Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from IGNOU


Every citizen of the country has the right of education. Every individual in the world irrespective of location, gender, age, and economic conditions has the right to complete his/her education. This noble though was the foundation for Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU.

Vision and Mission of IGNOU

IGNOU was founded by an Act of Parliament in the year 1985. The main visions of the university are listed below.

  • Make available permanent, learner centric, and quality education
  • Offer education to all sorts of people with innovative ideas and technologies
  • Talent up gradation
  • Make sure of the convergence of accessible systems for vast human resource

A few missions of IGNOU are mentioned below.

  • Share expert talents and resources to improve the correspondence courses in India
  • Develop networks with the help of innovative technologies and ideas
  • Put great efforts towards steady growth of research strategies and development for knowledge creation in frontier areas
  • Make available steady training prospects and need-based education
  • Give a smart and flexible system of education to meet the challenges of access and impartiality
  • Professional improvement to working candidates

Course Details

The students who have completed graduation or equivalent from a recognized institute are eligible to pursue Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR) from IGNOU. There is no age limit to join the course. The minimum duration is 1 year and the maximum is 3 years. The medium of instruction is English. The programme fee is Rs. 7400/-.

Admission Procedure

IGNOU releases the admission notification for PGDIPR in May/June. The last date of submission will be in the last week of September for January session. For July session, the last date to submit the filled application will be in the last week of March. For getting exact dates related to admission, the candidates have to visit the official website of IGNOU.

Structure of the course

The structure of the programme PGDIPR from IGNOU is as follows:

  • Contemporary Intellectual Property Issues
  • Protection of Copyright and Related Rights at the National Level
  • General Overview of Intellectual Property
  • Industrial Property: Patents, Industrial Designs, Integrated Circuits and Plant Varieties
  • Industrial Property: Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Protection of Industrial Property at the National Level
  • Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Copyright and Related Rights

Benefits of pursuing PGDIPR from IGNOU

The course PGDIPR provides knowledge to the candidates to create intellectual property of their own. This course helps to foster globalization and to break the international boundaries of literature, science, and technology. It also helps to make aware of the people who do not know about the intellectual property rights. It spreads the information on both national and international borders. The course helps the Government of India in the documentation and the administrative procedures regarding the intellectual property. The course also familiarizes the entrepreneurs, professionals, scientists, and other academicians and members of the society about the documentation procedures.



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10 Responses to “Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from IGNOU”

  1. 10
    Terpo Ronya:

    Where i can apply for PGDIPR Course? Can you mention the institutions recognised by Govt.

  2. 9
    Vinay Prajapati:

    Sir For more information on Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and this course are useful ya valid in pharama sector.Can you give a job this course in pharmaceutical company?

  3. 8
    rupal hemant bhatt:

    what is the procedure to pay the fees and take admission in the course of diploma in ipr from ignou?

  4. 7
    uma sharma:

    please inform me about the date of admission in PGDIPR for this upcoming session.plz reply immediately

  5. 6

    please inform me how will i take admission in pgdipr,for january session 2012..??? what are the procedure for it??

  6. 5

    sir g mor sir addmision date last plz send msg

  7. 4

    bachlar of library information since and master of library information since both couress full details it means course duration and courese fee structre and admitation date please want

  8. 3

    I want to know prospects of doing this diploma in IPR for a person who is PG in physics.

  9. 2
    pradeep kumar singh:

    when application form for admission in pgdipr 2011 will be available

  10. 1
    isha bhatnagar:

    i am intrested in this course but would like to know about the future advantage of this course ?