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  • Star College by DBT (Govt. of India)
  • FIST supported by DST
  • Designated College with Potential for Excellence
  • Accredited ‘A’ by UGC-NAAC
  • Kaushal Kendra by UGC, MHRD, Govt. of India and first College under GNDU to have been granted Kaushal Kendra
  • Best College in Punjab as per the Surveys

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Year of Establishment

1929

Faculty Introduction

The PG Department of English at KMV is one of the oldest departments of this 134 year old pioneering institution. It has highly qualified and committed faculty with a thirst for research and creativity and publishes a Peer Reviewed International Journal ‘The Oracle’. It has to its credit UGC funded Research Projects and a Digital Language Laboratory. The department offers MA English and BA (Honours) English (A Three Year Degree Programme), Certificate Course in Spoken English, apart from the teaching of Elective English, English Compulsory and Communication Skills in many disciplines. The department organised an International Conference on English Studies Across and Beyond Borders in collaboration with ESBB (English Scholars Beyond Borders), an International body of English scholars from March 6-8, 2019 besides having organised an International conference on ‘Cross Cultural Nuances’ and a UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘English Language Teaching: Themes, Issues and Challenges’ in the past few years. The vibrant ‘Emerging Litterateurs’ Society’ (ELS), being run under its aegis, organises several activities to develop the students’ talents. It has organised Inter-College Competitions with various events like Dramatic Enactment of Scenes, Fancy Dress, Quiz, Portrait-Making and Poetry Recitation from English Literature under Shakespeare Festival and Litmania. The Department also imparts training in Spoken English and foreign languages by inviting native teachers of the languages concerned. It also regularly organises Extension Lectures and various other literary activities by inviting renowned speakers from India and abroad from time to time for the benefit of young learners.

Highlights

  • The Department publishes a Peer Reviewed International Journal ‘The Oracle’
  • First and the only department of a women’s college in Jalandhar to offer the prestigious B.A. (Honours) English, a prestigious three-year degree programme
  • A Hi-tech Digital Language Lab with innovative and comprehensive software for Advanced  Listening & Speaking Skills
  • Another Fully Automated Language Lab for Interactive Language Learning
  • ICT based Infrastructure Facilities
  • Highly active & vibrant Emerging Littérateurs’ Society (ELS) that regularly organizes student- centric literary activities  like:
    • Shakespeare Festival
    • Creative Writing (Poem & Short Story)
    • Literary Quiz: Explorations
    • Paper Reading / Declamation Contest
    • Extension Lectures / Seminars with experts as Resource Persons from International / National Universities
    • Film Festivals
  • Acta Diurna: An Innovative Wall Magazine designed and edited by students singly or in groups to give vent to their creativity
  • Well Stocked Departmental Library with latest books,  journals, movies DVDs and e-resources
  • International exposure through KMV- US Universities’ tie-up for various programmes
  • Unique opportunity to learn foreign languages like French, German, Chinese, Spanish and Spoken English from native teachers
  • Special skill development programmes like personality development, foundation course, moral education etc.
  • Highly competent & dedicated faculty which mentors the students

Accomplishments

  • Minor Research Projects granted by the UGC: 2 (Mrs. Mohini Sharda & Mrs Rituparna)
  • 18 Books (Creative, Critical, Translations, Edited Books) by the Dept Faculty
  • About 200 Papers Published by the Dept faculty in International & National Journals & Books
  • More than 105 Papers Presented by the Dept faculty at International & National Seminars
  • The Dept. Faculty has acted as Resource Persons in Academic and Skill Building Training Programmes / Workshops at National & State level events as well as within the college for various Innovative Programmes like School for Personality Development, KMV School of Communications, Foundation Programme and Moral Education Lectures.

