The Bar Council of India (BCI) has accepted the recommendations of one of its committees to allow institutions to conduct LLB examinations keeping in view the availability of resources and the prevailing situation regarding COVID-19.
The BCI, in a press statement on Thursday, said that the committee, headed by Justice Govind Mathur, former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, has recommended that every university and center imparting legal education should be provided with resources and COVID-19 in that area. Intermediate and final year law students should be held at their discretion based on the effect of
Describing the conduct of the final year examination by all law educational institutions as mandatory, the committee said that the universities and the center are free to decide whether the examination will be conducted online, offline, online open book or in any of the formats like assignment or research paper etc. Will be done
The BCI, being the regulator of legal education in the country, had constituted a high level committee of experts to deliberate on the format of intermediate semester examination, evaluation and promotion in the wake of the pandemic.