English

Scope and Importance

English is accepted as world language. It is also the language of news and information, higher education and research. Studying English language and its literature opens up a world of inspiration and creativity. It is a chance to discover how language skills and literature make sense of world through new stories articles essays poems novels plays. English literature helps its readers specially the graduates to inculcate creativity, communication skills, imagination ,logic and reasoning, etiquette and manners and writing skills which lead them to various careers in Information Technology BPO Call Centers, Media, Journalism ,Advertising ,Public Relation, Human Resources, Event Management, Education ( teaching and academic careers), Civil Services etc.

Faculty Members

  • Mr. V. C. Badvar

    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Qualification: M.A.

    Experience:  31 years

  • Mr. R D Zankar

    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Qualification: M.A. B.Ed., NET

    Experience: 21 years

  • Ms  D. S. Suryawanshi

    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Qualification: M.A., B.Ed, Mphil, SET;

    Experience:16 years

  • Ms. S S Kendale

    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Qualification: M.A. NET

    Experience: 12 years

  • Ms.A.A.Kadam

    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Qualification:MA,B.Ed, NET,SET

    Experience:10 years

Student's Strength

Course name:BA

Year F.Y. (Opt. English) S.Y. (Spl. English) T.Y. (Spl. English)
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
2020-21 16 33 49 02 08 10 03 14 17
2019-20 05 10 15 05 14 19 05 13 18
2018-19 13 18 31 06 11 17 04 09 13
2017-18 11 10 21 03 13 16 06 16 22
2016-17 10 13 23 06 16 22 03 22 25
2015-16 08 19 27 08 19 27 -- 12 12
2014-15 11 27 38 -- 18 18 08 16 24
2013-14 13 29 42 07 19 26 05 36 41
2012-13 08 31 39 03 30 33 05 19 24
2011-12 04 37 41 10 21 31 02 35 37
 

Course name:MA

Year MA-I MA-II
Male Female Total Male Female Total
2020-21 09 15 24 02 21 23
2019-20 04 19 23 04 19 23
2018-19 08 21 29 00 12 12
2017-18 03 14 17 00 05 05

Class wise Result

Year F.Y. S.Y. T.Y.
Registered students Pass students Percentage of passing Registered students Pass students Percentage of passing Registered students Pass students Percentage of passing
2020-21
2019-20 15 14 93% 14 13 92.85% 18 17 94.44%
2018-19 22 16 66.66% 16 13 81.25% 11 09 81.81%
2017-18 24 17 54.16% 16 11 68.75% 22 15 77.72%
2016-17 23 22 25
2015-16 27 20 74.07% 32 21 66.66% 12 09 74.48%
2014-15 38 28 75.67% 18 12 67.96% 24 18 82.67%
2013-14 42 25 59.52% 26 18 69.23% 41 32 77.23%
2012-13 27 23 85.18% 33 32 96.76% 23 20 86.95%
2011-12 41 39 95.12% 31 23 72.49% 37 32 87.38%

Workshops/Seminars Conducted by Department

Sr. No. Title Date Level (University /National/ International) Name of Coordinator
1 Literature and Spiritual values 3rd April 2021 International Mr. R. D. Zankar
2 Electronic Media:Language and Literature 15th & 16th December 2017 State Dr. K. H. Rakibe
3 Impact of Globalization on Languages, Literatures & Social Sciences 3rd & 4th February 2015 State Dr. Vedashree Thigale
4 Recent Trends in Research Methodology in, Social Sciences & Languages 27th & 28th Sept. 2016 National Dr. Vedashree Thigale
  • Seminars by PG Students

Research Activities : Major / Minor Projects

Sr. No. Name of the Staff member Title of the Project Name of the funding agency Grant Sanctioned In Rupees Ongoing/ Completed
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Research Activities : Research Publications

