Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar
LL.M. (Kurukshetra), Ph.D.(MDU, Rohtak)
Professor of Law & Registrar
Commonwealth Fellow, UK (2009-10) Head, Centre for Family Law

Dr. Vijender Kumar, Professor of Law and Head, Centre for Family Law, teaches Family Law to the Undergraduate students, and Legal Research Methodology to the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. Scholars. He has had five years of experience at the Bar prior to teaching. His books titled “Hindu Law of Adoption 2004” and “Law Relating to Domestic Violence 2007”, his Revised Editions of “Family Law in India” by Professor G.C.V. Subba Rao, (8th edition, 2004, 9th edition 2007 and 10th edition 2011) and “Hindu Law and Usage” by Mayne (16th edition, 2009 and 1st rep. 2010), and his Edited book titled “Global Perspectives in Consumer Law, 1st edition 2011” are especially noteworthy. He has also published more than 30 research articles on Hindu Law in reputed law journals; has contributed papers in books and published several book reviews. He has worked on several projects including a project commissioned by the National Commission for Women, on “Coparcenary Rights of Women in Andhra Pradesh”, “A Study of Law and Nanotechnology: Exploring the Dimensions for Tackling the Nanotechnology Revolution with Special Relevance to Human Rights and Environment” funded by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi. Prof. Kumar has participated and presented papers in several National and International Conferences. He has also participated in the Law Teachers Programme on “Law Teaching and Legal Research Skills” at Cardiff Law School, (UK) in 2004. Recently, Prof. Kumar has been awarded ‘Academic Staff Commonwealth Fellowship 2009-2010 for six months and ‘Visiting Professor’ at King‘s College London, UK for one year. He is visiting faculty at National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur.

At present he is working on a two-year Collaborative Research Project tilted “Non Resident Indians (NRI) Marriages: Need for a New Legal Regime” for which grant is supported by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi.


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