Prof. (Dr.) Narpinder Singh
Director of Research

Director of Research’s Message

I am pleased to take on the role of Director (Research) of Guru Nanak Dev University which has excellent research programs supported by DST, UGC, SERB, DBT, ICAR, BRNS, CSIR etc. Currently, university has 1067 scholars registered for Ph.D. degrees in different disciplines. University has established high-end sophisticated scientific instruments facility and has received the grants under most of the prestigious programs such as UPE, PURSE, CPEPA etc. Majority of departments has established their excellent research infrastructure supported by DRS, SAP, COSIST and DST-FIST program. However, attempts were being continuously made in all aspects to develop research collaboration and interaction with other prestigious R&D institutions and Universities within country and abroad. Accordingly, the University has signed quite a number of MoU's with the universities/institutes in India and aboard. The University has been recognized to have excellent research out-put and was granted UPE and PURSE by UGC and Department of Science & Technology, respectively. University has established Central Instrumental Facility with High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer, NMR spectrometer, Next generation sequencer, Pulse Laser Deposition System, Vector Network Analyser, Amino Acid Analyser etc. The University faculty members has more than 86 ongoing formal research projects supported by various funding agencies. Faculty, staff and students are making joint efforts in different research projects and are sharing their results of research with the scientific community through publications in high impact factor journals, popular articles and reports. Many faculty members has been awarded national awards such as DST–J. C. Bose National Fellowship and ICAR–The Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award and followships by INSA, NASI and NAAS for their outstanding research work. Our faculty members are also actively participating in workshops, and seminars to share their research data. Students conduct research as an integral part of their MS and doctorate degree programs. The students from colleges and other universities are also visiting our university to learn advance research techniques under summer school programs. Our faculty is working hard towards strengthening and promoting the research achievements of university. There is a lot of scope for interaction and collaborated research work with faculty members of our university for which they always welcome.

Prof. (Dr.) Narpinder Singh

Director of Research