Download CBSE Class XI Legal Studies Syllabus (2018-19) in PDF**

Hi, friends, today we are going to discuss you the latest CBSE Class XI Legal Studies Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class XI Legal Studies Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated NCERT CBSE Class 11 Legal Studies Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


NCERT CBSE Class 11 Legal Studies Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


Let us first have a brief idea about the Course Structure of the CBSE Class XI Legal Studies for the academic year 2018-19

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SECTION – UNIT-WISE WEIGHT IN CBSE CLASS XI Legal Studies

  • Marks=100 Marks
  • Periods: 220
  • Code: 074
S.No. Units Periods Marks
1 Theory and Nature of Political Institutions 40 20
2 Nature and sources of law 45 20
3 Historical Evolution of Indian Legal System 45 20
4 Civil and Criminal Courts and Process 45 20
5 Family Justice System 45 20
Total 220 100

CBSE Class 11 Legal Studies SyllabusCourse Contents:

1. Theory and Nature of Political Institutions

  • The concept of State/Nation.
  • Organs of Government – Legislative, Executive and Judiciary.
  • Separation of Powers – Parliamentary Sovereignty and Judicial Independence
  • Constitutional Framework of India
40 Periods
2. Nature and Sources of Law

  • Legislation – process, delegated and subordinate legislation
  • Case Law – Stare decisis, precedents within the hierarchy of courts
  • Authoritative Sources
  • Custom
  • Law Reform
45 Periods
3. Historical Evolution of Indian Legal System

  • Ancient Indian Law
  • English Law in India
  • Administration of Justice in British India
  • Charter of 1861 and subsequent Charters
  • Establishment of High Courts and the Federal Court
  • Drafting of the Indian Constitution
  • Ancient Indian Law in Modern Legal Framework
45 Periods
4. Civil and Criminal Courts and Process

  • The Civil Court Structure
  • The Criminal Court Structure
  • The Civil Process
  • The Criminal Process – investigation and prosecution
45 Periods
5. Family Justice System

  • Institutional Framework
  • Marriage and Divorce
  • Children
  • Domestic Violence
45 Periods

Marks Distribution for CBSE Class XI Legal Studies:  QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2018-19

S.
No.
Typology
of Questions
Very
Short
Answer
(1 Mark)
Very
Short
Answer
(2 Marks)
Short
Answer
(4 Marks)
Long
Answer-I
based on
passages
and
Pictures
(5 marks)
Long
Answer-
II (6
Marks)
Marks %
Weigh-
stage
1 Remembering- (Knowledge-based simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories; identify, define, or recite, information) 1 2 2 22 22%
2 Understanding- (Comprehension – to be familiar with the meaning and to
understand conceptually,
interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret
information)
2 2 1 1 21 21%
3 Application (Use abstract
information in a concrete situation,
to apply knowledge to new situations; Use gave content to
interpret a situation, provide an
example, or solve a problem)
4 2 1 2 25 25%
4 High Order Thinking Skills
(Analysis & Synthesis- Classify,
compare, contrast, or
differentiate between different
pieces of information, Organize
and/or integrate unique pieces of
information from a variety of
sources) includes Map
interpretation
1 2 1 1 1 20 20%
5 Evaluation- (Appraise, judge,
and/ or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to
predict outcomes based on values)
1 1 1 1 12 12%
Total 1×8=8 6×2=12 6×4=24 4×5=20 6×6=36 100 100%
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