DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

In the post-colonial world, English has emerged globally as the most-oft used language for communication. In 21st century India, most of official works are conducted in English. Steps are constantly being undertaken by different governments to promote the learning of English among Indian school-students, while a significant section of under-graduation-level and post-graduation-level students opt for majoring in English. With numerous job offerings and lucrative career prospects, English has become one of the more important subjects of Humanities in context of the Indian Human Resource Developmental scale. In the following pages, an attempt has been made to very briefly provide a functional and administrative overview of the Post- and Undergraduate Department of English, Malda College. With a significant numbers of its alumni successfully completing the post-graduation-level studies and finding employment – in schools, colleges, Business Process Outsourcing centres, and so on, the Department of English, Malda College – one of the older departments of the college – is a centre which receives thousands of admittance-application each year. However, quality, and not quantity, has remained the steady focus of the department since its inception.

  • Year of Establishment: 1944
  • Name(s) of Programme(s)/Courses offered:
Programme
Level of Study
Cut off Marks at Entry Level in %
Intake Capacity
B.A Honours
UG
45% in aggregate for General Categories & 40% for SC/ST
71 (It is fixed by the University)
B.A General
UG
No fixed cut off marks by the University or College.
900 (as part of general curriculum
M.A (english)
PG
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  • Annual/Semester/Choice-based Credit System (Programme wise):

B.A. (Hons & Gen): Annual System , PG- Semester Syatem
University conducts final examination as follows:
Part-I at the end of 1st Year
Part-II at the end of 2nd Year
Part-III at the end of 3rd Year

Besides, the Department organizes class tests on a regular basis and also take a test centrally just before University final exam.

  • Faculty Profile
NAME
QUALIFICATION
SPECIALIZATION
DESIGNATION
Bijan Kumar Ray
M.A. (in English)
Literary Criticism
Associate Professor of English
Bratati Misra
M.A. (in English)
Literary Criticism
Associate Professor of English
Dr. Anuradha Kunda
M.A. (in English), Ph.D.
Old English Literature
Assistant Professor of English
Dr. Pinaki Roy
M.A. (in English), Ph.D.
American Literature
Assistant Professor of English
Tanima Dutta
M.A. (in English)
Indian English Literature
Lecturer in English (Full-time, Contractual)
Abhay Kumar Roy
M.A. (in English).
Postcolonial Literature
Lecturer in English (Full-time, Contractual)
Mrinal Kanti Das
M.A. (in English)
Postcolonial Literature
Lecturer in English (Full-time, Contractual)
Anamika Ghosh
M.A. (in English)
Postcolonial Literature
Lecturer in English (Part-time, Contractual)

 

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