About Principal

Prof. S.V. Sharma

Designation: Principal
Qualifications: D.Phil. from University of Allahabad
Phone No. : 0145-2643671
E-Mail: sharma[dot]satya[at]gov[dot]in

Regional Institute of Education (RIE), NCERT, Ajmer currently offers B.A.B.Ed., B.Sc.B.Ed., B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D. programmes and Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling. Demonstration Multipurpose School (DMS) is also an integral part of the Institute and serves as a laboratory for carrying out research, practice teaching, experimentation and innovation in school education. Institute believes in aiding excellence to train prospective teachers and constantly sets the highest standards in providing quality education. RIE, Ajmer is continuously striving to perceive and maintain academic excellence while encouraging the students to participate in various activities such as literary, cultural, games & sports, science, NCC and NSS activities as National Education Policy 2020 also focuses on the development of the creative potential, cognitive, social, ethical, emotional capacities and dispositions of each individual. An amiable environment at the Institute nurtures innovation, creativity and leadership qualities among the students for their holistic development. The progress of an Institute depends primarily on the performance of the students in academics, community work, and different activities along with maintaining high values. Faculty members of the Institute are dedicated to the academic growth and holistic development of the students as well as the Institute. Other staff members contribute to achieving the vision, mission and goals of the Institute. Over the years, it has been observed that nurturing innovations and bringing about a qualitative change in school education and teacher preparations have been the salient features of the Institute.

I am quite sure that all of us will continue to innovate and remain committed to academic excellence to meet the current and future challenges of providing quality education to all.

Prof. S. V. Sharma

Prof. S.V. Sharma took over the charge of Principal on 07th April 2020 before resuming the charge of Principal, he worked as Principal (I/c) and Dean of Instructions (2019). Prof. Sharma headed the Department of Education in Science and Mathematics at this Institute (2016-2019). Prof. Sharma has also been the coordinator of IQAC and coordinated its activities for accreditation of the Institute by the NAAC (2017-2019). Prof. Sharma has 37 years of Research experience at different institutions like Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Aligarh, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, University of Allahabad (UA) Allahabad, National Physical Laboratory (NPL) New Delhi, HCST/AEC Agra and Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, Ajmer and published 89 research papers/articles in Journals of National/International repute in the area of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Physics Education and Science Education. He has also published 20 books (05 books as an author, 03 as Chief Editor & 11 books as a team member) on Science/ Science Education /Physics/ Physics Education/Optics. Prof. Sharma has also been the Principal Investigator/Co-Principal Investigators in 15 research projects in the thrust areas of Physics/Physics Education/Science Education. He has organized 09 national seminars/conferences as Convener/Patron/Chairperson and worked as a member of the organizing/advisory committee in 20 national seminars/conferences. He has also delivered invited lectures/talks/chaired sessions in 53 national seminars/conferences/webinars. Prof. Sharma has coordinated 73 In-Service Training/ Capacity Building Programmes and acted as a resource person in 127 Training/Capacity Building/ Developmental/ Orientation Programmes/ Refreshers courses for Teachers/KRPs/SRGs. He has been associated with the organization of different consultation meets/workshops in reference to NEP 2020 and NCF with civil society and Vice-Chancellors. He is a Life Member of The Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) and Shaikshik Manthan (Ten Years). He has also been a member of the National Resource Group of the NISHTHA Programme, MoE and Member Secretary of the development of a position paper on linkages between school education and higher education and Chairperson for developing a working paper on alternative ways of schooling in context for developing National Curriculum Framework (NCF) in the light of National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020). Prof. Sharma has also worked as a Team member in developing pedagogic courses for the Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) of NCTE.

At Present, apart from the regular duties as Principal, Prof. Sharma is also performing the duties of Dean, Faculty of Education, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University Ajmer, Chairperson IQAC and Chief Editor, Educational Trend (A Journal of RIE, NCERT), Ajmer.