With immense pleasure, I welcome you all to the Department of English at GLA University, Mathura. The department provides an opening to study one of the world's most crucially essential languages. A course in English is an asset as it equips students with a distinctive advantage in a competitive employment scenario. It gives prospects to work in national as well as international culture, thereby equipping students with an opportunity to have a global standing. Keeping in alignment with the GLA University’s mission, the department aims at nurturing students’ competence and promoting overall growth of personality and intellect by adopting student-centric methods of learning.
Ours is one of the departments which is functional since the foundation of GLA. It has constantly grown with the shifting perspectives in the field of education and employability. The department has a big teaching fraternity with a strong pool of well qualified faculty members working on the positions of Assistant Professors and Professors. They regularly update themselves through publishing in national and international journals of repute. At the same time, their development is also ensured by virtue of conferences, workshops, faculty development & training programmes.
It offers courses across the university, keeping in mind the requirement of academia as well as the demands of the industry. With an aim to enhance and enrich the teaching/learning process, there is a constant endeavour to update the course contents offered at various levels of the university.
The department also nurtures the humanistic faculties and soft skills of students through literary activities, debates, essay competitions, film shows & short-film production, art and nature conservation drives. This is ensured through year round activities of our vibrant clubs - Literario, Poetry Club, Saturangle, Film Club and Art Club. Poetry Day Celebration, Braj Literature Festival, Youth Parliament and Speak to Influence are our yearly signature festivities.
Thus, the department prepares students with knowledge, passion and humanness to become ethical leaders, responsible citizens and dedicated professionals.