GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, PUTTUR

Narayanavanam Road, Puttur, Chittoor (Dt), A.P.- 517583

Email: puttoor.jkc@gmail.com, Phone: 08577-221580




DEPARTMENT OF English PROFILE Established : 1983



Overview

 “Knowledge of languages is the doorway to Wisdom-Roger Bacon”

English is one such language which when learned opens one more window through which people look at world. English language is among the leading languages in terms of its usage all over the world. It plays an important role in day–to-day communication, business, transactions, internet etc.

            English is used in many fields more than any other language. It is one of the most important global languages. Hence learning English languages increases chances of getting more opportunities to pursue higher studies and secure jobs both in India and abroad.

            Department of English plays a vital role in assisting all academic, administrative and extracurricular activities. All the lecturers who are trained by ELF trainers from Us State Council use those student centric methods for effective delivery of curriculum to make classes more interesting and interactive. Besides this the department of English conducts certificate courses to improve language and soft skills for all round development of students to face competitive exams and globalised job market.

Programmes Offered

 

Programme

Programme Name

Group/Subject




UG



BA

History, Economics, Political Science

History, Economics, Computer Science

Economics, Political Science, Spl. Telugu

B Com


B Com Computer Applications

B Com General

B Com English Medium

BBA

B Sc

Maths, Physics, Chemistry ( TM)

Maths, Physics, Chemistry ( EM)  

Maths, Physics, Computer Science (EM)

Botony, Zoology, Chemistry(EM)

Botony, Zoology, Chemistry(TM)

Biotecnology, Botony, Chemistry(EM)

Microbiology, Botony, Chemistry(EM)

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data)

 

 

Programme


Name of the Group

Students enrolled


 

Total

Male

Female

I

II

III

I

II

III

 

 

 

BSc

Maths, Physics, Chemistry ( TM)

03

11

 

05

05

 

24

Maths, Physics, Chemistry (EM)

07

06

 

02

03

 

18

Maths, Physics, Computer Science (EM)

31

26

 

7

5

 

69

Microbiology, Botony, Chemistry(EM)

03

04

 

12

10

 

29

Botony, Zoology, Chemistry(TM)

15

09

 

27

12

 

63

Botony, Zoology, Chemistry(EM)

07

03

 

-

-

 

10

 

Biotechnology, Botany,Chemistry (EM)

07

03

 

03

11

 

24

BA

History, Economics, Political Science

23

21

 

-

06

 

50

History, Economics, Computer Science

12

17

 

05

03

 

37

Economics, Political Science, Spl. Telugu

5

4

 

08

08

 

25

B Com

B Com Computer Applications

60

43

 

26

22

 

151

B Com General

39

39

 

16

20

 

114

B Com English Medium

16

16

 

01

02

 

35

BBA

BBA

17

-

 

2

-

 

19

Grand Total

 

246

199

 

117

107

 

669

Teaching posts and Non-Teaching Posts

 

Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Teaching posts

04

03

Teaching posts(Guest)

1

01

Programme wise Student – Teacher ratio

 

S.No

Programme

Male

Student Teacher Ration

Female

Total

Ratio

1

I  Year

246

117

363/4

91:1

2

II Year

199

107

306/4

71:1

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

 

  • Class room teaching
  • Power point presentations
  • Class room Seminars
  • Group Discussions
  • Quiz programmes
  • Guest lecturers
  • Study projects
  • Brain storming method
  • Pair work Role play, JAM
  • You tube topics
  • Skits preparation & presentation
  • Extracting hidden talents i.e. Story telling,  Drama  writing
  • Motivation Classes(Classes with employed students)
  • Word Building
Details of Infrastructural Facilities

 

  •  Departmental  Library  consists of 200 Books (Reference Books)
  • 94 Reference Books From CCE  ELL Lab

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths

 

  • Efficient & Experienced  Faculty with  doctoral degree

Weaknesses

 

  • The socio-economic background of many of the students
  • Most of the students are from Rural Areas
  • Poor communication skills in English, the students are from Tamil mother tongue.

Opportunities

  

  • Improving enrolment
  • Improving the optimum usage of ICT in teaching learning
  • The starting of new Job-oriented  Certificate courses

Challenges

 

  • Sustaining quality along with access
  • More placements
  • Generation of resources  for research facilities in the department

Future Plans

 

  • To start multidisciplinary job oriented Certificate courses
  • To  be conduct  national seminar