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.  


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.


Nitin Bibra

Dy. Dean Academics & Director, Professional Enhancement Cell

Experience: 25 Years 


M.A (English), MBA (HR), (PGDTE), Trained by APSCHE on LSRW, Trained on Language Skills by Cambridge University.

Nitin Bibra, Dy. Dean, Academics and Director, Professional Enhancement Cell at CT University possesses experience of 25 years with a flair and passion to lead and excel. 

He is an alumnus of Osmania University, Hyderabad, and IGNOU, Trained on LSRW by APSCHE, and Certified on workshop by Cambridge University.

An International Pedagogue possessing excellent communication skills and proficiency in imparting Language skills with an enriched experience of heading a team of more than 20 professional academicians and trainers quivers him with strength to lead team and achieve success in his endeavors.

His responsibilities as Director, Professional Enhancement Cell include Planning and Implementing Skill based courses, heading a team of professionals for in-house content development, Benchmarking with Industry, bridging gap between academia and industry, planning, implementing, and conducting mock drives and pre-placement talk.

As a Dy. Dean, Academics, his profile includes Auditing Academic process, Structuring Academic process, Framing Course outcomes with Programme Outcomes, Designing Assessment model, Implementing Curriculum Development Reviews, Aligning Course attainment in sync with the outcome, Formulating and implementing feedback mechanism from stakeholders, Monitoring and Evaluating Pedagogues on Delivery skills to strengthen Academic structure, and Structuring HR policies for desired productivity. 


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


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).


Dr. Karuna Mohindra

Dr. Karuna Mohindra

Dean Fines Arts, CT University

PhD, M.A. (History of Art), B.F.A

Contact Details- karuna17600@ctuniversity.in, 9855110162

An Internationally and Nationally acclaimed Artist, academician and able planner with foresight having experience of 37 years of teaching and managing her own TAC Art Gallery since 2003. She completed her Ph.D in “Contemporary Art of Punjab” from Punjabi University, Patiala; M.A. (History of Art) from Punjab University, Chandigarh and B.F.A from College of Art Delhi. She is also UGC-NET qualified.

She has submitted 5 research papers on various forms of Art and attended many International Conferences. Dr. Karuna Mohindra is currently serving as Dean Fine Arts Department of CT University and is responsible for setting up and upgrading the Fine Art Department and Art Gallery. She has rich experience of teaching various subjects such as Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture, Graphics and Textile Designing.

Dr. Karuna Mohindra is widely travelled in India and Abroad in connection with Art activities. She has to her credit many Awards, Solo Shows, Group Shows and Art Workshops. She has been a guiding force and advisor to various art organizations. 

Dr. Karuna Mohindra has the ability to organize many art activities such as Art shows, Art Talks, Webinars, Conferences, Workshops and Art Camps.


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


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.


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 Jaswinder Singh Sekhon

Head- Admissions



Dr. Jaswinder Singh Sekhon has been with CT Group for the past 05 years excelling in the field of Engineering & Technology.  A Ph.D. in Computer Applications serves as Head- Admissions. Also having a teaching experience of more than 10 years he serves as Assistant Professor. Moreover, Dr Sekhon looks after event management as Assistant Director Cultural, social media handles of CTU, managed the official website of CTU and he was sports coordinator for School of Engineering and Technology.

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.


Gursimar Kaur

Gursimar Kaur Middha

Deputy Public Relations Officer

Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication

Contact Details: media@ctuniversity.in , +91-623-950-0589

With the experience of more than 04 years in the stream of Journalism & Mass Communication, she is Coordinator of Media Department, serving as Deputy Public Relations Officer for CT University, Ludhiana, Punjab since 2017. She is looking after organising, managing and overseeing various events and PR activities and ensures effective communication with stakeholders, media and the public. Develops PR campaigns and media relations strategies, maintaining open communication with senior management, editing and updating promotional material and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.), preparing press releases also, addressing inquiries from the media and other parties, tracking media coverage and following industry trends. Moreover, she handles the Social Media accounts i.e. FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc. of the University. The officer contributes in managing the Videography and Photography at Departmental and University level.


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. Rajdeep

Rajdeep Thidwar has joined CT University as Head of School of Health Care and Paramedical Sciences in 2020 with his 12 years Clinical and Academic experience. Prior to this, he was at SGT university, Gurgaon (HR) 2013-2018 as Lecturer in Department of Radio-Diagnosis and Imaging Technology and Ansal University, Gurgaon (HR) as Head of the department Radio-Imaging technology. In 2019 he associates with several universities in India as Member Secretary of Board of Studies and Board of Academics. He established the Centre for Physiotherapy Sciences, Pathology and Radiology set-up under one roof in CT University. He initiated, Bachelor and Masters in Radio-Imaging Technology programme and is credited with producing more than 1000 highly trained Radio-technologists who are well settled & earning their livelihood in India and abroad. R.D.Thidwar also had the privilege of working at one of the best Radiology Venture in Canought Place,New Delhi named Diwan Chand Integral Health Services PVT.LTD. Apart of this he served many renowned hospitals in Delhi NCR as Puspawati Singhania Research Institute-New Delhi.He has been External examiner at various universities/Institutions (Sharda university, Santosh Medical college, Mahatma Gandhi Medical college).

Dr. Jaspreet Kaur

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.