Department of Hindi: Dr. Harish Khanna

Name of Faculty:             Dr. Harish Khanna

Date of Birth:                    4th June 1952

Designation:                    Associate Professor

Department:                     Hindi

Area of Specialisation:   Hindi Novel




Ph.D. Delhi University Hindi ke Swatantrayottrar Upanyason Mein Prateek Tatva 1980
PG Delhi University M.A. Hindi 1975 Second
UG Delhi University B.A.(Hons) Hindi 1972  




Courses Taught Name of University/College/Institution Duration
B.A. (Hons.) Hindi, B.A. (Prog.), B.Com (Hons.) Shyam Lal College (Eve.) Since Nov. 1981 to till date

Total Teaching Experience (in years):  

  1. Under Graduation (Pass Course): – 34 years
  2. Under Graduation (Honours Course): – 34 years

Innovations/ Contributions in Teaching:

  1. Teaching Methods:- Introduction & discussion of the topics, group assignments.
  2. Evaluation methods: – As per University norms viz. class tests, attendance record, project work and overall performance of the student during the year
  3. Preparation of resource material including books, reading materials, laboratory manuals etc.: Class notes and other study material is provided to students from time to time.

Details of participation in the following:

  1. Conduct of examinations:
    • (Theory): Perform Invigilation duty during Exams.
    • (Practicals): Conducted University Practical exams of Creative Writing of B.A. (Prog.) as Internal / External Examiner.



  1. Number of students (M. Phil. / Ph. D.)
      At the beginning of the year Registered during the year Completed during the year
    Ph. D. 2 NIL One Scholar has successfully defended & Awarded, One scholar has submitted her Thesis.
  2. No. of research papers published
    Publication Title Book/Journal Published/ Edited in ISSN/ISBN No. (if available) Vol., Month & Year
    Media and the New World Order Book Editor ISBN: 9789-3815-05199




  1. Chair a Session in the International Conference on “Voices from the Margin: Society, Culture and Exclusion” and also delivered a lecture on “Caste System in India” held on February 20-22, 2013 organized by Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  2. Participated in a Workshop Tier-II, organized by ILLL in the college on Jan. 2010.
  3. Participated as a Speaker in an Orientation Programme on “Present Scenario of Higher Education in India: Concern of Teachers and Students” organized by Central University of Rajasthan in 2015.
  4. All the ten International / National Conferences / Seminars organized by Shyam Lal College (Eve.), University of Delhi


  1. Convener, Seminar Committee of two-day National Seminar on “Media and the New World Order” held on February 4-5, 2011.
  2. Participated in the “All India Teachers’ Convention” organized by DUTA.



Please give a short account of your contribution to:

  1. College/ University / Institution: Convener of various Committees viz. Editor, Magazine Committee (several times), Seminar Committee, Bursar, Member/Teacher Representative-Governing Body (for 3-4 terms) etc.



  • Membership of Professional Bodies: Life Member, Indian Association for Canadian Studies


Association with Professional Bodies:

Association Type Detail
Committees and Boards Life Member of IACS (Indian Association for Canadian Studies)


Any other information (which you feel to be important) :

  1. Elected as M.L.A., in the Delhi Legislative Assembly (Dec. 2013).
  2. An amount of Rs. 20 lakhs were given out of M.L.A. fund to the Jammu & Kashmir Government for the flood victims in 2014-15.
  3. Elected as Vice President, DUTA (2011 to 2013) and Secretary, DUTA (2013-2015)
  4. I have been elected as Member of Academic Council, University of Delhi for two terms (four years).
  5. Elected as Executive Member, DUTA for seven times.
  6. I have been the Coordinator of three Refresher Courses of Hindi during 1990s at Academic Staff College (CPDHE), University of Delhi.