The department was established under the auspices of Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for women in 1991, has been contributing renowned service to the institution since its inception. “English for all” is the motto of the department, making every student speak, read and write in English. The department holds the unique responsibility of enhancing the professional skills of the students, further it facilitates the students to hone their soft skills and exhibit their linguistic abilities to meet the expectations of the industries.
The department is armed with qualified and dedicated team of faculty ,sharing their expertise in various fields of English Literature, English language teaching and curriculum development. At present there are six faculty members, qualified with M.Phil. The department offers General English programme for all 13 departments. To bring to the limelight, it meticulously achieves 90 - 100% pass percentage every year in part II English.
Our B.A English degree course is one of the best in the industry. The prime aim of it is to enhance the importance of literature and creativity in the field of arts.The department has contributed best practices for the institution namely – 1) Each One take One and 2) Happy Hours - this is to mainly to trigger the students on ‘Extensive Reading’ which contributes to better results in developing grammar, translation method and general language competency.
The department has a well-established library with 2200 books. The department trains students in all the three levels of BEC. A MoU has been signed between PEOPLE CARE, Bangalore (A representative for Cambridge University, UK) and the Department for conducting BEC classes.
The faculty members of the department have attended 36 National conferences and 13 International Conferences and presented 34 papers in National and 13 papers in International Conferences. Ms. Anandhi.M.Prabhu , Associate Professor & Head of the department has tapped a Grant-in-aid fund of Rs. 2, 80,000/- from UGC for a Minor Research Project and has successfully completed it. The students are exposed to real time - group discussions, oral presentation and mock interview. In additional to these professional skills, the students are given adequate practices in professional writing.
Literary Fiesta – The Annual Literary Carnival organized by the department, hosts about 11 events based on the LSRW skills of the students. ‘The Creative writing Forum’ functions under the auspices of the department. The oratorical club fosters the art of public speaking and debating among the students. The Talk Masters Club ardently encourages speaking skills. ‘The BOOK Expo’ organized by the department annually offers a wide variety of books at a discount for the students. About 10,000 books are bought by students every year. Book reviews are done by faculty and students periodically. The department in collaboration with INDIC BOOK CLUB conducts Talk session and Seminars related to moral and spiritual development.The Department serves as the Editorial Board for the college magazine and newsletter.
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