Educational Qualifications
M.A. (Vocal Music)


Dayalbagh University (Agra , Uttar Pradesh, India)

Double Doctorate


Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh, India)



Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh, India)

Professional Experience
Associate Professor and Chairperson

Department of Music, Panjab University


Awards & Honours
Received International Women’s Day award 2013 presented by Gurukul Vidyapeeth and S4 trust .

in 2013

Merit Scholarship from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi for D.Mus & Scholarship from Dept. Of Art And culture. Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resources and Development, New Delhi.
Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Chaired a Session

on Session of Two day National Seminar of Music , organized by Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra.

Professional Experience: Regular Artist (Khayal Gayan) of All India radio; Member of different committees of Panjab university Chandigarh and other Universities of India i.e. Advisory committee, Administrative committee, Board of studies, selection committee; Coordinated Refresher courses in Visual and Performing Arts twice, of Academic Staff College, P.U. Chandigarh; Supervised 34 candidates for M.Phil. & 12 for Ph.D.; Invited for Performances, Lecture Cum Demonstration and Workshops by different institutes, Universities, Organizations of India; Directed a Musical Program on Holi Eve in Collaboration with Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy.
Publications: Doctorate in Music (D.Mus.) Thesis Entitled “A Critical and Analytical Study of Common and Uncommon Ragas and Compositions” In 1987; Ph.D. Thesis Entitled “Hindi Chitrapat ke Geet-Sangeet Mein Shastrya Raagon ka Upyog Evam Naveen Prayog” in 1991; 27 Research Papers published in National level Magazines, Journals & souvenirs/proceedings of national and international Seminars of Music.
Professional Training by Ustad Aqueel Ahmed Khan Saheb (Khayal, Thumri, Geet & Ghazal); Prof. Ritwik Sanyal of Dagur Bani (Dhrupad & Dhamar); Thumri Samrat Late Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra Ji of Banaras Gharana (SemiClassical); Padamshri Smt.Girija Devi of Banaras Gharana (Semi-Classical); Dr. B.V. Patekar of Jaipur Gharana (Khayal); Prof. P.K.Dixit (Ex. H.O.D,faculty of performing arts, B.H.U., Varanasi,& Musicologist); Pandit Yashpaul of Agra Gharana(Khayal).
Project Work
Professional Association