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None of our courses are recognised, accredited, or validated by any university, government or third party. We consider government regulatory standards as impediment to offering high quality courses we offer at an affordable cost, and hence offer informal, non recognised courses rather than collaborating with formal universities.
This course is offered as a skill development course by a private company. LawSikho is India’s leading online legal education provider and provides high quality legal courses that teaches you how to do practical legal work as required by the industry.
For any recruiter or client, what matters the most is whether you possess the relevant skills to match their needs and serve their interests. We will train your in rare and important skills that are highly in-demand and our initiative is one of a kind.
Experts review the syllabus and course content for all the courses. These experts are drawn from law firms and the industry at large. The course is conceptualised, co-ordinated and marketed by LawSikho, a venture that aims to make justice accessible to people from all walks of life through access to superior legal knowledge.
The legal industry knows and respects our work, and they know that anyone who finished our course and obtained certification has a certain level of knowledge and skills. If nothing else, you will be appreciated for the knowledge and skills you would acquire through our courses and would be able to demonstrate after due completion.
We recommend that you should have completed your higher secondary / Class 12 from a recognized board / University. In case of foreign nationals, you should have completed the equivalent of Higher Secondary in India in your respective country. You should also be comfortable with English language and using a computer. However, we have no formal pre-qualification requirements because we are not a university or college. Anyone who wants to learn are welcome to join our courses.
Students of LawSikho Diplomas will be provided hard copy materials within 30 days of your course commencement date.
However, online classes, videos, regulatory updates and periodic upgrades to the courses cannot be included in the hard copies. We will provide you with hard copy material for all important chapters. We keep adding many new chapters from time to time and there are restrictions on page numbers so all online material cannot be available in hard copy. We would keep adding new material online from time to time, so please do not expect all such material to be made available in hard copy also. You can use the hard copy materials for your reference, however, we recommend that you do not exclusively rely on hard copies for cracking the assessment test and the exercises. Please refer to the online library of materials from time to time.
Note: Hardcopy material is sent through Indian Speed Post (As more places are serviceable by post than courier), If your area is not serviceable and if you want to get hardcopy by courier send us a specific request, If this is not done and speed post bounces back then we need to levy the courier charge on you.
If an international student require hardcopy material, they need to share their correct address and we will let them know the cost of courier which they need to pay and then the hardcopy will be dispatched. This is the process because the cost of international courier is very high compared to domestic courier within India (for domestic courier we have no additional charges). Some international students provide us with an Indian address for couriering hard copy material. In those cases, we charge nothing extra for courier.
A person can visit lawsikho.com and find the relevant course and see the course syllabus, learning objectives and even list of weekly exercises. You can also subscribe for free sample material. If more clarification about the course is needed, feel free to chat with our online chat specialist. You could also call us on our landline number, i.e. 011- 40845203 for further assistance.
We do not offer any demo classes. You will not be able to understand the quality of the course by attending a single class as the results we produce is done through a combination of many things - study material, assignments, personal feedback on assignments, and then finally class. The only way to experience the course is to take the course for a month, risk free, as we give no questions asked refund between the 30th and 45th day provided you attend all classes and solve all the assignments. Here is a link to our refund policy.
We are proud that in the last 12 months, only 2 people asked for refunds despite such a generous refund policy. This is because once you take the course, you realise that the course content and the learning is far more valuable than a few thousand rupees, and the money you earn from the knowledge or skills you learn in the course is many many times more than what you invest in the course.
There are no minimum attendance requirements, as the course shall be taught online through a learning management system which allows you to pursue the course at your own pace and convenience.
Online Weekly Classrooms will be conducted for 40 minutes to an hour - Attendance is recommended. Feedbacks by our experts on your assignments submitted, is the goal of our sessions. Submitting a minimum of 50 exercises (40 exercises + 10 Writing assignments) is mandatory to pass the course. You would have 1 MCQ test for all Diploma courses which gets live in the 3rd month of course and is available till 13th month of batch commencement date i.e for 10 months time period, a student can attempt the test anytime in those 10 months but in one sitting of 2 hours.
Yes, in all our premium courses, there are live weekly classroom sessions. Apart from one session that is related to your course, sometimes you will be invited to attend extra free sessions on writing, networking or other relevant skills. However, the course is conducted through an online learning management system, which enables students to access study materials from anywhere in the world at their own time and convenience. Course materials will be accessible on the online learning management system which can be assessed on laptop/desktop and you can also access course on your phone by downloading the LawSikho app. Some course materials may be uploaded around the time of your class about the relevant issue. Apart from this, you will have access to significant hard copy material as well.
Attendance for sessions is not mandatory, but crucial for learning to perform exercises which add value. Students who miss the session can watch the recorded versions of the sessions conducted on the learning management system (LMS) and the assignment portal (anything that is easier for you, it is uploaded on both platforms). Recorded session will be added on LMS within three working days.
