M.A. in Business Laws with specialization in Banking, Insurance and Financial Services



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About the Course

Total Fees: INR 50,000 45,000

Also payable in two instalments of INR 25,000 and INR 25,000 respectively.

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Duration: 24 months

This is a two-year fully online Master's Degree course in Insurance, Banking and Financial Services. Insurance and Banking form the core of the Indian finance system. A comprehensive knowledge in these areas will equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills to add tremendous value to organizations operating in Insurance and Banking sectors. The expansion of the Indian economy has created a huge demand for professionals in the Finance field and the availability of experts in the same is low. Unfortunately, there are very few courses which impart practical insights and business strategy skills to working professionals while not impacting their commitments at work. This course has been created especially for working professionals.

Develop mastery over the regulatory mechanisms of insurance, banking and finance sectors. Learn how to strategize deals for getting bank loans, private equity investment, government funds. Master skills of negotiating insurance deals for high-value transactions, learn to carry out an insolvency process, acquire an in-depth knowledge of corporate finance, investment laws and compliances, regulation of online payments and to deal with regulatory bodies such as SEBI, IRDA, RBI and the like.

This course has been created especially for working professionals such that they are taught the best industry practices, practical legal knowledge, business strategy skills by an Industry-Academia Panel which comprises of the best industry experts who have several years of experience in the Finance field. This is the most comprehensive online course on Banking Law and Insurance Law in India. Get a Master's Degree from a top national law school after you have successfully completed the course.

The M.A. in Business Laws course has been created for working professionals. Few of the useful features are as follows -

  • The study material can be accessed on our online Learning Management System (LMS) from anywhere and at anytime
  • Study material comprises of video lectures by industry experts, PPTs, animated videos and text
  • Exams have flexible dates
  • Live webinars are conducted to supplement your learning
  • Get a personal mentor who will help you in moving ahead in your career

Course Contents

  • Indian legal system, federalism and constitutionalism
  • Legislation, Enforcement of laws and Adjudication
  • Judicial system in India and hierarchy of courts
  • Criminal and Civil legal and justice system
  • Concept of Jurisdiction
  • Regulatory tribunals and their functions
  • Principles of administrative law
  • Private dispute resolution mechanisms
  • International Law and its impact on business
  • Ingredients of a valid contract
  • Validity of standard form contracts
  • Electronic contracts - contracts by email, browsewrap, shrinkwrap and clickwrap contracts, digital signatures
  • Enforceability of electronic contracts
  • Relevance of procedural requirements for contractual validity and enforcement - Registration, stamping, attestation, notarization, apostillation
  • Remedies for breach of contract and practical considerations
  • Contract drafting and practical considerations
    • Essential clauses in any commercial agreement - definitions clause, obligations of parties, determination of milestones and timelines, payment modalities, waivers, assignment, applicable law, representations and warranties, covenants, indemnities, termination, events of default and material adverse change clauses, taxes, force majeure
    • Common drafting errors and efficient drafting techniques to minimize risk of disputes
  • Contract negotiation - Theories and practical case studies
  • Different forms of business structures - Sole proprietorship, partnership, LLP and companies
  • Co-founder arrangements
  • Structuring a partnership/ LLP - Partnership Deed, LLP Agreement, registration requirement and procedure, number of partners, designated partners, sharing of profits, dissolution of partnership, default rules under Partnership Act and LLP Act.
  • Structuring a company - Formation and incorporation: Reservation of Name, Director Identification Number and Digital Signature, Forms to be submitted to Registrar of companies for incorporation, Drafting Memorandum and Articles of Association, Types of Share Capital, Annual and periodic compliances.
  • One person company
  • Hybrid structures and their relevance
  • Non-profit businesses and hybrid models
    • Law related to formation of trusts and societies
    • Procedure and key issues for incorporation of a trust / society / non-profit company
    • Tax benefits for a non-profit
  • Considerations while choosing an optimal business structure
  • Taxation of different business structures
  • Joint ventures and association of persons
  • Accounting and the law
  • Corporate income tax, minimum alternate tax, tax on issuance of capital

