Registrar         
Name : Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed I Patel
Telephone :     08477-226708.
Fax : 08477-226703.
E-mail : registrar@cuk.ac.in
   

Registrar

Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed I. Patel is Registrar of Central University of Karnataka on deputation from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad. Dr. Patel is a Professor of Education in MANNU, Hyderabad. He did his Post Graduation both in Science (Physics) and Education with a Ph.D. in Education. He taught/coordinated Undergraduate (UG) and Post-Graduate (PG) programmes in Education in Regular and Distance Mode since 1997-98. Two Research Scholars are awarded Ph.D. in Education under his guidance and he has also guided more than 30 research dissertations in Education at PG level. He also worked Chairperson/Member/Member Secretary of various academic and administrative bodies like Academic Council, Executive Council, University Court, School Board, Board of Studies, Advisory Body of Distance Education, Board of Examination, Board of Appointment etc. of various institutions including MANNU and CUK on different occasions. He has completed a Major Research Project (MRP) granted by University Grants Committee (UGC) in the year 2011.

He has proficiency in English, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi and Telugu languages along with Urdu - being his mother tongue. He has written various articles and chapters in the field of Education in English, Urdu, Kannada languages and compiled more than 18 Self Learning Materials (SLM), besides writing 20 SLMs, 32 articles, four books etc. in the above languages in the field of Education. He is a Resource Person for various State, National, International level, Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops apart from being a Delegate, Paper Presenter and Chairperson on various occasions in themes related to Education, Teacher Education, Distance Education. He has also co-ordinated and conducted various State, National, International Level Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Training Programmes. His area of interest is application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Education and noteworthy works include Keli-Kali (listen & learn) radio broadcast, teleconferences, preliminary work on EDUSAT programmes, impact of CAI.

He also has worked in State and Central Universities like Akkamahadevi Karnataka State Women’s University (AKSWU), Vijayapura (Bijapur); Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU); Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad, on various positions like Distance Education Coordinator (Karnataka state), all the teaching positions starting from Lecturer through Professor. He has successfully worked as a Liaison Officer with senior national level professionals such as former Director, NAAC, Vice Chancellors of State and Central Universities, Director, CEMCA etc. in various academic bodies. He served as Warden, Joint Dean & Dean Student Welfare. He is holding Professional Membership of academic bodies such as All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER), Indian Distance Education Association (IDEA), Indian Association of Teacher Educators (IATE), Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) and also part of Core Committees in some of these bodies from time to time.