Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has decided to increase the number of students in the BA, LLB and LLM courses in the Department of Law of the university.
Professor Tariq Mansoor after the university’s vice-chancellor approved the recommendations of the Department’s Board of Studies for the university’s academic session 2018-19. The board has decided to give admissions to 120 students in the BA LLB course. The number of students last year was 100.
The intake in the LLM course has now been increased to 35 students instead of 25 and the admission test paper will comprise of 50 percent objective and 50 percent subjective questions.
In a memorandum sent to Dean, Faculty of Law, Chairman, Department of Law among several others, the controller of examinations said the changes in the seats will be effective from the academic session 2018-2019 and shall be incorporated in the Guide to Admissions 2018-2019.
“The Vice-Chancellor in exercise of powers vested in him under Section 19(3) of AMU Act, 1920 and on behalf of the Faculty of Law and Academic Council has approved the recommendations of the Board of Studies, Department of Law held on March 20, 2018,” stated the memo.