|The history of the department of English dates back to 1961 – the year of inception of the college. English as a compulsory subject as well as an elective subject at the B.A. level has been offered from the first academic session, 1961-62, onwards. English as an honours subject was introduced from the 1962-63 session. Since its inception in 1961, the department of English has been the most popular department of the College, attracting students from all parts of the state, as well as from other states. With its team of experienced, dedicated, well qualified teachers, the department has acquired the reputation of being one of the best in West Bengal [The sincerity and dedication of the faculty has been rewarding as many students have achieved excellent results at the university examinations over the years].