Khallikote Autonomous College is one of the oldest colleges of Odisha, established in the year 1856. The Department of English was established in the year 1878. The Department became P.G Department of English in 1963. Khallikote Autonomous College was upgraded to Khallikote Unitary University on 1st Aug, 2021.
Along with English Honours and P.G classes, the department also takes up “Compulsory English” classes for Arts, Commerce and Science streams. It also engages the Alternative English classes for Arts, Science and Commerce UG classes.
The number of allotted seats for the classes/courses is as follows:
|Class||No. of Students|
|P.G 2nd Year||40|
|P.G 1st Year||40|
|+ 3 Final Year||60|
|+ 3 Second Year||60|
|+ 3 First Year||60|
Name: Dr. Padmini Sahu
Designation: Reader (Associate Professor)
Name:Mr. Maheswar Kishan
The department maintains a Reading Room with hundreds of valuable books especially contributed by retired, erstwhile great teachers of this department Dr.Chinneswara Rao, Dr. D P Mohapatra and Dr. Sudhir Bose. There is a broad space for wall magazine where the students are encouraged to express their creativity through writings, drawings, and so on. The department also subscribes one English daily, weekly employment news and a few social magazines for the use of students.
The department organizes various events throughout the year that include cultural gatherings, seminars and competitions. Every year the department also organizes several competitions like Elocution, Picture composition, Recitation, Essay writing and Literary quiz which the department students participate enthusiastically.
The Department organises Seminars under “Extended Lecture Series” every year since 2014. Experienced and renowned teachers from the field of English Literature are invited to give a talk for two hours on a topic of their choice from the syllabus. The lectures end with an interactive session with the speakers.
|Dr Deepshikha Routray||Lecturer||Odisha state SSB|
|Soumya Samanta||Lecturer||Odisha state SSB|
|Arundhuti Singh||Lecturer||Odisha state SSB|
|Trilochan Das||Lecturer||Odisha state SSB|
|Suchitra Das||Lecturer||Odisha state SSB|
|Tapan Baliarsingh||TGT English||OAVS|
|T V Mahesh||P G course through National Entrance||Osmania University|
|Aparna Patnaik||P G course through National Entrance||Osmania University|
|Sourav Gouda||P G course through National Entrance||Osmania University|
|Bipasha Das||P G course through National Entrance||Osmania University|
|Sonali Behera||P G course through National Entrance||EFLU|
|Ankit Rath||P G course through National Entrance||EFLU|
|Suhasini Biswal||P G course through National Entrance||EFLU|