The department offers Honours and Postgraduate courses in English, and provides various language learning opportunities by way of soft skills and language lab. Many alumni of the department are occupying high offices in civil and state administrative services. The department makes extensive use of media and internet resources to expose students to language in use and its translation and adaptation into different creative genres.
·Books in the department library: 2200 PG800 UG
·Journals/ periodicals subscribed by the department: 3
·Computers in the department:36
·LCD projector with screen1
Name of the teaching staff
Mrs. Nirmal Chawla
Dr. A.K. Singh
Dr. A.K. Yadav
Mrs. Tara Mani Jindal
Dr. Neer Kanwal
Semiotics/ Canadian Literature, Translation Studies
Mrs. Suman Arora
Sh. Sambhav Dabral
Mrs. Amita Malhotra
Mrs. Ruchira Khullar
Dr. Sushil Verma
Indo Anglian Lit.
Dr. Babu Lal
Indo Anglian Lit.
ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT
Details of faculty development programmes and teachers who have been benefited during the past two years:
Mrs. Supriya and Dr. Anshu attended a Refresher course in English.
Dr. Neer Kanwal attended a Short term Orientation on ‘Animation & Graphics’ by Educational Television NITTTR, Chandigarh from 19-05-2008 to 23-05-2008.
Participation / contribution of teachers to the academic activitiesincluding teaching, consultancyand research:
·Teachers who have attended national/international seminars during the last two years:2
Teachers who have been Resource Persons at Workshops/ Seminar during the last two years:2
Teachers who have supervised M.Phil Dissertations: 4
Collaboration with other departments/ institutions, at the State, National and International levels, and their outcome during the past two years:
Collaboration with a Delhi NGO Kutumb for their spoken English Module, ‘SAARTHI’.
Priority areas for Research and details of the ongoing projects, important and noteworthypublications of the faculty, during past two years.
Diasporic and Culture Studies, World Literatures, Translation Studies, Indian Writing in English, Canadian Literature.
·Dr. A.K. Singh:
2 Research Papers in International Seminars, Published 1;
1 Research Paper in National Seminar; Published: 1.
Distance Education Modules for M.Phil: 3
UGC Minor Research Project: Literature as Activism.
Supervision of M.Phil Dissertations: 16
Project Fellow: Action Research Project for HEC Haryana: Finding the Upward Curve: A Study of Efficacy of Placement Cells in Govt. Colleges of Haryana.
·Dr. Neer Kanwal Mani:
Action Research Project for HEC Haryana: Finding the Upward Curve: A Study of Efficacy of Placement Cells in Govt. Colleges of Haryana.
5 books in translation;
1 Comic on AIDS Awareness,
Distance Education Modules for M.Phil: 5
1 Research Paper in International Seminar (Presented and Published);
2 Research Papers in National Seminars; Published: 1
UGC Minor Research Project: Literature in Translation