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Department of English Publications

In International / National Journal/Conferences

Digvijay Singh


Conference Presentations, International/National:

D.Singh, Cross Cultural Nuances in T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland. International Conference on Cross Cultural Nuances.ICCN-14(A Multi-Disciplinary Conference) held at Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Jalandhar on October 30-31, 2015.


Kapil Chaudaha

Publication in Journals:

  1. Chaudaha, Was Gandhi a True Mahatma?languageinindia.com, October, 2010.
  2. Chaudaha,The Conflict between Local and Global in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies. Cyber Literature, 26(2), 20-28, 2010.
  3. Art of Narration: An Analysis of Psychonarrative Technique in Girmitiya Saga, Dialog, 20(2), 75-85, 2011.
  4. Chaudaha, Historical Drama: Are History and Literature in Conflict?IUP Journal of English Studies, 6(2), 68-74, 2011.
  5. Chaudaha, Faiz Ahmed Faiz: A Lyrical Rebel, South Asian Ensemble, A Canadian Quarterly of Art, Literature and Culture,3(3), 112-116, 2011.
  6. Chaudaha, The Story of a Widow: A Book Review, South Asian Ensemble, A Canadian Quarterly of Art, Literature and Culture, 3(4), 228-230, 2012.
  7. Chaudaha, Killing the Water: A Book Review, South Asian Ensemble, A Canadian Quarterly of Art, Literature and Culture, 5(4), 168-174, 2013.


Conference Presentations, International/National

  1. Chaudaha, Slavery in 19thCentury America: A Colonial Perspective, Colonial and Post Colonial Literature,Jabalpur (M.P.) 13-14February 2004.
  2. Chaudaha, Historical Drama: Are History and Literature in Conflict?Reassessing World Drama : Visions, Experiments, Traditions, Punjabi University, Patiala, 17-18 February 2011.
  3. Chaudaha, Is Marriage Destiny? International Conference on Mainstreaming GenderPunjabi University, Patiala (November, 2011) by Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala, 612-616.
  4. Chaudaha, Acted as the convener in a national seminar on “Revising the Normative: Using Postcolonialism to Readdress Culture, Literature and Performance” Held at Lovely Professional University, November 30, 2012.
  5. Chaudaha, “ĀwāzJā-bajāThiMeri” (My Voice Was Everywhere) Ahmad Faraz’s Poetry: A Priceless Legacy, South and West Asian Literature and Film: Narratives of Modernity, Punjabi University, Patiala, 6-7 November 2014.
  6. Chaudaha, Technological Narrative as Metanarrative: Reading Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles.Literature in the Emerging Contexts of Technology and Culture,Punjabi University, Patiala, 25-26 February 2015.


Dr. Nakul Kundra, Head, Department of English


Publications & Achievements


  • UGC Approved Journals


  • My research paper Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger as a book of Darkness: A Critical Study- has been published in an International refereed journal, LITERARY ENDEAVOUR. UGC APPROVED JOURNAL (NO. 44728)
  • Published a paper titled Multifaceted ‘Truth’: Representation of India in MZU Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies Vol. II, Issue II 2015 (Annual Refereed Journal of Mizoram University), ISSN No. 2348-1188. UGC APPROVED JOURNAL (No. 64788)
  • My Research Paper- Cacophony of India: A Comparative Study of The White Tiger and Slumdog Millionaire (Movie and Novel) – has been published in the October 2011 issue of ASIAN JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY (ISSN 1905 - 856X), an international peer-reviewed academic periodical of Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand. UGC APPROVED JOURNAL upto 2nd May 2018 (No. 48732)


  • Other Paper in a Journal with ISSN Number
  • THEMATICS JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (a peer-reviewed journal of Thematics Journals, Latur) ISSN- 2231-4873 has published my paper entitled- Communicative English: A Crisis in Teaching and Learning in March 2012 issue.


  • Chapter in a Book
  • The Idea of Nation and the Preamble of the Constitution of India: A Study of Slumdog Millionaire (M&N) and The White Tiger in "Indian Booker Prize Winners: Resounding Researches and Insights".


