FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. WHAT IS NALSAR PROXIMATE EDUCATION?
NALSAR (National Academy of Legal Education and Research) University's outreach
programs are conducted through NALSAR Proximate Education. NALSAR PRO conducts various
Post Graduate Diploma Programmers for Legal Fraternity and other professionals.
The courses are non-residential and are similar to Correspondence Courses and Distance
Education Programmers. The Proximate Education concept uses Web as an important
tool to interact with students. All enrolled candidates are given a user ID and
Password to access the Website www.nalsarpro.org and interact with the faculty and
also access various materials posted on the web. Apart from this contact classes
are conducted at different cities in India allowing them to interact fact to face
with subject experts. The exams are also conducted at various cities to facilitate
the working professionals.
2. Is NALSAR University a recognized University or a deemed University?
NALSAR University was established by a statute of the State Government of Andhra
Pradesh in 1998. The Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh is the President of the University.
The University is headed by a Vice-Chancellor, advised by Executive council, General
Council and Administrative Council which has members drawn from Supreme Court, State
High Court judges, Law Secretary, Bar Council members of the State and the Centre
and eminent Academicians. The University is a full-fledged University recognized
by the Bar Council of India to award degrees. The University offers B.A., B.L. (Hons.)
Degree programmes, M.L. Programmes and Research Programmes - M.Phil. and PhD programmes.
3. What is the eligibility criteria for the courses ?
All the Post Graduate Diploma programmes require a qualification of a three- year
degree or an equivalent. The Degree could be in Law or in any other field.
4. What are the job opportunities of the courses?
The courses offered by NALSAR Pro have opportunities in different fields. For practicing
Lawyers it enhances the subject knowledge and expertise. Apart from these the diploma
course will help in careers of teaching, Intellectual property careers, Consultancy,
Non-Governmental organization and also in career promotion within the organization.
5. Does NALSAR Pro organize placements?
NALSAR Pro disseminates career opportunities in its website for the enrolled candidates.
It also provides the information of candidates when approached by the organizations.
Though no formal placement programme is in place, NALSAR Pro helps in placement
on basis of need and requirements.
6. Can one do Two Diploma programmes in the same academic Year?
The Exams of the diploma programmes are conducted simultaneously in various centers
and hence a candidate enrolled for two programmes cannot take exams. Apart from
that the University policy does not permit a candidate to take two diploma programmes
7. What are centers for contact classes and examination?
About the centres
Patents Law--The contact seminar classes and examinations will
be held at the proximate Centres -Hyderabad, Banglore, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad
Cyber Laws-The contact seminar classes will be held at the proximate
Centres -Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi. However the examinations can also
be taken from other centres -Pune, Ahmedabad and Chennai..
Media Laws-The contact seminar classes will be held only at Hyderabad.
However the examinations can also be taken from other centres -Bangalore, Mumbai,
Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad and Chennai.
International Humanitrian Laws- There are no contact classes
for this course. The written examinations will be conducted within India at Hyderabad,
Delhi and at selected Countries with ICRC Delegations.
Note: The candidates applying can choose the first and second center
in the application form, in case where minimum enrolment is less than 25 in a centre
of your first choice, the second choice will be allotted. The University reserves
the right to cancel any of the above centres and the candidates will be informed
about the same prior to the admission.
8. Can the Course fee be paid in Installment?
As a policy the University does not permit installments. In few deserving cases
of financial difficulties of income and other criteria, the candidate can request
for a deferred payment and such requests will be considered on case-tocase basis
and the University reserves the right to decide on them.
9. When does the course begin?
The Academic year starts from April. The first round of Contact classes will be
held around August / September and second round of contact seminar classes will
be held around November / December.
However the exact schedule of Contact classes be announced in the website as well
as by e-mail to he enrolled candidates two / three weeks in advance.
10. What is the duration of the Contact Classes and when it will be conducted?
The contact classes for each course is held twice during the course period for two
to three days depending on the coverage of the syllabi. The Classes are normally
held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The candidates will be intimated about the
classes two / three weeks in advance.
11. What materials are provided for the course?
The candidates will receive 1) printed course materials 2) CD-Rom of the materials
3) Materials also uploaded in the Website.
12. What is the procedure for Re-counting or Re-evaluation after results are declared?
The candidates desiring of recounting or revaluation have to apply within 15 days
of the declaration of results by written submission to "The Coordinator, NALSAR
Proximate education". The recounting of the paper would be done without collecting
On receipt of request for revaluation, the paper would be sent to subject expert
other than the evaluator and the results of the same will be communicated within
45 days. The Re-evaluation result is final and there will be no further appeal to
the same. Fee Structure for Re-evaluation for P.G.Diploma Courses is Rs.1,000/-