Mr. Banbhalang Swer

Architecture Department

Designation: Assistant Professor


  • B.Arch
  • M.Arch( Urban Design ) and 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development
  • Ph.D Pursuing at the Department of Geography, School of  School of Human & Environmental Sciences, North -Eastern Hill University , Shillong , 793022.

Areas of Interest/ Specialisation

Urban Design and Urban Planning 

Experience 11yrs

Administrative Responsibilities undertaken

  • Teacher In Charge 2013 till date.
  • Co Ordinator of DIC Department of Architecture 2017 till date.

Academic affiliations

  1. Council of Architecture, New Delhi.
  2. Member of School Board , School of Technology.
  3. Member of Board of Studies Department of ECE, SOT.
  4. Member of Board of Studies Department of Nano Technology, SOT.
  5. Member, Department Purchase Committee, Department of Architecture, NEHU
  6. Member, Screening Committee for Guest Lecturer, Department of Architecture, NEHU.


Papers presented in Conferences/ seminars

  1.  3rd International Conference on Civil, Architectural,Structural and Construction Engineering at Seoul South Korea on the 14th to 16th July 2017: Paper Titled : The Consecrated Sohpet Bneng Peak (Navel of Heaven) – The Meaning and the Need for Protection, Preservation and Conservation. 
  2. COIN Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinarity: Contemporary Research in Humanities, Social Sciences and Management Studies, (COIN – 2017) organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya,21st and 22nd July 2017
    Paper Titled : Conservation of the Built Environment in the European Ward, shillong.
  3. International Seminar on "Understanding Water Crisis: The Way Forward” 6 -7th June 2019. Paper Titled : Understanding and Analyzing the Existing status of river systems in Greater Shillong Planning Area (G.S.P.A): Its impact and future implication on the Environment.
  4. Presented a seminar on the topic  The urbanisation pattern of North Eastern cities and its impact: A case of Guwahati and Shillong’, organized by NEICSSR, Title of the seminar was on 'Growth of Unplanned Towns and Cities in the North Eastern Region of India: Problems and Alleviation Measures.

Collaboration/ Consultantcy

  • Construction of the Proposed Farmers Training Centre cum Dormitories at the office of the District Officer,Upper Shillong, East Khasi Hills. Project cost 8.5cr.
  • Pre Qualified for the design competition of the World Class Landmark, Barik, Shillong, from the Department of Urban Affairs, Government of Meghalaya.