Sr. No. Name of the Staff member Title of Paper Name of the Journal Volume and Pages Year of Publication ISSN/ ISBN
1 Dr. Kiran Rakibe UNSUITABLE CHARACTERS IN A SUITABLE BOY Indian writing in English. Issues and explorations 11-15 2014-15 978-93-83192 -71-7
TEMPORARY ANSWERS IN FINAL SOLUTIONS 5-8 2013-14 2349-4948
EROTIC FANTASY IN BHARTI MUKHERJEE’S WIFE Pursuit 2015-16 2394-2649
A STUDY OF FEMINIE PSYCHE IN KAMLA DAS’ AN INTRODUCTION Langlit 148-151 Vol. II Issue- 3 2015-16 2349-5189
MAN WOMAN RELATIONSHIP IN SHOBHA DE’S SULTRY DAYS Persuit 2015-16 2394-2649
THE CITY AND THE RIVER AS POLITICAL ALLEGORY Reflections on Postmodern Literature 2016-17
MODERN LITERATURE THROUGH VARIOUS LENSES Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 5/18 7-11 2016-17 2319-4766
(His)tory through Imperfections of Memory: Exploration of the Narrative Device in Julian Barnes’ The Sense of an Ending Communicated 2016-17
Translation: An Act of Transcreation Research Journal 4 Pages(12 to 15) Jan.2019 International E-researchJournal
2 Prof. Rajesh Zankar Mahatma Fhuley’s Contribution to Education Indian Social Reformers & Their Thoughts Spl. Issue Sept. 2012 2012-2013 26-27 2278-9308
Mass Media: Responsible or Not? Vision Research National Research Journal Spl. Issue March 2013 2012-2013 110-113 2250-2025
Effective use of English Language in Print Advertisement Sahitya Anand Vol 1 Issue 6 2013-2014 88-90 2320-5075
Innovative Practices in Teaching of Poetry at UG Level QUEST Book 2012-2013 20-22 978-81-925172 -0-9
A Role of MI Theory in Teaching of English Poetry with Special Reference to William Wordsworth’s ‘Daffodils’ Shodh Parv Vol 1 Issue III & IV 2014-2015 09-20 2350-395
The Current Scenario of English Language and Literary Research GOEIIRJ Vol V Issue I 2016-2017 62-66 2278-5639
इलेक्ट्रोनिक्स मिडिया : एफ.एम.हिंदी Research Journey Special Issue XXII 80-84 December 2017 Peer reviewed & indexed International Journal

अनुवाद : भक्तीकाल व काव्य

Research Journey

Special Issue XXII

21-26

February

2018

Peer  & indexed International Journal

शेतकऱ्याचा असूड’ मधून प्रकटशेतकऱ्यांच्या संवेदना

Journey

Issue XXII

217-220

February

2019

peer reviewed & indexed International Journal

अस्तित्व

निबंधमाला

Vol. 12 Issue 01

January 2020

International referred and Indexed UGC Listed 5.1 impact factor Journal

3. Smt. Dipali S. Suryawanshi Literature and Environment Research Journey 3 2017 Peer reviewed International
Feminine Sensibility in Edna O’Brien’s novel The Country Girls Power of Knowldge 1 2018 Peer reviewed International
The Picture of Tribal Depicted in Kamala Markandaya’s Novel, The Coffer Dams Research Journey XLVI 2018 Peer reviewed Multidisciplinary International
The Journey of Childhood into Womanhood in Edna O’Brien’s The Country Girls EDU WORLD 3 2018 Peer reviewed Multidisciplinary International
Third Gender & Society With Reference to The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Our Heritage 68 2019 Peer reviewed Multidisciplinary International
The Contribution of Indian Women Writer in Indian Fiction in English B. Aadhar 291 2021 Peer reviewed Multidisciplinary International
4. Sangita S.Aher A Study of Immigrant Experience in Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine Post-colonial and cultural Dilemmas in Indian Writing in English 2013-14
From Marginalization to self –empowerment:A study of Mahasweta Devi’s ‘Rudali’ Marginalization and the Politics of Identity:Issues and Challenges Page-123-127 2014-15 Conference Proceedings
Environmental Concern in English Literature:A Perspective Shodhparv Page-61-65 Vol 3 specialIssue-II 2015-16 ISSN 2350-0395
Various Research Models in Translation Studies Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 5/19 Page-174-178 2016-17 2319-4766
5 Manjusha M. Nerkar Emotions reflected in Girish Karnad’s Play Hayavadana Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 5/19 178-182 2016-17 2319-4766
6 Sanyogita S.Kendale Impact of Globalization on Language Literature Impact of Globalization on Languages, Literature and Society 42-44 2015-16 ISBN:978-93- 5158-171-0
Representation of the third genderinIndian Mythology with Special Reference to Ardhanari Nateshwr,Shikhandi andMohini Our Heritage ISSN 0474-9030 Vol-68-Issue-1- Jan.2020 International Refferd Journal
7 Ms.A.A.Kadam Poetic Expression of Third Gender Poets As A Tool For Gender Sensitization: A Study of Three Poems By Gender Queer Poets. Our Heritage ISSN 0474-9030 Vol-68-Issue-1- (2371 to 2376) Jan.2020

