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Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO 1: The goal and mission of the MA English programme is to prepare students for a host of career avenues, among them teaching, publishing and editing, and virtually any career that asks for clarity of thinking and expression.

PEO 2: Through the core English curriculum, students will gain a solid foundation in writing and presentation skills, literary traditions and pedagogical practices for teaching English in the Indian ESOL context.

PEO 3: In fulfilling the requirement for their degree, students will explore a host of writing techniques and theories of journalistic and business reporting through study of literary texts, media documents facilitated through short assignments.

PEO 4: While pursuing their final semester projects, students will learn how to do a referencing/bibliographic study to explore existing scholarship for writing well argued papers/dissertation, which will enable them to integrate their own reading of literary and general text(s) with those already published.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
On completion of M.A. (English) the students are able to:
PSO 1: Critically evaluate and interpret a literary text through practical application of modern literary theory

PSO 2: Will demonstrate a command of written academic English, and an ability to logically organize and present an argument/material with cogency.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On completion of M.A. (English) the students are able to:

PO 1: Have an ability to write within the context of different genres

PO 2: Have acquired pedagogical skills required for teaching English in India in the ESOL context

PO 3: Have an understanding of a variety of media and literary genres

PO 4: Be able to apply critical theories in the interpretation of socio-cultural and literary texts

M.A. English Course Structure

I Year (R19 Regulation) I Semester
Code Subject L T P C
19HS105 Engineering Mathematics-1 (E) 3 1 - 4
19HS113 Engineering Physics - (A) 3 - 2 4
19HS124 Constitution of India 1 - - 1
19HS123 Technical English Communication 2 - 2 3
19EE102 Basics of Engineering products 2 - 2 3
19ME101 Engineering Graphics & Design 2 - 2 3
19CS101 Programming for Problem Solving 3 - 2 4
19PC001 Physical fitness, Sports & Games-1 - - 3 1
Total 16 1 13 23
                  
I Year (R19 Regulation) II Semester
Code Subject L T P C
19HS111 Engineering Mathematics- 2 (E) 3 1 - 4
19HS117 Engineering Chemistry-(A) 2 - 2 3
19EC101 Network Theory 3 1 - 4
19HS122 English Proficiency and communication skills - - 2 1
19ME103 Workshop 1 - 2 2
19EE101 Basics of Electrical & Electronics Engineering 3 - 2 4
19PC002 Physical fitness, Sports & Games-2 - - 3 1
Total 12 2 11 19
                  
II Year (R19 Regulation)

III Semester

Code Subject L T P C
19HS202 Transforms & Complex Variables 3 1 - 4
19EC201 Electronic Devices and Circuits 3 - 2 4
19EC202 Signals and Systems 3 - 2 4
19EC203 Digital System Design 3 - 2 4
19EC204 PCB Lab - - 2 1
19HS204 Environmental Studies 1 - - 1
19PC003 Life Skills - I - - 2 -
19PC004 Technical Seminar - I - - 2 1
19PC005 Intra-Disciplinary Projects - I - - 3 1
19PC006 Physical fitness, Sports & Games - III - - 2 1
Total 13 1 17 21
                  
II Year (R19 Regulation)

IV Semester

Code Subject L T P C
19EC211 Analog Communications 2 - 2 3
19EC212 Analog Circuits 3 - 2 4
19EC213 Microcontrollers 3 - 2 4
19EC214 Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes 3 1 - 4
19EC215 Control Systems 3 - - 3
19PC007 Life Skills - II - - 2 1
19PC008 Technical Seminar - II - - 2 1
19PC009 Intra-Disciplinary Projects - II - - 2 1
  Open Elective - 1 3 - - 3
Total 17 1 12 24
                  
III Year (R16 Regulation)

V Semester

Code Subject L T P C
16EC301 Linear IC's and Applications 3 - 2 4
16EC302 Microprocessors and Microcontrollers 3 - 2 4
16EC303 Digital Communications 3 - 2 4
16EC304 Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission Lines 3 1 - 4
16EL103 Professional Communication Lab - - 2 1
  Department Elective - - - 3-4
  Department / Open Elective - - - 3-4
  Employability and Life Skills Elective - - - 1-3
Total 12 1 8 24-28
                  
III Year (R16 Regulation)

