Department of English

1.   Name of the Department    
2.   HOD                              
:    Dr. Bonani Chatterjee, Mobile No. 9334435358
3.   About the Department :  

It is one of the oldest Post Graduate Departments of Ranchi University

(Established in1958, prior to establishment of Ranchi University). Besides teaching general courses, it offers course in Commonwealth Literature, Translation Studies and Linguistics & Language Teaching. It has a well-equipped library with more than 7000 titles. The department has been inducted under the Special Assistance Programme ( SAP ) at the DRS-I Level by the UGC in the XIth Plan. In 2010-11.

Research Journal of the Department:  “Journal of English Studies “

Thrust Area of Research: English Literature, Comparative Literature, World Literature, English Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, English Language Teaching.

    Special Papers Taught          
:   1. Linguistics 2. Indian Writing in English.

4.   Faculty position:





Mobile No.


University Professor



Associate Professor

Dr. Shubha Rohatgi

Dr.(Mrs.)B. Chatterjee

Dr.Raj Kumar Sharma

(Presently ,DSW,R.U.)


Dr. Poonam Nigam Sahay

Dr. V.C. Mahto


M.A. Ph.D.

M.A. Ph.D.

M.A. Ph.D.



M.A. Ph.D.

M.A. Ph.D.



Assistant Professor






Admission Eligibility: B.A/ B.A (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester.

Research Degree:

MPhil: Eligibility MA. with 55% marks in for General & OBC category and 50% marks for SC/ST category
Duration 1 year (Two semesters)
Doctorate Degrees:
The University awards PhD degree .
There is also a provision of awarding DLitt Degree.