SPECIALISATION: (P lease indicate ar eas of expertise in Research and Consultancy) 1. Communication Skills 2. Web-Tools 3. Language Program INSTITUTE: G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor in Communication Skills (Principal/HOD/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------NAME: Joshi Nikhilkumar Devprasad

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BIRTH (Date: March 21, 1979, State: Gujarat, and Citizenship: Indian)

ADDRESS : B-11, GCET Staff Quarters, Bakrol Road, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388120.
CONTACT: M : +91 9824603013 O: 026 92-231651, 652981

EDUCATION: (Post Graduate Level. Highest Degree First, Specify University, Year, Grade) 1.Ph.D. (Pursuing), Sardar patel University, V.V.Nagar 2.M.Phil. (ELT), Sardar Patel University, V.V.Nagar, 200 69% 3.M.A. (Eng.) Sardar Patel University, V.V.Nagar, 2001, 57% 4.B.A. (Eng.) Sardar Patel University, V.V.Nagar, 1999, 60%

1. Have been invited to conduct workshops on web -tools in international and national conferences and refresher course for university teachers at places like, SRM Univ. -Chennai, Kongu Engg. Institute-Perundurai, Ranchi University -Jharkhand, Kankanvali-Maharshtra etc. 2. Was invited to conduct a two day seminar on ‘Communication Skills & Personality Development’ at SSPM’s College of Engineering (affiliated to Mumbai Univ.), Harkul, Dist.Sindhdurg, Maharashtra on March 12 -13, 2012.

EXPERIENCE: (P lease indicate company, Type of work, Position, Period, Remuneration)
1. Academic: 1- Since January -2007, working as an Assistant Professor in ‘Language & Communication Skills’ at G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar.

2- From March -2003 to December-2006, worked as a trainee lecturer in ‘Language & Communication Skills’ at G. H. Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar. 3- From August-2002 to March -2003, worked as a trainee lecturer in English Literature at Natvarsinhji Science-Commerce-Arts College, Chhota Udepur.

4- From July -2001 to July-2002, worked as a trainee lecturer in English Literature at Sakariya Mahila Arts College, Botad. 5- Also working as a visiting faculty in 'Communication and Research Skills' for M.E. Programme at ISTAR, V. V. Nagar.
2. Business : 1-Have worked for ICFAI National Univ. for flexible learning program of MBA. 2-Have conducted few workshops on Communication Skills for employees of GCET. 3-Have worked as a resource person for the English Training Program for Class-1 & 2 officers of Sachivalaya- Gandhinagar. (March -2009) 4-Have worked as state coordinator for Higher Education NEWS program for BISAG-an innovative project by Government of Gujarat for betterment of academic environment through satellite channel telecast. 5- Certified trainer for Communication Skills by Gujarat Knowledge Society -an initiative by Government of Gujarat. 6-Have Delivered 2 sessions for telecast of SCOPE (an initiat e by Govt. of Gujarat for English Training) on BISAG channel. 7-Was invited by Gujarat Technological Univ. to deliver a talk on ‘Use of Technology for Placement Activities’ in Know-How, an event for Training & Placement Officers of institutes of GTU at Baroda on July 21, 2012. 3. Research: 1. Research Work: (Papers Presented):

Papers presented -15 (+6 poems), In National Conferences: 07, In International Conferences: 07, In regional Conference: 01 (+4 poems in National Poetry Festival and International Poetry Festival at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India)

2. 7 papers+2 English articles+ 6 English poems published in ISBN/ISSN publication 3. Completed my M.Phil. in 2009 with dissertation on ‘Using Drama as a Tool for Teaching Communication Skills’

INTERESTS: (Please specify areas of interests in Research and Consultancy) 1. Language program 2. Personality development program 3. Time management & Improving efficiency 4. Web-tools at work place

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: (Nil, Good, Better, Excellent) Read Write Speak Hindi Excellent Excellent Excellent English Excellent Excellent Excellent Gujarati Excellent Excellent Excellent Others Date of Submission: Sept. 08, 2012

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