A Study of Surrogacy Laws in India

This course provides an insight to the meaning and types of surrogacy in India, along with the law governing the same.

A Study of Surrogacy Laws in India

Course Description

This LawSkills course provides clarity on the concepts of surrogacy, particularly commercial surrogacy. It explains the legal issues involved in commercial surrogacy, discussing relevant laws including Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2013; Indian Council of Medical Research guidelines, 2005; and government policy on commercial surrogacy. The course will be helpful for surrogate mothers and intended parents as it covers case studies, explains different surrogacy agreements and provides FAQs for clarity on the process and law.

Course Outcomes:
  • Understand the concept of surrogacy
  • Analyse the present legal framework on surrogacy
  • Advise families about legal issues involved in surrogacy
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Lawyers

  • Legal Advisors and Counsel

  • Research Students

  • Surrogate Mothers

  • Common People Interested in Surrogacy Laws

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Format of Certification


Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Types of surrogacy
  • Ethical issues involved in surrogacy
  • Determination of citizenship of the child
  • Legal issues in commercial surrogacy
  • Case law and international law on surrogacy
  • Issues in cross-border and international surrogacy
  • Overview and module objectives
  • Critique of the present law and way forward
  • FAQ's on surrogacy
  • Samples of surrogacy agreements


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