- Ph.D./1995,Delhi University,Senia Gharaney key Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan ka Sangeet ko yogdan-ek adhyayan
- M.Phil.(Music)/1987,Delhi University , Hindustani Instrumental Music
- M.A. (Music)/1985,Kurukshetra University,Sitar & Theory
- B.A.(P)/1983,Kurukshetra University,Music, History, English, Hindi
Lecturer in Banasthali Vidyapeeth
To teach graduate and post graduate students and to supervision of M.Phil & Ph.D. students
Lecturer (Adhoc) in Music Department, Delhi University
Lecturer(Permanent) in Music Department, Delhi University
Reader in Music Department, Delhi University
Areas Of Specialization / Interest
Hindustani Instrumental Music
24 years.Hindustani Music, 1) Practical – B.A.(H) to M.A. (B.A. Course II, IV, IX, X) Sangeet Shiromani, Ist & IInd year M.A. Course I, V, M.Phil 2) Theory – B.A.I, II and III, M.Phil, Sangeet Shiromani IInd
- Paper Presented in the National Seminar “Indian Classical Music: Tradition and Experimentation” in the year 2005.
- Workshop attended in the year 2006 at Rohtak University, Rohtak
Nagpal, Alka. 2006. Compositions in Ragas of similar notes in Hindustani Music. New Delhi : Sanjay Prakashan.
Nagpal, Alka. 2005. Ustad Mushtqq Ali Khan – Vyaktitva evam Krititva. New Delhi : Sanjay Prakashan .
Aggarwal, V K. 2004. Sitar and its compositions (Series-I). New Delhi: Sanjay Prakashan.
Aggarwal, V K. 2004. Sitar and its compositions (Series-2) . New Delhi: Sanjay Prakashan.
Aggarwal, V K. 1997. Indian Music Trends and Traditions. New Delhi: Indian Bibliographics Bureau.
Nagpal, Alka. 1996. Bhartiya Sangeet mein Shodh Prabandh . New Delhi: Radha Publications.
Association With Professional Bodies
Approved ‘A: grade Artiste: A.I.R. & D.D., Govt of India
The only sisters duet performer on sitar and sarod in the country
Top Grade Artist of A.I.R. in Light MusicUma has performed extensively all over the country and abroad, under the aegis of numerous musical organizations and educational departments.
Public Service/University Service/Consulting Activity
Convenor, Refresher Course in Music, Delhi University, Delhi in the year Dec-2006 to Jan-2007