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The Placement Cell of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, organized an On-Campus Placement Drive from 27th-29th March, 2023. A placement drive is conducted every year in the College campus with the aim to provide different employment opportunities to the final year students of various streams. The drive was conducted successfully this year as well with several reputed companies visiting the College campus to select students for their companies.


On the first day, companies such as NYX India Operations, eClerks Services Ltd, and Piramal Housing Finance Limited visited the College campus for placement. The selection process for eClerks Services Ltd included a HR round, assessment round, and telephonic interviews. The company selected around 45 students by the end of the day. Meanwhile, Piramal Housing Finance Limited conducted an aptitude test to select the candidates and distributed offer letters to an additional 46 candidates on the spot. More than half of the 207 students who had registered on the first day were successfully placed with different companies.


On the second day, companies like Touchstone Educationals LLP, Fusion, and NYX India operations visited the Campus for the placement drive. In order to select students, the companies conducted Aptitude tests, screening tests and interviews. More than half of the 151 students who had registered for the placement drive on the second day received offer letters on the spot.


On the third and last day of the placement drive, companies such as IFM Fincoach, UCode Soft Solutions, Virtual Oplossing and HitBullsEye visited the campus. The companies conducted various aptitude tests, Interviews and several other assessment rounds to select deserving candidates. More than half of the total 189 students who had registered were given offer letters by the end of the day.


The On-Campus Placement Drive was a huge success as it provided employment opportunities to many students of the College. Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur congratulated the placement cell as well as the successful candidates on their selection. She lauded the efforts of the faculty members for bringing such amazing opportunities to the College campus.



Department of Science, Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized an Expert Lecture on National Science Day which was sponsored by Department of Science & Technology & Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration. Dr. Baban Kumar of CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Sector 30, Chandigarh was invited to deliver an expert talk on the topic, “Jal Jeevan Mission Emerging Technologies and Innovation: IoT enabled Water Quality Monitoring”. In his expert talk, Dr Kumar, discussed the benefits of using IoT technology for monitoring water quality in order to reduce the risk of contamination. The expert lecture was well received and promoted knowledge and understanding in students about the latest trends and developments in the field of water quality monitoring.

Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, thanked the guest speaker for enlightening the students about the ongoing Scientific Research on water quality monitoring and lauded the efforts of the department for organising such an informative lecture.


“Interstellar", the Science Club of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organised an educational trip to the Central Research Institute (CRI), Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh on 25th March, 2023. The trip was sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration and consisted of 39 students and 4 faculty members.

The team of CRI scientists sensitised the students about skill development while spreading awareness against emerging diseases in the domain of public health. The team also informed the students about the mission to manufacture lifesaving immuno-biologicals (DPT group of vaccines and antisera), surveillance activities as well as teaching and training in the field of microbiology and vaccinology.

Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, lauded the efforts of the faculty members of the Science Department for organising such educational trips.




Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organised a Divine Poetic and Musical Symposium, "Nanak Noor Di Loe", dedicated to the celebration of 50 glorious years of its foundation. The luminary Punjabi poet, Dr. Surjit Patar graced the occasion and mesmerized the audience with his heavenly writings which were inspired by Guru Nanak Dev Ji's life and sayings. The same were rendered into a musical form by his son, Manraj Patar. The musical symposium was inaugurated by S. Gurdev Singh, President SES with the lamp lighting ceremony, followed by the welcome address of Col. (Retd.) J.S. Bala, Secretary SES.


The highlight of the event was the Kav Katha of Guru Nanak Dev ji, relating to the events following Guru ji's emergence from Kali Bein, composed by the poet himself and sung by Manraj Patar. Another rendition was written in answer to poet Iqbal's negative assessment of the original musical instrument, Rabab. The poet, Surjit Patar, also talked about the reach of Punjabi language which has crossed the borders of Punjab and has been accepted internationally. He also stressed on the need for institutionalising and promoting mother tongues in the educational set up.


The musical symposium was followed by a Cultural Programme "Punjabi Sabhyachar de Van Suvanne Rang" in which various institutions of the Sikh Educational Society gave wonderful performances of Bhand, folk songs, Bhangra, Giddha, Luddi, instrumental music and many more.


The function was attended by members of SES Management and Executive members of the Local Management Committee, alongwith the Principals and faculty members of the various SES institutions.


Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, thanked the renowned poet and his son for their riveting performance as well as the student performers. She also lauded the efforts of the faculty members and students of the College for organising such a delightful musical and cultural event.


