Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences

[ Affiliated to Sardar Patel University ]
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.

Ms. Sayantika Nag (MA, B. Com.,SLET)

An intellectual having 7 years of experience in teaching and research, Ms. Nag is associated with ILSASS as Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Economics. She has presented several papers at national and international seminars and attended two workshops in research writing. She has to her credit the publication of research papers in peer reviewed international journals.

Mr. Arpankumar G. Raval (BCA, MCA, DTP, Pursuing Ph.D.)

Arpankumar, a Techno savvy, is having 5 years of experience in the educational sector as well as industry. Teaching computer and technical skills to the student fraternity is his passion of life. He is an expert in web designing, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ASP, .Net with all the major databases. He also has developed websites for C. Z. Patel College and S. M. Patel home Science College managed by CVM. He is also good at Designing of Websites. As a part of his research he is actively involved in exploring the area of web mining.


English Language and Literature


Mr. Madhav Astik (M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Pursuing Ph.D)

Having 3 year of experience in the field of teaching, at present, he is working as an Assistant Professor of English Literature and Language at Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences. He has completed his Post Graduation with core subjects like Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Stylistics, ELT, ESP and Cinema Studies along with English Literature. His fervent interest in research led him to National and International Publications.

Mr. Pratik Madanbhai Dalwadi (M.A., M.Phil., Pursuing Ph.D)

A skillful academician having Six years of experience in the field of English Literature and Communication Skills and now he is associated with Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences (ILSASS) as an Assistant Professor. He was awarded as a best faculty in the year 2011 from Jivkaran Institute of Business Administration. He has keen interest in the subject like the Indian Writing in English, Post-Colonialism and Post Modernism. He has published three research papers on different topics. His research interests are exploring the fields of Indian English Drama.

Miss. Najma Pathan (M.A.,B.Ed, M.Phil, pursuing PhD)

Having 8 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 language and Literature. Here research interests are exploring postcolonial studies, comparative literature, Middle Eastern literature, American literature and ELT. She has to her credit seven research papers in national and international journals. She has also presented five research papers in various international and national conferences.


Journalism and Mass Communication


Mr. Jigar Shah (BMM, MMC, Pursuing Ph.D.)

A synonym of enthusiasm, hard work and motivation, Mr. Jigar Shah has experience of active journalism advertising, brand management and public relations of more than 9 years. He was associated with national news channel AajTak, Mumbai. He also worked with Gujarat’s leading advertising agency “Saubhagya” as the head of client sourcing. It deserves special mention that Mr. 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 has more than 100 articles on Bollywood as a freelance reporter. He has been associated with ILSASS since June 2010 as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Dr. Sanjay Kachot (MDC, Ph.D.)

A close observer of contemporary media, editor, researcher, visualzier and now in the noble profession of teaching, Dr. Sanjay has spent 10 years in print journalism. He was the pioneer editor of DivyaBhaskar’s North American edition published from Tri-State area of the USA in association with Cinemaya Media Inc. He successfully launched DivyaBhaskar’s Sunday supplement – Sunday Bhaskar . He worked as Chief Copy Editor of Ahmedabad Mirror a leading compact daily launched by the Times Group in Ahmedabad. Besides, the print medium he was also associated with TARA, a Guajrati channel, as Assistant Director, Assistant Manager Communications – WASMO, Documentation & Publication Officer – Gujarat State AIDS Control Society. He was associated with numerous research projects including UGC-CEC’s countrywide class room programme, Jhabua Development Communication Project (JDCP), DECU, ISRO, UNICEF and NACO’s research projects on HIV/AIDS.

Mr. Rochak Saxena (BAJMC, MAMC)

When you take something in your hand, never rest until it is done- is what his motto is. After completing his post-graduation from the top university in India (Jamia Millia Islamia) in its discipline, he got associated with DNA, English daily in Ahmedabad and handled Vadodara bureau. After working in the field for one year, he joined academics as a good team player with heart-to-heart nature that has not only encouraged his peers in the past but also works for the students. A student of the first batch of this institute has held the post of General Secretary for two consecutive years, after which he served as the Patron in his final year. His areas of interests include cinema and its critical appreciation, creative writing, scripting for short films, music, and commenting on social issues.




Dr. Pallavee Trivedi (MA, Ph.D., SLET)

Having 12 years of rich experience, Dr. Pallavee Trivedi has not only contributed to the academic interactions within the Institute, but has also contributed to the field of psychology through her research activities. 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 worth noting.

Mr. Ankur Mahida (Pursuing Ph.D., M. Phil. MA, SLET)

Currently working with department of Psychology at ILSASS, he had studied clinical psychology from The M. S. University of Baroda. His major fields of studies include social psychology, counseling, psychological testing and psychopathology. Mr. Ankur has done many researches on happiness, subjective well-being, adjustment, spirituality and Indian psychological approaches. He has attended national and international seminars, workshops and conferences and presented research papers. He is an ardent observer and active in different social activities with two NGOs in Gujarat.


(M.H.R.M) Human Resource Management


Ms. Priyanka Patel (MHRM, PGDAF, BBA, M. Phil.)

