Dr. Tarkeshwar Nath Giri (Goswami) is the Controller of Examinations at Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University, New Delhi. He assumed charge on July 20, 2023.
He was previously at the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), under the Union Ministry of Education, where he last served as Director (I/C) – Vocational Education. In an illustrious career spanning more than 28 years at NIOS, Dr. Giri held various key responsibilities such as Deputy Director and Joint Director (Academic), as well as served as Director of NIOS’s Regional Centre at Guwahati, Patna, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Chandigarh and Delhi/NCR.
As Regional Director, he has deep experience of organizing and conducting examinations for lakhs of students for more than eleven years.
He also had a successful stint as Registrar of the Haryana-based National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), an Institute of National Importance and a Deemed University under the Union Ministry of Food Processing
Dr. Giri has stellar academic credentials. He obtained his undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees from the Aligarh Muslim University, followed by M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi. He is also a law graduate.
He has authored two books, for which publication grant was provided by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). He has written several articles for edited books as well as reputable journals & magazines. He has written chapters for the Self Learning Materials for NIOS, and Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education (BOSSE), Sikkim. He has participated in many International Seminars & Conferences such as in Vienna (Austria), Dublin (Ireland), London (United Kingdom) and Jakarta