profile of the department


The English Department has carved its imprint among the other departments of St.Joseph’s since 1991. The Department offers B.A. English; M.A. English and M.Phil. English courses from the year 2008, 2011 and 2013 respectively. The B.A. English course is being offered in two Shifts. Shift I for boys and Shift II for girls. M.A. & M.Phil courses are in the structure of Co−Education. The Department had been raised to the standard of Research Department in the year 2013 by offering the research course M.Phil in English. The Department feels joyful by inculcating the language and literature to the student’s community. It has been teaching Part II English common to all UG students. The Department has organized Seminars and Workshops in the past years and also engaged in various research activities. It has taken all the efforts to provide a firm foundation in English for students mainly from the relegated section of the society. The Department has featured in Bridge course for I year students comprising Basic Communication Skills and English for Specific Purpose. The Department has released six text books for language called Functional English I,II,III & IV for B.A./B.Sc Courses and Foundation Course English I & II for B.COM/ B.COM (BM)/ BBA/BCA Courses. The Language Lab is available for teaching Phonetics which has been made a regular part in the process of learning. The Department has got several of its ALUMINI well placed. The Department is marching towards in offering Ph.D Programme in near future.

To mould young minds to ease the travail on their path socially, economically, politically and regionally and shine as stalwarts of freedom by bearing the torch of knowledge.

To transform young learners into worthy citizens of our nation by educating them with Arts and Skills that help them acquire the science of living.

Courses offered

 B.A. ENGLISH LITERATURE Shift I (For Boys) & Shift II (For Girls)
 M.A. ENGLISH LITERATURE Shift I (Co-Education)
 M.Phil. ENGLISH Shift I (Co-Education)


B.A. English 2018, 2017, 2016.

For (B.Com.,/B.B.M.,/B.C.A.,/BBACA)First year

For For (B.A., B.Sc.,)2019, 2018, 2017.

M.A. English 2019,2018, 2017.

M.Phil. ENGLISH 2019, 2018.


Department Library
The Department has a lending library which consists of 218 books used both by the staff and the students.

Language Lab
Language Lab is available for teaching phonetics which has been made a regular part in the process of learning.


Activities Report 2015-2016.

Activities Report 2016-2017.

Activities Report 2017-2018.


MIRROR’18 National Seminar on GENDER AND LITERATURE on 22nd February 2018 at M.A.Ratchagar Hall

Inauguration-9.30 am & Valediction-3.30 pm