University of Delhi
Faculty Member Profile


Prof. Namita Ranganathan

     33, Chhatra Marg,

Educational Qualifications


Jawahar Lal Nehru University


Thesis topic:  Status Among Primary School Children


Jawahar Lal Nehru University


Subjects: Education


Jawahar Lal Nehru University


Subjects: Psychology

Career Profile

Department of Education, University of Delhi


Joined in July,1986





Teaching, Research Projects, Research Supervision for M Phil and PhD.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Mental Health, Guidance and Counseling, Human Development, Personality, Psychology of Gender

Subjects Taught

B.Ed. – Educational Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Mental Health

M.Ed. – Advanced Educational Psychology, Mental Health

M.Phil.- Psychodynamics of Mental Health

PhD Supervision: At present I have 7 Scholars enrolled with me


UNESCO- Gender Watch; 2005; New Delhi

Commonwealth of London- School and Gender, 2008, Bangalore

National Workshop on Foundations of Education 2009, NUEPA New Delhi

National Consultation on Adolescence Education 2009  NCERT UNFPA, New Delhi

National Consultation on Adolescence Education, UNFPA, New Delhi

Integration of Life Skills in Teacher Education, UNFPA, J AIPUR, 2010, 2011

National Consultation on Life Skills and Adolescence Education, NCERT 2011

National Workshop on Media as a pedagogic device, NCERT 2011

National Workshop on Development of textual material in Teacher Education, NCERT 2013

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

An analytical Study of Adolescent Girls’ Learning Centres in Kutch, Care India

Association with Professional Bodies

National Psychological Association

Indian Psychology Foundation

Other Activities

Working on a  Reader in Educational Psychology with Oxford University Press

Developing a Curriculum Handbook for Psychology Teachers in Scools

Preparing a Mental Health Handbook for Practitioners in Education

UNFPA 2012: Integrating life skills in the B Ed Curriculum of Rajasthan University

CARE INDIA 2011: Harnessing the Power Within: Case Documentation of Leadership Development in select districts of UP

AGA KHAN FOUNDATION 2009: Study of MCD schools in Nizamuddin Basti as part of Urban Renewal

CARE INDIA 2008: Education for Livelihoods in the Tsunami affected states: A Process Documentation

Evaluating a multi sectoral Programme  SNEHAL  in Gujarat, 2009 for CARE India

Professional Development of Teachers in PESLE Assessment Study in 7 states, Aga Khan Foundation 2006 – 2007

Towards Understanding the Perceptions, Views and Participation of Parents in their Children’s Education, SARD, New Delhi 2007

Towards the Psycho social Empowerment of Adolescent Girls: An Impact Study of UDAAN, Care India, 2005

Public Service / University Service / Consulting Activity

CPDHE Programme Organisation (Teacher’s Orientation Programme), 2004

Voluntary Counselling for Sexual Harassment

Resource Person for Orientation Programmes for ILLL, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.


Leadership Development in Girls: Module for NCERT Handbook on Gender Studies; 2011

Creating a Stress free Environment in Schools based on RTE recommendations, NCERT, 2011