ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Established in 1972, the University Department of English, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga has been exalting its eminence for 28 years. The objective of the department is not only to impart quality education and foster research but also to nurture every student individually, instilling the confidence to achieve her/his best. With time, the Department of English has incorporated several new areas of specialisation as per the requirements of the changing world. The Department is situated in Nargauna Campus and functioning in Maharani Haveli. The "MA in English" programme offered by us incorporates the essentials of literature, criticism, literary theories, linguistics as well as recent developments in the discipline. The PhD scholars are provided with proper training in research and are supervised by academics whose research encompasses both the traditions of English literature and its latest innovations. More than a hundred doctoral students are registered with the Department. Their research projects encompass several aspects of English language and literature as well as interdisciplinary studies. Research activites, Seminars, Workshops and Debates are organized time to time in the department. Apart from intensive classroom teachings and formal lectures there are tutorial sessions and informal discussion groups where faculty and students interact. ICT tools are used to provide online classes and study materials. Emphasis is laid on in-depth knowledge of English literature and communicative skills in English language. University Department of English prides its research-oriented teachers who work arduously to keep abreast of the recent advances in language, literature and culture. The faculty members are persuaded to undertake Major/Minor research projects and to attend Refresher/Orientation course, seminars, symposium and workshops etc. There are five teachers and two non-teaching staff in the Department. Several alumni from the Department have carved a nice for themselves in academia, government organizations, the private sector and financial institutions.On the whole, the department of English possesses all the qualities of a model department.The Department is committed to diversity and inclusion.