(Dr) H. C. Dholakia, founder Dean, M. S. University of Baroda, one of the most senior University Professor of Law in the country, who is also fondly called, ‘Bhismapitama’ of the Law field. He has authored several books and also contributed numerous articles in the leading journals. He has been the member of the Law Commission of India. He also has been the expert advisor to the Union Public Service Commission for selection of senior officers.

Publication / Books:

  • India’s Who’s Who (1978) Alfa Publications, New Delhi
  • Who’s Who in Asia (1980) Asia Publishing House, New Delhi
  • Who’s Who in the Commonwealth (1982) International Biographical Centre, UK
  • Who’s Who in the World (1981) Marquis Who’s Who Inc. Chicago, USA
  • Contemporary Who’s Who (2003) American Biographical Institute, USA


  • Member, University Syndicate & Senate
  • Member, Law Commission fo India/State Law Commission
  • Member, Official Languages Legislative Commission, Govt. of India
  • Member, Experts Panel on Law, University Grants Commission
  • Member, Governing Council of the Indian Law Institute
  • Members, Editorial Board, Bar Council of India Trust
  • Member, University Granth Nirman Board, Gujarat State
  • Member, Advisory Board, International Centre for Legal Science, Hague
  • Expert Advisor, union Public Service Commission for Selection of Senior Law Officers
  • Visitor’s Nominee in Several Universities


  • A. (Hona), Economics – Politics, Fellowship at Wilson College, Bombay
  • A., Economics – Politics, First Merit Scholar at the University School of Economics, Bombay
  • M., Constitutional Law, Fellowship at Cornell University
  • D., Constitutional Law, University of Bombay

Work Experience

  • He was senior-most Dean of M. S. University of Baroda and was one of the most senior University Professor of Law in the country. He was a member of the University Syndicate and had been a member of the University Senate for about 25 years. He was Acting Vice Chancellor of the University.