Mr. Dipankar Saikia

Mr. Dipankar Saikia
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Submitted)
Assistant Professor

Department of English
Date of Joining: 29/12/2005
Mobile: +919435382682
Area of Specialization: Literature & Criticism

Academic achievements (Graduation onwards):

Name of degreeYear of awardName of the awarding authority
B.A.1996Gauhati  University
M.A.2000Gauhati University
M.Phil.2010TGOU, Nagaland
Ph.D.Thesis submittedGauhati University,

Teaching experience at UG/PG level (in years):

Name of the InstituteTotal no. of completed years  in serviceYear of Joining
Biswanath College15years2005

Member to the academic/professional bodies:

Name of the bodyPosition heldYears in service
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, ShimlaLife Member2003
Assam College Teachers’ AssociationMember2006

IT skillsComputer Literacy

Experience of handling sophisticated instruments: Computer, LCD Projector

Professional training programs attended:

Name of the programDuration (in days)Organizing InstituteYear
Orientation Programme28 daysUGC-ASC, BU2012
Refresher Course21 daysUGC-ASC, BU 2011
Refresher Course21daysUGC-ASC, BU2014
Short Term Courses1 weekUGC-HRDC, BU2018
Short Term Courses1 weekUGC-HRDC, JNU 2020

Area of research interestNineteenth Century British Fiction, Theatre Studies 1

Seminar/Symposium/Workshop attended:

Name of the Seminars, Conferences, Symposia, Workshops etc.Name of the Sponsoring AgencyPlace and Date
National Seminar on Globalization and Its Impact on Regional Languages UGCSankardev College, Shillong 9th & 10st November, 2015 
National Seminar on Cultural and Linguistic Studies in Northeast India: Prospects and Challenges MAKAIASSankardev College, Shillong 30th & 31st October, 2019 
National Seminar on Advances in Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development: Special Reference to NE India ASTECBiswanath College10th & 11th August, 2020
One Week FDP on Importance of Cross-disciplinary Research in the Post Covid-19 Scenario: Social Perspectives RGUOnlineJune 16-23, 2020
Five-day FDP on ICT ToolsICT AcademyOnline May 26-30, 2020

Research publications:

  1. Dipankar SaikiaReflections of Urban Life in the Short Stories of Saurav Kumar Chaliha”. Published in the journal “Galaxy”, ISSN 2278-9529, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2019.
  2. Dipankar SaikiaBan Theatre of Tezpur and the Development of Modern Assamese Theatre”. Published in the journal “The Criterion”, ISSN 0976-8165, Vol. 10, Issue V, 2019.