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BNMIT Engineering College

Smt. Shashi Prabha Nagendra

Designation : Assistant Professor

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Date of Joining BNMIT : 

Nature of Association (Regular/Contractual/Adjunct) : Regular

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No. of years of Experience : 12 years

Department : Department of Training & Placement


Degree       Institution  Year of Passing
Ph.DUniversity of Selinus (Science and Literature Italy)Pursuing (2019)
M.A  (English Literature)Dayalbagh University, Agra, INDIAAugust 1990
B.Sc. (PCM)Jyothi Nivas College, Bangalore, INDIAJune 1987


Designation   DepartmentPlaceDate
Assistant Professor of English Training and PlacementBNMIT, Bengaluru, India3rd February 2014 –Till date
Communicative English Trainer English TrainingQuicksteps, BengaluruJanuary, 2012 – January, 2014
English Language TrainerDiploma in English TrainingABE Value Point Systems Pvt. Ltd.19th September 2011- 30th September 2012
Communicative English Trainer English TrainingQuicksteps, Bengaluru1st March 2010 – 1st March 2011
English LecturerDepartment of EnglishGovernment Degree College Daman9th September 1994 – 31st March 1995
Related Experiences
BEC Oral Examiner, CambridgePeople English, Bengaluru, IndiaJanuary 2012 – current
VolunteerESL Computer English LabSanta Calra, California, USA1st March 2005 – 1st June 2005
Online Educator English TrainingTutorVista, and Transweb Tutors Bengaluru, India1st January 2009 – 1st January 2010
Senior RecruiterHuman ResourcesIBIS Infotek Pvt Ltd. Bengaluru, India1st December 2005 – 1st December 2007
  • Teaching Technical English Communication to BE students – A VTU course
  • Conducted Capstone Training Program for MBA students
  • Designed and streamlined syllabus, course plan and assessment materials for English Communication; delivered lectures in a creative way to enhance the communication skills for I, II  year  MBA and I, II, III and IV year B.E. students at BNMIT
  • Communication; delivered lectures ina creative way to enhance the communication
  • skills for I, II year  MBA and I, II, Iii and IV year B.E. students.
  • Coordinated during orientation, trained and helped students get certification for Business English Certification (BEC) course at Vantage Level
  • Established an English Club in the Institution in 2017
  • Compeered several events in the Institution
  • Counseled BE 1st year students
  • Coordinated with CMS team and helped staff
  • Conducted T 5 and TW 5 classes for students of I and II Semester BE
  • Accompanied students to Industry visit NTTF
  • Accompanied students to Government schools for Collaborative studies as a part of AICTE Induction Program
  • Conducted a session during Induction Program: Proficiency Module

Awards and Achievements


  • Completed NPTEL Certification Course on ‘Technical English for Engineers’ with 90%, Topper, July to September 2019, 8-week course
  • Secured Second Prize for the Tertiary /Higher Education Category in the English in the Classroom Competition 2015, organised by Cambridge in South Asia.

English Club in BNMIT

  • Set up an English Communication Club in corporation with the Department of Training and Placement and provided an additional space for students to communicate effectively in a casual atmosphere.

Expertise / list of subjects handled

  • TechnicalEnglish I and II – A VTU program at BNMIT
  • English Communication Skills for MBA students
  • Business English Certification, Vantage level course
  • English as Second Language (ESL) to adult learners from various nationalities – Value Point Academy
  • English for IELTS, SAT, and spoken English- Basic and Advanced level courses-Quick Step Institute

Research Interest

  • Language Acquisition and Technology


  • ID: P-ISSN 2321-788X vol 7 Special Issue, June 2020 Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, Topic, “Thriving and Burgeoning Education –In an arena where Technology meets Tradition”
  • 1D:IJIRE/404 Volume 4, issue 7, Dec-2017International Journal of Innovative Research Explorer; topic, “Revision and Re-interpretation: Reimagining Mythology with an Artistic Twist
  • E-ISSN: 2395-0056, p-ISSN: 23950072, Volume:7 issue : 12/December2020 IJRET, titled ‘Building a Liaison between Learners and the Outside World-The Changing Trends in Teaching and Learning English Language Skills
  • ISSN:2456-7620 IJELS Volume 5, Issue 6, Nov-Dec; ‘Technology – A Firm Foundation for Entrepreneurship


Sl. No.EventTopicOrganized byDateNo. of days

State Level

WITAC – 2015

“Women in Text and Context”

Presented a paper on:


“Taking Dreams to New Heights: Empowering Women”

Sri Satya Sai Institute -Dharwad28-3-20151






National Conference

“Modern Trends in English Language Teaching- Placing the Learners in the Spot Light”

Presented a paper on:


“Revolutionising Education: Task –Based Learning and Technology Enhanced Teaching”

St Joseph’s Evening College09-08-20151



International Conference

“Narratives and Narratology-innovations in story telling”

Presented a paper on:


“Evolving Techniques in Narratives- making stories resonant”

Garden City College5-02-2016





National Conference

“The changing Trends in the Teaching of English and Literatures in India”

Presented a paper on:

“Connecting the learners with the outside world – The changing trend in teaching of English”



Karnataka University, Dharwad


26th and 27th February 2016




Annual Coordinators’



The battle of the Chalk and the mouseCambridge English13th
July 2016




2-Day International Conference(His)tory, Her-Story and ‘Other’ Narratives: Revisions and Re-interpretations in Story-telling”

“Revision and Reinterpretation: Reimagining mythology with an artistic twist”

Reva University


3rd and 4th Feb 20172



2-Day International Conference

The Teaching of English Language and Literature: Critical Perspective

“Building liaison between learners and the outside world – The changing trends in teaching and Learning English Language Skills “


Department of English Gitam University


August 11-12, 20172





Christ Academy’Advaya’ 2018




Oral Narratives, Folklores and Legends, blended with technology, stimulate confabulation.Christ Academy Institute of Advanced studies18th-19th-January 20182



2-Day International Conference on innovative Practices in Management And EntrepreneurshipTechnology- A Firm Foundation for Entrepreneurship


BNMIT MBA department in Association with AIMS (Association of Indian Management School27th-28th-December, 20182


Jain College-One day online National Conference: COVID-19:Implications for Economy:Paper titled: “Thriving and Burgeoning Education –In an arena where Technology meets Tradition”Jain College-One day online National Conference12th June 20201

Hobbies- Making Educational Videos, Scrabble, Art, Reading, Travelling

Sports- Played Volley-ball and Throw-Ball at state level in school; Won prizes in several events on sports day in the college

Music- Won in Antakashri competition in school

Any other things-

  • Community Service – extending my services as Vice President of the Association- Ramanjeneyanagara Citizen’s Welfare Association since 2009. As a Vice President of the Association in the Layout, coordinated and conducted ‘Walk of Life’– an initiative of InARI, to promote a healthy living.