National University for Educational Planning and Administration, also known as National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), is situated in Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi. The university was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. National University for Educational Planning and Administration was established in the year 1962 as UNESCO Asian Centre for Educational Planners, Administrators and Supervisors which later became the Asian Institute of Educational Planning and Administration in 1965, which was later converted into the National Staff College for Educational Planners and Administrators in 1973, which was again rechristened as National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) in the year 1979. In 2006, NIEPA was made a university with the present name of the National University of Educational Planning and Administration
About academics/campuses/affiliated colleges
National University for Educational Planning and Administration have eight different academic departments and two centres for the better governance and management. • Department of Educational Planning – It is one of the fundamental divisions of NUEPA.
• Department of Educational Finance – The function of this department is conduct and promote research on economic and financial aspects of education at all levels.
• Department School and Non-Formal Education – This department focuses on critical issues of school education, non-formal and adult literacy.
• Department of Educational Management Information System
• Department of Educational Administration – This department focuses on training and research on educational management and also planning and management of resources in education.
• Department of Educational Policy – The main activity of the department is training, research and dissemination.
• Department of Higher and Professional Education
• Department of Training and Capacity Building in Education – Its mission is to expand the scope and coverage of training programmes and capacity-building initiatives of NUEPA.
• Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education
• National Centre for School Leadership University Statistics
The National University has its origin dating back to 1962 when the UNESCO established the Asian Regional Centre for Educational Planners and Administrators which later became the Asian Institute of Educational Planning and Administration in 1965. After 4 years of its existence, it was taken over by the Government of India and renamed as the National Staff College for Educational Planners and Administrators. Subsequently, with the increased roles and functions of the National Staff College, particularly in capacity building, research and professional support services to governments, it was again renamed as the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) in 1979. Top Researchers/research
• Study on Teacher Deployment at Secondary Level
• Development of Training Material on School Mapping at the Secondary Level
• Schooling provisions and school performance based on SEMIS data 2009-10
• Assessment of available facilities for primary and upper primary education in tribal areas
• Study on multi-lingual education program in tribal areas in Andhra Pradesh - A pilot study
• A Study of Vocational Guidance and Career Maturity in Selected Schools of Delhi
• Financing Elementary Education in India: Fund Flow Pattern and Utilization of Resources in Elementary Education
• Education among the Scheduled Caste Children - An Intensive Study of Two Villages of Rajasthan
• A Study of Functioning of Parent Teacher Association under Madhya Pradesh Jan Shiksha Adhiniyam
• Comparative Study on Secondary Teacher Policy and Management in India (UNESCO Sponsored)
• An Empirical Study on Exploring Relationship between Family Learning and School Participation in the State of Punjab
• A Study on Social Dimensions of Demand for Pre-Primary Education in Rajasthan and Haryana
• A Study of Revisiting School Quality
• A Study on Who Goes to School? An Analysis of Empirical Evidences
• Access, Participation and Learning Achievement in School Education in Slums Of Million Plus Cities: A Case Study of Hyderabad and Ludhiana
• Financing and Affordability in Higher Education (UGC Funded)