Prof. Dr. Nishtha Jaswal

Prof. Dr. Nishtha Jaswal

Vice-Chancellor at National Law University, Shimla and Advisory Board Member- FELA Foundation

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Respected Prof. Dr Nishtha Jaswal is an academician, administrator and currently the Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Shimla. She is the first woman Vice-Chancellor of HPNLU, Shimla. Prof. Nishtha did her PhD in 1989 from Panjab University.

Prof. Nishtha started his teaching career in 1986. She was also invited as visiting professor by the British Academy, London, in 1992. She has teaching experience of 33 years and research experience of 35 years.

Field of specialisation is Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights and Environmental Law. She has published fifty-six papers and presented twenty-five seminars and conferences.

Research guidance/ supervision experience: Guiding and supervising LL.M. and PhD. students. She has published six books, including (i) Role of the supreme court about the right to life and personal liberty, APH Publishing Corporation, Delhi. (ii) Human Rights and The Law, APH Publishing Corporation, Delhi.

Designation

Presently a Vice-Chancellor at National Law University, Shimla and Advisory Board Member of FELA-Foundation.

What you'll Learn

Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights and Environmental Law.

Experience

Fela Experience

Vice-Chancellor

Himachal Pradesh National Law University

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Fela Experience

Chairperson

Department of Laws, Punjab University

Chandigarh

Fela Experience

Dean of Students Welfare

Punjab University

Chandigarh

Fela Experience

Dean

Punjab University

Chandigarh

Fela Experience

Chairperson, Committee Against Sexual Harassment

Punjab University

Chandigarh

Research Works

2017

Judicial Activism in India

2007

Environmental law

1990

Role of the Supreme Court with regard to the right to life and personal liberty

1988

Anti-Dowry Legislation in India: An Appraisal

1986

Delay in Execution of Death Sentence-A Study of Judicial Behavior

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