RIM conducts two level of courses on National law, Post Graduate Diploma and Diploma level.
Post Graduate Diploma is I year course, and all the Government Scholarship are for the RCSC selected graduates, RIM also accept private candidates if they meet the criteria set by RIM and Royal Court of Justices.



Objective :           The PGDNL aims to assist Dzongkhag Courts, High Court,  Organizations and lawyers to succeed and:

develop the range of knowledge and skills required of Drangpons and lawyers

develop the ability to negotiate and settle disputes among people and civil problems

develop a clear understanding of the emerging role and responsibilities of Drangpons

 Designed for: Candidates who have been selected to pursue career in the areas of National Law selected through the CSCE selection process of the PGDNL.

 Learning Areas:

In addition to field studies once/twice a month in nearby courts the following subjects will be taught within four semesters



Nyen Ngag


Ngag- Droen

Land Act

Marriage Act

Driglam Namzha & Court of Law

Civil & Criminal Procedure Code

Thrimzhung Chenpo,

Inheritance Act

Loan Act.

Office Management

Computer Applications in English

Computer Applications in Dzongkha

 Learning Outcome: Upon the completion of the course, the participants will be able to:

understand and implement court procedures and dispense judgment manage to settle disputes and solve problems draft judicial correspondences, agreements and    resolutions both in Dzongkha and English assist their organizations/courts/offices to achieve its goals and objectives

Duration : 12 months (from February – December every year)

 Semester I



Nyen Ngag


Ngag- Droen

Semester II

Nyen Ngag


Ngag- droen



Basic Computer Application

Semester III

Public Financial Administration


Nyenthrim & Sathrim



Jawai Naychoed

Human Resource Management

Semester IV

 Dzongkha Unicode Computer

Sathrim and Nyenthrim


Yikur Namzhag


Diploma level is a two years course, and it is for +12 entry level, the candidate are selected on the criteria and merit basis through open competition.



Course Objectives:

 The DNL aims to build the capacity of the High Court, Dzongkhag Courts, Dungkhag Courts and public agencies through training of competent people in National Law.

The course aims specifically at:

Developing the range of knowledge and skills required of Legal Assistant;

Developing a clear understanding of the emerging roles and responsibilities of Legal Assistant;

Familiarizing with the National Law and developing a common understanding and interpretation of the Laws and Acts of the Kingdom;

Have acquired skills in a range of areas that are essential for working effectively in the civil service;

Have acquired contextual knowledge relevant to public service work in such fields as Laws of Bhutan            and clerical work;

Have positive values which support and promote the objectives of national development; and be oriented to lifelong learning in the pursuit of personal and organizational goals.

 Duration:   24 months (From August – June every year) with 12 months academic training and 12 months On Job Training.

 Designed for: Selected candidate with Class XII pass.

 Learning Areas:

 The following subjects are taught within the 1 year consisting of 4 semesters:

1.     Ngag -Doen

2.     Sumtag

3.     National Law

a.     Land Act

b.     Marriage Act

c.     In heritage Act

d.    Loan Act

e.     Negyel Thrim/Penal Code

f.      Court Procedures and Forms

g.     Driglam Namzha

h.    Yikur Namzha

i.      Tangyig/Letter writing

4.     Office Management

5.     Tsema

6.     Nyen-Ngag

7.     Chenjug

8.     Book Keeping

9.     Introduction to Computer (Basic Computer)

10.  Dzongkha Unicode Computer

11.  Study Tour

12.  On the Job Training (12 months)

 Learning Outcomes: 

 Upon the completion of the course, the participants will be able to:

Draft judicial correspondence, agreements and resolutions both in Dzongkha and English;

Assist their organization/courts/offices to achieve its goals and objectives; and

Manage its people, work systems and information and other physical resources.


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