Department of Education & Community Service, Punjabi University, Patiala
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Department History

On Oct. 7 1965 the department started as a Translation Department. The purpose was to translate the classical books of education in Punjabi. One reader, Head and two lecturers were employed. Their qualifications were the same as prescribed for the teachers of Teachers Colleges. They translated 12 standard books mostly by foreign authors including books by Panten, Ryburn, Sorenson. After two years, the department was renamed as department of Education & Research and it was assigned the task of undertaking investigations and experimentation in the field of teaching of languages particularly Punjabi.

       In 1970, it was converted into a full-fledged teaching department with Dr. T.R. Sharma as Head of the Department and a two year M.A. course in Education was initiated . In year 1975 them. Phil Course was started which continued up to 1992. One major function of the department was Adult literacy and production of literature for the Neo literates besides the extension education.  During the span of 46 years, the department was able to produce standard books language for all papers and courses at the B.A. three year degree course, B.Ed, M.Ed and M.A. (Education). Not less than 50 books were either got written originally or translated.

     The department restarted M.Phil. (Education) from the session 2008-09.A centre for Adult and  Continuing Education is being run by the department with the  approval of UGC.


Faculty & System Officers with qualifications & specialization:

Faculty

Specialization

Distinction/

Awards

Publications/

Projects

(Number only)

Conferences/

Seminars Attended

(Number only)

Name:  Dr.Meenakshi

Exceptional children, Education Psychology, Educational & vocational guidance

Gold Medalist & C.M. Parman Pattar

Books: 7

Conferences

Designation: Professor

Papers

National : 20

Qualifications: M.A. (Edu.)M.A.(Soc) M.Litt. Ph.D

National :80

International : 6

Contact Information

International :3

Seminars

Ph:

Projects :2

National : 5

Email:  meenakshi_bharaj@yahoo.co.in

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International: 5

         
Name: Dr. Kirandeep Kaur Philosophical & Sociological foundations of Edu., Indian Education, Value Education Desh Sewa Rattan Award

 

Best citizen of India Award

Books: 2 Conferences
Designation: Professor Dean, Faculty of Education and Information Science Papers National : 20
Qualifications: M.A. (Edu.), M.Phil, Ph.D (Edu.) National : 32 International : 5
Contact Information International :0 Seminars
Ph: 0175-2214639,  09888731585 Projects : 5 National : 35
Email:    
Link to Bio-Data Kirandeepbrr@Yahoo.Com   International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr.Surinderjit Kaur Bawa Methodology of Research & Statistics, Measurement & Evaluation Medalist professional Involvement Award Books: 11 Conferences
Designation: Professor and Additional Provost Papers National/International 55
Qualifications: B.Sc (H.Sc) , M.Ed, Ph.D (On Deputation) National/International  : 48

 

 
Contact Information Seminars
Ph: 0175-2285035

M- 9815323035

Projects : 3 National /International:32
Email:sk_bawa2001@yahoo.co.in    
Link to Bio-Data   International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Kulwinder Singh

Educational psychology,

Adult Education,

Teaching of Science ,

Education Measurement  & Evaluation

 

Books: 1

Conferences

Designation: Associate Professor

Papers

National : 18

Qualifications:M.A. (Edu.)M.Phil., Ph.D (Edu)

National : 22

International : 1

Contact Information

International :0

Seminars

Ph: 0175-2285064

Projects : 2

National : 3

Email:

 

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International: 2

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Jasraj Kaur

Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Teaching of S.S.

 

Books: 2

Conferences

Designation: Associate Professor and Head

Papers

National : 40

Qualifications: M.A. (Eco.) M.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D

National : 13

International : 3

Contact Information

International : 2

Seminars

Ph: 98554-65521

Projects :0

National : 25

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Jagpreet Kaur

Educational Technology, Indian Education, Teaching of Science

 

Books:0

Conferences

Designation: Assistant  Professor

Papers

National :5

Qualifications:  M.Sc. (Chem.) PGDCA, M.Ed, Ph.D (Edu.)

National :12

International : 5

Contact Information

International :3

Seminars

Ph: 9914200649

Projects :0

National :4

Email: mahal.jagpreet@gmail.com

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:4


VISITING FACULTY

NIL


MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS, MINOR PROJECTS

  • 1 Major Project
  • 4 Minor Projects

Thrust Area

  • Indian Education
  • Guidance & Counselling
  • Teacher Education
  • Value Education
  • Adult Education

Significant Achievements

A)    Many students of the department qualify UGC -NET exam in every session.
B)   The Department conducts researches in the major thurst areas of education.
C) The Department Organizes refresher Courses, Seminar and conferences according to the recent development in the field of education.
D)  The faculty of the department acts as recourse person and presents papers at various national and international conferences in India and abroad.
E)  The centre for adult and continuing education of the  department organizes adult literacy classes for Punjabi language  for the class IV employees of Punjabi University, Patiala.


Courses Offered and Admission Criteria

S. No.

Course

Duration

(years)

Seats

Eligibility

Tuition Fee & Other Charges (Approximate)

Admission Procedure

(Through Entrance Test/Direct)

1.

M.A.

Education

2 Years

30

B.A./B.Sc/ B.T./B.Ed

 

Direct

2.

M.ED Education

1 Year

35

B.ED

 

Admission through Entrance Test

 

3.

M.Phil

Education

1Year   &      6 months

10

M.Ed/M.A. (Education)

 

Admission through Entrance Test

4.

Ph.D Course work

6 months

 

M.Ed /M.A.(Education)/UGC-NET (Education) or M.Phil (Education)

 

Admission through Entrance Te


PLACEMENTS

Students of M.Ed and M.A. Education of the department are placed as lecturers in the various B.Ed Colleges of Punjab. Students of the department get jobs in B.Ed colleges and govt. jobs at school level as well. 


RECOMMENDED LINKS OF RELATED WEBSITES

www.ncte-india.org
www.ugc.ac.in
www.education.nic.in
www.naac.gov.in
www.eric.ed.gov
www.wikieducator.org


Infrastructure Facilities

A) One Psychology lab equipped with  40 Psychological tests.
B)  One computer lab ( 10 Computer)
C)  One LCD Projector
D)  One Over Head Projector



ALUMNI

Old students of the department are members of Punjabi University Alumni Association.


Conferences and Seminars

A)   Two Refresher Courses in Education in Education
B)   A Seminar on "Universalization of elementary education on 19-20 May, 2004.
C)   One international Conference on "Gats & Education'' in Dec., 2005.
D)  Organized one session in International Conference of Women Studies Centre on 26-27 March, 2010.
E)  Organized one national seminar on '' Role of Teacher in National integration and Communal Harmony on 28-29 November, 2010.


Scholarships

1) One departmental Scholarship.
2) UGC Research Scholarship for UGC-JRF Qualified students.


CONTACT US

Name: Prof. Kirandeep Kaur
Department of Education & Community Service
Arts Block  5,  Second Floor Punjabi University, Patiala - 147002

Email: 
Kirandeepbrr@Yahoo.com
Ph: 0175-3046218 ,  Office 0175-3046219

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