Prof. Yagnamurthy Sreekanth is a Post-graduate in Geography and education, graduate in Law, and Ph.D., in Geography; He is a Professor in Education (Assessment Studies) at NCERT since 16th September, 2013. Prior to this, he served as faculty in Department of Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Curriculum Group and Department of Secondary Education, NCERT. He served as Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Management Information System, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) and as Professor and In-Charge, National Talent Search Scheme at NCERT.
His recent publications include- Education in a Low Fee Private Unaided Recognized School: A Case Study in Learning and Teaching Journal, Australia (2014); Choice in School: Its Scope and Importance in Education and Society Journal, Australia (2013); How Schools function in the districts affected by Left-wing extremism in India in Asian Education and Development Studies (2013); Reservation for Economically Weaker Section Children in Unaided Private Schools: Policy and Practice in International Journal for Educational Studies (2013); Commentary on Reviews of James Tooley's The Beautiful Tree and Tooley's reply (2011) in Journal of School Choice, Routledge, USA; Dynamics of Public and Private Sector participation in Education: A perspective on India and beyond (2011) in Educare: International Journal of Educational Studies; Parents Involvement in the Education of their Children: Indicators of level of Involvement (2011) in International Journal about Parents in Education: A Journal of European Research Network about Parents in Education; Bullying: an element accentuating social segregation (2009), Education 3-13, International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education, UK.
He Acted as reviewer to 'The Professional Geographer', a Journal of Association of American Geographers; Currently he is Member of the editorial Board of Journal of Educational Issues, Las Vegas, United States; Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Canada. His areas of interest are Students Assessment, education under public and private sectors, educational quality and accountability.