National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Puran Chandra Tewari
Designation : Professor
Qualification : B.Sc.(Math), B.E. (Industrial Engineering), U.O.R., Roorkee , M.E. (Mech. Engg.), U.O.R., Roorkee (I.I.T. Roorkee), Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.), Kurukshetra University.
Current Address : Phone 1 (office) : 9896434963
Phone 2 (office) :
Email :

Area Of Interest :

  • Performance Evaluation, Analysis and Optimization, Decision Support System, Maintenance Resource Allocation, Quality Engineering, Reliability and Maintainability, Total Productive Maintenance, Total Quality Management, Metal Cutting, Motivational Concepts, Research Motivation and Challenges.

Experience :

  • About 30 Years at U.G. & P.G. Level

Other :


  • Industrial and Production Engineering

Research Projects Guided

  • B. Tech. Projects Completed- 28

Ph. D. / M.Tech. Thesis Guided 

  • M.Tech. Thesis Completed- 25 

  • M.Tech. Thesis in progress- 02

  • Ph.D. Thesis Awarded        -07

  • Ph.D. Thesis in progress     - 08

Research Publications

  • More than 200 National and International Journals/ Conferences

Courses/Labs Developed

  • Participated in Revision of B.Tech. & M.Tech. Level Schemes.

  • Developed Industrial Engg. and Production Engg. Labs

  • Developed New Scheme for B.Tech.

  • (Industrial Engineering & Management)


  • National, State & District Level Awards won in Badminton.
  • ‘Red Cross Society Award’ for Blood Donation Activities.
  • Unique Activity Award by M.T.F.C. for promoting Basic Education amongst poor and needy children.
  • ‘Eminent Engineering Personality Award’ by Institution of Engineers (India), Haryana State Centre for outstanding contribution in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE),and Indian Society for Theoretical & Applied Mechanics (ISTAM).                                       

Administrative Responsibilities     

  • Worked as N.S.S. Programme Officer, Warden of Boys Hostel,     Member of Institution Hindi Committee and Member of Departmental Academic and Research Committees.
  • Advisor of Student Society for Social Action (SSSA)- A Prime Initiative of N.I.T. Kurukshetra towards Social Responsibility.


Other Achievements:  

  • Member of Inspection Committee of K.U.  Kurukshetra to run Private Engg. Colleges.    
  • Member of Selection Committee for various Private Engg. Colleges.
  • Member of U.G.C. Expert Committee for Selection/ Promotion of Faculty Members and allocation of Academic and Research Grants in 2009.
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on “Root Cause Analysis and Condition Monitoring” at N.I.T. Hamirpur (H.P.) on June 22, 2010.
  • Member of Reviewer Committee for Institution of Engineers, Production Engineering Journal.
  • Member of Reviewer Committee for International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.
  • Member of Selection Committee for Mechanical Engineering Department at N.I.T. Uttarakhand in July, 2011.
  • Chaired a Technical Session in National Conference RAM-2012, N.I.T. Surat, 2012.
  • Chief Coordinator of Shiksha Abhiyan of N.I.T.K., a prime initiative towards Institute Social Responsibility for Under privileged children of poor sections of the Society.
  • Represented Haryana Badminton Team for 38th Senior National Badminton Championship held at B.H.E.L. Bhopal from 26th Feb.-2nd March, 2014.
  • Chaired a Technical Session in the National Conference on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing” organized by S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujrat on 26th to 28th June, 2014.
  • Worked as Organizing Secretary of 48th Haryana State Junior Badminton Championship-2014 held at Kurukshetra from 31st July - 3rd August, 2014.
  • Worked as a member of Souvenir Committee of 28th Sub Junior National Badminton Championship-2014 held at Rohtak from 1st Sept. -7th September, 2014.
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on topic “Research Motivation & Challenges” and Introduction to Research & Research Methods on 26th May, 2015 at SSG College, Ferojpur (Punjab).
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on topic “How to Motivate Faculty of Engineering Institutes” on 8th August, 2015 at Haryana Engineering College, Jagadhri, Yamuna Nagar (Haryana).
  • Presented a Key Note Address on the theme “Engineering Challenges for Knowledge Era” at M.M.U. Sadopur, Ambala on ‘Engineer’s Day’ on 15th Sept., 2015.
  • Chief Coordinator of Two Days Workshop on “Research Methodology and Manuscript Writing” from 9th April -10th April, 2016.
  • Chaired a Technical Session, presented a Research Paper and felicitated with “Best Presentation Award” in International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICIE-2016) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 18th August to 19th August, 2016.
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on “Role of Quality Management in the Development process of Science, Engineering and Technology” during ‘Faculty Development Programme’ on 5th September, 2016 at G.J.U, Hisar, Haryana.
  • Won 5th Haryana State Veteran Badminton Championship in the category of Men Doubles (Age Group 55+) held at Gurgaon from 12th -14th Nov., 2016.
  • Won All India Inter NIT Badminton Tournament for Faculties and Officers, held at SVNIT Surat from 24th-26th Dec., 2016 and also honored with the “Best Player of the Tournament Award”.
  • Participated as Academia Expert in Workshop on “Industry Academia Partnership in Haryana –Vision- 2040” held at Y.M.C.A. Faridabad on 8th Feb. 2017.
  • Participated as Panel Expert in Confederation of Indian Industry (C.I.I.), Haryana Annual Session and Panel Discussion on Realizing Make in India by Building Competitiveness, “Fostering Industry Academia Connect” held at Gurugram on 20th March, 2017.
  • Honored by Maharishi Vidha Mandir Vidhalaya Group for outstanding contributions in the field of Education at Kurukshetra on 9th July, 2017.