly. It carries questions like

  • Identification of the core idea of the question
  • Rigorously read and identify the arguments enclosed in the paragraphs
  • Do a critical analysis of the passage and produce the conclusion about the given passage in a logical manner.
  • Establish relationship analogies. Understand the contradictions and core relation between the arguments and assess the answer on such a basis.

CUET LLM Legal Reasoning Syllabus

Coming to LLM CUET Syllabus, the section cover all the Major legal dynamics and demands an enhanced understanding of legal terms and regulations. To crack this section a rigorous understanding of the Indian Constitution is expected given it is a PG Level Course.

General Principles of Contract

The following are some of the important topics that you need to be prepared under the general principles of the contract subject.

Unit 1

History – Formation of Contract, Agreement, and Contract, Definitions Classification ‐ 
Offer and Acceptance  Communication, Revocation 
Invitation to Offer – Tenders.Consideration – Nudum Pactum  Privity of Contract and of Consideration 
Unlawful Consideration and its effect.  Contractual Ability – Electronic Documents as WebPages 
Digital Certificates as Entry Passes Time Place of Contract – Secured Custody of ElectronicRecords.

Unit 2

Capacity to Contract  Minor’s Agreements and their effects 
Persons of unsound mind– Persons disqualified by Law.  Free Consent, Coercion & Undue influence 
Misrepresentation, Fraud, Mistake  Legality of Object 
Void Agreements  Agreements against Public Policy 
Wagering Agreements & Its exceptions  Contingent Contracts.

Unit 3

Discharge of Contracts and its various Modes by performance, Time and place of performance  Performance of reciprocal promises ‐ 
Appropriation of Payments  Discharge by Agreement – 
By operation of Law, By frustration (Impossibility of Performance)  By Breach (Anticipatory and Actual). 

Unit 4

Remedies for Breach of Contracts  Damages – Remoteness of damages – Ascertainment of damages 
‐Injunction – When granted and when refused–  Restitution – Specific performance when granted – 
Quasi Contracts 

Unit 5

The Specific Relief Act Nature of Specific Relief. Recovery of Possession of movable and immovable Property – 
Specific performance when granted and not granted – Who may obtain and against whom –  Discretionary remedy – Power of Court to grant relief –
Rectification of instruments – Cancellation – Declaratory decrees – Preventive relief – Temporary injunctions – Perpetual and Mandatory Injunctions.  Government as a contracting party: Constitutional provisions – Government powers to contract – Procedural requirements –
Kinds of Government Contracts, their usual clauses, the performance of such contract, settlement of disputes and remedies 

Constitution law

Unit 1

  • Constitution: Preamble, definition, feature, and nature

Unit 2

Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties,  Parliamentary Government, Bicameralism, 
Legislative Process, Privileges, Council of Ministers,  President of India, Governor.

Unit 3

A judicial process under the Constitution,  Nature of Judicial Review, 
Judicial ReviewArts.32, 226 and 227,  Court system in India, Judges‐ Appointments, conditions of service, etc., 
Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court,  Public Interest Litigation, 
Activism v. Restraint.  

Unit - 4

Federalism, Center‐State Relations, Freedom of Inter-State Trade,  Methods of Constitutional Amendment, Limitation on Constitutional Amendment.

Unit - 5

  • Emergency provisions, Services under the State, State Liability. 

Tort Law

Unit - 1

Evolution of law of torts‐ Nature and scope of the law of torts‐ Meaning‐  Torts distinguished from Contract‐ 
Crime‐ Development of Ubi jus ibi Remedium‐  Mental elements Intention, Motive, 
Malice in Law and Fact 

Unit 2

  • General defence
  • Vicarious Liability

Unit 3

Negligence; Nuisance; Absolute and Strict liability.  Legal Remedies‐Awards‐
The remoteness of damage. 

Unit 4

Torts against the person: Torts affect the ing body‐ Assault, Battery, Mayhem and False Imprisonment;  Torts affecting reputation‐Libel and Slander, Torts affecting freedomMalicious The prosecution, Malicious Civil Action and Abuse of Legal Process; 
Torts affecting domestic and other rights‐Marital Rights, Parental Rights, Rights to Service, Contractual Rights, Intimidation and Conspiracy;  Torts against the property. 

Unit 5

  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986

Family Law

Unit 1

Introduction ‐ Concept of Dharma ‐ Sources of Hindu Law – Modern and Ancient ‐ Importance of Dharma Shastra on Legislation –  Two Principal Schools of Hindu Law ‐ Application of Hindu Law. 

Unit 2

UNIT – II: Marriage and Kinship ‐ Evolution of the Institution of Marriage and Family‐ Law Before Hindu Marriage Act ‐A detailed study of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 Matrimonial remedies - Maintained Alimony
Customary Practices and legislative provisions relating to dowry prohibition.  

Unit 3

Hindu undivided family – Mitakshara Joint Family ‐ Formation and Incidents ‐ Property under both Schools –  Kartha: His Position, Powers, Privileges and Obligations ‐ 
Debts –Doctrine of Pious Obligation ‐ Partition and Reunion – Religious and Charitable Endowment. 

Unit 4

Inheritance and Succession ‐ Historical perspective of traditional Hindu Law relating to Inheritance ‐ A detailed study of Hindu Succession Act, 1956.  Sridhara ‐ Woman’s Property ‐ Recent State and Central Amendments to Hindu Succession Act; 
Gifts and Testamentary Succession – Wills.  

Unit 5

Law relating to Hindu Minority and Guardianship: Kinds of Guardians;  Duties & Powers of Guardians; A detailed study of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956; 
Maintenance: Traditional Rights and Rights under Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act 1956. 

Criminal Law 1- Indian Penal Code

Unit 1

General Principles of Crime; Conceptions of Crime; 
The distinction between Crime and other wrongs under common Law – Crime and morality distinction – Circumstances when morality amounts to crime ‐ The state’s responsibility to detect, control and punish crime.  Principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and men's rea (also statutory offences) and other maxims; 
Variations in liability – Mistake, intoxication, compulsion, legally abnormal persons;  Possible parties to the crime: Principal in the I degree; Principal in the II degree; 
Accessories before the fact; Accessories after the fact.  Indian Penal Code: General Explanation, Sections 6 – 33 and 39 – 52A; 
Punishment, Sections 53 – 75‐ social relevance of Capital Punishment ‐ Alternatives to Capital Punishment ‐ Discretion in awarding punishment and minimum punishment in respect of certain offences with relevance to precedents (judgments).  

