Capital Markets and Securities Law

About the GNLU Centre for Business & Public Policy

GNLU Centre for Business & Public Policy [“GCBPP”] is one of the centres for excellence established under the Gujarat National Law University [“GNLU”], promoting interdisciplinary research and training through capacity-building programmes, interactive sessions and conferences in capital markets, securities laws, financial & business regulations and public policy.

About the Course

The second edition of the Advanced Certificate Programme on Capital Markets & Securities Laws [“Course”] is being jointly offered in partnership with Khaitan & Co. The course has been curated by Mr. Aditya Cheriyan and Mr. Oishik Bagchi, Partners, Khaitan & Co. This edition of the Course will be held from December 2023 to January 2024, comprising two phases: online and offline, with a total teaching duration of over 50 hours (with 24+ hours of offline training at the GNLU campus in Gandhinagar). The Course aims to develop a strong foundational understanding of capital markets and securities laws. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the practical aspects of capital markets practice in a law firm.

The previous edition of the Course was successfully held from December 2022 to January 2023, in which 60 students across various universities had participated.

The Course shall primarily cover the following:

Course Duration

  • 50+ hours of total teaching duration

  • 24+ hours of classroom training at the GNLU campus, Gandhinagar

  • The online session will commence on December 02, 2023 (sessions will be on weekends)

  • The offline sessions will be from January 26 to January 30, 2024 at the GNLU campus in Gandhinagar


Evaluation would be based on (i) active participation and interaction during the sessions; and (ii) written assessment involving: (a) application-based problem solving; (b) drafting exercise; and (c) an examination based on course curriculum.

A minimum of 80% attendance is mandatory for obtaining the course certificate, credit score and internship opportunity with Khaitan & Co.

Internship Opportunity

Top performing eligible candidates shall get an internship opportunity at Khaitan & Co with their Capital Markets team. Such internship shall be subject to the internal rules and processes followed by Khaitan & Co.

Eligible Participants

  • Under-graduate students from 3rd/4th/5th years (in case of a 5-year LL.B. programme) and 2nd/3rd years (in case of a 3-year LL.B. programme) from any recognized university

  • Students pursuing Masters in Law (LL.M.)

  • Post-graduate students of business management & administration

Resource Persons

  • Leading Capital Market Lawyers

  • Experts from the Regulators (like SEBI and IFSCA)

  • Academicians from GNLU and other leading universities

  • Investment Bankers and Financial Auditors


  • Total number of seats: 65

  • Selection is strictly based on the review of Resume and Statement of Purpose

  • Fees: Rs. 15,000 inclusive of GST to be paid to GNLU

    (Please note that Khaitan & Co is in no manner involved in collecting or receiving any monetary benefits in relation to this Course. Khaitan & Co has no financial or monetary interest in relation to this Course)

  • Accommodation at the GNLU campus will be provided on an additional payment basis

  • Link to the payment gateway shall be sent separately upon shortlisting of the candidate

Scholarship and Fee Waiver

  • Khaitan & Co shall offer a scholarship of Rs. 15,000 each to the top 5 performing candidates, based on the evaluation set forth above

  • GNLU shall consider waiver of fee to a limited number of applicants on a merit-cum-need basis. Apply to

Registration Link

Interested students are required to register themselves here.

Important Dates

21 November 2023: Last date of registration

02 December 2023: Commencement of online sessions

26 January — 30 January 2024: Classroom training at GNLU, Gandhinagar

*These dates are tentative and subject to change

Contact Details

Mr. Satya Ranjan Mishra

Faculty Course Convenor

Associate Professor of Commerce, GNLU


Mr. Harshit Singh

Student Course Coordinator

(M.) +91 7284803289

For any queries, please feel free to write us at

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