Dr. Anu Zacharia


Designation: Assistant Professor

Education: M. A. English, M.A TESOL

Post Graduation:   M.A TESOL,Northumbria University,UK

                                M. A. English Literature EFLU,Hyderabad

Under Graduation: B. A. Communicative English,Assumption College,Changanacherry

Professional Experience      

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, July 2013 – present
  • Instructor,Communication and Languages Division, Bahrain Training Institute (BTI), Ministry of Education, Bahrain.October 2010-July 2013
  • Lecturer, Saintgits College of Applied Sciences & Saintgits College of Engineering. July 2005- January 2009

Research Interest: Gender studies,Middle Eastern fiction in English,Indian Writing in English

 Additional Certifications

  • Certified Trainer for “Business English Certificate”  course (BEC) by Cambridge Assessments
  • Training Program for Additional Skills Acquisition Program (ASAP) conducted by government of Kerala 2015
  • Online course in “Feminism and Social Justice” from Coursera
  • Online course in “Queering Identities: LGBTQ+ Sexuality and Gender Identity” from Coursera
  • Online course in “Positive Psychology” from Coursera
  • Online course in “The Emergence of Modern Middle East” from Coursera
  • Short term online course in “Introduction to Philosophy”, SB College,Changanacherry
  • Online training programme on Gender Equality, Climate Change and Sustainable Goals organized by National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of home Affairs, Govt. of India.
  • Online Teacher Support Program  for Linguaskill by Cambridge Assessments
  • Online course in “Social Media in ESL Classroom” and  “On Writing” from Udemy

Professional Membership

ELTAI -English Language Teachers Association of India

Paper Presentation 

  • Female Conduct and Family Honour- A Study of Elif Shafk’s Novel Honour” at International  Conference on Literature,Society and Global Media” organised by Research Culture Society and Agra College UP and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • “Women’s Struggle for Freedom-An Analysis of Elif Shfak’s Novels ” in International Conference organized by VELS University, Chennai 
  • Patriarchy and Status  of Women – A Study of Select Novels of Elif Shafak” in International Faculty Development Webinar series on “A Global Humanity Endeavor in Literature” conducted, by Holy Cross Home Science College, Thoothukoody 

 Paper Publications:

  • Female Conduct and Family Honour- A Study of Elif Shafak’s Novel Honour” published in International Journal of Research Culture Society, September 2020, ISSN -2456-6683
  • Deconstructing Female Stereotypes through Espionage Fiction: Depiction of Female Spy in Harinder Sikka’s  Calling Sehmat” published in International Journal of Research and Analytical Review, E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138(UGC Approved)
  • “CALL:The Future of Language Learning” published in “Eye of Technology” a peer reviewed journal published by department of  Computer Application,Saintgits College of Applied Sciences

Participation in Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/FDP

  • National Seminar on “Teaching Learning and Evaluation”,conducted at Mar Augusthinose College ,Ramapuram.
  •  International Faculty Development Webinar series on “A Global Humanity Endeavor in Literature” conducted, by Holy Cross Home Science College, Thoothukoody 
  • FDP on “Innovative Techniques for Effective Teaching Online and Offline” organized by Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology,Hyderabad
  • FDP on “Literary Criticism”organised by Thiruvalluvar University Constituent College of Arts and Sciences,Kallakurichi,Tamil Nadu
  • FDP on “Language and Literature” organized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology,Chennai
  • FDP on “Impact of Literature on Society” organized by Bharatiyar Arts and Science College for Women,Salem
  • Online Symposium on “Pandemics- Literary and Humanistic Appraisal” organized by D.A.V College,Abhohar,Punjab
  • E-Workshop on “Future of Teaching -Opportunities and Challenges” organised by Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institutes
  • Workshop on “New Methodologies of NAAC Accreditation” at St. ThomasCollege, Pala on 
  • Workshop on “Fine Tune your English” at Girideepam College of Advanced Studies 
  • Workshop on “Research Methodology and Data Analysis through SPSS”at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom
  • International conference in “English Language Acquisition: Western Theories and Eastern Practices” at St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam 
  • International Virtual Conference on “English Literature and Language Education – Embracing Changes in Covid Times” organized by Christ College,Irinjalakuda
  • International conference on “Expanding Strategies of Teaching Learning with Digital Proficiency”,organised by Little Flower College, Guruvayur
  • National seminar on “Humor and the Nation” in Assumption College 
  • Webinar on “Literary Studies and Changing Paradigms of Education in India” organised by Newman College,Thodupuzha
  • Webinar on “Research Writing”organised by St. Anns Arts and Science College,Chennai
  • Webinar on “Stories,Storytellings and Methods” organised by SB College,Changanacherr
  • National seminar on “Praxis of Contemporary Theory” at Govt. College, Nattakom 
  • International Seminar on “Multiculturalism in Contemporary Society” at Assumption College, Changanacherry
  • National seminar on “Trauma: Experience and Language” at Govt. College, Nattakom 18th December & 19th December 2018.
  • National Seminar on “Petroleum Conservation” at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom on 12th February 2019..
  • National seminar on  “Cultural Studies” at St. Mary’s College, Manarcad
  • National Seminar on “Theory and After” at SB College, Changanacherry.
  • International Seminar on ”Framing Perspectives; Thinking Cinema” at SB College, Changanacherry 
  • National seminar on ”Narrating Indianness: Evolving Trends in Language and Literature” at Assumption College, Changanacherry 


  • Secured position among the top thirty percentile globally in International Teachers Olympiad 
  • Module Leader and Results Coordinator at the Communication and Languages Department,Bahrain Training Institute

           Additional Roles

  •  IQAC Coordinator(2017-present)
  •  Member,College Development Council (2021-2022)
  •  Member, Staff Council
  •  Academic Coordinator,Department of English
  • Teacher in charge for Student’s Union-SCASSA(2018-19,2019-20,2020-21)
  • ISO coordinator (2017-18)
  • Coordinator Nehru Yuva Kendra(2022-23)
  • Coordinator Gitsblitz(2020-21)
  • Buddy to several newly appointed faculty
  • Staff Editor for College Magazine
  • Coordinator,Surprise Inspection Squad (2021-22)
  • Member,Discipline Committee

Contact Details

Phone: 9847039193

Email ID: anu.z@saintgits.org