M. A. : 2001
Ph.D. : 2013
Research Areas : Diaspora and Identity Crisis as presented in the Diaspora Creative Writers

Awards

  • Gold Medal

    Recipient of two Gold Medals at the Masters from the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies from Saurashtra University, Rajkot.

Papers

International Papers

  • THE SECOND SEX: ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE = LIBERATION

     Paper entitled The Second Sex: Economic Independence = Liberation was presented in the International Conference with the theme Re-Imagining Theory: Towards New Horizons in the Humanities and the Social Sciences at Goa between 21-24 December 2014 by Th
  • METAPHOR OF QUILT IN ROHINTON MISTRY’S A FINE BALANCE

     Paper entitled Metaphor of Quilt in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance was presented in an International Conference on Canadian Studies held between 27th January 2014 to 29th January 2014 at Tirupati.
  • CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

    Indian Association of Canadian Studies organised a two day International Conference in Bhavnagar wherein the entitled paper was presented. The paper intends to focus on the diversities that prevail cross culturally in all types of non-verbal communication
  • SOCIO-CULTURAL EXISTENCE OF THE PARSIS IN THE NOVELS OF ROHINTON MISTRY

    Paper on SOCIO-CULTURAL EXISTENCE OF THE PARSIS IN THE NOVELS OF ROHINTON MISTRY in the International Seminar organized by The Department Of English and Comparative Literary Studies on GLOBAL CHALLENGES: CANADA AND INDIA on 17-18 Jan 2013.

National Papers

  • Mysticism in Tagore’s Gitanjali.

    Paper on Mysticism in Tagore’s Gitanjali was presentated in National Seminar organized by Uma Arts & Nathiba Commerce Women’s College, Gandhinagar on 29-30 August, 2002.(Natitional Level)
  • Reflection of Society in The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.

    Presentated paper on Reflection of Society in The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy in State Level Seminar organized by Smt. Shantaben Haribhai Gajera Shaikshnik Sankul, Amreli on Dec 13-14-2003.(Natitional Level)
  • A Comparative Study of Social Adjustment of the Graduate Level Arts and Commerce Students of Rajkot City.

    Paper on A Comparative Study of Social Adjustment of the Graduate Level Arts and Commerce Students of Rajkot City was presentated in National Seminar of Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot on 19 Feb 2005 and 20 Feb 2005.
  • A Comparative Analysis of the Female Protagonists of Mrcchakatika and The Merchant of Venice.

    Presentated paper on A Comparative Analysis of the Female Protagonists of Mrcchakatika and The Merchant of Venice in National Seminar organized by Sanskrut Shitya Academy on 11 Feb 2005 to 13 Feb 2005.
  • Presentated paper on Tehniques And Principles in English Language Teaching National Seminar.

    Presentated paper on Tehniques And Principles in English Language Teaching National Seminar organized by Shri H. B. Jasani arts & N. K. Jasani Commerce College- Rajkot on February 16-17, 2002.(Natitional Level)
  • The Modes of Projection Nayantara Shagal as a Political Novelist.

    Paper on The Modes of Projection Nayantara Shagal as a Political Novelist wa spresentated in National Seminar organized by SUETA Saurashtra University, Rajkot on 24 & 25 March 2002.

Publication

  • VIKRAM SETH’S A SUITABLE BOY: A SAGA OF THE MODERN INDIA AND THE MIDDLE CLASS

     Paper entitled Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy: a Saga of the Modern India and the Middle Class is published in CONTEMPORARY DISCOURSE: A Peer Reviewed International Journal (ISSN 0976-3686) Volume-5, Number-2, July 2014
  •  REFLECTION OF SOCIETY IN THE GOD OF SMALL THING

     Reflection of Society in the God of Small Thing is published in the Research Review –The Academic Research Issue Vol. 2. Issue-1 June 2013 ISSN: 23214708 an International Journal.
  • Community In The Trotter-Nama ISBN: 978-1-62776-752-1

    Community In The Trotter-Nama is a learner oriented book. This book particularly tries to simplify the understanding of the original text by the author. Sealy’s first novel The Trotter-Nama is a magical account of seven generations of a dynasty. This bo
  • Breathing Community In M. G. Vassanji ISBN : 978-1-62776-180-2

    This book analyses the way the community proves to be the protagonist in the lives of various characters present in the novels of Vassanji. The book systematically analyse the way of narration of community done by the author in his wo
  • REFLECTION OF SOCIETY IN THE GOD OF SMALL THING

    Reflection Of Society In The God Of Small Thing is published in the Research Review –The Academic Research Issue Vol. 2.Issue-! June 2013 ISSN: 2321-4708 an International Journal.

