Surya Sen Colony, Block B, Siliguri
Dist.: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal (India)-734004
Phone : +91 353-2691488, +91 94763 87939


Govt. Aided College & Recognized by UGC u/s 2(f) &1 2(b) :: Established in: 1998
NAAC ACCREDITED  ::   ISO 9001:2115 & ISO 21001:2018 CERTIFIED
Masterda Surya Sen

Indian revolutionary
and School Teacher

22 Mar1894 - 12 Jan 1934


  Course Outcome & Programme Outcome


    FYUGP Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)

    CBCS Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)

    Language Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)

  About the Department:

"Without literature, life is hell,"-- Charles Bukowski

The Department offers an English Honours course in CBCS mode and an English Major under FYUGP. Currently, it caters to a student body that exceeds 3,000 individuals and is facilitated by a team of seven dedicated teachers. Since 2019, the Department has proudly hosted a Language Lab, providing the 'ICT Enabled English Language Certificate Course'. Employing a dynamic approach to pedagogy, the Department integrates innovative teaching methodologies such as film screenings, student-led seminars, and insightful guest lectures to enrich the English learning experience. Central to its ethos is fostering active classroom engagement and nurturing critical thinking skills through student-centric seminars, group discussions, and many literary activities. To further cultivate analytical and creative aptitude, the department spearheads initiatives like the Oracle wall magazine, the esteemed Book Club Between the Lines, an annual newsletter Prologue , wall magazine Aesthetica, and active participation in literary competitions. Our students regularly participate in numerous national and international literary and cultural competitions and bring laurels to the college The Department is committed to nurturing well-rounded, responsible citizens through a liberal education framework.. This ethos places a premium on language proficiency, critical literacy, and deep-seated cultural awareness, ultimately empowering students to become informed, conscientious members of society.

  Departmental Activities:


Name of the Event

Resourse Person (if any)


No. of Participants

15.03.2024 Book Club EventFaculties & StudentsBack From Beyond: A Round Table Discussion71
12.03.2024 Book Club EventFaculties & StudentsOn Repeat-Plug in, Play, Loop65
07.03.2024 International SeminarMunshi Md YonusA research approach to reading Between The Lines 218
Special LectureProf Dwijen SharmaThe Relation Between Author & Critic135
16.10.2023 SeminarFaculties and StudentsEvolving Landscape of Language Learning75
07.10.2023 Inter Departmental Debate CompetitionDr Arindam KarmakarNA53
10.02.2023 Two-Day WorkshopMr Bipin ChhetriLanguage Testing Systems66
30.01.2023 Folk Tale Story TellingProf. Sutapa Saha & Dr. Romyani Goswami (judges)NA311
08.06.2022 Career CareFaculties of the DepartmentA Career Counselling Workshop269
30.04.2022 Book Club WorkshopRaja PunianiWhen, What & Why of Eco-Poetry325
06.04.2022 WorkshopFaculties of the DepartmentMedia and Society123
10.01.2022 International webinarProf Rochona Majumder, Tanvir Mokammel, Prof Kaushik RoySatyajit Ray895
17.12.2021 Language Lab OrientationProf IC Darnal & Dr. Sanchita DasNA60
20.05.2021Value Added CourseFaculties of the DepartmentBusiness Ethics and Communication Strategies156
08.02.2021 ICSSR sponsored National Seminar-Dr Abhijit Sen & Dr Debarshi Prasad NathSociety, Disaster and Resilience: Lessons From Literature545
28.07.2020 Book Club WorkshopProf Asima Sarkar & Prof Suvosree KaranjaiRead As You Like93
09.07.2020 National WebinarDr Sachin Ketkar & Dr Ashutosh PoddarCoping With Corona : Literature as Antidote60


Official Inauguration of Language Lab

MIC Tourism Sri Gautam Deb




Language Course Syllabus Module Orientation

Sanchita Das

Ishwar Darnal

Language Learning and Job Opportunities




 Parjanya Sen, Sonada degree College

The Good,The Bad and the Ugly: Your Textual Encounter with fascinating Characters




