Department of Education was established in the year 1973 with M.Ed. class of one year which had an intake capacity of 25 students along with one Professor and four lecturers. Later another class of M.A. Education of two-years was started in 1978 with an intake capacity of 50 students. The distinguishing feature of Department is that DRS-II has been granted to it under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) by UGC in the year 2018 for the Period of five years i.e. up to 2023. At Present Prof. Renu Nanda is the Head of the Department, Convener, Board of Studies in Education and Teacher Education. The department has 10 Faculty members: 02 Professors, 03 Assistant Professors and 05 Lecturers. The department promotes research through Ph. D programme and research projects. Many students of the Department get through UGC-NET/JRF/SET and are absorbed in various teaching departments of the State as well as Central Government. The educational programmes of the department are job oriented with a mixed method approach of teaching. The department provides quality teaching, practical experience, school internship, project work, sessional work and a chance to share and develop the vision, knowledge, initiative and critical thinking needed to meet the professional challenges and community needs. Moreover, the Department also initiated to train Teacher Educators of different colleges of education affiliated to University of Jammu on constructivist approach and adopted Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Satwari, Jammu to develop it as a Model institution of Excellence in the Region. Department conducts regular activities based on community participation and engagement, celebrates diversity among students, organizes round table interactions, conferences and seminars from time to time for enhancing critical and analytical thinking among students. Students of the department are not only sensitized about their core courses but they are sensitized about the contemporary issues like environmental issues, social issues, etc. Students of the Department maintained two gardens of the University, the focus of which is planting and donating the plants to the new entrants and hence spread the concept of each one plant one. There are ICT labs, reading club and nature club of the department which is managed by the M.A. & M.Ed. students of the department. Recently, Book Bank has been established in the library of the department which is managed by the research scholars of the department.

Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Prof. Rajeev Rattan Sharma Professor & Dean, Faculty of Education M.A, M.Ed, Ph.D. Comparative Education, Cross Socio-Cultural studies, Application of ICT in Teaching Learning Process. E-mail: EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419141925
Prof. Renu Nanda Professor, Head, Department of Education M.A. (Sociology.), M.Ed, M.Phil & Ph.D. Teacher Education, Educational Technology, Curriculum Studies E-mail: listenrenu@yahoo.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419195900
Dr. Sushant K. Panda Assistant Professor M.A (Edu., Pol Sc., Distance Education), B.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D, PGDET, UGC-NET Educational Research & Statistics, Contemporary Issues in Education, Open and Distance Learning. E-mail: drpanda77@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906375125
Dr. Kajal Devi Manhas Assistant Professor M.Sc, M.Ed, Ph.D, UGC-NET. Special Education, Psychological Foundations of Education, Teacher Education E-mail: EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419311003
Mrs. Minakshi Chaudhary Assistant Professor B.Sc, M.Ed, M.A(Edu, Hindi), UGC-NET Educational Technology, Research Methodology E-mail: meenush4377@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9596899070
Dr. Ana Bali Lecturer MA (Education), B.Ed Ph.D, UGC-NET (JRF) Educational Psychology E-mail: anabali1251@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419182489
Dr. Sheetal Sharma Lecturer M.Ed Ph.D UGC-NET (JRF) Special Education E-mail: drsheetalsharma123@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906525006
Dr. Anuradha Lecturer MA (Education), M.Ed Ph.D, UGC-NET Educational Philosophy E-mail: ranuradha493@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 7889828219
Dr. Upashana Sharma Lecturer MA (Philosophy, Commerce) M.Ed, Ph.D, PGDHE, UGC-NET Educational Psychology E-mail: upasanasharma74@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419100356
Dr. Minakshy Sharma Lecturer MA (Education, Sociology) M.Ed Ph.D, PGDHE, PGDCA, UGC-NET (JRF) Educational Sociology E-mail: meku.bhatia.7@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 7006544366