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Centre for English Language Studies

The Centre provides English proficiency courses to students across the university.

The Centre is launching MA in English Language Studies program from 2017-18 onwards  

The Centre offers MPhil and PhD degrees in English Language Studies. For syllabus Click Here.

Further, the faculty of the Centre teach English to the Integrated Masters students of the university and also offer English language courses for specific disciplines


Faculty availability for M.Phil / PhD supervision-July 2018: Click Here


Faculty of the Centre:


Pingali Sailaja, Ph.D. (CIEFL, Hyderabad); Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Sociolinguistics, World Englishes, Indian English, English Language Education, Testing and Assessment, English in India: Historical, Educational and Linguistic aspects. (Dean, School of Humanities)

Sunita Mishra, Ph.D. (CIEFL, Hyderabad); Politics of English Language Education, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Studies, Critical Pedagogy, History of English Language Teaching in India, especially Odisha, and Indian Philosophy of Language.  (Head of the Centre)

Assistant Professors

Shree Deepa,  MA English (Osmania), M.Ed., (Bharathidasan University); PGDTE (CIEFL); PhD English (Osmania); English Language Teaching, Stylistics, Education, Inclusive Education, Critical Thinking.

Jyothi Hymavathi Devi, M.Phil Translation Studies (University of Hyderabad); English Language Teaching, Translation Studies, Research Methods, Education, Inclusive Education, Psychology of Language Learning.

Jasti Appa Swami, Ph.D (Osmania); Academic Writing, Discourse Studies, Genre Pedagogy, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Professional Communication, Corpus Applications to Language Learning and Teaching.

Joy Anuradha, Ph.D. (CIEFL, Hyderabad); Linguistics, Stylistics, Psycholinguistics, English Language Education, Communication and Soft Skills.

List of Ph.D. Scholars with Topics


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