Friday, December 3, 2010





1.     Name in Full: DR RANJAN KUMAR BEHERA

2.     Address for Correspondence: Dean of Social Sciences, Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) NAAC accreditation: A Grade, A College with Potential for excellence, Chumukedima - Seithekema, Nagaland-797103. Fax 03862-240811, Telephone 03862- 240936 ( O ), 240779(R)   Mobile: 09436018048            E mail:

3.     Date of Birth: 16.12.1961      4. Nationality: Indian             5. Married/single: married


6.     Male/Female: Male                            7. Blood Group: B+


8.     Educational Qualification:


% of marks
Utkal University
Utkal  University
II Grade B
Gauhati University



9.     Subject in Ph.Degree: Philosophy

10.  Area of specialisations: Social and political philosophy

11.  Teaching experiences: 26 years in under Graduate level.


12.  Research experience:

·       Prof. Girish Sharma and myself guided a research scholar  Hitoka Sumi from Department of Philosophy,  Gauhati University on the thesis “Beliefs and practices of Naga life: A religio-Philosophical study with special reference to Sumi Tribe”.  

·       Ph.D examiner for a thesis Mayai inTirumandiram: A ecological perspective submitted by Mr. V.Joh Peter from University of Madras.

·       Ph.D guide for a research scholar Mrs Sentinungla Pongen from  Faizal ali Government college on the topic “critical appraisal of the philosophy of Christian ethics and its major ethical issues”


13.  Research Publications:

a.      “Philosophy and school education” published in patkai journal of multi-disciplinary studies, Nagaland

b.     “Queries about God” published in Darshan International an international quarterly

c.      “Nagaland and Modernization” presented in a National seminar organised by Centre for studies in civilization, New Delhi

d.     “Naga Culture and tradition” presented a paper in a National seminar on Indigenous knowledge traditions in north east India sponsored by Indian institute of advance study, shimla

e.      “Rethinking swaraj” published in Darshan International an international quarterly

f.      “Need of a philosophical Method” published in Jnanam a journal of philosophy published by Jnanam Academy of Philosophy, Guwahati

g.     “Geometry, theology and Philosophy” Published in Abhrant a bilingual philosophical quarterly of Bihar.

h.     “God in sumi Naga religion” published in Tribal religion edited by Project of history of Indian science philosophy and culture, New delhi

i.       “Child labour and human rights” presented in an International seminar at Takshashila Mahavidyalaya, Amaravti is run by Shri Dadasaheb Gawai Charitable Trust, Amravati.

j.       Participated a National seminar on philosophy and distance learning: Innovations in knowledge infusion at IGNOU, New Delhi. The seminar was organised by the school of interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary studies and CBCI chair, IGNOU, New Delhi

k.     Chairperson of the National seminar on Women development and North East sponsored by ICSSR at D.C.B. Girls’s College, Jorhat.

l.       a part of Asia pacific quality Network International Conference, Bangaluru and  presented a poster on Issues of Quality and Access in Higher education. The conference was hosted by National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangaluru.  

m.    Resource person on the topic Globalisation and privatisation-what does this mean for Higher education? for extended contact programme for PGDHE students of IGNOU regional Centre, Kohima

n.     Presented a paper on “Tagore’s Philosophy on Humanism” organised by ICS centre, Dimapur and Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of India

o.     Key speaker for two days international interdisciplinary conference on importance of vipassana in politics & administration organised by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahavidyalaya, Amravati

p.     Chief speaker on the topic “Role of Dr.Ambedkar in social justice” organised by Dr.Ambedkar thought centre,   Takshashila Mahavidyalaya, Amaravti


14.  Any other information related to research experience:


a.      “Advaita Vedanta” a group discussion was recorded/ telecast from Gyan Darsan channel prepared by IGNOU, New Delhi.

b.     Assistant Superintendent for UGC-Net exam conducted by Nagaland University in 2011 December

c.      Resource person on a seminar on “evaluation process in Nagaland” organised by UGC, NERO

d.     Subject expert in Nagaland Public Service Commission for the post of lecturer in Govt Colleges

e.       “Radio Talk on NAAC assessment in higher Education” was given in All India Radio, Kohima.

f.      Member, CQAC, Dept. of Higher Education, Government of Nagaland, India

g.     Member, College Development Council, Nagaland Central University, India

h.     Member, Editorial Board, Patkai Journal of Multi-disciplinary studies (PJOMDS) ISSN: 2277-5595

i.       Published a book “Philosophical concept of God” (ISBN 81-87606-22-3) from Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi

j.       My name is enrolled in  philosophy of International Directory of Philosophy and philosophers from Philosophy Documentation centre, Bowling Green state University, USA

k.     American Biographical institute, Inc. honoured “Great minds of 21st Century”

l.       Secretary, Academic Council, Patkai Christian College (Autonomous)

m.   Member, Governing Body, Patkai Christian College (Autonomous)

n.     Co-ordinator, Internal Quality assurance Cell (IQAC), Patkai Christian College (Autonomous)

o.     Question setter for M.A Philosophy from IGNOU, New Delhi

p.     Question setter for B.A Philosophy Honours from Nagaland University

q.     Member in Research Advisor Committee of Philosophy Chair, Interdisciplinary Research Projects and World Conference on Existential Harmony- 2014


Date: 12.2.13

Place: Dimapur, Nagaland                                                                 (Dr.R.K.Behera)


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