Paper 3 has been removed from NET from 2018 (Notification)- now paper 2 and 3 syllabus is included in paper 2
CBSE (UGC) NET June-December 2018 Syllabus for Law
CBSE (UGC) NET Law Syllabus 2012
Code No. 58
- There will be two questions papers, CBSE (UGC) NET Law Paper II and Paper III.
- Paper II will consist of 50 questions worth 2 mark each.
- Paper III will consist of 75 questions worth 2 mark each.
CBSE (UGC) NET Law Paper II
Constitutional Law of India:
- Fundamental Rights and Duties.
- Directive Principles of State Policy.
- Union State Legislative Relations.
- Emergency Provisions
- Amendment of the Constitution.
- Writ Jurisdiction
- Nature and Sources of Law.
- Positivism, Natural. Law Theory, Sociological Jurisprudence.
- Theories of Punishment.
- Rights and Duties.
- Concepts of Possession and Ownership.
Public International Law:
- Nature of International Law and its relationship with Municipal Law.
- Sources of International Law.
- Recognition of States and Governments.
- United Nations
- Settlement of International Disputes.
- Human Rights
- Concepts in Family Law.
- Sources of Family Law in India.
- Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage.
Law of Contracts: General Principles
- Essentials of a valid contract.
- Offer, acceptance and consideration.
- Capacity to Contract: Minor's contract.
- Elements vitiating contract: Mistake, fraud, misrepresentation, public policy, coercion, undue influence, frustration of contract.
- Remedies for breach of contract: Damages.
Law of Torts:
- Foundation of Tortuous Liability.
- General Defences to an action of Torty.
- Vicarious Liability
- Remoteness of Damages.
- Contributory Negligence
- Absolute and Strict Liability.
Law of Crimes: General Principles
- Nature and Definition of Offence.
- General Exceptions
- Common Intention and Common Object.
- Criminal Attempt, Conspiracy and Abetment.
- Offences against Women.
- Concepts: Industry, Industrial Dispute and Workman.
- Trade Unions: Rights and Immunities of Registered Trade Union; Registration and its advantages.
- Methods for Settlement of Industrial Disputes under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
- Strike and Lockout as Instruments of Collective Bargaining.
- Retrenchment, Lay-off and Closures.
CBSE (UGC) NET Law Paper III (Parts a & B) (Core and Elective or Optional)
- Essential Features of Indian Constitution.
- Distribution of Legislative Powers between Union and States.
- Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles of State Policy.
- Parliament and State Legislatures
- Amending Process of the Constitution.
- Role of Election Commission in Democratic Process.
- Nature, Scope and Importance of Administrative Law.
- Principles of Natural Justice.
- Administrative Discretion and its control.
- Judicial Review of Administrative Action-Writ Jurisdiction.
- Lokpal and Lokayukta.
- Nature and Sources of Law.
- Legal Concepts: Right, Duty, Ownership, Possession and Person Judicial. Process: Application of Doctrine of Precedent of India.
- Judicial Contribution in Bringing Social Changes.
- Law and Morality.
- General Principles of Criminal Law-meaning, nature, essentials and stages of offence.
- Joint Liability; Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy.
- Offences against Human Body.
- Offences against Property.
- Environmental Pollution: Meaning of Environment and Environmental Pollution; Kinds of Pollution.
- Legislative Measures for Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution in India-Air and Water Pollution and General Protection of Environment.
- International Development for protection of Environmental Pollution.
- Remedies for Environmental Protection: Civil, Criminal and Constitutional.
- Importance of Forest and Wildlife in protecting environment.
- Environmental impact assessment and control of Hazardous wastes.
- Nature of International Law and its sources.
- Concept of sovereignty and its relevance today.
- Recognition of State and Governments.
- Extradition, Asylum, Nationality and Status of Refugees.
- International Court of Justice.
- UNO and its organs.
- Global Trade Regime under International Law.
- Adoption and Guardianship
- Matrimonial Remedies
- Uniform Civil Code
- Concept and Development of Human Rights.
- Contribution of United Nations in the development and implementation of Human Rights.
- Implementation of Human Rights in India: Role of National Human Rights Commission.
- Protection of Marginalised Groups: Women, Children, Minorities and Refugees.
- Nature and definition of Tort.
- General Principles of Tortuous Liability.
- Specific Torts: Negligence, Nuisance and Defamation.
- Absolute Liability: Emerging trends in India.
- Consumer Protection: Evolution of Consumer Rights and Redressal of Consumer Grievances.
- Partnership Act: Nature and essentials of partnership mutual rights and liabilities of partners, advantages of registration of firms.
- Sales of Goods Act.
- Negotiable Instruments Act.
- Company Law: Role of Directors, Doctrines of Indoor Management and Ultra Vires.