Atmiya University

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About Department

Vision & Mission


Courses offered in this program are designed to provide students with a world-class curriculum with an advanced and in-depth understanding of the English discipline.
It helps them in attaining conceptual knowledge, proficiency, and desired analytical skills to deal with various literary and linguistic frameworks.
It helps in developing skills necessary to interpret and analyze texts and to find solutions under complex interpretive conditions.
It will enable students to gain familiarity with current literary and linguistic trends.

  • To make students understand the importance of the nature of literature and language activities in the broader context of English studies

  • To develop skills to conduct thorough literary and linguistic analyses and use them as the basis for academic and professional decision-making.

  • To provide opportunities for students with such learning motives to become intelligent participants in the community and understand the interdependence of people in their social and cultural relationships.

  • To inculcate critical thinking, communication, and employability skills among students.

  • To enhance students' ability to produce original, scholarly research and effectively communicate their findings.

  • To prepare students for teaching, research, and other professional careers that require advanced knowledge of English literature and langua

This program aims to create a strong foundation in English studies, preparing students for diverse career paths and fostering a deep appreciation for literary and linguistic arts

Graduate Attributes

  • Core Competence: Possess discipline-relevantknowledge and competencies and able to link them to local, national and global issues to seek positive and sustainable solutions
  • Transferable Global & Impactful Societal Skills: Ability to create knowledge through research and innovations by social immersions and transferring them to impact through problem solving at local and global levels.
  • Adaptability and Resilience: Demonstrate resilience, perseverance and positivity in unfamiliar situations and adapt their skills and knowledge to excel in new environment
  • Sense of Purpose &Curiosity: Possess intellectual curiosity to apply the knowledge to generate, develop and realize new ideas
  • Ethics &Lifelong Immersive Learning: Adhered to highest standards of ethics and always amenable to new ideas and actively seek out new ways of learning

Program Educational Outcomes

Our programme will produce Post Graduates who:

  • PO 1: Depth and breadth of knowledge: will be capable to creatively apply the knowledge of commerce as well as other related discipline for his professional and research career.
  • PO 2: Practice, Operation and usage of modern tools and technology: will contribute in the field of accounting, taxation and finance in designing, developing and providing solutions for complex environments of industries.
  • PO 3: Professional capacity and passion of learning: are flexible and adaptable in different work environments, prepared to acquire, develop, employ and integrate new technologies and exhibit leadership and team work quality.
  • PO 4: Research, numeracy, scholarship and data literacy: will exhibit ethical behaviour consistent with academic honesty and use of appropriate guidelines and procedures with responsible conduct of research.
  • PO 5: Global, moral and aesthetic sustainability: will have love for learning in pursuance of excellence in all domains of life.

Program Outcomes

After completion of the programme the Post graduate will:

  • PO 1: Advanced Literary Knowledge: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of English literature, including various genres, historical periods, and critical theories.
  • PO 2: Critical and Analytical Thinking: Exhibit the ability to critically analyze texts, interpret complex literary and linguistic phenomena, and articulate insightful and well-supported arguments.
  • PO 3: Research Proficiency: Conduct independent scholarly research using appropriate methodologies, and contribute original insights to the field of English studies.
  • PO 4: Effective Communication: Display advanced written and oral communication skills, presenting ideas clearly, coherently, and persuasively in academic and professional contexts.
  • PO 5: Cultural and Historical Awareness: Understand and appreciate the cultural, historical, and social contexts that shape literary works and linguistic practices
  • PO 6: Interdisciplinary Connections: Integrate knowledge from related disciplines, demonstrating the ability to approach literary and linguistic studies from various interdisciplinary perspectives
  • PO 7: Global Perspectives: Develop a global perspective on literature and language, understanding and appreciating the diversity of literary traditions and linguistic practices around the world.
  • PO 8: Community Engagement: Engage with and contribute to the literary and linguistic communities, participating in discussions, conferences, and other professional activities
  • PO 9: Lifelong Learning: Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and continuous intellectual development in the field of English studies

Program Specific Outcomes

After completion of the programme the Post graduate will:

  • PO 1:Be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of English literature, including an understanding of major genres, historical periods, and critical theories.
  • PO 2:Be able to apply critical and analytical skills to interpret and evaluate literary texts, utilizing various theoretical frameworks and methodologies.
  • PO 3:Be able to engage with contemporary literary and cultural issues, understanding their implications for society and contributing to ongoing scholarly conversations.
  • PO 4:Be able to demonstrate lifelong learning and continuous intellectual development, adapting to new literary and linguistic trends and challenges.

