Dr Roy Pushpaviliasam Veettil

Dr Roy Pushpaviliasam Veettil

Dr Roy Pushpaviliasam Veettil

Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Extn: 557
Location: Suwaiq building

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Dr. Roy Pushpavilasam Veettil, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Language Studies, Sohar University is a committed teacher and an earnest researcher. With an illustrious career spanning over three decades, Dr Veettil has made significant contributions to the realm of education, research, and professional development, leaving an indelible mark on the ELT community.

Dr .Veettil holds a distinguished academic background, with a Ph.D. in English, an M.A. in English Literature, a B.Ed., and a PGCTE (Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English). His impressive array of credentials includes the highly regarded Cambridge CELTA and British Council IELTS Train the Trainer certificates. These qualifications not only showcase his expertise but also serve as a testament to his relentless pursuit of excellence in language education.

With thirty years of teaching experience, Dr. Veettil has honed his pedagogical skills and developed a profound understanding of the intricacies of language acquisition. Throughout his career, he has nurtured countless students, empowering them with the linguistic tools and critical thinking abilities necessary for success in the global arena.

Dr. Veettil is widely recognized for his scholarly contributions to the field. His research endeavors have resulted in the publication of numerous papers in prestigious journals indexed in SCOPUS and the Web of Science. His insightful analyses and thought-provoking perspectives have advanced the discourse on ELT theory and practice, guiding educators worldwide in their pursuit of excellence. His book, “Changing Paradigms in English Language Teaching,” stands as a testament to his intellectual rigor and serves as a valuable resource for educators seeking innovative approaches to language instruction.

In addition to his research and academic achievements, Dr. Veettil has edited two notable books. “Blossoms: An Anthology of Mini Sagas from the Omani Classrooms” captures the creativity and linguistic prowess of students, showcasing their unique voices and perspectives. His editing prowess is further evident in “Artificial Intelligence and Voice Assistants,” a comprehensive volume that explores the intersection of technology and language learning, offering insights into the evolving landscape of ELT.

Dr Veettil is not only a distinguished scholar but also an influential figure in the ELT community. He has been a prolific presenter and workshop facilitator at numerous national and international ELT conferences, sharing his expertise and inspiring educators from diverse backgrounds. His engaging presentations and interactive workshops have left a lasting impact, empowering fellow professionals to embrace innovative teaching methodologies and harness the power of technology in the language classroom.

Committed to professional growth and collaboration, Dr Veettil actively participates in various professional organizations. He is a valued member of the English Scholars Beyond Borders (ESBB), English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI), and English Language Teachers’ Interaction Forum (ELTIF). Through these associations, he connects with like-minded professionals, fostering an environment of shared learning and continuous development.

Beyond his academic pursuits, Dr. Veettil is known for his compassionate nature and dedication to student welfare. He believes in the transformative power of education and strives to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for his students. His mentoring and guidance have helped numerous aspiring educators navigate their own professional journeys, fostering a sense of empowerment and instilling a passion for lifelong learning.

When he is not engrossed in the world of academia, Dr. Veettil finds solace in literature, art, and nature. He believes in the importance of holistic well-being and often explores these creative outlets to rejuvenate his spirit and find inspiration for his work.

Dr. Roy Veettil’s contributions to the field of English language teaching are commendable. As an educator, researcher, author, and mentor, he has continuously pushed boundaries, embracing new methodologies and technologies to enhance language learning.


  • Ph D in Applied Linguistics, Bharathiar University, India, 2014​
  • MA in English Literature, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya ( Formerly known as Indore University), India, 1993
  • B Ed in English , Kerala University, India, 1995
  • BA in English Lanugae and Literature, Calicut University, India, 1989
  • PGCTE ( Post Graduagte Certificate in the Teaching of English), English and Foreign Languages University, India, 2008
  • CELTA, Cambridge University, UK, 2007

Teaching Interest

  • English language
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Literature​

Research Interest

  • Varieties of English
  • Cultural studies​