Head of the Department
Prof. Preeti Mishra
Department of Human Rights conducts post-graduate teaching and research programmes in the areas relating to Human Rights and Law and aims at recommending appropriate measures for enforcing human rights and securing ends of justice through legal and democratic processes. Presently, the department is running Ph.D., LL.M. in Human Rights and BBA LLB (Honors) courses. The total number of students in Ph.D. course on date is 22; LL.M. Course is 30 during the session 2014-15 out of which number of open category students is 15 and students belonging to SC/ST category are 15 and in B.B.A. LL.B. (Hon) which is started from session 2014-15 is 08.
Objectives Of The Department
- to undertake study of the constitutional, legal, socio-economic and political dynamics of human rights and governance issues in India and the world
- to recommend remedies to alleviate human rights violations through legal and democratic processes
- to create lawyers professionally competent, technically sound and socially relevant.
- he academic programmes are designed to analyse the theoretical, empirical and clinical issues concerning law, governance and human rights.
- The academic programmes are designed to analyse the theoretical, empirical and clinical issues concerning human rights
In Ph.D. course there is a one semester Pre-Ph.D. Research Course Work for the scholars. Besides Research Methodology as a compulsory paper the scholar has to opt one optional paper which also consists of the review of literature, out of five options running in the Department. LL.M. course consists of four semesters spanning in two years. Students have to opt four papers in each semester. These papers cover many local, national regional and global curriculums. The syllabus of LL.M. course has an inter-disciplinary approach. The LL.M. course is in tune with the prime concerns of legal aid, advocacy, social justice, community services and governance.
The students are encouraged to apply their knowledge of the subject in the real life situations. Besides dissertation writing on relevant issues of human rights and law, the students have to present ten seminars (one Mega Seminar based on empirical study) on different topics covering many national regional and global issues of law and human rights as a compulsory part of the course work in the Third Semester. B.B.A. LL.B. (Hon) course consists of ten semesters spanning in five years. The syllabus of B.B.A. LL.B.(H) course is inter-disciplinary in approach. Its objective is to create lawyers professionally competent, technically sound and socially relevant.