Unit 2

General Exceptions: Sections 76 – 106; Criminal act by several persons or group: Sections 34 – 38; Abetment: Sections 107 – 120; Criminal Conspiracy: Sections 120A & 120B; 
Offences against State: Sections 121 – 130;  Offences against the public tranquillity: Sections 141 – 160; 
Offences relating to election: Sections 171A – 171;  Contempt of lawful authority and public servants: Sections 172 – 190; 
False evidence and offences against public trust: Sections 172 – 229;  Offences relating to coins and Government Stamps: Sections 230 – 263A; 
Offences relating to weights and measures: Sections 260 – 294A;  Offences relating to religion: Section 295 – 298. 

Unit 3

  • Offences affecting human life, causing miscarriage, injuries to unborn children ‐
  • Exposure of infants, concealment of birth ‐ Hurt, Grievous Hurt ‐ Wrongful restraint ‐ Wrong 
  • confinement ‐ Criminal force and Assault (Sections 299 – 358). 

Unit 4

Kidnapping, Abduction ‐ Slavery and forced labour – Rape: custodial rape, marital rape ‐ Prevention of immoral traffic ‐ Prevention of sati ‐ 
Prohibition of indecent representation of women ‐  Unnatural offences, theft, robbery and dacoity ‐ 
Criminal Misappropriation of property ‐  Criminal breach of trust ‐
Receiving of stolen property – Cheating ‐  Fraudulent deeds 

Unit 5

Mischief (Sections 425 – 440) ‐  Criminal Trespass (Sections 441 – 462) ‐ 
Offences relating to document and property marks (Sections 463 – 480) ‐  Offences relating to marriage (Sections 493 – 498 A) 
‐ Defamation (Sections 499 – 502);  Criminal intimidation and annoyance and attempt to commit such offences (Sections 506 – 511).

Contract 2 - Firm Contract

Unit 1

Contract of Indemnity – Documents/Agreements of Indemnity ‐ Definition, Nature and Scope ‐  Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability –
Contract of Guarantee – Definition, Nature and Scope – Difference between the contract of indemnity and Guarantee – Rights of surety – Discharge of Surety – Extent of Surety’s liability – Co‐surety.  Contract of Bailment – Definition – Kinds – Duties of Bailer and Bailee – Rights of Finder of goods as Bailee – Liability towards true owner – Rights to dispose of the goods. 
Contract of pledge – Definition – Comparison with Bailment – Rights and duties of Pawn or and Pawnee. 

Unit 2

Agency – Definition – Creation of Agency – Kinds of Agents – Distinction between Agent and Servant –  Rights and Duties of Agent – Relation of Principal with third parties –
Delegation – Duties and Rights of Agent –  The extent of Agents authority – Personal liability of
Agent – Termination of Agency. 

Unit 3

Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature, Mode of determining the existence of Partnership – Relation of Partner to one another – Rights and duties of partner –  Relation of partners with third parties – Types of partners – Admission of partners – Retirement – 
Expulsion – Dissolution of Firm – Registration of Firms. U 

Unit 4

Sale of Goods Act – The Contract of sale –  Conditions and Warranties – Passing of property – Transfer of title – 
Performance of the Contract  Rights of Unpaid Seller against goods.
Remedies for Breach of Contract 

Unit 5

Hire Purchase Act 1972 – Rights and Obligation of the Hirer and Owner,  Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements, Warranties and Conditions ‐ Standard Form of Contracts: 
Nature, Advantages – Unilateral Character, Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contract Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts.

Company Law

Unit 1

  • I: The Companies Act, 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters –
  • Registration and Incorporation – M O A.

Unit 2

  • AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary –
  • Dividends; Brief analysis of corporate ethics. 

Unit 3

Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures –  Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – 
Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement –  Different modes of winding up of companies. 

Unit 4

  •  SEBI Act, 1992; Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and Rules. 

Unit 5

  •  FEMA Act, 1999; Competition Act, 2002; Brief introduction to BPO & LPO

Property Law

Unit 1

general principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties inter‐ vivos‐  Concept and meaning of immovable property‐ Transferable Immovable Property‐ Persons Competent to transfer ‐ 
Operation of Transfer‐ Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest created‐ a rule against perpetuity and exceptions‐  Direction for accumulation‐ Vested and Contingent interest. 

Unit 2

The doctrine of the electron‐ transfer by ostensible and co‐owner‐  Apportionment‐ Priority of rights‐ Rent paid to the holder under the defective title‐ Improvements made by the bonafide holder
The doctrine of Lis pendens‐ Fraudulent transfer and part‐performance.  

Unit 3

Mortgages of Immovable property:  Definition‐ Kinds of mortgages and their features . 
Rights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee‐  Priority of securities‐ Marshalling and contribution‐ 
Charges 

Unit 4

Sale of immovable property: Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale‐  Difference between sale and contract for sale; Leases of immovable property: 
Definition‐ Scope‐ the creation of lease‐ rights and liabilities of lessor and lessee Determination and holding over;  Exchange: Definition and mode‐ Actionable Claims; Gifts: Scope‐ meaning‐ mode of transfer‐ universal gifts‐ onerous gifts.
Exchange: Definition and mode‐ Actionable Claims; Gifts: Scope‐ meaning‐ mode of transfer‐ universal gifts‐ onerous gifts. 

Unit 5

Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations: Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt, Ownership, Bailment, Agency and Contract; Kinds of Trusts‐
Creation of Trust‐ Appointment of Trustees‐ Duties and Liabilities of Trustees Rights and Powers of Trustees‐ Disabilities of Trustee‐ Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary‐ Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts 

Administrative Law

Unit 1

Evolution‐ Nature and Scope of Administrative Law‐ Relation with Constitutional Law Separation of powers and concepts‐  Rule of law‐ Council d’ Estate, (French system) ‐
Classification of Administration Action‐ functions‐ Administrative direction and discretion. 

Unit 2

The legislative power of the administration‐ Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation‐ Sub‐delegation‐  Judicial‐ Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation. 

