• English as a subject at Undergraduate Level started from 1913
  • Post Graduate Teaching in English began in 2016
  • S.B.Women’s College is the only Women’s College in the State that is offering
  • P.G. Degree in English

Staff Members:

  • Smt. Snigdha Sinha, M.A., Reader, Head of Department
  • Dr. Saroj Kumar Padhi, M.Phil., Ph.D., Reader
  • Dr. Chandan Das, M.Phil., Ph.D., Reader
  • Dr. Dipti Panda, M.A., B.Ed., LL.B., Ph.D, Lecturer

Honours in English Literature studies was introduced by Prof. (Mrs.) Pravat Nalini Dash the then HOD of the department.


  1. Lecture Halls – 02
  2. Seminar Library Room – 01
  3. Staff Room – 01
  4. Toilet facility available.
  5. Internet facility – Wi-fi
  6. Computer Systems – 03  (Language Laboratory)
  7. One Language Laboratory with sitting facility  for 24 students and LCD Projector
  8. Aqua Guard – 01
  9. Question Bank
  10. Weekly Departmental Seminars (On Wednesdays)
  11. Publication of Department Bulletin every academic session
  12. Publication of Wall Magazine (Bi-monthly)
  13. Annual Day Celebration of the Dept. with Cultural Activity
  14. Short-term course in Communication Skill in English

Best Practices

The Department conducts Creative Writing Competitions to allow the  students to exhibit their literary talent. Their best writings are periodically displayed on the departmental Wall magazine “SYMPHONY”.

Spoken English Training is given to the students in the Language Laboratory of the Department to enhance their communication skills.

Short Term Course in Communication Skill in English is conducted every Sunday.

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  Great Achievement…..