Prof. Rajinder S. Chauhan
Dean of Faculty of Law, HP University
Brief Introduction of Dean of Faculty of Law
Prof. Kamal Jeet Singh did his LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D and PGDPM and LW from Himachal Pradesh University. He started teaching profession in the year 1993 from H.P. University as Post Doctorate Research Fellow. Thereafter, he served as a lecturer in St. Andrew’s College Gorakhpur upto 1996. In 1996 he joined Panjab University Chandigarh as a permanent faculty member. In the year 1997 he joined as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Laws, Himachal Pradesh University. In year 2006 he again joined Panjab University Regional Centre Ludhiana as Director –Professor and also holds the additional charge of Director Panjab University Regional Centre Mukatsar. In 2008, he again joined back Himachal Pradesh University and headed as Director at University Institute of Legal Studies Chaura Maidan upto January, 2013. During this period, also hold the post of Chief Warden Himachal Pradesh University. On 1st July, 2016, he assumed the office of Dean and Chairman Department of Laws.
Brief Introduction of Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law came into existence in 1970 when the University was established. Initially it was housed in D.A.V. School, Middle Bazar. Later on it was shifted to Ava Lodge, Chaura Maidan where it remained functional upto 1983. The Faculty was relocated in the University campus in 1984 and finally shifted to its own building in 1993. Since its inception the faculty has been actively engaged in imparting legal education, training and legal research benefiting students desirous of pursuing their career in law. The Faculty has a distinction of producing some best professionals, statesmen and officers rendering useful service to the nation. Its Alumni include Judges of High Courts, Union Cabinet Ministers, State Cabinet Ministers, , Senior Bureaucrats, Police Officers, officers of subordinate judiciary, law officers, civil servants and members of the legal profession. Law graduates from this Faculty are serving all over the country in the lower Courts, High Courts and Supreme Court.
Department Associated with Faculty of Law
- Department of Laws, H.P. University, Shimla
- School of Legal Studies RC Dharamshala
- University Institute of Legal Studies Chaura Maidan, Shimla
- Eight private Law Colleges established in Himachal Pradesh