Mr. Abhijit D Vasmatkar has obtained his bachelor's degree in science with distinction from Shri. Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. He being one of the aspirants to pursue law as a career joined Symbiosis Law School, Pune in 2002. His inclination towards research prompted him to pursue Masters in Criminal Laws (LL.M) from Symbiosis International University, Pune. He was awarded the "Chancellor's Gold Medal" for standing first in LL.M. and honoured with 'Nani Palkhiwala Gold Medal' for academic excellence in December 2008. He qualified UGC-NET in June 2009.
His inclination towards Research and Teaching helped him to find a position in the faculty of Symbiosis Law School, Pune. In the capacity of Assistant Professor, he taught various courses to the undergraduates, postgraduates and diploma students. Presently, he taught International Economic Law and Legal Education & Legal Research Methodology to under graduates and postgraduates, respectively.
He attended many National and International Conferences on several aspects of Law. He was recently appointed on a prestigious "ICCR Rotating Chair-2010-11" sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India to undergo research and teaching at the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany for the period of six months. As a part of it, he addressed many colloquiums, conferences and symposiums. His research work on Comparative study of Juvenile Justice in different cultural contexts has been published in an International Journal 'Zis-online'.
Mr. Vasmatkar has attended various Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and FDPs at the National Level and is actively involved in research activities of the institute. Presently, he is working with SLS, Hyderabad by being transferred from SLS, Pune and playing an instrumental role in taking the ethos and culture of symbiosis further.