P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages



P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages

About P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages

The Department of English was established in 1960.   

Aims and Objectives of the Department are:

  • To undertake a wide range of activities to bring English within the reach of each and every student.
  • To broaden students' vision by training them in inter-cultural and interdisciplinary interpretation of English literature
  • To help students achieve their goals by structuring such academic activities that meet the global and regional aspirations.
  • To create an atmosphere of co-ordinated teacher-student relationship to generate academic and creative endeavors.
  • To prepare  students not only for the examinations but also enrich them culturally and aesthetically.
  • To facilitate faster learning by simplifying the complex resources.
  • To make students ready for job market by developing language skills in them.

It is a Post-Graduate Department since 2011

Presently, apart from M.A. English, the Department is running Communication Skills, Cultural Studies, Elective English and Functional English at the U.G level, One year intensive Diploma in French, Advance Diploma in French and a  3-Month Certificate Course on Spoken English.

 It introduced B.A. English Honours in the session 2015-16 and since then, the Department has been running it successfully.  It introudced M.Phil. in the session 2016-17 and continued till 2017-18. 

The Department has a dedicated faculty of  21 members out of which 6 are PhD, 5 M.Phil and 2 Gold Medalists in M.A.  

UGC Sponsored Minor Projects by the faculty members:

  • Negotiating the Beautiful and the Sacred after Postmoderism and Globlization. (Dr. Deepinder Jeet Randhawa)
  • The Quest for Identity in the Selected works of Arun Joshi and Albert Camus: A Comparative Study (Ms. Jaspreet Kaur)
  • A Study of Myth Aesthetics in Wole Soyinka's Death and King's Horseman and Raja Rao's Kanthapura with Special Reference to Claude Strauss and Roland Barthes (Dr. Rouble Brar)
  • A Cyborgian Feminist Study of Margaret Atwood's Novels (Dr. Navdeep Kaur)
  • D.H.Lawrence: A Study of Libidinal Relationships from Tantric and Sikh Perspective (Dr Ayesha Khosla)

College Sponsored Minor Projects 

  •  Impact of Socio-Economic Background on English Pronunication in Students of Patiala District in 2020 (Ms. Jaspreet Kaur)

Seminars and Conferences 

The Department is constantly in dialogue with contemporary thought systems. Here are the conferences and seminars held by the Department:

  •  UGC sponsored National Conference on Literature of Small Culture: An Assertion of Difference in 2010. 
  •  One day National Conference on Crossing the Borders: Multicultural Dialogue in Literature in 2015. 
  •  One day National Seminar on The Poetics of Vismad in 2019. 
  •  One Day National Online Seminar on Guru Teg Bahadur: Significance of Martyrdom for Humanity in 2020 
  •  One day National Online Conference on The Hermeneutics of the Body in 2020. 

These conference proceedings were published as books :

  • Literature of Small Cultures: An Assertion of Difference in 2010
  • Crossing the Borders: Multicultural dialogue in Literature in 2015
  •  The Hermeneutics of The Body in 2020

The Department has compiled many books as part of curriculum for the U.G students. These are:

  • Flames of Inspiration: an Anthology in 2017
  • Diverse Voices in 2017
  • All Time Stories in 2018
  • Compendium of Selected Essays in 2019
  • Ten One Act Plays in 2020

From time to time, the Department organizes workshops, seminars, guest lectures to facilitate the learning process among the students. Recently, it organized one day Workshop "Towards A Healthier Cosmos" in 2021 for students wherein students participated in various events like poster making, poetry recitation etc on the theme of creating a healthy enviroment.

