More than 34 Ph.D. degrees and more than 127
M.Phil. degrees have been awarded to the students so
far. Presently, 38 students including 2 International
students are enrolled/registered for Ph.D. degrees on
key areas of Public Administration. Besides excelling in
academics, the students of this department regularly win
prizes in the Zonal and Inter-Zonal Youth Festivals of
Our faculty members frequently act as Resource
Persons in various Refresher Courses/ Orientation
Courses, Workshops organized by UGC-Academic Staff
Colleges as well as in various Colleges, Universities
and various training institutions.
For the first time, the Department organized one
UGC Refresher Course in 'Political Science, Public
Administration and Rural Development' under the
aegis of Academic Staff College in 2010.
Interaction was organized
with Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2011.
Conducting Workshops to groom overall personality
of our students every session.
Extension-lectures by eminent scholars of the
field conducted every year.
Taking an educational trip is another annual
feature of the department.
The proceedings of the 18th National Seminar on
‘Administrative Reforms in Punjab’
held in 2013 have been published in the Book form
entitled ‘Administrative Reforms: Milestones and
Challenges’ (2015) edited by Prof. Renu Kapila.
organized a Special Lecture on Police-Citizen
Interface on 25th March, 2014.
also organized its 19th National Seminar on ‘Ethics
in Governance’ on 13th
November, 2014. The proceedings are in the process of
UGC-NET Exam Cleared : 20
UGC-JRF Exam Cleared : 4
Civil Services Examination, 2010 :
PCS (Executive and Allied)Final Exam, 2012 : 2
PCS (Executive and Allied) Final Exam, 2013 : 2
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme for SC
Students : 4
Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority
Students : 4
Short-Term Doctoral Fellowship, ICSSR: 2
In the field of research too, three students of
the Department got selected as Field Investigators in
Centre for Excellence in Cultural Fixation on Honour and
Many students of the Department are serving as
Lecturers at University and College level. Some students
have risen to become Head of University Departments,
Principals and Vice-Principals of colleges.
Some of our students have come to occupy senior
positions in Civil, Military and Police Administration.
Besides excelling in academics, the students of
this department regularly win prizes in the Zonal and
Inter-Zonal Youth Festivals of the University. Many
students of the Department regularly contribute articles
on current issues in leading Newspapers.
Recent Gold Medalists’ pictures are enclosed