Welcome to

Department of English Language and Literature

As an English major at The University of Lahore, you will find excellent education – one that strikes an ideal balance between language and literature. With a wide array of academic programs including degree programs, certifications and diplomas, we brace up our undergraduate and postgraduate students to forge careers in professional and academic job markets. Our graduates thus leave empowered with skills in oral and written communication, critical thinking, interlocution, and problem-solving. This enables them to collaborate and excel in an increasingly globalized and kaleidoscopic world order. Their employability is thus ensured in fields as diverse as teaching, media, communication, civil service, and many others.

We also aim to foster an aptitude for advanced learning and research among our students. For this, our faculty members dedicate themselves to impart excellence and outstanding scholarship. Faculty areas of specialization are disparate and wide-ranging including studies in language and linguistics.

The English major ensures students’ engagement with and command on:

  • Reading and writing in various rhetorical contexts
  • Interpreting and analyzing broad range of texts and genres
  • Developing and sustaining criticality
  • Developing language skills in connection with the surrounding social set up
  •  Understanding various approaches to second language acquisition/learning
  •  Production of independent research
  • Multiple historical and cultural contexts of language and literature, and
  •  The terminology, methodology and theories of English Studies


News & Events
14 March,2018

DELL's Dr. Saeed ur Rehman's research paper titled "Safe Scholarship" appears in Journal of Research (Humaniti...

19 February,2018

Dr. Saeed ur Rehman talks about Pakistan's image in his article "The Reality of Pakistan's Image" which appear...

14 February,2018

DELL's Faiza Anum gets her review of Dr. Rizwan Akhtar's "Lahore I am Coming" in Daily Times, Vol. XVI, No. 33...

14 February,2018

DELL's Dr. Sikander Ali's research paper titled "Code Switching: Joshua's Perspective of H and L Varieties Con...

14 February,2018

Department of English Language & Literature has arranged an evening with Qaisra Sharaz, the British author of ...

14 February,2018

Mid term exams at DELL will commence from March 19, 2018 and last till March 25, 2018. We wish the best to our...