Law through Distance Learning

In the present scenario, professionals in every field have to keep themselves aware of the latest developments in their area. They can keep themselves abreast with the new laws and their amendments without having to compromise with the present jobs. A number of universities in India offer Postgraduate degrees, diplomas and certificates in law courses and some of them have been listed below:

Name of the University Courses Offered Course Duration Contact Details
The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law, Human Rights & Duties Education, Information Technology Laws, Labour Laws, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law. 1 year “Poompozhil”, 5, Dr. D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai – 600 028, Tamil Nadu

Phone: 044 – 24641212,24641919


National Law School of India University PG diploma in Human Rights Law, Medical Law and Ethics, Child Rights Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Consumer Law and Practice PG Diploma – 1 year P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore – 560 072 Karnataka

Phone: UNIVERSITY EPABX +91 80 2321 3160, +91 80 2316 0532, +91 80 2316 0533, +91 80 2316 0535

Fax: +91 80 23160534


Annamalai University Diploma in Consumer Protection Law 1 year Annamalai Nagar – 608 002, Tamil Nadu

Phone: 91 – 4144 – 238248/263/796

Fax : 91 – 4144 – 238080

Email :

Website :

Madurai Kamaraj University PG Diploma in Administrative Law and Labour Law 1 year The Director of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University, Palkalai Nagar, Madurai – 625 021, Tamil Nadu

Phone: +91-452-2458471

Fax: +91-452-2458265


Indira Gandhi National Open University PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights, Criminal Justice, PG Certificate in Cyber Law, Diploma in Paralegal Practice 1 year Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068

Phone: 29571000(EPABX 30 Lines), 29535714,29533129


Kakatiya University LLM and PG Diploma in Consumer Protection Law LLM – 2 years, PG Diploma – 1 year Registrar, KU

Phone: 2438866


National Law University PG diploma in Security Laws and Management 1 year National Law University NH-65, Nagour Road, Mandore, Jodhpur – 342304

Phone :+91-291-2577530, 2577526

Fax :+91-291-2577540


Eligibility for Law Courses through Distance Education

The eligibility criteria for students who wish to enroll for law courses through distance learning differs from one university to the other. For PG diploma and certificate programs, usually the applicants need to have a degree in any field from a recognized university. The PG diploma and certificate courses have duration of 1 year and in some open universities, the maximum time limit for the completion of these diploma and certificate programs have been fixed to three years.

Career Prospects

Law courses through distance education can prove to be an excellent add-on to the resume and enhance the career prospects of individuals who have already started to work. Professionals can make use of these diplomas in the corporate sector, consumer forums, NGOs and international organizations.