Books

  • Community in The Trotter-Nama ISBN: 978-1-62776-752-1

    Community In The Trotter-Nama is a learner oriented book. This book particularly tries to simplify the understanding of the original text by the author. Sealy’s first novel The Trotter-Nama is a magical account of seven generations of a dynasty. This bo
  • Breathing Community in M. G. Vassanji ISBN: 978-1-62776-180-2

    This book analyses the way the community proves to be the protagonist in the lives of various characters present in the novels of Vassanji. The book systematically analyse the way of narration of community done by the author in his works cre
  • The Communicative Fictional World of Bapsi Sidhwa:ISBN: 978-1-62776-136-9

    Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa set one of her best-known novels, Ice-Candy-Man (1988; later published as Cracking India, 1991), in 1947, the year that India and Pakistan became two separate nations. The Communicative Fictional World of Bapsi Sidhwa deals w
  • The Narration of Community in the Fictional World of Rohinton Mistry: ISBN: 978-1-62776-230-4

    Mistry’s novels, including Such a Long Journey (1991) and A Fine Balance (1995), retain his humor, but they also look more deeply at the history and social conditions of the Parsis. In the latter novel especially, Mistry dramatizes the aspirations and d

Journal Papers

  • SOCIO-CULTURAL EXISTENCE OF THE PARSIS IN THE NOVELS OF ROHINTON MISTRY

    SOCIO-CULTURAL EXISTENCE OF THE PARSIS IN THE NOVELS OF ROHINTON MISTRY is published in an International Journal named RECENT THOUGHT having ISSN: 2278-4594.on page no.16.
  • Existential Crisis in Rohinton Mistry: A Fine Balance

    The paper explaining the existential crisis and endurance of the characters of A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry got published in a Peer Reviwed International Journal named CONTEMPORARY DISCOURSE Volume 6 Issue 2 in July 2015
  •  REFLECTION OF SOCIETY IN THE GOD OF SMALL THING

     Reflection of Society in the God of Small Thing is published in the Research Review –The Academic Research Issue Vol. 2. Issue-1 June 2013 ISSN: 23214708 an International Journal.
  • VIKRAM SETH’S A SUITABLE BOY: A SAGA OF THE MODERN INDIA AND THE MIDDLE CLASS

     Paper entitled Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy: a Saga of the Modern India and the Middle Class is published in CONTEMPORARY DISCOURSE: A Peer Reviewed International Journal (ISSN 0976-3686) Volume-5, Number-2, July 2014

Workshop

  • NPTEL

     Participated in the NPTEL (National Programme On Technology Enhanced Learning) Workshop conducted on 19th May 2012 at IIT Madras.
  • SCREEN WRITING

     Participated in the SCREEN WRITING Workshop at IIT Madras from 7th June 2014 to 14th June 2014

Membership

  • THE INDIAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (ISTE)

    Life time member of the society since 2013.
  • Professional Membership

    Actively associated with the INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN STUDIES (IACS)

Experience

  • Before acquiring the first Government Job as Shikshan Shayak in G. T. Sheth English Medium High School, Kalawad Road, Rajkot I have experience of working with 2 Commerce Colleges, 2 Computer Colleges and an Arts College at different period of time as Part

  • In August 2013 I was deputed as an Assistant Professor at IITRAM, Ahmedabad

  • Post-Graduation Teaching Experience: During the Academic Year 2012 and 2013 I have taught Communication And Research Methodology (CRS) to ME (Power), ME (Electrical) and ME(Civil).

  • In 2009 GPSC I was again qualified as GES-Class II for Degree under which I am posted in Lukhdhirji Engineering College, Morbi. And worked there as Assistant Professor in Communication Skills from MAY 2011 to AUGUST 2013.

  • I cleared GPSC and secured a job as GES Class II in November 2009 as Lecturer in English at Government Polytechnic, Rajkot.

  •  On 17th February 2005 I got my first Government job as Shikshan Shayak in G. T. Sheth English Medium High School, Kalawad Road, Rajkot.

  • On 20th January 2015 I joined my newly appointed post at IITRAM, Ahmedabad as an Assistant Professor after passing through the panel interview.

Moocs

Honor Code Certificate

  • English Grammar and Essay Writing

    Successfully completed Colwri2.2x: English Grammar and Essay Writing course offered by BerkeleyX, the University of California, in March 2015 on EDX online platform