Nipu Kumar Das

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Nipu Kumar Das
Senior Research Fellow & PhD Candidate
Suri Sehgal Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation
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Fields of Research interest: 

My research focuses on the systematics of terrestrial malacofauna found in the Indian region. The work also encompasses different fields including molluscan ecology, evolution, and the biogeography.


  • 2016-2018: M.Sc. in Life Sciences (Zoology), [National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha]
  • 2013-2016: B.Sc. in Zoology, [Gauhati University, Assam]

National Level Entrance Qualifications:

  • GATE 2018 (Life Sciences)
  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for Assistant Professor, December 2017 (Life Science)
  • IIT-JAM 2016 (Biological Sciences)

Training & Workshops Experience (from 2018 onwards):

  • Participated in an online workshop on 'Use of IBIN database in Teaching, Education, Research and Conservation', organized by School of Ecology and Conservation, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore; 17-19th August 2020 .
  • Participated in an online workshop on 'Science Academies' Science Leadership Workshop (SLW)', India's first Science Leadership Program, organized by the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, India; 22-28th June 2020.
  • Participated in a workshop on “Molecular Taxonomy” organized by ATREE Bangalore and Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) Bhubaneswar, at ILS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha; 11-15th March 2019.
  • Participated in a workshop on “Open Data Kit (ODK) for Field Researchers” organized by The Academy for Conservation Science and Sustainability Studies, ATREE, Bangalore, Karnataka; 12-14th December 2018.
  • Participated the workshop on “Quantitative Assessment and Mapping of Plant and Selected Animal Taxa and Biological Resources of Northeast India” organized by ATREE and IBSD (Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable development), at IBSD, Imphal, Manipur; July 26-29, 2018.


1. Journal:           Coming soonsad

2. Newsletter:

  • Nipu Kumar Das and N.A. Aravind. (2021). Bibliometric analysis on Indian non-marine molluscan research. The Malacologist, Bulletin of The Malacological Society of London 76: 12 (ISSN 1759-1406) 
  • Anushree Jadhav, Nipu Kumar Das and N.A. Aravind. 2020. Edible freshwater molluscs from Northeast India. Tentacle, 28: 3-4. (ISSN 0958-5079) Link

3. eMagazine:

  • Nipu Kumar Das (2020). Invertebrates: High diversity but low on conservation agendaecoNELink


Thesis Title: 
Systematics of the select land snail genera of the Indian region (Superfamily: Cyclophoroidea)
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