Welcome  Department of English Joypurhat Govt. CollegeDepartment of English of Joypurhat govt. college is recognized as one of the leading Departments of the college. It serves as a centre of creativity, inquiry, and discovery. With over one thousand regular students, the Department not only provides opportunities for study of all aspects of English Language and Literature, but also focuses on making future generation equipped with relevant knowledge, skills, values and patriotic zeal.
The Department at a glanceDegrees awarded by the Department: B. A. (Honours), M. A.
Present Location                   : 2nd Floor, Academic Building, College Campus
Contact Address: Department of English, Joypurhat Govt. College, Joypurhat
Mobile No                             : 01710055419 (Insan Ali)
Web Address                       :  english@ jgcbd. Edu.bd
Fax                                      : 0571- 057151152 (college)
List of the Heads of  the DepartmentThe present head is Professor Syed Habibun Nabi. Other heads of the Department are: Heads since inception of the Department:
- Tozammel Hossain                                      : 1998-2000
- Md. Serajul Islam                                          : 2000-2001
- Abdur Rashid Sardar                                  : 2001-2002
- Md. Serajul Islam                                         : 2002-2003
- Kazi Taufiqur Rahman                               : 2005-
- K.M. Wazed Kabir                                        : 2005-2007
- Prof. Md. Mahfuzur Rahman                     : 2007-2010
- Arif Ahmed Jufi                                            : 2010
- S.M. Masum                                                  : 2010-2012
- Prof. Hossain Ali                                          : 2012-2014
- Md. Mozaffor Hossain                                 : 2014
- Prof. Syed Habibun Nabi                           : 2014- till date
Current faculty membersThe Department has at present 4 Faculty Members. The faculty include:
- Prof. Syed Habibun Nabi                : Professor and Head
- Md. Mozaffor Hossain                    : Associate Professor
- S.M. Masum                                 : Assistant Professor
- Momota Sultana                            : Lecturer
Profile of Md. Mozaffor Hossain: Md. Mozaffor Hossain, now serving in this Department as an Associate Professor from May15, 2013, was born in Sujanerkuti, Fulbari, kurigram located in the northern corner in the atlas of Bangladesh. He is carrying his joyful school life memories of Rabaitary SB High School. He left his village home after passing SSC Examination in1984 in the 1st division. From Nageshawri degree college, he passed HSC in 1986 in the 1st  division and went to Motiher Premises of Rajshahi University for  higher education. He enjoyed the beauty of Motiher for nearly 8 years and finally said good bye to this enchanting campus after finishing Master’s in 1994. Through 16th BCS, he started his teaching career from Ishwardi Govt. College, Pabna as Lecturer in English. Before joining this Department, he served at Carmichael College, Rangpur from 2005 to 2013. Prior to that, he also served at Begum Rokeya College, Rangpur. In his personal life, he is the father of a daughter and a son.
Profile of S.M. Masum: S.M. Masum, son of S.M. Alauddin & Ms. Hasna Banu, hails from Rangpur sadar. He has been working as an Assistant Professor of this Department since 2010. He is the fifth among the six children of his parents. Different northern districts of the country contributed to form his childhood memories as his father, who was a government employee, moved to these districts with family. However, Mr. Masum spent more than a decade in Dinajpur from where he completed secondary and higher secondary education from Chehelgazi Shikha Niketon High School and Dinajpur Govt. College in 1990 and 1992 respectively. Afterwards, he received honours and master’s degrees in English from Rajshahi university as a resident student of Syed Amir Ali Hall.  Because of sheer love for teaching, Mr. Masum joined this profession as a Lecturer of English at Nilphamari Govt. Women’s College through 22nd BCS in December, 2003. For a very short period of time, he also served in Phulbari Govt. College, Phulbari, Dinajpur as an Assistant Professor. In his personal life, he is the husband of Sirajum Monira (Mim), an MA in English with honours from Carmichael College. This couple is blessed with two sons- Mayez and Mahid.
Profile of Ms. Momota Sultana: Ms. Momota Sultana, lecturer of this Department, was born in 1985 in Joypurhat. Due to the transfer of his father who was a govt. employee, her family went to Khulna and stayed there for long. Therefore, Ms. Momota got the rare opportunity to complete secondary, higher secondary and tertiary education from Khulna. To be precise, she completed SSC in 2000 from Hazi Fayez Uddin  Girls’ High School, HSC in 2002 from Khulna Govt. Girls’ College and  honours as well as master’s from Khulna University in the academic year of 2008 and 2010 respectively. In master level she did thesis on Charles Dickens. She became a member of BCS Education cadre successfully completing 29th BCS Examination. She joined Saidpur Technical College, Nilphamari in 2011 as lecturer and joined this Department in 2012 on transfer. In personal life she is the wife of Md. Mizanur Rahman, Subdivisional Engineer PWD, Joypurhat, and is blessed with a son.
Office Staffs: Md. Insan Ali Md. Insan Ali, son of Late Md. Nurunabi Mondol and Ms. Sahera Begum, is the consistent member of the Department as he has already passed, at a stretch, more than a decade starting from 2005. He is a permanent resident of Jitarpur village under Dargatali Post Office of Joypurhat. He completed Dakhil from Godagari Dakhil Madrasa in 2011 but could not extend his formal education for some constraints. Insan Ali has an excellent rapport building capability. He serves the Department with earnestness and enthusiasm.  Students also feel free with him in dealing with queries.
Nasima Khatun Although Nasima Khatun is comparatively a new office staff in the Department, she has become an integral part of it by virtue of her diligence and sincerity. She is the widow of Late Akheruzzaman who was a Senior Officer of Sonali Bank. Nasima, descended from Adarshapara adjacent to the college premises, completed SSC in 1985 from Joypurhat  Govt. Girls’ High School. She obtained HSC degree from this college in 1988. She is the loving mother of two daughters. While Insan Ali is a brotherly figure to the students, Nasima Khatun is an embodiment of motherly love to the students pouring genuine affection to them.