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ABOUT US


ABOUT US

           Andhra Loyola College is managed and administered by the members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a Catholic religious order, which has rendered signal service in the fields of education and service the humanity for over 450 years. The college was founded in December 1953 at the request of the Catholic bishops of Andhra Pradesh and began its academic sessions in July 1954.

                                 The college offers Intermediate (+2), Degree, and Postgraduate courses as well as conducts research programmes in collaboration with several reputable universities. In 1988, the college was accorded the status of Autonomy for the Degree-level programmes by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in recognition of its excellent contribution to the cause of higher education. The degrees for both UG and PG programmes are awarded by Krishna University to which the college is affiliated.

           In 2004, the college won the prestigious ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ (CPE) status from the UGC.

           In September 2017, NAAC awards A+ Grade with 3.66/4.00 to ALC.ALC occupies 56th position in India, in the NIRF list

           In its 62-year-long history of operating socially relevant academic programmes in an environment at once disciplined and eco-friendly, given its vast and verdant campus, the college has remained steadfastly committed to its mission of producing men and women of both academic excellence and human excellence.  

            The English department of Andhra Loyola college is the most vibrant department in the college. It is known for its innovative thoughts and best thoughts drafted by the eminent members of the department.



Year of establishment

1954

FACULTY

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization
Experience (y)
SRI.
RANGA BABU
M.A., M.Phil.,
PGDELT,
MJMC.,
Lecturer & HOD
Literature
27
SRI.
D.PRAVEEN
M.A.,
SLET(Ph.D)
Lecturer
Literature
& Lang
23
SRI.
R.VIJAYA KUMAR
M.A.,
B.Ed.(M.Phil)
Lecturer
Literature
23
FR.DR.
A.REX ANGELO
M.A., B.ED.,
M.Phil., Ph.D.&
SLET
Lecturer
Literature
& Lang
18
DR.B.RAJU
M.A., M.Phil.
& Ph.D.
Lecturer
Indian Litt.
& IV world
18
MR.SANJEEV KUMAR BALI
M.A., SLET
Lecturer
Literature
20
SMT. SHYAMALA
M.A., PGDTE,
SLET
Lecturer
Literature
14
SMT.
SAI  MAMATA
M.A., M.Phil.
(Ph.D)
Lecturer
Literature
06
SMT. SUBHA
M.A.,
M.Phil.(Ph.D)
Lecturer
Literature
05
FR.
ANIL KUMAR
M.A
Lecturer
Linguistics
03


Distinguished alumni of the department 
  • Dr.B.Prasada Rao, former Home Secretary, Govt. of A.P.
  • Sri P Ramesh Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Finance, Govt. of A.P.
  • Sri Koppula Raju, IAS.
  • Prof.P.Rajasekhar, Registrar, Acharya Nagarjuna University.
  • Sri Gadde Mangaiah, Industrialist and Educationist.
  • Kona Sasidhar, IAS.
Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG Courses)
  • General English & Advanced English. (Under Graduation) 
  • Soft Skills
Annual/ semester/choice based credit system
Choice based credit system

Number of teaching posts sanctioned and filled 

(Professors/Associate Professors/Asst. Professors)
                        
Post

Sanctioned

Filled
Professor  

Nil

Nil   
Associate Professors

06

06
Asst. Professors

07

07
   
Programme-wise Student Teacher Ratio23:1; 35 to 60:1  

Research facility / centre withstate recognition(Parental University i.e Krishna University)national recognition: Nilinternational recognition: Nil  

Publications:
  1. Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national /international) 53
  2. Chapter(s) in Books: 02
  3. Editing Books: in progress 02
  4. Books with ISBN numbers with details of publishers: 03
Faculty recharging strategies

Faculty Development Programme by IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell)  

Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by Faculty Recognitions:

  • Dr.B.Raju, Dept. of English, has been invited as Editor of the Journal Notions. ISSN No: 0976-5247 comes on online as well bi-monthlyJournal.
  • Dr.B.Raju, Dept. of English, has been invited as Web-Editor of the Journal an International Peer Reviewed Journal “The Cultural & Literary Nationalism of Fourth World”. ISSN No: 2349-3038 (bi-annual)  
Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding (national/ international) with details of outstanding participants
The Department conducted a seminar on Dalit Literature on 16-07-2012 by Prof. Armstrong from Madras Presidency University.

