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    Competition Law

    About Competition Law

    Competition Law is a specialisation of law that aspirants generally pursue at the postgraduation level. Through the course, the aspirants review and study the competition of economic rivalry between top companies and market players to attract customers. Competition laws are structured or formulated to avoid businesses

    from engaging in rituals that are harmful to consumer welfare and competition. The competition law course is not designed to prohibit competition in the market. It is designed to keep a check on the practices that have an adverse effect on competition in the market.

    With the evolving market and the liberalization of the economy, competition law is gaining popularity in the nation. Aspirants willing to go for competition law specialisation can seek admission in diploma, certificate and LLM programmes. They can also go for an MA in Business Law with specialisation in Competition Law. The course touches the topics like Introduction to Competition Law & Policy in India, anti-competitive agreements, merger control, the evolution of competition law & policy, global experience, economic concepts, dominant positions etc. Many popular colleges across the nation are offering admission to the candidates to the competition law courses either through an entrance examination or through merit in the qualifying exam.

    Competition Law Highlights

    Check out the highlights of the competition law captured below in order to grasp a deeper understanding of the course.

    Name of the Course

    Competition Law

    Programmes Available

    Certificate, Diploma, LLM



    Mode of the Course


    Exam Type

    Semester Type

    Admission Process

    Through an entrance examination

    Fees Range

    INR 25,000 to INR 1,00,000

    Starting Salary

    INR 40,000 to INR 1,35,000

    Competition Law Eligibility Criteria

    It is of utmost importance to meet the minimum eligibility criteria of competition law before applying for admission to any of the top-notch law college/university or else the candidature of the applicant would be considered as invalid. Described below are the general eligibility criteria of competition law that aspirants are expected to satisfy. 

    • The eligibility criteria vary from college to college and university to university.
    • For pursuing a postgraduate degree in competition law, an aspirant is required to have completed either a five-year-long integrated law course or a 3 year-long law course from a recognised law college or university.
    • If you want to go for a diploma course in competition law, you must possess a graduation degree from a recognised university.
    • In case, an aspirant wants to pursue an MA in Business Law with specialisation in Competition Law, he/she should have completed graduation from any stream with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in the qualifying exam.
    • Different colleges have a different requirement of an aggregate score. Some even provide relaxation to the reserved categories.

    Competition Law Admission Process

    Before getting into a prestigious law school or college it is crucial that you go through the admissions process of the institution as it is different for each college. Check out the below-mentioned admission process of competition law to get an idea of the procedure that you might encounter after applying for the admission.

    • Most of the colleges/universities offer admission to the aspirants as per the common entrance exam or the one separately conducted by the college/university.
    • Some colleges offer admission depending on the merit score of the applicant. Candidates with the higher marks in the qualifying exam have more chances of getting shortlisted for the admission to their desired college.

    Competition Law Syllabus

    Every university or college has a different approach towards competition law course. The syllabus for competition law also differs from college to college. Check out some of the key topics or subjects you might come across while pursuing the course of competition law.

    Competition law and policy

    Introduction to Economic Concepts

    Introduction to Competition Law & Policy in India


    Dominant Position

    Regulation of Combinations

    Introduction to Business Laws in India

    Relevant Market

    Predatory Pricing

    Evolution of Competition Law & Policy: Global Experience

    Introduction to Competition Law and Competition Policy

    Merger Control

    Anti-Competitive Agreements

    Abuse of Dominance

    Markets and Competition

    Emerging Issues in Competition Law in India

    The interface between Competition Commission and Sector Regulators

    Salient Features of Indian Competition Act/ Jurisdictions

    Evolution of Competition Law and Policy

    Indian Competition Act - Substantive Provisions

    Substantive Provisions of the Indian Competition Act

    The interface between Competition Law and Business Strategy

    Competition Law Career Options and Job Prospects

    Once a student successfully completes competition law, a wide range of opportunities opens up for him/her. Check out the possible career options and job prospects in competition law that a candidate can consider after studying Competition Law.

    • Competition Lawyer
    • Individual Practitioner
    • Legal Advisor
    • Legal Assistant
    • Law Officer
    • Policy Maker
    • Business Lawyer
    • Market Advisor
    • Assistant Manager

    FAQs about Competition Law

    What are the top colleges offering Competition Law courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Law courses : Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (Lucknow) , National Law School of India University (Bangalore) , National Law University (Jodhpur) , Faculty of Law, University of Calcutta (Kolkata) , Amity Law School (Noida). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Competition Law or not.

    I want admission in Competition Law. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Law Entrance Test , Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test , Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology Joint Entrance Exam , Haryana Diploma Entrance Test Lateral , English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Competition Law courses.

    What is the average fee for the course Competition Law ?

    The average fee for Competition Law is INR 50,000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to Competition Law ?

    Some of the popular specializations for Diploma are : Endoscopy Technician , Applied Statistics and Computers , Rural Management , Hospital Sterilization Management , Commercial Arts.

    What is the duration of the course Competition Law ?

    Competition Law is a 2 year course.
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    Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear student,

    Yes, Bhaskar Law College offers the course of Master of Law (LL.M). If you want to pursue LLM in Corporate Law, you can apply for admission to Bhaskar Law College, Ranga Reddy.

    The course fee of LLM at Bhaskar Law College is Rs. 60,000 per annum. Additional charges will have to be paid if you seek admission through the management quota. The total LLM course fee of Bhaskar Law College for management quota admission differs from candidate to candidate.

    Please call on our toll free student helpline number 1800-572-9877 to talk to our counsellors regarding any admission related queries.

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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    After completing a Diploma, an aspirant will get a bundle of placement opportunities at NLSIU Bangalore. Top recruiters such as L&L Partners, AZB & Partners and KPMG will hire the deserving candidates. Go through the Placements at NLSIU Bangalore to find out more about it.

    In case of admission related enquiry, do not hesitate to reach out to our admission experts by simply dialling the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or filling-up the Common Application Form. For more questions, write back to us in the QnA zone.

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    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    As an alumnus of LPU, I had many friends who did fashion designing and are own working with top brands. LPU has faculty from premier design institutes to sharpen design visualization and execution. Labs and equipment to simulate the industry environment with practical exposure to the fashion industry right from design to merchandising. Option of specialization in Design or Technology. Quality learning has created skilled professionals that are recruit-able much before they graduate.There are 15+ global brands for placement and training,16+ labs to stimulate industry environment and 20+ lifestyle products created every year. School of design alumni are working in best design houses like Anshul Rajwansh (Delhi), Archana Kochhar (Mumbai), Sabeena Bani Ahuja (singapore), Aslam Khan (Delhi), Pam Mehta (Delhi). Companies like H&M, Raymond’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Gini & Jony, Shahi export, Orient Craft selected LPU students. LPU is also a hot ground for fashion start ups Some names include Nidhi & Ankita brand name “Akhyan”, Sumandeep handa brand name “SumanHanda Design ”, Abhishek Harshbardhan brand name “Harshbardhan”, Aditi Brand name “Pankh”, Tanvi Bansal “Modian Designer House” In Academics students do experimental design and production. Students are exposed to fashion shows, craft fairs, industry internships and craft documentation. Intensive exposure to practical work in Pattern making, Draping, Weaving, Printing, Dyeing, Garment Construction labs. Students are given various Live-projects during the course of the program to create commercially viable designs.

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