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01 October 2023
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31 August 2024
52 weeks
18-20 hours per week
NALSAR University of Law
EBC Learning

NALSAR’s Advanced Diploma in Corporate Law programme, offered in collaboration with EBC Learning, is like no other. It is a comprehensive educational initiative focused on equipping participants with in-depth knowledge and exposure to practical problems in the field of corporate law. This programme aims to provide a solid foundation in corporate legal principles, governance structures, regulatory compliance, and emerging trends, enabling participants to excel in their careers while contributing to the success of corporations and businesses.

Taught by industry experts and professionals, it is a comprehensive and rigorous programme on corporate law that gets you ahead of your peers, covering theoretical, critical and practical training in corporate law. Through this programme, we aim to provide participants with deep knowledge and a holistic understanding of the corporate legal landscape.

The programme contains 6 courses given below.

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Course List


Introduction to Law and Legal Methods

This course provides a comprehensive overview of corporate law. Learn how to read and apply legal materials, navigate sources of law, and access relevant resources.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025


Fundamentals of Corporate Law

Study the various business organisation forms (sole proprietorship, partnership, LLP, cooperative society, and company), CSR policies, incorporation procedures, and the winding up and dissolution processes of a company.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025


Administration of Company

This course covers director roles, compliance, and corporate governance. It explores shareholder litigation, derivative and class action suits, and emphasises the importance of corporate meetings for effective decision-making.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025


Law of Contract

Explore contract components, validity challenges, performance, remedies, and concepts like indemnity, guarantee, bailment, and pledge in this unique course.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025


Law of Investment and Foreign Exchange

This course equips learners with concepts of securities and navigates into the private equity industry. Gain insights into foreign transactions and international trade law.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025


Capital Markets

Gain a comprehensive overview of Indian capital market regulations. Topics include SEBI's powers, resource mobilisation, listing/delisting, and takeover regulations.
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2 September 2023 - 31 August 2025

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Who Should Take This Programme?

Law Students and Recent Law Graduates, Lawyers, In-House Counsels, Legal Professionals who wish to switch to corporate practice or looking to kickstart a career as Transactional Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost & Work Accountants, Government Officials, Academicians, Managers, Chief Executive Officers, Company Directors, Prospective Entrepreneurs, may take this course. The course would help launch law students into a career in corporate law and help practitioners develop their corporate law practice. Business professionals, advisors and managers interested in a detailed legal understanding of corporate affairs may take this course to hone their legal skills.


E-Books Access from EBC Reader

Companies Act Company Law Competition Law Contract
Precedents Insolvency DD Entrepreneurs
FDI Business Opportunity Insider Trading Insolvency
Merger Control


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Abhinandan Malik

Editor Publications & Director, EBC Learning

Abhinandan Malik is Editor (Publications) & Director at EBC, India's top law publisher. He is a graduate of NALSAR University of Law with an LLM from the University of Toronto. He has 10+ years of editorial experience, conceptualising, guiding and editing publications at EBC.


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Juhi Roy

Partner, Petkar Legal

Juhi Roy has previously worked as a Senior Associate in the General Corporate team of Argus Partners, Kolkata. She has also worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai; Network 18 Media and Investments Limited, Mumbai; Wadia Ghandy & Co., Mumbai; and SA Partners, Mumbai.

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Pradyumna Anil Purohit

Instructor & Editor, EBC Learning

Pradyumna is a Course Author, Instructional Designer, and Innovator at EBC Learning. He is also the Chief Academic Consultant at Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University. He was formerly an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School.


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Dr Charu Mathur

Instructor, EBC Learning & AOR, Supreme Court

Dr Charu Mathur is an Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India. She has over 20+ years of rich and diverse expertise in corporate, commercial, civil, criminal and constitutional law matters.


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Dr Pratima Narayan

Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP

Dr Pratima Narayan has served the legal academia for over 20 years as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Her expertise lies in areas of commercial contracts, consumer law, e-commerce and Intellectual Property Rights.


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Dr Aanchal M Dua

Instructor & Senior Consultant, EBC Learning

Dr Aanchal M Dua is an academician at heart and comes with more than 16 years of consolidated experience in the area of Legal Education and Research. She is a Doctorate in Law from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and has been associated with various national and international universities like the Bangalore University, the University of Chicago and the University of Manchester. She specialises in Business/Corporate Law, Industrial Law, International Law and IPRs. She has authored a book on the Legal Environment of Business which is currently under publication and has a few publications to her credit in the area of Trade & Environment. She is associated with a start-up in the area of Financial Services as a legal advisor. She is very passionate about community services and leads a number of such projects with various NGOs engaged in the field.

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Hemant Batra

Senior Legal Consultant, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Hemant Batra is also the founder of Kaden Boriss, an international business law firm, and holds the position of vice-president at SAARCLAW. As a due diligence expert, he has written articles and authored books on the subject.


