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Academic

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
Vision:

To make every student confident in communicating effectively in English. 

Mission:

To create an environment that will enable students to acquire proficiency in the English Language equipping them for personal growth and professional development in a globally connceted world. 

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           520
F.Y.B.A.             116
S.Y.B.A.    22 (Optional Paper)
Special Papers offered :

I. Business Communication Optional

 Result of the Department

F.Y.B.com :  Sem- I    77.38 %

FYBA :          Sem-I     60.83%

SYBA:           Sem-III    77.27 %

Faculties :
  • Ms. Mini Rajan, Assistant Professor

 

Ms. Mini Rajan
Name : Mini Rajan
Designation: Asst. Professor
Qualification : M.A.(English Lit.), M.A. (Linguistics) B. Ed., PGCTE
Publications :  Violence against Women in the Novels of Indian Writers in English published in referred Journal "AJANTA" vol. 2 Issue 3, July-Spet., 2018.
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 : Member of Vivekanand Kendra & Teacher in-charge of Vangmaya Sabha.
 Report ( 2019-20)

The Department of English signed an MOU with Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd., on 22nd June, 2019, to conduct their Spoken English Course.  The course was held from June, 2019 to October, 2019. This was the third batch of the Spoken English Course and 26 students of the BA, B.Com. and BMS classes successfully completed the course and was awarded participation certificates.

The Department organized its annual Intercollegiate Seminar for Students on Right to Information Act. The resource person was Mr. Gaurang Vora, a well- known RTI activist. Four colleges and 25 students participated in the seminar.

The Department conducted its regular lectures and exams as scheduled. The pass percentage for the first and third semester exams was 71%.

  Teacher-in-charge

                                                                                                              Ms. Mini Rajan

  Activities Conducted during the year : 2018-19
  • Workshop on "How to write Good CV" in association with Commerce department. Mr. Pavithran Nicholson, Director, FourPlus Publication, Malada was the Resource person.
  • Introduce Spokent English Course in association with Time of India as part of their Teach India Initiative. The 1st Batch was from 13th Aug., 2018 to 10th Oct., 2018. The 2nd Batch was commence on 11th Jan., 2019.
Report 

The Department introduced a two months Spoken English Course in association with the Times of India.  This is a CSR activity of the Times of India and the course has been designed by the British Council. The Course commenced on 10th August, 2018 and about 30 students enrolled for the class.  Ms Shambavi Singh and Ms Meghna Joshi were the trainers assigned by the Times of India for the course.  The last two days of the course focused on Interview Skills.  On the last day i.e. 10th October,2018 students who had successfully completed the course were awarded certificates by the chief guests Mr. Anil James and Ms Mary of the Times of India.

The second batch of the Spoken English Course commenced on 11th January, 2019.  Around 25 students enrolled for the course.  As part of the Times of India’s Teach India initiative the course focuses on English for employment. Ms Sneha and Mr Ganesh Pai were the trainers for the second batch.

The English Department in association with the Commerce Dept.organized a workshop on ‘How to Write a good CV’ on 9th October, 2108. The resource person for the day was Mr. P. Nicholson, Director, Four Plus Publication, Malad. Students of the F.Y. S.Y. and T.Y.B.Com.classes attended the workshop. Mr. Nicholson urged the students to take part in Sports and extra-curricular activities as this would strengthen the content of their CV. It would also improve their social and communication skills. The session concluded with a vote of thanks by Prof. Sachin Pawar of the Commerce Department.

The English Department conducted a Power Point Presentation Competition on 16th February, 2019. The topics for the competition were ‘Start Up India, Stand Up India’, ‘Historical Monuments of Mumbai’ and ‘10 Inspiring Personalities of Maharashtra’. Prof. Chavan of the Commerce Department and Prof. Surve of the Politics Department were the judges for the competition. Ms Rutuja Masavkar won the 1st prize with Ms. Pradnya Keluskar and Ms Aishwarya Gawde in the 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

Ms. Mini Rajan