Department of English
The Department of English came into being right from the inception of the college in 1967. The B.A. Degree Course in English Language and Literature commenced in 1993.There are more than 10,000 books in different aspects of English Language and Literature in the college library thus catering to the reading requirements of all the students.The elective open course offered at the UG level is English for Careers which is designed for those who wish to develop their professional communication skills in English. The elective Regional Literature in Translation takes the students to the world of literature across frontiers. The Post Graduate course has been introduced this year.
Mrudula Menon V.
M A English, M Phil
Associate Professor &...
Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A. English
Prabha C. S.
M.Phil, M.A., B.Ed.
Remya M. L.
I am a self motivated pe...
- On the re-opening day, 3 June 2013, the faculty and students visited Crescent Girl’s Orphanage and distributed books, pens, pencils, instrument boxes and other stationery items required to start off the academic year.
- The department conducted a one day theatre workshop, Decoding/ De-cording/ De-chording the Curtain, on 27 November 2013. Click to read report.
- A Visit to Ashwas Bhavan (February2013)
- The Department of English conducted the Extension Activity “Introducing English to Anganwadi Mothers” on 3 August 2016 in the anganwadi of the adopted ward from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. The English teachers took basic English classes for anganwadi teachers and mothers. Dictionaries and picture charts also were distributed to them followed by tea and snacks.
UGC- NET/ JRF Coaching Class
The Department of English , The Cochin College started UGC NET/JRF coaching classes (funded by Cluster of Colleges, Ernakulam) on 1 October 2016. The classes are scheduled on Saturday for five hours. The next class would be on Saturday, 5 November 2016. Classes start at 9.
Vigilance Awareness Week
As part of observance of Vigilance Awareness Week, the Syndicate Bank in association with the department of English conducted an essay competition for students on 3 November 2016 on the topic ‘ Public participation in promoting integrity and eradicating corruption’. Students from various departments participated in the competition. Ms. Nishaba K. (II M.A. English), Mr. Yeshwanth Praveen (I B.A. English) and Ms. Arathy A.R. (II M.A. English) secured the first, second and third prizes respectively. The prizes were awarded in the meeting conducted at the Regional Office of Syndicate Bank, Ernakulam.