Anupam Mahajan


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Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D/1984, Thesis topic: Critical study of the mood and expression of allied svaras., Delhi University
  • M.A/1979, Instrumental Music,Guru Nanak Dev Univ
  • B.A.(Hons)/1977,Psychology,Guru Nanak Dev Univ

Career Profile

  • 31 years /Part-time, Adhoc, Lecturer, Reader and now professor in Delhi University

    Teaching, restructuring courses, guiding research for Ph.D. and M.Phil and active participation in all the committees such as Courses, Faculty Selection, M.Phil, Time table committees.

Areas Of Specialization / Interest

Inter disciplinary Research and applied musicology and aesthetics

Aesthetics and Instrumental Music

Subjects Taught

29 years Hindustani Music – B.A. (H) IInd year, IIIrd year, M.A. Previous, M.A. (Final), M.Phil and also guiding the research scholars for Ph.D.

Publications Profile

Conference Participation/Presentations

  • Regular invitee by various organization and University
  • Visiting Professor, Punjab University, 2008
  • Paper presentation, Rohtak University, 2008.

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Major Research project from UGC Process and Sources of Research in Indian Music

Awards And Distinctions

  • Twice Awardee of Harish Chandra Bali Award’
  • Numerous cups and awards for academics – Position Holder in Metric, B.A., M.A., M.phil
  • Biographical Inclusion
  • Asia Pacific Who’s who Vol.
  • International Professional and Business Women Who’s Who vth ed
  • Asia Men & Women of achievement
  • Directory of Performing Artists

Association With Professional Bodies

Fellow membership (Life) United Writers’ Association Chennai. Life Member IMS Baroda, Member Indian Music Congress member research board, Course Committee and various other bodies in many universities, Life Member National Sports Club of India & Saket Sports Club

Other Activities


Mood and Expression in Indian Music Silver Jubilee Volume Vageeshwari 1985.

Importance of Kaku in Instrumental music

Compositions of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan – Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan and Indian Music

Dada Guru Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan – Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan and Indian Music

Compositions in Instrumental Music – Vageeshwari Special Volume

Four Facets of Aesthetics – H.P. University for Simla.

Avenues of Research in Indian Music” – H.P. Univ., Simla.

“Manav Jeevan pur sangeet prabhav” Published by D.A.V. Directorate of Planning and in Service, New Delhi.

“An analytical study of the relationship between Physics and Music”, Published by D.A.V. Directorate : Project
Planning and In-Service, New Delhi.

Saundreya anubhuti mein mooladharon ki bhoomika, Vageeshwari 2003, Faculty of Music & Fine Arts, D.U.

Guruji – A disciple’s Perspective, Journal Umak Centre for Culture, 2005

Evolving Emotional Perspectives Of Indian Music, Vageeshwari, 2006, Faculty of Music &
Fine Arts, D.U.

Music and Human emotions, Vageeshwari, 2007, Faculty of Music & Fine Arts, D.U.

Impact of Music on Human Personality Voice Globe, National Magazine, 2008

Music and Human emotions, Voice Globe, National Magazine, 2007

Public Service / University Service/ Consulting Activity

Simla, J&K member of Public Service Commission as Paper Setter

Other Universities as Examiner, Board of Research Studies member

Other organizations as Kendra Vidya and Government and non government bodies.

Expert Member of Faculty, Kurukshetra Univ

Expert Member of Faculty, M.D.Univ, Rohtak

Expert Member of Faculty, Lovely University, Chandigarh



Ragas in Indian ClassicalMusic” foreword by Pt. Ravi Shankar, Gyan Publishers, New Delhi

“Bhartiya Shastriya Sangeet Evam Saundarya Shastra”Haryana Sahitya Academy”, Chandigarh

“Indian Music and Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan” Harharan Publications, New Delhi

“Ragas in Hindustani Classical Music” (Conceptual Aspects) Gyan Publishers, New Delhi.

“Compositions in Instrumental Music” (Tradition and New Creation) Sanjay Prakashan, New Delhi.

Publications (Last Five Years)

Title:-“Ragas in Indian Classical Music” foreword by Pt. Ravi Shankar

Publisher:-Gyan Publishers, New Delhi.

Co-Author:-Sole Author

Title:-Bhartiya Shastriya Sangeet Evam Saundarya Shastra;

Publisher:-Haryana Sahitya Academy”,Chandigarh

Co-Author:-Sole Author

Title:-Indian Music and Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan

Publisher:-Harharan Publications, New Delhi.

Co-Author:-Sole Author

Title:-Ragas in Hindustani Classical Music” (Conceptual Aspects)

Publisher:-Gyan Publishers, New Delhi.

Co-Author:-Sole Author

Title:-Compositions in Instrumental Music” (Tradition and New Creation)

Publisher:-Sanjay Prakashan, New Delhi.

Co-Author:-Sole Author