It is highly recommended that you complete weekly exercises. 80 exercises would be allocated in total out of which submitting a minimum of 40 exercises is mandatory. We will also allocate 10 writing assignments/articles submitting all the 10 articles is mandatory.
All study materials which includes text, videos, drafting exercises, templates and regular tests will be available only on the LMS and can be accessed using your login id for the LMS. The course can also be accessed through state of the art mobile Apps, which makes learning convenient and accessible on a real-time basis.
As candidates will be enrolling from across India and Abroad, the schedule of every candidate is likely to differ. To accommodate that, the test will be available on the online portal for a substantial period of time so that you can take them at your convenience. Everyone will be given sufficient opportunity to take these tests.
For Diploma courses, test get live in students account in the 3rd month of their batch starting date and is available till 13th month of batch starting date, so that people can attempt the test as per their convenience but in one sitting of 2 hours.
The online MCQ is executed on the learning management system. You do not have to go to any special centers to take any test or exam. Test can be attempted by logging on to the online learning management system from your home or anywhere you wish. We recommend that you use a computer while giving these tests, as mobile phones are unreliable for giving tests.
Payment for the course may be made using any of the following medium:
For further details on how to make payments, please visit our enrolment page or call on 011- 40845203 for assistance.
If you have a credit card with one of the following banks, you can pay using an EMI option.
A student can pay online before completion of 2 month or can send a cheque of INR 15,000/- in favor of “Addictive Learning Technology Pvt Ltd” within seven days from their enrollment and date of payment will be exactly two months from the batch commencement date.
Please do not expect us to teach you like college courses. Those are not effective. Our focus is on giving you a realistic experience of doing legal work. Hence you will get different exercises and assignments every week, and all relevant material to solve them. Please do not worry that you have not read other associated concepts. We are recreating the experience of working in a law firm or in-house legal department, and we found that this is the kind of training that works best. Live classes will relate to the week’s assignments. You can read the modules from module 1, but we advise you to follow the courses according to where the assignments take you. By end of the year, you would have covered all the syllabus, and retain everything.
If it feels complicated and challenging midway, do not worry. The course is designed like this. You just need to stick to it, hold on for dear life and ride along as you ride a roller coaster. It is our responsibility that by the end you are satisfied and get all the results that you were promised. If you are not, you can hold us responsible. But please, please trust the course design and stick to it until the course gets over.
No, There are no discounts available. We do not believe in discounts, and never give one. Prices have only increased over time and not decreased.
The passing criteria for any course is 40% of the total marks and completion of at least 50 weekly exercises (40 exercises + 10 writing articles)
The MCQ test can be attempted only once. If you fail, you can attempt a re-examination on request once again without any extra payment and you can re-submit any of the 50 exercises (40 exercises + 10 writing articles) again with a deduction of 3 marks. For exercises which you have already submitted, and you do not wish to re-attempt, your marks will remain the same. We will give you an additional ten exercises to attempt so that you can increase your chances of completing the course successfully. It will also enhance your learning.
If you have any doubts or academic questions relating to the content, feel free to write on the discussion forum of the Lawsikho platform itself. Our concerned experts will respond to you within 24 to 48 hours. You can also write your queries to [email protected] our concerned executives will support you to get your queries resolved within 24 hours on working day.
Students will be added to the WhatsApp group on the batch commencement date. They can start having discussions with their batchmates and get updates regarding sessions and other details on WhatsApp group.
We ensure that class timings enable a maximum number of students to participate and take out time from work or college, while at the same time they are feasible for experts.
Classes will be of 40 minutes to 1-hour duration and will be held in any of the following time slots:
You will be informed of the class timings for the relevant week at least 48 hours before the class via email notifications and whatsapp messages. We will ensure we have a fixed timing for this class, for you to schedule your day well in advance according to it as far as possible.
Recordings of class sessions will be made available on the online learning management system for accessing within 48 hours of session conducted.
Those who complete the Diploma successfully [(i.e. receive a minimum of 40% marks in all the assessments taken cumulatively and successfully solves at least 50%of all exercises) i.e - 40 exercises + 10 writing articles] will be awarded a degree certificate. Your Diploma certificate will reach you within 30 (thirty) days of course completion.
The course is designed keeping in mind that practising lawyers, entrepreneurs, working professionals and students will be taking up the course, hence the entire course will be taught online through materials uploaded on our learning management system allowing you to pursue the course at your time convenience. You can access missed classes through recordings as well.
The course is designed keeping in mind the schedule of practising lawyers, working professionals, entrepreneurs and full-time students. The learnings are well spread out over a long period of time. There would be a specific learning objective every week, accompanied by two assignments. It takes about 8-10 hours of time for a person of average intelligence to complete all required activities of the course every week. You need to take this course one week at a time.
We do not guarantee that you could pass the course without putting in reasonable effort or attention but the exact amount of time that you would need to dedicate would depend on your ability to grasp the material.
