Dr. Vijay Pratap Tiwari

Associate Professor of Law

Dr Vijay Pratap Tiwari has joined the university as Associate Professor of Law. Before joining this University, Dr Tiwari was serving at National Law University, Assam as Associate Professor of Law and Head, Centre for Child Rights and also as a Member of Executive and Academic Councils. As Head of Centre for Child Rights Dr Tiwari has organised a number of Workshops, Conferences and Capacity Building Programmes for Police Officers, CWCs, JJBs and DCPOs in association with UNICEF (Assam Field Office) and Government of Assam on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act. He has also delivered a number of lectures on issues relating to Child Protection to Principal Magistrates and Members of JJBs, Chairpersons and Members of CWCs and District Child Protection Officers, Police Officers at Kohima (Nagaland) and Aizawl (Mijoram) and Guwahati (Assam). He was also closely associated with Assam Administrative Staff College as a resource person on issues relating to Constitutional and Administrative Laws and was Member of a Committee constituted by Assam Government to eliminate Child Labour. Having Graduated from University of Delhi, Dr Tiwari went on to complete LL M in Constitutional Law and Human Rights from Nagpur University, Ph D in the area of Medical Negligence and Consumer Protection from National Law University, Jodhpur; NET conducted by UGC, M.A. (in Hindi) from Osmania University, Hyderabad and Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from UPRTOU, Allahabad. His area of teaching/research interest are Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Social Transformation, Torts, Medical Negligence, Consumer Protection Laws, Family Law, Election Law, Police Laws, Laws relating to Women and Child and Human Rights etc.

Dr Tiwari has attended more than thirty National and International Seminars, Conferences and Workshops; has published several articles/books and delivered a number of talks as a resource person at various prominent places including Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi; Directorate of Public Prosecution, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata; Rajasthan Police Academy, Jodhpur on varied topics such as Prevention of Corruption Act, Right to Information Act, Natural Justice, Separation of Power, Rule of Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law etc and has been actively involved in organising several Seminars/Workshops and Legal Literacy/Legal Aid Camps.

He has also been associated as examiner with several prestigious bodies and is life member of various academic institutions. Dr Tiwari has also served as Associate Professor of Law at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (Affiliated to GGS IP University), Delhi; as Principal at Integrated School of Law (Affiliated to CCS University), Ghaziabad , and as a Faculty of Law at IPEM Law Academy (Affiliated to CCS University), Ghaziabad, National Law University, Jodhpur etc. During his student life, Dr Tiwari had been a vivid debater and has stood first in several competitions and academic examinations.