Post Graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution – (PGDADR)” @ GNLU

GNLU is introducing new course, namely “Post Graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution – (PGDADR)”, commencing from this academic year, 2017-18.

About The Course:

The Course seeks to introduce students and professionals to study of Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms which attempts to understand the implementation of different modes and tactics to resolve the conflicts, disputes and differences. The objective of this course is to inspire a new generation Professionals from any discipline to rethink traditional approach to resolve conflicts. Grounded in dispute resolution theory, the P.G. Diploma course combines solid theoretical grounding, broad multidisciplinary training and opportunities for individual to study and develop skills towards resolutions. The aim of this course is to provide an opportunity for in-depth and high-profile study of international dispute settlement mechanisms from a comprehensive range of perspectives. The course covers contemporary issues, themes and subjects, including private and public international law, and probes into today’s relevant fields, such as Commercial Arbitration, Investment Arbitration, WTO dispute settlement mechanism, proceedings before the international institutions and tribunals like ICC, LCIA, PCA etc.

Duration Of Course:

One Year Full-time Course. (Eight months for teaching and Four months for research) – 2017-18

The Curriculum Includes:

  • Two Clinical Papers (two training programmes, mock advocacy and research presentations)
  • Weekly tutorials
  • Conference on Dispute Settlement Mechanism during semester interval
  • Career events (Optional)

Eligibility Criteria for Admission:

Any Candidate with Bachelor’s Degree (12+3/ 12+5) from any recognised university from India or abroad is eligible to apply.

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For any query, kindly contact to Course coordinator. – on email ID



Jurisdiction, Choice And Enforcement-Interface Of ‘Conflict Of Laws’ In ‘Competition Law’ (3 – 4 September, 2016)

Private international law is a developing dimension of contemporary legal study and practice. This dynamic and evolving field of study, classically known as ‘Conflict of laws’ has a direct relevance to the judges, legal practitioners and policy makers who work with in broad spectrum of international and transnational laws. Diversity and complexity which are the main characteristics of contemporary private international law often involve melding questions on exercise of domestic Jurisdiction, Choice of Law governing the foreign transactions and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and decrees, which are distinctly decided by the domestic courts of law through application of different rules on substance and procedure.



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Note: The participant may avail the accommodation facility at university campus. The tariffs are as follows:
Non-AC Room: INR 500/- per day.
AC Room (Single occupancy): INR 1500/- per day.
AC Room (Double occupancy): INR 2000/- per day

Interested participant may send an email at requesting for accommodation facility before August 28, 2016. The payment can be done on the arrival.

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GNLU Essay Competition on Law and Society, 2016

The Centre for Law Society, Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is organizing a national-level essay competition in collaboration with the Chambers of Ratan K. Singh and under the able guidance of Padma Shree Prof. Upendra Baxi. The competition aims to provide a platform to students to express their views on the correlation between the complexities of the society and the objective of crafting an effective law.


The theme of the competition is “New Legal Paths for Seeking Social Justice”. The following sub-themes have been identified as requiring academic consideration in the Indian context:

  1. Reconsidering Socio-Economic Parameters for Defining Caste
  2. Securing Rights Conducive to Social Change: Third Gender Rights in India
  3. Escaping Persecution: National Register of Citizens as a Measure to Counter Illegal Immigration?
  4. Era of Land Reforms: Balancing Industrial Development and Agricultural Interest
  5. Challenging the Leviathan: Sedition Law in India
  6. Death By Incarceration: A Limitation on the Term of Punishment
  7. Domestic Violence Laws: More Misuse Than Use
  8. Freedom of Expression v. Religious Sensitivities: Are Blasphemy Laws the way out?
  9. Is the soft law vehicle of CSR sufficient for domestic corporates to discharge their responsibility towards the society?
  10. Should MNCs be held criminally responsible for human rights violations?



  • Category: Law Students

1st Prize – INR 15, 000/ Internship at Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Certificate Course by and iPleaders

2nd Prize – INR 7, 500/ Internship at Fox Mandal & Co./ Certificate Course by and iPleaders

3rd Prize – INR 2, 500/ Internship at Fox Mandal & Co./ Certificate Course by and iPleaders


  • Category: Non-law Students

1st Prize – INR 15, 000/ Internship at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.

2nd Prize – INR 7, 500/ Internship at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.

3rd Prize – INR 2, 500/ Internship at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.


  • Certificates will be issued to all participants and winners.
  • The top 3 essays under each sub-theme will be published as a collection of essays.
  • The authors of best entries under each sub-theme will be offered Certificate Courses by and iPleaders, provided they fall under the Category of Law Students.



