IGNOU Law Admissions 2020- Courses, Eligibility, Application Process, Important Documents

Published: | January 14, 2020
IGNOU Law Admission

IGNOU law admission 2020 is open. Here is all the information that you cannot miss regarding courses, eligibility, important documents, and admission process of law from IGNOU. Read for the details.

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) provides some certified courses in the law domain. IGNOU offers many PG and doctoral degrees in different fields. Candidates who wish to pursue law from IGNOU can enrol in the certificate and diploma courses that the university offers but they will not be able to get a degree of LLB from IGNOU. Three year-long or five-year-long LLB course through a distance mode is not considered as a genuine option and the BCI does not recognise the programme if is done through the medium of distance education.

(IGNOU)- School of Law was established in 2005. Its main objective is to impart legal learning through distance education and open education. IGNOU introduced an online learning programme through which PG certificates are offered online. For online admission, candidates need to go to the official website of the university. The last date to apply for IGNOU courses is 20 January 2020 and the payment has to be made online. Exams of the IGNOU law are also taken online but in well-monitored centres.

The School of Law, IGNOU has various courses that can be enrolled in for acquiring and enhancing legal skills and the aspects of the law. Given below are the distance and regular courses that are offered for IGNOU law admission-

Courses Offered for IGNOU Law Admission 2020

IGNOU offers distance learning and regular learning law courses that a candidate can apply for in order to get admission in the university. Mentioned below are the IGNOU law courses with their duration, fee structure, and the medium through which they can be done.

Courses

Duration

Medium

Fees Structure

Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)

One Year

Distance

Rs. 8,400

Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 1,400

Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 1,800

Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 2,400

Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 2,700

Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law (CCLBL)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 8,400

Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)

One Year

Distance

Rs. 10,200

Post-Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)

One Year

Distance

Rs. 10,800

Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 8,400

Post-Graduate Certificate Patent Practice (PGCPP)

Six Months

Distance

Rs. 9,600

Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PHDLE)

Three Years

Regular

Rs. 16,800

Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU Law Admission 2020

Eligibility Criteria differ from college to college. It also depends on the course choice of a candidate. Listed below in a tabular form is the eligibility criteria of different law courses offered by IGNOU.

Course

Eligibility

Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)

10+2 (class 12th) or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP)

10+2 (class 12th) or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)

10+2 (class 12th) or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking (CAHT)

10+2 (class 12th) or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law (CCLBL)

Any recognised degree for Freshers

Certificate in International Humanitarian Law (CIHL)

10+2 (class 12th) or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR)

Graduate in any stream or discipline

Post-Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice (PGDCJ)

Graduate in any stream or discipline

Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL)

Graduate in any Discipline or Fourth or Fifth-year students of 5 years integrated B.A. LL.B course who passed three years

Post-Graduate Certificate Patent Practice (PGCPP)

Degree in Science, Technology, Medicine or Law or Fourth or Fifth-year students of 5 years integrated B.A. LL.B course who passed three years

Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PHDLE)

LLM qualified with 55% marks

Also Read: List of IGNOU 2020 Colleges

Admission Application Process for IGNOU Law Admission 2020

A candidate can apply in both online and offline modes for IGNOU law admission 2020. Given below are both the methods through which a candidate can fill the IGNOU 2020 application form.

Online Procedure

The students can register themselves for IGNOU law admission 2020 by following an online procedure. The step by step process is mentioned below.

  • The student must visit the official website of IGNOU i.e. http://www.ignou.ac.in/

  • Just below the title bar comes a drop-down menu named ‘Register Online’.

  • The student must click on the ‘Fresh Registration’ option which will take the student to the admission subpage.

  • The student must select the ‘Register Yourself’ option and fill up the credentials like Name, Date of Birth, Gender, E-mail id, and Mobile number.

  • The candidate then has to make a unique user ID and set a password.

  • After the account creation, the student needs to click on log in and enter the user name and password just created.

  • The candidate will next fill up the information and details like personal details, programme details, qualifications, and course details.

  • The candidates will have to upload the documents required for applying for IGNOU Law Admission.

  • After submitting the form, students will be redirected to the payment gateway where they will have to submit the application fees.

Offline Procedure

The offline method of IGNOU application process has been explained in detail below.

  • Candidate has to visit any nearest regional centres of IGNOU.

  • He/she must issue a Demand Draft (DD) in favour of IGNOU for the payment of application fees.

  • The candidate will have to acquire the application form and submit it to the regional centre.

  • Within 45 business days, an application of confirmation will come via post, message, or E-mail.

Also Read: Career option after pursuing law in India

Important Documents required for IGNOU admission 2020

A list of the important documents required for IGNOU law admissions is provided below.

  • Passport Sized Photo

  • Signature

  • Previous Academic Records

  • Age Proof (X passing certificate/ Birth Certificate)

  • Experience Certificate (if available)

  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC) (if applicable)

  • BPL Certificate (if available)

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