Kuvempu University: LL.M Admission through Distance Education Mode

Kuvempu University: LL.M Admission through Distance Education Mode

Offering higher education through Distance Mode is another important step taken by Kuvempu University so as to help student community in their zeal for pursuing Post – Graduate studies. The necessity of this was felt by the University when larger number of students, who wanted seats for P.G. Studies, could not be accommodated in our regular P.G. Programmes.

The University believes that Distance Education is an equally good avenue to be made available to interested students. The Degrees offered by the Directorate of Distance Education are equivalent to that of regular degrees. The DDE is offering a total number of 40 courses directly in various faculties at the U.G., P.G. and Diploma levels.

Eligibility for LL.M:
Any graduate shall be eligible for Post Graduate Courses and any candidate who has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from any recognized Board of Education shall be eligible for admission to Under Graduate Courses.

Prospectus & Application forms:
Prospectus & Application forms can be obtained from THE DIRECTOR, DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri Shankaraghatta – 577 451, Karnataka in person OR by sending a requisition along with a self addressed envelope of size 10×12 inch with postal stamps worth Rs. 40/- affixed on the envelope, and a crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 150/-towards the cost of Prospectus & Application form, drawn in favour of The FINANCE OFFICER, Kuvempu University, payable at State Bank of Mysore. Jnana Sahyadri/ State Bank of India. Shankaraghatta/ Any Nationalised Bank payable at Shimoga and addressed to the Director, DDE. Amount in any other form like M.OV I.P.O. etc., will not be accepted.

The last date for receipt of filled in applications along with the Admission/Registration fees without fine is 30th Oct, 2012, with late fee of Rs. 100/- 30th Nov, 2012 and with late fee of Rs. 300/- is 31st Dec, 2012. Applications received after the due dates are liable to be rejected.

Jnanasahyadri, Shimoga,
Shankaraghatta – 577451,
Karnataka, India
Phone: 08282-256450, 256246, 256426, 256185
Fax: 08282-256370,
Email: info@kuvempuuniversitydde.org
Website: www.kuvempuuniversitydde.org

FICCI’s Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR); Registrations Start Dec 1

FICCI’s Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR); Registrations Start Dec 1

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started an Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The objective of the Course is to increase awareness about IPR in the Society for the benefit of the Nation at large.

Online Course coverage

Patents and International Filing System, Trademark, Copyright, Design, Geographical Indication, Biodiversity, International Arrangements and IPR Enforcement: Infringement and Remedies.

The study material is all inclusive covering the aspects like overview, prosecution, enforcement, appeals, remedies, best strategies and practices, case studies, Intellectual Property as a collateral, International conventions/treaties/agreements on concerned Intellectual Property etc.

Key Features of the Course

The Study Material has been prepared by well known experts in the area, who are from esteemed organizations/Educational Institutes like Amarchand and Mangaldas, Anand and Anand, Entete Legale, Inttl Advocare and University of Delhi.

  • Industry oriented module.
  • FORUM to enable participants to raise queries to IP Expert and also to interact with other participants.
  • Weekly updates on IPR to registrants.
  • Best performers, amongst the Students, in Online Examination will be provided with an opportunity to do internship with FICCI IPR Division.

Participants from Industry will be provided an opportunity to participate in FICCI-IPR division events.

The Conduct of the Online Course would be divided into 2 stages:

  • Stage 1: Study Material to Students and FORUM to enable participants to raise queries to IP Expert and also to interact with other participants. The queries raised by participants would be responded by IPR Experts.
  • Stage 2:Online Examination and issue of certificates.

Course Fees

  • For Students: Rs 7500/-
  • For Participants from MSMEs: Rs. 8500/-
  • For Participants from Industry: Rs. 10,000/-

Best performers, amongst the Students, in the Online Examination will be provided with an opportunity to do internship with FICCI IPR Division.

Author profiles

Alka Chawla – Authored Study Material on “Copyrights”

Teaching in DU for more than 22 years. Designated as IPR Expert in the IPR Cell of DU. Authored a book titled “Copyright and Related Rights : National and International Perspectives”.

Archana Shanker – Authored Study Material on “ Patents and International Filing System”

Archana Shanker is a Senior Partner at Anand and Anand, and heads the Patents and Designs Practice of the Firm. A product of Delhi Law School, she went on to complete her PGD in Bioinformatics and Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs.

Dheeraj Seth – Authored Study Material on “Geographical Indications”

Dheeraj Seth is a Senior Associate at Inttl Advocare.

Mamta Rani Jha – Authored Study Material on “Design”

Mamta is a practicing lawyer, having rich experience in handling contentious litigation involving complex IP issues apart from civil and criminal cases.

Prietika Singh – Authored Study Material on “Geographical Indications”

Prietika has practiced in India for more than 28 years. Prietika spent her initial legal career at Hindustan Unilever Limited (“HUL”).

Sheetal Chopra – Authored Study Material on “Overview of IP Regime in India”

Sheetal Chopra is a registered Patent Agent and has rich experience working with Intellectual Property Department of a multinational pharmaceutical company.

Vijaykumar Shivpuje – Authored Study Material on “Overview of IP Regime in India”

Mr. Vijaykumar Shivpuje is currently working with Intellectual Property, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals.

Yeshwanth Shenoy – Authored Study Material on “Biodiversity”

Mr.Yeshwanth Shenoy is a practicing lawyer and is an expert on Biodiversity Law and is the Legal Consultant to the National Biodiversity Authority, a Regulatory Authority under the Government of India.

Ranjan Negi – Authored Study Material on “Trademark”

Mr. Ranjan Negi, is a Partner at Amarchand Mangaldas and leads the Firm’s Trademark & Copyright Practice Group.

