Enroll for Limitation law course India along with online certificate in Limitation law from India and decoding the law on debarring. This course helps you understand the law of limitation as applicable in India.

A to Z of Limitation Laws

The very first thing a lawyer needs to look at when a client walks into their door is the limitation period on the cause of action brought before them. In case the grievance caused to the client is affected by the statute of limitation, they will not be permitted to bring their complaint before a court of law. Limitation law prevents miscarriage of justice caused due to corrosion of proof, tampering of evidence and fading memory of witnesses over time. It restricts the time period for filing of complaints. Often lawyers miss out on a potential lawsuit because they are not well versed with the scope of applicability of this law. Awareness regarding the exceptions and exclusions to limitation and the plausible justifications to seek condonation of delay are oftentimes lacking in the legal fraternity and scholars.

This course helps you understand the law of limitation as applicable in India. It apprises you on the strict application of this law, when the exceptions to limitation come into play and in what situations its applicability can be excluded. You will also learn to analyze what meets the threshold of invoking a condonation of delay. The course assists you in comprehending the effects of certain actions on the limitation period so as to better understand the process of litigation, rights of individuals and general interest in a welfare state like India.



After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of limitation period in suits
  • Understand how to calculate the prescribed period
  • Analyze the exceptions and exclusions to the general bar of limitation
  • Comprehend the concept of ownership by possession


  • Module 1 – Introduction to the law of limitation
  • Module 2 – Relationship between limitation and various other concepts of law
  • Module 3 – General Principles of Law of Limitation
  • Module 4 – Exclusion of time while computing period of limitation
  • Module 5 – Effects of certain actions on cause of action
  • Module 6 – Acquisition of ownership by possession
  • Module 7 – The Schedule- Period of Limitation
  • Certification Exam/ Assessment

Possess property that you wish to give to a loved one upon your passing? Want to assign a guardian to your children during your absence? A Will is your fix to make sure there is no mix! The common misconception is that your belongings, upon your passing, will directly go to your next of kin, but this is not the case. In India, households have disputes with regard to asset distribution. Thus, creating a Will ensures that the asset distribution in the family is as per your wish and there are no disputes. Most of the times, lawyers draft the final Will of a person, making it important for them to understand the concept well. This course dispels common misconceptions on drafting a Will. Terminologies associated with creation of Wills, along with types and clauses that make a Will valid, are discussed in great detail. Sample formats of Wills have also been provided to help you understand and provide you pointers on how to draft your own Will. The course is also helpful for lawyers as they are able to advice those in need.



After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify what a contract is, its purpose and significance
  • Learn how to form a contract keeping in mind its essentials
  • Recognize the different types of contract including special contracts
  • Assess the contractual breaches and available remedies
  • Draft a contract with important clauses


  • Module 1 – Introduction to Law of Contracts
  • Module 2 – Essential Requirements of a Contract
  • Module 3 – Legal Object, Lawful Consideration and Free Consent
  • Module 4 – Types of Contract
  • Module 5 – General Contracts – Components and Drafting Guidelines
  • Module 6 – Essential Clauses of a Contract
  • Module 7 – Elements of Contract Drafting & Negotiating a Contract
  • Module 8 – Drafting the First Draft, Stamping & Registration
  • Module 9 – Discharge of a Contract
  • Module 10 – Breach of Contract – Remedies & Dispute Resolution Methods
  • Module 11 – Mitigation of Damages and Cancellation of Contracts
  • Module 12 – Drafting Guidelines for Various Types of Contracts
  • Module 13 – Contract Law - In a Nutshell
  • Module 14 – Appendix
  • Certification Exam


  • Lawyers
  • Law Students
  • Other Stakeholders

Level: Intermediate

Language: English

Duration: 6 Months


Learners must score a minimum of 60% in the Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the certificate. They will have 5 attempts to clear the exam.

About the Author

Manish Shrivastava, Managing Partner - Tulika Law Associate, is a practicing lawyer based in Delhi since the year 1999. He is a law graduate from University of Delhi, providing general counsel, advisory and litigation services on varied areas of law.