Sarika Jain

Designation:    Assistant Professor
Department:    Computer Application
Qualification:    Ph.D.


Phone No:    01744-233540, 8950777202, 9045526949
Area of Interest:    

Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems, Ontological Engineering, Knowledge Graphs, Semantic Web Technologies


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I am looking for some students / researchers to work with me on the projects and problems I am currently working on. If you think you are passionate about the kind of work I do and are highly motivated, you are welcome to contact via email, all year round.

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Experience :
Aug 2013 – Present:    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.
Jul 2011 –Aug 2013:   Associate Professor, Department of Computer Application, Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut.
Jul 2009 – Jun 2011:    Assistant Professor (Computer Science) at Department of Computer Science, ABSS Institute of Technology, Meerut.
Feb 2005 – Jun 2009:  Lecturer (Computer Science) at Department of Computer Application, CCS University, University Campus, Meerut.
Aug 2002 – Oct 2004: Lecturer (Computer Science) at Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Meerut.
Jun 2001 – Aug 2002: Lecturer (Computer Science) at Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women, University of Delhi, Delhi.


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Indexed / Refereed Journal Publications (40+)

Conference Proceedings (15+)

Paper Presentations at Conferences and Workshops (10+)

Edited Books (4)

Text / Reference Books (7)

Chapters in Books (15+)

Research Grants / Funds Raised

July 2019-June 2020: Rs 2.58 Lakhs

Co-PI in a Sponsored Research Project

Title: A Digital Health Advisor in the Domain of Depression Patient,

      Duration: One Year (July 2019 to June 2020)

      Scheme: Collaborative Research and Innovation Scheme (CRIS) under TEQUIP-III

Implementing Institute: BijuPatnaik University of Technology, Odisha (ATU)

May 2019-August 2019: Rs 40.5244 Lakhs

PI in a Sponsored Research Project

Title: Intelligent Real time Situation Awareness and Decision Support System for Indian Defense

      Duration: 2 Yrs 3 months (13th May 2016 to 12th August 2018)

      Funding Agency: Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

July 2017-June 2018: Rs 35,000

Mentor in a Sponsored Research Project

      Title: Search and Rescue VTOL Aircraft

Students: Anuj Gupta, Nishant Kumar, Umang Agarwal

Duration: July 2017 to June 2018

Funding: NIT Kurukshetra

June 2014: Rs. 69,739, Coordinator for ISTE Main Workshop on Computer Programming conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay under the National Mission on Education through ICT funded by MHRD, during 16th June to 21st June, 2014 [Two-Week]


Sarika Jain, Archana Patel, “Method And System For Creating Ontology Of Knowledge Units In A Computing Environment” Indian Patent Application No. 201911046886, filed November 18, 2019, pending.

Lab Development

Institute Funding: Established Research Lab and Lab 3 in the department as a member of Departmental Purchase Committee took lead from need initiation, preparation of specifications, preparation of file, till its final maturity and installation report sent to accounts section for payment. Equipment Procured: Desktop Computers, Online UPS, Furniture, networking components.
External Funding: Established a Project Lab in the department out of funds from a sponsored research project. Equipment procured: One Rack server, One online UPS with Battery Bank, One Network Attached Storage, MATLAB with 3 users license, networking components.

Honors and Awards

Best Faculty Award: Received Best Faculty Award in the category of Teaching from our Honorable Director Padma Shree Dr. Satish Kumar, NIT Kurukshetra, 5th Sep 2019.

Best Paper Award: Shama Sharma, Sarika Jain, Comparison Study of Semantic Search Engines with Conventional Search Engines, First International Science Conference in Indian Languages, NIT Kurukshetra, 22nd Aug 2017.

Extension and Outreach Activities

GIAN Scheme: Coordinator for Short Course namely “Secure Information Technology” under the aegis of GIAN (Global Initiatives of Academic Networks) sponsored by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development).

Foreign Faculty: Dr. Atef Shalan, Alderson Broddus University, USA.

Dates: 18th Dec 2017 to 23rd Dec 2017

DAAD Internship Supervisor:

The project proposal titled “A Multilingual Semantic Web Portal” matched for a DAAD RISE Worldwide research internship. 700 German students applied for over 664 projects in 49 countries and 270 scholarships were awarded. From India alone, there were 68 project proposals and 8 were selected.

