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POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RIGHTS LAW (PGDHRL)

POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RIGHTS LAW (PGDHRL)

PGDHRL started in the academic year 1996-97

 The Course main emphasis is to study human rights in a global perspective. Historical development of human rights, from United Nations Charter and its declarations to various International Conventions and treaties to which India is a party have been analysed. Role of human right bodies, both national and international and its functions have been critically discussed. Legislative, executive and judicial response for the protection of human rights in India have special mention. The aim is to equip the scholar with the knowledge and critical understanding of human right discourse, role and responsibilities of various administrative bodies and its implication to the Indian context.

SUBJECTS

The subjects prescribed for the course shall be as follows:-

Paper I - Introduction to Law & Legal Systems

Paper II - Jurisprudence and the concept of Human Rights

Paper III - Law and Enforcement of Human Rights under International Regime

Paper IV - Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights in India

Paper V - Dissertation