A 4 day workshop on Mediation and Principles of Domestic & International Arbitration is being conducted by ILS Centre for Arbitration (ILSCA) in association with Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution Team (PACT). This workshop is conducted to provide participants with core mediation skills and hands-on experience through different simulations.

The first 2 days of the workshop will dwell in training in Arbitration and its core skills while the next 2 days will be for Mediation training sessions. Read the Schedule of the workshop.

Date & Venue – 20th-23rd January 2018 at ILS Law College, Pune.


  • ILS students.
  • Non-ILS students of Law.
  • Law professionals.


The participants will get 3 certificates (Attendance is compulsory for all the sessions) –

  • Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution Trust (PACT).
  • Catherine Davidson Mediation Services (CDMS) for the Mediation Workshop.
  • Certificate of participation for the 2-day training in Domestic and International commercial arbitration by the ADR Cell of ILSCA.

Application procedure:

  • Register Here with correct details.
  • Once registration is finished, you will receive a confirmation email through the official email-id of the workshop ([email protected]) from the Organizing Committee (OC) for a link to ensure payment.
  • The registration fee includes certificates, reading material, lunch and tea for the entire workshop except for accommodation. [ILS students – Rs. 2500 + GST (18%); Non-ILS students – Rs. 3500 + GST (18%); Professionals – Rs. 5000 + GST (18%)].
  • Make your payment within 5 days from the day the participant receives the link from the OC.
  • Submit the hardcopy of your payment receipt at the time of the workshop.
  • Visit the Webpage

The last date of registration is 10th January 2018. The seats are restricted to only 80 (on first come, first serve basis).

The 5th ILS Alternate Judgment Writing Competition 2017-18 is organized by the Centre for Public Law, ILS Law College, Pune. The judgment for this competition is Karan Dileep Nevatia vs. Union of India 2010(112)BomLR127, 2010(1)BomCR588”. This alternate judgement enables the participants to rethink the earlier judgments of Supreme Court & High Court, sharpen the research & writing skills while reimagining the reasonings underlying the case. The competition has 2 segments which includes submission of written drafts and oral submissions.

First Round – the alternate judgment should be drafted while entertaining Special Leave Petition under Article 136 by the Supreme Court under 3500 words and a cover page bearing your name and your institution’s. Examiners will shortlist 5 entries for oral presentation.

Second Round – At ILS Law College, Pune, shortlisted students will make oral presentations of their drafts within the allotted 20 minutes and 10 mins shall be reserved for Q&A on 5th February, 2018.


  • Students from any Law College or Law University can send in entries.
  • Co-authorship is not allowed.
  • There is no restriction on the number of entries from any college or university.
  • The student authors of the alternate judgment shall be pursuing the 5 year or 3 year law course.


The winners will get cash prizes and books

  • First place – Rs 10,000.
  • Second place – Rs 8000.
  • Third place – Rs 5000.

Application procedure:

  • Prepare and print your alternate judgment.
  • Pay registration fees of Rs 510 + GST 18% Rs 92 = Rs 602 by NEFT (Principal, ILS Law College, Pune 411004, Account Number: 490076558, Indian Bank, 759/ 62, Prabhat Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411004. IFSC: IDIB000D007).
  • Prepare a detailed cover page.
  • Send the printed judgments to Centre for Public Law, ILS Law College, Chiplunkar Road (Law College Road), Pune 411004.
  • Send a soft copy of your payment receipt and your alternate judgment to [email protected] with “Fifth Alternate Judgment Writing 2017” as the subject.
  • Visit the Webpage

The Printed and Soft Copy of the Alternate judgment draft and the Registration fee must reach ILS on or before 20th December, 2017.

The Foundation for International Taxation (FIT)  is inviting applications for Uma Sathnur FIT Scholarship from the students who are planning to get admitted to the Institute for Austrian & International Tax Law in Vienna, Austria for a course of 10 months (September to June 2018).

This scholarship is open to all Indians without any discrimination and based purely on merit and the ability to handle successfully the high standards and intensive pressure of 1 year Masters program in Vienna.