Unit 3

The judicial power of Administration‐ Nature of procedure‐ Principles of Natural justice Effect of non‐compliance with principles of Natural Justice‐ 
The exception to principles of Natural Justice.  

Unit 4

Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs,  Principles and Procedure ‐ Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action‐ Liability of State – Torts, 
Contract‐ Promissory Estoppel‐ Government Privileges‐ Right of information‐  Doctrine of Legitimate expectation‐ Doctrine of Accountability‐ 
Waiver‐ Doctrine of Proportionality.  

Unit 5

Corporations and Public undertaking‐ Commission of Enquiry‐ Ombudsman in India (Lokpal and Lokayukta) ‐  Central Vigilance Commission‐ Parliamentary CommitteesCivil services in India‐ 
Accountability and responsibility‐ Problems and ProspectivesAdministrative deviance‐ Corruption‐ Mal‐administration‐ Control mechanism of Accountability.

Family law 2: Muslim Law

Unit 1

Development of Islamic Law: Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law, Schools of Islamic Law, the Shariat Act, 1937;  Concept of Marriage: Definition, object, nature, essential requirements of a Muslim marriage, classification of marriage ‐ Legal effects of valid, void and irregular marriage ‐ Muta marriage; 
Sources of Islamic law; Customary practices and State regulation:  Polygamy; 
Child marriage;  Pre‐emption; 
Wakf;  Dower

Unit 2

Conversion and its consequences on family:  Marriage, Guardianship, Succession; 
Child and Family: Legitimacy, Custody, maintenance and education, Guardianship and parental rights.  

Unit 3

Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act, 1869 (Amended Act) ‐ Nullity of marriage ‐ Bar to matrimonial relief;  Alimony and Maintenance: Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy‐ A review under Muslim law, Indian Divorce Act,1869, provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973; 
Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986.  

Unit 4

Will and Inheritance: Will‐ Meaning, the difference between will and gift, Will made in death bed or during illness;  The Muslim law of Inheritance‐ Shia and Sunni schools; 
Distribution of property under the Indian Succession Act of 1925 (Of Christians, Parsis and Jews)‐  Domicile ‐ Parsis Intestate succession and Non-Parsis Intestate succession, 
Succession certificate, Probate and letters of administration, powers and duties of an executor.  

Unit 5

Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills ‐ Construction of Wills in brief ‐ Void bequests, void wills, kinds of legacies ‐ Protection of property of the deceased;  Family Courts:Act, 1984‐ Constitution, powers, and its functions; Need for Uniform Civil Code‐ Article 44 of Indian Constitution.

Environmental Law

Unit 1

The Idea of Environment: Ancient and Medieval Writings, Traditions, Natural and Biological Sciences – Perspectives: Modern concept, Conflicting dimensions, recent issues ‐ Environment and sustainable development ‐ National and International Perspectives ‐ Population and Development. 

Unit 2

Environmental Policy and Law: Environmental Policy: Pre & Post Independence Period;  From Stockholm to Johannesburg Declaration (Rio) and Role of Government ‐ Five year Plans ‐ Forest Policy ‐ Conservation strategy ‐ Water Policy; 
Conservation of Natural Resources and its Management; Constitution and Environment: Right to Environment ‐ Constitutional provisions on Environment and its Protection 
Role of Judiciary on Environmental issues ‐ Evolving of new Principles ‐ Polluter pays principle  Precautionary principle ‐ Public trust doctrine. 

Unit 3

International Law and Environmental Protection: International conventions in the development of Environmental Laws and its Policy ‐.  From Stockholm to recent conventions (Special Emphasis on Major conventions & Protocols) ‐ Control on Marine Pollution; Common 
Law aspects of Environmental Protection; Remedies under other Laws (I.P.C., Cr. P.C, C.P.C.) ‐ Riparian rights and prior‐appropriation

Unit 4

Prevention and Control of Pollution: Pollution of Water, Sources, Legal Control,  The Water Act, 1974 ‐ Pollution of Air, Modalities of control, 
The Air Act, 1981 ‐ Noise Pollution and its control, Noise Pollution control order ‐ Disposal of Waste, laws on waste, disposal and its control ‐  Trans‐boundary Pollution hazards & Regulation; 
Biological Diversity and Legal Order: Bio‐diversity and Legal regulation ‐ Utilization of flora and fauna ‐ Experimentation on animals ‐ Legal and Ethical issues ‐ Genetic Engineering ‐  Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 ‐ Forest Conservation Act, 1980 ‐ Prevention of Cruelty against animals ‐
Problems in Legal regulation of medicinal plants ‐ The plant varieties Act ‐ Wetland Conservation.

Unit 5

Environment Protection Act, 1986 includes,  Environment Protection Rules, Coastal Zone Regulation, ECO‐Mark, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Audit, 
Public Participation in Environmental decision-making,  Environment information, public hearing, 
Regulation on Bio‐Medical Waste

Labour law

Unit 1

Introduction to Law of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: Historical Aspects‐Master and slave relationship‐Industrial revolution‐Laissez‐faire state‐Impact of the Constitution on Labour provision;  Definition and law relating to Appropriate Government‐ Award and settlement‐ Industry‐Industrial Dispute‐ Workman. Strikes and Lock‐out.

Unit 2

Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: Lay‐off –Retrenchment‐ Closure ‐ Unfair Labour Practices and Role of Government; Authorities under the Act (Chapter II) to be read with chapters II B, III and IV Adjudication and Arbitration; Restrictions on the right of the employer‐ Chapter IIA‐Notice of change, section 11‐A and sections 33,33A; Recovery of money due from an employer. Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry. 

Unit 3

Trade Unions Act, 1926: Salient features of the enactment and important definitions ‐ Registration of Unions, Amalgamation of Unions, Cancellation and Registration of Trade Unions, Funds of the Union, Immunity enjoyed by the Union. Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923:  The emergence of the legislation‐Total and partial disablement –Dependent‐Workman‐Wages‐ Liability of the employer to pay compensation and right of the workman to receive compensation‐
Accident “Arising out of and in the course of employment”‐Occupational disease‐ Doctrine of Added peril 

Unit 4

Labour Welfare Legislations: The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948:  Corporation, Standing Committee and Medical Benefit Council; Contributions; Benefits; 
Adjudication of disputes and Claims; Penalties. The Employees Provident Fund Act, 1952:  Employees Provident Fund Scheme and Authorities; Miscellaneous. 
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961‐ its object and its scope.