Name of the Intern: Mrs. Anastasiia Kysliak, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

Internship Period: 1st August 2018 to 31st Oct 2018

    1. The project proposal titled “Rule based Intelligence on the Web” matched for a DAAD RISE Worldwide research internship. 603 German students applied for over 50 countries and 252 scholarships were awarded out of which 5 were for India.

Name of the Intern: Ms Valerie Meyer, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Internship Period: 1st August 2017 to 31st Oct 2017

      1. The project proposal titled “Intelligent Decision Support System” matched for a DAAD RISE worldwide research internship. 456 German students applied for over 670 projects in 42 countries. Out of which 228 scholarships were awarded in 38 different countries, of which 8 were for India.

Name of the Intern: Mr. Jan Wagner, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Internship Period: 1st August 2016 to 31st Oct 2016

Other Internships Supervised:

Summer Vacations 2019, Topic: Product Classifier and Recommender

Manish Tomar and Akashdeep from IIIT Kalyani India, 16/5/2019 to 15/7/2019

        1. Summer Vacations 2018, Topic: Ontology Matching with Machine Learning

Ajay Garidipuri, Himanshu Kumar, Indian Institute Of Information Technology KALYANI, West Bengal, 16/5/2018 to 30/6/2018

          1. Even Semester 2017-18, Topic: Knowledge Storage & Retrieval System on Terrorism In India

Abhisek Sharma, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, 11/1/ 2018 to 30/4/2018

            1. Odd semester 2017-18, Topic: Hybrid Reasoning in Semantic Web

Jorrit Natterbrede, University of Osnabrück, Germany, 24th July 2017 to 8th October 2017.

Summer Vacations 2017, Topic: Rule Based Intelligence on the Web

Apoorv Agarwal, BIT Mesra, India, 12th May 2017 to 8th July 2017;

Shikhar Jain, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India, 12th June 2017 to  20th July 2017;

AdhyyanOmkar, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India, 28th May 2017 to 25th June 2017.

Winter Vacations 2016, Topic: Semantic Search Engine

Akash Thakur, SRM University, Chennai, India, 19th Nov 2016 to 10th Jan 2017.

Membership of Professional Societies/Academic Bodies

IEEE Member
Life Membership of Computer Society of India
Life Membership of ACM
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET)
International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)
International Association of Engineers (IAENG) Society of Artificial Intelligence
International Association of Engineers (IAENG) Society of Computer Science

Collaborations with researchers across the Globe

University of Lubeck, Germany; University of Klagenfurt, Austria; FreieUniversität, Berlin, Germany; Western Sydney University, Australia; Multimedia University, Malaysia; Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal; The University of Melbourne, Australia; University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA; University of Arad, Romania

Magazine Articles

Sarika Jain, Vinod Kr. Singla, YashKesarwani, Srishti Bhatia, Ashish Basantani, Santosh Sahu, “Saksham Kaksha”, CSI Communications, vol. 43:10, pp. 27-28, Jan 2020, ISSN: 0970-647X.


Posts Held

May 2016-May 2018: Principle Investigator for a Sponsored Research Project.

June 2017, 2016: Deputy Centre In-charge, NIMCET Counseling for MCA admissions in NITs. (June 2015, June 2016: Active member).

June 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014: Member Admission Committee, NIT Kurukshetra.

June 2017 – May 2019: Warden Cauvery Bhawan Girls Hostel.

Feb 2015 till date: Coordinator for the MCA course in the department.

Jan 2014 till date: Faculty In-charge, Mexperts PG Society at NIT Kurukshetra.

Jan 2014 till date: Faculty In-charge, Inter institute Techno-managerial fest, Techspardha-2016, Techspardha-2015, Techspardha-2014, NITKurukshetra.

Jan 2014 –Jan 2019: Faculty In-charge, Inter-college fest, Altius-2016, Altius-2015, Altius-2014, NIT Kurukshetra.

Jan 2017 – June 2017: Professor-in-charge, Fine Arts and Modeling Club, NIT Kurukshetra.

July 2009-June 2011: Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, ABSS, Meerut.

Member of Various Institute level Committees

Screening Committee for Recruitment of Temporary Faculty Positions 2017-18.

Orientation Programme, July 2017: Member Refreshment Committee, Orientation Programme for B.Tech First Year students on 25th July 2017, NIT Kurukshetra.

Cleanliness of the Institute, Session 2016-17: Member Swachhta Ambassador Committee, as per directions received from MHRD, Govt of India, for overseeing and monitoring the cleanliness and hygiene status of the institute.

