Faculty and Supporting Staff

Dr Amarjit Singh

DIRECTOR

CONTACT:

amarjitprincipal@yahoo.co.in

Dr. AMARJIT SINGH is currently Director of Centre on Studies in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, GNDU, Amritsar. He is a member of ‘Board of Studies’ for Masters in Sikh Studies at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab. He has done his graduation from Punjab University Chandigarh with Honors in Economics and Masters in Religious Studies and M. Phil. in Religious Studies from Punjabi University Patiala (1989). He was awarded Ph.D degree on ‘Rahitnama Sahit da Adiain’ (1996) by Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar. After completing studies he worked (1990 to 1998) as a Professor at Shahid Sikh Missionary College Amritsar run by SGPC Amritsar. He has been Director-Principal (1998-2014) of Guru Kashi College of Sikh Studies Talwandi Sabo, Takhat Sri Damdama Sahib Bathinda. He has got about 23 years teaching and research experience. He specializes in the study of primary Sikh sources and analysis of manuscripts of Gurbani. He is a keen scholar of Sikh Studies, especially Sikh Code of Conduct, religion and literature. He has edited/authored Gurbilas Patshahi 6 (ed.), ‘Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Jiwan de Hall: 300 Swal’-2010, ‘Baba Nidhan Singh: Jiwan te Yogdan’ (ed.)-2012, ‘Mudhle Sikh Sarot te Sikh Rahit’-2013, Langar te Daswand Sanstha de Smajak Sarokar (ed.)-2014, Sri Guru Granth Sahib: Bani Beora te Adab Satkar-2014. He has also published more than 40 Research papers and articles on Sikh Philosophy, History and Sikh way of life. Dr. Ganda Singh Memorial Trust Patiala awarded First Prize to his Research Paper ‘Importance of Kirtan in Gurmat’(1991) and Special Prize to ‘Role and Status of Women in Sikhism’ (1990). He has organized and participated in various National and State level seminars/conferences. His contribution to the field of Sikh Studies, especially the study of Sikh Code of Conduct, Scripture and religion is laudable. Presently he is working on the projects of Sikh Perspective on the Others: A Source Book, ‘Interpretation and Making of the Sikh Code of Conduct’ and ‘Gurbani de Mudhle Kharian di Samikhia’