Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences

Recognized Under Section 2(F) & 12(B) UGC

:: ILSASS Family ::



Dr. Sunny Thomas (MA, LLB,LLM, B.Ph., Ph.D., NET)

Having an illustrious academic career of 17 years, Dr. Sunny Thomas has been one of the most renowned academicians who have successfully taught at under-graduate as well as post-graduate level. In his long academic career he has constantly been associated with research and publications at national as well as international levels. His recent books include Business Economics, Implementation of ICT in Indian Public Sector, Banks and its impact on Bank Customers and Economic Thoughts of Sardar Patel. It is his unparallel contribution to the field of economics that has gained him the reputation of a genuine scholar par excellence. Moreover he has rendered his expert services to various reputed institutions in India. He is also a recognized Ph.D. guide for Economics at Sardar Patel University.

Dr.Komal Jani (B.A,M.A,B.ED,M.PHIL,PH.D)

Having 6 years of teaching experience in the field of economics, at present, she is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Applied Economics. she has presented several papers at national and international seminars and attended two workshops in economics field.

Dr. Parag Moteria (B.Sc. (MAthematics), MCA, M.Phil. (Computer Science), Ph.D.)

Dr. Parag Moteria having 14 years of teaching experience in the field of Computer Science and 1 year experience in IT Industry. He is innovative teacher who taught under-graduate students as well as post-graduate students. His area of interest is, Data Mining, Statistical Analysis, and Data Analytics.


English Language and Literature


Dr. Najma Pathan (Ph.D, M.Phil, MA, BA, B.Ed.)

She is having 10 years of teaching experience in the field of English Literature and Language, at present, she is working as Assistant Professor with the Department of English at Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences. Her research interests are exploring postcolonial studies, comparative literature, Middle Eastern literature, African literature, American literature, Indian Writings in English, Cinematic adaptation of fiction, contemporary theories and ELT. She has to her credit seven research papers in national and international journals. She has presented five research papers in various national and international conferences. She has participated in various state and national level workshops on English Language teaching and learning.

Dr. Kishankumar Joshi (PHD in English Language Teaching, M.Phil in English Language Teaching and BA in English)

A teacher is his true spirit, has 9 years of teaching and teachers' training experience in the field English language and literature at EFLU's regional center at H M Patel Institute of English Training and Research ( Vallabh Vidyanagar), Nirma University (Ahmedabad), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (Ahmedabad) and currently working as an Assistant Professor at Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences (ILSASS), Vallabh Vidyanagar.
In addition to this, he has published and presented more than 5 research papers at National and International level. He has a total of 11 books published to his credit. He has contributed as a author of 4th Std FL English textbook publised by Gujarat State Board of School Textbook. He has also coordinated and is a part of 'Madhyam Gujarati Uttam Angregi' project run by Niranjan Bhagat Foundation, supported by Ahmedabad University and funded by Gruh Finance, Ahmedabad under CSR scheme.

Ms. Swati Raja (M.A. [English Literature], B.A. (Honours) [ELL], B.Com.)

A highly motivated and committed English instructor with ten years of experience working in various educational settings with excellent communication skills, both oral and written. She is an optimist, holding on dearly to a glass half-full. An organized professional with efficacious teaching and counseling skills along with an ability to resolve problems efficiently. Dedicated to create an effective classroom environment that encourages intellectual, social and emotional growth of students.

Ms. Heli Avsatthi (Ph.D. Pursuing, M.A. [ELT], B.A. (Honours) [ELL])

A compassionate and goal driven English educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child, with 04 years of total teaching experience in various educational settings. Proficient with language skills and one to one tutoring of ESP learners. Committed to create classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and adaptive to the varied needs of students.


