21 November, 2019

Noida
Regional Centre

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Staff

Dr Mokbul Ali Laskar

Assistant Regional Director

Dr. Mokbul Ali Laskar is working as Assistant Regional Director in IGNOU from April 2006. He worked at IGNOU Regional Centre Kohima (from 2006 to 2009), IGNOU Hq at RSD (from 2009 to 2014), IGNOU Regional Centre Delhi-2 Rajghat (from 2014 to 2017) and is currently working in IGNOU Regional Centre Noida (2017 onwards). He worked as Regional Director (I/C) from time to time, including as Regional Director (I/C) for IGNOU Regional Centre Srinagar (from April to October 2018). Dr. Laskar is a Post Doctoral Fellow of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), which he completed in 2014 under the auspices of the Centre for Comparative Politics & Political Theory, JNU. He did his PhD (Federal Studies) under the UGC Special Centre, Centre for Federal Studies, Jamia Hamdard. Dr. Laskar did MA in Politics (with specialisation in International Relations) from JNU. In addition, he holds Associateship in Information Science Degree (which is a 2 years’ advance level Masters Degree) of the National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR. His other academic qualifications are: UGC-NET (2003), PG Diploma in Human Rights & International Humanitarian and Refugee Law (2000) from Indian Society of International Law, PG Diploma in Distance Education (2007) from IGNOU, and B.Sc. (Physics with 1st Class) from Gauhati University. He was awarded National Scholarship for excellence in Class X examination, Dipen Bora Memorial Award 1992 for securing highest marks in 10 + 2 (Science) from Nowgong College, Certificate of Honour from Nehru Youth Circle for Outstanding performance in Class X. He was selected for M. Phil (Applied Economics) Fellowship of Centre for Development Studies, which he could not join due to personal reasons.
Before joining IGNOU, Dr. Laskar worked as Consultant for Parliamentary Research Service- India (PRS India), Research Fellow at National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Project Fellow at NCERT, etc.                        
EDUCATION
 
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year:
Federal Studies/2008
Name of the University: Jamia Hamdard
Discipline: Centre for Federal Studies
Doctoral Research Topic: Federalism and the Human Rights of the Minorities
Associateship in Information Science (subject) year:
Information Science/2004
Name of the University: National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), CSIR
Discipline: Information Science
Dissertation Topic: Performance of CSIR Research Output: Comparison of Journal Impact Factor and Citation Analysis
Academic Achievement, if any: 66%
Master of Arts (Subject) year:
Politics (with specialisation in Information Science)/1999
Name of the University: JNU
Discipline: International Politics
 
Bachelor of Science (Subject) year:
B.Sc. (Physics)/1995
Name of the University: Gauhati University
Academic Achievement: 66%
WORK EXPERIENCE:
(i)                Currently Assistant Regional Director, IGNOU since 27th April 2006
(ii)               Worked as Research Fellow, National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), Ministry of Home Affairs, government of India
(iii)              Worked as Consultant, Parliamentary Research Service – India
(iv)              Worked as Project Fellow, NCERT
 
FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:
Sl. No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
1
Post Doctoral Fellowship (Political Science)
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR); affiliated at Centre for Comparative Politics & Political Theory, JNU
 
2012 to 2014
 
PUBLICATIONS:
BOOKS: 1 (authored) + 2 (edited) = 3
RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 7
Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 6
Chapters in Books: 1
Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 6
POLICY DOCUMENTS: 1
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Purchase Committee (Internal)
IGNOU
From time to time
Admission Committees (Internal)
IGNOU
From time to time
GSCASH Committee (Internal)
IGNOU
From time to time
KV Management Committee (External)
KV, Srinagar
April to October 2018
Other Internal Committees from time to time
IGNOU
From time to time

 

IGNOU Regional Centre  C-53,
SECTOR-62 Institutional Area,
Noida Uttar Pradesh - 201305

  0120-2405012
  malaskar@ignou.ac.in