Department of English

Established in 1966

The department was established to train students in language skills and literary studies. It offers 4 Semester English Language Courses to BA/BSc/BCom Programmes, 2 Semester English Language courses to BCA/BBA Programme, 4 Semester Additional English courses to the foreign students and 6 semester English Literature courses in BA Programme. Thrust areas of the department for research are Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching, Translation Studies and Cultural Studies. The faculty members of the department have successfully carried out 5 UGC Funded Minor Research Projects. The department emphasizes experiential learning through community orientations, training programmes, certificate courses, wall magazines, guest lectures and literary appreciation programmes.

Highlights of the Department

School Adoption: Teaching practice has been aligned with the curricular program

proactive Subject Association for co-curricular activities

Did You Know ?

"If you were to write out every number name in full (one, two, three, and four...), you wouldn’t use a single letter B until you reached one billion".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

English Literary Association

Major activities of the association are

  • Literary Appreciation Programmes

  • Wall Magazine

  • School Adoption

  • Guest Lectures

  • Alumni Interactions

Community Orientation

  • School Adoption, MoU with 7institutions in Karnataka for organizing Academic activities


The Department has signed an MoU with the English Departments of the following Colleges to promote academic collaboration. (01-09-2014)

  • Vivekananda Arts , Science and Commerce Degree College, Puttur
  • Kukke Sri Subrahmanyeshwara Degree College, Subrahmanya
  • Besant Women’s Degree College, Mangalore
  • Sri Venkataramana Swamy First Grade College, Bantwal
  • Kamala Nehru Memorial National College og Arts, Science and Commerce for Women, Shimoga
  • St. Agnes College , Mangalore
  • Scholl of Social Work, (Autonomous) Mangalore
  • Vidyarashmi Degree College, Savanoor, Puttur
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