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Research Promotion Cell

In order to promote research and development activities at Akal University, a Research Promotion Cell (RPC) has been constituted. It has two divisions: RPC-Sciences and RPC-Social Sciences and Humanities. The mandate of RPC is to disseminate information, facilitate the process and encourage the students and faculty to incorporate research activities in their academic training.


Akal University is committed to promote research activities in Basic Sciences & Social Sciences and Humanities. The main objectives of the Research Promotion Cell are:

  • To promote quality research in basic sciences as well as social sciences and humanities.
  • To disseminate information about recent research project grants available under various national and international schemes.
  • To organise training programmes, workshops, seminars, etc. with a major focus on current research interests.
  • To facilitate in preparing and submission of research projects to different funding agencies.
  • To assist in the administrative support for completing research projects and facilitate disbursement of fellowships to research scholars.

Composition of Research Promotion Cell- Sciences:

Dr. Sukhjeet Singh Dhindsa (Coordinator) Associate Professor in Physics
Dr. K.K. Johal (Member) Associate Professor in Botany
Dr. Avneesh Kumar (Member) Assistant Professor in Botany
Dr. Sandeep Kumar (Member) Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Dr. Atul Kumar (Member) Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Dr. Vikram Singh Rathor (Member) Assistant Professor in Zoology
Dr. Amanpreet Singh (Member) Assistant Professor in Zoology
Dr. Sukhpreet Kaur Sidhu (Member) Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Composition of Research Promotion Cell- Social Sciences & Humanities:

Dr. S. Ghosh (Coordinator) Associate Professor in English Studies
Dr. Shreesha Udupa (Member) Assistant Professor in English Studies
Dr. Sandeep Singh (Member) Assistant Professor in Punjabi
Dr. Bhawna Basar (Member) Assistant Professor in Sociology