Department of English


The department of English has been established with a view to fulfilling the need for specialized education, research and training in the field of English language and literature. The study of English at UODA aims at infusing and nurturing the following basic skills and qualities among its students:

  • Comprehensive and accredited knowledge of English language and literature
  • Excellent language skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly both orally and in writing
  • Good interpersonal skills, so that they can work effectively in a team
  • Self-reliance and ability to prioritize work
  • Commitment to improving the knowledge and skills throughout working life      


  • Excellence in teaching and research
  • Good academic facilities (library, computing facilities, internet & language laboratory)
  • English language support
  • Orientation program for new students
  • Learner-friendly environment