In order to celebrate 50 glorious years of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, in the field of education, the Department of Computer Science and Applications organised IT Fiesta on February 24, 2023. It was organised with the aim to promote awareness of science and technology amongst the youth.

Mr. Deepak Sehdev, Director of Operations, Vivajiva Pvt. Ltd. was the honourable Chief Guest for the occasion. He apprised the students of the exponentially growing technology and the need to keep pace with technology.

Students from 15 Colleges in and around the city participated in this event with over 200 entries. Various competitions were held under this event pertaining to IT like Website Designing, Software Development, Rangoli, Poster making, e-Waste modelling and PowerPoint presentations for which the winners were felicitated.

The Chief Guest, Deepak Sehdev, congratulated both the College and the Department for organizing such an event and stressed on the importance of such competitions which help in personality development.

Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the Computer Department and encouraged students to participate in such events in order to excel in all walks of life.

A function commemorating Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra, the great Panthic leader was organised by Sikh Educational Society (SES) under the guidance of S. Gurdev Singh (President SES) and Col. (Retd.) J.S. Bala (Secretary SES) at Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh. S. Harjinder Singh Dhami (Advocate), president, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee graced the occasion as the chief guest and felicitated the two recipients of Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra Memorial Award, Dr Indu Banga and Dr Jagbir Singh. On the occasion, SES also released a souvenir compiled under the guidance of Gurdarshan Singh Bahia. S. Gurdev Singh, President SES, welcomed all the guests and shared the contribution of Jathedar Tohra in the history of Sikh Educational Society. He also shed light on the conception and institution of the Award after the demise of the late stalwart in 2004.

S. Dhami, in his address, talked about the invaluable contribution made by Jathedar Tohra to the regeneration of social, political and religious life of Punjab while promoting plurality of India. He also shared many anecdotes related to Jathedar Tohra and addressed him as a saintly soul and a man of principles who possessed a magnetic personality. Considering Jathedar Tohra’s contribution to education, S. Dhami referred to him as an institution of education in himself who helped in erecting many educational institutions across Punjab. He also presented his thoughts on the great Akali leader and his 27 years of tireless service while being at the helm of the biggest Sikh Religious Management body, SGPC. S. Dhami talked about the deteriorating character of society in general and the need to follow the dictates of Sikh Panth.

In line with the vision of Jathedar Tohra, the award function is organised every year and several distinguished intellectuals and academicians have been felicitated over the years. Dr Indu Banga, Professor Emeritus (Department of History, PU, Chandigarh) and Dr Jagbir Singh, Chancellor (Central University of Punjab, Bathinda) were honoured with the Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra Award at the award function for their contribution to the socio-political thought of Punjab. Dr Banga, too, shared her anecdotes about Jathedar Tohra, in her address, and saluted his sincerity and genuineness while stressing on the need for a scholarly debate with regards to Sikh Studies as a discipline. Dr Jagbir Singh, in his speech, talked about Gurbani and Gurmat Gyan which is to be found in the Guru Granth Sahib. He stressed on the fact that the knowledge presented by the Sikh Gurus will help give rise to a liberated and integrated human being.

Famed economist, Professor Lakhwinder Singh, in his theme paper highlighted the current situation of Punjab and its economy while focusing on the rising outstanding debt of Punjab. S. Gurdarshan Singh Bahia, too, mentioned the excellence of Jathedar Tohra in social, educational and political sectors which he was fortunate enough to witness as his media advisor. He praised the late stalwart for his political views and his struggle for the right of the minority communities.

Col. (Retd.) J.S. Bala, delivered the Vote of Thanks and praised Jathedar Tohra for his efforts, not only for the Sikh Community but everyone in general. He also appreciated the efforts of Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur and her staff members for the smooth conduct of the programme.  The function was attended by all the members of SES institutions, distinguished members of SGPC and Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University, Patiala.


CLUB SAKSHAM SSHG (Students Self Help Group) and VASUDHA-Environment Society of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organised a Day Long Bazaar “Karigari se Karobari” on 18th March, 2023. It was organised under the aegis of Social Entrepreneurship Swachhta & Rural Engagement Cell, in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education.

A total of 18 stalls were set up by the students of the College with the major attractions being tattoo designing, nail art, mehandi, photography, craft items, block printing, food stalls, among others. An organic Green Corner was also set up which was dedicated to taking care of environment sustainability. The stalls were flocked by 1500 visitors.

Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, lauded the efforts of the students, faculty members and both the clubs for organising such an event where students could earn and learn at the same time.


The two-day International Seminar on the theme of “Swasth Bharat se Sampan Bharat: Resilience, the Need of the Hour” under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi and organised by Post-Graduate Department of Economics, Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh entered its first day in the presence of esteemed foreign dignitaries and luminaries from across disciplines and fields of expertise. The inaugural session of the international seminar began with Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur extending a warm welcome to all the dignitaries, scholars and delegates and thanking them for taking out precious time from their busy schedules. This was followed by Dr Reena Parti, HoD, Post-Graduate Department of Economics, delivering the concept note and welcoming the esteemed guests and then inviting Professor Pritam Singh, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Oxford Brookes Business School, UK to deliver the keynote address in which he spoke at length about the relationship between economy and nature. His address was followed by the lecture of Professor Ranjit Singh Ghuman, Professor of Eminence, G.N.D.U., Amritsar who shed light on rural development in light of the overall development of Indian economy. Professor Sanjay Kaushik (Dean College Development Council, Panjab University, Chandigarh) and Dr Davinder Kumar Madaan (Professor of Economics & Head, School of Social Sciences, Panjabi University, Patiala) also graced the occasion and gave their insights with regards to the future of India as well as Indian economy.

The inaugural session was followed by a panel discussion which was moderated by Dr Saamdu Chetri, Fmr. head, Good Governance, PMO, Bhutan who added a unique flair to the inter-disciplinary panel discussion consisting of Dt. Sunita Malhotra, Fmr. Chief Dietician and Head, Department of Dietetics, PGIMER, Chd.; Dr Aastha Takkar Kapila, Associate Professor, Dept of Neurology, PGIMER, Chd., Ms. Raksha Sharda, Vice-President, Primus Partners and Dr Subhash Chander, Additional Director, DGRE, DRDO.

The day ended with parallel technical sessions where post-graduate students, researchers, and eminent scholars presented papers on various topics which tied their research into the basic theme and sub-themes of the two-day international seminar.


Day 2 of the two-day International seminar began with a lecture by Dr Saamdu Chetri, Fmr. head, Good Governance, PMO, Bhutan on the topic, "Mindfulness: the GNH way to Resilience". At the outset, he conducted a small meditation session to reinvigorate the mind and body of the audience.  In his lecture, he talked at length about the Bhutanese way of living on the basis of Gross National Happiness (GNH) index instead of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) led development. He enlightened the audience about the relationship which exists between the self, itself, society and nature. At the end, he wished everyone 'Tashi Delek', a Tibetan expression, which means, good luck and prosperity.

This session was followed by an Art Therapy Workshop based on the concept of  Eudaimonia or state of good spirit, happiness and welfare. Art Therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art, to improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. This workshop was conducted by faculty members of GGSCW-26. During the workshop, the delegates were greeted with somber music, fragrance of moringa and jasmine along with a sweet which were used to calm the nerves and enhance the sense of taste and smell. The delegates were then given river stones to paint while sitting in the lap of nature (the Garden of Happiness). The delegates were also given the Oxford Happiness questionnaire to fill out and assess the level of happiness in their life.

This was followed by parallel technical sessions where once again graduate students, post-graduate researchers, scholars and academicians presented their research work.

The international seminar concluded with the valedictory address by Dr Subhash Chander Varma, Director, Internal Medicine Fortis Hospital, Mohali who re-emphasised the theme of Health as a complete state of social and mental health. He stressed that the health of a nation is proportional to the harmony in the people of that nation and so, while Sampan Bharat comprises of good health facilities and access to those facilities. He also encouraged the audience to start exercising in the morning and keep the surroundings clean. Prof. H.S. Shergill, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Panjab University, Chd. also graced the occasion as the guest of honour.

At the conclusion, delegates with the best paper presentations in each technical session were presented with Best paper awards and the winners for the same were; Ms. Shrishti Aggarwal & Ms. Tanishka Rathore, Toolika Mishra, Ramandeep Kaur and Jinny Sharma, representing different regions of our vast country.

Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur thanked the delegates and guests for participating in the international seminar and congratulated, Dr Reena Parti, faculty members, staff members and students for successfully organising the two-day International Seminar.
















The NSS unit of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized a 7 day NSS camp in the College campus under the theme of "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Fit India Campaign”.