Yes, knowledge of the law is not a prerequisite to deriving value from the course. It is possible that what you learn in this course is entirely independent of any other course you have probably pursued or are pursuing. The course is designed keeping in mind that there will be many non-lawyers taking up this course. Only knowledge we assume is what one would expect to know after completing higher secondary school. All modules are reviewed from the perspective of a high school graduate and ensured that they are very easy to understand. To understand the course, you only require knowledge of English language and basic computer skills.
There is an active placement assistance program available to students, which includes CV-writing, career guidance and sharing of relevant job and internship opportunities. Job and internship opportunities will be shared with students on WhatsApp group from time to time. Students who complete the exercises and perform well in exercises and classes, can be recommended to law firms, lawyers chambers and companies for jobs and internships. However, we do not guarantee any jobs or internships.
We have also started a career clinic for the benefit of the students, students can visit our office in Delhi or can seek career-related insights over phone or video chat on pre-designated days. More than 2000 positions have been shared with our students till date and hundreds have got placements and internships through us. Our students have been placed in various law firms and other organisations, as full-time employees and have obtained multiple opportunities for internships under the programme. How many opportunities you get will depend on your efforts in the course, and if you do the course well, you will be able to find jobs on your own as well.
We will also provide you a career development course free of cost if you need. Just ask our customer support if and when you need it, after you have participated in at least 3 months of classes.
We also help you to enhance your CV by writing and publishing articles, and give you networking exercises and coaching, so that you can build your own professional network. Building your own professional network can make amazing opportunities available to you that you cannot even imagine today.
Grading system: Students will be graded according to the following grading system:
|F (Fail)||< 240|
|C+||241 to 360|
|B+||361 to 480|
|A+||481 to 600|
Migration from one course to another is possible, but student should reach and email the support team within 10 days from the enrollment date. Any requests after 10 days will not be accepted.
Yes, you can migrate from one batch to another after paying a migration fee of INR 2000/- (or as per the prescribed fee pertaining at the time of migration), and the difference in the course fee between the admitted batch and transferee batch, if any. If migrated, the work or assignments submitted earlier by you will not be considered.
A student is given a total time of 14 months from his batch commencement date to submit the minimum number of required assignments, if they fail to do so, they can submit their pending assignments after the 14th month with a extension fee of Rs 2000/- They will get 4 months grace period to submit their pending assignments after paying the late fee. For those wanting to submit the assignments after 15 months from their course commencement date, will not be allowed to pay late fees, they will have to migrate to the future batch within 3 years from the enrollment date after paying the migration fee and following the rules of migration.
Exams are conducted during the course duration only, not after the completion of course.
LawSikho courses are offered by a private company as a solution to learn practical skills. There is no recognition, no accreditation and no affiliation from government or any University or any third party.
Weekly exercises are very important to learn the practical aspects for which you joined the course. You get sufficient time to complete those. In case you can’t complete within due date you get an extension to complete them with deduction of few marks. But if at least 50% of weekly exercises (40 exercises + 10 writing assignments) are not completed you will not get a certificate of course and the value for which you joined the course either.
Certificate mentions the Grade on it. If a student wants to know their scores they can write to [email protected] and get that.
Yes, You will have to attempt just one MCQ test at the end of the course.
Completing assignments and MCQ test is mandatory to clear the course. If that is not done you won’t get the certificate of the course.
There are many certified courses in the market, including LLB which is a qualifying criteria for becoming a lawyer. The problem is that even after doing them, people do not have requisite advanced level practical skills needed to succeed. You can learn these things from our courses. Our students who are already working earn over 1 lakh rupees per month in an average. That should give you an idea about what is so beneficial about our courses!
These are video conference based classes that you can attend from mobile, tablet and personal computer through an application. You can see the teacher and the teacher can see you. You can even share your screen with the teacher for comments if the teacher requests and the teacher can show you his or her screen. You can see other people attending the class also. There is usually a lot of discussions amongst the students and teachers in the class. It is very much like a live classroom except that you do not have to travel to access the class, you can access it on the go as long as you have internet and a device.
We will point you out the relevant reading material as well as templates and precedences you need to solve an assignment. You can also freely discuss with other students in the course WhatsApp group. You can post queries in the learning management system as well while working on assignments. During the live sessions you can ask questions to expert and get your issue resolved. Sometimes it may be possible to schedule a call with evaluators and discuss with them but this is at the discretion of the evaluator and at a time of his or her convenience. We cannot handle unlimited calls with every small question, you have to respect the time and availability of the evaluators also. For that you already have the learning management system as well as WhatsApp group where you can post an unlimited number of doubts.
Our training methodology is unique. While it is not endorsed by any outside authority, the success of our students speaks for itself. Our methodology is described in detail in the previous questions. The legal industry loves to hire our students who have gone through the entire training we have provided. Major companies have been hiring us to train their legal teams and managerial executives with cutting edge legal courses. This is the proof of our success.
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