UGC NET Law Syllabus
1. Constitutional Law of India
Fundamental Rights and Duties.
Directive Principles of State Policy.
Union State Legislative Relations.
Amendment of the Constitution.
2. Legal Theory
Nature and Sources of Law.
Positivism, Natural. Law Theory, Sociological Jurisprudence.
Theories of Punishment.
Rights and Duties.
Concepts of Possession and Ownership.
3. Public International Law
Nature of International Law and its relationship with Municipal Law.
Sources of International Law.
Recognition of States and Governments.
Settlement of International Disputes.
4. Family Law
Concepts in Family Law.
Sources of Family Law in India.
Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage.
5. Law of Contracts
Essentials of a valid contract.
Offer, acceptance and consideration.
Capacity to Contract: Minors contract.
Elements vitiating contract: Mistake, fraud, misrepresentation, public policy, coercion, undue influence, the frustration of contract.
Remedies for breach of contract: Damages.
6. Law of Torts
Foundation of Tortuous Liability.
General Defences to the action of Torty.
The remoteness of Damages.
Absolute and Strict Liability.
7. Law of Crimes
Nature and Definition of Offence.
Common Intention and Common Object.
Criminal Attempt, Conspiracy and Abetment.
Offenses against Women.
8. Labour Law
Concepts: Industry, Industrial Dispute, and Workman.
Trade Unions: Rights and Immunities of Registered Trade Union; Registration and its advantages.
Methods for Settlement of Industrial Disputes under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.www.netugc.com
Strike and Lockout as Instruments of Collective Bargaining.
Retrenchment, Lay – off and Closures.