Snehapuri, Opp. HMT Bus stop,

Nacharam Road,Hyderabad,Telangana,India

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Welcome to Department of English


The Department of English was established in the year 1993. Since then it has been catering to teaching English Language and Literature and promoting interest and creativity in the English language. The vision of the department is to enhance communicative skills of the students for global competency and strengthen their aesthetic sense through language and literature.

The department is run by vibrant teachers helping the students to express effectively in English and make them realize that the lessons in the texts are also lessons in life to excel in any field they choose. The Department is proud to have achieved 41st ranks with Gold Medals, 9 Top Ranks and 100% Pass Percentage with 85% Distinction at the Osmania University Public Examinations consistently. The adequate learning resources in the Departmental Library and the Language Laboratory strengthen teaching and learning and expand the horizon of knowledge.


Objectives of our Department are as follows:

  • To enhance communicative skills through language and literature
  • To reinforce listening, speaking skills through practice in the language lab
  • cultivate a value-added life to face challenges and achieve excellence
  • To develop global competency
  • To strengthen aesthetic sense
  • To give the students a platform to express their creativity and talent.


  • -June 24, 2020: Mrs. Mary Cecilia successfully completed an online quiz in English Grammar organized by Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore and ELTAI.


  • 1st– 16th JulyStudent Lockdown Diaries series #1, #2, #3The students of BA, BCOM, BBA and BSC wrote and published articles, poems and stories during the lockdown period which were posted in instagram page of the English Literary club and the department Blog. The links were posted for circulation among students and staff via whatsapp. The readers enjoyed and appreciated the initiative of the department and many students came forward with their writings, which will be published in the upcoming literary magazine.
  • Overall Championship was won by the College students at LFDC on their Decennial Celebrations-Awarded by VVS.Lakshman
  • Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Senha Jois , Anagha Joy, Poorna, Vijayalaxmi .B, Lawmsanzuali, G. Krishnapriya, B. Sony, Bhavani, E. Praneetha, Sari Luikham, B.Lalnunkimi
  • Pooja & Lohitha from IIIBA MPML –Debate – 2nd prizeKoti Women’s College
  • Shivani & Sheryl of I BA MPML – Paper reading contest- OU
  • Lohita of II B.A(PPML) – Creative writing- 1st prize -LFDC
  • Celeste of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation- 3st prize -LFDC
  • Riya of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation-3st prize -LFDC
  • Divyasree of I MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sai Kavyasree of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Malleshwari of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sahitya of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Dharani of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Charisha of I MPC- Declamation-1st prize -LFDC
  • Miss. Deepa of MPCS placed in Sri lanka, Airlines through ATM.
  • Miss. Sonali is placed in Spicejet, through ATM.

Student Projects:

  • The language of Advertising and its role in communication- II (Cs)-Ms. Monoshri
  • A life of Devotion-biographical slide show- Dr. Annie Sunil BA MPML
  • Speed Reading- Sr. B. Velangini
  • Virtue and Vice short film – B.A ML
  • Life in Pious- Dr. Annie Sunil II MZC
  • College Diaries- Dr. Annie Sunil II MGC
  • Value based Short Film- II B.Com Reg- Ms. Sheila Keziah
  • Literary albums, book & film reviews, autobiography, advertisements.
  • Autobiography II B.A,B.Com,B.Sc-Ms.Sheila Keziah
  • Support the Slum-ISR III B.A ML
  • Civil Aspirants I,II,III B.A
Research & Publications

  • From 22nd to 23rd March 2019 Ms. Huma Khan presented a paper on “Modern Indian Literature in English Translation” at OUCIP
  • Mrs. Monoshri Mitra presented a paper on “The Prominence of Hybridity and Third Space in Indian English Literature” at OUCIP on 1st to 3rd February 2019
  • On 19th January 2019 Ms. Huma Khan presented a paper on “Literature-Reflection of Life” at St. Joseph’s Degree College
  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra, Faculty, presented a paper on 2nd July  at the 11th International  and 47th National ELT@I Conference titled “Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills of Second Language Learners of English at the UG Level-A pragmatic approach through CoBI” at Vasavi College  of Engineering, published under Abstract No. 228.
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an International e-Journal of Literary Explorations titled "From Innocence to Experience: the protagonist of Henry James" in research scholar vol 4 Issue II  May 2015 pg 124-127 ISSN 23206101 Impact Factor 0.998 (IIIFS).
  • Sr.B. Velangini Kumari published an article in an International Journal, titled “Measuring and Increasing Reading Speed and Comprehension in UG students” in the Criterion Vol. 8, Issue – III: ISSN: 0976-8165, Pg 670-679
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an article in the Journal of Technology for ELT Titled “Assessing English Communication Skills of UG students through Mobile Assisted Language Testing Tool STEP” Vol. 7, Issue II, ISSN: 2231-4431
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in Langlit(An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal) titled as "Immortalization of Voyeurism" with special reference to My Last Duchess(ISSN:2348-1390)
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies titled as "The Genre of Wickedness Never Changes"(A comparison of the protagonist in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus & Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger)-  (ISSN: 2348-1390).
  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra translated 6 short stories from Bengali to English for Sahithya Academy


