Amarjit Singh Anamika Girdhar is presently working as a professor of history in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He was born in the early 60s in Tohana, Haryana, India. He has completed his Bachelor of Arts from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India with a gold medal. In continuation, he has finished in Master of Arts (History) from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India with university medal. From Panjab University, Chandigarh, India he completed his Master of Philosophy with Distinction prior pursuing his Doctorate of Philosophy from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. He has almost a three decades of teaching and research experience.
He has published more than 32 articles which include 19 International Journals and 7 Conferences. He has extensively published 6 books which have been highly acclaimed in the academic world and are in wide circulation across the world. The world-renowned academic website – OCLC WorldCat Identities – has provided him with an identification regarding the circulation of my books with the title, “Most widely held works by Amarjit Singh”. Under his research supervision, 14 students were awarded Doctorate of Philosophy and 9 are in progress; 54 students were awarded Master of Philosophy and 11 are in progress. He has delivered more than 23 guest lectures and more than 18 keynote speeches in various predominant stages. He has attended more than 40 conferences. He has exhibited an extensive academic administrative experience throughout his career.
He is a member of Indian History Congress, Punjab History Conference, Akhil Bharatiya Itihas Sanklan Yojana, New Delhi and associated with European Scientific Institute. He was awarded by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Sikh Samarday Bharat in November 2014. The Hon’ble Governor of Haryana, His Excellency Professor Kaptan Singh Solanki presented the Academic Excellence Award in September 2017. He has been awarded Adarsh Vidya Saraswati Rashtriya Puraskar and One of The Best Teacher of The Country Award by the Global Management Council, Ahmedabad in May 2018. He was also presented with Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution and achievement in Indian history in November 2017. He his happily married to Anamika Girdhar since 1993 and has a son.
Kurukshetra University is one of the premier educational institutions of India. Established in 1956, the University is providing higher education to over half a million students on the campus and its affiliated colleges. By virtue of its commitment to excellence, the University has been awarded A+Grade by NAAC and has been placed at 8th position amongst the State Universities of the country in Category-I by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and has also been granted academic autonomy. Located on the southern bank of famed Brahm Sarovar, Kurukshetra University has a sprawling campus spread over 473 acres. In addition to providing quality education to the students, Kurukshetra University embodies the values of Yogastha Kuru Karmani, enshrined in Bhagwadgita, which means performing one’s activities while remaining steadfast in Yoga.
The University is in the rapid process of transformation to an institution of excellence. In this process, digitalization of the University is being done to develop an efficient and transparent system that would further facilitate a learner’s experience in the University.
The University programmes combine the enduring value of a liberal arts education with the skills and experience offered by professional departments. The University offers 175 courses on the campus in 47 Departments/institutes through a highly qualified faculty. The University also plays an important role in providing higher education to the youth of the State through its 282 affiliated colleges and institutes in seven district of Haryana.
The campus of the University has often been rated as one of the most beautiful campuses in India. It resembles a large, self-contained educational village with lecture theaters, smart class rooms, Wi-Fi campus, 24 hrs library facility, laboratories, on campus hostel accommodation, cafeterias, canteens, market, swimming pool, gymnasia, bank, ATM’s, post office and world-class sports facilities. The most remarkable feature of the campus is a seamless interconnection of nature and the built environment. There are a number of lush green gardens, water fountains and sidewalks which provide an ideal environment on the campus for study and leisure.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2018.
Information correct as on 17 September 2018 1707 HRS GMT.