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The arrangement of terms for the Faculty of Law is as under:
First Term: 1st July, 2016 to 10th December, 2016 (Both days Inclusive)
Second Term: 2nd January, 2017 to 16th May, 2017 (Both days Inclusive)
(There will be a break for Mid-term from 6th September 2016 to 12th September 2016 both days inclusive.)
(There will be a Term Break from 13th December, 2016 to 1st January, 2017 both days inclusive.)
The Lectures for LL.B. are held in the evening from 5.45 p.m. to 9.05 p.m. Practical Training, tutorials moot court and case study classes will be held from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
The working hours for the college office are 1.30 p.m. to 9.05 p.m. there will be a break for Tea from 4.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
The term “working days” mean the days on which the lectures are delivered. If a student remains absent even for a single lecture of a day, he/she will be treated as absent for the whole day. Sending up a student for the University examination shall depend on:
1. Required attendance
2. Satisfactory progress
3. Good conduct within the College.
Ordinances Nos. 6086
Every Bonafide learner shall ordinarily be allowed to keep terms for the given semester in a program of his enrolment, only if he fulfills at least seventy five percent of the attendance taken as an average of the total number of lectures, practical, tutorials etc. wherein short and /or long excursions/ field visits/ study tours organized by the college and supervised by the teachers as envisaged in the syllabus shall be credited to his attendance for the total number of periods which are otherwise delivered on the material day/s. Further, it is mandatory for every learner to have minimum 50% attendance for each course & average attendance has to be 75%.
The same ratio shall be applied for computing the attendance of the learner by crediting the number of periods which are missed while participating in an extracurricular/ co-curricular activity/ competition/ camp/ workshop/ convention/ symposium/ seminar etc. where the said learner is officially representing the college/ University/ District/ State/ Country with the permission of the Principal/ Director/ head of the College / Institute/ University Department or by the direction of the University Officer as the case may be wherein for the purpose.
Relevant Rule of the Bar Council of India
1. Save as provided in Section 24 (1)(iii) of the Advocates Act, 1961, a degree in Law obtained from any University in the territory of India after the 12 March, 1967 shall not be recognized for purposes of Section 24 (1)(iii) of the Act unless the following conditions are fulfilled.
i] That at the time of joining the course of instruction in Law for a degree in Law, he is a graduate of a University, or possesses such academic qualification which are considered equivalent to a graduates degree of a University by the Bar Council of India.
ii] The Law degree has been obtained after undergoing a course of study in Law for a minimum period of three years as provided in these rules, and
iii] That the course of study in Law has been regular attendance at the requisite number of lectures, tutorials, moot courts and practical training given by a college affiliated to a University recognized by the Bar Council of India.
Attendance is compulsory at all examinations and lectures, including seminars and moot court, all college events etc. The attendance and the work of the students in the seminars, classes, moot court etc. and also the progress at the College examinations and also their overall conduct will be taken into consideration while granting their terms and deciding their eligibility for the university examination.
Conduct of the students in the class as well as in the premises of the College shall be such, as will cause no disturbance to fellow students or to other classes.
Students must not loiter about or congregate in the college premises while the classes are in progress. Students shall do nothing either inside or outside the college that will, in any way, interfere with its administration and decline.
Students must take proper care of the college property and help in keeping the premises neat and clean. Any damage done to the property of the College will have to be compensated by the student.
In the premises of the College or in the name of the college, no Society, Association, Organization etc. shall be formed or collection be made, tickets be sold, function or meeting be held, person be invited to address students, social be arranged nor anything be printed, notice be up on the notice board nor announcements be made without the permission of the Principal.
Students should, in their own interest, read notices placed on the notice boards and website from time to time.
All meetings, functions, programmes etc. must be organized / conducted only under the supervision and control of and presided over by the Principal or by any other staff member authorized by the Principal. Students must not engage themselves in any political work in the College premises. Students should not communicate, without previous permission of the Principal, any information or write about any matter to the Press, relating to the college.
If for any reason, the continuance of a student in the College is, in the opinion of the Principal, detrimental to the best interests of discipline of the College, he may direct such student to leave the college
Students securing admission to the College are required to abide by all the Rules, Regulations and Instructions that may be issued by the College Authorities from time to time and submit to the normal enforcement of the same to the satisfaction of the College Authorities, whose decision in all matters shall be final and the same shall not be called in question on any ground whatsoever.
No excursions, picnics or tours can be arranged without the prior permission of the Principal. The permission may be granted, if an application is submitted by the students to the Principal through the members of the staff accompanying the students, at least one week prior to the scheduled date. The students will have to give an undertaking that they will behave properly and obey all instructions of the staff members' in-charge, going at their cost and consequences. The College will not be held responsible for any untoward incident that may happen on an excursion, a picnic or a tour. When an application for permission is submitted, it will be presumed that the students have taken previous permission from their parents/ guardians to join the picnic etc.
