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: 08/11/2019 
1.   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
2.   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
3.   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
4.   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 No
5.   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
6.   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 No
7.   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
8.   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
9.   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
10.   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
11.   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
12.   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
13.   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
14.   Prof. M. C. Sidhu
Kajal Full Time 18-19/530/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 Inventorization of Floristic diversity of Kalesar National Park, Haryana 31/03/2023 No
15.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar
Anjali Bhardwaj Full Time 18-19/529/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 Proposed research work: Study on responses o grain legumes to high temperature stress 31/03/2023 Yes ACRADA
16.   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
17.   Prof. Richa Puri
Sushila Rani Full Time 18-19/527/Ph.D./R&S 05/02/2019 To study the medicinal potential of some arare medicinal plants and their micropropagation of Himachal Pradesh 31/03/2023 Yes CSIR
18.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
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 INSPIRE
19.   Prof. Kamaljit singh
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 No
20.   Dr. Shalinder Kaur
Rigzin Chuskit Full Time 18-19/475/Ph.D./R&S 15/01/2019 Behavior and leav functional approaches of vascular plants and their involvement in ecosystem services changing climate in eastern region of Ladakh: an integrated ecological study 31/12/2022 Yes UGC
21.   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
22.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Amrit Pal Full Time 18-19/472/Ph.D./R&S 15/01/2019 Invasive plant species and their amnagement 31/12/2022 Yes CSIR
23.   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
24.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Pardeep Kumar Full Time 18-19/46/Ph.D./R&S 31/10/2018 Ecology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
25.   Prof. M. C. Sidhu
Skshi Full Time 18-19/273/Ph.D./R&S 11/10/2018 Cytomorphological and Molecular characterization of selected angiosperm species of Medicinal Importance 30/11/2022 No
26.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Dr. Tapan K. Mondal
Jyoti Full Time 18-19/115/Ph.D./R&S 20/09/2018 Functional characterization of uncharacterized transcription factors of rice 31/03/2022 Yes CSIR
27.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Mushtaq Ahmad Dar Full Time 18-19/113/Ph.D./R&S 20/09/2018 Invasive plants pose a major threat 31/03/2022 Yes CSIR
28.   Prof. M.C. Sidhu
Rai singh Full Time 18-19/93/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2018 Inventorisation of floristics in selected areas of Malwa region of Punjab, India 31/10/2021 No
29.   Prof. Neera Garg
Ishta Bhardwaj Full Time 18-19/92/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIr
30.   Dr. Shalinder Kaur
Deachen Angmo Full Time 18-19/91/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2018 Assessment of Ecological Status and biological activitites of Aromatic Plants of Sham Valley, District Kargil (Ladakha, J&K 31/10/2021 Yes UGC
31.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar
Poonam Full Time 18-19/90/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2018 Studies on heat tolerance in food Legumes 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
32.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Shahar Bano Full Time 18-19/89/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2018 Evaluation of nutritional and medicinal properties of some underutilized plants 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
33.   Prof. Neera Garg
Aditi Full Time 18-19/48/Ph.D.R&S 01/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
34.   Prof. Neera Garg
Kanika Thakur Full Time 18-19/52/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 No
35.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Prof. M.S. Bisht