Faculty profile

Dr. Jay Ranpura

HoD, Assistant Professor
Ph.D, M.A. (English), B.A (English)
Exp:12 years

Dr. Drashti Purohit

Assistant Professor
Ph.D, M.A.(English), B.Ed., B.A (English), Diploma in Journalism
Exp:8 years

Dr. Srushti Dodia

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., M.A.(Eng.), B.A.(Eng.)
Exp:3 Years

Dr. Rajeshwari Kubavat

Assistant Professor
Ph.D, M.A. (English), B.A (English)
Exp:10 Years

Dr. Jignesh Chavda

Assistant Professor
PhD, M.A. (English), B.A (English)
Exp:8 years

Dr. Dhaval Thummar

Assistant Professor
PhD, M.A. (English), B.A (English)
Exp:7 years

Ms. Nandita Ghediya

Assistant Professor
PhD (Pursuing), M.A. (English), B.A (English) GSET Qualified
Exp:5 Years

Mr. Aanay Bhatt

Assistant Professor
M.A. (English), B.A (English) G-SET Qualified
Exp:1 Year

Ms. Moksha Mehta

Assistant Professor
M.A. (English), B.A (English) NET Qualified GSET Qualified
Exp:1 Year

Mr. Saurabh Chauhan

Assistant Professor
M.A. (English), B.A (English) NET Qualified GSET Qualified
Exp:1 Year

Ms. Nidhi Chandarana

Teaching Assistant
M.A. (English), B.A (English)
Exp:1 Year


The enthusiastic and curious faculty members of this department expect their students to develop the same qualities with an open mind. And these qualities allow students to explore and enjoy new theories, ideas and concepts around the world.

The students with these qualities open doors of ample opportunities for themselves. The papers that we offer here enhance their speaking and writing skills which help them to express themselves better. Having strong and clear background of literature and base of the language, the Postgraduates have various fields to go for after getting the degree. They can go for their master’s degree, teaching, journalism, hotel management, fashion designing, social work etc. After qualifying for exams like NET or SLET, the students can go for a government job that secures their future. They can also opt for some different jobs like a translator or editor as their learning here will make them competent with language. The field of art and drama is where these students can contribute remarkably as they have proper background and understanding of its theories and have studied some of the classic plays.

Along with this, the constant guidance of the teachers will help them shaping their career and future.

Research and Publication

1 Dr. Shivangi Oza 4

1) The quest for identity in Cry, the Peacock of Anita Desai and Maun Raag of Kaajal Oza Vaidya: A Comparative Analysis of protagonists

2) Depiction of Intricacy and Predicament in the lives of Maya in Cry the Peacock by Anita Desai and Anjali in Maunraag by Kaajal Oza Vaidya: A comparative analysis

3) Bim(Bimla)- The Eternal mother in Clear Light of the day

4) Complexities & Crisis in the lives of Mayain Cry, the Peacock by Anita Desai in Maunraag by KaajalOza Vaidya: a comparative analysis

2 Dr. Jay Ranpura 4

1) Predicament of Sarita in ‘The Dark Holds No Terror’ by Shashi Deshpande

2) Jaya-The symbol of Silent Suffering in That Long Silence by Shashi Deshpande

3) A Comparative Analysis of Marital Disharmony in the selected novels of Shashi Deshpande and Varsha Adalja

4) A Character Delineation of Jaya in Shashi Deshpande’s That Long Silence

3 Dr. Drashti Purohit 6

1) “The Aspects of Indian Feminism and Problems in Translating: A Study of Kundanika Kapadia’s Seven Steps in the Sky”

2)“French Feminism: Genesis and Development”

3) “Comparative Literary Studies: A Retrospect”

4)“Existentialist Feminism in Simone De Beauvoir’s She Came to Stay: A Critical Study”

5)A Critical Study Of Influence Of Women On Satre's Exentialism Philosophy: A Classic Example Of Gender Equality

6)Exploring The Intersection Of Psychology And Feminism In Simone De Beauvoir's She Came To Stay

4 Dr. Rajeswari Kubavat 3

1) Studying Shashi Deshpande as a Feminist Writer: In the Light of Her Select Novels

2) A Brief History of Feminism in General and Feminism in India

3) Studying Krishna Sobti as a Feminist writer: In the light of Select Novels

5 Mr. Nishant Dave 2

1) Tendencies and Functions of Finnish Education System (ResearchPaper)

2) Dependability of ICT and English in Education (Research Article)

6 Ms. Jayana Gajjar 2

1) A Comparative Study of O. Henry and Pannalal Patel's Selected Love Story.

2) A Comparative Study of O Henry and Pannalal Patel's Selected Short stories

7 Dr. Drashti Purohit 4

1) “The Aspects of Indian Feminism and Problems in Translating: A Studyof Kundanika Kapadia’s Seven Steps in the Sky”

2)“French Feminism: Genesis and Development”

3)“Comparative Literary Studies: A Retrospect”

4)“Existentialist Feminism in Simone De Beauvoir’s She Came to Stay: A Critical Study”

8 Dr. Srushti Dodia 5

1) Myth of Akoopar and Time Binding- Surabhi

2) Moving Beyond the Two Dimensionality of Self by Yann Martel- Saurashtriya

3) Critique of J M Synge The Playboy of Western World- Ayudh

4) Theatre as the means of Distressing the Damsel- Literary Herald

5) Clementizing LGBTQ(ETC) Representations in Select Bollywood Movies - Memorabillia


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