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A Brief Profile of the Department

Established in the year 1984, synchronizing with the inception of the college, the department had Ms. Sukla Roy and Late Fatima Imdad Hussain as its founding faculty.

Ms. K. Rita Devi, M.A., and currently the Head, Department of English, joined the college as a Lecturer in English in September, 1997. Being a member, she has been contributing to different committees of the college.

Ms. Sunanda Bhattacharjee, M.A., joined the college as a Lecturer in English, in June, 2000. She is a registered research scholar at NEHU, pursuing her doctoral degree. Apart from being an academician, she is also a painter. She takes active part in different college activities. She has published her research paper in an edited volume.

Ms. Archana K. Marak, M.A., UGC NET, joined the college as a Lecturer in English, in July, 2007. She takes active interest in music. As a Member of the Shillong Chamber Choir led by Mr. Neil Nongkynrih, she has visited countries such as China and South Korea, in 2009. She is also actively associated with other activities in the college.

Dr. Preetinicha Barman Prodhani, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., UGC NET and SET, B.Ed., joined as a Lecturer in English, in June, 2013. She is actively involved with various activities of the college. She has published research papers in academic journals as well as in edited volumes.

Ms. Julie Hazarika, M.A., PGDTE, joined the department as a Lecturer, in 1986, before which she had worked in St. Mary’s College. She was the former Head, Department of English in this college and still helps the college as a Guest Faculty, in December, 1992. She is actively associated with other activities in the college.

Ms. Parijat Biswas, M.A., joined the department as a Lecturer, in February, 2015. She is a registered research scholar at NEHU, pursuing her doctoral degree. She takes active part in different college activities.