Indirect taxes: GST, Excise duty, service tax and VAT - Applicability, how to obtain registration, computation of the tax, when to make payment

  • Introduction to corporate governance - Shareholders’ rights vis-à-vis managers
  • Appointment and removal of directors
  • Corporate communications and reporting systems
  • Procedures for corporate decision-making
  • Related party transactions and conflict of interest
  • Powers and responsibilities of the board of directors and key managerial personnel, delegation of functions by directors
  • Independent directors and committees of directors
  • Directors’ supervision of accounts and auditing, responsibilities for financial fraud
  • Governance mechanisms in private companies, public companies and listed companies
  • Repatriation of profit, regulation of managerial remuneration, divisible profits and dividend
  • Governance-related compliance requirements around key business transactions - raising investments, obtaining loans, exits, sale of business undertaking
  • Corporate governance of public sector undertakings
  • Corporate social responsibility - Voluntary instruments and the 2013 Companies Act and rules
  • Dispute resolution methods - litigation, arbitration, expert determination, mediation and conciliation
  • Types of business disputes and choice of appropriate dispute resolution method
  • Arbitration:
    • Arbitrator appointment strategy, institutional vs. ad hoc arbitration, how to demand suitable interim measures
    • Drafting efficient arbitration clauses
    • How to minimize delay in arbitration proceedings
    • International commercial arbitration
    • Enforcement strategies, grounds for challenge of arbitral awards,
    • Anti-suit injunctions
  • Mediation: Strategies and relevance in commercial disputes
  • Role of negotiation in dispute situations
  • Litigation Strategy for domestic and cross-border disputes
  • Regulatory Litigation - show cause notices and how to respond to them, remedies against adverse orders of adjudicating officers and tribunals, appellate tribunals, settlement with regulators
  • Relevance of information technology law for businessmen
  • Legal structure governing the Internet
  • Data protection under Indian law and privacy issues
  • Legal documents necessary for offering software or providing online services
    • Cloud computing agreements
    • End-User License Agreements (EULA)
    • Payment gateway issues
    • Terms of Service
    • Privacy Policies
  • Process charts to detect online IP infringement
  • Steps for dealing with intellectual property infringements on the internet
    • Introduction to intermediary responsibility
    • Takedown notices and cease-and-desist notices
    • Content censorship and blocking of websites
  • Overview of Banking system in India
  • Regulatory framework and compliances
    • Reserve bank of India Act, 1934
    • Banking regulation Act, 1949
    • How to set up a new branch of bank in India
    • Branch licensing
    • Cash reserve ratio
    • Statutory liquid ratio
    • Monetary and credit policy
    • Winding up of banks
    • Mergers and amalgamation of banks
    • Corporate governance
    • Prevention Of money laundering Act
    • Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (BSCSBI)
    • The Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Banking operations- Legal aspects
    • Definition and types of Cheques, crossing of a cheque, double crossing, cheque bounce
    • Legal provisions regarding endorsements
    • Indemnities and guarantees
    • Customer confidentiality obligations
    • Accounts with survivor
    • Accounts without survivor
    • Unclaimed deposits
  • Legislations related to banking laws
    • Negotiable instruments act
    • Limitation act
    • Bankers book evidence act
    • SARFAESI act
    • Securitisation
    • Asset securitisation
    • Consumer Protection act
  • Legal issues in international banking transactions
  • Corporate governance in Banks
  • General principles and concepts of insurance
  • Insurance contract
    • Aleatory
    • Adhesion
    • Utmost Good Faith
    • Executory
    • Unilateral
    • Conditional
    • Warranties and Representations
    • Misrepresentations and Concealments
    • Fraud
    • Impersonation (False pretenses)
    • Parol
  • Intermediaries in insurance industry
  • Regulatory framework
  • International regulatory framework
  • Life Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Marine Insurance
  • Introduction to digital payments
    • Digital banking system in India
    • Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) Credit
    • Regional ECS (RECS)
    • Electronic Clearing Service (ECS) Debit
    • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
    • National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System
    • Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)System
    • Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL)
    • Mobile Banking System
    • ATMs / Point of Sale (POS) Terminals / Online Transactions
  • Regulatory framework
    • Information and technology act 2000
    • Cyber crimes and frauds
    • Liabilities of intermediaries
    • Mobile payments in India
    • Privacy issues
    • Security issues
    • Jurisdictional issues
  • Sources of corporate finance and their comparative evaluation:
  • Equity finance
  • Debt finance - Bonds and loans
  • Hybrid instruments - warrants and convertible notes
  • Conversion mechanics and regulatory requirements
  • Legal issues around raising investment:
  • Stages in an investment transaction and associated documentation
  • Strategic and financial investments
  • Investment documentation - shareholders agreements, share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, articles of association, exit rights documentation
  • Types of loans and their features - Working capital loans, cash credit and overdraft facilities, term loans, revolving loans, secured and unsecured loans
  • Regulatory compliances for raising equity and debt finance
  • Companies Act
  • Foreign Exchange laws
  • Securities laws
  • Refinancing arrangements and the law
  • Finance and liquidity crises - Introduction to restructuring
  • Legal risk management - identifying and minimizing risks, building processes
  • Internal company policies, allocation of responsibility amongst officers, imposing contractual obligations, reporting structures
  • Recruitment policy, compensation policy, performance management policy, leave policy, medical policy, sexual harassment policy, data protection and confidentiality policy, grievance redressal policy, whistleblower policy, emergency policies, media communications policy, social media and blogging policy
  • Insurance: Fire and Special Peril, Transportation, Keyman Insurance, Terrorism Insurance, Group Insurance, Public Liability Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance,Director’s and Officer’s (D&O) Insurance.
  • Sectoral regulators and licensing requirements
  • Introduction to SEBI and financial sector
  • Telecom regulation
  • Insurance sector

