Department of English is established with the begining of the college in 1972. The department gives opportunity to the students to complete B.A. degree in English-Hindi and English-Geography.
Good placement opportunities are provided by the Department.
Faculty of the department, Dr. Laxman B. Patil is recognized as a Ph.D. guide of the University of Mumbai and at present five research fellows pursue Ph.D. degree under his guidance.
In the memory of Late Prin. R. V. Dixit, the department annually organizes English Language Teaching Workshop for English teachers of secondary schools of Sangmeshwar Tehsil. Renowned resource persons are invited for this workshop. The workshop started in 1996. About 45 teachers participate in this workshop every year. The total expenditure is borne by the parent institution, Devrukh Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Devrukh.
Name: Dr. Laxman B. Patil
Designation: Associate Professor & Head
Area of Expertise:Comparative Literature,
Dalit Literature,Indian English Literature, Dalit Literature
Presently, the college offers Three Year Integrated Bachelor of Arts programme with English and Hindi or English and Geography subjects (three-three papers) along with the other options. This is a six semester integrated programme. The eligibility, subject group combinations that a student can choose at the entry level and other details are detailed in the College Prospectus page. The semester wise English courses and their respective syllabi are listed below:
Semester - I
Marks for Exam
Introduction to Literature-I (Short Stories and Novel)
Department has well-equipped Languuage Lab of having 20 PCs.
Department has audio-visual classroom (Seminar Hall).
Dr. L. B. Patil, faculty of the department, is a Ph.D. Guide of the University of Mumbai and is actively engaged in research.
Area of Research
Dr. L. B. Patil
Comparative Literature, Dalit Literature
Completed Research Project:
Dr. Patil has completed a Minor Research Project with financial support from the University of Mumbai. Project proposals have also been submitted to the funding agencies for approval. The outcome of the research projects is published as papers in reputed research journals.
Research papers presented in Seminar / Conferences
Chapter in Books
Dr. L. B. Patil
Ph.D. Research Guide:
Dr. L. B. Patil is recognised as a research guide of Ph.D. Degree of the University of Mumbai. Following students have been pursuing their research under his guidance:
Shri. Nitin Muralidhar Survase, Mahad
Ms. Suvarna Jayant Abhyankar, Dapoli, Ratnagiri.
Ms. Pranali Bhagwan Kadam, Kalwa, Thane.
Miss. Swati Shrivastav, Ambarnath
Shri. Harshwardhan Ladhe, Mahad
Following regular activities are carried out for the students of the department:
Workshop on writing/communication skills
Workshop on English Composition
Special coaching for English Grammar from external expert
Screening of Documentaries, Short Films, Video Lectures, Dramas based on curriculum
Writing skill for T.Y. B.A. students
Conference / Workshop / Seminar Organized
English Language Teaching Workshop:
Late Prin. R. V. Dixit Memorial English Language Teaching Workshop is an annual activity started from the year 1996. It is a two days non-residential workshop for English teachers from the secondary schools of Sangameshwar Tehsil. Approximately, 45 English teachers from the tehsil participate in this workshop annually. Eminent personalities in the subject are invited as resource persons.