National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra
 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra


 

AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

The department aims to integrate the humanistic values and social concerns with technical education. Its major objectives are to train students in the fields of Communication Skills, Economics, Management and Psychology. The department also endeavors to strengthen the research potential of students in social sciences discipline.

PEER PERCEPTION IMPROVEMENT OF THE INSTITUTE

Department improves the peer perception of the institute through following way:

CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

  • Pravakar Sahoo and Ashwani (June 2017). Here is what will affect banks returns to assets ratio, sustained income, June 22, 2017, Financial Express.

http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/banking-finance/here-is-what-will-affect-banks-returns-to-assets-ratio-sustained-income/730034/

  • Pravakar Sahoo and Ashwani Bishnoi, (2017). Economy needs a boost to aggregate demand, Deccan Herald. Jan 25, 2017.

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/593068/economy-needs-boost-aggregate-demand.html

  • Pravakar Sahoo and Ashwani Bishnoi, (2016). Demonetisation to hit real estate sector, curb property prices, Deccan Herald. Nov 12, 2016,

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/580606/demonetisation-hit-real-estate-sector.html

  • Sahoo, Pravakar and Ashwani Bishnoi (2016). Big Impact: A Massive Change in Informal Cash - Carry System to Formal Financing. The Financial Express. Nov. 10, 2016,

http://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/heres-what-the-impact-will-be-of-rs-500-rs-1000-note-ban/442601/

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS IN THE DEPARTMENT

Following Research Projects are carried out by the faculty members of the Department

  • Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on Indian Agriculture- A Case Study of Haryana, sponsored by MHRD during 1999-2002
  • Setting up of IPR Depository on IPR Literature/Case Studies/Materials sponsored by MHRD during 2002-05
  • Research Consultancy to National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi on project “Impact Assessment of Paddy Varieties and Package of Varieties Developed by ICAR” sponsored by Indian Council of Applied Economic Research (2015-16)

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/EXPERT TALKS & SUMMER SCHOOLS

Department has organized following academic events

  • Expert Lecture on Personality Development (March 08, 2017)
  • Expert lecture on Start-up in India: How to Create One (March 22, 2017)
  • Two days short term course on Research Methodology and Thesis Writing: An Interdisciplinary Approach during March 11-12, 2017
  • National Seminar on Indian Economy in the Post Reform Era (NSIE 2013) during April 19-20, 2013
  • One day seminar on Ethics and Value Education in Science and Technology on November 14, 2011
  • 12th Annual Conference of the Indian Political Economy Association during November 15-16, 2008
  • Summer School on IPR sponsored by MHRD during June 30- July 12, 2008
  • Workshop on Effective Communication Skills in English for school teachers during January 11-12, 2008
  • National Workshop on IPR and Technology Development during October 31- November 01, 2007
  • One week workshop on Functional English for Non-teaching staff of the institute during June 12-16, 2006
  • One week short term course on IPR during April 10-15, 2003
  • National Seminar on IPR during November 16-17, 2002
  • National Seminar on the Impact of IPR on Indian Agriculture during November 18-19, 2000
  • One day workshop on IPR & Technology Management in December 1999
  • One day workshop on patent awareness in October 1999

 

 

Departmental Achievements

Selection in UPSC

One research scholar Ms. Aditi Mor got selected in Indian Information Service via UPSC civil services examination 2015 and is currently Assistant Director (Probation), training in Delhi. She also got selected in UPSC civil services examination 2016 and attained All India rank 277 for the same.

Ph.D. Completed

Name S/Sh./Ms.

Supervisor/s

Reg. Date

Completion Date

Topic

Ms. Mitu G. Matta

Dr. Rajender Kumar, Dr. P.J. Philip

30.05.05

2008

Influence of store Image on Bayer’s Product Evaluation Environmental Factors in Buyer’s Choices: A comparative study of shopping Malls and Retail Outlets

Ms. Yashu Rai

Dr. K.B. Singh

3.11.2005

2008

Kamala Das: A study in Confessional Mode of Poetry

Mr. Ranjeet Verma

Dr. Kiran Mor , Dr. Siddharatha S. Bhardwaj, (KUK)

27-11-06

27.08.2012

Brand Building Practices in Indian Automobile Industry-A comparative study with reference to Different Passenger Cars

Ms. Amandeep Kaur

Dr. Rajender Kumar

22-11-06

08.12.2009

Impact of WTO on Livestock and Livestock Related Products in India

Ms. Anshu Bhardwaj

Dr. Vikas Choudhary, Dr. Anil K Sharma, (IIT Roorkee)

24.12.2007

02.09.2013

Financial Leverage and Firm’s Value: A Study of Capital Structure of Selected Manufacturing sector Firm in India

Ms. Aditi Ahooja

Dr. Rajender Kumar, Dr. Kiran Mor

26.12.2007

23.03.2012

A study of Indian Banking Sector Performance Analysis since Liberalization

 Upasana Singh

Dr. K B Singh

20.12.2007

05.02.2015

Hemingway’s Shakespeare: A study in Intersexuality

Ms. Sapna Hooda

Dr. Rajender Kumar

14.12.2007

29.03.2011

A Study of FDI Indian Economy

Ms. Suman Tandon

Dr. Vikas Choudhary

26.12.2007

28.04.2014

Performance Appraisal of public Sector Banks in India

Ms. Neetu Choudhary

Dr. Rajender Kumar, Dr. P.J. Philip

01.07.2010

23.01.2014

A study of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour and Organizational Justice in the Indian Service Sector

Ms. Sulekha

Dr. Kiran Mor

24.02.2011

03.09.2015

Market Segmentation for Personal Care Products: A Comparative Study of HUL and ITC in Haryana

Ms. Geetu Sapra

Dr. Kiran Mor

23.02.2011

19.02.2016

Impact of Demographic Characteristic of Consumers on Exploratory Tendencies – An Empirical Study

Ms. Vandana Sehgal

Dr. Rajender Kumar

23.11.2011

19.02.2016

Composition and Direction of India’s Trade with BRICS

Ms. Chetna Sharma

Dr. Rajender Kumar

09.07.2012

19.02.2016

Green Brand Perception: A Study on Energy Efficient Durable Goods in India

Ms. Kritika

Dr. Vikas Choudhary, Dr. C. P. Gupta, (DU)

10.07.2012

12.04.2016

Corporate Governance and Firm’s Performance: A Study of Selected BSE 500 Companies

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.