Post Graduate Diploma Courses @ NLSIU, Bengaluru [Distance Mode]: Apply by June 29

About the organisation

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India.

The National Law School of India University, oldest of the ‘law Schools’, well known for its role in ‘redefining’ the legal education in India and sponsored by the Bar Council of India, the Professional Regulatory Body for Law is furthering its mandate of attempting ‘Social change’ by imparting legal education through Distance Education Programmes also.

About the diploma courses

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE)

PGDMLE started in the academic year 1999-2000. The main objective of the Course is to bring an interlink between ‘law’ and ‘medicine’.

The Course helps an interdisciplinary study between law and health and identifies the specific nature of the relationship that exists between a medical practitioner and his patient. The course contextualizes the constitutional dimension to ‘right to health and discusses the various international legal documents which attempts to ensure ‘right to health’ to all.


  1. Paper I – Introduction to Law & Legal Systems
  2. Paper II – Law & Health – An Interphase
  3. Paper III – Medical Professional & Patient – The Legal Relationship
  4. Paper IV – Law & Medicine – Some Emerging Issues
  5. Paper V – Dissertation


Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law (PGDIPRL)

PGDIPRL started in the year 2003-04. In an era of knowledge society where creativity and innovation rule globally, Intellectual property rights acquires utmost significance.

The creative contribution in the artistic, literary, musical, cinema, as well as creative content transmitted over internet, has sought for greater protection of the rights of the creators and an equitable balance of those rights with that of the users.

The Centre for IPR Research and Advocacy initiated the process of capacity building in IPR among the stakeholders so as to facilitate the effective realization of IPR in the country as well as globally.


  1. Paper I – Introduction to Law & Legal Systems
  2. Paper II – Law of Patents
  3. Paper III – Law of Copyrights and Designs
  4. Paper IV – Law of Trademarks and Geographical Indications
  5. Paper V – Dissertation


Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Cyber Forensics (PGDCLCF)

PGDCLCF has started in the academic year 2013-14. While the technological developments in the field cited above go ahead at a fast pace, the fact remains that a congenial legal environment is mandatory to extend legal support to the developments on the technical front.

The Government of India has, on the anvil, passed a number of laws to provide the legal environment in which e-commerce and e-banking transactions can take Place; so much so, when any dispute arises in such transactions, there would be legal remedies readily available.

The first step in this direction is the enactment of the Information Technical Act 2000, which came into force from 17th October 2000. This Act accords legal status to Electronic records through Digital Signatures and empowers Certifying Authorities to issue Digital Signatures Certificates.

In this regard, the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) through its Advanced Centre for Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws & Forensics has taken up the task of creating awareness and providing training to judicial officers, public prosecutors, investigative agencies, cybersecurity personnel, law teachers, students and general public, with better law enforcement objectives.


  1. Paper I – Introduction to Law & Legal Systems
  2. Paper II – Cyber Technology, Cyber Wrongs & Cyber Laws
  3. Paper III – Law of Cyber Crimes and Cyber Forensics
  4. Paper IV – Legal Aspects of Cyber Space
  5. Paper V – Dissertation
Eligibility for all the courses

Graduate of any Discipline from a recognised university is eligible to apply.

Fee for all the courses
Application Fee Rs.1,500/-
Admission Fee Rs.2,500/-
Course Fee Rs.30,200/-
Total Course Fee Rs.34,200/-
Total Course Fee (with Late Fee of Rs. 500) Rs.34,700/-

The fee structure for foreign nationals

  • Application Fee: Rs. 1500/- common to all courses
  • Post Graduate Diploma Courses for PGDMLE, PGDIPRL & PGDCLCF: Rs.1,13,950/-
  • Post Graduate Diploma Courses for PGDEL, PGDHRL, PGDCRL, PGDCLP: Rs.47,450/

In addition to the course fee a sum of Rs.5000/-has to be paid towards postal/courier charges
(applicable only for students residing outside India).

How to apply?
For the online application form, click here.

For the offline application form, click here.

Deadline: Last date for submitting the duly filled-in application is 29th June 2019 (without late fee) and 15th July 2019 (with late fee of Rs. 500/-).

For full details, click here.

Post graduate diploma course in NLSIU

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