Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Law
Dr. Shivappagouda Somanagouda Patil
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Law
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
E-mail:
Tel No.: +91 8472 263287 (O)
Fax No.: +91 8472 263205/06 (O)
Residence
Ho.No. 1-656 Shripati Sadana
Krishna Nagara, Kusnoor Road
Gulbarga-585 106 Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 245888 (R)
+91 9945920493 (Cell)
Date of Birth: 02nd September, 1954
Academic Qualifications: LL.B., LL.M., Ph.D.

LL.B.(Spl)

University Law College, Dharwad; Karnatak University, Dharwad. 1977

LL.M.

P.G. Dept. of Law, Karnataka University, Dharwad (Mercantile Law Branch) 1979

Ph.D.

University of Pune (Maharshtra)

Topic: Law on Land Reforms & Social Change in Karnataka (with reference to Gulbarga Division)

2003

Areas of Specialization

Mercantile Law

Teaching Experience :
1.

Under-Graduate – 8 years from 3-10-1979 to 19-11-1987 in V. S. Law College, Bellary and Karnataka Law College, Bidar (Karnataka)

2.

Post Graduate – 23 years from 20-11-1987 onwards in Dept. of Studies and Research in Law, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga (Karnataka)

3. As Professor Of LAW - 7 Years.
Administrative Experience :
1. Worked as Chairman, Department of Law, during 1995-97 academic years.
2. Worked as Chairman Department of Law, from January to May 2003.
3. Worked as a Dean, Faculty of Law, from January to June 2003 G.U.G.
4. Worked as Chairman of the Board of studies in Law  (PG & UG)
5. Worked as Academic Council Member of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
6. Worked as Chairman Local Enquiry Committee of Law Colleges of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
7. Worked as Chairman & Member B.O.E. in Law (PG & UG).
8. Worked as a Chairman for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Board.
9. Worked as a Chairman, Dept. of Law from 24.04.2006 to 24.04.2008.
10. Working as a Dean, Faculty of Law form 01.06.2008  onwards.
11. Worked as a Syndicate Member from 2009-2010
12. Working as a Member of IQAC GUG.
13. Working  as Member of Library Advisor Committee
14. Working as Chairman of the University Statute drafting committee
Research Guidance

 

Sl.No. Ph.D. 01  
Sl.No. M.Phil. 06

 

       
Publications
1. Land Reforms is a Corner Stone of Welfare State, published in Jnana Ganga Journal in 1994, GUG.
2. Doctrine of Equality and Protective Discrimination in Indian constitution-published in Jnana Ganga Journal in 1996, G.U.G.
3. Environmental Insurance Law. Published in Environmental Management and Pollution Control by the Department of Environmental Science journal in 2003 G.U.G.
4. Juvenile Justice in Changing World Order – Published in Souvenir Vth Congress of National Academy of Psychology, Nov. 4-6. 1995.
5. Violation of Human Rights of Child, published by the Department of law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 2005.
6. Copyright in Cinematograph Films and Sound Recording, published by Siddartha Law College, Gulbarga 2005.
7. Working of National, State and District consumer forum in 21st century, published by Department of law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 2006.
8. Concept of Social Justice under Indian Constitution, published by Dr. B.S. Law College, Koppal
9. Human Rights Aspects of Disabled Persons, published by Dept. of Law, Mysore University, Mysore.
Membership of University Authorities/Bodies
1. Board of Studies in Law (P.G.),G.U.G.
2. Department of Council in Law, G.U.G.
3. Faculty Member of Law, G.U.G.
4. Gulbarga University Post Graduate Teachers Association, Gulbarga.
5. Gulbarga University Employees Housing Co-Operative Society, Gulbarga.
6. Gulbarga University Employees Credit Co-Operative Society, Gulbarga.
7. Member of Faculty of Law, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
8. Worked as a Member of Academic Council, GUG.
9. Working as Chairman of the Ph.D. Doctoral Committee in LAW GUG.
Membership of Institutes and Associations
1. Indian Law Institute Journal, New Delhi.
2. United Nations High Commissioner for Refuges Journal, New Delhi.
3. Member of the All India Law Teachers Association, New Delhi.
4. Member of the Karnataka Law Teachers Association.
5. Member of Faculty of Law, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
6. Member of BOS, University of Pune, Pune (MH)
Paper Presentations in Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, etc.
1. Presented a paper Juvenile Justice in Changing World Order at 6th  Annual Congress of the National Academy of Psychology,  held at the department of psychology, G.U.G. from 4th – 6th November 1995.

