Maj. Gen. (Prof.) Nilendra Kumar, AVSM, VSM

Director, Amity Law School, and Director General,

Amity Directorate of Research and Innovation in Law and Allied Areas




Commissioned in the Artillery Maj. Gen. Nilendra Kumar saw action on the western front during 1971 Indo-Pak war. He studied for his law degree in Lucknow University and was seconded to the Judge Advocate General’s Deptt. in 1982. He was Indian Army’s Judge Advocate General from 2001 to 2008. He writes extensively on security jurisprudence and Human Rights and has presented papers at seminars in India and abroad. Authored eleven books out of which “Nani Palkhivala : A Role Model” has been included in the legal classics. His recent book “Vision of Legal Education” published by Thomson Reuters indicates the challenges and demands from the legal education and also the desired process of its attainment. It is expected to serve as a blue print and road map for tens of thousands of law colleges and schools in India & beyond. He teaches Professional Conduct & Legal Ethics.

  Dr. Shefali Raizada, M.A.(History), LL.M. (IPR & ADR), Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Amity Law School




Her doctoral research was on “Merger of Sikkim- Study of Domestic and International Factors”. She had excelled in her University examinations; securing Gold Medal in M.A. (Western History) from Lucknow University. She also holds PGDHRM. She has done Post Graduate Diploma in International Humanitarian Laws from NALSAR. She has a number of publications to her credit and authored one book on North-East.

  Mr. J.K. Mittal

Professor Emeritus of Law




He has taught in many Indian and foreign universities. Currently, he takes LL.M. classes and guides Ph.D. students. His area of specialization is Constitutional Law. He has published many papers in Indian and foreign journals and books including Right to Equality in India: An Introduction.

  Dr. Jayadevan S. Nair, Ph.D.,UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




His doctoral thesis was on “Performer’s Rights in India with special reference to audio – visual industry.” His specialization areas are constitutional law, IPR and environmental laws. He is a member of Board of Studies, ALS. & the Departmental Research Committee.

  Dr. Niru Sharan, M.A., Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Political Science




The topic for her Ph.D was “Relevance of Gandhian Political Ideas in Modern Context”. Her area of specialization is Political Science.

  Ms. Ekta Gupta, M.A., LL.M.

Assistant Professor of law




Her area of specialization is Contract Laws.

  Mrs. Nidhi Kaushik, M.Sc. (Comp.Sc.), MCA

Assistant Professor




She joined ALS with experience as a software engineer at IDDC, Ambala where she handled visual basic projects sales at auto world and pharmaceutical management system. Her specializations are OOPS, DBMS and operating system.

  Mr. Alok Verma, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of law




He also holds a diploma in Cyber Laws. Prior to joining Amity University, he was working in the LPO sector. He is pursuing Ph.D. His areas of specialization are Corporate & Criminal laws.

  Ms. Chhavi Gupta, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of law




She excelled in all the major University examinations, securing three consecutive Gold Medals in her B.A., LL.B. & LL.M. degrees. Her area of specialization is Business Law.

  Ms. Mahima Bhardwaj, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of law




She did her LL.M. from University of Southampton U.K. in International Law. Prior experience includes work as a quality specialist and civil litigation. Her areas of interest are in international trade law, IPR and commercial conflict of laws.

  Ms. Neha Srivastava, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




Her area of specialization is business laws. At present she is pursuing Ph.D. on the topic "Gender Justice".

  Mr. Vibhor Gupta, M.Sc.(Microbiology), LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




He has done a specialized course on ‘Patents & Intellectual Property Services’ under the aegis of Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer, I.I.T.,Delhi. He has been an Advocate & legal Consultant since 2003 & has handled many criminal & civil cases. He is teaching in his areas of specialization i.e. clinical courses & procedural laws (Code of Criminal Procedure, Indian Evidence Act, Code of Civil Procedure, Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing &Patent Drafting & Specification Writing) & IPR.He has authored a chapter on the ‘Model Organizational Design for Delivery of Legal Education’ in the book titled “Vision of Legal Education” published by Thomson Reuters. He has also actively contributed in developing new courses and pedagogical improvements in ‘Personal and Civil Laws’ stream.

