About the Department

Established in 1993- 94, the Department started its P.G. courses in 2005 – 06.
Courses (syllabus) : As Per SavitribaiPhule Pune University.

Student Strength

UG

Course Class Strength
FYBA FYBA 159
SYBA SYBA 21
TYBA TYBA 11

PG

Course Class Strength
MA MA I 22
MA MA II 17
Sr. No. Photo Name Designation Qualification Experience
1 Prof. Amrapali Aurangabadkar Head of the Department (Associate Professor) M.A., M.PHIL., SET 27 years
2 Raghunath-Gavali Prof. Raghunath Gavali Assistant Professor M.A., B.ED, SET 4 years
3 Prof. Siddharth Kale Assistant Professor M.A., M.PHIL., NET, SET 3 years
4 DhammanandaOwhal Prof. Dhamanand Ovhal Assistant Professor M.A., NET, SET 2 years
Students
1. Chinmayee Kulkarni – cleared MENSA scholarship exam with 98 marks and scholarship
2. Meghmala Bandgar – cleared MENSA scholarship exam.
3. Pragati Thube – cleared MENSA scholarship exam.

FYBA COMPULSORY ENGLISH

Objective

  1. To familiarize students with excellent pieces of prose and poetry in English so that they realize the beauty and communicative power of English
  2. To expose them to native cultural experiences and situations in order to develop humane values and social awareness
  3. c) To develop overall linguistic competence and communicative skills of the students

Outcome
The Students were made familiar with excellent pieces of prose and poetry in English

FYBA ADDITIONAL ENGLISH

Objective

  1. To prepare students to go for detailed study and understanding of literature and language.
  2. To expose students to the basics of literature and language.

Outcome:
The Students were well prepared in literature and language.

SYBA COMPULSORY ENGLISH

Objective

  1. To develop students’ interest in reading literary pieces
  2. b) To develop competence among the students for self-learning.

Outcome:
The developed competence among the students for self-learning.

SYBA(G-2)

Objective:

  1. To expose students to the basics of short story, one of the literary forms
  2. To familiarize them with different types of short stories in English

Outcome:
The Students were made familiar with short stories in English

SYBA (S-1)

Objective

  1. To develop interest among the students to appreciate and analyze drama
  2. To enhance students awareness in the aesthetics of Drama and to empower them to evaluate drama independently.

Outcome:
The Students developed interest in appreciating and analysing drama

SYBA (S-2)

Objective:

  1. To acquaint and familiarize the students with the terminology in poetry criticism (i.e. The terms used in critical analysis and appreciation of poems)
  2. To encourage students to make a detailed study of a few sample masterpieces of English

Outcome:
The Students were encouraged to make a detailed study of a few sample masterpieces of English.

T. Y. B. A. COMPULSORY ENGLISH

Objective:

  1. To introduce students to the best uses of language in literature.
  2. To familiarize students with the communicative power of English.
  3. To enable students to become competent users of English in real life situations

T. Y. B. A. (G-3)

Objective

  1. To expose students to some of the best samples of Indian English Poetry
  2. To introduce students to some advanced areas of language study
  3. To develop integrated view about language and literature among the students

Outcome:
The Students were developed their integrated view about language and literature.

T. Y. B. A. (S-3)

Objective

  1. To introduce students to the basics of novel as a literary form.
  2. To expose students to the historical development and nature of novel.
  3. To make students aware of different types and aspects of novel.

Outcome:
The Students were made aware of different types and aspects of novel.

T. Y. B. A. (S-4)

Objective:

  1. To introduce students to the basics of literary criticism.
  2. To develop aptitude for critical analysis.

Outcome
The Students were introduced to the basics of literary criticism.

MA PART I

Paper – 1.1: English Literature from 1550-1798
Objective:
a) To enhance literary and linguistic competence of students
b) To introduce students to major movements and figures of English Literature through the study of selected literary texts

Outcome:
The Students were introduced to the major movements and figures of English Literature through the study of selected literary texts.

Paper – 1.2: English Literature from 1798-2000
Objective:
a) To instill values and develop human concern in students through exposure to literary texts.
b) To create literary sensibility for appreciation in students and expose them to artistic and innovative use of language by writers and to various worldviews

Outcome:
The Students learnt the artistic and innovative use of language.

Paper – 1.3: Contemporary Studies in English Language
Objective:
a) To introduce students to the basic tools essential for systematic study of Language.
b) To acquaint students with the basic concepts and issues in linguistics.
c) To introduce them to various sub-disciplines of linguistics

Outcome:
The Students acquainted with the basic concepts and issues in linguistics

Paper – 1.4: Literary Criticism and Theory
Objective
a) To introduce them to various important critical approaches and their tenets.
b) To introduce students to the nature, function and relevance of literary criticism and theory

Outcome
The Students were made aware of the nature, function and relevance of literary criticism and theory

MA II

Paper-3.1: Indian Writing in English
Objective
a) To create literary sensibility and emotional response to the literary texts and implant sense of appreciation of literary text.
b) To expose students to the artistic and innovative use of language employed by the writers.

Paper 3.2: English Language and Literature Teaching
Objective:
a) To acquaint the students with different theoretical and practical aspects of language and literature teaching.
b) To acquaint them with different approaches, methods and techniques of teaching English language and literature.
c) To sensitize the students to the major issues in ELLT in the Indian context

Outcome:
The students become acquainted with different theoretical and practical aspects of language and literature teaching.

Paper 3.3: Poetry in English
Objective:
a) To introduce students to major movements related to poetry in English, works and poets through study of selected texts

Outcome:
The Students were introduced to major movements related to poetry in English.

Paper 3.4: Drama in English
Objective:
a) To introduce students to major movements related to drama, works and dramatists through study of selected texts

Outcome:
The Students were introduced to major movements related to drama.

  1. Visit to Savitribai Phule Pune University
  2. Visit to British Library
  3. Visit to Pataleshwar Caves
  4. Visit to Vidyapeeth High School
  5. Visit to Satara
  6. NET /SET Workshop
  7. Guest lecture on ‘An Introduction to Literary Research ‘ by Dr. Rohidas Dhakane
  8. Tribute to Late Dr. Aniket Jaaware
  9. Live screening of ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’
  10. A Four- day Film Festival on Gender sensitivity