Books Published

Sr. No. Name of staff member Academic year Title of Book Name of Publication
1 Dr. Kiran Rakibe 2014-15 Indian English Literature: Issues and Explorations Thematic Publications
2 Dr. Kiran Rakibe 2015-16 Reflections on Postmodern Literature Vishwabharti Publications
3 Prof. Rajesh Zankar 2015-16 Contemporary Translation Studies MVP Printing Press
3 Prof. Rajesh Zankar 2018-19 प्रतिशोध : यौन शोषणाचा मूळ हिंदी कहाण्यांचा मराठी अनुवाद Prashant Publication, Jalgaon, Maharashtra

Details about Collaboration

The Academy for Communication Skills in English Gangapur Road, Nashik

Consultancy and Extension Activity

Though the department of English does not have registered consultancy the faculty from the department formally or informally guide and work for the other teachers from the same college as well as other colleges.

   Apart from this the students are guided informally for the examinations like NET/SLET/ Competitive Examinations. Some passed out students also come to the department while preparing for the interview or other examination guidance. The faculty members also deliver lectures on improving communications skills in various social and professional bodies.

Consultancy and Extension activity(2017-18 To 2020-21)

Sr.No Year Name of Activity
1 2019-20 Literary Survey

Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Activities ( Last five Years )

Year Name of Activity
 2011-12 Spoken English Practice Paper Reading Competition
2012-13 Quiz Contest on English Language and Literature
2013-14 Presentations/Paper reading
2014-15 Seminars and GDs for PG Students
2015-16

An Educational  Visit to the Daily News Paper Press. A Crash Course for Developing Communicative Competence of the Students entitled ‘A Course in Communicative English’. Students active participation in various programmes conducted in college premises like Yoga Pranayam Programme, Vyasanmukti, AIDS awareness, No vehicle Day, Constitution Day,Tree Plantation.

2017-18 Soft-Skills Development Programme
2018-19 Soft-Skills Development Programme
2019-20 M.R.Jaykar Employability And Skill Enhancement Programme
Online poetry competion/td>
2020-21 M.R.Jaykar Employability And Skill Enhancement Programme
Mr. Rajesh Zankar worked as Resource Person State level FDP in English, organised by Government Arts College, Kota (Rajasthan)
  • Screening of the Text Based Movies 
  • Presentations/Paper reading
  • GDs for PG Students
  • Use of Audio-visual aids

Awards and Achievements

Year Name of staff member Award / Achievement
2013 Dr. Kiran Rakibe Rajashri Shahu Maharaj National Teacher Award
  • PG Student Achievement in State Level Paper Reading Competition 2016
  • I st Rank holder in PG Class

Other information

Sr. No. Description
1. Students active participation in various programmes conducted in college premises like Yoga Pranayam Programme, Vyasanmukti, AIDS awareness, No vehicle Day, Constitution Day,  Tree Plantation.
2. Department has active ICT class and screening of films based on the syllabus is also arranged by the department.
3. Regular counseling sessions are arranged for students.
4. Remedial teaching course is conducted for F.Y.B.A/B.Com classes.
5. Tranning of soft skills is given to students by the department.
6. Mr. Rajesh Zankar was appointed as ‘Editors’ of International Journal of Research in English – Indexed Journal, Refereed , Peer- Reviewed Journal Online ISSN 2664-8725, Print 2664-8717 Impact Factor RJIF 5.26
  • Soft Skills Development Programme
  • ICT class and screening of films based on the syllabus
  • Use of Language Lab
  • Street play Organized