Department of English
Date of Establishment of the Department : 1981
HOD/Incharge : Dr. Shikha Mishra
The Department of English is the oldest department of the University, established with a view to imparting higher education and research in English in 1981. At present, the only course taught is M.A. (English Language & literature). The course is of two year duration. There are facilities for doing research for the degree of Ph.D.
The department runs a post graduate course in English Language & Literature. Papers of both language and literature are combined in order to give students an exposure of language along with literary knowledge. The department also conducts Ph.D programme.
Department plans to open M.A. Course in linguistics. The department is planning to start innovative course in Business English which will be of immense value for engineering and management students.
Academic council helps in the formulation and implementation of new academic programmes.
Programme Level of Study Cut-off Marks at Entry, in % Student Strength
English PG 45% 50
Ph.D. Ph.D. 55%  
The department of English runs on MA course in language and literature including papers of both language and literature in its syllabus- a feature not to be found in the syllabuses of other universities. This gives the student a chance to excel in both language as well as literature and opens up scope for language related research work in literature e.g. in the field of stylistics etc. The students get coveted jobs.
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