A Sample Resume


Resume formats change often as new trends emerge, so the format used here should only be used as an example. When you need to write a real resume, it's a good idea to research the latest trends and write your resume accordingly. This will help ensure that your resume stands out and presents you in the best possible light.

As per Unit 3, Pager 96 of Class XII Text book of Kerala Higher Secondary English, the format of Resume is as follows.

Your Name

Permanent Address

Current Address 

Your E-mail

Your Phone Number

Objective : (Write your objective in one sentence.)

Education : (Write your educational qualification in reverse chronological order. List your

qualification, your grades, name of the institution and the year in which you qualified.)

Experience : (Write your professional experience, if any, in reverse chronological order. Write

the name of the organizations, your designation, the responsibilities you held in

those organizations and the duration of your service.)

Activities : (Write about your other activities like memberships in various organisations, social

activities, leadership activities and any other relevant activities that would support

your resume.)

Achievements : (List out your achievements/awards, if any. Write only those which are relevant to

the post applied for.)

Skills : (Write about your computer/ technical/other skills required for the job.)

Languages : (List the languages that you know and mention whether you are fluent in reading,

writing and speaking them.)

Interests : (List your hobbies/interests which would tell something about your personality. 

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Given Below is a sample resume for the post of a lecturer in a college.

(Certification, and Reference Section are not mandatory)

Name: Akash Krishnan

Contact Information:

Email: akash@gmail.com

Phone: 9999999999


Rose Villa

M G Road

Cochin - 4


To obtain a position as a College Lecturer, where I can utilize my experience and knowledge to educate and inspire students.


    PhD in English, Mahatma Gandhi University, 1998

    Master of English Language and Literature, Passed with Distinction, Kerala University, 1995

    Bachelor of English, Passed with Distinction, Calicut University, 1993


Assistant Professor, St Berchmans College, 1998-2000

  • Taught a variety of courses in English Language and Literature to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Developed and implemented innovative learning materials, such as interactive presentations and hands-on projects.
  • Provided one-on-one advising to students and helped them achieve their academic and personal goals.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to design and implement department-wide initiatives.

Teaching Assistant, Kerala University, 2001

  •  Assisted professors in delivering lectures and leading discussions in Student seminars.
  • Graded assignments and provided constructive feedback to students.
  • Tutored students in small groups and helped them understand complex concepts.

Activities : 

Member of a volunteer teacher group DISHA which engages in providing free coaching for competitive exams for children of farmers.

Achievements : 

Best Teacher Award, St Berchmans College, 1999

Gold Medal, Master of English Language and Literature, Kerala University, 1995

Inter Collegiate Debate Champion, Calicut University, 1993


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English, Hindi and Malayalam
  • Ability to create engaging and effective learning materials
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of various instructional methods and technologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students


Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, CIEFL, Hyderabad


  • Dr. C C Thomas

    • Professor of English, St Berchmans College, Changanassery
    • Email: ccthomas@sb.edu
    • Phone: (123) 456-7890
  • Mr. Adivenkidachelam

    • Former Vice Chancellor, MG University
    • Email: adivenkidachelam@mgu.com
    • Phone: (987) 654-3210

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