The Law College, as it was originally called, was established in Jaipur by the Government of the erstwhile State of Jaipur in 1947, that is the year corresponding with the foundation of the University of Rajasthan. It was housed, first in the building now known as the University Maharaja’s College and had 306 students, a full time Principal, one Reader, three Part-time teachers. In the beginning, only a two-year LL.B. Course was started from 1947 to 1952 and the Law College was affiliated to the University of Rajasthan. On July 1, 1953, the College was transferred by the State Government to the University of Rajasthan.
The foundation stone of a separate Vidhi Bhawan was laid by Shri Barkatullah Khan, the then Chief Minister of Rajasthan, on Friday, 22nd December 1972.
Teaching began in this building from the session 1975-76. At present the classes are held in two buildings: (i) Social Science Block (popularly known as the Old Law Building and (ii) the Vidhi Bhawan (popularly known as the New Law Building). During the session 1993-94, the College was declared by the UGC as a Constituent College of the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
Dr. H.M. Mittal
LL.B. (Bachelor of Law) Academic/Professional Courses Seats: 720
LL.B. (THREE YEAR) PROFESSIONAL COURSE
LL.B. Academic/Professional. The Bar Council of India recommended the introduction of 27 papers for LL.B. Course from the Session 1998-99. This new course has already been introduced.
LL.B (FIRST YEAR) ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL
Under the new scheme the candidates for the LL.B. First Year (Academic/Professional) are examined in nine papers. Each paper carries 100 marks and of three hours duration.
LL.B (SECOND YEAR) ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL
Candidates for the LL.B. Second Year (Academic/ Professional) shall be examined in nine papers:
LL.B. (THIRD YEAR) PROFESSIONAL
Candidates for the LL.B. Third Year (Professional) shall be examined in nine papers.
POLICY FOR ADMISSION
(a) 45% marks in the aggregate of the qualifying examination for admission to LL.B. I Year class.
(b) 60% and above in the aggregate for students coming from universities other than those situated in the State of Rajasthan.
Minimum eligibility for admission to the LL.B. First Year (O.252).
As per provision of O.-252 only such candidates who have passed the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree examination with the required marks in aggregate shall be eligibile for admission to the LL.B. I year class. No concession on any ground, whatsoever, is admissible in the said rule.
(i) A candidate who has taken the Bachelor’s or the Master’s Degree in Arts/ Commerce/ Science/ Engineering/Management (of 2 years duration) / Nursing/ Agriculture or the Degree of Shastri/ Acharya or the Degree of Ayurvedacharya/Ayurveda Brihaspati of this University or of any other University recognised for the purpose by the Syndicate with full course prescribed for the Degree and has secured a minimum of 45% marks, minimum of 60% in case of a student coming from a University situated out of Rajasthan (excluding any concessional marks) in the aggregate marks prescribed for the examination for the aforesaid degree, shall be eligible for admission to LL.B. First Year class.
N.B (i) For the purpose of this Ordinance the marks of only those subjects/papers shall be taken into account which have been considered for awarding division at the Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree examination.
(ii) Candidates who have passed their qualifying examination with full course in one attempt or in parts or as a private candidate or by correspondence will also be eligible for admission to the LL.B I Year provided they have secured the minimum percentage of marks as prescribed above.
(2) Admissions shall be made on the basis of merit and in accordance with the rules made thereof by the competent authority.
Provided further that the condition of obtaining a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate at the qualifying examination shall not apply to the Natural Born Son/Daughters of parents belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes.
Note : From the session 1994-95 only candidates who have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of 10+2+3 pattern or those who have passed a one year Pre- Post Graduate/Bridge Course Examination after obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree of 10+1+3 or 10+2+2 pattern shall be considered eligible for admission.
Explanation: Provided that it would not apply in the case of such candidates who have passed their graduation examination prior to the academic session of 1991-92 and they will also have the option to clear the Pre P.G./ Bridge Course for seeking admission or appearing in the examination for a higher course in the University or elsewhere. (Academic Council Res. No. 3 dated 18/19 April 94 & Syndicate Res, No. 9 dt. 18.7.94).