Journalism and Mass Communication


Dr. Jigar Shah (Ph.D, MMC, BMM, Diploma in Photography & Graphics)

A synonym of enthusiasm, hard work, and motivation, Dr. Jigar Shah has experience of active journalism and public relations of over 7 years. He was associated with national news channel Aaj Tak, Mumbai. He has also worked with Gujarat’s leading advertising agency “Saubhagya” as the head of client sourcing. He has also served as the brand manager in Haymarket Media Group, a UK based publication house. It deserves special mention that Dr. Shah has directed almost 102 episodes on Health & Educational programme of Door Darshan, Ahmedabad. Besides these, he has also prepared numerous documentaries and short films and more than 150 articles on Bollywood as a freelance reporter. He has to his credit over 5 research papers in international research journals. Apart from academics, he has been the sports coordinator of the institute at the university for 4 years now. Chosen as the Vice-President of the Students’ Council twice, he has been associated with ILSASS since June 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Dr. Archana Chanuvai Narahari (Ph.D., MCJ, NET, Diploma in Advertising & PR)

Having over 9 years of experience in media research, content management and academic activities in various roles viz. Teacher, UGC-Project Fellow, Field Assistant, Resource person, Lesson writer, and Content Manager etc., Dr. C.N. Archana is currently associated with ILSASS as Assistant Professor. She is a gold medalist in her Master’s Programme (MCJ) and cleared UGC –NET in 2003. She also possess over 3 years of experience in IT Service Industry, as a Team Leader providing Content and Design support services. She has participated and presented papers in many international and national level conferences and seminars. Dr. Archana has been credited with a paper presentation in Sydney, Australia (February 2013) at the 1st Global Conference: “Hollywood and the World,” organized by an UK based Forum ‘Inter-Disciplinary.Net’. She has published around 12 research articles in recognized and referred Journals on international repute. She is also a recognized Ph.D. guide for Journalism & Mass Communication at Sardar Patel University. Her areas of research include Women and Media, Communication Theories and Models, Public Relations, Radio Programming and Production, Film studies, New Media, Consumer Behaviour, and Corporate Communications.

Lois Christian (Pursuing Ph.D. , M.A. [JMC], B.A. (Honours) [JMC])

An aspiring research scholar with an un-ending passion for journalism, she is now associated with ILSASS college as an Assistant Professor since March 2021. She was associated with Etv News, NS Gujarat News and Brainvire. Having a variety of experience in various fields, she applies practical knowledge with theoretical knowledge to make her sessions interesting. A bright personality with a creative mind, she always is enthusiastic to reach one milestone at a time. She also enjoys writing short poems and has been publishing her art on online platforms. She is also an alumni of ILSASS college.


Applied Psychology


Dr. Pallavee Trivedi, (Ph.D, MA, BA, SLET, P.G. Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology)

Having had 13 years of rich academic experience and a recognized Ph.D guide for Psychology at Sardar Patel University, Dr. Pallavee Trivedi has not only contributed to the academic interactions within the institute, but has also engaged herself with research scholars. She has received her Doctoral Degree from Sardar Patel University for her research in the field of Social Psychology. In her long spanned academic career, she has rendered her services to many reputed & renowned institutions as expert and resource person. Her contribution in the field of clinical psychology is also noteworthy. She has also been the reviewer for Psychology Department in GSHSEB. With a keen eye for cultural activities, she has been the cultural coordinator of the institute, coordinating extra-curricular and co-curricular activities in and outside the campus.

Dr. Mohsin Garana (M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., SLET)

Having over five years of teaching experience in the subject of Psychology and research. Dr. Mohsin Garana did M.A. and M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Saurashtra University. His Area of Specialization is Abnormal Psychology, Social psychology and counseling. He has Research Experience of 05 Years. He was Attended 5 International and 16 National Conferences. Published 04 research Papers in Various Journals.

Sanskruti Pathak (Ph.D. Pursuing, M.A. [Psychology], B.A. [Applied Psychology])

She has done her specialization in Social Psychology and Counseling. She did her master degree from Pandit Deendayal Energy University. She has attended many National / International Level Conferences. She has experience in rehabilitation center and a school for special child. She has also good experience of research in emotional maturity, lifestyle and effect of value conflicts on lifestyle etc. Ms. Pathak has enthusiasm for Academic and extracurricular activities and exploring new trends in Psychology.