  • A teachers’ workshop was conducted on 11th January 2020, by the faculty members, Dept. of English, St. Pious X Degree and PG College for Women, Hyderabad
  • The Department organised Theatre Workshop in collaboration with Omkar studios - Mysore. The workshop was held for 2 days on 9th & 10th Jan 2020. The resource person was Mr. Atmananda Vasan, Kannada Cine theatre artist and Cinematographer, Mysore Omkar Studios
  • The Dept. organised a Workshop for 3 days i.e., 28th to 30th Jan 2019 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd BA ML students. The resource person was Ms. Mrudulatha Trainer Facilitator Law of Attraction she spoke on the topic ‘Art of Conversation’
  • A one day National Workshop was held at Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology on 15th Dec, 2018 on the topic “Smart problems Teachers’ Perspectives on Changing Student Perceptions”. Mrs. Mary Cecilia & Mrs. Keziah attended the workshop.
  • Ms. Monoshri and Mrs. Audrey Praneetha attended a workshop on current English syllabus on 30th June 2017.
  • Dr. Annie Sunil attended a workshop on Excellence in Education on 29th November, 2016 organised by The Hindu Group of Publications


  • Ms. Sheila Keziah attended a FDP on 1st Sep 2017 on English in Use, CBCS at OU .
  • “Teaching is beautiful”- FDP Programme for the new faculty was is being taken up every year by Dr.Annie Sunil, HOD.
  • Ms. Anagha Joy 14 & 15 July 2017 attended FDP at Geethanjali College of Engineering & Technology on “Information and Communication Technology in English Language and Teaching.”
  • The department organised an FDP on CBCS by Prof. Sumitha Roy, Chair Person of UG/PG OU.


  • The Department organised an International Web Conference on “Language and Literary skills and knowledge necessary for Professional English” - Challenges and Innovations in teaching and learning on 18-19 February, 2021.The objective of the conference was to provide an intellectual platform where research scholars, teachers, learners and specialists from diverse disciplines could exchange their insightful experience and share knowledge on the effective use of English in the professional world.
  • The Departments of English and Second Languages, St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women conducted a two day International Conference on 6th and 7th December 2019 in collaboration with IMRF Institute of Higher Education and Research, India. It aimed to fulfil the objective of reflecting the pioneering state of research in Languages under the title of Impact of Digitization on Language, Business and Social Sciences
  • The Interdepartmental seminar was held on 21-July-2017 on ‘Women of Excellence’ was conducted by the department of BA for I, II, III BA . This session witnessed prominent dignitaries like Dr. Smita Sharma (Counselor, Trainer and Lecturer in St. Francis, Hyderabad), R. Akhileshwari and P. Aruna Reddy.
  • Dr. Annie Sunil HOD English attended an International Seminar on “Career Perspectives in Multimedia and Journalism” on 07th September 2016 organised by St. Ann’s College, Mehdhipatnam.

Faculty as Resource Person:

  • Mrs. MonoshriMitra, HOD, English, was invited to speak at National Webinar by Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce. She delivered an enriching lecture session on the topic “The need for Academic Reading and Writing Skills”.
  • June18th, 2020-Mrs.MonoshriMitra(HOD) was a resourceperson on the topic “Theoretical Framework of HoshinKanri’s Model Of Quality in HEIs” at the National webinar organized by IQAC on "Crafting and Execution of Strategic Plans in HEIs

