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Department of English

Bachelor of Arts in English is a four-year degree programme with the possibility of completing the fourth year with research if a particular student secures 75% CGPA in the previous exams.

After completion of the programme, a student will be able to:

Knowledge

PO01: Acquaint oneself with the history of English literature and understand its social, political, and historical context

PO02: Gain understanding of the growth of diverse literatures and the English language.

PO03: Relate one’s understanding to explore identity, values, manners, and morals through different engagements

PO04: Grasp literary forms, types, literary theory and gain an alternate understanding of the contemporary issues of the modern world.

Skills

PO05: Demonstrate his/her critical understanding of texts and issues through presenting/writing research papers for (inter)national symposia, conferences etc.

PO06: Construct writing projects like essays, short-stories, poems

PO07: Develop presentation skills with discussions, debates, public-speaking, and integrating ICT.

PO08: Acquaint oneself with the diverse current issues like environmental crisis, climate change, gender discrimination, marginality, and politics through reading of relevant literature.

Competence

PO09: Explore new/revised understanding of issues through the application of literary and cultural theories.

PO10: Initiate self-sufficiency, sincerity, independent thinking as research and education is a lifelong process for empowering the student to face all challenges in their future endeavours, and develop new ideas and new understanding.

PO11: Develop concern for the society and nation through understanding of regional and vernacular literatures and comparing our literary content, themes, and usage of language with that of literatures of other developing countries.

Knowledge

PSO1:  A student develops a clear idea about the details of the history, development and growth of English language.

PSO2:  A student gathers knowledge about the content, context, and nature of the subject

PSO3:  A student develops knowledge about the detailed history of English literature from Old English Period to 20th century

PSO3:  A student develops knowledge about the social, political, historical and economical movements that helped shaped literature, and also trace the development of human civilization and culture under these fields.

PSO4: A student develops knowledge about the interconnections and interrelations across disciplines and cultures by studying world literatures including Indian writing in English.

PSO5: A student develops knowledge about the gendered aspect of writing and gain awareness about the issues and concerns of women writers and women’s writing as a separate genre.

PSO6: A student develops understanding of different concepts like Modern/Modernity/Modernism amongst others.

PSO7: A student develops understanding of critical literary and cultural theories to interpret and analyze texts.

Skills

PSO1: A student will develop the skills required for Creative Writing.

PSO2:A student will develop presentation skills with discussions, debates, public-speaking, and integrating ICT.

PSO3: A student will exhibit and awareness with the diverse current issues like environmental crisis, climate change, gender discrimination, marginality, and politics through reading of relevant literature.

PSO4:A student will develop critical aptitude to write research papers and present them in conferences of different levels.

PSO5:A student will develop the ability to interpret older texts from contemporary point of view.

PSO6: A student will gain awareness of connection between literary and political movements impacting different literary eras and movements.

PSO7: A student will develop critical thinking skills through various literary and cultural theories.

Competence

PSO1: A student will be able to apply critical literary theory to formulate arguments about literary and other critical texts as well as contemporary cultural practices.

PSO2: A student will be able re-interpret society and culture through the theoretical lens developed by philosophers and literary theorists.

PSO3: A student will be able to question the problems of identity through text.

PSO4: A student will be able to locate ad represent subaltern voices through their own writings.

PSO5: A student will envision a society where diverse people irrespective of gender, caste, religion and sexuality, coming from various backgrounds enjoy equal and equitable rights and opportunities.

PSO6: A student will be able to demonstrate his/her critical understanding of texts and social issues through presenting/writing research papers and designing research proposals.

PSO7: A student will analyse the contemporary trends in literatures both English and vernacular.

Instructions

* Scanned copies of the class 10, 11/12 marks card should be uploaded while filling up the application.

* If class 12 marks are not available at the time of applying, then marks of any test conducted during class 11 or Pre-board, can be uploaded.

* The office of admissions will verify the scorecards.

* Applications with no scorecards or vague scanned copies will be rejected and termed as Not Eligible.

Kindly make sure your Contact Number & Email is correct and regularly used.

Year
1st Installment (Jul)
2nd Installment (Oct)
3rd Installment (Jan)
4th Installment (Apr)
Total Each Year
1st Year
30638
30638
30638
30636
1,22,550
2nd Year
25263
25263
25263
25261
1,01,050
3rd Year
25263
25263
25263
25261
1,01,050
4th Year
25363
25363
25363
25361
1,01,450

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for four years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

Programme Overview

Bachelor of Arts in English is a four-year degree programme with the possibility of completing the fourth year with research if a particular student secures 75% CGPA in the previous exams.

