Profile of Tawhida Jahan

... Name Tawhida Jahan
Designation Assistant Professor
Last Degree MA ( Linguistics), DU ; Currently doing MS (Cognitive Science) in TU KL, (Germany)

Tawhida Jahan

Assistant Professor

Department of Communication Disorders

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


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By profession I am an academician. So, I intend to teach the students and conduct research work to generate new knowledge in cognitive science, brain and language. At the same time I would like to work as an activist to explore my knowledge for the betterment of society. Hence the main objectives of career and profession are as follows. 

  • Conduct research works with a view to generating new knowledge in the field of cognitive science, brain and language.
  • Explore the theory and knowledge of Linguistics, Cognitive science in my society
  • Help people with disabilities and disorders using technology developed from the knowledge cognitive science



Subject: Linguistics

Department: Department of  Linguistics, University of  Dhaka

Passing Year: 2011 ( held in 2013)

Thesis defended in May 2013

Thesis Title:“Analysis of perlocutionary effects performed by Bengali High Functioning Autistic children”.

Result: 1st class 2nd (Obtained CGPA 3.59 out of 4.00)


Subject: Linguistics

Department: Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka

Passing Year: 2010 ( held in 2012)

4th Year Project Title : “Using Clinical Linguistics theory for Bengali autistic children ”

Result: 1st class 1st  (Obtained CGPA 3.78 out of 4.00)


College: Holy Cross College

Group: Humanities

Result : GPA 5.00 out of 5.00


School: Brahmondi Girls  High School

Group: Humanities

Result: GPA 4.19 out of 5.00          


1. Dean’s award 2012,  Faculty of Arts,  University Of Dhaka

3.  Begam Saida Afjal Memorial Award 2015, University Of Dhaka

4.  DUAA Inspiration Award 2009,  Dhaka University Alumni Association

5. Certificate of achievement 2008, Fatema Iqbal trust Fund, University Of Dhaka


  1. Assistant Professor

Department of Communication Disorders

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 Length of Service: September 2016- October 2016.

  1. Lecturer

Department of Communication Disorders

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Length of Service: April 2015-August 2016

  1. Lecturer

Department of Linguistics

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Length of Service:  November 2013-March 2015



Co-curricular  activities


  • Linguist, Google Developers Forum, Google translate for Bengali Language
  • Participate as a educator and youth leader from Bangladesh in South Asian Youth Conference 2015 held in Srilanka
  • Participate as a youth leader from Bangladesh in South Asian University Festival 2010-11 held in Bangladesh.
  • Volunteer at Red Cross and Red Cresent society in disaster management initiatives
  • Genaral Secretary of Daily Prothom Alo  "Bandhushava" (The largest youth organization       of Bangladesh) National Committee
  • Moderator, Rokeya Hall Debating Club, University of Dhaka
  • Working as a Contributor & Dictation writer in Daily Prothom Alo newspaper (from 2006 to present)
  • Joint secretary of Dhaka University Debating Society (DUDS) 2010-2011
  • Enlisted Program Presenter in Bangladesh Television(BTV)



Research articles

Jahan, Tawhida (2014), An analysis of pre-verbal skills performed by low functioning autistic children (Bengali). The Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics. Vol.4, No.7, 63-78.


Jahan, Tawhida and Arif, Hakim (2014). Communication Sciences and Language Disorders . Dhaka: Book fair

Invited Book Chapters

  1. Jahan, Tawhida (2015), A proposed multilingual therapy model for Bengali Aphasic patients. In Hakim Arif (ed.) Aphasia and Bengali Language: Linguistic Analysis.149-166. Dhaka: Book fair
  2. Jahan, Tawhida (2015), Analysis of perlocutionary effects performed by Bengali High Functioning Autistic children. In Hakim Arif (ed.) Language Problem of Bengali Autistic childrens.57-80. Dhaka: Annesha prokason


Language Proficiencies


Bengali: Excellent, as mother language.

English: IELTS 6.0, German: A1, Sign Language

Computer Skills

Language: JAVA

Reporting Package: Microsoft Office

Statistical Package: SPSS

Software: Adobe Photoshop, PRATT

Operating System: Unix, Windows


Personal Information

Father’s Name                          :  Touhiduzzaman

Mother’s Name             :  Shahinuzzaman

Nationality                   :  Bangladesh

Permanent Address      : House no 100/3, West Brahmondi,




Present Address:             Appt. no 126,   Maisenweg 8

                                        67663, Kaiserslautern



Date of Birth                :  January 17, 1988

Gender                         :  Female

Blood Group                :  O(+ve).



Dr.  Shanley E. M. Allen


Psycholinguistics and Language Development Group

& Chair

Department of Social Science

TU Kaiserslautern




Dr. Hakim Arif


& Chair
Department of Communication Disorders

University of Dhaka