M&As

  • Methods of acquisition - share purchase, asset purchase, sale of undertaking
  • Stages in an M&A transaction
  • Payment mechanisms for M&As
  • Indemnities, representations and warranties and other key clauses of M&A transactions
  • Court approved mergers
  • Tax issues in M&A
  • Employment issues in M&A

Competition issues

  • Introduction to combinations
  • Competition Commission approvals
  • Exemption thresholds for mergers
  • How to respond to CCI notices and investigations
  • Appeals against adverse CCI orders

Industry Academia Panel

Murali Neelakantan

Ex-Global General Counsel, Cipla

V Umakanth

Associate Professor at NUS, Singapore

Vinod Kothari

Securitisation expert and author of several books on the subject

Jay Parikh

Founding Partner, Verus Associates

Ameet Dutta

Partner, Saikrishna & Associates IP law expert

Essenese Obhan

Managing Partner, Obhan & Associates

Robin David

Partner, Dua Associates

Pankaj Agarwal

Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Anuj Sah

Principal Associate at Khaitan & Co.

Somasekhar Sundaresan

Partner, J. Sagar Associates

Shinoj Koshy

Partner, Nishith Desai Associates

Other Specialisations Available

Success Stories

Imagine how it would be if you could navigate the usual legal and regulatory mess with ease, and make better decisions as you scale your business or career growth. Regulatory and legal difficulties is a huge hurdle to doing business in India, and very few people have mastery over it. We are inviting you to find out more about how we can add a touch of magic to your growth. Here are some amazing success stories of our students who have taken up our courses.

I am a computer science engineer by education, but an entrepreneur by profession. Having had no formal education in running a business I was always led to a lot of "learning the hard way". When iPleaders launched the course for Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws, in an e-learning mode I took up the course with the objective to understand all legal nuances related to running a business. The course covered things like; understanding of ESOP, Sweat Equity, Company Policy, License agreements, IP related law, EULA and lots of other content which made sense for our business.

