CLAT PG 2019 Syllabus Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence

CLAT PG 2019 Syllabus Complete Constitutional Law Jurisprudence Mock test Previous Paper
CLAT PG 2020 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers
  • 11 CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with official answer keys - 2009 to 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock tests of 100 questions each - from a question bank of 9500 selected MCQs
  • 50 Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • List of Indicative / Likely Subjective Type Questions & Topics
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • Summary list of Important (Recent) Supreme Court Judgments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • Eighty Three (83) LawMint users were offered seats across various NLUs in CLAT PG 2019 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR & NLU Delhi

As per the Official CLAT PG 2019 syllabus, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence cover one third of the entire exam. I.e. These two areas will account for 100 out of the 150 questions in the exam.

Extra attention needs to be paid to ensure that candidates are adequately prepared for the essential areas from these two topics. Though both of them are quite vast in terms of depth and scope – when we analyse the previous question papers, we see that questions in the CLAT PG exam are drawn from the areas mentioned below.

While your preparation has to be holistic;  you should spare a little more time in familiarizing yourself with the syllabus areas mentioned below.

Constitutional Law – Complete Syllabus Details for CLAT PG 2019 LLM Entrance

  • Salient features of the Indian constitution
  • Nature of Indian Federalism
  • Preamble of the Indian Constitution
  • Citizenship including relevant provisions of Citizenship Act, 1955
  • Union & State Legislature – Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Legislature – Composition, Speaker, Chairman, Privilages, Legislative procedure
  • Union & State Executive – President, Governor – Election, appointment, powers, position, council of ministers, Prime Minister, Parliamentary system of Government
  • Union & State Judiciary – Supreme Court & High Court, Composition & Powers, Writs
  • Legislative Relations between Union and States – Distribution of Legislative Powers; Administrative & Financial Relationship
  • Emergency Provisions – National, State and Financial.
  • Amendment of the Constitution – Process, Constitutionality of ordinary law and amendment laws, Judicial review of amendment and the doctrine of basic structure
  • Important amendments of the Constitution till date and their constitutional effects
  • Fundamental Rights (Articles 12 – 32)
  • Directive Principles of State Policy (Articles 36 – 51)
  • Fundamental Duties (Article 51A)
  • Article 300 – A – Property Rights
  • Trade, Commerce and Intercourse within the Territory of India (Articles 301 – 307)
  • State Liability in contracts and torts, Suits by and against the State
  • Safeguards to Civil Servants (Articles 309 – 311)

 

Jurisprudence – Complete Syllabus Details for CLAT LLM 2019 PG  Entrance

Nature, Scope, Definition and Significance
– Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
– Relation between Law and Justice – HLA Hart, Amartya Sen, John Rawl, Aristotle
– Relation between Law and Morals: Hart – Devlin Debate

Natural Law School
Introduction and features of natural school
– Early Greek Period – Medieval – Renaissance – Reformist Phase
– Social Contract – Grotius, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau
– Revival of Natural Law – Stammler, Fuller, Finnis & Hart
– Hart – Fuller Debate

Analytical Positivism
Introduction and central claims of Analytical Positivism
– Jeremy Bentham : Aspects of law, Utilitarianism (Criticism, Merits and Demerits)
– John Austin : types of law, Law as command (Criticism, Merits and Demerits) Application of Austin’s theory
– Hans Kelsen : Pure theory of law, Grund norm (Criticism, Merits and Demerits)
– H L A Hart : Primary and Secondary Rules, Rule of Recognition (Criticism)
– Hart – Dworkin Debate

Historical School of Law
Introduction and features of Historical School
– Karl Von Savigny : Volksgiest (Criticism, Merits and Demerits)
– Henry Maine : Stages of law, Status to contract (Criticism, Merits and Demerits)

Sociological School of Law
Introduction and features of Sociological School
– Ihering : Purpose of law, Interest theory
– Ehrlich : Living law
– Duguit : Social solidarity
– Roscoe Pound : Social engineering, Balancing of interest theory, Jural postulates (Criticism)

Realist Movement
American Realism – Oliver Homes – Bad man theory (The prediction theory of law)
Jerome Frank – father of complex theory, Skepticism
Karl Llewellyn – Law jobs theory

Salient Features of Scandinavian Realism
Views of :
– Hagerstorm
– Olivercrona
– Alf Ross

Economic approach of Jurisprudence
Introduction and basic features
– Karl Marx views on law

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CLAT PG 2020 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers
  • 11 CLAT PG LLM previous question papers with official answer keys - 2009 to 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock tests of 100 questions each - from a question bank of 9500 selected MCQs
  • 50 Mini Mock tests of 25 questions each - for quick practice sessions
  • List of Indicative / Likely Subjective Type Questions & Topics
  • Summarized overview of Important Jurisprudence topics (For Subjective & Objective questions)
  • Overview of all Constitutional Amendments
  • Summary list of Important (Recent) Supreme Court Judgments
  • All Tests & Previous Papers are timed and have Negative marking for realistic simulation
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
  • Eighty Three (83) LawMint users were offered seats across various NLUs in CLAT PG 2019 - Including NLSIU, NALSAR & NLU Delhi

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