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Studying for the BA English degree at SACAS will allow you to dwell into the past and current cultures and communities from a variety of viewpoints and literary styles. Our degree curriculum provides you with an intriguing core study in English Literature as well as the ability to pursue routes in the closely connected subjects of Creative Writing, Film Studies, and the English Language. You will have access to unequaled resources for the study of Shakespeare, including not just his poetry and plays, but also how these works have been interpreted, modified, and remade by varied audiences.

Department Overview

The Department of English was started in the year 2019, from the inception of the college. The department meets the requirement of all UG Programmes besides offering Communicative and Professional English (for Arts & Social Sciences, Commerce and Management, Physical Sciences & Life Sciences). It is strongly committed to developing the communication and LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing) skills of the students. From the academic year 2021-22, the department offers B.A. English as a core course. The programme exposes the students to the study of a variety of texts with an emphasis on a creative and critical understanding of life through literature. It aims to create a literary ambiance for the students of B.A. English programme through various add-ons. The special features of the department are Talk Magnate (Talk to Influence, Inspire & Ignite): to help students express themselves on stage, Renaissance (Revival of Arts): to revive and relearn the classical & performing arts, Readers’ Club: to inculcate the reading habit among students, SACAS Playhouse: to train the students with theatrical skills and the Literary Festival to adventure the world of literature. The department also offers short-term courses in Communicative Skills, English Language Teaching, Phonetics, and Technical Writing backed by our qualified and experienced faculty members, departmental library, a language lab etc. The department strongly believes in the power of humanities in the transition from intellectual to social change.

Who is it for?

This programme is intended for students who are interested in English Literature, Creative Writing, Film Studies, and English Language. Students who have passed 10+2 in any stream are eligible to apply for this programme.


To make the department a centre for academic excellence and high-quality research by kindling the imagination and critical thinking of the students.


  • To provide quality-based language training at the foundation level.
  • To create a literary culture and pave the way for academic research.
  • To help students think critically by nurturing their LSRW skills.


  • To help students evolve with a combination of self-confidence, positive attitude, and social responsibility.
  • To blend LSRW skills among students for easy English learning.
  • To overcome the inhibition among students towards English language and literature.
  • To create a platform for students to hone their latent potential.
  • To explore and reach out to academicians, institutions, and bodies for research and academic activities

Programme Outcomes (PO’s)

On graduation, students acquire skills in fields like Marketing / Finance / Logistics / Banking / Insurance / IT, and ITES.Understand the conceptual knowledge of accounting and acquire skills of maintaining accounts.Develop the skills and techniques of communication to be successful in business and personal life.Recognize different value systems and ethics, understand the moral dimensions, and accept responsibility.

Programme Specific Outcome (PSO’s):

Tackle the stakeholder issues with the knowledge acquired.Acquire necessary professional knowledge and skills in finance and taxation.Nurture student competency to increase their scope for employability in the job market.Empower students to acquire intellectual, professional, and ethical skills to become successful.

First Year - Semester II - Indian Economics

A Plethora of Career Options

  • Journalist
  • English Teacher
  • Freelance Writer
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Interpreter

  • Social Media Manager
  • Copy Editor
  • Paralegal
  • Lawyer
  • Advertising Account Executive

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