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Dr. Ashok A D’cruz

Dr. Ashok A D’cruz

Dr. Ashok A D’cruz

Assistant Professor & School Director

Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Vakkad P O,Tirur,Malappuram Dt,Kerala,INDIA 676502


M.A. Degree in Malayalam Language and Literature .

M.Ed. Degree from School of Pedagogical Sciences.

M.Phil. Degree in Education .

Received Kannur University’s first Ph.D. Degree in Education .

Teaching Experience

  • Worked as Lecturer in Malayalam Education from 2005 to 2008 at Fathima Memorial Training College, Kollam.
  • Worked as H.S.A. (Malayalam) at Govt. High School, Tuvvur, Malappuram.
  • Now working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Creative Writing at Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Tirur from October 2013.

Ph.D Topic

Cultural Influences in Socio-Dramatic Play Themes of Preschool Children in relation to Gender Intelligence and Language Development


  • Received 'Prachodha' Story Award (2003)
  • 'Voice Award' (2004)
  • 'Poonthanam Prize' for Story (2005)
  • Vidyarangom Story Award (2011)
  • Vidyarangom Screen play Award (2009)
  • Best Director Award in the State Short Film Fest (Kazhcha) conducted by the Directorate of Public Instruction in Kerala in the year 2009.
  • KadhaPrathibha Award(2017)
  • Mar Thoma Yuva Deepam Literary Award(2017)

Main Literary Works

  • Daivam Ippol Enthu Cheyyukayayirikkum?
  • Aarum Samshayikkatha Chilar (story collections)
  • Aaru Kuttippadangal (Screen play/ Children’s Literature)
  • Jungle Book
  • Time Machine
  • Aadaminteyum Havvayudeyum Diarikkurippukal
  • Manthrikacheppu
  • Silahridayarude Chirimuzhakkam (Translations)
  • Pracheenasudha (Edited work).