Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law - First Batch [July 2010 - July 2011]
IGNOU and WWF-India together will launch Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law in July 2010. Centre for Environmental Law (CEL), WWF-India and School of Law (SoL), IGNOU will be coordinating the programme.
An important feature of SoL and CEL's educational activities will be the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Environmental Laws. It is being introduced to provide an in-depth exposure to participants on issues, institutions and initiatives in the field of environmental law and policy. SoL & CEL will be conducting the programme for a better understanding of green law issues poignant worldwide, particularly in the Indian context.
The hallmark of the PG Diploma programme will be convenient, quick environmental law for those who are seeking to enrich their professional knowledge. Owing to the requirements of students/professionals from different fields, we will be making the programme available through "distance mode" & "online mode".
Medium of instruction would be 'English' only.
- Increase understanding on key issues related to National as well as International Environmental Law & Policies
- Develop knowledge on the International Legal & Policy context on thematic issues related to environment
- Enhancing skills on legal interventions for environment protection
- Promote networking and sharing of experiences among participants to actively contribute towards conservation
PG Diploma in Environmental Law will be offered through 'Distance' and 'Online' mode.
Following model will be followed in "Distance Mode":
Following model will be followed in "Online Mode":
- Induction in study centres/Regional Centres
- Distribution of Course Material
- Counseling/Contact Programme
- Internal Assessment
- Online Induction
- Online posting of Course Material
- Online Counseling (good internet connectivity is a must)
- Internal Assessment
- On-line Term End Examination
Graduates from any discipline can apply. Preference would be given to those who are working in the field of Environment or want to make a career in the field of environment.
The PG Diploma in Environmental Law will commence in the month of July 2010 and will end in the month of July 2011. The one year programme will be held through 'distance and online mode'. Each course will have the following evaluation pattern:
30% - Internal Assessment
70% - Term End Examination to be held in July 2011. Examinations will be conducted in specified IGNOU centres for proper monitoring.
The course fee of Rupees 10,000/- should be sent through demand draft in favour of "IGNOU-Delhi" payable at New Delhi along with application form. This covers tuition fee, cost of course material.
Last Date for Receiving Applications:
Interested candidates should apply in the prescribed form available along with the prospectus and submit to Director, School of Law, IGNOU, Block - G, Zakir Hussain Bhawan, Academic Complex, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068 on or before 30 June 2010. Envelop should clearly indicate "Application for PGDENLW-2010-2011".
Download Prospectus and Application Form