Panjab University Research Scholars

S.No. Name of the Supervisor /
Name of the Ph.D. Scholar Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely Date of Completion Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
Faculty of Science : Department of BotanyUpdated on: 07/05/2024 
1.   Dr. A.N. Singh Isha Full Time 23-24/104/Ph.D 29/09/2023 28/09/2028 Yes UGC
2.   Prof. Richa Puri Shivani Rawat Full Time 23-24/17/Ph.D 13/09/2023 To study the medicinal potential of threatened wild plants of H.P. 12/09/2028 Yes UGC
3.   Prof. Richa Puri Raman Kumar Full Time 23-24/18/Ph.D 13/09/2023 To study flora of Haryana along with medicinal potintial of some plant species 12/09/2028 Yes UGC
4.   Dr. Papiya Mukherjee
Dr. Gayacharan, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi
Shivam Full Time 2023-EZ-49 12/09/2023 11/09/2028 Yes DBT (Under Project)
5.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Dr. Anurag Kuhad UIPS
Soniya Thakur Full Time 2023-EZ-43 12/09/2023 Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles using Bamboo shoots & leaves extract and evaluation of their antimicrobial & anitioxideant propeities 11/09/2028 Yes UGC
6.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Dr. Tapan Kumar Mondal
7.   Prof. Daizy Rani
Prof. H.P Singh, Deptt. of Environment Studies, P.U, Chandigarh
Raashi Gupta Full Time 22-23/466/Ph.D 31/05/2023 Evaluation of vegetation cover as an indicator of urban sustainability 30/05/2028 Yes UGC
8.   Prof. Daizy Rani Aditi Rana Full Time 22-23/465/Ph.D. 31/05/2023 Allelochemicals 30/05/2028 Yes UGC
9.   Prof. Daizy Rani
Prof. H.P Singh, Deptt. of Environment Studies, P.U, Chandigarh
Yogesh Tomar Full Time 22-23/389/Ph.D 14/03/2023 Ecological studies on the invasive plants of north west Himalayan region 13/03/2028 Yes UGC
10.   Dr. Jaspreet Kaur Neha Thakur Full Time 22-23/150/Ph.D. 05/12/2022 Identification and characterization of homeobox gene family in orchids 06/12/2027 Yes UGC
11.   Dr. S.K. Upadhyay
Dr. Rupesh Deshmukh, Plaksha University, Mohali
Ishu Full Time 22-23/149/Ph.D 05/12/2022 Molicular Biology 04/12/2027 Yes CSIR
12.   Dr. S.K. Upadhyay Jyoti Shekhawat Full Time 22-23/81/Ph.D 07/09/2022 MOLECULAR CLONING AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A LONG THAUMAT IN-LIKE PROTEIN OF BREAD WHEAT (triticum aestivum L.) 06/09/2027 Yes ICMR
13.   Prof. Neera Garg
Dr. Ramandeep Kaur, Deptt. of Human Genomic, P.U., Chandigarh
Renu Rani Full Time 22-23/189/Ph.D 07/09/2022 Stress Physiology 06/09/2027 Yes UGC
14.   Prof. Neera Garg
Dr. Ramandeep Kaur, Deptt. of Human Genomic, P.U., Chandigarh
Simran Full Time 21-22/501/Ph.D 02/06/2022 Stress Physiology 02/06/2027 Yes UGC
15.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar Aastha Sharda Full Time 21-22/493/Ph.D 05/05/2022 Heat stress in Phaselous vulgaris 30/04/2027 Yes CSIR
16.   Prof. Richa Puri
Neelam Full Time 21-22/494/Ph.D 05/05/2022 Nutraceutical Plants 05/05/2027 Yes UGC
17.   Prof. M.C. Sidhu Komal Choudhary Full Time 21-22/216/Ph.D. 25/01/2022 Taxonomic Characterisation of Angiosperm Flora of Chandigarh with Special Reference to Tree Species 25/01/2027 Yes CSIR
18.   Dr. S.K. Upadhyay Deepika Full Time 21-22/158/Ph.D 07/12/2021 MOLECULAR AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF LYSM-DOMAIN CONTAINING PROTEINS OF BREAD WHEAT (Triticum aestivcum L.) 07/12/2026 Yes UGC
19.   Dr. Papiya Mukherjee Shrishti Full Time 21-22/157/Ph.D 07/12/2021 comparative study of different cryo-techniques for efficinent cryopresevation of some important plant species 06/12/2026 Yes CSIR
20.   Dr. Anju Rao Swati Full Time 21-22/159/Ph.D. 8073 07/12/2021 Phytochemical Potential of some economic important orchids 07/12/2026 Yes CSIR
21.   Dr. Anju Rao Umesh Thakur Full Time 21-22/32/Ph.D 27/07/2021 Yes UGC
22.   Prof. Richa Puri NIDHI Full Time 21-22/31/Ph.D 27/07/2021 27/07/2026 Yes UGC
23.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Prof. Ganga Ram Chaudhary, Deptt. of Chemistry, P.U, Chandigarh
Shefali Full Time 21-22/45/Ph.D 27/07/2021 Impact of heavy metals on Bryophytes 26/07/2026 Yes PU-Ph.D
24.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar Deeksha Padhiar Full Time 21-22/30/Ph.D 27/07/2021 cold stress in chickpea accessions 26/07/2026 Yes DBT
