Chandigarh May 21, 2019
information of the public
It is notified for the information of the public in general and the students
in particular that the Sociology & Elective Subjects of B.A. – 6th Semester and
Elective subjects of B.A. – 2nd Semester for the candidates who missed their exams on
the earlier notified dates have been rescheduled as follows:
Sr.No. Class Exam Old date New Date
1 BA-2nd Semester Elective Subjects 17.05.2019 08.06.2019
2 BA-6th Semester Elective Subjects 17.05.2019 10.06.2019
3 BA-6th Semester Sociology 16.05.2019 03.06.2019
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Chandigarh May 21, 2019

8th World Congress on Mind Training for Excellence in Sport & Life

Professor Emeritus Jitendra Mohan, Panjab University Chandigarh has been
invited to be a guest of honour and keynote speaker by President Lars-Eric Unestahl
for the 8th World Congress on Mind Training for Excellence in Sport & Life being held
in Gavle University SWEDEN from 12th June to 17th June 2019.It is organised by
International Society of Mental Training for Excellence. Earlier Congress was held in
Panjab University Chandigarh INDIA in 2015. Professor Mohan will speak on Mindfulness
& Excellence. In addition he is director of a Symposium on Recent Advances in Mental
Training & Well-being in which Professor Meena Sehgal, Dr Shruti Shourie, Dr Guneet
Inder and Dr Zahra Jafri will make presentations. Professor Jitendra Mohan is the
immediate past President of International Society of Mental Training for Excellence.
About 400 trainers, psychologists, medical professionals and young sports
psychologists will be participating in this Congress.
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Chandigarh May 21, 2019

Social Justice and Ethical Issues

Social Justice and Ethical Issues through the Lens of Qualitative Research
The second day of the seven days National workshop on Qualitative Research
Methods in Social Sciences with focus theme Equity and Social Justice from May 20 -29,
2019, organised by Centre for Academic Leadership & Education Management (CALEM),
Department of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh under Pandit Madan Mohan
Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) scheme of MHRD witnessed
sessions by Dr. Pradeep Kumar Chaudhary from Zakir Hussain Centre for Educational
Studies, JNU, New Delhi.
He dwelled on the relevance of qualitative studies with varied examples. In
first session he apprised the participants with the concept and limitations of
randomised controlled trials which is an important tool to build evidence for policy
research. The focus of second sessions was on measuring equity and social justice in
education. He deliberated on how and why there is this inequality and social injustice
in context of neoliberalism. He emphasised with evidences that neo liberal policies
effected the education sector and created inequities in society.
The third session was focused on ethical issues in research and questions of
equity and social justice by Prof. Sucha Singh Gill, Member of Revenue Commission,
Government of Punjab, Former Director General Centre for Research in Rural and
Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh, Former Professor & Head Department of
Economics, Punjabi University, Patiala. He focused on inequity and how we are
concealing instead of revealing through data.
Earlier, Prof. Satvinderpal Kaur, Program Coordinator introduced the resource
persons. The sessions were interactive and evoked pertinent questions by the
participants which were explicated vividly by the experts.
The sessions of day two concluded with vote of thanks to all resource persons
by Dr. Kuldeep Kaur, Program and CALEM Co-coordinator.
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