CBSE Class 12 Legal Studies Syllabus 2017-18

CBSE Class 12 Legal Studies Syllabus 2017-18

Download latest cbse Class 12 Legal Studies syllabus for the session 2017-18. Class 12 Legal Studies CBSE Board exam will be of 100 marks. All the seven units will be covered whose details are given in the syllabus.

Although the topics and textbooks remain same, the syllabus to be covered for board exam vary year by year. Along with Legal Studies syllabus for class 12 cbse has also issued the chapter-wise breakup of questions along with weightage of each chapter. That’s why it is recommended to download latest Class 12 Legal Studies syllabus 2018 this year and be on safe side. We’ve got several queries from students throughout the country regarding their poor performance in the board exams. One noteworthy point among them was that most of them didn’t bother about the Legal Studies syllabus issued by CBSE, they just practised the sample papers or directly appeared in board exams. It’s very important to avoid such situation and practise at least sample papers issued by cbse and previous year questions

Here we have presented the CBSE syllabus of Legal Studies class 12 in the same format as released by CBSE, without any changes or editing from our side. Students are advised to download the class 12 cbse Legal Studies syllabus for the March 2018 exam even if you have the previous year syllabus because there might be changes in the syllabus, question pattern and weightage of each chapter.

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CBSE Legal Studies Syllabus Class 12 for March 2018 exam


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Legal Studies Syllabus of Class 12 for March 2018 Exam

Unit 1: Judiciary  (35 Periods)

  • Constitution, Roles and Impartiality
  • Structure, Hierarchy of Courts, and Legal Offices in India
  • Appointments, Trainings, Retirement and Removal of Judges
  • Judicial Review

Unit 2: Topics in Law  (35 Periods)

  • Property
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Crimes
  • Administrative Law

Unit 3: Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternate Dispute Resolution (35 Periods)

  • Adversarial and Inquisitorial System
  • Arbitration
  • Administrative Tribunals
  • Ombudsman
  • Mediation and Conciliation
  • Lok Adalats
  • Lokpal and Lokayukt

Unit 4: Human Rights in India (35 Periods)

  • Human Rights Laws – Constitution, Statutes
  • Complaint Mechanisms and Human Rights Commissions

Unit 5: Legal Profession in India (35 Periods)

  • History of Legal profession in India
  • Role and types of functions of judges and lawyers
  • Barristers, Solicitors and Advocates
  • Changes Affected by Indian Advocates Act, 1961

Unit 6: Legal Services (35 Periods)

  • Legal Services
  • Boards
  • Funding

Unit 7: International Context  (10 Periods)

  • Introduction to International Law
  • Sources of International Law
  • International Institutions
  • International Human Rights



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