Affiliated to Dibrugarh University

Dr. Samrat Sengupta

Designation: Assistant Professor

Phone No: 9366825564

Specialization : Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology
Qualification: M.Sc, Ph.D
Area of Interest: My research focuses on the ecology and conservation of wildlife, especially endangered and threatened species, in ecosystems impacted by humans. I enjoy teaching and focus my research work in the Indo-Malayan Biodiversity Hotspot on Arboreal Mammals.

Publications :


1. Sharma, N., Sengupta, S., Boruah, D., Bhuyan, N., Borah, D., Saikia, L. and Saikia, G., 2015. White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata in Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India. Indian Birds10(5), pp.121-123.


2. Sengupta, S., Singha, H. and Deb, P., 2016. Ground foraging behaviour of Malayan giant squirrel (Ratufa bicolor). Current Science110(12), pp.2223-2225.


3. Saikia, B., Pdah, D.S.M., and Sengupta, S., 2021. Urban Fauna: Amphibian Checklist of Shillong, Meghalaya. Journal of Bioresources 8(2): 24-34. 


4. Saikia, B., Laskar, M.A., Sinha, B., Debnath, M., Sengupta, S., Das, H., Shabnam, N.A., Kharkongor, I.J. and Dinesh, K.P., 2022. Confirmed report of the Aniqiao Torrent Frog, Amolops aniqiaoensis (Anura: Ranidae), from India, with additional distributional records for two other Indian pecies of Amolops. Reptiles & Amphibians29(1), pp.214-224.

5. Saikia, B., Sinha, B., Nanda, P. and Sengupta, S., 2022. A confirmed westernmost population of the Burmese Gliding Treefrog, Zhangixalus burmanus (Andersson 1939)(Anura: Rhacophoridae). Reptiles & Amphibians29(1), pp.268-269.

6. Kalita, T., Sharma, R., Sengupta, S., and Basumatari, D. 2022. Entomophagy practices in Bodoland Territorial Region, Assam: nutritional potential and implications for food security, Journal of Insects as Food and Feed pp. 1-16,


OP/RC/Seminar/wokshop Partcipation :

  • Presented a Oral Talk and Poster in Biodiverse 2018 held on “Can you see me: Tackling the issue of detectability in tropical forest, Assam in IIT Guwahati.
  • Attended the two week GIS and Remote sensing workshop organized by North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC, Shillong) from April 17- 28th  2017.
  • Attended a one-week workshop on Bioinformatics: Tools and Application organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh from April 23rd - 29th 2019

Awards/Achievement received:

  • Worked as a Project “Field Assistant” in the project “Demographic response of Understory birds to human-induced habitat degradation in the eastern Himalaya by doing mist-netting, extraction of birds from mist nets, bird ringing and obtaining morphological data from birds in 2011 under NCBS, Bangalore.
  • Worked as a “BSR-JRF and SRF” in the doctoral research project in Assam University, Sichar from 2012-2015.
  • Worked as “Assistant Field Officer” under wildlife rescue and rehabilitation project with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) from 2016-17.
  • Worked as a Lecturer (contractual post) for a period of one year in Sankardev College and Guest Faculty in Cotton University from 2017-2018.
  • Worked as “Research Personnel” under Animal Health Division with Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Umiam (ICAR) from 2017 till 2019.
  • Worked as a "Assistant Professor" stage I- for a period of one year in Gurucharan College, Silchar from September, 2019 till March 2021.

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