Alka Nagpal


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Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Music) - Delhi University (1995)
  • M.Phil.(Music) - Delhi University (1987)
  • M.A. (Music) - Kurukshetra University (1985)
  • B.A. (P) - Kurukshetra University (1983)

Career Profile


Areas Of Specialization / Interest

Hindustani Instrumental Music (Sitar)

Subjects Taught

Hindustani Music

Practical – B.A. (H) to M.Phil.
Theory - Ancient History and Musical Forms

Research Methodology M.Phil. and Research Guiding

Conference Participation/Presentations

  • Paper Presented in the National Seminar “Indian Classical Music: Tradition and Experimentation” in the year 2005.
  • National Programme All India Radio and Doordarshan.
  • All India Sangeet Sammelan.
  • Workshop attended in the year 2006 at Rohtak University, Rohtak.

Publications Profile


  • Bhartiya Sangeet ke Pramukh Tantri Vadhya Sitar evam Sarod, Ankit Publication 2011, (Co-Author) Sapna Goyal
  • Compositions in Ragas of Similar Notes in Hindustani Music, 2006
  • Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan-Vyaktitva evam Krititva, 2005
  • Sitar and Its Compositions (Series 1) (Series 2), Sanjay Prakashan Publication, New Delhi 2004, (Co-Author) Prof. V.K. Aggarwal
  • Indian Music Trends and Traditions, Bibliographics Bureau Publication, New Delhi 1997, (Co-Author) Prof. V.K. Aggarwal
  • Bhartiya Sangeet mein Shodh Prabandh, Radha Publications, New Delhi, 1996

In Indexed/Peer Reviewed Journals

  • ShodhKarrye Mein Rooprekha Ki Bhumika , Sangitika Journal, November 2019
  • Anushandhan mein Vishay Chayan Ki Prakriya, Vageeshwari Journal, 2014-15
  • Bhartiya Sanskriti ka Abinna AngLok, Bhartiya Sangeet ke Antah Vishyak Drashtikon (Netik Prakashan), 2014
  • Bhartiya Sangeet mein Alankar, MDU-Research Journal (Arts), 2010 (Oct.)
  • Murchhana ek Avlokan, Vageeshwari Journal, 2010
  • Sitar evam Sarod-ek Vishleshan, Vageeshwari Journal, 2009
  • Concept of Raga in Indian Music, Art Land Journal, 2007
  • Madyakalin Bharat evam Bhartiya Sangeet, Vageeshwari Journal, 2006
  • Grama, Vageeshwari Journal, 2005

Association With Professional Bodies

Member of various bodies in different Universities

Other Activities

Approved ‘Top Grade’ Artiste : A.I.R. & D.D., Govt. of India The only sisters duet performer on sitar and sarod in the country