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Post Graduate Programme in Intellectual Property Rights (PGP-IPR)


Post Graduate Programme in Intellectual Property Rights (PGP-IPR) : -

Location: Mumbai

School: MKES Institute of Management Studies and Research (MKES-IMSR)

Intake: 20 participants (maximum)

Fees: Rs.1.20 Lakhs* + 18% GST

* Registration Fee on confirmation to block seat - Rs.45,000/- rest of the amount to be paid in 3(Three) equal installments of Rs.25,000/- each.

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Performance based Scholarship for participants as under:

(a) Students scoring 85% and above will get a scholarship to an extent of 50% of the total fee

(b) Students scoring between 75% to 84.99% will get a scholarship to an extent of 35% of the total fee

(c) Students scoring between 65% and 74.99% will get a scholarship to an extent of 15% of the total fee

(d) Students scoring between 55% and 64.99% will get a scholarship to an extent of 5% of the total fee

(e) No scholarship will be given to students scoring less than 55% marks.

Note - The above percentage will be calculated on an aggregate basis at the end of the programme.

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Programme Learning Objectives

Why PGP-IPR Programme?

Innovation has been the barometer of social progress. It has also led to new scope and services and new markets to these products and services. Preserved markets for protected goods and services have projected Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) as the fulcrum of globalization.

IPRs are not merely rights but valuable assets that determine the rank and competitiveness of nations and corporate organizations in the global knowledge economy.

Thus, Intellectual Property is an important and an effective policy instrument relevant to a wide range of socio-economic, technological and political concerns and IP education is promoted by the policy makers.

In order to cater to the needs of the stakeholders of knowledge economy the PGP in Intellectual Property Rights (PGP-IPR) is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in IPR, which opens opportunities in the fields of IP Analysts, IP Attorneys, IP Consultants, IP Managers and the like.

Scope And Who Should Apply:

We welcome applications from graduates in any stream with at least 50 % marks and candidates with Law Degree and work experience preferred.

As a way of sharing your personal vision, please prepare a written statement of purpose that describes why you are interested in a career in IPR; your specific interests in the academic programmes of MKES-IMSR, and how earning a PGP in IPR will contribute to you in achieving your professional goals.

Topics Covered


The emphasis of the programme will be on developing Attitude, Skills & Knowledge (ASK) leading to ability of the candidate to apply learnings to business settings.

To achieve the above, PGP-IPR programme will comprise of a set of courses aimed at developing an inquisitive and analytical mind, which proactively seeks the right knowledge, appropriate skills and attitude necessary for business.

The pedagogical approach followed will be based largely on ‘Learning by Doing’ and using ‘Business as Lab’. The experiential nature of the programme will involve four stages:

  1. Learn the theoretical frameworks and models in the class based on the following 4x3 architecture:

    Post Graduate Diploma in IPR Law Pedagogy – Experimental Learning

  2. Examine and reflect on the application of such frameworks under a wide variety of settings.
  3. Make wider sense of such attitudes, skills and knowledge as applicable to business.
  4. Learn and share the new knowledge to consolidate such learnings and add to the repertoire of knowledge for managing businesses effectively.
Group Projects

Student groups will be asked to complete a series of group projects that would enable them to apply their analytical and critical thinking abilities to solve complex business problems.

Thus, the programme will be conducted by a combination of lectures, class discussions, and case studies. Participants are advised to read the relevant material before sessions to enhance their class participation and understanding.