Department of English and Foreign Languages

About Department :

The Department of English and Foreign Languages was established on 5th September 2008. The Department of English and Foreign Languages is well-equipped with highly qualified and experienced staff and latest instructional technology. The Digital Language Lab with 40 consoles and latest language learning software, LCD Projector, visualizer, television, audio-visual support system facilitate teaching-learning process. The tribal students are highly responsive to these technological innovations.


Department offers BA Honours, MA and PhD courses. Post Graduate Degree Programme in Women Studies and Post Graduate Degree Programme in Tribal and Folk Literature are also proposed by the recent BoS. The Department is conscious to materialise the IGNTU spirit enshrined in its Act and statutes. Quality education, research orientation, employability, personality development etc are the shortlisted areas to be handled dexterously through course material, design of the curriculum, literary and cultural activities, English Club, programmes on personality development, seminar, PPTs, which are customised to further tribal-centric studies and create a distinct identity from traditional universities.

The Department has already organised a National Seminar on ‘Postcolonial Subaltern Studies and Tribal Literature’ (Feb 27-28, 2012) and a book based on the seminar presentation containing fifty papers has been edited by Prof. Krishna Singh which is to be published by Authors Press, New Delhi. In BA (Hon’s) V Semester-VI Paper: Tribal Literature, MA III & IV Semester-Paper: XII & XV deal with Tribal Literature; in BA VI Semester, MA II & IV Semester Dissertation is mandatory along with it PhD research, the Department intends to focus on tribal related literary and cultural issues.

Course/Programmes Offered by the Department

  1. UG Course : B.A.
  2. PG Course : M.A.
  3. Research Course : Ph.D.

Non Teaching Staff :

Faculty Members

Dr. Krishna Singh

View Profile

Prof. Krishna Singh

Qualification : Ph.D., M.A. Proficiency in French
Area of Interest : Drama,Criticism and Indian Literature
Contact No. : 09425428230, 8989986746
eMail :

Dr. Abhilasha

Prof. Abhilasha

Professor & Head
Qualification : D.Litt., Ph.D., UGC-NET, MA (Goldmedalist)
Specialization : Indian English & African-American Literature
Contact No. : 09424775887
eMail :

Dr. Santosh Sonker

View Profile

Dr. Santosh Kumar Sonker

Associate Professor
Qualification : D.Phil., UGC-NET
Specialization : Drama, Dalit Literature, Tribal Literature, and Translation
Contact No. : 09479935906
eMail :

Dr. Deepamoni Boruah

View Profile

Dr. Deepamoni Boruah

Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A., M.Phil., UGC-JRF, Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Specialization : General Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Tribal language and Linguistics and English language teaching
Contact No. : 07489145037
eMail :

View Profile

Dr Mohammed Tausif ur Rahman

Assistant Professor
Qualification : PhD, MPhil & MA (Merit), CELTA (Cambridge)
Specialization : Course Designing and Material Development in ELT, Developing Skill Based Lessons and Language Based Lessons and Teaching English as Foreign Language and Second Language
Contact No. : 9827187271
eMail :