Faculty Profile at a Glance


Karma DrukpaDean of Academic Affairs.
  • MCom (Taxation).
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
  • Educationist for more than 13 years.
  • Taught at Sherubtse College and Gedu College of Business Studies.
  • Dean of Academic Affairs at Gedu College of Business studies.
  • Research and Consultancy
  • Supervision of research and consultancy projects
  • Controller of Examinations at Gedu College of Business studies.
  • Served as provost for male student residence at Gedu College of Business studies.
  • Advisor and member to various committees and clubs at Gedu College of Business studies.
  • Member of the Program Quality Committee of RUB.
  • Serving Member of the Academic Board of RUB.
  • Recipient of the National Award for Dedicated Service from His Majesty the Fifth King of Bhutan.
  • Recipient of Education Leadership Award from Global Education Congress.
Tshering Phuntsho
  • Programme Leader (BCom).
  • Lecturer.
MBA (Finance).
  • Taught at Kelki Higher Secondary School.
  • Research and Consultancy.
  • Coordination of Waste Management activities.
  • Module development.
Kezang Choden
  • Programme Leader (BA Political Science & Sociology).
  • Lecturer.
MA (Sociology).
  • Research
  • Founding Programme. Leader of BA in Political Science and Sociology.
  • Module development.

Yeshi Samdrup

  • Programme Leader (BA in Development Studies)
  • Lecturer 
  • Staff Advisor (Media and Democracy Club)
Master (Development Practice).
  • Research.
  • Founding Programme Leader of BA in Development Studies.
  • Module development.

Dago Palden

  • Programme Leader (BA English).
  • Sr. Lecturer.
  • B.Ed.
  • MA (Communicative English).
  • Educationist for more than 10 years.
  • Taught in Schools.
  • Taught at Royal Thimphu College.
  • Taught JICA Volunteers.
  • Research.

Pema Tshering

  • Sr. Lecturer.
  • Programme Leader (BA in Dzongkha and English).
  • Staff Advisor (Chhoe dang Lamsoel).
MA (Buddhist Philosophy).
  • Taught in schools.
  • Taught at Gedu College of Business Studies
  • Research.
  • Module development.
  • Staff Secretary.
  • Lecturer.
MBA (Finance).
  • Module development.
  • Research and Consultancy.
  • Accounting.
Karma PedeyHead, Innovation & Linkages.
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood Development.
  • MA in English.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education.
  • Project Coordinator of UNSECO funded Diploma in Leadership and Management for the school principals by Paro College of Education.
  • Taught at Punakha High School, Jigme Sherubing High Sgool (Khaling, Trasigang), Sherubtse College, Paro College of Education, Royal Institute of Health Sciences and as a visiting faculty for University of New England (Armidale, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Guest speaker for Leadership Programmes for Scouts and Desung.
  • Chief Human Resource Officer, Office of the Vice Chancellor, RUB
  • Researcher and Sr. Lecturer, Institute for Management Studies.
  • Project team for the establishment of Norbuling Rigter College.
  • Authored Ta She Gha Chha: The Broken Saddle and Other Popular Bhutanese Beliefs.
  • Research and Consultancy
  • Recipient of First place in the 2009 National Essay Competition (Bhutan).
  • Participated in seminars and capacity development programmes in Canada, USA, France, Thailand, Nepal, India, Australia, China and Singapore.
Dr. Aaditya Pradhan
  • Senior Lecturer.
  • Member Secretary for College Research Committee.
  • Member Secretary of NRC Editorial Team.
  • Worked as a visiting faculty in the Department of Management at Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University, Sikkim.
  • Part-time teaching faculty at Accelerator Academy, Vision Academy and Smart Academy, Sikkim, India.
  • Research.
Ugyen Thinlay Senior Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Taught at Royal Thimphu College.
  • SEO consultant (Domain Com Inc, USA).
  • Human Resource and Administration (BPC, Bhutan).
  • Documentation Officer (National Assembly Secretariat, Bhutan).
  • Professional Tour Guide and Tour Leader in Bhutan.
Sourav BasuAssistant Professor.
  • MBA.
  • PG in HR and Employment Relations.
  • Taught at Royal Thimphu College for 4 years till 2016.
  • Guest Lecturer for Dept. of MBA & BBA at Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology and IERCEM Institute of Technology.
  • Worked as Marketing Officer, Erudite Educational Centre Pvt. Ltd.
  • Research.
  • Authored Management Theory and Practice.
  • Resourced symposiums.
  • Facilitating training and capacity development.
  • Worked as founding Convenor of Examination Unit at NRC.
  • Recipient of the title of “World Icon of Peace” from the World Institute for Peace in Lagos, Nigeria.
  •  Recipient of the prestigious “100 Most Dedicated Professors” award from Global Education Congress.
KinleyLecturer.Masters (Dzongkha).
  • Taught Dzongkha at Kun-Gaa HSS.
  • Worked as Administrative Officer, Dratshang.
Dr. Umesh Chandra SharmaProfessor.Ph.D
  • Taught in Dr J.M. College, BR Ambedkar Bihar University and headed the English Department.
  • Taught in the College of Education, Nadira, Ibb University (Yemen).
  • Taught in Hawassa University (Ethiopia).
  • Taught at Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.
  • Curriculum Review.
Pramananda Dhital
  • Lecturer.
  • Staff Advisor (NRC Scouts Club).
MA (Economics).
  • Research.
  • Member of NRC Examination Unit.
  • Lecturer.
  • Driglam Namzha Coordinator.
  • MA in Buddhist Studies.
  • PGDE.
  • Taught at Dungsam Academy.
  • Served as Head of Department for Dzongkha.
Dawa Yangdon
  • Lecturer.
  • Staff Advisor (Rigter Tshongrig).
MBA (Finance).
  • Taught at Gedu College of Business Studies.
  • Taught at Royal Thimphu College.
Kuenzang Dorji
  • Lecturer.
  • Staff Advisor for Forum for Student Voice (FSV).
MA (International Relations).
  • Research.


