Department of English

Established in the year 2006, the Department of English has two full time and one Part time teachers. The Department offers Special English at the third year level. In addition to this an Add-on course in Content Writing and Editing in English Language is also offered to the students of B. A. III . A certificate course in Soft Skills is conducted every year for the benefit of the students. A certificate course in Moral Education was conducted in the year 2018 - 19. The Department organises seminars, webinars and workshops every year. We have organised syllabus based workshops in collaboration with Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University, Macmillan Publication, and Orient Blackswan. In addition to this we help our students to tap their potentials by arranging a number of activities like workshops, group discussion, poster competition, Power Point Presentation, Quiz , Essay writing, Poetry Composition etc.  Expert lectures are arranged every year so as to help students reap maximum benefits.

We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a few colleges like


- Sou. Suvarnalata Gandhi Mahavidyalaya, Vairag

- Mauli Mahavidyalaya, Wadala

- Shri. Chattrapati Shivaji Night College, Solapur

- Santosh Bhimrao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Mandrup

- Solapur Social Association's Arts and Commerce College, Solapur


A number of collaborative activities are organised with these colleges and students actively participate in the same. In collaboration with the above colleges, we have been conducting web lectures series for the students of B. A. III year since 2020. We also arrange You Tube lectures. This gives the students a wide range of learning opportunities from various sources. We have a very good collection of books in the library which includes classics and masterpieces. Around 1000 rare books in English have been donated by Late. Shri. Bhogishayana, Former Vice Chancellor of Shivaji University, Kolhapur . We have a Departmental Library which students use on a regular basis. Every year we encourage our students towards project work which is done very enthusiastically. Our students participate in research based activities like attending and presenting research papers in seminars. Every year, the Department organises a workshop on Intellectual Property Rights. We also arrange a workshop on Research Methodology for our students every year. Eminent Scholars are invited as Resource Persons for the workshops. We have an ICT enabled classroom and make use of blended mode of teaching. Every year we arranged Bridge and Enrichment classes for our students. Two of our students Ms. Khansa Muchale and Ms Lavanya Adepu participated in Avishkar Research Activity and were awarded for their presentation. Our Alumni, Ms. Khansa Muchale has qualified SET and is working as Asst. Professor. Every year the Department arranges the World Book Day on 23rd April to commemorate the birth anniversary of William Shakespeare. The students enthusiastically arrange programs like Teachers' Day, Guru Purnima etc.Our Alumni make us proud and are placed in government sectors, police department, schools, colleges, MSRTC etc. Prof. Dr. Annie John, Head, Dept. of English and Dr. Panchappa R. Waghmare are both Ph. D Supervisors recognised by P. A. H. Solapur University, Solapur. Ms. Bhagyashree Patil is a qualified faculty with SET and she is pursuing Ph. D.


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Name : Dr. Annie John

Qualification : M. A.(Eng), M. A. (Communication), M. A. (Sociology), D. H. E., M. B. A., Ph. D.

Designation : Professor & Head

Experience :  33 Years

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2 Name : Dr. Panchappa Waghmare

Qualification : M. A. (English), M. A. (Philosophy), NET., Ph. D.

Designation : Associate Professor
Experience :  17 Years

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Name : Ms. Bhagyashri S. Patil

Qualification : M. A.(Eng), B. Ed., SET.
Designation : Assistant Professor
Experience : 5 years
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