The Dept. of English was established with the inception of the college in 1964. The Post Graduate course in Eng. Language and Literature was started in 1998 and BA English language and Literature in 2014. The dept. holds a high ranking among the colleges affiliated to University of Kerala with regard to academic results. The department has a team of committed, accomplished teachers to provide academic excellence and train the students to qualify NET exams, pursue higher studies etc by laying a strong grounding in language, literature and literary theory. The learning environment of the department is enhanced by smart classroom and language lab. The department provides a certificate course in Communicative English and Public Speaking.

Programmes Offered
B.A. English
M.A. English

Faculty Members 

Mr. K.R. Sankaranarayanan

Mr. K.R Sankaranarayanan is a scholar, an eloquent orator and a theatre enthusiast. He is the Head of the Department of English with over three decades of experience in teaching, mentoring and inspiring students. He is the guiding spirit behind AELSA (Association for English Language Student’s Activities) which brings out INK, a biannual literary newsletter. Prof. Sankara Narayanan’s areas of expertise include literary studies and comparative literature.

Ms. A Suman

Ms. A Suman is an inspiring teacher and a writer. Her short stories have appeared in several literary magazines. Prof. Suman’s areas of interest include Indian Writing in English and comparative literature. She trains her students in the art of the sublime and is for them a beloved teacher of poetry. Prof. Suman is the Chief Editor of INK, AELSA’s bi-annual literary newsletter. With over three decades of experience in teaching, hers has been an eminently erudite influence on many generations of students. She is also a music enthusiast.

Ms. Mini S

Ms. Mini S has been teaching in KSMDB college for the last 30 years. A poet and a committed teacher, she has impressed her love for the literary on many generations of students. Prof. Mini had played a key role in bringing out the first college newsletter of which she was the Chief Editor. She is particularly interested in American Literature.

Ms. Sandhya. C. Vidyadharan

Ms. Sandhya. C. Vidyadharan has remained a committed teacher and a loving mentor for her students for nearly three decades. She has played an instrumental role in the activities of the Women’s Study Centre and Career Guidance Cell of the college. Prof. Sandhya is especially interested in modernist literature.

Dr. Sushil Kumar R.

Dr. Sushil Kumar R believes in improving pedagogy at the grassroot level, teaching students of the underprivileged sections of society. Nearing three decades of teaching, Dr. Sushil is particularly interested in literary studies and psychoanalytic theory.

Dr. Mini R. Nair

Dr Mini R. Nair having 26 years of total service in Devaswom Board Colleges is interested in Applied Linguistics and has co-authored a book on Letter Writing and published papers on Translation Studies, which is her passion. With Post graduate diplomas in Educational Planning Management and Administration and also in Public Relations and Journalism, she does her bit to train her students in the art of public speaking.

Ms. Lisa Pavithran

Ms. Lisa Pavithran is a committed teacher and a loving mentor. Her areas of interest include Cultural Studies and English Language Teaching.

Ms. Parvathy S

Ms. Parvathy S is a passionate educationist, interested in teaching and research in literary theory. She has presented several papers in national and international conferences

Dr. Malini Murali

Dr. Malini Murali is interested in poetry, music and conversation. "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what is a heaven for?"

Ms. Sunrima K. V.

Ms. Sunrima K.V has been teaching for 8 years now. She is interested in Indian mythology and gender studies. She has successfully completed a UGC-funded minor project. Prof. Sunrima has presented papers in several conferences and has one publication in a national journal.