Certificate Course on Shaastric Method of Argumentation by MNLU, Nagpur and KKSU, Ramtek [Feb-April, Online Weekend Course]: Apply by Jan 24


Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur and Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek are coming up with a Certificate Course on Shaastric Method of Argumentation from February 2022 – April 2022 (Online Weekend Course).

About the Course

The course aims to explore intellectual discourses on argumentation meant for creation, processing, and synthesis of knowledge. Methods, logic, reasoning, and fallacies explored in Indic texts are studied in this Course. It is based on the logic of Nyayashastra and Indic Jurisprudence. This course is specifically designed to develop skills involved in method, structure, presentation, fallacies, ethics of argumentation and logical reasoning.


The objectives of the course are:

  • To encourage use of Indic methods and techniques of conducting inquiries into facts for the purpose of argumentation;
  • To conceptualise and classify intellectual exchanges with specific focus on Vaadah as a variety of arguments;
  • To inculcate the practice of developing a systematic thought and critical thinking to master stages of argumentation (Vaada-Vidhi);
  • To develop skills of logical argumentation and presentation by Nyaayashaastra’s syllogistic approach vis-a-vis Aristolian syllogism; and
  • To create awareness about various fallacies and points of defeat in argumentation.

Course Structure

This course shall be offered in an Online Mode. There shall be three papers of 100 marks each and the passing marks for each paper shall be 50.


The eligibility for admission to Certificate Course shall be any graduate with not less than 50% marks (45% in case of reserved categories) from a recognised University. Fourth and fifth-year students of five-year integrated Degree Courses shall be eligible for admission. There is no age limit.

Professionals and Employees are also eligible for admission. Interested candidates have to submit the duly filled application along with prescribed enclosures and fees.

Duration, Attendance and Termination

The duration of the course shall be three months (February 2022 – April 2022) and classes will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays. A candidate shall be required to attend at least 65% of total lectures/classes including guest lectures and practical training before appearing for the examination in each paper.

Fee Structure

Total fee after 50% reduction due to COVID-19 (Only for this session) is Rs. 7,000/- (Seven Thousand only).

Important Dates

  • Date of Advertisement: December 24, 2021
  • Last Date to Submit Application through the link: January 24, 2022
  • Commencement of Session: February 05, 2022 (Saturday)

Mode of Application

The candidates shall submit the admission form online and the prescribed enclosures and fee softcopies through email.


The fee once paid is non-refundable and cannot be carried forward under any circumstances. Incomplete application will not be considered for admission. Any concealment of the required information or furnishing wrong information will amount to cancellation of admission at any time.

All the admissions are provisional and the University reserves the right not to consider the candidature of any candidate for admission and /or to cancel the admission at any time. The University reserves the right to modify/revise the admission procedure, course curriculum, the examination pattern and the fee structure from time to time.

Contact Information

Assistant Registrar (Academics): Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, Waranga, PO: Dongargaon (Butibori), Nagpur 441108, Maharashtra, INDIA

Phone Number: +91 0712 2812606

E-mail ID: pgdcc@nlunagpur.ac.in

Website Link: www.nlunagpur.ac.in


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