Message From The Chairman

English-Dept.-Professor_Haspia_BashirullahI am very delighted to learn that Uttara University is going to develop their full-fledged website. I personally consider it to be a glaring event, which not only become a source of information for the interested visitors but also a significant enhancement towards accomplishment of the university.

I hope the website will fulfill the requirements of the web visitors and will enable the university to achieve a remarkable global image.

I wish Uttara University all prosperity which will be reflected in the regular updates of the website.

[Professor Haspia Bashirullah] 
Professor & Chairperson
Department of English



 1. Why should one chose Department of English in Uttara University program?

Department of English Uttara University gives the opportunity at affordable cost to have quality education. This department offers three programs i.e. B.A Honors, MA (Preliminary), MA (Final) in English Language and literature. English being on international language has ample scope in job market. The role played by Latin and French in dissemination of ideas pertaining to all branches and disciplines of knowledge until the medieval period, has gradually been occupied by English. Now English is the language of the day for both life and living. This language gives a student an access into the realms of Shakespeare, Milton, Wordworth, Shelly, Keats and Byron and FT Palgrave’s Golden Treasure.

 2. Why should I choose to study English?

a)Rich library with online facilities.

b)Well-equipped language lab/club with Audio-visual facilities.

c)English debating club.

d)Centrally air-conditioned, spacious class rooms with multi-media projections.

e)Highly experienced and quality teachers from home and abroad.

f)Regular publication of peer-reviewed academic journal of the department.

g)Regular seminars and symposia conducted by local and overseas scholars.

h)Skilled office-workers.

 3. Key Skills:

Four Skills of language i.e., listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing are taught in this department. Our ELT teachers are relentlessly toiling with their students to develop these four skills in them.

      a)Foundation course skills

      b)Applied linguistic courses including ELT

      c)Poetry, Drama, Fiction from Homer to Doris Lessing

4. Future opportunities:

New horizons in language like TESL. ESP. CELP are in our vision Uttara University is an exceptional seat of learning with a vision and mission. We want to equip our students with all additional skills which will be useful to them in the long journey of practical life. Modern linguistic methods, especially the latest innovation in the field, are in our priority list. Wide rauge of job facilities in teaching barking, press and electronic media, administration tourism & hotel management, foreign affairs etc.

 5. Admission eligibility:

     a) BA (Hons) Programme

  1. Minimum two second divisions or one first division and one third division or 4 GPA in SSC & HSC or equivalent examinations.
  2. 45% marks in related subject / discipline.
  3. Students having break of study can apply.
  4. Must attain qualifying marks in the admission test.

     b) Post-graduate degree (MA Preliminary & MA Final)

  1. Bachelor degree from a recognized university (National/ International)
  2. All students seeking admission must sit for admission test and attain qualifying marks to be decided by Uttara University


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