The Department of English established since 1921 is one of the oldest departments in UC College to be upgraded to a Post Graduate status, in 1968. The Department has been a Research centre since 1990, with many scholars working under stalwarts. For its enviable achievement over the years, this department is the best of its kind in the whole of the Mahatma Gandhi University.

The aim is to provide academic excellence by laying a strong grounding in literary theory, language and literature while encouraging students to think outside the box and cultivate a critical acumen. Training is also given in developing communication and interpersonal skills.

The Department holds a high ranking among the colleges of M.G. University with regard to academic results and comes within the top six colleges of the University. We successfully train our students to get admission for P.G courses in the premier institutions of India like E.F.L.U, H.C.U, Delhi University, Central University, Pondicherry, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi etc.

The greatest strength of the Department is the eminent alumni which consist of teachers, research scholars, administrators, journalists, media personnels, IAS officers and bank officials who have gone forth into the world to make a difference in the community.