Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights from Indian Institute of Human Rights



Objective :

The two years Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights being conducted through correspondence has been designed for meeting the growing needs of experts in the field of human rights, civil liberties, international humanitarian issues, refugee rights and laws, disaster and emergency relief, apartheid and racial discrimination, drug abuse, judicial activism and global and regional perspectives of human rights. The admissions for the two years Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Human Rights commences every year for June and December sessions for all such persons who have successfully obtained their Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline.


Eligibility :

Graduation (Arts / Science / Commerce / Engineering / Agriculture / Medicine / Law / Pharmacy).


Duration :

Two years.


Mode of Teaching :

Through Distance Learning (DL) / Correspondence.

Examination Centre (For Indian Students):

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Aurangabad, Bhubaneshwar, Bangalore, Baramulla, Bareilly, Bhopal, Bombay, Calcutta, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kota, Lucknow, Chennai, Muzaffarpur, Nagpur, Goa, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Shimla, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Varanasi and Vishakhapatnam.


Examination Centre (For Foreign Students):

For the benefit of foreign students examinations can be conducted in their respective countries at Embassies, High Commissions, Universities, Colleges, Schools and other public places once we receive permission from the respective authorities


Award :

Those who successfully complete the entire two years programme by passing the first year and second year examinations including the Master’s Thesis qualify for being awarded the two years Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights (PGDHR) as well as the Marks Sheet with a detailed statement of the marks secured by the examinees.

Last Date :

Complete admission form along with first year fee must reach the admission office by registered post only latest by 16th August,2013.

Admission Form: 

Available on payment of Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only) from Institute’s Counter or by sending Bank Draft/MO/IPO of Rs.50/-(Rupees Fifty only) in the name of “Indian Institute of Human Rights” payable at New Delhi along with complete postal address of the applicant.

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