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Centre for Criminology and Victimology

The National Law University Delhi has set up a centre –  Centre for Criminology and Victimology (“CCV”) for advanced research training, policy analysis and consultancy in the broader fields of criminology and victimology. CCV aims to contribute towards the fundamental and applied research and action in the field of Criminology. and Victimology. Towards this end, the Centre promotes research, training, policy analysis and consultancy in the aforesaid fields. The Centre brings along pertinent interdisciplinary research and learning strategies to identify the lacunae in our criminal justice and victim justice systems while systematically addressing the same. The Centre also provides ready consultancy to various law enforcement and governmental agencies by offering research-based solutions to legal conundrums. Additionally, the Centre conducts training, research workshops and conferences especially in the areas of Criminal Justice, Victim Justice, and Victimology.


The centre has the following key objectives:

  • Of promoting research and action in the selected areas of criminology and victimology, including victim justice.
  • To undertake specific research projects in the said areas.
  • To propose training programmes for various functionaries of the criminal justice system, including the stakeholders in the field of juvenile justice.
  • To analyse and critically examine the laws, policies, and programmes from the standpoint of victim protection, participation, justice and rehabilitation.
  • To strive for providing a Victimological perspective in the legal education at graduate and undergraduate level.
  • To organize initiatives in the form of victim advocacy, legal clinic and outreach programme for extending victims support services.
  • To undertake publications and coordinate with various National and International agencies working in the broader areas of victimology and criminology.

Structure & Composition

Prof. (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai
Chief Patron & Chairperson
Prof. B. B. Pande
Dr. Mukul Raizada
Executive Director
Dr. Neeraj Tiwari
Ms. Prerna Deep
Associate Coordinator


Faculty Members

Dr. Ritu Sharma
Dr. Bharti Yadav
Dr. Syed lqbal Ahmed

Student Coordinators

Tenzin Bhutia
Aadarsh Gautam
Sanskruti Yukta Nayak
Anushka Satya
Arjun Guru
Khushi Neb

Student Members

Navjot Punia
Ishika Singh Chaudhary
Kshitiz Upadhyay
Kuvam Verma
Siddharth Malik
Rajat Hooda

The List of Programme Organised

  • 4th Vertical Interaction Course for IPS/Senior Police Officers from Feb 18th – 22nd, 2019
  • Panel Discussion on Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies Report 277 of Law Commission of India, Oct. 01, 2018
  • Workshop on Qualitative Methods in Legal Research with Special Focus on Atlas-Ti Applications, September 24-26, 2018
  • National Conference on “Exploring Critical Perspectives in Criminal Law” on June 18-19, 2018
  • GIAN Course on Empirical Methods in Legal Research, December 4-8, 2017
  • Two Day TOT (Training for Trainers) for indoor faculty of Police Training College, Jharoda Kalan, New Delhi (20th – 21st November, 2017)
  • National Conference on Wrongful Prosecution: Rights, Protection and Assistance on November 18, 2017
  • International Workshop on Legal Research Methods May 22 – 28, 2017
  •  Stakeholder’s Dialogue on Restorative Justice on May 20, 2017
  • Workshop on ‘Critical Theory and Criminal Justice’ in association with School of Law, University of Warwick, U.K., April 6-7, 2017
  • TOT Workshop on ‘Improving Access to Justice for Women & Girl Victims: Innovative Police Training’ in association with Sheffield Hallam University, April 5-7, 2017
  • 3rd Vertical Interaction Course on the Theme, “Victimological Application to Police & Criminal Justice Administration”, March 06-10, 2017
  • Training programme for Police Officers and Lawyers on Handling women and girl victims of violence from September 19-21, 2016
  • 2nd Vertical Interaction Course for IPS Officers from September 5-9, 2016
  • Vertical Interaction Course for IPS Officers from July 25-29, 2016


Indian Journal of Criminology

Indian Journal of Criminology is a joint publication of the Indian Society of Criminology (“ISC”) and the Centre for Criminology and Victimology, National Law University Delhi. The journal is peer-reviewed Open access bi-annually (January and July) Journal. Indian Journal of Criminology began in 1973. It has been considered a reputable and prestigious journal in the field of criminology and criminal justice in the Indian context. The Indian Journal of Criminology meets all the requirements for academic excellence in criminology and is included in the UGC-CARE List Group I.

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Indian Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice

Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice, a peer-reviewed journal focuses on both critical leadership and practical development representing victimological perspectives from a brod range of disciplines and contributes to a greater understanding of victims, victimization, victim- offender relations, institutional functioning and allied issues.

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Proposed Projects

  • Organising a workshop for drafting the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) minimum standards of rights, participation and services to the victims of crime.
  • Setting up of a victim advocacy clinic in the National Law University Delhi.