ACADEMICS

AJK

BA English Literature

About the English Literature Department

The Department of English Literature was established in 2010. The Department offers a B.A English Literature program. The Department envisions creating skilled human resources in the field of English language and literature. The faculty members in the department are well qualified with a wide academic experience. They educate the candidates in cultural literacy, critical and analytical thinking, clear expression, and research skills, while preparing current and future graduates with solid grounding in advanced disciplinary methods and knowledge.

Vision

To empower the students of literature by stimulating and developing their imagination and critical thinking through teaching and research and transform them into morally and ethically responsible citizens.

Mission

  • To foster the love of literature and language in students providing students in all emphasis a coherent curricular framework and well-structured courses.
  • To teach a variety of literary, analytical, pedagogical, and theoretical skills, helping students speak, read, and write effectively.
  • To help students become a part of a discipline with skills and abilities precious in business, teaching and publishing.
  • To give students a sense being good citizens of a larger community by encouraging participation in service-learning.
  • To ensure creativity crucial to English studies through theater productions, readings by professional writers, and their own creative and critical production and presentation.
  • To balance the needs of general education - communication, diversity, global perspectives, interdisciplinary studies - with those of the major.

Core Values

By the successful completion of BA English Literature, the candidates will be able to demonstrate

  • an ability to close-read, interpret, and analyze texts;
  • an ability to write clear, coherent, organized, grammatically correct and stylistically competent prose;
  • an awareness of literary genres and terminology;
  • a recognition of the historical and cultural specificity of literary texts; and
  • an appreciation of the human imagination.

Highlights

  • Well qualified, skilled and dedicated faculty.
  • Advanced teaching and learning resources and methods.
  • Easy Access of Language Laboratory with good facilities.
  • Personality Development and Career Guidance.
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access and well stocked library.
  • Communication English Classes and Remedial Coaching.
  • Workshops, guest lectures, seminars, exhibition and quiz competition for overall development of the young minds.

Postgraduate Programmes

AJK College of Arts and Science has established the research facilities in the year 2011. The Bharathiar University has granted the permission to offer Ph.D programmes (FT/PT) in Computer Science and Commerce from the academic year 2016-17.

Research

AJK College of Arts and Science has established the research facilities in the year 2011. The Bharathiar University has granted the permission to offer Ph.D programmes (FT/PT) in Computer Science and Commerce from the academic year 2016-17.

The College is already conducting M.Phil programmes for the last 5 years. During this period the college has put its efforts for the formation of Research advisory committee (RAC).

Now this RAC initiated the following activities.

  • Motivate the faculty to publish Research papers.
  • Create the Research culture by arranging guest lectures, seminars etc.,
  • To keep a Target Sheet and schedule to all faculty members who have registered for Ph.D.
  • Motivate the faculty for quality publication in number of papers published in indexed in SCOPUS/ISI/Web of Science.
  • Research should be more towards application oriented and product based.

Doctor of Philosophy programs (Part time & Full time)

Master of Philosophy Programs (Part time & Full time)