Atul Gupta

Managing Director of InSync Tech-Fin Solutions Ltd

I joined the NUJS diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws while I was working with the Calcutta Stock Exchange. I had already done my LLB and was looking for a course which would give me some practical insight. I came across the NUJS Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws while searching the internet. I was looking for some course for value addition to my profile and knowledge. I had already done my LLB and MBA but wanted some practical knowledge. This course appealed to me, as it was dealing with business laws and I was working with a corporate. So this course was very significant to me and covered things which were relevant to me.

Sumit Sengupta

CFA, LL.B, Legal Counsel, Calcutta Stock Exchange

All modules in this course are meticulously designed with the emphasis on practical knowledge and it's very difficult to say which module was more informational than the other. Still, I particularly found the modules on statutory compliances, due diligence, business structuring and institutional financing to be really beneficial for me because I wanted practical insight into these topics. Non-lawyers such as businessmen are usually afraid of legal jargons that are found in books; however, this course uses a very simple and easy to understand language and therefore I recommend this course to all those who wish to enhance their business law knowledge.

Harshal Joshi

Legal Head, Legal Dog, LL.C

All the modules in the course are designed with the emphasis on practical knowledge. The concepts are explained in a very easy to understand language without any legal jargons. A person like me who is not from a legal background can also follow it easily. Institutional Finance and Raising investment were two modules which I personally found very interesting. I am able to utilize this knowledge in my current job also. When I informed my company that I have cleared this diploma from NUJS, my company gave me recognition for the same. I have now been shifted to Compliance department because of my knowledge about business and corporate law gained through this course. In future, I want to work with different institutes and colleges as a guest lecturer and this course has helped me prepare for that as well. I have been applying to various institutes and got a positive response from many of them. This course would certainly help me in my future vision also as I've learnt how to explain complex matters in an easy to understand manner from this course.

Atanu Biswas

Manager, Compliance, Peerless Group

My purpose of joining the NUJS diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws was to gain legal knowledge and breadth of the legal system specific to India. Being from a nonlaw background we deal with legal matters almost on a day to day basis, mostly in indirect and often unknown and subtle forms. As an entrepreneur juggling many hats, I had to be aware of the basic laws and legal systems so as to be aware at all times. This course has helped me understand different legal aspects from a technical perspective; of which I did not have the knowledge earlier. Content wise the course is excellent. It is designed in a manner that a person who is not from a legal background can also follow it easily. I have benefitted the most from the chapters related to Business Structuring and Drafting. The Module on drafting helped me understand how agreements are to be drafted and vetted, what are the precautions to be taken, how clauses can be negotiated etc. Down the line, I have drafted quite a few documents thanks to this course, and my lawyers are still wondering how I could manage it so well without their help! They used to be quite surprised when they found my draft quite 'legal' in order and form. This course has empowered me to an extent that it has added on to my persona. Nowadays I not only understand what my legal team is doing, but I also engage in discussions with them regarding different policies, clauses in agreements.. etc.

B D Thimmaiah

Executive Officer, Advanced Research and Development Corporation

I was in the final year at RMLNLU and was aware that if I fail to get a campus placement offer or a PPO, I would have to face lot of interviews. I had to be well versed in all aspects of law especially corporate and business law in order to crack the interviews. Even if I manged a PPO or a campus placement, I had to be aware of all basics of corporate law inorder to perform well in my job. I wanted a career in corporate law in a tier 1 law firm. All this was not possible with the knowledge gained through the law school curriculum only. I had to learn the business law basics in a practical manner and this diploma course was the perfect solution to it. This course provided an excellent curriculum around that. All the modules were very well planned with lot of emphasis on practical knowledge. The module I personally liked the most was the one related to the Companies Act and SEBI regulations. These were very informative and helpful. The webinars with Industry experts were another plus point of the course. These webinars exposed us to few of the best brains in the industry and their views and thoughts about different aspects of law.

