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Brief Profile

Dr. Rachna Bhatia

Dr. Rachna Bhatia

Designation : Deputy Director (Academic) & Regional Director - Kolkata

Department : Academic

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E-mail : rachnabhatia[at]nios[dot]ac[dot]in
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  • B. Sc., M. A. (Linguistics and Hindi), M. Phil., Ph. D

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • Text Book development, Hindi Language Teaching, Literary Interviews, ICT, ODL.


  • 21 Year working experience in NIOS.
  • Affiliated as Resource Person in different Course/ Textbook Development Programmes
  • Indira Gandhi Open University- Written lessons for various level courses in Hindi
  • Development of Textbooks for Hindi Elective Course in NCERT for Class XI and XII
  • Evaluation and Secret work done for NIOS, IGNOU and Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Chennai, Post Graduate Courses.

Contribution to NIOS in last one year

  • Developed and Finalized the ISO Document and Annual Reports for year 2012-13, 2013-14 on behalf of Academic Department.

    Coordinated Cultural Activities for NIOS Foundation Day Celebration for year 2014

    Attended and actively participated in one session and presented a paper on 'Hindi Curriculum Development and Vigyan' in "Rashtriya Hindi Vigyan Sammelan-2014" held at Bhopal on 1-2 August, 2014 organised by Madhya Pradesh Vigyan evam Prodyogiki Parishad, Vigyan Bharati and Atal Bihari Vajpeyi Hindi Vishwa Vidyalaya.

    Prepared presentation for one session and Group work done on 'Translation of items in Hindi' on 29 August, 2014 and repeat session scheduled to be held on 2 September but actually held on 3 September ,2014 in a training programme organized by Capacity Building Cell for new question paper setters.

    Coordinated series of Silver Jubilee Lectures (7th onwards) during Silver Jubilee year celebration in 2013 on behalf of Academic Department.

    Initiated learners' engagements activities at NIOS by arranging Swami Vivekanand Competitions-Creative Writing, Poster and Painting etc. on behalf of Academic Department during Silver Jubilee year celebration year. Later on in year 2014, Celebration of Swatantrata Diwas, Bal Swachhta Diwas, Shiksha Diwas etc. were celebrated with NIOS Learners at NIOS HQs by Academic Department.

Awards and Honors

  • Got Merit Scholarship during Post- Graduation in Linguistics Department, AMU, Aligarh

Publication, if any

  • Book Published: "Sahityik Sakshatkar Aur Dr. Rangra", 2009, Tej Prakashan, Delhi.
  • Edited book published "Naari Vimarsh" 2011, by Kusum Prakashan, Aligarh
Assignments in Hand Expected date of Completion
Open Basic Education Programme - Academic and Administrative work

CPIO for responding RTIs on behalf of Academic Department

Planning and Monitoring of allocated AOs and SEOs

Monitoring of Language Courses -Hindi and Urdu in Academic Department.

Monitoring the development of Tutor Marked Assignments in all Subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary Level

To prepare schedule for Monitoring of Standardization of Marking Scheme of Secondary and Senior Secondary Examination for October-November, 2014 and March-April, 2015.

Monitoring the submission of Rajbhasha timahi report in time on behalf of Academic Department and to attend Samiti Baithak trice a year.

To provide the Academic inputs for draft Academic Prospectus for Session 2015-16 as member of the Prospectus Committee.

To finalize monthly programme schedule for Live telecast on Mukta Vidya Vani-Audio streaming for Academic Department for Secondary and Senior Secondary Level and to monitor the same.





Done submitted the CRCs for approval of the Competent Authority.

Done for April-May, 2015 Examination. In September, 2015 will do for October-November, 2015 Examination.


Done in time.

Last week of Every month

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