Prof. Dr. Y.F. Jayakumar


Prof. Dr. Y.F. Jayakumar

Professor of Law & Dean (Research)


+91 9440577129


Prof. Dr. Y.F. Jayakumar

Prof. Dr. Y.F. Jayakumar is a well-known Academician in Legal education having a rich experience of Thirty-Five years into teaching, research, and academic administration. He is currently working as Professor and Dean, Doctoral and Post Doctoral Committee, Member of Executive and Academic Council, and Chairman of the Board of Studies in Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad from April 2020 to till date. Prior to joining of Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad he has served as Principal, Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad (Law College Affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad). He has also been appointed to various academic bodies like University Grants Commission on various positions. He is also a life member of Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, Delhi. He has been a member on various academic bodies and boards including the Board of Studies, Telangana University and Board of Studies, Gulbarga University. He has been actively involved in designing and structuring of curriculum for different courses for University Grants Commission (UGC) and other universities. Because of his expertise in his subject, he is frequently called to deliver guest lectures at various institutes including Lalbhadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussorie (A premiere national level training Institute for the Indian Civil Servants) and Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad. He has been invited as a Chairperson and Resource person at various national conferences and seminars including Chairperson, National Seminar on Information Technology and Law Issues, Concerns and Challenges, University College of Law, Osmania University and Chairperson and Resource Person, ICADR Sponsored One-Day National Seminar on Recent Trends of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Sultan-ul-Uloom College of Law, Hyderabad. Sir has played in a key role in successfully co-ordinating and conducting different exams. He has been appointed as a Regional Co-ordinator for conducting of LAWCET exams, in Hyderabad Area and Osmania University. He has been a judge to various International and National Moot Court Competitions including Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Stetson International Moot Court Competition. Prof. Dr. Y.F. Jayakumar has a keen interest in research and has published books and research papers in various national and international journals.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law -
  • Master in Law (L.L.M) –
  • Bachelor in Laws (L.L.B) –
  • Master in Arts (Political Science) -
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A) –



  • New Horizons of Family Law in India–Selected Essays. Published by Spandana, 2017.
  • Family Law–Recent Trends and Developments, Published by ICADR, 2016
  • Human Rights Education –New Challenges (Ed), Asia Law House, Hyderabad, 2015.
  • ADR (Proximate Education), Published by ICADR, Hyderabad and NALSAR University of Law, 2000.
  • Matrimonial Remedies in India, Published by ICADR and NALSAR, 2008.

Journal Articles

  • “Supreme Court: Law declared and Complete Justice–Constitutional Boundaries”, Comparative Public Law, in Subhram Rajkhowa and Sruti Deka (eds) EBH Publishers, Guwahati, India, 2016, pp282-297.
  • “Liberty and Reproductive Health care Justice: Human Rights Perspective”, Human Rights Education–New Challenges, in Y.F. Jayakumar and others (eds), Asia Law House, 2015, pp1-16.
  • “Labour Dispute Resolution and the Role of Conciliation in India”, Burdwan University Law Review, in Manik Chakraborty and others, Damodar Group, Burdwan, West Bengal, India, 2014, pp188-200.
  • “Law in A Pluralist Asia: Challenges and Prospects: Conciliation and Mediation in Family Courts-Indian and Singapore Practice”, NALSAR, ADR Review, 2012, pp84-99.
  • “Will registration of marriage minimize the matrimonial misdeeds?” Journal of Academy of Juridical Studies, Vol.4 August-2009, pp73-82
  • “Parliamentary privileges, Freedom of Speech and Judicial Review in India”, Asian Law House, Hyderabad, 2009, pp356-374.
  • Clinical Legal Education and Law Schools in India-Problems and Remedies 2007 (5) Supreme Court Journal, pp36-40.
  • “ADR in Family Disputes – An Effective Means of Access to Justice”, Common Wealth Legal Education Association Regional Conference (CLEA) 2006, published by Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, pp. 86-89.
  • “LOK-ADALAT: An Instrument of Alternative Dispute Resolution”, All India Law Digest (AILD) 2006 pp.140-146.
  • “Seven Point Formula to set aside Arbitral Award”, All India Law Digest 2006.
  • “Dynamics of the Plenary Power of the Supreme Court, Under Art.142 of the Indian Constitution–Recent Development through Judicial Process”, Asia Law House (2006) pp.169-180.
  • “Need for Legal Control of Higher Education–Constitutional goal of Social Justice”. Published by Gogia Law Agency, 2003pp.65-75.
  • “Welfare of the Child is the Supreme Lex”. Deccan Law Journal (DLJ) 2002.
  • “Constitutional parameters of Judicial Power in India-A critical appraisal of Doctrine of precedent” Kerala University Law Journal 2KUJLS(2001) Volume II, PP130–138.
  • “Binding nature of Advisory opinion of the Supreme Court”, Deccan Law Journal (DLJ) 2000.
  • “Nature and scope of Section 13B(2) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955”, Supreme Court Journal, 1999.
  • “Access to Education: Socio-legal Ramifications in India” Indian Law Review 2012, pp40-58.
  • “Constitutional Vision of Right to Livelihood and Right to work through MGNREG Act, 2005 –An Overview”, Indian Journal of Law and Justice, 2011 pp1-15


  • IPR and Related Issues sponsored by HRD, Govt. of India organized by P.G. Department of Legal Studies, and Department of Commerce, Acharya Nagarjuna University – March 24th to 26th, 2006.
  • “Dynamics of The Plenary Power of The Supreme Court, Under Art.142 of The Indian Constitution – Recent Development through Judicial Process”.- National Seminar on Development of The Constitutional law in India through Judicial Process on 11th and 12th March 2006, organized by Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad.
  • “Need for Legal control of Higher Education – constitutional goal of Social Justice”. National Seminar on Higher Education in India. Organized by Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad. 2003
  • “All India Judicial Service”, South India Conference organized by the Central Law College, Salem, under the aegis of National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution, New Delhi at CLRI Auditorium, Chennai on 5th, 6th & 7th October, 2001.
  • “ADR methods in settlement of Family Disputes and the Role of the Conciliator”. One-day state level seminar on Arbitration and Conciliation – Alternative Dispute Resolution organized by A.P. Legal Service Authority, Hyderabad – 28th April, 2001.
  • “Father vs. Mother and Welfare of the Child; should Supreme Court play mother superior?” UGC National Seminar on Judicial Activism and Empowerment of Women – organized by Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visva Vidyalam, Tirupathi – 21st to 22nd December, 2000.
  • “Normative power of the Supreme Court– Limits and Limitations”. National Seminar on 50 years of Indian Constitution Experiences and Expectations, organized by Dept. of Law, Osmania University – 19 & 20 August, 2000.
  • “The Hindu Succession Act, (A.P. Amendment Act, 1986) a critical examination”. UGC Two day State Seminar on Human Rights Education organized by V.V. College of Arts and Science, Hyderabad – 15th & 16th July 2000.
  • Coordinator Twin Cities Moot Court Competitions organized by Dept. of Law, Osmania University – 2000.

• “Is the State competent to run the Constitution in reverse direction? 1947 story of common Civil Code – its relevance to 2000”. UGC National Seminar on 50 years of Indian Constitution retrospective and prospective– organized by Nagarjuna University –11th to 13th March, 2000.



  • Professor and Dean, Doctoral and Post Doctoral Committee – Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.
  • Member of Executive Council and Academic Council - Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.
  • Chairman of the Board of Studies - Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.

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Prof. Y.F. Jayakumar
Professor and Dean (Research)
Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad.

Phone : +91 9440577129

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