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Brief Profile

Dr. Sandhya Kumar

Dr. Sandhya Kumar

Designation : Deputy Director (Academic)

Department : Academic

Office Phone : 01204626998

E-mail : sandhyakumar[at]nios[dot]ac[dot]in
Personal Webpage :


  • Ph D (Education), MEd, MSc (Home Science)

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • Curriculum development
  •  Instructional design
  • Training


  • 25 years (in Academic Department and Regional Centers)

Contribution to NIOS in last one year

  • Development of Course "Fibre to Fabric" for education of Handloom Weavers; development of Course "Military History" and Military Studies" for NEPIA; Managing Del Ed operations in Regional Center Patna; development of Manual for Preparing Question Bank; development of Course development Kit; Finalisation of the External Peer to Peer Quality Assurance Audit of BOU-OS.

Awards and Honors

  • Distance Education Teacher award 2018

Publication, if any

  • Role of Distance Education in Imparting Vocational Education at School level: Proceedings of XI Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, New Delhi, 2002.
  • Skill Upgradation of Primary Teachers through Information Technology ;International Workshop on Information and Communication Technology for Professional Development of Primary Education Personnel February 14-16, 2001, New Delhi, India
  • Book Review, OSAC Journal of Open Schooling January- June 2004, Educational Technology of Expanding our Vision (By R.C Krishnamurthy)
Assignments in Hand Expected date of Completion
  • Finalisation of Manual/Handbook
  • Finalisation of SOPs for ISO certification
  • Development of guidelines for TMA
  • Finalisation of Courses "Military History" and "Military Studies"
  • March 2019
  • January 14, 2019
  •  March 2019
  • March 2019


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