25.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar Sarbjeet Kaur Full Time 21-22/44/Ph.D 27/07/2021 Cold stress in wild cicer 26/07/2026 Yes DBT
26.   Dr. Papiya Mukherjee CHARU SHARMA Full Time 2020-EZ-86 23/02/2021 LONG TERM CONSERVATION OF SOKE VALUABLE MEDICINAL PLANTS 23/02/2026 Yes CSIR
27.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Dr. Anurag Kuhad UIPS
Nikita Kalyan Full Time 2020-EZ-87 23/02/2021 preparation, characterization and evaluation of Dendrocalamus asper (schult.) Backer shoots and leaves extract for wound healing 22/02/2026 Yes UGC
28.   Prof. M.C. Sidhu
Dr. Kawalpreet Kaur, SGGC, Sector 26, Chandigarh
Sakshi Full Time 20-21/253/Ph.D. 25/01/2021 Cytomorphological and Phytochemical Profiling of Nicotiana plumbaginifolia Viv. Growing in Chandigarh and Adjoining Areas 26/01/2026 No
29.   Prof Sunita Kapila
Prof I.B. Prasher
Megha Sethi Full Time 19-20/613/Ph.D./R&S 26/02/2020 Bryophytes of Chandigarh and adjoining areas and their association with endophytic fungi 26/12/2023 Yes CSIR-UGC
30.   Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Arshpreet Kaur Full Time 19-20/569/Ph.D./R&S 26/02/2020 Molecular characterization of therapeutically important orchids 26/12/2023 Yes DST Inspire
31.   Prof. Daizy Rani
Ipsa Gupta Full Time 19-20/570/Ph.D./R&S 26/02/2020 Ecological Studies on the Invasive Plants of North-West Himalayas (India) 19/12/2023 Yes UGC
32.   Dr. Shalinder Kaur
Nasmeen Hakim Full Time 19-20/616/Ph.D./R&S 26/02/2020 Study of Impact of Tourism on Climate Change in Indian Trans-Himalaya: Ladakh 26/12/2023 Yes UGC-CSIR
33.   Prof Richa Puri
Dr. Om Prakash Chaurasia, Director, DIHAR, Leh-Ladakh
Abul Qasim Full Time 19-20/571/Ph.D./R&S 27/01/2020 Cultivation practices and nutritional analysis of Lycium ruthenicum 31/12/2023 No
34.   Prof A.N. Singh
Sheenu Sharma Full Time 19-20/428/Ph.D./R&S 20/12/2019 Evaluation of multi-functionality approaches in the urban ecosystem for their services in a changing environment 31/12/2022 Yes CSIR-UGC
35.   Prof M.C. Sidhu
Neelam Gautam Full Time 19-20/429/Ph.D./R&S 20/12/2019 Exploration of Angiosperm Diversity and its Medicinal Importance 31/12/2022 Yes CSIR-UGC
36.   Dr. S. K. Upadhyay
Madhu Full Time 19-20/111/Ph.D./R&S 09/09/2019 Cloning and characterization of incRNAs in Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum) 31/03/2023 No
37.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Norbu Dolma Full Time 19-20/112/Ph.D./R&S 09/09/2019 Evaluation of Nutrients, Antinutrients, and Bioactive compounds of some underutilized plants of Leh Disrict of Ladakh 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
38.   Dr. Anju Rao
Dhiksha Muwal Full Time 19-20/41/Ph.D./R&S 08/08/2019 Bryophtes are the second most diverse group of plant species after the flowring plants which includes mosses, liverworts, hornworts etc. 31/03/2023 No
39.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Anshul Full Time 19-20/46/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 Screening of some west Himalayan Bryophytes for biologically active phytochemical constitutents 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
40.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Swati Full Time 19-20/42/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 seasonal variations in chemical composition in some western himalayan bryophytes 31/03/2023 No
41.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Aditi Sharma Full Time 19-20/48/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 To explore the dynamics and mechanism of plant invasion 31/03/2023 Yes UGC
42.   Dr. Anju Rao
Madhu Full Time 19-20/44/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 Medicinal Plants comprise of traditional such as Ayurvedic, Homeopathic, Unani, chinese and modern form of medicines etc. 31/03/2023 No
43.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Kirti Full Time 19-20/43/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 Studies on propagation and induction of flowering in some commercially viable orchids in vitro: Identification of suitable explants and chemical stimulus 31/03/2023 No
