As is essential for any institute of higher education in India, English was one of the primary subjects with which Chatia. College came to life.
As this college catered to the needs of a vast area of Assam, Department of English also got the opportunity to impart knowledge of English to pre-University and under graduate students from far flung areas, who later dedicated themselves in proliferating knowledge of English in their various capacities, in remote corners, as college teachers, high school teachers etc. Department of English proudly remembers the glorious contributions of the past teachers .These highly acclaimed teachers with their great sincerity opened the doors of the world of English and literature and higher level English language to innumerable students.
As the catchment areas of students that come to this Department are dominated by vernacular medium schools mostly with poor foundation of English, the Department faces the challenge of improving the basic knowledge of English before dealing with higher level curriculum. Still, the Department