Prof.(Dr.)Bismi Gopalakrishnan


BAL, LL.B.,LL.M., Ph.D

Dean, Faculty of Law

Professor and Head

School of Indian Legal Thought

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Specialization :Health Care laws, Intellectual Property Rights and Public Law


Pre-Degree , Recipient of National Merit Scholarship

Kerala University Merit Scholarship

BAL First Rank

LL.B Fifth Rank

LL.M First Class with Distinction and First Rank

International Fellowship

Alumni United States Department of State Bureau of educational and cultural affairs, International Visitor leadership programme (IVLP).



  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare and Hospital Administration, Bloomsbury India(2016)
  • Laws to ensure Gender Justice, Centre for Womens Studies and  Cell to Combat Sexual Harassment University of Kerala

Research Articles : 40

Research Experience:

Produced 9 Ph.Ds

3 M.Phil

Major Research Projects: Principal Investigator

Name of the project Funding Agency
Major Research Project


On legal Regulation of Private Health Care Sector with Special Reference to Kerala.




Teaching Experience : 22 years

Administrative Experience

  • Dean Faculty of Law, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam (2016 to 2018 August) (2018 to 2020 ) (2020 to continuing )
  • Member Syndicate, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam (August 2018 to continuing )
  • Head Department of Law, University of Kerala from 2016- May 2018
  • Head, School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University from May 2018- till date
  • Member Faculty of Law University of Kerala till 2020
  • Chairperson Board of Studies , (PG)University of Kerala 2017 to 2020
  • Member Board of studies in Human Rights and Duties Education, University of Madras (2021 to 2023)
  • Member, Faculty of Law, Central University , Thiruvalla Campus from 2018 onwards
  • Assistant Director , Centre for Global Academics, UOK till 2018
  • Member Academic Council, NUALS from 2019 onwards
  • Member, PG Board of Studies (Law) CUSAT , 2020 onwards
  • Member Board of Studies (UG, Law) CUSAT, 2020 onwards
  • Member ICC, Sree Chithra Thirunal Hospital for Health Sciences
  • Member ICC, Regional Cancer Centre
  • Member ICC, UST Global
  • Member Ethics Committee, Government Dental College, Tvpm
  • Member Ethics Committee HAP, Tvpm from 2013
  • Member, Program Advisory committee for Science Research and Inventions in Schools for Technological Innovations (SRISHTI), Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala
  • Editor Kerala University Journal of Legal Studies till 2018
  • Member , Examination Committee Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam
  • Member, Academic Affairs Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam
  • Member , Legal Affairs Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam.
  • Convener, employee grievance Mahatma Gandhi university kottayam.
  • Member , research committee, Mahatma Gandhi university kottayam.
  • Member student grievance committee  Mahatma Gandhi university kottayam.
  • Member, CSS committee, MGU
  • Member, IQAC, MGU
  • Chairperson, internal complaints committee, MGU from 2019
  • Member cell to combat sexual harassment, university of kerala, two consecutive terms till 2017.
  • Head, school of Indian legal thought, Mahatma Gandhi University from may 2018- till date.
  • Member, committee for identification of the subject areas of traditional knowledge government of Kerala 2012- march 2013
  • Convener ,for drafting model public health bill 2008 by Kerala law commission on June 2008
  • .member committee for the drafting and finalization of Kerala public health bill 2012
  • Coordinator, patent cell, department of law, university of Kerala
  • Convener for drafting model bill for emergency medical care by Kerala law commission ,national human rights commission on 2019.

Particiaption in International/National Conferences

  • Selected from India(sole participant ) to take part in the United States Department of State Bureau of educational and cultural affairs, professional exchange programme, International Visitor leadership programme (IVLP) .The theme of the programme was Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, and it was at USA, August July 31st –August 21st 2011.
  • Presented papers in 30 international seminars.
  • Presented papers in 80 plus national seminars.
  • Coordinated 60 plus national conferences and seminars, coordinated 6 international seminars. Director of 6 inter national seminars.

Few Noteworthy Contributions

  • Drafted Scheme and syllabus for One year LL.M Programme IPR and Public law at University of Kerala 2014
  • Introduced and drafted Scheme and syllabus for the following elective course(University of Kerala)
  • law, science and technology,
  • life science patents
  • biotechnology law
  • law and economics
  • Introduced and drafted Scheme and syllabus for  (2018)
  • Intellectual property Rights (one year LL.M programme at MGU)
  • Health care Law (one year LL.M programme at MGU)
  • Introduced and Member , drafted Scheme and syllabus for BBA LL.B (Hons) C&SS programme at MGU(2019)
  • OBE for LL.B five year and three year stream  , University of Kerala.
  • Shakthi- (a book on gender justice prepared for University of Kerala in the capacity of member Cell to Combat Sexual Harassment. The book is distributed during the induction for first year PG students wef 2014)
  • Started E-Learning Grievance Cell at SILT 2020
  • Started online classes for 2,3, 5,6,7,8, 9 LL.B five year and LL.M one year programme w e f April 7th. First law institution in State of Kerala to start full fledged online classes.
  • Introduced and drafted scheme and syllabus for the following PG Diploma Courses
  • Medical Law Ethics and Human Rights (University of Kerala)
  • Cyber Law and Cyber Security (University of Kerala)
  • Human Rights ( University of Kerala)
  • Intellectual Property Rights ((University of Kerala)
  • Cyber Law and Cyber Security (Mahatma Gandhi University )
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Started Justice V.R.KrishnaIyer National Legal Aid Clinic at SILT , 2019
  • Coordinator of Generation UK-India programme wherein 46 graduates from the UK came  to study at the University of Kerala, Trivandrum for a unique learning experience   As part of the British Council’s Generation UK-India programme, the students learned  two week course on ‘Contemporary India: Society and Culture’  .The course  gave  students an insight into different aspects of Indian lifestyle, including history, values and multiculturalism

University Teaching

School of Legal Studies, Kannur University

Department of Law, University of Kerala

School of Indian Legal Thought, Mahatma Gandhi University






Department of Law

University of Kerala

Assisted in the teaching and evaluation programme of the LL.M. Course LL.M
30.5. 2000



Department of Law

University of Kerala

Full Time Research Scholar



Department of Law

University of Kerala

Lecturer on Contract Basis LL.M




School of Legal Studies

Kanur University



LL.B &






Department of Law

University of kerala


Associate Professor and Head







School of Indian Legal Thought

Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam

Professor and Head





Role of State in the Realization of Right to Health

University of Kerala