Mr. UTPAL GANATRA

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Lecturer
  • Qualification : M.A., M.Phil. (English)
  • Experience : 7 Years
  • Area Of Interest : English language and literature, Soft Skills, Personality Development

Skills and Knowledge

-Interpersonal Skills

-Growth Mindset
-Positive Attitude
-Communication Skills
-Training different target groups on the topics of their needs

Language-Competency:
1. English (Speak, Read, Write)
2. Hindi (Speak, Read, Write)
3. Gujarati (Speak, Read, Write)

Work Experience

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.  <!--[endif]-->Visiting Faculty of English and Commercial Correspondence at Smt S I Ipcowala College of Commerce, Petlad - from 01 July, 2009 to 31 March, 2010 - 9 months

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.  <!--[endif]-->Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at St. Stephen Institute of Business Management & Technology, Anand - from 01 June, 2011 to 01 July, 2015 - 4 years

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.  <!--[endif]-->Lecturer of English and Contributor Personality Development Programme at Government Polytechnic, Dahod - since 02 July, 2015 onwards - 3 years

Education Qualification

MA, MPhil, PhD (English) - Sardar Patel University, Gujarat

CTE - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Gujarat
TKT - Cambridge - India
CCC+ - Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration, Gujarat

Courses Taught

Language-related Courses:
(1) English
(2) Communication Skills in English
(3) Commercial Communication

Soft Skills-related Courses
(1) Contributor Personality Development
(2) Integrated Personality Development
(3) Leadership Skills for Management
(4) Business Etiquettes & Presentation Skills

Other Courses:
(1) Indian Constitution
(2) Social Entrepreneurship

Training and Workshop

UNDER PROCESS

Portfolios

Coordinator - Finishing School

Coordinator - Gymkhana Committee

Coordinator - Institute Newsletter Committee

Assistant Coordinator - RUSA Committee

Assistant Coordinator - Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Celebration

Member - Timetable-Overload Committee

Member - Student Counseling Committee

Member - Institute Purchase Committee

Member - IQAC (Department-level)

Research Projects

NIL

Publications

1. Research paper titled 'Can’t to Can: Motivating Students towards IL, SDL, and SRL' - published in 'Personal Learning Environment', a book published by Carwington Press, Ghaziabad (ISBN Number)

2. Research paper titled 'A Flight Upward: Removing Students’ Fear of English'

3. Research paper titled 'A Hill turned into a Mountain: Reasons, Results and Solutions - A Psycholinguistic Perspective'

4. Research paper titled 'Punch line as a Powerful Tool for Effective Advertising'

5. Research paper titled 'Media Can Move: ‘Judge Not that You Be Not Judged'

6. Research paper titled 'Everything Goes…Modernity in Modern Literature'

7. Research paper titled 'ICT  in ELT'

8Research paper titled 'Global Religious Thoughts and Thinkers'

Academic Projects

NIL

Patent Filed

NIL

Professional Membership

(1) Indian Society for Technical Education-ISTE

(2) Indian Society for Training and Development-ISTD Anand
(3) All India Forum for English Students Scholars and Trainers-AIFEST
(4) English Language Teachers Association of India-ELTAI Vallabh Vidyanagar
(5) Education Research and Development Association-ERDA
(6) English Language and Literary Studies-ELLS Gujarat

Expert Lectures

Total Expert Lectures delivered till Dt.01/10/2022

Please click on the following link to go through the list of Expert Lectures delivered by me at various academic and professional institutes:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14TVlnlQnS8i8pcylROIVT6VHcGloTZcZvAPAccE-viI/edit?usp=sharing

Awards

Pedagogical Innovation Award by Gujarat Technological University in 2017

Outstanding Contribution in Fundraising (For Social Welfare) by JCI Vallabhvidyanagar in 2015