Kerala Law Academy

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Application for admission to Unitary Degree Course in Law [Three Year LL.B (Regular & Evening)]  for the year 2014-15 can be submitted online in the Website www.keralalawacademy.in. The print out of the application along with required supporting documents and the Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College for Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only)  can be send to the address "The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram - 695005.

NORMS FOR ADMISSION TO INTEGRATED FIVE YEAR B.A; LL.B., B.Com LL.B DEGREE COURSES  IN KERALA LAW ACADEMY LAW COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM 

1. Admission to the Integrated Five-year B.A; LL.B and B.Com; LL.B Course in the Kerala Law Academy Law College will be made mainly on the basis of merit.

2. Only those students who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Government of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with not less than 45% of the aggregate marks in the General category and 40% marks in the category of SC, ST and OEC are eligible to seek admission to the first semester of the Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B. and B.Com; LL.B Courses. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.

3. Admission to the Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B course and 50% seats in the Intergrated Five Year B.Com; LL.B Course will be made on the basis of merit which will be determined taking into account. (1) the performance in the entrance test, (2) marks secured in the qualifying examination and (3) interview. Remaining 50% seats in the B.Com; LL.B Course will be filled by admitting candidates from the select list forwarded by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Govt. of Kerala.

4. Taking the above factors into account, the Academy has evolved the following norms for admission to the first semester of the Integrated Five year B.A; LL.B Course adn 50% seats in the B.Com; LL.B Course. Total final Index marks will be 200 (Entrance Test: 120, qualifying examination: 50 and interview: 30)

NORMS FOR ADMISSION TO THREE YEAR LL.B SEMESTER DEGREE COURSE IN KERALA LAW ACADEMY LAW COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

1. Admission to the Unitary Degree Course in Law in the Kerala Law Academy Law College  will be made mainly on the basis of merit.

2. Only those students who have passed any Bachelor’s degree examination of the University of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with not less than 45% marks in the aggregate (Part I + Part II + Part III) in the General Category and 40% marks  (Part I + Part II + Part III) in the category of SC, ST are eligible to seek admission to the first semester of the Unitary Degree Course in Law. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.

3. Admission will be made on the basis of merit determined on the basis of percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree examination and personal interview.

4. The Unitary Degree Course in Law (evening) course shall continue.

Courses of Instruction

Unitary Degree Course in Law (Three year LL.B) (Regular and Evening)
 

(a)    The Unitary Degree Course in Law shall extend to a period of 3 academic years consisting of 6 semesters including practical training. There shall be at least 90 instructional days and a minimum of 450 hours of instruction in a semester.

(b)    Candidates seeking admission to the first semester of the 3 year LL.B degree Course shall have passed any degree examination of the Kerala University or any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto by the Kerala University with not less than 45 percent marks in the qualifying degree examination in the case of general category and 40% in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.

(c)    Selection to the course will be made on the basis of personal interview and marks secured in the qualifying degree examination.

(d)    No candidate will be admitted to the college unless he/she produces the following documents at the time of admission.
i. All mark lists of the qualifying degree examination.
ii. Transfer certificate from the institution last studied.
iii. Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
iv. Eligibility Certificate: Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree examination from any University other than Kerala University shall produce the  Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.

 

Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B. and B.Com; LL.B

These Courses shall be a double degree course.
(a) The 5 year LL.B. Course shall extend to a period of 5 academic years consisting of 10 semesters including practical training. The duration of each semester shall be five months inclusive of examinations. There shall be at least 90 instructional days and a minimum of 450 hours of instruction in a semester.
(b) Candidates seeking admission to the first semester of the 5 year LL.B. course shall have passed any Higher Secondary examination of the Govt. of Kerala or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Kerala University with not less than 45 percent marks in the aggregate in the qualifying Higher Secondary examination in the case of general category and 40% marks in the case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 10% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories of SC & S.T.
(c) Selection to the course will be made on the basis of an entrance test, interview and marks secured in the qualifying higher secondary examination.
(d) No candidates will be admitted to the college unless he/she produces the following documents at the time of examination.
i. All mark lists of the Higher Secondary examination.
ii. Transfer certificate from the institution last studied.
iii. Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
iv. Eligibility Certificate : Candidates who have passed the qualifying Higher Secondary Examination from any State other than the State of Kerala shall produce the Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.

