Dr. Harsh Sadawarti

Vice Chancellor ,CT University

Ph.D. C.S.E

Contact Details – vc@ctuniversity.in , 9814078621

Dr Harsh Sadawarti, is an acclaimed academician, an excellent administrator and a strategy leader with over 26 years of experience. He always strives for excellence through exemplary vision, diligence, dedication and determination. As VC of CT University, Ludhiana, he raised the banner of the University in regional, national and international canvass. Under his coveted leadership, CTU has strengthened linkages with academic & business organizations and industry and has been helpful for strategic corporate planning. His outstanding research acumen coupled with ability of planning, organization and programme management has led to enhanced visibility of the University. 

A strong protagonist of innovations, Dr Sadawarti has brought discernible transformation in CTU functioning through need-based academic and research programs, setting-up Research and Innovative Centre for Excellence, Centre for Social Impact Strategy, zero-waste campus, and fostering efficient system of performance monitoring and linkage with academia and industry. This has been possible with his academic credibility, clear strategic vision and outstanding leadership. His opinion has often been sought at the national level for devising strategies in education and industry. He strongly believes in winning with teamwork.

Having a strong flair for scientific writing Dr Sadawarti published about 100 research and policy papers in scientific journals, magazines and newspapers. He has guided several Ph.D scholars in Parallel Processing, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Digital Image Processing, Data Analytics, etc.

International Academic and Research Excellence Awards Committee honoured Dr Harsh Sadawarti, with “Best Young Vice Chancellor Award“, in recognition of his enduring commitment to excellence in academic leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of the University.  

Dr Hemant Sharma

Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor

& Professor and Director- School of Management Studies

PhD, M.M.S, B.E.

Contact Details – deputyprovc@ctuniversity.in; 8755833728

Prof. Sharma is an accomplished academician and a visionary administrator having a total experience of around 22 years. During his long stay in academics, he has immensely contributed to all verticals of academics from strategic planning, policy formulation, teaching, research, guiding PhD scholars, outcome-based curriculum development with CO and PO, continuous evaluation, mentoring of teachers and students, accreditations and rankings, and profitability of different management programmes etc. He is an acclaimed auditor for NAAC, NIRF, NBA accreditations and many other quality surveys.

He is a perfect blend of corporate and academics. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, and Master of Management Sciences from Birla’s TITS, Bhiwani in the year of 1997 and 1999 respectively. Having served in corporate sector almost for five years, he finally came into academics in 2004 and thereafter served in various prestigious institutions and Universities in different capacities. He obtained his PhD from M.D. University, Rohtak in 2009. His most of the research work is on the power sector but not limited to. He has (has been) guided/ guiding many PhD scholars and is the member of consolidated panel of PhD examiners of many reputed Universities in India. He is an invited expert in the BoS of many reputed business schools. He has conducted over 50 FDPs/workshops for faculty members/ research scholars on research methods and data analysis tools. He is a well-recognized expert of statistical software’s such as SPSS, ADENCO, JAMOVI, and R etc. He has many publications in the National and International journals of repute including Emerald, ABDC and Scopus etc. He has chaired large number of technical sessions in seminars/ conferences in India. He is a subject expert and has developed new courses in the operations management, supply chain management and production technology. He has developed MOOCs for Quantitative Methods under the ePG Pathshala initiative of MHRD, Govt of India and student learning material on many subjects for the MBA students of various state government universities. Recently, his e-book on Production Planning and Control has been ratified by Indian Institute of Material Management, New Delhi (An Institution of National Eminence).