Unit 5

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948‐ Fixation of minimum rates of wages ‐ working hours and determination of wages and claims  The Factories Act‐ its essential features, Safety, Health and Welfare measures. 
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 ‐ its object and its essential features. 

CRIMINAL LAW –II: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE, 1973, JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) ACT, 2000 AND PROBATION OF OFFENDERS ACT, 1958.

Unit 1

Introductory and Pre‐trial Process Meaning of procedure; The organization of the functionaries under the Code; their duties, functions and powers;  First Information Report, complaint; 
Arrest;  Types of trial and Features of a fair trial.

Unit 2

Trial Process‐I: Magisterial Powers to take cognizance, Commencement of proceedings.  Dismissal of complaints, Charge. 
Processes to compel appearance and production of things, Bail.  Preliminary pleas to bar trial. 

Unit 3

Trail Process‐II Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials., Judgment.  Appeals, Revision and Reference, Security for keeping peace and good behaviour, Maintenance. 

Unit 4

Miscellaneous: Transfer of cases, Execution, suspension, remission and commutation of sentences, Disposal of property, Preventive action of the police., Irregular proceedings.  Limitation of taking cognizance. Compounding of offences and plea bargaining.Criminal Rules and Practice

Unit 5

  •  Salient features of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958.

Jurisprudence

Unit 1

  • Meaning and nature of ‘Jurisprudence’ ‐ Purpose and value of Jurisprudence ‐Schools of Jurisprudence: Natural law, Imperative Theory, Legal Realism, Historical School, Sociological School.

Unit 3

  •  Functions and purpose of the law, questions of law, fact and discretion ‐ Justice and its kinds ‐ Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice 
  •  Theories of Punishment and Secondary functions of the Court.

Unit 3

  • Sources of Law: Legislation, Precedent and Custom ‐ A Comparative study

Unit 4

  • Legal Concepts: Right and Duty, Kinds, Meaning of Right in its wider sense
  • Possession: Idea of Ownership, kinds of Ownership, Difference between Possession and Ownership; Nature of Personality, Status of the Unborn, Minor, Lunatic, Drunken and Dead Persons.

Unit 5

  • Liability: Conditions for imposing liability ‐ Wrongful act: Damnum Sine Injuria, causation, men's rea, intention, malice, negligence and recklessness, strict liability, vicarious liability, obligation.

CLINICAL COURSE‐I: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

Unit: 1

  • The legal profession and its responsibilities; The equipment of the lawyer
  •  Conduct in court;
  •  Professional conduct in general; 
  • Privileges of a lawyer;
  •  Salient features of the Advocates Act, 1961.

Unit: 2

  • Duty to the court
  • Duty to the profession
  • Responsibility to the opponent
  • Duty to the client
  • Duty to the self
  •  Responsibility to the public and the state

Unit 3

  • Contempt of Court Act, 1972Selected major judgments of the Supreme Court:

Unit 4

  • Selected opinions of the Bar Council of India

LLM CUET Weightage

Section Weightage
Eng Language Total weightage Including all these sections is 25%
CA/GS + General Knowledge
QT- Quantitative Reasoning
LR- Logical Reasoning 39
LR- Legal Reasoning 75%

Frequently Asked Questions

Given that students are going to appear for the PG LLM program which requires a significant understanding of the law. Hence the legal reasoning has maximum weightage.
Although the syllabus is relatively vast and needs meticulous attention. However, if you plan it right with a strict schedule you can achieve it in 3 months.
Yes, General Awareness is a crucial component of this exam as it is used to identify your interest in the recent national and international events which potentially affect the socio-economic dynamics of countries.
The difficulty level of the CUET LLM Syllabus is moderate and could be cracked with strategic preparation.
Yes, With the right sources and planned schedule you can complete CUET LLM Syllabus easily.
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CUET PG LLM Syllabus 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : June 21, 2022

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With the UGC announcing CUET for admission to Central University, the facade of the academic examination procedure has become new. With 15 Universities accepting the CUET Score in LLM Program.

The syndicate of CUET has released the syllabi for the LLM PG program. which significantly has some changes in it however it will not particularly hinder your progress as long as you have strategic planning to work on. 

The syllabus of PG LLM comprises English, GS & General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, and Analytical Skills in Part A of the examination paper which has a weightage of 25%

While in Part B, you have to deal with the objective questions which will be taken from Constitution law & Other law subjects with the intent of testing your knowledge in the law domain and earmark 75% of the total score. 

The key to success in CUET LLM is closely related to your awareness of syllabi because it is the fundamental requirement that will help in your preparation accordingly & find yourself on one list of qualified candidates.

This post will take you through the detailed syllabus of CUET 2022 for the PG LLM Program, Divides into sections covering all the Major topics & list of books that will help you in preparation for CUET LLM.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for PG LLM (Important Topics)

  • Based on the previous year's question paper pattern, the difficulty level of the 2022 CLAT is expected to be moderate as it is conducted on a UG basis.
  • According to the LLM Syllabus exam Pattern, the questions are going to be in the form of comprehension which is going to be 400-500 words long leaving Mathematical Aptitude & Analytical Skills.
  • In the section dealing with maths, you have to solve the pictograph, data-based questions, and fact-related questions according to the question asked.
  • In the analytical skills, you have expected to solve the questions by using multi-dimensional Techniques of problem-solving.
  • For your convenience, we have prepared a detail of the PG LLM Syllabus which you can refer to in case of any confusion.

Have a look at the details of the syllabus provided below and refer to the same while preparing for the examination.

Subjects Topics to Cover
English Comprehension, Word Substitution, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar, Vocabulary
GK & GS Historical Events, Contemporary Indian & World events, International Happenings, History
Mathematics Advance level of Data Analysis, Probability, percentages, Statistics
Reasoning pattern, Series, sitting arrangement, direction, analogies
Legal Aptitude Constitution & its Article

*Details are provided in the section below.

CUET LLM English Syllabus

The English section of CUET is Intended to test you on various parameters of English which Include Vocab as well as grammar.

