About Department

Founded in 1962, the Department of English functioned in the Arts Block (now BJB H S wing) until 2019 when it was relocated to the New Arts Block, Ground Floor Room-N-07. It has a spacious Staff Room, 3 large classrooms, a dedicated Seminar Library and a Language Lab. The department has 9 sanctioned faculty positions for 64 UG seats and 32 PG seats.

  • To make the Department a Centre of Excellence for teaching, learning and research
  • To hone the language skills and enrich the literary sensibility of all learners

B.A Honours in English

M.A in English

The teaching-learning process attempts to foster critical thinking through a combination of traditional lectures, interactive discussions, and application of modern technology. The language lab caters for all ability groups. The department library supplements the classroom teaching with authentic learning resources. The department follows a learner- centered approach through project work, weekly seminars, annual conferences, extra-mural lectures and annual study tours.

  • UG-Core Courses (English Honours)
  • GE (Generic Elective )English
  • SEC (Skill Enhancement Course- English)
  • AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course- English)
  • CEL (Communicative English Language)

PG -Core & Elective courses




Extra-mural lectures


Seminar on Literature of Trauma, Dec 23, 2018










Vedic quest for knowledge and spirituality, Jan 31, 2021










  1. Dilip Das (1977 Batch)

Rtd Prof of English, Central University of Hyderabad.

  1. Meera Panigrahi (1977 Batch)

Rtd Prof of English (OES)

  1. Srimoy Kar (1978 Batch)

Former Resident Editor, New Indian Express

  1. Anusuya Nayak (2014 Batch)

Assistant Professor of English(OES)