Chandigarh May 2, 2019
Mock interviews conducted at PU IAS Centre
The Panjab University IAS Centre conducted mock interviews for the candidates
of PCS Executive and Assistant Commandant, Central Armed Police Forces on 2nd May. The
panelists for the mock interviews comprised of Shri Dharam Vir, former Chief
Secretary, Haryana, Mrs. Urvashi Gulati, former chief secretary Haryana, Prof. Veer
Singh, former Vice Chancellor, NALSAR, Prof. Parmjit Kaur, Director, IAS Centre and
Dr. Shruti Bedi, Coordinator, IAS Centre.
The candidates were suitably interviewed and grilled for the upcoming
interviews. The were asked questions on the situation existing in Punjab and the
issues confronting the bureaucracy in the State. The candidates for the Police Forces
were questioned about the role of police and on the reasons of the problems being
faced by the police forces.
Each candidate was interviewed for at least half an hour. They were also give
feedback as to how to improve their presentation and answers. The candidates greatly
benefited from the session. These interviews being conducted by the IAS Centre,
Panjab University is the second in the series.
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Chandigarh May 2, 2019
Alumni Meet of English Department, PU
The Panjab University Alumni Association held a film screening and discussion
session with Professor M.L. Raina, who has been Emeritus Fellow and Professor at
the department of English and Cultural Studies at English Auditorium, here today. The
film titled ‘The Remains of the Day’, based on a novel of the same name by Kazuo
Ishiguro. Prof. Deepti Gupta, Dean Alumni Relations added that the session had been
organised as a special gesture towards the 1960-63 batches of the department. She said
that Alumni Meets can not all have the same kind of format as each group is different
in its tastes, this session was organised on the request of these batches.
Mr Rajan Kashyap, Mr Arjan Singh, Mr Gurbirinder Singh Aujla and Mrs Neelam
Dhamija were part of these batches. The alumni group were delighted to interact with
Prof. M. L. Raina and also presented him with a token of their regard. Prof. Gupta
informed the audience that the Alumni Association is offering a dual membership scheme
to each student; each ex-student pays RS 1500 and becomes a life member of both the
department and the Panjab University Alumni Association.

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Chandigarh May 2, 2019
A special lecture on Stem Cell Sciences by Dr. Sahiba Singh, Stem
Cell Physician, Global Institute of Stem cell therapy and Research (GIOSTAR), USA

A special lecture on Stem Cell Sciences by Dr. Sahiba Singh, Stem
Cell Physician, Global Institute of Stem cell therapy and Research (GIOSTAR), USA
along with Dr. Joydeep Das Gupta, Director of India Project Operation organized by
Centre for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Excellence Panjab University,
Chandigarh, here today.
They explained the use of Stem Cell therapy for the treatment of
degenerative disease, such as Parkinson disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Diabetes
etc. The have also explained the various successful clinical case studies by the use
of Stem Cell therapy.
Lecture on Stem Cell Therapy was attended by M.Sc. students Research
Scholars & faculty Members.