Department Of  English

Brief  History :

  • Department is established in the year 1979.
  • There are two subjects/paper for arts and commerce
  • F.Y.B.A. – Communication Skills in English.
  • F.Y.B.Com and S.Y.B.A. – Business Communication

Objectives :

  • To enhance the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills of students.
  • To develop the ability of students to communicate effectively with the help of electronic media.
  • To build the confidence of students in oral and interpersonal communication.
  • To prepare students for their professional life through improved communication skills.


Students Strength :

        Class       No. of Students
F.Y.B.Com           474
F.Y.B.A.             50
S.Y.B.A.    06 (Optional Paper)

Special Papers offered :

I. Business Communication Optional

Result of the Department

F.Y.B.com :  

Special Features :-

  • Organization of Workshop/Seminar and Guest Lectures
  • Use of Language lab for presentation
  • Mock interview and viva

Faculties :

  • Dr. N. B. Acharya, Vice Principal and HOD,English Department
  • Ms. Mini Rajan, Assistant Professor


Mr. N. B. Acharya

Name : Dr. Nitin B. Acharya
Designation: Vice-Principal
Qualification : M.A., D.H.E., PhD.
Publications :
  • Acted as a Co-ordinator for Two day National Conference on “Economic Slowdown and Challenges before Indian Economy” held on 10th & 11th January, 2014 and presented paper on “Impact of the recession on the Financial Sector of the Indian Economy”. Organised by G.E.S. Shri. Bhausaheb Vartak College, Borivali (W). (ISBN No: 978-93-5142-394-2)
  • Published paper in “Cyber Literature India Dec. 2013” a peer reviewed journal on Anita Desai and Shashi Deshpande – Creativity and Contrast.
  • “A Study of English as an Universal Language” paper published in the proceedings of the National Conference on Higher Education & Communication, P.D. Lions College, Malad (W) February 2014.
  • Published paper in “The Sight”, by annual magazine February, 2014 on Voices of North-East Binodini Dasi and Indira Goswami.
  • Published paper in “Cyber Literature India April 2014” a peer reviewed journal on Displacement, Diaspora and Difference- A Study of selected post colonial voices in Afro-Indian Literature
Seminar/ Conference / Workshop Attended :  
Any other :


Ms. Mini Rajan

Name : Mini Rajan
Designation: Asst. Professor
Qualification : M.A.(English Lit.), M.A. (Linguistics) B.Ed.
Publications :  
Seminar/ Conference / Workshop Attended : Attended National Seminar on “Economic Slowdown and Challenges before Indian Economy” held on 10th and 11th January, 2014, organized by Shri Bhausaheb Vartak College , Borivali (W).
Any other : Co-chairperson of Women’s Development Cell.



Activities Conducted during the year : 2016-17 :

  • Conduct of Intercollegiate students workshop on ‘Spoken English and Fluency’. The resource persons were Mrs Neeta Dhote, Associate Professor, Nagindas Khandwala College, Malad and Mrs Emelia Naronha, P. D. Lion’s College, Malad.
  • Certificate Course in Functional English was conducted from Nov. 2016 to Feb.2017. in which 32 students took part from different disciplines.
  • A Survey in proficiency in English was conducted for entry level students of B.A., B.Com. and BBI.
  • Publication of Research papers by Dr. N.B.Acharya in the research journal ‘the Quest’, issue 1, Aug.2016. Dr. N.B.Acharya presented and published a paper at the National Conference of MCEAM, Pune organised by the college on 2nd and 3rd 2016.