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by Mahak RatheeAugust 20, 2015

About the course: Consumer protection law is an age old concept, but in the last few decades there has been a
significant development in this branch of law. Globalization, market-dominated economy, information revolution
and development of consumer consciousness to ensure maximum value for money are all responsible for the
phenomenal advancement in consumer law. The Indian legal framework on consumer protection has also undergone
a sea of change with the introduction of the Consumer Protection Act in 1986. After 25 years of incorporation this
legislation stands as a cornerstone in upholding the consumer rights and reducing their vulnerability by way of
consumer education and awareness. With the contemporary expansion in the field of consumer law in mind, it
necessitates for increasing consumer education. WBNUJS Kolkata, supported by the Department of Consumer
Affairs, Govt. of India, has therefore introduced this Certificate Course on Consumer Law to promote education of
citizens on the topic of consumer law, consumer rights and various beneficial provisions introduced by Consumer
Protection Act to ensure consumer justice. The Course is designed to provide an overview of Consumer Protection
Act along with information about the consumer forums created for speedy and efficacious resolution of consumer
Important dates relating to the course:
 Deadline for receipt of application and short listing of candidates: August 14, 2015
 Date of intimation to selected candidates: August 25, 2015
 Start Date of the program: September 12th 2015 (Saturday)
 Publication of Results: November 15, 2015
Course components
 Global movement for consumer protection
 Introduction to Consumer Protection in India
 Salient features of the Consumer Protection Act 1986
 Consumer Rights and its enforcement
 Consumer Forums and its procedures
 Deficiency of Service
Faculty: The course will be taught by the WBNUJS faculties: WB NUJS has a pool of very diverse and super
specialized faculties having educational qualifications from leading international and national universities and wide
range of publication.
Course duration: Four weeks
Qualification required: Completed Higher Secondary (10+2) education.


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