NLUO Call for Applications: Advanced Vocational Diploma in Paralegal Studies, under UGC Community College Scheme

NLUO Call for Applications: Advanced Vocational Diploma in Paralegal Studies, under UGC Community College Scheme

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack is inviting applications for admissions to Advanced Vocational Diploma in Paralegal Studies, under UGC Community College Scheme.

National Law University Odisha is a premier Law University of India, established under Act –IV of 2008 by State Government in the year 2008. The University strives to promote quality teaching and research in a holistic perspective.

 This Programme is sponsored by University Grant Commission under ‘Community College vocational learning scheme’ to increase the scope of employability by imparting paralegal skills and prepare bare foot lawyers.

The Advanced Vocational Diploma in Paralegal Studies (AVDPS) will be of two years duration comprising four semesters, and offers 16 public legal education courses, 12 vocational legal skills courses and 4 practicum courses of learning based on Internship and field work.

The two years programme is of one hundred twenty (120) credits. General Legal Education is of 48 credits and Skill Components including internship is of 72 credits.

The aims and objectives of the programme are:



  1. To developing a basic understanding of law and justice delivery system including legal rights and duties.
  2. To acquaint learners with vocational legal skills to advance the cause of justice.
  3. To create community paralegals to strength justice deliver system.
  4. To train learners in public/community services by using several creative and innovative strategies of legal aid, public interest lawyering and community dispute resolution methods.


Duration: Two Years/Four Semesters (Full Time)

Total No of Seats: 50 (Reservation for SC/ST/PWD candidates according to Government of India Rules).

Scholarship: Rs. 1000/month.

Eligibility: 10+2 Pass.

Age: No upper age limit

Course Fee: Rs. 6000/ Year

Last date for Application: 30th October 2015

Contact Person:

Mr. Amrendra Kumar Ajit

Mb. No.- 9337525123

Email id: jointregistrar@nluo.ac.in

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