The applicants applying must have:

  • A high class University degree in India or abroad with preferably a professional qualification.
  • At least 3 years experience in International Taxation or 5 or more years professional experience.
  • The applicant should provide sufficient (in brief) details covering academic qualifications and professional experience.
  • One page write-up giving personal reasons as to why they must be selected by the FIT.


The Foundation will select an Indian national every year as a “FIT Scholar” and pay the annual tuition fees of the Institute for 1 year (approximately EUR 14,000 or INR 11,00,000) as a scholarship.

Application Process:

  • Send your application request with the subject “Uma Sathnur – FIT Scholarship 2018” to Ms. Anjali Advani (Co-ordinator), Foundation for International Taxation, Mumbai 400 021.
  • Email to [email protected]
  • For more information, visit the Website

The last date to apply is 30th November 2017.

The DLF Foundation is inviting applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students to apply for the DLF Foundation Scholarship AKANSHA 2017. This scholarship is given to support those students who are unable to collect funds for their higher education. A total of 80 scholarships will be given, out of which 65 scholarships will be for the undergraduate students and 15 will be for the postgraduation students.


  • The candidate must be a resident of Gurugram.
  • The applicant must be admitted to pursue any of the following courses – B.Tech, MBBS, Paramedics, CS/CA/ICWA, LLB, BBA, Mass Communication, Hotel Management, MBA or M.Tech.
  • The applicant’s family income must not be more than Rs. 5 lakhs per year.
  • The applicant must have been admitted to an “A” grade college or institution.


  • The applicants pursuing their MBBS, if selected will be receiving INR 50,000 per annum.
  • The applicants pursuing other undergraduate courses, if selected will be receiving INR 40,000 per annum.
  • The applicants pursuing their post-graduation, if selected will be receiving INR 50,000 per annum.

Application procedure:

  • Register by clicking on ‘Apply now’ first.
  • Enter all your details.
  • Upload the necessary documents – Employee ID proof (if available), Aadhar card, Income proof & Proof of rank of competitive exam.
  • Click on submit.
  • Visit the Website

The last date to apply is 25th November 2017.

A golden opportunity to win cash prize of more than Rs.20,000, if you are passionate to write about legal research. You can write on any particular topic from the field of law. The participant should write in creative and innovative way. The arguments in essay should convey logical ideas. Furthermore there will be good competitions among law students from India and abroad. Therefore, grab the opportunity with both hands and learn lots of knowledge.

All the undergraduate and postgraduate law students can apply.


  • Participants are free to write on any topic but from the field of law.
  • The abstract of your essay should not be more than 500 words.
  • The maximum words for the essay is 6000. (Including footnotes and reference)
  • An essay should follow the guidelines of Rostrum’s Law Review’s publication policy.
  • The participant will get further guidelines through email after registration.


  • The top ten winners will get cash prizes as follows:
  • Ist prize Rs.20,000/-
  • 2nd prize Rs.15,000/-
  • 3rd prize-10,000/-
  • 4th to 10th – Rs.2000 each
  • Essay of cash prize winner will be published online in Rostrum Law Review, ISSN: 2321-3787. (Rostrum Law Review is one of the renowned law journal approved by the University Grant Commission)
  • All the registered participants will get Rostrumlegal Gift card worth Rs.4000 each.
  • Furthermore, all the participants submitting abstract for participation will get Rostrumlegal gift card worth Rs.2000 each.
  • The most noteworthy, registered participants will get certificate of participation.


  1. First of all, email your abstract to: [email protected] You must mention your name, phone number, the name of College/Universities and correspondence address in the body of the email.
  2. Selected participant can register online.
  3. Email your essay along with copywrite agreement.
  4. And the registration fee is Rs.400/-


  • The abstract submission- 30th October 2017 (23:59 IST)
  • Abstract selection list will be released on 5th November 2017 (16:00 hrs IST)
  • Online registration- 15th November 2017.
  • Essay submission- 20th December 2017 (23:59 IST).