The English section includes reading passages with a maximum word of 600. This passage is particularly picked either from the classics or modern literature or at times from historical Events.

At the end of this passage, you will find a set of MCQs which will be based on the Comprehension and your understanding of the Comprehension. It is also going to have certain grammatical questions like synonyms- antonyms, and one-word substitution.

Scoring well in CUET LLM 2022 is not so hard until you are well prepared. Here we are providing some tips to improve your English Score in CLAT.

To score well in this section you have to be well versed with comprehension and hone English language skills in addition to that you have to develop:

  • Understanding of Solving Comprehension by identifying the theme and idea of the passage.
  • Bring out the underlying concept of Comprehension and Interpret the same.
  • Develop the ability to quickly brief the outline of passage in your mind.
  • To be able to understand and interpret the meaning of the words incorporated in the passage.

The core aim of the CLAT syllabus is to text your: proficiency, vocabulary & Grammar.

CUET LLM GK/GS Syllabus

Coming to the LLM CLAT GK/GS Syllabus. This portion tests your ability to grasp and retain the information properly which you acquire regularly regarding national and International affairs and whatever you have read about the historical events.

  • This LLM CUET GK/GS section will have similar Comprehension patterns however these passages will be sources, particularly from Politics or Geo Politics which might call for your legal understanding (given it is a pg program)
  • These passages could be sourced from news/Journals too.
  • These passages are more likely to emphasize the legal aspects involved in the passage and your answers should be based on the same.

Also, other sections which are covered in the GK/GS Questions include

  • Modern and Ancient history
  • Contemporary World and National Events
  • Historical Events which has an extended impact.

CUET LLM Mathematics Syllabus

A non-comprehension-based Quantitive and Logic-based Section. LLM CUET Mathematics has questions based on data mining, stats, pictograph, and data analysis.

  • You need to develop a quick-paced understanding of the data and stats provided to you and interpret the answers accordingly.
  • Implement the level 10th standard mathematical understanding to solve the question.
  • However, you require to develop a level of accuracy to solve these questions.

CUET LLM Logical reasoning Syllabus

If you are a believer in remembering and achieving them you have to put some extra time into this section as it calls for creativity and effort with some mental exercises. The LLM CUET Logical reasoning Syllabus entails.

Logical reasoning too has a set of comprehensions that need to be well-read and solved accordingly. It carries questions like

  • Identification of the core idea of the question
  • Rigorously read and identify the arguments enclosed in the paragraphs
  • Do a critical analysis of the passage and produce the conclusion about the given passage in a logical manner.
  • Establish relationship analogies. Understand the contradictions and core relation between the arguments and assess the answer on such a basis.

CUET LLM Legal Reasoning Syllabus

Coming to LLM CUET Syllabus, the section cover all the Major legal dynamics and demands an enhanced understanding of legal terms and regulations. To crack this section a rigorous understanding of the Indian Constitution is expected given it is a PG Level Course.

General Principles of Contract

The following are some of the important topics that you need to be prepared under the general principles of the contract subject.

Unit 1

History – Formation of Contract, Agreement, and Contract, Definitions Classification ‐ 
Offer and Acceptance  Communication, Revocation 
Invitation to Offer – Tenders.Consideration – Nudum Pactum  Privity of Contract and of Consideration 
Unlawful Consideration and its effect.  Contractual Ability – Electronic Documents as WebPages 
Digital Certificates as Entry Passes Time Place of Contract – Secured Custody of ElectronicRecords.

Unit 2

Capacity to Contract  Minor’s Agreements and their effects 
Persons of unsound mind– Persons disqualified by Law.  Free Consent, Coercion & Undue influence 
Misrepresentation, Fraud, Mistake  Legality of Object 
Void Agreements  Agreements against Public Policy 
Wagering Agreements & Its exceptions  Contingent Contracts.

Unit 3

Discharge of Contracts and its various Modes by performance, Time and place of performance  Performance of reciprocal promises ‐ 
Appropriation of Payments  Discharge by Agreement – 
By operation of Law, By frustration (Impossibility of Performance)  By Breach (Anticipatory and Actual). 

Unit 4

Remedies for Breach of Contracts  Damages – Remoteness of damages – Ascertainment of damages 
‐Injunction – When granted and when refused–  Restitution – Specific performance when granted – 
Quasi Contracts 

Unit 5

The Specific Relief Act Nature of Specific Relief. Recovery of Possession of movable and immovable Property – 
Specific performance when granted and not granted – Who may obtain and against whom –  Discretionary remedy – Power of Court to grant relief –
Rectification of instruments – Cancellation – Declaratory decrees – Preventive relief – Temporary injunctions – Perpetual and Mandatory Injunctions.  Government as a contracting party: Constitutional provisions – Government powers to contract – Procedural requirements –
Kinds of Government Contracts, their usual clauses, the performance of such contract, settlement of disputes and remedies 

Constitution law

Unit 1

  • Constitution: Preamble, definition, feature, and nature

Unit 2

Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties,  Parliamentary Government, Bicameralism, 
Legislative Process, Privileges, Council of Ministers,  President of India, Governor.

Unit 3

A judicial process under the Constitution,  Nature of Judicial Review, 
Judicial ReviewArts.32, 226 and 227,  Court system in India, Judges‐ Appointments, conditions of service, etc., 
Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court,  Public Interest Litigation, 
Activism v. Restraint.  

Unit - 4

Federalism, Center‐State Relations, Freedom of Inter-State Trade,  Methods of Constitutional Amendment, Limitation on Constitutional Amendment.

Unit - 5

  • Emergency provisions, Services under the State, State Liability. 

Tort Law

Unit - 1

Evolution of law of torts‐ Nature and scope of the law of torts‐ Meaning‐  Torts distinguished from Contract‐ 
Crime‐ Development of Ubi jus ibi Remedium‐  Mental elements Intention, Motive, 
Malice in Law and Fact 

Unit 2

  • General defence
  • Vicarious Liability

Unit 3

Negligence; Nuisance; Absolute and Strict liability.  Legal Remedies‐Awards‐
The remoteness of damage. 

