Prof. Gita Paintal



Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D./1985,Delhi University,Hindustani Music ( Vocal)
  • M.A/1973,Faculty of Music , Indraprastha College
  • B.A/1971,Delhi University,Hindustani Music ( Vocal)

Career Profile

  • 3 year / Head & Dean in Mata Sundri College

    Teaching and Administration work

  • More than eleven years /Professor in Faculty of Music


Areas Of Specialization / Interest

Music of Punjab

Subjects Taught

B.A., B.A.( Hons), M.A. M. Phil, Ph.D

Publications Profile


Paintal,Geeta. 2009. पंजाब दी संगीत परम्परा – इक ऐतिहासिक विवरण. Punjabi University Patiala.

Conference Participation/Presentations

  • Presented a paper with demonstration on various forms of Hindustani Classical Music at an International Conference on Arts and Humanities “ at Hawii, U.S. A. in 2006.
  • Vice –Chancellor’s West Zone Conference of Jamia Millia Islamia, Sept., 2007 organised by UGC.
  • All India , Vice Chancellors Conference on Higher Education held at Taj Man Singh Hotel in Oct., 2007 organised by UGC.
  • Vice Chancellor’s West Zone Conference at Indore in Oct, 2009 organised by Association of Indian Universities.
  • All India Vice-Chancellor conference held at GNDU Amritsar, 2009 by Association of Indian Universities.
  • Attended National Education Day at Uijyan Bhavan in Nov. 2008.
  • Seminar on Higher Education hosted by Secretary Higher Education , Chhattisgarh on 14th July,2010
  • Arranged Two- day National Seminar on “ Compositional Forms of Indian Classical Music” in March,2006
  • Arranged Two days Symposium of “ Multidimensional Value of Indian Classical Music “ on 30th November to 1stDecember,2006.
  • Arranged a refresher course for college/university teachers from 19th Dec.,2006 to 9th January,2007
  • National Seminars organized at IKSU, Khairagarh ( Chhattisgerh)

Awards And Distinctions

  • Acharya Briharpati Samman
  • Hero Honda Award
  • Awarded by Chattisgarh

Association With Professional Bodies

Board Member of National Museum Institute ( Deemed University) Janpath

Member of UGC Standing Committee for Music and Fine Arts.

Chairperson of XIth Plan Visiting Team of UGC.

Member of various Selection Committees.

Jury member of “ Chakardhar Samman and “ Dau Mandira Ji samman” , Chattisgarh Sanskriti Vibhag from 2007 to 2010.

Other Activities

Served as a Vice Chancellor, Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidyalaya, Khairagarh, ( Chattisgarh) from 27th June, 2007 to 14th December, 2010.

Dean and Head, Faculty of Music and Fine Arts University of Delhi, from 1st September, 2005 to 26th June,2007.

Gave several private perform in Delhi and out of Delhi.

Public Service/University Service/Consulting Activity

33 Years 10 Months


Two books

Pubjab ki Sangeet Parampara

Punjabi Bhasha Mein Khyal ki Paramparik Bandishein

2008 Encyclopedia of Hinduism (Article on Bhangra)