Department of English

1) About:-

The Department of English at Vishwasrao Naik Arts, Science and Baba Naik Science Mahavidyalaya is one of its oldest departments, offering B.A. since 1970.

Being the first senior college in the Shirala tehsil the department has played an important role in developing the English language of the students in vicinity. At the undergraduate level, the Department of English aims to enhance students’ employability skills and acquaint them with contemporary trends in English literature and language studies. It facilitates students’ active participation and shapes an analytical and critical mindset. This is achieved through various departmental activities such as seminars, guest lectures, presentations, workshops, industry academia meets and literary competitions.

At the postgraduate level, the department offers a variety of courses: English Language and Literature, Linguistics, Indian Literature, Short Stories, Partition Literature, Cinema & Literature, Criticism, Drama, Novel, Poetry. The most singular feature of this department is its commitment towards the holistic growth of its students by revisiting the pedagogic practices for the students to learn and grow.

The Department conducts various activities through a students’ club: ELLA (English Language and Literary Association). The department has a strong alumni base working all over the nation serving in various fields like Acaemics, Media, Civil Services, Business & Management Etc. Alongside, the department’s association with academic institutes through linkages and MoUs provide students appropriate exposure.

2) Faculty Members:-

Faculty Name Designation Qualification Specialization Experience Email Id Photo
Dr. Dilawar Y. Jamadar
Associate Professor & Head
M.A. Ph.D.
Indian & American Literature
30 Years
Mr. Pramod. S. Patil
Assistant Professor
M.A. SET, Ph.D. (Regd)
New Literature & British Literature
12 Years
Ms. Jayashri S. Jadhav
Assistant Professor (CHB)
Mr. Vishnu B. Shinde
Assistant Professor (CHB)

3) Syllabus:- Description Download
B.A. Part I English (AECC)
B.A. Part I English (CGE)
B.A. Part I English (DEC) - Optional
B.A. Part I Linguistics
B.A. B.Com II English
B.A. B.Com II English-1
BA BSc III Eng Comp

4) Facilities:-

  • Departmental Library
  • Certificate Courses
  • ELLA English Language & Literature Association
  • Language laboratory
  • Laptop, Projector
  • Internet, Wi-Fi
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Digital classroom
  • Mentor-mentee Scheme

5) Linkages and Memorandum of Understanding:-

  • Kakasaheb Chavan College Talmawle Karad. Satara
  • Yashwantrao Chavan College Islampur, Sangli
  • Vijaysinha Yadav College Peth Vadgaon Kolhapur
  • Prabodhini Education Socity’s Vidyaprabodhini College of Commerce, Education, Computer & Management, Vidyanagar, Alto-Porvorim Goa.

6) PO PSO CO :-

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