PG DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL LAW, POLICY AND ETHICS Jointly offered by Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) And Indian Medical Association-Gujarat State Branch (IMA-GSB)

About Gujarat National Law University

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), located in Gandhinagar, India, was established by the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 and is recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI) and University Grants Commission (UGC). GNLU is a student- centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused University, dedicated to building an environment enabling critical thinking on fundamental legal issues. It offers B.A., LL.B. (Hon.), B.Com., LL.B. (Hon.), B.Sc. LL.B. (Hon.), B.B.A., LL.B. (Hon.), B.S.W. LL.B, LL.M. and Ph.D. in law and allied subjects. GNLU has been ranked among the Top 5 National Law Universities in India by NIRF 2023 Rankings and the Best Law School in Gujarat with 5 Stars by GSIRF. It is the only National Law University to have established its own satellite campus at Silvassa, UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

About Indian Medical AssociationGujarat State Branch

Indian Medical Association Gujarat State Branch (IMA GSB) was established in the year 1945. IMA GSB is a professional organization representing allopathy doctors across the state of Gujarat having more than 33620 registered members. These members are spread throughout the state and represent more than 113 local branches in Gujarat. Since its inception, IMA GSB is involved in various health related projects and activities in association with Govt. of India, the State Government and with the International Health Agencies like World Health Organization, UNICEF etc. The main activity of Indian Medical Association, Gujarat State Branch is to organize scientific programs (CME) for members of the association. The primary aim is to update its members with recent advances in the field of Modern Medicine.

About the Course

Doctors are bound by the laws and regulations governing the practice of medicine. It is crucial for doctors to have a solid understanding of these laws to ensure they comply with legal requirements. By learning these laws, regulations and guidelines governing the medical profession, doctors can navigate the complex legal landscape surrounding healthcare, ensure patient safety and rights, and effectively fulfill their professional responsibilities. It equips them with the knowledge and tools necessary to provide high-quality care while complying with legal requirements and ethical standards.


The duration of the course is 1 year. The course is offered from January to December every year.


Regular classes will be conducted on weekends. Classes will be conducted in Blended Mode i.e. both online and offline classes will be conducted.

Mandatory Requirements

The candidate applying for this course should have completed the MBBS degree from any recognized national or foreign university.

The candidate should have registered with the National Medical Commission/Medical Council of India.

Last Date of Application : 20th November 2023

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