ADMISSION OPEN! a NALSAR for one year Advanced Diploma Course! Apply Now!


NALSAR University of Law was established by Act No. 34 of 1998 to provide comprehensive legal education and to promote quality researches in the discipline of law and allied subjects both in regular as well as distance mode. Ever since its establishment, it has emerged as one of the preferred destinations for bright students from across India.

The University campus is located on sprawling 50-acre site abutting the Shameerpet Lake about 26 kilometres from Hyderabad.

NALSAR University of Law has been recognized by the Bar Council of India & University Grants Commission. It has been graded as Category-I University by the UGC under Categorization of Universities (only) for Grant of Graded Autonomy Regulations, 2018. NALSAR has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade (‘A++’ grade as per new grading system) with 3.60 CGPA out of 4.00 which is the highest score among all the National Law Schools and Law Colleges in the country.

Apart from Undergraduate 5-year B.A., LL.B.(Hons.), One Year LL.M. Programme, 2-Year LL.M. in Insolvency & Bankruptcy Laws, Ph.D. and Integrated LL.M., Ph.D. Programmes, the University through its Department of Management Studies also offers the 2-Year M.B.A. Programme and 5-Year Integrated Management Programme – BBA MBA in regular mode. To disseminate knowledge and to provide avenues for the working professionals, the University through its Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) has been offering Master’s and Advanced Diploma programmes through Open and Distance Learning mode in the emerging and contemporary areas for almost last two decades.

The Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) at NALSAR invites applications for admission to the following courses for the academic year 2023-2024 which are offered through Open and Distance Learning Mode:

  1. 2-Year M.A. (Aviation Law & Air Transport Management)
  2. 2-Year M.A. (Security & Defence Laws)
  3. 2-Year M.A. (Space & Telecommunication Laws)
  4. 2-Year M.A. (Maritime Laws)
  5. 2-Year M.A. (Criminal Law & Forensic Science) (offered in collaboration with Truth Labs) 2-Year M.A. (International Taxation) (offered in collaboration with Taxmann)
  6. 2-Year M.A. (Animal Protection Laws)
  7. 2-Year M.A. (Corporate Law) (offered in collaboration with EBC Learning, EBC Group)
  8. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Patents Law
  9. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Cyber Laws
  10. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Media Laws
  11. One-Year Advanced Diploma in International Humanitarian Law
  12. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution
  13. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution
  14. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Drafting, Negotiation & Enforcement of Contracts
  15. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Corporate Taxation (offered in collaboration with Taxmann)
  16. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Labour Laws and Employee Management
  17. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Aviation Law & Air Transport Management
  18. One-Year Advanced Diploma in GIS & Remote Sensing Laws
  19. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Maritime Laws
  20. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Criminal Law & Forensic Science (offered in collaboration with Truth Labs)
  21. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Financial Services & Legislations
  22. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Animal Protection Laws
  23. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security & Data Protection Laws
  24. One-Year Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law (offered in collaboration with EBC Learning, EBC Group)


These courses can be taken by fresh graduates and working professionals residing in India only.

The Programmes have Personal Contact Programmes (PCP) from leading experts of academics, industry, legal fraternity, in addition to the online support and updates on course materials through Web resources. The Course content and deliveries are as intense as that of regular programmes and prepare the candidates for professional assignments. The PCP Sessions (classes) and the examinations will be held only at Hyderabad. The Personal Contact Programme Sessions (classes) will be held in blended mode (online and / or physical mode) and the candidates may attend the classes either online or physically at NALSAR Campus. University reserves the right to conduct the classes only in online mode, if sufficient number of candidates does not express their interest to attend the classes physically. The examinations will be held at NALSAR Campus, Hyderabad and the candidates should attend the exams physically only. In case of any Force majeure / Government restrictions, University may decide to conduct the Personal Contact Programmes / Examinations in online mode.

In case of M.A. Programmes, candidates will not be permitted to appear for the End Semester Examination unless he / she has attended 75% in the Personal Contact Programme Sessions (classes) either online or physical.

*Note : In view of the National Education Policy, 2020, a provision has been made for Lateral Admission in the Second Year MA Programme offered in the relevant specialization. Candidates enrolled for the Advanced Diploma in Aviation Law & Air Transport Management; Maritime Laws; Criminal Law & Forensic Science; Animal Protection Laws and Corporate Law can enrol in the second year of the 2-Year M.A. Programme offered in the relevant specialisation within two years from the date of their admission to the Advanced Diploma Programme, subject to fulfilling the eligibility requirement for the M.A. Programme.

Further as per NEP 2020, ‘EXIT’ option is also available for the candidates enrolled for M.A. (Aviation Law & Air Transport Management); M.A. (Maritime Laws); M.A. (Criminal Law & Forensic Science); M.A. (Animal Protection Laws) and M.A. (Corporate Law). If a candidate opts to EXIT after completion of the FIRST YEAR, she / he would be awarded Advanced Diploma Certificate in the said specialization subject to fulfilling the requirements for the Advanced Diploma.

For details and complete information, please check the concerned Programme page on our website. ADMISSION PROCEDURE:
Direct Admission subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria for the said programme.

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