About Alternate Dispute Resolution

The versatility in law has put forward alternative ways by which people can resolve disputes beyond the scope of litigitation, and these have been seeing a larger preferential rate amongst numerous parties due to their efficiency and ease of resolution. The Faculty of Law offers a one year Master of Law program in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR), which seeks to provide students with the most enriching exposure to the various methods and mechanisms of resolving disputes. The program has been designed to provide the students with an enriching exposure to the various forms of ADR mainly because the judiciary has laid emphasis on exploring the ADR processes for cost-effective, time-efficient amicable resolutions. The Faculty of Law, through this program, teaches the students regarding the various aspects of Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation. The Faculty of Law believes in providing the students with an extensive research experience throughout the course of their studies which allows them to develop an understanding into the current trends of the society. The Faculty of Law also believes in imparting within its students the qualities of a lawyer and a heart of service which seeks to ensure the furthering of justice and the wellbeing of the society.


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Alternate Dispute ResolutionProgram Outcomes

Why Study Alternate Dispute Resolution

Bar Council of India has mandated the inclusion of Mediation and Conciliation in the Law programme, and this has necessitate the need for students to be trained in this field so as to provide the most effective solutions which are needed for ensuring the efficiency of the legal and justice system. Those who receive training in this field will command the highest form of industrial relevance.


An ability to develop effective leadership skills and abilities which are vital towards fully executing the various legal obligations.


An ability to understand the sensitive matters of law and justice, and to affectively pursue them for the delivery of justice through arbitration

Administrative Lawyer

Administrative Lawyer

An ability to develop an insightful understanding into the scope of administrative law, and to serve with an enriching understanding of this field.


An ability to provide mediation solutions between the clients in the process of revolving and handling disputes.

Public Prosecutor

Public Prosecutor

An ability to develop interpersonal skills and communication skills which are required for client counselling and effectively delivering legal solutions.

Duration: 1 years (Semester System)



Approved by UGC Regulation 2013


Eligibility Criteria

The Candidates who have passed three years unitary program of LL.B. or five year Integrated Law Degree from institutions where the mode of study is a full time program with not less than 45% of marks in aggregate.


Mode of Admission

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Faculties Offering

Parul Faculty of Law

Alternate Dispute Resolution feesFees


Alternate Dispute Resolution

₹ 30,000 /- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Alternate Dispute Resolution CurriculumCurriculum

Research Methods and Legal Writing

Clinical Paper 1 [Doctrinal, Non-Doctrinal and Clinical Legal Research]

Comparative Public Law

Evolution, Concept and Development of ADR

Law of Arbitration

International Commercial Arbitration


Law and Justice in a Globalizing World

Clinical Paper 2 [ Legal Aid and Teaching Practice]

Research Project Dissertation

Law on Mediation, Conciliation and Negotiation

Online Dispute Resolution

Family Dispute Resolution


Alternate Dispute Resolution Curriculum Centres of Legal Excellence


Moot Court

As a way of developing and nurturing the practical hands on training of the students, the Faculty of Law is equipped with a state of the art Moot Court, which replicates the Supreme Court setting.


Legal Aid Clinic

Due to its social orientation, the Faculty of Law has a designated legal clinic which serves a social cause by taking up legal cases pro bono for the development of the underprivileged classes


Sessions with High Court & Supreme Judges

The Faculty of Law provides regular sessions with sitting and retired High Court and Supreme Court Judges, who get to provide students with insightful legal knowledge which shapes their career.

Alternate Dispute Resolution CurriculumActivities

State Level Moot Court Competition

The faculty of law organised its annual State Level Moot Court Competition which was a platform for students to express their legal understanding before expert judges and lawyers from various areas. The event was graced by Retired Senior High Court C K Buch, who share his lifetime experience with the students and enlightened them towards the expectation of a legal career.

Parliamentary Debate

The Faculty of Law in commemoration of National Youth Day, organised a Parliamentary debate which acted as a platform for students to express their youthful ideas and policy related solutions for the betterment of the society on various levels. The platform also allowed students to express their knowledge and understanding of the contemporary current affairs issues in the political, social and economic spheres.

High Court Visit

As a way of enhancing the practical understanding of the students, the Faculty of Law organised a visit to the High Court which was designed to provide the students with the vital practical legal knowledge which is needed for their career in law. The students got the chance to interact with the Judges and actively engage in live court proceedings, thus shaping their real time knowledge.

Supreme Court Judge Guest Lecture

As a way of honouring the significance and the value of women, the Faculty of Law organised a Guest lecture by Hon. Just C. K. Thakker, retired Supreme Court judge who taught the students regarding the various gender dimensions. He also went on to narrate his experiences and contribution in terms of women related judgement, and how the issue of gender disparities was of vital importance to the scope of India.