Dr. Garikipati Gurajada

Assistant Professor

  • I.M.A (5year Integrated Program) in Telugu- University of Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • M.Phil. in Telugu- University of Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • PhD in Telugu- University of Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Cleared UGC- National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Telugu.
  • Classical Telugu Literature.
Areas of Interest:
  • Folk Literature, Translation studies, Sanskrit Literature and Criticism
Teaching and Research Experience:
  • Dr. Gurajada joined as an Assistant Professor in Department of Telugu, Central university of Andhra Pradesh in September 2023.
  • Before joining CUAP, he served as an Assistant professor in Department of Telugu, University of Silicon Andhra, Milpitas, California, USA.
  • He worked as a Senior Linguist in a Project entitled ‘Bahu- Bhashak’ under Natural Language Translation Mission funded by Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY), Govt. of India.
Publications, Presentations, workshops and books:
  • Published two books in ‘Manucharitra: Vyaktitva Vikasam and Andhra Maha Bharatham: Adhunika Jeevitam 2020 and 2023 respectively.
  • Published 11 Research articles on UGC recognized and peer reviewed journals.
  • Presented Research papers in 6 National and International seminars.
  • Edited 5 books during 2021- 2023.
  • Participation in one National level workshop and a Faculty Development program.
Awards & Achievements:
  • He was awarded Smt. K. Kameswari Devi memorial Gold Medal for Best Telugu Thesis (2020- 2021) in PhD, Department of Telugu, UOH, from the Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource and Development, India Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan in 2022.
  • He was awarded the University of Hyderabad Gold Medal for securing first position in 5 Year Integrated Telugu (I.M.A Telugu) from then Hon’ble Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Shri. E. S. L. Narasimhan in 2014.
  • He was awarded with two Achievers’ Awards from Hon’ble President of India, Late. Shri A. P. J Abdul kalam and Shri. D. Subbarao, Governor (RBI) for his Academic excellence in I.M.A.Telugu Course (2009- 14) respectively.
  • He had received a Merit Award from Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund for his Academic excellence in I.M.A.Telugu Course.
Email :  dr.gurajada@cuap.edu.in