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Department of English

Program Offered: 4 years B.A Hons & Hons with Research in English.
3 year B.A. multi-disciplinary


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 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

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:

  • Class discussions
  • Lectures with comprehensive notes
  • Student seminars
  • Audio-visual presentations
  • 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.

Student Achievements:

The toppers of the last three academic years have attained the following scores:

  • 2018-2021 Session: Satadeepa Das (8.191 CGPA)
    Currently pursuing Post Graduation in English in Benaras Hindu University (BHU)
  • 2017-2020 Session: Anshu Chaubey (59.13%)
    Currently pursuing Post Graduation in English in Loreto College, Kolkata
  • 2016-2019 Session: Shrayanti Singha (53%)
    Completed her Post Graduation from Presidency University and currently working as HR Associate in Accenture

Other Achievers:

Chandrabali Sarkar presented a paper on Popular Literature at Inter-University UG Students' Seminar at Sister Nivedita University, February 2020

Departmental Activities:

The department regularly organises different co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for the students to make the teaching-learning process more engaging. Some of these include:

  • Curriculum Enrichment Programmes
  • Special Lecture Sessions
  • Educational Tours
  • Wall Magazines
  • Cultural Events
  • Inter-College and Inter-Departmental Events

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. Deepayan Datta
Prof. Deepayan Datta


Designation : Full Time Faculty

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Prof. Rakanjana Sen
Prof. Rakanjana Sen


Designation : Full Time Faculty

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Prof. Tathagata Chanda
Prof. Tathagata Chanda


Designation : Full Time Faculty

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Prof. Pratishtha Chanda
Prof. Pratishtha Chanda


Designation : Full Time Faculty

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Dr. Nabanita Biswas
Dr. Nabanita Biswas

M.A, Ph.D

Designation : Guest Faculty

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Dr. Nabanita Biswas
Prof. Romi Chaudhuri


Designation : Guest Faculty

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