VI Semester

Code Subject L T P C
16HS301 Professional Ethics 2 - - 2
16EC305 Computer Architecture and Organization 3 - - 3
16EC306 VLSI Design 3 - 2 4
16EC307 Antenna Propagation 3 1 - 4
16EC308 Digital Signal Processing 3 - 2 4
  Department Elective - - - 3-4
  Department / Open Elective - - - 3-4
  Employability and Life Skills Elective - - - 1-3
Total 14 1 4 24-28
                  
IV Year (R16 Regulation)

VII Semester

Code Subject L T P C
16MS201 Management Science 3 - - 3
16EC401 Optical Communications 3 - - 3
16EC402 Microwave and Radar Engineering 3 - 2 4
16EC403 Electronic Instrumentation 3 - 2 4
16CS306 Computer Networks 3 - 2 4
  Department Elective - - - 3
  Department / Open Elective - - - 3-4
  Employability and Life Skills Elective - - - 1-3
Total 15 - 6 25-28
                  
IV Year (R16 Regulation)

VIII Semester

Code Subject L T P C
16EC411 / 16EC412 Project work / Internship - - 30 15
Total - - 30 15
                  
    L=Lecture;    T=Tutorial;    P=Practicals;    To=Total; C=Credits;


Program Name Master of Arts ( English)
Level Post Graduation
Program Specific Enquiries 0863-2344777 (Extension: 405, 450, 454, 105, 107)
Admission Enrollment and General Enquiries 0863-2344777, 1800-425-2529
HoD Contact Number 9848027504
Additional Contact Numbers 9705513379, 9490092896


It is well known that language is the vehicle to knowledge, culture and civilization. India received English as a part of its colonial legacy from British, which acquired the status of a quasi-official language acting as a bridge among the linguistically diverse states of the country. Today English is the acknowledged lingua franca of the world, thanks to globalization; it has become the medium of exchange of culture and science among different civilizations.

At VFSTR, the team of 19 English faculty members of Humanities Division is considered to be one of the most vibrant teams offering MA and Ph.D programmes, besides offering courses on Technical English and Business English for Engineering and MBA departments. Faculty of Humanities division also offer courses like Professional Ethics and provides rigorous training for International certification for Cambridge English Courses and GRE, TOEFL and IELTS.

We welcome aspiring students to join MA English and Ph.D programmes and we assure them of stepping out as confident and globally competitive professionals.

Head, Humanities,
S & H Department.


The Board of Studies for Humanities Division of S & H Department is constituted with eminent academicians from renowned institutions of the country. The aim is ensure standard curriculum on par with the premier institutions of the country

External Members
S.No Name Details

1

Dr. T. Nageswara Rao

Professor & Head, Department of Indian and World Literatures, School of Literary Studies, English & Foreign Languages (EFLU), Hyderabad, Telangana

2

Dr. T. Ravichandran

Professor of English, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT, Kanpur, U.P



Internal Members
S.No Name Details

1

Dr. Sharada Allamneni

Professor & Head, Division of Humanities, S & H, Chairperson

2

Dr. S.D. Sasi Kiran

Assoc. Professor, Division of Humanities, S & H, Member

3

Dr. P. Vijaya Babu

Assoc. Professor, Division of Humanities, S & H, Secretary

4

Dr. Ajit Kumar Pradhan

Asst. Professor, Division of Humanities, S & H< Member


The division of Humanities promotes high-quality research through organizing conferences, workshops, Guest Lectures. Faculty members are actively involved in several research projects, publication of papers and also presentations in national & international conferences.

Currently the department is guiding 25 Ph.D Scholars in the following thrust areas:

  • Post Colonial studies
  • Indian Writing in English (IWE)
  • English Language Teaching (ELT)
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Translation Studies
  • Cultural studies

  • Sl.No Name of the Faculty Designation D.O.J Qualification Regular / Contract / Adjunct

    1

    Dr. Allamneni Sharada

    Professor

    10-Oct-97

    Ph.D

    Regular

    2

    Dr. Mohana Charyulu

    Professor

    30-May-18

    Ph.D

    Regular

    3

    Dr. Shakila Bhanu Shaik

    Assoc. Prof.

