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School of Languages & Culture (SOLC)

Welcome to the School of Languages and Cultures, located at Sharda University. The SOLC is the epicenter of cultural, creative and academic activity at Sharda University with students from all over the world enriching our learning environment. 

 

SOLC invites you to explore the world through its languages. The school offers languages, literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. SOLC’s strength lies in its offerings of classes in languages for specialized purposes. These classed equip the students with the practical communication skills they will need for using the target language while preparing for globally oriented career paths.

SOLC faculty members cover a richly diverse range of research areas and have received prestigious teaching awards for their performance in the classroom.

We offer a wide range of language studies in English, French German and Hindi. This includes undergraduate, honors and postgraduate teaching in a range of languages and their social and cultural contexts. Language studies include French, German, English and Hindi. Short-term Programs are also offered in Culture Studies.

Graduates with language skills and a good understanding of other cultures are in demand both in India and overseas. Our programs will provide you with an excellent competitive advantage for a range of government and private-sector jobs, while the experience will expand your horizons and introduce you to people, places, cultures and ideas that can change your way of looking at the world around you. 

 

We look forward to meeting you and sharing our languages and cultures with you.

Dean Message

Prof. Pramod Kumar Mitra graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and obtained his MBA (Finance) from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India. He has also done Post Graduate Diploma in HR from Delhi University. He is a certified associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance.

He has attended Advance Management Programs at IIM Ahmedabad, Management Development Program at Administrative Staff College of India Hyderabad. He has also attended Programs at International Bank for Settlement at Basle, Switzerland, European Business School Paris & European Business School London. Professor Mitra is widely travelled to countries like UK, Canada, France, Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Singapore, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Nigeria on various assignments.

Prof. Mitra has worked with Bureau of Indian Standards & Indian Railways where after he joined Banking. He has a rich experience in banking sector. As a General Manager in a Nationalized Bank, he has been in charge of Corporate Lending, and has handled Stressed Assets Management Division, Legal Division & Management Information System Division.  Prof. Mitra also worked as General Manager (HR), holding charge of Human Resources Development Division. He has also been the President of PNB Rural Development Trust. He joined Education sector in July 2010.

Prof. Mitra was Awarded “Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhawna Award” (State Level) in the year 2007 for being the Best Banker of the Year; “Udyog Shree Award” in 1993 for contribution in growth of Small Scale Industries; Awarded twice as “Best Salesman of Services” in 1982 and 1984 by the Vice President of India and the President of India respectively.

Prof. P. K. Mitra  

Faculty Profile

Dr. Brinda Chowdhari
Associate Professor
Brief Profile:
Ph.D  AppliedLinguistucs , DelhiUniversity; UGC NET Qualified; Diploma in Management (Icfai) She is a linguist and a seasoned training professional. She worked as a Lecturer , Linguistics in Delhi University for about 6 years and has Industry experience of about  7 years working with well known companies namely, British School of Languag...
Experience:

18+years

  • She has over 8 years of faculty experience in Linguistics and about 6 years of Industry experience with well known institutions like British School of Language, NIIT New Delhi, Spanco Tele Systems Mumbai, HCL Noida etc. 
Qualification:
  • Ph.D  Delhi University
  • M.Phil Delhi University
  • MA  Delhi University
  • NET Qualified.
  • Diploma in Management 
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Dr Prachi Priyanka
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Dr Prachi Priyanka holds a doctorate degree in English literature. She has worked as freelance editor for a reputed publishing house and has experience in teaching English literature, language and communication skills. She writes in both English and Hindi and her articles, poems and stories have been published in online journals, print magazines an...
Experience:

Approx 2 years experience

Qualification:

PhD from Patna University in English Literature. (Topic: The Art of Painting and English Poetry: A Study of Convergences from late 18th Century to 20th Century)

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Dr. Gurpyari Bhatnagar
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Over 13 Years of experience in educational settings as a Faculty of English who views teaching and learning as a dynamic and interactive process. Prior to Sharda, Dr Gurpyari Bhatnagar has been associated with NIIT University &Graphic Era University. She has presented and published papers on Criticism at National and International Level.
Experience:

13 Years

Qualification:

Ph.D. (English Criticism) from Agra University

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Dr. Jyoti Jayal
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Ph.D. in English (Linguistics & Phonetics) and PGDTE, The English & Foreign languages University, Hyderabad. She has over six years of teaching experience; two years of research experiences as a Research Associate (EFL University); and more than one year of industrial experience as a Language Editor with well known institutes like Macmillan...
Experience:
  • 10+years (Teaching, Research & Industry)
Qualification:
  • Ph.D. in English (Linguistics & Phonetics)
  • PGDTE 
  • M.A. 
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Dr. Pallavi Thakur
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Is a Ph.D from IIT Roorkee. Has a teaching experience of more than ten years. Delivered a lecture series on Business Communication for UGC-ECE programmes, published several papers in National and International Journals, and also two books – Business Communication,  Shashi Deshpande’s Fiction: A woman’s Journey from Self-Effac...
Experience:

10 years+

Qualification:

Ph.D. (English)

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Gunjan Gupta
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Ms. Gunjan Gupta qualified UGC Net in June 2012. Prior to joining Sharda University, she worked at  various colleges of University of Delhi namely Keshav Mahavidyalaya, Daulat Ram College.
Experience:
  • 2.5 Yrs 
Qualification:
  • PG Diploma In Tv Journalism (Iijnm Bangalore)
  • M.A. English (University Of Delhi)

  • B.A. English (University Of Delhi) 

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Pratibha Biswas
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Ms. Pratibha Biswas qualified UGC NET in English Literature in the year 2011. Prior to joining Sharda University, she has taught English language and literature, at colleges of Delhi University namely: Sri Aurobindo College, Shivaji College and Daulat Ram College. After completing M. Phil., she is currently pursuing Ph. D. from Dept. of English, Ja...
Experience:

4 years approx. 

Qualification:
  • Pursuing Ph.D (English Literature) from J.M.I, New Delhi  
  • M.Phil. (English Literature) from J.M.I, New Delhi.
  • Qualified UGC NET in November 2011
  • M. A (English Literature) from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu.
  • B.A from Delhi University
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Tanu Sharma
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Tanu Sharma has completed her M.Phil in English Literature from Department of English, University of Delhi. Her thesis looked at the aspect of caste and its modern urban ramifications with reference to Ambedkarite Anti-Caste Intellectual thought. Before joining Sharda University she has worked as a Guest Lecturer and Assistant Professor at Univers...
Experience:

1 year 

Qualification:
  • Qualified UGC-NET

  • M.Phil English Literature, Delhi university

  • M.A English, Daulat Ram College, Delhi University

  • B.A English, Daulat Ram College, Delhi University

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Tapti Roy
Assistant Professor
Brief Profile:
Experience:

2 years

Qualification:
  • UGC-NET
  • M.A (English)
  • M.Phil (English)
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Anshul Saini
Lecturer
Brief Profile:
Experience:
  • Worked as a part time English teacher in a reputed institute for 5 years
  • worked as an editor in a reputed publishing house for 2.5 years.
Qualification:
  • MA, English, Jamia University
  • Ma, Comparative Indian literature, Delhi university
  • BA (hons) ,English, Delhi University
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