Faculty and Staff of DLIHE

 College Administration


Dr. B Tsering – Ph.D


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Ph.D in Educational Program Evaluation, University of Virginia, USA. Former President of Tibetan Women’s Association. A recipient of the Reagan- Fascell Democracy Fellowship. She is currently also a member of Tibetan Parliament in Exile.


Tenzing Sangpo – MA M.Ed


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Lecturer in English Language and Literature.
Masters in English Education from University of Virginia, USA. Has been Principal of TCV-Dharamshala Cantt, TCV-Lower Dharamshala, TCV Ladakh and TCV Gopalpur. Former Education Director of TCV Schools. ( Joined TCV in March 1975)


Sonam Dolma
Office Secretary cum Program Coordinator

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An experienced office secretary – junior secretary at CTA (DoE) from 1979-1982. Sponsorship Secretary at TCV Dharamsala and Gopalpur, Sponsorahip Head at TCV bylakuppe (1982 – 2014 March)


 Tenzin Ngodup – M.COM
Accountant of the institute

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 M.Com in Business Administration from Pune University.

 Heads of Departments


Geshe Dorjee Gyurme – Uma Ramjampa and Geshe Tsorampa

Head of Tibetan Research Centre

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Lecturer in Buddhist Philosophy and Tibetan Language and Literature
He was the former Religious Instructor and PGT (Tibetan) at TCV, Bylakuppe for over 15 years

Karma Sither – MA. B.Ed
Head of BA Department

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Has been teacher, Headmaster, Vice-principal and Principal at TCV Dharamsala, TCV Goplapur and PGT at TCV Bylakuppe from 1977-March 2014

 Rajesh Balarama – M.Sc (PhD)
Head of BCA. Department

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Lecturer in computer applications for BCA students.
He is Graduate of M.Sc Computer Science from University of Mysore and pursuing PhD from REVA University.

Dolkar Kyi – MA
Head of Chinese Department

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Lecturer in Chinese Language and Literatur
Master Degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Qinghai University for Nationalities, China

Dawa Tsering – M.Com, MBA
Head of B.Com. Department

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Dawa Tsering is an alumnus of Madras Christian College and Loyola college, Chennai.
He was the HoD of the commerce department at TCV Bylakuppe school, Mysore, where in he also taught Business studies and Accountancy.
He has been the HoD of the department of commerce at the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education and has over seventeen years of teaching experiences.
He teaches Business and Company Law, Management and Accounts, Banking and Insurance

Choegyal Tashi Acharya
Head of Tibetan Department

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Acharya degree from Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath Varanasi. PGT(Tibetan) at TCV , Suja ( 1992-1996). Headmaster at TCV, Suja (1996-2007). Principal at TCV, Ladakh ( 2008-2013). Headmaster at TCV, Lower Dharamshala



Geshe Tenzin Celon- Geshe Ngagrampa
Lecturer in Buddhist philosophy and Logic.

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Geshe Tenzin Celon has Geshe Ngagrampa degree from Gyudmed Tantric University, Hunsur Tibetan Settlement


Geshe Kalsang la- Lingsay Geshe + B.Ed
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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5 years as Headmaster and 25 years as Tibetan Language Instructor at Sera Jhe Secondary school, Bylakuppe


Geshe. Lobsang Ngodup – Risme Lopon and Uma Ramjampa
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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Master Degrees in Prajnaparamita, Madhyamika

Geshe Nyima Wangchuk- Geshe Lharampa
Lecturer in Buddhist philosophy and Logic.

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Geshe  Nyima Wangchuk has Geshe Lharampa degree from Drephung sGo-mang monastery and has studied on Tibetan grammar, poetry and history for 19 years.
Studied in Tantra for years in Gyurto Monastery.

