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About the Department

The epicenter of intellectual, creative and altruistic discourses of the college, the Department of English is a chosen hub where aesthetic and reflective tastes and yearnings nestle. Partaking the legacy of half a century of excellent service of the college, the Department stands aloft addressing the demands and issues of the times by redefining the existing parameters of knowledge dissemination. It tries to be always ahead of the times in pedagogy, research and skill development. Truly humanitarian in outlook and extremely professional in attitude, the faculty help the students shape a befitting future for themselves. Here students are given the chance to think across times, cultures and disciplines, to explore their talents to endless bounds and to extend their creativity to boundless expanses defying the confines of knowledge. The Department attempts to carve out a successful sorority that can set its standards.

Established in 1964, the Department started with Common Courses in English. The department steered its path to the peaks by starting UG course in 1993,PG course in 2001 and reached its culmination with the establishment of Research Centre in English in 2017. Along with the regular courses, the Department also offers add on Courses in German and French in collaboration with the Pontifical Institute of Theology and Philosophy to equip the student community with global aptitude. The department hosts academic events, graced by eminent scholars from various walks of knowledge.

 UGC NET Exam Coaching is effectively conducted in the Department and many students clear the exam before they complete their course. Endowed with all the requisites for excellence like resourceful faculty (6 Ph.D. and 7 M.Phil. holders), state of the art technology and innovative teaching methods using ICT-Moodle platforms, the department is home to many active and creative young minds who take off from here to greater heights.

We envisage
  • Fostering new knowledge practices and aesthetic expressions in response to the changing world
  • Reconstructing learning strategies into innovative and student-centric approaches
  • Expanding opportunities to enable students to acquire professional skills and career competence

Courses Offered

Ph.D. in English Language and Literature

M.A. English Language and Literature

A. English Language and Literature (Model I)

Add on Courses in German and French

UGC NET Coaching

 For further queries: english@stxaviersaluva.ac.in