New Delhi, June 12 : Professor Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui has taken over as Chairperson, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) on Thursday after his appointment by the Central Government to the post.
Before this assignment, Prof. Siddiqui was Dean and Professor, Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Prof. Siddiqui acquired his academic qualification in Education and Commerce from Jamia Millia Islamia, University of Delhi, HP University, Shimla and University of Leeds, UK.
Prof. Siddiqui has 30 years experience in teaching and research in the field of Education and specializes in Education of Minorities and Marginalized Groups and Educational Administration.
Prof. Siddiqui is an eminent Scholar and academician and has worked in important positions earlier in Jamia Millia Islamia that is Dean, Faculty of Education, Director, UGC - Academic Staff College and Head of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education.