Department of English

The Department of English is one of the premier departments of the college and is going to have a record of having nurtured personalities of great reputation. As General English has been taught as core subject ever since the inception of the department in 2011. The department is engaged in gamut of academic activities to strengthen the students in four language skills (LSRW) and to enable them to develop critical aptitude for reading various texts. The core objective of Department of English's is to provide students of English Language and Literature with a high-quality academic programme that will help them improve their linguistic, creative, and critical talents. Honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, compassion, and inclusivity are its key values

Year of Establishment 2011
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The objectives of the department are :

  1. To enable students to develop a broad variety of capabilities, such as general communicative competence and advanced reading and writing abilities.
  2. Create a framework for efficient teaching methodology in literature and language courses.
  3. To help students improve their critical thinking skills in order to better understand, appreciate, and evaluate literary texts.
  4. To benefit from the demographic dividend by employing students not just in academic institutions but also in other organisations, hence strengthening academia-industry ties.
  5. To foster a positive work environment for faculty, scholars, students, and staff in the department, contributing to a healthy work culture for all.
The department features a core faculty of eminent teachers with a strong research and teaching record to help it achieve these objectives. They promote a vibrant environment in the department by sharing their knowledge with their students. The department has a well-equipped library which provides latest and updated reference material, books and journals.

Career Options

After earning a BA with English as one of the subjects, students will have a wide range of professional options. Candidates with varying competencies and percentages can choose from a variety of opportunities. As you can see, English is a much diversified language that is quite versatile and can lead to international professions for those who are motivated. Students can gain in-depth understanding of English through the B.A. English (Hons) course, which can be used to a range of industries such as teaching, mass communication, publishing, creative writing, civil services, hospitality, public relations and communications, advertising, and marketing

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    Department of English
    Government Degree College Kangan Ganderbal (J&K) -191202

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