Yogesh Kumar Tyagi

Yogesh Kumar Tyagi is a renowned Indian academic. He is the 22nd Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi.[1][2] He was former Dean of Faculty of legal studies, South Asian University and is credited with the establishment of an excellent department for International Law. He has published a famous work on UN Human Rights Committee(Cambridge University Press). He has published extensively in International journals.

Yogesh Kumar Tyagi
22nd Vice Chancellor of suspend on 09 nov 2020 Delhi University
Assumed office
10 March 2016
Preceded bySudeesh Pachauri (acting)


He completed his LLM from the Columbia University School of Law in New York, where he was a Silver Fellow, and obtained his MPhil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.[3]


He is on leave from his position of Professor of International Law at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is also a Member of the l’Institut de Droit International. He has also served as a Member, Law Commission of India.[1]