Department of English

The Department of English

The Department of English was established in the year 1963 and B.A Honours in English was started in 1995. Over the years it has been trying hard for teaching the English Literature and the Language among students of the region.

 Highlights

  • The department has good collection of books (about 2100) in the Central Library and in the Departmental Library.
  • There is a Video Archive of movies, documentaries and music collections. It publishes an online magazine The Golden Line (www.goldenline.bcdedu.net), ISSNs 2395-1583 (Print) & 2395-1591 (Online).
  • It provides a number of services through the web at www.english.bcdedu.net.
  • The department regularly organizes seminars, workshops, surveys etc.
  • The department is fully ICT-enabled and the teachers make use of the latest technology for teaching literature and language. Students can access the internet at the department.
Courses Offered
UG B.A. in English (Hons. & Gen.)
PG M.A. in English through distance mode of education
Certificate Six Months’ Certificate Course in Teaching English
Certificate Six Months’ Certificate Course in Digital Humanities

The Faculty

Name & Qualification Designation Specialization
Dr. Pabitra Kr. Mishra, M.A, PhD Principal American Literature
Prof. Tarun Tapas Mukherjee,  M.A Assistant Professor & HOD American Literature
Prof. Mir Ahammed Ali, M.A. Assistant Professor American & New Literature
Sri Santideb Dash, M.A Guest Teacher Indian Writings in English
Sri Thakurdas Jana, M.A Guest Teacher Indian Writings in English

Departmental results of the last three years for honours students

2014 2015 2016
Appeared Passed Percentage Appeared Passed Percentage Appeared Passed Percentage
34 34 100 33 31 93.93 54 54 100

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