44.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Sabir Hussain Full Time 19-20/45/Ph.D./R&S 05/08/2019 To assess the exosystem multifuctionality of Ladakh vegetation in a changing environment 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
45.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Neha Dogra Full Time 19-20/9/Ph.D./R&S 03/06/2019 Phytochemical analysis and antioxicant activity of essential oils in some Indian Bryophytes 31/08/2023 Yes UGC
46.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Mamta Full Time 18-19/583/Ph.D./R&S 08/05/2019 Phytoremediation of heavy metals in soil using bamboo 31/08/2023 No
47.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Babita Joshi Full Time 18-19/114/Ph.D./R&S 31/03/2019 Evaluation of some underutilized plants and determination of their potential for food and pharmaceuticals 31/03/2022 Yes UGC
48.   Dr. Anju Rao
Shiwani Latwal Full Time 19-20/8/Ph.D./R&S 19/03/2019 In vitro regeneration of mosses and studies on their developmental and cytological variations from natural plants 31/12/2022 No
49.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar
Anjali Bhardwaj Full Time 18-19/529/Ph.D. 05/02/2019 Heat stress in Lentil 31/03/2023 Yes UGC
50.   Dr. S. K. Upadhyay
Amandeep Kaur Full Time 18-19/528/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 Identification and characterization of Cation/CA2+ exchangers (CCXs) in Bread wheat (Triticum aestivumL.) 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
51.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Dr. Geeta Shukla, Deptt. of Microbiology, PU, Chandigarh
Hiteshi Sabharwal Full Time 18-19/525/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 Study of Medicinal aspects of various species of Bryophytes 31/03/2023 Yes DST Inspire
52.   Prof. Kamaljit singh
Dr. Anil Kumar Thakur, Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Shimla, HP
Chhering Dorje Full Time 18-19/526/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 Phytochemical studies on some plants used in AAmchi System of medicine practiced in cold desert region of Himachal Pradesh 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
53.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Diksha Full Time 18-19/473/Ph.D./R&S 15/01/2019 Integrated Ecological analyses of soil contamination in agro-ecosystems of a lower shivalik region 31/12/2022 No
54.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Rajni Full Time 18-19/474/Ph.D./R&S 15/01/2019 Exploration and characterization of soil contaminants via pesticides in Agro-Ecosystems of a lower Shivalik region, India: an ecological perspective 31/12/2022 No
55.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Pardeep Kumar Full Time 18-19/46/Ph.D./R&S 31/10/2018 Ecology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
56.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Meena Kumari Full Time 18-19/50/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
57.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Sunita Full Time 18-19/47/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 In vitro Propagation and cytological studies of some Indian Orchids 01/10/2018 Yes CSIR
58.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Meenu Full Time 17-18/483/Ph.D. 28/02/2018 30/04/2021 Yes UGC-JRF
59.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Pratibha Full Time 17-18/98/Ph.D./ R&S 28/08/2017 In vitro mass Propagation, morphological and Molecular characterization of two medicinally important orchids of North West Himalaya 31/10/2020 Yes UGC-JRF
60.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Kusum Singh Sahariya Full Time 17/469/Ph.D. 11/04/2017 Study of root architecture on leguminous crops 30/04/2020 Yes UGC-JRF
61.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Sujata Khamn Full Time 16/1200/Ph.D. 10/10/2016 Medininal Plants No
62.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Aakanksha Sharma Full Time 16/1198/Ph.D. 07/10/2016 Application of Fragrant Orchid onCosmetology No
63.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Jyoti Sharma Full Time 16/1193/Ph.D. 06/09/2016 Medininal Plants Yes CSIR
64.   Prof. A. S. Ahluwalia
Prof. Sanjeev Puri
Alisha Sood Full Time 16/1148/Ph.D. 04/08/2016 Algea Yes CSIR

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