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Mr. Atul Patil works as Assistant Professor of Communication Skills at the College of Engineering Pune (COEP). Prior to this job, he worked at the English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) as a Lecturer and Senior Co-ordinator for 6 years. He also worked in industry for a year in a US-based document creation company as a Validator (Quality Control department). He worked at the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Chair, University of Pune and for the Penn-in-India, study abroad programme of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He holds a Masters in English and is presently working towards a Ph.D. at Symbiosis International University on ‘Developing Computer-based Activities for the Teaching and Testing of Listening and Speaking Skills’.

Mr. Patil is a Member on the Board of Studies for the Faculty of Humanities at Symbiosis International University and is a recipient of the first Rising Star Award of ELTIS, Symbiosis. He is a Member on the panel of experts for the international online journal called Spark and is associated with ELT Weekly, WizIQ and AsiaCALL. He has conducted several workshops for students, teachers and working professionals. He has presented papers at national and international conferences and was the Conference Co-ordinator at Symbiosis for its three national conferences. He is a Faculty In-charge of the COEP Language Laboratory and Personality Development Club.

Mr. Atul Bansilal Patil


Assistant Professor


Applied Science


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  • B.A. English., 2004, University of Pune
  • M.A. English, 2006, University of Pune
  • Ph.D., Pursuing

Teaching Responsibility: 

  • Teaching F.Y.B.Tech; S.Y.B.Tech. and M.Tech. students of all branches the Foundation Course in English, Professional Communication and Technical Writing

  • Faculty In-charge of the Language Laboratory

  • Conducting computer-based training

  • Designing syllabus for communication skills courses

  • Developing teaching materials and lessons

  • Assessing students’ progress and performances

  • Conducting training programmes for students, teachers and staff

Additional Responsibility: 

  • Co-ordinating the Industry Readiness Programme by Global Talent Track (GTT) in collaboration with NASSCOM and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)  

  • Promoting and guiding students for Cambridge English Examinations

  • Working as a Faculty Advisor for the Personality Development Club

  • Co-ordination of the departmental activities

  • Preparing students for placements

  • Helping teachers develop content in English

  • Providing consultancy to other engineering colleges

  • Course Co-odrinator of Business Communication conducted by CISCO, GTT and CEED.

  • Guiding students for MindSpark Annual Technical Event, Zest Sports Festival, Debate Group, etc.

  • Conducting Training programmes and workshops for teaching and non-teaching staff of COEP

  • Faculty Representative for Digital India

  • Faculty Co-ordinator for Students’ elections

  • Faculty Member on the Disciplinary Committee for the Annual Sports Event - ZEST

  • Faculty Advisor for In-house and Outside Courses, Seminars and Conferences for Faculty Members of the Department


*Co-author of Teacher’s Manuals for 9th and 10th std. English textbooks of Maharashtra State Board

*Edited the book titled ‘Aspects of ELLT’, published by the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad in 2013. (ISBN 978-81-906869-2-1)
*The article ‘Paradigm shifts in Postcolonial English Language Pedagogy’’ published in Aspects of ELLT (ISBN:978-81-906869-2-1)
*The article ‘The Pull of the Mother tongue over the Other Tongue’ published in YASHASHRI: International Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN: 2319-5851)
The article on ‘Better Your Reading Skills’ was published in the 42nd issue of Communication Weekly newsletter. (Link:
*Translated stories from Panchatantra from English to Marathi. The stories will be published by M.S.Co. Publisher, Hyderabad in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India.
*Presented a paper titled ‘Relevance of a Digital Language Laboratory to the Teaching and Testing of Listening and Speaking Skills’ at the National Conference held on 29-30 January, 2009 at Charotar Institute of Technology, Changa, Anand, Gujarat.
*Presented a paper titled ‘Production of computer-based materials for the teaching and testing of Listening and Speaking skills in English’, at the International conference organised from 29th November to 1st December 2010 by (IndiaCALL), an affiliate of AsiaCALL, and hosted by H. M. Patel Institute of English Training and Research, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat, India.
*Presented a paper titled ‘The Gravitational Pull of the Mother tongue on the Other tongue’ at the National Conference organized by ELTIS (Symbiosis) in collaboration with ELT@I on February 11 and 12, 2011. The same paper is also published (ISBN:978-81-922548-0-7)
*Presented a paper titled ‘Developing Language Teaching Materials for the Digital Global Village and its Citizens’ at the International Conference on ‘Open and Distance Learning’, organized by the Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) from February 21 to 23, 2011.

Memberships and Affiliations: 

*May 2006- August 2007: Proofreader cum Editor (Quality Checker) at Affinity Express India Pvt. Ltd. Hinjewadi, Pune
*May 2005-May 2006: Office Administrator at Intellectual Property Right-Chair (IPR-Chair), Main Building, University of Pune, Pune
*2005- 2006: Field Assistant and Local Student Representative for Penn-in-India Programme (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

*A member on the Board of Studies (BoS) for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Symbiosis International University, from 2010 till date.
*A Member on the Panel of Experts for Spark, a multi-disciplinary, multi-media and multi-lingual bi-annual international e-Journal (ISSN 0975 - 7929)

*A Member of AsiaCALL, wizIQ, Cambridge English Examinations 

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