41 Years of Experience




Name                           : CHATTAR SINGH

Date of Birth               : 12-06-1952

Home Address           :  # 1642, Sector 7, Urban Estate, (Near Yoga Park) KURUKSHETRA (Haryana) Pin : 136118

E-mail                          :

Contact No.                :  9255166134  /  8708378708





DegreeUniversityDiv. / %ageYearRemarks
M.A. (History)K.U.K.II   5619732nd Position
Ph.D.K.U.K.1984Socio-Economic Change in Haryana
L.L.M.K.U.K.II   551998--
M.M.C.G.J.U.HisarI    6620012nd Position
PGDJMCK.U.K.I    611995-- FrenchK.U.K.I   7919732nd Position





  1. Served Kurukshetra University from the position of Lecturer to Professor and Chairman of History Department, KUK (Haryana) for 36 years till superannuation.
  2. Served as Registrar of the Noida International University, Greater Noida (UP) for one academic session (August,2012 to June, 2013) along with charge of Director of Schools of Legal Studies and Liberal Arts, Fine Arts and
  3. Served as Professor & Director of the Delhi Metropolitan Education, (affiliated to the GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi) from Aug.2013 to May. 2016. Five students of DME were listed among Top Ten of the university, including the Topper and the Third position holder.
  4. Served as Dean of RNB Global University, Bikaner (Rajasthan) as Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Law and School of Com & Mgt. from Sept. 2016 to May 2017. RNBGU was conferred the Best University Award by the Economic Times for 2016-17 and Best University in Rural Area by ASSOCHAM.
  5. Governor-Chancellor’s Nominee of the Uttar Pradesh Government for selection of Professors/Associate Professors in the universities of UP.
  6. Now working as Vice Chancellor of Rai Technology University, Bangalore since August, 2020.


Academic Executive Summary:


  1. Member of the Academic Council of Kurukshetra University.
  2.    Subject-Expert of History discipline for Selection of Assistant Professors and others in Colleges of Haryana.
  3.    Subject-Expert of History subject for Selection of Professors/ Associate and Assistant Professors of Maharaja Shiyajirao University, Baroda (Gujarat), Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly (UP) and MM university, Mullana (Haryana).
  4.   Subject Expert of History of Research Advisory Board of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut (UP).
  5. Subject Expert of History for the selection of faculty of Arts of Maharaja Shiyajirao University, Baroda (Gujarat).
  6.  Member of Editorial Board for Kurukshetra University Research Journal for Arts & Languages.
  7. Active Chairman of History Department of KUK, accomplishing four important assignments of national & international seminars/conferences/workshops during this period.



Books :

  1. Social and Economic Change in Haryana, NBO, New Delhi, 2004.
  2. The British Raj and Local Self Government in Haryana NBO, New Delhi, 2006, revised edition MPH, Chandigarh, 2020.
  3. Edited book ‘ Minorities Entrepreneurship and Empoweerment, MPH Chandigarh, 2019.


Research Guidance / Supervision :


  1. Guided research students :  Sanjay Kumar, Ms. Dalia Goswami, S. Sankalp, Surenderpal Singh, Karan Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Dharambir, Sanjay Singh, Kewal Krishan Amrohi and Manoj Yadav who were awarded Ph.D. degrees by Kurukshetra University.
  2. Presently two students namely Ms Anila Chaudhary and Suresh Kumar are pursuing research for Ph.D. degrees on various topics of socio-economic history.
  3. Examiner for Ph.D. Theses and M. Phil Dissertations of MDU, Rohtak, CCSU, Meerut, MMU, Mullana, MSU, Baroda etc.
  4.      Guided about Thirty Seven students for their M.Phil.Degrees.


Major Research Articles:


  1. Ek Adarsh Gram Panchayat- Makrauli Kalan (Rohtak), Gramjan, Journal, No. 1/15, New Delhi, November, 1976.
  2. The Village Records: A Study in Socio-Economic History of Rural Haryana, Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, No. IX ( 1 × 2), 1977.
  3. Contributed Six Annotated Bibliographical Notes for the History of Modern India, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, 1977.
  4. Original Source Material for Social and Economic History of Indian Villages in Kurukshetra University Research Journal of Arts & Humanities, Vol. XII, 1978.
  5. Haryana Aur Swatantrata Sanghrash, Haryana Sanvad, (Haryana Govt.) 84, 15th December, 1978.
  6. Brayne : Zila Gurgaon Ke Uddharak, Haryana Sanvad, No. 14, Chandigarh, 15th July, 1979.
  7. Haryana Samaj Aur Jan-Jivan, Sapt-Sindhu, Haryana, June, 1979.
  8. Family, Khandan, Thok and Community: Some Aspects of Social Life in Haryana, Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. XVII No. 1 – 2, 1985.
  9. British Experiments in the South-East Punjab During the Later 19th Century, Punjab History Conference, Patiala, 1999.
  10. Tradition to Modernity: A Case Study of Medical Facilities Introduced by the British in South-East Punjab in Later 19th Century, Punjab History Conference, Patiala, 1999.
  11. The Impact of Railways on the South-East Punjab During the Later Half of the 19th Century, Punjab History Conference, March, 2002.
  12. Railways and Haryana : A Study of Change in 19th Century, Kurukshetra University Research Journal of Arts & Humanities, Vol. XL, Jan. – Dec., 2006.
  13. Colonial Agro-Experiments in Haryana, Journal of Haryana Studies, Vol. XXXVIII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2006-07.
  14. Village Records for Writing Socio-Economic History, Kurukshetra, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi, August, 2007.