Divye Bahadur

Associate, Trilegal

All the modules in the course were very well structured, but the module which personally benefited me the most is the module on Drafting. It has given me further insight into drafting and helped me appreciate the nuances which people generally tend to overlook in a contract. The content of the drafting module and the drafting exercises really helped me improve my skills. I came to know of various clauses which I had never thought of earlier and I strongly believe that this knowledge puts me in a better position to advise clients.

SVS Ravi Kiran

Deputy Manager Legal, Mylan Labs

This course has definitely helped me in setting up my health care startup; a primary health care centre in Hyderabad. I'm not from a legal background; if not for this course I wouldn't have known the difference between a Pvt Ltd, LLP and a partnership firm. This knowledge helped me in deciding to start my centre as a Pvt Ltd company, I was aware that this would be the best option for my centre. The knowledge gained from this course is still helping me. It helps me understand everything to do with taxation at my centre, although I have a very responsible and committed accountant working with us. Having the knowledge of taxation and basic laws prepares me for, what to expect and what not to. A module that I personally found extremely beneficial was the one on structuring a business. This module helped me decide on many factors while starting my center. The syllabus and study material is also structured in a way that it's very easy to find answers to specific questions, which often come in very handy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

NUJS is authorised by the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Act, 1999 to start its own degrees as an autonomous university. It has complied with all formalities and applied to UGC for recognition which is pending with UGC. Recognition is expected to be received in due course as the course more than exceeds the requirements and norms in terms of quality, excellence and facilities provided to students. It is to be noted that lack of recognition from UGC does not render a degree invalid in any way. However, if a university degree is not recognized by UGC, such degree is not taken into account while considering eligibility for positions of the Central Government. It may also not be considered for pursuing PhD in some Indian Universities until UGC recognition comes through. However once the degree is recognized, you will be eligible to pursue PhD in universities which do not restrict eligibility to having a Master's degree through regular mode only. In other words, if you wish to pursue PhD there will be ample opportunities to do so both in India and abroad. Please see http://mhrd.gov.in/distance-learning-4

The internet is merely a mechanism for delivering distance education, which is already recognized by the UGC. The UGC guidelines for distance recognition specifically provide for having audio­visual content and delivery of content through computer conferencing, chat sessions and dynamic website. NUJS is authorised by the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Act, 1999 to start its own degrees as an autonomous university. It has complied with all formalities and applied to UGC for recognition which is pending with UGC. Recognition is expected to be received in due course as the course more than exceeds the requirements and norms in terms of quality, excellence and facilities provided to students.

National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, a premier national law university established under West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Act, 1999 and recognised by UGC and BCI will award the degree.

An LL.M degree (Master of Laws) can only be pursued by a law graduate. Typically, law graduates pursue an LL.M to satisfy their personal choice to acquire further qualifications or to fulfil their academic inclinations.
The M.A. in Business Law has a different purpose altogether. An M.A. in Business Law degree has the purpose of creating extraordinary lawyers and business leaders. It can be pursued by graduates of law as well as non-legal streams. The degree will impart remarkable business skills, regulatory wisdom, strategic prowess and profound legal and business knowledge to enable and empower learners to deal with matters of real importance to their career and make a lasting difference to the entire country and the world through their work.
The course material and syllabus for the NUJS M.A. in Business Law is co-created, reviewed and constantly improved by an industry-academia panel comprising of celebrity litigators, law firm partners, investors, senior government officers and successful businessmen with decades of practical experience, who have specifically committed their time to contribute to the development of this initiative. As a result, you will learn practical skills related to legal strategy, business laws, decision-making, contract drafting, legal compliance and negotiation. You should consider the M.A. in Business Law if you are actually looking at producing new and demonstrable results in your career, which are different from what you have already obtained.

No. The M.A. in Business Law degree does not entitle you to teach in a law school. The M.A. in Business Law degree is a post-graduate degree designed to enable you to apply practical legal skills and make a tangible difference in your own career. The degree is equally useful for lawyers (even if you have a LL.M degree) and non-lawyers.

