Department Of English

The Department of English was established in 1945.
The Department of English is presently headed by Professor Dr. Gautami Pawar. She is also a member of the Board of Studies in English at Savitribai Phule Pune University. The Department is the backbone of of Arts faculty since every student has to offer English as compulsory subject from the entry at first year to the final year of graduation. As one of the important departments of the college, it has played a salient role in the academic ambience of the college. The Department of English offers elective English special course for undergraduates where they are familiarized with the basic genres of literature and are introduced to the branches of language studies such as Linguistics, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis. There is also a paper of Literary Criticism. All in these courses pave the way to Masters Study course which is also offered by the Department. In spite of the stiff competition from other colleges our M.A. Course is one of the sought after courses by students. The Department has conducted several National Conferences in the past, the among them was conducted just last year which entitled as “ New Horizons of Women’s Studies in 21st Century “.in January 2020. It is one of the prestigious departments within the ambit of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Our Department, apart from regular teaching process conducts several enriching activities which include:
  • Organize lectures by Eminent Scholars
  • Dramatic readings and Presentations of texts
  • Poster Making
  • Model Making
  • Providing E books to students
  • Paper Presentations
  • Literary Fest
Photo Name Qualification Experiance CV
Prof. (Dr.) Gautami Pawar M.A Ph.D (English) 27 year,3 month View
Dr. Leena Chandorkar MA, M.Phil, Ph.D, NET 20 years View
Mr. Vinod Vasantrao Suryavanshi MA, NET, SET 4 Years 10 Months View
Mr. Sunil R. Karpatti M.A., B.Ed., SET M.Phil (Pursuing) 5 year,8 month View
  • Motivational talk by Dr Amar Singh, Professor and Head, Govt. College, Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh. ( 14th Dec 2019)
  • Alumni Meet ( 23rd Nov 2019 and 29th Feb 2020)
  • Lit-Fest for and by students, which included poster exhibition, quiz, elocution ( 22nd to 25th January 2020)
  • National Conference ( 30th and 31st January 2020)
  • MA students had a meeting with staff and students of Indian Institute of American Literature (May 2019)
  • Remedial coaching for students weak in English held throughout December 2017
  • Guest lecture series organized for PG students throughout 2017-2018
  • Guest lecture series organized for PG students through the academic year 2016-2017
  • Course on Spoken English organized for Science students, January 2017
  • Spelling Bee competition organized for FYBA students in October 2016
  • English is compulsory subject and offered to all courses.
  • English is taught at both Special and General level.
  • Englsih is not only taught to the courses FYBA, SYBA and TYBA but also for SYBSc, SYBSc (Computer Science) and SYBSc (Biotech).
  • At Post-graduate level also English is offered as special subject.
Class Student Capacity
F. Y. B. A. (Compulsory English) 480
F. Y. B. A. (Optional English) 30
S. Y. B. A. (Compulsory English) 360
S. Y. B. A. (Special English) 30
T. Y. B. A. (Compulsory English) 360
T. Y. B. A. (Special English) 30
M. A. 60

English Department Activities

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