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Prof. Faizan Mustafa is a senior law teacher and renowned jurist of constitutional law, who is presently working as the  Vice- Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad which is country’s leading  National Law University  and has emerged as the most sought after destination of legal education in the entire South Asia.He has recently been unanimously elected as Vice President/ President Elect of the prestigious  Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute(SICI), which was incorporated in Canada in 1968 and is bi-national organization of Canadian and Indian governments.     Earlier, he was the Founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Orissa where he had put to use the concept of ‘integration of knowledge’ and introduced highly  innovative legal education curricula. He integrated     B.A.LL.B with BBA.LL.B and allowed students of one stream to take courses of the other stream. For the first time in India he introduced the specialization of Legal Journalism at NLUO. He is the Advisor to National Law School & Judicial Academy, Assam. He is known for his institution building abilities and democratic leadership. He is also visiting faculty to several reputed institutions in India and abroad.

As Founder Director of KIIT Law School, Bhubaneshwar, he experimented with a novel B.Sc. LL.B course with six papers in Biotechnology and three in Environmental Science to cater the needs of patent lawyering.

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Academic and Administrative Positions

  • Present2012


    NALSAR University of Law

  • 20122009

    Founder Vice-Chancellor

    National Law University, Orissa

  • 20092007

    Founder Director

    KIIT Law School, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa

  • 20072006


    Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

  • 20072005


    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Professional Leaderships and Affiliations

Education & Research

  • Ph.D. 1996

    Ph.D.(Intellectual Property Rights)

    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India

  • Master in Laws 1989


    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP India

  • Bachelors (Legal Studies) 1987


    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh UP, India

  • Graduation 1984

    B.A (Hons) -History

    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh UP, India

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2017
    Member, Governing Council, Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
    Nominated as Member of the Governing Council(GC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • 2016
    Member , Academic Committee, Bar Council of India
    Nominated as member of Academic Committee to the Bar Council of India, which is a statutory body created by Parliament to regulate and represent the Indian bar. We perform the regulatory function by prescribing standards of professional conduct and etiquette and by exercising disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar.
  • 2016
    Moulana Mohammed Ali Johar Award
    Prestigious Moulana Mohammed Ali Johar Award for the year 2016 is awarded by Moulana Mohammed Ali Johar academy ,New delhi.
  • 2015
    Special Invitee, Legal Education Committee, Bar Council of India
  • 2014
    SAARC’s Best Law Teacher Award
    Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, got this year’s prestigious SAARC’s Best Law Teacher Award. A high-powered jury conferred this award on Prof. Mustafa, which was announced Prof. N.R. Madhav Menon and Mr. Lalit Bhasin, President of Indian Law Firms.
  • 2014
    Member, Consultative Group on Restatement of Indian Law, Indian Law Institute
    Member, Consultative Group on Restatement of Indian Law, Indian Law Institute under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.V. Raveendran, Hon’ble Judge, Supreme Court of India.
  • June 2013
    Member Central Authority,National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)
    Nominated by Chief Justice of India to the Central Authority of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), New Delhi.
  • 2009
    Shah Waliullah International Award
    Shah Waliullah International Award-2009 of Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi for the research paper on Constitutionalism in Islamic Perspective.
  • 1999
    Renne Cassin Gold Medal of International Institute of Human Rights
    Renne Cassin Gold Medal of International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France, 1999
  • 1990
    Commonwealth British Scholarship,1990