The Department of English & Foreign Languages is one of the oldest and the most sought after departments of the University with faculty of twelve highly qualified, experienced and dedicated teachers. The Dept. offers several courses namely Five-Year Integrated M.A.(Hons.), Two Year M.A., M. Phil, Ph.D. besides Certificate and Diploma Courses in French, Spanish, German and Mandarin Languages. Major thrust areas of research activities are Indian Writing in English, British Literature, American Literature, Jewish and Black Literatures in America, Commonwealth Literature, Linguistics and Stylistics, Gender Studies, and Ecocritical Concerns. The Dept. organizes conferences, seminars, guest lectures and workshops on regular basis. The department has an advanced Language Lab which is a central facility for all the students of the University. The Literary Society nurtures the extra mural activities of the students. The research scholars are pursuing research on issues of literary as well as social concerns. The Department promotes green concerns and actively participates in social outreach activities. A significant number of students qualify the prestigious NET exam every session. The Department is actively pursuing Indo- Canadian Studies and Northeastern Studies as nascent ventures. The Department of English & Foreign Languages is poised to scale new heights in the coming years in its pursuit of producing well-informed and responsible citizens of Mother India.