Prof. (Dr.) Manjula Batra
Presently, Professor (Dr.) Manjula Batra is working as Dean, Faculty of Law, SGT University. She was formerly Dean and Professor of Law, at the Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She was also the Chairperson of the Ordinance Committee of Jamia Millia Islamia. Professor Batra has also worked as Professor and Director (on deputation basis) at the Vivekananda School of Professional Studies, affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. In addition, she has worked as Director, Research and Advanced Learning with DME which is also affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. As Director, Research and Advanced Learning, Professor Batra started a one-month online certificate course on “Gender Justice and the Criminal Justice System in India” and also edited a book for DME which is being published by Thomson Reuters.
Professor Batra has a great deal of experience in building Law Schools. Being the first faculty member to be inducted into the Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, Professor Batra contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Faculty of Law. As Dean of the Faculty of Law, she took the Faculty to the next level. During her tenure as Dean, she introduced the self-financing five-year integrated B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) programme at the Faculty of Law. She also started the Law Journal of the Faculty of Law. Professor Batra is a widely acclaimed academician. Her career in law spans over three decades. She attained her legal education from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi and obtained her Ph.D. degree from the same Institution. She’s been involved in teaching a variety of subjects, such as Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Criminology, Women and Law, Environment Law, Law of Evidence, Socio-economic Offences, Human Rights Law, including others, to the students of B.A.LL.B (Hons.), LL.M. and PhD programmes. She’s been a visiting faculty at prominent Central and State Universities including other Educational Institutions of eminence. Professor Batra has a vast experience in research as well. She has authored several books and has written many articles. She has also been associated as a consultant with several Government and Non-Government Organisations. At present, she’s a member of the core group of the National Human Rights Commission. Professor Batra has also studied Russian language and got a scholarship to Moscow for enhancing her language skills.