22 February, 2018

Regional Centre


Dr M.R. Faisal

Regional Director (I/C)

Dr. Malik Rashid Faisal (Born 1977), has done M.A, M Phil, Ph.D in Urdu literature and Advance Diploma in Mass Media from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Before joining IGNOU in April 2012, he worked with U.S. Department of State in New Delhi as Urdu Editor, SPAN magazine for almost two years.

He also worked with leading print and electronic media houses like All India Radio, ‘The Sunday Indian magazine(as Editor) and Central Monitoring Services, therefore, he has great exposure to print and electronic media which makes the teaching and learning practices more effective and accessible both in distance and regular mode of education. At IGNOU as Asstt. Regional Director in RC Aligarh, apart from other academic responsibilities, Dr. Faisal is responsible to carryout monitoring of Learner Support Centers, establishment of new study centers, activation of new programmes, monitoring of conselling sessions, appointment and renewal of academic counselors and part time staff, supervision and monitoring of all matters relating to examination activities. His work profile includes supervision of Project and Practical examinations of BCA/MCA.

He is also responsible for monitoring of all types of student support services like pre and post admission counseling and learners’ grievances. He has also been assigned the work relating to all matters of publicity, promotional activities, press coverage and public relations.

His publications include two books and various articles and bylines in English and Urdu which have been published in leading newspapers and magazines.

Dr. Faisal participated in many national seminars and symposiums. Moreover, he also organized seminars, debates and meetings at various levels.

Indira Gandhi National Open University,
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  mrfaisal@ignou.ac.in, malikrfaisal@gmail.com