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Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta
Regional Director (I/c)
Regional Centre, Kochi
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India

Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta joined National Institute of Open schooling (NIOS) as an Academic Officer (Physics) at Headquarters, NOIDA and presently holding the charge of Regional Director of Regional Centre – Kochi (Kerala). He did excellent service towards the education through Open and Distance Learning Mode (ODL) and caters the need of marginalized and unprivileged group in entire Uttar Pradesh. With the help of globally recognized institute like NIOS, he enlightened and educated the citizen of Uttar Pradesh upto pre-degree level.

He received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Master of Science (M.Sc.) & Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in the field of Ultrasonics/Materials Science/Nano-Science from University of Allahabad (A Central University), Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), INDIA. Alongwith these, Dr. Gupta has received Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, INDIA.

Before joining NIOS, Dr. Gupta has served as an Assistant Professor (Physics) in CSJM University, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Sikar (Rajasthan). He has supervised 15 Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) students for their thesis and 35 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) students for their projects. His areas of interest are development of self learning materials for open and distance mode and Acoustical & Ultrasonic study of solid and liquid materials. He was Executive Council Member of ASI, USI & IAPT of New Delhi. He is also life member of various national bodies. He is a recipient of “Young Scientist Award” by “Acoustical Society of America” (India Chapter) and “Special Award” by Cabinet Minister, Government of India. Dr. Gupta is a Lesson Writer & Editor of Physics, Science and Technology & Mathematics subjects in NIOS curriculum. He has delivered various lectures in the field of Physics, Science and Technology and other academic programmes on Gyan Darshan (An Educational Channel of Government of India) and Web Radio worldwide through i-radio in public and learners’ interest. He has vast experience of teaching, research as well as administration. He is well known figure in the field of research for Science and Technology. He has published more than 40 research papers and articles in the repute of international/national journals. He is popular for his simplicity and practical approach to vital issues of academics and administration.

Best wishes and thanks to all Students, Parents, Coordinators, Resource Team Members, well wishers and all respectable visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any suggestion and help.

Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta
Phone-0484 4035540

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