Department of English

  • Dept. of English

    Audio Visual Teaching Learning Session

  • Dept. of English

    Bhasa Diwas- Celebrating diversity of Mother tongue

  • Dept. of English

    Teacher's Day Celebration- A special gesture by the students

  • Dept. of English

    Exploring the Belvedere House

  • Dept. of English

    Knowledge Tour to National Library.

  • Course: B.A. Honours in English
  • Generic Electives: History, Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Hindi/Bengali
  • Duration: 3 years

The Department of English at T.H.K Jain College was established in the year 2010. In the industrial environment of urban Bengal, the Department has kept the luminous zeal for literature alive in the students.

The programme includes multiple courses:

  • Core Courses (CC)
  • Generic Electives (GE)
  • Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
  • Language Core Course (LCC)

The course covers a wide range of texts, literary trends, contemporary topics of relevance like business communication and translation studies, discussion of theories as well as schools of criticism. Under the guidance and supervision of a committed team of professors, the students always strive to achieve a high standard of excellence. The Department aims to make the study of literature stimulating and enlightening. Active participation from the students is sought in the process of teaching-learning so that their cognitive and analytical skills are honed

Multifarious teaching techniques are employed including:-

i. Class discussions
ii. Lectures with comprehensive notes
iii. Student seminars
iv. Audio-visual presentations
v. Screening of films based on literary texts.

The Department regularly invites teachers of repute from other institutions to conduct special lecture sessions. The results of the students following the old curriculum as well as the new CBCS system under the University of Calcutta have been exceptionally good.

Career openings for students opting for English Courses:

  • College/University Professor
  • School Teacher
  • Author
  • Academic Researcher
  • Translator
  • Lexicographer
  • Digital Copywriter
  • Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
  • Print Media Journalist
  • Web Content Writer
  • Proof-reader in Publishing Houses
  • Newspaper/ Magazine Editor
  • Public Relations Executive
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Social Media Manager in Corporate companies
  • SEO specialist


Prof. Oindrila Sengupta

Qualification : M.A, B.Ed

Position: Whole Time

Prof. Swara Thacker

Qualification : M.A, NET

Position: Whole Time

Prof. Rakanjana Sen

Qualification : M.A.

Position: : Part Time

Prof. Priyanka Banerjee

Qualification : M.A, M.Phil.

Position: Guest Teacher

Prof. Ankita Ganguly

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil

Position: Guest Teacher

Prof. Debarati De Mishra

Qualification : M.A., B.Ed.

Position: Guest Teacher