Dean & Assistant Professor in English

Dr. Imran A.K. Surti


I/c Registrar & Assistant Professor in English

Vanita Vishram Women’s University, Surat 


Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A. (English)

Additional Qualification/ Certification


  • Aligarh Muslim University awarded ‘Gold Medal’ and a ‘Certificate of Merit’ for securing Distinction Marks in S.S.C. Board Examination in the year 1998.
  • Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat awarded ‘Gold Medal’ for being University First in B.A. Examination in the year 2002.   
  • Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for a period of one month in the year 2009. 
  • American Center, Mumbai conferred the ‘Certificate of Honour’ duly signed by Shri Gulzar, the renowned poet and lyricist in order to recognize my poetic excellence and social awareness in the year 2010.  
  • Did Master of Ceremony in the National Book Launch of ‘Vachan’ presided by Hon. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 29 April, 2017. 
  • Was awarded Certificate of Appreciation/Recognition by Wingword Poetry as two of his winning Hindi/Urdu poems got listed in Wingword Poetry Prize 2018 – A Collection of Winning Poems. (Out of 1500 participants across India)


Vanita Vishram Women’s University (VVWU) is the First-ever Women’s University of Gujarat approved under Public-Private-Partnership with the Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009. VVWU is committed to provide quality education and employment opportunities to its girl students through its revamped curriculum and pedagogy. The focus is on prioritizing practical component and experiential learning supported through academia-industry linkages, functional MoUs, skill development training, internships etc. It aims at providing opportunities to the girl students for holistic development and self-reliance.