LEGUM BACCALAUREUS (Bachelor of Laws), Constitutional Law, April 2007

Shaffi graduated from the School of Legal Studies (SLS) at the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, india, with the LLB (Law) Degree in April, 2007. As a student in SLS, he fought for the rights of the students and filed a suit in the High Court of Kerala seeking fair and transparent elections to the Students Union as also police protection (for the students of the School of Legal Studies and for the Students Union elections) against the intimidation and strong arm tactics by the activists of the SFI – Students Federation of India, the student body of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) is a government owned autonomous university in Cochin) Kerala, India. Founded in 1971, the University awards degrees in various fields of engineering, law, business and allied subjects at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

The School of Legal Studies, established in 1962, is one of the oldest departments of the Cochin University. It was formed as a part of Kerala University offering post graduate courses and research in law and the School of Legal Studies joined the folds of University of Cochin when it was established in the year 1971.