Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.)


Mission

Mainly the mission of the Department of Law is to provide highly qualified students with a superior legal education. Furthermore-

M1: To offer the strong academic excellency equipped with modern international standard with a view to producing well-educated graduates adorned with up to date knowledge who can become productive members of the legal arena in home and abroad.

M2: To make them able with the academic component of the University's mission and morally sound which is the part of IIUC’s aim to provide a strong academic program.

M3: To provide quality education and also strive to instill moral values into the students.

M4: To enable the graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitude, and ethical values necessary to be successful practitioners who are able to impart positive social impacts at the state, regional, national, and international levels.

Vission

To produce graduates comprehensively trained up and socially responsible, innovative and of high quality with morality who can contribute to build nation and lead the globe at large.

Objectives

To instill in IIUC graduates the knowledge, skills, attitude, and ethical values necessary to be successful practitioners who are able to impart positive social impacts at the state, regional, national, and international levels. Additionally, IIUC seek to provide the necessary academic background for Law graduates pursuing advanced degrees.

The Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) or goals are the expected of the graduates within the first few years of their graduation form program. The program objectives are guided by global and local needs, the institution’s vision and long-term goals etc. The program objectives are expected to continuously evolve in the agreement with local employers, R & D advisors and alumni.

PEO-1: To provide the strong academic training to students becoming educated members of society who can both join and make significant contributions to the Legal profession.

PEO-2: Enable graduates to keep on self- development throughout their careers.

PEO-3: Producing graduates with the necessary background both legal and professional skills to work professionally and fulfilling the legal needs of society.

PEO-4: To promote learners to research innovation, commercialization and Entrepreneurship resulting them self motivated, self employed and independent rational thinkers.

PEO-5: To enable the learners as successful practitioners in legal arena and to generate the teaching of morality to lead a quality life and career, create quality leadership who will lead the country and globe at large.

PEO-6: Demonstrating the graduates with the ability to identify, compare the propose and the principles of the substantive and procedural enactments.

PEO-7: Understanding fundamental legal and natural principles of law, synthesize relevant rules of law and its aspects.

Admission Requirements

  • Total GPA 6.00 in SSC/Dakhil & HSC/Alim but scoring not less than GPA 2.50 in any individual examination. OR
  • Minimum 5 (five) subjects in O level and 2 (two) major subjects in A level with minimum ‘B’ grade in 4 subjects and ‘C’ grade in 3 subjects.

BREAK-UP OF FEES & CHARGES

A student shall have to pay Tk. 4,93,616/- for completing LL.B. (Hons) degree as per the following break up:

SL Description Amount
1 Admission Fees (Once & non-refundable) Tk. 28,000/-
2 Semester Fees (Tk. 12,500 × 8) Tk. 1,00,000/-
3 Tuition Fees:
DC: 2,150 x 142 = 3,05,300/- ; URC: 1,100 x 8 = 8,800/-
Tk. 3,14,100/-
4 Exam Fees (Tk. 100 × 150 CH ) Tk. 15,000/-
5 Establishment Fees (Tk. 4,000 × 8) Tk. 32,000/-
6 Library Development Fee Tk. 2,000/-
7 Orientation Fee Tk. 2,500/-
8 Rover Scout Fee Tk. 16/-
Total Fees and Charges: Tk. 4,93,616/-

Semester-wise Payable Fess:

* First Installment (During Admission): Tk. 88,616/-

* Second to onward Installment (During Semester Registration):

SL Description Amount
1 Semester Fees Tk. 12,500/-
2 Tuition Fees:
2,150 x No. of CH of DC Courses ; 1,100 x No. of CH of URC Courses
Tk. *****/-
3 Exam Fees:
Tk. 100 × No. of CH of total registered Courses
Tk. *****/-
4 Establishment Fees Tk. 4,000/-
Semester-wise Total Fees and Charges: To be counted

