Principal Profile



Principal, Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur

Present Address:

Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur

E-Mail:[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Personal Data:
Date of Birth: 18/12/1955
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married
Nationality: Indian
Religion: Hinduism
Family Background:
father’s Name :
Late. Suresh Kumar Sharma
No of children : Two

Educational Qualification :

Degree                        Department                                    Name of Institute                    Year   Division
Higher Secondary    Science                                            High School, Paliganj, Patna 1972   1st Class
B.Sc ( Engg)              Civil Engineering                           B.I.T Sindri, Jharkhand         1979   1st Class
M.Tech                       Structural Engineering                 IIT Delhi                                   1996   1st Class
PhD.                            Rural Housing and Technology  IIT Delhi                                   2008  9.0 /10




1. Sanjay Kumar and Nirmal Kumar; Constant Delivery Temperature Solar Water Heater – An Integrated Approach, Energy Conversion & Management, 38, pp 61-71 (1997).

2. S. Sinha, Sanjay Kumar and N. Kumar; Energy Conservation in High Rise Buildings : Changes in Air-Conditioning Load Induced by Vertical Temperature and Humidity Profile in Delhi, Energy Convers & Mgmt, 39, pp 437-440 (1998).

3. S. Sinha, Sanjay Kumar and Nirmal Kumar; Experimental Investigation of Solar Chimney Assisted Bioclimatic Architecture, Energy Convers & Mgmt, 39, pp 441-444 (1998).

4. S. Sinha, N.Kumar, A. Ghosh and Sanjay Kumar; Desert-Inland-Marine Solartopia, Journal of Arid Land Studies, 7S, pp 81-84 (1998).

5. R. Prasad, Ravi Sankar, KC Iyer and Nirmal Kumar: Technology transfer for rural housing: an interpretive structural modeling approach, Journal of advances in Management Resarch, Vol 6, No2, 2009, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 0972-7981, United Kingdom

6. Nirmal Kumar; Technological Solution for Sustainable Rural Housing by 2022, International Journal of Combined Research & Development (IJCRD), eISSN:2321, 225X;pISSN:2321-2241 Volume: 3; Issue: 3; September -2014 (

7. Nirmal Kumar; Construction of Earth Quake Resistance Rural Housing in Bihar: Role of TechnicalInstitutions, SHRINKHALA :VOL-8, II * ISSUE – 1, September 2014, E : ISSN NO.: 2349 – 980X, P: ISSN NO.: 2321- 290X


National Publication


1. Rural Housing: Search for Suitable Strategies; Shelter, Vol.7, and No.3, New Delhi pp.27-35. Oct 2004

2. Rural Housing and Information Technology; Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. XI. No. 2, December 2004.

3. Urban- Rural Linkages: Issue of Technology Transfer for Rural Housing; The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Oct-December, 2005.

4. Rural Housing Problems in Bihar, Social Change, Vol. 35 No.4, December 2005. Council for Social Development, New Delhi-110003, India.

5. Institutional Mechanism, Linkages and Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development., People’s Empowerment and Sustainable Rural Development {A technological Approach} , Published in Book by Rawat Publications, 2009,, 4868/24, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002, Pp: 128-141.


Paper Presented in International Seminar


1. Urban- Rural Linkages: Issue of Technology Transfer for Rural Housing; 2nd International BASIN (Building Advisory Service Information Network) conference on 17th -19th March 2004 in India, New Delhi. It is now published in The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Oct-December, 2005.

2.Capacity Building for facing Challenges due to Earthquake Disaster in Bihar State of India: The 6th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRIM -TIFAC 2015) is being held in Delhi during October 28-30, 2015.

3.Participated and presented paper in international national conference on the topic named as ” CAPACITY BUILDING FOR MITIGATING DISASTER DUE TO EARTHQUAKE IN BIHAR STATE OF INDIA” & “Preventing Disaster by enforcing Technical By-Laws for Construction of Housing in the Bihar State of India“ on 17/10/2019 in  10th International Conference Organized by Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society in “Mediterranean University Center” at NICE, France The conference has been placed under the patronage of UNESCO.


