Meet Dr G S BAJPAI – Chief Guest of Career Seminar & award ceremony


Professor (Criminology & Criminal Justice) & Registrar
National Law University, Delhi

Prof. G S Bajpai is a leading victimologist of the country and a known professional of international repute. Prof G S Bajpai serves as Registrar & Professor at National Law University, Delhi. Before joining National Law University, Delhi, he was serving (2007-2011) as Professor & Chairperson at the Centre for Criminal Justice Administration, National Law Institute University, Bhopal (MP).He also positions at the Indian Institute of Public Administration, (1989) Bureau of Police Research & Development, (1989- 1995) Punjab Police Academy, Punjab and Department of Criminology & Forensic Science, University of Saugar, MP.

Dr Bajpai has authored eight books and more than eighty papers, ten project reports and several monographs. His books (2011) ‘Witness & Criminal Justice Systems’ published from Lambert, Germany, ‘Cyber Crime & Cyber Law’, ‘Situational Crime Prevention & Crime Reduction’ and ‘Victimological Narratives on gender Violence’(2014) have been well-received. As many as six students have already completed doctoral dissertations (Ph. D.) under his guidance.

Dr. Bajpai held many prestigious international assignments for advanced research in criminal law and criminal justice. He has been to the University of Paris (France) under UGC Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme (1999) to work on ‘Victim’s position in French Criminal Justice System’. He was also the recipient of prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship at the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK for an advanced research and teaching (in Crime reduction) for the year 2003-04. Dr. Bajpai also visited International Victimology Institute, Tokiwa University, Japan for delivering invited lectures in July 2007. Besides, he was also selected under the Indo-Russia Cultural Exchange programme to visit St. Petesburg (2007) and Indo-Hungarian Cultural Exchange Programme to carry out research in Budapest (2009). In 2010, Prof. Bajpai was conferred a visiting fellowship of ICSSR under the Indo-NWO Exchange of Scholars and under this visit he carried out significant research at the International Victimology Institute, Faculty of Law, University of Tilburg in the Netherlands. Apart from visiting the International Criminal Court at Hague, Prof Bajpai delivered key lectures at several universities like VU University, Amsterdam. He has been identified by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York to author a case study on ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy’ which was published from the Cambridge Press, US. He made a key presentation at 11th ASLI Conference held at Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur ( June 2014). He visited Faculty of Law/ criminology at University of Wurzburg, Germany in January 2015 as visiting professor under German Academic Exchange Programme.

Dr. Bajpai, for his consistent research of high quality, has been conferred various awards and honours. He is the recipient of G. B. Pant Award (for writing a book on Human Rights and Police). In recognition of his contribution in the growth of Criminology in India, Dr. Bajpai’ was conferred the title of Fellow of Indian Society of Criminology (FISC) by the Indian Society of criminology (ISC).He was also awarded (2005) coveted Prof S Srivastava Memorial Award for excellence in research/teaching in criminology and ‘Best Social Scientist Award’ of the Indian Society of Criminology (2014). He was conferred the prestigious Prof. K.Chockalingam Award 2014 in the Fourth International & Eight Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Victimology in October 2014.