MSW(H.R.) Master of Social Work (Human Resource)


Mr. Rajkamal Ajmeri (Ph.D. (Pursuing), UGC-JRF/NET, UGC-NET, M.A. Social Work (LWPM), PGDIRPM, PGDHRM, PGDCCM, BA Hons. Economics)

He was University, college toper and gold medalist in social work field. He has achieved many research awards in his credit. He brings with him 8+ years of combined professional experience in academics and social development sector. Professional experience incorporated; work with United Nation Organization (UNO), Federal Ministry of Germany and European commission (EU) in Germany and in India. Moreover, He worked with refugees and presented many international research papers on their psycho- social conditions in Germany. His work was noticed and interviewed by many international and local news paper agencies in Gujarat and abroad. He has presented many research papers and attended numbers of national as well as international seminars in India and abroad. Furthermore, he has received an appreciation from district administration department of Government of Gujarat for completion of “Impact assessment study on Van Sanjeevani Project”.

Ms. Devanshi Dave (Ph.D. Pursuing, MSW – Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, BSW)

Ms. Dave is an Educational professional since 2011, in the field of Social Work and has focused on Human Resource Management. She has done her Masters from Social Sciences Centre, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, and has also achieved Gold Medal for her bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Ms. Dave is pursuing Ph.D. on the subject of 'Organizational Climate' from Department of Social Work, Sardar Patel University. Before associating with Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences – ILSASS, in the department of Master of Social Work (Human Resource), she was been working as a Lecturer at Department of Social Work, Sardar Patel University. She was also been working as an Assistant Professor in Swami Sahjanand College of Commerce and Management, M.K. Bhavnagar University. Ms. Dave has various Research Papers and Articles published in both National and International journals. She has also participated and presented several papers in National and International level Seminars and Conferences.

Ms. Lavina Joseph Christian (Ph.D pursuing, M.Phil , PGDHR, MHRM, BA , Diploma in Rural Development )

She has scored university first rank in her studies in Masters of Human Resource Management at Sardar Patel University. She has completed her bachelor studies from St. Xavier’s College, Ahmadabad. She has 9 years of rich teaching experience in the field of human resource management and social work. She has presented 10 research papers and published 6 research papers in the field of Management. She was a active youth member in ICYM .She has supervised many masters Students in the Research project Completion. She has also done duties as Staff Sretary and Vice president of Student Council ILSASS.


Political Science & International Relations


Mr. Bhautikkumar Patel (PhD Perusing, UGC-NET-2019 & 2021, Gujarat SET, Karnataka SET, Maharashtra & Goa SET, MA with Political Science, B.Tech & Diploma with E.C)

He is presently working as an Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations Department in Institute of Language Studies & Applied Social Sciences (ILSASS), Vallabh Vidhyanagar. He has presented several research papers in national level journal/chapters; he also participated and won so many national/international events/seminar/webinar/competitions. He passed other Competitive Exams (Gujarat Police, CDS). His domain of specialization is in Indian Constitution, International Relation, Indian Politics and Political System. He has good experience in Teaching as well as Advertising & Marketing Sectors.


M.S.W. /B.S.W. (Social Enterprise)


Mr. Mehul Rabari (Pursuing Ph.D., NET, MSW, DLP)

Having around seven years of experience in teaching in the fields of Social Work and Human Resource Management, Mr. Mehul Rabari is presently working as an Asst. Professor in Institute of Language Studies & Applied Social Sciences (ILSASS), Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat – INDIA). He has also served as a Lecturer in Department of Social Work, Sardar Patel University. He is also a President of the Ashirwad Samaj Seva Trust. He has done MSW, DLP and presently pursuing Ph.D. He has successfully cleared UGC – NET in Social Work as well. He has written five books in the various subjects of Social Work. He has presented several papers at national and international level seminars, published six articles/chapters in various journals/books to his credit. He has also provided his consultancy services to well known industrial organizations, Government Organizations & NGOs.

