Dr. Rajkumar Tekchandani


Assistant Professor


Software Engineering and Data Mining.



Contact no.: 9463209743


Rajkumar Tekchandani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He has nine years of academic experience, including one year of academic experience at NIT Jalandhar. He received M.Tech degree in Computer Science from Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. His research interests include Software Engineering, Software Code Clone Detection and Data Mining. His current H-index is 3. Till now he has guided ten M.E students for their thesis work.

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI: 2

  • Rajkumar Tekchandani, Rajesh Bhatia, Maninder Singh, “Semantic code clone detection for Internet of Things applications using reaching definition and liveness analysis”, The Journal of Supercomputing, pp. 1-28, Springer, IF 1.326, August 2016.
  • Rajkumar Tekchandani, Rajesh Bhatia, Maninder Singh, “Code clone genealogy detection on e-health system using Hadoop”, Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 61, pp 15-30, Elsevier, IF 1.570, July 2017.


Non-SCI: 1


  • Raheja, Kanika, and Rajkumar Tekchandani, “An emerging approach towards code clone detection: metric based approach on byte code”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (2013).

Description of Research Interests

Rajkumar Tekchandani is currently working in the area of software engineering and data mining. His research interests are in software code clone and code clone genealogy detection. He is pursuing his Ph.D in the area of software code clone detection. He has published research articles on code clone detection and code clone genealogy detection on distributed version control systems.