Prof. (Dr.) Yugal Kishore has joined NLU, Assam as Visiting Faculty after superannuation from Berhampur University, Odisha and then directly recruited as Professor of Law at NLU, Assam from 31st March, 2015. He is working as head of Centre for Environmental Law and also Head of Centre for Humanitarian Law. He has 28 years of teaching experience in Law. He had actively participated in two refresher courses at National Law School of India University, Bangalore and thereafter he was selected by NLSIU, Bangalore to participate in Advance Refresher course for teaching Environmental Law in Indian Universities. He was appointed as founder director of BBA, LL.B.(H) Course by Berhampur University. He served as Head, P.G. Department of Law and Principal, Lingaraj Law College Berhampur. He also worked as Associate Professor in Hidayatullah National Law University, Chattisgarh, Raipur.
He has conducted three National Seminars as organizing Secretary and participated in more than fifty National Seminars and seven International Conferences including Pre-Rio Conference for Asia and Pacific organized by Human Ecology Council London in March 1991. Five research scholars have been awarded Ph.D under his supervision, three more have submitted their Ph.D thesis and six research scholars are working under his supervision. He has thirty research papers published in reputed journals.