NALSAR Gets Its New Registrar in Dr. Vijender Kumar


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By Priyam Tiwari

Dr. Vijender Kumar, Professor of Law and Head, Center for Family Law, took charge as Registrar, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, with effect from February 27, 2013. He superseded Prof. (Dr.) K.V.S. Sarma.

He has a vast teaching experience of over 15 years, and has been a part of NALSAR since its inception. He also has had five years experience at the Bar prior to teaching. He has authored and edited many books on Family Law, and has published more than 30 research articles in various reputed law journals.

Dr. Vijender Kumar has also worked on several projects commissioned by various State Organisations. 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 was co-opted Member of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2009 by the the CLAT Core Committee, and he has organised 3rd All India Entrance Test of National Law University, Delhi in 2010 as Chairman, Entrance Test Committee. For many years now, he has been a member of NALSAR Academic Council, Executive Council, and General Council.

Priyam Tiwari is a student at NALSAR and a Campus Associate for Lawctopus.

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  1. Sandipan De says:

    He did not ‘supersede’ Prof. Sarma. Sarma’s tenure got over. He was chosen out of a panel and given a fresh appointment.

    Also please get the name right. Prof. Sarma not Sharma.

    • administrator says:


      • Umm, literarily speaking, no – it means to cut out cut out, displace, displant, relieve, substitute, supplant (reference – miriam webster). In legal parlance, yes – a document/rule supersedes another implies replace, but we are talking of persons here…

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