Department of English(UG)

Department of English(UG)

“We seek to foster knowledge and a love of literature and of language in our students. To this end we will provide students in all emphasis areas with a coherent curricular framework and relevant, well-structured course choices. We will teach a variety of literary, analytical, pedagogical, practical and theoretical skills. We will teach students to speak, read, and write effectively. We will encourage students to think deeply and to reflect on what they have learned. We will encourage a love of learning and an appreciation for a liberal education”

The Department was started in the year 1945. Eminent scholars like Prof. SampathgiriRao, Dr.Dwarakanath, Dr.G. Ramakrishna and Dr. ShireenNedungadi have headed it in the past to lay a firm foundation and contribute to its rich history.

The Department is equipped with a full-fledged language laboratory also with facilities to screen visual texts.

Name Qualification Experience Research Designation
Prof. Girish B Kulkarni MA 36 years Associate Professor, HOD & NAAC Steering
S Z Yasmeen MA 20 years Associate Professor
Dr. RekhaDatta MA, MPhil, PhD 10 years Lecturer
G N Nagesh MA, Pursuing (PhD) 9 years Lecturer
Pruthvi Bharadwaj KV MA, Pursuing (MPhil) Since July 2018 Lecturer
Yogitha Surya Prakash MA, MPhil 15 years Part-Time Lecturer

The undergraduate students have excellent opportunities to study further in the field of literature and linguistics. Various institutions including The National College offer a Master’s Degree in English. The PG Degree in Linguistics is offered by Universities like JNU and EFFLU across India.
The students have a myriad of opportunities in the job market, as the course has been designed to handle a diverse portfolio catering various needs of the market. Content Writing, Journalism, Editing, Copy writing, and teaching are some of the major areas that these graduates can get into.