Government College Women University, Faisalabad has been the most renowned educational institution of Punjab. The Department of English is the most important and biggest department of the university. It has contributed immense creative and literary activities to the university credit. The Department of English flourished and upgraded with Government College for Women Faisalabad and it started degree classes in 1944. It commenced post-graduate classes in 1987-88. A departmental library was established in 2003 to facilitate students and teachers. BS English Program was started in 2010. A large number of students are developing a critical understanding of Literature and life under the guidance of highly inspirational and insightful teachers. M. Phil English Program has also been launched in 2014 to cater for the students’ needs of advancement in learning. In order to promote research, Research Methodology has been made an integral part of the syllabi designed for all the courses of the department.The Department of English fulfils the needs of other departments related toEnglish language, hence developing and maintaining close bondage with other departments.
This educational programme will enable the students to develop a critical understanding of English Literature and an ability to communicate their ideas accurately and fluently. We also aim to enable them to use this learning to address the social issues as well as to comprehend them in a new perspective. This is all the more important to make students realize their worth in the society as women and motivate them to foster a change in a conventional stereotypical image of women. It also aims at mobilizing women towards an active social role especially as students and teachers of English Literature.