ABOUT NERIM LAW COLLEGE

The NERIM Law College is constituent college of NERIM Group of Institutions. The NERIM Law College has been established in the year 2006 as per Dibrugarh University letter No.DU/RG/DCDC/NERIM/Perm/2006-2007/2210-16 Dated 16/8/06 to conduct 5-year Integrated law course for awarding degree of BA,LLB (Hons). From the year 2012-13, NERIM Law College has introduced Master of Law (LLM) Course under the prescribed syllabi of Dibrugarh University. NERIM Law College is a home of academic and professional excellence in the field of Legal Education with a host of highly intellectual faculty members having brilliant academic career. The motto of the institution is to provide quality Legal Education with professional efficiency in the respective field so that the future first class citizens may contribute towards the changing socio- legal order of the country in general, and have an opportunity to enter into the competitive world of legal profession. Since its inception, the College has marched with glaring results securing positions amongst the 'Top 10' in the merit list under the Dibrugarh University both in BA,LLB(H) and LL.M courses.

AFFILIATION & APPROVAL:

NERIM Group of Institutions is affiliated to both Dibrugarh University and Gauhati University. NERIM Law College, a constituent college of NERIM Group of Institutions, is affiliated to Dibrugarh University and the LLM Two Year full time and BA.LLB(Hons.) Five year Integrated Programme at NERIM Law College is conducted under the prescribed rules & regulations and proposed syllabi of the said University. Though NERIM Group of Institutions is situated in Guwahati, Dibrugarh University is exercising its power conferred upon it under Sec-5 of Dibrugarh University Act, and has granted permission/ affiliation/ recognition to NERIM Group of Institutions with prior permission from the Government of Assam.
Added to it, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), The Bar Council of India (BCI) and National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) have granted their approval to the courses conducted at NERIM Group of Institutions.


ABOUT THE AFFILIATING UNIVERSITY:

Dibrugarh University is a premier teaching cum affiliating University in the North Eastern Region of the country. This university was established in the year 1965, by the Government of Assam under Dibrugarh University Act. This is a State University and has emerged as a centre of excellence in the upper Assam region, and has been playing a dynamic role in spearheading some very important course of studies in the growing field of professionalism. This University is the first to introduce 5-year integrated courses in Law in the State of Assam.

 

LEARNING RESORUCES:

The Institute possesses a Learning Resource Cell (LRC) having equipment like LCD projector, Multimedia computers, Overhead projectors, Photostat Machines and other important equipments needed by the students and faculty members to impart training in the classrooms as well as laboratories to maintain the standard and quality of education.

 

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:

The range of teaching methods used in the programmes include formal lectures followed by -
• Discussions
• Case Studies
• Group Discussion
• Judgment Writing & Collateral Readings
• Presentations
• Role Plays and Legal Aid Camps.
• Moot Court Practices etc.
Teaching aids such as Over Head Projector, Liquid Crystal Display and Video Films are extensively used. In addition to classroom activities, seminars and workshops are conducted frequently as a part of the learning process.


RESERVATION RULES:

The Reservation Rules of the State Govt., in whose jurisdiction the institute is located, shall apply. The list of applications of all the students who have applied and who are admitted into the BALLB(H) 5 Year Integrated and LLM 2 Year programme will have to be sent by the institute to the university before the last prescribed date in the Annual Calendar, along with their enrolment forms, testimonials and fees.

 

LEGAL AID CAMPS:

NERIM Law College organizes Legal Aid Camps under the supervision of Senior Faculty Members who administer the Clinic, run by the final year students, in co-operation with the State, District Legal Services Authority with the help of lawyers and other Non-Government Organizations engaged in this regard generally in the locality to which the student community of the college hail.

 

EDUCATIONAL LOAN:

A student admitted into the BA.LLB(H) and LLM Programme at NERIM Law College can avail Educational loan from various banks subject to the fulfillment of the banks terms and conditions. NERIM Group of Institutions has signed MoU with various nationalized banks for easy access and single window facility for student loan.

