Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution


(inclusive of all taxes)


  • 5+ learning hours of content suited for self learning
  • Watch practical learning videos created by experts
  • Benefit from an adaptive virtual classroom environment
  • Sharpen your skills with application-based exercises
  • Get certified at nominal cost


Build a firm foundation for an understanding of the Indian polity with this course on fundamental rights in the Indian constitution.


India chose to include in its constitution, a list of fundamental rights, including rights in relation to equality, liberty, and the protection of minorities, which cannot ordinarily be curtailed by governments. This course will provide a detailed understanding of what these rights mean, the purpose behind their presence in the constitution, and how the Supreme Court of India has interpreted them. It will deliver all the concepts needed to clearly understand these rights and the tools needed to keep this learning up-to-date.


What you will learn?

  • Learn the history of fundamental rights and why some rights are protected constitutionally
  • Learn the definitions of “law” and “state” and how the courts have interpreted them
  • Learn about what happens when laws are found to infringe fundamental rights
  • Learn about “equality before law” and “equal protection of law”
  • Understand the doctrines of reasonable classification and arbitrariness
  • What rights are protected under Article 19? What “reasonable restrictions” are permitted on these rights?
  • Learn about the rights that protect the accused in a criminal trial
  • Learn about the right to life and understand how constitutional courts have interpreted it
  • Learn about the rights of minorities
  • Learn about the rights against exploitation
  • Understand constitutional remedies


What do you need?

  • This course is recommended for law students, legal professionals, and anyone (including UPSC aspirants who want to ace questions on polity Fundamental Rights) keen to get a better understanding of the Indian state and polity.
  • Other than that, a standard Internet/data connection along with a computer/laptop/smartphone/tablet is enough to get you started!


Exam and certification

In addition to unit wise practice exercises, this course offers a Course Completion Test (CCT). To qualify for the CCT, a learner has to complete more than 90% of the course. The CCT is conducted online to provide maximum flexibility to the learner. Based on the results of the CCT, a learner will be given a certificate, which is recognised by various employers in the legal industry.




  • 1. Introduction (Part 1)

  • 2. Introduction (Part 2)

  • 3. Article 12 – What is “the State”? (Part 1)

  • 4. Article 12 – What is “the State”? (Part 2)

  • 5. Laws Inconsistent with Fundamental Rights

  • 6. Article 14 - Equality (Part 1)

  • 7. Article 14 - Equality (Part 2)

  • 8. Articles 15 to 18 (Part 1)

  • 9. Articles 15 to 18 (Part 2)

  • 10. Freedom of Speech (Part 1)

  • 11. Freedom of Speech (Part 2)

  • 12. Freedom of Speech (Part 3)

  • 13. Freedoms of Assembly, Association, Movement, Residence, and Trade (Part 1)

  • 14. Freedoms of Assembly, Association, Movement, Residence, and Trade (Part 2)

  • 15. Articles 20 and 22 (Part 1)

  • 16. Articles 20 and 22 (Part 2)

  • 17. Articles 20 and 22 (Part 3)

  • 18. Article 21 – Right to Life – From Gopalan to ADM Jabalpur (Part 1)

  • 19. Article 21 – Right to Life – From Gopalan to ADM Jabalpur (Part 2)

  • 20. Article 21 – Right to Life – From Maneka Gandhi to Puttuswamy (Part 1)

  • 21. Article 21 – Right to Life – From Maneka Gandhi to Puttuswamy (Part 2)

  • 22. Freedom of Religion (Part 1)

  • 23. Freedom of Religion (Part 2)

  • 24. Freedom of Religion (Part 3)

  • 25. Enforcement of Fundamental Rights (Part 1)

  • 26. Enforcement of Fundamental Rights (Part 2)


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