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Department of English

Year of establishment                                     :           June 1964


Individual staff profile :

Prof .S. S. Hegde M.A., M.Phil.      

Associate Professor & Principal   


Registered for Ph.D.programme in 2008


  • Title of the M.Phil dissertation is “Dr. Radhakrishnan as a Prose writer with special reference to his ‘idealist  view of life’ and ‘ Hindu view of life’ ”
  • Has attended a 10-day extended contact  programme conducted by IGNOU.
  • Was a member of JC club from 1982-1984.
  • Has worked as I/C Principal of S.D.M. P.U. College Honnavar.
  • Worked as SWO for the period of three years
  • Participated in two days NAAC sponsored National seminar cum workshop on ‘Improving Quality of Teaching & Learning in the Classroom’ held on 22nd & 23rd March 2004 at M.G.M College, Udupi.
  • Participated in the ‘Global Skills Enhancement Programme’ conducted by Progeon at Infosys Leadership Institute, Mysore from 11th to 30th April 2005.
  • Participated in  National  seminar on ‘ Interrogating Folklore in Cultural Representation: Canada & Goa organized by Canadian Studies Programme & Dept. of English, Goa University held from 15th to 16th Nov. 2005
  • Attended a state level Seminar entitled ‘Challenges of Higher Education’ organized by K.U. College Teachers’ Association Dharwad & J.S.S. College, Dharwad on 9th Dec. 2005.
  • Participated in one day District level seminar on ‘English- Importance, Relevance, Teaching trends/ techniques’ organized by Govt. First Grade College, Yellapur on 23rd Jan.2006.
  • Attended state level seminar  on ‘Quality Assurance Mechanism in Collegiate Education’ organized by SDM College, Honavar on 18th &19th March, 2006.
  • Participated in one day seminar on ‘Higher Education- A Review’ organized jointly by K.U.College Teachers’ Association Hubli & J.S.S. College, Dharwad held on 30th May 2006.
  • Participated in three day workshop on ‘Personality Development & Communication Skills’ organized by Academy for Creative teaching, Bangalore on 4th to 6th Sept. 2006.
  • Attended State Level Seminar on ‘Multilingual approach in the light of Globalization’ organized by Vivekananda College Puttur on 23rd &24th September, 2006.
  • Participated three day workshop on ‘Teaching English to Rural Youth’ organized by Academy for Creative teaching, Bangalore on 24thto 26th Dec.2006.
  • Attended National level seminar on ‘Quest for quality: Classroom Matters’organized by Dr. A.V.Baliga College of arts & science, Kumta on 5th &6th March 2007  and presented paper on “ Innovative Methods of teaching English at UG level.”
  • Participated in two day National  seminar on ‘Negotiating English: New Orientations’ organized by D.V.S. College of Arts & Science, Shimoga & Dept. of post graduate studies in English, Kuvempu University held on 11th & 12th March 2007.
  • Attended National level seminar on ‘Teaching & learning English in India: the way ahead. Organized by Lingaraj College, Belgaum on 27th & 28th March 2008.
  • Represented as organizing committee member of the Golden Jublee celebration, PG Dept. of studies in English & IACLALS International Conference held from 16th to 18th Feb. 2009 at K.U. Dharwad.
  • Participated in International conference on ‘Translation & Postcolonialities’ organized by Dept. of studies in English K.U. Dharwad & Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature & language studies from 16th to 18th Feb. 2009.
  • Participated in academic orientation course organized by Acadamic Staff College,K.U. Dharwad from 4th to 30th July 1988.
  • Participated in two day National Seminar on 8th and 9th October 2010 and presented paper on Fine Balance by Rohintor minry “ Maaking the Marginalised speak”


Refresher & orientation courses attended:

  • Attended refresher course in Lucknow University from 1st to 28th Sept.1988.
  • Attended refresher course in Mysore University from 16th Oct. to 5th Nov.2000.
  • Attended refresher course organized by the Academic Staff College, Goa University from 8th to 28th Nov. 2005.


Public relation/ social services:

  • Member of Lions Club of Kumta since 2000 & worked as secretary of  the Club during the Lionistic year 2004-05 & President during 2006-07.
  • Presently, working as Secretary to the Federation of Principals & Managements in U.K District.



Shri. M. G. Hegde, M.A.M.Phil      



  • Worked as  a stringer to The Indian Express.
  • Has published articles in the news papers like Indian Express, Deccan Herald, Kannada Prabha, and Kannada Janantaranga, Prajavani.
  • Has translated a kannada book into English “An Introduction to Kalki Dharma”.
  • Has served as Rotarian.
  • Working as retainer to Prajavani & Deccan Herald dailies.
  • Participated & presented a paper in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Tourism in the changing scenario’ organized by B.G.V.S. Arts & Commerce College, Sadashivgad Karwar on 16th & 17th  March 2007.
  • Participated and presented paper in National Seminar on English Craring and leaving “ at Dr.A.V. Baliga college Kumta
  • Participated in  MIMS- IMS teachers’ training programme at B.G.V.S. Arts & Commerce College, Sadashivgad Karwar on 3rd  & 4th July  2007.
  • Participated in the ‘Train the trainees program held under the aegis of the ‘Industry -Academic partnership’ conducted by Infosys BPO, at Infosys , Mysore from 22nd to 31st Octo.2007.
  • Participated in Global Skill Enhancement Training Programme held at Infosys, Mysore from 14th to 18th July 2008.
  • Participated in the Raja Rao birth centenary seminar conducted by Dr.A.V.Baliga college of Arts & Science, Kumta & Lingaraj College, Belgaum held at Kumta on 8th Nov. 2008.
  • Participated & presented paper on “Autonomy self defeating contravene” in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Challenges before Autonomous Colleges’ organized by S. D. M. College, Honavar on 2nd and 3rd Nov.2009.
  • Undergone Orientation course in Banaras  Hindu University from 4th June to 1st July 2010.


Miss K R Shreelata, M.A.,     



2 years teaching experience


Shri Narasimha Gouda, M.A.,D.Ed.     


1 year teaching experience


Miss Bhagyashri S Hegde, M.A.,     


2 years teaching experience