The Department of English has been active since its inception in 1979. Presently, the department, which also offers Major, is also engaged in many other programmes other than academics. The Department is privileged to conduct a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Women and Culture in the Perspective of Assam” in the year 2014. Seminars, Workshops and Library visit to different Universities, educational excursions, are some of the regular activities of the Department. The department has also conduct several UGC sponsored extension programmes in the nearby schools and village. It has invited Dr.Madhumita Borbora, Hema Das, a renowned social activist, and several others distinguished personalities. The department has its own full fledge library. The English department offers specialization of the following areas- Indian writing in English, Language, Linguistics, Translation studies, Women studies and Modern Cultural Theory. Further, the Department has also introduced short term courses in spoken English, based on the requirement of the students. It is worth mentioning that, most of the Major students of the Department have got enrolled in various reputed Central and State Universities for their higher studies.