Category Archives: Faculty Profiles

Dr. Rajashree S Kini

Dr. Rajashree S Kini,
Associate Professor at Dept. of P G Studies and Research in Law,
SDM Law College, Mangalore.
Soft Skills Facilitator and Counselor.
Ph. D (Ethics and Human Resource), MBA (Finance), LLM (International Business Law), PGDIT (IT), MSc (Psychology) (Pursuing)

Teaching: 13 years
Research: 5 years (Guided a MBA project under IGNOU, Guided many MBA projects under VTU and Mangalore University)
Industry: Worked as HR consultant and Project Manager for a private company for 1.5Years, Practiced as an advocate for 7 years under Advocate Mr. Ranjan Rao.
LLM (SDM): Law and Social Transformation, Intellectual Property Rights, Legal Concepts and Corporate Governance.
MBA (NITK): Legal Environment and Ethics and Sustainability for MBA and Professional Ethics and Human Values for BTech.
MCom (Mangalore University): Principles and Practice of Management, Business Ethics, Recruitment and Selection, Entrepreneurship Development, Risk and Insurance Management, Organisational Behaviour, International Business, Personality Development.
MBA (VTU): Management and Organisational Behaviour, Business Law, Industrial Relations, Production and Operations Management, Learning And Development, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Competency Mapping, Personal Growth And Interpersonal Effectiveness, Recruitment And Selection, Total Quality Management, Entrepreneurial Development, Research Methodology, Advanced Financial Management, Income Tax, Project Appraisal, Planning And Control.
Engineering (VTU): Principles of Management, Organisational Behaviour, Entrepreneurship.
MBA (Mangalore University): Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Research Methodology
MBA (Manipal University): Entrepreneurship, Materials Management, Purchasing and Supply Management, Legal and Ethical Issues of International Business, Operations Management, Managerial Economics.
BBM/BHRD/PGDBM (Mangalore University): Commercial Law, Company Law, Law and Insurance, Entrepreneurial Development, Income Tax, Indian Constitution
Published a Chapter in ‘The Scanner’, Solving Previous Years Question Papers on Income Tax of Mangalore University and a book Personal G
rowth and Interpersonal Effectiveness (III Semester VTU MBA Syllabus).


Presented many research papers in various national and international conferences and workshops, and published many research articles in national and international journals and delivered many guest lectures as a resource person in different areas. Organised various conferences, seminars, workshops etc. in the institution.
Received professional training on Data Analytics, Soft Skills, Leadership and Social Science Reseach from reputed organizations.
Was part of the syllabus revision committee of MBA (VTU), In-charge head of the dept. of MBA, MITE.

Achievements during 2019-20

Ms. Nelvita Cleona Noronha


Ms. Nelvita Cleona Noronha
Assistant Professor

Graduatedin bcom from St. Agnes College (autonomous) and LLB from SDM law College mangalore under Karnataka state law university. She pursued LLM ( Corporate and commercial Law) from Sdm law College under Karnataka State Law university hubbali. Having secured second rank in LLM she has also presented 4 papers in the national level conference.
As a active member of NSS, She has participated in the Republic Day parade held in New Delhi (2014) and was a part of Indian youth delegation to China in the year 2015. Awarded with Rashtrapathi Guide award from Bharath scouts and guides. Best NSS volunteer of Mangalore University in 2014-15.
Subjects taught : Constitution I, Hindu Law, Contract II and Banking Law

Achievements During 2019-20

Mrs. K. Vinutha

Mrs K. Vinutha
BA. (Law), LLB, LLM, NET
Assistant Professor

She has completed LLB from JSS Law College, Mysore and LLM from University of Mysore with 1st Rank with 3 Gold Medals. She is currently pursuing her PhD from Manasagangothri, University of Mysore. She has participated and presented research papers at 02 International Conferences, 08 National Seminars and has 01 Publication. She served as assistant professor at government law college, Hassan and Mahajanas Law College, Mysore. She is currently working in SDM Law college, Mangalore from August 2016.
She served as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at SVYM Development Organization and she is currently the faculty coordinator of “Legal Aid & Extension Cell”.
Subjects Taught: Criminal Procedure Code, Civil Procedure Code, International Trade Law, Mohammedan Law & Administrative Laws & Interpretation of Statutes

Mrs. Shubhalakshmi P.

