Prof. Arijeet Ghosh

Prof. Arijeet Ghosh

Associate Professor

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) (GNLU, Gandhinagar);

LL.M. (University College London)

Prof. Arijeet Ghosh is a lawyer by education and has finished his B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Gujarat National Law Universtiy, Gandhinagar. Subsequently, he went on to pursue his LL.M. with a specialisation in Human Rights from University College London and has successfully completed the same in 2016. He has professional experience of working as a Consultant to the 21st Law Commission of India and has also worked Judicial Reforms Initiative at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a legal policy think tank, as a Research Fellow. Prior to joining Jindal Global Law School, he was working as a Project Officer with Prison Reforms Programme, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. Arijeet has keen interest in working on the intersection of Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and has previously worked on issues regarding women’s rights in India. His other subjects areas of interest include constitutional law, law of armed conflict and transitional justice and international criminal law.

Books, Monographs and Edited Volumes:

Articles/Book Chapters:

  • Diksha Sanyal & Arijeet Ghosh, “Abolishing Consummation: The Need to De-essentialise Sex withing Marriage”, Indian Law Review, Vol 6, Issue, 3, 2022, pp. 331-351, DOI: 1080/24730580.2022.2074708
  • Arijeet Ghosh & Sai Bourothu, “Queering Police and Prisons: Analysing Legal and Policy Gaps in India”, Journal: National Human Rights Commission, India, Vol. 18, 2019 (ISSN: 0973-7596)
  • Fernando Fernandes, Arijeet Ghosh, Heloisa Melino, Mariah Rafaela Silva, Clara Camatta & Raquel Willadino, “LGBTI+ people in deprivation of liberty: Towards Participatory and Inclusive Research and Policy Agendas in the Global Peripheries. A view from Brazil and India”, in Guilherme Gomes Ferreira & Caio Cesar Klein (Eds.), Sexuality and Gender in Prison: LGBTI + and its Passages for Criminal Justice, Editora Devires, 2019. (ISBN: 978-85-93646-38-6)
  • Arijeet Ghosh & Diksha Sanyal, “How can Families be Imagined beyond Kinship and Marriage”, in Economic & Political Weekly, (Vol. 54, Issue No 45), November, 2019, (available at: (ISSN (online): 2349-8846)
  • Arijeet Ghosh & Nitika Khaitan, “A Womb of One’s own: Privacy & Reproductive Rights”, in Economic & Political Weekly, ( 52, Issue No. 42-43), October 2017, (available at: (ISSN (online): 2349-8846)


Short Commentaries:

Core Courses

  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • International Human Rights Law & Theory
  • Foundations of Human Rights
  • Introduction to World Legal Systems