As per the circular of Registrar dated 4th July 2017 regarding renaming of Research Advisory Committee (RAC) to Institution Research Committee (IRC), Symbiosis Law School Pune hereby renames its existing RAC to IRC from 4th July 2019 onwards. Thus following is the composition of the renamed Institution Research Committee (IRC) of Symbiosis Law School, Pune:

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Chairperson/ Members





Dr. Shashikala Gurpur Fulbright Scholar Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

Jean Monnet Chair Professor (EUC-LAMP Co funded by EU)


One/ two Professors/ Associate Professors


  1. 1. Dr. Bindu Ronald Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

  2. 2. Dr Dhanaji Jadhav. Associate Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune

  3. 3. Dr. Atmaram Shelke, Associate Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune


Two/ Three subject experts to be nominated by the Director of the constituent Department of the University


  1. 1. Prof. Dr. Dilip Ukey, Vice Chancellor, MNLU

  2. 2. Prof. Dr. Durgambini Patel, NMIMS School of Law

  3. 3. Prof. Prameswar, GNLU, Associate Professor, GNLU


Assistant Professor

Member Secretary

  1. Dr. Radhika Jagtap

Assistant Professor

Symbiosis Law School, Pune

The Role and Responsibility of RAC of the Constituent of the University shall be as under:

1) To suggest topic/ area for project/ dissertation/ case study.

2) To review and approve field studies/ research projects/ research publications/ dissertations submitted by the degree students and faculty members.

3) To offer guidance for research projects/ research publications to students and faculty members.

4) To advise/ forward research projects/ dissertations that may require approval of Independent Ethics Committee of Symbiosis International University (SIU).

5) Any other activity which the RAC may feel appropriate.

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur
Fulbright Scholar
Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Dean, Faculty of Law, SIU.