  • Papers Presented
  • Presented a research paper entitled Why do Women need to go against the grain? : A Literary Study in a UGC sponsored National Seminar held at A.S. College, Khanna.
  • Presented a research paper entitled The Issue of Morality in Vijay Tendulkar’s Silence! The Court is in Session in a UGC sponsored National Seminar held at G.H.G. Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar.
  • Presented a research paper entitled An Overview of Modernism and Postmodernism in a UGC sponsored National Seminar held at Govt. Brijindra College, Faridkot.
  • Presented a research paper entitled A Social View of Pre-Marital Conception: A Comparative Study of Juno & the Paycock and Silence! The Court is in Session. in a UGC sponsored National Seminar held at English Dept., Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Presented a research paper entitled Major Issues in Tagore’s Gora at an International Conference on Tagore, held at the English Department of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut.
  • Presented a paper entitled Women in Tagore’s Short Stories: A Selected Study –in a Workshop/ seminar and cultural programme in commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Tagore, organized by CRRID, Chandigarh in collaboration with North-Zone Tagore Commemoration Committee (NZTCC), Chandigarh.
  • Presented a paper entitled Understanding Cross Cultural Interactions in the International Conference on Cross Cultural Nuances (ICCN-14) at KMV College, Jalandhar.
  • Presented a paper entitled Subalterns in Nationalist Discourse: A Study of Raja Rao’s Kanthapura in a UGC sponsored national seminar on The Paradigm of Inequality in India at B.N.G.N.D.U. College Mithra, Kapurthala.
  • Presented a paper entitled English in the Changing World in a UGC sponsored national seminar on Lexico-Grammatical Aspects of English Language and Their Implications on Language Learning and Teaching at B.N.G.N.D.U. College Mithra, Kapurthala.
  • Presented a paper entitled Culture: A Sociological Perspective in 3rd DAV National Congress on Science, Technology, Engineering, Humanities and Management (STEHM-2016) organized by DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jalandhar.
  • Presented a paper entitled Diasporic Sensibilities in the Poetry of A.K. Ramanujan in a two-day international conference on Concerns and Challenges of Diaspora at HMV College, Jalandhar.


  • News Paper Article


  • My article- “Haath Milana To Matr Oppcharikta Hai.”(Hindi)(Trans.-“Hand-Shaking is mere a Formailty”.) on Indo-Pak Wagha Border was published in the newspaper ENCOUNTER.


  • Invited For Guest Lectures/Lectures As A Resource Person
  • Invited to deliver guest lectures on “Communication Skills and Personality Development” and “Interview Skills” at Rayat-Bahra Institute of Management.
  • Held a session on Career Counselling and delivered a lecture at Police DAV School, Jalandhar.
  • Held a session on Career Counselling and delivered a lecture at DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana.
  • Invited for an interactive session/invited talk on-
    Key Concepts in Business and Technical Communication
    b. Oral Communication Skills to land a Dream Job

At Swami Sarvanand Giri Panjab University Regional Centre, Hoshiarpur.

  • Invited as a resource person to deliver a lecture on “Challenges to Artistic Expression” in a seminar organized by D. Jain Memorial College for Women, Ludhiana.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Literary Research” in a One-week Faculty Development Programme on “Modern Methodologies for Teaching and Research” at DAV University, Jalandhar.
  • Invited to deliver a lecture for the teachers of Antony’s Convent School, Adampur.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Interview Skills” at DAV International School, Amritsar.
  • Delivered a lecture on “English Language in Indian Context” at DAV College, Bathinda.



  • General Orientation Programme
  • Participated in the General Orientation Programme-102 and obtained the highest ‘A’ grade at Human Resource Development Centre (UGC), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, from 14.6.2017 to 11.7.2017.


  • Workshops
  • Attended a Workshop on “The Art and Science of Scholarly Communication: Writing Better Research Papers” at DAV University, Jalandhar.
  • As a delegate, participated in a UGC sponsored National Seminar cum Workshop on “Building a Play” at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar.
  • Attended a Workshop on “The Role of Local Chapters” for the promotion of NPTEL courses, organized by IIT Kanpur.