    6-Jul-09

    Ph.D

    Regular

    4

    Dr. Potharpragada Sasi Ratnaker

    Assoc. Prof.

    11-Apr-17

    Ph.D

    Regular

    5

    Mr.G.Nageswara Rao

    Asst. Prof.

    18-Aug-08

    M. Phil

    Regular

    6

    Mr. Kakani Veerabrahdra Ravindra Babu

    Asst. Prof.

    2-Jul-09

    M.A

    Regular

    7

    Mr.C.Raghava Rao

    Asst. Prof.

    15-Dec-10

    M.A

    Regular

    8

    Mr. Vullikunti Chandra Sekhara Rao

    Asst. Prof.

    16-Dec-10

    M. Phil

    Regular

    9

    Mr. Utpala Sriranganath

    Asst. Prof.

    1-Aug-11

    M. Phil

    Regular

    10

    Mr. Sree Raghuram Koduru

    Asst. Prof.

    1-Aug-11

    M. Phil

    Regular

    11

    Mr. Suresh Babu Aremanda

    Asst. Prof.

    13-Jul-12

    M. Phil

    Regular

    12

    Mr. Nagendra Howji

    Asst. Prof.

    1-Oct-15

    M.A

    Regular

    13

    Mr. Rajendra Babu

    Asst. Prof.

    22-Jul-17

    M.A

    Regular

    14

    Mr. Ravi Babu Velaga

    Asst. Prof.

    8-Sep-17

    M.A

    Regular

    15

    Dr. Paltati Gouthami

    Asst. Prof.

    4-Jun-18

    Ph.D

    Regular

    16

    Ms.B.Sai Lalitha

    Asst. Prof.

    28-Jun-18

    M.A

    Regular

    17

    Dr.M. Suresh Babu

    Asst. Prof.

    1-Aug-18

    Ph.D

    Regular

    18

    Dr. N Madhu

    Asst. Prof.

    1-Mar-19

    Ph.D

    Regular

    19

    Dr. Sravana Jyothi

    Asst. Prof.

    25-Nov-19

    Ph.D

    Regular


    The Division of Humanities is supported by the department of Sciences & Humanities (S & H), which has state ľof-art infrastructure comprising of ICT enabled classrooms. The department is located in the Aryabhatta Orbit, and is well equipped to carry out both academic and research programs.

    The classrooms are well furnished, equipped with all necessary teaching aids like OHP/LCD etc. Besides a vast collection of books on language and literature, the Central, Vignan-NTR Library, offers access to a wide array of digital sources that includes JSTOR journals, catering to the academic as well as research needs of both faculty members and students.

    MoU with CAE, Cambridge University, UK
    Cambridge Authorized Centre No: IN169
    Towards the objective of polishing English Language Proficiency, the university in association with Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) has established an exclusive Centre for enabling students to train and certify in English. Cambridge Assessment English is the international arm of Cambridge University, U.K which administers English Assessment Services ranging from PET, BEC, CAE to IELTS etc., for college students and working professionals.

    The Practice:
    Students will undergo training for Cambridge Certification Courses and have opportunity to acquire at least two Cambridge English Certifications with trained in-house Cambridge certified faculty members who adopt textbooks and materials prescribed by Cambridge for the purpose. A structured curriculum with clear objectives at each level helps to implement the programme and keep track of the students' progress.

    Trained Faculty:

  • A team of eight faculty members of the English division of S&H Department have undergone an intensive 150 hour training with Cambridge in the summer of 2017 for upskilling themselves further on the pedagogy of English Language Teaching in the Second Language context in India.
  • These eight faculty members subsequently got certified with a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, (CELTA) which is a Cambridge English Level-5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, of CAE, Cambridge University, U.K.

  • English Language & Communication Skills Laboratory
    A well established, multimedia language laboratory aims at helping students to overcome their linguistic deficiencies and develop proficiency in English usage. This enables budding professionals to enhance their employability and enables their seamless integration into the corporate world.

    Total Software cost: Rs. 5.6 lakhs
    Language Packages (SOFTWARE)
  • Teacher console Hi-Class Software V2.0
  • Rosetta Stone - Level - III Networking edition
  • Speech Solutions
  • Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary
  • American Heritage Dictionary
  • TOEFL Mastery
  • English Mastery
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