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, 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, literature 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 setup
  •  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
20 April,2019

Department of English Language and Literature at The University of Lahore organizes its first two-day Internat...

15 April,2019

DELL proudly organizes its 1st International Conference on Geographies of Resistance in Literature, Language a...

13 April,2019

DELL proudly opens admissions to its PhD in English (Literature/ Linguistics) program which recently got recog...

20 February,2019

DELL's Dr. Nausheen Ishaque got her paper published in 'Cultural Dynamics'. The esteemed journal is one among ...

15 February,2019

The Dead Arts Society, in collaboration with Department of English Language and Literature, staged its first a...

06 October,2018

s part of its seminar series on research methodology, DELL arranged a second seminar which exclusively discuss...