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Mr. A. NIRMAL SINGH HEERA

Completed B.L (Five Year integrated) degree law course at Government Law College, Tirunleveli from 2003- 2008 and M.L in the branch of Intellectual Property Rights in Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai during the academic Year 2008-2010 and has also completed U.G.C NET in (Law) held on June, 2011.
He has also completed M.A in (Public Administration & Political Science) from the Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai, during the year 2004 – 2006 & 2006–2008.
He started his career as advocate at Saidapet Metropolitan Magistrate Courts’ Saidapet, Chennai and practiced from 2008 to June, 2014 both on Civil and Criminal Side.
Gradually, he started his academic career at Government Law College, Chengalpattu as a guest faculty and worked for a period of one year six months and later on, he became as a fulltime Assistant Professor in Law, in School of Law, SASTRA Deemed to be University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu and he worked there from 25 th June, 2014 to 30 th April, 2019. Subsequently, he joined in VIT School of Law, VIT University, Chennai campus and worked from 6 th June, 2019 to till 30 th November, 2019. After that he joined in TNNLU on 2 nd December, 2019.
He is having rich experience in teaching and he has published a book titled “Marriage and Divorce Laws (Including Adoption, Maintenance, Minority and Guardianship) along with The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006” along with Mrs. N. Prabhavathi, Assistant Professor in Law, in School of Law, SASTRA Deemed to be University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. He is interested in handling procedural laws as well as substantive laws. While he was working in School of Law, SASTRA Deemed to be University, Thanjavur had conducted 18 Legal Aid and Legal Awareness Programme in and around Thanjavur District as a Co-ordinator of SASTRA Legal Clinic. He has also Assisted the Tiruvarur District Legal Services Authority in organizing Two day mass door to door campaign on legal awareness programme held on 2nd and 3rd November, 2016 and also Assisted the students of Law, SASTRA Deemed to be University, in taking classes for the children in Government Children’s Home for Boys, Thanjavur.
He has also Delivered a lecture as a Resource Person in the Training Programme for the advocates with upto 5 years of practice, and for advocates with above 5 years and upto 10 years of practice, separately in Thanjavur District oraganised by the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy, in two occasions, held on 29.09.2018, 30.09.2018 & 24.02.2019 respectively, held at Court Hall, Principal District Court, Thanjavur.
Further, he has participated and presented nearly 20 papers in Regional, National and International Seminars, Conferences, Workshops and Symposia and also attended several Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) to equip himself in the academic career.
He has published nearly 30 Articles in both National and International refereed, peer reviewed / UGC Approved/ U.G.C CARE Approved/ SCOPUS indexed journals. His areas of interests are: Family Laws in India, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Law of Evidence, Intellectual Property Laws, Indian Penal Code, etc.


  • E-mail: nirmalsinghheera@tnnlu.ac.in