Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Assam was the Registrar of NALSAR, University of Law, Hyderabad before he was invited to join this University. An astute academician and researcher, he has numerous research articles and books to his credit. He has published research articles in reputed law journals on Hindu Law and has contributed several book reviews and papers in books.
He has also authored several books amongst which “Hindu Law of Adoption 2004” and “Law Relating to Domestic Violence 2007”, his Revised Editions of “Family Law in India” by Professor G.C.V. Subba Rao, (8th edition, 2004, 9th edition 2007 and 10th edition 2011) and “Hindu Law and Usage” by John D. Mayne (16th edition, 2009 and 1st rep. 2010 and 17th edition 2014), and his co-edited book titled “Global Perspectives in Consumer Law, 1st edition 2011” are especially noteworthy. Prof. (Dr.) Kumar has participated and presented papers in several National and International Conferences. He has also participated in the Law Teachers Programme on “Law Teaching and Legal Research Skills” at Cardiff Law School, (UK) in 2004. 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.