The Bar Council of India (BCI) has accepted the suggestions of its panel which mentioned that LLB examinations be allowed to be performed by the establishments, preserving in thoughts the supply of sources and prevailing COVID-19 pandemic scenario in a specific space.
On Thursday, a BCI assertion mentioned, “The panel headed by Justice Govind Mathur, former Chief Justice of Allahabad Excessive Court docket, has beneficial that every college and facilities of authorized training ought to conduct examination for intermediate and ultimate 12 months legislation college students as per their very own discretion, relying upon the supply of sources and the impression of COVID-19 in that area.”
Whereas sustaining that an end-term examination was necessary to be performed by all legislation faculties, the committee additional mentioned that “College/Facilities of authorized training are free to find out the mode of examination on-line/offline/ blended/on-line open guide examination/ project based mostly analysis/analysis papers.”
Being the regulator of authorized training within the nation, the BCI had constituted a Excessive-Degree Committee of Knowledgeable to deliberate upon the difficulty of mode of intermediate semester examination, analysis, and promotion of intermediate LL.B college students in view of the unprecedented scenario arising because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee was additionally requested to contemplate analysis of the mode of examination earlier than the issuance of levels for final-year legislation college students. The apex bar physique mentioned, the committee additionally beneficial that the schools and facilities of authorized training ought to be sure that a ample time hole exists between common and backlog examinations to keep away from inconvenience to the scholars.
The committee unanimously agreed that the College/Facilities of Authorized Schooling are free to find out the mode of analysis/examination for promotion and for the award of the Legislation Diploma and for the conduct of the examination. “The Council has thought of and deliberated over the report submitted on June eight and this council resolves to just accept the report of the Committee in toto”, BCI Secretary Srimanto Sen mentioned within the press launch.