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The arrangement of terms for the Faculty of Law is as under:
First Term: 3rd July, 2017 to 16th December, 2017 (Both days Inclusive)
Second Term: 2nd January, 2018 to 28th May, 2018 (Both days Inclusive)
(There will be a break for Mid-term from 25th August, 2017 to 29th August, 2017 both days inclusive.)
(There will be a Break for Winter from 16th October, 2017 to 28th October, 2017 both days inclusive.)
The Lectures for LL.B. are held in the evening from 3.45 p.m. to 7.05 p.m. Practical Training, tutorials moot court and case study classes will be held from 1.30 p.m. to 3.15 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.
Prohibition of sale of Cigarettes or Tobacco Products
Section 6 of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 provides that no person shall sell, offer for sale or permit sale of cigarettes or any other Tobacco Product:
a) To any person who is under eighteen years of age.
b) In an area within a radius of 100 yards of any educational institution.
Sale of Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products in an area within a radius of 100 yards of an educational Institution is strictly prohibited and is a punishable offence under S.24 of the Act 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.
Students may apply for a bonafide certificate to the college at the Enquiry Counter. The charge for issuing the Bonafide Certificate is Rs.25/.
Ragging is strictly prohibited within and without the college premises. Students indulging in ragging other student(s) will be punished as per 'UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 (U/s. 26 (1)(g) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956) published in the Gazatte of India on July 4, 2009.
As per the Act
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
a. any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;
b. indulging in rowdy or in disciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;
c. asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;
d. any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
e. exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
f. any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
g. any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
h. any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student ;
i. any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.
Students indulging in ragging may also be expelled from the college and a First Information Report lodged with the law enforcement agencies against them. Moreover, the cause of expulsion due to indulgence in ragging will be cited in the college leaving certificate of such students.
Dr. Anil Kumar Singh
Prof. Dr.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
As per the University Ordinance 6086 (Circular No. UG/01 of 2014 dated 5th May, 2014) :
1) There shall be the Attendance Committee, for smooth conduct of this ordinance, in every college/institute/Department of the University comprising of at least three members (to be nominated from other departments in case of the University Departments having less than 3 teachers), the Vice-Principal/ Senior Teacher (Convener) and at least two more teachers ensuring representation of the concerned faculties, nominated by the Principal/Director/Head.
2) 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 (75%) of the attendance taken as an average of the total number of lectures, practicals, 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 no of periods which are otherwise delivered on the material day/s. Further it is mandatory for every learner to have min 50% attendance for each course & average attendance has to be 75%.
3) The same ratio shall be applied for computing the attendance of the learners 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 of computing the average attendance the periods missed for what is envisaged here-in-above, at Sr. No 2, shall be deemed to have been attended by the said learner .
4) Without prejudice to what is stated here-in-above, the Principal/Director/Head of the concerned College/Institute/Department of the University shall be the competent authority to condone the absentee of any learner further up to additional 25%, if deemed fit and on recommendation of the attendance committee of the said college/Institute/Department of the University, wherein it is mandatory on the said committee to do natural justice by giving personal hearing to every learner falling short of minimum attendance for keeping terms and recommending case by case to the competent authority having verified the genuineness and gravity of the problem that justifies the learner to remain absent, which generally shall be limited to his own sickness, sickness of his parent, death of his parent etc. supported by valid evidence, documentary or otherwise.
Library will remain open between 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on all working days.
College Library is well furnished and centrally air – conditioned, wifi enabled, with seating capacity of 100 students and more than 13,500 books. Reference section, such as reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, Law Reports, University handbook, and question papers etc. will be issued to a student against his Identity Card only for reference in the Library. Student have access to legal and non legal journals, subject related reference resources and a wide range of online services and programs which support and supplement the syallabus. The library is also equipped with electronic data bases accessible to students through links. Students may use laptops 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 Heins Online
Criminal Law Journal Westlaw India
Labour and Industrial Cases LexisNexis
Supreme Court Cases Electronic Journal Database
AIR- Cheque Dishonour Reports ProQuest Central
Taxation Law Reports EBSCO
All Maharashtra Law Reporter JSTOR
All Maharashtra Law Reporters (Cri.) Springer
Criminal Law Journal ASME
Maharashtra Law Journal
AIR- Civil Cases
AIR-Accident Claims & Compensation Cases
Reference and Study Room Section
1. Books in the Reference Section such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, reports, periodicals, university handbook, question papers etc., will be issued to a student against his identity card only for reference purposes in the Library.
2. These must be returned fifteen minutes prior to the closing hours of the library.
3. the books thus issued, must not on any account be taken out of the Library hall, failing which a fine of Rs. 10/- or more will be charged in such cases.
4. Current periodicals as well as past numbers and bound volumes of periodicals will be available only for reference in the Library.
5. Students should return the same to the spaces assigned to them in the Library.
6. On return of borrowed books to the library students should ensure that they reclaim and verify their identity cards.
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.