NUJS: Post Graduate Diploma in Air and Space Law (PGDASL)

Simran Sahni

19 May 2016 5:39 AM GMT

  • NUJS: Post Graduate Diploma in Air and Space Law (PGDASL)

    About the Course:

    Air and Space Law has become one of the most important branches of law in the recent period of time. The scientific and technological developments in the field of air and space are so rapid that they have posed challenge to the legal fraternity, since the first and second half of the twentieth century respectively. The increasing volume of disputes in the field of air and space has also resulted in the manifold increase in the legal practitioners working in the field of air and space at developed countries.

    Keeping this in mind, the Post Graduate Diploma in Air and Space Law (PGDASL) is a unique initiative undertaken at NUJS, Kolkata. The Course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of Air Law and Space Law along with some fundamental principles of public international law related to air and space.

    Course duration: One year

    Mode: Distance education

     Qualification required: Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University. The course is also open to those candidates who are in the final year of Bachelor degree. However, the granting of the Degree (PGDASL) is contingent upon the successful completion of the Bachelor degree by the candidate.


    Paper I – International Law Basis of Air and Space Law

    Paper II – Fundamentals of Air and Space Law

    Paper III – Emerging Issues in Air Law

     Paper IV – Emerging Issues in Space Law

     Paper V – Dissertation

    Passing marks: Minimum 40% of marks must be obtained by the candidates to pass a paper.

    Examination: The final examination would be conducted annually in the month of March/April.

    Maximum period: The candidate must complete the course by obtaining minimum passing marks within three years from registration.

    The last date for submission of application form is 30 June 2016.

    Fee structure:

    Fee HeadIndian CandidatesForeign / NRI Candidates
    Application FeeRs. 1,000/-US$ 100/-
    Registration/Course FeeRs. 20,000/-US$ 750/-
    Examination FeeRs. 1,000/- per subjectUS$ 100/- per subject

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