She is a Department topper in MHRM with 4 years of experience and a dedicated academician associated with ILSASS as an Assistant Professor in MHRM. She has an experience as a head recruiter in HR Stride Consultancy for a year. With her profound knowledge of labour laws, organizational behaviour, organizational development and human resource development, she had her training from Reliance VMB, Apollo Tyers Ltd., GSDMA, Shri Krishna Hospital in various segments of human resource management. She has presented and published papers at National and International level. She also has attended national and international seminars. Her keen interest in practical application of various theoretical aspects of HRM has gained her a reputation of being a scholar par excellence.

Ms. Lavina Christian (M. Phil, MHRM, B.A., PGDHR)

She is university topper in MHRM and has completed her graduation and Rural Development course from St. Xavier’s College. She is having 4 years of experience in Academic Field. She is presently associated with the Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences. She had her training from DRDA, IDMC ltd, and Anupam Industries Ltd. She he is also very active, enthusiastic and motivating youth member at ICYM. She has presented papers at National and International Seminars.

Mr. Shyam Singh Inda (Pursuing Ph.D., NET, MHRM, PGDHRM, PGSDOM, BA, Russian)

He is currently working as an Assistant Professor (HRM) with Institute of Language Studies & Applied Social Sciences, Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat – INDIA) He also has served as a lecturer in HRM in Department of Social Work Sardar Patel University and was also associated with Nationalized Bank and Central Government. He holds MHRM, PGDHRM, PGSDOM BA RUSSIAN with Honors in Economics and Currently pursuing PhD. He has also successfully cleared the UGC – NET in HRM. Mr. Shyam Singh Inda comes to the academia with more than a decadal multi—faceted experience in the arena of Management (HRM) and Social Work Research, He has also provided his consultancy services to top-notch industrial organizations, Government Organizations & NGOs to name a few. He has more than 10 international Publication with high Impact Factor along with 3 National Publication and 21 International and National Conference/Symposium Paper Presentation .Mr Shyam Singh has also organized many HR conferences and chaired technical session in HRM conferences. He has Authored book Entitled Quality of work life “A Compressive Study” and also 3 Chapters in Books with ISBN No.


Political Science & International Relations


Mr. Sahil Shrivastav (MA, M. Phil, Pursuing Ph.D.)

He is presently working as a visiting faculty in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at ILSASS. He has presented research papers in the national and international seminars and also participated in a workshop on National E-Governance Plan. He has received training on parliamentary studies at the VidhanSabha, Gujarat. His areas of interest are public administration, Indian government, politic and Indian diaspora.

Mr. Pradip Vegad (B.A., M.A.)

He is presently working as a visiting faculty in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at ILSASS. He has completed his post graduation from the M. S. University of Baroda in the same discipline.


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


Dr. Ninad Jhala (BSW, MSW, DHR, Ph.D., NET)

He brings with him a fusion of 15 years of field experience and academia. He has offered his consultancy services to GACL, GSFC, Magotteaux, Citi Foundation, Janvikas, Raman Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd., UNICEF, Navjeevan, NACO, SETCO, GSACS and other prominent organizations and industries. He is also an ILO recognized Master Trainer on Elimination of Child Labour. He has presented 26 papers at National & International Seminars, published 12 articles, 1 book and 19 projects to his credit. Holding a couple of credits from MEC of USA, he has a hand over psychiatric social work and human rights issues also. He is also closely associated with social work programmes of IGNOU and BAOU. He is also a recognized Ph.D. guide in Social Work at Sardar Patel University and Bhavnagar University.

Ms. Arpita Christian (Pursuing Ph.D., M.S.W., NET, P.G.D. Dev. Mgt., B.Sc.)

A conjoint of 15 years of academic excellence, research and experience with the development sector, Ms. Arpita Christian is associated with ILSASS as an Assistant Professor in Department of Social Work. She has presented papers at 24 national and international seminars and symposia and has 1 book, 39 articles and 4 projects to her credit. She is a recognized Master Trainer for Micro-Nutrition for the State of Gujarat and has provided her expert services to organizations like Navjeevan, AMC-ACS, Accion International to name a few. Her areas of interest include gender studies, women empowerment and adolescence. She holds 12 professional credence certificates from the National Association of Social Workers, USA.

Ms. Mukshita Dhrangadharia (M. Phil in Social Work, MSW, BSW)

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach full potential – describes our one of the academicians Ms. Mukshita Dhrangadharia. She is having 3 years of experience in academic field. She is presently working with the Department of Social Work at ILSASS. She has to her credit several publications at National and International levels. She has also presented several papers at National and International levels as well. Her areas of interest include women empowerment, development of oppressed sections of society and so on.

Ms. Anamika Christi (BSW, MSW, DLP)

Having 4 years of experience in academic field, she was associated with social work programme of IGNOU. She has participated and presented papers at state, national and International seminars. She has an experience in Developmental sector. She also provided her services as freelance consultant.

Ms. Nikita Patel (BSW-SE, MSW)

The desire to excel and the aspiration to grow herself as a professional is her most distinctive feature. A dedicated and determined student of this institute for 5 years, she is now all set to groom the students with her talent and skills as an expert of the subject. She has been trained with several NGOs, industries, and healthcare sector in the past and is currently involved in social work in and around villages of Anand. She has also been the General Secretary of the college in the past and served as the Patron of the Students’ Council for 3 years. Her areas of interests include social welfare, development of underprivileged, child and women rights, and cinema.


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