Former Principal

Professor A.Sukumar: 02 July, 2012 to 02 July, 2017

PrincipalDr. A. Sukumar took the charge of the Principal, North East Regional Institute of Education (NERIE), Shillong on 02 July, 2012. An M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi,

he has more than 30 years of teaching and research experiences in the subject of Zoology and has supervised a number of M.Phil and Ph.D. students. Dr. Sukumar has also published a number of papers in reputed national and international journals and besides participating in several national and international

conferences, seminars and symposiums, he has also been a member of various scientific bodies and has actively contributed in reviewing manuscripts submitted to a few reputed journals. He has visited a few countries such as France, Italy and Serbia on academic related matters. Before joining NERIE, Dr. Sukumar was

serving as the Associate Professor in Department of Science Education, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysore and I/C of Zoology section.

Professor S. Ramaa: 15 November, 2011 to 02 July, 2012

PrincipalProf. S. Ramaa joined as Principal, NERIE, Shillong on the 15th November, 2011.

Prof. S. Ramaa is a Ph.D. in Special Education from University of Mysore and Post Doc. from University of Manchester, UK. Before joining NERIE, she was serving as the Professor in Department of Education, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysore.

Professor S. Ramaa has been transferred to Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysore as Professor of Education.

Professor Jyoti Prakash Bagchi : 5 November, 2009 to 15 November, 2011

PrincipalProf. Jyoti Prakash Bagchi took the charge of Principal, NERIE, Shillong on 5 November, 2009. He joined NERIE, Shillong as Professor of Education on 25 August 2005. Before joining NERIE, he was Reader in the Department of Teacher Education at Regional Institute of Education at Ajmer for 9 years.

Professor Jyoti Prakash Bagchi has been transferred to RIE, Ajmer as Professor in Education


Prof. D. S. Bhattacharjee: 02 January, 2006 to 5 November, 2009

PrincipalProf. D. S. Bhattacharjee was appointed Principal, NERIE, Shillong on 02 January, 2006. He was the first Principal of NERIE. He relinquished the office on 5 November, 2009. Prof. Bhattacharjee is presently serving as OSD, IGNOU Institute for Competency Advancement of Teachers (i-CAT), IGNOU Regional Centre, House No. 71, GMCH Road, Christian Basti, Guwahati-781005.