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CV, SecondarySchool Teacher And Researcher Seeking Work In Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 22517

List top 5 skills: microsoft word applications, quantitative research, school teaching, SPSS, stata
Short Bio:

I am a qualified secondary school teacher and currently doing PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. In 2014 I worked as Thesis Mentor at School of Government and Public Policy in Jakarta, Indonesia. I have cleared National Eligibility Test for working as Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and received Junior Research Fellowship from University Grant Commission. I have been working as a Research Associate for last 4 years and I have expertise in quantitative research.

Current location: 

New Delhi, India - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

education and training, Admin and Clerical

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, punjabi

Locations I am interested in working:



Current PhD
Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Doctoral Thesis: “Housing Affordability in Urban India: A Case Study of Delhi”

08/2008-07/2010 Master of Philosophy (CGPA -7.33/9)
School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
M.Phil. Dissertation: “Growth and Characteristics of Class I cities within and outside UAs in India: A Comparative Study (1991-2001)”

08/2006-06/2008 Master of Arts –Geography (CGPA-6.57/9)
School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

07/2005-06/2006 Bachelor of Education (66.6%)
Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi

07/2002-06/2005 Bachelor of Arts in Geography (Honours) (65 %)
Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi

Professional Qualifications

12/2008 Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship in Geography, University Grants Commission (UGC).

12/2008 Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship in Earth Sciences, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

07/2002-06/2005 Bachelor of Arts (First Class Geography Honours) (65%)
Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi

Scholarships & Awards

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) valued Rs.16000/per month, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for my M.Phil. and PhD.

Finalist for Medals for the Research on Development in Annual Conference of Global Development Network, Budapest, Hungary.

Global Development Network’s travel funding for participating in Annual Conference in Budapest, Hungary

Vice Chancellor’s commendation letter, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), University Grants Commission (UGC)

Career &  Skill Development

Global Development Network’s Communication Training Workshop, Budapest, Hungary.

Short term course on ‘Research Methodology for PhD Students’ Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Research methodology course on ‘Applied Research Techniques using SPSS in Social Sciences’ Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Workshop on ‘Introduction to Social Research Methods’ at Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Certificate Course in Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun.

Career Summary

Thesis Mentor
School of Government and Public Policy, Jakarta, Indonesia.


• Assisted Masters students in analysing and structuring the results of their field research in to a suitable thesis format.

• Reading the write ups and drafts submitted by students and giving them feedback for improvement.


• Devised and implemented learning objectives, group discussions, presentations and activities to meet targets.

• Delivered a high quality learning experience to students, which was met with consistently positive feedback by independent Faculty evaluation.

04/2011- date
Research Consultant
Knowledge Awareness Research and Management (KARAM)


• Collecting and analysing secondary data

• Interpretation of findings and report writing


• Written a development report of Maharashtra state

• Working on Human Development report for Minorities

09/2013- 03/2014
Geography Teacher
Gateway2IAS, Karol Bag, Delhi.


• Designed the geography curriculum from the point of view of prelims and mains examinations of Civil Services Examination

• Taught graduate level geography to Civil Services Aspirants


• Delivered a high quality learning experience to students


Chapter ‘Status of Basic Services in Punjab’, Punjab Development Report, Institute for Development and Communication. (Forthcoming)

Co-Authored a Working Paper with Dr. Himanshu entitled ‘The Social, Occupational and Locational Characteristics of Poverty in NCR’, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.

Book Chapter ‘Restructuring Employment in Urban Peripheries: A Case Study of National Capital Region of India’, Book: Problems and Management of Rural-Urban Fringe, edited by B.K Bajpai and S.S.A. Jafri, pp 430-448) Concept Publication, New Delhi.


‘Structural Changes and Growth of Unorganized Manufacturing Sector in India’ CESP Young Scholar Seminar at Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

‘Trends of Urban Growth with reference to Class I Cities and Urban Agglomerations in India Since 1991’, national seminar at Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

‘Spatial Concentration/Diversification: Comparative Analysis of Class I Cities Located within and outside Urban Agglomerations in India (1991-2001)’ Global Development Network Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

‘The Social, Occupational and Locational Characteristics of Poverty in NCR’, in an International Conference, Aligarh Muslim University.

“Distribution of Sikh Population in India since 1960s: A Case Study of Punjab” at Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab.

‘Restructuring Urban Employment in Post-Reform India with special reference to Million Plus Cities (1991-2001)’, National Association of Geographers of India Conference, Punjab University.

‘Restructuring Employment in Urban Peripheries: A Case Study of National Capital Region of India.’ national seminar, Giri Institue of Development Studies, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Other Skills & Attributes

• Highly developed research quantitative, qualitative and analytical skills with a strong capacity to conduct independent research.

• Proven ability to conceptualise problems and develop well-reasoned and integrated solutions, as demonstrated throughout Masters, M.Phil and professional career

• Highly developed organization and time management skills demonstrated as teacher since I had to plan and complete my syllabus according to the given timeline as well as coordinate and support other teachers.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team as thesis mentor since I worked closely with other mentors while supervising students, group discussions, exchanging drafts and sharing ideas.

• Competence in Microsoft Office applications- word, Excel, PowerPoint, Statistical Packages STATA and SPSS and GIS software Arc map.

• Fluency in written and spoken English (IELTS Band 7), Hindi and Punjabi.


Co-curricular Activities

Volunteer in national seminar of Indian Sociological Society.

First prize in Photography Competition, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Volunteer in Geo Fest, Jawaharlal Nehru University

National Service Scheme volunteer during BA(Hons) at Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University.

Participated in Republic Day Parade at India Gate, New Delhi.

Participated in Independence Day Parade at Chattrasal Stadium, Delhi.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Geographers of India

Indian Sociological Association