Various activities undertaken during the 7 day camp included a Self defence training program, Skill development workshop, lectures on Fitness and Drug abuse, Cleanliness drive and Poster making in which all the volunteers participated quite enthusiastically. NSS volunteers also took pledges for Swachhtha and Fitness, and visited Ashiana, a Children's Home and Snehalya, an Old Age Home and distributed goodies to the needy. Volunteers performed a Nukkad Natak as well and organized an awareness drive at the village adopted by the College. Program Officers, Ms.Arshveer Kaur and Ms.Savita Saini encouraged the students at every step of the way, throughout the week.


Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, felicitated the volunteers on the valedictory function and lauded the efforts of both the students and Program Officers on the successful conclusion of the week long camp.



In order to commemorate 50 glorious years in the field of education, Gurmat Vichar Sabha and the Department of Music of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized a ‘Gurmat Sangeet Samagam’ on February 11, 2023 under the aegis of Sikh Educational Society. The College campus resonated with melodious renditions of Gurbani Shabad Kirtan as the students and staff celebrated the College Sthapana Divas. Teams from various institutions across Punjab and Himachal Pradesh were invited to participate in the Samagam.


The programme commenced with the singing of Shabad by college students. The College campus echoed with the mesmerizing Gurmat Sangeet performances from the teams of Jawaddi Taksal (Ludhiana), Akal Academy, Baru Sahib (H.P.) and Namdhari Music Academy, Sri Bhaini Sahib, (Ludhiana).

The team from Jawaddi Taksal captivated the audience with their rendition of "Har Jiyo Aape Laye Milaye" in raag Basant with taus, dilruba, rabab, tabla and esraj (shehnayi) as accompaniments. The team from Akal Academy, Baru Sahib enthralled the audience with their performance of "Maha Mah Mumarkhi Chadiya Sada Basant" in raag Basant while playing dilruba, violin, tar shehnai, taus, sarangi, sitar and tabla. The team from Namdhari Music Academy gave a serene performance of "Gursevo Kar Namaskar" in raag Basant with the help of harmonium, dilruba, tanpura, surmandal, sitar, sarangi and tabla. The programme culminated with Guru ka Langar.

S. Gurdev Singh (President), Col. (Retd.) J. S. Bala (Secretary),  Karandeep Singh Cheema (Joint Secretary) and Engineer Surinder Singh Virdi (member, Executive committee SES and Local managing committee) of the Sikh Educational Society graced the occasion and appreciated the efforts of the Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur and the convenors, Ms. Sukhmeen Bal, Dr Surinder Kaur and Ms. Lucky Malhotra for successfully organising such a tranquil event.


Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur thanked the guests and the participating teams for their wonderful performances. She also lauded the efforts of students as well as the staff members and convenors in making the event a success.


Under the aegis of the Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Department of Computer Science & Applications of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh organized a One Day Skill Development Workshop on ‘Tally Prime’ on February 9th, 2023. Mrs. Aditi and Ms. Anchal of Ica Edu Skills Pvt Ltd, Chandigarh were invited as resource persons for the inter-college activity.

The main aim of the workshop was to provide the participants with an introduction to Tally Prime, an all-inclusive business management tool. The software helps businesses manage invoicing, accounting, inventory, banking, cash and credit management, payroll, and cost management all from one place. In addition, it allows one to focus on business growth by eliminating complexities and enhances business efficiency which is the need of the hour.

Around 50 non-teaching staff members, from various institutions across Chandigarh, participated in the workshop and were able to successfully enhance their management skills.

Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur thanked the resource persons as well as the various participants and lauded the efforts of the department in organising a workshop which focused on enhancing the skills of non-teaching staff members.

Under the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan, Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organised an interactive discussion with Mrs Charanjeet Kaur, Consultant-Clinical Psychologist, Hypnotherapist & Past Life Regression Therapist at MY Hospital. In her talk, she discussed at length about youth and the drug addiction pandemic. She highlighted the direct relationship between addiction, loneliness and comparison with peers and shared the remedy for the same which begins with developing self confidence and inculcating decision making ability.


In light of the upcoming International Women's day, Mrs. Kaur also shed light on the topic of Gender discrimination which is still prevalent in our society. Even though females are mentally, physically and emotionally stronger and have extended their reach into the male strongholds, yet religion and social constraints do not allow them freedom in the true sense.


Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, thanked the speaker and lauded the efforts of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan team for organising such interactive sessions.