पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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Dr. Raju Barthakur


English and Business Communication, Communication Theory, New Media

E-mail: raju[AT]nerist(dot)ac(dot)in
Phone(EPBX/Office): +91-360-2257401 Ext: 6205

  • Professional Background
  • Educational Details
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Participation in short term courses
  • Courses or Conferences Organised
  • Special Lectures Delivered
  • Publications
  • Miscellaneous
27.12.2018 Till date Professor of English Department of HSS, NERIST
06.07.2015 26.12.2018 Associate Professor of English Department of HSS, NERIST
06.07.2006 05.07.2015 Assistant Professor of English Department of HSS, NERIST
07.08.1999 05.07.2006 Lecturer in English Bihpuria College, Lakhimpur, Assam
Degree Subject University Year
PhD Communication Theory Tezpur University 2018



Rajiv Gandhi University


B.A. English Gauhati University 1996
From To Designation Organisation
2014 Till date TEQIP Procurement Unit NERIST
2007 Till date Editor, ‘Interface’ NERIST
2008 Till date Member, Editorial Board of the Annual Report of NERIST NERIST
2009 Till date Member, INDEST Users’ Consultative Committee NERIST
2008 Till date Member, Library Advisory Committee NERIST
2011 Till date Member, Departmental Board of Studies NERIST
2013 2015 Advisor, Training and Placement NERIST
2008 2010 Member, NEE Committee NERIST
2014 Till date Member, Board of Studies for English North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous) Assam
Topic Funding Agency Year
Co-PI for setting up of a Seminar Hall cum Conference Room in the Department of HSS AICTE – MODROBS 2010 – 2011
Co-PI for Project on ‘Efficient Management of Technical Institutions in Arunachal Pradesh: the HRM Perspectives’ AICTE 2008 – 2009
Impact Assessment  of  Jan-Suvidha Centers at Bomdila, Singchung, Tezu, Namsai, Khonsa and Yingkiong, Arunachal Pradesh Department of Planning, Government of Arunachal Pradesh 2009
  1. Life Member, Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda
  2. Life Member, Center for Studies in Romantic Literature, Kolkata
  3. Life Member, Shakespeare Society of Eastern India, Kolkata
  4. Life Member, Assam Science Society, Guwahati
Title Course Code Module Semester
English – I HS 1101 Base I
English – II HS 1201 Base II
Communication Skills HS 3101 Diploma I
Comprehensive Communication Skills HS 4401 Bridge  
Couse Name Sponsored By Date
Pedagogical Training for Engineering Teachers IIT Guwahati held at NERIST March 21 – 23, 2014
FDP on ‘Stress Management’ CMS, NERIST November 4 – 6, 2013
Pedagogy – Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness EQUATE, New Delhi March 10 – 13, 2013
Emerging Research Issues in Speech and Natural Language Processing Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NERIST September 30 – October 4, 2013
Teaching Methodology NITTTR Kolkata held at NERIST January 3 – 7, 2011
Conference Name Sponsored By Date
National Conference on ‘Efficient Management of Technical Institutions in Arunachal Pradesh: the HRM Perspectives’   AICTE   March 26-27, 2010
Title Place Date
Facing Interviews Special Lecture organized by the Mechanical Association of NERIST (MAN). April 2015
Communication: Oral, Non-verbal, Electronic and everything in between Sibsagar College Annual Lecture, organized by Sibsagar College, Sivasagar, Assam October 2013
Basics of Oral Communication and Importance of K-O-P-P-A-C-T Workshop on Communication Skills organized by the Training and Placement Cell, NERIST November 2011
  1. Barthakur, R., (2015) ‘Curricula of Technical Education and the Role of the Industry,’ ‘J. of Advanced Research,’ Vol. 3, No.1.
  2. Barthakur, R., (2015), ‘Hyphenated Identity: Pico Iyer’s ‘Global Soul’ and Transculturation,’ ‘Criterion,’ Vol. 6, No. 3.
  3. Barthakur, R., (2015), ‘A Review on E-Romantic Projects: a Postmodern Re-presentation of the Romantic Texts,’ ‘The English Literature Journal,’ Vol. 2, No. 4.
  4. Barthakur, R., (2015), ‘Migration and the Problem of Identity Formation in the North East India,’ ‘Res. J. of Social Science and Management,’ Vol. 5, No. 3.
  5. Barthakur, R., (2014), ‘Facebook as a Teaching Tool: Reflections from English Language Classroom for Engineering Students in Arunachal Pradesh,’ ‘Res. J. of Social Science and Management, Vol. 4, No. 5.’
  6. Barthakur, R., (2014), ‘English Language Anxiety and Online Communication: Some Observations on Engineering Students’ use of English Language in Arunachal Pradesh,’ ‘J. of Advanced Research in Science and Engineering, Vol.3, No.7.
  7. Barthakur, R. (2014), ‘Web 2.0 in the Classroom: Some Observations on Learning Platforms Used for Teaching English to the Students of Engineering in Arunachal Pradesh, India,’ ‘J. of English and Education,’ Vol. 4, No.3.
  1. Completed a MOOC on Introduction to Communication Science offered by the Graduate School of Communication Science, University of Amsterdam, through Coursera, March 2014.
  2. Completed a MOOC on Principles of Written English offered by the University of California at Berkeley, through edX Berkeley, March 2014.
  3. Completed a MOOC on Writing in the Sciences offered by Stanford University, through Stanford edX, November 2013.