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UPSC & State PSC Mains Test Series

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

LAW OPTIONAL PAPER COMPRISES TWO OPTIONAL PAPER

PAPER-1   -    300 MARKS                                                     PAPER -2     - 300 MARKS

SYLLABUS FOR PAPER-1

Constitutional and Administrative Law 

  • Constitution and Constitutionalism: The distinctive features of the Constitution.
  • Fundamental rights - Public interest litigation; Legal Aid; Legal services authority.
  • Relationship between fundamental rights, directive principles and fundamental duties.
  • Constitutional position of the President and relation with the Council of Ministers.
  • Governor and his powers.
  • Supreme Court and High Courts: (a) Appointments and transfer. (b) Powers, functions and jurisdiction.
  • Centre, States and local bodies: (a) Distribution of legislative powers between the Union and the States. (b) Local bodies. (c) Administrative relationship among Union, State and Local Bodies. (d) Eminent domain - State property - common property - community property.
  • Legislative powers, privileges and immunities.
  • Services under the Union and the States: (a) Recruitment and conditions of services; Constitutional safeguards; Administrative tribunals. (b) Union Public Service Commission and State Public Service Commissions - Power and functions (c) Election Commission - Power and functions.
  • Emergency provisions.
  • Amendment of the Constitution.
  • Principles of natural justice - Emerging trends and judicial approach.
  • Delegated legislation and its constitutionality.
  • Separation of powers and constitutional governance.
  • Judicial review of administrative action.
  • Ombudsman: Lokayukta, Lokpal etc.

INTERNATIONAL LAW

 
  • Nature and definition of international law.
  • Relationship between international law and municipal law.
  • State recognition and state succession.
  • Law of the sea: Inland waters, territorial sea, contiguous zone, continental shelf, exclusive economic zone, high seas.
  • Individuals: Nationality, statelessness; Human rights and procedures available for their enforcement.
  • Territorial jurisdiction of States, extradition and asylum.
  • Treaties: Formation, application, termination and reservation.
  • United Nations: Its principal organs, powers, functions and reform.
  • Peaceful settlement of disputes - different modes.
  • Lawful recourse to force: aggression, self-defence, intervention.
  • Fundamental principles of international humanitarian law - International conventions and contemporary developments.
  • Legality of the use of nuclear weapons; ban on testing of nuclear weapons; Nuclear - non proliferation treaty, CTBT.
  • International terrorism, state sponsored terrorism, hijacking, international criminal court.
  • New international economic order and monetary law: WTO, TRIPS, GATT, IMF, World Bank.
  • Protection and improvement of the human environment: International efforts.

 

PAPER-II

LAW OF CRIMES (IPC)

  • General principles of criminal liability: Mens rea and actus reus, mens rea in statutory offences.
  • Kinds of punishment and emerging trends as to abolition of capital punishment.
  • Preparation and criminal attempt.
  • General exceptions.
  • Joint and constructive liability.
  • Abetment.
  • Criminal conspiracy.
  • Offences against the State.
  • Offences against public tranquility.
  • Offences against human body.
  • Offences against property.
  • Offences against women.
  • Defamation.
  • Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
  • Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955 and subsequent legislative developments. 16. Plea bargaining.

LAW OF TORTS

  • Nature and definition.
  • Liability based upon fault and strict liability; Absolute liability.
  • Vicarious liability including State liability.
  • General defences.
  • Joint tort feasors.
  • Remedies.
  • Negligence.
  • Defamation.
  • Nuisance.
  • Conspiracy.
  • False imprisonment.
  • Malicious prosecution.
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

LAW OF CONTRACTS AND MERCANTILE LAW

  • Nature and formation of contract/Econtract.
  • Factors vitiating free consent.
  • Void, voidable, illegal and unenforceable agreements.
  • Performance and discharge of contracts.
  • Quasi- Contracts.
  • Consequences of breach of contract.
  • Contract of indemnity, guarantee and insurance.
  • Contract of agency.
  • Sale of goods and hire purchase.
  • Formation and dissolution of partnership.
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
  • Standard form contracts.
 

