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Department of Applied Sciences

The Department of Applied Sciences at KCET is committed to inculcating proficiency among its students in the field of basic sciences and technology and furnishing them with the necessary tools of science to excel in various branches of engineering. Since its inspection, the department has strived relentlessly to develop the institute into a hub of excellence by imparting value education, as well as promoting technical and professional upliftment among students. The department strives to create a congenial environment for all, where the diversity of the faculty and staff enriches the students’ experience, preparing them for successful careers in an era of global competence.

The department focuses on creating and propagating knowledge and tools at the crossroads between areas of engineering, emerging trends in industries, and other core areas of Applied Sciences. It is well-equipped with high-quality machines and apparatus in its laboratories, including Communicative English, Engineering Physics, and Engineering Chemistry. The department pays special attention to its students’ holistic development by conducting seminars, personality development classes, guest lectures, extra-curricular activities, and technical events.

The Department of Applied Sciences takes pride in its highly qualified, experienced, researchoriented, and dedicated faculty. Overall, it seems the department is doing its best to provide topquality education to its students and prepare them for successful careers in the field of engineering.

Vision

To establish a strong foundation in basic sciences such as Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry, which in turn help the students to excel in their core engineering discipline and also train them to acquire proficiency in English language communication

Mission

To provide academic excellence in basic sciences in the perspective of engineering. Students and faculties are provided learning environment where they can master in engineering discipline by applying knowledge from basic sciences. Inculcate research culture through project-based assignments

Program Outcomes

PO I: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO II: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO III: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO IV: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO V: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO VI: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO VII: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
PO VIII: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO IX: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO X: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO XI: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO XII: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Dr. Pardeep Singh 
HOD 

Head of Department
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Physics) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
Specialization: Nuclear Physics
Email: hod.as.kcet@gmail.com

HOD Message

It brings me great pride and pleasure to explore the exceptional world of education within the Department of Applied Sciences. Since our inception, our goal has been to establish our department as a preferred destination for students who aspire to reach the pinnacle of this field. Our ambition is to shape our students into globally competent and highly skilled engineers, capable of tackling the challenges posed by technological advancements. We are committed to instilling in our students a strong sense of social responsibility and professional ethics, enabling them to meet current and future global standards with confidence. Our well-qualified and competent faculty, along with state-of-the-art laboratories, provides an exceptional teaching methodology, ensuring that our students develop not only into outstanding engineers but also into exemplary human beings.
S.No Name of Faculty Designation Qualification Email-id
1. Dr. Mohinder Sangita Professor Ph.D (Eng) (Rajasthan Vidyaoeeth University, Udaipur) deankcet@gmail.com
2. Dr. Ruchi Handa Associate Professor Ph.D(Math) (PTU Kapurthala) ruchihanda175@gmail.com
3. Dr. Ripin Kohli Associate Professor Ph.D(Physics) (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) ripin.kcet@gmail.com
4. Dr.Pardeep Singh HOD/Associate Professor Ph.D(Physics) (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) hod.as.kcet@gmail.com
5. Dr. Deepika Pathak Associate Professor PhD(Physics) (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) deepika.pathak4911@gmail.com
6. Dr. Shruti Khanna Associate Professor PhD (Eng) (H. N. B. Garhwal University) dr.shrutikhannakcet@yahoo.com
7. Ms. Simranjot kaur Assistant Professor M.Sc.(Math) (DAV Colege, Amritsar) simranjot4294@gmail.com
8. Ms. Rohine pandita Assistant Professor M.Sc.(Math) (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) rohinepandita19@gmail.com
9. Ms. Amritpal kaur Assistant Professor M.Phil.(Chemistry) (Sikkim University, Gangtok) amigill8jan@gmail.com

