Programme overview

The Post Graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a one-year program that focuses on the study and application of various alternative methods of resolving disputes. ADR methods such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration are increasingly being used to resolve disputes outside of traditional litigation, and this program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this growing field. The course covers a range of topics, including the principles and practices of ADR, conflict resolution strategies, legal frameworks for ADR, and the role of technology in ADR. Graduates of this program can pursue careers as ADR practitioners, mediators, arbitrators, and consultants in various industries, including law, business, and government.

  • 1 Years

    Duration of Program

  • PG Diploma

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

In-depth analysis of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques.
Legal Frameworks for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
Effective Approaches to Conflict Resolution.
Harnessing Technology for ADR Advancements.
Embrace boundless career opportunities.

How will you benefit

The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of ADR methods and techniques. This knowledge can help individuals effectively resolve conflicts and disputes in various personal and professional settings.
As ADR is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional court proceedings, individuals with a PG Diploma in ADR are highly sought after by employers. Graduates of this program may find opportunities in the legal, business, government, and no
The program can also help individuals develop their communication, negotiation, and critical thinking skills. These skills are valuable not only in the field of ADR but also in various other areas of life.
The program provides opportunities for students to interact with ADR professionals and experts in the field. This can help individuals to build a network of contacts, which can be useful for career advancement and professional development.

What will you study

Introduction to ADR and its various forms such as mediation, arbitration, and negotiation.

Legal frameworks and ethical considerations surrounding ADR, including the role of ADR in resolving disputes.

Advanced negotiation skills and techniques, such as collaborative bargaining, interest-based negotiation, and distributive negotiation.

Mediation skills, including communication skills, active listening, and identifying and managing emotions during the mediation process.

  • Graduates will have the ability to apply ADR mechanisms to resolve disputes in various contexts effectively.
  • Graduates will have the ability to analyze, evaluate and critique the legal and ethical frameworks of ADR mechanisms.
  • Graduates will have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in writing and orally on the subject of ADR.
  • Graduates will have the ability to apply ADR mechanisms to negotiate and mediate disputes effectively.
  • Graduates will have the ability to use information technology effectively to research and analyze information related to ADR mechanisms.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various ADR mechanisms and their application in specific contexts such as family, labor, and commercial disputes.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and critique the effectiveness of ADR mechanisms in resolving disputes in different contexts.
  • Develop strategies for successful negotiation and mediation in the context of ADR.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical principles governing ADR mechanisms.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical principles and practical applications of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and critique legal and ethical frameworks of ADR mechanisms.
  • Apply ADR mechanisms for the resolution of disputes in various contexts.
  • Synthesize information and effectively communicate verbally and in writing in the context of ADR.
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of ADR mechanisms in resolving disputes.


  • Introduction to Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution Methods
  • Arbitration & Conciliation Act 1996
  • International Commercial Arbitration




Eligibility Criteria

Graduation (in any discipline) General - 45% and above. SC/ST - 40% and above.

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