Dr. Avinash Kumar

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About Dr. Avinash Kumar

Dr. Avinash joined NUSRL in 2021 as an Assistant Professor of Law. Before this, since 2017 he was teaching in CHRIST University Bengaluru as an Assistant Professor of Law. His broad interests include Criminal Law, Corporate and Constitutional Law. Published more than fifteen articles in leading National and International Journals. He has written a book “SURROGACY Legal, Ethical, and Social Perspectives” published in 2023.


Awards and Accomplishments

  1. Got Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from UGC in 2014
  2. Got Scholarship “Meghavi Chhatravirti” from Budha Mission of India
  3. Captain of the College Chess team in University of Delhi.
  4. Got many awards in Cricket, Badminton, Athletics and Chess



  1. Convenor of International Council of Jurists, Jharkhand State for Teachers Wings.
  2. Member of Delhi Bar Association, Delhi



B.A. in Economics from Delhi University in 2008

LL.B. from University of Delhi in 2011

LL.M. from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi in 2014

Ph. D. from Patna University in 2019

M.A. in Political Science in 2021

PG Diploma in Constitutional Law from Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies in 2015

PG Diploma in Disable Human Rights from EOC, University of Delhi in 2010-11

Certificate in “Understanding Information Technology in the Corporate Environment” from NIIT, Delhi

Online Certificate Course on Introduction to International Criminal Law from Case Western Reserve University in 2020.

Online Certificate Course on Introduction to English Common Law from University of London in 2020

Online Certificate Course on Moral Foundations of Politics from Yale University in 2020

Areas of Interest/Research

Criminal, Corporate and Constitutional Law

Teaching / Research Experience

  • Assistant Professor (Law), National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi

Duration: 28th September, 2021 – Presently

  • Assistant Professor, School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru

Duration: 2nd November, 2017 – 27th September, 2021

  • Research Scholar cum Faculty, PG Department of Law, Patna University, Patna

Duration: February, 2015 – 30th October, 2017

  • Assistant Professor, Mewar Law Institute, Ghaziabad, Delhi

Duration: Aug. 2014 – Jan. 2015

  • Legal Advisor, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi.

Duration:  Jan. 2014 – July. 2014.

  • Advocate, Delhi Bar Association, Tis Hazari Court, Delhi.

Duration:  Aug. 2011– Dec. 2013.

Conference / Seminar / Workshop

  1. Paper presented on “Arrest and Preventive Detention: A Critical Analysis in the context of Constitution of India” in the 10thSchool of Law National Conference on “ Traversing the Contours of Developments in Indian Constitutionalism” held on January, 23 & 24, 2020 at Christ University, Bengaluru.
  2. Paper presented on “A Critical Analysis of Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860”at the National Seminar “ Indian Criminal Justice System in the New Millennium” held on 23rd November 2019, organized by Faculty of Law, PES University, Bengaluru.
  3. Paper presented on “Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology in India: Issues & Cases” in the International Conference on “Advancements in Legal Research: Reflections in Contemporary Pandemic and Transdisciplinary Dimensions” held at Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida on 4th& 5th October, 2019.
  4. Paper presented on “Coach- Woman- Sportsperson relationship: Issues and Concern” at the National Conference on reach for Gold: Intellectual Property and Sports” organized by Chanakya National Law University on 19thApril, 2019.
  5. Paper presented on “Constitutionality of Death Penalty in India”at the IX School of Law National Conference on Constitutional Governance: Issues and Challenges held on 24-25th January, 2019.
  6. Paper presented on “Surrogacy and Surrogate Mother’s Rights in India: Issues and Perspectives” at the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Feminine Jurisprudence and Gender Biased Laws in India organized by Chanakya National Law University on 29thSeptember, 2018.
  7. Paper presented on “The Policy of Sustainable Development in International Environmental Law” in the International Conference on Public Policy Affairs held on 3-4thSeptember, 2018 at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru in association with Impact and Policy Research Institute.
  8. Participated on “Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG UNO), Social Justice and Cohesive Society” in the one day Symposium on 5thApril, 2018 organized by Kabir Ke Log in Collaboration with Jagjivan Ram Chair, Department of PMIR, Patna University & A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna.
  9. Paper presented on “Basic Structure and Fundamental Right to Property ” in the Two Day National Conference on the theme of six decades of Indian Constitution: then, now and in the future organized by Department of Studies and Research in Law, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysuru on 2ndand 3rd March, 2018 at Mysuru, Karnataka.
  10. Paper presented on “Constitutional morality and democracy in the time of Emergency” in I.C.P.R sponsored National Seminar on Morality and Politics: The Perspective of Jayprakash Narayan organised by Jagjeevan Ram Chair, Department of PMIR, Patna University & Department of Political Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna on 26th– 28th February, 2018.
  11. Paper presented on “Health care facilities to refugees in India” in the TNNLS National Conference on Citizenship, Refugees and Human Rights in the Contemporary World organized by TNNLS, Tiruchirappalli on 20th– 21st January, 2018.
  12. Paper presented on “The Principle of Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law” in the two days International Conference 13thand 14th January, 2018 on International Environmental Law and Right to Development organized by Faculty of Law, Patna University, Patna in collaboration with Bihar Institute of Law, Patna.
  13. Paper presented on “Scope of Judicial Powers: Judicial Activism” in the two days National Seminar on Legal Education, Administration of Justice and Contribution of Patna Law College on 16thand 17th December, 2017 at Patna Law College, Patna University.
  14. Paper presented in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on RTI Act 2005- A Perfect Guideline and Regulation to Administrative Discretion Promoting Participative Democracy, on 4-5thof April, 2015, Organized by Patna Law College, Patna University, Patna.
  15. Participated in the ICPR Sponsored National Seminar on “Dalit Narratives & Indian Philosophy” on 27-29thMarch, 2016 at A.N. Sinha Institute, Patna.
  16. Participated in International Academic Conference- 2012 and Celebration of 50 years of the Indian Advocates Act and its Relevancy in the International Context on September 22-23, 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  17. Participated in the “National ‘District Level’ Seminar on Mediation” organized by Mediation & Conciliation Project Committee, Supreme Court of India on 10thNovember, 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  18. Participated in the Symposium on “Witch Hunting in India – a scandalizing reality” organised by Human Rights Defence India (HRDI) on 30thMay, 2013, at Plenary Hall, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.

Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures

  1. Five guest lectures during 17thto 21st April, 2018 in Patna Law College, Patna University, Patna.
  2. Guest Lecture on Criminal Law in Amity University, Patna
  3. Guest Lecture on Criminal Law in Sidharta Law College, Dehradun
  4. Guest Lecture on Criminal Law in KK University, Bihar Sharif



SURROGACY Legal, Ethical, and Social Perspectives Adhyyan Books New Delhi 2023 1st Edition 978-93-5847-049-9.

Articles in Journals:

Rights and obligations of parties involved in Surrogacy THE MASS 2016 VII (No. 4) 37- 41 0975198X
Plea Bargaining in Indian Criminal Jurisprudence: An Overview UNIVERSAL REVIEW 2016 VII (No.-2) 135-144 22772723
Women Discrimination in India IJMALE 2016 2(No.-2) 83-93 2394661X
Dishonour of Cheques: A Critical Analysis of Civil and Criminal Liability in the light of Case Laws IJESD 2016 2 (No.-4) 79-89 23494549
Conflict between Developed and Developing Countries in WTO- Dispute Settlement Process Global Journal for Legal Studies 2016 5 (No.-2) 34-46 22777296
NJAC vis- a- vis Collegium System: A

New Beginning

HUMAN RIGHTS INITIATIVE 2015 7 (No. 12-13) 66-72 09750541
Capital of a Company IJMALE 2015 1(No.-2) 80-90 2394661X
Anti- Terrorism laws in India IJESD 2015 2(No.-1) 76-82 23494549
Non- Recognition of Marital Rape as an offence in India is incongruous with the Evolving Human Rights Jurisprudence  


Law Quest













Procedure established by Law: A case study JIGYASA 2018 VOL XI (No. 5) 260-266 0974-7648
Freedom of Religion- A Judicial Interpretation IJMALE 2018 Vol. 4 (No. 2) 19-29 2394-661X
Examining the Juvenile Justice System in India: A Critical Analysis with Emphasis on Juvenile Delinquency Jus Corpus Law Journal 2023 Vol. 3

Issue 3

534-546 2582-7820
Medical Care and Health Issues of Females in India: Legal Scenario Annals of R.S.C.B. 2021 25 4237-4241 Scopus
AFSA: A Belligerent Act Causing tyranny in the name of Natural Justice NUSRL Journal of Law & Policy 2023 X 2349-9982

Chapters in Books

Role of Forensic Science Techniques and their utility in the Criminal Investigation along with the recent development in that respective field Sesquicentennial Commemorative Volume of Indian Evidence Act

NUSRL, Ranchi

2022 1st Edition 215-234 978-81-952237-1-8
A critical Study on the law of Cruelty under section 498A of IPC,1860 SHREE RAM LAW HOUSE CHANDIGARH 2021 1st Edition 123-138 9788195211609
“Surrogacy” A need to understand ethical, legal & socio Economic issues Satyam Law International, New Delhi 2020 1st Edition 77-97 978-93-87839-57-1
Constitutional Morality and Democracy in the time of Emergency Morality and Politics: The Perspective of Jayaprakash Narayan 2019 1st Edition 561-570 978-93-86995-50-0
The policy of Sustainable Development in International Environmental Law Conference Proceedings on Exploring Policy Making 2018 559-569 978-81-938497-0-5
Is Surrogacy Law socially beneficial? Deccan Herald 2019 20th September 10 Newspaper


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