NUJS’ Certificate Course on Protection of Consumer Right to Health and Physical Safety

Aishwarya Dhakarey

4 April 2016 2:06 PM GMT

  • NUJS’ Certificate Course on Protection of Consumer Right to Health and Physical Safety

    About the course:

    ‘Right to health and physical safety’ is regarded as one of the most fundamental right of the consumers in current context. The UN Guidelines on Consumer Protection provide that member states are required to adopt appropriate measures, including legal systems, safety regulations, national or international standards, voluntary standards and the maintenance of safety records to ensure that products are safe for either intended or normally foreseeable use. Indian Parliament has time to time enacted, consolidated and amended various legislations and rules that intend this purpose. These legal norms and regulatory institutions aim to secure that those responsible for bringing goods to the market should ensure that while in their care these goods are safe for consumers and not become hazardous through improper handling or storage. But more importantly its noted that Consumers are required to be educated and sensitized on proper use of goods and informed of the risks involved in intended or normally foreseeable use. In this context this course aims WBNUJS Kolkata, supported by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India, has therefore introduced this Certificate Course to sensitize and educate the consumers about the existing legal mechanisms, regulatory institutions and various norms that are developed for securing consumer ‘right to health and physical safety’

    Important dates relating to the course:

    Deadline for receipt of application of candidates: April 6th , 2016

    Date of the contact classes: April 9 th & 10th, 2016

    Date of publication of results and award of certificate: May 15th , 2016

    Course duration:

    Three weeks Qualification required:

    Completed Higher Secondary (10+2) education.

    Study Kit and Certificate: The enrolled candidates will be provided a study kit containing materials and information on the various topics to be covered under the course; course schedule, writing pad and pen. Also candidates who successfully complete the course will award a certificate at the end of the program.


    The final examination will be conducted on a notified date and time. The examination paper will contain objective type questions. Minimum 40% of marks must be obtained by the candidates to pass. Subject to successful completion of the course candidates will be awarded certificate.


    The registration and examination fee of Rs 1000/-  must be paid along with the application form. Fees once paid would not be refunded.

    Guidelines on Application:

    Candidates must make the payment of fee by way of demand draft for Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One thousand only) drawn in favour of ‘WBNUJS’ payable at Kolkata. The filled in application form along with the demand draft must be sent to the contact address given below before April 6th, 2016.

    Applicant should mention their name and contact number in the backside of the demand draft. Course Coordinator, Certificate Course on Consumer Law

    The WB National University of Juridical Sciences

    12 LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake Kolkata - 700098, West Bengal, INDIA

    Phone: +9133 - 23357379 / 0534 / 0765

    Click here for official announcement.

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