Government College Kasaragod
Government College Kasaragod

Dpt. ofEnglish

Department Profile

History

The English Department was started along with the establishment of the college in 1957. At first, English was taught as the first language for the one-year Pre-University Course. When degree courses in Economics and Mathematics were started in 1958, English began to be taught as Part I language at the degree level. The B.A. degree course in English language and literature was started in the year 1961-62. English was taught at the Pre-Degree level till the course was de linked in 2000.


The first Principal of the college late Prof. V.Gopalan Nair who retired as the Director of Collegiate Education was an English Professor who played a key role in setting up the Department. At that time Prof. P.K. Sheshadri was the first teacher to join the Department who later headed the Department for several years. Other eminent teachers, who include Prof. Madhukar Rao, Prof. K.Prabhakaran Nambiar, Prtof. A.Balakrishnan, Prof. K.K.Geevarghese, Prof. V.K.Moothathu, Dr. K.V. Thirumalesh, Dr. Achuthan, Prof. Shreeshadeva Poojithaya, Prof.Chapady Vasudeva and Prof. B.F.M.Abdul Rahiman.


The starting of the Post Graduate course in English Language and Literature marked an important phase in the development of the Department. The M.A. course was started in the year 1998. Application for recognizing the Department as a research centre is under consideration of the Kannur University.

FACULTY

Sl NO

Name

Designation

Experience

Qualifications

1

Smitha Parvathy P

Associate Professor

22 Years

MA

2 Shyju K C Assistant Professor 6 Years MA. NET (Ongoing PhD))
3 HariKumar T G Assistant Professor 2 Years MA.NET

4

Vinod Kumar K V

Assistant Professor

1 year MA. NET

5

Deepthimol D Assistant Professor 1 month MA. NET. BEd

6

Shylaja P Guest Lecturer(On contract) 1 month MA. NET

7

Deepa M

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

1 month

MA. NET

8

Raseena K.K

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

6 Months

MA. NET

9

Rehana K.R

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

6 Months

MA. NET

10

Mohammed Sheheer

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

2 Years

MA

11

Jithu Thomas

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

6 Months

MA.NET

12

 Shamma

Guest Lecturer (On Contract)

1 month

MA, B.Ed.

COURSES

  • BA English Language and Literature
    • Course Duration 3 years
    • 6 semesters
  • MA English Language and Literature
    • Course Duration 2 years
    • 4 semesters