2. Admission shall be made on the basis of merit and in accordance with the rules made thereof by the competent authority.
Important Note :
(i) Candidates belonging to S.C.and S.T. categories will be required to produce a certificate to the effect from District Magistrate/Tehsildar/Sub-Divisional Magistrate, without which their cases will not be considered under the above provisions (0.81-11).
(ii) Candidates belonging to OBC category shall be required to produce a certificate to that effect from D i s t r i c t M a g i s t r a t e / Te h s i l d a r / S u b – D i v i s i o n a l Magistrate, without which their cases will not be considered under the above clause (a),
(iii) Candidates claiming concession under clause (c) above shall be required to furnish a certificate in the original from the Principal, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur/Director, Rehabilitation Research Center/ Head of the Department concerned of S.M.S. Medical College,Jaipur.
(iv) A relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum percentage of marks for admission under provision I (c) shall be admissible to Physically Handicapped candidated defined a deaf/ dumb/ loss of any limb with permanent disability. Such cases will be screened and cleared by a Central Committee constituted for this purpose.
(v) No other concession or weightage of marks on any other score whatsoever shall, however, be admissible to them.
(vi) Notwithstanding anything contained in the ordinances prescribing minimum percentage of marks for admission to the various courses of studies, the Head of the institution may fix a higher minimum percentage of marks for students other than those belonging to S.C./S.T. category for regulating admission in the college concerned (0.81-VII).
2. C o n c e s s i o n / We i g h a t a g e f o r p u r p o s e o f admission :
The following concessions shall be admissible to the outstanding players and athletes seeking admission to the various courses of study in the Faculty of Law :
(A) The following categories of candidates shall be eligible for admission to a course irrespective of the marks obtained by them at the qualifying examination provided they fulfil the conditions of eligibility laid down in other Ordinances :
(i) Those who have been sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare to represent the Nation in Games and Sports in the International Tournaments at least
(ii) Those who have been sponsored by the Inter-University Sports Board to represent the Indian Universities in Games and Sports in International Tournaments at least once in the immediately preceding two years.
(iii) Those who have represented both the University and the State in Games and Sports in the Inter-University in the Games and Sports in the National Tournaments at least once in the immediately preceding two years.
(iv) Those who have represented both the University and the State in Games and Sports in the Inter-University and National Junior Tournaments, at least once in the immediately preceding two years.
(v) Those who have been members of either the University of the State of Rajasthan teams in Games and Sports which have been declared winners or runners-up in the Inter-University or holders of first three positions in individual events in either of the above tournaments at least once in the immediately preceding two years.
(vi) Those who have represented the State Schools in Games and Sports in the School National Tournaments at least once in the immediately preceding two years.
Only one reservation/ weightage/ Concession will be allowed to the applicant.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
O.251: There shall be a Three Year Course for the degree of LL.B. (P) and Two Year Course for the degree of LL.B.(A) and the teaching shall be conducted through the lecture method, practical and class performance during the session and an examination shall be conducted through written papers, practical examination and a viva-voce at the end of each session.
Three Year LL.B. (P) Course :
1. LL.B. (P)/LL.B. (A) First Year Examination at the end of the First Year.
2. LL.B. (P)/LL.B. (A) Second Year Examination at the end of the Second Year.
3. LL.B. (P) Third Year Examination at the end of the Third Year.
All students admitted to LL.B. I Year Professional Course only and those who would like to take admission in LL.B. Ist Year Academic Course will have to apply separately. Those who do not apply separately, would be deemed to have been admitted to the Professional Course.
The instructions shall be provided in each paper of LL.B. I,II and III Year for 3 hours a week by all institutions running the LL.B. classes.
