Established in 2003, the Department of English is a centre of academic, intellectual and cultural activities. Apart from running its five full-time programmes i.e. BS English (Four-year); MA English; M.Phil Literature in English; M.Phil Applied Linguistics; and PhD English, the department provides support to all other departments of the university by offering interdisciplinary courses, e.g. Functional English, Academic Reading & Writing, Communication Skills, etc. The department also arranges and schedules preparatory classes for special groups of IELTS, TOEFL and GRE. These classes are being taught by trained and qualified faculty members. To keep the on-campus English teachers and those of the affiliated colleges abreast with the new trends in the discipline, the department has been arranging workshops in collaboration with national and international stakeholders, such as the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, the Culture Affairs Section of the US Embassy, Islamabad, and renowned educational consultants. Keeping in view the recommendations of the HEC and NCRC in English and new trends and developments in the discipline of English, the Board of Studies in English has revised the curricula of the ongoing programmes of study. Further updating in the designed scheme of studies will be sought to make the programmes more effective and quality oriented. The courses have been designed to help students develop a strong knowledge-base in each specific area and be able to ap...


The vision of the Department of English is to produce highly motivated English teachers and researchers for the promotion of English Language, Linguistics and Literature in Pakistan....

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Concered Faculty

Mustanir Ahmad, PhD

Designation : Head Of Department.
Email Address : mustanir@hu.edu.pk
An HEC Approved PhD Supervisor, Dr. Mustanir Ahmad is serving as Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of English in Hazara University Mansehra. He holds a PhD in English Language & Literature from International Islamic University Isl.

Dr. Ghani Rahman

Designation : Assistant Professor.
Email Address : ghani_saba@yahoo.com

Abdul Shakoor

Designation : Assistant Professor.
Email Address : adshakoor@hu.edu.pk
I belong to Abbottabad. I did MA English from University of Peshawar and M.Phil from GC University Lahore..

Sultan Muhammad

Designation : Assistant Professor.
Email Address : sultan.muhammad@hu.edu.pk
I got my master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (Applied Linguistics Track) from the Department of English, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff (U.S.A) in 2011 on Foreign Students Fulbright Scholarship Program. My areas of intere.