About the Department

The Department of Education was established in the year 1959 and is in the second floor of the MCB building of Cotton University .It was then a new subject and Dr. Lakshahira Das, an eminent personality of Assam, shouldered the responsibility of the department as Head of the Department.In 1977 Prof. Priyalal Pathak became the HoD and as a result of his sincere efforts in 1985 Education Department was upgraded into a PG Department in erstwhile Cotton College. Eminent educationists of Assam Dr. Gauri Deka, Prof. Ajiteswar Goswami, Prof. Lahari Das, Dr Rupa Das Borbora shouldered the responsibility of HoDs of the Department respectively. Currently the department of Education offers B.A., M.A. and PhD.in Education.

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Head of the Department

Recent Publications

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Practice of ‘Svādhyāya’ from Vedic Educational Philosophy and Metacognition, Journal of Veda Samkrita Academy,January to June 2022, ISSN- 2250-1711 (UGC CARE listed) , [2022]

  • Dr Angita Sarmah Boruah/Signum Verlog, National Education Policy (2020) with Special Reference to Higher Education System in India: An Analysis of the Perspectives of Teachers , ZEICHEN Journal , vol.8, 405-409, [2022], DOI:15,10089.ZJ.2020.V08106.285311.2890

  • Dr Angita Sarmah Boruah/ Editions Opta, Awareness toward Mental Illness among Youth: Evidence from Guwahati City of Assam, India , POSITIF JOURNAL , vol.22, 183-200, [2022]

  • Dr Angita Sarmah Boruah/JEITSM Journal, Student-Teacher Relationship and Students’ Academic Engagement with special reference to Cotton University, Assam ( Vol-12, Issue-7,26th July, 2022; Impact Factor- 6.3) , JEITSM Journal , vol.12, 42-53, [2022], 10.37896/JEISMV12.7/1220

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Review Article on Metacognitive Abilities: Significance in Education, Strad , [2021]

  • Dr Angita Sarmah Boruah/Research and Reviews Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, Academic Stress of Post Graduate Students : Evidence from Cotton University of Assam, India , Research and Reviews Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences , vol.10, 1-8, [2021]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Review Article on Metacognitive Abilities: Significance in Education, Strad Research (Scopus, Web of Sciences Indexed) , [2021]

  • Dr. Tarali Pathak, Online Learning- The problems and the Prospects, Psychology and Education (Scopus Indexed) , [2021]

  • Dr. Neeta Baglari, A Study on the Awareness of Human Rights Education among Higher Secondary Students, Quest Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science , [2021]

  • Dr. Neeta Baglari, Challenges of Online Teaching-Learning, Paripex- Indian Journal of Research , [2021]

  • Dr. Angita Sarmah Boruah, Causes of Anger and its Influence on Physical and Mental Health of the Working Women with Special Reference to Cotton University of Assam, International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Communication and Technology , [2020]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, “Management of Schools: Some Aspects Of Educational Management” , International Journal of Current Advanced Research, Volume- 7; Issue; Page No. 11286-11290 Impact Factor- 6.614 ISSN: Online: 2319-6475, ISSN: Print: 2319-6505 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals-43892 , [2019]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, “Education as Organized Activity” , Global Journal for Research Analysis, Volume-8; Issue 5, May-2019 Impact Factor-5.156 ISSN- 2277 – 8160 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals-49177 , [2019]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, “Problem Solving: A Way of Learning” , PARIPEX- Indian Journal of Research, Volume. 8, Issue 5. May-2019, UGC Sr. No. 47432, Impact Factor-6.761 ISSN- 2250-1991 , [2019]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, “Issues in Higher Education and Ways Ahead: A Study in Kamrup District of Assam” , Global Journal for Research Analysis, Volume-6; Issue 8, August 2017; Page No. 620-621 Impact Factor-4.547 ISSN- 2277 – 8160 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals-49177 , [2017]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Study on Parental Involvement in Higher Level of Education: Voices of Parents and Students in Pub-Kamrup College and Patidarrang College, Kamrup District, UGC Approved journal- The Clarion, International Multidisciplinary Journal, Volume 5 Number 1 (2016). PP 57-64 ISSN- 2277-1697 E-ISSN- 2277-937X Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals- 48943 , [2016]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Education for Skilling Youth: A Conceptual Study, UGC approved journal- International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 1; Issue 3; March 2016; Page No. 44-47 Impact Factor- 5.22 (RJIF) ISSN- 2455-4197 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals- 48808 , [2016]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study on Issues in Teacher Education in Kamrup District of Assam, Global Journal for Research Analysis Volume-5; Issue 8, August 2016; Page No. 314-315 Impact Factor-3.62 ISSN- 2277 – 8160 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals-49177 , [2016]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study on Importance of Education for Nation Building: Indian Context, Indian Streams Research Journal, Volume 6; Issue 8; September 2016 , [2016]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study on The Effectiveness of Semester System from The Perspective of Students with Special Reference to Cotton College and R.G.B. College, Guwahati, Assam” published in Research Journal of Contemporary Concerns(RJCC), Vols 10 & 11 (A); 2016; Page No.104-107 ISSN: 0972-9722, , [2016]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Indian Caste Hierarchy System and Education, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development [IJMRD] , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study on Impact of Social Media on Educational Efforts in Guwahati City, Assam, International Journal of Advanced Research in Education & Technology [IJARET] , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, “Inculcation of Values through Formal Education: Ways and Prospects”, Indian Streams Research Journal , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Flood Disaster in Assam: Threats and Measures, PARIPEX , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Homework During Holidays: A Study, IRJIMS (International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Education and women empowerment: Co-partners in social development, IJAR (International Journal of Applied Research), , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study on School Centred Problems of Students, PARIPEX- Indian Journal of Research , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Interrelation between Guidance and Counselling, Indian Streams Research Journal [ISRJ] , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Financial literacy and financial inclusion for women empowerment: A study, IJAR (International Journal of Applied Research) , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Power Values in Education: Nature, Need and Necessity, PARIPEX , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, A Study On The Knowledge And Awareness Regarding The Usage Of Internet In Education In Pub-Kamrup College And Patidarrang College, Kamrup District, IJARET (International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Technology) , [2015]

  • Pratisha Padmasri Deka, Psychological Dependence and Association of Man with Environment: A Conceptual Study, International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review [IJMSRR] Nov-2015 Issue. Impact Factor- 3.029(SJIF) ISSN- Online: 2349-6746, ISSN-Print: 2349-6738 Journal No. in UGC Approved list of journals- 48468 , [2015]

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