English

Profile

The department of English was started in 1st August, 1968.The English department of J.K.C College is the largest department with 14 U.G and 5 P.G. staff members. It has a glorious history of three and a half-decades. The department has carved a niche in the annuals of J.K.C College. The first three Principals, Sri Y.Rosayya,Dr.S.Anantham and Dr.C.N.Sastrywho were eminent and famous scholars, belonged to this department. Dessiminating their knowledge and dedication, the senior members of the department contributed their best in laying firm foundation of discipline and high academic standards. The printed study material prepared by the members of the department has helped in improving the quality of education and results. 

The department has been taking keen interest in imparting language skills,Spoken English and Personality Development techniques by conducting various training programmes from time to time for the students of both U.G classes and P.G classes throughout the academic year. The dartment has been utilizing the invaluable services of the experienced lecturers likeDr.L.Radhakrishna Murthy,Sri P.Satyanarayana,Sri Y.RamaBramham, whose contribution has been indispensible over the years at the P.G level. The members of Department of the English are active participants in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like Quiz,Elocution,Music and Drama. Six members of English Department are in-charge of different committees as vice-chairmen Dr.N.Nageswara Rao is the co-ordinator for Andhra UniversityDistance Education and Sri P.Gopichand is the regional co-ordinator for Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Regional Centre, J.K.C College, GUNTUR .

Courses offered(UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated  Masters;  Integrated  Ph.D., etc.):

(UG,  PG,  M.Phil.,  Ph.D.,  Integrated  Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.) UG,PG ( B.A.; M.A.........(B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.C.A / MCA))

Research facility / centre with

  • state recognition
  • national recognition
  • international recognition

Seminars:

 

S.No Title of the Seminar Dates Held Source of Funding Out Standing Participants
1 National Seminar On Indian Drama in English 2008 UGC
  • Dr Biplab Chakravathy, HOD, University of Bardwan
  • Dr N.V.Chitnis, Reader, Dept of Music &Dramatics, Shivaji university, Kolhapur
  • Samyukta S.Thorat , Dept of Fine Arts, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
  • Mrs Madhavi Sen, MGM Maha Vidyalay, Jabalpur.
  • Mustajeeb A.Khan, Dr B.R.Ambedkar University, Aurangabad
2 National Seminar on Teaching Learning Methods Materials and Techniques 2009 U.G.C
  • Dr Zafar Khan, Amravathi University, Nagpur.
  • Dr GhanaShyam, Bhilaspur, Chattisghar.
  • Dr Raja Sekar, Professor, ANU, Guntur
  • Prof R.Saraswathi, ANU, Guntur
  • Dr Sai ChandraMouli, Rtd. Reader, Govt. Raily Degree College, Hyderabad
3. National Poetry Fest 2008 Management & The Dept of English
  • Miss B.Y.Apoorva Iyengar-Limca Book of Young World Recorder
  • R.M.V.Raghavendrarao-Outstanding Achievement Award in Poetry from Philadelphia
  • Mrs Nita B.George, Grand Daughter of Rabindranath Tagore
  • Ms Lincy Ann Mathew, Copy Editor, Kerala
  • Dr Josh Sreedharan, HOD, Kannur University
4. National Poetry Fest 2009 Management & The Dept of English
  • Dr Vinitha Agarwal, Poet, Indor
  • Frank Joussen, Grammar School, Germany
  • Mani Rao, International poet, Honkong
  • Dr Rat Saxena,Kritya,Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr Rambramham, Physicist, Pondichery
  • Ms Lina Mistry, poet, USA
  • Priyanka Bhoumika,Frelance Writer,Founder of frog Croon‘, Gouwahati,Assam
  • Ms M.S.Venkatrammaiah, Editor, Bizz-Buzz , Bangalore


 

Student Profile Course-Wise: 2006

Year
Name Of The Course
Apllications Recived
Selected
Pass Percentage
Male
Female
Male
Female
2005-08
B.A H.P.Eng
38
14
23
57.14
82.6
2006-09
B.A H.P.Eng
30
08
18
50.00
33.3
2007-10
B.A H.P.Eng
16
10
03
90.0
100.0
2008-11
B.A H.P.Eng
15
06
06
66.0
66.0
2009-12
B.A H.P.Eng
08
04
02
50.0
50.0
2010-13
B.A H.P.Eng
13
08
05
85.30
94.68
2011-14
B.A H.P.Eng
18
11
07
85.47
95.32
2012-15
B.A H.P.Eng
17
10
07
 
 
2013-16
B.A H.P.Eng
-
-
 
 
 
2014-17
B.A H.P.Eng
22
16
06
 
 

Strengths of the Department:

  • The Department has been organizing National/ International Poetry Fests since 2008 and it has been conducting National Seminars/ Conferences /Workshops every year
  • The Department has been organizing Summer Camps every year to all categories of Students, Teachers, House wives and Employees.
  • The Department has a very good Library and a Reference section.
  • The IQAC wing, Extension Activities Wing, Fine Arts Association, Rotaract wing, SPIC-MACAY, Dr B R Ambedkar Open University, Andhra university Distance Education Centre and Career Guidance Cell—all the important wings on the college campus have been looking after by the members of the Department.
  • The members of the Department designed Post Cards & Posters with messages in the form of short poems on topics like: peace, pollution, population, women, ragging etc
  • The present Vice – Principal belongs to the Dept of English.
  • The Department has been bringing out a student magazine from 2014 onwards.

Opportunities Of The Depatrement:

  • Department has been utilizing the opportunities of organizing workshops to the staff and students.
  • The members of the department are utilizing the opportunities of presenting 118 research papers at the National/ International Seminars and Conferences.
  • The Dept members are utilizing the Summer vacation to conduct Summer Camps for students, employees and house wives.
  • The members of the Department are utilizing language laboratory and CALL to improve the communication skills and phonetic skills of the students and teachers.
  • UGC Certificate Courses in ‗Communication Skills and Personality Development‘ &Diploma in ‗Functional English and Communication Skills offered by the Department help the students in upgrading their communicative skills.

Challanges of The Departement

  • Imparting speaking skills to rural students.
  • Preparing teaching material like songs, clippings, ppts and other activities to improve the grammar skills and language skills of the students.
  • To make the students write a poem , a short story ,captions to photographs etc by improving the creative abilities of the students in general.
  • To make the students get rid of their mother tongue influence in acquiring standard English pronunciation.

Future Plans Of The Departement

  • To bring out literary magazine for English Lecturers.
  • To conduct one National Seminar Every year.
  • To celebrate Grammar Day every year on March 4 by conducting Competitions in Grammar or by organizing workshops in Grammar.
  • To answer the grammar and textual queries of the students through on line.
     

Staff in English
S.No. Name Designation Qualification
1 Sri P. Gopichand HOD & Associate professor M.A., M.Phil, NET
2 Smt. P. NagaSuseela Associate professor M.A. ,B. Ed, M.Ed, M.Phil
3 Dr. V. Pala Prasada Rao Associate professor M.A. MEd, MPhil,PGCTE, Ph.D
4 Sri B. Bernard Lecturer M.A
5 Smt. G. Hemalatha Lecturer M.A
6 Smt. J.Madhavi Latha Lecturer M.A, MPhil
7 Smt. G.Suneetha Lecturer M.A
8 Smt. G. Bhagyamma Lecturer M.A,
9 Mr Rajesh Lingam Lecturer M.A
10 Dr N.Nageswara Rao Asst.Professor M.A,Ph.D
11 Dr Sobha Rani Asst.Professor M.A,Ph.D
12 Sri K.Raghava Rao Lecturer M.A
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