Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi
Vidyeye Amrutha

Translates as "Education is Nector"

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DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN ENGLISH

(ESTABLISHED  IN  1970)

BRIEF PROFILE:

The Department was opened  in the erstwhile post-graduate centre in 1970  when it was under Karnataka University, Dharwar. The renowned professors, like Prof.ST Kallapur.  Prof.T.R Rajasekharaiah  (Fulbright Scholar to US), Prof. G.S.Balarmam Gupta,  Prof Ujwala  Hiremath, Prof V.K.Guttal,  Prof Basavaraj  Naikar served here for then two decades. The department has so far produced 150 books and 200 articles, 50 M.Phils and 35 Ph.Ds.

 

Courses Offered

CourseIntakeDurationEligibility
M.A.   in English (CBCS) 30+12 (SSS) 4 Semesters BA with Optional English/Basic English is also considered
M/Phil  (Non-Semester)

2+2 ( Each professor)=4

2 semesters

M.A. with 55% Through Entrance Examination

Ph.D.  (Non-Semester) 2+1 3 years for Full - time
3+1  years  Extension
4 years for Part-time
1 year extension
M.A. with 55% Through Entrance Examination/M. Phil/ NET/KSET   50% from direct exam and 50% from selection among M.Phil/NET/KSET   as per univ rules

 

Fee Structure: (See GUG Admission Notification)

 

Course Outline (M.Sc.)

I SemesterII Semester
1.1 English Pronunciation 2.1 English Grammar
1.2 English Poetry – I 2.2 English Poetry - II
1.3 English Prose – I 2.3 English Prose – II
1.4 Indian Writing in English – I 2.4 Indian Writing in English – II
1.5 American Literature – I Pr 2.5 American Literature – II
III SemesterIV Semester
3.1 Critical Theory – I 4.1 Critical Theory – II
3.2 English Drama – I 4.2 English Drama – II
3.3 English Novel – I 4.3 English Novel - II
3.4 Post-Colonial Literature - I 4.4 Post Colonial Literature – II
3.5 Literature in English Translation 4.5 Computer Applications

 

Faculty

S. No. Name / Phone No. / E-mail Designation Serivce Qualification Specialization
  Dr. Veeresh Rachappa Badiger (OBC)
+91 8472 263268 (O)
+91 7760393031(Cell)
Professor & Chairman 34 M. A., Ph. D.

British Literature Anglo-Indian Literature

1 Dr. Ramesh Rathod (SC)
+91 8472 263268 (O)
+91 9845366909 (Cell)
dr.ramehsrathod34@gmail.com
Professor  22 M. A., N E T., M. Phil. Ph. D. Indian English Literature E. L. T. and Phonetics
British Literature American Literature
2 Prof.  Ninganna (ST) Asst Professor   M.A. (KSET) Post-Colonial Literatures

 

THRUST AREAS FOR RESEARCH:

British Literature, Indian Writing in English, Post-Colonial Literatures,  and  American Literatures.

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

1 International 05
2 National 20
3 Books 10
4 Articles 20

 

Research Guidance

1. Ph.D. - 02
2. M.Phil. - 10

 

Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized

1 National Seminar on "Non Fictional Prose in Indian English Literature" 1994-95
2 National Seminar on "Indian English Prose Writers" 1995-96
3 Workshop on "Communication Skills in English" funded by Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 20-21 July,07

 

Facilities Available

Computers, Internet, LCD, OHP etc.
Running a Bi-Annual Literary Journal - "Journal of Literatures in English" from January, 2008