Departments of English


The age old English department was established in 1970 General level and in 1990 at Special level.Since its establishment courses on general as well as special level in English were taught on U.G. Level effectively. A total number of teachers were three. The concerned teachers are not only teaching the courses well but counseling the students also. They enthusiastically create awareness of English language as well as literature among students. They tried to inculcate language skills among them. A special attention was paid on the development of specking skill of the students. Remedial coaching was effectively implemented for the improvement of English in weak students. At the same time career coaching was helping students to achieve their goals.


"To facilitate the English learners to learn the language effectively and help them to understand linguistic and literary texts and assist them to acquire command over the target language."


  • To develop basic skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) of language
  • To cultivate correct pronunciation and conversational skills
  • To develop competence of students in Practical and Business Communication
  • To acquaint students with ICT techniques
  • To enhance the students interest in language and literature and to motivate them to pursue higher studies.


  • English has been taught on U.G.level (General and Special level)
  • Language skills development programme are implemented for students.
  • Spoken English practice is given to the students.
  • Competitions such as essay, poetry, articles writing arranged for improving writing of the students.
  • For all rounded development of the student's presentation, G.D. practices are also given attention.
  • Counseling for career advancement. ker NCC Officer.
  • Dr.P.G.Ambekar is visiting professor at Abad-Lodha College, Chandwad.

Salient Features:

  • Qualified, research oriented and PG recognized faculty
  • Audio Visual Centre
  • Internet Access in the Dept.
  • Use of ICT in teaching-Learning Process
  • Remedial Course for slow learners
  • Participation of the students in college Magazine 'Unmesh'
  • Substantial intake capacity at UG level.

Research Profile:

  • Faculty with M.Phil and Ph.D.
  • Faculty with recognition as M.Phil Research Guide
  • 01 Minor Research Project is submitted, Grants received: 90,000/-
  • Faculty on Editorial Board of International peer reviewed Journal
  • Research Articles published in National and International Journals:84
  • Newspaper articles published:147
  • Books with ISBN:07
  • Books without ISBN:05


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Dr. Leena Pandhare

Head and Associate Professor

M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D.

30 Years


  • Specialization: Comparative Literature and Literature Studies
  • Awards:
  • The Best Teacher Award, Sarwajanic Vachanalaya Nashik, September 5, 2011.
  • The Best Teacher Award, for consistently writing about social & educational issues in  the newspapers by Maharashtra Seva Sangh's NavRachanaVidyalaya, Nashik, September 5,2016
  • Extra-Curricular Activities:
  • Associated with Nashik Akashwani speeches and Interviews were conducted and broadcasted.
  • Participated in PG paper setting and assessment work
  • Worked as a NAAC Coordinator, NSS Programme Officer, Chairperson of Women Empowerment Committee, Member of Literary Association
  • Research Credentials:
  1. M.Phil.

Dissertation entitled 'A Comparative Study of Women Characters in Thomas Hardy's Novels : Tess of the D'urbervilles  and Jude the Obscure and S.N. Pendse's Novels : Garambicha Bapu and Yashoda.

  1. Ph.D.

Thesis entitled 'Thomas Hardy and Shri. Na. Pendse as Regional Novelists: A Comparative Study'.

  1. M.Phil Guide:

Mrs. Manisha Gaikwad has obtained M.Phil under the supervision of Dr. Leena Pandhare

  • Extension Activities:
  •  has worked as NSS Programme Officers and conducted NSS Camps, Blood Donation Camps, Cleanliness Campaign and in these activities our departmental students participated.
  • has subscribed the News Bulletin of 'Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti' (Superstition Eradication Committee). This Bulletin is issued to the students so that scientific temperament and social awareness is produced in them.




Mr. T.S.Sangle

Associate Professor

M.A. (Eng.)

29 years

  • Specialization:British Literature
  • Extra-Curricular Activities:
  • Worked as Chief NSS Programme Officer.
  • Conducted Blood Donation Camps, Cleanliness Campaign
  • Participated in 07 State Level Seminars
  • Participated in the various college programmes as compere.

Extension Activities:

  • has worked as NSS Programme Officers and conducted NSS Camps, Blood Donation Camps, Cleanliness Campaign and in these activities our departmental students participated.


Mr. Kamalakar Gaikwad


Assistant Professor

M.A. M.Phil, SET, Ph. D (App.)

07 Years

  • Specialization: Indian English Literature, ELLT
  • Honour and Awards:

Selected and honored as Member and Reviewer in Editorial Board of Ayushi International Multidisciplinary Journal, Latur, Maharashtra.

  • Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities:

1. Worked as IQAC Chairman
2. Chairman of Staff Academy and Para Legal Volunteer Committee
3. UGC Coordinator under QIP.
4. Nodal Officer for National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 
5. Member in Editorial Board of college Magazine 'Unmesh', Member of Anti-Ragging and Member
of Academic Research committee.
6. Trainer of Remedial Coaching and Soft Skills to F.Y.B.A to T.Y.B.A.

  • Research Credentials:
  • M. Phil :

Year of completion: November 2012
Topic: "A Critical Study of Greed and Hypocrisy in Henry
Fielding’s Joseph  Andrews"
Ph. D Guide: Dr. Umesh Jagdale.

  • Ph.D:

Year of Registration: November 2014
Topic: "A Critical Study of Protagonists in Kiran Nagarkar's "
Selected Novels.”
Guide:Dr. Smita Patil

  • Extension Activities:
  • Prof. Kamalakar Gaikwad has worked as Chairman of Staff Academy and Para Legal Volunteer Committee, Coordinator  of UGC under QIP, Nodal Officer for National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 


Minor Research Project (Submitted): Dr. Leena Pandhare


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Worked as Chief Investigator /


Regional aspects Hardy and Pendse's Novels



Oct 2012

July 2015

Chief Investigator

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Guest Lecture held in Dept.:

Prof. Milind Ahire, M.S.G.College Malegaon Camp delivered a lecture on Linguistics in
academic year 2016-17

Students Achievements

  • Our students Mohsin Ansari, Isharat Khan, Sadiya Faruqui, Shaziya Ansari and Nisbat Ansari have participated in-
  • Elocution and Debate competition
  • Paper Presentation
  • Singing Competition
  • Contributed in College Magazine ‘Unmesh’.

Extention Services

  • Coaching & Counseling for career guidance
  • Innovative Practices
    • Mock-Interview
    • Visit to library to understand the module of function.
    • Organization of Quiz-contest related to syllabus.

Future plans

  • To introduce Post Graduate Course in English
  • To establish language Lab in English
  • To organize State Level Seminar on Translation Studies (Joint Venture with Dept. of Marathi)
  • To establish Departmental Library
  • To conduct Audio-Visual Extension Programme
  • To conduct Lecture Series for Special English Students
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