Paper Presented in National Seminar:

1. Institutional Mechanism, Linkages and Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development:The paper is present in National Seminar on “Empowering the Masses through Technology Application and Skill training”: 1-2 December 2005 at NITTTR, Chandigarh. It is published in Book by Rawat Publications, 2009.

2. Scenario of Technical Education in Bihar, presented in Global meets on a Resurgent Bihar, 19th, January 2007 at Patna.

3. Efficiency and Equity in Major Irrigation Projects in Bihar: Search for Suitable Strategies, 38th Annual General Meeting of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar on Water Management, November 2007, MIT Muzaffarpur.

4. Planet Earth: Climate Change and its Consequence, 41st Engineer’s Day of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar on Planet Earth, September 15, 2008, MIT Muzaffarpur.

5. Earthquake Risk Reduction for Rural Housing Construction through Technology Transfer, National Seminar on Mitigation and Management of Natural Disaster, December 5th-6th, 2008. Institution of Engineers (India), MIT Muzaffarpur. Published in the proceeding of seminar.

6. Application of Value Engineering Practices in Rural Road Construction Projects. Paper presented in Indian Road Congress, 14th to 17th November, 2009 at Patna , and it is published in the proceeding.

7. Utilization of Fly Ash in Construction Activities to Combat Impact of Global Warming, The paper is present in National Seminar on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development- Regional and Grassroots Initiatives”: 04-05 March 2010 at NITTTR, Chandigarh. It is under publication. Abstract is enclosed.

8. Forest as a Life Line in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar on World Environment Day, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) June 5, 2011 , MIT Muzaffarpur.

9. Strategy for Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation in Bihar, 44th Engineer’s Day of Institution of Engineers (India) and Seminar , September 15, 2011, MIT Muzaffarpur.

10. Industries –Institute Interaction: Technology Transfer for Rural Housing Development in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar on “Academic Institute- Industries Interaction 0n 24th & 25th September, 2011 Organized by Institution of Engineers (India) & CIT Ranchi at Ranchi, Jharkhand .

11. Renewal Energy Development through Bio Mass in Bihar, The paper is present in National Seminar, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) November 2011, 2011, MIT Muzaffarpur.

12. Green Economy as Development Strategies and Role of Civil Engineers,The paper is present in Seminar, organized by Institution of Engineers (India) on World Environment Day 2012, June 05, 2012, MIT Muzaffarpur.

13. Sustainable – Affordable Housing for Rural Bihar, Paper presented in National Conference 0n 2nd March 2013 at Birla Institute of Technology, Patna Campus, Patna

14. Technological Solution for Sustainable Rural Housing by 2022, The paper is present in National Seminar on 8th March 2013 at NITTTR, Chandigarh.


Book Published


1.Structural Analysis-I : Dr Nirmal Kumar & Ranjan Kumar,
ISBN :978-93-7473-621-0,by AITBS Publishers India, Delhi,

2. Rural Housing: Institutional Mechanism for Technology Transfer: A Study of Select Villages of Bihar State in India (Paperback) by Nirmal Kumar (Author), and Published by –LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany, Available for Sale on’s .Price at a Glance List Price: $101.00 New


QIP/ ISTE/Short Term Course Attended:


