Current Students

Full Name:              Vivek Kumar Yadav
Discipline:               Philosophy
Supervisor:             Dr. C. Bharath Kumar
Institute Roll No:   1601161004
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Area of Research

Contemporary Political Theory (Tentative).

Personal Detail

Vivek Kumar Yadav is a Ph.D. Candidate in the School of Humanities and Social Science at Indian Institute of Technology. His area of interest are contemporary political theory and the history of political thought.

Academic Information:

Awardee of Junior Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission, Government of India, December, 2014. M.A. Social Work, Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi (2013-2015) B.A. Political Science (Hons.), Rajdhani College, University of Delhi (2010-2015)


Presented Research Paper on ‘The relevance of Philosophy for the 21 st century’, 91 st Indian Philosophical Congress, at Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies (Feb. 2017). Presented Research Paper on ‘Loosing Dissent in Democracy and its Relevance: A Philosophical Understanding’, International Conference Re-Learning to be Human for Global Times: Culture, Religion and Democratic Values organized by Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, at BHU (Dec 2016).


Participated in Workshop on ‘Science, Religion and Development: Seeking a Nexus’ Organized by Indian Institute of Technology Indore. Attended Three Days Workshop on ‘Pilot Testing of Manual on Citizenship and Life Skills’ organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development at Rajdhani College, University of Delhi. Completed training program on ‘Developing Communication Skill in Transfer of Technology’ organized by Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Combating Climate Change, Delhi.


Kat – Katha G.B. Road (Red light area of Delhi), Delhi [July 2014 - April 2015]. CBM International Bangalore-Rural, Chikkaballpur, Karnataka [May 26, 2014 - July 10, 2014]. Centre for child and adolescent and Well-Being, University of Delhi [August 2013 - April 2014].

Work Experience:

Worked as Young Professional in Ministry of Rural Development of Rajasthan [15 June, 2015 – 29 Feb, 2016].