North-Eastern Hill University
A Central University established by an Act of Parliament
Shillong 793 022, India

Department of Education



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Prof. P. K. Gupta, Head
Department of Education
North-Eastern Hill University
Mawkynroh, Umshing, Shillong 793 022
Phone No: 272 3340 / 272 3347
Fax: No 0364-2550026


The Department of Education was established in 1976. Until 1982 it was offering courses for the degree of M. Ed. which involved teaching of two semesters. From the year 1982-83, M. Ed. course was diascontinued and since then M. A. (Education) is being offered. This course involves teaching for four (4) semesters. The department has restarted M. Ed course of one years duration from 2007-08  and Ph. D. programmes in Education is also available.
The Department has successfully organized UGC sponsored Twelve Refresher Courses, Two Orientation Courses  and conducted research projects sponsored by UGC, NCERT and NCTE. The Department has undertaken centrally sponsored Project on Environmental Education and Meghalaya State Govt. Sponsored project on Drop outs in Meghalaya.

Major thrust area

Major Thrust Areas of Research:
  • System of Education in The North-East;
  • Correlates of Achievement;
  • Test Construction and Standardization;
  • Environmental Education

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