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IGNOU Law Admissions 2021- Courses, Eligibility, Application Process, Important Documents

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: October 18, 2021

IGNOU law admissions are done every year for multiple courses.  Here is all the information that you cannot miss regarding courses, eligibility, important documents, and the admission process of law from IGNOU.

IGNOU Law Admission

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) provides vivid certified courses in the law domain. IGNOU also offers PG and doctoral degrees in multiple streams. 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 law programme if is done through the medium of distance education.

The application forms of IGNOU was released on July 11 for the July session and the last date to apply for the same has been extended until October 25, 2021, for all courses except certificate programmes. The application fee payment has to be made online. The direct link to the IGNOU Law application form has been provided below.

IGNOU Law Admission Application Form 2021 Direct Link

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. 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 law through IGNOU admission.

Important Dates for IGNOU Law Admission 2021

Check out the important dates associated with the IGNOU Law Admission 2021 below:

Event

January Session Important Dates

July Session Important Dates

Release of Application Forms

February 3, 2021

July 11, 2021

Last Date to Submit Application Form

April 15, 2021

October 25, 2021 (all programmes except certificate courses)

Courses Offered for IGNOU Law Admission 2021

IGNOU offers distance learning and regular learning law courses that a candidate can apply for in order to get admission to 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 2021

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 2021 Colleges

Application Process for IGNOU Law Admission 2021

A candidate can apply in both online and offline modes for IGNOU law admission 2021. Given below are both the methods through which a candidate can fill the IGNOU 2021 application form.

Online Procedure:

The students can register themselves for IGNOU law admission 2021 by following an online procedure. The step by step process is mentioned below.

  • The student must visit the official website of IGNOU.

  • 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 the IGNOU application process has been explained in detail below.

  • The 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: IGNOU Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Admissions

Important Documents Required for IGNOU Law Admission 2021

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

  • Scanned Copy of Passport Sized Photo (less than 100 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Signature (less than 100 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Previous Academic Records (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Age Proof Document, for eg. Class 10th passing certificate/ Birth Certificate (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC) (less than 200 KB)

  • Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate (less than 200 KB)

Students are shortlisted to pursue the desired law course at IGNOU based on the merit in the qualifying exam. Candidates with a higher score have better chances of getting admission to college. To get admission in a PhD law programme,i.e. Doctor of Philosophy in Law or PHDLE, IGNOU conducts an entrance exam at the national level. Applicants who qualify the law exam are selected for admission at the college.

There are many other law colleges in India that you can consider for admission. Check the table given below to know a few of them.

College Name

Location

Aurora's Legal Sciences Academy, Hyderabad (ALSA)

Hyderabad, Telangana

Amity University

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU)

Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

SAGE University

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

The ICFAI University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Chandigarh University (CU)

Chandigarh, Punjab

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Jalandhar, Punjab

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

Sonepat, Haryana

ILS Law College (ILSLC)

Pune, Maharashtra

Institute of Law Nirma University (ILNU)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

If you are interested to take admission in or apply to any of the desired law colleges, you can either fill the Common Application Form or call the toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Our admission experts will reach out to you and will assist you throughout the procedure. If you have any queries related to the law admissions in India, leave them on the QnA Zone.

IGNOU is a prestigious Institute that offers admission in multiple streams and degrees. The college is known to provide the best education through correspondence or distance mode. IGNOU is UGC Approved and is the prime choice of lakhs of applicants every year. The institute not only grants quality education but also ensures that the students are provided with opportunities to grow profoundly. Check out other top Top Universities Offering LL.B. Through Correspondence/ Distance Mode. Either dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form for free admission related help. In case of any query, write to us in the QnA zone.

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