Department Profile

The Department of English was established in 1992 with the main thrust on catering to the needs and demands of the students coming from lower middle class and adjoining rural area. It is the policy of the Department that all the academic activities conducted should be geared to develop the overall personality of students so as to equip them with modern and sensible outlook to face the challenges of the competitive global scenario. The Department provides opportunities to the students to study Language and Literature at UG and PG level through papers of Linguistics and Literature. A Course in Spoken English, Functional English and Soft Skill Development, Bridge Course are conducted rigorously every year. A number of guest lectures are arranged. Students are encouraged to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities. Efforts are taken by the faculty to develop research culture and aptitude among the students. The department endeavors to enrich students’ ability to learn and understand the international language. It builds the values, critical inquiry and builds creative thinking among the students. Faculty members strive to make the students linguistically and literally competent in the present scenario of globalization. We believe in experimentation and teaching for pleasure. ICT based Teaching, Group Discussion, Interactive Teaching, Role Playing, Book Review, Report Writing, Project Work, Seminars, Quiz Competition are part and parcel of our teaching methodology. It is hoped that our graduates and post-graduates will do well in their life and prove to be good citizens of the world.

Highlights/ Features of the Department

The department has consistently striven to provide quality teaching to students who are drawn to the college from all over state. In terms of resources and infrastructure too, the department has latest audio-visual equipment at its disposal including Language Laboratory, CD’s, DVD’s, Laptop, DVD player and LCD projector etc. The department has a good collection of books in the departmental library. CDs and DVDs related to literature available in the department enables us to arrange screenings for students from time to time. The Language Laboratory facility is availed for FY/SY/TY and PG students of the department. The English department runs slow and advanced learners batches to bridge the gap between them. Besides we run a short term course in Spoken English, Functional English and Soft Skill Development.

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