announcement is posted on behalf of NUJS, Kolkata]
practice of law, and has a very diverse composition ranging from students
enrolled in various full-time courses, entrepreneurs and even senior managers
working in a decision making capacity in various organizations. Keeping in view
the increased costs of higher education and the fact that many executive
programmes and vocational courses are extremely expensive, it was felt
necessary to provide support on a need basis to deserving candidates, so that
those in low income groups are not excluded from accessing the course.
course are given below, and you can see the course syllabus at this link. If you know anyone who may benefit from
this information please share the same with them.
level students on a first come first served basis. In case there are not enough
applications from such students, other students facing financial difficulty
will be considered on a first come first serve basis.
applications shall be solely at the discretion of NUJS)
What is taught in the course?
aspects of business law which are relevant for a corporate lawyer while dealing
with different kinds of transactions for his clients at a law firm – such as
structuring businesses, taking investment into a company, drafting important
business contracts, legal aspects of import-export transactions, how to supply
products and services to the government, obtaining trademark and patent
registrations, negotiating licensing and franchising agreements and some niche
areas such as open-source licensing and cloud computing (interested students can
the detailed course syllabus here).
are the features of the course?
legal industry and academia – learn the
practical aspects of business laws
online learning management system
3-4 hours per week
based material, templates,
checklists, mind-maps, drafting
exercises and self-assessment tests
contributors consist of lawyers from top law firms, practising advocates,
entrepreneurs, judges and bureaucrats
online doubt-clearing and discussion sessions with faculty and experts
session in select cities (attendance optional – video recordings are made
examinations and viva voce
system to distinguish high performers
prior knowledge of law or business management is required
and internship assistance (for candidates interested in working with startups
and new businesses)
colleges, as well as practicing lawyers have signed up for the first batch of
the course. Please take a look at their
reactions to know more about the course over here.
for the first year:
For more information, visit
the course website here (a
free sample chapter and video are also available for download on the