The self-financing B.A programme in English language and Literature was started in 2015. The Department of English conducts a certificate course in Communicative English. A well-equipped Language Lab installed with interactive Language Software and a Department Library holding around 400 books for ready reference are the remarkable features of the Department.
ICT enabled Classrooms
ICT Classrooms (Information and Communication Technologies led Classrooms) with Wifi connectivity makes learning interesting and effective.
Onam celebration was organized virtually on 20th August 2021 on google meet at 4 PM. Ms. Vincy, faculty of Malayalam, delivered the Onam Message. Students of the II and III years presented different cultural programmes online.
The Department of English organized an Alumni Meet on 8th August 2020 at 11:00 Am on Google Meet. The principal addressed the gathering and the items on agenda were discussed.
lire et grandir
The Department of English in association with NSS Unit no. 58 celebrated Reading week ‘lire et grandir’ from 19th June to 5th July. Several interdepartmental competitions including Click my costume, Book Talk, Voice of Colours competition, and Elocution were organized. E-certificates were issued to the winners of all competitions.
Nature's Color Palette
The Department of English in connection with World Environment Day organized an Interdepartmental Photography competition on the theme ‘Exploring Nature's Colour Palette’ on 5 June 2021. Niya K Thomas of I B.A. English won the First Prize. Krishnendhu P. S. of III B.A. English and Devika Devdas of I B.A. Economics secured the second and third prizes respectively.
English for Global World
A certificate course titled English for Global World, was offered by the Department of English to the final year students of the Commerce Department. Students were trained by the faculties of the department and certificates were provided to those who effectively completed the course.
A National Webinar on “Literature and Interpretation: An Exploration” was conducted on 01 August 2020 on google meet. The keynote speaker was Ms. Dr. Mini Mark Bonjour, Assistant professor of St. Joseph’s college Bengaluru. The webinar was open to the public and approximately 80 people participated in the webinar. E-certificates were issued to all participants on submission of the feedback form .
A National Webinar on “Skills for Fourth Industrial Revolution Post COVID 19” was conducted on 16 May 2020. The keynote speaker was Mr. Vighneswar K., Corporate Trainer and Chairman of TTT initiative (NGO). The webinar was open to the public.
The students of III BA English assisted by three faculties went on a trip to Wayanad and Kozhikode from 26 to 29 January 2020.
“Malayla Bhashavaracharanam” was organised on 19 November2019 by the Department of English at the Speakers Corner of our college. Storytelling, recitation and reading competitions were conducted in connection with the same.
Jane Austen Day
The Department of English commemorated Jane Austen Day by organizing a film Show to all first year UG students in the college. The celebrated film ‘Sense and Sensibility’ was shown. Various competitions were also organized by the department for the B.A. English Literature students in association with Jane Austen Day on 18 July 2019.
As a part of celebrating Gandhi Jayanti, the students of the department of English conducted an Interdepartmental Caricature and Crossword Puzzle competition on 01 October 2019. The team led by Krithika P. Krishnakumar(II B.Com) won the first position in Crossword and Ms. Fathima Femiya(II B.Sc Physics) won the first position in Caricature.
The manuscript magazine of the Department of English, Cynosure 2020, was released by Ms. Sophia James, Head of the Department of Languages on 06 March 2020.
An International Seminar on “Bibliotherapy for Mental Well Being: Theories and Praxis” was organised by the Department of English on 27 September 2019. The resource persons were Ms. Laura Lopez Lopez (Occupational Therapist and member of ADMTE, Spain), Mr. P.N.Viswanathan Nair (Journalist and former Chief Editor, The Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad) and Mrs. Meera Elizabeth James (Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of English and Centre for Research, Baselius College, Kottayam).
UGC - NET
Ms. Donna John (BA English 2015- ’18), our alumna qualified UGC NET exam in December 2020.
Ms. Ancy Maria Alex of III BA English secured third prize in ‘Unmapped Destination Presentation’ organized by Guiders Education on 10/02/2020.
MG University - Rank
Ms. Donna John secured 8th rank in BA English Language and Literature, MG University.
Common Course English
Top Scorer (Second year)
Highest scorer in English (Final Year)
Students are promoted to subscribe English newspapers as an attempt to improve language skills and general knowledge. Under this initiative, the Department of English has been distributing ‘The Hindu’ newspaper. There are 50 students who subscribe it.
‘Star Voice’ Morning Star Radio
‘Star Voice’ Morning Star Radio, an initiative of the Department of English was launched on 1-07-2019. Student RJs talked on various topics including the relevance of special days, topics from the newspapers etc.