Profile

The UG department was established in 1961, and the PG department in 1977. Ours is one of the few aided PG centres in English under Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. There are three teachers with PhD in the department and one doing PhD research. The department enjoys the reputation being the first research centre in English for M Phil and PhD in Ahmednagar district. There are two recognized research guides in the department – Dr R. B. Tasildar (Head of the department and Co-ordinator, Post Graduate Research Centre) and Dr U. S. Jagadale.

There are two more research guides associated with the centre. Apart from qualifying SET/NET, many of the students have obatined success in MPSC and other competitive examaninations. Along with equipping students of the department with the knowledge of English Language and Literature, the department provides various platforms to its students to develop their communication skills in English and Soft/Life Skills. Many of the students from the department have shown their active participation and got success in research and skill-development activities at various levels.

Career opportunities for English graduates/postgraduates:
  • Digital copywriter/Web Content Manager
  • Technical writer, KPO, BPO
  • Editorial Assistant/Proofreader/Editor/Translator
  • Lexicographer
  • Newspaper/Magazine journalist 
  • Highschool Teacher after doing B.Ed. (KVS/Navodaya/Army school)
  • Indian Navy / Army / Police
  • Soft skill trainers/ Spoken English classes/Learning Mentor
  • Bank Probationary Officer (PO)
  • Stenographer
  • Event manager/Tourism administrators
  • TV serial / Film editor
  • Crossword puzzle writer
  • News Reader, Announcer /DJ/VJ
  • Psycholinguist/Linguist Academic librarian
  • Advertising copywriter 
  • Arts Administrator
  • Education consultant
  • Information officer 
  • Marketing executive
  • Media researcher
  • Private tutor 
  • Public relations officer (PRO)
  • Record manager
  • Social media manager
  • Blog writer
  • Indian Railways –Officer
  • Yoga Instructor, dance teacher
  • Language planner/Policy analyst
  • Interpreter/Lobbyist
  • Proposal writer
Courses run by the department
Level Course/Degree Intake Capacity
UG BA -
PG MA 60
PhD As per availability of the vacancies with the guides in the respective academic years.
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