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Department of English

The Department of English was established in the year 1984. It offers courses such as Technical English and Communication Skills for UG and PG programmes. The objective of these courses is to equip students with the necessary communication skills and help them in inter-personal interaction in their professions. The syllabi of these courses have been designed in accordance with the mission and vision of this institute. Realizing the significance of communication and soft skills in this global scenario, it gives due importance to improve these skills and empowers students to excel in their jobs.

The Department has offered value added programmes like Business English Certificate Programme and Japanese course in order to improve the employability prospects of the students. It pays special attention to weak learners from the beginning of the semester, there by producing good results consistently in the institute examination.

The Department ensures quality education and training by constantly revising the syllabi in consultation with experts from both academia and industry. It offers research programme – Ph.D in English Language Teaching.

The Department comprises 14 faculty members who have high academic qualification, experience and competence. They have published papers in National and International journals and also have presented papers at National and International levels.

Objectives of the Department

To enable the students to

  • Use the language appropriately and effectively.
  • Improve their vocabulary to speak fluently and appropriately in relevant contexts.
  • Develop listening skill for academic and professional contexts.
  • Develop reading comprehension skill and enhance the ability to read official documents.
  • Develop their creative thinking and practice creative writing.

Vision

  • Aims to be a centre of excellence in higher education through academic and research programmes in English Language Teaching, Literature and its domains

Mission

  • To undertake research in the area of English Language Teaching to improve the language teaching learning process. 
  • To disseminate the research outcome through conferences and workshops   for the benefit of English language teaching community.
  • To train the students of Engineering in written and oral communication using Information and Communication Technology tools. 
  • To collaborate with other Universities and Institutions in conducting research and training programmes.
  • To provide knowledge and skill through post graduate programme focusing on English literature

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