Established in the year 1955, the Department of English offers undergraduate (BA in English) and postgraduate (MA in English) programmes, along with vocational course in Functional Communicative English, at the undergraduate level, and a UGC-recognized Career Oriented Programme (COP) in English Language and Communicative Skills, open to students of all disciplines and mediums of instruction.

Apart from participating in refresher courses, the department students and members organise and participate in annual departmental seminars, workshops and conferences, competitions etc.

The department has a wide variety of research interests , from British, American and Indian Literature to Education Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and History and to English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics etc.

The students of the department are now contributing to research in institutions like SOAS (University of London); the Centre for Cultural Studies, Bangalore; the University of Hull; Delhi University; the Universities of Pune and Hyderabad.


1 Dr. Sarvar V. Sherry ChandM.A., Ph.D.
2 Fr. Vincent G. Saldanha S.J.M.A., M.S. (Ling.)-USA, PGDTE (CIEFL, Hyderabad)
3 Arti KumarB.A.(Hons.) M.A., M.Phil., PGCTE (Hyderabad)
4 Amarsinh Mansinh VasavaM.A., B.Ed., Ph. D. (ongoing)
5 Saurabh VaishnavM.A., M. Phil.
6 Susan Vivien GeorgeM.A., PGD (Women’s Studies), NET, Ph.D. (ongoing)

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