Unit 4

Torts against the person: Torts affect the ing body‐ Assault, Battery, Mayhem and False Imprisonment;  Torts affecting reputation‐Libel and Slander, Torts affecting freedomMalicious The prosecution, Malicious Civil Action and Abuse of Legal Process; 
Torts affecting domestic and other rights‐Marital Rights, Parental Rights, Rights to Service, Contractual Rights, Intimidation and Conspiracy;  Torts against the property. 

Unit 5

  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986

Family Law

Unit 1

Introduction ‐ Concept of Dharma ‐ Sources of Hindu Law – Modern and Ancient ‐ Importance of Dharma Shastra on Legislation –  Two Principal Schools of Hindu Law ‐ Application of Hindu Law. 

Unit 2

UNIT – II: Marriage and Kinship ‐ Evolution of the Institution of Marriage and Family‐ Law Before Hindu Marriage Act ‐A detailed study of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 Matrimonial remedies - Maintained Alimony
Customary Practices and legislative provisions relating to dowry prohibition.  

Unit 3

Hindu undivided family – Mitakshara Joint Family ‐ Formation and Incidents ‐ Property under both Schools –  Kartha: His Position, Powers, Privileges and Obligations ‐ 
Debts –Doctrine of Pious Obligation ‐ Partition and Reunion – Religious and Charitable Endowment. 

Unit 4

Inheritance and Succession ‐ Historical perspective of traditional Hindu Law relating to Inheritance ‐ A detailed study of Hindu Succession Act, 1956.  Sridhara ‐ Woman’s Property ‐ Recent State and Central Amendments to Hindu Succession Act; 
Gifts and Testamentary Succession – Wills.  

Unit 5

Law relating to Hindu Minority and Guardianship: Kinds of Guardians;  Duties & Powers of Guardians; A detailed study of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956; 
Maintenance: Traditional Rights and Rights under Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act 1956. 

Criminal Law 1- Indian Penal Code

Unit 1

General Principles of Crime; Conceptions of Crime; 
The distinction between Crime and other wrongs under common Law – Crime and morality distinction – Circumstances when morality amounts to crime ‐ The state’s responsibility to detect, control and punish crime.  Principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and men's rea (also statutory offences) and other maxims; 
Variations in liability – Mistake, intoxication, compulsion, legally abnormal persons;  Possible parties to the crime: Principal in the I degree; Principal in the II degree; 
Accessories before the fact; Accessories after the fact.  Indian Penal Code: General Explanation, Sections 6 – 33 and 39 – 52A; 
Punishment, Sections 53 – 75‐ social relevance of Capital Punishment ‐ Alternatives to Capital Punishment ‐ Discretion in awarding punishment and minimum punishment in respect of certain offences with relevance to precedents (judgments).  

Unit 2

General Exceptions: Sections 76 – 106; Criminal act by several persons or group: Sections 34 – 38; Abetment: Sections 107 – 120; Criminal Conspiracy: Sections 120A & 120B; 
Offences against State: Sections 121 – 130;  Offences against the public tranquillity: Sections 141 – 160; 
Offences relating to election: Sections 171A – 171;  Contempt of lawful authority and public servants: Sections 172 – 190; 
False evidence and offences against public trust: Sections 172 – 229;  Offences relating to coins and Government Stamps: Sections 230 – 263A; 
Offences relating to weights and measures: Sections 260 – 294A;  Offences relating to religion: Section 295 – 298. 

Unit 3

  • Offences affecting human life, causing miscarriage, injuries to unborn children ‐
  • Exposure of infants, concealment of birth ‐ Hurt, Grievous Hurt ‐ Wrongful restraint ‐ Wrong 
  • confinement ‐ Criminal force and Assault (Sections 299 – 358). 

Unit 4

Kidnapping, Abduction ‐ Slavery and forced labour – Rape: custodial rape, marital rape ‐ Prevention of immoral traffic ‐ Prevention of sati ‐ 
Prohibition of indecent representation of women ‐  Unnatural offences, theft, robbery and dacoity ‐ 
Criminal Misappropriation of property ‐  Criminal breach of trust ‐
Receiving of stolen property – Cheating ‐  Fraudulent deeds 

Unit 5

Mischief (Sections 425 – 440) ‐  Criminal Trespass (Sections 441 – 462) ‐ 
Offences relating to document and property marks (Sections 463 – 480) ‐  Offences relating to marriage (Sections 493 – 498 A) 
‐ Defamation (Sections 499 – 502);  Criminal intimidation and annoyance and attempt to commit such offences (Sections 506 – 511).

Contract 2 - Firm Contract

Unit 1

Contract of Indemnity – Documents/Agreements of Indemnity ‐ Definition, Nature and Scope ‐  Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability –
Contract of Guarantee – Definition, Nature and Scope – Difference between the contract of indemnity and Guarantee – Rights of surety – Discharge of Surety – Extent of Surety’s liability – Co‐surety.  Contract of Bailment – Definition – Kinds – Duties of Bailer and Bailee – Rights of Finder of goods as Bailee – Liability towards true owner – Rights to dispose of the goods. 
Contract of pledge – Definition – Comparison with Bailment – Rights and duties of Pawn or and Pawnee. 

Unit 2

Agency – Definition – Creation of Agency – Kinds of Agents – Distinction between Agent and Servant –  Rights and Duties of Agent – Relation of Principal with third parties –
Delegation – Duties and Rights of Agent –  The extent of Agents authority – Personal liability of
Agent – Termination of Agency. 

Unit 3

Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature, Mode of determining the existence of Partnership – Relation of Partner to one another – Rights and duties of partner –  Relation of partners with third parties – Types of partners – Admission of partners – Retirement – 
Expulsion – Dissolution of Firm – Registration of Firms. U 

Unit 4

Sale of Goods Act – The Contract of sale –  Conditions and Warranties – Passing of property – Transfer of title – 
Performance of the Contract  Rights of Unpaid Seller against goods.
Remedies for Breach of Contract 

Unit 5

Hire Purchase Act 1972 – Rights and Obligation of the Hirer and Owner,  Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements, Warranties and Conditions ‐ Standard Form of Contracts: 
Nature, Advantages – Unilateral Character, Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contract Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts.

Company Law

Unit 1

  • I: The Companies Act, 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters –
  • Registration and Incorporation – M O A.

Unit 2

  • AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary –
  • Dividends; Brief analysis of corporate ethics. 

