1. Attendance of Lectures, Internals and Moot Court: 

 
A student of B.A. LL.B., and LL.B. courses shall not be allowed to take the end semester examination in a subject if the student concerned has not attended minimum of 75% of the classes held in the subject concerned as per University rules. 
 

2. Medium of Instruction and Division of Marks : 

 
The medium for instruction and for examination of all subjects in B.A. LL.B., and LL.B.courses shall be English. 
Each subject of B.A. LL.B., and LL.B.courses shall be of 100 marks. 
 
The division of 100 marks for all the subjects, except for practical training subjects, shall be as under:
(a) University Written Examination : 80 marks.
(b) Internal Assessment by College :20 marks. 
 

3. Division of Marks in Practical Training Subjects: 

 
The compulsory practical training subjects of B.A. LL.B., and LL.B. shall carry the division of marks as under:
 
(1) Practical Training Paper - Professional Ethics and Contempt of Court Law: 
(a) University Written Examination
(b) Written submissions and viva voce examination : 80 Marks :20 Marks 
 
(2) Practical Training Paper II - Alternate Dispute Resolution System: 
(a)University Written Examination
(b) Written submissions and viva voce examination : 80 Marks :20 Marks 
 
(3) Practical Training Paper III - Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance: 
(a) University Written Examination
(b) Written submissions and viva voce examination : 80 Marks :20 Marks 
 
(4) Practical Training Paper IV - Moot Court Exercise and Internship :90 Marks  
(a) Moot Court exercises (30 Marks), Observance of trials (30 Marks) and Pre-trial preparations (30 Marks) activities
(b) Written submissions and Viva voce examination :10 Marks
 
 

(4) Question Paper Pattern for University Written Examination (80 Marks):

 
The question paper for University written examination of each subject. except for Practical Training Paper IV- Moot Court Exercise and Internship, shall be as under:
 
(1) Part A Question (45 Marks):
Part A of question paper shall consisit of essay type quesions or questions or questions of critical comments depending on the natuer of subject. a student has to answer the question with critical evaluation. There shall be five questions and the student has to answer any three questions, Each question shall be for 15 marks.
 
(2) Part B Questions (20 Marks):
Part B of quesion paper shall consist of short essay type quesions depending on the nature f subject. A student has to answer the question explaining  concepts with illustration. There shall be four questions and the student has to answer any two quetions. Each quetion shall be for 10 marks. 
 
(3) Part C Questions (15 Marks)
Part C of quetion paper shall consist of short answer questions or solving of hypothetical problem, etc. There shall be five questions and the student has to answer any three questions. Each questions shall be for 5 Marks.
 
 
 

(5) Internal assessment by College (20 Marks) :

 
(1) The division of 20 marks for each subject, except for practical training subjects,for internal assessment shall be as under:
(a) Written Submissions                                                                                         :10 Marks
(b) Class performance                                                                                            :10 marks
 
Though the division of marks for internal assessment by College i.e. written submission sand class performance,is given separately, the students have to complete both the activities as per specified rules.
 
 

STANDARD OF PASSING FOR B.A.LL.B. And LL.B. COURSES:

 

(1) Standard of Passing for B.A.LL.B and LL.B Course.

 
(1) In case of any subjects of (a) B.A.LL.B., LL.B. Course a student must obtain not less than 40 marks to pass subject.
 
(2) The Total marks of a subject, except for practical training subjects, shall be computed by adding marks of University written examination and internal assessment. There shall be separate passing for University written examination and internal assessment of a subject. A student must obtain not less than 32 marks to pass University written examination of a subject. A student must obtain not less than 8 marks to pass internal assessment of a subject.
 
(3) The total marks of practical training subjects, except for Practical Training Paper IV-Moot Court exercise and Internship, shall be computed by adding marks for two components -
(a) University written examination, and
(b)Written submissions and vivavoce examination. There shall be separate passing for these two component of a subject. A student must obtain not less than 8 marks to pass a written submissions and viva voca examination of a subject.
 
(4) The total marks of Practical Training Paper IV-Moot Court Exercise and Internships hall be computed by adding marks for two components- 
(a) Moot court exercises, observance of trials, pre-trial preparations activities, and 
(b) Written submissions and viva voca examination.
 
There shall be separate passing for these two components of a subject, A student must obtain not less than 32 marks to pass in a moot court exercises, observance of trials, pre-trial preparations activities of asubject. A student must obtain not less than 8 marks to pass a written submissions and viva voce examin.
 
(5) A student shall be declared as passed in a particular year or class, if he/she have passed in all the subjects of two terms or semesters of a year or class taken together.
 
(6) There shall not be a separate passing for a single semester or term examination.
 
(7) The pass class shall be awarded to the student if he / she have passed in all the subjects of two terms or semesters of a year or class taken together.
 
(8) A student shall be entitled to the benefit of grace marks or additional marks for extra curricular activities as per University rules.
 
(9) The rule of scaling down of internal assessment marks shall be applicable, if percentage of internal assessment marks exceeds percentage of University written examination marks by more than 15%.The difference between the percentage of University written examination marks and percentage of internal assessment marks of a student for any subject shall not be more than 15%. If the percentage of marks obtained by a student for any subject in internal assessment exceeds the percentage of marks obtained by him / her in University written examination by more than 15%the marks obtained by him/her in internal assessment shall be brought down to that extent.
 
(10) The rule of scaling down of internal assessment marks shall not be applicable to practical training subjects.
 
(11) The pass class shall be awaded to the student for the year or class as under

 

 

S.No.

