12 August, 2022

Regional Centre


Dr K. Sumalatha

Regional Director (I/c)

Dr. Sumalatha had her school education in Space Central School, Sriharikota, The Space Port of India. After completing her 10+2 in the same school, she moved to Nellore for her Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc) She did her B.Ed in 1990 and M.Ed in 1991 from Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam and Sri Venkateswara University respectively. She has the distinction of standing University 2nd in B.Ed and University 1st in M.Ed. She completed her Post Graduation in Psychology from Annamali University in 1997. She has also qualified in State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) in Education in 1997. For her Doctoral degree she worked at S.V. University and was awarded Ph.D in the year 2003. To her credit she also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGDGC) from Annamalai University, Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE) and Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) from IGNOU. She has 10 years of teaching experience at B.Ed and M.Ed levels in the areas of Educational Psychology and Guidance and Counselling. She has guided one M.Phil and 32 M.Ed dissertations. She has published 4 papers in International and National Journals of repute, and presented several papers in National and International Seminars/Conferences. Her research interests include Women’s Education, Educational Psychology & Adolescent Psychology. She joined IGNOU as Assistant Regional Director in 2011 at Regional Centre, Trivendrum and is currently working as Assistant Regional Director at IGNOU RC Vijayawada.

Regional Centre 9-76-18,
1st Floor,
SKPVV Hindu High School Premises,
Vijayawada - 520001.. Tel : 0866 - 256 0145,
256 5959 Fax - 0866 - 2565353 E-mail : rcvijayawada@ignou.ac.in