Chandigarh August 5, 2019
International Conference at PU
One day International Conference on Commercial Arbitration
And Its Magnitude With Special Reference To India As An Emerging Hub
was organized by Centre For Trade Laws And Dispute Resolution (CTDR)
University Institute of Legal Studies in association with Straus
Institute for Dispute Resolution, University of Pepperdine, California
conducted at University Institute of Legal Studies(UILS), Panjab
University, Chandigarh.

Professor Rattan Singh Director, UILS, welcomed the
dignitaries and inspired the future litigants in the field of

A book titled Mediation and Negotiation in Trade and
Commercial Conflicts(An Indian Perspective) published by Thomson
Reuters and edited by Prof.(Dr.) Rajinder Kaur, Faculty Coordinator,
was released by the dignitaries during the conference. She addressed
the theme of the conference i.e. Commercial Arbitration and Its
Magnitude With Special Reference To India As An Emerging Hub. She
highlighted the intricacies of arbitration in different sectors and
how India can be made a choice for the same.

In the keynote address, Mr. Amarjit Singh Chandhiok,
Senior Advocate and Ex-Additional Solicitor General of India, Supreme
Court of India redefined arbitration as an appropriate arbitration
instead of alternative arbitration. In his address, he also traced
different phases of arbitration since 1940s to present scenario. He
proficiently elaborated on the challenges of international arbitration
and domestic arbitration by citing many cases. He insisted the fact
that mediation comes first before arbitration.

Dr. Sukhsimranjit Singh, Managing Director, Straus
Institute of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law, California
differentiated three levels of arbitration, including three aspects of
arbitration from past (one should learn from India’s judicial system
of Panchayat, Khap Panchayat and Lok Adalats), citing examples from
present and aspiring a bright future of Indian Arbitrators.

Mr. Harcharan Singh, Chairman, Debt Recovery Tribunal,
Chandigarh encouraged the students of UILS to pursue arbitration as a
lucrative occupation especially in India.

The two technical sessions, later on were further divided
into four different tracks. In session 1 Track-1 (Arbitration in
India) was chaired by Prof. Sukesh C. Sharma , Track 2 (Arbitration in
Different Sectors) by Prof. S.K. Tomar, Track 3 (International
Commercial Arbitration) by Prof. Sarabjeet Kaur, Track 4 by Prof
Rattan Singh. In session II, Track 1, (Arbitration in India), was
chaired by Prof. Emanual Nahar, Track 2 (Arbitration in Different
Sectors) was chaired by Prof. Sangita Bhalla, Track 3 (International
Commercial Arbitration) by Prof. S.K.Tomar and Prof. Sukesh C. Sharma.
Prof. Daljit Singh, Vice Chancellor at Rayat Bahra University and
Senior Faculty were also present.

More than fifty scholars from eminent law universities and
colleges presented their papers.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
A special interactive session of Post-Doctoral Fellows
(PDFs) of Panjab University, Chandigarh was held today with Sh. Ajay
Gupta, Director (Research), ICSSR, New Delhi. He discussed and
highlighted various schemes of ICSSR where several grants worth lacs
are available to faculty members and research scholars of
A presentation given by Sh. Gupta revealed that the
rejection rate of Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Doctoral Fellowships and
other national Fellowships offered by ICSSR is very high because the
emphasis is on approving high quality research work by the body.
"Our aim is that more and more researchers and teaching
faculty can make use of the grants and schemes offered by ICSSR. There
are new schemes and projects that can be applied for and our website
is extremely friendly," said Sh. Gupta.
The Dean of University Instructions (DUI) and officiating
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shankarji Jha, Dean of Student Welfare (DSW)
Prof Emanual Nahar were present at the occasion.
"I am immensely happy to see that the PDF forum in PU is
doing great work and organising constructive activities for welfare of
all researchers," said Prof. Emanuel.
Seminar Convenor Dr. Pulakes Purkait, Department of
Anthropology thanked the PDFs and University officials for supporting
the activities of forum.
Other Professors present at the seminar included Prof.
Devinder Singh, Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Prof. Sanjeev Sharma and Dr.
Prabhdip Brar.
The session was attended by PDFs, PhDs and other students of PU campus
and was organised by PDF Academic Forum and UIFT.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
Orientation Programme at PU
The Department of Community Education and Disability
Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh began its first day Orientation
programme by welcoming the new students of B.Ed. Special Education
(Learning Disability) and M.A. Community Education and Development by
the faculty, supporting staff and old students of the Department.

Dr. Dazy Zarabi, Chairperson welcomed the students and
urged the students to take responsibility for their learning.

The ice-breaking session was conducted by Dr. Jyanti
Dutta, Deputy Director, MHRD, Panjab University, Chandigarh in an
interactive manner.

Dr. Ashwani Sharma highlighted the history of Panjab
University as well as background of the Department.

