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Brief Profile

DR Ashminder Singh Bahal

Dr. Ashminder Singh Bahal

Designation :Director (Vocational Education)

Department : Vocational Education

Office Phone : 0120-4089818
E-mail : dirvoc[at]nios[dot]ac[dot]in
Personal Webpage :


  • MDBA, M.Sc., M.Phil and PhD (Pol. Science)
  • Green Belt Six Sigma, Quality Management System and Risk Management Certification from British Standard Institution

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • International Relations, Political Science, National Security, Human Resource Development, Leadership and Behavioural Sciences


  • 29 years in Indian Air Force including 10 years of Education Experience in Tactics and Air Combat Establishment, College of Air Warfare, College of Combat, MHoW and National Cadet Corps and Three years as Diplomat in High Commission of India
  • Two years Director Amity Global Business School
  • One year as ED, Doon Business School and Dean, Sharda University
  • Two years as CEO, East Delhi
  • One year at NIOS as Director (Vocational Education)

Contribution to NIOS in last one year

  • Reversed trend of dropping enrolments with increased admissions
  • Took forward delayed projects:-
    • MoT Handloom Weavers Course
    • MoT Handloom Artisans Course
    • Commencement of Training for Community Health Program 
  • Preparation of training schedules for each Vocational course for effective PCPs
  • Establishment of Monitoring and Evaluation Activities:
    • Whats App Group Formation
    • M & E Cell at Vocational Department
  • Akansha Project - Chalo Kare Kuch Khas
  • AVI coordinator meetings at Regional Centres
  • Workshop for Credit Policy
  • Exploitation of Media and commencement of Live Videos on DTH 2032
  • Collaboration with IRDA/St. Gobain
  • Collaborations with State Govt

Awards and Honors

  • Vayu Sena Medal(Gallantry)
  • Marshal of Air Force Arjun Singh Award for Research Paper
  • Chief of Air Staff Commendation for Instructional Duties 

Publication, if any

In last one year
  • Critical Analysis of US National Security Strategy; Booklet printed along with two Generals as authors and disseminated to MoFA, Govt. Depts. and Embassies
  • Two papers published in USI journal(Est 1870) Oldest think tank of India
Last Ten years
  • Publications in widely respected Journals

Assignments in Hand

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