Dr. Samrat Datta

Samrat Datta

Assistant Professor- Selection Scale

Profile Summary

Dr. Samrat Datta has 9 years of teaching and research experience with expertise in Criminal and Constitutional Law. He holds a doctorate degree in Police Law from the Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur. He holds a master’s degree in criminal law from School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. He is an avid writer and has publications in various national and international journals of repute to his credit. He is also the author of the book ‘Police Law and Technology’ and has edited books like ‘Criminal Justice Administration and Road Ahead’ and ‘Police and Society.’ His is also the Associate Editor of International Journal of Legal Research and Governance and Senior Editor at Beyond Briefs Law Review (Online Journal).

Work Experience

Before joining UPES, Dr. Datta was associated with Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur as the Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) and Academic Coordinator and has also held the position of Head of the Department at Faculty of Law, ICFAI University, Baddi. Dr. Datta has also worked as an Assistant Professor at School of Law Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun and S. S. Jain Subodh Law College, Jaipur.

Research Interests

Criminal Law, Family Law, Police Law, Constitutional Law.

Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Datta believes in working towards the enhancement of teaching learning mechanism and ensure that success grows parallel with the development of the organization. This will enable him to involve the usage of effective & efficient methods of teaching whilst focusing on individual needs of each student.

Courses Taught

Family Law, Criminal Law (IPC & CrPC), Law of Evidence, Interpretation of Statutes and Jurisprudence.

Scholarly Activities

Authored Book:  

  • Police Law and Technology, Publisher: Satyam Law International (India) ISBN: 978-93-91345-43-3

Edited Books:  

  • Criminal Justice Administration and Road Ahead by Bharti Publishers (India) ISBN: 978 – 93 – 91681 – 43 – 2
  • Police and Society by Bharti Publishers (India) ISBN: 978 – 93 – 91681 – 50 – 0

Research Papers: 

  • Talwar, N. & Datta, S. (2023) Delinquency and Social Maladjustment: Understanding the Role of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection for Children) Act, 2015 in Protecting Children, E-ISSN: 2691 – 1361, Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing, Vol. III No. I, pp. 325 – 334  
  • Jha, R. & Datta, S. (2022) Shedding a Light on the Rights of the Accused: An Indian Perspective, Design Engineering, Vol. 22, Issue 1, ISSN: 0011-9342 (SCOPUS Q3) SJR 0.101 pp. 81 – 93  
  • Datta, S. and Kumar, S. (2021) Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Indian Criminal Justice System: An Insightful Analysis, Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry Q4 (SCOPUS Indexed Journal), Volume 12, Issue 6, July, 2021 e-ISSN 1309-6591, I.F. 0.2, pp. 8425 – 8433 https://www.tojqi.net/index.php/journal/article/view/3297 
  • Datta, S. (2017) Police Across Cultures: Democratic Policing to Modern Indian Policing, International Journal of Legal Sciences and Research, ISSN – 2394 – 7977 pp. 168 – 180  

Awards and Grants

Dr. Samrat Datta is the recipient of the Young Researcher’s Award from Institute of Scholars (INSc), Bangalore.