UGC-NET-Syllabus Paper-2 LAW

UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC)

National Eligibility Test (NET)

Syllabus Paper-2

SUBJECT: LAW

Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions of two (2) marks each. All questions are compulsory.

I.    Constitutional Law of India :

  • Preamble
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties.
  • Directive Principles of State Policy.
  • Judiciary
  • Executive
  • Union State Legislative Relations.
  • Emergency Provisions
  • Amendment of the Constitution.
  • Writ Jurisdiction

 

II.    Legal Theory :

  • Nature and Sources of Law.
  • Positivism, Natural. Law Theory, Sociological Jurisprudence.
  • Theories of Punishment.
  • Rights and Duties.
  • Concepts of Possession and Ownership.

 

III.    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

 

IV.    Family Law :

  • Concepts in Family Law.
  • Sources of Family Law in India.
  • Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage.

 

V.    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.

 

VI.    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.

 

VII.    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.

 

VIII.    Labour Law :

  • 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.

 

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