 

PROGRAMME

Master of Law (LLM)- 2 Yr Full time

Duration : Two Year Full Time

 

Semester distribution:
i. First Year : First and Second Semester
ii. Second Year : Third and Fourth Semester
Total number of Papers : 14 papers

 

Master of Law (LLM) course invites talented and ambitious Law Graduates who are interested in building up a bright career in Law. The basic purpose of this course is to assist the young aspirants to fulfill their ambitions in Law by offering various opportunities to develop their professional and academic competence with dedication and determination. This course helps to meet the growing requirement in the field of Law in a highly dynamic and competitive environment.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION:

A candidate to take admission into LL.M. must have 50% marks in aggregate in LL.B.-3 years/B.A.-B.Sc.-B.Com.,BBA.LL.B-5 Year Integrated course recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and BCI.
However, a relaxation of 5% in the eligibility criteria shall be admissible to the bona-fide SC/ST/OBC/PWD applicants of the State of Assam only.
The candidates appearing in final year examination in aforesaid Programmes may also apply but at the time of admission they must produce result of the aforesaid Programme.


ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

The admission into LL.M. Programme will be made only on merit basis through an Entrance Test to be conducted by the University/Centre/College. The mode of Entrance Test shall be decided/ ascertained by the University from time to time.

 

The mode of the Entrance Test:
There will be only one paper for 2-hours for LL.M. entrance test which will comprise of Indian Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, International Law, Procedural and Evidence Laws, Family Laws, Law of Torts, Business Law.

 

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH APPLICATION FORM:

(1) Marksheet and Pass Certificate of Degree.
(2) Three copies of recent passport size photographs.
(3) Caste Certificate in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST/ OBC.

 

LLM 2 Year Full Time

SEMESTER: I

Paper No Title of the Paper
End Semester
In Semester
I Indian Constitutional Law
LLM 1 (Compulsory paper)
75
25
Group A:Constitutional Law
II Constitutional Law-I LLMA 1(Elective )

75
25
III Constitutional Law-II LLMA 2
(Elective)

75
25
IV Constitutional Law and Human Rights
LLMA 3 (Elective)
75
25
Group B: Corporate Law
II General Principles of Contract with Specific Relief
LLM B1(Elective )
75
25
III Specific Contracts with Sale of Goods
LLMB 2 (Elective)

75
25
IV Laws relating to Securities, Competition, Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership & Societies Registration
LLM B3 (Elective)
75
25
Group C: Criminal Law
II Substantive Criminal Law-I
LLM C1 (Elective)
75
25
III Substantive Criminal Law-II
LLM C 2 (Elective)
75
25
IV Socio-Economic Offences
LLM C3 (Elective)
75
25

 

SEMESTER: II

Paper No Title of the Paper
End Semester
In Semester
I Legal Education and Research Methodology LLM 2 (Compulsory paper)
75
25
Group A:Constitutional Law
II Administrative Law-I
LLM A 4 (Elective)

75
25
III Administrative Law-II
LLM A 5 (Elective)

75
25
IV Administration of Criminal Justice System LLM A 6 (Elective)
75
25
Group B: Corporate Law
II Insurance Law
LLM B 4 (Elective )

75
25
III Company Law
LLM B 5 (Elective)
75
25
IV Banking Law including Negotiable Instruments Act
LLM B 6 (Elective)
75
25
Group C: Criminal Law
II Comparative Criminal Law
LLM C 4 (Elective )
75
25
III Probation of Offenders Act and Juvenile Justice Act LLM C 5 (Elective)
75
25
IV Administration of Criminal Justice System LLM C 6 (Elective)
75
25

 

SEMESTER: III

Paper No Title of the Paper
End Semester
In Semester
I Law and Social Transformation in India
LLM 3 (Compulsory)
75
25
Group A:Constitutional Law
II Constitutional Law of America
LLM A 7 (Elective)
75
25
III Constitutional Law of U.K.
LLM A 8 (Elective)

75
25
IV Constitutional Law of Japan
LLM A 9 (Elective)
75
25
Group B: Corporate Law
II Intellectual Property Law-I
LLM B 7 (Elective)
75
25
III Intellectual Property Law-II
LLM B 8 (Elective)
75
25
IV Law of Export Import Regulation
LLM B 9 (Elective)
75
25
Group C: Criminal Law
II Criminology: Comparative Study
LLM C 7 (Elective )
75
25
III Penology: Comparative Study
LLM C 8 (Elective)
75
25
IV Victimology: Comparative Study
LLM C 9 (Elective)
75
25

 

SEMESTER: IV

Paper No Title of the Paper
End Semester
In Semester
I Judicial Process LLM 4.1
(Compulsory)
100
Group A:Constitutional Law
II Dissertation and viva-voce
[The topic for Dissertation will be assigned in the beginning of the Third Semester and the candidates are required to submit dissertation work by the end of the fourth Semester but before 15 days of End-Semester Examination.]
(Compulsory)
(150 for dissertation and 50 for viva-voce) 200

 

 

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