FAQ

Are there any discounts available?

There are no discounts available. However the course fee can be paid in two instalments. You may enrol by paying the first instalment right away along with a post dated cheque for the second instalment. The post-dated cheque will be encashed by us only after six months from the commencement of the course and check with us for what date should be put on the post dated cheque.

Are those who pursued bachelor or master degrees in Commerce, Science, Arts or any other disciplines eligible to enrol in the course?

The minimum eligibility for the course is XII pass and students from any discipline can enrol in the course. Therefore, students and graduates of B.Com., BMS, BBA, Science, Arts, Medicine or from any other discipline are eligible to enrol and many have already enrolled. The course is targeted at entrepreneurs, managers, consultants and working professionals and will be relevant and useful irrespective of stream and industry. Those who 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. Please read the success stories of our alumni to get an idea about how you may benefit from this course.

How can I enrol for the Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws?

The following documents are required to be submitted for enrolment:

  1. Enrolment form (available here).
  2. Two passport size photographs
  3. A copy of your Class XII mark-sheet (or any other marksheet that proves you have passed class xii such as graduation certificate)
  4. Instamojo receipt of payment
  5. Post-dated cheque

The above mentioned documents must be sent to the following address:

“The Coordinator,

Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws,

WB National University of Juridical Sciences

Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan,

12 LB Block,

Sector-III, Salt Lake,

Kolkata-700098”

For more details on Enrolment, click here.

How do I make the payment for the diploma course?

Payment of the course fee can be made through our online payment gateway, Instamojo. You can using your credit card, debit card or net banking for making payment.  For further details on how to make payment please visit enrolment page.

How is the course administered?

The syllabus and course content for the Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws are reviewed by NUJS. The course is conceptualised, co-ordinated and marketed by iPleaders, a venture that aims to make law accessible to startups and SMEs.

I am likely to have a busy schedule this year, because of academics, co-curricular activities, or enrolment in other courses like the CS course. Will this course be very demanding/ time consuming?

The course is designed keeping in mind the schedule of working professionals, entrepreneurs and full-time students. 14 modules are well spread out over a period of 12 months. 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.

What are the passing criteria in the online tests and the viva at the end? Is there a grading system?

You will have to secure 160 marks to pass. Those who will pass will be awarded the grade based on the following table:

Grading system:

F (Fail) < 160
C 160 to 199
C+ 200 to 239
B 240 to 279
B+ 280 to 319
A 320 to 359
A+ 360 to 400
What is the course fee? Can the course fee be paid in instalments?

The course fee is INR 30,000 which can be paid in two instalments. You may enrol by paying the first instalment of INR 15,000 right away along with a post dated cheque of INR 15,000. The post-dated cheque will be encashed by us only after 6 months. You can also choose to pay the entire amount in one go.

What is the examination and assessment procedure?

The course will have periodic online MCQ tests. There will be a drafting assessment and ten writing assignments  which will be assigned online as well.

What is the pattern of the online tests? What are the tentative months when online tests are done?

There will be two tests, one drafting exercise and ten writing assignments You will have one test every six months, Drafting exercise will be conducted in the 11th month after the commencement of the course. The tests will have a multiple-choice pattern. Writing assignments will be given every month. Marks allocation for your assessment tests is as follows:

Assessment test 1 – 100 marks (Duration: 3 hours)

Assessment test 2 – 100 marks (Duration: 3 hours)

Drafting exercise – 50 marks

Writing assignments –  150 marks

All the tests will be available on the system for at least 10-15 days.  You have approximately one month to submit one writing assignment. In order to qualify for diploma from NUJS, you need to secure a total of 160 marks at the end of the year.

Who is the course designed for?

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). Please visit our Testimonials page to read about what our current batch, comprising of students from different disciplines has to say about the course.

Who is the faculty for this course?

This is an online course taught by a panel of professionals from law firms, corporates and government departments with an extensive industry experience in the relevant domains. The faculty will also review the study materials for quality and coverage of relevant issues.

Some of the eminent lawyers who have  contributed to the course are listed below:

  • Abhinav Ashwin, Senior Associate, AZB & Partners
  • Rohit Das, Managing Partner, Rohit Das & Associates
  • Ruchira Gupta, Founder, Juris Sociis, Bangalore
  • Shannon Jhunjhunwala, Consultant, Paras Kuhad, advised medium enterprises at US law firm Akin, Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Suhas Baliga, Founder, Policycraft, formerly Projects Lawyer with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, Delhi & Trilegal, Mumbai
  • Sujit Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Income Tax
  • Umesh Sharma, District & Sessions Judge (formerly Registrar, Rajasthan High Court)
  • Ushasi Khan, Associate, Capital Markets, M&A and Non-Profits, AZB & Partners

Check out the Industry- Academia panel that is behind the online courses initiative at NUJS for a more complete list of contributors.