Academics

S.No Description Year – Sem Content
1.
Academic Calender
2023-24
2.
University Syllabus
2023-24
3.
Time Table
2023-24
4.
Department Academic Planner
2023-24
S.No List of the Faculty Research Papers
1. Sharma, P., Gupta, N., Kaur, S., Kaur, S., Ohri, P., Parihar, R. D., Bhalla, V. and Kumar, M. (2019),Imaging of Lysosomal Activity using naphthalimide-benzimidazole based fluorescent probe in living cells, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, Vol. 286, pp. 451-459.
2. Sonkar, A. K., Rai, A., Tripathi, K., Sharma, P., Roesky, H. W., Drew, M. G. B., Mishra, L. (2019), Benzimidazolyl terpyridine-Fe2+ system and its recognition driven molecular model of a traffic light, Dalton Transactions, Vol. 48, 158-167.
3. Sharma, P., Kumar, M., and Bhalla, V. (2020), ‘Metal Free’ fluorescent Supramolecular Assemblies for Distinct Detection of Organophosphate/Organochlorine Pesticides, ACS Omega, Vol. 5, 19654-19660.
4. Devi, M., Sharma, P., Kumar, A., Kaur, S., Kumar, M. and Bhalla, V. (2021) ESIPT Active Assemblies for ‘On-On’ Detection, Cell Imaging and Hampering Cellular Activity of 2,6- dichloro-4-nitroaniline, Chem. Asian J., https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.202101219.
5. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2019), Two New Weighted Models of Cross Entropy, International Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 18, 163-173.
6. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2019), A New Probabilistic Entropic Modeling for Weighted Distributions, International Journal on Mathematical Sciences, Vol.10, pp-175-183.
7. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2019), Applications of Information Measures to the Theory of Coding, International Journal on Emerging Technologies, Vol. 10, pp. 446-449.
8. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2019), Generalized measure of fuzzy cross entropy and applications to coding theory, Advances and Applications in Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 19, pp. 669-676.
9. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2019), Measure of cross entropy for discrete probability distributions, Advances and Applications in Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 19, pp. 677-682.
10. Handa, R. (2021), Steady state uncertainty variations of the queuing process, Levant Journal, Vol. 20, pp. 71-77.
11. Handa, R., Narula, R. K. and Gandhi, C. P. (2022), A new weighted measure of fuzzy directed divergence, GIS SCIENCE JOURNAL, Vol. 9, pp. 130-133.
12. Kohli, R. and Saini, N. S. (2012), Electrostatic solitary waves in the presence of superthermal electrons and electron beam, Vol. 39, pp. 956.
13. Kohli, R. and Saini, N. S. (2013), Dust-acoustic solitary waves and double layers with two temperature ions in a nonextensive dusty plasma, Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 348, pp. 483-494
14. Saini, N. S. and Kohli, R. (2014), Electrostatic envelope excitations under transverse perturbations in a plasma with nonextensive hot electrons, Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 348, pp. 293-303.
15. Saini, N.S., Ghai, Y. and Kohli, R. (2016), Dust acoustic dromions in a magnetized dusty plasma with superthermal electrons and ions, Journal of geophysical research. Space physics, Vol. 121, pp. 5944-5958.
16. Kohli, R. and Saini, N. S. (2017), Head-on collision of dust acoustic shock waves inquantum plasma, Physics of Plasmas,Vol. 24, pp. 063701.
17. Kaur, N., Singh, M., R Kohli and Saini,N. S. (2017), Effect of ion beam on low-frequency cnoidal waves in a non-Maxwellian dusty plasma, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science,Vol. 46, pp. 768-774.
18. Kohli, R., Kaur, N., Singh, M. and Saini, N.S. (2017), Effect of ion beam on dust-acoustic waves under transverse perturbations in dusty plasma, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 46, pp.782-789.
19. Singh, M., Kohli, R., Kaur; N.and Saini, N. S. (2018), Effect of polarization force on large amplitude dust kinetic Alfvén waves, AIP Conference Proceedings,Vol.1925,pp.020012.
20. Kohli, R.,Saini, N. S. and Gill, T. S. (2018), Arbitrary amplitude dust–ion acoustic solitary structures in electronegative plasma, Astrophysics and Space Science,12.Vol. 363, pp.1-12
21. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H., Monga S., Kaur S. and Kaur H. (2022), Systematics of the spontaneous and simultaneous emission of 2α-particles, The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 137, pp. 1115.
22. Pathak D., Singh N., Singh P., Kaur P., Kaur H. and Jain S. R. (2022), Probable decay modes of even-even superheavy nuclei, Physica Scripta, Vol. 97, pp. 045303.
23. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H., Kaur H. and Jain S.R. (2022), Quest for two-proton radioactivity, The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 137, pp. 272.
24. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H. and Kaur H. (2022), Radioactivity of even– even superheavy nuclei with Z=122, 124 and 126, International Journal of Modern Physics E, Vol. 31, pp. 2250021.
25. Pathak D., Singh N., Kaur H. and Jain S. R. (2021), Prediction of half-lives of even-even superheavy nuclei, Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, Vol. 48, pp. 075103.
26. Monga S., Dwivedi N., Pathak D., Kaur H. and Jain S.R. (2019), Semiclassical description of α- radioactivity in even–even nuclei, Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, Vol. 46, pp. 115110.
27. Khanna S. (2011), Powerful Personality Dynamic of woman in Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel, The Indian association for English Studies, vol. XLVI.
28. Khanna S. (2008), A Journey Towards Self-discovery in Margaret Laurence's A Bird in the House, The Indian Journal for English Studies vol. XLVI.
29. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H., Monga S., Kaur S. and Kaur H. (2022), Systematics of the spontaneous and simultaneous emission of 2α-particles, The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 137, pp. 1115.
30. Pathak D., Singh N., Singh P., Kaur P., Kaur H. and Jain S. R. (2022), Probable decay modes of even-even superheavy nuclei, Physica Script, Vol. 97, pp. 045303.
31. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H., Kaur H. and Jain S.R. (2022), Quest for two-proton radioactivity, The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 137, pp. 272.
32. Pathak D., Singh P., Parshad H. and Kaur H. (2022), Radioactivity of even– even superheavy nuclei with Z=122, 124 and 126, International Journal of Modern Physics E, Vol. 31, pp. 2250021.
33. Edited Book: ‘Songs of Life’ Published by: Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
34. Edited Book: ‘Moments in Time’ Published by: Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Faculty Achievements

