Affiliated to Dibrugarh University

About The Department

  •  Name of the Department - Education

Department at a Glance: D. R. College, Golaghat, accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC), with ‘A’ grade was established in the year 1949. The department of Education is one of the most popular and oldest departments of this college. Considering as an indispensible part of higher education, the subject education was introduced in the D.R. College in the year of 1962. Professor Nripen Phukan was the pioneer teacher of the department. As Professor Nripen Phukan left the job for some other appointment, Professor Tarun Kr. Sarma, a renowned teacher of the state was appointed in that post. Department of Education is a full-fledged department with major courses introduced way back in 1974. Total enrolment of the student was very much encouraging from the very beginning. It is noteworthy to said that the student named Dipti Devi Phukan showed the brilliant result in the 1st batch of education major and now she is retired as a vice-principal of DCB Girls College. Since inception the subject was very popular among the students. It becomes more encouraging than earlier after implementation of TET and specially compulsion of B.Ed , D.El.Ed.for teachers. The department has been showing consistently good results till now. A good number of alumni of this department have been able to make its mark in different field. Specially, most of the students are now become the teacher in different district of Assam by qualifying TET examination. Some of them are also appointed in different colleges and B.Ed College also. Mrs. Dipti Dutta Bordoloi,Associate Prof. cum Ex- Head and present Vice-Principal( Academic), of this college and Mrs. Manisha Chaliha , Asstt. Prof., presently working in this department is the product of this college. We are always giving more weightage on teaching-learning processes. So, every year a number of students of our deptt. are admitted in PG courses in education in different universities of NE India and also some of them are qualified themselves NET and M.Phil examination also.

  • Year of establishment: Core 1962 and Major 1974.

  • Name of programmes: The department mainly offers under graduate courses both major and core. The psychological practical and practice teaching classes under P.G Courses offered by KKHSOU are also conducted by the department
  • Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved: N.A.
  • Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise): The Annual courses offered up to the 2010 and introduced semester system in the year of 2011.The courses are offered as per syllabus prepared and prescribed by the Dibrugarh University. Skill based courses are introduced in the department for the six sem. Core students in the year of 2014-15.
  • Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: NIL
  • Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.:

         Different courses like psychological practical, practice teaching and theory classes are also conducted by the department in collaboration with other universities like KKHSOU, Distance Education under Dibrugarh University etc.

  • Uses of Modern Technology in Teaching Learning Process: Every faculty member of the department has e-mail id. Moreover, the department has open 3 nos. of Whatsapp group for 1st/ 2nd, 3rd/ 4th, 5th/6th semester students and also collected their e-mail id to communicate them frequently and giving them reading materials.

*Shortage of Teachers.

*Lack of full time bearer.

  • Opportunity:
  1. Separate Departmental library.
  2. Converting classroom into smart classroom very soon.
  3. Flipped classroom system
  4. Well equipped psychological laboratory funded by CPE.

  • Future Plan:The department is planned to launch a departmental web-site for availability of departmental data of both students and teachers. The department is also planned to start Montessori training programme for the students and others to make them prepare for obtaining job in the field of pre-primary education. Again, keeping in view, the importance of NET/SLET/TET for getting job in teaching profession the deptt. is planned to provide necessary support and training to the students to do the same.

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