Introduction of Dean of Faculty of Law

 Message from the Dean

Prof. Raghuvinder Singh did his LL.B, LL.M & Ph.D from Himachal Pradesh University. He started his profession in the year 1995 as a lecture in St. Andrew’s Post Graduate College Gorakhpur. In 1997, he joined Himachal Pradesh University. He was the Director of University Institute of Legal Studies Chaura Maidan w.e.f. 2015 to 2018. He also hold the post of Warden and Chief Warden of Himachal Pradesh University. On 1st July, 2020, he assumed the office of Dean and Chairman Department of Laws.

Brief Introduction of Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law came into existence in 1970 when the University was established. Initially it was housed in D.A.V. School, Middle Bazar. Later on it was shifted to Ava Lodge, Chaura Maidan where it remained functional upto 1983. The Faculty was relocated in the University campus in 1984 and finally shifted to its own building in 1993. Since its inception the faculty has been actively engaged in imparting legal education, training and legal research benefiting students desirous of pursuing their career in law. The Faculty has a distinction of producing best professionals, statesmen and officers rendering useful service to the nation. Its Alumni include Judges of Supreme Courts and High Courts, Union Cabinet Ministers, State Cabinet Ministers, Senior Bureaucrats, Police Officers, officers of subordinate judiciary, law officers, civil servants and members of the legal profession.  Law graduates from this Faculty are serving all over the country including abroad.

Department Associated with Faculty of Law

Department of Laws, H.P. University, Shimla

School of Legal Studies, Regional Centre, Dharamshala

University Institute of Legal Studies, Chaura Maidan, Shimla

Nine ( 09) private Law Colleges established in Himachal Pradesh


Prof. (Dr.) Raghuvinder Singh