Certificate / Diploma Courses on Competition Policy & Law
The enforcement of Competition Law and its pervasive presence across the sectors and business functions is creating a high demand for competition compliance. This has led CIRC and NLUD to collaborate to offer these courses on Competition Policy and Law (CPL).
CPL courses are specially designed for practitioners, working professionals and students of Law, Business Management, Economics, Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Company Secretaryship (CS), to acquire deep understanding and knowledge of competition law and related issues.
Two courses are being offered by CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) and National Law University, Delhi (NLUD).
point Certificate Course on Competition Policy and Law
point Diploma Course on Competition Policy and Law

Weekend classes are held in Delhi – but not mandatory. Course material will be given by hand or post.

The Certificate Course in Competition Policy and Law is a fundamental course dealing primarily with markets and business laws, competition policy and law, in general, and the Competition Act, 2002 as amended in detail. The certificate course also covers fundamentals of Economics essential for studying competition law.

The Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law is an advanced course dealing, in detail, with topics related to abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, and regulation of combination across select jurisdictions.. The participants of Diploma course are exposed to emerging issues such as: interface between IPRs and competition law, cross border issues, and issues related to business strategy.

The courses, duly accredited by the National Law University, Delhi, are designed to deliver knowledge and skills relating to Competition Policy and Law to the participants and open up new employment opportunities in Competition Authorities, Regulatory Bodies, Law Firms, Businesses, Research Bodies, etc.


Course Outline

Outline of the Certificate and Diploma Courses on Competition Policy and Law

First four modules form part of the Certificate Course on Competition Policy and Law. All the eight modules would be covered in the Diploma Course on Competition Policy and Law.

Module 1 Markets and Competition

Unit 1: Introduction to Business Laws in India

Unit 2: Introduction to Economic Concepts

Unit 3: Introduction to Competition Law and Competition Policy


Resource Materials & Teaching Methodology

Intensive teaching methodology comprising classroom interactions, lectures, case studies, structured group discussions, panel discussions and presentations from experts in the field is employed and sessions are designed in a way to facilitate maximum interaction between participants and resource persons. Maximum usage of real-life cases has been referred in the modules. In addition, participants will be given group exercise and assignments to apply the learnt skills.

Study material will be provided to all the participants in hard copies including course material, lecturer’s presentations, case studies and other additional material on ongoing basis.

Apart from the Study material and presentation related to the course modules, weekly newsletters are sent to the participants to keep them abreast of the recent trends and developments in the field.

Professional skills from the courses

These Courses on Competition Policy and Law are specially designed to equip participants with the knowledge required for:

• Application of economic tools and techniques in competition analysis

• Analytical skills to comprehend issues relating to business strategy and competition policy & law

• Understanding of substantive issues relating to competition laws of India and other jurisdictions.

• Understanding of emerging issues emanating from Intellectual Property Laws, Cross-borderissues, and their interface with competition laws.


The following criteria will be followed while admitting participants to both the courses:



Certificate Course in Competition Policy and Law

Applicant must have completed 10+2 from any recognised board.

Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University; or Students in final year of Graduation; or Students who have completed three years of graduation programme of five year integrated programme.

Overseas candidates applying for either Certificate or Diploma Course should have graduated from a recognized university. Regarding the recognition status of the foreign university, the student should produce the relevant document/declaration along with his application.

Resource Persons

The Course will be taught by eminent professionals including practitioners, economists, academicians, etc, including:


Course fee & Scholarships

Course    Duration


Certificate in Competition
Policy and Law

 Six Months

INR 15,000 (for Indian Participants)
USD 450 (for Overseas Participants)

Diploma in Competition Policy and Law

  One Year

INR 25,000 (for Indian Participants)
USD 650 (for Overseas Participants)


Application Form

Participant who come through LAWCTOPUS, Please write "Lawctopus" at the back side of Application Form.

Application Form:  Download..


1. The Certificate/Diploma Courses in Competition Policy & Law (hereinafter "the courses") offered here are accredited to National Law University (NLU), Delhi and are managed and run by both NLU Delhi and CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC).


Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us

CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition,
D-72, First Floor, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi 110 016,

Speak with us: +91 011-26863022/23, 41621232
Write to us: cpl@circ.in
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