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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Est. 1970 M. A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in English
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of English began functioning from June, 1970. It offers various academic programmes in English: Master of Arts (M. A.), Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.). The Department offers the core courses like history of English literature, Women’s Writing in English, Indian Writing in English, Literary Criticism and Theory, World Literature in Translation, and Multidisciplinary Courses like novel and psychology, and novel and history. Further, it also offers optional courses in Women’s Writing in English, English Language Teaching (ELT), Indian Literature in English Translation, New Literatures in English, and American Literature.  The coursework of M. Phil. and Ph. D. programmes includes core content courses in Research Methodology, Modern Literature and Literary Theory, and optional content courses like Translation Studies and English Language Teaching.
The Department has, at present, seven faculties in all, consisting of three Professors, three Associate Professor, and one Assistant Professor, out of which six are recognized as Research supervisors for M. Phil. and Ph. D. programmes in English. The publications by the faculties of the Department address a wide range of research in Humanities. The Department has had a large number of M. Phil. and Ph. D. scholars to its credit, with research conducted in the areas like British literature, American literature, Afro-American literature, Indian Writing in English, Indian literature, Comparative literature, English Language Teaching (ELT), Translation Studies, Post-Colonial Stuides, Gender Studies, Children’s literature and other emerging areas of interdisciplinary research in Humanities.In the recent past, in addition to the talks by eminent Professors from other universities, the Department has organized many national seminars in the areas of Translation Studies, contemporary Indian drama, Children’s literature, Partition literature and English Language Teaching. A national workshop on Gandhi’s, Martin Luther King’s and Alfred Korzybski’s thoughts was organized in collaboration with Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda. Further, two international conferences have been organized in the areas of Translation Studies and Alfred Korzybski’s General Semantics in academic collaboration with Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda
FACILITY
ICT enabled Classrooms- 03 | Computers- 32 | Printers & Scanners- 05 | Computer Laboratory-01 | Library- 01 |
ACHIEVEMENTS
2015 onwards: Research Papers- 21 | Book Chapters- 10 | Research Guidance- 11|Research Projects -01|
Contact: Head of the Department: Dr. Rakesh Desai, Phone: 0261-2227141-2227146, Ext. 1044, Fax: 0261-2227312, Email: [email protected]

M.A. (English)
CAREER OPPORTUNITY :Teaching and Research, Government sector, Electronic & Print media, publishing house, translator
ELIGIBILITY :SC/ST- 35%, OPEN/SEBC-40%, A candidate who has obtained Bachelor’s degree in English shall be eligible to apply for M.A. English.
Duration : 2 years
ADMISSION PROCESS :Merit based
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