Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Department of English & Cultural Studies


The Department of English was established in 1956 and is one of the premier centres of English in the country. It offers subjects ranging from Contemporary British Literature to Indian Writing in English, from World Literatures to Contemporary Critical Approaches. It has a well-equipped Language Lab with multi-media audio-visual systems and computers. In addition there is a library which stocks relevant books on literature and language. Apart from imparting instruction at the Masters and Undergraduate (Bachelor of Science (Honours)) level, research work on a large scale in new and challenging areas is being conducted by the faculty as well as the students.

Courses Offered :

=> Ph.D English - 3 years
=> M.Phil in English - 1 years
=> Masters in English - 2 years (Semester system)

Seats :

=> Ph.D English - 6
=> M.Phil in English - 22
=> Masters in English - 115

Eligibility :

Ph.D English :
=> M.A/M.Phil Degree with 55% marksEntrance Test

M.Phil in English :
=> M.A. Degree with 55%Entrance Test and Merit as per university rules.

Masters in English :
=> Eligibility B.A/B.Sc/B.Com etc Degree with 50% marks. Entrance Test and Merit

Infrastructural Facilities :

=> Classrooms/Offices
=> Library
=> Language Laboratory
=> Auditorium

Department of English & Cultural Studies
Panjab University
Sector 14
Chandigarh, U.T. - 160014

Telephone: +91 172 2534638

E-mail: [email protected]


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