Popular Workshops Conducted
  1. On “Honing Pedagogical Skills for the newly-recruited teaching staff of Andhra Loyola College on June 2012.
  2. On ‘Developing Communication Skills and Pedagogical Skills’ and on ‘Enriching the English Classroom’ [two workshops] for the teachers of VP Siddharatha Public School, Vijayawada, on 13 June 2012;
  3. On ‘Microteaching in ELT’ and Teaching Aids [ two workshops ] for the postgraduate [ English ] students as well as the teaching staff of the Department of English at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada, on 18 September 2012;
  4. On ‘Keys to Success in Communication’ for the faculty of JMJ College Tenali, on 11 October 2012;
  5. On ‘Professional development in ELT: Pedagogy and Reflection” for teachers of English from different colleges in the state at Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Gudlavalleru, on 18 October 2012 ;
  6. On ‘strategies for Successful communication’ for the B.Tech students of the Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada, on 03 November 2012;
  7. On ‘Developing a Winning Personality with soft Skills’ for the B.Tech students of the Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology Vijayawada, on 08 October 2012;
  8. On ‘Soft Skills and Personality development for the BBA students of Andhra Loyola College on 15 December 2012.
  9. On ‘Strategies for Successful Communication’ for the students of Noble College, Machilipatnam, on 29 January 2013.
  10. The Department conducted a Poetry Competition: English Language Teaching [ELT] Centre organized poetry 2010 competition – a competition in poetry reading and writing – part-sponsored by The Hindu on 27th August 2010 on the eve of inauguration of Loyola Literary Society. Former Defense Officer, Commander V.V.Murali Krishna was the Chief Guest at the inaugural of the competition in which 40 students
    of undergraduate and postgraduate courses of different institutions participated. Fr.Principal presided over and Dr.Ramanujam, Director, Loyola ELT Centre, spoke about why the Centre had decided to hold the poetry festival.
      
  11.  A one day workshop on "English for Special Purposes (ESP)" conducted by teaching staff of Andhra Loyola College on June 2012 and research person Dr.Sudheer, IIIT faculty.
Present details about infrastructural facilities
  • Library :Available
  • Language Lab
  • Internet facilities for staff and students: Available with 18    systems
  • Total number of class rooms: 3
  • Class rooms with ICT facility: 1
  • Students’ laboratories: 1(Language Lab)
  • Research laboratories: N.A.  

LOYOLA ENGLISH CLUB
“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.”  As Carol Burnet rightly says every individual is an architect of his own life. However one needs strong conviction, confidence and motivational force to excel in life and wish to transform themselves into men for others. 
With the support and encouragement of the chief patrons, Rev. Fr. BalaShowri, SJ, Rector, Rev.Fr.Dr.M.Sagaya Raj, SJ, Correspondent, Rev.Fr.Dr.G.A.P.Kishore, SJ, Principal, Rev.Fr.Dr.Rex Angelo,SJ, Vice-Principal PG and Rev.Fr.Melchior, SJ,Vice-Principal, UG, the Department of English has inaugurated “Loyola English Club” for the students of language and literature. The chief objectives of ‘LEC’ are to enhance students’ learning opportunities, engage students in cooperative tasks and maximize students’ exposure to authentic English through media and books. ‘LEC’ will organize the following activities: Focused Group Discussions, Advertisement making, Literary Quiz, Case Study, Mock Interviews, Debates, Film reviews and so on.

Strengths
  • Resource Management.
  • Ability to train & motivate.
  • Time Management.
  • Periodical submission of progressive report.
  • Effective Team Work.
Opportunities  
  • Good output for higher studies.
  • Good future admissions.
  • Better Choice for Academics/Industries  
Challenges
  • Versatility in Students Culture & Capability
  • Demand of Academic/Business Market
  • Competition with Higher Management Institutions
Future plans of the department
  • To make students industry ready.
  • To prepare the students for further higher studies.
  • To establish strongly in Research Area
  • To conduct International Seminar  

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