Dr. Shirin Shaikh

Assistant Professor

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever"


Dr. Shirin Shaikh is an Assistant Professor in the subject of English in Poona College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune. She has an experience of more than 16 years in the field of teaching English as a Second language at the undergraduate as well as post graduate level. She has completed her International Certification in TESOL/TEFL with distinction from Oxford Seminars, Houston, Texas, USA. She is a global professional member of TESOL international Association. She is also a founder member of My Incubation Center, Institute of advance studies in English. She is Recognised Research guide of Savitribai Phule Pune University for M.Phil and Ph.D. She is a visiting faculty at several post graduates centres in Pune.


St. Mira’s College for Girls, B.A (English)

June 1995-April 1998,  Pune

Nowrosjee Wadia College M.A. (English)

July 1998- May 2000, Pune

Department of English, University of Pune, M.Phil (English)

June-2000- June 2003, Pune


Department of English, University of Pune Doctor of Philosophy (English)

June 2007- September 2010, Pune


EXPERIENCE: 17 years

Poona College of Arts, Science & Commerce

Assistant Professor

9 March 2010 till date, Pune


Abeda Inamdar Senior College

Assistant Professor

21 July 2003- 8 March 2010, Pune


English Language and literature Teaching


Best Teacher Award for the Academic year 2020 by InSc. AWARDS





Teaching Vocabulary at the Intermediate Level Asian Quarterly, vol.no. 5/4, pg. 74-86

International Level

ISSN 2229-581X

Value Based Education with Reference to Students Behavior Need for Value Based Education in the Twenty First Century

National Level

ISBN. 81-922414-2-4


Students Attitude in English and Vernacular Medium Schools Researchers World, vol.no. 03/1 pg.136-141

International Level

E-ISSN 2229-4686


Enriching Vocabulary Unlocking their Future, pg. 129-143

National Level

ISBN 978-81-207-6139-1


Enriching Learner'sVocabulary Asian Quarterly,vol. no. 9/1 pg. 90-106

International Level

ISSN 2229-581X


Better Opportunities to Teach English through Communicative Approach Asian Quarterly, vol.no. 8/1 pg. 88-96

 International Level

ISSN 81-909697-2-2


The Importance of Vocabulary Development at the Intermediate Level Asian Quarterly, vol.no. 7/1 pg. 67-76

International Level

ISSN. 2229-581X


Introduction of English Language in India



  1. Creating Word-consciousness at the intermediate level: A study

       Year 2017

       Publisher: Idea Publishing

       ISBN-10 - 93865182887


   2. Enriching Advanced ESL learners’ Vocabulary

       Year 2018​

       Publisher: Idea Publishing

       ISBN: -10-9836518872     



Cleared SET in 2003 

Holds an international certification in teaching as second/foreign language from Oxford Seminars, Houston, Texas.

Completed two minor research projects on ‘Fostering Word-Consciousness’ and ‘Teaching and Learning Vocabulary’ sponsored by  University Grant Commission and Board of College and University Development respectively.  

Recognised Research Guide for M.Phil and Ph.D of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Worked  as a Counsellor of Indra Gandhi National Open University, Delhi (for 5 years).

Worked as Assistant Supervisor of the Examination Department, Abeda Inamdar Senior College (for 5 years).

Worked as Coordinator of Spoken English Courses conducted by the Department of English, Abeda Inamdar Senior College (for 5 years).

Worked as a Visiting Lecturer in several institutes of M.C.E. Society, Azam Campus (for 5 years).

Worked as Associate Editor of Asian Journal of English (An International Journal of Contemporary Issues) (for 5 years)

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Camp, Pune – 411 001 Maharashtra, INDIA.

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