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Name of Department:


Year of Establishment:


Courses run by the department:

Name of Course     

(i)    B.A.

(iv)  Add on Course: IGNOU B.Ed

About The Department :

The Department of Education was founded in 1960.The founder faculty of the Department was Dr. M.P Shukla, who heralded it to the height of dignity on the dint of his perseverance and hard effort. To start B.Ed. course in 1972 was his great contribution to the institution. For this he will be remembered forever. Enriching both departments he retired in 1977 after which Dr. T.P. Gupta took the charge. Dr. Gupta, a devoted teacher and good academician gave a new height to both Departments. He published several research papers and Books on Education. He served the department till 1966. Dr. S.L. Mali joined the Department in February 1997.Dr. Mali gave new direction and dimension to the Department through his intuition and insight. Dr. Mali took up the charge of IGNOU B.Ed. as an Add on course in November 2010 and continued to work as Programme In charge till June 30, 2013 after which Dr. Renu Srivastava took up the charge of Programme In charge. Dr. Mali had number of research papers published in Journals of great repute. He also published a book on ‘Innovations in Education’. Nothing lasts eternal. Dr. Mali retired on June 30, 2013 handing over the charge of the Department to his colleague Dr. Renu Srivastava who joined the Department in 2000 under transfer scheme from Sri Narayan Girls P.G. College Unnao after 18 years’ of her service in B.Ed. Department. A devoted teacher and a committed person Dr. Renu served the Department with complete loyalty and passion to take the department to great peaks. She has a book to her credit titled ‘Development of Education’ which is very useful for undergraduate students. One of the glorious achievements of the Department in the regime of Dr. Renu is that two IGNOU learners Pratima and Purti topped in B.Ed. final exam and were awarded gold medals in IGNOU Convocation by Vice Chancellor of IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, Delhi in 2013. After the retirement of Dr. Renu Srivastava, Dr. Rashmi Soni joined the Department as Head in November 2017. She also joined the college under the transfer scheme from Mahila Vidyalaya Degree College, Lucknow after her 16 years of successful teaching experience in the B.Ed. Department. Dr. Soni is a practicing psychologist and a trainer in Personality Development. She has five books to her credit and number of papers published in national and international journals. The Department is now complete after Mr. Manish Mishra from Fatehpur joined the Department on the post of Assistant Professor in August 2018 after being selected through Higher Education Commission. The Department has been organizing a number of programmes from time to time for the benefit of the students. Guest lectures on various topics by reputed persons like Dr. P.K. Khatri, clinical psychologist, Prof. Anil Shukla, presently Vice Chancellor of Rohailkhand University Bareilly, Dr. Arun Kumar, Associate Professor, Lucknow University, and Dr. Gaurav Rao, presently Associate Professor in Bareilly University. Remedial and Enrichment classes for students are arranged from time to time for their academic growth and excellence. Student Seminars and discussion on various issues are organized in classroom situations to give students opportunity to develop their speaking skills and develop confidence. The Department is undoubtedly committed towards the all-round growth and development of the personality and potential of the students.