1. Material Science and Engineering Material, May 20 June 7, 1985, IIT Delhi.

2. Recent Trends in pollution Control: May 19-30, 1986, NSS College of Engineering, Palghat, Kerala.

3. System Approach to waste management: Dec 8-20, 1989, IIT Delhi.

4. Recycling and Waste Utilization; Nov, 30 to Dec. 13, 1987, Department of Technology, Anamalai Univ. Tamil Nadu.

5. Water management, 01.08.88 -30.9.88, WALMI, Patna.

6. Advanced Engineering Materials and their Applications, Dec. 9-20, 1996, IIT Delhi.

7. Reliability based Innovative Product Design, June-1-12, 1998 IIT Delhi.

8. Ground Water Assessment & Modeling – 13 to 17 July 1998, IIT Delhi.

9. Strategic Planning for Institutional Development, Feb. 19-21, 1999- MIT Muzaffarpur.

10. Management of Higher Technical Education, December 20-31, 1999, MIT Muzaffarpur.

11. Health Hazards & Medical Electronics, June 19-30, 2000 MIT, Muzaffarpur.

12. Human Values in Technical Education, July 26-30, 2004, IIT Roorkee.

13. Research Methodology, 6th to 24 Dec. 2004, CSD New Delhi.

14. Emerging needs of Rural Industrialization & the Role of Technical Institutions, June 06 to 11 2005, IIT,Delhi.

15. Natural Disaster Management, Dec. 16 to 27, 2005, IIT, Delhi.

16. Modern Concrete Construction Process, 24 to 29 July 2006, IIT Delhi.

17. Spectral Analysis for Seismic Response of Structures, 04-09 December, 2006, IIT Delhi.

18. Seismic Risk Management of Structure, Six weeks in 2007, IIT Delhi.

19. Experimental Techniques in Earthquake Engineering, 23 July to 29 July 2007, SERC, Madras, Chennai.

20. Introduction to STAAD, 20th-24th August 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.

21. Scientific Foresight 2007, 22-24 December, 2007 at Patna.

22. Strategic Management and Envisioning for Institution Development, 11th-15 th February 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.

23. Getting AICTE/ NBA Accreditation for Technical Institutions, 12th- 16th , May 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.
24. Entrepreneurship, TQM and Business Management Techniques, 22nd- 26th September 2008, NIITR Chandigarah.

25. Mix Design of High Performance Concrete, 22-26 February 2010, NIITR Kolkatta.

26. Mapping by Total Station, 08th Nov-12th November 20010, NIITR Chandigarah.

27. Participated in the International Conference on “Sustainable And Inclusive Urban Development In India :Learning From International Experiences And Devising Future Strategies”July2015.

28. Participated in the international conference on “Inclusive And Sustainable Development In Jharkhand : Opportunities And Challenges” ,July 29-31 ,2016 ,Ranchi.

29. Participated National Seminar on Environmental Issues on EIPCM and delivered talk on “Smart City Concepts & Practices”, ,February 26-27,2016, BIT Sindri, Dhanbad.

30. Participated in workshop on “Application Of Scientific & Technical

Terminology’” by Commission For Scientific And Technical Terminology ,December 3rd -4th, 2016, S.S.V. College ,Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur

31. Attended National level workshop on Strategic Planning and Implementation,Teqip-III,NPIU,G.O.I,IIM Shillong ,31st October & 1st November 2017.

32. participated in the Professional Development Training under TEQIP –III, December 14th -18th , 2017, IIM Raipur


Present Assignment at BCE Bhagalpur


• I am teaching Mechanics of Solid, Structural Mechanics, Concrete Structure and Pre-stressed Concrete Structure, Structural Analysis subject to undergraduate student .

• Guiding 10 M.Tech Students and 04 PhD students for their research work.

• Guided innumerable numbers of B. Tech Students for their Projects works.


Work Experience


1. Lecturer) (Rs 8000- 13500) from 10-.10.1984 to 09.10 .1992 at MIT Muzaffarpur.

2. Lecturer (Sr Grade) (Rs 10000- 15300) from 10.10.92 to 09-10-1997 at MIT Muzaffarpur.

3. Assistant Professor/ Selection Grade Lecturer (Rs 12000-420- 18300) from 10.10.97 till 31st December 2005.

4. Associate Professor ( Rs 374000- 67000) + Rs 9000.00 Grade Pay from 01 January 2006 to 31.12.2008 at MIT Muzaffarpur.

5. Professor (Rs 37400- 67000) + Rs 10000.00 Grade Pay from 01 January 2009.

6. Principal, Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur 15 July 2015 to 28 August 2018.

7. Principal, Gaya College of Engineering, Gaya 26 December 2018 to 28/08/2020.

8. Principal, Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur 31 August 2020 to till date.


Life Membership


1. Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, India.

2. Institution of Engineers (India).

3. Indian Building Congress.

I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge.

Place: Bhagalpur
Date: 31/08/2020(Dr. NIRMAL KUMAR)