The ability to communicate in English has been identified as the best tool in facing the social, economic and political challenges of the 21st century. The Department of English being one of the prominent Departments of the faculty of Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences offers direction to the general education system regarding English language and English Literature subjects. The Department also has set up professional development forums both digitally and live for the teachers of English, teacher trainers of Regional English Support Centres, ISAs, and Subject Directors. Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language is one such study programme offered by the Department.
In addition, the Department initiates, monitors and evaluates research related to English language education and encourages knowledge sharing opportunities, organizing national and international research conferences.
Department Head, Department of English Language