Mamta Rani Full Time 18-19/49/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Cytogenetics 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
36.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Meena Kumari Full Time 18-19/50/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
37.   Dr. S. K. Upadhyay
Meenakshi Rathour Full Time 18-19/51/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Environmental Stress etc. 31/10/2021 Yes UGC
38.   Prof. Richa Puri
Pooja Boora Full Time 18-19/53/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 Medicinal properties of some rare plants of Kinnaur and their conservation 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
39.   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
40.   Prof. Neera Garg
Vaishali Sharma Full Time 18-19/54/Ph.D.R&S 01/08/2018 Plant Physiology 31/10/2021 Yes CSIR
41.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Vasundhra Full Time 18-19/55/Ph.D./R&S 01/08/2018 In vitro Propagation of some medicinal orchids 31/10/2021 No
42.   Prof. C. Nirmala
Prof. Ashwani Koul
Aribam Indira Devi Full Time 17-18/527/Ph.D./R&S 15/05/2018 Phytochemicals in bamboo and their health benefits 31/05/2021 Yes CSIR
43.   Prof. Richa Puri
Dechan Angmo Full Time 17-18/528/Ph.D./R&S 15/05/2018 Wethno-Medicinal study of Ladakh Region 31/05/2021 Yes UGC
44.   Prof. Sunita Kapila
Pooja Rani Full Time 17-18/481/Ph.D. R&S 03/03/2018 Bryophytes 31/03/2021 Yes PU
45.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Meenu Full Time 17-18/483/Ph.D. 28/02/2018 30/04/2021 Yes UGC-JRF
46.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar
Shikha Chaudhary Full Time 17-18/482/Ph.D.R&S 27/02/2018 Evaluation of responses of summer season food legumes to high temperature stress 28/02/2021 Yes CSIR Project
47.   Prof. Richa Puri
Sudhir Kharyal Full Time 17-18/432/Ph.D./R&S 06/02/2018 Survey of Angiospermic flora of Chandigarh along with adjoining area and screening of some plants for corosolic acid 28/02/2021 No
48.   Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Madhvi Kanchan Full Time 17-18/435/Ph.D. 05/02/2018 Characterization of wox gene in orchids 31/03/2020 Yes DST, INSPIRE
49.   Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Devina Ghai Full Time 17-18/434/Ph.D. 05/02/2018 Characterization of somatic embryogenesis reaptor like kinases (SERK) genes in orchid 30/04/2022 Yes CSIR
50.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Sonia Rathee Full Time 17-18/431/Ph.D. 05/02/2018 Ecological status and impact of invasive alien plants in Kinnaur region of Halalayas 31/03/2022 No
51.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Disket Zomba Full Time 17-18/430/Ph.D. 05/02/2018 Traditional knowledge and Inventorization of high altitude species 31/03/2022 Yes CSIR
52.   Prof. M. C. Sidhu
Anita Kumari Full Time 17-18/325/Ph.D. 08/01/2018 Medicinal Plant 30/04/2021 Yes UGC-JRF
53.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Roshan Lal Full Time 17-18/331/Ph.D. R&S 01/12/2017 Reproductive Biology and Conservation of some terrestrial orchids of Himachal Pradesh 30/04/2021 Yes UGC-JRF
54.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Abhishek Kumar Full Time 17-18/324/Ph.D. R&S 01/12/2017 Biodiviersity analysis and nutrient cycling in lower shivalik region 30/04/2021 Yes UGC-JRF
55.   Dr. Papiya Mukherjee
Kiran Parasher Full Time 17-18/130/Ph.D./R&S 18/09/2017 Microprpagation and cryopreservation of medicinal plants of Himalayan region 30/04/2018 No
56.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Babita Thakur Full Time 17-18/128/Ph.D.R&S 13/09/2017 Conservation and restoration ecology of some floriculturally important orchids 31/12/2020 Yes Panjab University Fellowship
57.   Prof. Richa Puri
Dr. M. L. Sharma, Emeritus Professor
Monika Mehta Full Time 17-18/90/Ph.D 01/09/2017 Stydt if antidiabetic activity of some unexploited antidiabetic plants of Kinnaur of Himachal Pradesh 31/10/2020 No
58.   Prof. I.B. Prasher
Vijay Kumar Full Time 17-18/114/Ph.D. 31/08/2017 Mycology 30/09/2020 No
59.   Dr. S. K. Upadhyay
Alok Sharma Full Time 17-18/91/Ph.D. 29/08/2017 Genome-wide characterization of superoxide dismutase (SOD) etc. ......... 30/11/2020 Yes CSIR
60.   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
61.   Dr. Papiya Mukharjee
Shailika Sharma Full Time 17-18/66/Ph.D./R&S 25/05/2017 In vitro propagation and cryoperservation of clonally propagated crops for conservation of genetic resources 30/04/2021 Yes CSIR