Certificate Courses

  • Apart from the prescribed curriculum the department offers add on courses to prepare the students to meet global needs. In this regard certificate course in French and German are offered every year.
  • Add on Course
  • The Department offers “CREA Employability Enhancement Module” for a select group of senior students at the college This program assumes adequate mastery of the English language and communication skills; and will aim to complement that with a practice-oriented focus on professional presentation for employment opportunities.
  • October 8, 2020: Sr. VelanginiKumari successfully completed the course ‘Modern American Poetry’ by University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign on Coursera.
  • 19th September, 2020 : Two Foreign Language Certificate Courses in French and German were offered by the Dept. of English in February and March 2020. The duration of the course was 30 hrs followed by a final assessment for certification. A total of 55 students enrolled and completed the courses,33 in French and 22 in German. The resource persons were Faculty members, Osmania University - Mrs. ChirasriBandyopadhyay for French and Mr. Mohan Sarva, for German.
  • 12 September, 2020: Mrs. MonoshriMitra completed a course BSP101x: Basic Spanish 1 by UPValenciaX, Valencia, Spain by Edx.
  • 10 Sept, 2020 - Mrs. MonoshriMitracompleted a 9 week course on “Teaching Academic Writing” by Regional English Language Office (RELO). The Course Instructors were MsToni McLaughlan, ESL, UAE and US and Dr. HemaRamanathan, ELT, India and Bangladesh.
  • 9 Sept, 2020-. Mrs. MonoshriMitracompleted a 9 week course on “Teaching Academic Reading” by Regional English Language Office (RELO). The Course Instructors were MsToni McLaughlan, ESL, UAE and US, Lottie Baker and Ms Sarah Sehr, US and India.
  • 28th July – 17th August: Orientation Organized:The department of English offered Diploma in Travel and Tourism course in collaboration with Across the Monde torism company. In this regard, orientation sessions for 2nd year BA, BCOM, BSC, BBA, MBA were conducted on 28th , 30th, 31st July and 17th August 2020.


  • October 5th, 2020: The dept. of English facilitated an MoUwith tourHQ which was signed by the institution to collaborate and conduct online tours for educational purposes. The objective of the MoU is to expand knowledge of literature and culture, aesthetic focus, develop communication and meta-cognitive skills towards professional excellence.

Orientation Programmes:

  • The Department offers diploma course in Travel and Tourism. Prior to the commencement of classes, orientation sessions are held in the month of June to equip students with the details of the course.
  • Departmental Orientation programme is organised at the beginning of the academic year with a view to introduce the department and its functioning to the new entrants. As learners come with diverse thoughts, backgrounds & perceptions it becomes important to help them adjust to the new environment & inculcate the ethos.
  • 25 September, 2020: An online welcome programme cum orientation was organized by the department of English and Social Sciences for the new First year BA students and their parents. Mrs. MonoshriMitra introduced the faculty members to the audience.and discussed the departmental activities. Mrs. Mary Cecilia apprised them with the rules and regulations of the college.
  • 14th July Orientation to Second Years UG Mrs. MonoshriMitra, HOD, English addressed the 2nd Year UG studentson the reopening of the college and commencement of classes (online) for the new academic year 2020-21
  • 13th July, 2020-Orientation to Final Years UGMrs. MonoshriMitra, HOD, English addressed the Final BA students on the reopening of the college and commencement of classes (online) for the new academic year 2020-21
  • On 14th February 2019 an orientation was organised on Challenges of running a successful Business for II B.Com & MBA by Mr. Mohamood Parker.
  • The Department of English coordinated with the Director, Learner’s Circle, Dr. Aruna Reddy and Mrs. Satyavathy & TASK Ms. Hyma Apparaju to offer Personality Development and Communication course for I yr. UG students. The classes commenced from 1st February 2019 till 29th February 2019.
  • An orientation program by CREA Learning Academy was conducted on 9th January 2019 for I & II BA students on Communication Basics for Future Professionals (CBFP)


  • The Department celebrated Smt. Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary on 13th Feb 2021 virtually through Zoom for all the UG students. The resource person was Dr. K.S. Sunitha, Retired Professor, Osmania University. Dr. K.S. Sunitha spoke about Life, achievements and awards of Naidu. She motivated the students with the life history of Nightingale and encouraged students to pursue more in life competitions like Quiz, Essay Writing and Poetry recitation were conducted.
  • The Department celebrates Language Day every year on 23rd April commemorating the birth and death anniversary of William Shakespeare. Various activities such as guest lectures and literary competitions are organised.
  • Dr. Samuel Johnson’s Literary Club of the department celebrates Literary Day every year. Intercollegiate literary competitions are conducted and prizes are given away to the winners.
  • The Department of English celebrates English Language Day on 23rd April ant the guest Speakers were Rev. Sr. Japamala & Dr. Annie Sunil.

Educational Trips:

  • On 24th Jan, 2020, The Dept. of English took the II and III BA students to Hyderabad Literary Fest 2020 at Vidyaranya High School for Boys and Girls, Saifabad
  • On 11th February 2019 the students of II BA PPML were taken on an Educational Field trip EFLU.

