Department of English

Department Information

The Department of English is one of the dynamic departments of Shri Shahaji Chhatrapati Mahavidyalaya, Kolhapur. It has remained active since its inception. It has a long tradition of hardworking teachers who strived for the overall development of the students. It aspires to be a leading center of literature and language studies in English by integrating modern and contemporary concepts, skills and technology.

Physical Support Facilities:

The Department of English has been allotted Room No. 23. The classroom has the capacity to accommodate 120+ students at a time. The seating arrangement is well in order. The classroom is ventilated properly and there is ample light. It is equipped with Information and Communication Tools (ICT). It is equipped with good quality blackboard, Notice Board, LCD Projector, Computer, speakers etc. The classroom creates the atmosphere of English literature as the photographs of famous English writers are displayed. Various charts and diagrams are also displayed to acquaint the genres of literature.

Departmental Library:

The Department of English has its own departmental library which holds 200+ books. Along with the prescribed texts of the university, Self Instructional Material (SIM) of Distance Education Department of Shivaji University is also provided to the students. At the same time journals, literary texts, reference texts, notes etc. are also made available to the students. The books are issued to the students on demand.

Organization of Seminar/ Workshop:
  • New Literatures in English, Sunday, 27th July 2008, State Level, Guest - 1. Dr. P. A. Attar, 2. Dr. M. A. Shaikh.
  • Fluency in Use of English, Thursday, 15th Feb. 2018, University Level, Guest - 1. Dr. A. M. Sarwade, 2. Ms. Leeana Sane.
  • Regendering The Nation: Scripting Woman In The New Nationalist Discourse, 13th March 2021, National Webinar, Guest - 1. Dr. Pandurang Barkale, 2. Dr. S. B. Bhambar.
Internal Evaluation System:

The Department of English carries out internal evaluation of the students through Open Book Examinations, Preliminary Examination, Surprise Tests, Oral Examination, Home Assignments, Seminars, and Project Work etc. The department of English has also conducted online quizzes using Google Forms.