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IAS Exam NIOS INTRODUCTION TO LAW Book- 1 Study Material

Apr 1, 2016 14:45 IST

    For the Civil Services aspirants the available NIOS readings are much important. The NIOS textbooks contain precise study material available in all major subjects like History, Geography, Political Science, Economy, Accountancy, Business Studies, Law, Sociology Psychology, Environment and Ecology etc. The IAS aspirants need to prefer such textbooks which required less time to cover the whole UPSC IAS syllabus. NIOS textbooks are equally important for UPSC IAS Prelims Exam as well as for IAS Mains Exam.

    The INTRODUCTION TO LAW- Book 1 consists of following topics given below:

    MODULE I: Concept of Law

    Approach: The purpose for this module is to acquaint the learners with the meaning of Law, the Legal Systems that prevail in the globe and the various classifications of legal systems.

    Meaning of Law
    Classification of Legal System
    Personal Law I: Hindu Law and Muslim Law
    Personal Law II: Christian, Parsi and Jewish Law

    MODULE – II: Functions and Techniques of Law

    Approach: Law is omnipotent and accordingly it has many and varied functions. This module is designed to familiarise the students with the functions and techniques of law which would enable them to understand the application of law.

    Normative Functions of Law and Social Control Hours
    Principles of Natural Justice
    Techniques of Law and Remedies I
    Techniques of Law and Remedies II

    MODULE – III: Classification of Law

    Approach: This module is designed for the purpose of making the students aware about the various sources and classification of law. The basic understanding about the different categories in the types of law can be learned by the learner and their division is also available in this module.

    Territorial Law
    Civil Law and Criminal Law
    Substantive Law and Procedural or Adjective Law
    Public Law and Private Law

    MODULE – IV: Indian Court System and Methods of Resolution of Disputes

    Approach: The module provides for the legal mechanism that is meant to resolve disputes and problems that arise in  the  day  to  day  transactions  even  between  the neighbours  and  those  who  reside  in  the  community through  the  intervention  of  Courts, Tribunals  and alternative means of dispute resolution.

    Indian Judicial System
    Justice Delivery System
    Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
    Legal Services and Lok Adalat

    MODULE – V: The Constitution of India (I)

    Approach: This module would give an idea of the structure of Indian Constitutional system. This will also acquaint the learners with the salient features of the Constitution. It has also been designed to develop among learners an insight into the Fundamental Rights, Fundamental duties and Directive Principles of the State Policy enshrined in the Constitution.

    Constitution and Its Nature
    Constitutionalism and Preamble
    Fundamental Rights and Duties
    Directive Principles of State Policy

    MODULE – VI: The Constitution of India (II)

    Approach: The purpose of this module is to familiarise the learners with powers, functions and working of the principal functionaries of three organs of the government both at the Union and the State (provincial) level as embodied in the Indian Constitution.

    The Executive
    The Legislature
    The Judiciary

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