Sri Pradip Kumar Biswal
President
Dr. Kusha Chandra Pradhan
Principal

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   Name of the Department & its year of establishment: Department of English, 1966

   Names of Programmes / Courses offered : UG (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)

   Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved : Yes

   Annual/ semester/choice based credit system : Semester(CBCS)

   Participation of the department in the courses offered by other: Participation in classroom departments teaching of the Behavioural Studies organized by the department of Political Science.

English is taught in this college as a compulsory subject to all and as Honours subject to those who opt for it and get selected on the basis of their merit in the entrance test/marks scored in the council examinations. Since it is taught as a compulsory subject the department started from the year of the opening of the college, 1966. Subsequently in the year 1978-79 honours classes opened with only 16 seats. Then in the year 1991-92 the number of seats in honours class increased from 16 to 24 and in the year 2011-12 the number of seats increased to its present strength of 32 from 24. It is also offered as Alternative English for M I L for all classes and as Elective subject for students of other Honours courses of Arts stream at the Degree levels.

Sanctioned Filled
Professor 05 01
Associate Professors 02 01
Asst. Professors 04 02
Name Qualification Designation Specialization No. of Years of Experience No. of Ph.D. students guided
in the last 4 years
01. Dr. Kusha Chandra Pradhan M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Lecturer American Literature 32 Nil
02. Upendra Kumar Swain M.A. Lecturer American Literature 29 Nil
03. Sri Dillip Kumar Rout M.A., M. Phil. Lecturer Linguistics 26 Nil
04. Dr. (Mrs.) Pragnya Pr. Dash M.A., Ph. D. Lecturer American Literature 15 Nil

   Percentage of classes taken by temporary faculty –programme-wise information: Nil

   Programme-wise Student Teacher Ratio : 250:1 General & 12 : 1 (Hons)

   Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned and filled: Nil

   Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a)national b) international funding agencies and c)Total grants received. Mention names of funding agencies and grants received project-wise.: Nil

   Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received: Nil

   Details of patents and income generated : Nil

   Areas of consultancy and income generated : Nil

   Faculty recharging strategies : Faculty members regularly attending Refresher courses, Orientation Programmes & Seminars organized by U.G.C. and other agencies.

   Research facility / centre with

   state recognition: Nil


   National recognition: Nil


   International recognition: Nil


Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national/international) Yes
Monographs Nil
Chapter(s) in Books Nil
Editing Books
Nil
Books with ISBN numbers with details of publishers number listed in International Database (For g. Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)
Citation Index – range / average ∗ SNIP
SJR
Impact factor – range / average
h-index

percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter-departmental :100%
percentage of students doing projects in collaboration with industries / institutes : Nil

• Faculty: 05
• Doctoral / post doctoral fellows: Nil
• Students: Nil

Year Courses Sanctioned strength Actual enrolment Total Boys Total Girls
2014-15 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
28
104
201
70
12
152
55
122
16
2015-16 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
21
104
201
70
05
152
55
122
16
2016-17 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
25
116
204
129
09
140
52
63
16
2017-18 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
16
256
256
192
10
109
193
93
05
147
63
99
11
2018-19 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
16
256
256
192
16
107
170
126
04
149
87
64
17
Year Courses Sanctioned strength Actual enrolment Total Appeared Passed Failed
2014-15 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
28
256
256
192
27
256
256
192
25
Nil
Nil
Nil
02
2015-16 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
21
104
201
70
05
152
55
122
16
2016-17 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
32
256
256
192
25
116
204
129
09
140
52
63
16
2017-18 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
16
256
256
192
10
109
193
93
05
147
63
99
11
2018-19 +3 1st Arts
+3 1st Com
+3 1st Science
Honours
256
256
192
16
256
256
192
16
107
170
126
04
149
87
64
17
Name of the Course Applications Selected Pass percentage
(refer question no. 2) received Male   Female Male   Female
UG 70 20   12 100%
Name of the Course
(refer question no. 2)
% of students from the College % of students from the State % of students from other States % of students from other countries
+3 Arts English (Hons.) 60% 40% Nil Nil

How many students have cleared Civil Services, Defense Services, NET, SLET, GATE and any other competitive examinations:2%

Student progression Percentage against Enrolled
UG to PG 20
PG to M.Phil. 12
PG to Ph.D. 05
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral 01

Campus selection: Nil
Other than campus recruitment Entrepreneurs: 20%

Percentage of faculty who are graduates
of the same parent university     100%
from other universities within the State     Nil
from other universities from other States     Nil
Number of faculty who were awarded Ph.D., D.Sc. and D.Litt. during the assessment period: 02 Ph.D.

