Snehapuri, Opp. HMT Bus stop,

Nacharam Road,Hyderabad,Telangana,India

Mobile: +91 7680924460

Welcome to Department of English


The Department of English was established in the year 1993. Since then it has been catering to teaching English Language and Literature and promoting interest and creativity in the English language. The vision of the department is to enhance communicative skills of the students for global competency and strengthen their aesthetic sense through language and literature.

The department is run by vibrant teachers helping the students to express effectively in English and make them realize that the lessons in the texts are also lessons in life to excel in any field they choose. The Department is proud to have achieved 41st ranks with Gold Medals, 9 Top Ranks and 100% Pass Percentage with 85% Distinction at the Osmania University Public Examinations consistently. The adequate learning resources in the Departmental Library and the Language Laboratory strengthen teaching and learning and expand the horizon of knowledge.


Objectives of our Department are as follows:

  • To enhance communicative skills through language and literature
  • To reinforce listening, speaking skills through practice in the language lab
  • cultivate a value-added life to face challenges and achieve excellence
  • To develop global competency
  • To strengthen aesthetic sense
  • To give the students a platform to express their creativity and talent.


  • -June 24, 2020: Mrs. Mary Cecilia successfully completed an online quiz in English Grammar organized by Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore and ELTAI.


  • Ms. Ameya Bandyopadhyay of III B.A (2018 – 2021) secured 11th Rank in OU PGCET
  • 1st– 16th JulyStudent Lockdown Diaries series #1, #2, #3The students of BA, BCOM, BBA and BSC wrote and published articles, poems and stories during the lockdown period which were posted in instagram page of the English Literary club and the department Blog. The links were posted for circulation among students and staff via whatsapp. The readers enjoyed and appreciated the initiative of the department and many students came forward with their writings, which will be published in the upcoming literary magazine.
  • Overall Championship was won by the College students at LFDC on their Decennial Celebrations-Awarded by VVS.Lakshman
  • Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Senha Jois , Anagha Joy, Poorna, Vijayalaxmi .B, Lawmsanzuali, G. Krishnapriya, B. Sony, Bhavani, E. Praneetha, Sari Luikham, B.Lalnunkimi
  • Pooja & Lohitha from IIIBA MPML –Debate – 2nd prizeKoti Women’s College
  • Shivani & Sheryl of I BA MPML – Paper reading contest- OU
  • Lohita of II B.A(PPML) – Creative writing- 1st prize -LFDC
  • Celeste of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation- 3st prize -LFDC
  • Riya of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation-3st prize -LFDC
  • Divyasree of I MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sai Kavyasree of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Malleshwari of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sahitya of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Dharani of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Charisha of I MPC- Declamation-1st prize -LFDC
  • Miss. Deepa of MPCS placed in Sri lanka, Airlines through ATM.
  • Miss. Sonali is placed in Spicejet, through ATM.

Student Projects:

  • The language of Advertising and its role in communication- II (Cs)-Ms. Monoshri
  • A life of Devotion-biographical slide show- Dr. Annie Sunil BA MPML
  • Speed Reading- Sr. B. Velangini
  • Virtue and Vice short film – B.A ML
  • Life in Pious- Dr. Annie Sunil II MZC
  • College Diaries- Dr. Annie Sunil II MGC
  • Value based Short Film- II B.Com Reg- Ms. Sheila Keziah
  • Literary albums, book & film reviews, autobiography, advertisements.
  • Autobiography II B.A,B.Com,B.Sc-Ms.Sheila Keziah
  • Support the Slum-ISR III B.A ML
  • Civil Aspirants I,II,III B.A
Research & Publications

  • From 22nd to 23rd March 2019 Ms. Huma Khan presented a paper on “Modern Indian Literature in English Translation” at OUCIP
  • Mrs. Monoshri Mitra presented a paper on “The Prominence of Hybridity and Third Space in Indian English Literature” at OUCIP on 1st to 3rd February 2019
  • On 19th January 2019 Ms. Huma Khan presented a paper on “Literature-Reflection of Life” at St. Joseph’s Degree College
  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra, Faculty, presented a paper on 2nd July  at the 11th International  and 47th National ELT@I Conference titled “Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills of Second Language Learners of English at the UG Level-A pragmatic approach through CoBI” at Vasavi College  of Engineering, published under Abstract No. 228.
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an International e-Journal of Literary Explorations titled "From Innocence to Experience: the protagonist of Henry James" in research scholar vol 4 Issue II  May 2015 pg 124-127 ISSN 23206101 Impact Factor 0.998 (IIIFS).
  • Sr.B. Velangini Kumari published an article in an International Journal, titled “Measuring and Increasing Reading Speed and Comprehension in UG students” in the Criterion Vol. 8, Issue – III: ISSN: 0976-8165, Pg 670-679
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an article in the Journal of Technology for ELT Titled “Assessing English Communication Skills of UG students through Mobile Assisted Language Testing Tool STEP” Vol. 7, Issue II, ISSN: 2231-4431
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in Langlit(An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal) titled as "Immortalization of Voyeurism" with special reference to My Last Duchess(ISSN:2348-1390)
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies titled as "The Genre of Wickedness Never Changes"(A comparison of the protagonist in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus & Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger)-  (ISSN: 2348-1390).
  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra translated 6 short stories from Bengali to English for Sahithya Academy