Prof. Anuradha Sharma took a session on team building
through various activities. Dr. Saifur Rahman discussed in
detail about the Department emphasising on role and membership of
alumni of Panjab University and of the Department.
Mr. Nitin Raj spoke about the role of placement cell and
the different positions available for the students who have completed
their B.Ed. Special Education (LD) and M.A. Community Education and
The Second day will be field visit to GRRID, Sector-31,
Chandigarh followed by a visit of University Library and Gandhi
The Third day will have movie show on anti-ragging,
presentations by the students followed by tree plantation in the
Department in collaboration with Horticulture Department, Panjab
University, Chandigarh.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
Counseling for Admission to M.Ed. Semester-1st Session 2019-20
Counseling for Admission to M.Ed. Semester-1st Session
2019-20 will be held on 7th August, 2019 time 9.30 am onwards in the
Library, Department of Education, Ground Floor, Arts Block-II, Panjab
University, Chandigarh. All candidates whose name appear in
Provisional List uploaded on website or link required
to appear in person along with all original documents and a set of
photocopy of certificates listed below:

* Matric/High School Certificate with Date of Birth (DOB)

* Ed. Mark sheets of all four semesters

* Character Certificate from Institution last attended.

* Category claim Certificate (if any)

* Weightages claim certificate (if any)

* Gap year affidavit (in case of gap)
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
Day I of Orientation
Orientation Programme for the Ist Year students of
B.A./B.Com.LL.B.(Hons.) 5 Years integrated course for the session
2019-20 was held here today at University Institute of Legal
Studies(UILS), Panjab University(PU), Chandigarh.

Justice S.S. Saron, Hon’ble retired Judge of Panjab and
Haryana High Court encouraged the freshers.

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University,
Chandigarh blessed the students and urged them to fully utilise their
stay in PU.
Prof. Rattan Singh, Director, UILS informed the students
about the department.
Sh. Balbir Singh, Former District and Session Judge,
Chandigarh and Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Dean College Development Council
were present during the Session II of the orientation.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
Induction Course at PU
Department of Guru Nanak Sikh Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh
organized an Induction course for the new students, taken admission in
the M.A Course of Comparative Study of Religion. Professor Jaspal Kaur
Kaang welcomed the new Students and congratulated the students of M.A
2nd and M.A 4th Semester who have achieved the first three top
position in the University. She expressed that the Course which
started in the year 2016 has entered into its 4th phase. Two batches
have been completed and one is going on with its 3rd and 4th Semester.
She expressed that this course has been framed in such a way that
student can well understand the similarities and the diversities among
all the major religions. The course aims to make the student sensitive
to know the nature, scope and historical stages of the religions.

In the induction course Rajeev Kumar gave understanding to the
students about the main religions of the world as Judaism,
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainsim, Budhism, and Sikhism along
with the information of their history, metaphysics, mission and
practices. Prof. Asha Maudgil Professor of Philosophy explained the
definition of Philosophy and religion. She also described the Six
Schools of Hindu Religious philosophy. Dr. Sudhir Kumar Baweja focused
on the need of today is to build a good moral character. Professor
Jaspal Kaur Kaang described the Sikh religion as youngest and modern.
She explained the philosophy and the scientific approach of the Sikh
Religion to the Students. She emphasized that in today’s world
everyone is getting curious to know about other’s religions. She
motivated the students to work hard with dedication.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
PU Results
It is for the information of the general public
and students of Panjab University Teaching Departments/Colleges in
particular that result of the following examinations have been

1. LLB 5th Sem.May 2019

2. M.A. Public Administration 4th Sem. May 2019

3. Post graduate diploma in disaster management and coperate
security 2nd sem. May 2019

4. M.Sc.(Microbial Bio-Tech.), 2nd Sem., May 2019

5. M.Sc.(Bio-Tech.), 4th Sem., May 2019

6. M.Sc.(Math), 2nd Sem., May 2019

7. M.Sc.(Chemistry), 4th Sem., May 2019
The students are advised to see their result in their
respective Departments/Colleges/University website.
Chandigarh August 5, 2019
English Department organizes Orientation Programme
‘Students needs to practice kindness and gratitude through everyday
acts’ said Sh. Manoj Parida, the Advisor to the Administrator,
Chandigarh, while addressing the students of MA English and Cultural
Studies during an orientation programme organized at the Department,
here today.

He further added that patience in life always pays. He addressed the
students with the variety of anecdotes on the importance of honesty,
healthy living, responsibility, wisdom and positive attitude towards
work. He also urged the students to study critically and wisely to
succeed as an IAS officer.

Prof. Deepti Gupta, the Chairperson, expressed the importance of
punctuality, receptiveness and regular attendance upon the
enthusiastic audience while explaining that the objective of the event
was to acquaint students with changes in the curriculum and working of
the department.

Dr.Meenu Gupta, in-charge of Internal Quality Assurance Cell and
placement activities, discussed recent activities of the department
literary society and motivated students to participate in the many
events happening all over the University.

Prof. Akshaya Kumar discussed the finer points of the new syllabus and
inspired students to be inquisitive and curious.

Prof. Pushpinder Syal talked to the students about the need for
continuous and attentive reading and writing as a prerequisite to
attain excellence.

Dr. Surbhi Goel asked the students to be open-minded and expose
themselves to interdisciplinary experiences.

Later, some Ph.D. research scholars also introduced themselves and
discussed their teaching assignment with the audience.

The interactive session with the Chief Guest that followed was very
well received by students, teachers and parents alike.

The induction session concluded with an uplifting speech by student
seniors who highlighted the helpful and amiable nature of department
teachers and administrators. They encouraged new students to not
hesitate while asking them questions.

After the programme, the Advisor made a Courtesy call to the office of
PU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Raj Kumar.