Department Of English

Short Introduction with Brief History of the Department
The Department started with Honours course in English in 1983 with 3 full-time faculty members. In course of time, the number of full-time substantive posts stood at 4, and the department, at present, has 3 posts filled up, with 1 substantive vacancy (w.e.f. 01/08/2019) created owing to the resignation tendered by Mr. Suvendu Ghatak, who left for The University of Florida, USA, to pursue his Ph.D. studies.
The students passing out of this department have, at a considerably high rate, moved to teaching profession – at all levels – School, College, and University. At present, 7 University teachers, over 15 College teachers, and a large number of School teachers all over the country are engaged in building up new generations of successful citizens.


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Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay

I have the proud privilege to share my views on Jagannath Kishore College, with whom I have been associated for the last twenty-five years initially as a faculty of Physics, and then as the Principal for the last seven years or so. Founded in 1948, and serving as a premiere institution for higher education in Purulia for over seven decades, this college has followed the motto ‘Shraddhavan Lavate Jnanam’( a faithful person achieves knowledge) to its optimum. In Swami Vivekananda’s words ‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’ –.....

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