The Department of English was established in the year 1984. It offers courses such as Technical English and Communication Skills for UG and PG programmes. The objective of these courses is to equip students with the necessary communication skills and help them in inter-personal interaction in their professions. The syllabi of these courses have been designed in accordance with the mission and vision of this university. Realizing the significance of communication and soft skills in this global scenario, it gives due importance to improve these skills and empowers students to excel in their jobs.
=> M.Phil English
=> MBA Communication Skills
=> MCA Communication Skills Laboratory
=> Ph.D. English
The Ph.D programme has been offered since 2009. Four faculty members are recognized as research supervisors. At present, there are 5 research scholars pursuing the Ph.D programme.
=> A guest- lecture on “Social Sciences for Engineers” was organized for the students of I year B.Tech on 7.8.2014. Dr Gnana Pushpam, former Principal, Patrician College of Arts and Science, Chennai delivered the lecture.
=> The School of Social Sciences organized a two day ICSSR Sponsored National Conference on Socio-Economic and Political Status of Muslims in India: Challenges and Development on 21 and 22 January 2015. The conference was inaugurated by Prof Abdul Shaban, Pro Vice Chancellor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. There was overwhelming response for the conference. Participants were from Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, Telengana, Tamil Nadu. The conference proceedings was released by the chief guest , Abdul Shaban. The valedictory function was presided over by K..Alauddin, former Principal Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu.
=> A guest- lecture on “Importance of Law for Engineers” was organized for the benefit of the students of fourth semester B.Tech on 25.3.2015. Dr.V.Balaji, Associate Professor in Law, Post graduate department of Law delivered the lecture.
Department of English
B.S.Abdur Rahman University
Chennai – 600048
Contact No : (044) 22751375
Fax No : (+91)(44)22750520
Email : [email protected]
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