Sonam DelkarLecturer.Master in Software System.
  • Worked for several private IT firms.
Priyanka Paul
  • Lecturer.
  • Staff Advisor (Drama and Literary Society club).
MA (English).
  • Research.
  • Worked as an Assistant Editor—ELT with Encyclopaedia Britannica India Pvt. Ltd (Indiannica Learning Pvt. Ltd.), India.
  • Worked as Research Associate for Indian Institute of Mass Communication, India.
  • Worked as travel writer (trainee) with Srishti Publications Pvt. Ltd., India.
  • Worked as an English Teacher and Conversation Partner with Lha Charitable Trust, India.

Phuntsho Tashi

Lecturer.MSc. Applied Mathematics.
  • Research.

Passang Lhamo

Lecturer.MA (Sociology).
  • Research.

Dawa Norbu

  • Lecturer.
  • Team Leader of Quality Assurance and Systems Enhancement Committee.
MA (Sociology).
  • Research.

Thinley Namgay

Lecturer.BA (Media Studies).
  • Taught English at Sakon Nakhon Technical College in Thailand for two years.
  • Research.

Namrata Pradhan

Sr. Lecturer.
  • MBA (Marketing).
  • MBA (HR).
  • Taught at Gaedu College of Business Studies (GCBS).
  • Taught at Royal Thimphu College (RTC).
  • Managed Family Business in tourism and hospitality sector.
  • Industry experience in the domain of management, marketing and HR.

Ugyen Pelden

Lecturer.MA (Sociology).
  • Research.

Chimi Dorji

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Research.
  • Worked as an intern in Shongphu Gewog.

Dipan Pradhan

Sr. Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Edu-preneur with more than 12 years of combined experience in corporate and university teaching and learning.
  • Certified Competency-based Economy through Formation of Enterprise (CEFE) trainer in entrepreneurship development programme.
  • Chief Entrepreneur Officer (CEO) of StartupFirst – Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Kinley Namgay

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Served as an Administrative Officer for several years in private sectors.

Ugyen Chenzom

Lecturer.B. Sc. in Computer Science.
  • Worked as a software developer in Yang Khor IT Solution.
  • Engaged as a trainer for De-Suung Skilling Programme for ’ICT Foundation Course.’

Tshering Wangchuk

  • Lecturer.
  • Facilitator for Rigter Mind Meet.
MA. (Political Science).
  • Taught since 2017.
  • Worked as an Assistant Researcher.

Namgay Wangchuk

Lecturer.MA (Economics).
  • Research.

Sonam Yangkee Phurba

Lecturer.B.Sc. Environment and Climate Studies.
  • Worked as Assistant Environment/Program Officer in National Environment Officer, RGoB.

Priyashree Rai

Lecturer.MA (English Literature).
  • Taught English at Karma Academy.

Tashi Tobgay

Lecturer.Master (Buddhist Philosophy).
  • Teaching at Tertiary level and adults.
  • Research.
  • Translation.
  • Teaching Sanskrit and Lhadri.

Jigme Nidup

Assistant Professor-M.Sc. in Environmental Studies.

-Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

  • Educationist for more than ten years.
  • Taught at Sherubtse College.
  • Served at Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project.
  • Adjunct Lecturer at College of Natural Resources.
  • External Examiner for B.Sc. Environment Science programme Sherubtse College, Bhutan.
  • Served at National Environment Commission Secretariat.
  • Resource Person for Royal Civil Service Commission Examinassions.
  • Panel member for Viva-voca for recruitment of university graduates, Royal Civil Service Commission.
  • Acting Dean of Research and Industrial Linkages Sherubtse College.
  • Head of the Department (Geography and Planning) Sherubtse College.
  • Consultant for “Socio-economic survey and Social Impact Assessment study” for (KHEP) Kholongchu Hydro Electrical Power project.
  • Member to various committees and clubs at Sherubtse College.
  • Resource Person for teachers undertaking continue education Samtse College of Education.

Bishnu Maya Sanyasi

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Worked as Teaching Assistant and Associate Lecturer at RTC.
  • Worked as Training Coordinator of Institute of Happiness.
  • Industry Experience.
  • Research.

Dorji Wangdi

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Industry Experience.
  • Research and Consultancy.

Sangay Zam

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Industry Experience.
  • Research and Consultancy.

Yeshey Dorjee

Lecturer.• B. Ed (English + PCS)
• MA English
  • Teaching in Schools.
  • Completed 38th Desuung course.
  • Research.

Pema Choden

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Industry.
  • Research.

Kinga Wangdi

Senior Lecturer.MA (English).
  • Served as a Teacher in the Ministry of Education for twenty years.
  • Facilitation.
  • Worked as Tutor for PGDE in English for school teachers at Sherubtse College, Kanglung.

Chencho Dorji

Lecturer.MBA (Finance).
  • Teaching.
  • Research.