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Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kulshrestha

Dean, School of Law



Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kulshrestha has been awarded Honorary Doctorate (Law) by National American University, South Dakota, USA for his contribution in the field of legal education. He is also a recipient of the UP government merit scholarship. He has authored various books, research papers and conference papers. His teaching and research interests include Constitutional Law of India, Law of Tort, Consumer Protection Laws, Labour Laws, Industrial Relations, Clinical legal education.

Dr. Pradeep Kulshrestha joined Sharda School of Law in December 2015 as Professor. Prior to joining Sharda University, he was with K.R. Mangalam University, as Professor & Dean, School of Law.

He graduated in Law from Kurukshetra University, Haryana. Prof Kulshrestha received Masters in Law and Ph.D. (Law) from Jodhpur University. He obtained Masters in Arts (Political Science) from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Kulshrestha completed Three Year Post Graduate Programme in Management with specialisation in HR (IMT, Ghaziabad).

  • Senior Law Academician with over 30+ years of extensive expertise in Academic Affairs, Legal Research & Advisory Services. Alumni of Kurukshetra University and Jodhpur University.
  • Ex-Dean and Professor, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram
  • Founding Dean, School of Law, Galgotias University, Greater Noida
  • Ph.D. (Law)
  • LL.M. (Torts & Criminal Law)
  • LL.B.
  • M.A. (Political Science)
  • 3 Years Post Graduate Programme in Management (HR)
Award & Recognition

  • Honorary Doctorate, National American University, South Dakota
  • Academic Council Member, GGSIP University, Delhi
  • Governing Body Member, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram
  • Executive Council Member, Sharda University, Greater Noida
  • Board of Studies Member, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhivani, Haryana
  • Distinguished Member, International Council of Jurists, London
  • National Commission for Women,  Appreciation for Covid services
  • DCP, Women's Security, Gautam Budh Nagar, Appreciation for the Covid services
  • Great Warriors of Humanity Award for Covid-19 Prevention, International Human Rights Advisory  Council, New Delhi
  • Exemplary Academic Administrators of Higher Education Institutes across India, ULEKTZ, Chennai
  • Star of the Year Award by National Institute for Education & Research, New Delhi
  • Academic Leadership Award in Legal Education By All India Council Of Human Rights, Liberties And Social Justice, New Delhi
  • Lifetime Membership, Indian Law Institute, Delhi
  • U.P. Meritorious Scholarship

Ph.D. Guide

  • Ms. Aina, Adetutu Deborah, Comparative Study of Nigerian and Indian Laws with respect to Sexual Harassment at Legal Institution as Workplace
  • Mr. Deepanshu Pachauri, Criminal Justice System In India: A Legal Study With Special Reference to Techno-Scientific Investigative Methods
  • Ms. Amina Amin Sultana, Analysis and Implementation of Property rights of Women under Islamic Law
  • Col. Atul Tyagi, State Responsibility Towards Undertrials: A Critical Legal Study With Reference to District Prison, Gautam Budh Nagar, District Prison Ghaziabad, Mandoli Central Jail, Delhi
  • Mr. Kush Kalra, Right to Information Act, 2005: A Critical Analysis of its Implementation and Effectiveness in India
  • Mr. Maulana Ayoub Ali, Developing Legal Model for Islamic Banking System in Tanzania


Books Reviewed

  • Legal Aspects of Business, Oxford, Delhi
  • Mercantile Law: Tata McGraw Hill, Delhi
  • Albuquerque Daniel, Legal Aspects of Business, Oxford, Delhi

Books Published

  • Pradeep Kulshrestha, Criminal Justice in India: A Critical Legal Study, Lambert, Germany, ISBN 978-3-659-60849-0 (2015)
  • Pradeep Kulshrestha,  Kush Kalra, Right to Information Act in India, Satyam Law International, Delhi, Kulshreshtha, (under print)

Edited Books

  • Pradeep Kulshrestha, Namit Kumar Srivastava, Harish Kumar Tiwari, Human Rights & Criminal Justice System in India, Bharti Publications, New Delhi, ISBN 978-93-86608-92-5 (2019)
  • Pradeep Kulshrestha, Ritu Gautam, Urmila Yadav, Thokchom Ghana Kumar, Women Empowerment & Socio Legal Challenges in 21st Century, Excellent Publishing House, Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-86238-85-6 (2020)
  • Pradeep Kulshrestha, Ritu Gautam, Avinash Krishna Goswami, Sahil Lal, Judicial Activism in 21st Century: Cases and Commentaries, New Delhi Publications, Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-91012-91-5 (2021)
  • Pradeep Kulshreshtha, Lipika Sharma, Intellectual Property Rights in Economic Growth: Prospects and Challenges, Bharti Publications, New Delhi, ISBN 978-93-908181-12-9 (2021)
  • Pradeep Kulshrestha, Shivangi Singh, Role of Judiciary in Law & Social Change, Weser, Germany, Weser, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-96492-310-3 (2021)

