The Bar Council of India has accepted the suggestions of its panel which stated LLB examinations be allowed to be carried out by the establishments conserving in thoughts the provision of sources and prevailing Covid-19 pandemic scenario particularly space.
The panel headed by Justice Govind Mathur, former Chief Justice of Allahabad Excessive Court docket, has beneficial that every college and centres of authorized training ought to conduct examination for intermediate and ultimate yr regulation college students as per their very own discretion, relying upon the provision of sources and the affect of Covid-19 in that area.
Whereas sustaining that an end-term examination was necessary to be carried out by all regulation faculties, the committee additional stated that “university/centres of legal education are free to determine the mode of examination online/offline/ blended/online open book exam/ assignment based evaluation/research papers)”.
Being the regulator of authorized training within the nation, the BCI had constituted a high-level committee of consultants to deliberate upon the problem of mode of intermediate semester examination, analysis and promotion of intermediate LLB college students in view of the unprecedented scenario arising as a result of pandemic.
The committee was additionally requested to contemplate analysis of the mode of examination earlier than issuance of diploma for ultimate yr regulation college students.
The apex bar physique stated that the committee additionally beneficial that the colleges and centres of authorized training ought to be certain that ample time hole exists between common and backlog examinations to keep away from inconvenience to the scholars.
The committee “unanimously agreed that the University/Centers of Legal Education are free to determine the mode of evaluation/examination for promotion and for award of the Law Degree and for the conduct of examination.”
“The Council has considered and deliberated over the report submitted on June 8 and this council resolves to accept the report of the Committee in toto,” BCI Secretary Srimanto Sen stated within the press launch.