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    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law

    About Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law is a postgraduate law programme that is offered under a diploma degree. PG Diploma in Cyber Law involves the study of the legal aspects related to the internet, communication technology, technological and electronic elements including hardware, software, computer and information systems, and their resolution.

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law teaches students about the details and complexities of the rules and laws regarding the internet and similar fields. It has become an increasingly popular course throughout the nation and many leading law colleges offer Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law in both full-time and part-time mode.

    Post Graduate Programme in Cyber Law Highlights


    Course Name

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law

    Course Level

    Post Graduate

    Course Type

    Diploma Degree Course


    Post Graduate Diploma (PGD)


    Cyber Law

    Course Duration

    1 - 2 years



    Course Mode

    Full-time/ Part-Time/ Distance

    Minimum Qualification Required

    Graduation in any stream with 50% aggregate marks


    No Limit

    Selection Process

    Merit-based/ Written Test + GD and PI/ Entrance Exam

    Average Course Fee

    Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 2 lacs

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law Eligibility Criteria

    All the law aspirants who wish to enrol for Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law must first check whether they meet the eligibility conditions for the programme. The detailed eligibility criteria for Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law has been mentioned in the points listed below. The interested candidates must go through the list before applying for admission.

    • It is mandatory for the candidate to have an undergraduate degree in law. He/ she must have completed either a 3-year LL.B degree after graduation or a 5-year integrated law course or.
    • The candidate should have obtained his/ her bachelor's degree from a recognised university that has been approved by the BCI (Bar Council of India).
    • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 50 per cent marks in aggregate at the graduation level. Most of the colleges provide certain relaxation in terms of aggregate score to the candidates who belong to reserved categories.
    • A minimum work experience of 12 months is preferred by many recruiters.

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law Admission Process

    The admission process that is followed for selecting candidates for the Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law course differs from college to college. Some of the most widely adopted selection criteria for Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law admissions have been listed below.

    • Some colleges conduct their individual entrance exams for shortlisting candidates for admission.
    • National or state level entrance exams are also accepted by some colleges for selecting applicants.
    • Certain institutes organise rounds of Personal Interaction (PI) and Group Discussion (GD) for further evaluating the knowledge and skills of applicants.
    • Merit-based admission is also provided at some colleges.

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law Syllabus

    The syllabus for Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law has been provided in the table given below. The syllabus is liable to change with respect to the college.

    Introduction to the Cyber World and Cyber Law

    The Internet and Online Resources

    Security of Information

    Digital Signature

    An Overview of Cyber Law

    Regulation of Cyberspace - Introducing Cyber Law

    Scope of Cyber Law

    Cyber Law in E-commerce, Online Contracts, E-taxation, and E-governance

    Copyright, Trademarks and Software Patenting

    Cyber Law in India

    The Information Technology Act, 2000

    Regulatory Framework

    International Cyber Law Related to E-Commerce

    International Legal Regime

    Domestic Legal Regime

    Regulation of Certifying Authorities

    Penalties and Adjudications 

    Offences under the Act

    Computer Crime and Cybercrimes

    Making of Cyber Rules and Regulations

    Cybercrime and Related Concepts 

    Classification of Cybercrimes

    Online Business

    Duties of Subscribers

    Regulation of Cyber Crimes


    Important Issues in Global E-commerce

    IPR - An Overview

    IPR Issues

    Trademark Issues in Cyberspace

    Copyright Issues in Cyberspace

    Computer Software and Related IPR Issues

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law Career Options and Job Prospects

    Several career prospects and job opportunities are available for candidates after they complete a degree of Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law. The salary received by these individuals can range from Rs. 3.5 lacs per annum to Rs. 9 lacs per annum, depending upon the sector and company they are recruited in. Some of the most popular job roles offered to candidates after the completion of Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law have been provided here.

    • Cyber Lawyer
    • Legal Assistant
    • Legal Counsel
    • Cyber Consultant
    • Cyber Assistant
    • Research Assistant
    • Security Auditors

    FAQs about PGD in Cyber Law

    What is the beginner level salary offered after completing Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law?

    The beginner level salary that is provided to an individual for a job he/ she gets right after completing Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law is around Rs. 3-4 LPA.

    Can I get a job in the IT sector after doing Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law?

    Yes, the IT (Information Technology) sector is one of the topmost recruiters of candidates who have a degree of Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law.

    Can I do Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law after LL.M?

    LL.M is already a degree of the masters level. Therefore, you do not have to pursue another degree of the same level. If you wish to go for higher studies after LL.M, you can enrol in a Ph.D or M.Phil course in Cyber Law.

    Is LL.M in Law preferred over Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law?

    Both LL.M in Cyber Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law are courses of the postgraduate level. However, LL.M includes a more detailed and in-depth study of the specialisation as compared to PGD.

    Is Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law a postgraduate degree or a diploma degree?

    Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law is a diploma degree which is of the postgraduate level. It is equivalent to a masters level degree in law but candidates get the degree of a Post Graduate Diploma, not Masters.
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    Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear student,

    The course of Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGD in Law) is not offered at Apex University, Jaipur. The university provides law programmes of the undergraduate and postgraduate levels only. If you meet the eligibility criteria for the programmes of LL.B or LL.M at Apex University then you can apply for admission to these programmes instead.

    If you seek a good law college in Rajasthan that offers PGD in Law, you can check out Raffles University which is located in Neemrana. There are other law institutes in Rajasthan that prove diploma in law and are quite recognised and popular.

    In order to find the best college for yourself, fill the Common Application Form (CAF) and get a chance to apply at multiple colleges with just one form. Upon the successful submission of the form, you will also be assigned an admissions expert who will contact you and understand all of your requirements. Based on your preferences, he/ she will give you the options of some of the best law college for you to take admission in.

    For any admission related queries, please call on the toll-free student helpline number of CollegeDekho - 1800-572-9877. Do write back to us if you have more questions to ask.

    Thank you.

    After 12 can we apply for iimc entrance exam
    -Bhoomi -Updated on Dec-03-20191 Answers

    Nidhi Bahl, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Only students with a graduation degree can appear for IIMC entrance exam as the institute offers post graduate programmes only.

    Check out the IIMC Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

    Please feel free to write back to us in case of further queries.


    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Clinical Research is a paramedical programme involving the study of techniques, ethics, management practices involved with  Clinical Research and Trials. Being a specialization programme, it is open for candidates belonging to a limited set of undergraduate study programmes. Some of the best institutes in India offering this programme via the distance education mode are:

    • Institute of Clinical Research - 6-month programme
    • Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices in India (IGMPI) - 1-year programme

    The programme requirements specified by the individual colleges must be consulted for more details on eligibility, admission process etc.

    If you need help related to admissions, you may also fill our Common Application Form or reach out to us at 1800-572-9877.

    Thank you.

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