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Department Information

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.

Faculty Details

Name: Dr. Laxman B. Patil
Designation: Associate Professor & Head
Qualification:M.A. Ph.D.
Experience:31 Year/s
Area of Expertise:Comparative Literature, Dalit Literature,Indian English Literature, Dalit Literature
Email:lbpatil25@gmail.com
Curriculum Vitae

Course Taught

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

Course Title Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-I Introduction to Literature-I (Short Stories and Novel) 100 03 Click Here
Communication Skills (Compulsory) Communication Skills in English 100 02 Click Here

Semester - II

Course Course Code Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-I Introduction to Literature Paper II (Poetry and Drama) 100 03 Click Here
Communication Skills (Compulsory) Communication Skills in English 100 02 Click Here

Semester - III

Course Title Course Code Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-III Indian Literature in English (Short Stories & Novel) UAENG301 100 03 Click Here
English Paper-V American Literature (Short Story and Novel) UAENG302 100 03

Semester - IV

Course Course Code Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-IV Indian Literature in English (Poetry and Drama) UAENG401 100 03 Click Here
English Paper-VI American Literature (Poetry and Drama) UAENG402 100 03

Semester - V

Course Course Code Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-VII Elizabethan and Jacobean Periods UAENG501 100 04 Click Here
English Paper-IX Literary Theory and Practical Criticism (Literary Approaches and Scansion) UAENG502 100 04
English Paper-XI Grammar And Art of Writing UAENGA503 100 3

Semester - VI

Course Course Code Marks for Exam Credits Syllabus
English Paper-VIII Restoration and the Neo?Classical Period UAENG601 100 04 Click Here
English Paper-X Literary Theory and Practical Criticism (Literary Theory and Critical Appreciation) UAENG602 100 04
English Paper-XII Grammar And Art of Writing UAENGA603 100 03

Course Learning Outcomes

Facilities

  • Department has well-equipped Languuage Lab of having 20 PCs.
  • Department has audio-visual classroom (Seminar Hall).
  • Department Library

Research

Dr. L. B. Patil, faculty of the department, is a Ph.D. Guide of the University of Mumbai and is actively engaged in research.

No. Name Ph.D. Degree Area of Research
1. Dr. L. B. Patil Completed 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.

Duration Faculty Project Title Funding Agency Grant in Rs. Summary Report
2010-12 Dr. L. B. Patil A comparative study of Eliot and Mardhekar UGC 70,000/- Click Here

Research Papers Published In Journals:

No. Name Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals Research papers presented in Seminar / Conferences Chapter in Books
1. Dr. L. B. Patil 20 17 02

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

Activities

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
  • Library Orientation
  • 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.

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