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April 8, 2009

Two years Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights

Admission India

Two years Post Graduate Programme in Human Rights

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.

Indian Institute of Human Rights
Green Gate, A 14-15-16, Paryavaran Complex,
Saket Maidangarhi Marg, New Delhi-110030, India.
Tel-91-11-29532930, 91-11-29532850 Fax : 91-11-29534609
E-mail: rights@bol.net.in

All applicants who are graduates in any discipline may take admission in the said course by filling the given form and attaching four passport size photos, photocopy of graduation marksheet or degree along with a draft of Rs. 4825.00 for the first year fee (for Indian students) or 400 US$ (for Foreign students) in the favour of "Indian Institute of Human Rights" payable at New Delhi. This may be send to the Institute's address mentioned above by registered post. (Students appearing in final year graduation exams may also apply.)

Subjects

First Year

Trimester - I : Foundation Course
Conceptual and Theoretical Understanding of Human Rights

1.1 Introduction to Human Rights

1.2 Principles and Theories of Human Rights


1.3. Culture, Wisdom, Religion, and Human Rights

1.4 International Relations, Democracy, and Human Rights

Trimester - II : Orientation Course
Systems, Organisations and Instruments of Human Rights

2.1 Systems for Protection of Human Rights

2.2 Organizations Related to Human Rights

2.3 Instruments of Human Rights and Covenants

2.4 1993 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

Trimester - III : Integration Course
Contemporary Human Rights Situations and Issues

3.1 Human Rights in Global and Regional Perspectives

3.2 Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Prevention of Its Violations

3.3 State of Human Rights in India

3.4 Refugees, Displaced Persons, Immigrants, and Asylum

Second Year

Trimester - IV : Specialisation Course
A) Concept Specific Themes in Human Rights

4A.1 Rethinking and Redesigning Human Rights

4A.2 Expanding Economic, Social, and Cultural Agenda

4A.3 Expanding Environment and Development Agenda

4A.4 Establishing Linkages with Other Disciplines

B) Action Specific Themes in Human Rights

4B.1 Human Rights Activism and Role of NGOs

4B.2 Role of Amnesty, Red Cross and National Human Rights Commission

4B.3 Implementation, Enforcement and Realisation of Human Rights

4B.4 International Humanitarian Issues, Laws and Assistance

C) Issue Specific Themes in Human Rights

4C.1 Child and Human Rights

4C.2 Women and Human Rights

4C.3 Religion and Human Rights

4C.4 Population and Human Rights

D) Legislation Specific Themes in Human Rights

4D.1 International Human Rights Provisions

4D.2 Regional Human Rights Provisions

4D.3 National Human Rights Provisions

4D.4 Indian Constitution and Human Rights

E) Violation Specific Themes in Human Rights

4E.1 Torture, Custodial Violence and Disappearances

4E.2 Pretrial Detention, Undertrials and Prisoners

4E.3 Human Rights and Police

4E.4 Human Rights During Emergency

F) Refugee Specific Themes in Human Rights

4F.1 Refugee Laws and UNHCR

4F.2 Refugee Protection and Plan of Action

4F.3 Refugee Status and Humanitarian Assistance

4F.4 Refugee Problems and South Asia

Trimester - V : Application Course

Awareness, Teaching, Research, and Implementation

5.1 Human Rights Education, Teaching and Training

5.2 Human Rights, Peace, Non-Violence, and Conflict Resolution

5.3 Implementing Human Rights Standards and Required Legal Aid, Remedies and Reforms

5.4 Role of Judiciary, Public Interest Litigation and Media

Trimester - VI : Evaluation Course
Report Writing and Thesis Preparation

6.1 Field Report

6.2 Study Report

6.3 Case Study Report

6.4 Master's Thesis


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

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.

Indian Institute of Human Rights
Green Gate, A 14-15-16, Paryavaran Complex,
Saket Maidangarhi Marg, New Delhi-110030, India.
Tel-91-11-29532930, 91-11-29532850
E-mail: rights@bol.net.in
http://www.rightsedu.net/

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