Department of English

Scope of the Subject

Paranda is the last end of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedker Marathwada University, Aurangabad; it is rural, drought area; the area is socially, economically backward. In this area R. G. Shinde Guruji saw a seed of higher education with the intention and goal to educate the society for better tomorrow; this is a one kind of movement in this remote, isolated area where there is no source of education. With the starting of this college in Paranda; the English Department established in the year 1998. The department has to face many challenges; the college is in rural area with rural background of the student; teaching English to those student is difficult process; another thing is creating interest for English learning is one more mile stone for the department.

The department found the scope in this critical situation; there is a scope to teach English language to the rural student; to introduce student with global world; to give student confidence, to encourage students, to inspire students to learn English language; there is a scope to introduce student with various opportunities etc. There is lot of scope to the department of English in this area.

Importance of the English subject

• English is a world langue and it is a media to connect world
• It is a official langue in India
• English is the key langue and all knowledge is store in this langue
• This langue open various job opportunities in different field
• English has two part langue and literature; langue section teaches student perfect in official language and literature teaches humanities

The Goal of the Department

The Department of English aims to provide all students opportunities to enhance their communication and critical thinking skill.

Objectives of English Department

1) To develop critical thinking in the students
2) The ability to express themselves clearly and comprehensively
3) To develop research skill among the students
4) To Recognize and engage the conflict and tensions
5) To Examine and analyze the representation of society
6) To understand social, political and social issues
7) To enhanced appreciation and enjoyment of literature and langue

Introduction of the Department

Shri Bhavani Shikshan Prasarak Mandal’s S. G. R. G. Shinde Mahavidalaya Paranda is established in 1986. The Department of English is started in 1998; from that point the department was run by temporary faculty; in 2014 only the department got permanent faculty members; it is the real beginning of the department. This new department started its journey with facing various challenges. The students of the department are from rural background. The department have offer Optional English and Compulsory English to the students. The department tries to give platform for the student learn English. Now department have two permanent faculty members and department is running B.A./ B.Com/ B.Sc under graduate courses succrssfully. To create interest among the student the department organize and conduct various activities.

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of English is established in 1998. The department offer undergraduate courses to B.A.

Sr. No University/ Board Courses The year of Establishment
1 B. A. UG B.A.I 1998
2 B. A. UG B.A.II. 1999
3 B. A. UG B.A.III 2000
4 B. Com UG B. Com I 2011
5 B. Com UG B. Com II 2012

Faculty of the Department

The Department got permanent faculty in 2014

Sr. No. Faculty of the Department Tenure
1 Dr. Prashant J. Gaikwad M.A., M. Phil, Ph.D. Head and Assistant Professor From 2014 up to till date
2 Mr. Deepak G. Todkari Assistant Professor From 2014 up to till date

Achievements of the Department

• Mr. Nayum Shaikh stood First Rank in the university.
• Miss. Supriya Shinde secured IInd rank in Optional English in the university in the year 2013-14
• Dr. Prashant Gaikwad - Invited as Inaugurator of English Club at Bavachi Vidyalaya, Paranda
• Dr. Prashant Gaikwad - Invited as Chief Guest for the farewell program of 10th Standard students at Prabodhankar Thakare Vidyalaya, Ropale.

Best Practices of the Department:

• Use of ICT based lectures
• PPT & Video
• Interview

FUTURE PLAN

The Department has following Future Plan for the academic Year-2019-20
• To start Language Lab in till 2020
• To start speaking, writing and grammar certificate courses in the year 2019-20
• Celebrate English week in the year 2019-20
• organize Experts Lecture in the year 2019-20