Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar

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Coordinates: 20°17′20″N 85°49′57″E / 20.28889°N 85.83250°E / 20.28889; 85.83250

Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar
RIE,Bhubanswar Main Building.JPG
Former names
Regional College of Education[RCE]
MottoCome to learn and go to serve
Budget24k per year
PrincipalProf. P.C Agrawal[1]
DeanProf. M.K Satapathy
Academic staff
Academic Gazetted staff-34[2]
Administrative staff
Non-Academic Gazetted staff -Group-C Staff -, Multi tasking Staff-
Location, ,
AffiliationsUtkal University
WebsiteOfficial Website

Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar a constituent unit of National Council of Educational Research and Training[NCERT], New Delhi, caters to the educational needs of teachers of Eastern Indian region. It provides academic and technical support to the state of Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.The institute act as a regional resource centre for all areas of education, especially school education. UNESCO Bangkok has declared Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar as a resource centre for ICT.[3]


Department of Education[edit]

  1. Educational Technology
  2. Special Education
  3. Physical Education
  4. Psychology Laboratory

Department of Education in Science & Mathematics[edit]

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
  4. Botany
  5. Zoology
  6. Agriculture
  7. Teaching Learning Aids Center / SUPW Cell
  8. Population Education Cell

Department of Education in Social Science & Humanities[edit]

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Odia
  4. Bengali
  5. Geography
  6. History
  7. Political Science
  8. Economics

Department of Extension Education (DEE)[edit]

Computer Application Center[edit]

SSA Cell[edit]

Demonstration Multipurpose School[edit]

The Demonstration Multipurpose School is an integral part of Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar and act as a laboratory for trying out innovative practices in school education and teacher education. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It imparts education from classes 1 to 12 in English medium.


  • 4 year integrated B.Sc. B.Ed
  • 4 year integrated B.A. B.Ed
  • 2 year B.Ed.(Arts & Science)
  • 2 year M.Ed.
  • 1 year M.Phil.(Education)
  • DCGC[4]
  • Pre-Ph.D.[Education]


The Institute Library has more than 70,000 documents, which includes about 59,000 books, 1000 Bound volumes of Periodicals,300 Reports, 580 Dissertations, 100 Maps. It subscribes around 77 Indian and foreign journals and 16 daily newspapers every year. An average of 550 new books are being added to the library in each year.[5]



The Institute has hostel facilities too, well within its campus. The names of the hostels operated by the Institute are, viz.,

Photo gallery[edit]


External links[edit]

  1. RIE, Bhubaneswar