Programme Objectives & Outcomes

After completion of the programme, a student will be able to:

Knowledge

PO01: Acquaint oneself with the history of English literature and understand its social, political, and historical context

PO02: Gain understanding of the growth of diverse literatures and the English language.

PO03: Relate one’s understanding to explore identity, values, manners, and morals through different engagements

PO04: Grasp literary forms, types, literary theory and gain an alternate understanding of the contemporary issues of the modern world.

Skills

PO05: Demonstrate his/her critical understanding of texts and issues through presenting/writing research papers for (inter)national symposia, conferences etc.

PO06: Construct writing projects like essays, short-stories, poems

PO07: Develop presentation skills with discussions, debates, public-speaking, and integrating ICT.

PO08: Acquaint oneself with the diverse current issues like environmental crisis, climate change, gender discrimination, marginality, and politics through reading of relevant literature.

Competence

PO09: Explore new/revised understanding of issues through the application of literary and cultural theories.

PO10: Initiate self-sufficiency, sincerity, independent thinking as research and education is a lifelong process for empowering the student to face all challenges in their future endeavours, and develop new ideas and new understanding.

PO11: Develop concern for the society and nation through understanding of regional and vernacular literatures and comparing our literary content, themes, and usage of language with that of literatures of other developing countries.

Programme Specific Objectives & Outcomes

Knowledge

PSO1:  A student develops a clear idea about the details of the history, development and growth of English language.

PSO2:  A student gathers knowledge about the content, context, and nature of the subject

PSO3:  A student develops knowledge about the detailed history of English literature from Old English Period to 20th century

PSO3:  A student develops knowledge about the social, political, historical and economical movements that helped shaped literature, and also trace the development of human civilization and culture under these fields.

PSO4: A student develops knowledge about the interconnections and interrelations across disciplines and cultures by studying world literatures including Indian writing in English.

PSO5: A student develops knowledge about the gendered aspect of writing and gain awareness about the issues and concerns of women writers and women’s writing as a separate genre.

PSO6: A student develops understanding of different concepts like Modern/Modernity/Modernism amongst others.

PSO7: A student develops understanding of critical literary and cultural theories to interpret and analyze texts.

Skills

PSO1: A student will develop the skills required for Creative Writing.

PSO2:A student will develop presentation skills with discussions, debates, public-speaking, and integrating ICT.

PSO3: A student will exhibit and awareness with the diverse current issues like environmental crisis, climate change, gender discrimination, marginality, and politics through reading of relevant literature.

PSO4:A student will develop critical aptitude to write research papers and present them in conferences of different levels.

PSO5:A student will develop the ability to interpret older texts from contemporary point of view.

PSO6: A student will gain awareness of connection between literary and political movements impacting different literary eras and movements.

PSO7: A student will develop critical thinking skills through various literary and cultural theories.

Competence

PSO1: A student will be able to apply critical literary theory to formulate arguments about literary and other critical texts as well as contemporary cultural practices.

PSO2: A student will be able re-interpret society and culture through the theoretical lens developed by philosophers and literary theorists.

PSO3: A student will be able to question the problems of identity through text.

PSO4: A student will be able to locate ad represent subaltern voices through their own writings.

PSO5: A student will envision a society where diverse people irrespective of gender, caste, religion and sexuality, coming from various backgrounds enjoy equal and equitable rights and opportunities.

PSO6: A student will be able to demonstrate his/her critical understanding of texts and social issues through presenting/writing research papers and designing research proposals.

PSO7: A student will analyse the contemporary trends in literatures both English and vernacular.

Admission & Selection Process
Eligibility

Instructions

* Scanned copies of the class 10, 11/12 marks card should be uploaded while filling up the application.

* If class 12 marks are not available at the time of applying, then marks of any test conducted during class 11 or Pre-board, can be uploaded.

* The office of admissions will verify the scorecards.

* Applications with no scorecards or vague scanned copies will be rejected and termed as Not Eligible.

Kindly make sure your Contact Number & Email is correct and regularly used.