CONTEMPORARY LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • Public Interest Litigation.
  • Intellectual property rights - Concept, types/prospects.
  • Information Technology Law including Cyber Laws - Concept, purpose/prospects.
  • Competition Law- Concept, purpose/ prospects.
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution - Concept, types/prospects.
  • Major statutes concerning environmental law.
  • Right to Information Act.
  • Trial by media.

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NLA LAW OPTIONAL TEST SERIES, 2019

For all Mains Test Series related queries please contact: nla.legal.info@gmail.com or call at 7827555051 or 9953608991; visit www.noblelaw.in

DETAILS OF MAINS TEST SERIES – 2019

  • Total Number of Tests –11 (5 Sectional Tests + 6 full length tests)
  • 5 Sectional Tests is divided subject wise- (i) International Law ; (ii) Constitutional Law ; (iii) IPC ; (iv) Commercial laws; (v) Tort and CLD
  • 6 Full Length Test Series – It comprises 3 full length test of Paper 1 & 3 full length test of Paper 2.
  • It comprises 28 question each and 19 questions are mandatory to answer.

SCHEDULE OF TESTS

No of Test Paper

Subject

Date of uploading question paper

Test Paper-1

Constitution Law

16st June

Test Paper-2

International Law

  27th June

Test Paper-3

Full-Length Test Paper 1

 7th July

Test Paper-4

I.P.C Law

17th July

Test Paper-5

Tort Law& CLD

26th July

Test Paper-6

Commercial Law

5th August

Test Paper-7

Full-Length Test Paper 2

12th August

Test Paper-8

Full-Length Test Paper 1

20th August

Test Paper-9

Full-Length Test Paper 2

28th August

Test Paper-10

Full-Length Test Paper 1

7th September

Test Paper-11

Full-Length Test Paper 2

14th September

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PRICE

  • For 11 Tests, which includes comprehensive evaluation and feedback + detailed analysis video + on time delivery of evaluated copies – 14,000/-

BENEFITS OF NLA ONLINE TEST SERIES:-

  • You can take the test from home and the same will save a lot of time.
  • The questions prepared are fresh and in accordance with the pattern and syllabus of UPSC.
  • It will improvise your answer writing skills.
  • You can cover the entire syllabus through the Test Series.
  • Flexible format, as you can Plan according to your own convenience. As you have enough gap, plan wisely and give all tests.
  • Questions and model answers are prepared and reviewed by highly skilled and leading law faculties and UPSC qualified students.

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  • Evaluation of your papers will be done comprehensively and by the highly qualified and trained evaluators which includes UPSC toppers .
  • Identification of Your strengths and weaknesses will be done, so that you get to know what to improve/work on.
  • Evaluated copies will be uploaded within 5 business days of submission.
  • Questions will be original and asked exactly on the pattern.

 

 

TIPS FOR ANSWER WRITING

                                                                       

CONTENT

CONCLUSIONN

EXAMPLES

STRUCTURING

PRESENTATION

                                 

 

 

 

CONTENT -: It requires to work on the following

  • Acquire the knowledge about the topic
  • Know the depth of the topic
  • Learn to critically analyse and to connect with the present day examples

      PRESENTATION -: It requires the following

      • Write simple, crisp and effective language
      • Mix your content with Para wise and bullet point wise writing style
      • Underline at the required places
      • Use drawings if necessary

       STRUCTURING -: It requires the following -:

  • It’s important to know what to write at what place

        EXAMPLE -:

               Wherever there is scope try to relate the answer with any practical example.

               For e.g. In Constitution try to cite any recent case law; In Int’l Law – Any            recent international news or development; In IPC and Contract- any relevant illustration and example.

 

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