  Ms. Sheetal Singh, LL.M. UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her area of specialization is Business Law. Earlier she had taught at Amity Business School.

  Ms. Vijaishree Pandey, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of specialization are IPR & Human Rights. She has experience of working on U.S. Law & Judgments and had been a Legal Researcher & Quality Analyst.

  Ms. Dipanwita Biswas, PGDM (HR)., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Management




Her areas of specialization are Management Foundation, Organizational Behaviors and Human Resource Development.

  Mr. Amit Jain, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




He has had a practice in criminal laws. His areas of specialization are criminal laws and business laws.

  Ms. Mokshda Bhushan, LL.M., UGC-NET (French )

Assistant Professor of Law




She is also pursuing Ph.D in French, besides holding a PGD in cyber laws and corporate laws. She did her LL.B. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. She has done her Masters in French Law from Université Paul Cézanne( Aix-Marseille III) , France, where she specialized in Comparative law and Human Rights. She did her Bar Finals in Mauritius, where she was a gold medalist in criminal laws. She has taught criminal law, women and criminal law, criminology, human rights, international environmental law, etc. Her areas of research are violence against women, cyber laws, legal education, gender and children rights issues, French language and corporate communication.

  Mr. Annirudha Vashishtha, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




He also holds a PGDMC. He has also done a course in IPR. His areas of specialization are business laws and IPR.

  Mr. Ashwani Pant, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




His areas of specialization are Business Laws and Criminal laws. He had earlier practiced as an Advocate.

  Mr. Ajay Kant Chaturvedi, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




He was a member of Delhi Judicial Service and worked as a Judge for nearly 24 years. He had also been the Special Officer with the Delhi Legal Services Authority.

  Ms. Superna Venaik, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of specialization include Business Laws and Civil Procedure Code.

  Ms. Ritika Behl, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




She also holds a Diploma in Business Laws. She had worked earlier as an Associate Attorney. Her areas of specialization are Business Laws and Jurisprudence.

  Ms. Divya Pandey, M.Com, M.B.A. (Finance)

Assistant Professor of Economics




Her areas of specialization are Economics and Finance. She was earlier associated with the ICICI Direct Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai.

  Dr. Meenu Gupta, Ph.D., UGC-NET

Professor of Law




She holds Ph. D. on "Crime against Women in India – A Socio-legal Study". She also practiced as an Advocate. She teaches Criminal Laws.

  Dr. Vijendra Singh, Ph.D., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of History




He also holds LL.M. He excelled in M.A (History) University Examinations, securing Gold Medal. His area of specialization includes Election Laws and History.

  Dr. Vikas Gupta, LL.D.

Assistant Professor of Law




The topic of his LL.D. thesis is “Power and Functions of the Board to regulate Securities under SEBI: A Critical Analysis” Prior to joining Amity, he was Visiting Professor, in the Institute of Company Secretaries. He also practiced as an Advocate for seven years. He has a number of research publications to his credit. He recently authored a book titled ‘Legal Studies’ for CBSE Board, class XI students.

  Ms. Swati Bijawat, MA(Sociology), MBA

Assistant Professor of Sociology




She excelled in her University examinations, securing Gold Medal.

  Dr. Ritu Singh, M.Phil. (English Literature), Ph.D

Assistant Professor of English




She also holds a PG Diploma in German Language. Her areas of interest are American Literature and post colonial literature.

  Ms. Monica Suri., C.S.