Dr. Umesh Kumar Garg
Dean Academics
PhD. (Chemistry), M.Sc. & B.Sc. (Agriculture)
Contact no. 97815-05505

Dr. Umesh Kumar Garg is an acclaimed Academician and Research oriented person. He has been in the field of Academic/Research/Industry form last 20 years. Dr. Umesh has joined CT University in April 2022 as Deputy Dean Academics and now is working as Dean Academics. Along with these responsibilities, he is also NAAC coordinator & Director IQAC, CT University. He has contributed in Academics at almost all the position right from Lecturer to Principal. He completed his doctorate degree from SLIET/PTU, Jalandhar under the project from Ministry of Environment and Forest. He has guided 06 postgraduate students and 02 Ph.D. students. Along with this, He has bagged 2 Research Project from Department of Sciences & Technology, New Delhi & USAID respectively. He has good Research publication in Scopus/ SCI Journals with high impact factors (25 + in number) & has many conferences/FDP’S/STTP on his name. He is also member of many Professional Societies. His Area of Research is Ground Water Monitoring for Toxic Heavy Metals & Remedial Measures. He also has won Best Teacher Award from ISTE, Student Chapter, New Delhi. He loves to solve student’s related Academic issues with great ease & always ready to face any difficulty at the workplace.

Sarabpreet Singh

Mr. Sarabpreet Singh

Executive Director & Registrar – CT University

A driven academician by profession, a curious engineer by education, and a pure technocrat who is on a mission to improve ‘The Education System’.

Mr Sarabpreet Singh has joined exclusively as an Executive Director and Registrar – CT University to simply empower all stakeholders. He is relentlessly passionate about building technology driven university systems for academics, accreditations, and eGovernance via his bold disruptive ideas, meticulous planning, and unwavering execution. He loves working with cross-functional teams in solving hard problems via technological prowess at a high throughput using a unique mix of skills, knowledge, and outcome-driven methodology.

He deeply cares about the need to improve our education system and carries a deep rooted belief in fixing problems via innovative technology, disciplined execution, persistence, and patience. He brings more than a decade of combined teaching / research / academic administration / IT-ERP / eGovernance related work experience and unveils high proficiency in the field of technology-infused educational system design.

As a lifelong learner, observer, and exceptional listener, he was trained as a mechanical engineer in the United States of America and India. He loves to engage and teach large classes in mechanical, electronics, and computer science subjects and ponder 24×7 about tackling hard problems facing society, the education system, educators, and students.

In the past, he has served as a teacher, an academician, an administrator, a policy maker, a system creator, a technology consultant, and in many other roles requiring high levels of organizational responsibility and integrity.


Dr. Pravin Kumar

Professor & Head

School of Humanities and Physical Education

Contact Details- pravin.16003@ctuniversity.in, 9814035630

He is a PhD with teaching experience of 24 years. He has published 09 books and 25 publications in National and International research papers. He has supervised 22 MPhil students and 03 PhD candidates. Seminar/Conferences/Workshops attended by him are 18.


Dr. Saurabh Sharma

Head of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D. Pharmacy

Contact Details – saurabhsharma.17123@ctuniversity.in , 7307355443

Dr. Saurabh Sharma is working as Head of School at Pharmaceutical and healthcare Sciences, CT University, Ludhaina (Punjab). He has to his credit 15 years of rich teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate students) and research experience in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. Dr. Saurabh Sharma is a dedicated, resourceful and innovative instructor, who strives to help students change marginal grades into excellent grades and supports the colleagues. He has an excellent track record as Pharmacy educationist and research scientist. He has authored 55 International research papers and 2 books with particular emphasis on investigation of molecular interventions on vascular dysfunction in Pathobiology of Cardiac, Brain and Pulmonary circulations. He has previously served in ISF College of Pharmacy (2006-2017) as Head of Department (Pharm D and Pharmacology). He has guided more than 54 PG(4 Pursuing) students and 1 PhD (7 Pursuing) Student in various research projects. He is the recipient of OD Gulati award in the area of cardiovascular research in 2009 and 2010. He has received major grants from AICTE (Research promotion scheme) and Indian Council of medical research (ICMR) for projects on Vascular biology.

