Department of English

Courses and programmes offered : BA Honours & Regular, PG

History of the department:

Date of Establishment21st July, 1969
Introduction of BA. (General) course1972-73
Introduction of BA (Major) course1985-86
Affiliation of BA (General) course by Gauhati University1972-73
Date of permission of BA (Major) course by
Gauhati University
1986
Introduction of PG course2020-2021
First teacher to join the departmentLt. Santosh Kumar Ghosh.

Name of the ex-faculty of the department:

Sl. No.Name of the Ex – Faculty
1Lt. Santosh Kumar Ghosh. (M. A. double)
2Mr. Luis Islary. (M.A.)
3Mr. Girin Ray. (M.A.)
4Miss Sathi Y De. (M.A.)
5Mr. Dhirendranath Ghosh M.A.
6Mr. Duryodhan Parida  M.A.
7Lt. Swadesh Saha. (M.A.)
8Mr. Rabindra Narayan Sahoo. (M.A.)
9Mr. Sashi Kanta Panigrahi. (M.A.)
10Mr. Gopal Krishna Panda. (M.A.)
11Mrs. Anima Dey, (M.A.)
12Miss Somaina Basumatary, (M.A.)
13Miss Laijou Brahma, (M.A.,B.Ed)
14Miss Sanshri Basumatary (M.A.,B.Ed.)

Faculty:

Name of the FacultyMr. SAROJ KUMAR PASAYAT. (M.A., M.Phil.)
DesignationAssociate Professor
Areas of InterestAmerican Literature
Name of the FacultyMr. Ranjit Kumar Barman. (M.A.)
Designation Associate Professor
Areas of InterestEnglish Language
Name of the FacultyMr. Kumar Rajib Gurung. (M.A.)
DesignationHOD & Associate Professor
Areas of InterestLinguistics
Name of the FacultyDr. Arup Sarkar. (M.A., PGDTE, M. Phil., Ph. D.)
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestLinguistics
Name of the FacultyMr. Manab Pratim Das. (M.A.)
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestLinguistics
Name of the FacultyMiss Tutumani Kakati, (M.A.)
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestIndian English Literature and Modern European Literature.

Departmental Facilities and Activities:

  1. The Department arranges student’s seminar in every Semester and publishes the Wall Magazine “Elixir” periodically. It also conducts Workshop on various academic subjects and praxis. The Department has also a departmental library for the students and teachers in everyday use. It also conducts field studies for acquainting the students with the relationship between academics and social needs.

Publications:

  • Departmental Publications
    1. Journal of Literary Review vol-1, 2003
  • Individual Publications
    1. Thoughts on Society, Culture & Education by Saroj Kumar Pasayat.
    2. Bernard Malamud’s Archetypal Motehrs “A Study of His Early Novels” by Saroj Kumar Pasayat.
    3. Mirage by Kumar Rajiv Gurung.

Modalities:

  • Seminar
    1. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Post Modernism in the Indian Context” on 27th & 28th September, 2007.
    2. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “The life and Works of Lakshminath Bezbaroa” on 26th & 27th September, 2015 (jointly organised with Department of Assamese & Political Science)
  • Workshop
    1. Workshop on Drama and One – Act Play on November, 2014.
    2. Workshop on Films on December, 2014.
    3. Workshop on Methodology, 2017 & 2018.
  • Webinar :  Nil
  • Misc. : Nil

Research Work :

  1. A Comparative Study of the Phonological Aspects of Bodo and English.
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