Abhilash Nayak

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Male, 51 Years|BHUBANESHWAR - 751013, India

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About Abhilash Nayak

Dr.Abhilash Nayak, educated from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, worked as a lecturer in English in different colleges of Odisha for 12 years before he joined Government PG College, Sector-46, Chandigarh in 2003. There he worked until 2006 when he was transferred to Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh. He worked here until 2008 when he was appointed as a Regional Director of IGNOU. Having worked for his Ph. D Project on the Morpho-Syntactic Study of Saora (a Tribal Language Spoken in the Koraput District of Orissa), he is presently pursuing research on Language and Gender towards a Post Doctoral project. His other areas of interest include Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching and Open and Distance Learning. With degrees and diplomas in distance education, higher education, E-Learning, Teaching of English, Translation Studies in English, Teaching English to Young Learners from reputed universities like IGNOU, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Central University, Hyderabad and University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA, he has been constantly updating his knowledge in various fields related to education. One book titled Kalyani Practical English Grammar, authored by Dr. Nayak widely in use since 1997, has been published by Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana. He has also authored a book Communicate Effectively in English for the Students of Government Polytechnics in Haryana. He has also worked as the General Editor(Language) for a series of forty books (PEARLS) from KG-I to Standard VIII published by Future Kids, Daryaganj, New Delhi. Under an academic collaboration with UNICEF, Odisha he has been instrumental in providing orientation in English Language teaching to about 500 teachers working in the Departments of ST/SC Development and Department of School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha.

At present I am working in Bhubaneswar as a Regional Director of IGNOU, a Central University, established by an Act of Parliament in 1985. It is one of the largest Open Universities of the world operating through a wide network of 65 Regional Centres, 3500 Study Centres and 80 Partner Institutions in 43 countries across the world. With a bouquet of professional, vocational and traditional programmes, it has facilitated the educational empowerment of millions of people across the country.

Teaches
Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

Face to Face Teaching

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
ENGLISH AND COMMUNICAITON SKILLS (Others)
Language of Instruction: English
Grammar, literature, criticism, verbal and non-verbal communication skills

IELTS: IELTS

Language of Instruction: English

Gold Medalist from IGNOU
Author of two books: Kalyani Practical English Grammar and Communicate Effectively in English
General Editor(Language) for a series of books (PEARLS), published by Future Kids, Daryaganj, New Delhi

Teaching Experience

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (SENIOR SCALE)

REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF ENGLISH CHANDIGARH, CHANDIGARH, India

Jul 2006 - Dec 2008

ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS


Scripted a book Communicate Effectively in English for the the students of Polytechnic Colleges under Department of Technical Education, Government of Haryana and conducted series of teacher training programmes for teachers working in the government schools of Punjab and Polytechnic Colleges of Haryana

Education

MADE, PGDHE, CIC AND PGDEL

Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

Jan 1995 - Dec 2010


Awarded University Gold Medal for PGDDE in 1995

TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALITIMORE COUNTY, United States

Jan 2008 - Mar 2008


SECURED THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF MARKS IN THE BATCH

PG DIPLOMA IN TRANSLATION STUDIES IN ENGLISH

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD, India

Jan 2000 - Dec 2002

MPHIL & PHD

Sambalpur University, India

Nov 1995 - Sep 2000

PGDTE

THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNIVERSITY, India

Oct 1991 - Dec 1993

MA IN ENGLISH

UTKAL UNIVERSITY BHUBANESWAR, India

Aug 1986 - Dec 1988

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