गुरु घासीदास विश्‍वविद्यालय, बिलासपुर

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

A Central University established by the Central Universities Act 2009 No. 25 of 2009
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About Department of English and Foreign language

The importance of literary studies is being increasingly recognized in today’s world. Literary studies help directly or indirectly in creating career choices; they certainly tap and harness the human potential.

The Department of English and Foreign Language endeavors to provide the students a firm grounding in English and literary studies in a very congenial atmosphere. English is one of the most popular subjects among undergraduate students who opt for it as their core or elective subject every year. Our students are introduced to all the important aspects of literatures written in English. We extend ourselves to other departments too, with the teaching of English and Communication skills to students of other departments. Teaching of English for Remedial English classes and for competitive examinations is also undertaken by the Department.

We have a team of dedicated and competent teachers who are quite accessible to students. We not only teach but mentor as well. This means that students can approach us regarding any issue, be it academic or personal. The academic excellence of the faculty members reflects in the continuous publications and participation in national and international conferences and workshops. Our students have also been presenting papers at seminars and conferences and have been appreciated. The number of our students clearing UGC NET and other competitive examinations has been increasing every year. Our achievements over the years include workshops on English and communication skills and two GIAN workshops, one on comics and graphic novels, and another on reading and appreciating literature. We have also organized workshops, seminars and conferences. At the same time, our teachers and Ph.D. scholars are doing research on the latest developments in literary studies like posthumanism, campus fiction, graphic novels, and cinema studies, to name a few.  Our placement record is excellent, with most of our former students teaching in prestigious schools, colleges, and universities in India and abroad. In addition, many of our former students hold good positions in administration, media, and other fields. Students of the university can also join diploma courses in French and German languages. We also have a nice stack of useful books at our departmental library and up-to-date smart classrooms available for teaching, presentations, and academic functions.

While we try to make our students feel at home, we also nudge them to explore their talents with creative involvements and challenges. In addition to various competitions and events for the students, our wall magazine, ‘Zephyr’, ‘Bemused Bibliophiles’, a student venture to showcase creativity, ‘Abhinay’, a drama festival—all help students explore their creativity and branch out. So, our students can learn, communicate, mingle, and excel—all at this department.

Important Link

S.No.TitleUpload DateFile
1 adhoc appointment 01-09-2022
2 adhoc appointment 01-09-2022
3 NEW COURSES 2020-21 26-08-2022
4 NEW COURSES 2021-22 26-08-2022
5 NEW COURSES 2019-20 26-08-2022
6 NEW COURSES 2018-19 26-08-2022
7 admitted students 2022 22-08-2022
8 admitted students 2022 16-08-2022
9 admitted students 2022 16-08-2022
10 MINUTES OF MEETING, BOARD OF STUDIES dated 28 OCT 2021 13-08-2022
11 MINUTES OF MEETING, BOARD OF STUDIES dated 28 DEC 2021 13-08-2022
12 SEC 2020-21 29-06-2022
13 SEC 2019-20 29-06-2022
14 SEC 2018-19 29-06-2022
15 SEC 2017-18 29-06-2022
16 SEC 2016-17 29-06-2022
17 BA UNDER CBCS 29-06-2022
18 PH.D. ENGLISH REVISED SYLLABUS 2018-19 29-06-2022
19 MA ENGLISH REVISED SYLLABUS 2018-19 29-06-2022
20 joining letter 27-06-2022
21 Student Admitted against Reserved category 2020-21 27-06-2022
22 Student Admitted against Reserved category 2019-20 27-06-2022
23 student admitted against reservation category 2018-19 27-06-2022
24 Student Admitted against Reserved category 2017-18 27-06-2022
25 student admitted against reservation 2016-17 27-06-2022
26 CGPSC Selection List 18-06-2022
27 Student Admitted list against Reserved category 2016-17 to 2020-21 18-05-2022
28 Third round admission lists for B.A. English 2021-22 10-11-2021
29 Third round counselling/admission list for M.A. in English 2021-22 10-11-2021
30 M.A. Second round admissions 30-10-2021
31 B.A. Second round admissions 30-10-2021
32 Admission lists for B.A. English 2021-22 22-10-2021
33 Admission lists for M.A. in English 2021-22 22-10-2021
34 Vision of the Department 16-04-2021
35 Minutes of the Meeting on 22.06.18 30-09-2019

Other Links

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1 stock register 17-08-2022
2 Details of Computers for Academic 17-08-2022
3 LIST OF ICT TOOLS 17-08-2022
4 PICTURES of ICT Tools Enable Class Room / Seminar Hall 17-08-2022
5 List of ICT Tools Enable Class Room / Seminar Hall 17-08-2022
6 PICTURE OF LAB 17-08-2022
7 LIST OF LAB 17-08-2022
8 PICTURE OF CLASSROOM 17-08-2022
9 LIST OF classroom 17-08-2022
10 joining letter 28-06-2022
11 joining letter 28-06-2022
12 Appointment Leter 28-06-2022
13 Reading and Appreciating Literature 27-06-2022
14 Appointment Leter 27-06-2022
15 joining letter 27-06-2022
16 joining letter 27-06-2022
17 joining letter 27-06-2022
18 Appointment Leter 27-06-2022
19 Appointment Leter 27-06-2022
20 Appointment Leter 27-06-2022
21 Appointment Leter 27-06-2022