LLB Exams: Bar Council accepts recommendations of its panel
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: LLB Exams: The Bar Council of India has accepted the recommendations of its panel which said LL.B examinations be allowed to be conducted by the institutions keeping in mind the availability of resources and prevailing COVID-19 pandemic the situation in a particular area.
The panel headed by Justice Govind Mathur, former Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court, has recommended that each university and centers of legal education should conduct examination for intermediate and final year law students as per their own discretion, depending upon the availability of resources and the impact of COVID 19 in that region, a BCI press statement said on Thursday. While maintaining that an end-term examination was mandatory to be conducted by all law schools, the committee further said that “university/centers 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 legal education in the country, the BCI had constituted a High-Level Committee of Expert to deliberate upon the issue of mode of intermediate semester examination, evaluation, and promotion of intermediate LL.B students in view of the unprecedented situation arising due to the pandemic.