Unit 3

Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures –  Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – 
Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement –  Different modes of winding up of companies. 

Unit 4

  •  SEBI Act, 1992; Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and Rules. 

Unit 5

  •  FEMA Act, 1999; Competition Act, 2002; Brief introduction to BPO & LPO

Property Law

Unit 1

general principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties inter‐ vivos‐  Concept and meaning of immovable property‐ Transferable Immovable Property‐ Persons Competent to transfer ‐ 
Operation of Transfer‐ Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest created‐ a rule against perpetuity and exceptions‐  Direction for accumulation‐ Vested and Contingent interest. 

Unit 2

The doctrine of the electron‐ transfer by ostensible and co‐owner‐  Apportionment‐ Priority of rights‐ Rent paid to the holder under the defective title‐ Improvements made by the bonafide holder
The doctrine of Lis pendens‐ Fraudulent transfer and part‐performance.  

Unit 3

Mortgages of Immovable property:  Definition‐ Kinds of mortgages and their features . 
Rights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee‐  Priority of securities‐ Marshalling and contribution‐ 
Charges 

Unit 4

Sale of immovable property: Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale‐  Difference between sale and contract for sale; Leases of immovable property: 
Definition‐ Scope‐ the creation of lease‐ rights and liabilities of lessor and lessee Determination and holding over;  Exchange: Definition and mode‐ Actionable Claims; Gifts: Scope‐ meaning‐ mode of transfer‐ universal gifts‐ onerous gifts.
Exchange: Definition and mode‐ Actionable Claims; Gifts: Scope‐ meaning‐ mode of transfer‐ universal gifts‐ onerous gifts. 

Unit 5

Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations: Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt, Ownership, Bailment, Agency and Contract; Kinds of Trusts‐
Creation of Trust‐ Appointment of Trustees‐ Duties and Liabilities of Trustees Rights and Powers of Trustees‐ Disabilities of Trustee‐ Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary‐ Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts 

Administrative Law

Unit 1

Evolution‐ Nature and Scope of Administrative Law‐ Relation with Constitutional Law Separation of powers and concepts‐  Rule of law‐ Council d’ Estate, (French system) ‐
Classification of Administration Action‐ functions‐ Administrative direction and discretion. 

Unit 2

The legislative power of the administration‐ Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation‐ Sub‐delegation‐  Judicial‐ Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation. 

Unit 3

The judicial power of Administration‐ Nature of procedure‐ Principles of Natural justice Effect of non‐compliance with principles of Natural Justice‐ 
The exception to principles of Natural Justice.  

Unit 4

Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs,  Principles and Procedure ‐ Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action‐ Liability of State – Torts, 
Contract‐ Promissory Estoppel‐ Government Privileges‐ Right of information‐  Doctrine of Legitimate expectation‐ Doctrine of Accountability‐ 
Waiver‐ Doctrine of Proportionality.  

Unit 5

Corporations and Public undertaking‐ Commission of Enquiry‐ Ombudsman in India (Lokpal and Lokayukta) ‐  Central Vigilance Commission‐ Parliamentary CommitteesCivil services in India‐ 
Accountability and responsibility‐ Problems and ProspectivesAdministrative deviance‐ Corruption‐ Mal‐administration‐ Control mechanism of Accountability.

Family law 2: Muslim Law

Unit 1

Development of Islamic Law: Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law, Schools of Islamic Law, the Shariat Act, 1937;  Concept of Marriage: Definition, object, nature, essential requirements of a Muslim marriage, classification of marriage ‐ Legal effects of valid, void and irregular marriage ‐ Muta marriage; 
Sources of Islamic law; Customary practices and State regulation:  Polygamy; 
Child marriage;  Pre‐emption; 
Wakf;  Dower

Unit 2

Conversion and its consequences on family:  Marriage, Guardianship, Succession; 
Child and Family: Legitimacy, Custody, maintenance and education, Guardianship and parental rights.  

Unit 3

Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act, 1869 (Amended Act) ‐ Nullity of marriage ‐ Bar to matrimonial relief;  Alimony and Maintenance: Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy‐ A review under Muslim law, Indian Divorce Act,1869, provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973; 
Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986.  

Unit 4

Will and Inheritance: Will‐ Meaning, the difference between will and gift, Will made in death bed or during illness;  The Muslim law of Inheritance‐ Shia and Sunni schools; 
Distribution of property under the Indian Succession Act of 1925 (Of Christians, Parsis and Jews)‐  Domicile ‐ Parsis Intestate succession and Non-Parsis Intestate succession, 
Succession certificate, Probate and letters of administration, powers and duties of an executor.  

Unit 5

Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills ‐ Construction of Wills in brief ‐ Void bequests, void wills, kinds of legacies ‐ Protection of property of the deceased;  Family Courts:Act, 1984‐ Constitution, powers, and its functions; Need for Uniform Civil Code‐ Article 44 of Indian Constitution.

Environmental Law

Unit 1

The Idea of Environment: Ancient and Medieval Writings, Traditions, Natural and Biological Sciences – Perspectives: Modern concept, Conflicting dimensions, recent issues ‐ Environment and sustainable development ‐ National and International Perspectives ‐ Population and Development. 

Unit 2

Environmental Policy and Law: Environmental Policy: Pre & Post Independence Period;  From Stockholm to Johannesburg Declaration (Rio) and Role of Government ‐ Five year Plans ‐ Forest Policy ‐ Conservation strategy ‐ Water Policy; 
Conservation of Natural Resources and its Management; Constitution and Environment: Right to Environment ‐ Constitutional provisions on Environment and its Protection 
Role of Judiciary on Environmental issues ‐ Evolving of new Principles ‐ Polluter pays principle  Precautionary principle ‐ Public trust doctrine. 

