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K. V. S. Sarma (On Lien)

  1. Name: K.V. S. Sarma  (Kolluru Venkata Somanatha Sarma)
  2. Designation: Professor of Law, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD. (From July, 2005).
  3.  Presently:(a) Vice-Chancellor, Maharastra National Law University(MNLU), Aurangabad(From August 2019); (b) Consumer Laws Chair Professor (Ministry of Consumer Affairs, New Delhi), NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, Hyderabad.  (From January, 2016).
  4. Received The Best Teacher’s Award from State Government of Telangana on 5th September, 2018.
  5. Head Centre for Consumer and Competition Law, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW.
  6. In Charge, LL.M (Corporate and Commercial Law).
  7. Permanent Member: Academic Council, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW (In the capacity of Professor of Law), (From 2005)
  8. Permanent Member: General Council, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW (In the capacity of Professor of Law), (From 2005).
  9. Permanent Member: Post Graduate Research Committee, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW (In the capacity of Professor of Law), (From 2005).
  10. Permanent Member: Post Graduate Committee, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW (In the capacity of Professor of Law), (From 2005).
  11. Presently Member (Legal Expert), Stem Cell Research Committee, NIZAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HYDERABAD (From 2016 to 20121).
  12. Member, Board of Studies, Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University, Chennai.
  13. Member, Board of Studies, ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad.
  14. Member, Academic Council, United World Law School, Gandhi Nagar.
  15. Associate Professor of Law, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD.  (From June, 2000 to June, 2005)
  16. Assistant Professor of Law, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, HYDERABAD. (From April, 1999 to June, 2000).

Professional Affiliations and Associations:

  • Member, Institutional Ethics Committee, NIZAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HYDERABAD (As a Legal Expert) from 2010 to 2018).
  • Vice Chairman, Institutional Ethics Committee, NIZAM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, HYDERABAD from 2016 to 2018.
  • Member of Programme Advisory Committee for Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Laws and IPR, Hyderabad Central University.
  • Member, Contractor’s Development Institute, Hyderabad. (2005 to 2007);
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Dr. Aram Learning Centre, (A constituent of National Council of Rural Institutes, MHRD, New Delhi) (From 2008).

Visiting Faculty for:

  1. International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Hyderabad. (From 2000 to 2016)
  2. National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur. (From 2004 to 2013) (For IRS Officers).
  3. National Academy of Construction, Hyderabad. (From 2004 to 2006).
  4. International Institute of Insurance and Risk Management. (Established by IRDA, Hyderabad) (From 2004 to 2012).
  5. Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad for PG Diploma in Cyber Laws and IPR (From 2003 2012).
  6. Water and Land Management Training and Research Institute, Hyderabad.


  1. Presiding Arbitrator in a dispute between NTPC AND SINGARENI COLLIERIES LTD.,  (disputed amount is more than 38 crores). The Tribunal consists of Mr. Dave, Executive Director (Retd), NTPC and Mr. Seshu Kumar Reddy, Chief General Manager, Singareni Collieries Ltd, Hyderabad.
  2. Water Health India Ltd., Hyderabad nominated me as an Arbitrator of the Company in all disputes between the company and various Panchayats in India. Out of twelve disputes in eight disputes Awards were given and four disputes are pending. For some disputes Justice Gopal Rao and Justice Ramulu, Retired Judges of High Court are the Presiding Arbitrators. 
  3. Enrolled as an Advocate on 11th November, 1983 in the Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad and practiced as an Advocate in Visakhapatnam from 1983 to 1986.

Previous Positions held at NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW:

  1. Registrar, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW, Hyderabad: i) 17th July, 2008 to 25th July, 2011; ii) 20th March, 2012 to 27th February, 2013;
  2. During the above period also a Member of Building Committee, Finance Committee, Executive Council of NALSAR and Planning Board.  (In the capacity of Registrar).
  3. Convener, Implementation Committee, Common Law Admission Test, (CLAT), for the year 2009; (In the capacity of Registrar);
  4. Member, Implementation Committee, Common Law Admission Test, (CLAT), for the years 2010 to 2013); (In the capacity of Registrar);
  5. Convener, Post Graduate Research Committee. (From 2008 to 2012).
  6. Convener, Post Graduate Committee. (From 2005 to 2012).
  7. Member of Academic Council and Executive Council  for four years (from 2000 to 2008);
  8. Before 2008 held Convener post for Moot Court Committee, Academic Committee.
  9. Member, Examination Committee from 1999 to 2008. 
  10. Convener, Examination Committee in the year 2008.
  11. Joined in NALSAR on 1st April, 1999.
  12. Head, Centre for Corporate Governance, NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW. (From 2005 to 2017).
  • Secured Ph. D on Consumer Protection Law- A critical Analysis in the year June, 2000 from Berhampur University, Berhampur, Orissa.
  • Secured First Rank (First Class) in M.L (Business Laws) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and awarded Rao Saheb Venkayaa Gold Medal. (1986 to 1988)
  • Secured Third Rank in B.L. from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. (1980 to 1983).
  • Secured B.Com Degree from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati (1977 to 1980) (Studied at Government Arts College, Anantapur).
  • Studied Intermediate (M.P.C) (1975 to 1977) in Government Arts College, Anantapur.
  • Studied SSC in S.P.S.M.H. School, Anantapur. (1975).

Business Law is my core area of research and I am presently writing a book on ‘Law of Contract Administration and Law relating to Tenders’.

Authored the following Books:

  • Modern Law of Insurance in India, Published by Lexis Nexis Publishers, New Delhi and foreword was written by N.A. Palkhivala.
  • Criminal Law, Published by Lexis Nexis Publisher, New Delhi and foreword was given by Justice Jeevan Reddy, Former Judge Supreme Court of India and Chairman Law Commissioin of India.
  • Law of Contract Administration and Tenders, Published by Asia Law House, Hyderabad and foreword was given by Justice Madan B. Lokur.
  • Chief Editor, Business Law book for B.Com Students (Telugu and English), Published by Telugu Academy, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Revised  G.C.V. Subba Rao’s Administrative Law Published by S. Gogia & Co., Hyderabad. (2008).

Taught courses on General Principles of Contract; Special Contracts ; Corporate Laws SEBI, Capital Issues and Listing and Mergers and Acquisitions

Email: kolluru_sarma@yahoo.co.in


Residential Address: Flat No. 203, Block-F, Majestic Mansions, Shamlal Buildings, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telengana, India.

  1. Phone No. (Office)-040-23498104; Residence: 040-2776 36 39; Mobile: 098480 16213;
  2. E-mail: kolluru_sarma@yahoo.co.in