Mrs. Shubhalakshmi P.
BA, LLB, LLM, MA (Political Science), KSET.
Assistant Professor

She has graduated from Nehru Memorial College, Sullia. She did her LLB and LLM from SDM Law College, Mangalore. She is currently pursuing her PHD from KSLU. She has published several research papers in journals. She is also actively involved in presenting papers at seminars. At present, she is in charge of the certificate and add on courses.

Subjects Taught: Company Law, Law of Contract – I and II, Law of Evidence, Jurisprudence, International Trade Economics, Professional Ethics, ADR, Administrative law and Intellectual Property Rights.

Achievements During 2019-20

Dr. Gagan K.

B.A.L., LL.B., LL.M., NET-JRF, PhD.
Designation: Assistant Professor

Dr. Gagan K. has done his LL.M. with specialisation in Business Laws from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He has a PhD from the University of Mysore in the field of Competition Law. He has earlier served as Assistant Professor at the School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore. He was awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. He has published 6 articles as book chapters and 14 research papers in national and international journals. He has presented 6 papers at International Conferences and 36 papers at National Seminars. His research papers have won best paper awards at Christ University, Bangalore and JSS Law College, Mysore. His opinion articles have been published by “The Hindu” and “Deccan Herald”. His article on “Open Educational Resources” was published by the prestigious website “”. He has attended training programmes at National Law University, Delhi and National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

His areas of interest are – Law and Media, Technology Laws (Cyber Laws), Intellectual Property Rights, Competition Law, Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law. He has previously taught subjects like – Legal Language, Law of Contract, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Jurisprudence, Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade Economics. He is working as Assistant Professor at SDM Law College from August, 2016. He is currently the faculty coordinator of “Research and Publication Unit”. He can be reached at: .

2019-2020 Academic Year:
1. Faculty in charge of Research and Publication Unit
2. Course Teacher for Constitution – I (1st Sem of 3 years LLB)  —> Download Teaching Plan
3. Course Teacher for Jurisprudence (IV year A and B of BA LLB) —> Download Teaching Plan

Constitution Materials
Assignment List  – I of 3 years LLB

Ms. Sowmya Rai


Ms. Sowmya Rai

B.A., M.A., MPhil
Assistant Professor

Completed her BA studies from SDM, Ujire in the year 2003 and MA in Political Science from Mangalore University in the year 2005 and pursued MPhil in the year 2008 from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu. Has 5 years of teaching experience and has attended one state level seminar.

Subjects Taught: Political Theory and Thought, State and Political Obligations

Mr. Maheshchandra Nayak (HOD LAW)

Mr. Maheshchandra Nayak (HOD LAW)
Associate Professor

Completed his BA (Law) LLB from Mangalore University in the year 1990 and Master’s Degree in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law in the year 1993 from Bombay University and LLM from Kuvempu University in Business and Trade Laws. He has 25 years of teaching experience and is also a member of BOE, BADSDC, Mangalore University and Roshni Nilaya and CS Valuer. At present, he is the faculty in-charge of Anti-ragging and students’ grievances.

Subjects Taught: Law of Crimes, Company Law, Property Law, Administrative Law, Labour Law, Environmental Law, Law & Medicine, Contract Law and Criminal Law.

Achievements During 2019-20

Ms. Ujwala

Ms. Ujwala
Assistant Professor

Completed her BA studies from Roshni Nilaya College in the year 1988 and MA from Mangalore University in the year 1990. She has 28 years of teaching experience and is also the member of BOE, KSLU. At present she is the faculty in-charge of Anti Sexual Harassment Cell, SDMLC.

Subjects Taught: English

Mr. Naresh Malligemadu (HOD Humanities)

Mr. Naresh Malligemadu (HOD Humanities)
Assistant Professor

Graduated from Vivekananda College, Puttur in the year 1983 and pursued MA Economics from Mangalore University in the year 1985. Has participated in various National and International seminars/ conferences and has 01 paper presentation. Has 28 years of teaching experience and is also the member of BOE, KSLU. At present is the faculty in-charge of Cultural and Yakshagana, SDMLC.

Subjects Taught: Economics, Economics I & IV, Indian Economics

Academic Achievements During 2019-20

Ms. Preksha V Mayadi

Ms. Preksha V Mayadi
Assistant Professor

Graduated in BBM from Milagres College in the year 2014 and completed her MBA in Finance and Operations in the year 2016 from School of Management, Manipal University. She has 2.5 years of teaching experience and at present is the faculty in-charge of Corporate Club, SDMLC.

Subjects Taught: Financial Management, International Business, Principles and Practice of Management, Money Banking and International Trade, Entrepreneurship Development, Managerial Economics, Business Environment.