UGC-Academic Staff College

North-Eastern Hill University

Shillong - 793022, Meghalaya, India

The objective of Academic Staff College (ASC), NEHU is to enable teachers to understand the significance of higher education in the global and Indian contexts; to keep abreast with the latest developments in their specific subjects; to promote computer literacy as well as use of Information and Computer Technology in teaching and learning, etc. In view of this objective it was proposed to organize specially designed Orientation Programmes (OPs) for new entrants at the level of Lecturers and Refresher Courses (RCs) for serving teachers, covering every teacher at least once in three to five years. Along with the courses, Orientation Programmes for Heads of Departments, Principals, Deans, Officers, etc. is encouraged with a view to acquaint the top-level administrators with what teachers are learning in the Orientation Programmes. In these three years, we have been able to reach this objective by successfully conducting Orientation Programmes in general and IT as well as Refresher Courses in specific subjects. Considering its location, the purposefulness of these programmes, have benefitted the teachers of North-East, and with the active participation of teachers from other parts of India, it has provided a platform for active interaction and broadening of the mind.

We have established a Computer Laboratory with 24 numbers of state of the art PCs, a Server with 24x7 Internet connectivity, two Network Laserjet Printers, a DLP projector, Overhead Projector with Projection Screen, and Scanner. The Computer Lab can be utilized by the participants to their fullest advantage.

We also have a modern type lecture room with a seating capacity for 50 participants. It is well equipped with a DLP projector, a Document Visualizer, and an Overhead Projector with Projection Screen.