DC = Departmental Course, URC = University Requirement Course

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) with Graduate Attributes

The program teaches its graduates not only to lean but also to apply those in practical field. The overall program goal is the education, training, and development of students thereby fostering an understanding and appreciation of the law, ethical responsibilities, and practical training to enhance their personal and professional ability to adapt and grow with changes in the legal environment. The first two years basic theoretical and substantive law courses give the students a concrete basis to be lawyer, judge and other judicial and quasi judicial posts. They begin court oriented and procedural courses from third year and step by step will be acquainted with special laws of the country including law making and amending process by competent authority. Our graduates are expected to have knowledge of international affairs from few courses that will able them to think and deal the international legal issues on air, water and sea. After successful completion of the degree, the graduates will achieve the following Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO-1: To acquire knowledge of law both substantive and procedural, develop critical thinking amongst students and practicing those in legal field.

PLO-2: To make students eligible for the enrolment examination in Bangladesh Bar Council (BBC) to become legal practitioner before the Courts and Tribunals within the Country.

PLO-3: To provide a platform to be the Judges in Courts through participating examination under Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission (BJS).

PLO-4: To possess professional skills required for legal practice such as argument, pleadings, drafting etc on various legal issues of native and global.

PLO-5: To develop ideal leadership qualities, develop and practice morality and applying same in real life, apply professional standard and ethics enabling the students to adopt best decision predicting future legal and social consequences from such decision.

PLO-6: Identifying, understanding and applying the principles that govern dispute settlement keeping highest standard of civic virtue.

PLO-7: Ability to apply legal maxims making them independent thinkers, develop legal research skills & legal reasoning to face new legal challenges in upcoming days.

Admission Test

Application for admission to LLB (Hons.) shall be invited through an announcement in the National/Local Dailies and IIUC website www.iiuc.ac.bd twice a year. The deserving candidates have to apply through IIUC website www.iiuc.ac.bd or web link https://www.iiuc.ac.bd/home/apply-online. Students are admitted through a competitive written test. Usually questions paper are designed as semi broad & MCQ Type. Marks allocation of admission test are:

General Legal Affairs General English General Knowledge Viva SSC & HSC GPA Total
60 25 15 10 10 120

Admission Period

Students are admitted into “LLB (Hons.)” program twice a year as follows:

Semester Period Application Period Admission Test
Spring January – June September - October November - December
Autumn July – December March - April May - June

Duration

In order to complete LL.B. (Hons) program at the International Islamic University Chittagong, normally takes four academic years (i.e.8 Semesters). Each academic year is divided into 2 Semesters (Spring Semester: January-June and Autumn Semester: July -December), having a duration of 15 weeks’ classes in each semester. The duration of theory classes shall usually be of 60 minutes. One unit of theory (1T) is normally 4 credit hours and 4 contact hours per week. One unit of Lab. (1L) is 2 credit hours and 3 contact hours. Each course carries 100 marks. There shall be assignments, class tests, mid-term, final exam, thesis/ project/ internship, presentations, viva-voce, industry visits, court visits, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. No student shall ordinarily be admitted after the class starts and without due process of admission. The Mid-term Examination will be held after conducting 6 weeks’ classes and Final Examination termed as Semester End Examination (SEE) will be held after 9 week classes at the end of each semester. In order to graduate, total 150 Credit Hours (CH) to be undertaken and completed by a student during 8 semesters. A student may be allowed to complete his/her graduation studies in the University within 8-12 (eight to twelve) academic years (i.e.12 semesters). The duration of each semester is 6 months.

Grading System

The Grading System for assessing the performance of the students shall be as follows:

Marks (%) Letter Grade Grade Point Remarks
80-100 A + 4.00 Excellent
75–79 A 3.75 Very Good
70–74 A- 3.50
65–69 B+ 3.25 Good
60–64 B 3.00
55–59 B- 2.75 Satisfactory
50–54 C+ 2.50
45–49 C 2.25 Pass
40–44 D 2.00
00–39 F 0.00 Fail

Calculation of GPA and CGPA

GPA: Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the number of credit hours attempted in a particular semester.

