The Human Resource Development Centre (previously known as Academic Staff College), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar was established in 1988 following introduction of scheme by university grants commision in 1987. since its inception, it has been attracting teachers from all over india,rather than from a specific region and has become a platform where the guru nanak dev universities academic community shares its knowledge,inside and ideas with larger academic community of the country on a reciprocal basis.

The U.G.C Human Resource Development Centre (previously known as Academic Staff College), G.N.D.U. Amristar has, since its inception achieved high standards of excellence in its working, based on team work of a small but committed, dedicated and competent group of teaching and non-teaching staff. The efforts made by the staff college are academically and socially relevant. In this globalize era teachers are given to higher learning and their being a equipped with excellent academic standards and pedagogical tools.

We are trying to keep pace with the constant flow of information and knowledge.Efforts are also being made to update the knowledge base and outlook of the teachers at regular intervals.We are continuously trying to seek to stimulate the academic environment for promotion of teaching and research in higher education institutions by keeping teachers abreast with the latest developments in key areas of information and knowledge.

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Higher Education in India witnessed remarkable transformation in the year 1986, the national policy of education suggested establishing the academic staff colleges

to improve the higher education, which subsequently was rechri stened as Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) during the * plan. Various HRD Centres were established in the country.
The HRDC in Guru Nanak Dev University (G. N.D.U) is one of the top rated centres in the country.

our objectives

Orientation courses enables the teachers of different disciplines to:

  • Understand the significance in general and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts.
  • Acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education.
  • Understand the organization and management of a college/university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system.
  • Utilize opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity.

Upcoming Events

  • Offline course of 6 day Faculty Development Programme on Mentoring Skills and Facilitation Skills for Rural Higher Education Institutions from 22.8.2022 to 27.8.2022 Click here
  • Refresher Course in Commerce, Economics & Management Studies [Finance Studies, Commerce and Business Management, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Quality Assurance, Statistics etc] from 30.8.2022 to 12.9.2022 Click here
  • Summer School [Ecological Studies, Environment Conservation and Sustainable Habitat, Remote Sensing, Water Management etc.] from 18.8.2022 to 31.8.2022 Click here
  • Short Term Course in Stress Management from 24.8.2022 to 30.8.2022
  • Short Term Courses in Innovation in Teaching Technology from 19 July to 25 July 2022 Click here
  • One Day Online Workshop on Digital Governance (In Pursuance of NEP-2020) [21-06-2022 at 12:00 Noon] Click here
  • Online Refresher Course in Humanities [Agriculture, Anthropology, Economics, History, Laws, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Mass Communication, Sociology, Psychology, Library & Information Sciences etc.] from 20.7.2022 to 2.8.2022 Click here
  • Online Refresher Course in LANGUAGES, COMPARATIVE LITERATURE & CULTURAL STUDIES (INDIAN, ENGLISH, FOREIGN & RELIGIOUS STUDIES ETC. ) from 27.7.2022 to 9.8.2022
  • Faculty Induction Programme-09 from 21.6.2022 to 18.7.2022
  • Tentative Schedule of UGC-HRDC, GNDU for the session 2022-23 Click here






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