M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.
Assistant Professor & HoD

Department of Geography
Date of Joining: 01/08/1995
Mobile: +919435383599
Area of Specialization: Regional Planning

Academic achievements (Graduation onwards):

Name of degreeYear of awardName of the awarding authority
B.A.1990Gauhati University
M.A.1993Gauhati University
M.Phil.2008V M University
Other …B.Ed.……………………………..1991Gauhati University

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

Name of the InstituteTotal no. of completed years  in serviceYear of Joining
Biswanath College25 years01.08.1995.

Administrative experience:

Name of the committeePosition heldInstituteDuration
District Disaster Management Authority, BiswanathMemberDistrict Civil Administration, Biswanath5 years

Member to the academic/professional bodies:

Name of the bodyPosition heldYears in service
Assam Science Society, GuwahatiLife Member10 years
NEISSRLife Member12 years
Akash Science & Environment Education Centre, CharialiMember11 years
North East India Geographical Society (NEIGS)Member21 years

IT skills: Geographic Information System (GIS), and GPS basic skill and knowledge.

Experience of handling sophisticated instruments: Use of GIS lab and GPS for Survey.

Professional training programs attended:

Name of the programDuration (in days)Organizing InstituteYear
Orientation Programme (OP)28 daysNorth Eastern Hills University, ShillongMay, 2011
Refresher Course (RC)21 daysKumaun University, NainitalNovember, 2013
Two Weeks FDP on ‘Advanced Concepts for Developing MOOCS’ (National Level)14 daysDelhi University, sponsored by MHRDJuly, 2020
One Week FDP on ‘Online Teaching and Learning in India’ (National Level)7daysBodoland University, sponsored by MHRDJune, 2020
One Week FDP on ‘Online Class Management’ (National Level)7 daysDibru College, DibrugarhJuly, 2020

Area of research interest: Regional Planning 

Seminar/Symposium/Workshop attended: Seminar, Webinar, Workshop attended last 5 years.

Research publications:

  1. Gunin Borah, “‘Status of Female Literacy in Sonitpur District of Assam’ Tea Tribe Population (13)”, published in Gaps in Gender Development in Assam, Vol. 1, 2015. ISBN 978-81-925209-5-7.
  2. Gunin Borah, “Tourist Access to NE India: Transport makes travel possible (14)”, Vol. 1, 2016, ISBN: 978-81-925209-4-0

Any other information: A large number of Articles published in the Editorial page of the Assam Tribune and the Sentinel, the Premier English Daily News of Assam as well as North East Region.