•       M.A IN LITERATUR

Department Profile (From 2014-15 to 2019-20)

Dept of English was established in 1992 with a few Guest Faculty members and Visiting Permanent Faculty from Mysore with the goal of catering to the needs of rural students in and around Hassan District. In 1999, with 4 Faculty members the dept became full-fledged. Since then there has been a slow and steady progress in the Dept. Students of the Dept, pursue, teaching, journalism and proof-reading jobs. The mission of the Dept is not just to make the students independent n responsible citizens of India but also to sensitize them to the challenges faced by students at rural setup.

        • On 8th Apr 2015, a special lecture on British Dramas by Smt. B. Jayalakshmi, Asst Prof at First Grade College, Holenarasipura was organized in the Dept.
        • On 8th Apr 2015, a special lecture on Post-colonialism by Smt. A Sowmya. Asst Prof at KRS First Grade College, Mysore was organized in the Dept.
        • In liaison with Kannada Dept a talk titled “ Mass Media & Its Impact on Rural Population” was organized on 11th May 2015.
        • A Special Lecture on “Noah Plays” by Prof yashavantha Dongre was organized on 29th May 2015.
        • Prof R. Ramachandra’s Special Lecture on Indian Literature was organized by the Dept.
        • An Invited talk by Prof Rajendra Chenni on Inter-textuality was organized with the Kannada Dept.
        • In 2014-15 & 2015-16 Remedial Coaching Classes for the studens of the Centre was organized by the Dept..
        • On 27th Apr dept organized a One-day National Seminar on “India Texts: Issues of Reading
        • Dept also arranged for a Special Lecture by Prof. B. V. Ramaprasad on Introduction to Literary Criticism” on 11th Mar 2019.

Soft Cores offered at the Department:

        Short Fiction by Indian Women in Translation
        Applied Cultural Studies (Indian / Regional)
        American Western Fiction
        Literature and Popular Culture
        Indian Women Novelists in Translation
       Cultural Materialism

Uniqueness of the Course Curriculum

            •          The Dept. offers M.A. in English with latest updates in curriculum of deferent area Studies for students from in and around Hassan District
            •         Department functions with the state of art-infrastructure and privileges facilitated by the University.The information and communication technology enabled teaching and open access catalogue in internet library has been a continuous feature of the                       Department,


Placement Opportunities: Teaching jobs in the country and abroad, Journalism and Media, Administrative Services, Defence Services , Publishing Houses and Call Centers.



 Dr. SujathaDr. Sujatha.C.E
Associate Professor and Director

 Dr. Ravindra Babu A.SRavindra Babu.A.S
Assistant Professor  

Guest Faculties:

 Dr. SujathaDr. Kushala K E

 Nandan KNandan K