Department of Legal Studies

Himgiri Zee University provides an exhilarating, yet challenging environment for studying Law. The Department of Legal Studies brings together many different interests, areas of expertise and approaches to legal studies.

The department will be centre for Pioneering interdisciplinary and comparative Legal researches and for one unique approach towards education, combining professionalism with a personal and friendly ethos. We seek to provide a stimulating and diverse learning environment within which students can pursue their studies in Law. The university seek to admit bright learners who have an aptitude towards legal education and demonstrate sound and analytical skills.

  • Faculty with hand-on experience in legal matters
  • Classes also engaged by visiting experts
  • Placement opportunities with Zee Group and Essel Group amongst others
  • Regular visit to District Court for the study of Legal process

Faculty Profiles

Mr. Praveen Kumar Rathi

Head of Department, Associate Professor, Department of Legal Studies,

Qualifications

i. Pursuing Ph.D. in Law
ii. Master of Law (LL.M.), Specialization with ‘Human Rights Law’ from Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana and a LL.B. degree from Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat.

He has 10 years of experience in academics and research. His research areas are on social and environmental issues. Accordingly, in LL.M, his dissertation was on “International Human Rights conventions on women and children and its impact on Indian Human Rights Practices” and in PhD, research work is on “Legal Dimensions of “Conservation of Wild Animals” in India: An Empirical Study with reference to ‘State of Uttarakhand’ ”. He has his publications in national and international journals of repute and presented research papers in national and international seminars.

Hobbies and other achievements:

Reading, participating in social activities and health & fitness. Served the nation as a combat member of the Indian Air Force.

Dr. Avinash Kaur

Department of Management / Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Ph. D. (Management)

ii. M. Phil. (Management), M.B.A. (HR+Marketing)

Work Experience

Carry 10+ years of experience in teaching and research in the field of General Management, Employee Development, Employee attrition and Marketing. Completed consultancy project on Employee Attrition for JCB Dealer Network at Noida and Faridabad. Also organized various academic and co-curricular events varying from Business quiz to FDPs and Conferences.

Research Area/ Interest

Employee Development, Employee attrition, People Analytics, Organizational Behavior

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Reading, Event Management, Exploring new concepts.

Mr. Siddharth Thapliyal

Department of legal studies/ Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Docorate Degree with discipline only ( PhD in Law (pursuing))

ii. Post-Graduate Degree with Specialization only. LL.M (Two Year)

Work Experience

Total 5 year experience in the field of law including research work duration.

Research Area/ Interest

Pursuing research work on Article 310 & 311 on Constitution of India/ Constitution/ IPC / Contract.

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Reading autobiographies & travelling to different destinations / Represented Kendriya Vidyalaya School football team at Regional level/ 3rd rank(B.A.LL.B 2005-10 batch) in H.N.B.Garhwal Central University/ 3rd Runner-up in Moot Court Competition/U-SET Qualified 2015.

Published three Research Papers in Scopus Indexed Journal

Dr. Jai Jayant

Department of Management / Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Docorate Degree with discipline only - Ph. D. in finance

ii. Post-Graduate Degree with Specialization only - M.Com

Work Experience

I had joined Himgiri Zee university as an Assistant Professor in faculty of Management. I had completed my Ph.D. in 2016 from Banaras Hindu University in finance specialization. I had attended 21 National and International Conferences and Seminar. I had attended 3 FDP/Workshop also. My 8 Research papers and articles had been published and another one is in process. I had approx 2 year teaching experience as a regular and 3 years teaching experience as a part time teacher.

Research Area/ Interest

Accounting and Finance

Mr. Shobhit Bhardwaj

Department Of Legal Studies/ Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. UGC NET June 2014, Qualified

ii. LLM with specialisation in Mercantile Law from CCS University.

iii. Completed Bachelor of Laws from DAV (PG) College Dehradun .HNBGU SRINAGAR GARHWAL.

iv. Awarded with Dr. Hardyalal Gupta Memorial Scholarship for securing highest marks in LLB Course.

Work Experience

Has around six years of post qualification experience

Mr. Bhupnesh Kumar

Department of Legal Studies, Assistant Professor

Professional Qualification

i. Doctorate Degree with discipline: Ph.D. in Law (pursuing) Kumaon University Nainital.
ii. Post-Graduate Degree: Master of Law (LL.M two years). HNB Garhwal University
iii. Graduate Degree: Bachelor of Law (LL.B).

Work Experience

A. Two years experience as Assit.Prof.in Law department with hold as H.O.D in Jagannath Vishwa law college Lal tapper Dehradun.
B. One year experience as Assist. Professor in Law department at Siddhartha Law College Dehradun.
C. Three yrs Experience as Assit.prof with hold as Assist. Controller of Examination at Libra College of law Dehradun.
D.Seven year experience in District court, Revenue court, civil court, Practice in Pauri (Pauri Garhwal) and Dehradun. Work had as Amicus curie in family court Pauri, Pauri Garhwal
E. Adjoined with Uttrakhand Adhinasth Chayan Aayog Denhradun, and as LL.M Guide Uttrakhand Open University Haldwani Uttrakhand.

