Profile of Director


Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha, is Director. He did his Doctorate in International Law from Jawaharlal Nehru University, LL.M. from the University of Nottingham and LL.B from University of Delhi. In 1998 he attended the 29th session of the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. His areas of specializations are Human Rights, Constitutional Law, International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, International Criminal Law, International Law and International Institutions. He has published extensively in the field of international law, international relations, constitutional law, international human rights, humanitarian and refugee laws, in reputed National and International Law journals. He is serving as the member of editorial boards of various reputed national and international journals.

He was offered prestigious visiting Professorship at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden, for (2004-2005). Prior to joining the Indian Law Institute, he was teaching at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences as Professor of Law (currently on leave). He also served the Indian Society of International Law as its Director (2006-2009). In year 2007, he has been elected as Secretary of All India Law Teachers Congress (AILTC) and again re-elected in 2009, 2011& 2013 for another two years term. He has been regularly delivering lectures at various institutions outside of the university, namely, law colleges in India and abroad, UGC Academic staff College, training program of the ICRC, training programme of Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Environment and Forests.

His recent authored, edited and co-edited books include: Business and Human Rights (2013); International Criminal Law and Human Rights (2010); International Law: Issues and Challenges(2009);International Criminal Law: Issues and Challenges;(2009);Global Governance, Human Rights and Development (2009); Human Rights and Good Governance: National and International Perspectives (2008); Right to Health in the Context of HIV/AIDS in India and Africa (2007); Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: International and National Perspectives( 2006); Humanitarian Intervention by the United Nations (2002); Implementation of Basic Human Rights (2001) and Basic Documents on International Human Rights & Refugee Laws (2001).


Profile of Faculty


Dr. S. Sivakumar, is Professor. He did his B.Sc. (Physics), LL.M. and his doctoral work is on 'Free Press, Journalists and Law'. He is the recipient of National Law Day Award, 2008 for his contribution in legal education reforms activities. He has taught for several years in prestigious educational institutions including National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkatta and Hidayathulla National Law University, Raipur. He was the Officiating Director of Indian Law Institute from January 5, 2009 to July 10, 2009 and was Director Incharge from August 18, 2011 to July 31, 2013 of the Institute. He has published many articles in reputed national and international research journals and presented several papers in national and international conferences. His projects on "Criminal Justice Administration in Chhattisgarh" and "Criminal Justice Administration in Kerala" have been published as books. He was the member of the International Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) to represent South and Central Asia (including the Mid-East) in GAJE. He is the Executive Member of CLEA and the President of Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) (Asia India). He is Member of Academic Council, Academic Planning Board and Board of Studies of many National Universities. He is also the visiting professor of University of Georgia, USA and member of International Judicial Training Programme Advisory Board of Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of University of Georgia (UGA) School of Law. He is Member- Co-ordinator of ILI Restatement of Indian Law Project committee and various Supreme Court Committees. He is honorary Legal Consultant for National Investigation Agency (NIA), Government of India. As Honarary Secretary of Menon Institute of Advocacy Skill and Training (MILAT), he is organising training programmes and continuing education for law teachers and advocates.


Prof.(Dr.) Furqan Ahmad, studied Law in Lucknow, Aligarh and Delhi. He completed his M.A. (Sociology), LL.M. (Family Law), and Ph.D. (Environmental Law). He has also obtained Post Graduate Diploma in various subjects (Civil Engineereing, Interntaional Law, Tax Law, Statistics, Mass Media etc.). His subjects of specialization are Environment Law and Family Law and has about 30 years’ experience of teaching and research in legal field. He has written books on family law, environmental laws and Human Rights including acclaimed works like Triple Talaq: An Analytical Study with emphasis on Socio Legal Aspects (1984), Legal Regulation of Hazardous Substance (2009) and Human Rights in India (2011). His forthcoming publications are Muslim Law Reform Controversy and Role of Indian Muslim Jurists in early 20th Century in India, Supreme Court on Environment (Sponsered by Lexis Nexis) and Legal Control of Environment Pollution: An Asssement of Existing legislations in India (Proposed ILI Publication).  He has also contributed several articles in national and international journals. He has presented papers at both National and International conferences and seminar. He recently presented a paper on “The Principles of Fiqh & Issues in Advanced Medical Science– A Contemporary Challenge from the Indian Perspective” at Interntaional Seminar on Islamic Jurisprudence in Contemporary Society, in University of Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia on 4-5th March, 2017. He has also taught at National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has been resource person at programmes organised by Parliament Secretariat; Judicial Academy, Delhi etc. The Calcutta University awarded prestigious “Suparbhadeb medal” for one of his writings published in the Journal of Indian Law Institute titled "Origin and Growth of Environmental Law in India". Recently, he was awarded with “Best Professor in Law” at the 24th Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta National Education Awards, organised by Dewang Mehta Foundation, Mumbai on 25th November, 2016. He has also coordinated and actively participated in various training programmes and international projects organized by Indian Law Institute including project on Water Law and Policy, Environmental Law Projects, Anti-conversion Laws and Legal material on Minority rights (both sponsered by National Commission for Minorities, Governmnet of India) etc. He has been actively involved with various academic programs dealing with Environmental Law, Family Law and Human Rights etc. throughout the counrty.


