Department Of English

Introduction

The department of English was established in 1998 at Special and General level with Two Full time and One visiting/ contractual faculty. Each year a new Committee of ELLF: English Language and Literature Forum is established and several student centric activities are organized through the ELLF. The Department has successfully organized 15th State Level Shree Rabindranath Thakur English Paper Presentation Competition for the undergraduate, post-graduate and research scholars.Further, with the help of Department, ‘A Certificate Course in Communicative English’ is also organized. ‘A Certificate Course in Pronunciation’ is also conducted with a view to minimise the mother tongue interference while communicating in English.‘A Course in Basic English Grammar’ is held with a view to minimise the common errors while communicating in English.Wallpapers based on Innovative themes are prepared by the students of English Department.The students of English Department also participated in the competitions organised by the other colleges. Student centric activities are arranged so as to create interest among students regarding the English language and literature such as Paper Presentation, Public Speaking, Elocution Competition, Paper Reading Competition, Group Discussion, Movie Review, Book Review, Seminars, Poetry Recitation Competition, etc.

 

Thus, the department is constantly making these activities as conducive as possible so as to enable students to nurture their literary and linguistic abilities in English.

Vision

"To facilitate the English learners to learn the language effectively and help them to understand linguistic and literary texts and assist them to acquire command over the target language."

Goals:

  • To nurture students’ linguistic & literary competence in English
  • To provide students with conducive learning environment
  • To encourage students to develop global competence
  • To strive to help them become the reliable sources of individual, social & national integrity through each endeavor
  • To enhance the students interest in language and literature and to motivate them to pursue higher studies.

Highlights

  • A well-equipped Language Laboratory with Smart Board facility.
  • Language skill development programmes are implemented for students.
  • Spoken English practice is given to the students.
  • Competitions such as essay, poetry, articles writing are conducted.

Salient Features:

  • Audio Visual Centre
  • Movie Club
  • Book Club
  • Internet Access in the Department
  • Use of ICT in Teaching-Learning Process
  • Remedial Course for slow learners
  • Participation of the students in college magazine-Srujan
  • Substantial intake capacity at UG level.

Research Profile:

  • Faculty with M.Phil and Ph.D.
  • Faculty with recognition as M.Philand Ph. D Research Guide
  • 01 Minor Research Project is submitted, Grants received: 90,000/-
  • Faculty on Editorial Board of International peer reviewed Journal
  • Research Articles published in National and International Journals:84
  • Newspaper articles published:147
  • Books with ISBN:07
  • Books without ISBN:05

Faculty Profile:

  1. Dr. LeenaChandrakantPandhare

Principal

M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D

Teaching experience:                                a) UG : 30 years

                                                                                b) PG : 09 years

Specialization: Comparative Literature

 

 

Awards:

  • The Best Teacher Award, SarwajanicVachanalayaNashik , September 5, 2011.
  • The Best Teacher Award, for consistently writing about social & educational issues in the newspapers by  Maharashtra SevaSangh’sNavRachanaVidyalaya, Nashik, September 5,2016

Research Credentials:

  1. M.Phil.

M.Phil. Dissertation entitled ‘A Comparative Study of Women Characters in Thomas Hardy’s Novels : Tess of the D’urbervilles  and Jude the Obscure and S.N. Pendse’s Novels : GarambichaBapu and Yashoda

  1. Ph.D.

Ph.D. thesis entitled ‘Thomas Hardy and Shri. Na. Pendse as Regional Novelists :A Comparative Study’.

  1. M.Phil Guide:

One Student has been awarded M. Phil. from Madurai Kamaraj University in Nov 2008.

Minor Research Project (Submitted):

Sr No

Title of project/ Scheme

Funding agency

Funds received

Date of starting

Date of Completion

Worked as Chief Investigator / Co-investigator

1

Regional aspects Hardy and Pendse's Novels

UGC

90000

Oct 2012

July 2015

Chief Investigator

 

Publications:

Sr.No.

Particulars

Total

1

No. of papers published in national and international journals

23

2

No. of papers published in state level  journals

 

3

Chapter in books

 

4

Books with ISBN numbers with details of publisher

07

5

Books without ISBN

05

6

Articles published in Newspapers

187

 

  1. Mr.Prakash VenunathWarkari

Assistant Professor&HoD, English

M.A, M.Phil, UGC:NET

Teaching experience:                a) UG :08 years

                                                                                b) PG :01 year

Specialization: English Language Teaching

Research Credentials:

Pursuing Ph. D from Swami RamanandTeerthMarathwada University, Nanded on the topic- The Use of Suprasegmental Features in Teaching and Learning English at the Under Graduate Level (with special reference to Sub- Urban Colleges in Nashik District.)

 

3. Mr. TejeshDnyaneshwarBeldar

M.A.,B.Ed.; M.Phil.; UGC:NET

Assistant Professor in English

 

Teaching experience:

UG: 10 years

PG:  7 years

Specialization: ELLT and Canadian Literature

 

Co-Curricular/ Extra Curricular Activities:

 

Research Credentials:

M.Phil: Awarded M.Phill in 2009. Title of the Thesis: A Study of Code Switching in the English  Film Magazines in India.  

Ph.D : Registered for Ph.D in 2011 and successfully completed the Course Work.

 

 

 

Publications:

Sr.No.

Particulars

Total

1

No. of papers published in national and international journals

09

2

No. of papers published in state level  journals

01

3

Chapter in books

08

4

Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publisher

01: NMU, Jalgaon

5

Books without ISBN

00

6

Articles published in Newspapers

66

 

 

 

 

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