The M.A. in Business Law degree is a postgraduate qualification. Only those who have an LL.B degree (3-years or 5-years integrated course) as an undergraduate degree, have cleared the All India Bar Exam and obtained a Certificate of Practice from the Bar Council of India can practice in court. However, as an advocate, you can use the M.A. in Business Law degree to significantly enhance your effectiveness as you will acquire a superior understanding of commercial intent, drafting, deal structuring and business strategy. This can manifest itself in improved performance and success in the court-room, effectiveness in arbitration and other alternate modes of resolution, higher number of clients, a better deal for clients and making transactions which were otherwise impossible materialize in reality.

Your right to advise clients emerges from a specific professional qualification you have (as an advocate, company secretary or a lawyer), or any other business consultancy service that a client requires you to provide. The M.A. in Business Law will contribute to enhancing your skillsets as a professional (lawyer, advocate, company secretary) or other expert or advisor and in providing business consultancy and other services connected with the business of your client. This may translate for you into higher levels of professional success and recognition in your career. If you are working in an organization, you can experience significant enhancement in your ability to lead and influence internal decision-making and strategic concerns for the organization.

All the study materials will be provided on the online learning management system. Those who want hard copy materials will be provided the same on payment of additional charges, on cost basis.

Yes. The course fee is INR 50,000 which can be paid in two instalments. In case, you choose to pay the entire amount at one go before the batch starts, you need to pay INR 45,000.

The course fee is INR 50,000 which can be paid in two instalments. You can pay Rs. 25000 right away and send a post dated cheque of Rs. 25000.

As this is an online course, there will be no compulsory classroom sessions. The entire syllabus of the course will be adequately covered through online learning. The study material which includes text, videos, drafting exercises, templates and regular tests will be available on the LMS and can be accessed using your login id for the LMS. The course can also be accessed through a state of the art mobile app, which makes learning convenient and accessible on a real time basis.
Live webinars will also be conducted online. Attendance at such sessions is optional and students who miss the session can watch recorded versions. Online doubt-clearing sessions between students and faculty will be conducted.
There are no minimum attendance requirements, as the course shall be taught online.

A student must have completed or be in the final year/semester (results awaited) of any undergraduate course from a recognised university/college in India or abroad. Therefore, students of any discipline, including B.Com., B.Tech, BMS, BBA, Science, Arts, Medicine or from any other discipline are eligible to enrol.
The course is targeted at entrepreneurs, managers, consultants and working professionals and will be relevant and useful irrespective of stream and industry. Those would like to start up their own company at some point of time, are interested in a career in management, want to have a grasp on business laws or differentiate themselves by adding a unique skill shall benefit from this course.

As candidates will be enrolling from across India and even abroad, the schedule of every candidate is likely to differ. To accommodate that, the tests will be available on the online portal for a period of time so that you can take them at your convenience in that time period. Everyone will be given sufficient opportunity to take the tests.

The online MCQs are executed on the learning management system through a secured testing platform (online proctored tests). You do not need to go to any special centres to take any test or exam. All tests can be taken by logging on to the online learning management system from your home.

The syllabus and course contents for the M.A. in Business Law are reviewed by NUJS. The academic supervision and quality is strictly monitored by NUJS. The tests are conducted under the supervision of NUJS and the final degree is awarded by them. The course is conceptualised, co-ordinated and marketed by iPleaders, a venture that aims to make law accessible to startups and SMEs.

The course is designed keeping in mind that entrepreneurs, working professionals and students will be taking up the course. The entire course will be taught online through materials uploaded on our learning management system allowing you to pursue the course at your own pace and convenience.

The course is designed keeping in mind the schedule of working professionals, entrepreneurs and fulltime students.. We don’t guarantee that you will pass the course without putting in reasonable effort or attention but the exact amount of time that you will have to put in will depend on your ability to grasp the material. On an average, spending approximately 3-4 hours per week on the course would be sufficient for most people to comfortably follow the course.

Yes it is possible as what you will learn in this course is completely independent of any other course you have probably pursued or are pursuing. The course is designed keeping in mind that there will be many non-lawyers taking up this course. The content is unique and does not require any prior knowledge except for knowledge of English and basic computer usage skills.

