Criminology: Capacity Development Program

Criminology:  Capacity Development Program

National Law University, Delhi will be conducting a Capacity Development Program in Criminology for teachers from 16th to 20th June 2014. The patron in chief of the program will be Dr. Ranbir Singh, Professor and Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Delhi and the mentor and program director will be Professor B.B Pandey, Former Professor, Delhi University.

The key objectives of this training program are:


  • To identify thrust areas in teaching and research in Criminology.
  • To critically asses the existing status of teaching approaches in Criminology and evolve effective alternatives.
  • To develop innovative methodology in imparting practical skills in selected components of criminology teaching.
  • To look into the existing curriculum of criminology and carry out the required approximation in its contents.
  • To identify the priority areas of research in Indian criminology.


In addition to criminal justice, practitioners and activists, many other esteemed faculties would also be participating in the program.

Eligibility for participation:

Teachers engaged in UG/ PG teaching of criminology at the departments of criminology, faculty of law, sociology, social work and psychology or in any other social sciences would be eligible to participate. The total number of seats in this course is 50 and they are to be given on a first cum first serve basis. Research scholars engaged in the teaching of criminology may be considered subject to the availability of seats.

The conveners for the program are: Prof. K.D Rao and Prof. G.S Bajpai and the members of the Coordination Committee include: Dr. Ruhi Paul, Mr. Mukul Raizada, Dr. Vinod Kumar,Dr. Bharti Yadav.

The detailed brochure is available here