For any quiries, write to: [email protected]

To read articles published on Rostrum’s Law Review. CLICK HERE

NorthCap University (NCU) is organising an international essay writing competition for the year 2017. The theme of the competition is “ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE”.  In the past few decades’ awareness of the damaging effects of environmental pollution on human beings and their quality of life has increased dramatically. At its core, environmental justice is about incorporating environmental issues into the broader intellectual and institutional framework of human rights and democratic accountability. Environmental justice is about social transformation seeking an emphasis on fulfilling basic human needs and enhancing our quality of life. Keeping in mind the importance of Environmental Justice in the socioeconomic milieu of the day, School of Law, The NorthCap University is organizing an International Essay Writing Competition on the above mentioned broad theme.

Sub-themes for the competition are:

  • Environmental Democracy and Access Rights
  • Sustainable Development and Disaster Management
  • Legal and Human Right Perspective on Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Justice and Basic needs
  • International Initiatives towards Environment Protection
  • Role of Supreme Court and Environmental Justice in India
  • National Green Tribunal and Environment Protection
  • E-waste Management and Environment
  • Bioterrorism
  • Environmental Democracy and Social Justice
  • Challenges to Environmental Democracy
  • Environmental Justice and Accountability


  • The Competition is open to the students who are pursuing their 5 or 3 year LLB course or any other Undergraduate or Master courses (other than Law) in any university across the world.
  • Co-authorship to a maximum of two authors is permitted.
  • Only original essays will be considered for the competition.
  • No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication.
  • Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification.


  • The Winner will get a first prize amount of Rs. 10,000.
  • The second prize will be of Rs. 7500.
  • Third prize will be of Rs. 5000.
  • Certificate of merit will also be issued to the winners.
  • Certificate of participation will be given to every participant of the Essay Writing Competition.


  • The essay must be written in English.
  • Only one submission is allowed per author/co-author.
  • Scanned copy of Registration form along with Demand Draft should be emailed to [email protected]
  • The registration form must be signed and sealed by the head of Institution/University.
  • The submission shall consist of an abstract, essay and bibliography.
  • An abstract should not be more than 200 words mentioning title and keywords must be attached.
  • The essay should not be more than 3000 words (excluding footnotes).
  • The registration fee is Rs. 1000. The last date for payment of Registration Fees is 20th Oct, 2017.
  • Registration fee is to be paid through Demand draft in favor of “The NorthCap University”, Gurugram payable at Gurugram only.
  • For more info and the registration form, download the pdf

Contract Law

Contract Law concerns the rights and duties that come up from agreements which are also a part of everyday life, arising from collaboration, trust, promise and credit. This program is self-paced based on learning contracts from Harvard Law professor Charles Fried, one of the world’s leading authorities on contract law. This course adds new units on Interpretation, Agency, Partnerships, Corporations and Government Regulation.

Professor Charles Fried has been teaching at Harvard Law School for more than 50 years now and has written extensively on contracts. He utilizes a story-telling approach to explain topics which create a unique and interesting class experience.

Topics Covered:

  • An abstract of contracts, trust, and promise
  • How to form contracts through suitable offer and acceptance
  • How to read through contracts to apply these key concepts and understand potential issues and outcomes
  • Issues excusing contractual piece
  • Accessible remedies for contractual breaches
  • Third parties’ ability to implement contracts
  • The boundaries of contract law
  • How courts infer contracts
  • Affiliation of Contracts to Agency, Partnership, Corporations and Regulation
  • Limits to enforcing contracts

Rules and regulations:

  • Program will be in English and length of the program is 8 weeks
  • Therefore dedication of 3-5 hours per week is required
  • This level of contract law will be Intermediate
  • HarvardX will take appropriate corrective action in response to violations of edX honor code, which can also lead to dismissal from HarvardX course
  • Individual who enroll for courses on edX are to abide the terms of the edX honor code
  • Participants of the HarvardX program will also be governed by the academic policies of programs
  • No refunds in case of corrective actions for any violations.