2.

Presented a paper on ‘Basic Philosophy and future of Indian constitution. at National Seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, conducted by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Chair, G.U.G. from 18th – 19th April 2001.
3. Presented a paper On Relevance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Economic Thought for the Present Times. At National Seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar conducted by B.R. Ambedkar Chair, G.U.G. from 15th – 16th February 2003.
4. Presented a paper on Remedies under Domestic Violence Bill 2005. At National Seminar on Protection Form Domestic Violence. held at S.S.L. Law College, Gulbarga from 21st – 22nd July 2005.
5. Presented a paper on Violence of Human Rights of Child. At Nationa Seminar on Human Rights and Vidhi Mela 2005 from 23rd – 25th 2005 held at Department of Law,   Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
6. Presented a paper on working of District, State and National Forum in 21st century. At National Conference conducted by Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 2006.
7. Concept of Social Justice under Indian Constitution, published by Dr. B.S. Law College, Koppal
8. Human Rights Aspects of Disabled Persons, published by Dept. of Law, Mysore University, Mysore.
Orientation & Refresher Courses
1. Orientation Course from 28-12-1987 to 23-1-1988 at Academic Staff College, K.U.D.

2.

Refresher Course at National Law School of India University, Bangalore, from 1-10-1993 to 21-10-1993.
3. Refresher Course at National Law  School of India University, Bangalore, from 18-1-1998 to 7-2-1998.
4. Refresher Course at Department of Law, Nagarjuna University, Guntur (A.P.) from 11-3-1998 to 31-3-1998.
5. Refresher Course at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, from 22-7-2002 to 10-8-2002.
6. Orientation Course for Law Teachers at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 13.04.2008.
Special Lectures delivered
1. On corporate personality of a company at Karnatak Law College, Bidar.  in December 2000.

2.

On land reforms and social changes in Karnataka State (With reference Gulbarga division) at Department of Law Pune University, Pune.  in 1996. January.
3. On working of Land Tribunals in Karnataka State. At Anjuman Law College, Bijapur. in 2000 September.
4. On cheques, Bill of Exchange and Promissory Notes as a negotiable instruments in business law at S.B. Commerce College, Gulbarga. in 1989 August.
5. On Insurance  policy and Insurance agents at L.I.C. Branch, Gulbarga 2003.
6. On Banker and customers  relations at Department of Business Management University of Pune, Pune in 2001.
7. On Research Methodology in Research, at Anjuman Law College, Bijapur. 2002
8. On Legal Position of Directors of a Company at Basaveshwara Law College, Bagalkot in 2001.
9. On precedent in English and Indian Law, at Nijalingappa Law College, Bangalore in 2000.
10. On Reservation Policy in Indian Constitution at Siddartha Law College, Gulbarga in 2004.
11. Fire Insurance Policy and its Business at SCB Law College, Raichur in 2005.

12.

On the Doctrine of Ultra vires in company law at Department of Law G.U.G. in March 2003.
13. On Right to Information Act at S.S. Margol Law College, Jalagov, MH in May, 2008.

Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, etc. Organized/Conducted

1. One Day Orientation Course organised for Law Teachers on 13.04.2008 at Dept. of Law, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
2. Worked as chairman of the National Seminar on National Integration through Bharateeya Nyyadarshan on July 25&26 2010 organized by Dept. of LAW GUG.
Attended International Conference, Seminars and Conventions
1. Attended the 4th International Convention on Dynamic Interoperable Web Based Information System – CALIBER 2006, Orgnaised by Department of Library Gulbarga University, Gulbarga (Karnataka) from 2nd February to 4th February 2006.
2. International Conference on Medical Negligence & Litigation in Medical practice on 25,26, Jan.2010. Organized by Indian Association of Medico legal experts New Delhi.   
Attended National Seminars/Conferences
1. VI Annual Congress of the National Academy of Psychology, held at the department of Psychology, G.U.G. from 4th – 6th November 1995.

2.

National seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar,  conducted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair, G.U.G. from 18th – 19th April 2001.
3. National Seminar on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar conducted by B.R. Ambedkar Chair, G.U.G. from 15th – 16th February 2003. On Relevance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Economic Thought for the Present Times.
4. National Seminar on Women in Third World, held at Godutai Doddappa Appa Arts & Commerce College for Women, Gulbarga from 9th – 10th October 2004.
5. National Seminar on Importance of Vijnaneshwara’s  Mitakshara to Twenty first century India, from December.30th – 31st 2004 conducted by Department of Law, G.U.G.
6. Fifth Conference of India Association of Mental Health, conducted by Department of Psychology, G.U.G. from 29th – 30th January 2005.
7. National Seminar on Domestic Violence protection from Domestic Violence Bill 2005 from 21st – 22nd July 2005.
8. National Seminar on Human Rights and Vidhi Mela 2005 from 23rd – 25th held at Department of Law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
9. National Conference on consumer protection and consumer welfare, consumer festival & vidhi mela from 25th to 26th March 2006. held at Department of law, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
10. National Seminar on National knowledge Commissions Recommendations on Higher Educations,19th and 20th September organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore.
11. One Day National Seminar on Alternative Disputes Resolution System at Siddartha Law College, Gulbarga
12. National Seminar on National Integration through Bharateeya Nyayadarshan on Jyly 25,26 2010 Organized by  Dept. Law GUG.
13. National Seminar on Legal Concerns of global warming Earth on fire on 21 & 22 Nov. 2009 Organized by Siddartha Law College, Gulbarga
14. National Conference on Legal Education in India - Diverse models on 11-12-2010. by Dept. of Law. KSOU, Mysore.
Attended Workshops
1. National workshop on Human Rights Education, Sponsored by U.G.C. New Delhi, held at Department of Sociology, G.U.G. from 15th – 21st December 1999.

2.

National Workshop on Human Rights Awareness and Training, held at Department of Law, G.U.G. between 8th & 9th October 2005.
3. National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights from 21st to 23rd October 2005 at Siddhartha Law College, Gulbarga.
4. National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights on 28th February and March 1st 2005. held at Department of Law, G.U.G.
5. Workshop on Women’s law and their contemporary social objectives, held at Department of Women’s Studies, G.U.G. on 11th March 2001.
6. Workshop on Proposed Amendments to the Arbitration and conciliation Act 1996, on 3rd August 2002, held at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.
7. U.G.C. Workshop on Children Code Bill 2000, on 23rd January 2002, conducted by Department of Law, G.U.G.
8. Workshop on Remote Sensing Awareness held at Department of Environmental Science, G.U.G. on 20th   March 2004.
9. Workshop and Rural Development conducted  by Institute of Social Science, G.U.G., between 24th and 25th July 1993.
10. Workshop on Census Data Dissemination held on 20th Feb 2007,at GUG.
11. National Workshop on Concept of Social Justice under Indian Constitution at DBH Law College, Koppal.
12. National Workshop on  Electoral reforms Law - Campaign Finance on 17-01-2010 organized by Dept. of LAW KUD, Dharwad.
13. National Symposium on role of Biology and Bio-Technology in Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable development on 22 to 24  December 2009 organized by the Dept. of Botany

Awards

01.  Received Rashtriya Gourava Award for the Extraordinary Achievements  in Academic Excellence  for the year 2010. by the International Friendship Society New Delhi.