- 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
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
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.
- 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
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
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.
Title:-Bhartiya Shastriya Sangeet Evam Saundarya Shastra;
Publisher:-Haryana Sahitya Academy”,Chandigarh
Title:-Indian Music and Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan
Publisher:-Harharan Publications, New Delhi.
Title:-Ragas in Hindustani Classical Music” (Conceptual Aspects)
Publisher:-Gyan Publishers, New Delhi.
Title:-Compositions in Instrumental Music” (Tradition and New Creation)
Publisher:-Sanjay Prakashan, New Delhi.