  • Verified Certificate of your skills and knowledge signed by the instructor with the institution’s logo
  • Add this Certificate in your Curriculum Vitae/Resume or post it directly on LinkedIn

Application Details:


Max Weber Programme (MWP) at the European University Institute (EUI) is Europe’s largest and most innovative postdoctoral global program in the historical and social sciences, located in Italy.

Max Weber Fellowships are meant for junior post-docs who want to pursue an academic career, concentrate on their research and improve their academic practice in a multidisciplinary environment. It combines research and training activities which will enhance the early development of a fruitful academic career. Max Weber fellows will be affiliated to one of the EUI’s four departments or the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS). Fellows are given training and support in all aspects of an academic career from publishing & presenting research, teaching, applying for research grants and jobs.


  • Candidates of any nationality are eligible for the Max Weber Fellowship
  • To apply for Weber Fellowship 2018-19, the candidate must have received or submitted their Ph.D. between 1/9/2013 and 1/9/2018; Ph.D. Defense should take place no later than 31/12/2018. Extensions to the 5-year rule are granted for those whose academic career has been interrupted for maternity/paternity leave, illness or mandatory military service
  • Candidates are required to fulfill the expected level of English proficiency. Follow Eligibility
  • Preference is given to those who have recently completed a doctorate, not had a postdoctoral position before and/or are on the job market. Check Selection Criteria
  • Candidates with funding from an external source (scholarship from a recognized National or International Research Funding Council or Charity) can apply

Benefits for the applier:

  • The Departments of History and Civilization (HEC) and Law (LAW) only offer 1 year Fellowship
  • The Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) and RSCAS offer both 1 year and 2-year Fellowships
  • Standardly, the Department of Economics (ECO) offers 2-year or exceptionally 3-year Fellowship. They are required to undertake limited teaching in the department in the second year and thus, receive a monthly stipend of 3000 EUR
  • Fellows are required to live in Florence for the duration of their Fellowship
  • The basic grant is 2,000 EUR per month and if applicable, a family allowance
  • All Fellows receive 1000 EUR a year for eligible research expenses
  • An additional 500 EUR can be awarded at the discretion of the Director for Fellows on the job market. Economics Fellows on the job market in the second or third year receive 2000 EUR
  • Fellows receive a round trip ticket from their place of origin to Florence. Check Awards
  • MWP is unique among postdoctoral programs in helping Fellows to become members of a global Academic Community

Application process:

  • Prepare your C.V, Academic Career Statement and Research Proposal separately as PDF
  • Indicate or form Thematic Group on the basis of your research interest
  • Applications for externally funded fellowships are considered on a first-come basis for as long as there is capacity in MWP. Their applications should be sent directly to [email protected]
  • Applicants should provide the names of 2-3 academic referees and ensure minimum two letters of reference are submitted online directly by the referees
  • Consult How to Apply and Calendars
  • Visit MWP

The deadline for applying for the academic year 2018-19 is 25th October 2017

Deadline for candidates to apply for an externally funded Fellowship is 25th March 2018

eCornell’s proven course development model and asynchronous instructor-led course delivery provide students with a flexible, engaging, and immediately applicable learning experience crafted by Cornell University faculty. eCornell has delivered online courses to over 90,000 students in more than 200 countries.

About the Course:

The Financial Success for Nonprofits Certificate prepares nonprofit leaders and aspiring leaders to focus on mission while achieving financial sustainability. Whether you’re working at a well-established nonprofit or a startup, Professor Grasso’s experience as a nonprofit leader prepares you to use financial statements and ratios, establish board governance and strategic leadership, raise funds and generate alternative revenue sources, and make strategic programmatic changes.

Who Should Enroll:

  • Open to: Professionals, All Others.
  • Subject Areas: Accounting and Finance

Credential Earned:

Earn a signed Certificate Officially verified by Cornell University to recognize your achievement.

Course Length:

  • 2 month duration, 3-5 hours per week
  • Consists of 4 two-week courses

Format of Course:

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