Faculty- School of Education


Dr Shivjot Gill

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shivjot Gill completed her Ph.D. with expertise in the field of positive and sports psychology. Her research work involved interdisciplinary engagement with a focus on exploring the impact of mental training methods on well-being and other health components of Indian athletes. She holds a Bachelor with majors in Psychology from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Master of Sciences with expertise in counselling and clinical psychology from Punjabi University, Patiala. She has completed Level one Compassionate Integrity Trainer (CIT) certified by Life University, USA and UNESCO -MGIEP.

In addition to academics, she has contributed to the field of sports for 11 years as an athlete and has competed at National and International level in Shotgun shooting.  In past, Shivjot has worked with various organisations as a sport psychologist namely Punjab Armed Police (P.A.P), Jalandhar, Army Cadets Corps (NCC) of Punjab, Haryana, H.P and Chandigarh and Archery Team, Punjabi University, Patiala. 

 She has also presented her work at various international conferences both in India and abroad and has been actively involved in social research projects with UNESCO and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Her interest also lies in learning and exploring more about the concepts related to human development, flourishing and creativity in a competitive environment such as sports, music & dance and military.  

Dr. Reshma Wadhwani Vats

Assistant Professor

Dr. Reshma Wadhwani Vats holds a PhD from Jamia Millia Islamia​ University, New Delhi; MA (English)​ and MA (Sociology) from​ Kamraj University, Madurai; and ​ BA (English Hons) from the University of Delhi. She completed B.Ed. from Jamia Millia Islamia University and M.Ed. from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. She has participated and presented papers in many national and international conferences/seminars apart from attending several conferences and workshops.

Dr. Reshma has over 12 years of experience in adopting education technology tools and applications. She has worked as a Senior Trainer with Learning Links Foundation and CRISP and has trained several teachers across India on varied themes of Education. Reshma has also worked in Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia for the European Union ‘Bamboo for Sustainable Development Project’ as Project Associate; and Senior Project Associate with Ambedkar University Delhi for the Tata Trust funded ‘MA (ECCE)’ Programme. ​Reshma’s current research interests are on the use of information and communication technology in education, early childhood care and education, use of multimedia and new media in education, blended and hybrid learning in education, social psychology, and study of community radio.

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