The Afternoon Session of Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women was established in the year 1990. The B.A English Literature was started from the year 1995. Like the central nervous system of the human body, the English Department reaches out to every other department in the college, awakening students to the beauty of English language and honing their creative and communicative skills, in order that these students may, in turn, take their places in society and contribute to the betterment of the country

The English Department has always nourished and cultivated the all-round development of the students’ personality through various co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Every year a Literary Fiesta is organized by the department to enable the students to showcase their talents. Various competitions like monologues, soliloquies, poetry recitation, quiz, crossword, spin-a-yarn, painting, creative writing, junk art etc. are conducted and prizes are given to the winners. The department also conducts many workshops to enhance the inter-personal skills of the students. Resource persons from various fields are invited to address the students.



To empower women students from all strata of society with the requisite skills in the English language. To facilitate learning and strive towards an intellectual excellence that focuses on critical thinking with the aim of social transformation.



To maintain a holistic programme that will develop women of sustenance with academic, social, linguistic, professional competencies coupled with critical thinking to face a globalized world, sensitive to the issues of gender, community and environment, committed to serving the society and the nation.


  • Language and Literature are taught to promote esthetics and communication.
  • Workshops are focused on developing allowed capabilities and personalities of the students.
  • Value added classes are conducted to give a social perspective
  • ICT enabled lectures are conducted
  • Learn while on the go”- learning through mobile is also adopted.


Programmes Offered





B.A English Literature





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