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Departmental Profile

The Department of English began its journey along with Assam University in 1994. Since then the students hailing from various parts of the country have been pursuing their studies for M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. Degrees and their success rate has all along been very good. The MA programme and the research activities of the Department place particular focus on various fields of studies like, British English Literature, American Literature, Indian English Literature, Indian Literature in English Translation, New Literatures in English, Ethnic Literatures, Cultural Studies, Drama Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Translation Studies, and English Language Teaching, etc.

The ICT - based Smart Class Room system available in the Department helps better teaching with the use of Audio-Visual aids. The Departmental library has been expanded with the addition of new books and infrastructure

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Program Course Structure Timetable
M.A.(by course work) Four Semester 50 M.A(Syllabus)
M.Phil   (by course work & dissertation)
Ph.D. (by course work & research work)
D.Litt (by research work)

Open Course Paper, 2016


Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
Dipendu Das,  Ph.D. Professor Drama Studies, New Literatures in English, Indian English Writing and Translation Studies
Rama Prasad Biswas, Ph.D. Professor Narrative/ Discourse Analysis, Modern and Postmodern Literature
Baby Pushpa Sinha,  Ph.D. Associate Professor American Fiction, British Fiction
Anindya Syam Choudhury, Ph.D., PGCTE, PGDTE (EFLU), Cert TESOL (Trinity London) Associate Professor ELT, Stylistics, English Linguistics & Writings in English from the Northeast, Postcolonial Studies and Postmodern Literature.
Sumana Chakraborty, M Phil, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Fiction, American Literature, Postcolonial Literature & Literature of the Diaspora
Saugata Kumar Nath, M Phil, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Drama Studies, Indian English Writing, Indian Literatures in English, Gender Studies, Translation Studies
Lalthakim Hmar,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor Literary Theory, Ethnicity Folklore, Folk Life & Gender Studies.
Sib Sankar Majumder,  M.A Assistant Professor Drama & Theatre Studies, Postcolonial Literature
Jaydeep Chakraborty,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature, Critical Theory
Anindya Sen,  M.Phil Assistant Professor Modernism, Post Modernism

Head of the Department

Prof. Dipendu Das

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A large number of passed out students of the Department are now employed as teachers in different universities, colleges and other educational institutions in India. A good number of students have found placements in various industrial and service organisations in different parts of India. Some are also employed in the corporate sectors.