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

Hi, friends, today we are going to discuss you the latest CBSE Class XII 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 XII Legal Studies Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated NCERT CBSE Class 12 Legal Studies Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


NCERT CBSE Class 12 Legal Studies Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


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

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

  • Marks=100 Marks
  • Periods: 220
  • Code: 074
S.No. Contents Periods Marks
1 Judiciary 35 15
2 Topics in Law 35 15
3 Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternate Dispute Resolution 35 15
4 Human Rights in India 35 15
5 Legal Profession in India 35 15
6 Legal Services 35 15
7 International Context 10 10
Total 220 100

CBSE Class 12 Legal Studies SyllabusCourse Contents:

1. Judiciary

  • Constitution, Roles and Impartiality
  • Structure, Hierarchy of Courts, and Legal Offices in India
  • Appointments, Training, Retirement and Removal of Judges
  • Judicial Review
35 Periods
2. Topics in Law

  • Property
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Crimes
  • Administrative Law
35 Periods
3. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternate Dispute Resolution

  • Adversarial and Inquisitorial System
  • Arbitration
  • Administrative Tribunals
  • Ombudsman
  • Mediation and Conciliation
  • Lok Adalats
  • Lokpal and Lokayukta.
35 Periods
4. Human Rights in India

  • Human Rights Laws – Constitution, Statutes
  • Complaint Mechanisms and Human Rights Commissions
35 Periods
5. Legal Profession in India

  • History of the Legal profession in India Role and types of functions of judges and lawyers
  • Barristers, Solicitors and Advocates
  • Changes Affected by Indian Advocates Act, 1961
35 Periods
6. Legal Services

  • Legal Services
  • Boards
  • Funding
35 Periods
7. International Context

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

Marks Distribution for CBSE Class XII 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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