Assistant Professor of Corporate & Tax Laws




She is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. At present, she is a part -time faculty and an independent corporate consultant. She possesses an overall 15 years of experience in corporate consultancy, corporate trainings and academia. Her area of specialization is corporate laws, tax laws and entrepreneurship. She has widely travelled in India and abroad viz. Dubai and European Countries for handling the corporate and academic projects She had been chairperson of Noida Chapter of NIRC of ICSI (2009) and a nominated member of various committees of Northern India Regional Council since 2011. In November 2014, she was appointed as Independent Woman Director on the board of Panasonic AVC India Networks Co. Ltd. She has also presented several papers in National and International Seminars, besides having many publications to her credit.

  Ms. Ruchi Sharma, MBA, LL.B

Assistant Professor of Management




Currently she is pursuing her Ph.D. (Business Administration). She has provided consultancy for various National and International projects related to Legal and Financial Corporate Matters. Her areas of specialization are Finance & Marketing.

  Ms. Sumiti Ahuja, LL.M.,UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of interest are Criminal Law and Corporate Law.

  Ms. Palka Rishi, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




She also holds a Diploma in Economic, Social and Development Rights and Good Governance. Her area of specialization is Intellectual Property Rights.

  Ms. Bhavna Batra, LL.M

Assistant Professor of Law




She excelled in her LL.B. & LL.M., examinations; securing Gold Medals. Currently she is pursuing her Ph.D. Her areas of interest are Jurisprudence, Business Laws, Public International Law, Before Joining Amity University, she had worked in various capacities like, Programme Coordinator and Convener etc in various law Institutes.

  Ms. Garima Wadhwa, M.B.A., UGC- NET

Assistant Professor of Management




Prior to joining ALS, she worked in various capacities in financial institutions like ICICI etc. Her areas of interest are Strategic, Investment & Marketing Management.

  Ms. Prachi Rashmi, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




She holds a double major (Graduate degrees) in Economics and Law Her specialization is in corporate laws. Her areas of interest are Constitutional and Corporate laws.

  Mrs. Harshita Singh, LL.M

Assistant Professor of Law




She also holds a P.G. Diploma (Labour Law).She is pursuing Ph.D. Her areas of interest are Mercantile Law, Labor Law, and Constitutional Law.

  Dr. Vivek Mohan Dubey, Ph.D. (International Relations)

Assistant Professor of Political Science




His areas of interest are History of Ideas, International Relations Theory, Global Sociology, Political Philosophy and International Security.

  Dr. R.L.Kaul, LL.D

Professor of Law




Prior to joining ALS, he had worked in various capacities as an Advocate, Faculty, Law officer & Legal advisor in Banks & Banking Training Colleges. He has lectured on Banking law & practices, Service laws, Labor laws & Corporate Laws in most of the Banking Colleges including BIRD, NABARD etc .His areas of specialization are Banking & Corporate laws. His areas of interest include Corporate, Service, and Procedural & Clinical laws.

  Dr. Shruti Kant Pandey, M. A. (Hindi), Ph.D. (Education).

Assistant Professor of Hindi




He is also pursuing M A in Philosophy. Besides he holds M. Ed (Sanskrit). He has authored eight Books & has nine articles to his credit. He was associated with Hindi and Sanskrit News Units and External Services Division of All India Radio, New Delhi, as Translator, Editor and News Reader.

  Ms. Adita Kapoor Shah, LL.M., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor of Law




She also holds a degree in Political Science. Prior to joining Amity University, she was working as an Assistant Professor, at CLC, Delhi University .Her areas of interest are Company Laws, Delhi Rent Control Laws, Limitation and Arbitration Laws. Besides, she also practiced as an Advocate.

  Dr. Priti Pandey, Ph.D. (History)

Assistant Professor of History




Dr. Pandey also holds an M. Ed., degree. She has been associated with NGOs like Akansha and Sabera. She has a keen interest in women empowerment and welfare of orphan children. She is Vice President of Uttar Pradesh Mahila Manch. Her field of specialization is ancient History and her areas of interest are Literature and Art of Living. She has nine years of experience in teaching.

