Dr Syed Ishfaq Bukhari son of Mr. Syed Mohammad Ashraf Bukhari born on 18th of May 1985 in
the lower middle class family at sogam village of lolab valley of district Kupwara. He did his early
schooling from his native village.Dr Ishfaq Bukhari did his graduation from GDC Kupwara in humanities and post graduation in Education from Kashmir University.He cherished his goal to become teacher at higher education level during college days.
After completing post graduation, he joined GDC Kupwara as lecturer on contractual basis. By the
time he did his B. Ed from distance Education of Kashmir University.
After two and half year service as contractual lecturer he left the job for Pursuing M. Phil in
Education and joined Lovely Professional University for the same.
Soon after appearing in final viva of M. Phil he qualified ugc exam for Junior research fellowship
and became 2nd JRF candidate of Kashmir University in subject Education.
Dr Bukhari then joined kashmir university back for Doctorate in Education which he completed
within minimum period of two years that became a record submission in the Education
department of Kashmir University.
During doctoral degree he qualified SET exam and became the first candidate in state with all the
credentials like Ph. D, M. Phil. UGC- NET, JRF & SET in subject Education.
Dr. Syed worked in the deptt of education. Kashmir university for almost a year on contractual
basis. He got appointed two times as generaline teacher and joined BHSS Tekipora lolab where he took a leading role for extra curricular activities like seminars, debates, magazines, meet the
eminent alumnus programmes besides normal classroom teaching.
During the time after qualifying screening test he appeared in jkpsc interview and got selected as
assistant professor in education at rank 2nd in higher education deptt and was posted in the same
college GDC Kupwara. .
.This time he could not pay his services there for more than 20 days as he appeared in another
interview in Kashmir university and got appointed as assistant professor in Distance Education
Presently he is coordinating many programmes of DDE, KU viz: M. A Education, M. A Sociology,
and Undergraduate. Achievements and services:
Extension lectures in many higher educational institutions in and outside the state.
Participated and presented papers in many conferences of national and international level.
Member board of PG studies, deptt of education Kashmir university