Prof: B. Eswarappa – Ph.D
Lecturer – Geography

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Former HoD at Department of Geography.
Bangalore University, Bangalore


Pasang Tsering –  Acharya
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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Acharya degree from Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath Varanasi. PGT(Tibetan) at TCV , Bylakuppee


 Tashi Phuntsok – M.Sc
Lecturer in General Science and Environmental Studies

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M.Sc Botany from University of Madras. A former teacher at TCV  School, Bylakuppe.

Penpa Dolma – M.A
Lecturer in Psychology and Counselor

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Masters in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance Counseling from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Former Career Counselor of TCV School,  Byalakuppe.


Tapsang  – Acharya
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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Acharya degree from Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath Varanasi.

Tenzin Lamsang

 Tenzin Lamsang – MA. B.Ed
Lecturer in English Language and Literature

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Master in English Literature from the University of Mysore. B.Ed from the University of Bangalore.


Ngawang Gyatso – M.Phil
Lecturer in History

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M.Phil in History from the University of Madras.

Tenzin Rigsang

 Tenzin Rigsang – M.Phil
Lecturer in Political Science

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M.Phil in Political Science from the University of Madras.


Kunchok A – Rignas Ramjampa
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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Poet and writer. Former lecturer at College for Higher Tibetan Studies,Sarah Dharamsala.


 Tenzin Namgyal  –  M.Phil
Lecturer of Accountancy

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M.Phil in International Business from the University of Madras.

Tsewang Paljor- MA.,B.Ed
Lecturer in English language and Literature.

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Tsewang Paljor has completed M.A. Literature from University of Madras and B.Ed. from Christ University Bangalore. Former English teacher at Christ International School,Bengaluru

Pema Tsewang- Acharya
Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Literature

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Acharya degree from Central University of Tibetan Studies, Ph.D Course Work from Visva-Bharati University.Currently pursuing Ph.D from Visva-Bharati (Santiniketan) University.

Tenzin Jinpa- M.Tech
Lecturer in Computer Science

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B.Tech(IT) & M.Tech(IT) from USICT ,GGSIP University Delhi(2013 and 2015). During his master course he has authored two research papers on wireless sensor network and published it in reputed journal.Worked at Monlam Tibetan IT research Center as a Developer.

Ruhahah Thejus- M.A Development Studies
Lecturer in Geography

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Ten years experience of working in the development sector and five years teaching Geography.

Dhondup Yarphel – MBA, PGPM
Lecturer in Business Management

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MBA in Finance specialization from University of Mysore and PGPM from National School of Business, Bangalore.Worked as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs Service PVT LTD, India for 2 years and 6 months as a Trainee at HDFC Bank,Bangalore. Done schooling from Namgyal Higher Seconday school, Nepal.

J. David – M.Sc, Dip Journalism
Lecturer in Journalism

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Twelve years of experience  with corporates  as Sr. Writer cum Editor

Tenzin Sangmo- M.Phil
Lecturer in Economics

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Graduated B.Com from St. Joseph College of Commerce. M.Com and M.Phil from Christ University, Bengaluru

Tenzin Choedon- M.Com
Lecturer in Accounts & Tax

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Graduated B.Com from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce and M.Com from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru

Tsephel Choezom- M.Phil in Public Administration
Lecturer in Public Administration

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Support Staff


Tenzin Namgyal
IT Manager

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4-year professionalism in Fine Arts from Kalakshetra Foundation and Advance Diploma in Multimedia from Aptech limited ( ARENA MULTIMEDIA ). Former Textbook illustrator and Graphic designer at EDRC, TCV Head Office, Dharamsala


Dolma Tsering – M.LISc

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BA from Goa University and M.LISc from M.S University.


Ngodup Tsering
Store Incharge

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Studied at Upper TCV School, Dharamsala.

Tsering Chodon- GNW
Institute Nurse

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Completed General Nursing with midwifery from Mother Theresa school of Nursing, Vijaywarda.Worked 3 years as Staff Nurse in National Heart Institute, New Delhi and 6 months at Raja Rajeshwari Hospital, Bangalore

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