Ph.D. Punjabi

The Department of Punjabi is a part of the Akal College of Arts and Social Sciences (ACASS). The primary aim of this department is to provide advanced knowledge of Punjabi, the mother tongue of the majority of students, and to inculcate a cultural and creative awareness amongst these students. The department focuses, moreover on creating a strong emotional intelligence through the mediums of language and literature, so that students can better integrate as part of an ideal society. The department provides lectures and seminars to different streams, including Humanities, Music, Psychology and Science students at the undergraduate level. The department has also been granted permission to teach up to MA Honors students in Punjabi and Ph.D. Punjabi. The faculty members of this department are all UGC accredited and have passed their NET exams and are experienced in teaching and research in their specific fields of interest (e.g. literature, linguistics, folk culture and folklore, etc.). The department also organizes various activities and exercises to boost the students’ confidence and increase their knowledge and cultural awareness. These activities include poetry writing and recitation, declamation, and quiz contests.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission

M.A. Punjabi with 55% Marks and 50% marks in EU Entrance test

Number of Available seats : 1

Dr. Simranjit Singh (7807302105)

Name and contact detail of course/Department Admission Coordinator/s
Dr. Manpreet Kaur (8750891890)

Medieval and Modern Punjabi Poetry, Gurbani Kav, Kissa kav, Japanese Haiku Poetry, Historiography of Literature, Culture, Media & Folklore, Punjabi Recorded Gaiki & Geetkari, Diaspora Punjabi Literature.

Department Achievements

• Dr. Simranjit awarded Meritorious Teacher Award – 2021 in 9th Convocation (May 21, 2022) and Best Rising Researcher Award – 2022 in 10th Convocation (May 6, 2023) by Eternal University Baru Sahib. He is also a Paper Setter and Paper Evaluator of PCS Judiciary 2023 from 2 July, 2023 – 14 July 2023.
• Books Published – 7
• Book Chapters - 12
• Research Paper – 22
• Conference/ Seminar Presentation – 38
• Workshops – 9
• FDP – 10
• GOC & RC – 2
• Guest Lectures – 3

Dr. Simranjit Singh
M.A. (Punjabi), M. Phil., Ph. D., NET JRF (UGC), B.Ed., M.A

Religious Studies), Certificate Course in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Certificate Course in Videography.

Teaching Experience – 9 Years 2 Month

Research Experience – 14 Years

Dr. Manpreet Kaur
M.A. (Punjabi), M. Phil., Ph. D., B.Ed

Diploma of Computer Operator Programming Assistant

Teaching Experience – 2 Years 9 Month

Research Experience – 10 Years

Mr. Gurtej Singh
M.A. (Punjabi), M. Phil. (Linguistics), NET (UGC), Ph. D. (Perusing)

Teaching Experience – 7 Years 6 Month

Research Experience – 10 Years

Achievers details

The department is proud that our department's first Ph.D. Researcher Harminder Kaur is a permanent resident of Australia with a Ph.D. is doing.

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