Personal Information of Dr. AKM Zakaria


Dr. AKM Zakaria


Associate Professor and Head


Humanities and Social Sciences

Office Address

Building: Old Academic Building
Room # 222
PABX Ext.:4291


Contact Information

Alternate Email: akmzakaria76 at
Mobile: 01977254536, 01717254536
T&T: 02-9140436

Educational Qualifications

Degree University Country Year Field
Ph.D. The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India India 2015 ELT/ ELE
M.A do do 2001 ELT and English Literature
B.A (Hons) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India do 1998 English Literature

Fields of Specialization:

English Language Teaching/ Education, English for Specific Purposes and Applied Linguistics

Research Interest:

ELT, ESP, Sociolinguistics etc.

Career Profile
(Job Profile)

Lecturer in English from 18-10-2001 to 28-09-2005
Assistant Professor from 29-05-2005 to date

Additional Charge List
(Present Designation and Offices)

Head, Department of HSS

Courses Taught
(Course Code and Title only)

Undergraduate Level: HSS-1103 (English and Economics), Hss-1104 (English Sessional), HSS-2301 (English), HSS-1302 (English Sessional), HSS-1302 (English and Economics), HSS-1427 (English and Economics) etc.

Publication List (IEEE format)
(Year-wise publication List)

  1. Zakaria, AKM. (2015). Status of English and ESP: A Bangladesh Perspective.Education Today (An International Journal of Education and Humanities). Vol VI, No.1 , pp-358-366, ISSN No: 2229-5755
  2. 2. Anuradha RV & Zakaria, AKM. (2015). Involving Learners in ESP Course Design: A Bangladesh Perspective. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. Vol. 4, Issue 6 (2), pp. 136-154, ISSN No: ISSN No: 2277-7881. (Impact factor: 2.972, ISI Value: 2.286)


  1. Zakaria, AKM. (2014). An Experiment with Learners’ Specialized Content-Based Teaching Materials to Enhance Reading Comprehension in Engineering Classroom: A Bangladesh Perspective. Journal of Education in Twenty First Century (An International Journal of Education and Humanities), Vol, 1,  Issue. 1, pp-351-359, ISSN NO: 2394-7845


  1. Arifeen Mohammad Shajedul & Zakaria, AKM. (2013). An Investigation into the use of short story at Tertiary Level in ESL Classroom: Learners’ Interests and Perceptions. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology; 11 (1), 133-138. ISSN: 2305-1809.

1. Zakaria, AKM. (2015). 21st Century Global Market: The Need, the Gap and the Necessity, International Conference on Teacher Education, Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University, Tamil Nadu, India.

1. Zakaria, AKM. (2014). Designing Engineering ESP Teachers’ Training Module for Professional Development: An Empirical Study in Bangladeshi Context, the 3rd International Teacher Educators Conference jointly organized by British Council and The English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India.