Percentageof Marks

Class

(I)

Aggregate40% and more but less than 50%

PassClass

(II)

Aggregate50% and more but less than 55%

SecondClass

(III)

Aggregate55% and more but less than 60%

HigherSecond Class

(IV)

Aggregate60% and above but less than 70%

FirstClass

(V)

Aggregate70% and above

Distinction

 

2.Eligibility for Award of Degree :

 
(1) A student passing examination of third year of B.A.LL.B.shall be eligible to obtain the first degree of B.A.under the integrated B.A.LL.B.course provided that he/she has pased examination of second year of B.A.LL.B.course provided that he/she has passed examination of second year of B.A.LL.B.such a degree of B.A. shall not entitle the student to enroll as an advocate.
 
(2) A student of B.A.LL.B. course passing examination of all the year or classes, divided in ten semesters,shall be eligible to obtain the B.A.LL.B.degree.
 
(3) A student of LL.B.course passing examination of all years or classes, divided insix semesters, shall be eligible to obtain the LL.B. degree.
 
 

3. Allowed to keep Terms (ATKT) for B.A.LL.B Course  

Allowed to Keep Terms is the process to allow student to take admission and study in the next class or year even if he/she has failed inspecified number of subjects. The rules of ATKT for B.A.LL.B.course are as under: 
 
(1) If a student passes in not less than 2/3 of total subjects to pass, his result status will be failed ATKT. The table given below shall decide the ATKT status of a student.
 
(2) In computing "Total subjects to pass" for a student from 2003 Pattern admitted in the revisedcurriculum i.e. 2017 Pattern, the additional subject or subjects required to pass under the Rules of Equivalence (Rules of Absorption) shall not be taken into account.
 
(3) A student of Second Year B.A.LL.B. shall not bee ligible for admission to Third Year B.A.LL.B. unless he/she have passed First Year B.A.LL.B. examination.
 
(4) A Student of Third Year B.A.LL.B. shall not bee ligible for admission to Fourth Year B.A.LL.B., unless he/she have passed Second Year B.A.LL.B examination.
 
(5) A Student of Fourth Year B.A.LL.B. shall not bee ligible for admission to Fifth Year B.A.LL.B unless he/she have passed Third Year B.A.LL.B.Examination.
 

3. Allowed to keep Terms (ATKT) for LL.B. Course:                                                                        

 
Allowed to Keep Terms is the process to allow student to take admission and study in the next class or year even if he/she has failed in specified number of subjects. The rules of ATKT for LL.B. Course are as under.
 
(1) If a student passes in not less than 2/3 of total subjects to pass, his result status will be failed ATKT.The table given below shall decide the ATKT status of a student.
 
(2) In computing "Total subjects to pass" for a student from 2003 Pattern admitted in the revised curriculum i.e. 2017 Pattern, the additional subject or subjects required to pass under the Rules of Equivalence (Rules of Absorption) shall not be taken into account.
 
(3) A student of Second Year LL.B. shall not bee ligible for admission to Third Year LL.B. unless he/she have passed First Year LL.B. examination.
 
(4) A student of Third Year B.A.LL.B shall not be eligible for admission to Fourth year B.A. LL.B., unless he/she have passed Second Year B.A.LL.B examination.
 
(5) A Student of Fourth Year B.A.LL.B shall not be eligible for admission to Fifth Year B.A.LL.B unless he/she have passed Third Year B.A.LL.B

 

Table for deciding ATKT Status of Student of B.A.LL.B. And LL.B.:

 

Total Numbers of Subjects to Pass

Minimum Number of subjects Required to be passed

Maximum Number of Failure Subjects Allowed for Availing Benefit to ATKT                                     

5

4

1

6

4

2

7

5

2

8

6

2

9

6

3

10

7

3

11

8

3

 

 

5. Duration to Complete Entire Course : 

(1) A student of B.A.LL.B. Course, in order to become eligible for award of the degree, must pass in all the subjects, divided in ten semesters, with in a span period of TEN academic years including academic year in which he / she was admitted to first year of the course. No student shall be admitted as a candidate for any examination of the said course after the said period often academic years unless he/she is re-admitted to the course as a fresh candidate.

(2) A student of LL.B. course in order to become eligible for award of the degree, must pass in all the subjects, divided in six semesters, with in a span period of SIX academic years including academic year in which he/she was admitted to first year of the course. No student shall be admitted as a candidate for any examination of the said course after the said period of six academic years unless he/she is readmitted to the course as afresh candidate.

Explaination : For a student from 2003 Pattern admitted in revised curriculum i.e. 2017 pattern under the rules of Equivalence, the duration to complete remaining course, shall be proportional to the total duration to complete entire course given above.

Thus for example:

(a) If a student of 2003 Pattern is admitted in second Year B.A.LL.B. of 2017 Pattern, his/her duration to complete the course shall be eight ademic years including academic year in which he/she was admitted to Second Year B.A.LL.B.

(b) If a student of 2003 Pattern is admitted in Second Year LL.B.of 2017 Pattern his/her duration to complete the course shall be four academic years including academic year in which he/she was admitted to second Year LL.B.

6. Removal  of Doubts and Difficulties : 

Not with standing any thing stated in the rules herein, for any unforeseen issues arising, and not covered by the rules herein, or in the event of differences of interpretation, the Vice-Chancellor of the University may take adecision and the said decision of the Vice-Chancellor shall be final and binding.

Note: The course structure is subject to change as per the directions and guidelines of the Bar Council of India / Savitribai Phule Pune University.