About English

Department of English was established in the year 1964. Late Subudh Sinha and Late Krishna Murari Sarmah were the founder faculty member of the departmentMr. Jajnoram Saikia, Sri Tripureswar Thakur, Dr. Gagan Behari Das and Dr. Bhubanananda Pattanaik joined the department in later period. Dr. Bhubanananda Pattanaik became the Principal of Rupahi College. Many students from this department excel in various fields of life.

 

Eligibility for Admission : For Major course, minimum 45% in aggregate and 50% marks in English in HS Examination.

 

Programme Specific Outcome (PSO)

B.A with English major introduces the students to both language and literature which are inseparable in nature. Taking up English as major programme remain helpful for the students in terms of knowing the English language that includes the knowledge of its origin, its history; how it has developed through ages. It also familiarizes the students with linguistic ideas. More importantly, students are provided with the knowledge about the ‘world literature’ that comprises literature of England, India, America and Commonwealth countries.

 

PSO1.

This programme imparts the four basic skills of language learning, i.e. reading, writing, listening and speaking which stimulates better communication.

 

PSO2.

This programme enables the students to know the sound system using vocal cord scientifically.

 

PSO3.

This programme helps the students to know the evolution of English language at different stages of English civilization.

 

PSO4.

Through this programme the students will know the basic concepts of language so that their language skill can be improved.

 

PSO5.

So far as English literature is concerned, the students get the ideas of English history and culture.

 

PSO6.

This programme develops the ideas of the students by acquainting them with trends, concepts and techniques of various writers, poets and dramatists of different ages.

 

PSO7.

This programme helps the students to know society, culture, and value system of various countries through their literature.

 

PSO8.

This programme enables the students to learn the progressive thoughts and ideas of European thinkers, philosophers and critics.

 

PSO9.

This programme enables the students to interpret their ideas with the help of theoretical and critical approaches.

 

PSO10.

This programme  informs the students with social, political, economic, social and environmental issues of contemporary time.

 

PS11.

It helps the students to inculcate moral and ethical values as instructed by the writers, poets and philosophers.

 

PS12.

This programme prepares the students with maximum competency to go for the lucrative jobs.

 

Course Outcome (CO)

COs of the Course “History of English Society and Culture I”

CO1.

This paper aims to acquaint the students with the events, ideas, personalities and texts from Anglo Saxon period to the Restoration period.

 

CO2.

This paper acquaints the students with the major literary, historical and socio-cultural background of the given period.

 

COs of the Course “History of English Society and Culture II”

CO1.

The objective of this paper is to make the students familiar with the events, ideas, personalities and texts from Neoclassical Age to the Twentieth Century.

 

CO2.

This paper acquaints the students with the major literary, historical and socio-cultural background of the given period.

 

COs of the Course “History of the English Language, Critical Terms and Classical Mythology”

CO1.

The objective of the paper is to help the students to know the history of English language both synchronic and diachronic.

 

CO2.

The reading of critical terms will sharpen the students’ critical skill and sensibility.

 

CO3.

This paper helps the students to know the major events and characters in Classical Mythology.

 

COs of the Course “Reading Poetry”

CO1.

This paper makes the students aware of some major poets from Shakespeare to Eliot.

 

CO2.

This paper helps the students to form an idea about the major issues, movements and trends of their contemporary period.

 

COs of the Course “Reading Prose and Fiction”

CO1.

This paper introduces the students with some selected essays, non-fictional prose writings and novels from Bacon to Jane Austen.

 

CO2.

Reading of this paper enables the students to keep abreast of movements and issues that define the ethos of the texts under scrutiny.

 

COs of the Course “Reading Fiction”

CO1.

This paper acquaints the students with socio-political context of English novel.

 

CO2.

It also acquaints them with different ideas, issues and techniques applied by the novelist likes of Dickens, Emily Bronte and D. H. Lawrence.

 

COs of the Course “Reading Drama”

CO1.

This paper accustoms the students with the nature of drama from the Renaissance to the Modern period.

 

CO2.

It also deals with some prominent dramatists from Marlowe to Beckett which gives the students the knowledge about the growth of drama through the prescribed ages.

 

COs of the Course “Criticism I”

CO1.

This paper relates the students with the major critical texts from the Renaissance to the Neo-Classical Age.

 

CO2.

This paper enhances the students’ power of critical understanding and analysis of a given text.

 

CO3.

Reading of this paper enables the students to contextualize critical terms and concepts to form a critical mindset.

 

COs of the Course “Great European Thinkers”

CO1.

This paper makes the students familiar with the philosophical texts from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century.

 

CO2.

Reading of this paper will be useful for the students to have better critical understanding of the movements and issues raised by the Great European Thinkers.

 

COs of the Course “Indian Writing in English”

CO1.

The students will get a brief knowledge of the literary history of India and Indian culture.

 

CO2.

Students will be able to form an idea about the trends, techniques, concepts used by selected Indian writers as well as poets.

 

COs of the Course “Criticism II”

CO1.

This paper accustoms the students with the major critical texts from the Romantic period to the Twentieth century.

 

CO2.

This paper helps the students to acquire critical temper of the poets and their time, enabling them to comprehend the growth of literary criticism throughout the ages.

 

COs of the Course “Literature of the USA”

CO1.

This paper makes the students familiar with the complexities of American culture as well as the relevance of the American ideals to the Indian situation.

 

CO2.

It also helps the students to have a brief idea about the concepts, ideas, trends and techniques used in American literature.

 

CO3.

This paper acquaints the students with the historical and literary background of American as well as African-American poetry through the works of some selective poets.

 

COs of the Course “Literature in the Post Colonial World”

CO1.

Reading of this paper leads the students to gather knowledge about the Post colonial novels and essays.

 

CO2.

The reading of these works develops the understanding of the complex negotiations between the colonizer and the colonized and the transformations in societies and cultures in Indian-African region.

 

COs of the Course “Introduction to Linguistics and Phonetics”

CO1.

This paper introduces the students with the scientific study of language.

 

CO2.

It enables the students to have a clear idea about the sound system of English and English syntax for effective communication.

 

Result:

Year

1st Class         

2nd Class

2017

   

2016

   

2015

   

2014

   

 

 

Faculty Member:

Mrs. Dikshita Bhuyan

Assistant Professor

Ms Rijumoni Gogoi

Assistant Professor