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.
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.
Himachal Pradesh National Law University
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Department of Laws, Punjab University
Dean of Students Welfare
Chairperson, Committee Against Sexual Harassment
Judicial Activism in India
Role of the Supreme Court with regard to the right to life and personal liberty
Anti-Dowry Legislation in India: An Appraisal
Delay in Execution of Death Sentence-A Study of Judicial Behavior