NUJS Certificate Course on Consumer Law: 10th Feb – 10th Mar


About the Course :

Consumer law governs the relationship between consumer and seller/service provider. Consumer seeks to maximize its utility by picking up the best option and seller seeks to maximize his profit by offering to sell his product at the best price. The law tries to balance this conflicting interest. Consumer protection is as old as the civilization. However, over a period of time, the laws of consumer protection have undergone significant changes. The application and awareness of consumer law is gaining momentum for several reasons including changing nature of the market, rapidly increasing variety of goods and services, growing size and complexity of production and distribution system and high level of sophistication in marketing and selling practices. The consumer contract not only affects the individual buyer and seller but collectively these contracts have fundamental implication for the economy as a whole.The objective of the course is to provide an overview of consumer laws and policies by analyzing the relevant laws and jurisprudence developed by the Supreme Court and Consumer Forum.

An endeavour would be made to cover the following topics :

Introduction to Consumer Law & Policies

Liabilities for Defect in Goods and Deficiency in Service

Method of Dispute Resolution

Course Duration: One Month

Eligibility: Higher Secondary [10+2]

Course Fee: Rs. 1000/- [Rupees One Thousand]

Contact Class: There shall be 20 hours of contact class in the NUJS campus. The classes will be conducted on every Saturday by academicians and practising lawyers.

Study Kit & Certificate: The enrolled candidate will get the study kit. Besides, a certificate shall be awarded subject to the successful completion of the course by securing 50% marks in the examination conducted at the end of the course.

Important Dates:

Deadline for Receipt of Application: Feb 5, 2017

Intimation to Candidate about enrollment: Feb 8, 2017

Commencement of Course: Feb 10, 2017

Also Read:  Certificate course on Law and Society by GNLU: July 21-July 23, 2017. Apply by July 15 [First Come First served basis]

Admission Procedure: Candidate shall submit the duly filled in application form along with the demand  draft of Rs. 1000/- drawn in favour of ‘WBNUJS’, payable at Kolkata in the following address [Please mention your name and contact number at the backside of the demand draft]:

Course Coordinator, PGDCL

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

12, LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake Kolkata – 700098

Phone: 033- 23357379/0534/0765

For Further Details: Please feel free to write or contact the course coordinator [Faisal Fasih, Assistant Professor, NUJS]. He can be reached at Please contact Mr. Pritwish Saha for administrative matters. He can be contacted at 08017942208.

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