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Introduction to the Department of English

The Department of English was founded in 1934 when the nation as well as the world was in the tremor of the First World War. Eminent teachers such as Prof. Rajkumar Chakraborty have enriched the department by nurturing generations of students. It was said that even students from other colleges gathered to attend his lectures. The illustrious alumni of this Department include teachers in many educational institutions. The department is supported by a committed team of teachers who aim at effectively delivering a course in English, which is renowned for uniformly maintaining its standards of academic excellence over the years. The quality of students in the undergraduate programme is commendable. Students of the department continue to shine in diverse professional fields such as academics, banking, journalism and administration.