Fee Structure

Course1st Installment (July)2nd Installment (Oct)3rd Installment (Jan)4th Installment (Apr)Total Each Year
B.A. Honours (1st Year)306383063830638306361,22,550
B.A. Honours (2nd Year)252632526325263252611,01,050
B.A. Honours (3rd Year)252632526325263252611,01,050
B.A. Honours (4th Year)253632536325363253611,01,450

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for four years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

Curriculum Document

INTRODUCTION

The English department, one of the oldest departments of the college, promotes an inter-disciplinary, non-canonical approach towards literature. It encourages students to go beyond the traditional genres of literature and explore other literatures in English and translation. The department started its MA English program in 2016 and plans to introduce research programmes in literature in order to facilitate meaningful research in the North Bengal region. The Department is committed to promoting inter-disciplinary research and imparting the CBCS curriculum in keeping with contemporary critical approaches in literature. The courses currently offered by the department are: BA Honours in English literature, Elective English for BA General Degree Course students, Communicative English for the COP programme and Masters in English literature.

The Department of English (UG & PG) of Salesian College envisages to empower the students to develop and build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies, academic, professional, creative and critical reading/ writing thereby championing in undergraduate/ postgraduate research, knowledge creation and reaching to the marginalized.

VISION

The Department of English, Salesian College (Autonomous) envisages empowering the students to develop and build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies, academic, professional, creative and critical reading/ writing, thereby championing in undergraduate/postgraduate research, knowledge creation, and reaching to the marginalized.

MISSION

  1. 1. To provide appropriate pedagogies in keeping with the signs of the time
  2. 2. To help students develop criticality of the text by way of presenting/writing research papers for (inter)national symposia, conferences etc
  3. 3. To give students a sense of themselves as citizens of a larger community by encouraging participation in service learning
  4. 4. To assure that students encounter creativity crucial to English studies through theatre productions, readings by professional writers, and their own creative and critical production and presentation.
  5. 5. To balance the needs of general education – communication, diversity, global perspectives, inter(trans)disciplinary studies
  6. 6. To value faculty scholarship and service through greater support for and participation in activities of the profession.

 

Testimonials

The educationand guidance which I received during my graduation really helped me . I am really grateful to all the Professors for their active involvement, guidance and motivation. The regular classes during our college days were really beneficial. They also motivated me to sit for exams such as NET and SET, above all they taught me how to 'think' .

Mimansa Subedi Batch of 2018
Assistant Professor, Department of English

My experience as an undergraduate student at Salesian College has been profoundly enriching and motivating. The institution has been instrumental in fostering my overall development. Beyond providing a solid foundation for my academic and career pursuits, it has been a catalyst in helping me realize and maximize my potential. The college's emphasis on co-curricular activities and active participation in district and state-level competitions played a pivotal role in my success, culminating in securing the top position in a statewide debate competition. This achievement not only boosted my confidence but also encouraged me to actively participate in public forums with newfound confidence. The exposure and opportunities afforded by the college have significantly contributed to my holistic growth as an individual. I am deeply grateful for the transformative experience and valuable contributions it has made to my personal and academic journey.

Ranu Sherpa Batch of 2017
Ph.D Research Scholar, IIT Mandi

The educationand guidance which I received during my graduation really helped me . I am really grateful to all the Professors for their active involvement, guidance and motivation. The regular classes during our college days were really beneficial. They also motivated me to sit for exams such as NET and SET, above all they taught me how to 'think' .

Mimansa Subedi Batch of 2018
Assistant Professor, Department of English

Faculty List

NameDesignationCampusEmailProfile
Ms. Ashwini TamangAssistant Professor, HoDSonadainiwhsagnamat@salesiancollege.netView
Mr. Deepraj RaiAssistant ProfessorSonadadeeprajrai703@salesiancollege.netView
Dr. Terence MukhiaAssociate ProfessorSonadaterencemukhia@salesiancollege.netView
Ms. Shenaz NazninAssistant ProfessorSonadasnaznin50@gmail.comView
Ms. Sharon LepchaAssistant ProfessorSonadalepchasharon2000@gmail.comView
Ms. Pratibha SoniAssistant Professor, HoDSiliguripratibhaagarwal@salesiancollege.netView
Mr. Peter LepchaAssistant ProfessorSiligurianiktheunique@salesiancollege.netView
Mr. Anik SarkarAssistant ProfessorSiliguripetemeinrad@salesiancollege.netView
Ms. Rinchen SherpaAssistant ProfessorSiliguririnchnsherpa@salesiancollege.netView
Prof. G.N. RoyProfessor EmeritusSiligurignray@salesiancollege.netView
Prof. Irshad Gulam AhmedProfessor EmeritusSiliguriigahmed@salesiancollege.netView