Book Chapter(s)

  • Participation of NGO in the WTO: Benefit or Burden, International Law: Contemporary Developments, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Koul Rohin Satyam Law International, New Delhi, pp 83-102, ISBN: 978-93-91345-11-2, (2021)
  • Constitutionality of Euthanasia in India, Role of Judiciary in Law & Social Change, Kulshrestha Prof Pradeep, Weser, Germany, Weser, Germany, pp 43-51, ISBN: 978-3-96492-310-3 (2021)

Journal(s) & Conference Papers(s)

  • Innovative Methods of Consumer Protection under Consumer Protection Act, 1986, National Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, Kulshrestha Pradeep, March, 2010, Galgotias Business School, Greater Noida, ISBN: 978-81-7515-613-5
  • Delayed Justice: Violation of Right to Life & Personal Liberty, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Pragyan: Journal of Law, IMS Dehradun, Volume 2: Issue 2, December 2012, ISSN: 2278-8093
  • Article 370: Constitutional Obligation and Compulsion, Kulshrestha Pradeep, IJELLH, Volume IV: Issue 1, January 2016, Impact factor 4.287, ISSN: 2321-7065
  • Cooperative Federalism & Judicial Activism in India, Kulshrestha Pradeep, University of Tanzania Law Journal, September 2016, Vol 7, No 2, pp 108-121, ISSN 1821 5327
  • Sexual Harassment in Educational Institutions in Delhi NCR (India): Level of Awareness, Perception and Experience, Aina  Adetutu Deborah, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Sexuality & Culture, An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, Springer, USA, July 2017, pp 1 -21, ISSN: 1936-4822
  • Impact of the United Nation Convention against Torture on the Protection of Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice System in Nigeria, Muhammad Zakiyyu, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Journal of Legal Studies and Research, Volume 4 Issue 1 – January 2018, pp 479-486, ISSN 2455-2437
  • Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice in India and Nigeria: A Fair Trial,  Muhammad Zakiyyu, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Human Rights International Biannual referred Journal,  SE Impact factor 2.58, February 2018, pp 48-56, ISSN  2320-6942
  • An Analysis of the Police Powers in the Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria and Human Right Issues, Muhammad Zakiyyu, Kulshrestha Pradeep, National Law University, Odisha Human Rights Law Journal, July, 2018, ISSN 2581-3307
  • A Decade of Creating an Alternative Banking System in Tanzania: The Current State of Affairs of Islamic Banks, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Ali Maulana Ayoub, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering, Vol:12, No:10, October 2018 pp 1271-1276, France, ISSN 2010376X, 20103778
  • Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Judicial Impact in Nigeria and India, Aina-Pelemo Adetutu Deborah, Mehanathan M.C., Kulshrestha Pradeep, Indian Journal of Law & Behaviour, (IJLHB) Volume 4, Number 2, pp211-225, July – Dec 2018, ISSN: 2454-7107, eISSN:2455-4189
  • An Overview of the Islamic Banking Development in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Ali Maulana Ayoub, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering Vol:13, No:4, 2019, International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation, April 2019, pp 374-388, France, ISNI:0000000091950263
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Case Study of the Nigerian Legal Sector,  Aina-Pelemo Adetutu Deborah, Mehanathan M.C., Kulshrestha Pradeep, Advanced Journal of Social Sciences, , p 121-137, July, 2019, ISSN 2224-3240 (Paper) ISSN 2224-3259 (Online)
  • Indian Legal Profession and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act,  Aina Adetutu Deborah, Mehanathan Kulshrestha M.C, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Sexuality & Culture, Springer, USA, pp 1-25, August, 2019, ISSN: 1936-4822
  • The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and Amendment Act of 2005, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Khan Huma Baqa, Journal of Critical Reviews 2020: 7(10): 1337-1341, Journal of Critical Reviews, Malaysia, ISSN-2394-5125, Vol 7, ISSUE 10,2020, 1337-1341
  • The Overview and Origin of the Legal Principle of Rule of Law, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Tripathi Divyasheel, Najar Irfan Rassol, Journal of Critical Reviews, Malaysia, Vol 7, ISSUE 10,2020, 1355-1358, , ISSN-2394-5125
  • Effective Implementation of Right to Information Act, 2005 in India, Kulshrestha Pradeep,  Kalra Kush, Impact Factor: 2.142(IIJIF), Chhattisgarh Law Journal, Vol VII. Issue I. January 2021, ISSN 2394-5281
  • Kalra, Kush, Kulshrestha Pradeep, Right to Information in India in Cases of Matrimonial Disputes, CPJ Law Journal, Vol-XI, July-2021, ISSN 0976-3562


