Col. Prof. (Dr) N. S. Santhosh Kumar
He is a good Academician as well as a good Administrator. After acquiring his post-graduation in Commerce, Public Administration and Law he had pursued his Ph.D in Law in the area of International Acceptance of Alternative Dispute Resolution and he suggested for Constitutional Amendments to be made it as compulsory before opting judicial remedies. He has written many articles in prestigious journals like All India Reporter, Madras Law Journal, Labour Law Journal etc and participated in many National and International conferences and acted as a Chair Person, Resource Person besides presenting many papers.
He has authored two books on "Freedom of Speech and Expression and Censor Scissor Law & Justice" and on "Cyber Crimes - Law & Justice" and served as an Editor and Chief Editor of a renowned Journal of the Department of Legal Studies many times. His administrative acumen is worthwhile to be mentioned. As he had inherited the blood of an administrator (Father being an administrator) from the childhood to till this date he is excelling in administration to that extent he has been elevated to the level of the State Director of Legal Studies and served for a longest period of Seven Years in that position, besides served as a Principal of the Prestigious Madras Law College, the second oldest Law College in India and Govt Law College Coimbatore. His Coordinated activities with Judiciary, Government and the legislators could achieve remarkable developments in the Department of Legal Studies like starting of Seven new Law Colleges, obtained 681 Crores from the government for infrastructural developments, introducing 11 innovative L.LM courses in various law Colleges, appointment of nearly 114 Assistant Professors for various law colleges and served as Chairman and member of the Convener Committees of Madras, Ambedkar & Madurai kamaraj Universities, are some examples.
As an administrator he never compromised indiscipline inside the campus and created an academic flavour among the students which fetched him a name as 'Good Administrator' As a reward of his tireless service to the legal Academia the Hon'ble Governor of the State of Tamil Nadu has appointed him as Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, a First Exclusive University for Law in India. Due to his interest towards Bharat Scouts and NCC during his student days to till now, the directorate of NCC Delhi had recommended to Indian defence to award him with Honorary Colonel status'. Accordingly on 7th January 2023 he was bestowed with "Honorary Colonel" and appointed as "Honorary Commandant" of Dr. Ambedkar Law University NCC.