Dr. Harsh Sadawarti

Vice Chancellor ,CT University

Ph.D. C.S.E

Contact Details – vc@ctuniversity.in , 9814078621

An eminent academician & excellent administrator with 24 years of experience in General Administration, Research & Development and Teaching Functions. Possessing high academic credibility, clear strategic vision and outstanding leadership qualities. Currently, serving as Vice Chancellor of CT University, Ludhiana, Dr. Sadawarti has been monumental for development of corporate planning across CT University and setting academic & corporate goals and objectives for departments. He is responsible for providing executive leadership in assisting the Chancellor in the overall planning, organizing, and controlling of the academic program areas. Developing and planning academic programs, budgeting, resource allocation, supervising staff development programs, monitoring personnel actions. Promoting the University in a regional, national and international context and to increase the financial resources available to the University in order to realize the full potential of the University. His commitment of furthering the University’s interest by liasoning with academic institutions, business organizations and industries across the country has taken the University to the next level. Has more than 80 research publications in various national, international conferences and journals to credit. Has supervised 8 Ph.D Scholars, 2 M.Phil scholars and 12 M.Tech scholars. Taught various subjects like Computer System Architecture, Database Management System, Operating System, Compiler Design, Microprocessor, System Analysis & Design.



Dr G.S Bakshi

Dean Academics

Ph.D. Management

Contact Details – dean.academics@ctuniversity.in , 9815985151

Dr. Gurvinder Pal Singh an MBA and Ph.D. in Management from Punjabi University, Patiala. He has versatile experience of teaching, placements and examinations. He has worked as Head of the Department, Placement Head of the Institute and Head of the Institute in various prominent educational institutions of the region. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience apart from working with corporate sector. He has been an active resource person to various institutes of the region and chaired sessions in the seminars and conferences.

Dr Sukhdev Singh

Dean Research & Professor-in- Management, CT University, Ludhiana.

Contact details – dean.ri@ctuniversity.in

He has Teaching Experience of 36 years and 20 years of Research experience. More than 20 publications in International Journals and more than 25 in National Journals. He has 2 books after his name and awarded for contribution to teaching profession by Shaheed Sewa Memorial Society. More than 30 times he has addressed various sessions by being ‘Key Note Speaker’ also, organised various educational trips, workshops and seminars. Even, chaired more than 15 conferences and seminars.


Dr Pushpinder Singh Aulakh

Ph.D.  Horticulture

Contact Details : pushpinder17509@ctuniversity.in

Dr Aulakh is an eminent Agricultural cum Horticultural scientist over 32 years of experience in General Administration, Research Management, Academics and Extension Education. He has served in various capacities such as Director Horticulture cum Mission Director, Punjab (2017 to 2018); Additional Director of Extension Education , PAU ( 2014 to 2017); Additional Director of Research (Horticulture of PAU (2013 to2014); Head Department of Horticulture cum Director Students’Welfare & Director PHPTC,PAU ( 2009 to 2013); Director RRS,PAU Abohar ( 2006 to 2009) ; Director RRS, Balachaur, PAU ( 2004 to 2006) and Senior Horticulturist, Horticulturist & Asstt. Horticulturist, at Abohar, Balachaur & Bathinda,Also Served as Dean Students’Welfare and Director Sports, GKU, Talwandi Sabo  (July to December,2019. Now serving as Head of Shool of Agriculture and Natural Sciences CT University Ludhiana w.e.f January2020

He has been recipient of Shri Hans Raj Pahwa Memorial Award (2002) ; Srimati Harpal Kaur Memorial Award (2007) ; Fellow of Indian Society of Citriculture. Nagpur (2007); Shri Girdhari Lal Chadha Gold Medal ( 2013) and Conferred Fellowship by Indian Academy of Horticulture Sciences, New Delhi ( 2018-2019)

Dr Aulakh visited on official tour to Geneva( America) ; Israel ; Bangkok and Faislabad Pakistan to participate in Conferences and Fruit logistica

Handled 10 Adhoc Research and Extension Projects Funded by ICAR and World Bank. He has published 212 Research Publications, 2 books; Participated in 157 ( 11 International & 146 National conferences/ Symposia/Workshops and published 139 Extension/ Popular Articles .

Delivered 55 Radio & TV Talks, Participated in 88 Farmer Scientist Interaction Programmes as Resource Personnel. Organized Kisan Melas and  Field Days in PAU and  Research Stations.