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Chhavi Pande

Principal Associate Litigation, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys

Chhavi Pande is a seasoned Principal Associate specializing in litigation within the banking and labor law sectors. With over 17 years of legal experience, she has handled a diverse range of cases including banking law, cyber laws, labor law, employment matters, family disputes, consumer disputes, criminal law, and POSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) cases. Additionally, Chhavi has extensive expertise in contract drafting and vetting, specifically in intellectual property laws, non-disclosure agreements, and lease agreements. She is also a recognized POSH Trainer, providing training and conducting workshops on workplace sexual harassment prevention and redressal. Chhavi's knowledge extends to various areas of law, and she actively contributes through her writings, blogs, and articles on POSH Act and other legal topics.

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Aditya Singh Chandel

Partner, AZB & Partners

Aditya Singh Chandel has over 19 years of experience and specialises in Direct and Indirect Taxation, Income Tax Laws, International Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Foreign Trade Policy and Customs Law.


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Avinash Sharma

AOR, Supreme Court

Avinash Sharma is an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India with 17+ years experience in Competition, Litigation and Arbitration. He has successfully settled over 70 cases while acting as a DHCLSC Mediator.


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Badrinath Srinivasan

Senior Manager (Legal), Directorate General of Hydrocarbons under MOPNG

Badrinath Srinivasan has over 15 years experience in contract-related issues and handling high-stakes international arbitrations and litigations in the petroleum exploration and production sector.


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Ketan Mukhija

Partner, Dentons LinkLegal

Ketan has over 17 years of extensive experience in corporate restructurings, investment transactions, private equity, banking and finance, energy and infrastructure, real estate, telecommunications, and capital markets.


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Nilanjan Sen

Senior Partner, Seven Seas Partners LLP

An experienced lawyer with a family history in the profession, Nilanjan practices litigation in multiple jurisdictions across the country and is a specialist in diverse branches of law including writs, corporate, arbitration and ADR, consumer, civil, criminal and environment. He completed his LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration from Leiden Law School in the Netherlands and is additionally qualified as an Investment Treaty Arbitration specialist. He is currently a senior partner at ‘Seven Seas Partners LLP’, a boutique international law firm founded in 2019, with presence in India and the Netherlands (E.U.) and practicing on a variety of subjects of international as well as inter jurisdictional laws, including international arbitration, international tax and regulatory advisory. He is also on the Institutional Review Board of the Tata Medical Centre, a 130 million USD philanthropic cancer research centre and hospital managed & owned by the prestigious Tata Group.

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Dr Yugank Goyal

Associate Professor, FLAME University

Dr Yugank Goyal is an Associate Professor of Public Policy. Earlier he taught at Jindal Global Law School. His tryst with the Economics of Competition Law began while studying Masters at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where later, he also pursued his PhD in law and economics.


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Abhishek Sharma

Partner, Dentons LinkLegal

Abhishek Sharma has over 13 years of experience in handling disputes concerning the aviation sector (including airports) and civil and commercial disputes in various fora, including the Supreme Court of India. Previously, he was an associate in the law chambers of Mr Arun Jaitley, Senior Advocate.


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Animesh Sinha

Partner, Animesh Sinha & Partners

Animesh Sinha is a Partner at Animesh Sinha & Partners. Previously, he worked at India’s premier dispute resolution law firm Karanjawala & Co. wherein he represented India's top corporate houses and high-income individuals in courts as well as in arbitrations. He commenced his independent practice at the young age of 24 and represented the top insurance companies in complicated litigations before the Supreme Court, High Court of Delhi and various Appellate Tribunals. He specialises in insurance law and his services have been retained by several insurers, top companies and other insurance intermediaries in India. Moreover, he also specializes in arbitration, infrastructure, contracts and corporate law. Animesh appears in courts and arbitrations and has been retained by several companies for non-contentious legal advisory and transactions.

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Tarun Mathur

Counsel, Huntsman Corporation & Director (Legal Department), PwC

Tarun Mathur has 10+ years of law firm, regulatory and consulting experience. He has worked with SEBI (Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Issues and Listing), in Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and in Trilegal.


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Tishampati Sen

AOR, Supreme Court

Tishampati Sen did his LL.B. from NLU Jodhpur, then was awarded a Graduate Faculty Scholarship from NUS (Singapore) - wherein he pursued his LL.M. from NUS. He is skilled in Document Drafting, Drafting Agreements, Civil, Corporate - Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, International Arbitration, Company law and Consumer Law. He started his career by working in J Sagar Associates and was one of the few lawyers there to practise in both transactional and litigation side of law. He then joined Mr Gopal Subramanium’s chamber and thereafter set up his own practice. He is now an Advocate on Record of the Supreme Court, and has been involved in a number of key matters. He has successfully argued one of the primary and prominent class action matters involving data privacy, wherein he was representing the whistleblower in one of the first of its kind whistleblower suits in India. He was also a part of the special team formed under the aegis of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, to investigate and report on the management of affairs at the Lord Jagannatha Temple in Puri, Odisha.

