DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
The Department of English has been functioning since 1970, the inception of the institute. The two faculty members, Dr Janardan Waghmare and Mrs Vijaya Rajopadhye laid foundation of the department. Dr Janardan Waghmare the founder Principal of our college and the Vice-Chancellor of our parent SRTM University, Nanded, efficiently headed our department for over 24 years.
The mission of our department is to enable the students to communicate in English, to make the students aware of "values" in literature and to master English language skills and soft skills. Our faculty is integrated towards the interdisciplinary approach of knowledge.
The Department teaches English to students of all branches including those in the Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer science, IT, Bio-technology and B Voc.
The scope of the department became wider after accepting academic autonomy at institutional level in the year 2013-14. The department has extended its horizon of academic service and started PG course in English since June 2017. As an initiative, in collaboration with ELTIS (English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis, Pune), we have introduced certificate Courses in - Spoken English and
Besides teaching, the department offers co-curricular activities like Filmfest, Labfeast, ECC - English Composition Competition , Rabindranath Tagore Reading Competition, Author's Week, Poetry Recitation, Author's Meet and Spell Bee Competition. Through English Club (Students' Association of English), we conduct activities like poster presentation, student seminars, quiz competition, elocution and anchoring in various programs of the department which help students to overcome their phobia of public speaking in English. All these activities lend a hand for academic progress and cultural advancement of our students.
The departmental library helps the students to develop the taste for various genres and books, also the students are exposed to new vocabulary which helps them in improving their fluency in speech and get the right expression of reading.
Department offers courses
* Undergraduate Studies- BA (Optional English as Core Course)
* Post-Graduate Studies- MA (English Literature)
* Certificate Courses- Spoken English
* Certificate Courses- Foreign Language
Facilities Provided by the Department:
• Language lab
• Departmental Library with 150+ books