Extension Activities:

  • Department of English organised an ISR-Extension activity on 2-12-18, to instil the spirit of social service for the under privileged in the society and also to raise awareness about health and fitness, to ensure good health among the slum dwellers. A free Medical camp as an Institutional Social Responsibility for the underprivileged was held at Murkulabasti, Telangana Huts, Nacharam.
  • On 2 December 2018, “Free Medical Camp” was organised in collaboration with Lions club, Banjara Hills. The camp was conducted at Murkula Basti, near Telangana Huts, Nacharam, Hyderabad, Telangana. The aim of this camp was to ensure good health among the slum people. Dr. Basbaiah was a physician from Lions Club, who examined the patients.
  • The Department organised an Education Program on 10-11th August, 2018 with Human Rights Resource Centre, BIRDS: - Brothers Integrated Rural Development Society, Bangalore, organised a Two Day Human Rights Defenders Training and Peace Building in St. Pious X Degree and PG College for women, Nacharam, Hyderabad in collaboration with Department of English.
  • Career Guidance: VISU- Study Abroad
  • ATM orientation by Ms. Sujata Cecilia, Director Across the Travel MONDE
  • Diploma Course in ATM is offered since 2006
  • Youth Alive- Rhythm of 71st Independence Day : The department of English on 10-August-2017 coordinated with ‘Youth Alive’ - a non-profit organization for the youth for personality development and social awareness - to celebrate the 71st year of independence. A musical concert was arranged in the open playground for the students to spread the awareness on the eradication of drugs and how to overcome depression.
  • Employability Skills "Grooming for Growth" through MOU with Learner Circle is offered every year
  • Support the Slum-The Department along with ML students streched arms and supported the Slum at Murukula Basthi,Nacharam donating stationary and sweets on Aug 15th,2017
  • Share a Meal-The Department along with the Department of Social Sciences and B.A students went to Divya Dhishaan Orphange at Boduppal and donated fruits and groceries.The B.A students supported the orphans by buying handmade earings.
  • A Musical Concert by Out Cry-A South African Band was arranged by the Department to bring positivity among the young students.The novelity of the band was adding values and morals in educating the youth.
  • Sub-Staff-To extend the Departments service to Class IV employees,Basics in Speaking and Writing was organised to help them build their confidence,etiquette and to express themselves in English.


  • 6th July, 2020-Mrs. MonoshriMitra participated in National level e-quiz on English language proficiency, by Dept. Of Humanities and Sciences, NallaNarasimha Reddy Educational Society’s Group of Institutions, Hyderabad, Telangana and secured 95%.
  • 7th July, 2020- Mrs. MonoshriMitra and Mrs. Mary Cecilia successfully completed a National level e-quiz ‘Test your English Language Proficiency’ with a score of 95% and 80% respectively, conducted by the Dept. of Humanities and Sciences, NallaNarasimha Reddy Education Society, and received certificates.

Alumni Interaction:

  • DEPT OF ENGLISH: An Alumni meet was organised by the Department of English on 11th January 2020 for BA ML students. Around 18 Alumnae attended the meet. There was an interaction session between the alumnae and BA ML students (I, II & III yr) where the alumni gave their valuable suggestions and feedback.

“Dr. Johnson Literary Club”

Theatre Workshop on 9th& 10th January 2020: A Theatre Workshop was organized by the Literary Club of English Department in collaboration with Omkar studios - Mysore for 2 days, i.e, on 9th& 10th Jan 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The resource person was Mr.AtmanandaVasan, Kannada Cine theatre artist and Cinematographer, Mysore Omkar Studios. Acting exercises were demonstrated by Mr.AtmanandaVasan and the acting lessons were performed by the students and were assessed.

Dr. Samuel Johnson’s Literary Club celebrated literary day on 19th March 2019 at 10 am in the auditorium. The guest speaker Dr. Jhilam Chattaraj, writer, poet & educator and Mr. Abhishek Vijay Film artist.

On 23rd January 2019 the Department organised club activity on Open Forum for I, II BA, BCom, BSc in General English classes

Every year the department celebrates ‘Literary day’ in November to spread the spirit of literature and experience the beauty of life. Literary competitions and various activities like charts, models, power point presentations, role play, debate, creative writing, Literary quiz ,JAM, Open Forum etc., exhibiting their interest and talent. The students are passably encouraged with prizes and certificates.




Communication Lab, central library & Departmental Library are the learning resources to enhance Communication and Life Skills of the students in the global scenario The lab is well equipped with 20 computers, 60 headphones, 150 CDs and audio cassettes, periodicals, magazines and newspapers widen the scope of reading and reference.