Patna University, Patna

Department Of English


Established in 1917, the Department of English, Patna University is located on the first floor in the north-western flank of Darbhanga House, once a royal palace.

The Department imparts post-graduate teaching and enables research in English and global literatures in English, Linguistics and Language Teaching, Contemporary Critical Theory, Translation Studies, Postcolonial and Women's Writings, Gandhian and Dalit Literature. The publication of an annual Refereed Research Journal to facilitate quality research has been planned.

The Department of English has a distinguished tradition of excellence dedicated to scholarship and has produced a number of NET/JRF and Fulbright scholars, academics, civil servants, diplomats and corporate heads.

Courses Offered

=> Master Of Arts (M.A.) English

Research & Development / Topic

Areas Covered

Renaissance and Shakespearean Literature, Augustan, Romantic, 19th Century, Modern and Contemporary Literature, Criticism and Critical Theory, Postcolonical Literature and Women's writing, Translation Studies.


=> Well-equipped, growing library
=> Reading room
=> Seminar room
=> Regular Seminars and Presentations
=> Bulletin boards for students and wall paper
=> Publications


Phone No : 0612-2678043 (O) / 2672981(R)
Mobile : 9431261648
Email Id : [email protected]


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