Graduated in Law from University College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Completed Master’s degree in Law ( LL.M ) in 1989, specializing in International Law from the same university and completed Ph.D. in 1994 in the field of Law of the Sea. Published number of articles on various topics of law in standard Law journals. Attended more than 20 National and International Seminars and Conferences and presented papers. Resource person at several national seminars, workshops and UGC Refresher Courses. Key-note Speaker in workshops and seminars. Guest Faculty at International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR) Hyderabad, A.P. Police Academy, Marri Chenna Reddy Institute for Good Governance at Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh Human Resources Development Institute, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. Invited as Judge for International Moot Court Competitions such as Phillip Jessop, Stetson and Henry Dunant. Associate Member of Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi. Life member of centre for Advanced American Studies, Hyderabad.

Initially Vice Principal and subsequently Principal of University College of Law, Osmania University. Also discharged duties in the capacity of General Warden, Mess Warden and Additional Chief Warden of Hostels and Messes of Osmania University. Worked as Professor of Law, Department of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Invited by Athens Institute for Education and Research, (ATINER) Greece, to speak at their Annual International Conference on Law in July 2014, on the topic “ Minority Rights Protection in India and Greece – A Comparative Study of Recent Developments. In July 2015 again presented a paper titled “ Live-in-Relationship – Vanishing point of Institution of Marriage” organized by ATINER, Athens, Greece. Visited Seoul, South Korea to attend a Conference on Peace. Chairperson, Board of Studies (LAW). Member- General Council of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Dean-Faculty of Law, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda District, State of Telangana. Presently Head, Department of Law, Osmania University. Co-Convener, TSLAWCET & PGLCET – 2017 and Convener, TSLAWCET & PGLCET – 2018. Joined Symbiosis International University as Professor and Head (Centre for Research and Publications) for a brief period of 1 year. Presently working as Principal, Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad.

Possesses a total of 32 years of teaching and research experience and 18 years of administrative experience.

Prof.(Dr.) S. Dwarakanath, Principal

Pendekanti Law College, D.No. 1-1-338, Chikkadapally, Hyderabad