  1. Seminar paper, Maladies Afflicting Criminal Justice System in India, National Seminar on Justice Delayed is Justice Denied, 22 March, 2009, Institute of Professional Excellence & Management, Ghaziabad
  2. Seminar paper, Role of Police in the Administration of Justice, National Seminar on Police Behaviour & Justice, 19 August, 2011, Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida
  3. Seminar paper, Judicial Restraint, National Seminar on Parliamentary Democracy in India: Issues & Challenges, 16 December, 2012, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Delhi
  4. Seminar paper, Educational Qualification of Elected Representative, All India Seminar on “Economic Reforms with Reference to Electoral Issues 09 April 2017, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
  5. Seminar paper, Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019, A Critical Appraisal, National Seminar on Women Empowerment & Socio Legal Challenges in 21st Century, School of Law, Sharda University, Greater Noida, January 2020, Excellent Publishing House, Delhi, January 2020, ISBN: 978-93-86238-85-6
  6. Conference paper, Potential Use of Artificial intelligence Techniques in Healthcare System, 6th International Conference on Drivers of Drivers of Global Economic Recovery, Maharaja Agrasen Management Institute, Rohini, Affiliated to GGSIPU, Delhi, Friday, 21 April 2021


  1. International Seminar on International Arbitration: 11 January, 2016, Symbiosis Law School, Noida
  2. National Seminar on Intellectual Property Law: The Emerging Trends, 29 January, 2016, Amity University, Gwalior
  3. National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights in Media & Entertainment Industry: Issues & Challenges, 10 February 2017,  Amity University, Gwalior
  4. National Seminar cum Training Program on ‘Human Rights- Towards Equality, 28 February 2017, Amity Law School, Noida
  5. National Seminar on Socio Legal Aspects of Disability in India, 01 November 2017, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  6. National Seminar on ‘Changing Dimensions of the Right to Privacy, 25 March 2018, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  7. National Conference on ‘Present Scenario & initiatives on ODR Mechanism, 21 April 2018,  New Delhi
  8. National Seminar on Emerging Trends of Alternative Dispute Resolution in India, 09 October 2018, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  9. National Seminar on Cyber Crimes: issues and Challenges, 09 March, 2019, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  10. International Conference on Advancements in Legal Research: Reflections in Contemporary Pandemic and Transdisciplinary Dimensions, 04-05 October 2019, Amity Law School, Noida
  11. National Seminar on Bail is Rule and Jail is Exception, 13 October 2019, Indian Society of International Law, Imperium Law, New Delhi
  12. National Conference on Human Rights & Gender Justice, 19 January 2020, Knowledge Steez, New Delhi
  13. International Conference on Spectrum of Opportunity in 2020-Legal and Management Era, 07 February 2020, KR Mangalam University, Gurugram,
  14. National Symposium on Dynamics of Abortion Politics and Social Justice, 15 February, 2020, Jagran Lake University, School of Law, Bhopal
  15. Secularism & Constitution of India, School of Law, 26 February 2020, CPJ College of Higher Studies, Delhi
  16. Panel discussion on Federalism in the Times of Covid-19, 04 August 2020, LAP India, New Delhi
  17. 2nd International Virtual Conference, 22-23 August 2020, Legge Rhythms, New Delhi
  18. International Webinar on Theory of Check and Balance and Separation of Powers, 27 October 2020, Mirwais Neeka Institutes of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Directorate of Private Universities & Institutes, , Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  19. National Webinar on Ideals of the Constitution of India, 26 November 2020, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya
  20. National Webinar on Constitutional Values and Fundamental Principles of Indian Constitution, 26 November 2020, St. Claret  College, Bengaluru
  21. National Webinar on Cyber Crimes & Court Room Challenges, 24 April 2021, Law Joint, Delhi
  22. Seven Days Faculty Development Programme, School of Legal Studies, 17 June 2020, Kochin Technical University, Kerala
  23. National Webinar on Constitutional Values, 16 April 2021, School of Law, Bennett University, Greater Noida
  24. National Webinar on Cyber Crime & Court Room Challenges, 24 April 2021, Law Joint, Delhi
  25. Two Week Online Interdisciplinary Refresher Course, 2020, 28 July-10 August 2021, Jagran Lake University School of Law, School of Public Policy and International Affairs and School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bhopal in collaboration with the National Law Institute University, Bhopal
  26. One Week Faculty Development Programme, 11 June 2021, Amity Law School, Noida,


Family Disputes Resolution Clinic- an initiative of Sharda University and Police Commissionerate, Gautam Budh Nagar

Legal Aid to the disadvantaged groups


  • Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • GGSIP University, New Delhi
  • K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram
  • Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani
  • Symbiosis Law School, Noida
  • National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education (NCIDE), IGNOU
  • Oxford, Delhi
  • Tata McGraw-Hill, Delhi

Area of Interest

  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Constitution
  • Criminal Justice System & Human Rights
  • Consumer Protection Laws
  • Law of Torts
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  • Community Service and Free Legal Aid