The Department of Studies in English was established in the year 2011-12, when Rani Channamma University, Belagavi, accorded an independent status.

Presently with six faculty members, the deaprtment is full- fledged with two Professors, one Associate Professor and three assistant professors serving at the main campus and P.G.Centre, Vijayapur. With a student strength of hundred and above, the department is vibrant with teaching- learning, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities conducted throughout the year. The department functions with a holistic purpose to provide a congenial atmosphere for the overall development of the personalities of the students and hone their skills and maximize their potentials to compete in today’s global world.


To emerge as a model academic centre for the study and research in language, literature and culture by developing the best teaching practices and introducing the latest thrusts and trends in English studies.


Committed to the ideals of transformative learning paradigm, the department hopes to expand the parameters of English studies by fostering a meaningful dialogue between various disciplines and through exploring the terrain of literary studies.