Library : Yes
Internet facilities for staff and students : Yes
Total number of class rooms : 03
Class rooms with ICT facility : Yes
Students’ laboratories : 01
Research laboratories : Nil
Does the department obtain feedback from faculty on curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation? If yes, how does the department utilize it?
Yes,
students on staff, curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation and what is the response of the department to the same?
Yes, Satisfactory
alumni and employers on the programmes and what is the response of the department to the same?
Very Good

1. Dr.Pragnya Paramita Das, Lecturer in English
2. Sri Dillip Kumar Rout, Lecturer in English
3.Sri Ramachandra Khuntia, MP, Rajyasava
4. Smt. Mangalika Das, Lecturer in English
5. Banamali Biswal, Principal, D.A.V.College, Hazaribag
6. Dr. Nishakar Sahoo, Advocate, Odisha High Court
7. Himansu Dwibedy, Lecturer in English
8. Sri Banamali Mishra, Lecturer in English
9. Sri Manoranjan Mishra, Odisha Judicial Service
10. Dr Kush Chandra Pradhan, Lecturer in English
11. Sri Upendra Kumar Swain, Lecturer in English
12. Mrs Mamata Boitai, Lecturer in English

1. Give details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts: Remedial teaching, workshops conducted.
2. List the teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes:Classroom teaching
3.How does the department ensure that programme objectives are constantly met and learning outcomes monitored?: By doing regular assessment
4. Highlight the participation of students and faculty in extension activities.: Teachers are highly engaged in learning, teaching and research activities.
5. Give details of “beyond syllabus scholarly activities” of the department.
6. State whether the programme/ department is accredited/ graded by other agencies. Give details:Nil

a)Strength:
1. The department has one seminar library with adequate no. of text and reference books.
2. Class rooms are ICT equipped.
3. Internal Seminars in the department are conducted regularly.
4. Teachers are resourceful and skilled enough in catering to need of the students.
b) Weakness:
1. No. of faculties is inadequate.
2. The class rooms are not spacious.Scarcity of funds to promote research and extension activities.
3. Poor attendance of students in Seminars
c) Opportunity:
1. The departmental course is designed to meet the changing need of the students.
2. The available infrastructure could be better used for upholding the teaching-learning process.
d) Challenges:
1. Making the present course curriculum at par with the national level.
2. Raising the level of competition with other institutions.

Opening of PG classes, starting vocational courses in Spoken English and Communication Skills In English, setting up research laboratories, opening a Language Lab,etc.
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On Wednesday, 29th January, 2014
Paper Presentation By
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Sri Anil Kumar Pati
Miss Sasmita Panigrahi
Sri Prasant Kumar Sahoo
Seminar Paper Presentation
On
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On Saturday, 15th February, 2014
Paper Presentation By
Miss Archana Jena
Miss Minakshi Singh
Miss Utkal Prava Nayak
Sri Rakesh Behera
Seminar Paper Presentation
On
Romantic Poetry
&
Farewell Ceremony
On Satur Day, 15th March, 2014
Paper Presentation By
Anil Kumar Jena
Simant Nayak
Biduttprava Prusty
Urmila Sahoo
Ranjan Patra
Sanjay Kumar Khatua
Seminar Paper Presentation
On
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W B Yeats
&
Welcome Ceremony
On 21st August, 2014
Paper Presentation By
Anil Kumar Jena
Simant Nayak
Biduttprava Prusty
Urmila Sahoo
Ranjan Patra
National Seminar on Subalternity in Indian Literature in collaboration with Rock Pebble , The International English Journal 26th and 27th October 2019
Celebration of Goddess Saraswati Puja and Lord Ganesh Puja
Organizing Annual Picnic/Study Tour