Head: Prof. Dwijen Sharma
Prof. Dwijen Sharma, Head
Department of English
NEHU, Tura Campus
West Garo Hills, Meghalaya
The Tura campus of NEHU was established in 1996 with two departments - Department of English and Department of Garo. The English Department began with only one teacher, Sujata Gurudev. Presently the department has two Readers and three lecturers; in addition, the Department has the posts of one Professor, and one lecturer.
The department offers M.A. and Ph.D. programme in English. The department is likely to soon launch the M.Phil. programme in English.
The faculty members of the department have been publishing their critical and creative writings in leading journals of research and creative writings. They have made presentations of their research papers in various national and international seminars of the country. The department has been organising various programmes like Production of Plays, Workshop on Creative Writing, Refresher Courses, National Seminars, Special Lecture Sessions and, inter alia, carrying out publication of Journal.
The department is well equipped with state of the art multimedia equipment including LCD projectors, Wi-Fi sound equipment, digital video recording facilities including a Film Library which has in its collection most of the film adaptations of the prescribed texts, other significant foreign and Indian films as well as the Complete Shakespeare Series in VCD/DVD format. The library is being continuously upgraded by adding new titles to its holding.
The Department of English offers the following courses
आज का शब्द/ Today’s word
नियतन / Allocation
आज का विचार/ Thoughts of the Day
असफलता से डरो मत, असफलता नहीं , बल्कि छोटा लक्ष्य बनाना अपराध है। महान प्रयासों में असफल होना भी शानदार होता है | Don’t Fear Failure. Not Failure, but low Aim, is the crime. In Great Attempts it is Glorious Even to Fail.