Department of Philosophy, Punjabi University, Patiala
Department History | Faculty | Thrust Areas | Significant Achievements | Courses Offered & Admission Criteria | Infrastructure | Placements | Alumni Association | Scholarship | Major Research Projects, Minor Projects | Conferences and Seminars | Recommended Links of Related Websites | Contact Us

Department History

Date of Establishment of the Department of Philosophy- 1969

The major activity of the department of Philosophy is primarily related to teaching and research apart from organizing and participating in the academic programmes such as seminars, conferences, workshops, training programmes for the students as well as the teachers. The major thrust in teaching and research are on Classical and Modern Indian Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Culture, Applied Ethics and Philosophy of Sikhism.The faculty members of the Department are actively involved in guiding research work at the Ph.D level, as well as doing research themselves. The teachers have participated in and presented papers in national and international conferences and Seminars.To strengthen the existing curriculum the Department has started new Courses on Applied Ethics, Bio-Ethics and Environmental Philosophy .One of the unique aspect of this Department is its focus on Applied Philosophy of Sikhism. The Faculty of this department has been regularly representing the university in the World Philosophy Congresses, as well as giving support and academic inputs to other universities and also the Punjab Public Service Commission.


Faculty and System Officers with qualifications and specialization:

Faculty

Specialization

Distinction/Awards

Publications/Projects
(Number only)

Conferences/Seminars Attended
(Number only)

Name:Dr. Pardeep Kumar

Western Logic,

Classical &

Modern Indian Philosophy,

Ethics

 

Books:0

Conferences

Designation:Professor and Head

Papers

National : 10

Qualifications:M.Phil,Ph.D

National :04

International :08

Contact Information

International :00

Seminars

Ph:0175-2286001

Projects :0

National :20

Email:Pardeep.Philosophy@Yahoo.com.in

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:08

 

 

 

 

 

Name:Dr. Jatinder Kumar Sharma

Philosophy of

Culture,

Analytic

Philosophy,

Phenomenology

&Existentialism,

Western Philosophy

Distinction

and first position

in University in M.Phil

Books:0

Conferences

Designation: Assistant Professor

Papers

National :15

Qualifications:M.Phil,Ph.D

National :05

International :10

Contact Information

International :0

Seminars

Ph:8146377133

Projects :0

National :20

Email:jatinder.philosophy@gmail.com

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:10

         

Name: Dr. Parminder Kaur

Indian Philosophy,

Applied Philosophy of Sikhism

Sikhism

 

Books:2

Conferences

Designation: Assistant Professor

Papers

National :06

Qualifications: Ph.D

National : 11

International :06

Contact Information

International :0

Seminars

Ph: 9501024018

Projects :0

National :20

Email: dr.parminder.kaur.aulakh@gmail.com

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

         
Name: R. Balinderjit Kaur

 (Re-Employed)

Sikhism,

Applied Sikh Philosophy

University Gold Medel

Distinction

In M.Litt.

 

Books:0 Conferences
Designation:Assistant Professor Papers National :20
Qualifications:M.Lit. National : 05 International :13
Contact Information International :01 Seminars
Ph: 9815224125 Projects :0 National :32
Email:rajbalika_pat@yahoo.com    
Link to Bio-Data   International:14
         

Thrust Area

  • Classical and Modern Indian Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Culture
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophy of Sikhism, Applied Sikh Philosophy

Significant Achievements

  • A Faculty member has been appointed member of Institutional Ethics committee as Subject expert.
  • One of unique aspects of the Department is the focus on Applied Ethics and Applied Philosophy of Sikhism.
  • Research is carried out in vernacular language i.e. Punjabi also.

Courses Offered and Admission Criteria

S. No.

Course

Duration(years)

Seats

Eligibility

Admission Procedure(Through Entrance Test/Direct)

1.

M.A.

02

30

Graduation

Direct

2.

M.Phil

03 semesters

10

As per University Rules

Through Entrance Test

3.

Ph.D

 

 

As per ordinances for Registration and Award of Doctor of Philosophy Degree of Punjabi University,Patiala.

Through Entrance Test


INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES

Computers with Internet facility


Major Research Projects, Minor Projects

A)

B)
C)




PLACEMENTS

Students
have been placed in various teaching positions in colleges and universities.


Scholarship

University research Scholarship -01

Seminars/ Conferences Conducted

Indian Philosophical Congress

National Seminars & Conferences


Recommended Links of Related Websites

University research Scholarship -01


Contact Us

Name: Dr. Pardeep Kumar
The Head of the Department,
Department of Philosophy
Punjabi University, Patiala,Punjab.
Pin -147002

Contact:
0175-304-6224

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