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DR. SHARANJIT

Associate Professor of Law

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Dr. Sharanjit is an Associate Professor of Law at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab since 2017. Prior to working in this university she was a regular faculty at the Department of Law, Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda, Punjab. She has also taught as a regular faculty at Bhai Gurdass College of Law, Sangrur, Punjab and at Sardar Amarjit Singh Memorial Institute of Law, Samana. She is a visiting faculty at the Punjab Jail Training School, Patiala and imparts training in the field of criminal law to various batches of prison officials from Punjab, New Delhi and Himachal Pradesh. 

She pursued her graduation in Commerce from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Her LL.B. and LL.M. are from Punjabi University, Patiala She has done her Ph.D. from Punjabi University Patiala on the topic, Legal Framework to Deal with Terrorism in India, under the able guidance of Professor (Dr.) G.I.S Sandhu. She is the holder of NCC ‘B’ Certificate. 

She has participated in a three months certificate course in “Intellectual Property Rights and Information Technology in the Internet Age” from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. She has also participated in an intensive forty- two hours of training in Mediating the Litigated Case, at Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Malibu, CA.

Currently she is the Ph.D. Coordinator at RGNUL, Member of Executive Council at RGNUL, Member of Administrative Council at RGNUL, Member of Covid-19 Committee, Member of LL.M Executive Program for Professionals Committee, Member of the Editorial Board of the RGNUL Law Review, Presiding officer of Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Internal Complaints Committee, the NCC Caretaker, Presiding officer of the Unfair Means Committee, member of the Library Committee, member IQAC, Member Curriculum Development Committee, Coordinator of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Criminal Law.

She has guided around 20 LLM students with their dissertation work. Presently she is supervising five students for Ph.D. (Ph.D. Degree has been awarded to one research scholar).

She has authored the following books- Anti-terror Laws in India: Legislative Developments under compulsions and restraints (2014), Gender Justice (2015),First Information Report (2018),Human Rights Concern in the Age of Insurgency and Terrorism (2020). She has authored 20 research papers in different journals. She has presented research papers in 25 national and international conferences. She is associated with different institutions of high repute as a resource person. She is also associated with DTH No. 6 of Swayam Prabha (Sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Government of India) in the capacity of a subject matter expert.

Areas of Interest

Criminal law (Substantive and Procedural)

Gender Justice

Anti- Terrorism laws

Property law

Contract law