CGPA: Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the total number of credit hours attempted at the diploma courses up to that point of time.

Achieving minimum GPA in each semester

A student shall have to obtain minimum GPA 2.00 in each semester.

Achieving minimum GPA in for awarding degree

A student shall have to obtain minimum CGPA 2.50 for awarding degree.

Summary of Courses


Summary of Courses:

Category of Courses No. of Courses Total C.H
Language Courses 2 4
Social Science Courses 4 5
Humanities Courses 3 3
ICT course 1 4
Basic science course 1 2
Law Major Courses (theoretical) 31 124
Law Courses (viva) 4 8
Total 46 150

Semester wise number of courses & credits hours

Semester No. Of Courses Total C.H
1st 6 19
2nd 6 19
3rd 6 19
4th 6 19
5th 6 19
6th 6 19
7th 5 18
8th 5 18
Total 46 150
 

Semester wise Courses:

Semester Number: 1
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 LAW-1101 Jurisprudence 4
2 LAW-1102 Law of Contract 4
3 LAW-1103 Law of Torts and Consumer Protection 4
4 LAW-1104 Muslim Law 4
5 UREL-1103 Advanced English 1
6 UREM-1101 Text of Ethics and Morality I 1
Semester Number: 2
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 LAW-1201 Hindu and Christian Personal Laws 4
2 LAW-1202 Law of Labour Relations 4
3 LAW-1203 Legal and Constitutional History of Bangladesh 4
4 LAW-1204 Public International Law 4
5 LAW-1205 Viva-Voce 2
6 URED-1201 Basic Principles of Islam (‘Aqidah+’Ibadah) 1
Semester Number: 3
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 CSE-2102 Computer and Computer Sessional 2
2 Law-2101 Constitutional Law of Bangladesh 4
3 Law-2102 Constitutional Law of UK USA and India 4
4 Law-2103 Equity and Law of Trust 4
5 Law-2104 Law of Succession (All major personal laws) 4
6 URED-2302 Sciences of Qur’an and Hadith 1
7 URED-2305 Comparative Religion 2
Semester Number: 4
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 Law-2201 Administrative Law 4
2 Law-2202 Law of Transfer of Property 4
3 Law-2203 Law of Taxation 4
4 Law-2204 Company Law and Arthha Rin Adalat Ain 4
5 LAW-2205 Viva-Voce 2
6 UREM-2402 Text of Ethics and Morality II 1
Semester Number: 5
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 Law-3101 Business Law 4
2 Law-3102 Land Laws of Bangladesh 4
3 Law-3103 Criminology 4
4 Law-3104 Law of Media and Information and Communication Technology 4
5 URED-3101 Political Thoughts and Social Behavior 1
Semester Number: 6
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 Law-3201 Environmental Laws of Bangladesh 4
2 Law-3202 Law of Evidence 4
3 Law-3203 Law of Crimes 4
4 Law-3204 Law of Specific Relief, Limitation, Registration and Public Demands Recovery 4
5 Law-3205 Viva-Voce 2
6 URED-3201 Life and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAAS) 1
Semester Number: 7
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 LAW-4101 Interpretation of Statutes and General Clauses Act 4
2 LAW-4102 Law of Civil Procedure 4
3 LAW-4103 Law of Criminal Procedure I 4
4 LAW-4104 Professional Ethics and Trial Advocacy 4
5 URBS-4101 Bangladesh Studies and History of Independence 2
Semester Number: 8
SL Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite
1 LAW-4201 Law of Criminal Procedure II 4
2 LAW-4202 Practical Aspects of Civil and Criminal Justice (Group A : Civil Courts Act and CRO, Group B: Criminal Rules and Orders, Group C: Conveyancing and Drafting) 4
3 LAW-4203 Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology 4
4 LAW-4204 Legal Research and Writing 4
5 LAW-4205 Viva-Voce 2