IIMS Software, July 2014 – Present: Facilitator for the module “Gratuity Calculation, GPF Entries, GPF Advance” for Integrated Institute Management System (IIMS), NIT Kurukshetra.

Library, December 2013 – Present: Member, Users Group for e-Resources in the Library, NIT Kurukshetra.

Convocation 2016, 2017: Registration Committee, Convocation 2016, 2017, NIT Kurukshetra.

Member of Various Departmental level Committees

Sep 2015 till date: Board of Studies

Feb 2015 –June 2019: Departmental Research Degree Committee

Feb 2015 till date: Departmental Advisory Committee

Jan 2015 till date: Departmental Purchase Committee

Jan 2014 – Present: Professor-In-Charge MCA Projects at Department of Computer Applications, NIT Kurukshetra.

Sep 2012-Aug 2013: Internal Complaints Committee to confer upon Women the Right to Protection against Sexual Harassment.

Even Semester 2014-15: Introduced an experiment to be done under Linux environment and spoken tutorials of C++ during lab sessions for the course “Object-Oriented Programming Lab (MCA-114)”.


Dec 2016: Centre Superintendent for MCA, MBA, MTech, PhD Odd Semester Examinations, 30/11/2016 to 14/12/2016.

March 2016: Centre Superintendent for Written Test for screening of applicants for recruitment of Non-faculty posts. Held on 12.03.2016.

Dec 2013: Flying Squad at Exam Centre No. 1 from 09-16 Dec 2013.

2011-2012: Additional Centre Superintendent for BCA, BBA Even Semester Examinations at Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut, 19th June 2012 to 2nd July 2012.

Events Organized (Conferences, Workshops)

2021: General Chair, International Semantic Intelligence Conference (ISIC2021), Delhi India.

2020, 2019: Session Chair for the “Intelligent Systems and Learning Technologies” Session @ MCSoC 2020, Singapore, Marco.

2019:Publication Chair for the International Conference on Advanced Communication and Computational Technology (ICACCT-2019) held at NIT Kurukshetra from 6-7 Dec 2019. Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore.

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016: Chairman Technical Committee for the National IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (NITC) jointly organized with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India. The winners of the competitionhave represented India in GITC every year at Busan, Korea; Delhi, India; Hanoi, Vietnam; and China respectively.

2019, 2018: Conference Chair for BhartiyaBhashaon Mein AntarrashtriyaVigyaanSangoshthi BBAVS, NIT Kurukshetra.

Feb 2018: Convener for One week workshop on “Applications of Software for Financial Modeling & Valuation” NIT Kurukshetra, 10-14 Feb 2018.

Dec 2017: Course Coordinator for GIAN-MHRD sponsored course on “Secure Information Technology” NIT Kurukshetra, 18-23 Dec 2017.

Dec 2017: Secretary for 6th International Conference on Smart Computing and Communication, ICSCC-2017, NIT Kurukshetra from 7-8 Dec 2017. Proceedings published in Elsevier Procedia Computer Science.

August 2017: Conference Chair for 1st International Conference Science Conference in India Languages, NIT Kurukshetra, 22 August 2017.

July 2017: Program Chair for the 3rd International Workshop on Enterprise Web Application Dependability, EWAD 2017 in conjunction with the fourteenth international conference on MobiSPC 2017, July 24-26, 2017, Leuven, Belgium.

April 2017:Convener for Workshop on “Ontological Engineering” during 27-28 April 2017.

March 2017: Coordinator for the Two Day Workshop on “Article & Thesis Writing with LaTeX”, NIT Kurukshetra, 30-31 March 2017.

January 2017: Trainer for the workshop on VittiyaSakshartaAbhiyan (an effort to promote Digital Economy), organized by NIT Kurukshetra, 4-5 Jan 2017.

Dec 2016: Publication Chair for the Fifth International Conference on Eco-Friendly Computing and Communication Systems (ICECCS-2016), MANIT Bhopal, 8-9 Dec 2016. Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore.

Aug 2016: Workshop Chair for the Third International Workshop on the Future of the Internet of Things, FIT 2016in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, FNC 2016, August 15-18, 2016, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Dec 2015: Event Chair for the Fourth International Conference on Eco-Friendly Computing and Communication Systems (ICECCS-2015) held at NIT Kurukshetra from 7-8 Dec 2015. Proceedings published in Elsevier Procedia Computer Science

Aug 2015: Coordinator for Digital India Week from 7-20 Aug 2015 funded by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. Students participated in various workshops on Web Engineering, Android App Development and Digi Art Work.