  • Book Review (Upon Request)
  • Reviewed “Communication Skills” by Kumar Lata and Pushp Lata, Published by Oxford University Press.


  • Radio Interview
  • Invited by All India Radio, Jalandhar, for a live programme on ‘Career in English’ on 26th 2017. I talked about the scope of English language and literature nowadays. I responded to the listeners’ queries also and guided them to opt for academic programmes keeping in view their aptitude and academic interests.



  • Social Activities
  1. Secretary, Youth of Galaxy Club, Jalandhar Police (Organised by Punjab Police in collaboration with Yorkshire Police)  2002
  • Received Commendation Certificate for “doing exceptionally good work to foster good police community & to render social service” from S.P. Rakesh Koshal (I.P.S)
  1. Leader, Traffic Wardens Team (Jalandhar Police), 2001
  • Received Class-1 Commendation Certificate from Inspector General, Zonal (Jalandhar) for my contribution towards traffic awareness


  1. 3. Pledged to donate my eyes (2003).
  2. I regularly donate blood.


  • Co- Curricular Activities
  • 1st Prize in Short story writing in Panjab University Diamond Jubilee Zonal Youth Festival (2007).
  • Won Best Team Prize in inter-College declamation contest organised by Young Speaker’s Club of Snatam Dharma College (Lahore), Ambala Cantt. (2007).
  • Won Over All Trophy in Sood Memorial Paper Reading Contest  organised by the Dept. of Eng., Punjabi University, Patiala (2007).
  • Received Distinction Certificate  from The Literary Society of the English Dept., Panjab University for participation in the annual play titled Where There is a Will in 2007.
  • Received Distinction Certificate  from The Literary Society of the English Dept., Panjab University for participation in the annual play titled The Chairs in 2008.
  • Received Commendation Certificate in recognition of my “Exceptionally good work” as a member of The Three Hundred Literary Society, English Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2007-08).
  • Received Certificate of Merit for presenting a research proposal entitled “Literary Analysis of Characters with Disability in Contemporary Indian Cinema” in Student Research Convention (2008), jointly organized by Association of Indian Universities and Panjab University.
  • Won 2nd Prize in Short story writing competition (2006) organized by Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi.
  • Won 2nd prize in Short story writing in ‘JHANKAAR’ National Youth Festival (2008).
  • Won 3rd Prize in Short story writing in Panjab University Diamond Jubilee Inter-Zonal Youth festival (2007).
  • 3rd Prize  in Elocution in the University Zonal Youth Festival (G.N.D.U) (2005-06).
  • Appreciation award from Rotary Clubs of Jalandhar for participating in mono-acting and securing 3rd position (2003).
  • Consolation Prize in essay writing competition organised by Traffic Police, Jalandhar (2002).
  • Qualified National Religious Studies Competitive Examination and National Sanskrit Competitive Examination organized by D.A.V. Management Committee, New Delhi (1998-1999).
  • Active scout during School time.
    • Received Tritya Sopan Batch (1997).
    • Participated in the Independence Day celebration (1999).
    • Received shield from the Governor, Punjab for standing first in the Republic Day parade (2000).
  • Participated in One-Act Play in Zonal Youth Festival (2007-08).
  • Won 2nd prize in Ad-Mad Competition organized by the Literary Society of the English Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2007-08).
  • Participated in K.K. Grover Goodwill Declamation Contest held at the Department of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008).
  • Participated in Student’s debate on “Unavoidability of  Commercialization of Education,” organized by the Centre for Swami Vivekananda Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008).
  • Attended a 3-day Youth Training Camp at Desh Bhagat Yaadgar Hall,     Jalandhar.(20-22 Aug. 2011)
  • Passed ‘Akhil Bhartiya Dharamshiksha Pratiyogita Pariksha’, organized by DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi, in 1998-99.
  • Passed ‘Akhil Bhartiya Sanskrit Pratiyogita Pariksha’, organized by DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi, in 1998-99.



