Unlike most of the educational entities having commercialized the higher education by operating like business ventures, the Akal University has mandated to uphold the three basic principles of higher education namely;
Head of the Department
Research Interest: Social media research, mental health research and educational psychology
Research Interest: International Relations, South and Central Asian Studies, India’s Foreign Policy
Research Interest: Educational Psychology, Curriculum Development, Pedagogy of English and Social Science, English language and Literature
Research Interest: Internationalization of Higher Education and Student Mobility; Access, Equity and Quality issues at different levels of education; Student Choice and Decision making
Research Interest: Cold War Politics, 1960’s Politico-Historical Developments in J&K, Students and Youth Activism in Modern South Asia, Politics of Plebiscite in third World.
Research Interest: Sikhs and Sikhism in South Asia, Modern Education, Punjabi Diaspora, Minority Politics in North India