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    Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
    EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

    Course Overview

    The Human Rights certification course offers the candidates learning about the rights and the norms which govern them. In detail, the candidates will be examining the imperatives of human rights. The candidates will be able to make a critical appraisal of theoretical foundations associated with human rights.

    The candidates will have broader exposure towards the norms prevailing in society, and the history behind it. The history will make the aspirants aware of the acts which govern these laws of human rights. The candidates will be learning thoroughly about all the distinct sub-topics.

    The Human Rights training programme will help candidates have in-depth learning with the experts conducting the sessions. Forums will be boosting up their level of knowledge and help them make contributions towards society. Human rights has always been a topic which the candidates fail to understand. The course is a certified course for candidates seeking jobs in these domains.

    The Highlights

    • The course duration of 12 weeks
    • Certificate of completion by Swayam 
    • Undergraduate level
    • 4 credit course

    Programme Offerings

    • video lecture
    • Self-assessment
    • quizzes
    • Reading Material
    • tests
    • Audio lecture
    • Online discussion forum

    Courses and Certificate Fees

    Certificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
    yesNLSIU Bangalore

    Eligibility Criteria

    Certification Qualifying Details

    The candidates must go for the end term exam if they are seeking for Human Rights certification by Swayam, NPTEL, and National Law School Of India University, Bengaluru. The end-term exam will be conducted after the candidates successfully complete the entire course.

    What you will learn

    Knowledge of law

    The candidates registering for the Human Rights certification syllabus will have key learnings on the following mentioned below.

    • The candidates will be learning about the norms prevailing in human rights and how they can be protected.
    • The participants will gain insights on various ways to promote human rights.
    • The course also covers different terminologies such as liberty, equality, and security.
    • During the learning phase, the students will also learn about the importance of protection when it comes to human rights.
    • The participants will be taught about the effectiveness of the rights.
    • The candidates will be able to create an impact on society after they acquire the learning.
    • The Human Rights training very well covers the role of individuals in society in the domain of human rights.
    • During the learning, the aspirants will have the opportunity to learn it from the experts who are playing a major role in human rights today.
    • The candidates will gain insights into the different laws implemented in history.
    • The Human Rights course also covers human rights of different age groups and freedom of religion.

    Who it is for

    The Human Rights program can be useful to the following candidates listed below.

    • The candidates who want to have an in-depth learning on human rights can enrol for the course.
    • The participants seeking for certification like human rights lawyer can also register for the course.

    Admission Details

    Candidates willing to apply for the Human Rights classes must follow the steps below: 

    Step 1: The participants need to click the below-mentioned URL:

    Step 2: On the screen, the candidates will find the option of “JOIN”, the candidates need to click here.

    Step 3: The candidates need to sign in to their Swayam account with the help of their password and user ID  in the case

    Step 4: New users have to create an account on Swayam

    Step 5: The candidates will be redirected to the page where they need to fill in all the necessary details. 

    Step 6: After all the data is filled in by the candidates they will receive a confirmation mail regarding the successful enrollment.

    The Syllabus

    • Introduction
    • Right to Food    

    • Human Rights and Fundamental Rights    
    • Right to Privacy    

    • Women’s Rights as Human Rights    
    • Rights of Persons with Disabilities    

    • Human Rights of the Senior Citizens    
    • Police and Human Rights    

    • Freedom of Religion    
    • Right to Fundamental Freedom    

    • Human Rights- International Parameters    
    • Protection of Rights of the Minorities    

    • Rights of the Transgender     
    • Right to Health

    • Redressal Mechanism for violation of Human Rights    

    • heoretical and Historical Foundations of Human Rights    
    • Rights of the Child    

    • Right to Information  

    • Right to Environmental Protection

    • Rights of the Workers    
    • Right to Education    

    Evaluation process

    The candidates must secure in total a percentage of 70 in the End term exam along with around 30 percent as the Internal Assessment


    NLSIU Bangalore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: On which date will the course start?

    The course does not have any specific date or day, the candidates must visit the website to learn more about this.

    2: When will be the exam conducted if I take the end term exam?

    The candidates who want to go for the exam will be notified through mail or call once they complete the entire course.

    3: What does the learning material of Human Rights online course have?

    The learning material has videos, discussion forums, and lectures in it. The candidates can access it anytime during the course.

    4: Are there any prerequisites to enroll for the course?

    There are no prerequisites required to qualify for the registration process of the course.

    5: What are the timings of the sessions?

    Once the candidates register they can start the course and watch video lectures. Depending upon the availability of the candidates, they can take the examination

    6: Are there any chances of receiving the certification sooner?

    The candidates looking for certification must complete the Human Rights syllabus first and then give the end term exam. After this only, the candidates will be given the certificate.

    7: Is the learning material sufficient enough for the course?

    The learning material has all the topics, the books and references have also been added to the website.

    8: How will the exam be conducted?

    Candidates will be notified if they take the end-term exam. For more details, candidates must contact the help desk or administration.

    9: Can I save the sessions by downloading them?

    The candidates would not have the option of downloading the learning material, whereas it is accessible anytime during the learning period.


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