• Sree Siddaganga College of Arts , Science and Commerce For Women
    Affiliated to tumkur University, Recognized by Govt, of Karnataka
    Reaccredited by NAAC: B+ Grade
    Tumkur , Karnataka




To make students good communicators in English.


  • To experiment with different teaching methods of teaching.
  • To lay stress on Library /Reference work.
  • To facilitate experimental learning.

The Department of English, has always played a pioneering role, ever since its establishment in the Year l982. It takes pride in its achievements over the past four decades in its multidimensional service being in close liaison with students, office, the management and the public. The department is fully aware of the role of English in the changing context. Hence it has taken giant strides successfully to conduct co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, fully student centered. This is its 37th year. The department, apart from teaching the prescribed syllabus, has been conducting a series of special lectures, seminars, workshops and arranging film shows, since its inception. The department has its own objectives and milestones. They are:

  • Experimentation in teaching methodology.
  • Using translation method, to teach poetry.
  • Arranging film shows of all the prescribed texts.
  • Assigning innovative assignment topics.
  • Counseling for optional English students.
Sl.no Name Designation Qualification Experience
1 Prof H V Therumallappa
HOD & Associate Professor M.A 31
2 Prathap N E
Associate Professor M.A 31
3 Dr.J Narendra
Associate Professor M.A 31
4 Prabhu V.S
Lecturer (Full time) M.A 20
5 Divya.K
Lecturer (Full time) M.A M.Phil 09
6 Ashwini S M
Lecturer (Part time) M.A 04

Staff Participation in various Committees in the College & University level

Sl.No Name Year Member/Co-ordinator College level University Level
01 H.V Therumallappa 2014-15 2015-16 2018-19 Convenor Editor BOS Orientation for freshers. College Magazine committee Tumkur University
02 N.E Prathap 2015 BOE/Chairman Tumkur University
03 J.Narendra 2014-15 2016 Convenor BOE Chairman Orientation for freshers Tumkur University
04 Divya.K 2014-15 2015-16 2016 2016-17 2017 Co ordinator Co ordinator Member Co-convenor NSS Unit 3 Spoorthi Fest National festival committee, Women Empowerment Cell
05 V.S Prabhu 2018-19 2018-19 Co-Convenor Member Test committee/ Magazine committee Koshalya/Soft skills competition
06 Ashwini S.M 2018-19 Member Spoorthi cultural Quiz competition.

Teaching Methods

Chalk & Duster method for teaching grammar.

Screening films for the better understanding of the dramas,novels and other works of literature, both for general English and optional English students.

Seminars conducted frequently for the optional English students on various topics.

Student Progression Year wise

Year B.ed PG Total
2014 08 16 24
2015 20 15 35
2016 09 09 18
2017 03 08 11
2018 03 07 10

Future plans

  • To inculcate a zeal among students to patronize English literature.
  • To encourage rural students to communicate in English.
  • To start a Language Lab to impart soft skills among students.
  • To start Add On courses as additional qualification.

Student seminars & Project work

Students are given assignments with subjects like
  • Science & technology
  • History
  • Literature for General English students,
  • Astronomy
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Trade & Commerce
  • Politics
  • Animal kingdom etc.

Subjects that will add-on to the curriculum that they already study. Best assignments are preserved in the department as a model to the prospective students. Some of the best assignment copies are attached.