There is an active placement assistance program available to students, which includes CV-writing, career guidance and sharing of relevant job and internship opportunities. We have also started a career clinic for the benefit of the students, students can visit the office of iPleaders in Delhi or can seek career related insights over phone or video chat on pre-designated days. More than 200 positions have been shared. Our students have been placed in various law firms and other organisations, as full time employees and have obtained multiple opportunities for internships under the programme. However no such internship or placement is guaranteed by either iPleaders or NUJS.

Completed graduation with 50 percent or in the final year/semester (results awaited) of any undergraduate course from a recognised university/college in India or abroad. In case, a student is awaiting for the results, he/she must submit his/her result within 3 months of starting of the course. Failure to submit the result or non-completion of undergraduate course will lead to cancellation of his/her candidature for the program.

In case, at the time of filling up the enrolment form, you have not received your undergraduate degree. Please submit a self-declaration stating that your results are pending and you understand that your admission may be cancelled, in case you fail to provide the same within 3 months of starting of the course. Also you will have to submit a bonafide certificate from your college stating that you have appeared in the final exam and your results are pending for publication.

The course fee is INR 50,000 which can be paid in two instalments. You may enrol by paying the first instalment of INR 25,000 right away along with a post-dated cheque of INR 25,000 In case you choose to pay the entire amount at one go before the batch starts, you need to pay INR 45,000.

M.A. in Business Law is a 2 years' course. The students who cannot complete the course in two years, will have an opportunity to complete the course in the next 2 academic years by paying re-examination fee and migration fee as notified from time to time. In case, the student fails to complete the course within the period of 4 years his/her admission will be cancelled and will have to re-register by paying the full course fees applicable at that point of time.

No, it is not possible to take all the tests and complete the course in one year.

There will be three subjects per semester. Every subject shall carry 100 marks, out of which 70 marks shall be for the end-term MCQ based online test. 20 marks will be allotted for writing assignments (2 x 10 marks). A 10-mark project which has a subjective task – such as identification of issues or negotiation pointers in a commercial contract will also be administered. A student will therefore be evaluated out of a total of 300 marks each semester. The pass marks will be 50 percent. Total marks will therefore be as follows –

End-term MCQ based online test
Writing assignments (2 assignments)
Subjective Exercise
Total marks per subject
Total marks for the course (100 x 12 subjects)

All tests will be conducted online. End-term test will be conducted through online proctoring software (for which you will need a laptop/computer with camera and microphone or external webcams).
End term examination will be conducted for a duration of 15-21 days, during which students can give the tests anytime as per their convenience and can choose to attempt any of the three subjects in any sequence as per their choice The test duration will be for 4 hours. All three subjects need to be given in four hours Final dates for examination will be informed well in advance to allow you to prepare for the examination.

The course is designed for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, young lawyers, law students, management and engineering students (who aspire to work in managerial jobs or become consultants).

Firstly you need to make the payment, then fill the enrolment form. Once you have filled the enrolment form you will receive an email from our end which will have the pdf version of the enrolment form. The following documents are required to be submitted for enrolment:
1. Enrolment form (Sent via email).
2. Two passport size photographs
3. Graduation degree along with your final semester marksheet photocopied and self attested
4. Instamojo receipt of payment
5. Post-dated cheque (if paid in instalments)
The above mentioned documents must be sent to the following address:
“The Coordinator,
Masters in Business Laws
Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan,
12 LB Block,
Sector-III, Salt Lake,
Kolkata-700098”

The course fee can be paid through our online payment gateway, Instamojo. You can pay using your credit card, debit card or net banking by clicking on enroll now.

Enrolment continues throughout the year. If the course fits your aspiration, we recommend you to enrol and start studying immediately.

Once you successfully make the payment and fill the enrolment form. You can access the course by logging to the learning management platform (LMS) http://www.lawsikho.com/login, using your Facebook login credentials (email address not mobile number).