English Department

With the efforts of Honourable Seth Shri Dayanand Gupta, The Honorary secretary of D.N. College Managing Committee, the postgraduate department of English came into existence in 2001. The English Department aims to provide an exceptional education in English literature and culture. Four semester program in P.G. offers a comprehensive, analytical and historical approach to reading and writing. Students receiving degrees from the department will be equipped with the thorough knowledge of English literary heritage as well as the ability to think, argue, and write well. They will learn to question the prevalent notions about the language and meaning of life, critically analyzing the evidences present in rhetoric and different branches of knowledge while understanding the beautiful aspects of aesthetic art. Department is not only concerned with development of aesthetic side of personality it also focuses on the over all development and prepare them to keep a pace with growing demand of market so they can be easily absorbed in jobs. The skills learned in the classroom provides an essential foundation for their career in the fields like law, business, government, education, finance, and media. Every year students get placed in various jobs in government as well as private sectors.

The department is intensively engaged in original research on both literature and culture and represents a diverse and dynamic model of scholarly activity for its students. Keeping a pace with the policy of U.G.C. and C C S University, department focuses on comprehensive evaluation of students. They are regularly engaged in the departmental activities apart from class room teaching so they can learn the practical aspects of life. Students who work with these equally accomplished faculty members, are guided to enjoy the learning while utilizing skills of each individual student. Students are continuously engaged in various academic activities throughout the year i.e. Student seminars, debates, group discussions, quiz and tours etc. Technical papers like Linguistics and Phonetics and Translation studies etc. provide additional skill to students and address following purposes:

  • To Improve Fluency and Accuracy Of Students in English by proving timely help and encouragement to students.
  • Translation studies help students to learn and practice translation to grab the opportunity in new emerging field.
  • Department Faculty

    Dr. Poonam Swami
    (Head and Assistant professor)
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    Dr. Prithiviraj Singh chauhan
    (Assistant professor)
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    At present, there are four faculty member in department:
    1. Dr. Poonam Swami (Head of Department)
    2. Dr. Prithiviraj Singh chauhan
    3. Mr. Anuj Bawara
    4. Ms. Nida Chaudhary


    • Well equipped Library
    • One Language Laboratory
    • Broadband Internet facility
    • Modern Classroom facility
    • Programme Offered:

      • M.A. English
        • Ph.D. English
        • Admission Process:

          • M.A. English: (As per university merit list)
            • Ph.D. English: (As per university rule)

              Syllabus: View Syllabus

              Our Achievements

              With our extreme hundred percent result oriented approach, our students are among the top in nerit list. In year 2010 Syed Yasir Ali and in year 2012 students Anuj Bawara and Alisha Faridi the 1st and 3rd merit holders of university were from our department. Even in past years also, our students had been among the top in merit list. The students pass out from here with reputed job opportunities waiting for them. Under the able guidance of Dr. Alka Rastogi, many students have achieved Ph.D. in previous years.

              Seminars Organized

              Department of English regularly conduct the seminar on latest topics.

              In 2007, the department organized the seminar on the topic "The Influence of History on English Literature". In 2009, UGC sponsored seminar on theme "Eastern and Western Thinking". In 2011, National seminar organized on topic "Feminism and Post Modern Women Novelist in English" In 2012, National was seminar organized on topic " Indian English Literature: A Review" Every year Faculty use to participate and present papers in the seminars and conferences on regular basis and updated themselves with relevant topics. Their papers are also published in prestigious journals.


              A Book "Exploration in Aesthetics" was published by Dr. Alka Rastogi in 2012, ISBN-978-81-7625-5