Department of English

Courses Offerd: M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D, PGDEC,PGDET.

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme

Duration: M.A - 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Duration: PG Diploma Courses 2 Semesters (1 Year)

Intake: M.A  35+15 (Payment)

Intake: PG Diploma Courses 20


A candidate shall possess a Bachelor degree with English optional subject with 50% marks in aggregate (40%in case of SC/ST &Cat I and 45% for OBC candidates) obtained from any recognized University Candidates with any Bachelor’s Degree with at least Basic English in two years of the programme, who satisfy minimum eligibility (50% for GM, 45% for OBCs and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates) are also eligible.

Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof. P.Kannan
Literary Theory Professor and Chairman  
KSWU,Extension PG Center Mandya
M.A.,B.Ed.,SLET   Assistant Professor  
Mr.Rajashekar S Mulimani M.A.,M.Phil.,NET   Honorary Faculty  
Miss.Amritha Moger M.A., PGDEC., PGDET   Guest Faculty  
Miss.Sunita M.Gumashetti M.A.,B.Ed.,PGDCE.,SLET   Guest Faculty  
Miss Reshma Peerzade M.A.,MEd.,PGDCE.,MSCP   Guest Faculty  
Miss Deepa  Madiwal M.A.,B.Ed.   Guest Faculty  
Miss.Roopavati Koregol M.A.,M.Phil.   Research Scholar  
Mrs. Reshmabanu M.A., ., M.Phil, PGDCE Indian English Literature Research Scholar  
Miss. Savita.F.Nagnnavar M.A   Research Scholar  
Miss Masroor Jahan Inamdar M.A., M.Phil, Indian English Literature Research Scholar  
Miss Renukadevi Baad M.A., M.Phil, Indian English Literature Research Scholar  
Mrs. Roshni Suraj Vernekar M.A   Research Scholar  

 Our Vision:

To Empower Through Quality Higher Education in English Studies

Our Mission:

  • To prepare the Women Students of our Department to become suitable for English Teaching Profession by providing quality education in English Language, Literatures in English, & Literary Criticism.
  • To prepare the Women Students of our Department competent for Self Employment by training them in Communicative Skills, Soft Skills, & Personality Development.
  • To prepare the Women Students of our Department fit for Leadership by giving them exposure to interdisciplinary subjects.


  • A well equipped Language Lab with 25 systems loaded with latest Softer Programs.
  • LCD Projector.
  • A Mini Library & Reading room for the student.
  • A Debate Club & Creative Galaxy.
  • Orientation Programme &Special Lecture Series.

Career Opportunities:

PG Diploma courses i.e. PGDEC & PGDET Provide employment opportunities to our students in the government and private educational institutions. They are useful for self employment.





Prof. P.Kannan
Professor & Chairman
Department of English


Contact Us

Akkamahadevi Women’s University
Jnanashakti, Torvi,
Vijayapur 586108, Karnataka
Fax : (08352)-229057
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