Our Toppers

Programmes Offered

  • M.A. English
  • B.A. (Hons) English (Three Year Degree Program)
  • B.A. with Hons in English
  • Certificate Course in Spoken English Proficiency Level 1
  • B.A. with Elective English as a subject
  • B.A. with General English as a compulsory subject
  • B.Com. (Hons.) with English as a subject

Teaching Faculty

Dr. (Mrs.) Madhumeet Dr. (Mrs.) MadhumeetAssociate Professor & Head P G Dept of English
Ms. Vanila Khanna Ms. Vanila KhannaAssociate Professor
Dr. Shalini Gulati Dr. Shalini GulatiAssociate Professor
Ms. Seema Arora Ms. Seema AroraAssociate Professor
Dr. (Mrs.) Reena Sharma Dr. (Mrs.) Reena SharmaAssociate Professor
Mrs. Rituparna Datta Roy Mrs. Rituparna Datta Roy
Ms. Harpreet Kaur Ms. Harpreet KaurAssistant Professor
Ms. Sagun Ms. SagunAssistant Professor,
Ms. Tejasvani Sharma Ms. Tejasvani SharmaLecturer
Ms. Ravneet Kaur Ms. Ravneet KaurLecturer
Ms. Sonampreet Kahlon Ms. Sonampreet KahlonLecturer
Ms. Pooja Duggal Ms. Pooja DuggalLecturer
Ms. Agrima Jain Ms. Agrima JainLecturer
Ms. Gorvi Ms. GorviLecturer
Ms. Babita Ms. BabitaLecturer

Strengths

  • The only department of a college in Jalandhar to offer the prestigious B.A.(Hons) English: A Three Year Degree Program
  • Clean Sweep in University Results of B.A.Hons English Program: Hat trick in top positions in all the three years repeated by many students year after year since 2005
  • A Hi-tech Digital Language Lab with innovative and comprehensive software for Advanced Listening & Speaking Skills
  • A Fully Automated Language Lab for Interactive Language Learning ICT based Infrastructure Facilities
  • Well Stocked Departmental Library with latest books, journals, movies DVDs and e-resources
  • International exposure through KMV-US Universities ‘tie-up for various  programmes
  • Unique opportunity to learn foreign languages like French, German, Chinese, Spanish and Spoken English from native teachers
  • Special skill development programmes like Personality Development, Foundation Course, Moral Education etc
  • Highly competent & dedicated faculty who mentor the students

Infrastructure

  • High-Tech Language Lab fitted with the latest high-quality software to impart training to students in listening and speaking skills, Group Discussion, Interview Skills, IELTS and a lot more.
  • Department Room – The Department has a separate faculty room for teachers to carry out their academic work in their free periods.
  • Well-furnished classrooms with a facility for e-lectures for M.A., B.A. (Hons.) English and all other classes, including classes with communication skills as a subject.
  • Computers: The faculty room is equipped with two computers and a printer, along with twenty computers in the Language Lab fitted with the latest software.

Professional Linkages

  1. Collaboration with ESBB in organising International Conference on English Studies Across and Beyond Borders in 2019.
  2. Prof. Z.N. Patil (Professor of English, Dept. of Training, Development and Education, School of English Language Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India), as Professor Emeritus, helps in organising Conferences and Seminars, delivers lectures and conducts workshops with students from time to time.
  3. Support from scholars from reputed Universities of America, Canada, Japan, South Africa etc. for the promotion of research.

Outstanding Alumnae

Mrs. Upma Chaudhary IAS Officer
Mrs. Gauri Sud Sharma Vice-President Bank of America
Dr. Indira Sehgal, Ex-HOD, Department of English, KMV College
Dr. Poornima (Retd.) Dept of English KMV Jalandhar
Ms. Kamalpreet Kaur Assistant Professor MLUDAV College Phagwara
Ms. Astha Saini APJ College Jalandhar
Dr. Suruchi Sharma RKSD College Kaithal
Mrs. Rachna Oberoi APJ School Jalandhar
Mrs. Aradhna Bowry Jt Director Innocent Hearts College of Education Jalandhar
Dr. Shalini Gulati Dept of English KMV Jalandhar
Mrs. Roopkiran Radio Mirchi
Dr. Reena Sharma Dept of English KMV Jalandhar
Mrs. Ujla Joshi Dept of English S D College Jalandhar
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