INTRODUCTION

The Department of English has a pivotal role to play within the University, providing the means for students to reach an advanced level of proficiency in English, as a support subject for other departments, as well as to promote a greater sensitivity to the literary and cultural traditions of the language in a global context. It is one of the largest departments in the university and its aim is to provide all students with the communicative tools they need in order to be successful users of English at an advanced level. The underlying philosophy of the Department is that all students extend their proficiency in English, both oral and written, and learn about the English language in a global, multicultural context. The department of English is a dynamic faculty of highly qualified and trained professionals. This department offers students the opportunity to master through immersion in the currency of language

Mission Statement

The department of English aims to foster an intellectually engaged community of scholars, undergraduates, graduates, alumni, faculty and staff—ready to work collaboratively to promote literary study, comparative studies, and humanities in general as a framework for knowledge and action

Vision Statement

To be a well-recognized department of English Language and Literature known for its academic excellence, innovative approach to education and building a responsible future of both; individuals and society.

Aims & Objectives

A special focus is set on the contemporary issues and their solutions in the fields of Literature as well as in Linguistics. The aim of the department is to develop analytical, critical, creative and communicative skills among the students to a large extent. The department aims to achieve it through its objectives which are:

  • To enhance the creative potential of students
  • To enable students to develop their effective communication skills.
  • To familiarize students with linguistics, its sub-branches, applications and relations to other disciplines.
  • To introduce students to the various literary genres of English in their historical, cultural and artistic contexts.
  • To educate students to conceptualize and express ideas analytically and creatively, and to reason critically.
  • To create an environment where teaching and scholarship complement each other at all levels
  • To boost up the confidence level of students by providing them an exposure to different extra-curricular activities and talent hunt competitions.

Departmental Organogram