Professor Alam is the first MHRD Chair Professor on IPR at the NLIU, Bhopal. He has passed all the examinations with First Division securing first position in order of merit in his school till 10+2 examinations. He secured second position in order of merit in the LL. B. and LL. M. examinations. He joined this University as Assistant Professor in the year 1998. After joining this University he introduced, taught, designed and developed courses on Common Law Method, Law of Contract, Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Law, Sociology of Law, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Banking Law, Legal Writing, Science-Technology and Law, Biotechnology and Law, Civil Procedure Code, Seminar on: Law and Information Technology, Law and Nuclear Technology, and Law relating to Carriage of Goods.
Dr. Alam has delivered around two hundred invited lectures in various programs organized by the institutions of national repute including: National Judicial Academy, Bhopal; IIT, Roorki; HNLU, Raipur; MANIT, Bhopal; RGPV, Bhopal; IIITM, Gwalior; IIFM, Bhopal; ICAI, New Delhi; CII, and FICCI. He has organized more than thirteen workshops and conferences. He also participated in more than thirty national and international workshops. He has authored and co-authored the project reports for the agencies of Government of India: DST, ICAR, Ministry of Environment and Forests; and MP State Biodiversity Board. He has many publications to his credit.
He was awarded Fulbright Fellowship, Cardiff Law School and British Council Scholarship, Texas Instruments Scholarship and AMU Merit Scholarship. He was a member of the Executive Council of NLIU, is a member of Academic Council and of many other Committees of this University and other institutions. He is also a member of the Subcommittee of the Copyright Enforcement Advisory Council of the Government of India. He also held the membership of American Society of International Law. In his academic pursuit he has visited the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of South Korea.
In addition to teaching and research in the area of intellectual property law, Professor Alam specializes in the use of Case Method, Logic and Reasoning, and the methods of learning how to learn and apply law.