June 2014: Coordinator for ISTE Main Workshop on Computer Programming conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay under the National Mission on Education through ICT funded by MHRD, during 20th May to 21st June 2014.

Oct 2014: Coordinator for a workshop from IBM on Bluemix – A Cloud Centric Platform, 28 October 2014 at Department of Computer Applications, NIT Kurukshetra.

Program Committee / Technical Committee Member

Nov 2017: 5th International Conference on System Modeling & Advancement in Research Trends (SMART 2017), 25-27 Nov, Moradabad, India.
March 2017: IEEE 11th International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development (INDIACOM 2017), 1-3 March, BVICAM, New Delhi.
March 2017: International Conference on Advanced Informatics for Computing Research (ICAICR-2017), 17-18 March 2017.
Nov 2016: 5th International Conference on System Modeling & Advancement in Research Trends (SMART 2016), 25-27 Nov, Moradabad, India.
Sep 2016: 6th International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communications (ICACC-2016), 6-8 Sep, Kochi, India./
Aug 2016: Second international workshop on Enterprise Web Application Dependability (EWAD 2016) in conjunction with the thirteenth international
conference on MobiSPC 2016, Aug 15-18, 2016, Montreal, Canada.

Member of Review Committee

International Journal of Engineering Sciences (ISSN: 2229- 6913)
Tata McGraw Hill
Computer Organization and Architecture by M. Morris Mano and Rajib Mall

Teaching and Learning

Ph.D. Guidance: Awarded (Two), Ongoing (Five)

Name of Scholar Area / Title Registration Number Date of Registration /Award University / Institute
Mr. Abhisek Sharma Machine Learning and Semantics 2K19-NITK-Ph.D./61900048 5th July 2019 NIT, Kurukshetra
Mr. Sumit Sharma Ontology Learning 2K18-NITK-Ph.D./6180087 14thSep 2018 NIT, Kurukshetra
Mr. SumitDalal Semantic Representation in Internet of Things 2K18-NITK-Ph.D./6180101 26th Sep 2018 NIT, Kurukshetra
Ms Sonia Mehla An Efficient Ontology Based Earthquake Decision Support 2K16-NITK-Ph.D./6160014 27th Jan 2016 NIT, Kurukshetra
MsSonika Intelligent System 2K15-NITK-Ph.D/6150011 28thJan 2015 NIT, Kurukshetra


Ontology Matching 2K17-NITK-Ph.D./6170005 6thJan 2017 / 15th Jan 2020 NIT, Kurukshetra
Ms Sanju Mishra (Awarded) An Ontology Approach for Unstructured Data MsSanju Mishra TMG 13 Ph.D./89 9thDec 2013 /

15th March 2019

TeerthankarMahaveer University, Moradabad

MsArchana is pursuing Post Doc at the FreieUniversität Berlin, Germany.

MsSanju Mishra Tiwari is pursuing Post Doc at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

PG Projects Guidance (Recent Ones)

Title of Dissertation Name of Student/ Regd. No. Year of Award
1 BrowseJAIV: A Multilingual and Multimodal Semantic Web Application for the genre of Biodiversity Vishal Lama, Anjali Hora 2019
2 An Online Dictionary and Thesaurus DikshitKumar, Agam Kumar, Man Singh 2019
3 Semantic Image Annotation and Visualization Platform for Visually Impaired


Siddharth Prasad, Akhilesh Kumar Lodhi 2019
4 Combination of Transposition And Alpha-Numeric Vigenere Table For Secure Communication AkhilVerma, Om Prakash Singh 2018
5 Recommendation System For Resource Estimation In Unconventional Emergencies Chhavi Gupta, AmitBhardwaj 2018
6 A Bot Playing Call Break Game JayantDeswal, RachitDhingra 2018
7 A New Algorithm Combining Substitution & Transposition Cipher Techniques For Secure Communication UmangBhargava, RaghavChawla, Aparna Sharma 2018
8 A Novel Image Steganography And Steganalysis Based On Pattern Searching VaniBansal, Surya Srivastava, VivekShandil 2018
9 Content Based Image Retrieval RichaUpadhyay, Vandana Gupta 2017
10 Detection Of Anemia Using Image Processing PrachiSahu, DheerajChagathia, Dinesh Kumar 2017
11 Image Retrieval System Priysha Hans, Ayushi Gupta, Hitesh Gyanani 2017
12 Object Tracking In An Environment Of Mutiple Moving Objects Sujoy Banerjee, Hitesh Chandwani


