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Dr. Vimal Kumar Vishwakarma

Assistant Professor of English

Courses and Research Interest: Phonetics, Sociolinguistics, ELT, and Communication
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Dr. Vimal Kumar Vishwakarma is an Assistant Professor of English at Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. He received an M.A. in English from Government Mahakoushal Autonomous Arts and Commerce College Jabalpur in 2007. He earned PGDTE (Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English) and M.Phil. in English with a specialization in Linguistics and Phonetics from the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He has been awarded a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Phonetics by LNMU, TKT by the University of Cambridge, UK, and an International TESOL Diploma by American TESOL Institute, US. He did a course on Corpus Linguistics from Lancaster University, UK, and IELTS from the British Council, UK. He also did a course on English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics Offered by the University of Southampton, UK, and a course on Teaching for Success: The Classroom and The World from British Council, UK. Besides, he has experience of more than 9 years of teaching at SMGPC Lucknow and RPSGOI, Mahendergarh (HR). He has many national and international publications to his credit and attended and presented many research papers at national and international conferences. His areas of academic interest include Phonetics, Sociolinguistics, ELT, and Communication.


  • 2007 - Master of Arts (MA), Rani Durgawati Vishwavidhalay, Jabalpur
  • 2008 - Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English (PGDTE), The English and Foreign Languages University (EFL-U (Formerly, CIEFL)), Hyderabad
  • 2010 - M. Phil. in English (Linguistics & Phonetics), The English and Foreign Languages University (EFL-U (Formerly, CIEFL)), Hyderabad
  • 2013 - Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT), University of Cambridge, England UK
  • 2014 - International TESOL (Teaching of English to the Speakers of Other Languages) Diploma, American TESOL Institute, Florida, US
  • 2017 - Ph. D in English, LNM University, Darbhanga


  • 2019-Present: Assistant Professor, Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MP),
  • 2014-2019: Assistant Professor, RPS Group of Institutions, Mahendergarh, (HR),
  • 2010-2012: Senior Lecturer, SRMGPC, Lucknow (UP)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Associate Member of IATEFL(International Association of Teachers of English a Foreign Language, UK
  • Member of All-India Dravidian Linguistic Association of India
  • Member of AINET Association of English Teachers, India Member of ELTAI (English Language Teachers’ Association of India



  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. Integrating Technology in English Language Teaching and Learning in a Peer Reviewed (Refereed) International Journal of English Language and Literature, May 2020.
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. An Analysis of Select Phonemes Used by ESL Learners at Schools in a Peer Reviewed (Refereed), Vol.8.Issue 2, International Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL)2020 (April-June).
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. Key Issues in English Language Teaching: An Exploration in a journal, Vol-40-Issue-68, Studies in Indian Place Names (UGC Care Journal), March-2020.
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. “Emergence and Theoretical Underpinnings of CLT”, ISSN 2347-9493,Vol. 1, Issue 3 (IC), Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Feb2015, pp 192-194.
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. “Language Attitude Research in Indian Context: An Evaluation of Research Techniques”, ISSN 2347-503X, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Research Chronicler, Feb 2015,
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. “Teaching of Speaking Skill: Principles and Approaches”, ISSN 2348-7674, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Research Innovator, Feb 2015
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. “Understanding Major Issues of Second Language acquisitions”, ISSN 2349-4808, Vol. 2, Issue 1, IJEASR, Jan 2015, pp 01-06.
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. “Communicative Language Teaching: An Innovative Approach to Language Teaching”, ISSN 2349-4808, Vol. 1, Issue 5, IJEASR, Sep 2014, pp 55-59.

Book Chapter

  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. A Phonetic Study of the Select Sounds of English Spoken by High School Students in Jabalpur, ISBN 9789383038589, Vol. 1, Issue 1, All India Teacher’s Conference organized by OUCIP, Hyderabad, January 2018, pp 347-355, Shri Publishers, Hyderabad.
  • Vishwakarma, Vimal. Use of Language Lab: An Innovative Approach to Language Teaching and Learning”, ISBN 9788192037073, Vol. 1, Issue 1, ICLLTA , Nov 2016, pp 82-86, Shri Gyansagar, Meerut.

Paper Presentations

  • Participated as a speaker in All India Teacher’s Conference organized by OUCIP, Hyderabad, in 2018
  • Participated as a speaker in an International Conference on “Language and Literature through Ages” organized by SRM University, Modinagar, Ghaziabad in 2016
  • Participated as a Member of Advisory Committee to the 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Development in Business 2016 Organised by Academic Research in Science, Engineering, Arts & Management Foundation, Rotary Club, Bareilly in 2016
  • Participated as a speaker in a National Conference on “ English Language Teaching in the Present Context organized by SRM University, Modinagar, Ghaziabad in 2015
  • Organised an International conference with support of British Council on ‘Language and Communication: Barriers and Challenges’ at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges, Lucknow in 2012
  • Participated as a delegate in the first International conference on ‘Starting, Stimulating and Sustaining: English Language Teacher Education and Development ’ organised by British Council and EFL-University, Hyderabad in 2011

Awards and Honours

  • Received the Honorary Excellence Award in English Language Teaching in the Indo American Multidisciplinary Web Conference organised by Sidhartha Educational and Research Federation Tamilnadu on 31 August 2020.
  • Received Best Teacher Award in the 5th International Conference organised by Saint Martin’s Centre for Research and Accreditation Commission, Melbourne, Australia on 31 December 2020.

Research and Consultancy

  • Competition Assessment of Electricity Sector in India (Electricity Act, 2003) sponsored by Competition Commission of India (Completed)