No. of Publications : 55



Prof.(Dr.) Simranjeet Kaur Gill

Principal, School of law

Contact Details – Director.law@ctuniversity.in ,

Dr. Simranjeet kaur Gill has Joined as a Principal School of law, CT University Ludhiana on 1st Dec 2020, She have 13 years of teaching and research experience, and Seventeen papers are published in different  Reputed  law journals, She have presented the papers in various National and International Seminars. She was invited as resource person / subject expert in the subject of Cyber Law under Cyber Security / Information Security for delivering thirty two educational television and equal number of e-Content programmes at Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala. The said program is sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technologies (NMEICT) e-Content project from January, 2016 to June 2016.  All these lectures are published as E-Contents which are available on the Sakshat Portal of the Ministry of HRD and website of UGC. Contents and video lectures are now available at Swayamprabha and inflibnet and the same link has shared below at. https://swayamprabha.gov.in/index.php/program/archive/6


Ati Priye

Mr. Ati Priye

Advisor to Vice Chancellor

Director-Planning and Development

Deputy Director-Entrepreneurship Development Cell,


CT University, Ludhiana

Having progressive experience in managing and leading various aspects of management spanning across high paced business domains, Mr. Ati Priye has excelled in establishing innovative and competitive initiatives, institutionalizing a strong performance driven culture at the companies where he has worked. He is a Ph.D. Scholar, MBA-IB, M. Com-IB, PGDIPR, PGDIBO, ATC, Certified CSR Professional, Certified Design Thinker (University of Virginia), Certified Data Analyst (IIM-R) and a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Professional by GOI. His expertise includes transformational change management. He has extensively worked in all facets of management with specialisation in the fields of leadership development, organizational behaviour, culture building and employee engagement. Mr. Ati has been Nominated for the implementation of National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP) initiated by MHRD Innovation Council, Government of India at the CT University. He is also the IACL (Industry-Academia collaboration Lead) for the Bosch where he acts as a bridge between the University and the BOSCH. A believer in driving organizational culture and values through PEOPLE, not processes,Mr. Ati also actively supports social causes (Child Education, Sanitation, Literacy and Women Empowerment)as AVP Education Sector for MSME CCII andDeputy Director-Education for International Human Rights Organisation.

Linkedin Profile :  www.linkedin.com/in/atipriye

Dr. Sachit Vardhan

Deputy Director Research

Ph.D. Mechanical

Contact Details – Sachit.17048@ctuniversity.in , 9417644433

Dr. Sachit Vardhan is Young and Dynamic professional working as Associate Professor and Head in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, CT University, Ludhiana.  He is also serving as Deputy Director, Research & Innovation at CT University, Ludhiana. Dr. Sachit has completed his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from SLIET, Longowal with Institute Fellowship by MHRD. Under the category of Young Scientist of India, he was awarded with International Travel Grant by DST in 2015. He has got best paper award in conferences held at NITIE, Mumbai (2014) and at Geeta Engg. College, Panipat (2011).  In his post-graduation, he bagged 2nd position and was conferred with Academic Excellence Award. He has published more than 35 articles/papers in various National and International Journals and Conferences of repute. He is also acting as a reviewer and Editorial member of many renowned International Journals. He has also organized several National and International conferences in India and abroad (as a convener/Organising secretary). Presently, 6 Ph.D and 2 M.Tech. Scholars are working under his supervision.


Munish Kaushal

Director IT

M.Tech. (CSE)

Contact Details – directorit@ctuniversity.in, 9815000545

Munish Kaushal is working with CT University from May 2018  as Director IT. He has a rich experience of  20+ years of IT in education industry. He is currently managing IT department operational and strategic planning, including business requirements, project planning, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources. Plan, Coordinate, Direct and Design all operational activities of the IT and ERP Department of CT Educational Society. Responsible for Planning, Implementation, Installation, administration and monitoring of University Wired & Wireless network. Provide Direction and support for IT solutions. Responsible for managing Data Centre, Rack Servers, Huawei Firewall, Networking Devices, IPBX. Appointed as NAD (National Academic Depository) Nodal Officer and SPOC for Smart India Hackathon 2.0.