Departmental Events 2017-22

Events 2022-23


  • Department of English in collaboration with Omkar Studios organised a two day Theatre, acting and Photography workshop for the II and III UG students on 23rd - 24th August 2022. Mr. Atmananda Vasan, cinematographer and actor, was the resource person. 37 students participated in the workshop.
  • A Workshop on Phonetics was organised by Department of English, St. Pious X Degree and PG College for Women and CSA Hyderabad Province, Hyderabad on 16th November 2022, for the school teachers under the Management of CSA. The venue was St. Pious X College Conference Hall. The resource person Dr. Suganthi Medasani, Educationist, focussed on Phonetics, Stress and Intonation. 53 teachers from different schools under the Management of CSA in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states attended the workshop.


  • The Department of English, in collaboration with St. Ann’s Degree College Mehdipatnam, as Part of MOU activity organised a Faculty Development Programme on 2nd and 3rd September 2022 on “Communication Skills” .

OPEN – Online Professional English Network

  • The Online Professional English Network is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by FHI 360. Under this program various U.S. Universities provide courses under MOOCS for the professional development of teachers. The following faculty from the department of English were nominated for the funded program and successfully completed the following courses:
    • Mrs. Monoshri Mitra - TESOL Methodology
    • Mary Cecilia - Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement
    • Mrs. Athalia K.A. Professional Development for Teacher Trainers
    The courses commenced on 27th September 2022 and ended on 22nd November 2022.

VELF Course Commencement for PG and MBA

  • Mr. Senthil, Public Diplomacy Section, US Consulate General Hyderabad coordinated with the Principal Sr. B. Velangini Kumari and the Dept. of English and initiated a 6 month online certificate course for 26 Post Graduate and 34 MBA students on 15 June 2022, where the US Consulate General in association with Regional English Language Office (RELO) at the US Embassy in New Delhi launched the Virtual English Fellow Programme at St. Pious X Degree and PG College for Women to promote proficiency in English Language for global competency among the students to create and advance economic prosperity by expanding access to local and global job markets with a focus on providing opportunities to young women. Sixty students registered for the course.

Orientation Programmes:

  • Mrs. Monoshri Mitra, HoD, Mrs. Mary Cecilia, Mrs. Athalia, Faculty members, Department of English, were nominated by the U.S. Embassy for fall 2022 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Professional development Course. They registered on 1st August 2022 followed by a 1 month Orientation programme from 16th – 21st August 2022.

Career Guidance:

  • A Capacity Building Programme for the office staff was organized by the CSA Hyderabad Province and IQAC, St. Pious X Degree and PG College for Women, Hyderabad, on 12th November 2022. The venue was St. Pious X College Conference Hall. Mrs. Monoshri Mitra, HOD English, IQAC member and Co-ordinator of Governance, Leadership and Management Team with four team members conducted the programme on behalf of CSA and IQAC, St. Pious X College.

“Dr. Johnson Literary Club”

The Dept. of English, as a part of Literary Club, conducted a poster presentation competition on Covid19 awareness for all the first year students and distributed masks to the support staff on 30th September, 2021.

Theatre Workshop on 9th& 10th January 2020: A Theatre Workshop was organized by the Literary Club of English Department in collaboration with Omkar studios - Mysore for 2 days, i.e, on 9th& 10th Jan 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The resource person was Mr.AtmanandaVasan, Kannada Cine theatre artist and Cinematographer, Mysore Omkar Studios. Acting exercises were demonstrated by Mr.AtmanandaVasan and the acting lessons were performed by the students and were assessed.

Dr. Samuel Johnson’s Literary Club celebrated literary day on 19th March 2019 at 10 am in the auditorium. The guest speaker Dr. Jhilam Chattaraj, writer, poet & educator and Mr. Abhishek Vijay Film artist.

On 23rd January 2019 the Department organised club activity on Open Forum for I, II BA, BCom, BSc in General English classes

Every year the department celebrates ‘Literary day’ in November to spread the spirit of literature and experience the beauty of life. Literary competitions and various activities like charts, models, power point presentations, role play, debate, creative writing, Literary quiz ,JAM, Open Forum etc., exhibiting their interest and talent. The students are passably encouraged with prizes and certificates.




Communication Lab, central library & Departmental Library are the learning resources to enhance Communication and Life Skills of the students in the global scenario The lab is well equipped with 20 computers, 60 headphones, 150 CDs and audio cassettes, periodicals, magazines and newspapers widen the scope of reading and reference.