For further details:


Free Online Certificate Course on Right To Information

Free Online Certificate Course on Right To Information (RTI)

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India (GoI) has launched an ‘Online Certificate Course on RTI’ for various stakeholders on, both, the demand and supply sides of the RTI implementation regime.

This Online Certificate Course on RTI is launched in association with the Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad.

This Online Certificate Course is aimed at:

  • Public Information Officers (PIOs)
  • Assistant Public Information Officers (APIOs)
  • Appellate Authorities
  • Officials assisting the above designated officers or other public officials
  • Citizens (Include every Indian Nation)
  • Representative of Civil Society Organisations (including Media Organisations)
  • Any other person(s) who could be a direct / indirect stakeholder

For Registration and more information

Visit :  http://rtiocc.cgg.gov.in

Online Certificate Course on Cyber Laws

Online Certificate Course on Cyber Laws


Naavi’s Cyber Law College: Cyber Law College is promoted by Na.Vijayashankar, better known as Naavi, the well known Cyber Law Consultant in India. He was the author of the first book on Cyber Laws in India and a pioneer in the spreading of Cyber Law Education in the country. He is also an e-Business Consultant and founder of Naavi.org the premier Cyber Law Portal in India.

Cyber Law College is mainly an online education center and has its offline operations mainly through associations with Law Colleges and franchisees. It is a division of Ujvala Consultants Pvt Ltd, a body corporate with registered office at 37, 20th Main, B S K Stage I, Bangalore 560050.


Cyber law Basics for Netizens is a course meant to provide an understanding of the basic structure of Cyber Laws and their impact on every day living in the Cyber Society. At the end of the Course, the student would be aware of the nature of the cyber space, how internet functions, what are the nature of properties created on the Internet, how to use digital signatures, dealing with viruses and other cyber crimes , the rights to freedom of speech and privacy available to the Netizen etc.

Who can pursue: anyone


Duration: 4 weeks

Course Fee: Rs 1500/-


  1. On completion of Registration and Receipt of the payment, the first lesson would be sent by e-mail. Subsequently the lessons would be sent by e-mail at weekly intervals.
  2. Students will have to answer questions at the end of the lessons and send them back for evaluation and comments.
  3. Copies of the answers would be returned to the students with comments from the Faculty member.
  4. Periodical Interactive sessions would be arranged where students can interact with the faculty through Chat sessions.
  5. Individual queries would be addressed through e-mail.


At the end of the Course, all students would be given a Certificate of Completion. Those considered eligible will be given a “Special Merit Certificate”. This would be based on the quality of answers sent by the student as evaluated by the faculty.

For course content, registration and other relevant detail, kindly visit the following link-


Certificate Course on International Energy Law and Policy

Certificate Course on International Energy Law and Policy


The Course is aimed at giving a solid foundation and upgrading their skills in energy law and policy by providing modules on legal, regulatory, and environmental concepts relevant to the sector.


  • Students (UG & PG): Rs. 1500/-
  • Professionals & Academicians: Rs. 3000/-


The Centre for Environmental Law, Policy and Development aims to nurture environmental activism in India and foster policy oriented research in the fields of access to water, sanitation, biodiversity, sustainable development and climate change.

All undergraduate and graduate students, lawyers and non-legal professionals whose interests lie in the energy sector.


The results of the Course will be announced on the CELPD Website and Certificates will be dispatched to the registered postal address within 10 days.

REGISTRATION: Registration to the course will be on first-come-first-serve basis, due to limited number of seats.


Interested applicants are required to make a Demand Draft of the applicable amount in favor of ‘Mr. Devanik Saha’ payable at Delhi. The Demand Draft is to be posted to the following address:

C/o Mr. Devanik Saha
Director, Centre for Environmental Law, Policy and Development

215-A, Pocket C, Siddharth Extension,
New Delhi-110014, India

NOTE: Please mention your name on the Demand Draft.

Additionally, fill up the online registration form (available here) and email it to registration@celpd.in. The registration form can also be obtained by dropping an email to info@celpd.in



Last date of submission of DD: 19th October, 2012
Registration confirmation: 22nd October, 2012
Course Dates: 29th October- 10th December 2012
Announcement of result: 17th December, 2012
Dispatch of Certificates for successful participants: 27th December, 2012

For other relevant details, kindly visit the following link:


Online Certificate Course on Mediation


The course is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the mediation process. Through this course students will be able to gain a working knowledge of the mediation process and acquire skills required to conduct a mediation process.


Module 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Disputes & Conflicts
  3. Negotiation
  4. Negotiating Styles
  5. Roleplay Exercise
  6. *Assessment*

Module 2

  1. Basics of Mediation
  2. Stages of a Mediation Process
  3. Sample Mediation Agreement
  4. Mediator’s Checklist
  5. Roleplay Exercise
  6. *Assessment

Module 3

  1. Impasses
  2. Sample Mediation Clause
  3. Mediation in India
  4. Mediation for Lawyers
  5. Roleplay Exercise
  6. *Assessment*

Module 4

  1. Ethics & Confidentiality
  2. Scope, Future and Advantages of Mediation
  3. *Assessment*

DURATION: 5 weeks (October 14, 2012 to November 18, 2012)

COURSE FEE: Rs. 2500


  • Law students or lawyers
  • Executives or HR heads of an organization
  • Other individuals interested in mediation
To register, visit: http://studentatlaw.in/registration-details/

For any further queries, please contact Mr. Ravi Goyal at ravi@studentatlaw.in

DISCLAIMER: It is hereby declared that that we do not take any responsibility for the veracity of the information or the bona fides of event/course organiser(s).