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UGC NET Law Syllabus 2020: Check Paper-2 Chapter-wise Detailed Syllabus with Latest UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

UGC NET Law Syllabus 2020: Check UGC NET 2020 Law Syllabus Chapter-wise with Latest UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern. Paper-2 will consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each.

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UGC NET Law Syllabus 2020: Check Paper-2 Chapter-wise Detailed Syllabus with Latest UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern
UGC NET Law Syllabus 2020: Check Paper-2 Chapter-wise Detailed Syllabus with Latest UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

UGC NET Law Syllabus 2020: NTA conducts UGC NET Exam in 81 Subjects to determine the candidate’s eligibility for Assistant Professor & Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor (only) posts in Indian Colleges and Universities. UGC NET 2020 Exam will be conducted in 81 subjects and the online exam will consist of two papers, i.e., Paper-1 & Paper-2. Based on the subject selected by the candidate, Paper-2 will consist of 100 Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each.

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In this article, are going to share the Detailed Syllabus of UGC NET 2020 Law Subject. Let’s first look at the Exam Pattern of NTA UGC NET 2020 Exam in brief:

NTA UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

Session

Paper

Number of Questions (All are compulsory)

Marks

Duration

Single (No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2)

I

50

100

3 Hours

II

100

200

Total

 

150

300

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UGC NET 2020 LAW SYLLABUS

Let’s look at the Chapter-wise Syllabus of UGC NET Law Subject in detail:

Unit 1: JURISPRUDENCE

S. No

Chapters

1

Nature and sources of law

2

Schools of jurisprudence

3

Law and morality

4

Concept of rights and duties

5

Legal personality

6

Concepts of property, ownership and possession

7

Concept of liability

8

Law, poverty and development

9

Global justice

10

Modernism and post-modernism

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Unit 2: CONSTITUTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

S. No

Chapters

1

Preamble, fundamental rights and duties, directive principles of state policy.

2

Union and State executive and their interrelationship

3

Union and State legislature and distribution of legislative powers

4

Judiciary

5

Emergency provisions

6

Temporary, transitional and special provisions in respect of certain states

7

Election Commission of India

8

Nature, scope and importance of administrative law

9

Principle of natural justice

10

Judicial review of administrative actions – Grounds

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Unit 3: PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW AND IHL

S. No

Chapters

1

International law – Definition, nature and basis

2

Sources of International law

3

Recognition of states and governments

4

Nationality, immigrants, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)

5

Extradition and asylum

6

United Nations and its organs

7

Settlement of international disputes

8

World Trade Organization (WTO)

9

International humanitarian law (IHL) - Conventions and protocols

10

Implementation of IHL - Challenges

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Unit 4: LAW OF CRIMES

S. No

Chapters

1

General principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and mens rea, individual and

group liability and constructive liability

2

Stages of crime and inchoate crimes - Abetment, criminal conspiracy and attempt

3

General exceptions

4

Offences against human body

5

Offences against state and terrorism

6

Offences against property

7

Offences against women and children

8

Drug trafficking and counterfeiting

9

Offences against public tranquility

10

Theories and kinds of punishments, compensation to the victims of crime

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Unit 5: LAW OF TORTS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

S. No

Chapters

1

Nature and definition of tort

2

General principles of tortious liability

3

General defenses

4

Specific torts – Negligence, nuisance, trespass and defamation

5

Remoteness of damages

6

Strict and absolute liability

7

Tortious liability of the State

8

The Consumer Protection Act 1986 - Definitions, consumer rights and redressal

Mechanism

9

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 - No fault liability, third party insurance and claims

tribunal

10

The Competition Act, 2002 - Prohibition of certain agreements, abuse of dominant

position and regulation of combinations

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Unit 6: COMMERCIAL LAW

S. No

Chapters

1

Essential elements of contract and e-contract

2

Breach of contract, frustration of contract, void and voidable agreements

3

Standard form of contract and quasi-contract

4

Specific contracts - Bailment, pledge, indemnity, guarantee and agency

5

Sale of Goods Act, 1930

6

Partnership and limited liability partnership

7

Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

8

Company law – Incorporation of a company, prospectus, shares and debentures

9

Company law – Directors and meetings

10

Corporate social responsibility

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Unit 7: FAMILY LAW

S. No

Chapters

1

Sources and schools

2

Marriage and dissolution of marriage

3

Matrimonial remedies - Divorce and theories of divorce

4

Changing dimensions of institution of marriage – Live-in relationship

5

Recognition of foreign decrees in India on marriage and divorce

6

Maintenance, dower and stridhan

7

Adoption, guardianship and acknowledgement

8

Succession and inheritance

9

Will, gift and wakf

10

Uniform Civil Code

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Unit 8: ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

S. No

Chapters

1

Meaning and concept of ‘environment’ and ‘environmental pollution’

2

International environmental law and UN Conferences

3

Constitutional and legal framework for protection of environment in India

4

Environmental Impact Assessment and control of hazardous waste in India

5

National Green Tribunal

6

Concept and development of human rights

7

Universalism and cultural relativism

8

International Bill of Rights

9

Group rights – Women, children, persons with disabilities, elderly persons, minorities and weaker sections

10

Protection and enforcement of human rights in India – National Human Rights Commission, National Commission for Minorities, National Commission for Women, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, National Commission for Schedule Tribes and National Commission for Backward Classes

11

Operation Research – Transportation, Queuing Decision Theory, PERT / CPM

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Unit 9: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW

S. No

Chapters

1

Concept and meaning of intellectual property

2

Theories of intellectual property

3

International conventions pertaining to intellectual properties

4

Copyright and neighboring rights – Subject matters, limitations and exceptions, infringement and remedies

5

Law of patent – Patentability, procedure for grant of patent, limitations and exceptions, infringement and remedies

6

Law of trademark – Registration of trademarks, kinds of trademarks, infringement and passing off, remedies

7

Protection of Geographical Indications

8

Bio-diversity and Traditional Knowledge

9

Information technology law- digital signature and electronic signature, electronic governance, electronic records and duties of subscribers

10

Cyber crimes, penalties and adjudication

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Unit 10: COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW AND SYSTEMS OF GOVERNANCE

S. No

Chapters

1

Comparative Law – Relevance, methodology, problems and concerns in Comparison

2

Forms of governments – Presidential and parliamentary, unitary and federal

3

Models of federalism – USA, Canada and India

4

Rule of Law – ‘Formal’ and ‘substantive’ versions

5

Separation of powers – India, UK, USA and France

6

Independence of judiciary, judicial activism and accountability – India, UK and USA

7

Systems of constitutional review – India, USA, Switzerland and France

8

Amendment of the Constitution – India, USA and South Africa

9

Ombudsman –Sweden, UK and India

10

Open Government and Right to Information - USA, UK and India

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For Paper-1, candidates can refer to the below links:

NTA UGC NET June 2020 Exam Paper-I Exam Pattern

Part

Sections

Approx. Questions/Marks

I

Teaching Aptitude

5/10

II

Research Aptitude

5/10

III

Reading Comprehension

5/10

IV

Communication

5/10

V

Reasoning (including Maths)

5/10

VI

Logical Reasoning

5/10

VII

Data Interpretation

5/10

VIII

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

5/10

IX

People & Environment

5/10

X

Higher Law System: Governance, Polity & Administration

5/10

 

Total

50/100

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Candidates are advised to go through the above mentioned latest UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Law subjects before making Preparation Strategy.

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