Academic Programmes

5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)




LL.M. (Business Laws), National Law School Of India University, Bangalore, 2013-2014
B.A.LL.B. (Hons), University Institute Of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh – 2008-2013


Prior to joining NLSIU, Nanditta worked as Assistant Professor of Law with the National Law University Odisha, Cuttack from January 2017, to June 2022. At NLUO, she founded and led the Centre for Public Health Law and was a member of the Internal Complaints Committee.  She has also worked as Assistant Professor of Law (Ad-hoc) with the University of Delhi (Law Centre II) from 2015-2017 and at University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 2014 to 2015.

Research Interests

Criminal Law, Civil Liberties, Public Health Law, Interface of IPR and Human Rights.



A Primer on Criminal Law Reforms- 2020’ by NLUO submitted to Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, July 2020

Book Chapters

  • ‘Negative Rights and Positive duty: Judicial Exposition of Constitutional Frontiers of Right to Health in India’ in Dr Manoj Kumar (ed), HEALTH LAWS AND POLICIES IN INDIA ( Thomson Reuters, ISBN: 978-93-91340-65-0).
  • “Women’s Right to Work- Breaking the glass ceiling through constitutional ladder” in Gurjinder Kaur (ed) Human Rights Issues and Challenges (Shree Ram Law House, Chandigarh, 2020)
  • “Constitutional Safeguards against Genetic Fatalism: a Study of Genetic Discrimination in Health Insurance in India” in Athira PS, Liji Samuel, Namitha Kl (ed) Biomedical Technologies: Health, Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights Perspectives (NUALS Kochi, 2020)

Popular Media

Reading Black as Orange: Supreme Court of India on Section 173(4) of CrPC, The Leaflet, 18 June 2023 [op-ed]