Unit 3

International Law and Environmental Protection: International conventions in the development of Environmental Laws and its Policy ‐.  From Stockholm to recent conventions (Special Emphasis on Major conventions & Protocols) ‐ Control on Marine Pollution; Common 
Law aspects of Environmental Protection; Remedies under other Laws (I.P.C., Cr. P.C, C.P.C.) ‐ Riparian rights and prior‐appropriation

Unit 4

Prevention and Control of Pollution: Pollution of Water, Sources, Legal Control,  The Water Act, 1974 ‐ Pollution of Air, Modalities of control, 
The Air Act, 1981 ‐ Noise Pollution and its control, Noise Pollution control order ‐ Disposal of Waste, laws on waste, disposal and its control ‐  Trans‐boundary Pollution hazards & Regulation; 
Biological Diversity and Legal Order: Bio‐diversity and Legal regulation ‐ Utilization of flora and fauna ‐ Experimentation on animals ‐ Legal and Ethical issues ‐ Genetic Engineering ‐  Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 ‐ Forest Conservation Act, 1980 ‐ Prevention of Cruelty against animals ‐
Problems in Legal regulation of medicinal plants ‐ The plant varieties Act ‐ Wetland Conservation.

Unit 5

Environment Protection Act, 1986 includes,  Environment Protection Rules, Coastal Zone Regulation, ECO‐Mark, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Audit, 
Public Participation in Environmental decision-making,  Environment information, public hearing, 
Regulation on Bio‐Medical Waste

Labour law

Unit 1

Introduction to Law of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: Historical Aspects‐Master and slave relationship‐Industrial revolution‐Laissez‐faire state‐Impact of the Constitution on Labour provision;  Definition and law relating to Appropriate Government‐ Award and settlement‐ Industry‐Industrial Dispute‐ Workman. Strikes and Lock‐out.

Unit 2

Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: Lay‐off –Retrenchment‐ Closure ‐ Unfair Labour Practices and Role of Government; Authorities under the Act (Chapter II) to be read with chapters II B, III and IV Adjudication and Arbitration; Restrictions on the right of the employer‐ Chapter IIA‐Notice of change, section 11‐A and sections 33,33A; Recovery of money due from an employer. Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry. 

Unit 3

Trade Unions Act, 1926: Salient features of the enactment and important definitions ‐ Registration of Unions, Amalgamation of Unions, Cancellation and Registration of Trade Unions, Funds of the Union, Immunity enjoyed by the Union. Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923:  The emergence of the legislation‐Total and partial disablement –Dependent‐Workman‐Wages‐ Liability of the employer to pay compensation and right of the workman to receive compensation‐
Accident “Arising out of and in the course of employment”‐Occupational disease‐ Doctrine of Added peril 

Unit 4

Labour Welfare Legislations: The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948:  Corporation, Standing Committee and Medical Benefit Council; Contributions; Benefits; 
Adjudication of disputes and Claims; Penalties. The Employees Provident Fund Act, 1952:  Employees Provident Fund Scheme and Authorities; Miscellaneous. 
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961‐ its object and its scope.

Unit 5

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948‐ Fixation of minimum rates of wages ‐ working hours and determination of wages and claims  The Factories Act‐ its essential features, Safety, Health and Welfare measures. 
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 ‐ its object and its essential features. 

CRIMINAL LAW –II: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE, 1973, JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) ACT, 2000 AND PROBATION OF OFFENDERS ACT, 1958.

Unit 1

Introductory and Pre‐trial Process Meaning of procedure; The organization of the functionaries under the Code; their duties, functions and powers;  First Information Report, complaint; 
Arrest;  Types of trial and Features of a fair trial.

Unit 2

Trial Process‐I: Magisterial Powers to take cognizance, Commencement of proceedings.  Dismissal of complaints, Charge. 
Processes to compel appearance and production of things, Bail.  Preliminary pleas to bar trial. 

Unit 3

Trail Process‐II Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials., Judgment.  Appeals, Revision and Reference, Security for keeping peace and good behaviour, Maintenance. 

Unit 4

Miscellaneous: Transfer of cases, Execution, suspension, remission and commutation of sentences, Disposal of property, Preventive action of the police., Irregular proceedings.  Limitation of taking cognizance. Compounding of offences and plea bargaining.Criminal Rules and Practice

Unit 5

  •  Salient features of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958.

Jurisprudence

Unit 1

  • Meaning and nature of ‘Jurisprudence’ ‐ Purpose and value of Jurisprudence ‐Schools of Jurisprudence: Natural law, Imperative Theory, Legal Realism, Historical School, Sociological School.

Unit 3

  •  Functions and purpose of the law, questions of law, fact and discretion ‐ Justice and its kinds ‐ Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice 
  •  Theories of Punishment and Secondary functions of the Court.

Unit 3

  • Sources of Law: Legislation, Precedent and Custom ‐ A Comparative study

Unit 4

  • Legal Concepts: Right and Duty, Kinds, Meaning of Right in its wider sense
  • Possession: Idea of Ownership, kinds of Ownership, Difference between Possession and Ownership; Nature of Personality, Status of the Unborn, Minor, Lunatic, Drunken and Dead Persons.

Unit 5

  • Liability: Conditions for imposing liability ‐ Wrongful act: Damnum Sine Injuria, causation, men's rea, intention, malice, negligence and recklessness, strict liability, vicarious liability, obligation.

CLINICAL COURSE‐I: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

Unit: 1

  • The legal profession and its responsibilities; The equipment of the lawyer
  •  Conduct in court;
  •  Professional conduct in general; 
  • Privileges of a lawyer;
  •  Salient features of the Advocates Act, 1961.

Unit: 2

  • Duty to the court
  • Duty to the profession
  • Responsibility to the opponent
  • Duty to the client
  • Duty to the self
  •  Responsibility to the public and the state

Unit 3

  • Contempt of Court Act, 1972Selected major judgments of the Supreme Court:

Unit 4

  • Selected opinions of the Bar Council of India

LLM CUET Weightage

Section Weightage
Eng Language Total weightage Including all these sections is 25%
CA/GS + General Knowledge
QT- Quantitative Reasoning
LR- Logical Reasoning 39
LR- Legal Reasoning 75%

Frequently Asked Questions

Given that students are going to appear for the PG LLM program which requires a significant understanding of the law. Hence the legal reasoning has maximum weightage.
Although the syllabus is relatively vast and needs meticulous attention. However, if you plan it right with a strict schedule you can achieve it in 3 months.
Yes, General Awareness is a crucial component of this exam as it is used to identify your interest in the recent national and international events which potentially affect the socio-economic dynamics of countries.
The difficulty level of the CUET LLM Syllabus is moderate and could be cracked with strategic preparation.
Yes, With the right sources and planned schedule you can complete CUET LLM Syllabus easily.

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