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Victor Nayak

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Engineering and Management

Victor started his academic career with the Institute of Law, Nirma University as an Assistant Professor in 2012 followed by the School of Law, Galgotias University in 2015.


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Akshay Sreevatsa

Senior Legal Specialist, Legal Academic, Kaleyra

Akshay Sreevatsa is a graduate of the National Law School of India (2011) and has earned his LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley, with a specialisation in Public International Law. Akshay is a middle-stage aspiring academic and research scholar, having taught at various universities across India, and through this experience is highly receptive and enthusiastic about all fields of law, and teaching them physically and electronically at such places as NLSIU, NLU Delhi, and conducts law and literature classes pro bono as well, for interested students, and is also the co-chief editor & creator of India's first Legal Citation Manual, freely available at He lives in Bangalore with his Rhodesia Ridgeback, Slash, his Doberman, Trigger, and his numerous golf sets.

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Adhiraj Gupta

Former Principal Associate, J. Sagar Associates

Adhiraj Gupta, MCL (Cambridge), B.A.LL.B(H) (National Law University, Odisha) is a qualified lawyer and registered attorney in India. He has practised primarily in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and general corporate commercial law with two premier Indian law firms—JSA and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, India. In his 7 years of post-qualification experience, he has represented domestic and international clients in cross-borders M&A transactions, advising on foreign direct investments, joint ventures and exchange control laws.

Adhiraj has also advised international businesses in establishing operations in India and on various aspects of Indian law, including laws relating to information technology, data protection, consumer protection and insolvency. He has conducted lectures on a variety of corporate and commercial laws in several law schools in India, and serves as an Associate Editor of Cambridge Law Review and an editor of the blog run by the Centre for Corporate Law, National Law University, Odisha. He is a citizen of India and speaks fluent English, Hindi and Bengali.

Advanced Diploma Certificate



Upon completion of this programme, you will receive an Advanced Diploma Certificate from NALSAR University of Law.

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  • What is EBC Learning?

    EBC Learning is the educational arm of Eastern Book Company, a 80+ year-old company and India’s leading law publisher and provider of legal textbooks, EBC Reader, EBC Webstore, EBC Explorer, Supreme Court Cases (SCC) and SCC Online.
  • About NALSAR University of Law

    NALSAR University of Law was established by Act No. 34 of 1998 to provide comprehensive legal education and to promote quality researches in the discipline of law and allied subjects both in regular as well as distance mode. Ever since its establishment, it has emerged as one of the preferred destinations for bright students from across India. It has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade (‘A++’ grade as per new grading system) with 3.60 CGPA out of 4.00 which is the highest score among all the National Law Schools and Law Colleges in the country.
  • Is there an entrance test required for enrollment?

    No, the admission to the Programme is on a rolling basis.
  • What are the minimum technical requirements?

    Students who enrol are expected to have basic knowledge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and computer applications. Everyone should have a working webcam and microphone (either inbuilt or external). It is advised to have good internet speed. It is important to note that the EBC Learning LMS can be accessed through laptops or desktops via an internet browser such as Google Chrome. The platform is not compatible with mobile devices.
  • In addition to the sessions, how many hours of study are required for each credit?

    Students are expected to put in at least 30 hours of study for each credit.
  • Is attendance compulsory for the programme?

    No, attendance is not compulsory.
  • How will the evaluation be conducted for the programme? Will there be an examination at the end of it?

    Your evaluation for the programme will be based on various components. The evaluation will consist of assignments/projects/case studies, and an end-semester examination. For the assignments/projects/case studies, they will contribute 30 marks towards your final evaluation. The end-semester examination will contribute 70 marks towards your final evaluation.
  • What is the minimum score to obtain an advanced diploma degree?

    In order to obtain an advanced diploma degree, a candidate should obtain a minimum of 50% marks or the equivalent grade, which is B, in every subject. In addition to achieving the minimum grade, you are also required to submit the assignments/projects/case studies as prescribed.
  • What happens if I don't score 50% in the end semester examination?

    If a student fails to obtain the minimum grade of B, they will be given opportunities to reappear for the examination whenever it is conducted within a maximum period of two years from the date of admission. This will require the payment of repeat/supplementary examination fees and the continuation fee as specified. It is important to note that candidates who have already cleared a subject by scoring 50 marks or above are not allowed to reappear in the examination for the purpose of improving their marks or grade.