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Sugandha Sahni

(Assistant Professor)

Date of Birth  : 23rd June 1981

Husband's Name  : Mr. Gourav Sahni

Marital Status : Married

Sex  : Female

Nationality  : Indian


  • Overall 8+ years experience as Lecturer with various institutions enumerated below.
  • Presently working as Asst. Prof. in Apeejay Stya University, Sohna, Gurgaon.
  • One month industry training at Shahi Exports, Faridabad.
  • Presented poster on research paper at OGTC Conference, 8TH International Conference on Apparel & Home Textiles 2012At India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, Theme THE NEW EXCELLENCE.
  • Acted as member of the Committee to discharge the functions of Board of studies in Fashion Technology and Fashion designing in PU.
  • Also acted as Superintendent Invigilation, Set University Papers and Evaluated answer books of PU and PAU.
  • Organized Fashion Shows, Exhibitions and Heritage Items in Youth Festival of Panjab University.
  • Additionally worked as Guest Lecturer teaching ‘TUKA CAD’ techniques, Corel, and Photoshop at Panjab University 2008-2011.


Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd., Faridabad
Training in Marketing Dept. 18th June-18th July

Involved in the following:

  • Design new articles according to buyer concept
  • Pattern making on OPTITEX
  • How to maintain archives of all articles and new sampling.

ASU (Apeejay Stya University), Sohna, Gurgaon

Astt.Prof. (School of Design and Visual Arts)– Sep’11 onwards

As a part of Apeejay University group, I am currently designated as Assistant Professor, I am responsible for imparting lectures on Design studio and Workshop. The course of Design Studio aims to build up an understanding and skills among students in generation of idea, concept and image; in a variety of industry-based applications of Illustration Design. It will also comprise creating Design Projects in the area of Leisure Wear, Executive Wear and Formal Wear with proper research documentation including fashion illustration and fashion cataloguing. The course of Workshop focuses on Adult Garments- Traditional wear and Western wear, Dart Manipulation, grading and Draping. The aim is to train a fundamental figure in clothing manufacturing, who manages the cutting and following assembly of clothing pieces. The participants will be introduced to the basic Grading and Draping Techniques.

Overall involved in the following:

  • Conducting seminars
  • Organizing workshops
  • Setting up exhibitions
  • In-charge of Design Art Club

GGDSD (Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatam Dharm College), Chandigarh

Head of Department. (Fashion Designing and Cosmetology)– July’08 – Sep’11

As a part of GGSD college lecturer team I am currently designated as Astt. Professor (HOD), I am responsible for imparting lectures on ‘Fundamentals of Textile and Clothing’, ‘Textile and Costume Appreciation’, ‘Commercial Clothing’, ‘Advanced Pattern Development’, ‘Apparel Industry and Entrepreneurship Development’ , and ‘Fundamentals of Marketing’.

Overall involved in the following:

  • Conducting seminars
  • Head of ‘Charitable Trust’ of the college ( for weaker section of women)
  • Organizing workshops
  • Setting up exhibitions
  • Conducting guest lectures at Punjab University
  • In-charge of organizing all fine arts related projects during major college festivities
  • Formulating syllabi of M.Sc and B.Sc Fashion and Life Style Technology, PU, Chandigarh.
  • Editor of Fine Arts column in college magazine

GGDSD (Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatam Dharm College), Chandigarh Lecturer, (Fashion Designing) – July’07 –March’08 Responsible for conducting lectures on Fashion Designing, Marketing and Textile Development.

Overall involved in the following:

  • Set up the ‘Fashion Designing’ department and associated labs from ‘scratch’
  • In-Charge of all fine arts related projects in the college
  • Contributed considerably to all college festivities
  • Took initiatives in starting new courses in the college
  • Implementation of computer graphics program
  • Managing the equipment purchase, coursework, training etc associated with the new departments
  • Handling independently all duties with teaching the courses listed above

Government Home Science College for Women, Chandigarh Lecturer, - Nov2006-March2007 Responsible for conducting courses on ‘Traditional Textiles of India’ and ‘Clothing Construction’

Overall involved in the following:

  • Lead the Costume Designing for ‘AAkriti’ Fashion Show
  • Managed In- House production of Textiles and Garments for Post Graduate Diploma Students
  • Independently handled all fashion Design related aspects of the curriculum.

Dev Samaj College for Women, Chandigarh Lecturer, - July2005-March2006 and Jul2006-Nov2006 Responsible for conducting lectures on Fashion Designing and Merchandizing, Was instrumental in introducing digital approach to designing techniques.

Overall involved in the following:

  • Taught basic construction techniques and sketching
  • Demonstrated the aspects and styles of Draping techniques
  • Taught digital designing techniques using Photoshop and Corel Draw.

S.D College, Hoshiarpur Lecturer, Aug2004- May2005

Responsible for conducting lectures on Fabric Study and Design Concept.

Overall involved in the following:

  • Taught Fundamentals of Clothing
  • Lead the Pattern Development and Designing Workshops.


  • Qualified the UGC-NET Examination for eligibility of Lectureship in Home Science held in Dec.’2003.
  • 6 Months Course of Computer Aided Designing from Visual Media, which includes

 Images in Photoshop  Corel Draw  Flash  Autocad

  • Specialized Course in Digital fashion designing from Arena Multimedia, which includes

 Tukacad – Garment Manufacturing Technique  Adobe Illustrations  Images in Photoshop

  • Advanced Teachers Training Course from Pidilite Industries Ltd. which is Certified as Fevicryl Hobby Art Teacher


Science, Maths, English, Hindi, S. Science
Sr. Secondary
Home Science, Economics, Fine Arts, Music, English

B.Sc. Home Science
Panjab University
Home Science
M.Sc. Clothing & Textiles
Panjab University
Pattern Making, Textile Design, Clothing Construction

.. Dissertation, Supervisor: Dr. Rita Kant

To Study the effects of hair color and chemical analysis of the same”.

I, the undersigned certify that to the best of my knowledge and brief, this bio-data correctly describes my qualifications and experience.