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Department of English


Established  in  1917,  the  Department  of English, Patna University is located on the first floor in the north-western flank of Darbhanga House, once a royal palace. The Department imparts post-graduate teaching and enables research in English and global literatures in English, Linguistics and Language Teaching, Contemporary  Critical  Theory,  Translation Studies, Postcolonial and Women's Writings, Gandhian and Dalit Literature. The  publication  of  an  annual  Refereed Research Journal to facilitate quality research has been planned. The Department of English has a distinguished tradition of excellence dedicated to scholarship and has produced a number of NET/JRF and Fulbright scholars, academics, civil servants, diplomats and corporate heads.
Master's Programme
M.A. in English
Duration             :  2 years, M.A. Part-I & M.A. Part-II
No. of Seats         :  70
No. of Papers        :  16

Areas Covered
Renaissance and Shakespearean Literature, Augustan, Romantic, 19th Century, Modern and Contemporary Literature, Criticism and Critical Theory, Postcolonical Literature and Women's writing, Translation Studies.
Infrastructure and facilities
Well-equipped, growing library
Reading room
Seminar room
Regular Seminars and Presentations
Bulletin boards for students and wall paper
Publications
Faculty
Dr Shiva Jatan Thakur, (HOD), Ph.D.
Prof. Surendra Mohan Ashok
Prof. Arun Kumar 'Kamal'
Prof. Shanker A. Dutt., Ph.D.
Dr Muniba Sami
Dr Indibar Mukherji

Phone No. 0612-2660043 (O)



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