Department of Education

The Department of Education was started a few years after the establishment of the college with part time teachers like Shri.P.Gupta,, Shri. S. Majumdar and some others managing the department till Shri (Late) Nani Gopal Goswami joined as the first regular teacher of the department on 9thAugust 1961.In the year 1963 Shri. Baidyanath Bhattacharjee joined the Department and later Dr. (Mrs.) B. Lyndem Joined the Department in1964. Shri. N Goswami expired while in service and Shri. B. Bhattacharjee retired from his service in the early eighties.Dr. B. Lyndem left the college in the year 1990 for her higher assignment in the North Eastern Hill University. Mrs. O. Kharkongor who joined in the year 1983 as a lecturer became the Head of Department after the sudden demise of Prof. N.G. Goswami in the year 1993 and she retired from her service on 30th November 2013. The department has been catering to the needs of the students at the Undergraduate level both in General and Honours courses as well as in the Higher Secondary level.

 At present the Department has the following faculty members:

Sl. No.

Name

Educational Qualification

Working since

Contact No.

 

e-mail

 

1.

Dr.(Ms.) Ruby Dkhar,Head

M.A , B.Ed , M.Phil , Ph.D

05.07.1985

9863315415

 

 

2.

Dr. Hesemaiah Iangrai

M.A , Ph.D

30.10.1991

9856220751

hezemaiah@yahoo.co.in

 

3.

Dr. Hiramon Diengdoh

M.A , B.Ed , Ph.D

09.09.1994

9863061524

hidiengdoh@gmail.com

 

4.

Ms. Bahun Mery Lang Wanswett

M.A , B.Ed, NET

17.07.2010

8731851224

 

All the teachers are adequately qualified as per the UGC norms, and they are involved in many scholarly activities for the improvement of their professional competency. The faculty members are also involved in institutional minor research project sanction by the college.Under this scheme Dr.H.Iangrai has completed a minor research project on Role of Khasi Women in the Changing Society in the year 2010. At present two of the faculty members Ms.B.M.L Wanswett and Ms.K.G. Nengnong are jointly carrying out another institutional minor research project on Learning Diffuculties of Students at the Higher Secondary Stage of Education in Shillong .The teachers take extra care and interest to meet the requirements of the students and the academic environment of the department is quite congenial making it comfortable to the students. The overall performance of the students of the department has been very satisfactory considering the fact that the department has been allowing students to take up Honours in the subject with a bare minimum of 45% at the entry level as per the admission criteria of the university.  The department has achieved a pass percentage of 100% in the year 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2014 B.A (Education) Honours examination conducted by the university. The department has also produced university toppers - Elorine Kharkongor was the   topper in the 2013 B.A (Education) Honours examination and Ferrando L. Nonglait was the topper in the 2014 B.A (Education) Honours examination conducted by the North Eastern Hill University.  In recognition of their excellent performance the students of the department have received different Awards.  In 2013 Elorine Kharkongor received the Book Prize Award from NEHU and the S.C Dutta Memorial Award for Academic Excellence from the college. In 2014 Ferrando L. Nonglait received the Book Prize Award from NEHU and the S.C.Dutta Memorial Award for Academic Excellence from the college. Saphina Marboh received the University Level Best NSS Volunteer Award in 2014 from the North Eastern Hill University.