JK Lakshmipat University

Dr. Saurabh Singanapalli
Institute of Management


Dr. Saurabh Singanapalli

Assistant Professor
Institute of Management

Area/ Specialisation

English Language Teaching, English Literature



Member of JKLU faculty since

1st September 2022

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  • PhD (Language Education/ Visual Communication) from IDC, IIT Bombay.
  • M.Phil. (English Language Education) from English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.
  • M.A. (English – Media and Communication) from English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU/CIEFL), Hyderabad.
  • B.A. (English) from St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad.
  • Advanced Diploma in Spanish from English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU/CIEFL), Hyderabad.
  • Diplôme Supérieur in French from Alliance Française, Ahmedabad.
  • Business French Level 1 certification from Alliance Française, Ahmedabad.


Dr. Saurabh Singanapalli is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Communication and Critical Thinking, JKLU. He specialises in language teaching and communication, with several years of classroom teaching experience in academia as well as in the industry. In addition, he has worked in the industry as a materials developer and as a translator & language specialist.


In the more recent past, he has worked on courses on diverse topics from critical thinking to comics and graphic novels. In addition to research activities in language teaching and materials development, he has been involved in developing and teaching core and interdisciplinary courses, academic administration for course quality control, course improvement, student support, and curricular documentation. His personal interests include quizzing, debating, and writing, which have led him to become a member of various games and cultural committees at his workplace.


At CCCT, Dr. Singanapalli works to contribute actively towards the achievement of its goals, through development of new courses, planning events, and assisting students to learn and communicate better.

Teaching Interests
  • Language Teaching
  • Functional Communication
  • English Literature
  • Media Adaptations of Literature, Comics and Graphic Novels
Research Interests
  • Teaching Writing
  • Materials Development
  • Visual Narratives
  • English Literature
  • Adaptation Studies
Honours, Awards, and Affiliations
  • First Prize winner of the IIIrd Premio Cervantes Spanish Short Story Writing Competition organised by the Embassy of Spain in India (2007).
  • Awarded the Gurukul scholarship organised by SPIC MACAY and the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (FURHHDL) (2004).
Selected Publications
  • Singanapalli, S. (2020). A Proposed Framework for Designing a Postgraduate Course to Study Adaptations of Sanskrit Literature in Contemporary Media. Journal of Psychosocial Research, Vol.15, No.2, 385-392 [ISSN 0973-5410].
  • Singanapalli, S. (2017, January). Designing Static Visual Narratives as Prompts for Practising Creative Writing. In International Conference on Research into Design (pp. 421-431). Springer, Singapore.
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