O.253: A candidate who has completed a regular course of study from the University Constituent College or from an Affiliated College for First Year of LL.B. (P) or LL.B. (A) will, subject to the other provisions of the Act/Statutes, Ordinances, Rules and Regulations, be admitted to the First Year Examination of the LL.B. (P) or LL.B. (A) Course depending on the course he/she has taken.
O.253-A: A candidate who after passing the examination of the First Year, has completed a regular course of study from the University/ Constituent college or from an Affiliated college for the Second Year of LL.B. (P) or LL.B. (A) Course will, subject to the other provisions of the Act, Statutes, Ordinance, Rules and Regulations, be admitted to the Second Year Examination of LL.B. (P) or LL.B. (A) Course, as the case may be.
O.253-B: A candidate who after passing the examination of the Second Year completed a regular course of study from the University Constituent College or from an Affiliated college for the Third Year of LL.B. (P) course will subject to the other provisions of the Act- Ordinance, Statutes, Rules and Regulations, be admitted to the Third Year Examination of LL.B. (P) course will subject to the other provisions of the Act-Ordinance, Statutes, Rules and Regulations, be admitted to the Third Year Examination of LL.B. (P).
Scheme of Examination
A candidate shall be permitted one main and three due papers attempts in LL.B. I/II year examinations respectively to clear all his/her papers of LL.B. II/III Year examination. If he/she fails in LL.B. I/II/III year examination consecutively three times, he/she will have to appear at all the papers of LL.B. I/II/III Year examination as Ex-student and the same principle will again apply afresh. While passing LL.B. I/II/III year examination in due paper examination the marks obtained by the candidate will be counted as under:
(a) If the candidate has not secured 48% marks in aggregate in six papers, but has obtained at least 36% marks in each of them at the LL.B. I/II/III year main examination then for working out his/her result only those marks as obtained by him/her in the due papers will be counted up to the extent that his overall aggregate of 9 papers becomes 48% irrespective of the higher marks obtained by him in the due paper(s).
(b) If the candidate has already secured 48% marks in the aggregate in six papers, at the LL.B. I/II/III year main examination then for working out his result only those marks as obtained by him in the due papers not exceeding 48% in average of the papers he/she will be counted irrespective of higher marks obtained by him in the due paper(s).
ACTIVITIES AND FACILITIES
The LL.B. students learn through a Moot Court. They are required to prepare arguments on behalf of the plaintiff or the defendant or asked to act as judge and deliver judgement on a case presented before the Moot Court. The students are also requested to visit courts and watch the proceedings of the court. A Live Model Moot is organized in the college every year. This year the college has also organized the ULC Ranka National Moot-Court Competition-2012 from 10th – 11th March, 2012.
LEGAL AID CLINIC
The Rajasthan University Legal Aid Clinic organized a Legal Aid awareness programme and three-day camps on ” Legal Aid Volunteers and their duties during session” and awareness programmes for HIV/AIDs, Right to education and prohibition of smoking.
Extension lectures have been delivered by legal lluminaries of the country including Prof. Nomita Agarwal, Prof. R.N. Sharma, Prof.M.A. Vaini, Prof. K.P.S. Meharwal etc. One day seminar on “Unorganized Labour and Social Security” was organized on 21st November, 2011. The college has also organized two days National Seminar on “Food Safety Standards and Public Health : A Boon to Right to Life” in joint collaboration with Department of Law on 11-12 February, 2012, two days National Seminar on ” Creating Awareness about Human Rights among Disadvantaged Groups of the State of Rajasthan” on 24th and 25th March, 2012.
RED RIBBON CLUB
The Red Ribbon Club has been established in the University Law College, Jaipur to create awareness for HIV/AIDS which has threatened human welfare, socia-economic advances, productivity and cohesion. Every student is expected to educate at least five members of his/her locality about the ill-effects of HIV/AIDS.
The College Library is functioning in the newly built library block in Vidhi Bhawan (New Law Building) for LL.B. students.The library extension work is under progress and likely to be completed in the month of May, 2012 undertaken through the U.G.C. Rejuvenation Grant received in the XI Plan.