13 Iris Based Human Recognition System Dushyant Kumar Medhavi, ShivaniRana, Dinesh Kumar 2017
14 Automatic Number Plate Recognition System Neha Sharma, RichaAwasthi, DivyaVinayak 2017
15 A New Genre of Recommender Systems Based On Modern Paradigms of Data Filtering SukritiSehgal, SahilChaudhry 2017
16 Projectile Tracking & Launch Point Predication Rishabh, AnjeshAggarwal, Rishav Banka 2017
17 Face Recognition System Swati, Shruti, Jyoti 2016
18 Ensuring Security Against the Internet Ravinder Singh, Priyanka Gupta, Payal 2016
19 Smart Endorsements Anjali Grover, Praveen Singh Thakur, Sourabh Kumar Choudhary 2016
20 Word Cloud Generator Laxmi Gupta, Jaysree Bora, Ashok Kumar Baghel 2016
21 Controlling Mouse using Hand Gestures HimanshuVerma, Natasha Chanana, VarunPopli 2016

FDP / Workshops / Seminars Attended:

Jan 2018: Workshop on “Opportunities and Challenges for Women in STEM”, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, 24-25 Jan 2018 [Two days].
Dec 2017: GIAN-MHRD sponsored course on “The Internet of Things for a Connected World”, NIT Kurukshetra, 2-6 Dec 2017 [One week]
July 2017: Short Term Course on “Recent Developments and Challenges in Internet of Things Security (RDCIoTS 2017), NIT Kurukshetra, 3-8 July [One week]
June 2017: Online Training on Internet of Things, Internshala, 15 May – 11 June 2017 [Four weeks]
March 2017: Training Programme on “Professional Development of Teachers”, NIT Kurukshetra, 15-20 March [One week].
March 2017: Workshop on “Cyber Security: Current Trends and Future Perspective (CSCTFP’17)”, NIT Kurukshetra, 01-03 March [Three days].
Dec 2016: One week workshop on Computational Intelligence in Pattern Recognition (CIPR 2016) NIT Kurukshetra, 12-17 Dec [One week]
Feb 2016: Two days workshop on CyberSecurity: Innovations and Opportunities 12-13 Feb (CyberSec-2016) [2 days]
April 2014: Coordinators’ ISTE Workshop on Computer Programming conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay under the National Mission on Education through ICT by MHRD [Two-Week]
August 2013: Workshop on Robotics conducted by NITTR, Chandigarh through ICT at BIT Meerut, 19-23 Aug  [One week]
May 2013: ISTE Workshop on Database management System conducted by IIT Bombay, under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt of India) at KIET, Ghaziabad 21-31 May [Two weeks].
Jan 2012: IBM Certified Deployment Professional, Tivoli Directory Server V6.3 at Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut Jan 03-06 2012 [4 days]
March 2012: “Mission 10x Workshop for Teaching and Learning” by Wipro in association with Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), at Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut 20-24 March [One week]

Invited Lectures / Chair Sessions

Chaired a session in International Conference on Advanced Communication and Computational Technology (ICACCT-2019) held at NIT Kurukshetra from 6-7 Dec 2019. Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore.
Student Paper Competition Chair for the 15th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2018) at Punjabi University Patiala from 15-18 Dec 2018.
Chaired a session on “Pervasive Computing” in 6th International Conference Smart Computing and Communication, ICSCC-2017 held at NIT Kurukshetra from 7-8 Dec 2017. Proceedings published in Elsevier Procedia Computer Science.
Delivered an invited lecture “Operating Systems Windows 95/NT”, under the project “Information Technology Application in Library and Information Center”, sanctioned by Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Oriented Planning (CECOP, University of Delhi), March 2002


2002 till date, at various Universities and Institutes outside the campus increasing ties with the institute

Sanaa University, Republic of Yemen;
Thapar University, Patiala;
Chandigarh University, Chandigarh;
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana;
ChaudharyCharan Singh University, Meerut;
TeerthankarMahaveer University, Moradabad;

Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow

Courses Taught

Taught various courses to students of B.Tech, BIS, BCA, MCA, M.Tech at UPTU, GBTU, MTU, CCSU, DU and currently NIT Kurukshetra.

Campus Placement

2000: Received offer from Wipro Technologies as Systems Engineer through Campus Placement (JNU).