Research work

A. Present research paper relevant to renewable energy policies international seminar, hanumangarh Rajasthan
B. Published on international journal “law on climate change with specific reference clean energy policy in India”.
C. Present research paper relevant to renewable energy policies, national seminar
H. Published on national journal “relation between climate change and renewable policy“.
D. National seminar paper presents in the theme on India emerging power continuity and change in Foreign Policy D.A.V College Dehradun.
E. Paper present on emerging approaches: Dr.Bhim Rao Ambedkar at national seminar Libra College of law Dehradun, sponsored by social justice ministry, government of India New Delhi

Research Area/ Interest

Law on climate change and clean energy policies in India.

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

A. Co-chairmanship at national seminar Libra College of law Dehradun, sponsored by National commission for women New Delhi, Relevant to status of Tribal Women in 21st century.
B. Member as Judge in National Moot Court Competition 2014 at, IMS Dehradun.
c. Participated in celebrating diversity 15th National youth festival 2010, on the behalf of Uttrakhand Government, organized by Orissa government and ministry of youth affairs and sports, government of India.
D. Participated in regional extension awareness, on the behalf directorate of information & extension ministry ,government of India.
E. Experience in N.G.O sector such as: Param, Navankur, Gyanvigyan, regarding different subject and policies matter awareness.

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Ms. Stuti Rawat

Assistant Professor (Department of Education ,Social Work & Humanities)

Qualifications

Graduation – B.sc PCM –(Panjab University Chandigarh ) In 2014
Post graduation – MA sociology – Panjab University Chandigarh in 2016
Qualified UGC NET & USET in 2017.

Work Experience

1 year of Teaching and Research Experience Attended Seminars of National level.

Research Area/Interest

Area of Interest is in Teaching , Women Empowerment & social work

Hobbies/Extra Curricular/ Other achievement

Reading , Sports, Cooking & Helping People .

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Ms. Abha Singh

Department of legal studies/Teaching Associate

Professional Qualification:

i. Master of Law (LL.M), Specialization in “Constitutional law” from Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

ii. BA LLB from Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Work Experience

Experience of 3 months of experience as an Advocate in District Court Dehradun ,Uttarakhand & 6 months of experience in academics. In LL.M dissertation was on “Federalism under Indian Constitution with special reference to centre and state relations”. I have a publication in national seminar journal and presented paper in the seminar.

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

i. Reading, participating in social activities.

ii. Participated in various moot court competitions, seminars and legal aid camp.

iii. Internship under Senior Advocate(Civil and Matrimonial) in District Court, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

Ms. Shuchita Gera

Department of Management / Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Pursuing Ph.D in Marketing

ii. MBA, B.com

Work Experience

Carry 11+ years of experience in teaching in the field of general management and marketing. published various research paper in international and national journals.Organized various academic, cultural and co cultural activities for the holistic growth of the students.

Research Area/ Interest

Consumer behavior and organization behavior

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Organising events, reading

Mr. Suraj Mohan Negi

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Pursuing Ph.D. (Management)

ii. M.B.A. (Tourism Administration)

Work Experience

10 Years experience in academics as Assistant Professor in different colleges (Doon Institute of Food Technology – Rishikesh, Doon Group of Colleges – Dehradun) and 3 years experience in hotel industry as Assistant General Manager (Marketing And Operation) in Grand Shiva resort & Spa – Rishikesh). Besides this also attended and presented papers in national seminars/Conferences.

Research Area/ Interest

Wildlife and religious tourism

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Listening songs, exploring new places

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Mr. Chandra Dev Bhatt

Department of Management / Asst. Professor

Professional Qualification:

i. Pursuing Ph.D

ii. Master of Finance and Control (Equivalent to M.B.A. Finance) in the year 2014 from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar.

iii. Master of Arts (Economics) in the year 2003 from H.N.B. Garhwal University., Srinagar.

iv. Master of Commerce in the year 2000 from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar.

v. Chartered Accountants Intermediate (1st group) in the year 1998 from I.C.A.I New Delhi.

Work Experience

Worked with a Chartered Accountants for 10 Years as an Accounts trainee, Article clerk , an Accountant and auditor with effect from 1989 to 1999.

Worked with Senior Secondary Public Schools for 07 years as an Accounts and Commerce faculty with effect from 2000 to 2007.

Worked in colleges and university for 10 years as an Assistant Professor in Department of Commerce and Management with effect from 2008 till date.

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Listening music and teaching.