Sandip  Sarkar

Department Humanities & Social Sciences
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification PhD (IIT Kharagpur)
Contact Number 9926583779
Areas of Interest

1. Regional Literature

2. Diaspora, Nation, Nationalism

3.  Indian Writing in English

4.  Literary Health Humanities



1.Sarkar, Sandip; Shashikanta Tarai; Tiwari, Anoop Ed.(2021). The Role of Language, Literature and Culture in Nation Building. Mellen Press:NY. ISBN-13:978-1-49550891-2.  

2.Sarkar,Sandip;Das,Bablu; Jana, Thakurdas.(2018) Getting Ahead: An Approach to Communicative EnglishTapati Publishers: Kolkata.ISBN-978-81-936738-8-1.


Book Chapter(s)

1.Majumdar, Saikat; and Sarkar, Sandip.(2021) Critiquing the Curious Clash of Nationalism and Nativism in Bhisham Sahani's Tamas. in Sarkar, Sandip; Shashikanta Tarai; Tiwari, Anoop Ed.(2021). The Role of Language, Literature and Culture in Nation Building. pp-67-95

2.Sarkar, Sandip and Saikat Majumdar. (2020) Language of Untold Vexation and Inscrutable Fear in the Dark Holds No Terror by Shashi Deshpande. Innovations in Language, Culture and Communication Ed. By Mukherjee, Sangeeta and G.K. Chitra. Evincepub Publisher. pp.168-176.  ISBN-978-93-90442-77-5.

Publications in journal
  1. De-familiarising Nationalist Discourses: Performative Ironies of the Normative Indian Episteme(2014)-by Das, Saswat S., Purakayastha, Anindya Sekhar & Sarkar, Sandip- Asiatic, Vol.8 No.22.
  2. Re-Contextualizing Post-Colonial Objectives: A Critico- Epistemic Re-evaluation of Indian Sahitya Akademi Award Winning Texts-by Das, Saswat S., Purakayastha, Anindya Sekhar & Sarkar, Sandip - Journal of Post Colonial Cultures and Societies.
  3. Re-Contextualizing Sahitya Akademi’s Objective: A Critico-Epistemic Re-Evaluation of Akademi Award Winning Texts(2013)-by-Das, Saswat S. and Sarkar, Sandip-The IUP Journal of English Studies.
  4. Imagining a Borderless World: A Comparative Study of Swami Vivekananda & Rabindranath Tagore(2011)-by Sarkar,    
  5. A Pilgrimage to the Temple Devoid of God: a Study of Rhizomicity in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines.(2020) Saikat Majumdar, Sandip Sarkar. South Asia Journal
  6. A queer vision of Nation through nostalgic Diaspora in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night.(2021) Majumdar, Saikat; Sarkar, Sandip . Psychology and Education Journal Vol 58 No.2  
  7. A Nation within a Nation: English Education as a Tool of Divide and Rule Policy in Colonial India.(2021) Thakurdas Jana, Sandip Sarkar.Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities-Vol.13 No.1
Other Info.

Seed Grant Project –NIT Raipur

Title: Flows, Boundaries and Hybrid: Tracing the Tune of Regionality in the Folk Song and Music Video of Chhattisgarh and Bengal.

Status: Completed

Amount: 4 lakhs only

Courses offered

UG Level

Language (Professional Communication in English)-Subject Code:002011(HS)

Communication Skills-Subject Code:0020126 (HS)

Managerial Communication Skills-Subject Code:EN20524

Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills-Subject Code:0624 

PG Level

Professional Communication in English. Subject Code:HS40115(CA)

Oral  and Written Communication-Sub.Code:HS40215(CA)

Oral and Written Communication Lab: Sub.Code:HS40223        

Course/Conference Attended:

▪ Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching International Conference and Exhibition-Zayed University, Dubai-8th to 10th March 2018 

▪ International Conference on Narratives of Displacement- “Places of (Non-) Belonging: Post Colonialism, Nomadism and Alterity”- London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research,UK-28th to 29th October 2017

▪ TEQIP-III Sponsored Faculty Induction Programme by IIM Raipur at NIT Raipur-6th to 10th September 2016

▪ Winter School in Critical Thinking, Reading & Writing Skills-IIT Kharagpur-18th to 24th February 2010

▪ Post-Colonial Discourse in Bhasa Literature—Banaras Hindu University-21st to 23rd September 2007

Course/Conference Organized:

 ▪ One Day TEQIP-III Sponsored National Conference on Humanities & Social Sciences: Emerging Trends & Issues-NIT Raipur-26th November 2017

 ▪ TEQIP-III Sponsored STTP on Personality & Employability: Developmental Traits & Tools-NIT Raipur- 6th to 10th November 2017 

▪ Self Financed STTP on Academic Writing: Trends & Tools (Research Writing & Thesis Development) -NIT Raipur-13th to 17th November 2017

▪ International Conference on Employability Skills of -VIT University, Vellore—30th to 31st February 2015

International Conference on English Grammar-VIT University, Vellore—3rd to 5th January 2013

 ▪ 6th International Annual ELTAI Conference-VIT University, Vellore-16th to 18th June 2011

Awards and Honors

Won State Government Merit Scholarship for securing meritorious rank in Higher Secondary examination -1999

Administration and Institute Activities

Member, Department Purchase Committee-since 19-01-17 till date

Time table co-ordinator at VIT University-July 2013 to May 2015

Course co-ordinator at VIT University-July 2013 to May 2015

Service rendered to other institutes

1. Paper setter for Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar  Vishwavidyalaya.

2. Examiner of Vidyasagar University.

Work History

Assistant Professor – NIT Raipur since 1st June 2015 till date

Assistant Professor (Sr.) -VIT University, Vellore - since 4th August 2010 to 29th May 2015

▪ Head of the Department-Institute of Science & Technology -since 1st February 2008 to 24th July 2010.

▪ Teaching Assistant-IIT Kharagpur- 2005 to 2007.

▪ Part-time Lecturer-Hijli College -since 14-07-2005 to 31-03-2008