Smoking of cigarettes and other harmful products, chewing tobacco, consuming liquor or any other kind of intoxication is strictly prohibited within the premises of the college. Sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products within the radius of 100 yards of an Educational Institution is strictly prohibited and is punishable offence under s. 24 of the Cigarettes & other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of advertisement & Regulation of Trade & Commerce, Production, Supply & distribution) Act, 2003, with a fine which may extend upto 200 rupees.
Identity card issued at the time of admission is valid for three years. Students shall keep their identity cards with them while they are in the College premises, and shall produce it whenever required by any member of the College staff. Every student must show his/her identity card to the security personnel at the gate, failing which he may not be allowed to enter the college premises. Identity card is not transferable and must be produced whenever demanded.
In case of loss of identity card, student should inform about the loss to the College Office. A duplicate identity card may be issued with the permission of the Principal and on payment of Rs. 100/-.
Students desirous of pursuing further overseas studies should apply for transcripts to the college office well in advance. After verification of mark sheets, college will issue transcripts in ten to fifteen days period on payment of Rs. 1000/- for five sets of copies. Every additional copy will be issued at the cost of Rs. 50/- per copy.
The University Grant Commission has notified Regulations for curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions in order to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging. Ragging is totally banned and anyone found guilty of ragging and /or abetting ragging is liable to be punished under Indian Penal Code & UGC Regulation on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Education Institutions, 2009.
If any student is found indulging in ragging, it should be brought to the notice of Member/ Coordinator/ Chairperson of the Anti- Ragging Committee / Anti – Ragging Squad of the college or Anti – Ragging Monitoring Cell of the University immediately
Such students will also be expelled from the College and F.I.R will be lodged with the police against them. Moreover, it will be mentioned in the ‘College Leaving Certificate’ of such students that they are expelled because of their indulgence in ragging. The students found guilty of ragging earlier will not be re-admitted to the College again.
Dr. Anil Kumar Singh
Prof. Priya Shah
Mr. Anish Ghate
(Office Superintendent )
Help Line :- 022 – 26142346 / 022 - 42331400
Students in distress due to ragging related incidents can call the National Anti – Ragging helpline 1800-180-552 (24x7 toll free) or e- mail the Anti-Ragging Helpline at email@example.com. For any other information regarding ragging please visit the UGC website i.e. www.antiragging.in. It is mandatory for all the students and every parent to submit an online undertaking at www.antiragging.in & www.amanmovement.org.
As per the directions of the University of Mumbai, vide Circular No. WDC / 161 of 2009 and Circular No. CONCOL / 24 of 2014-15, a Women Development Cell / Internal Complaint Committee is constituted to deal with the complaints of sexual harassment in the college.
The Students’ Grievance Redressal Cell is formed to promote and maintain a conducive & unprejudiced educational environment.
The college has constitutes Attendance Committee as per the University Ordinance 6086.
There are other co-curricular and extra- curricular committees like Moot Court Committee, Cultural Committee, Sports Committee, Placement cell etc.
Library will remain open between 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on all working days.
Library is well furnished and centrally air – conditioned, wifi enabled, with seating capacity of 100 students and more than 13,000 books. Reference section, such as reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, Reports, University handbook, and question papers etc. will be issued to a student against his Identity Card only for reference in the Library. They must be returned at least fifteen minutes before the Library closes. The books thus issued must not, on any account, be taken out of the Library Hall. A fine of Rs. 5/- or more per day will be charged in case such books are taken out.
Current periodicals as well as the bound volumes of the old periodicals will be made available only for reference in the Library. Students should not remove the periodicals from their places allotted in the Library.
Journals and Reports which the Library subscribes to include:
International Legal Journals Non Legal Journals
· All England Law Reports Practical Lawyer
· Current Legal Problem TIME
Indian Legal Journals India Today
· All India Reporter On Line services
· SEBI and Corporate Laws Supremecourtcases.com
· Journal of Indian Law Institute Manupatra.com
· Indian Bar Review CLR (www.clrindia.com)
· Criminal Law Journal Westlaw India
· Labor and Industrial Cases Electronic Journal Database
· Supreme Court Cases ProQuest Central
· AIR- Cheque Dishonour Reports EBSCO
· Taxation Law Reports Science Direct
· All Maharashtra Law Reporter IEL Online
· All Maharashtra Law Reporters (Cri.) Springer
· Criminal Law Journal ASME
· Maharashtra Law Journal JSTOR
· AIR- Civil Cases
· AIR-Accident Claims & Compensation Cases
Keeping in mind the need for legal research, our institute has made available licensed data – base to be used through exclusive IP Access. The Electronic Research Section is situated in the Library itself and in the computer laboratory which are equipped with computers which can be used by the students representing the College at various National and Inter-Collegiate competitions, etc.