10 Notable alumni of
Kurukshetra University

Kurukshetra University is 1990th in the world, 471st in Asia, and 50th in India by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from Kurukshetra University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Sushma Swaraj

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    Sushma Swaraj
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1952-2019 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Sushma Swaraj was an Indian politician and a Supreme Court lawyer. A senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj served as the Minister of External Affairs of India in the first Narendra Modi government (2014–2019). She was the second woman to hold the office, after Indira Gandhi. She was elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. At the age of 25 in 1977, she became the youngest cabinet minister of Indian state of Haryana. She also served as 5th Chief Minister of Delhi for a short duration in 1998 and became the First female Chief Minister of Delhi.

  2. Jagjit Singh

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    Jagjit Singh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1941-2011 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in Kurukshetra University
    Graduated with postgraduate education
    Occupations
    composersingerentrepreneursongwritermusician
    Biography

    Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman, popularly known as "The Ghazal King" or "King of Ghazals", was an Indian composer, singer and musician. He composed and sang in numerous languages and is credited for the revival and popularity of ghazal, an Indian classical art form, by choosing poetry that was relevant to the masses and composing them in a way that laid more emphasis on the meaning of words and melody evoked by them. In terms of Indian Classical music, his style of composing and Gayaki (singing) is considered as Bol-pradhan, one that lays emphasis on words. He highlighted this in his music for films such as Prem Geet (1981), Arth (1982), and Saath Saath (1982), and TV serials Mirza Ghalib (1988) and Kahkashan (1991). Singh is considered to be the most successful ghazal singer and composer of all time in terms of critical acclaim and commercial success. With a career spanning five decades and many albums, the range and breadth of his work has been regarded as genre-defining.

  3. Meghna Malik

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    Meghna Malik
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Meghna Malik is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi television and films. She is popularly known as the high-handed Ammaji of Colors TV's popular show Na Aana Is Des Laado. It was a show focusing on female infanticide and other atrocities against women.

  4. Rajendra Gupta

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    Rajendra Gupta
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Rajendra Gupta is an Indian film, television and theatre actor and director who is known for his television roles of Adina Beg Khan Sahib e Azam in 2010 series of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Pandit Jagannath in the 1990s Doordarshan fantasy television series Chandrakanta and Sudha's father – Jagat Narayan – in the 1998–2001 Sony TV drama Saaya.

  5. Anil Kumar Gupta

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    Anil Kumar Gupta
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    pedagogueacademic
    Biography

    Anil Kumar Gupta is an Indian scholar in the area of grassroots innovations. He is the founder of the Honey Bee Network. He retired as a full-time professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 2017, where he served for about 36 years. He is a visiting faculty at the institute now. He held an executive vice-chair at the National Innovation Foundation, where he is a member of its governing board now. He is also a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004 for his contributions to management education.

  6. Rattan Lal Kataria

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    Rattan Lal Kataria
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rattan Lal Kataria is an Indian politician from Haryana. He became the Minister of State for Jal Shakti on 31 May 2019. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He got elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party by 612,121 votes while total vote polled was 1,220,121 by defeating INC candidate Raj Kumar Balmiki. Previously, he was elected to 13th Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born in 6 September, 1951, and educated at Kurukshetra University.

  7. Aditya Jha

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    Aditya Jha
    Born in
    Nepal Flag Nepal
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Aditya Jha is an Indian Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist and social activist. A globetrotter, his business portfolio consists of several startups and company turnarounds with interests in Canada, India, Thailand and Nepal. He also runs several philanthropic initiatives through his Private Charitable Foundation, promoting education and nurturing entrepreneurship to increase opportunities for the less fortunate. Jha takes special interest in nurturing prosperity and financial independence amongst Canadian First Nations (aboriginal) communities and individuals through education scholarships at top Canadian universities and a project (Project Beyshick) that nurtures entrepreneurship. Jha is 2012 inductee to the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian award.

  8. Suraj Bhan

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    Suraj Bhan
    Years
    1928-2006 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Suraj Bhan was a scheduled caste leader and an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party, who was elected to the Lok Sabha on four occasions, and also served as the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha, governor of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Bihar.

  9. Pritam Pal

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    Pritam Pal
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Pritam Pal is former Lokayukta, an anti-corruption ombudsman organization in the Indian State of Haryana, India. After serving as Lokayukta he retired from services on 18 January 2016. He was born on 3 June 1947 in the village Kandroli in the District Yamunanagar, Haryana. With his 5-year tenure as Lokayukta, he has recently shown his immense displeasure over lack of political will amongst the Politicians to make the institution of Lokayukta strong.

  10. Chandra Pal Sheoran

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    Chandra Pal Sheoran
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Biography

    Professor Chandra Pal is Indian legal education administrator, jurist presently working in Baba Mast Nath University as professor. He has previously worked as Head and Dean of the Law Department, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India. He has been distinguished invitees, Chief Guest, Guest of honor in various universities. The Prof. C.P. Sheoran, has published three books and 140 research papers and book reviews. He has guided many Ph.D.'s. He has participated and organised many seminars and conferences. He is alumni of Kurukshetra University. He was awarded Ph.D. in 1980 PG (LL.M.) in 1974, UG(LL.B.) in 1972 and (B.Sc.) in 1969 Kurukshetra University, Rohtak.