The enforcement of Competition Law and its pervasive presence across the sectors and business functions is creating a high demand for competition compliance. This has led CIRC and NLUD to collaborate to offer these courses on Competition Policy and Law (CPL).
CPL courses are specially designed for practitioners, working professionals and students of Law, Business Management, Economics, Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Company Secretaryship (CS), to acquire deep understanding and knowledge of competition law and related issues.
Two courses are being offered by CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) and National Law University, Delhi (NLUD).
- Certificate Course on Competition Policy and Law- 6 months – Rs. 15,000
- Diploma Course on Competition Policy and Law- 1 year- Rs. 25,000
The Certificate Course in Competition Policy and Law is a fundamental course dealing primarily with markets and business laws, competition policy and law, in general, and the Competition Act, 2002 as amended in detail. The certificate course also covers fundamentals of Economics essential for studying competition law.
The Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law is an advanced course dealing, in detail, with topics related to abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, and regulation of combination across select jurisdictions.
The participants of Diploma course are exposed to emerging issues such as interface between IPRs and competition law, cross-border issues, and issues related to business strategy.
The courses, duly accredited by the National Law University, Delhi, are designed to deliver knowledge and skills relating to Competition Policy and Law to the participants and open up new employment opportunities in Competition Authorities, Regulatory Bodies, Law Firms, Businesses, Research Bodies, etc.
The following criteria will be followed while admitting participants to both the courses:
Certificate Course in Competition Policy and Law: Applicant must have completed 10+2 from any recognized board.
Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University; or Students in final year of Graduation; or Students who have completed three years of graduation programme of five years integrated programme.
Overseas candidates applying for either Certificate or Diploma Course should have graduated from a recognized university. Regarding the recognition status of the foreign university, the student should produce the relevant document/declaration along with his application.
What are the benefits from these courses?
- Equips you with the National Law University, Delhi accredited Certificate/Diploma.
- Opens new employment avenues in Corporate Law Firms, Legal/ Compliance
Departments of Corporates, Business Organizations, Academics/ Universities, Competition Commission of India, NGOs, Research Bodies, Think Tanks, International
Competition Authorities, Regulatory Bodies etc.
- CIRC provides assistance for placements to all who completed the course. All the
students are either doing higher studies or are well placed with law firms/ corporate
houses/ institutions in India or other countries.
- CIRC may offer internship in research and related fields to passed out candidates in the area of Competition Policy & Law and economics
- Competition Commission of India (CCI) offers internship to CIRC-NLUD Courses on
Competition Policy & Law passed out candidates subject to the fulfillment of eligibility
conditions as shown on the CCI’s website. CIRC provides recommendatory letters to the eligible candidates.
How and where do I register for the courses?
The registration and admission to the courses shall be subject to the candidate’s fulfilling the eligibility norms and approval by the Joint Coordination Committee of NLUD and CIRC. Admissions to these courses take place twice in a year in the months of April and October.
Applicants can download the application form at (http://www.circ.in/cpl/pdf/Application_Form.pdf) or contact CIRC, New Delhi. (See CIRC contact details below)
Applications completed in all respects can be submitted either in person or sent by post to CIRC or NLUD at the addresses mentioned below
The Course Coordinator (CPL),
CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition
D-72 Hauz Khas Main Market, New Delhi 110016
Speak with us: 011-26863022/21,
Cell: +91 9650088248
Write to us: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Law University, Delhi,
Sector- 14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078. Phone No. +91-11-28034255