  • Any Other Information
  • Stood first in B.A. (Hons. School in English) in G.N.D.U. Panjab Governor and Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev Univ., Gen. S.F. Rodrigues (Retd.) conferred bachelor degree (Hons. School in English) on me at the 33rd convocation of the University.



Nivedita Gupta


Publication in Journal:

Gupta, Nivedita,  Prison as Cultural Hammam: Women’s Marginalization and Resistance in Nawal-el-Saadawi’s Memoirs from the Women’s Prison. Dialog Bi-Annual Inter-Disciplinary 25, 87-103, Spring 2014.


Gupta, Nivedita. Feminine Voices of Resistance from Refugee Camps: Exile and Displacement in Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror. Cross Cultural Nuances, KMV Jalandhar, 2015.

Gupta, Nivedita. Out of Amnesia: Reclaiming Women’s Lost Voices and Forbidden Gaze in The Literati: A Peer Reviewed Bi-Annual Journal devoted to English language and Literature. Summer and Winter (7), 2016.

Gupta, Nivedita. The Middle Eastern Crisis: Where are the Women? In Literati: Literati: A Peer Reviewed Journal devoted to English language and Literature. Summer and Winter (7), 2017.

Gupta, Nivedita. “Of Survival and Resistance.” Review of Suvir kaul’s Of Gardens and graves: Essays on Kashmir. Dialog: A Bi-Annual Inter-Disciplinary 28 (Autumn 2015).


Conference Presentation:


Gupta, Nivedita. Feminine Voices of Resistance from Refugee Camps: Exile and Displacement in Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror. International Conference on Cross-Cultural Nuances, 30th-31st Oct.2014


Ms. Preeti


Preeti. “The Realistic Portrayal of Peasantry in Munshi Premchands Godan.” The Literary Icon(2015):Print (ISSN 22786627).

Preeti. “Narrative Technique of Godan.” The Oracle. (2016): Print (ISSN 23195673)

Preeti. “Individual Existence of Characters in Munshi Premchand’s Godan.” Critique: International Interdisciplinary Research Journal Vol 1.3 (2015): Print


Seminar and Conferences attended

Attended the International Conference on Cross Cultural Nuances held at KMV, Jalandhar

Attended a Two-day National seminar on ELT held at KMV, Jalandhar


Anita Abrol

Publication in Journals

1. Abrol ,Anita .“Alienation and Belonging in Harold Pinter's Plays”, Man in India ,Vol 96,no.9,2016.

2. Abrol, Anita. “Being and Becoming in the plays of Harold Pinter”, Upstream Research International Journal.Vol 3,no2,2015.

3. Abrol ,Anita. “Existentialism in Harold Pinter's The Room”, Upstream Research International Journal.Vol 1,no1,2013.
Conference/Seminar/Workshop Attended

1. Attended World conference on Shaping A Classroom: A Global Perspective (2012) held at Lovely Professional University.

2. Attended ICCR ,New Delhi Sponsered International Conference on Rabindernath Tagore (2011) held at Chaudhari Charan Singh Universit and presented paper on “Treatment of Myths in Rabindernath Tagore's Chitra”.

3. Attended 53rd All India Teachers' Conference(2008) held at Gurukul Kangri Vishvidalaya , Haridwar and presented paper on “Symbolism in Waiting for Godot”

4. Attended Faculty Development Programme (2010) held at Lovely Professional University.



Papers published:

• Kaur, Amaneet. "Resistance of Gender Performativity by the women characters in Arundhati Roy's novel' The God of Small Things'." Academia (2015): 181.

• Presented a paper titled 'Beyond the Belonging: Reflections on race, class and Gender in Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' in one-day national seminar held on 8 April, 2018 at Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya,Jalandhar in association with Pragati Educational Council (Regd.).

• Attended a 10 hour teacher training workshop held by TESOL International organization in collaboration with Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh (22-23 April, 2015).

• Attended a one-day National seminar titled ‘Voice and Vision of women writers in Indian English Literature’ held by PCM S.D. college for women, Jalandhar. (April 2015).





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