  1. The competition is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in any discipline in a recognized University/ College/ Institute in India.
  2. Co-authorship by a maximum of 2 students is permitted.


Word Limit: 3000 – 5000 words, not including footnotes.


Submission: January 31, 2016.


The submission guidelines are available here. (Kindly provide link to Information Brochure PDF)

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For any queries, drop an e-mail at or contact:


  1. Mr. Sameer R. Bhat, Student Convenor, GNLU Centre for Law and Society,

Mobile: +91 9998925880;


  1. Ms. Gayathree Devi K. T., Student Co-Convenor, GNLU Centre for Law and Society,

Mobile: +91 8511970905;

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Diploma programme @GNLU

Ever thought of learning about Intellectual Property and Management or Internet Law or Corporate Laws from a National Law School? Gujarat National Law University, a leading National Law University in India presents India’s first ever-online diploma programmes in collaboration with Technology partner – Enhelion a leading online education company in India. 

Gujarat National Law University offers the following programmes:

1. For Diploma programme in Intellectual Property – Law & Management, please click on

2. For Diploma programme in Internet Law  & Policy, please click on

3. For Diploma programme in Advanced Entrepreneurship Management and Corporate Laws, please click on

How are we different from others? – People behind the programmes

The practical knowledge that you will be getting is far more than what you get in your day-to-day classroom teaching. All the three programmes that GNLU brings to you are unique and will stand out from the rest in terms of content, which is prepared by practicing lawyers who have work experience of more than 40 years.


Payment of fee will confirm your place in the diploma programme. Please Join Now

The following documents have to be uploaded. They are mandatory

  • 10th Class Pass certificate,
  • 12th Class Marksheet,
  • Scanned Copy of your signature – [MANDATORY DOCUMENT]
  • Scanned ID Proof  – [MANDATORY DOCUMENT]
  • Scanned Copy of your Passport Size photograph – [MANDATORY]
  • Undergraduate certificate [if applicable] [OPTIONAL]
  • Post graduate certificate [if applicable] [OPTIONAL]

Advantages of our Diploma Programmes

  • Practical Law and Management Skills taught by experts in the field
  • Diploma awarded by Gujarat National Law University, a leading national law school in India
  • Live personalized online live classes that will also be recorded
  • On demand learning
  • Mentor monitored programmes
  • Lectures conducted using simple english to communicate with the students
  • Short concept flash videos and animations
  • Writing Skill enhancements
  • 24/7 Support, our response time to queries is 12 hours
  • Flexible
  • Learn anytime, anywhere from any device

This programme is for value addition and skill set enhancement for:

  • Law students
  • Management students and managers
  • Lawyers
  • Computer Engineers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Fashion Designers
  • Advertising Professionals
  • Architects

Testimonials from our students [LINK SINGLE]

Rahul Cherian – a student of IP Law and Management

Bhupendra Rajput – a student of Advanced Entrepreneurship Management & Corporate Laws

Radhika Thakkar – a student of Advanced Entrepreneurship Management & Corporate Laws

  • INR 15000/- for Indian students
  • US$ 400 for foreign students

 If you have any questions, please do get in touch at or call us at +919990775833

Call for Papers: GNLU Journal of law, Development and Politics

The GNLU Journal of Law Development and Politics is a biannual Journal published by the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. The GNLU Journal of law, Development and Politics (GJLDP) is a biannual, interdisciplinary journal which focuses on law, development and politics; is published by the Editorial Board of Gujarat National Law University and is administered by faculty and students of the University. The purpose of GJLDP is to provide our readers with information on recent developments affecting laws, development and various political issues.

The Goals Of The GJLDP:

  • Promotion of development, politics and issues related to legal reforms.
  • Critique of the legal system.
  • Monitoring developments in alternative practice.
  • Spreading legal education to various communities.

GJLDP  is accepting papers for its Sixth  volume. Undergraduate students, post graduate students, practitioners, faculty and academicians may contribute in the form of essays, articles, notes and comments. Please find all the relevant information attached. For further details please visit

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‘Ingrained’, The 1st National Essay Writing Competition, 2013

ORGANISER: The Centre for Food Security and Agro Economy, GNLU, Gandhinagar

THEME FOR SUBMISSION: Food Politics, Policies and Culture: Exploring claims, controversies, positions, interests and values connected with food.


  1. 1st Prize: INR 10,000
  2. 2nd Prize: INR 5,000
  3. 3rd Prize: INR 2,000

Note: The winning essay may also be considered for publication

DEADLINE: 14th April, 2013

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