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.
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·Apart from the
conventional lecture method, the department encourages the learning of students
through presentation of short seminar papers, group discussions in presence of teachers, question answer sessions etc.
·The teachers keep an eye
on each student’s weakness and strength in respect of the preparation of
University examination. Remedial classes are held if required. ·The students also keep
constant touch with the department after graduation, even after post-graduation
for personal and academic counselling. ·The Department runs a
seminar Library for its (B.A. Hons.) students. ·Departmental seminars
and debates, attending lectures of various resource persons etc. helps the
students to develop a perspective which they would not have attained otherwise.