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Dr. G. Viswanathappa

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Regional Institute of Education, (NCERT), Ajmer

Dr. G. Viswanathappa is M.Sc. in Statistics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh in 1986; M.Ed. from Regional College of Education affiliated to the University of Mysore, Mysore in 1988, and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Mysore, Mysore in 1992. He worked in Government of Andhra Pradesh before joining NCERT. He joined in NCERT on 16th October 1996 at Regional Institute of Education, Mysore as a faculty of Education.

He joined in Regional Institute of Education, Ajmer on 28th June 2017. He has been associated with the teaching of Statistics in Educational Research and Methodology of Educational Research for Post Graduate Students and Pedagogy of Mathematics; Assessment of Learning, and ICT in Education for Graduate Students. Undertaken the state level, regional level and national regional research studies on impact of quality improvement interventions under SSA and RMSA. He has developed online Certificate Programme in Educational Data Processing (CEDP). He published 8 books as sole author and 5 books as co-author and published many articles in reputed national and international journals. He successfully guided 10 Ph.D. students in Education. He conducted capacity building programmes for researcher scholars as well as educational functionaries in social sciences on the use of computer software for data analysis. He developed the criteria and guidelines for assessment and accreditation of schools.

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