Faculty Portfolio

Professor (Dr.) Saleem Akhtar

Dean, School of Law

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He has been a professor at the Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh since 1992 where he held the coveted positions of Dean and Chairman, Department of Law. Associated with academic bodies like Board of studies, Faculty and Research Committees of State and Central Universities in India, he has widely contributed to policy making in teaching, research, academic matters and university administration.

Saleem Akhtar’s areas of specialization include Intellectual Property Rights and Labour Laws, Comparative Family Laws and Research Methodology and Legal education. He has authored three books and more than seventy publications on Intellectual Property Rights, Family Law, Women and Law, Labour Laws in India and Abroad. His book on Shah Bano Judgment in Islamic perspective is widely acclaimed. He has participated in more than eighty seminars, conference, symposia, workshops and conventions contributing several research-oriented papers and delivered more than fifty invited lectures on burning legal issues from time to time in different central and state universities. He has been Coordinator, Centre for Environmental Law; Member In-Charge, Properties and Waqf, Chairman, ‘NAAC’ Committee; Member of the Sexual Harassment Committee as well as Member of the Bio-Ethical Committee, Jawaharlal Lal Nehru Medical College. He also has the distinction to having been a mentor and guide to a whopping 23 PhD students there.

S No. Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialization
1 Dr. Bipul Kumar PhD Assistant Professor Political Science
2 Dr. Shruti Nath PhD Assistant Professor English
3 Dr  Komal PhD Assistant Professor Law
4 Mr. Sunil Arya LLM Assistant Professor Law
5 Ms Prachi Agarwal LLM Teaching Associate Law
6 Ms Ruchika Takker MBA Assistant Professor Sociology
7 Ms. Dibya Shikha MPhil Assistant Professor History


Dr. Bipul Kumar (Assistant Professor)

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Bipul Kumar completed his PhD from Centre for Political Studies (CPS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi. His thesis is titled “Naxalism and the Tribal Movement: A Comparative Study of Jharkhand and West Bengal”. He also completed his M.Phil. Degree from CPS, JNU and secured an A class grade. His Dissertation was titled “Ethnicity, Regionalism and the Jharkhand Movement”. His research has displayed exceptional quality and is highly empirical in nature.

He pursued his Masters degree in Political Science from CPS, JNU and graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University with Honours in Political Science. Dr. Kumar has won several academic accolades throughout his student life. In 2010 he was awarded UGC NET (JRF). He is an extremely research oriented scholar and several of his articles have been published in journals of national and international repute. His interest lies in seeking challenging assignments in domain of research and teaching. He taught at Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi and Raffles University, Neemrana, Rajasthan. He was selected as a Research Associate for Japan Interest Group Survey (India), Japan in 2011. His areas of research are Indian Diaspora (with a focus on Indentured Labour System), tribal movements, naxal movement, nationalism, caste and class. Dr. Bipul Kumar is a young and dynamic scholar who possesses intense passion for research and his works display a high degree of empiricism. He endeavors to inculcate such qualities in his students and constantly toils with them to achieve academic excellence. He currently teaches Political Science at School of Law, Ansal University.


Dr. Shruti Nath(Assistant Professor)

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A Doctorate in English Literature, Dr. Nath has a notable meritorious academic background. She did her schooling from the prestigious La Martiniere Girls’College, Lucknow and thereafter pursued her Graduation and Post-Graduation from the University of Allahabad. After completing her doctorate, she has been a free-lance writer and has published a book titled ‘Mulk Raj Anand’s Novels – Delineation of the Disadvantaged,’ it captures the plight of the disadvantaged in various novels of the Indo – Anglian writer.

Besides her core academics, she even had interest in other spheres during her college and has pursued courses on fashion designing, textile designing and interior decoration. She was an avid sports person and played badminton.
She has lately developed interest in Organic Farming and after completing course on the same from IGNOU is engaged in converting her agricultural land into organic in her spare time. She currently teaches English at the School of Law, Ansal University


Ms. Prachi Agarwal (Teaching Associate)

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Ms. Prachi Agarwal completed her B.A. LL.B (Honours) degree from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and LL.M with Distinction in Business Law from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala where she was rewarded with Certificates and prize for her excellent academic achievements in the fields of Corporate taxation, Intellectual Property Rights and Banking Laws. She has been trained at the office of legendary Senior Advocate Mr. Ram Jethmalani and has been associated with prestigious law firms like Luthra & Luthra and Suri & Co. She has also worked at Era Infra Engineering Limited and Zoom Developers Pvt. Ltd.

She has presented a research paper on “Women Empowerment and Media” at the National Seminar on Women Empowerment held at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in 2014. She has submitted a research paper on “Plagiarism under Copyright Law with Special Reference to Doctrine of Fair Use” and submitted her LL.M dissertation on “Abuse of Dominant Position under Competition Law: An Analysis”. A zonal athlete during her school days, Ms. Agarwal has published reading material in the area of Intellectual Property Rights on the legal website


Ms. Ruchika Takker(Assistant Professor)

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Ms.Ruchika Takker has completed Master of Business Administration (Human Resources ) with distinction from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha university, New Delhi .She started her career at Ansal University and teaches Sociology in School of Law.


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