Dr. Jyoti Ka.Patel (B.Com., MSW, M.Phil., Ph.D., Diploma in CSR, PGDDM, DLP)

An enthusiastic and committed teacher with a natural ability to appreciate and inspire students. She strongly believe in honesty, truth and hard work and make students capable enough to walk on the same path. Having 11 years of academic experiences from Anand Institute of social work and Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad. She has also having experience of In-charge Principal at Anand institute of Social Work. She has also worked as an NSS programme Officer for consistently 5 years. She was the member of Boards of Studies in social work stream and Senate member at Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. She has presented 8 Research Papers at National seminars and Conferences. She published 5 papers in reputed journals and also published articles on Flood in local News papers like Naya Padkar and Quality Success. She has attended an International FDP at S.P.University and also attended 2 other FDPs at different colleges.

Mr. Brijeshkumar Patel (MSW-Human Resources Management,, DCA, Diploma in counselling)

Brijesh Patel faculty of Human resources management & social work in Institute of language studies & applied social science (ILSASS). He holds an experience of around six plus years in Academic as well as corporate sector. His specialised area is CSR along with Organizational behaviour, compensation management, employment legal compliance. He was also associated as a Lecturer in Department of Social work, Sardar Patel University. He was a member of UGC NAAC criteria presentation Committee in IQAC, 2017. Having three different research projects in Organizational Behaviour, includes research with UGC, Delhi sanctioned SEED grant research project in subject of Quality of work life with manufacturing industries of Anand district. Had coordinated 3 times HR Conclave, HR summit. Coordinated NGO meet programmes with fifteen plus NGOs for student’s exposure also coordinated NSS rural camp for consecutively 3 years on social issues. He was Awarded with the best performer employee award for payroll processing & legal compliance MNC companies (SIEMENS, L&T & VOITH, TCL) employees. He Holds Master of Social work MSW (Human resources management),, Diploma in computer application (DCA) & diploma in counselling. He is an eminent consultant for drafting HR Policy framework for leading NGOs, such as Asian paints' CSR. He has also guided numerous research projects on labour welfare & Human resources management.




Dr. Uma Sharma( B.A Gold Medalist, M.A, Ph.D, M.H.R.M, Diploma in Yoga)

Having a 23 years of teaching experience in the field of philosophy 4 books are published and research articles published in different journals and books diploma in yoga from Somnath university. she has presented more than 26 research papers and articles in State, National and International conferences and seminars. She is also the reviewer for the philosophy in Gujarat secondary and higher secondary education board. Her specialization is Indian philosophy and logic.




Dr. Harish Parekh (M.A., M.Phil., NET, Ph.D.)    ડો.હરીશપારેખ( એમ.એ., એમ.ફીલ.,નેટ, પીએચ.ડી.)

He is working as Assistant Professor in Post Graduate Gujarati Department. He has a vast experience of 22 years in the field of Gujarati subject teaching and learning. He is serving as the Chairman of Gujarati Studies Board. He is also the mentor of PhD in Gujarati subject. He has written over 40 (Forty) books for educational, student oriented and value education during his career. He is a highly qualified professor. He likes to work in constant literary activity and research activity. He is a good speaker, mentor and counselor.

તેઓ અનુસ્નાતક ગુજરાતી વિભાગમાં આસિસ્ટન્ટ પ્રોફેસર તરીકે કાર્ય કરી રહ્યા છે. તેઓ ગુજરાતી વિષય અધ્યાપન અને અધ્યયન ક્ષેત્રે 22 વર્ષનો વિશાળ અનુભવ ધરાવે છે. ગુજરાતી અભ્યાસ બોર્ડના ચેરમેન તરીકે સેવા આપી રહ્યા છે. તેઓ ગુજરાતી વિષયમાં પીએચડી. ના માર્ગદર્શક પણ છે. તેઓએ પોતાની કારકિર્દી દરમ્યાન એડ્યુકેશનલ, વિદ્યાર્થીલક્ષી અને મૂલ્યશિક્ષણ માટે 40 ( Forty ) જેટલાં પુસ્તકો લખ્યાં છે. તેઓ એક ઉચ્ચ લાયકાત ધરાવતા અધ્યાપક છે. સતત સાહિત્ય પ્રવૃત્તિ અને સંશોધન પ્રવૃત્તિમાં ઓતપ્રોત થઈને કામ કરવાનું તેમને ગમે છે. તેઓ એકસારા વક્તા, મેન્ટોર અને કાઉન્સેલર છે.


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