S.No Name of Faculty Details Date
1. Dr. Ripin Kohli Member of Board of Studies at I.K. GUJRAL PUNJABTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, JALANDHAR May 2019
2. Dr. Pooja Sharma Successfully completed her Ph.D. from Guru Nanak Dev University Nov 2022
3. Dr. Deepika Pathak Successfully completed her Ph.D. from Guru Nanak Dev University April 2022

Students Achievements

S.No Name of Students Name of Achievement Date
1. Raman Kumar 1st in the IKGPTU semester examination in Dec, 2023 17/04/2023

Patent

S.No Name of Faculty Details Published/ granted
1. Dr. Ripin Kohli Intelligent Traffic Light Control Apparatus, The Patent Office, Govt. of India, Design No. 378575-001, 3/2/2023 Granted
S.No Name of Faculty Designation Position Parent organization
1. Dr. Ripin Kohli Associate Professor Chairperson KCET
2. Dr. Pardeep Singh Assistant Professor Coordinator KCET
3. Dr. Shurti Khanna Assistant Professor Member KCET
4. Dr. Ruchi Handa Assistant Professor Member KCET
5. Dr. Pooja Sharma Assistant Professor Member KCET
6. Dr. Deepika Pathak Assistant Professor Member KCET

Laboratories

Department of Applied Sciences is well-equipped with high-quality machines and apparatus in its laboratories. The list of laboratories is given as follows:

• Engineering Physics Laboratory
• Engineering Chemistry Laboratory
• Communicative English Laboratory

Teaching learning method

Contact

Dr. Pardeep Singh
Associate Professor & HOD
Email: hod.as.kcet@gmail.com

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