Rules of Attendance

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF STUDY AND RESEARCH IN LAW, RANCHI

RULES FOR ATTENDANCE, 2017

According to Rule 12, Part – IV, BCI Rules of Legal Education, ‘No student of any of the degree program shall be allowed to take the end semester test in a subject if the student concerned has not attended minimum of 70% of the classes held in the subject concerned as also the moot court room exercises, tutorials and practical training conducted in the subject taken together.

Provided that if a student for any exceptional reasons fail to attend 70% of the classes held in any subject, the Dean of the University or the Principal of the Centre of Legal Education, as the case may be, may allow the student to take the test if the student concerned attended at least 65% of the classes held in the subject concerned and attended 70% of classes in all the subjects taken together. The similar power shall rest with the Vice Chancellor or Director of a National Law University, or his authorized representative in the absence of the Dean of Law. Provided further that a list of such students allowed to take the test with reasons recorded be forwarded to the Bar Council of India.’

Rules for Deemed Attendance

  1. Every student has to secure a minimum of 70% attendance in each course. However, in exceptional cases given below, the attendance requirement may be relaxed, but not below the minimum of 65%.
  2. In cases where students who have participated in NUSRL in any activity may claim relaxation in attendance for the actual days of event.
  3. In cases where students participated/represented NUSRL in any activity outside the University may claim relaxation in attendance for the time consumed in the travel.
  4. In such cases, students are required to submit the leave application along with the copy of the invitation, copy of full paper/article/memorial/relevant material to the authority/faculty-in-charge of the concerned committee before proceeding for leave. No leave will be considered subsequently.
  5. The authority/faculty-in-charge of the concerned committee after verifying the same shall endorse the application and forward the same to the Attendance Committee.
  6. Leave on Medical grounds may be granted only on the basis of Medical prescription with diagnosis report.
  7. In such cases, students are required to submit the leave application along with Medical prescription and diagnosis copy to the Dean of Faculty before proceeding for leave.
  8. The Dean of faculty after verifying the same shall endorse the application and forward the same to the Attendance Committee. No leave will be considered subsequently.

Note: Only in cases of emergency, the leave application duly signed by the Dean of Faculty may be allowed to be submitted within 10 days of the re-joining of the University.

  1. A relaxation of 5% attendance up to maximum 10 days is allowed to attend Pre-placement Internship for the Final Year students, subject to prior approval of the Vice Chancellor.
  2. The Attendance Committee on monthly basis shall scrutinize the applications received and shall submit the approved list to the Controller of Examination in the 1st week of every month.
  3. The Controller of Examinations shall be publishing the attendance accordingly on monthly basis.
  4. No student can obtain more than 10 days Leave in a semester.
  5. Any claim of discrepancy in the attendance of a student can be raised by him/her within 15 days from the date of publication of the attendance. No such claim shall be entertained.