English Literary Society:  A literary society of the Department that provides various platforms to the students to showcase their talents and one of its endeavors was the publication of New Hopes (a collection of poems and short stories by students) – a unique way to give voice to the creative potential of the students. The society undertakes the execution of various programs in order to take the text out of the confines of the classroom such as:

  • Literature in Colors
  • Literature in Action
  • Diwali with Difference 
  • Literature Carnival
  • Quiz literature 
  • Literature Fest
  • Literature Camp
  •  Mega Literary Quiz
  •  Two Day Workshop on Literary and Interdisciplinary Skills
  •  Literature Splash
  •  Rendezvous with Literature
  •  Inter College Poetic Quiz
  •  Shakespeare Mela
  •  Razzmatazz
  • Online Literature Fest

Brave Hearts Club : A social club run by the Department to generate awareness among students about the need to share their blessings with others. The club makes efforts to collect money and things from students and teachers and distribute them to the needy sections of the society. The past activities of the club are as under:

  • Donated five new bicycles to  orphanages and also donated uniforms.
  • Donated clothes to lepers and, quilts to Government Rajindra Hospital and to the support staff of the college.
  • Performed street plays in Dhablaan village on social themes.
  • Undertaken a plantation drive within the campus.
  • Donated 70 School kits to the students of a slum school in Patiala 
  • Donated school shoes to the students of the same slum school in Patiala. 



P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages
Dr. Deepinderjeet Randhawa
Associate Professor


Ms. Jaspreet Kaur
Associate Professor

M.A. (Gold Medalist) , J.P. T

Dr. Rouble Brar
Assistant Professor


Navdeep Kaur
Dr. Navdeep Kaur
Assistant Professor


Dr. Ayesha Khosla
Assistant Professor


Dr. Jasleen Kaur Nanda
Assistant Professor


Ms. Parmjeet Kaur Sekhon
Assistant Professor


Ms. Navdeep Kaur
Assistant Professor


Dr. Amanpreet Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Harneet Kaur Buttar
Assistant Professor


Ms. Prabhjit Kaur
Assistant Professor

MA , B.Ed

Ms. Pawan Preet Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Uminder Kaur Batish
Assistant Professor

M.A ., M.Sc(IT)

Ms. Parwinder Kaur Tiwana
Assistant Professor

Masters in French,Delf B2

Ms. Simranpreet Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Amrinder Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Aarti Malhotra
Assistant Professor


Ms. Simerjit Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Harmanpreet Kaur
Assistant Professor

M.A. English

Ms. Loveleen Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Jasmine Kaur
Assistant Professor


Ms. Suman Jeet Kaur
Assistant Professor

M.A, B.Ed


P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages
P.G. Courses
  • Master of Arts (English)
U.G. Courses
  • B.A. Honours in English
  • Elective English as an elective subject in B.A.  
  • Cultural Studies as an elective Subject in B.A.
  • Functional English as an elective Subject in B.A.
  • Communication Skills
  • One Year Intensive Diploma in French
  • One Year Advance Diploma in French
  • 3 Month certificate course in Spoken English



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Student Induction Programme 

17th Sept 2021

P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Langauges organized SIP for new comers for the session 2021-22. Students of B.A.I Honours in English -I and II, B.A. I and II (English Literature), and M.A. I (English) were invited for the programme. First, they were made familiar with the Library rules. Dr.Rouble Brar along with Prof. Navdeep Kaur presented a slide show of various depatmental activites done throughout the year such as English Literary Society functions,Braveheart Club activities, Webinars, Seminars, Conferences etc. Dr. Ayesha Khosla did a medication activity with the students. Dr.Deepinder Jeet Randhawa encourage the student to come out of their inhibitions and take the lead in life. The students also played a game of sovling Jumbled words. Prof Jaspreet Kaur passed a vote of thanks.  Below are some of the pictures of the programme

P.G.Department of English, Cultural studies and foreign Languages

Gift of Books by Prof Jaspreet Kaur 

12th october 2021

Prof Jaspreet Kaur gifted 123 books to P.G. Department of English, Cultural studies and Foreign Languages on her birthday. These books can be issued to the faculty members as well as the students. Dr.Deepinderjeet Randhawa, Head of the Department said that it is gracious on the part of Prof. Jaspreet kaur to celebrate her birthday in this unique manner 


Contact Us

P.G.Department of English,Cultural Studies and Foreign Languages


1. Dr. Deepinder Jeet Randhawa 

     Contact: 9855455010

2. Prof. Jaspreet Kaur 

    Contact: 9780484847


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