LL.M. and MBL Degree Courses

(a) The LL.M. degree course shall extend to the period of 2 academic years consisting of 4 semesters. The subjects of the specialization offered by the Kerala Law Academy Law College are Administrative Law and International Law. The MBL Degree Course shall extend to a period of 3 academic years consisting of 6 semesters.
(b) Candidates seeking admission to the First Semester of the LL.M. Course/MBL Course shall have passed LL.B 3 year or LL.B 5 year examination of the University of Kerala or of any other University recognized by the Kerala University.
(c) Selection to the course will be made on the basis interview and marks secured in the LL.B Examination.
(d) No candidate will be admitted to the LL.M/MBL degree course unless he/she produces the following documents at the time of admission.
i. All mark lists of the LL.B degree examination
ii. Transfer certificate from the institution last studied.
iii. Conduct and character certificate from the institution last studied.
(iv) Eligibility Certificate : Candidates who have passed the LL.B. Degree Course from any University other than Kerala University shall produce the Eligibility Certificate of the Kerala University at the time of admission.

5. Admission to evening class is restricted to regular employees. So every applicant must produce at the time of admission, in addition to other necessary documents, a certificate of good conduct from the Head of the Office where the applicant is employed.

6. Application for admission to Integrated Five Year B.A; LL.B & B.Com; LL.B Courses for the year 2014-15 can be submitted online in the Website www.keralalawacademy.in upto 5.00 p.m. on 31-05-2014. The last date for submission of the print out of the application along with required supporting documents and the Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, Kerala Law Academy Law College for Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) will be 5.00 p.m. on 05-06-2014.

7.The Principal may refuse admission to any candidate without assigning any reason.

8.Any student who has obtained admission to the College by means of false certificate or  by false representation of any kind, or who may be found guilty of misconduct shall be  summarily dismissed.


Fees

9. All Fees shall be remitted in the Kerala State Co-operative Bank, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, to the credit of the Kerala Law Academy and the bank receipt produced in the College Office after the candidate is provisionally selected. The security deposit will be returned to the students when they leave the institution. Applications for refund of security deposit shall be submitted within one year after a student has completed or discontinued his course of study in the College. Any amount due from the student to the College shall be deducted from security deposit. No claim for refund of deposit will be allowed after the period specified above.

10. Students are normally allowed three days’ time for payment of fees, unless specially permitted by the Principal, after they have been provisionally selected. The term fees should be paid as given below.

11. Those who have not paid the fees in lump must pay for each semester fees within one week after the commencement of the semester. Similarly the balance of fees if any must be paid within one week after 2nd instalment of the next semester.
If any student fails to pay fees on the due date he is liable to pay a fine of Rs.100/-
If he fails to pay the fees on or before the 10th day after the due date, he shall not be permitted to attend the College thereafter except on payment of fees and fine He will also lose attendance from the eleventh day onwards. (If the tenth day falls on a holiday the next working day will be treated as the tenth day for the purpose of this rule)

Hours of Instruction

12. The academic year consisting of 180 working days is divided into two semesters.

Vacations, Holidays and Leave

13. The College will be closed for midsummer vacation for two months during April and May, for about ten days for Onam, and about ten days for Christmas.

14. Holidays allowed for the College will be notified by the Principal.

15. Students may obtain leave of absence in case of illness or for other good reasons by application to the Principal.

16. Subject to the provisions herein contained students who are absent without leave continuously for a period of more than 20 (twenty) working days shall automatically stand removed from the rolls of the College. They can be re-admitted by the Principal only on payment of the prescribed re-admission fee of Rs.300/- which is to be remitted in the KUF Account.

17. Absence for any one period during the day will be treated as absence for half a day and absence for two or more periods will be treated as absence for the whole day.

Miscellaneous

18. A student applying for transfer certificate or the return of his documents from the College should have cleared all his dues to the college and should enclose sufficient stamps to cover the postage for sending them to his address by registered post.

19. (i) No transfer certificate shall be issued to those from whom there are any dues to the college.
     (ii) No fees will be levied from those who apply for the transfer certificate either at the time of leaving the College or within one year after leaving.
     (iii) No fee will be levied for the issue of course certificate and conduct certificate.

20. Ragging is totally prohibited in the institution and anyone found guilty of ragging and or abetting ragging whether actively or passively or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging is liable to be punished in accordance with the UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 as well as under the provisions of Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Act 1998.