He is equipped with many International Certifications as follows

  • Certified Cisco Academy Trainer
  • Certified Palo Alto Cybersecurity Foundation, Gateway & Essentials Trainer
  • Certified Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) & II (RH134) Trainer
  • CEI (Certified EC-Council Instructor)
  • CEH (Certified Ethical hacker)
  • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)
  • CCNSP (Cyberoam Certified Network & Security Professional)


Dr. Harmeet Singh

Deputy Director IPR Cell

Ph.D in Bio Robotics (Italy)

Contact Details- harmeet17333@ctuniversity.in, 9877002246

Dr Harmeet Singh is an extremely hardworking individual known for his skills in Robotics and Automation. He got his Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Computer Applications. Then he went to Italy for PhD in Bio-Robotics from ScuolaSuperioreSant’Anna University. During his PhD, he was also a visiting researcher at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Now he is mentoring students for innovative projects and helps them to reach the next level of their potential at CT University. He is also an IIC Innovation Ambassador, MHRD. He has an experience of more than 3.5 years of in research and academics. He has published 11 papers in international journals and conference. While in CT University, he has made projects like Prosthetic Hand, prosthesis finger, Agriculture robot, Drawing Robot, All-terrain robot, etc. He has also filed eight patents out of which 3 are already published.

His background and areas of expertise reside in Signal Processing and Machine Learning, with particular emphasis on biosignal and multi-dimensional signals. His current research interests are in Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Autonomous Systems and Human-Machine Interaction; Biosignal Driven Intelligent Systems and Healthcare. He is currently supervising several PhD students working on different projects. He is also the Project Head of ROBONOVA CT University start-up and Deputy Director of IPR Cell.


Dr. Amit Kumar

HOD (Department of Airlines and Tourism)

Ph.D. Hotel Management

Contact Details – amit.17044@ctuniversity.in , 9896211720

Dr. Amit Kumar is a young and dynamic hospitality professional with more than 9 years of academic and 2 years of industry experience. Recently, he has been conferred with ‘Best Young Researcher’ award at Global Education and Corporate Leadership Awards by GSIR Foundation. He has done his Master’s and Doctorate degree in Tourism Management from Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. He is also UGC-NET qualified. He earned his MBA in International Hospitality Management from Switzerland. He is specialized in Tourism Management, Airlines Ticketing, Hospitality Human Resource Management and Hospitality Research. Dr. Amit has participated and presented research papers in various International and National Seminars/Conferences/Workshops along with research publications in International and National reputed journals and books. He is also in the panel list of paper setting and evaluation for UG and PG courses in Tourism and Hotel Management of various Universities. He has also developed and updated course structure and syllabus for the different subjects as and when required by different Universities.

Total Number of Publications: 33


Dr. Daljit Khurana

Dr. Dalijit Khurana

Head of School of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Dr. Daljit Singh Khurana (Ph.D.), Head of School of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, has a teaching experience of 35 years. He obtained his education from Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. He guided 32 PG students and was a member of the advisory committee of several students. Dr. Khurana has published 80 research articles in journals of repute and also published 72 popular articles and delivered 75 televisions and radio talks.

Dr. Khurana is associated with the evolution of various hybrids and cultivars of vegetable crops, among them hybrids of chilli namely chilli-hybrid-1 and chilli-hybrid-3 are the most prominent ones. He also released varieties in salad crops i.e. long melon and Wanga besides a cultivar of broccoli i.e. Palam Samridhi which has anti-cancerous properties due to its richness in sulphoraphane content. Many recommendations of Dr. Khurana have been included in Package of Practices for cultivation of vegetables. The most prominent ones are Low Tunnel Technology for off season cultivation of capsicum and cucumber. He is pioneer in the research of growth regulators such as use of Naphthelene Acetic Acid and Biozyme in chilli and potato, respectively.

Dr. Daljit Singh Khurana is recipient of various awards including “Wimco Sun Sip Award” by “All India Food Preservation’s Association”, “Harpal Kaur Memorial Award” and “Best Reviewers Award”.

Dr. Jaspreet Kaur

Dr. Jaspreet Kaur

Coordinator of School of Engineering & Technology

Dr. Jaspreet Kaur is Dynamic and versatile professional, working with CT university since August 2017. She is currently working as Coordinator of School of Engineering & Technology. Dr. Jaspreet has completed her Doctorate in Computer Science in the domain of Artificial intelligence. She has 12.3 years of teaching and research experience and has spent thousands of hours doing everything related to the Academic Process and teaching activities, including Planning and Implementation of curriculum development. Have more than 12 research publications in various national, international conferences and journals to her credit. Currently 5 PhD’s are working under her supervision.