The Department of English has been functioning as a service department under the ASE from the inception of Amrita University in the year 2003-04. Since then, the department has been offering English Language Courses to the students of Engineering & Technology under ASE, and students of Journalism from Amrita School of Journalism.
ASE, and students of Journalism from Amrita School of Journalism. These courses have the objectives of improving the communication skills as well as the critical thinking skills of our students. It has also been aiming at inculcating our traditional values and lofty thoughts.
Apart from the academic activities, the department is also actively involved in activities like the publication of College Magazine - AMRITADHWANI, News letter. AMRITARPAN and also in the activities of the Literary club - SRISHTI. So far eight magazines have been brought out and the magazine has bagged II Prize (twice) and I Prize (twice) among the College Magazines in Tamil Nadu.
Srishti, the literary club has provided a platform for the students to exhibit their literary talents in five languages including English. Through these activities the club has been instrumental in creating interest among students to appreciate good literature of different genres & languages.