B.C. Nirmal

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B.C. Nirmal
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B.C. Nirmal
Born बी सी निर्मल
(1952-02-19) 19 February 1952 (age 65)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Professor of Law specialised in International law, Human rights
Known for Academic Excellence in the field of Legal Studies

B. C. Nirmal (Hindi: बी सी निर्मल) born 19 February 1952, is an Indian Professor of Law specialised in International law, Human rights.[1] He is Vice Chancellor at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Till recently, he was Head and Dean of Law School, Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi). He has also been the Vice-President of Indian Society of International Law (ISIL, New Delhi), Vice President of All India Law Teachers Congress, Member of Executive Council, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi and Member of Governing Council of Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.[2][3] He is also a Member of the Academic Council of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Deen Dayal University, Gorakhpur. Before he took on the post of Vice Chancellor he was a member of the Academic Council and Professor of the Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat.


In 2012 B. C. Nirmal was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law of the Banaras Hindu University for a term of 3 years.[4] Under his leadership, the law school held its first international conference on international environmental law, commercial law, law of information technology and legal studies and gathered 400 delegates came from 18 states and 7 countries.[5] Nirmal created the BHU Law School Newsletter , a quarterly which he is editor.[4]

In 2014, was appointed by the Jharkhand High Court Vice Chancellor at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

He is the author of four books and numerous articles in the branch of law.


  • The right to self-determination in international law: evolution, U.N. law and practice, new dimensions, Deep & Deep Publications, 1999, 2007, ISBN 8176291870
  • With Ramaa Prasad Dhokalia, International Court in Transition: Essays in Memory of Professor Dharma Pratap, Forward by Ranganath Misra, Chugh Publications, Allahabad, 1994, ISBN 8185613893
  • The Right of Self-Determination of the Tibetan People. Approaches and Modalities, in Tibetan people's right of self-determination: report of the Workshop on Self-determination of the Tibetan People: Legitimacy of Tibet's Case 1994/1996, India, Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre, 1996
  • Aadhunik Antarrashtriya Vidhi : EK Parichay, Indian Society of International Law under a project sponsored by the Ministry of Laws Justice, 1998


  1. ^ Dr. B. C. Nirmal Dr. B. C. Nirmal, B.Sc., LL.M., Ph.D.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ All India Law Teachers Congress, Professor B. C. Nirmal (Vice President)
  4. ^ a b BHU Law School Newsletter
  5. ^ Meet on global environmental law, The Times of India, 28 February 2013

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