Admission in Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights in Indian Institute of Human Rights is conducted through correspondence.
Objective of the course : The two years Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights being conducted through correspondence has been designed for meeting the growing needs of experts in the field of human rights, civil liberties, international humanitarian issues, refugee rights and laws, disaster and emergency relief, apartheid and racial discrimination, drug abuse, judicial activism and global and regional perspectives of human rights. The admissions for the two years Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Human Rights is commence in every year for July and December sessions for all such persons who have successfully obtained their Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline.
Eligibility : Graduation (Arts / Science / Commerce / Engineering / Agriculture / Medicine / Law / Pharmacy).
Duration : Two years.
Mode of Teaching : Through Distance Learning (DL) / Correspondence.
Reading Material : The Institute will provide a 40 volume set on human rights in a span of two years to its students for studying the various facets of human rights. These books will be sent by registered parcel as soon as the admission form is received by the Institute. No extra charges will be levied for these 40 books.
Examination Centre (for Indian Students) : Conducted every year in June and December at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Aurangabad, Bhubaneshwar, Bangalore, Baramulla, Bareilly, Bhopal, Bombay, Calcutta, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kota, Lucknow, Madras, Muzaffarpur, Nagpur, Panjim, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Shimla, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Varanasi and Vishakhapatnam.
Examination Centre (for Foreign Students) : For the benefit of foreign students examinations can be conducted in their respective countries at Embassies, High Commissions, Universities, Colleges, Schools and other public places once we receive permission from the respective authorities.
Award : Those who successfully complete the entire two years programme by passing the first year and second year examinations including the Master's Thesis qualify for being awarded the two years Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights (PGDHR) as well as the Marks Sheet with a detailed statement of the marks secured by the examinees.
Study Materials : Printed study material in the form of books and monographs is provided by IIHR for enabling the participants to prepare for the Post Graduate Diploma Examination in Human Rights and to acquire necessary skills in the areas of human rights, civil liberties, global and regional perspectives on human rights, international humanitarian issues, human rights activism, disaster and emergency relief, child and bonded labour issues, apartheid and racial discrimination, refugees and displaced people, drug abuse, role of UNHCR, UNHCHR, Amnesty International, Red Cross, PUCL, PUDR, NHRC, other government and non-government organisation on human rights besides other programmes having social, educational, cultural, economic and legal content for the optimum development of a global sustainable society for the protection of Human Rights.
Medium of Instruction : The medium of instruction is English. Accordingly the books and other study materials in English will be despatched to the admitted participants periodically. However, the medium of examination shall be both Hindi as well as English. The question papers may accordingly be answered by the examinees in either English or Hindi.
Admission : Interested persons having Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or an equivalent qualification may fill in the Application Form and send the same by Registered Post alongwith four copies of photographs, one photostat copy of all the relevant certificates and mark sheets of the different examinations passed and a bank draft of the first instalment of fee, i.e. Rupees 4825 in the name of "Indian Institute of Human Rights" payable at New Delhi before the last date as announced in the newspapers or as mentioned in the letter accompanying this Prospectus. The second instalment of fee i.e. Rupees 4800 is payable before commencement of second year programme.
Tuition and other fees
First Year Fee (For Indian Students) Rupees
Rupees Four Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-five only Rs. 4825.00
Second Year Fee (For Indian Students)
Rupees Four Thousand Eight Hundred only Rs. 4800.00
First Year Fee (For Foreign Students)
US Dollars 400
Second Year Fee (For Foreign Students)
US Dollars 400
Completed applications alongwith enclosures including the first year fee are to be sent to The Admissions Officer, Indian Institute of Human Rights, Green Gate, A 14-15-16 Paryavaran Complex, Saidulazaib, Saket-Maidangarhi Marg, New Delhi - 110030 by Registered Post only. Examination fee of Rs. 100 per paper (for Indian students) and US $ 10 per paper (for Foreign students) is payable at the time of submission of the examination form.
Scope of the programme:
Participants completing the Two Years Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights may find suitable openings in the following fields :
International Organisations including United Nations and its specialised bodies like UNHCR, UNESCO, UNHCHR, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, ILO, UNIFEM, UNDCP etc.
International Bodies like US Aid, Amnesty International, Red Cross, CRY, CARE, Lutheran World Service, YMCA, YWCA, Ford Foundation, IDRC, JICA, NORAD, DANIDA, WFP, Action Aid, Oxfam etc.
Legal Aid and other Human Rights Centres under the control of Central and State Governments.
Statutory Bodies like National and State Commissions on Women, Children, Human Rights, Labour, Welfare, Minorities, SC & ST.
Military, Paramilitary and Police Departments.
Panchayati Raj Institutions.
Schools, Colleges and Universities including Research Bodies and Centres of Excellence
Examination Centre (for Indian Students) :
Conducted every year in June and December at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Aurangabad, Bhubaneshwar, Bangalore, Baramulla, Bareilly, Bhopal, Bombay, Calcutta, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kota, Lucknow, Madras,Muzaffarpur, Nagpur, Panjim, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Shimla, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Varanasi and Vishakhapatnam.
Examination Centre (for Foreign Students) :
For the benefit of foreign students examinations can be conducted in their respective countries at Embassies, High Commissions, Universities, Colleges, Schools and other public places once we receive permission from the respective authorities.
Indian Institue of Human Rights
A16, Paryavaran Complex,(HT)
New Delhi-110 030
The last date for the filled in application to be got is October 4, 2008.