Chandigarh September 23, 2020

Ayushmann Khurrana in Times 100 Most Influential List

Panjab University Chandigarh Alumnus Ayushmann Khurrana, from School of Communications Studies, PU has been featured in the Time Magazine list of 100 most powerful persons in the world along with several global Icons, Leaders and Titans who have had the most impact this year. He is one of the 5 Indians and the only Bollywood Actor to be part of the list.

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University extended his heartiest felicitations for this achievement of a PU Alumnus. It is a matter of great pride for PU to witness the commendable journey from PU to this level. He added that he has always been a bright student of Panjab University.

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Chandigarh September 23, 2020

It is notified for the information of public in general and the students in particular that the candidates who are appearing for UGC-NET examinations as well as the Panjab University Online Examinations on the same day and time, will have to attempt their Panjab University Online Examination on the same day at 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (as per the Revised Timings in the Date Sheets)

The soft copy of the same paper is to be uploaded on the same day. The hard copy may be sent on the next working day.

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Chandigarh September 23, 2020

Webinar by PUAA on Teaching and Learning Tools

Panjab University Alumni Association in collaboration with the Institute of Educational Technology and Vocational Education organized a webinar ‘ Reflection as a Tool for Teaching and Learning’ by Prof. Praveen Kumar today. Prof. Kumar started his lecture by sharing some interesting anecdotes and incidents about the effect of reflection. Next he shared some excerpts from famous texts like Tom Sawyer. He discussed Metacognition, Reflective Learning Process, the role of reflection in Goal Setting, Classroom Management, Self-Awareness etc. His examples about how reflection can make a teacher or student more accepting about his or her area of improvement kept the participants interested. He discussed important theories of learning like Behaviorism, Cognitivism and Social Constructivism. He concluded by discussing how repositioning a negative event can improve the overall learning environment of the classroom.

Prof. Praveen Kumar, who taught English language and literature in Himachal Pradesh for close to 30 years, retired as Principal in 2019. He has been actively associated with HP University, Shimla in connection with the restructuring of the syllabi for UG classes, besides being a member of the Board of Studies in English for two years. He co-edited an anthology The Threshold, which was prescribed by H.P. University for B.A. 1st year students. Currently he is the coordinator of English Teachers’ Forum of Himachal Pradesh. He is frequently invited by HP State Council of Educational Research and Training as a Resource Person in training programmes conducted for college and school teachers. He has chaired sessions in Conferences and Seminars on many occasions, and the papers presented by him at various forums have been well-received.

Earlier, Dr Kanwalpreet Kaur, Chairperson, Institute of Educational Technology and Vocational Education, PU, Chandigarh welcomed and introduced Prof. Praveen Kumar to the participants.

The participants interacted with Prof. Kumar and asked many questions related to Metacognition, Reflections, value systems etc. Dr. Kanwalpreet Kaur proposed a vote of thanks.

For further enquires, contact: Prof. Deepti Gupta, Dean, Alumni Relations: 9815602090