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Prof. K Elumalai


Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the University: S.K. University, Anantapur, India (1997-2001)
Discipline: Law
Doctoral Research Topic: A Critical Study of Consumer Protection Act
                                           with special reference to Banking Service.
Academic Achievement: if any: The Thesis in converted into a Book
Master of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the university: University of Madras, India (1979-80)                                  
Discipline: Economics
Dissertation Topic: Cost of Production and Marketing of Jasmine with
                                special reference to   Saidapet Taluk.
Academic Achievement: if any: Secured ‘A’ grade
Master of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: University of Madras, India (1977 to 1979)
Discipline: Economics
Academic Achievement: Secured ‘A’ grade
Master of Law (LLM) year
Name of the university: University of Delhi, India (1987- 1990)
Discipline: Law
Dissertation Topic: The Preamble of the Indian Constitution: The myth
                                and reality with special reference to Social Justice
                                and Economic Justice.
Academic Achievement: Secured second position (Silver Medal) in LL.M    
                                         IInd Term and IVth Term                                  
Bachelor of Arts (Eco.) (Subject) year
Name of the university: University of Delhi (1974 – 1977)                                          
Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB)
Name of the university: University of Delhi (1984-1987)


1)         Prof. of Law at School of Las, IGNOU w.e.f 15/05/2008 till date (over 11 years)
2)         Director, School of Law, IGNOU for the period May 2010 to Nov. 2016 & Oct. 2018 to
             Till date
3)         Prof. of law VAMNICOM, Pune between August, 1991 and May 2008 
            (Nearly 15 Years 09 months)
4)         Director VAMNICOM, Pune Jan, 1999 to March , 2000 (One year 03 Months)
5)         Economic Officer August, 1982 to Aug. 1992 (10 Years 08 Months). 
6)         Assistant Prof. of Economics PGC College, Coimbatore (Oct. 1981 to May, 1982.


S. No
Post/ Assignment
Area of Assignment
In Years & Months
To undergo Regional Seminar on Curriculum Development for Coop. Training
International Coop. Alliance, Regional Office, Asia Pacific/ International Labour Organisation - Coopnet/ National Coop. Council, Sri Lanka
Curriculum Development
16th Dec. 1996
28th Dec. 1996
2 weeks
To undergo South Asia Teaching (SAP) on International Humanitarian Law
ICRC, New Delhi in Collaboration with ICRC Tehran, Kish Island, Iran.
Teaching techniques in International Humanitarian Law
25th April 2012
07th May 2012
3 weeks
To participate in the Second International Conference on Human Rights and Cultures.
NAM Center for Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, Tehran, Iran
Presentation of paper on “Laws Protecting Women in a Culturally Diverse and Secular State India: Lesson for Learning”
12th Nov. 2012
14th Nov. 2012
1 week


Sl. No.
Name of the Fellowship/Aw ards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Appreciation Letter
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

BOOKS: 3 (authored)

• Prof. K. Elumalai’s Consumer Protection Act and Banking Service with digest of case Law, Published by Law Publishers (India) Pvt. Ltd., Allahabad, India, June 2008. (Pages i - xciii, 983, Price Rs. 990)
• Co-Authored revision of a book on Seth’s Banking Laws, being commentaries on Banking Regulation Act along with Securetisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act 2002, with Allied Laws and Rules, published by Law Publishers (India) Pvt. Ltd. Allahabad, India, March 2008. (Pages i- lxxiv, 1504, Price Rs. 1595)
• Cooperation-Cooperative Legal System (for Higher Secondary Students-vocational courses) published by NCERT, New Delhi, December 2006. (Pages i - vi, 282, Price Rs. 170/-)

? Edited = 2

• Cooperative Banking (Co-author) (Ed), Written and edited at the request of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Mumbai, Nov.2003. (Pages - 574)
• Preparing Co-operatives for the 21st Century (Ed.) Published by VAMNNICOM, Pune, March 1999.



Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Expert to lead an Action Group on ‘Strengthening Cooperatives”
U.N Solution Exchange, New Delhi
October, 2010
Member, Expert Committee on ‘Licensing of Urban Cooperative Banks’
Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai
October, 2010
Member, Expert Committee Constituted by Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture
Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002
October, 2008
Member, Academic Committee, Ali Yaver Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, (GOI)
Member, Sub-Committee of Experts in the subject Law
To identify the Journals in the domain knowledge of Law
Nov., 2016
Member, Expert Committee for Evaluation and Assessment of Proposal          submitted
College Teachers for availing Travel Grant Assistance to attend International Conference Abroad
 May 2016
UGC Nominee in the UGC-SAP Advisory Committee of School of Legal Studies,
Cochin University of Science and Technology for a period 5 years
Aug., 2011
Member, Expert Committee on Inspection of Mangalyatan University
Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
May 2011
Member Expert Committee to Evaluate the performance of Colleges
Xth Five Years Plan to assess the requirements for the XIth Plan period
March 2010
Member, Expert Committee to Evaluate Proposals
fifth UGC-TEC (Mauritious)
March 2010
Member, Expert Committee to Interview Candidates in the field of Social Science and Humanities
Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship for the year 2010
December 2009
Member, Expert Committee to select eligible colleges under special scheme for construction of Women’s Hostels in colleges
located in Districts with concentration of weaker sections including minority/Muslim girl students
,August 2009
Member, Expert Committee to hold Interface Meetings with colleges
state     of  Punjab to evaluate 11th plan requirement
June 2009
Member, Expert Committee to assess the requirements of XIth Plan
General Development Plan Grants to colleges in the State of Punjab
March 2009
Member, Expert Committee to Select the Candidates
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowships scheme
May 2009
UGC Observer to Oversee Selection Process from Reader to Professor
CAS    at HP University Shimla
December 2008
Chairman, Review Committee to Review the work
Sri, Ramakrishna Degree College, Srinivasanagar, Nandiyal. Kurnool District
Sept. 2008
Member, Academic Council
National Law University, Jodhpur
Member, Board of Studies, School of Law,
Ansal University, Gurgaon
2016- 2018
Expert Member (Outside), Board of Post Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Law
Indira Gandhi University, Meerpur, Haryana
Expert Member (Law), Department of Law,
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, Punjab
01/07/2015 to 30/06/2016
Member, Planning and Monitoring Board of Damodaran Sanjivayya National Law University
Visakhapatnam for a period of 3 years
 2012 -2015
Expert Member, Curriculum Development on the subject cooperation, NCERT: Functioned as member of the Working Group constituted
NCERT through PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education, Bhopal to frame curriculum on the subject cooperation for the vocational course in Business and Commerce for higher/senior secondary school students
Member, Several Expert Committees Constituted by the then Distance Education Council
IGNOU, New Delhi



Official Address:
School of Law,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India