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Assistant Professor


Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, MANIT, Bhopal, M.P., 462003

Educational Qualification

  • PhD ‘A Study of Disciplinary Measures and Its Implications for the Management of Secondary Schools in Allahabad District’, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi
  • M.Phil. ‘Primary School Teachers Attitudes, Expectations and Classroom Behaviour Towards Marginalized Children in Classroom’ National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi
  • M.A. ‘Clinical Psychology & Organizational Behaviour’, Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P.
  • B.A. ‘Psychology & Geography’, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P.


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) (March 2020 onwards).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of psychology, School of Human Sciences, Sikkim (2015-2020).
  • Academic Counsellor, Department of Psychology, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Gangtok, Sikkim (2017-2020).
  • Project Consultant at the National Centre for School Leadership (NCSL), NUEPA, New Delhi (2014-2015).                                                                                                                  


Developmental Psychology, Leadership Studies, Educational Psychology, Learning and Developmental Disability, Cognitive Psychology, Marginalized Groups, Organizational Behaviour, Mental Health.




  • Farooqi, S. & Namrata (2019). The Emotionally Intelligent School Leader: Enhancing Adolescents'   Social- Emotional Competence. Psychreg Journal of Psychology, 3(3), 74-81.
  • Namrata (2016). Resilient Teachers, resilient schools: Building and sustaining quality in testing times (Book-Review). Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses, 1-3. UK: Taylor& Francis.
  • Namrata (with NCSL Team) (2015). School leadership development: National programme design and curriculum framework. New Delhi: NUEPA.

Member of professional bodies

  • NAOP (Lifetime)
  • Society for Teaching in Psychology, APA

Country        Visited

 Turkey, UAE, Mauritius, Malaysia

Achievements/ Awards

  • UGC Scholarship (NUEPA)
  • UGC-NET (Psychology)
  • Graduate Scholar Winner of 18th International Conference on Learning held on 5-8 July 2011 organized by Common Ground, USA and University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window Lot 15 India (EMECW15) Scholarship for sandwich PhD course at University of Duesto, Spain (Dnr: FIIR 2009/9) (Not Availed)

Number of P.G. Projects guided

  • Mr Bibek Seth: Psychological Correlates of Pride among School Going Adolescents (2019)
  • Mr Kingchum Lepcha: Exploring Professional Identity of School Teachers in Sikkim (2019)
  • Mr Prachujya Baruah: Shyness, Self-Efficacy and Psychological Wellbeing among University Students (2019)
  • Mr Kunal Tamang: Role of Social Media in Social Movement with Special Reference to Gorkhaland (2018)
  • Mr Pranaw Chhetri: Role of Five-Factor Personalities in Counter-Productive Work Behaviour (2018)
  • Ms Purnima Konwar: Impact of Flood Disaster on Mental Health and Education among Children of Assam (2018)
  • Ms Tukmaya Chetry: A Comparative Study of Anxiety and Depression among Orphanage and Non-Orphanage (2018)
  • Ms Nirmali Puzari: Academic Stress, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health among Adolescents of Secondary School (2017)

M.Phil. Guidance

  • Ms Purnima Kunwar: A Comparative Study of Marital satisfaction among Parents of Children With and Without Intellectual Disability (submitted)
  • Ms Sonu Darnal: Stress, Coping and Psychological Wellbeing among Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (2018) (awarded)
  • Ms Shalinta Rai: School Connectedness among Adolescents: Implications for Mental Health (2018) (awarded)

Project/ Consultancy undertaken

“Exploring School Leadership Practices in Challenging Context of Sikkim” under major research project funded by ICSSR, MHRD, New Delhi (ongoing)


Administrative work done

  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan (UBA) 2020, Sikkim University
  • NSS Programme Officer, 2017-2020, Sikkim University
  • Placement Cell Member, 2018-2020 Sikkim University
  • Internal Complaints Committee, 2019-2020 Sikkim University
  • Hostel Warden, Talung Girls Hostel, Sikkim University
  • Member of Working Admission Committee 2016-17 & 2019-20, Sikkim University
  • Convocation committee attire/dress code 2019-20, Sikkim University
  • Polling Officer Sikkim University Students Association (SUSA) Election 2019-20 and 2018-19, Sikkim University
  • Election Officer (2016), Sikkim University Teachers Association (SUTA)

Invited Lectures/Resource Person

  • Delivered a lecture on ‘Doing Qualitative Content Analysis’ in Two Weeks National Level Workshop on Research Methodology for the Faculties & Research Scholars from 7th Feb to 21st Feb 2020 sponsored by RUSA & MHRD, GoI, & Dept of Education, Govt of Sikkim and organized by IQAC Cell, Govt. College, Rhenock, Sikkim
  • Capacity Building Program on Classroom Management, CBSE, Guwahati, at School Bahai 06-08-2019 to 07-08-2019
  • Career Guidance Capacity Building, CBSE Guwahati, at School Bahai 29-04-2019 to 30-04-2019.
  • Capacity Building Program on Classroom Management, CBSE, Guwahati, at School Bahai 11-05-2018 to 12-05-2018.
  • Self-Awareness of Basic Mountaineering Course at Indian Himalyan Center For Adventure and Eco-Tourism, 10-03-2018.

Chaired Sessions

  • Social Psychology and Health Psychology in XXVIII Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology (NAOP 2018) & International Conference on Towards Building Inclusive Societies, National Academy of Psychology, New Delhi, 19-12-2018 to 21-12-2018.
  • Sessions in the 18th International Conference on Learning held on 5-8 July, 2011 organized by Common Ground, USA and University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Paper Presentation (Recent)

  • Paper presented on “Changing Role of School Leaders in the 21st Century: A Critical Reflection” in the National Seminar on Recent Trends in Educational Psychology held on November 11-12, 2019 organized by Department of Education, Sikkim University, Gangtok.
  • Paper presented on “Principal Leadership Practices Leading to School Improvement Serving Disadvantaged Community” in the 2nd International Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Education (ICPCE 2019) held on 31st October-2 November 2019 at University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Paper Presentation on “Positive Psychology in Leadership Practices: Cases from Schools Serving Disadvantaged Communities” in National Conference on Leadership Pathways for School Improvement, National Centre for School Leadership, NIEPA, New Delhi, 22-24 January 2019.