Pune District Education Association's
ANNASAHEB WAGHIRE COLLEGE OF ARTS,SCIENCE AND COMMERCE
OTUR , PUNE 412409 .
"ACCREDITED WITH B GRADE CGPA 2.80 BY NAAC" Year of Establishment - 1970 | Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University |Best College Award, SPPU.

Welcome To English Department



'English Department'

English Department is one of the leading departments of the college, established in 1970. It offers programs leading to B.A. and M.A. degrees. The main dictum of the department is to enhance student?s communicative competence and to make them efficient users of English language. The department believes that enhancement of communicative competence leads to the empowerment of students for facing global challenges successfully in diverse situations. In order to achieve this goal, the department conducts varied activities and encourages participation of the students leading to their overall development.

The Department believes in commitment and team work. The department offers UG and PG courses. The Department also had MOU with ten different colleges affiliated to Savitribai Phule University, Pune. Currently it also runs Add on Course in English.

The programme offered by the Department

 

  • Undergraduate Courses

 

Course Name

Duration of course

Intake strength

B.A. English

3 Years

60

 

  • Postgraduate Courses

Course Name

Duration of course

Intake strength

M.A. English

2     Years

60

   Programme Outcomes

After completing B.A. English Programme, students will be able to:

  • Students became a familiar with the best examples of prose and poetry in English

      and improved communicative power of English language.

  • Identify various types of vocabulary.
  • Develop the character of students as responsible citizen of the world.       
  • Develop the ability of students to appreciate ideas and think critically.
  • Enhance employability, linguistic competence and communicative skills.
  • To introduce the basics of phonology of English so that they can

       improve pronunciation and speak better.

  • Develop the understanding of literature and language.
  • Develop literary ability in students by reading the prescribed
  • Summarize prose and poetic pieces for better comprehension.

Demonstrate competence in usage of language in day to day life.

  • Classify and transform different types of sentences and apply vocabulary in communication
  • Define drama as a genre of literature and to identify different elements of
  • Interpret the prescribed plays by applying the theory of
  • Evaluate drama as a genre of
  • Analyse independently different scenes and acts of the
  • Compare and contrast different characters in the play
  • Develop literary competence in students to help them derive pleasure by reading the prescribed

 

 

Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities

National/State level conference/workshop organized by department-

  • State Level Conference on ?Issues of Dalits and Tribals in Indian Literature was organised by English Department dated 20-21 January 2017.

 

Add-on Course: -

Along with B.A. degree, add on courses are offered for the arts students.

Sr. No.

Name of the Certificate/Diploid Course

No. of students

Year of Introduction

1.

Basics of English Grammar

30

2020-21

 

 

Sr. No.

Name of the Certificate/Diploid Course

No. of students

Year of Introduction

1.

Basics of English Grammar

53

2019-20

 

MOU/ Collaborations/ Linkages-

  • Department has MOU with different ten colleges (Cluster of English Language and Literature i.e. CELL Duration- 2019-20 to 2024-25) affiliated to Savitribai Phule University, Pune.4

 Faculty Achievement

  • K. D. Sonawane awarded Ph. D. Degree by Savitribai Phule Pune University on 23rd September 2017 under the guidance of Dr. Anand Kulkarni.
  • A.K. Londhe registered for Ph. D. in Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  • R.B.Ambavane registered for Ph. D. in Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Students Achievement

  • Arvind Kute, Mr. Jalindar Kadu, Mr. Gorakh Kale, Mr. Rahul Hulavale qualified SET Examination conducted by SPPU.