Dr Aulakh Nominated  as  Member of Management Committee, NRCC, Nagpur for 3 years. Served as Chairman of Screening committee and member of selection committee of  Principal Scientists in ASRB, New Delhi. Member of Board of Management, PAU, Board of Studies, GNDU Amritsar, Member of Board of Directors of PAIC, PAGREXO, Punjab Mandi  Board & Forest Corporation ltd. Executive Member of PAMETI & PHPTC


Bharat Sharma

(Director of Student’s Affairs)

Contact Details- student.affairs@ctuniversity.in , 9646756068

Bharat Sharma is Director of Student Affairs at CT University. He is most enthusiastic personality who always focus on equality, quality and student.He is responsible for the overall functioning and performance of the Department of Student Affairs and Services , providing day-to- day leadership and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations in Athletics, Aboriginal Student Services, Student Engagement/Campus Life, Centre for Students with Disabilities, Counselling Services. The Director oversees scheduling and work assignments, is responsible for ensuring quality standards, completing evaluations, handling complaints, grievances and appeals and performing other duties as required. The Director contributes to the University success by providing input into the development of the Division’s and University strategic and operational plans, and by ensuring that the University achieves its student engagement and retention goals.There are 15 departments running under Director of Student Affairs. The office of Director of Student Affairs run under the umbrella of Worthy Vice Chancellor of CT University.



Dr Punam Rattan



Contact Details- punamrattan.17382@ctuniversity.in ,7888493133

Dr. Punam Rattan has rich experience of over 20 years. She has published books named Computer System Architecture, Introduction to Microprocessor and Digital Electronics. She emphasizes stress on practical exposure to the students in the field of Engineering and Computer Applications. She has published 14 papers in various National/International Conferences/Journals. She has also organized seminar/workshops/conferences as organizing secretary.  Presently 4 Ph.D, 1 M.Phil and 1 M.Tech scholars are doing their research work under her supervision.  She has attended many FDP programmes from TTTI Chandigarh, Thapar University, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, PTU and many more.



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

HOS (School of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare 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 13 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 researcher. He has authored 42 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 30 PG students 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 : 42


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



Gagandeep Singh

HEAD (Department of Hotel Management )

Contact details – gagandeep17446@ctuniversity.in , 9815069555

Having more than11years experience (5.5 years in industry and 6.5 years in academics at university). Worked with domestic airline& five star properties like ITC Maurya, Taj Group, Fortune Klassic & Park Plaza and furthermore, acted as a prominent support with many of the prime institutes and universities of region.

Expertise in developing training programs, budgets, checklists, and sop’s for the accommodation practices. Savant in case handling, up selling techniques and specialized in public relations. Have imparted the competency in the team which was headed at the time of operations and even in the students so as to develop public relationships by applying personal expertise. Had developed training programs, budgets, checklists, sop’s for the accommodation and kitchen during operation & academics practice.

Along with that, have 12 research papers in the account and has also got a chance to present cooking shows on National Television.

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. 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

Deputy Director IT

M.Tech. (CSE)

Contact Details – deputydirectorit@ctuniversity.in, 9815000545

Munish Kaushal is working with CT University from May 2018  as Deputy 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)

Chef Dr. Varinder Singh Rana

Dean of School of Hotel Management, Airlines and Tourism


Dr Varinder Singh Rana is presently working as Dean of School of Hotel management, Airlines and Tourism at CT University, Ludhiana. He has over 19 years of experience in Academia and Industry. He has eight Limca Records in his account. He is General Secretary of Chefs Association of Five Rivers which is the nodal body of Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA). He is the member of Board of Management and Board of Studies of various Universities. He has authored 13 books and 24 Research papers. He has served as head chef to Honourable President of India and President of Republic of Afghanistan during their visit to Punjab.

He is certified Master trainer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. He has been awarded by Phagwara Administration for outstanding professional work in 2017. He also got Star Achiever Award for regional culinary development from Indian Federation of Culinary Associations. He has also been honoured by Tourism Minister of Punjab for initiating a Bakery Unit at Central Jail, Ludhiana. He has shown his presence as Jury of Master Chef Punjabi-A Cookery Reality Show of DD National Punjabi. He is doing various cooking shows on National Television. He also represented State of Punjab in Republic day Celebration at Red Fort, New Delhi. He has served Jury in ICF and IFCA events at National and International Level. He has been awarded with Best Culinary Educator award by Indian Federation of Culinary Association (A Nodal Body of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India). He grabbed Two silver Medals and one bronze medal for Republic of India (Our Nation) at International Culinary Challenge, Uzbekistan where 22 countries participated. He has been associated with many projects of Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board (PHTPB).