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Eligibility for admission

Admission to LL.B 1st semester class is open to the candidates who have a bachelor degree from the Dibrugarh University, or any other university, institution, recognized by the Dibrugarh University to be equivalent, with at least 45% marks in major or aggregate. Relaxations up to 5% of total marks in respect of SC/ST candidates and up to 3% in case of OBC/MOBC candidates are allowed as per norms of the Bar Council of India. . However the applicants who have obtained 10+2 or graduation/ post graduation through open universities system directly without having any basic qualifications for prosecuting such studies are not eligible for admission in law courses. Moreover, the minimum qualifying marks as mentioned above, shall not automatically entitle a person to get admission into the college, but only shall entitle the candidates to fulfill other institutional criteria notifiedby the college at the time of the admission. The following qualifications are required for different categories:

Age limit for admission

As per Clause 28(b) of the Legal Education Rules, 2008 of Bar Council of India “Subject to the condition stipulated by the University, and the general social condition of the applicants seeking legal education belatedly, the maximum age for seeking admission into a stream of Three Year Bachelor Degree Course in Law, is limited to thirty with right of the University to give concession of five further years for the applicant belonging to SC or ST or any Other Backward Community.

Admission Procedure

Admission to the LL.B course is based on merit at the qualifying examination. Intending students are required to submit the filled up application form along with the requisite documents on or before the date as notified by the College from time to time. After verification of documents and payment of fees on the account of the College at State Bank of India, Dibrugarh Branch located at Thana Charali, their provisional admission will be confirmed. After deposit of the fee the counterfoil of the deposit form have to be submitted at the Office of College. The admission confirmed by the institution is subject to approval of the Dibrugarh University. To promote cashless economy the College accepts admission and other fee through electronic modes only. The fee for admission is inclusive of admission fee, tuition fee, library fee etc. payable in single installment per anuum at the time of admission.

The following qualifications are required for different categories:

General : Minimum 45 % marks in Bachelor Degree or equivalent from any recognized University.

OBC/MOBC : Minimum 42 % marks in Bachelor Degree or equivalent from any recognized University.

SC/ST : Minimum 40 % marks in Bachelor Degree or equivalent from any recognized University.

FEE STRUCTURE: At the time of admission, a student has to deposit prescribed fee as notified below as course fee which includes Admission fee, Tuition fee etc. for 12 months that includes two semester.

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats for different categories of students are as follows:

  • Schedule Caste - 7%
  • Schedule Tribes (Plains) - 10%
  • Schedule Tribes (Hills) - 5%
  • OBC and MOBC - 15%
  • 10% seat is reserved under EWS category

Cancellation of Seats

A Student may forfeit his seat under the following circumstance:

  1. A student shall forfeit the seat if she/he fails to attend classes without valid ground and permission of the authority for consecutive 15 days from the date of commencement of the classes.
  2. The name of the student shall also be struck of the rolls if she/ he is admitted to an equivalent course under any other college/institution affiliated to Dibrugarh University during the Academic session in which she/he is admitted to.

Admission into Next Year

Students will be required to enroll themselves in the next year classes within 15 days after the completion of their end-semester examination.

Examination and evaluation

The scheme of examination shall be of two parts. There will be written End Semester examinations of 80 marks of 3 hour duration out of total 100 marks, as per the Academic Calendar of the University or as notified by the University from time to time. Remaining 20 marks will be for Internal Assessment to be conducted as follows :

  • First Sessional Examination = 5 marks
  • Second Sessional Examination = 5 marks
  • Group Discussion/ Seminar/Home Assignment = 5 marks.
  • Viva-Voce Examination = 5 marks
There shall be no provision for repeat/betterment in the sessional examination. However, if a student misses any sessional examination for unavoidable reasons, then the concerned teacher may conduct a special examination of his/her subject at her/his own discretion considering the genuineness for absence. Students shall have to compulsorily attend internal assessments, otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear in the End-Semester examination.

Eligibility for end semester examination

A student shall be allowed to appear in the End Semester examination if he/she has attended minimum of 75% of the classes held in the semester concerned including the tutorials, moot court exercises, practical training etc. The attendance status of a student in a particular semester shall be calculated on average basis. They should also have to appear all the components of internal assessments.

Rules of standard of passing

  1. A student shall have to secure at least 40% marks in aggregate in the Internal Assessment and End Semester examination to pass a theory/practical/clinical programme.
  2. A candidate shall be declared as pass in a semester, provided she/he passes all the programmes of a semester independently.
  3. The marks secured by a student in Internal Assessment shall be carried over for declaring the result of any End-Semester.
  4. A candidate who could not appear or fail in any end-semester examination shall be allowed to appear the same as follows :
    • First Semester Examination with the regular third or odd semester examinations.
    • Second Semester examination with the regular fourth or even semester examinations and so on.
  5. A Candidate shall have to clear the 3 year LL.B./LL.B (Hons) within a period of 6 (six) years from the date of her/his admission in the first semester of the Programme. There shall be no further special chance after expiry of the time limit as mentioned above.
  6. The End Semester Examination shall be conducted as per the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Examination Ordinance.

Rules of practical training

  1. Under the scheme of Practical Training Programme, each student shall complete 12 weeks Internship from the 3rd semester onwards under NGO, Trial and Appellate Advocates, Judiciary, Legal Regulatory Authorities and Parliament, other Legal Functionaries, Market Institutions, Law Firms, Companies, Local self Government and other such bodies where law is practiced either in action or dispute resolution or in management. Provided that internship in any year cannot be for a continuous period of more than four weeks and all students shall at least have gone through once in the entire academic period with Trial and Appellate Advocates. The students have to maintain record of their internship in the Diary provided by the College which will be evaluated with their paper 6.6 in 6th Semester.
  2. Students under practical training paper shall attend the offices of advocates on such days and during such timings as the concerned advocates may suggest. The object of this course is to enable a student to make him conversant with the working in an Advocate as to how he takes instructions from clients and so on. The observation made by the student shall be recorded in the diary under practical training paper and the same shall be assessed for allotted marks under paper 6.6 of 6th Semester.
  3. As per syllabus prescribed for practical training paper, a Viva-Voce Examinations shall be held on behalf of the University is presence of one external examiner to be appointed by the University who will ask questions to the students on the basis of the clinical work done by them and marks will be allotted to them accordingly. The students shall submit their report prepared under various practical papers at the time of viva-voce examination.