  Ms. M. Madhavi Marasakatla, LL.M., UGC - NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of interest are International Trade Laws, Business Laws, Investment Laws and Intellectual Property Laws.

  Mr. Mayank Kapila, LL.M., UGC - NET

Assistant Professor of Law




He is pursuing Ph.D. His areas of interest are Intellectual Property Laws, Constitutional Laws and Procedural Laws (Civil). He has also publications to his credit.

  Ms. Archana Aggarwal, LL.M., UGC- NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her field of specialization is Procedural Laws.

  Mr. Vinay Prakash Singh, LL.M., UGC -NET

Assistant Professor of Law




His areas of interest are International Laws, Mercantile Laws and Criminal Laws. He has several publications to his credit.

  Ms. Aditi Dalakoti, LL.M., UGC- NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of interest are Human Rights Law, Constitutional Laws, Jurisprudence and Criminal Laws. Her field of specialization is Human Rights Law, wherein she secured Gold Medal, excelling in her PG examinations. She has many publications to her credit.

  Ms. Mahima Chaudhary, LL.M.

Lecturer of Law




Her area of specialization is Business Laws. She excelled in her Masters Programme securing Gold Medal. At present she is pursuing Ph.D. on the topic "Tenders in their Application to Government Contracts in India: A comparative Legal Study with UK and USA Practices".

  Ms. Ankita Banerjee LL.M., UGC - NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of specialization are Criminal Laws and Corporate Laws.

  Ms. Astha Srivastava, LL.M.

Lecturer of Law




Her areas of specialization are Corporate and Commercial Laws.

  Dr. Bhupinder Singh, Ph.D. (Law), UGC - JRF/NET

Assistant Professor of Law




The topic of his Ph. D is “Enforcement of Law relating to Health of Children in Punjab”. His areas of specialization are Criminal Laws and Labour Laws. He has a number of research publications to his credit.

  Dr. Debdatta Das, Ph.D. (Law)

Assistant Professor of Law




She had worked in the area of victim justice during her Ph.D. Her areas of interest are Victimology, Criminology, Child Rights, and Indian Penal Code. She also has to her credit, research publications.

  Ms. Ranjana Dubey, LL.M., UGC - NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her areas of specialization are Corporate Laws and Intellectual Property Laws.

  Ms. Shilpa Mehrotra, LL.M.

Lecturer of Law




Her areas of specialization are Environmental Laws and Corporate Laws.

  Ms. Sonia Kumari Arora, LL.M., UGC - NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Her field of specialization is Company law. Prior to joining Amity University, she was working with IIMT, Karkardooma as an Assistant Professor.

  Ms. Nidhi Aggarwal, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




She also holds a diploma in Cyber Laws. Prior to joining Amity, she had worked & interned with SGS Jurist Consultants, Manupatra, State Human Rights Commission & the New India Assurance Company Limited. Her areas of interest are Corporate Laws & Criminal Laws.

  Mr. Avnish Bhatt, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




He is pursuing Ph.D. His areas of interest include Public International Laws, Contract Laws, International Organizations, Moot Courts, Professional Ethics, and Corporate Laws.

Indranil Banerjee   Mr. Indranil Banerjee, LL.M., UGC- NET

Assistant Professor of Law




Prior to joining Amity Law School, he was working as an Assistant Professor (Law).He has also presented several papers in seminars & conferences. His area of specialisation is Business Laws.

  Ms. Shalini Bahuguna, LL.M.

Assistant Professor of Law




Prior to joining Amity Law School, she was working as an Assistant Professor (Law).Her areas of interest are Interpretation of statutes, Family law, Law of Torts & Constitutional laws. Besides presenting papers in various conferences, she also has research publications to her credit.

  Ms. Sonali Roy Choudhury, LL.M., UGC-NET.

Assistant Professor of Law




Her area of specialization is Human Rights. She attended several workshop and FDPs. She has also an international publication to her credit.