Book Reviews :


  1. Churumandal Ka Shodhpuran Itihas by Sh. Gobind Aggarwal in the Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. VIII, 1977.
  2. Gandhiana : 1962 to 1976 edited by Sh. Satya Prakash, Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. IX, 1977.
  3. An Anglo-Indian Dictionary by G.C. Whiteworth, Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. IX, 1977.
  4. Choutala Se Chandigarh by Dr. Raja Ram, Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. X, 1978.
  5. Karnal District edited by K. K. Aggarwal in Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. XI, 1979.
  6. India in 1857-59: A Study in the Role of the Sikhs in the People’s Uprisings by Doroles Domin in Journal of Haryana Studies, KUK, Vol. XI, 1979.



  Seminars / Conferences Organized / Chaired / Presided Over:


  1. Acted as Co-coordinator in Two Refresher Courses in History organized by the Department of History in 2004 and 2006
  2. Organized Two UGC-Sponsored Refresher Courses in History on the theme of New Trends in the Historiography of Socio-Economic History of India in December, 2010 and another on the theme of The Depressed Classes in India, for the First time in any Indian university, in December,2011 as
  3.   Organized a three-day National Workshop on Indian Historiography  in  November, 2011 as Director.

4       Organized 3-Day International Seminar on Minorities’ Entrepreneurship  & Empowerment  organized on 23-25 March, 2012  as Director, Seminar

  1. Chaired academic sessions in many conferences held in Baroda, Chandigarh, Meerut, Rohtak, Ambala, Sirsa, Karnal, Tohana, Hisar Fatehabad and many other places.
  2. Acted as Co-ordinator of History subject in the Department of Distance Education, KUK for MA/MPhil classes and conducting Personal Contact Programme classes for its students.
  3. Revised syllabi of undergraduate and post-graduate classes for regular departmental students, private students and students registered with the university’s Directorate of Distance Education recently, which were adopted by the state sister university of MD University, Rohtak, Haryana Government and Punjab Government colleges.




Participation in Conferences/Seminars:


  1. Regularly participating in the Annual Conferences of Punjab History

           Conference, Patiala since 1977.

  1. Participated in Annual Conferences of Indian History Congress.
  2. Participated in various Seminars held on the subject of History at various places like :
    • Seminar on Problems of Social & Economic History of India sponsored by the ICHR at Jammu University in March, 1977.
    • Problems of Study of Social Economic History of Jammu & Kashmir and adjoining areas: 12th Century to 1947 sponsored by ICHR at Kashmir University, Srinagar, 1978.
    • Social Change in the Punjab sponsored by ICHR held at GND University, Amritsar, April, 1985.
    • National Seminar on Ranjeet Singh held in Sapru House, New Delhi, 2004.
    • National Seminar on 1857: Revisited, in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, 2008.


Extension Lectures:


Delivered about a dozen extension lectures in various Universities and Colleges in Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab and Gujarat from time-to-time on various aspects of Indian History and Culture, and also Chaired many sessions in the National Seminars. Also delivered thematic lectures in the Orientation Courses and Refresher Courses in the UGC sponsored Academic Staff College of Kurukshetra University.



Other Activities:


  1. Participated in the Orientation Programme for Academic Counselors of IGNOU, Regional Centre, Kota (Rajasthan), 25-26 February, 1988.
  2. Participated in the Orientation Course of the Academic Staff College, KUK, 13th to 12th March, 1988.
  3. Participated in the Orientation Programme for Academic Counselors of IGNOU, New Delhi, 22-23 October, 1989.
  4. Participated in the Refresher Course in History of Academic Staff College, KUK, 23rd to 13th Dec., 1993.
  5. Participated in the Refresher Course in History of Academic Staff College, KUK, 27th to 16th Feb., 2000.
  6. Participated in the Refresher Course in History of Academic Staff College, KUK, 1st to 21st Dec., 2000.
  7. Participated in the Workshop on Election Reporting for Print Media organized by GJU, Hisar on 16-17 Feb., 1996.
  8. Best Cadet & Best Shooter in the School’s Junior NCC Wing.
  9. Awarded NCC ‘C’ Certificate by Haryana NCC Directorate, Rohtak.
  10. Attended three weeks regular Army Attachment Camp with 7th Jat Regiment in  Firozepur Cantt. In Punjab in May, 1970.
  11. Runner-up 303 Rifle Shooter of Kurukshetra University in 1972.
  12. Approved IGNOU Subject Counselor for History.
  13. Acted as Trainer in two Advance Leadership Training Camps organized by the Youth & Cultural Affairs Department of KUK at Manali and Dalhousie (HP) in 1987 and 1989.
  14. Approved Part-time Teacher/Counselor for the Mahatma Gandhi I.C.S. Training Institute of Kurukshetra University by the then Vice Chancellor, Lt. General (Rtd.) Krishna Balaram.


Media :      


Awarded Shlaagha Patram (Certificate for Excellence) in progressive   and developmental writings by His Execellency Governor of Haryana two times.


  1. Beaming as Guest Expert/Analyst on Regional Politico-Socio-economic Issues/Debates in various news channels like Zee News Punjab, Haryana and  Himachal, Focus Haryana, MH1 News, Janta TV, Sadhana News  and Haryana News TV Channel and Khabren Abhi Tak
  2. Delivered Fifteen Radio Talks on various topics of History and Culture on All India Radio, Kurukshetra and Rohtak.





  1. Prof. V.K. Agarwal,

Pro Chancellor,

Jagannath University

Jaipur / Delhi HO.



  1. Prof. M.L. Ranga,

Former Vice Chancellor,

Kurukshetra University,

       Kurukshetra (Haryana).



Dated : 12/06/2019