Registrations Open on a first come first serve basis - Last date to apply: 23rd JULY 2018 [Very few seats remaining]

This programme is dedicated to the Indian and global audience. With the advent of globalization and also with the growth of the world's economy, we have witnessed significant growth in trade, both land based and ocean based. It is important to note that a majority of the international trade is conducted through the seas and oceans of our planet. Maritime law that governs trade related aspects on the high seas has gained significant importance in the past few years. The subject has not been given due importance in India, although India having a vast coastline and having almost all of its trade through the seas and oceans. Maritime law practice has seen significant growth in the past few years, which has made law universities to take note of this vital practice of law. Unfortunately, not a single law university, be it a national law university or a traditional law university, has launched high quality diploma programmes on Maritime Law.


  •      To Provide excellent content on this high technical area of law
  •      To help participants understand international maritime law concepts
  •      To understand contracts in the context of maritime laws
  •      To understand marine environment laws and practices


  • Better maritime lawyers
  • Enhance drafting skills pertaining to maritime contracts
  • Understand the practical aspects of maritime law




Rs. 19500/- 

Course outline for Maritime Law:

Module: 1 Introduction to maritime law
Module: 2 Maritime businesses

Module: 3 Maritime contracts

Module: 4 Maritime safety and security
Module: 5 Maritime Jurisdictions
Module: 6 Maritime Insurance policies and practices
Module: 7 Employment and seafarer's right
Module: 8 Marine environment laws and practices
Module: 9 Maritime liabilities

Module: 10 Maritime claims
Module: 11 Arrest of the Ship

Module: 12 Maritime disputes settlements 


Unique Features of this online programme

  • Online lectures that are recorded for future access to all enrolled students
  • Course developed by learned academicians and practicing lawyers 
  • Study at your own pace
  • Audio Video Presentations along with Electronic material, which can be printed for references
  • Focus on real life case study examples
  • Continuous access to mentors and career counselling advice
  • ONLY One DAY - On campus physical interaction with GNLU faculty, skills trainers and practicing lawyers [This will take place either in May 2019, June 2019 or July 2019 (Days are flexible) 
  • Get a chance to meet and interact with the experts and network among lawyers
  • On campus boarding and lodging facility will be provided to all students
  • University Identity cards to all registered diploma students
  • Learn everything on the go - online
  • Practical oriented evaluation - 2 MCQ tests and a few short assignments and case studies
  • Animated presentations on important topics
  • Response time to queries - Less than 12 hours
  • Mentor monitored training programmes available to all

Schedule: July 2018 - July 2019

The course will be allotted to all registered students from the 1st of July. Online lectures shall be uploaded on the 15th of July


  • Minimum: 10 plus 2 pass 
  • OR any student pursuing an undergraduate degree or a post graduate degree
  • Any professional is also eligible for applying to this course

Documents required [To be uploaded online. You can upload the documents by the 1st of August 2018]

  • 10th Class Pass certificate [photocopy will also do]
  • 12th Class Marksheet [photocopy will also do]
  • Scanned Copy of your signature [photocopy will also do]
  • Scanned ID Proof [photocopy will also do]
  • Scanned Copy of your Passport Size photograph [photocopy will also do]

Optional Documents

  • Undergraduate certificate [if applicable] 
  • Post graduate certificate [if applicable] 

Note: Candidates applying for the course are instructed to verify eligibility criteria before registering for the course. Admission of ineligible candidates shall be cancelled and Rs. 200/- shall be deducted from the fees paid before processing refund


Online payment through Bill Desk payment gateway. Students are requested to click on the Join Now button for payment. Bill Desk is an online payment gateway, used by GNLU for fee collection.


[Online learning] the instructional system consists of:

  • Self-instructional material
  • Audio-video/Digital programmes
  • Online Support
  • Interactive Counseling [Mentor Monitored Programmes]
  • Online classroom sessions


Refund Policy
Rules for the refund of fee on the account of Withdrawal/Cancellation of admission

·Admission can be withdrawn by the written application addressed to Dean Extension and Training Department, Gujarat National Law University.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made within the first 30 days of the start of course shall be entitled to full refund of admission fee after the deduction of administrative charges.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made after the first 30 days of the start of the course shall not be entitled to refund of admission fee.