Literature is a process of producing beautiful
lies that tell more truth than any facts.
With the motto of ‘Amrutam tu Vidya’ (Knowledge is Ambrosia), the
Department of English was established in 1983 with the establishment of Kanya
Mahavidyalaya, Miraj under the institution ‘Abhinav Shikshan Sanstha’. The
objective of the institution was to empower the girl students from rural area and to
provide them the life skills to be the better human being in the stream of life. The
institution contributed in graduating the first generation of the families from the
villages nearby Miraj. Especially the girl students from minority could have access to
higher education only through our college as it is exclusively for girls.
- The Department of English coping with the general objectives of the institution
set the independent task with the vision of changing competitive world, to enable
our students in various skills in English language which is said to be the door of
world knowledge. The faculties realizing the problems of the students from rural
area in English, surpassed the boundaries of syllabus; firstly, to build confidence
and secondly to create interest in the language and literature of English.
- While building interest in language, the department also visioned to develop
language skills, literary skills, enrich critical ability and rational thinking,
inculcating the constitutional values like equality, fraternity and freedom and
secularism as well as ethical values like humanity, affection, etc to make a good
- The department practices various activities such as wall papers, spelling practice,
Remedial Courses, Communication Course in English, study tours, participation in
annual periodical, guest lectures supportive to literary knowledge, etc.
- The department organizes the programmes which impart professional
knowledge, career-oriented skills and life-skills. It always stands in a role of
support system to current students and alumni.
Student strength of last few years of B.A. III English.