Departmental Profile

The Department of Language Studies was launched in February 2013 with the first batch of PhD students being admitted in the Department.

The year 2017 saw the launching of Bachelor of Arts with honours in English and the first batch of students started their class on 18th August 2017.

The department in order to lay the foundation of the modern trends in Literature has come up with a Literary Club. The club activity mainly involves creative writing, presentation and discussion, for both Faculty and Students, based directly or indirectly from the curriculum, interdisciplinary subjects and upon the existing and emerging trends in the field of Literature and Language. The aim is to develop a research based thought process to keep abreast with the latest in the field.

The department also organises Workshops, Art and Literary Competitions and Movie Evenings to enlarge the cognitive and comprehensive abilities of the students.

The department has been supportively participatory in the Literacy Programmes organised by the Department of Social Works in one of the many Community Outreach schemes. The classes of Elementary English were conducted in the Summer School for the students of grades 9th and 10th from the schools of the neighbouring villages, in July 2017. The Department also spearheading remedial classes for students from various department and teaches them Functional English.

Hence, The Department of Language Studies with time and passage would continue to deliver on the model of the University and the University-Community Development strategy.

Courses offered

  1. BA English (Hons)
  2. PhD

BA English

BA English (Hons) has been developed with a pristine objective to introduce students to the body of English Literature via various textual references belonging mainly to the genres of Fiction, Drama and Poetry. The process further emphatically focus on the linguistic aspects of both Written and Oral communication. The exercise of Functional English has been incorporated integrally in both, the Regular course as well as Remedial scheme.

Number of Seats

60

Eligibility

Passed Higher Secondary School Leaving Examination (or equivalent) in any stream with 45% in the aggregate and 50% in English for those opting for honours in English or Mass Communication.


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