Dr. Anurag Deep, is Associate Professor. He did his LL.B. and LL.M. from BHU, Varanasi. He did his Ph.D. from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University on 'Laws regarding Terrorism and Violation of Human Rights (with special Reference to Cyber Terrorism)'. He has taught in CMP Degree College, Allahabad and Gorakhpur University. He has published articles in reputed national and international journals. He has contributed to the potential development of Law students of backward area by inaugurating the case based teaching in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur for students of rural sector by providing them complete judgements of the Supreme Court of India in local language. He organised legal literacy camp and supervised the preparation of Moot Court. He wrote in local news papers on various socio legal issues and prepared academic programmes for Gorakhpur Doordarshan channel. He is the Associate-Editor of ILI Law Review.


Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti Dogra Sood, is Associate Professor. She did her Ph.D from Panjab University and LL.M. and LL.B. from H.P. University. She was ranked 2nd in B.A. (Hons.). She is a gold medallist in LL.B. and received Ramkishan Punchi Memorial Gold Medal for academic excellence. Her area of interest is Criminal Law, which she has been teaching for the last 5 years. She has contributed various articles in national and international journals. She was appointed Visiting Research Fellow in the University of New South Wales in 2009 for a period of three years. She has been associated with the Journal of the Indian Law Institute for the last 8 years as Associate Editor.


Mrs. Arya A. Kumar, is Assistant Professor. She did her BA-LL.B. (Hons) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala and LL.M. from Cochin University of Science & Technology(CUSAT) with specialization in Human Rights and Consumer Laws. Her Area of interest includes Human Rights Law, Women & Law, Consumer Protection Laws, Jurisprudence, Legal Research Methodology & Securities and Banking Laws etc. She has contributed a number of articles in various branches of Law and presented papers in national and international conferences. She has worked as a Lecturer in National Law Institute University, Bhopal before joining ILI. Presently she is pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT), Kerala on the topic "Bio-Terrorism and the Right to Health: A Study from the Human Rights Context".


Ms. Jupi Gogoi, is Assistant Professor (Currently on lien to University of Delhi) .She has completed her LLM from Indian Law Institute with specialisation in Intellectual Property Rights and Human Rights Law. Before joining Indian Law Institute, she worked as Assistant Professor in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. . She has participated and presented papers in various international and national conferences,seminars and workshops. She has contributed articles, book reviews in reputed journals and chapters in various books. Her area of interest is IPR, Human Rights and Constitutional Law.


Dr. Vandana Mahalwar, is Assistant Professor (Currently on lien to University of Delhi) of Law at Indian Law Institute. She holds a B.A.L., LL.B. (Gold Medal) and LL.M. (Gold Medal) from   Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak. She holds a doctorate in law from National Law University Delhi. Her doctoral work is on  “Character  Merchandising  Under  Intellectual  Property  Regime  : International  Practice  &  Indian  Perspective”. Her research interest resides in the area of Intellectual Property Laws. With various publications to her credit in reputed Journals, she examined the issues pertaining to Right of Publicity, Character Merchandising, viz-a-viz Intellectual Property Laws. She has participated and presented papers in many national/international conferences and workshops. Before joining Indian Law Institute, she was an Assistant Professor at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi.




Dr. Deepa Kharb, is Assistant Professor. She has done her LL.B, LL.M and Ph.D. from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak .She also holds PG Diploma on Cyber Laws from ILI, Delhi. She has worked as Assistant Professor at Law Centre-II, University of Delhi and UILMS, Gurgaon before joining ILI. She has authored a book and has also contributed articles in reputed national and international journals. She has participated & presented papers in various national and international conferences and has also contributed several Political Commentaries broadcasted through All India Radio (Ext. Service Division) across 15 countries. Her areas of interest include Intellectual Property Law, Taxation, Competition and Cyber Law.


Dr. Susmitha P. Mallaya, is Assistant Professor (Currently on lien to University of Delhi). She did her B.Com and LL.B. from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and LL.M. with specialization in Commercial Law and Constitutional Law from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi. She did her Ph.D. in Documentary Credit Law. An Indian Perspective in the year 2008 from the Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi.  She worked as Lecturer in Kannur University, Kerala, Vaikunta Baliga College of Law, Udupi, Karnataka as Assistant Professor and Amity Law School (affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University), Delhi before joining ILI.  She has to her credit various articles and books reviews published in reputed law journals.  She has participated and presented papers in various national and international seminars and workshops. Her areas of interest includes Investment and Competition Law, Corporate Law, Banking and Insurance Law, International Commercial Law and Constitutional Law.


Dr. Stanzin Chostak, is Assistant Professor (Currently on lien to University of Delhi). He did his LL.B. from Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University and LL.M. from the same faculty.  He is the recipient of Prof. L.R. Sivasubramanian Memorial Gold Medal in Comparative Jurisprudence (LL.M.) awarded by the University of Delhi in 2011.  Earlier he was Assistant Professor at Law Centre I, Faculty of Law, Delhi University.  His areas of interest are Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Comparative Jurisprudence, Administrative Law and Jurisprudence.  He has participated in many national and international seminars and conferences and presented a paper in an international seminar.  He has a publication in a national journal and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.


Latika Vashist, is Assistant Professor. Prior to joining ILI, she was teaching at Jindal Global Law School of O.P. Jindal Global University. She obtained the LL.B. degree from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and LL.M. from the Indian Law Institute. Currently, she is pursuing Ph.D. from the School of Human Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi. Her areas of interest include Feminist Legal Theory, Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.