62.   Dr. shalinder Kaur
Meenal Sharma Full Time 17-18/9/Ph.D. 19/04/2017 Allelopatric effects of Ricinus coconunis L. 31/05/2020 No
63.   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
64.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Prof. H.P. Singh
Kulwinder Kaur Full Time 16/1199/Ph.D. 09/11/2016 Weed Ecology Yes CSIR
65.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar
Anju Rani Full Time 16/12323/Ph.D. 03/11/2016 Cold Stress in chickpea No
66.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Anamika Kumari Full Time 16/1190/Ph. 25/10/2016 Microprpagation and conservation of some medicinaly important orchids of North Western Himalayas Yes UGC
67.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Sujata Khamn Full Time 16/1200/Ph.D. 10/10/2016 Medininal Plants No
68.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Sujata Khamn Full Time 16/1200/Ph.D. 10/10/2016 Medininal Plants No
69.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Sujata Khamn Full Time 16/1200/Ph.D. 10/10/2016 Medininal Plants No
70.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Gagandeep Kaur Full Time 16/1229/Ph.d. 10/10/2016 Stress Physiology No
71.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Aakanksha Sharma Full Time 16/1198/Ph.D. 07/10/2016 Application of Fragrant Orchid onCosmetology No
72.   Prof. Neera Garg
Amandeep Cheema Full Time 16/1192/Ph.D. 07/09/2016 Functional diversity amongst Amf in modulating Asineluced responses in chickpea genotypes No
73.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Jyoti Sharma Full Time 16/1193/Ph.D. 06/09/2016 Medininal Plants Yes CSIR
74.   Dr. S. K. Upadhyay
Shivi Tyagi Full Time 16/1191/Ph.D. 06/09/2016 Genome-wide characterization of superoxide dismutase (SoD) and qlutathione peroxidase (GPX) genes in Triticum aestivum L.) 31/03/2020 Yes DST-SERB
75.   Prof. A. S. Ahluwalia
Bhavna Kabila Full Time 16/1165/Ph.D. 16/08/2016 Algea No
76.   Prof. A. S. Ahluwalia
Prof. Sanjeev Puri
Alisha Sood Full Time 16/1148/Ph.D. 04/08/2016 Algea Yes CSIR
77.   Prof. Promila Pathak
Ankush Prakash Full Time 15/1280/Ph.D. 05/11/2015 Orchid No
78.   Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Himani Full Time 15/1281/Ph.D. 05/11/2015 nil No
79.   Dr. Shalinder Kaur
Roop Lal Full Time 15/1285/Ph.D. 05/11/2015 Nil No
80.   Dr. Shalinder Kaur
Shikha Chandel Full Time 16/1041 05/11/2015 Ph.D. Yes DST Research Project
81.   Prof. Neera Garg
Kiran Saroy Full Time 15/1282/Ph.D. 08/10/2015 Nil No
82.   Dr. M. C. Sidhu
Punita Full Time 15/1284/Ph.D. 08/10/2015 Nil No
83.   Prof. I. B. Prasher
Shivani Raghuwanshi Full Time 15/1286/Ph.D. 08/10/2015 Nil No
84.   Prof. Neera Garg
Kiran Saroy Full Time 13-Bot-24 08/10/2015 Relative contributions of ppolyamines and Arbuscular mycorrhiza in modulating Nickel induced physiological and biochemical responses in Cajanus cajan (L.) ZMillsp. Yes UGC-BSR
85.   Prof. Harsh Nayyar Lomeshwar Full Time 15/1062/Ph.D 01/05/2015 Yes ICRISAT Project Fellowship
86.   Prof. Richa Puri Rinku Jhamta Full Time 14/308/Ph.D 19/12/2014 Yes UGC
87.   Dr. Kamaljit Singh
Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Navdeep Kaur Full Time 14/374/Ph.D 10/12/2014 No
88.   Prof. Richa Puri Sana Khan Full Time 14/370/Ph.D. 10/12/2014 Yes MAF, UGC
89.   Prof. Kamaljit Singh
Dr. Jaspreet Kaur
Navdeep Kaur Full Time 14/374/Ph.D 10/12/2014 Ployamines and heavy metals: an introctive study of putrescine and cadmium to ameliate stress induced toxcity in munbean and soybean crops. No
90.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish Narayan Singh Full Time 14/1105/Ph.D 26/05/2014 Yes PU
91.   Prof. Daizy R. Batish
Prof. R. K. Kohli
Sangeeta Sharma Full Time 19540/Ph.D 03/12/2012 Role of nitric oxide in regulating the rooting of hypocotyls of Vigna adiate (L.) R. Wilczek Yes UGC
92.   Dr. A. N. Singh
Prof. C. Nirmala
Viney Kumar Full Time 19082/Ph.D. 22/03/2012 Ecological assessment of geochemical accumulation and distribution pattern of heavy metals in urban soils of Chandigarh and Baddi areas in lower Shiwalik Region: Impact of urban and industrial activities No
93.   Prof. Neera Garg Kriti Dhiman Full Time 18152/Ph.D 28/07/2010 Endo-mycorrhizal endophytes and in vitro symbiotic seed germination some therapeutically important terrestrial orchids. Yes NASI

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