Dr. Vinod Kumar Shanwal

Head of the Department

Education and Training
University School Of Humanities & Social Sciences
M.A., M.Ed., M.B.A., Ph.D
Educational Psychology, Emotional Intelligence,Value Education,Research Methodology,Environmental Education



Dr. Vinod Kumar Shanwal joined Gautam Buddha University in June 2009  on the pay scale of Rs. 12000-420-18300 with three advance increments. He is currently working as Head, Department of Education and Training as well as Head, Department of History & Civilisation, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Dr. Shanwal also worked as Associate Professor with Fiji National University (a renowned international university) at the College of Humanities and Education in Fiji Islands.  Dr. Shanwal had also been awarded a post-doctoral research fellowship (Research Associate Fellowship) by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi. He is a recipient of prestigious awards like Young Scientist,   P.B. Buckshey awards, and ESDA Green Award. His name has also been figured in “Emerging Indians 2007” under the Science Technology category through the survey conducted by “The Week-IMRB” in its August issue, 2007.

Dr. Shanwal has been awarded a doctorate of philosophy (Ph.D.) from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi in the field of “Emotional Intelligence”.  He has done three post-graduation from the Universities of repute. He is one of the pioneer researchers in the field of emotional intelligence. His work has been published by national and international media. He has been PI/Co-Investigator/Mentor for a few major research projects funded by   ICSSR, UGC, and other agencies of repute.  He has been a member of the Social Impact Assessment Team of Jewar International Airport as well as the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.

He has contributed four books; one of them was published by Nova Science Publishers, New York.  He has written more than four dozen papers including book chapters, research papers, and articles for books, journals, and magazines of repute, and attended more than three dozen of Conferences/Seminars at the national as well as international levels. He has delivered more than eight dozens of invited talks/special lectures by various Universities/Institutions of higher learning on various current topics including emotional intelligence, stress management, psycho-social issues, environmental education, ICT and NEP 2020, etc. His work has been figured in prestigious publications including Fiji Times (one of the oldest newspapers), the Hindu, Kurukshetra, Everyman’s Science, etc. 

He has organized/conducted more than two dozen of Conferences, Seminars, Training Programmes, etc.

He had been on the panel of a few renowned organizations as a Member of IQAC, Vice-Chairman, Ethics Committee, Board of Studies, etc.

Past Positions held at International level: 

Academic Position:

               Associate Professor in the School of Humanities & Education, Fiji National University (largest University in the South Pacific), Fiji Islands since 1st March 2012 to 22nd June 2012 (on EOL from GBU).


Administrative Positions:

ü  HoD, Education & Training (2012 onwards)

ü  HoD, History & Civilization (2012 onwards)

ü  Member, IQAC, Gautam Buddha University

ü  Member, IQAC, Km. Mayawati Govt. PG Degree College, Badalpur

ü  Vice-Chairperson, Ethics Committee, International Institute of Health and Research, New Delhi   

Past Positions held

ü  HoD, Social Sciences (2010-2012)

ü  I/c Establishment Cell, I/c Transport, PRO

ü  Chief Editor, Integrated Journal of Social Sciences, Prospectus Committee,

ü  Member, IQAC Committee, Member, NAAC Rehearsal team;

ü  Member, Social Impact Assessment (Govt. of UP);

ü  Coordinator Student Induction Programme of one week,

ü  Convener, Staff Development Programme, Convener, International Conference held from 31st January to 2nd February 2020.

ü  Being Head, Convener/I/c of several other academic and administrative committees.

ü  Convener/Organizing Secretary of more than one dozen academic activities including International Conference, Faculty Development Programme, Workshops, Webinars, and Training Programmes with great success.

International Level

ü  Member, College Academic Board, College of Humanities and Education, Fiji National University, Fiji Islands.

ü  Member, School Academic Board, School of Education, Fiji National University, Fiji Islands.

ü  Member, Selection Committee for the selection of Social Sciences Faculty at Fiji National University, Fiji Islands.

Board/Committee/Panel Member

          Member, Board of Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

          Member, Organizing Committee, Cultural Council

          Member, Proctorial Board

          Member, International Centre

          Member (Nominee of Commissioner, Meerut)  for selection  of  NRHM Project Team for Gautam Budh             Nagar District

          Member, Sports Committee

          Member, Admission Committee

·          Member, Interview Board for admission to Doctoral Programme

           Chairman/Member, Interview Board for admission to Postgraduate Programmes.

·          Editor, Integrated Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN 2348 –0874

·          Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Psychology and Education (IJPE)

·      Member, National Advisory Board for conducting National Seminar at Km. Mayawati Govt. Girls Post  Graduate College, Badalpur (Gautam Budh Nagar) from 2014-18

·           Member, IQAC, Km. Mayawati Govt. Girls Post Graduate College, Badalpur (Gautam Budh Nagar) 

·           Member Secretary, Selection Committee of Faculty Members for the Dept.



Ph.D. (2003). Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

M.A. (2005). IASE, Sardarshahr, Rajasthan

PGDC&BM (2008). Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana

M.B.A. (2010). Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana

M.Ed. (1998). Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana

B.Ed. (1996). M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana

B.A. (1994). Osmania University