All the teachers

Psychological, gender related issues



Inauguration of Wall Magazine


Wall magazine (Vol.2)Inauguration

Topic: Literature and Environment



Invited Talk

Dr.Kaustav Chakraborty, South Field College

Voices in Indian English Poetry: Post Independence Era



Inauguration of Wall Magazine


Wall magazine Oracle (Vol.1)Inauguration

Topic: Epics of the World



Gender Sensitization

All the teachers

A Passage to Equivalence: Towards the Equlty of Gender



Gender Sensitization


Crossing the Bar: Program of Gender Equity



Invited Talk

Dr.Paromita Ghosh, Maynaguri College

Imagination , Empathy and the Importance of literature


  Research Activities:

Project Details:

Name of the faculty member

Project Title

Funding Agencies


Grant amount

Sutapa Saha

From Literature to Film: A Transition of Perspectives in Satyajit Ray's Films


Submitted on 20.12.2017


Dr. Arnab Baul

Idea of Violence in Shakespeare.




  Students' Achievements:

  • District Library held a Book Review competition for B.R. Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary on April 14th, 2022. Smriti Tamang came 2nd, and Madhushri Ghose 3rd.
  • On June 3, 2022, four students from the English department excelled in the Mahindra Pride Classroom Project and earned medals.
  • Winners on September 15th, 2022: Abhijit Kundu (Extempore Speech), Paushali Sarkar (Story Writing), Sinchal Sewa (3rd in singing), and Riya Sarkar (3rd in Drama).
  • On September 29, 2022, Harsh Kr Jaiswal and Paushali Sarkar emerged as winners of the inter-college debate held at Salesian College.
  • On October 21, 2022, Paushali Sarkar placed 2nd in the Doodling competition at the Innovision Fest held by Salesian College.
  • During Students' Week from January 2nd-7th, 2023, Paushali Sarkar won 1st place in Story Writing and Archisman Guha won 2nd place.
  • February 8th, 2023: All winners of the Petroleum Conservation Research Association Quiz were from the Eng department.
  • On 15th Sept 2022, Silver Jubilee Foundation Day, Riya Sarkar got 3rd in Drama, Abhijit Kundu 3rd in Extempore Speech. Essay winners: Archisman Guha (1st), Paushali Sarkar (2nd), Sylvia Tamang (3rd) from Eng dept. Paushali Sarkar also won 1st in logo design.
  • The majority of 2023 graduates are pursuing their master's degree while working.
  • In the year, Paushali Sarkar published the book "Plethora of Thoughts" through Chandal books.
  • On March 7th, 2024, Paushali Sarkar advanced to the semifinals of the West Bengal edition of Federal Bank Speak India.
  • Khushi Rai and Archisman Guha have qualified for the zonal level in the Federal Bank Speak India competition.
  • On March 7, 2024, Archisman Guha, Khushi Rai, and Ankita Mandal presented a paper at the National Seminar, while Paushali Sarkar presented a paper at the International Seminar on Research Methodology in Social Sciences.

  Contact Us Email:


Odd Sem Routine
Even Sem Routine




Name of The Assets

Total Number


Computer with latest configuration



Head Phone



Original Orell Language Software


Teaching Methodologies & Practices:
  Lecture-Based Instruction
  Seminars & Group Discussions
  Student-led seminars with PowerPoint presentations
  Multimodel Learning
  Collaborative Learning
  Experiential Learning
  Language Learning Pedagogy

Departmental library book list
Central library
Book Bank Registration Form

Departmental Infrastructure:
  1 4k HD Interactive panel
  1 computer with LAN
  1 printer
  1 almirah
  6 chairs
  1 bookshelf
  2 tables
  6 personal lockers
  2 display boards

Affiliated under NBU

Block B, Surya Sen Colony
P.O. : Siliguri Town Dist. : Jalpaiguri,
West Bengal (INDIA), Pin : 734004
Phone (Office): +91 353-2691488
Phone (Helpline): +91 94763 87939

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